April 20, 2012
Next Week on CANADA AM – Emily Blunt, Jason Segel, Gowan, Dr. Vincent Lam, Gordon Pinsent, DJ’s Tony & JoJo and more…
For Immediate Release – April 20, 2012
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Monday, April 23
• EMILY BLUNT & JASON SEGEL: The stars of new romantic comedy The Five Year Engagement chat with Bev Thomson about how working on the movie shifted their views on taking their vows and taking it off for the cameras.
• THE CIVIL WARS: This two-time Grammy Award winning band performs a song from their album Barton Hollow on the CANADA AM Soundstage.
• TARAS GRESCOE: With gas prices, obesity and social isolation on the rise, Grescoe’s new book Straphanger is a timely work of non-fiction that argues that the world greatest cities are on the brink of being ruined by automobiles and the only way to save them is a global revolution towards public transportation.
Tuesday, April 24
• DR. VINCENT LAM: The Toronto-based author and doctor won the Giller prize in 2006. This morning he chats about his much-anticipated new work of fiction The Headmaster’s Wager.
• DEAN BRODY: This Canadian country singer from Jaffray, B.C. is talkin’ dirty. He performs a song from his new album Dirt on the CANADA AM Soundstage.
• DEARPHOTOGRAPH.COM: The website has been turned into a book called Dear Photograph Book and was recently been nominated for a Webby Award. Blog creator, 22-year-old Taylor Jones reveals what got him started.
Wednesday, April 25
• KIDS LEARN TO SAVE: A new comic book Avengers: Saving the Day introduces children to basic concepts such as budgeting and putting pennies away for a rainy day. Laurie Campbell of Credit Canada shares the importance of instilling financial literacy early in life.
• GORDON PINSENT: The best-loved Canadian actor puts poetry to music with the help of Greg Keelor of Blue Rodeo and Travis Good of the Sadies.
• JAN BRETT: New York Times bestselling children’s book writer chats about her visit to Woodland Primary in Grand-Falls Windsor, NL. The school beat out more than 5,700 schools for a meet and greet with Brett.
Thursday, April 26
• TO THE ARCTIC 3D: The new IMAX film takes viewers on a journey with a mother polar bear and her two cubs as they navigate the wilderness of the Arctic. CANADA AM’s Bev Thomson talks to Greg and Shaun MacGillivray about the making of this film.
• COUNTER TOP STARS: Karl Lohnes showcases the latest counter top appliances that will be the star of any kitchen.
• LAWRENCE GOWAN: He started as a solo performer before joining the band Styx. Now, Gowan is returning to his solo roots and performs a song from his new album for CANADA AM.
Friday, April 27
• WILL AND KATE ONE YEAR LATER: This morning CANADA AM’s Bev Thomson goes across the pond for a Royal tour of Cambridge one year after Will and Kate’s nuptials.
• A NIGHT TO REMEMBER CONTEST: Ellen’s DJ Tony Okungbowa & DJ JoJo Flores spin some 70s tunes for CANADA AM this morning and reveals details of an upcoming contest for a night to remember. Visit www.canadaam.ctv.ca for more information.
• LOONEY SPOONS: The cooking sisters, Janet and Greta Podleski cook up some gluten-free sweets and treats.
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