CTV NEWS Chief Anchor Lisa LaFlamme Leads Canada’s Most Comprehensive, Multi-Platform Coverage of the 2017 U.S. Presidential Inauguration, Today and Tomorrow (Jan. 19-20)

— January 19, 2017

– LaFlamme anchors live network special THE INAUGURATION OF DONALD J. TRUMP from Washington, tomorrow (Jan. 20) –
– CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH LISA LAFLAMME broadcasts from Washington, this evening and tomorrow – Friday (Jan. 19-20) –
– CTV News Channel delivers non-stop coverage from today through Saturday (Jan. 19-21), including simulcast of THE INAUGURATION OF DONALD J. TRUMP –
– Livestream of THE INAUGURATION OF DONALD J. TRUMP available on CTVNews.ca and on the CTV News GO app –

TORONTO (January 19, 2017) – With the gaze of the world trained on Washington and the inauguration of President-Elect Donald J. Trump, CTV News today unveiled plans for expansive, in-depth coverage from the U.S. capital, delivering breaking news, expert opinions, and capturing all of the moments and events leading up to, during, and following the 2017 presidential inauguration. The centrepiece of CTV News’s coverage is a live, three-hour special, THE INAUGURATION OF DONALD J. TRUMP, airing Friday, Jan. 20 at 10 a.m. ET on CTV and CTV News Channel, and live-streamed on CTVNews.ca and the CTV News GO app. “We are committed to delivering thorough coverage of the U.S. Presidential Inauguration, and providing context and analysis on what Canada and Canadians can expect,” said Wendy Freeman, President, CTV News. From CTVNews.ca, BNN, CP24, and programs such as QUESTION PERIOD and POWER PLAY, CTV News is Canada’s destination for a thorough examination of every angle of the 2017 U.S. presidential inauguration, along with insightful commentary and analysis. CTV News’ Chief Anchor and Senior Editor Lisa LaFlamme anchors THE INAUGURATION OF DONALD J. TRUMP live beginning at 10 a.m. ET from the rooftop of the Canadian Embassy in Washington. LaFlamme is joined by Washington Bureau Chief Joy Malbon, former Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. Gary Doer, noted Presidential historian David Eisenbach, and conservative political commentator Crystal Wright. Following the conclusion of THE INAUGURATION OF DONALD J. TRUMP at 1 p.m. ET, LaFlamme continues reporting live from Washington with the latest news and updates after the inauguration ceremony throughout the afternoon on CTV News Channel. Below are details regarding comprehensive coverage of the 2017 U.S. presidential inauguration across CTV News properties: CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH LISA LAFLAMME – Thursday, Jan. 19 and Friday, Jan. 20 Tonight (Jan. 19) and tomorrow – Friday, Jan. 20 at 11 p.m. ET (check local listings), CTV’s flagship newscast CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH LISA LAFLAMME broadcasts live from Washington, delivering all the latest news on the eve of, and capping off the day of, the 2017 U.S. presidential inauguration. A robust team joins LaFlamme on the ground, including Washington Bureau Chief Joy Malbon, Washington Bureau Correspondent Richard Madan, Ottawa Bureau Chief Joyce Napier, and L.A. Bureau Chief Tom Walters. CTV News Channel – Special 2017 U.S. Presidential Inauguration Coverage – Today (Jan. 18) through Saturday, Jan. 21 CTV News Channel delivers wall-to-wall, live coverage in the days leading up to and following the 2017 U.S. presidential inauguration. CTV News Channel anchor Todd Van der Heyden reports live from Washington now through Saturday, Jan. 21, delivering viewers across Canada a front row seat to the planning, the politics, and the protests surrounding the inauguration. In addition to simulcasting CTV News’ THE INAUGURATION OF DONALD J. TRUMP this Friday, Jan. 20 from 10 a.m. ET to 1 p.m. ET, CTV News Channel serves up continued coverage of Inauguration Day activities throughout the afternoon with LaFlamme at the helm. The coverage continues at 5 p.m. ET with a special edition of CTV News Channel's daily marquee political program POWER PLAY taking Canadians through the day and examining what’s next for Canada’s political landscape with the new president in office. Hosted by CTV NATIONAL NEWS correspondent Omar Sachedina along with reports from CTV News’ team of reporters on the ground in Washington, the episode also includes the popular “Hill to Hill” panel with former media baron Conrad Black and Maryscott Greenwood of Dentons' Public Policy and Regulation. CTVNews.ca CTVNews.ca delivers a complete and comprehensive destination for dedicated coverage leading up to, during, and following the 2017 U.S. presidential inauguration. This Friday, Jan. 20, CTV News Channel’s simulcast of CTV News’ THE INAUGURATION OF DONALD J. TRUMP and ongoing special programming throughout the day will be live-streamed on all platforms at CTVNews.ca for web, tablet, and smartphones. In addition, the site delivers all the breaking news, in-depth analysis on the view from Canada, photo galleries, on-demand video, and an interactive quiz where visitors may test their historic inauguration know-how. Canadians can also rely on CTVNews.ca’s suite of second-screen experiences for behind-the-scenes and as-it-happens coverage, including its live blog, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat accounts, for the latest breaking news from the CTV News crew on the ground in Washington. CTV NEWS TORONTO On Friday, Jan. 20 starting at 6 p.m. ET, Toronto’s #1 newscast CTV NEWS AT SIX delivers extensive coverage of the 2017 U.S. presidential inauguration with a Toronto perspective. CTV News Toronto reporters check in with residents, entrepreneurs, and local politicians across the Greater Toronto Area for their reaction to the new U.S. president officially taking office. In addition, a live feed from inside the 2017 U.S. presidential inauguration is available on toronto.ctvnews.ca. CP24 Toronto’s breaking news station delivers expansive live coverage of the 2017 U.S. presidential inauguration with a distinctly Toronto perspective. Beginning at 10 a.m. ET on Friday, Jan. 20, CP24’s George Lagogianes and Jackie Crandles anchor the station’s coverage, joined by Stephen LeDrew and a robust political panel including Canadian politician and former Ontario Health Minister George Smitherman; Kate Robinette, Executive Director, Healthy Minds Canada; and Toronto Sun editor Adrienne Batra. CP24 reporters are fanned out across the Greater Toronto Area, gathering local reaction from Torontonians about the new U.S. president, as well as covering Toronto’s breaking news. In addition, a live stream of CP24’s inauguration coverage, along with a live feed from inside the 2017 U.S. presidential inauguration are available on CP24.com. BNN – THE BUSINESS NEWS SPECIAL: PRESIDENT TRUMP, Friday, Jan. 20 – 11:30 a.m. ET/8:30 a.m. PT Business News Network (BNN) delivers a special edition of THE BUSINESS NEWS: PRESIDENT TRUMP, providing coverage of the inauguration, complemented by BNN’s in-depth examination into the business and economic issues Canada will be facing with a new style of leadership in the White House. QUESTION PERIOD – Sunday, Jan. 22 11 a.m. ET on CTV (check local listings) Host of Canada’s top weekly Sunday morning political program, Evan Solomon takes an in-depth look at what a Donald Trump presidency means for Canada-U.S. relations. Will NAFTA be ripped up, and will Canada’s largest trading partner close the border to jobs here in Canada? QUESTION PERIOD assembles the best team of experts in Washington and Canada to weigh in.

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