Next Week on CANADA AM – The Trews, Big Sugar, Masterchef Canada, and more…

— April 17, 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, April 21

  • BOSTON STRONG: On the day of this year’s Boston Marathon, CANADA AM conducts a Canadian-exclusive interview with Jeff Bauman, the Boston Marathon bombing survivor who lost both his legs in last year’s tragedy.
  • CULINARY CRITICS: The MASTERCHEF CANADA judges join CANADA AM to look back on the season and chat about the upcoming finale.
  • PARENT PROBLEMS: CANADA AM’s parenting panel looks at the impact that witnessing parental conflict has on children.

Tuesday, April 22

  • MASTERCHEF CANADA: The latest home cook to leave the cooking competition stops by to talk about their experience on the show.
  • BUNMI LADITAN: The creator of the hilarious Twitter account The Honest Toddler talks about her new book The Honest Toddler: A Child’s Guide to Parenting.
  • A ROYAL EXCURSION: CANADA AM continues its coverage of the Duke, Duchess, and Prince of Cambridge as they continue the royal tour in Australia.

Wednesday, April 23

  • THE TREWS: The Canadian rock-stars sit down with CANADA AM and perform for a live-studio audience.
  • OTHERHOOD: Author Melanie Notkin discusses her new book Otherhood, which looks at modern women finding a new kind of happiness by willfully choosing to be childfree.
  • SHERIDAN ANIMATION DAY: Tony Tarantini, professor of animation at Sheridan College joins CANADA AM to talk about this year’s graduates.

Thursday, April 24

  • SWEET SOUNDS: Canadian reggae-rock band Big Sugar performs on the CANADA AM Soundstage.
  • HOT DOC: As the 2014 Hot Docs Festival begins, CANADA AM looks at the film The Nose: Searching for Blamage.
  • KATHERINE GLOVER: The author of Half for You and Half for Me chats about her book, which looks at some of the most beloved nursery rhymes ever told and the stories behind them.

Friday, April 25

  • NEWEST SAINT: CANADA AM follows the upcoming canonization of Pope John Paul II.
  • STRUCK BY GENIUS: Jason Padgett speaks with CANADA AM about how his brain was miraculously altered following a severe blow to the head.
  • LOREN CHRISTIE: CANADA AM’s resident travel expert reveals what's hot in Europe this year.



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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