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Inside the Roots Leather Factory: A conversation with President & CEO Meghan Roach

Meghan Roach, President and CEO of Roots, gives Goldy Hyder a tour of the Roots Leather Factory in Toronto and…

Risk and Resilience – John Risley of CFFI Ventures

John Risley, CEO of CFFI Ventures, reflects on the risks and rewards of entrepreneurship, discusses why Atlantic Canada is becoming…

Taking on the world’s toughest challenges: John Bianchini of Hatch 

In this engaging episode of Speaking of Business, host Goldy Hyder sits down with John Bianchini, chairman and CEO of…

From shop floor to CEO: Jennifer Wong of Aritzia

Host Goldy Hyder interviews Jennifer Wong, the CEO of Aritzia, who shares her inspiring career journey from part-time sales associate…

Connecting North America: Keith Creel of CPKC

Keith Creel, President and CEO of CPKC, discusses North America’s first single-line railway connecting Canada, the United States and Mexico,…

Leading the way in nuclear energy: Mike Rencheck, Bruce Power

Mike Rencheck, President and CEO of Bruce Power, discusses the role of nuclear in the energy transition, Indigenous reconciliation, and…

Business as a force for good – Iggy Domagalski, Wajax

In a wide-ranging conversation with Goldy Hyder on the Speaking of Business podcast, Iggy Domagalski, president and CEO of Wajax,…

Preparing for Canada’s energy future – François Poirier, TC Energy

François Poirier, President and CEO of TC Energy, discusses the energy transition, North American competitiveness, and lessons in leadership.

Bringing fresh perspective to Canadian air travel: Alexis von Hoensbroech

WestJet CEO Alexis von Hoensbroech discusses air travel in Canada compared to Europe, leadership in difficult times, and Canada’s future…

Driving into the future – Bob Espey, Parkland Corporation

Bob Espey, president and CEO of Parkland Corporation, discusses Parkland’s mission, how it is preparing for the energy transition, and…

Tracy Robinson on rail, resources, and Canada’s place in the world

Tracy Robinson, President and CEO of CN, discusses Canada’s supply chains and the integral role rail plays in Canada’s economy.

Rania Llewellyn: embracing change at Laurentian Bank

Rania Llewellyn, President and CEO of Laurentian Bank speaks with Goldy Hyder about changing corporate culture, her immigrant experience and…