Next Week on CANADA AM – THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, Pride Toronto, Aaron Pritchett, Father’s Day, and More…

— June 12, 2015

To tweet this alert: Watch Beverly Thomson, Marci Ien, and Jeff Hutcheson on CANADA AM, weekdays beginning at 6 a.m. ET on CTV, CTV News Channel, the CTV GO app, the CTV News GO app, and on the CTV Mobile channel on Bell Mobile TV. Visit CANADA AM online at for full episodes, top stories, CANADA AM extras, daily show info, featured recipes, book reviews, and contributor gift ideas. Viewers can also watch the best of the week’s segments with a special weekly episode, airing Saturdays at 8 a.m. ET. Monday, June 15
  • The Joys of Being Sad: Actress Phyllis Smith (THE OFFICE) brings joy to children in her role as the voice of “Sadness” in her new animated film, Disney Pixar’s Inside Out.
  • Aaron Pritchett: The Canadian Country Music Association award-winner and British Columbia-born country star brings his rock-infused country sounds to the AM Soundstage.
 Tuesday, June 16
  • Technically Speaking: Tech expert Tom Emrich features the best wearable tech for Dad’s, including a motorcycle helmet that keeps you in the know.
  • Things Get Racy: Three of the competing teams from Season 3 of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA visit the CANADA AM studio.
 Wednesday, June 17
  • The Pride of Toronto: Executive Director of Pride Toronto, Mathieu Chantelois, discusses the celebration of Toronto’s diverse sexual and gender identities and its importance to the city.
  • Canada’s Best Beats: Music industry expert Eric Alper shares Canada’s must-see music festivals for the summer.
  • Father’s Day Gifts: Kevin Callan shares some useful camping tips to help make the most of your time outdoors and great gift ideas that will make all dads happy campers.
  • Business is Blooming: Mark Cullen looks at natural born killers including Ladybugs, Praying Mantis, and more.
 Thursday, June 18
  • Foodie Father’s Day: Food and nutrition expert Andrea Buckett serves up some great waffle ideas for Father’s Day brunch.
  • Best Buys for Dads on a Budget: Stumped on what to get Dad this year? Lifestyle expert Kasie Savage shares top ideas for inexpensive Father’s Day gifts.
  • Flavour of the Month: Stanford University alumni and one of hip hop’s most promising female stars, K. Flay, drops the beat on the AM Soundstage.
 Friday, June 19
  • Crash Crouse in Film: CANADA AM film critic Richard Crouse reviews Disney Pixar’s Inside Out.
  • Life Behind the Camera: Celebrity photographer Bob Gruen is in Toronto to unveil his limited edition silkscreens in Canada for the first time. The former photographer of John Lennon, Yoko Ono, and Led Zeppelin shares the stories from the other side of the lens.
  • Noted Talent: Entertainer, tapper, and young trumpet sensation, Gabriel Angelo shows the AM Soundstage the scale of his talent.


CANADA AM is Canada’s national morning newsmagazine. Since its launch in 1972, CANADA AM has brought Canadians a unique blend of hard news and lifestyle stories, featuring in-depth interviews with top newsmakers, celebrities and musical stars. Lis Travers is the Vice-President and Executive Producer for CANADA AM and Wendy Freeman is the President of CTV News.


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