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Tired of the same old news cycle? Get informed on what’s happening in businesses in Calgary, Alberta and beyond with Collisions YYC.

Tyler Chisholm hosts Alberta’s best and brightest minds who are shaping the very landscape of our province with their work in fields like Technology, FinTech, Energy, Healthcare, Education, AI, and more. Tyler’s inherent curiosity and exploratory style fuel candid conversations with the people who are driving change in our city, our province and the world.

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Tired of the same old news cycle? Get informed on what’s happening in businesses in Calgary, Alberta and beyond with Collisions YYC.

Tyler Chisholm hosts Alberta’s best and brightest minds who are shaping the very landscape of our province with their work in fields like Technology, FinTech, Energy, Healthcare, Education, AI, and more. Tyler’s inherent curiosity and exploratory style fuel candid conversations with the people who are driving change in our city, our province and the world.

Connect with us on social media:
https://www.instagram.com/collisionsyyc

    Current & Critical - Josh Hooper, Flying High - Join the Aerospace Revolution in Alberta!

    Current & Critical - Josh Hooper, Flying High - Join the Aerospace Revolution in Alberta!

    The Canadian aviation industry is a complex one, and Josh Hooper knows that better than most. As the President of E3 Aerospace Inc., he’s been working to on-shore pilot training programs to Canada—and Calgary was the perfect place for this business. Learn about the unique challenges Josh has faced when trying to raise capital and how E3 is positioned to reap the rewards of pilot training needs as global travel continues to take off.

    • 46 min
    Current & Critical - Andrey Sawchenko, How to Create Change on a Global Scale

    Current & Critical - Andrey Sawchenko, How to Create Change on a Global Scale

    In this episode, hear about the realities of modern day slavery from Andrey Sawchenko, IJM Regional Vice President of forced labour programs in Asia Pacific. Andrey shares devastating examples of how vulnerable people can be swept into trafficking through promises of work and pay through something as innocuous as a Facebook ad. You’ll gain clarity on how this happens and, more importantly, how IJM strengthens local justice systems to ensure abusers cannot continue to exploit people.

    • 46 min
    Current & Critical - Chris Jones, Delegate or Die Trying!

    Current & Critical - Chris Jones, Delegate or Die Trying!

    In this episode, high-energy Chris Jones shares how he helps fellow entrepreneurs manage their businesses with EOS (the Entrepreneur Operating System). Chris recently published a book, Relentless AF, which details his journey as a leader and business owner. No matter what level you lead at, Chris’s episode will inspire you to dig into your role and find better ways to delegate and use emotional intelligence to guide you.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Current & Critical - Ken Keelor, CALGARY CO-OP - Inspired Community Focus

    Current & Critical - Ken Keelor, CALGARY CO-OP - Inspired Community Focus

    In this episode, you’ll learn more about the realities of environmental social governance with Ken Keelor, CEO of Calgary Co-op. As head of a 65 year-old unique business, Ken must continuously innovate to retain talent and customers while delivering on their key strategic promises of fresh, local, community, trust and service. Discover how staying true to their north star created opportunities to innovate, including daily pick-ups of groceries from the Calgary Food Bank that would otherwise be wasted, early adoption of cannabis and e-charging stations and more.

    • 54 min
    Current & Critical - Chef Melissa Lamothe, Career Change - Corporate Ladder to Entrepreneurship & Passion

    Current & Critical - Chef Melissa Lamothe, Career Change - Corporate Ladder to Entrepreneurship & Passion

    In this episode, learn how Melissa Lamothe went from a career in oil and gas software automation to culinary entrepreneurship with her new company The Gilded Spoon. When the opportunity arose to take a sabbatical, she grabbed it by the horns and went to NYC to study at a top-ranked culinary institute and then proteged under Michelin star executive chefs. As a busy wife, mom and employee, Melissa knew first-hand how meal times were difficult for many so she developed freezable meal kit deliveries with recipes inspired by her work at some of the best restaurants.

    • 55 min
    Follow the Money - Ted Fleming, Rapid Growth in the Non-Alcoholic Beer Market

    Follow the Money - Ted Fleming, Rapid Growth in the Non-Alcoholic Beer Market

    Ted Fleming is the Founder and CEO of Partake, a Calgary-based company that makes non-alcoholic beverages. Ted started Partake after he was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease and found that cutting alcohol out of his diet helped improve his health and symptoms. At first, he heard a lot of negative feedback about the idea of non-alcoholic drinks — but now, Partake has proven itself to be a success! Partake has become a top-selling beverage company, and received $4M in 2020 in a Series A investment funding round.

    • 42 min

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