Next Week on CANADA AM –THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, 7 Fingers, Norm MacDonald, Stevie Starr, and MORE…

— July 17, 2015

For Immediate Release – July 17, 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.  Monday, July 20
  • Slide Into Fitness: CANADA AM fitness expert Libby Norris offers advice on turning a playground into an outdoor gym.
  • Clean Water Commitment: National ambassadors for WaterAid Canada, Jon and Darla Montgomery talk about their work with the leading Canadian charity and their commitment to travel the world in support of safe water.
  • The Ultimate Guest: Aydian Dowling is the only transgender candidate to be on the cover of Men’s Health and has the most fan votes for the magazine’s The Ultimate Guy Search. Today, CANADA AM speaks to Dowling.
Tuesday, July 21
  • Seafood Delight: Halifax chef and self-proclaimed food nerd, Richard Julien catches some East Coast flavour with delicious lobster recipes.
  • Raising the Bar: The Carbon Bar mixologist Brendan Piunno shakes and stirs a number of fun cocktails perfect to serve up at a summer party.
  • Catching Bigfoot: Toronto’s only Bigfoot researcher to be accredited by the Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization, Chris Lau, shares his experience of tracking and mapping the mysterious, hairy beast.
Wednesday, July 22
  • Kids in the Kitchen: Cooking prodigy and winner of MASTERCHEF JUNIOR Season 2, Logan Guleff serves up some easy recipes, suitable for all ages.
  • Lined Up: Jeff Hutcheson climbs to new heights to try out a new zip line over Old Montreal.
  • Breath of Fresh Fire: Fire-breather and human regurgitator Stevie Starr previews his hotly anticipated Just For Laughs performance.
  • Written in History: CANADA AM travel expert Loren Christie begins his three-part series on Aboriginal tourism, visiting the sacred landscape of Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park and the Milk River valley in southern Alberta.
 Thursday, July 23
  • Personal Touch: Named among the “100 Most Powerful Arabs” and author of one of TIME’s “140 Best Twitter Feeds”, Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi tours his personal art collection at the Aga Khan Museum with Marci Ien.
  • Dance Lessons: Loren Christie continues his three-part series on Aboriginal tourism. The travel expert gets a lesson in traditional hoop dancing from expert Lawrence Roy Jr. and also takes part in raising a tipi when he visits Wanuskewin Heritage Park.
  • An Oldie, But a Goodie: CANADA AM is honouring “Throwback Thursday” commemorating one of the program’s favourite segments. The #TBT party is joined by surprise guests.
  • Race Elimination: The third team eliminated from THE AMAZING RACE CANADA share their experience and favourite moments.
Friday, July 24
  • Act Normal: Québec City native, comedian, and actor Norm MacDonald (SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE) shares details about his hosting gig for the Just For Laughs gala.
  • Found Missing: Cara Delevingne talks about her starring role in the new novel-inspired film, about a young man’s journey to find love and the missing girl next door, Paper Towns.
  • Final Destination: Loren Christie completes his three-part series on Aboriginal tourism. Christie goes on a medicine walk and learns how to make a deer skin drum and bake bannock, all while touring Manitoulin Island.
  • From the Grill to the Gym: Food expert Zannat Reza is on the CANADA AM patio with dishes and sides fit for an athlete.


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