OCTANE and Convenience Store News Canada are pleased to present Pump Chats, a new podcast hosted by Jennifer Stewart, CIPMA president and CEO.
Get to know leading companies and influencers of Canada’s gasoline and convenience sector. Hear from top analysts on what’s next for the industry, how it’s weathering COVID-19, and its evolution to a cleaner, more sustainable tomorrow.
Pump Chats Episode 7
Ryan Dermody, president of Norcan Petroleum Group, discusses how perseverance, perspective, and communication have helped him and his team adapt to the challenges of COVID-19.
Pump Chats Episode 6
Canadian Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Larocque discusses their recently launched Driving to 2050 plan. The report shares their vision on solutions for the energy sector and what transportation will look like in the decades to come.
Pump Chats Episode 5
Michelle Coates-Mather, VP of government relations and advocacy for CIPMA, chats about what a Biden government means to the industry, what advocacy looks like amidst an energy transition, and how the Canadian government is broadening the narrative when it comes to reducing emissions.
Pump Chats Episode 4
Anne Kothawala, president and CEO of the Convenience Industry Council of Canada, shares her biggest lessons learned throughout her career, and how she’s adapted her leadership and government relations strategy through COVID.
Pump Chats Episode 3
Tiina McCombie of National Energy Equipment Inc. and Dan Witkemper of Gilbarco Veeder-Root discuss how the business has evolved, the challenges faced by COVID-19, and what the future holds for the industry.
Pump Chats Episode 2
Parkland Corporation is the fastest-growing independent marketer of fuel products in Canada. SVP Peter Kilty talks growth strategy and what’s been the company’s striving factor to success.
Pump Chats Episode 1
Meet Jessica Friesen, a third-generation owner and operator of Gales Gas Bars, which have been servicing the Niagara region since 1967. Friesen talks about her biggest accomplishments since taking over in 2014, navigating during COVID-19 and the importance of keeping focus on the company’s vision.