Next Week on CANADA AM – THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, The Calgary Stampede, Paul Gross, Therapy Dogs, A Tribe Called Red, and More…

— July 3, 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 6
  • Putting a Stamp on it: Live from the Calgary Stampede, Marci Ien sits down with Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi, learns how to shear a sheep, drops in with Olympic Gold Medallist Kaillie Humphries, dines Stampede-style, and locks horns with Canadian championship rodeo riding legend, Kateri Cowley.
  • A Road Less Travelled: Canadian actor, producer, director, and writer Paul Gross (DUE SOUTH) joins CANADA AM to talk about his new film, Hyena Road, a story about three different men caught up in the murky world of changing morality during modern warfare.
  • Princess Diaries: Royal Family commentator Victoria Arbiter gives the inside story on the royal christening of Princess Charlotte.
Tuesday, July 7
  • Amazing Host: With Season 3 of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA set to premiere on Wednesday, Olympic Gold Medallist and THE AMAZING RACE CANADA Host Jon Montgomery races in with a preview of the new season.
  • Souring on Sweetness: Director and star of the new documentary entitled That Sugar Film, Damon Gameau, exposes the hidden sugars in supposedly “healthy” foods.
  • Keys to Success: Known for working with Feist, Drake, and Daft Punk, Canadian musical genius, pianist, and Grammy winner Chilly Gonzales takes the AM
  • That’s a Wrap: After 44 years and over 50 Emmy® Awards, the first leading Latina on U.S. television, Sonia Manzano, is stepping down from her role as Maria on SESAME STREET. She stops by to share her stories from her time in show business.
Wednesday, July 8
  • Doggy Therapists: The stress of competition can wreak havoc on any athlete’s performance. Luckily, the Toronto 2015 Pan AM Games have brought on these dogged competitors to help out. Trainer Clara Wicke is in to show the tricks these furry friends use to help.
  • Wine and Dine: In honour of the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration, Executive Chef Justin Downes of Vineland Estates Winery reveals the recipe for the moveable feast.
  • Amazing Race CANADA AM: AM travel expert Loren Christie and AM weather expert Lyndsay Morrison recount how they fared against their rival CTV contestants in the Amazing Race Media Challenge.
 Thursday, July 9
  • First Elimination: The first leg of Season 3 of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA is complete and the last team to cross the finish line shares their experience.
  • From Paris with Mustard: In honour of France’s Bastille Day, U.K. mustard sommelier Harry Lalousis serves up details about the different flavours of mustard and how viewers become a mustard sommelier.
  • A Rocky Relationship: Veterinarian Andrew Peacock discusses being the only veterinarian for 130 miles, helping different animals from moose to whales and the relationship with his “human doctor” wife, in his book Creatures of the Rock: A Veterinarian’s Adventures in Newfoundland.
 Friday, July 10
  • Flying Underwater: Travel expert Loren Christie heads upstream into the heart of Calgary for some fly-fishing.
  • Amy: British filmmaker Asif Kapadia, director of the critically acclaimed Amy Winehouse documentary, Amy, tells Winehouse’s story in her words.
  • A Tribe Called Red: The Canadian electronic group that blends hip hop, reggae, moombahton, dubstep with First Nations music performs their unique sound 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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