May 4, 2012
Next Week on CANADA AM – John Irving, The Canadian Tenors, Jeff Rubin, Adam van Koeverden, and more…
For Immediate Release – May 4, 2012
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Monday, May 7
• JOHN IRVING: Three decades after The World According To Garp and many other critically acclaimed books, Irving has a new book: In One Person a story of unfulfilled love and an impassioned embrace of sexual differences.
• 8TH ANNUAL MUSIC MONDAY: Today thousands of Canadian students unite in song to promote the importance of music education. Musician Luke Doucet wrote the song they’ll all sing called “Tomorrow Is Coming” and today he leads the Duke of Connaught Elementary School Choir in a performance.
• JASMINE RICHARDS: The Canadian Disney star talks openly about her personal experiences with bullying and how she was moved by the story of Ottawa teen Jamie Hubley to record a single “You Have The Power”. Today, her goal is to raise $100, 000 for the Ottawa Youth Services Mental Health Aid.
• KEEP IT CLEAN: Bev takes viewers through the state-of-the-art anti-doping lab for The 2012 Games and explains the high-tech process for testing athletes throughout the 17 days of the Games.
Tuesday, May 8
• THE CANADIAN TENORS: They join CANADA AM from London where they will be performing at the Diamond Jubilee for Queen Elizabeth II.
• OLYMPIC MOM: As Mother’s Day approaches, Canadian Olympian Adam van Koeverden brings his mom to CANADA AM to share the central role she plays in his pursuit of Olympic excellence at The London 2012 Games.
• PET HEROES: Loyalty, bravery, devotion, and intuition – these are just a few of the ways to describe the 2012 Purina Animal Hall of Fame inductees. This morning CANADA AM introduces a few of the winners and their stories.
• FERTILITY AFTER CANCER: Karma Brown is a cancer survivor who appeared on CANADA AM in 2008. At the time her sister was carrying her child. Today, she is the mother of a three year old daughter and is spreading the message of fertility preservation for cancer patients
Wednesday, May 9
• MOTHER’S DAY GAGDGET GIFTS: Tech expert, Marc Saltzman, has the must-have tech gifts for mom this Mother’s Day.
• JEFF RUBIN: He spent twenty years as Chief Economist for an investment bank before taking his predictions to the masses with his first book Why Your World Is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller (2009). He has released his follow-up book The End of Growth – A look at the future of a world with triple-digit oil prices.
• SPRING FASHION TRENDS: The Bay’s fashion director Suzanne Timmins struts out the must-have colours and prints of the season and explains three trends: “new lady”, “sport luxe”, and “summer nomad”.
Thursday, May 10
• WESTSIDE STORY: More than 50 years ago, a show about New York City changed musical theatre forever. The classic musical is on stage in Toronto now and this morning the cast performs on CANADA AM Soundstage this morning.
• MOTHER’S DAY WINES: Natalie MacLean, author of Unquenchable, serves up wine picks and pairings for every mom this Mother’s Day.
• ADVENTURE UK: Travel expert, Loren Christie puts his fear of heights to the test by jumping off the coastal cliffs of Wales. Viewers will learn what “coasteering” is and get a spectacular view of the coastline.
Friday, May 11
• GIFTS FOR ALL MOMS: Jennifer Reynolds of Canadian Family Magazine has Mother’s Day gifts suitable for every mother and every price range.
• KEVIN DURAN: He plays a bank robber in the new movie Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster inspired by a true story of notorious Canadian bank robber and gang header Edwin Boyd.
• FILM FRIDAY: CANADA AM’s film critic, Richard Crouse, reviews Dark Shadows and Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster.
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