Next Week on CANADA AM – The Election of a New Pope; Jedward; Shingles; Canada Blooms; and More…

— March 8, 2013

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Watch Beverly Thomson, Marci Ien, and Jeff Hutcheson on CANADA AM, weekdays beginning at 6 a.m. ET on CTV and CTV News Channel. VisitCANADA AM online at for full episodes, top stories,CANADA AM extras, daily show info, featured recipes, book reviews, and contributor gift ideas.

Monday, March 11
 begins a week of extensive live coverage live from Vatican City where preparations are underway for the selection of a new pope.
SANDRA RINOMATO: Real-estate guru, Sandra Rinomato, stops by CANADA AM to share the top tips any home buyer should know.
SMARTPHONE SAFETY: Apps, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth can open smartphones to theft. Tech expert Amber MacArthur shows CANADA AM viewers how to keep their information safe and secure.

Tuesday, March 12
STOPPING SHINGLES: One in five Canadians is affected by shingles . Dr. Marla offers advice on how to prevent the painful viral infection.
EAT, FAST, LIVE LONGER: CANADA AM investigates the latest diet de jour – the Fast Diet – with Dr. Michael Mosley. The new weight loss plan is getting a lot of attention and is said to shed pounds quickly, delivering immediate results.

Wednesday, March 13
: Irish Chef and restaurateur Paddy McMurray prepares a St. Patrick’s Day-inspired feast and is joined by some young Irish dancers.
ARCADE ACTION: The Ontario Science Centre turns CANADA AM’s Soundstage turns into an arcade bringing with vintage video from PAC MAN to Donkey Kong

Thursday, March 14
: Irish-teen pop sensations Jedward rock-and-roll all the way to theCANADA AM Soundstage with a live performance and interview in front of a studio audience.
TITO ORTIZ: Retired UFC Champion Tito Ortiz chats with CANADA AM about life after fighting, and why he thinks entrepreneurship is a critical quality for professional athletes. 

Friday, March 15
’s tech expert, Marc Saltzman, shows off the Galaxy S4 – the latest Samsung phone that have both Seth Rogan and Paul Rudd talking.
CANADA BLOOMS: Canada’s favourite gardener, Mark Cullen, takesCANADA AM inside the largest flower and garden festival in North America –Canada Blooms.
SPRING SNACKING: Canadian Living’s food specialist, Amanda Barnier, getsCANADA AM viewers ready for Spring with lemony fresh desserts.

Now in its 40th Season, 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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