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Food Careers Podcast

Feb 23, 2021

Today, Jill talks to David Hoar, from Syngenta. He is a leader at this thriving global agri chem company and has built many teams to support local customers in the global market.

Jill and David talk about his career path at Syngenta and how it's empowering work culture allows its workers to make decisions for themselves...


Feb 3, 2021

Today's episode is slightly different.

Jill talks to Marcel Blais,  the President of Chop Steakhouse and Bar.  

Instead of learning about Marcel's career, Jill and Marcel have an authentic and vulnerable discussion about how the hospitality industry is being disproportionately affected by lockdown measures and the...


Jan 19, 2021

In this episode, Jill talks to Scott Dickson, a partner at the accounting firm of MNP. Jill and Scott talk about how MNP has built their brand into a recognizable and trusted name that is centred around serving their customer.

They talk about how creating relationships with people is paramount and spending time with...


Jan 12, 2021

Today, Jill talks to Deborah Michaelson, from Michaelson Meadows. She is a farmer and entrepreneur who has built her family's agricultural chemical business from the ground up.

Jill and Deborah talk about her career path starting from her youth growing up in Montreal to her unlikely career as an agri chem expert and a...


Dec 16, 2020

Today, Jill talks to Kevin Serfas, a farmer and entrepreneur from Alberta who is currently building a feed yard for 40,000 head of cattle.

Jill and Kevin talk about the opportunities in innovation and collaboration in the face of adversity during these challenging times. They also discuss the challenges of public...