May 18, 2012
Next Week on CANADA AM – Victoria Day at the Farm, 100 Day Paralympics Countdown, Kraft Celebration Tour, Il Divo and More…
For Immediate Release – May 18, 2012
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Monday, May 21 – Victoria Day Special• RIVERDALE FARM: Beverly Thomson and Jeff Hutcheson spend holiday Monday amidst the animals at this farm in the middle of Toronto and look back at their favourite recent guests and Things I Learned on the Internet Today.
• BEST OF MUSICAL GUESTS: CANADA AM is treated to a performance by Canadian Soprano Measha Brueggergosman and the UK phenomenon Ed Sheeran.
• BEST OF INTERVIEWS: From a recent interview with the Trump family in Toronto to the Blue Jays’ Brett Lawrie, CANADA AM takes a look back at the most intriguing recent interviews.
Tuesday, May 22
• PARALYMPICS COUNTDOWN: With less than 100 days until the start of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, CANADA AM chats with two of Canada’s 2012 Paralympic hopefuls: rower Victoria Nolan and wheelchair rugby player David Willsie.
• PRISCILLA LOPES-SCHLIEP: She won an Olympic bronze medal in Beijing 2008 in the 100 metre hurdles, and now she is gearing up to represent Canada at the London 2012 Games. This morning, Priscilla Lopes-Schliep talks about how Canada can literally cheer her on from home soil.
• TORONTO’S ROYAL VICTORIA DAY VISIT: Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall will be spending their Victoria Day weekend in Toronto. Royal expert Bonnie Brownlee recaps the Royal watch from the weekend.
Wednesday, May 23
• IL DIVO: Beverly Thomson catches up with the singers after their recent performance for the Queen in London, and finds out about their new tour, their family life and what it’s like to be considered the most romantic singing sensations on the planet.
• TOP 10 PLANTS OF ALL-TIME: CANADA AM’s Gardening guru Mark Cullen reveals how Daffodils stacked up against Black Eyed Susan’s in the viewer poll to pick the top 10 plants of all-time.
• 4TH ANNUAL KRAFT CELEBRATION TOUR: SPORTSCENTRE anchors Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole get ready to hit the road with Canada’s biggest summertime celebration. The award-winning Kraft Celebration Tour makes 10 stops on a cross-country tour granting $25,000 from Kraft Canada in each community to improve local recreation facilities. Find out this morning how to nominate a community this year.
Thursday, May 24
• FINANCIAL INFIDELITY: “Thou shall not buy shoes with the family grocery money” and other financial commandments that the host of THE PATTIE LOVETTE-REID SHOW says should not be broken in order to maintain a healthy financial relationship at home.
• COOKING WITH OLIVE OIL: Extra virgin or cold pressed? Chef Michael P. Clive shows viewers how to use olive oil in just about any dish this morning in the CANADA AM kitchen.
• WHAT’S NEW IN SPORT? Millennium Stadium prepares to host 11 Olympic soccer matches and the kick-off to the London 2012 Olympic Games. Loren Christie explores the stunning stadium by getting a rugby lesson from Wales’ most capped-centre Tom Shanklin.
Friday, May 25
• ORDER OF CANADA: CANADA AM celebrates the induction of the 2012 members of the Order of Canada by speaking with two of them - Former Prime Minister Paul Martin and retired NHL head coach Scotty Bowman - about receiving the honour.
• PICKING THE PERFECT DRESS: Canadian retailer Jacob has launched a new evening dress collection L’Atelier. Jacob Style Expert Christelle Basmaji is here to show how this high-end dress line is made to flatter different figures, from hourglass, to pear, to square.
• FILM FRIDAY: CANADA AM’s film critic, Richard Crouse, reviews Chernobyl Diaries and Men In Black 3D.
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