Next Week on CANADA AM – Shawn Ashmore, Ramin Karimloo, Heather Reisman and more…

— May 30, 2014

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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 Saturday episode, airing at 8 a.m. ET.


Monday, June 2

  • MAKING THE GRADE: CANADA AM’s parenting panel discusses whether or not parents should be rewarding their children for achieving good grades.
  • SHAWN ASHMORE: The Canadian actor and star of the hit CTV show THE FOLLOWING talks to CANADA AM about his new film X-Men: Days of Future Past.
  • INJURY INSTRUCTION: Chris Schmied from St. John Ambulance provides a crash-course in treating common injuries.

Tuesday, June 3

  • ALZHEIMER’S AWARENESS: CANADA AM health and medical expert Dr. Marla Shapiro talks about a new online test that can help identify Alzheimer’s disease.
  • HEATHER’S PICKS: Indigo’s Chief Executive Officer Heather Reisman shares her summer reads.
  • TRAFFIC TROUBLE: CANADA AM looks at a comprehensive new report to determine which Canadian cities rank highest in terms of traffic congestion.

Wednesday, June 4

  • SUMMER SUNSCREEN: Dermatologist Dr. Paul Cohen shares the important differences between sunscreens on the market and which sunscreens sun-bathers should be avoiding.
  • KEEPING YOUR GREENS GREEN: CANADA AM’s gardening expert Mark Cullen  gives the low-down on which vegetables and herbs work best in containers.
  • SIMON WHITFIELD: The former gold and silver medallist joins CANADA AM to chat about the launch of the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation, a new social movement which aims to motivate men to make health and lifestyle changes.

Thursday, June 5

  • RAMIN KARIMLOO: The Broadway star and nominee for Best Lead Actor in a Musical stops by CANADA AM ahead of this weekend’s 68th Annual Tony Awards®.
  • FAMOUS FOUR SEASONS: The cast of Jersey Boys visits CANADA AM to talk about the hit Broadway show.
  • FINANCIAL INTERVENTION: CTV News Chief Financial Commentator Pattie Lovett-Reid shares the steps to take when one can no longer handle managing their own finances.

Friday, June 6


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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