explores the life of Wes Hall, a prominent business leader who was
recently named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Business People by Canadian
As a child who was raised by his maternal grandmother, Wes was
challenged with heartbreaking adversity during his early years. Growing
up in a tin shack in rural Jamaica, Wes moved to Canada at a young age
and set himself on a route for a better life.
While Wes had set himself on a path of work and education, life for
certain of his family members that had made the journey to Canada was
difficult. One of his half-brothers was deported to Jamaica after
several drug-related arrests and another was found dead in a dumpster,
the victim of a gangland-style slaying. Throughout this, Wes’ commitment
to his family remained strong.
Through his continued drive and determination, Wes began to move up the
corporate ladder at various companies and eventually launched his own
firm, working to become one of the most influential business people in
This film includes perspectives from family, friends, and business
partners who have influenced Wes in his incredible journey to success.
Some of the notable business people who participated in this documentary
Chair of the Board and Director, Goldcorp Inc.
CEO, Canadian Pacific Railway Limited
CEO, Groupe Média TFO
Founder, MDC Partners Inc.
Director and Chair of the Board, EnerCare Inc.
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