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CNHR Radio Hour – Podcast 008
June 1, 2017
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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 (bruce@cnhr.ca) if you would like to be on the show or if you have any Breaking News to pass his way.
CNHR Radio Hour – Podcast 007
March 2, 2017
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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 006
January 24, 2017
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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 005
November 21, 2016
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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 Hour – Podcast 004
October 12, 2016
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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 bruce@cnhr.ca or Deane at deane@deaneparkes.com 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 – Podcast 003
July 19, 2016
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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 bruce@cnhr.ca for advertising inquiries, comments or if you would like to be on the show.
CNHR Radio Hour – Podcast 002
June 2, 2016
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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 2, 2016
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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 Info 11:18 – In the News 27:32 – SPINS coming to Canada 33:26 – Deane Parkes – Information on Assured Natural Distribution 44:46 – CNHR Golf Tournament 48:51 – Avril store opening 52:00 – Purity Life expansion 54:46 – Rising Stars 59:40 – Interview: Judy Sharpe, Director, Trade Shows & Conferences, CHFA 01:11:28 – 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 technology 01:53:42 – Thank You and contact information