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.
Jim Diodati’s 10-Year Plan for Niagara Falls
Jocelyn is joined by Jim Diodati, Mayor of Niagara Falls Canada, to discuss his short, medium, and long-term goals, borrowed from the 10-year business plan that Mr. Diodati campaigned on when he was first elected in 2012.
Inflation’s Toll on Canadian Manufacturers
Jocelyn welcomes Mark Josephs, President of Kisko Products, to discuss the genesis of his family’s frozen treat business and how inflation and supply are impacting manufacturers all across Canada.
A Critical Moment for Canada
Jocelyn welcomes Jamil Jivani, the new President of the Canada Strong and Free Network. He discusses his new role and vision for the network and the nation.
The Impacts of Divestment Movement in Canada
Guest host Catherine Swift is joined by Gina Pappano, executive director at Invest Now, to discuss the divestment movement in Canada and its effect on the resource sector
The Looming Threat of the ESG Movement
Jocelyn welcomes back Catherine Swift, President of the Coalition of Concerned Manufacturers and Businesses of Canada (CCMBC), to discuss the ‘ESG’ (Environmental, Social, and Governance) movement, and the threat that the movement, and other proposed business standards, pose to small-and-medium-sized businesses in Canada
Making Alberta and Canada More Prosperous
Jocelyn welcomes Danielle Smith, Leadership Candidate for Alberta’s United Conservative Party. She’ll discuss her vision for Alberta and address her solution for more affordable energy
Environmental Impact of Imbiber Beads
Guest host Ves Sobot welcomes John Brinkman, President and CEO of Imbibitive Technologies to discuss this Canadian company’s success as a leading superabsorbent polymer manufacturer
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.