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Show Notes

Friday May 18, 2018

In studio:

  • Consent remains a critical issue in the context of the #MeToo movement and the ongoing stories around sexual assault and harassment. A recent survey from the Canadian Women’s Foundation found that Canadians’ understanding of consent has decreased over the last three years. Paulette Senior from the Canadian Women’s Foundation is in studio to discuss the results
    Paulette Senior – Canadian Women’s Foundation
    Web: www.canadianwomen.org

  • The Toronto Argos are about a month away from thrilling CFL fans. In studio is one of their lethal weapons and running backs
    James Wilder Jr – Running Back, Toronto Argos
    Instagram/Twitter: @IAm_Wilder3

  • Kicking off the long weekend with a celebration! The Northern Heat Rib Series will be in Dundas Square until Sunday, It is Canada’s largest BBQ and Craft Beer Tour
    Web: www.northernheatribseries.ca
    Instagram/Twitter: @NorthernHeatRibSeries
  • Spring just arrived but we’re ready for the biggest party of the Summer – we are kicking off the Toronto Caribbean Carnival Festival with Atlantic Mas. With a preview of their costume line-up, Akil Heywood is in studio
    Akil Heywood, Atlantic Mas
    Web: www.atlanticmas.com
    Instagram/Twitter: @AtlanticMasToronto

On location:

  • Frank is LIVE at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel
    The public is invited to enjoy English Garden with music from 8 until noon, Front Street Windows, WedLuxe Showroom – all complimentary to celebrate at the most regal and historic place in town

Thursday May 17, 2018

In studio:

  • Spring typically means more homes on the market – and this spring is no different. President of Toronto’s Real Estate Board, Tim Syrianos joins us to talk about Toronto’s Real Estate landscape
    Tim Syrianos – President of Toronto’s Real Estate Board
  • Toronto police is looking to get its operating budget increased to just over a billion dollars today. The police board will consider a report by the Chief to increase the budget by 3-point-8 million after an influx of high-profile cases this year. Investigative detective and 22-year retired veteran of the force, James Downs gives us an idea of how much these high-profile investigations cost
    James Downs – MKD International
  • Zak Doy from Wizards of the West has a drink for everyone this long weekend from the Royal Watchers to the Royal Kids and Canada’s patio lovers
    Zak Doy – Wizards of the West
    Twitter & Instagram: @thewizardsofthewest
  • Millions of Muslims around the world are beginning a month of fasting – known as Ramadan. The fast is intended to bring Muslims closer to God and remind them of in need. To tell us more about Ramadan is Washim  Ahmed, and Khatib with the Danforth Islamic Centre
    Washim Ahmed, Khatib – Danforth Islamic Centre
  • Whatever the weather, we’ve got summer toy playlist designed to help parents survive summer with an assortment of fun and creative, activity-focused ideas that will keep kids active, engaged, inspired and entertained
    Ryan Carr – Mastermind Toy Expert
    Web: www.mastermindtoys.com
    Facebook: Facebook.com/MastermindToys
    Twitter: @MastermindToys #MastermindToys
    YouTube: YouTube.com/MastermindToys
    Instagram: instagram.com/mastermindtoys

On location:

Wednesday May 16, 2018

In studio:

  • Summer brings on lazy days lounging in your backyard and of course, family vacations. To help keep your budget and sanity in check finance and travel expert Barry Choi joins us to tell us how to master the perfect family vacation this summer
    Barry Choi – Travel and Money Expert
    Web: www.moneywehave.com
    Instagram:@Barry_Choi
    Twitter: @BarryChoi
    Facebook: Money We Have
  • From Seizures to heart attacks and traffic accidents, the Emergency Medical call takers for OnStar have seen it all. We talk with one of the call takers today about their experiences and how they keep people safe on the roads
    Charlene Poranganel – OnStar Canada, Domenic Pedota – OnStar Canada Emergency Team Member
    Web: www.onstar.com/ca/en
  • He is a Toronto native and award-winning chef whose career took root in his culinary journeys through the kitchens of Italy, Canada, USA and Caribbean. With over 18 years of professional experience he has been at the helm of kitchens producing innovative dishes infused with local flare
    Chef Massimo De Francesca – Executive Chef, Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa Grand Cayma
    Web: visitcaymanislands.com
    Twitter: @visitcaymanislands and @kimptonseafire

On location:

  • Frank is LIVE At the Ashbridge Park with BOATsmart! Canada’s largest Transport Canada Accredited Course Provider learning about boating safety

Tuesday, May 15 2018

In studio:

  • The Purina Animal Hall of Fame honours pet heroes that have saved a human life and in studio today are two very lucky owners and their hero dogs Lady and Ruth
    Mathew Smith, Lara Smith – Owners, Lady & Ruth – Hall of Fame Inductees
    Web: www.purinahalloffame.ca

  • Molly Burke shares her life through her Youtube channel that has almost 1 million followers, including her daily struggles after losing her sight. She joins us to share her story
    Molly Burke – Youtuber/Motivational Speaker
    Niamh Burke – Molly’s Mom
    Web: www.mollyburkeofficial.com
    Youtube: Molly Burke

    Instagram/Twitter:@MollyBurkeOfficial
  • David Dunkley has studied with the former royal milliner to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and in keeping with this royal millinery lineage, his creations have been sported by members of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s royal entourage and presented to Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall
    David Dunkley – Royally Trained Milliner

    On location:

  • Frank is LIVE at the Boys & Girls Club of West Scarborough with PC Garden Centres learning more about getting kids involved with gardening and seeing their beautiful garden makeover

Monday May 14, 2018

In studio:

  • There’s nothing like growing and making your own fresh ingredients! Frankie Flowers joins us this morning to show us how to grow and brew the perfect cup
    Frank Ferragine
    Web: www.breakfasttelevision.ca
  • He went from NFL Legend to Broadway. He is now  the lead in the Tony Award Winning musical Chicago, Eddie George joins us
    Eddie George – NFL Legend/ Lead in Chicago
    Web: www.mirvish.com
    Instagram/Twitter:@Mirvis
  • For many people, safety is an afterthought but BT and GM On-Star want to make sure you stay safe this summer
    Charlene Poranganel – OnStar Canada, Domenic Pedota – OnStar Canada Emergency Team Member
    Web: www.onstar.com/en/ca

On location:

  • Devo Brown is LIVE at Lions Foundation of Canada Guide Dog, a national charity that breeds, trains, and matches Dog Guides to assist Canadians with physical and medical disabilities, at no cost to recipients
    Web: www.dogguides.com
    Twitter: @lfcdogguides
    Facebook: Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides
    Instagram: @lfcdogguides

     

Friday May 11, 2018

In studio:

  • Kammy Ahuja and Alexis Bronstorph are part of a project that celebrates moms with greeting cards that you don’t typically see on store shelves called Fierce Mama Cards. They highlight the success and ambition of working mothers
    Kammy Ahuja – Founder of Fierce Mama Cards
    Alexis Bronstorph, Writer for Fierce Mama Cards
    Web: www.fiercemama.ca
  • Drew Lynch took his misfortune from a softball accident and turned it into a golden ticket on Americas Got Talent and comedy career
    Drew Lynch – Comedian
    Youtube: Drew Lynch 
  • Since its sold-out debut at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London in May 2008, more than 200,000 people worldwide in 71 cities across 35 countries have seen “Sutra” with Monks from the Shaolin Temple
    Kung Fu Monks
    Web: www.sonycentre.ca

    On location:

  • Frank is LIVE at High Park for the Cherry blossoms and baby animals

Thursday May 10, 2018

In studio:

  • Toronto Make up Artist Kevin Kodra went viral with his flawless Grad photo. The 18 yr old posted his “full face” on his Instagram page and got 20,000 likes in 4 days. He joins us today to talk about confidence and being yourself
    Kevin KodraInstagram/Twitter: @KeviKodra
  • Lyme-carrying ticks are common in Canada. Black-legged ticks are carriers in Ontario. Paige Spencer was diagnosed with Lyme Disease in 2013 and joins us today with her mother.
    Paige Spencer, Lianne SpencerSupport Paige: www.gofundme.com/paige-spencers-fight-to-survive
  • The Toronto Marlies are off to their second Eastern Conference finals in the past 3 seasons. After winning the North Division during the regular season – the Marlies swept the Syracuse Crunch in 4 straight to book a spot in the east finals. Marlies Captain Ben Smith is in studio today
    Ben Smith – Captain of The Toronto Marlies
    Instagram: @torontomarlies
  • The York University Strike has been going on since March 5th. Ontario’s Liberal government introduced legislation to end the two-month strike. Both sides were being asked to submit to binding arbitration but the government was dissolved for the election without any resolution.
    Nour Alideeb, Chairperson, Canadian Federation of Students – Ontario
    Instagram/Twitter: @CFSON
  • Mother’s Day is this Sunday – and if you don’t have anything special planned just yet, we’ve got you covered. Greta Podleski is here with a delicious brunch you can treat your mother to
    Greta Podleski – Author, Yum & Yummer
    Web: www.yumyummer.com
    Twitter: @GretaPodleski
    Instagram: @YumandYummer

On location:

  • Frank is LIVE at the Ontario Flower Growers Auction in Mississauga

Wednesday May 9, 2018

In studio:

  • Max Domi was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 12 and is living proof you can live a great life with Diabetes. He’s in studio to help debunk these myths and share his personal experience on what it’s really like to live life while managing Diabetes
    Max Domi – Forward, Arizona Coyotes
  •  Molly Johnson is a Juno Award-winning artist and is known as one of Canada’s greatest voices. She talks about her brand new Blues album ‘Meaning to Tell Ya.’ available on Friday
    Molly Johnson – Award winning jazz artist
    Web: www.mollyjohnson.com
    Twitter: @themollyjohnson
  • Paul Bettany stars as Dryden Vos in ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story,’ in theatres May 25th, he also stars in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ as the mysterious Vision. He joins us to tell us more about his spring blockbusters
    Paul Bettany – Actor
    Web: www.starwars.com
    Twitter: @Paul_Bettany
    Instagram: @PaulBettany

On location:

  • Adam Wylde is live at with Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services (MFES)
    For the third year in a row Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services (MFES) will introduce 20 teenaged girls ages 15 to 19 to a potential career in the fire service through a unique weeklong experience
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