Next Week on CANADA AM – Parapan American Games, Chef Rob Thomas, Buck 65, Honey Jam, and MORE…

— July 31, 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. Tuesday, August 4 • Tip of the Ice Bucket: ALS Ice Bucket Challenge co-founder Pat Quinn discusses last year’s internet sensation and the launch of the new Canadian campaign. • On the Road Again: Chef Diona Joyce, known to Torontonians as “Tita Flips”, serves up Philippine roadside dishes from the Street Eats competition. • Helping Hand: Award-winning emergency management and business continuity consultant, Suzanne Bernier discusses her new book Disaster Heroes, following the individuals that help when disaster strikes. Wednesday, August 5 • Parapan American Games: Three-time Canadian Paralympic athlete and 12-time medal winner, Chelsey Gotell demonstrates some equipment that the athletes will be using in the upcoming Parapan American Games. • Perennial Contender: CANADA AM gardening expert Mark Cullen reveals how perennials can add some late summer colour to any garden. • Royal Treatment: Giselle Courteau, co-owner of one of Canada’s top bakeshops, Duchess Bakeshop, brings in some butter tarts fit for a queen. Thursday, August 6 • Much to be Desired: Neuroscientist and professor at the University of Toronto, Marc Lewis explores the “disease model” of addiction, how it can hamper recovery, and offers an optimistic and enlightening read, with his new book, The Biology of Desire. • A Game of Chicken: Winner of Toronto’s 14th annual JerkFest, Executive Chef of the 1999 Pan American Games and Canadian culinary expert, Rob Thomas joins CANADA AM with his award-winning jerk chicken. • 20 Years Strong: Honey Jam, (produced by PhemPhat Entertainment Group) an all-female multicultural, multi-genre artist showcase, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. PhemPhat CEO, Ebonnie Rowe joins CANADA AM to discuss how the non-profit organization has fostered Canadian female artists for the last two decades. Later, former Honey Jam performer NEFE graces the CANADA AM Soundstage to perform her new single “Free the World.” Friday, August 7 • Not a Car in the World: Automobile expert Petrina Gentile buckles in with five cars that will hold their value after hitting the road. • Road Hog: Canadian music icon, Rich Terfry, better known by his stage name Buck 65, shares his upcoming memoir, Wicked and Weird, hitting shelves this August. • Alberta’s Famous Valleys: Alberta’s award-winning country music duo, High Valley performs their hit, “Make You Mine”, on the AM Soundstage.

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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