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Show Notes

Thursday May 31, 2018

In studio:

  • June is Brain Injury Awareness month in Toronto and the condition is more common than you would think. In fact, someone in Canada acquires a brain injury every three minutes. To tell us more Frank Bruno and Melissa Vigar are in studio
    Frank Bruno – Brain Injury Survivor
    Melissa Vigar – Executive Director, Brain Injury Society of Toronto
    Web: www.bist.ca
    Twitter: @BrainInjuryTO
    Facebook: BrainInjurySocietyTO
    Instagram: @braininjurytoronto
  • “Frame by Frame” is a multi-disciplinary collaboration of dance, theatre and film and it’s making its highly anticipated world premiere tomorrow
    Guillaume Côté – Choreographer and Principal Dancer
    Instagram: @guillaumecote @nationalnballet
    Web: www.national.ballet.ca
    #FramebyFrameNBC
  • Summertime is a great time to try something new. Going vegan may be on your list – and it doesn’t mean you have to miss out on seasonal comfort foods. Ruth Tal is the founder of Fresh Restaurants and is here with her animal-free Beyond Cheeseburger
    Ruth Tal – Founder, Fresh Restaurants
    Web: www.freshrestaurants.ca
    Instagram: @FreshRestaurants
  • Frank is LIVE at the Food Terminal, the main produce distribution centre for Toronto

Wednesday May 30, 2018

In studio:

  • Construction season is underway in Toronto – but only 4 per cent of people building our new homes, roads, and other projects are women according to Canada’s Construction Sector Council. Jamie McMillan is a tradesperson and has made it her business to change that number
    Jamie McMillan – Tradesperson
    Twitter: @KickAssJourney
    Web: www.kickasscareers.org
  • How can each one of us make a difference when it comes to the health of the planet? Here to share some of her Earth Friendly tips is Nutritionist, Andrea Donsky
    Andrea Donsky – Holistic Nutritionist
    Web: www.NaturallySavvy.com
  • Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto kicks off tomorrow night and will feature 22 talented designers whose work challenges mainstream perceptions of Indigenous culture. In studio is Artistic Director and Founder, Sage Paul
    Sage Paul – Artistic Director, Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto
    Instagram/Twitter: @IFWToronto
    Web: www.ifwtoronto.com

On location:

  • Frank is LIVE at the Grand Opening of “Niagara Speedway” Canada’s first ever elevated go-kart race course. He checks out the Mario-Kart-esque racetrack in Clifton Hill

Tuesday May 29, 2018

In studio:

  • Now in its third year, Canada’s largest film festival is dedicated to showcasing Deaf and disability cultures. Matthew Genser shares with us his unique story of Hair Stylist by day and Super Hero by night, setting up a salon on Toronto street corners giving free haircuts to the homeless
    Matthew Genser – The Barber of Augusta
    Liviya Mendelsohn, Artistic Director of RAFFTO
  • Toronto Maple Leaf forward Zach Hyman joins us this morning to tell us about his latest book and how he brought his grandfather’s stories to life
    Zach Hyman – Forward on Toronto Maple Leafs, Author
    Twitter: @zachhyman
  • Everyone’s favourite superhero family returns to the big screen 14 years after we first met them. Joining us is The Incredibles creator Brad Bird, who’s back in the director’s chair for ‘Incredibles 2.
    Brad Bird – Writer and Director of The Incredibles
    All Social: @TheIncredibles
  • The York University strike is now 85 days old – officially making it the longest strike at an English speaking university in Canada. There doesn’t seem to be an end in sight to the strike – and students are definitely feeling the impact. Nour Alideeb, Chairperson of the Canadian Federation of Students joins us
    Nour Alideeb – Chairperson of the Canadian Federation of Students

On location:

  • Devo Brown is LIVE at The Argonaut Rowing Club which offers programs for persons with disabilities, for those who want to learn to row, those who want to row recreationally, and programs for those who want to unleash their competitive nature on the water

Monday May 28, 2018

In studio:

  • Celebrity fitness trainer Brent Bishop joins us to explain why protein is important to active lifestyles
    Brent Bishop – Celebrity Fitness Expert
  • We know him as the Six Dad and a close friend of Drake’s. Norm Kelly joins us with to tell us more about how we can help local schools
    Norm Kelly – City of Toronto Councillor – Ward 40, “6 Dad”
    Instagram: @NormKelly
    Twitter:@Norm
    Web: www.6dad.ca / http://www.xpandlaces.com/discount/6dad
  • One of the deadliest cancers is actually preventable and we get the break down on how to detect and treat Melanoma and find out how much SPF you actually need. In studio is Dr. Julia Carroll Director of Compass Dermatology
    Dr. Julia Carroll – Director of Compass Dermatology/Lecturer at the University of Toronto
    Web: www.dermatology.ca
  • Today is Bike To Work Day, and June is Bike Month. Events during Bike Month include guided bike tours, workshops and social gatherings. David Juliusson tells us more.
    David Juliusson – Volunteer – Cycle Toronto

On location:

  • Winston is LIVE at The Live Life Experience for “Powerful Backing: Don’t Live Life Without It” with AMEX

Friday May 25, 2018

In studio:

  • While walking on the street one night in a small town in Nova Scotia, our guest was viciously attacked and left paralyzed from the waist down. The documentary ‘Love, Scott’ is playing at this year’s Inside Out Festival. The film follows the life of gay musician Scott Jones on his remarkable journey towards healing
    Scott Jones – Survived stabbing attack in 2013
  • She’s a regular performer at the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles and has been hailed by the press as “Canada’s Tine Fey” and “Queen of Comedy”
    Carla Collins – Comedian
  • He is a man of many talents. Singer, songwriter, producer, musician and he has topped charts all over the world. Karl Wolf joins us to perform his new single “Way Low”
    Karl Wolf
    Instagram/Twitter:@KarlWolfs

On location:

  • Winston is LIVE at the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Thursday May 24, 2018

In studio:

  • Carassauga is the largest multicultural Festival in Ontario and is now recognized as the 2nd largest cultural Festival in Canada. In studio today we feature the Poland and Greece Pavilion
    Janina Ruta – Poland Pavilion
    Web: www.carassauga.com

  • She is among the one percent of Auctioneer Specialists in North America and she’s made it her own craft, calling herself the “Auctionista”
    Layne – “The Auctionista”
    Instagram: @TheAuctionista
    Twitter:@The_Auctionista
    Web: www.auctionista.ca

  • Milestones is back and they are launching 8 brand new items to our core menu just in time for Spring. Joining us is Executive Chef Jeff Dell
    Jeff Dell – Executive Chef for Milestones Restaurants
    Facebook: MilestonesRestaurants
    Twitter: @MilestonesCA
    Instagram: @MilestonesRestaurants
  • The Fourth Annual Design Exchange Auction takes place tonight and if you want the opportunity to get your hands on one of a kind pieces for your home this is the event for you. Design Dream team Shona Jensen and Shai DeLuca Tamasi are in studio to give us a preview of what’s on offer
    Shona Jense – Life Stylist, Shai DeLuca Tamasi – Principal Designer, Shai DeLuca Interior Design Inc

On location:

  • Frank is LIVE at Humber College School of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism’s Culinary class to join their chefs for Root to Stem Cooking, Sustainability Cooking Day

Wednesday May 23, 2018

In studio:

  • Your pets are part of your family and unfortunately when family’s fall apart, or couple’s separate – animal rights will come in to play. In studio today is Suzana Gartner from Animal Lawyers
    Suzana Gartner – Founder of AnimalLawyers.ca
    Twitter: @AnimalLawyersCA
  • With Spring in full swing so are renovations. If you’re planning to renovate, put up a fence or dig a new garden you’ll need to call before you dig. Joining us today to tell us about the one call you need to make before you renovate is Ben Hamilton
    Ben Hamilton – Executive Director, Ontario One Call
    Web: www.ON1Call.com

  • Edible cuteness is the new rage. Joining us to help us create our very own Instagram worthy recipes is Cayla Gallagher
    Cayla Gallagher
    Youtube/Instagram: @Pankobunny

  • It’s been 19 days since the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii first erupted and it still continues to spew fiery lava and gas into the air. The latest concern is the plume of toxic fumes forming over the Pacific Ocean as lava reacts with seawater. To talk about the impact of Kilauea’s eruption on the big island is Lindsay Schoenbohm
    Lindsay Schoenbohm – Associate Professor of Earth Sciences, U of T Mississauga

On location:

Tuesday May 22, 2018

In studio:

  • Canadians turned to Google to answer burning questions surrounding the Royal Wedding. Revealing everything you typed in or said “ok google” to is Google Canada Trends Expert Nicole Bell
    Nicole Bell, Trends Expert at Google Canada
    Instagram/Twitter: @Kolibell
  • From May to July 2017, there were an estimated 187 opioid-overdose deaths in Toronto – more than double the fatalities from the same period in 2016. This crisis has prompted Toronto Public Health to launch an online survey and two community dialogue sessions to hear from residents about Canada’s current approach to drugs. Dr. Eileen de Villa joins us
    Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health
  • Carassauga: Mississauga’s Festival of Cultures is the largest multicultural Festival in Ontario and is now recognized as the 2nd largest cultural Festival in Canada. Celebrity Chef Sang Kim from the Korean Pavilion is in studio
    Sang Kim – Celebrity Chef
    Web: www.carassauga.com
  • Today’s kids are facing a unique set of challenges. Cityline’s “Teen Show” today will be covering everything from the pressures of social media, a hyper-sexualized culture and dating from a teen’s point of view. Tracy Moore joins us to tell us about some of her candid conversations
    Tracy Moore – Cityline
    Twitter: @thetracymoore
  • We are taking it back to 1959, when Motown Music began and all the classics you still love were made. Motown: The Musical is in Toronto for a limited time. Young Michael Jackson and Marvin Gaye, played by Chase Phillips and Matt Manuel join us

On location:

  • Adam is LIVE with Doors Open Toronto which offers free and rare access to over 130 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across the city
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