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Monday, March 18
• PAUL ANKA: Pop-music legend, Paul Anka, visits CANADA AM to chat about his long awaited memoir My Way: An Autobiography and his latest album Duets.
• MARY WALSH: One of Canada’s favourite comedians, Mary Walsh talks about her new one-woman show – Mary Walsh’s Dancing With Rage – that features all of her infamous characters, including the armour-plated warrior princess.
• CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK: From Calgary, singer-songwriter Joal Kamps, winner of the 2012 Western Canadian Music Awards’ album of the year, performs on the CANADA AM Soundstage.
Tuesday, March 19
• THE STANLEY CUP FOR WOMEN: Some of the best women’s hockey players in Canada drop by CANADA AM in advance of the Clarkson Cup – an annual award presented to the team that wins the Canadian Women’s Hockey League Championship.
• THE BODY RESET DIET: Canadian fitness guru and New York Times best-selling author, Harley Pasternak, talks about his new book The BODY RESET Diet and how blending food can help shed pounds.
• CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK: PEI’s Tim Chaisson is making waves at home and abroad with his new album Beat This Heart. Viewers get a taste of this buzzed-about artist when he performs on the CANADA AM Soundstage.
Wednesday, March 20
• SEX AND THE CITADEL: Author and academic-activist Shereen El Feki stops by the CANADA AM studio to talk about her new book, Sex and the Citadel, which suggests the Arab world is in the midst of a sexual revolution similar to what happened in the west in the 1960’s.
• CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK: The platinum-selling folk-rock trio, The Grapes of Wrath, have returned as the original lineup for the first time in 22 years, rocking out on the CANADA AM Soundstage.
• SPRING TREATS: Canadian Living’s food specialist, Amanda Barnier, getsCANADA AM viewers ready for spring with lemony fresh desserts.
Thursday, March 21
• FUNNY GIRL: CANADA AM catches up with actress, comedian, and headliner of the Canadian International Comedy Fest, Sandra Bernhard, as she brings her unparalleled wit and provocative humour.
• ALL-SEASON FURNITURE: Decorating expert Karl Lohnes offers tips on buying all-season housewares that can transition from inside the home to outside in the yard.
• CANADA MUSIC WEEK: With songs featured on JERSEY SHORE, THE REAL WORLD, and THE PAULY D PROJECT, Irish-American rock band,Friends of Emmet perform on the Soundstage and talk about how supporting mental health influences their work.
Friday, March 22
• BONE AND BREAD: Saleema Nawaz, the winner of the sought after Journey Prize, chats with CANADA AM about her first novel, Bone and Bread, a tale of two orphaned sisters who share a bond shaped by tragedy.
• SPRING INTO FASHION: April showers bring May flowers, and CANADA AMgets fashion-ready for the first drops signalling spring is here with outfits that will keep viewers stylishly dry.
• CANADA MUSIC WEEK: Blues-rock band from Denmark, The Blue Van, whoRolling Stone Magazine dubbed “one of the best live bands, ever,” swings byCANADA AM to promote the upcoming single “Would You Change Your Life?”
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