$54 billion in sales. 201,000 jobs. 23,500 stores. Canada’s convenience industry matters and is an important element of the national economy. Yet, there are a number of headwinds facing the industry including contraband tobacco, credit card interchange fees, taxation as well as enabling the channel to diversify its product mix. As a national united voice of the entire c-store supply chain, join Convenience Industry Council of Canada president and CEO Anne Kothawala in conversation with Convenience Store News Canada editor Michelle Warren, as she discusses the big issues and how CICC turns these challenges into opportunities to tell our story to stakeholders to ensure the future success of our industry.