Podcast Interview with Colin Hansen, Former Health Minister and Deputy Premier of the Province of British Columbia

In this month’s feature “If I Knew Then” Interview, Greg is joined by former Health Minister, Finance Minister and Deputy Premier of the Province of British Columbia, Colin Hansen. Colin will discuss his time in health, what changes he's seen over the years as well as give a first-hand account of being Finance Minister during the great financial crash of 2008 and his experience implementing the HST.

 

Interview with Heather Mackenzie, Founder and Senior Partner of Integrity Group, Co-Founder of the Cinderella Project

 

In this month’s feature “If I Knew Then” interview, Greg is joined by the founder of the Integrity Law Group, regular columnist for the Globe and Mail’s 9 to 5 business column and co-founder of the Cinderella Project, Heather Mackenzie.

Heather was the recipient of the YMCA Woman if Distinction Award (2016), YWCA’s Power of Peace Award (2007) as well as the Association of Neighbourhood Houses Good Neighbours Award (2005). She was also honoured as a finalist in Flare Magazine’s Volunteer of the Year Award, as well as for the YWCA’s Women of Distinction Award (Social Action category, 2005) and the 2013 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards. She has also served as Vice-Chair for the North Shore Advisory Committee on Disability Issues, providing guidance to Mayors and Councils on a host of disability-related issues in the community, and currently sits on the National Governance Committee and the National Board of Directors for the Canadian National Institute for the Blind. Don’t miss this one!

 

Interview with Canaccord Genuity's Portfolio Strategist, Martin Roberge

 

Interview with Vern Friesen, Founder and Retired President of Bakerview Forest Products

In this month's "If I Knew Then" interview, the show where we share the stories of the successes and the challenges that entrepreneurs overcome on a daily basis as they build extraordinary businesses, learn from their setbacks and reflect on what they've discovered about themselves, Greg interviews Vern Friesen, Founder and retired President of Bakerview Forest Products. British Columbia’s Lumber Industry and Economy have changed dramatically over the past four decades and Vern saw those changes first hand. During our interview Vern reflects on those changes and offers his thoughts on what builds a successful and sustainable business.

 

Interview with Canaccord Genuity's Chief Strategist, Tony Dwyer

In light of the recent inversion of the US treasury 2/10 year yield curve, for this month’s Investing Toolkit segment, Greg interviews Canaccord Genuity Chief Strategist Tony Dwyer for his Macro view and tactical outlook on the US equity markets.

 

 

Interview with Cory Churko, Musical Director, guitarist, vocalist and fiddler for Grammy Award winning artists Shania Twain, Kelly Clarkson and Reba McEntire

 

In this month's "If I Knew Then" interview Greg is joined by Cory Churko, Musical Director, guitarist, vocalist and fiddler for Grammy Award winning artists Shania Twain, Kelly Clarkson and Reba McEntire. Fresh off performing on stage with "Guns N' Roses" Slash on the European leg of his Conspirators tour, Cory shares the incredible story of his roots growing up in Moose Jaw, playing fiddle as a busker in Vancouver to eventually touring and recording with music's biggest acts today.

 

Interview with Javed Mirza, Canaccord Genuity's North American Technical Strategist

 

As it’s been a wild ride in the equity markets for the past few weeks, this month’s Business Toolkit segment will be focused on protecting your wealth and I’ll be joined by Canaccord Genuity North American Technical Analyst, Javed Mirza for his take on where we are now.

 



 

Interview with Shafin Tejani, Founder of Victory Square Technologies

In this month's feature “If I Knew Then” Interview, Greg is joined by Shafin Tejani, Founder of Victory Square Technologies. Shafin launched his first company from his university dorm room at the age of 19.  Since then, he’s launched over 40 start-ups, in 24 different countries, creating a combined market capitalization of over $1 Billion.

He has received the BC Technology Person of the Year award, the E&Y Young Technology Entrepreneur of the Year award and the Prime Minister's Volunteer Award. He has also been named Canadian Angel Investor of the Year and one of Business In Vancouver's Top 40 Under Forty.

 

 

Interview with Eamonn Percy, President of The Percy Group

Eamonn Percy, President of The Percy Group joins us for a Business Toolkit Segment focused on Business Coaching and sharing best practices in building, operating and evolving outstanding businesses in an ever-changing environment. Eamonn has held multiple senior leadership roles with top global companies from Powertech Labs which is a division of BC Hydro, Ballard Power Systems, Pirelli Cables, and Ford Motor Company. Eamonn is also a media commentator, columnist and has just published his first book, The 1% Solution.

 

Interview with Steve Power, Founder of PowerWood

In this month’s feature “If I Knew Then” interview, Greg is joined by Steve Power, founder of PowerWood as he shares his story of starting his firm in his basement and growing it to the successful business it is today. As well, Steve shares his first-hand account of the changes in British Columbia's forest industry over the past four decades.

Interview with Canaccord Genuity North American Portfolio Strategist Martin Roberge

As this is my mid-month "Business Toolkit" Segment, we'll focus this month on protecting your hard-earned wealth with an interview with Canaccord Genuity North American Portfolio Strategist Martin Roberge for his decidedly bearish view on US equity markets.

 

Interview with Chairman and Founder of Oxygen Capital, Dr. Mark O'Dea

In this month's "If I Knew Then" interview, the show where we share the stories of the successes and the challenges that entrepreneurs overcome on a daily basis as they build extraordinary businesses, learn from their setbacks and reflect on what they've discovered about themselves,Greg interviews Dr. Mark O'Dea, founder of Oxygen Capital. Of his many awards and accomplishments, Mark has previously been named by the Globe and Mail as one of its "Top 40 under 40" business leaders and has received Earnst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year award.

Interview with Chef de Cuisine and Sommelier, Tim Ellison

In this episode, Greg interviews Chef de Cuisine and Sommelier, Tim Ellison on everything you wanted to know about wine but were afraid to ask. Tim is Director of the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts and has appeared on the Food Network, NBC's The Today Show and is a frequent guest on popular radio and TV Shows.

Interview with Brian Williams, Founder and President of Ashton Services Group

In this episode Greg welcomes the Founder and President of Ashton Services Group, Brian Williams, to discuss how he built his business from one employee and one truck in the 1980's to the success it is today with over 85 employees.

 

Interview with Canaccord Genuity Chief Strategist, Tony Dwyer

 

In this episode, Greg welcomes, from New York, Canaccord Genuity Chief Strategist Tony Dwyer for his macro strategy and tactical outlook of US Equity Markets after their impressive rebound from the dismal fourth quarter of 2018.

 

Interview with Canaccord Genuity Global Strategist, Robert Jukes

 

In this episode, Greg welcomes, from London, Canaccord Genuity Global Strategist Robert Jukes for a thoughtful discussion on Brexit and how the story may unfold from here.


 

Interview with Founder of The Dirty Apron Cooking School, Chef David Robertson

 

Greg Goernert of Goernert Wealth Management reviews the financial markets and has a feature interview with successful business owner and founder of the Dirty Apron Cooking School David Robertson