The Impact of the “Just Transition” Bill
Jocelyn speaks with Dean Allison, M.P., Host of The Hill Update, and Dr. Jack Mintz, President’s Fellow, SPP, at the University of Calgary, regarding what the “Just Transition” Bill means for Canadians.
The Rise of Independent Media
Jocelyn welcomes Anthony Furey, Editorial & Content VP at True North, to discuss the current state of media and his concerns over Bill C-11, the government’s third attempt to pass an internet censorship bill.
The Good and Bad of Canada’s Economy
Jocelyn welcomes The Honourable Joe Oliver, former Finance Minister Of Canada, and Catherine Swift, President of CCMBC, for an assessment of Canada’s economy entering the new year.
Is ESG Harmful or Helpful?
Guest host Ves Sobot welcomes Vivek Ramaswamy, Co-Founder of Strive Asset Management, to discuss his concerns over ESG and its effects on both capitalism and democracy.
What Macdonald-Laurier Institute Brings to the Table
Guest Host Ves Sobot Speaks With Dr. Brian Lee Crowley, Founder and CEO of the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, to Discuss How the MLI Was Originally Founded and How It Grew to Become Canada’s Premier Think Tank.
The Legacy of Family Businesses in Ontario
Jocelyn welcomes Domenic Mattina, President of Mattina Mechanical Ltd., to discuss his family’s business, which he took over from his father in 2001 and has been running with his siblings for the last 20 years.
Canadian Workplace Pension Plans
Jocelyn is joined by James Pierlot, Founder and CEO of Blue Pier, and Susan Murray, a Blue Pier Board Member, to discuss workplace pension plans as a service, including how it works and what led to the founding of Blue Pier.
The Frontier Duty Free Association
Jocelyn speaks with Barbara Barrett, Executive Director of the Frontier Duty Free Association, to discuss the operation of Canada’s duty-free stores along the U.S. border, and how they were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vinyl & Plastics Recycling in Canada
Guest host Ves Sobot is joined by Tribu Persaud of Norwich Plastics, to discuss his company’s success with their environmentally-responsible method of recycling high-quality vinyl plastic resins.
Jocelyn welcomes Mike Rose, President & CEO at Tourmaline, Canada’s largest natural gas producer, to discuss the company’s growth and ways for Canada to return to more affordable energy.
Canada’s Transportation Industry
Jocelyn welcomes back Steve Foxcroft, Vice President of Fluke Transportation, to discuss the current and future outlook of the transportation industry in Canada, from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic to the rise in concerns over inadequate job training for transport drivers.
Independent Media in Canada
Jocelyn is joined by Andrew Lawton, Author and Senior Journalist at True North, to discuss Bill C-11 — as well as the COVID-19 mandates — and their impact on independent media outlets and content creators in Canada.
Meet The Host
Jocelyn Bamford is the founder of the Coalition of Concerned Manufacturers and Businesses of Ontario. Jocelyn is also the Vice President of Automatic Coating Limited, located in Scarborough, Ontario.
In addition to sitting on the Board of Directors for the Scarborough Hospital Foundation, Jocelyn is also the former Co-Chair for The Scarborough Hospital Foundation’s Women of Philanthropy Council.