Canadian Innovators

Canadian Innovators brings to life the courage, hard work and determination of innovators and entrepreneurs, through sharing the stories of many individuals and families behind Canadian businesses. While some were born Canadian and some had immigrated, they all share a love for the country and a strength in work and resilience to see their vision through. Host Jocelyn Bamford is joined by leading Canadian entrepreneurs as she discovers their journey from struggles to success, giving viewers the opportunity to explore the stories of those that contribute to the economic engine of Canada.

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Latest Episodes

In Conversation with Pierre Poilievre

In Conversation with Pierre Poilievre

Guest host Ves Sobot welcomes Federal Finance Critic, Pierre Poilievre, for his take on the Liberal Government’s response to the pandemic, how businesses have been affected and government overreach.

“Violet”

“Violet”

In this episode, Jocelyn introduces an amazing new Canadian Innovation. A robotic disinfectant for home and business.

Canadian Manufacturing Success Story

Canadian Manufacturing Success Story

Jocelyn welcomes Bob Repovs, President and CEO of Samco Machinery, to discuss how 50 years of innovation has helped them overcome challenges and remain a manufacturing powerhouse in Ontario.

Investing in Canada

Investing in Canada

Jocelyn welcomes Thomas Caldwell, Chairman of Caldwell Securities Ltd, to discuss his career in private equity investing and some of the major challenges that he sees affecting Canada’s economic growth.

Reopening Borders

Reopening Borders

Jocelyn sits down with Steve Foxcroft, vice president of fluke transport, and Jim Diodati, mayor of Niagara Falls, to discuss the implications of border closures on business and tourism.

Energy Development and COVID

Energy Development and COVID

Perpetual Energy INC. CEO, Sue Riddell Rose joins Jocelyn to talk about how her company is coming back to COVID and how they are attracting workers in the current political climate.

Recovering Manufacturers

Recovering Manufacturers

Jocelyn is joined by Dan Pawlick of Copper Core, and Anthony Furey of Post Media, to discuss supply chain recovery and the future of manufacturing in Canada.

NGEN Innovation in Canada

NGEN Innovation in Canada

NGEN started during COVID. Its President and CEO, Jay Myers, joins Jocelyn to talk about why the company exists and how they are changing the tech landscape in Canada.

Northern Cables

Northern Cables

Northern Cables was born out of frustration. Jocelyn talks through why, how they got started, and where they are now.

Businesses Are Not the Bad Guys

Businesses Are Not the Bad Guys

Today on Canadian Innovators, Jocelyn talks with Mark Josephs of Kisko Products, makers of your favourite frozen treats, about how his company got started and his charitable work.

An Economic Reflection

An Economic Reflection

Senior Economic Stateswoman, Catherine Swift, joins Jocelyn for a feature interview.

Retooling for COVID

Retooling for COVID

Steve Wagner, president of Salus Marine Wear talks about his company and how they retooled and redesigned their production flow to make protective gear for first responders during the first wave of COVID.

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Jocelyn Bamford

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Jocelyn Bamford

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.