The Great Canadian Aftermarket Podcast

by | Jan 12, 2022 | 1 comment

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We present The Best of 2021 from The Great Canadian Aftermarket Podcast as we prepare for the 2022 series. The Great Canadian Aftermarket Podcast presents issues and ideas for Canada’s automotive aftermarket professionals and business owners. Selected by Feedspot panelists as one of the Top 10 Canadian Automotive Podcasts on the web.

Hosted by Andrew Ross, publisher and director of content at CHAT Integrated Media.

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Watch the premier episode of “My First Car” here



Winning Market Share and Customer Dollars

Remembering John Maslack

My First Car: Zara’s ’67 Cougar, The one that didn’t get away

My First Car: 1980 Toyota Supra “Unfiltered”

My First Car: Ahead by a century, a Buick Century

My First Car: Freedom and a Ford Falcon

“My First Car” with Bob Jaworksi, Auto Electric Service

New miniseries: My First Car premiere

A New Era: B.C. Skilled Trades Certification Returns

Access to Information: Expert Panel

Show Me the Money! Connecting With Shop Finances

Exceeding Customer Expectations, Part 2

Financial Markets and the Aftermarket, Part 2

Exceeding Customer Expectations, Part 1

Financial Markets and the Aftermarket, Part 1

The Work-From-Home Shop Owner

Investing in EV training

Australia’s big win.

Zara’s tale: A case for ownership

The path from Apprentice to Owner

Focusing on the Client Experience

Fighting Fraud

The Challenges Ahead: Bob Jaworski, Incoming AIA chair

All aboard? Incentive travel and the aftermarket

Ontario shops: What’s up (and down)?

Resetting and renewal

What’s in your toolbox meeting?

Aftermarket giving back: High Fives for Kids Foundation. Guest: Raymond Proulx, chair

The Young Phenom: Canada’s award winning rat rod builder. Guest: Matteo Medoro

Customer area design solutions for auto service businesses. Guest: Paul Reed, The Showroom Guy

Shop management systems and CRM w. Robert Whitehurst, Epicor MechanicNet

Welcome to 2021: Happy New Year? Outlook, tips, and trends

Who owns a car’s data? with Guest JF Champagne, President, AIA Canada

Digital Vehicle Inspection with Guest Mike Risich, BOLT ON Technology

Alan Mclelland, Centennial College: Apprenticeship in a Pandemic

Norm Rose, Excel Sales Consulting: Dealing with Stress

Paul Reed, The Showroom Guy: Store Design and COVID

Steve van Kessel, Parry Automotive: Maintaining Your Balance

J.D. Ney, JD Power, on Raising Your Customer Satisfaction

1 Comment

  1. Craig VanBatenburg

    Thanks for letting people know what this shop is thinking. He will do well with that attitude. I was the man on the other end of the call. It was a video meeting with his wife and we did enjoy our chat. Our web site is


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