Next Week on CANADA AM – Jeff Hutcheson Visits Northern France, Carla Gugino, Sharon Osbourne, Heffel Auction, Ronda Rousey, and More…

— May 8, 2015

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  • From Paris with Love: Live from the City of Lights Jeff Hutcheson kicks off a week of broadcasts from Northern France. Hutcheson talks with the famous Le Lido de Paris dancers, hunts for the best French pastries, and shares a video blog about the best view in the city.
  • Debunking Myths: Director of McGill University’s Office for Science & Society Joe Schwarcz shares his new book Monkeys, Myths and Molecules: Separating Fact from Fiction in the Science of Everyday Life. Schwarcz takes a critical look at how facts are misconstrued in the media and exposes the myths surrounding canned foods, artificial dyes, SPF, cancer, and much more.
  • Buffy Saint Marie: The legendary singer-songwriter drops by CANADA AM to talk about her new CD Power in the Blood and her honourary fellowship from the Royal Conservatory of Music recognizing her music career, lifelong activism for social justice, and commitment to education.
Tuesday, May 12
  • Live from Rouen: Hutcheson travels to the historical city of Rouen. Along the way, Hutcheson takes viewers to the famous gardens of impressionist painter Claude Monet in Giverny, visits the grounds of the royal Chateau de Versailles and learns about the art of the Baguette.
  • Plea for Peaceful Change: Ayaan Hirsi Ali human rights activist and founder of The AHA Foundation talks about her best-selling book Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now, a powerful and compelling read on a call for historic reform.
  • Healing Power of Animals: Animal advocate and author Colin Campbell shares his first book Free Days with George, a heartwarming story of an abandoned, homeless Newfoundland dog who is adopted and finds love and happiness in California.
Wednesday, May 13
  • Jeff’s Adventure in Northern France: CANADA AM broadcasts segments live from Honfleur, a town of painters and impressionism. He stops by the resort town of Deauville and gets a tour of the D-Day Museum at Arromanches.
  • The Singing Cowboy: Iconic Canadian singer-songwriter Ian Tyson (Four Strong Wings) shows no signs of slowing down. Today, the musical legend sits down with CANADA AM to talk about touring at the age of 81, then graces the AM Soundstage with a classical performance.
  • Million Dollar Canadian Art: Heffel, Canada’s national fine art auction house, is unveiling its spring 2015 live auction later this month highlighting masterpieces from renowned Canadian artists who have received worldwide acclaim. Today, Heffle joins CANADA AM to share paintings that include works of all original members of the Group of Seven, as well as pieces from Lawren Harris and Emily Carr whose works are currently in the global art spotlight.
Thursday, May 14
  • Live from the Seine: Hutcheson boards a spectacular Scenic Space-Ship, allowing viewers to take a tour of the one-of-a-kind, five-star floating hotel.
  • Racking up the Accolades: The first Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey joins CANADA AM to share her secrets to success and what her fans can expect next.
  • Treacherous Journey: Carla Gugino (Night at the Museum) sits down with CANADA AM to talk about her starring role in the upcoming action-thriller San Andreas.
Friday, May 15
  • From the Beaches of Normandy: Hutcheson wraps up his tour in Northern France with a tour of Juno Beach, the site of the D-Day landings.
  • Sharon Osbourne: The matriarch of the eccentric Osbourne clan, wife to legendary rock star Ozzy, and mother of Kelly and Jack joins CANADA AM to talk about her experiences being a mother in the Hollywood spotlight.
  • Victoria Day BBQ: In honour of Queen Victoria's birthday Naz Cavallaro is firing up the grill with some tasty dishes to celebrate the long weekend.


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