June 29, 2012
Next Week on CANADA AM – Pool Party at Bev’s for Canada Day, Dr. Greg Wells, Beauty and the Beast and More…
For Immediate Release – June 29, 2012
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Monday, July 2 – Pool Party Special
• BEST OF INTERVIEWS: Jeff Hutcheson and CANADA AM film critic Richard Crouse take it easy by Beverly Thomson’s pool this holiday Monday! The crew revisits their best recent interviews, including iconic broadcaster Dan Rather, Canadian pop star Nelly Furtado, author E.L James, and musical group Il Divo.
• BEST OF HOSTS: Putting the fun in phobias, CANADA AM revisits Bev’s fear of bees and Marci’s fear of snakes, and how these ladies bravely learned to face their fears.
• BEST OF OLYMPICS: From CANADA AM’s Olympic series, the crew takes another look at Olympic Venues, and architectural wonder, The Orbit Tower.
• BEST OF BBQ WITH NAZ: Grillin’ Guru Naz Cavallaro has some fresh ideas for the BBQ this holiday Monday.
Tuesday, July 3
• SUPERBODIES: Scientists and human physiologist, Dr. Greg Wells gets underneath the skin of elite athletes, explaining the extreme limits of human health and performance that Olympic Athletes endure in a special segment called Superbodies for CTV Olympics. He’s also authored a book by the same name and chats about his research this morning.
• ARCTIC ARTIST: Canadian artist and documentary filmmaker Cory Trepanier is inspired by the Arctic, and in 2006 began his quest to paint 50 oil canvases to capture the beauty of this remote part of Canada. This morning he updates CANADA AM on his progress and shares some recent work and tips on travel in Canada’s great white north.
• THE AGE OF MIRACLES: The fictional novel by Karen Thompson Walker is receiving acclaim from critics, and offers to turn the story into a film. A California family adjusts to a new normal, and learns to expect the unexpected in a slowing existence on earth.
Wednesday, July 4
• TERRY MOSHER: One of Canada’s foremost political cartoonists for the Montreal Gazette talks about his career and shares some of his work with CANADA AM.
• VEGGIE GARDEN: Water, sun, fertilizer, repeat! CANADA AM’s gardening expert Mark Cullen talks about how to keep the veggie garden a-growin’.
• LONG DISTANCE… LONG BOARDERS: Waterloo, ON long boarders Jeff Abbott and Mike Harris are raising awareness and donations for the Brain Injury Association of Canada through their Shred 4 A Cause cross Canada tour.
Thursday, July 5
• BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: The hit Broadway musical is coming to Toronto and this morning the cast performs a number from the show on the CANADA AM Soundstage.
• SHOULD YOU GET A WILL? That’s the tough financial question CTV’s Senior Financial Commentator, Patricia Lovett-Reid will answer for viewers this morning on CANADA AM. She shares her top tips for getting a legal will.
• DR. MAD SCIENCE: It’s a YouTube Channel with over one million views that is devoted to science experiments. What makes it remarkable is that it is operated by a 10 year old boy, Jordan, from Richmond Hill who is autistic. Jordan and his mom Stacy join Dr. Marla Shapiro this morning to talk about how science has opened the doors of communication for this remarkable young boy.
Friday, July 6
• CALGARY STAMPEDE: The greatest outdoor show on earth will be celebrating 100 years today! Today, CANADA AM gets a preview from chuck-wagon races to two-stepping from CTV Calgary’s resident cowgirl Lane Fraser.
• PIZZA ON THE BBQ: Chef Nicole Young shows viewers how to use the BBQ in unexpected ways this morning on CANADA AM.
• KIDS CAMP MUST HAVES: Sharon Vinderine, Founder of Parent Tested, Parent Approved, shares her list of what kids headed to camp really need to pack for success. CANADA AM also has tips for parents to help ease homesickness.
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