Next Week on CANADA AM – Chris Hadfield, James Pickens Jr., Margaret Atwood, Tom Mulcair, Dessert Week, and MORE…

— September 25, 2015

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, Sept. 28
  • Focus on Fertility: CANADA AM looks at changing fertility technology, what provincial governments are doing to allow more couples access to In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), and ways to take away the stigma of infertility.
  • BeaverTails: CANADA AM kicks off a week of spectacular desserts from coast-to-coast-to-coast starting with the iconic Ottawa favourite, BeaverTails. Today, Pino Di Ioia, CEO of BeaverTails shares why this deep-fried delight is a Canadian culinary icon, satisfying the most discerning sweet tooth.
  • Liquidating Assets: Toronto restauranteur Ruthie Cummings is selling her restaurant Das Gasthaus so she can return home to Kingston, Ont. to care for her family. Today, Cummings shares her unique story behind selling the establishment.
 Tuesday, Sept. 29
  • Tom Mulcair: Commencing CANADA AM’s series with the federal leaders, Marci Ien and Bev Thomson sit down with New Democratic Party leader Tom Mulcair, as he fields questions from a live studio audience and viewers.
  • Margaret Atwood: Canadian novelist, Margaret Atwood talks with Marci Ien about her new book, The Heart Goes Last, a tale about liberty and power.
  • Pouding chômeur: CANADA AM puts the spotlight on Québec in this week’s cross-country desserts feature, welcoming Simon Laborde, Executive Chef of Les Enfants Terribles as he shares his signature dish, Pouding chômeur (poor man’s pudding).
Wednesday, Sept. 30
  • An Insider’s Political Challenge: Kevin Page, author and first-ever Parliamentary Budget Officer, joins CANADA AM to discuss his new book, Unaccountable: Truth, Lies and Numbers on Parliament Hill, Page’s unique insider account of the Harper government.
  • Chris Hadfield: He wowed us from space and now retired Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield performs his latest single on the CANADA AM
  • Next Stop: P.E.I.: CANADA AM’s takes viewers to eastern Canada in its ongoing dessert series. Executive Chef Corbin Tomaszeski (RESTAURANT MAKEOVER) shares the P.E.I Chocolate Potato Cake – a moist and rich chocolate cake made with the goodness of P.E.I potatoes.
 Thursday, Oct. 1  Friday, Oct. 2
  • He Named Me Malala: CANADA AM sits down with director and Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Davis Guggenheim about his documentary He Named Me Malala, an up-close-and-personal portrait of the extraordinary Malala Yousafzai.
  • 007: Recreating the golden age of James Bond, British blockbuster novelist, Anthony Horowitz shares his new book, Trigger Mortis: A James Bond Novel, featuring previously unseen material written by Bond’s creator, Ian Fleming.
  • Classic Canadian Dessert: CANADA AM wraps-up desserts week with a visit from Chelsea Tunnel, Chef at Mon Petit Choux Café Bakery in downtown Nanaimo, B.C. Most recently the second place winner at the Nanaimo Bar Competition, Tunnel shares Nanaimo speciality dishes and serves up her famous Nanaimo bars.

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