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CNHR Radio Hour - SIAL Canada Sponsored Podcast05/02/2020 Duration: 31min
This Special CNHR Podcast is focused on SIAL Canada, the international food show, which is taking place April 15 to 17 at the Palais des Congres, Montreal. CNHR editor Bruce Cole interviews registered dietitian Jane Dummer, SIAL’s health expert, about some of the things happening at SIAL. Jane talks about some of the current trends in food, addressing topics like Health Tribes, trending categories for 2020, sustainability. SIAL calls itself North America’s biggest food innovation trade show. There will be 1,200 high-quality exhibitors – 50 per cent are Canadian companies, with the other 50 per cent representing international organizations. They will be showing new products and food trends from around the globe, from savoury foods to drinks, organic to frozen, fresh products to food-service equipment More than 25,000 visitors from over 60 countries are expected.
Jan2020 - CNHR Radio Podcast20/01/2020 Duration: 01h24min
The first CNHR podcast of the new year with Deane Parkes and Bruce Cole touches on a few current new stories, including: • What’s next for Calgary’s Community Natural Foods? • A review of the Health First Network’s recent annual general meeting in Banff • SIAL Canada takes place April 15 to 17 in Montreal • a new book from a former CHFA board member • COTA is launching a new retailer membership Deane and Bruce interview Tomas Nimmo about the coming Guelph Organic Conference (January 23-26), and they speak with Judy Sharpe about CHFA West (February 20-23.) 00:48:44 - Tomas Nimmo 01:06:38 - Judy Sharpe
CNHR Radio Hour - November 201911/11/2019 Duration: 01h35min
Bruce Cole and Deane Parkes are back with their latest podcast. Listen for all the latest industry news. Bruce and Deane discuss the latest from CHFA East including all the award winners. 00:20:40 - Deane brings us his research into industry trends in a segment that has no name... please email Bruce (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Deane (email@example.com) with some suggestions for a name to the segment. 00:37:48 - Deane and Bruce talk branding with a special guest, Wayne S. Roberts, President and Chief Creative Officer at Blade Branding. Wayne has over 25 years of award-winning experience in strategic branding, creative advertising and innovative online solutions. 01:11:23 - Bruce talks with Raji Kalra our Go-To Tech Guy of PeopleTail about his recent work with NHP Direct, a company that is helping traditional health food stores set-up and operate an e-commerce side to their business. Remember to reach out to us with ideas and comments at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Spring CNHR Radio Hour Podcast03/05/2019 Duration: 53min
Bruce and Deane give us an update on what's happening in the Canadian natural health industry.
Health Canada Update - CNHR Radio Hour - Ottawa04/01/2019 Duration: 48min
Bruce hits the road and heads to Ottawa to interview Dino Covone, Director, Consumer Health Products Modernization at Health Canada. Dino and Bruce discuss the stakeholders involved in the upcoming regulatory changes. Bruce also manages to get a life-long Habs fine to admit that the Leafs will win the Cup this year.
CNHR Radio Hour - October 201805/11/2018 Duration: 01h27min
Bruce and Deane talk with Andrea Donsky, B. COMM, Author, Registered Holistic Nutritionist (R.H.N.), Editor-in-Chief of NaturallySavvy.com, Co-Founder of The Healthy Shopper Inc. about Marketing trends in the industry. The boys also talk with Mark Chilvers, President at Puresource Inc. about his meetings with Health Canada and MPs about the coming changes to regulations. And, as usual, Bruce and Deane update us on industry NEWS while still managing to feed the horses and fend off the seagulls on Deane's balcony.
CNHR Radio Hour - September 201805/09/2018 Duration: 01h42min
Bruce and Deane speak with Nathalie Lefebvre, National Sales Manager, Genuine Health and Tracy Creighton, Sales Director, Eastern Canada at SISU about what is new and trending with our retail partners.The boys also have a talk with Matthew James, President and CEO of Purity Life about the latest news and happenings in our industry.Finally, they discuss the upcoming CHFA East Trade Show (next week) with Judy Sharpe, Director, Trade Shows and Conferences and Catherine O'Neill, Director of Membership with the CHFA. 0:14:00 - Nathalie Lefebvre 0:35:23 - Tracy Creighton 0:57:28 - Matthew James 1:19:38 - Judy Sharpe 1:30:33 - Catherine O'Neill
CNHR Radio Hour - Summer 2018 - REGULATORY06/08/2018 Duration: 01h27min
Bruce and Deane talk to Helen Long and Adam Gibson of the CHFA about the upcoming Regulatory changes. They then follow up with an interview with Manon Bombardier of Health Canada. 42:37 - Helen Long and Adam Gibson 01:05:40 - Manon Bombardier
CNHR Radio Hour - April 201804/04/2018 Duration: 01h48min
Bruce and Deane talk to Tia Loftsgard, Executive Director of the Canadian Organic Trade Association about what is happening with organics in Canada and around the world. Ellen Wheeler from Alive Publishing Group joins us to talk about the Alive Executive Summit coming up in May in Vancouver. And, not to be outdone, our cub reporter, Deane Parkes, has compiled a multitude of statistics from the Anaheim show. Not to be missed!
CNHR Radio - February 2018 Podcast08/02/2018 Duration: 01h17min
Bruce Cole and Deane Parkes are back with their latest podcast. Listen for all the latest industry news. Bruce and Deane welcome Judy Sharpe, Director, Trade Shows & Conferences at the CHFA to discuss the upcoming Vancouver CHFA West Trade Show. Other guests include Don Smith, Chair of the Board of Directors of the CHFA, from Foodsmiths in Perth, Ontario and Catherine Cole of the Great Vine in Huntsville, Ontario.
CNHR Radio Hour #8 - Health Canada Update and Breaking News01/06/2017 Duration: 01h19min
Bruce Cole and guest-host, Matthew James, discuss the latest news in the Canadian Natural Health Industry including an update on Health Canada with Helen Long, President of the CHFA. Roving Cub Reporter, Deane Parkes, reports from the side of the road in his Ford F-150 mobile studio and there's never a dull moment with at least two exciting pieces of BREAKING NEWS. Remember to contact Bruce (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you would like to be on the show or if you have any Breaking News to pass his way.
CNHR Radio Hour - Podcast 7 - Industry News and CHFA Follow up03/03/2017 Duration: 01h27min
CNHR Radio Hour - Podcast 7 - Industry News and CHFA Follow up Bruce, Deane and Matthew James discuss industry news, CHFA Quebec and upcoming industry events. We talk to Helen Long about reaction and responses to Health Canada's proposed changes to the Natural Health Industry.
CNHR Radio Hour - Podcast 6 January 201725/01/2017 Duration: 01h38min
Bruce, Deane and Raji Kalra bring you industry news and discuss the current marketing trends with 6 great marketing minds from the natural health industry. The boys talk to Dale Simmons, Senior Brand Manager, Purity Life (13:55); Jimmy Vaid, President, iLevel Management (27:38); Aaron Adel, Social Media Consultant (42:50); Matt Taylor, Director of Marketing, Progressive (57:40); Lynsey Walker and Emma Andrews, Pineapple Collective (1:14:00)
CNHR Radio Hour - Podcast 5 - Health Canada Interview21/11/2016 Duration: 57min
Bruce and Deane talk to Manon Bombardier, Director General, Natural and Non-Prescription Health Products Directorate and Matthew Bown, Senior Adviser, Natural and Non-Prescription Health Products Directorate about Health Canada's proposed changes to the current natural health regulations which have been in effect since 2011. Bruce and Deane also talk with Darlene Marno, General Manager of Ecotrend, about the recent industry round table held in Toronto to discuss the possible changes.
CNHR Radio Podcast - Fall 2016 - Health Canada Alert12/10/2016 Duration: 01h29min
Bruce and Deane discuss the changes to our industry that Health Canada is proposing. Find out how you can participate in letting Health Canada know how we feel about the proposals. In this podcast we talk with... time: 9:18 Helen Long, President, CHFA time: 25:15 Eldon Dahl, Founder and CEO of Life Choice Ltd, Cochrane, AB time: 41:26 Matthew James, President of Purity Life Health Products time: 51:35 Robert Assaf, CEO of Kardish Health Food Centres, Ottawa time: 1:04:00 John Biggs, Owner of Optimum Health Vitamins, Edmonton, AB As always remember to contact Bruce at email@example.com or Deane at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be on the show or if you have any suggestions for future topics to cover in the Natural Health Industry.
CNHR Radio Hour - July 2016 Ep.320/07/2016 Duration: 01h25min
Bruce and Deane (on assignment in Vancouver) discuss industry news and trends with guests Matt Holtmann of Vita Health, Anastasio Miras of the Big Carrot, Raji Kalra of Alive Studios and Nicole Klimek of CDS Consulting. Topics include the latest industry trends, new store openings for a couple of Canada's most established retailers and all the news from the past month. Contact Bruce at email@example.com for advertising inquiries, comments or if you would like to be on the show.
CNHR Radio Hour - Episode 2 - June 201603/06/2016 Duration: 01h49min
News, Views and Interviews from the Canadian Natural Health Industry. In this episode Bruce and Deane discuss the recent CHFA West trade show, their trip out west visiting some pioneers in the Canadian Natural Health retail scene and our fan favourite segment "People". We welcome guests Matthew James, President of Purity Life Health Products, Carolee Colter of Rising Stars Seminars, and Helen Long, President of the Canadian Health Food Association.
CNHR Radio Hour - Podcast 001 - May 201602/05/2016 Duration: 01h55min
CNHR Radio Hour (or two) with Bruce W. Cole and Deane Parkes. News and views on the Canadian natural health industry. Interviews with the CHFA's Judy Sharpe and Helen Long, Katherine Herringer from Multibird Branding, and Jean-Francois Tanguay from Avril Supermarché Santé. Quick Reference Times: 07:15 – CHFA West Vancouver – Trade Show Info11:18 – In the News27:32 – SPINS coming to Canada33:26 – Deane Parkes – Information on Assured Natural Distribution44:46 – CNHR Golf Tournament48:51 – Avril store opening52:00 – Purity Life expansion54:46 – Rising Stars59:40 – Interview: Judy Sharpe, Director, Trade Shows & Conferences, CHFA01:11:28 – Helen Long, President, CHFA (Market Insights)01:28:11 – Katharine Herringer, Multibird Branding Inc. & Vista Magazine (Women’s Leadership Breakfast)01:39:44 - Jean–Francois Tanguay, Avril Supermarché Santé – Avril store opening / in-store technolo