In conversation

Engaging interviews with Atlantic Canadians from all walks of life.

Kevin Lynch

May 30, 2013

Vice-Chair, BMO Financial Group

We want to give everyone who graduates here a sense they can achieve everything

Source: 4Front Atlantic

In conversation with CBC's Amy Smith.

Joelle MacPhee

May 30, 2013

Director of Reading Partnerships, Ooka Island Inc.

Build a prototype. Get some feedback. Go back to the drawing board. A hundred times over

Source: 4Front Atlantic

In conversation with CBC's Amy Smith.

Jenelle Sobey

May 30, 2013

Program Manager, Pond Deshpande Centre and Wallace McCain Institute

You can succeed here at home but you have to create that opportunity yourself

Source: 4Front Atlantic

In conversation with CBC's Amy Smith.

Cathy Bennett

May 30, 2013

President, Bennett Group of Companies

The speed of change requires that we all work together and not in isolation

Source: 4Front Atlantic

In conversation with CBC's Amy Smith.

Mark Serhman

May 30, 2013

General Manager, Oil Refining, Irving Oil

Eventually we'll be out of
workers if we don't do some course correction

Source: 4Front Atlantic

In conversation with CBC's Amy Smith.

Stephane Sogne

May 30, 2013

Director of Engineering, SkySquirrel Technologies Inc.

There is huge potential here... but make the immigration process easier

Source: 4Front Atlantic

In conversation with CBC's Amy Smith.

Andre-Phillippe Caissie

May 30, 2013

Student, Universite de Moncton

Don't just pitch me in and let
me swim a little - Be a mentor to me

Source: 4Front Atlantic

In conversation with CBC's Amy Smith.


Ian Smith

May 30, 2013

CEO Clearwater Seafoods Ltd.

It's always important to understand where demand is going to come from

Source: 4Front Atlantic

In conversation with CBC's Amy Smith.

Gerry Pond

May 30, 2013

Chairman, Mariner Partners, INC.

Capital is really fluid - it has no boundaries

Source: 4Front Atlantic

In conversation with CBC's Amy Smith.

Stephen Hartlen

May 30, 2013

Assistant Vice Present (Industry Relations) / Executive Director of the Industry Liaison & Innovation Office, Dalhousie University.

Real innovation comes from a company talking to potential customers and then doing R&D

Source: 4Front Atlantic

In conversation with CBC's Amy Smith.

Sally Ng

May 25, 2012

Community Engagement and Outreach Coordinator, Tech South East

Sally Ng
As Atlantic Canadians, we need to celebrate what we do well.

Source: 4Front Atlantic

Tech South East is an innovation intermediary focused on South East NB's technology and health science sectors with the goal of aligning companies, assets and resources to work together on advancement and growth. CBC's Amy Smith spoke with Sally Ng.

David Eisnor

May 25, 2012

Business Manager - Atlantic, Canadian Youth Business Foundation

David Eisnor
Innovation starts with entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs are leading the way

Source: 4Front Atlantic

In conversation with CBC host Amy Smith.

Julia Rivard

May 25, 2012

Senior Partner, NOREX

Julia Rivard
We're not afraid enough of failure

Source: 4Front Atlantic

Julia Rivard is a senior partner at NOREX, a web design and development firm based in Halifax. She's also a former Olympic athlete who competed for Canada as a member of the canoe/kayak team. Here she is in conversation with CBC host Amy Smith.

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