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Monday Dec. 31, 2018

In studio:

  • 6:27 AM
    RICK RAYMAN
    72-year-old marathon runner runs every day for 40 years
    Rick Rayman, 72 year old marathon runner
    For the past 40 years, 72-year-old Rick Rayman has been running every single day. He has the longest active running streak in Canada! This morning, he joins Roger in studio with more on his challenges and motivations.
    Video: 72-year-old marathon runner runs every day for 40 years
  • 7:12 AM
    ANNE MARIE AIKINS
    Today is the last day to use your Metropass
    Anne Marie Aikins, Metrolinx
    Today is the day we say goodbye to the TTC Metropass. As of tomorrow, commuters will have to use their Presto card in order to take advantage of the monthly transit deals. Joining us live this morning with more information is spokesperson for Metrolinx, Anne Marie Aikins.
    Video: Today is the last day to use your Metropass
  • 7:22 AM
    HEATHER CHAPPLAIN
    Local fashion designer heads to Hollywood for the Golden Globes
    Heather Chapplain, fabric artist
    From small-town Ontario to Tinsel Town – fabric artist Heather Chapplain will soon be travelling to Hollywood for the Golden Globes. Heather’s unique designs will be featured in the “Secret Room”. She joined us live with more on this exciting opportunity.
    www.heatherchapplain.com
    Video: Local fashion designer heads to Hollywood for the Golden Globes
  • 7:40 AM
    BRYCE WYLDE
    5 hangover causes and cures to keep in mind in 2019
    Bryce Wylde, City Health Expert
    With New Years Eve tonight, most of us are probably preparing to celebrate with friends, family, music and alcohol. To help keep you refreshed and without a headache the next morning is City Health Expert Bryce Wylde.
    www.wyldeonhealth.com | Twitter: @WyldeOnHealth
    Video: 5 hangover causes and cures to keep in mind in 2019
  • 8:19 AM
    CHEF MICHAEL G
    Spark up for NYE party that’s fun for the whole family
    Chef Michael G
    Today is the last day of the year, and there’s no better way to celebrate than with the whole family, including the young little ones. This morning, Chef Michael G is here to show us how to spark up your NYE party that’s fun for all the ages.
    Twitter: @cuisineMG
    Video: Spark up your NYE party that’s fun for the whole family
  • 8:35 AM
    ANDREA WARREN
    ‘Salute to Vienna’ performed by Europaballett St. Polten
    Andrea Warren, Vice President of Marketing (Attila Glatz Concert)
    What a beautiful performance of ‘Salute to Vienna’ by Europaballett St. Polten. This morning, Andrea Warren from Attila Glatz Concert Productions joined us with more on this and other performances happening tonight at 7PM and tomorrow afternoon at 2:30PM at Roy Thomson Hall.
    For more info click here.
    Video: ‘Salute to Vienna’ performed by Europaballett St. Polten

Friday Dec. 28, 2018

In studio:

  • 6:22 AM
    DR. JESSICA HOPKINS
    Region of Peel launches Healthy Complete Communities program
    Dr. Jessica Hopkins, medical officer of health (Region of Peel)
    We sit so much of our lives – at work, at school, on transit. In Peel Region alone, diabetes has grown over 200 percent in the past two decades. This morning, with more on what the Region of Peel is doing to foster healthier communities is the medical officer of health, Dr. Jessica Hopkins.
    For more info click here. | Twitter: @regionofpeel
    Video: Region of Peel launches Healthy Complete Communities program
  • 7:10 AM
    MARCELL WILSON
    One by One aims to end violence in marginalized communities
    Marcell Wilson, co-founder
    As violence in the city continues to grow, Police Chief Mark Saunders says the problem extends beyond the streets. He calls for tougher laws and better support for young people. One by One is a group that aims to end gang violence and violence in marginalized communities. This morning, the co-founder Marcell Wilson joined Roger with more information.
    www.theonebyonemovement.com
    Video: One by One aims to end violence in marginalized communities
  • 7:39 AM
    TRACY PEART
    Stylish plus size New Years Eve fashion
    Tracy Peart, beauty expert
    New Years eve is right around the corner! Beauty expert Tracy Peart is here to show the hottest gowns for plus size women to ring in 2019!
    www.tracypmakeup.com | Twitter: @TracyPMakeup
    Video: Stylish plus size New Years Eve fashion
  • 8:16 AM
    JENNIFER STALLMAN
    How to entertain your kids on a budget
    Jennifer Stallman, Entertain Your Kids On A Dime
    Entertaining your kids can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be! This morning, founder of Entertain Your Kids on a Dime and mother of two, Jennifer Stallman joined us with some budget-friendly secrets to keep your little ones busy during the break!
    www.entertainkidsonadime.com | Twitter: @JenniferStallm2
    Video: How to entertain your kids on a budget
  • 8:34 AM
    CADENCE WEAPON
    Cadence Weapon to perform on New Years Eve at Nathan Phillips Square
    Cadence Weapon, rapper
    Cadence Weapon will help the 6ix ring in the New Year on Monday night as part of the New Years Eve celebration at Nathan Phillips Square. He joins us this morning with more on his upcoming performance and established career.
    www.cadenceweaponmusic.com | Twitter: @cadenceweapon
    Video: Cadence Weapon to perform on New Years Eve at Nathan Phillips Square

On location:

  • SanRemo Bakery & Cafe
    374 Royal York Rd, Toronto

    6:42 AM
    SANREMO BAKERY
    HIT #1: Stella is live at SanRemo Bakery & Cafe in Etobicoke. She’s making some delicious breakfast pizza.

    7:53 AM
    SANREMO BAKERY
    HIT #2: Stella is live at SanRemo Bakery & Cafe in Etobicoke. She’s making their famous donut cake filled with Nutella, plus learning about all the other pastries they offer.

    8:25 AM
    SANREMO BAKERY
    HIT #3: Stella is live at SanRemo Bakery & Cafe in Etobicoke. She’s now making a speedy and massive sandwich.

    8:51 AM
    SANREMO BAKERY
    HIT #4: Stella is live at SanRemo Bakery & Cafe in Etobicoke. They’re making cannolis, cupcakes, and many other delicious pastries.

Thursday Dec. 27, 2018

In studio:

  • 7:09 AM
    DIANA PEREIRA
    Citynews year in review: most watched stories of 2018
    Diana Pereira, Citynews
    What a year it has been! This morning, Diana Pereira from Citynews joins Roger with a look at the most popular and watched stories from this past year.
    www.citynews.ca
    Video: Citynews year in review: most watched stories of 2018
  • 7:20 AM
    FRANK FERRAGINE
    Gardening trends of 2018
    Frank Ferragine, BT weatherman & horticulturalist
    What’s been growing in the world of gardening? Frankie Flowers shares the top gardening trends of this past year, plus shares the new trends for 2019.
    www.frankieflowers.com | Twitter: @FrankFerragine
    Video: Gardening trends of 2018
  • 7:38 AM
    BARRY CHOI
    Last minute travel deals you can book right now
    Barry Choi, travel and money expert
    The holidays are almost over, but the travel deals are just getting started. Joining us this morning is travel expert Barry Choi with some last minute fun travel destinations.
    www.moneywehave.com | Twitter: @barrychoi
    Video: Last minute travel deals you can book right now
  • 8:19 AM
    CHALLEN ROGERS, BRAD KRI
    Toronto Rock’s home opener is tomorrow!
    Challen Rogers, Captain Toronto Rock; Brad Kri, Assistant Captain Toronto Rock
    Our very own Toronto Rock won their first game of the season last Friday night. They’re hoping for another win tomorrow night at the home opener against Georgia Swarm. With more on the last victory and tomorrow’s game are Toronto Rock’s Captain and Assistant Captain, Challen Rogers and Brad Kri.
    www.torontorock.com | Twitter: @TorontoRockLax
    Video: Toronto Rock’s home opener is tomorrow!

On location:

  • Royal Ontario Museum
    100 Queens Park, Toronto

    6:38 AM
    ROM
    HIT #1: Stella is live this morning at the Royal Ontario Museum. She’s learning about ROM for the Holidays which turns the museum into an animal kingdom with fun activities, games, and even live animals!

    7:52 AM
    ROM
    HIT #2: Stella is live at the Royal Ontario Museum – ROM for the Holidays. She’s playing some fun arcade games at the Zuul exhibition and observing Zuul’s preserved fossils.

    8:26 AM
    ROM
    HIT #3: Stella is live at the Royal Ontario Museum – ROM for the Holidays. She’s observing some of the animals from Hands on Exotic

    8:51 AM
    ROM
    HIT #4: Stella is live at the Royal Ontario Museum – ROM for the Holidays! She’s looking more into the Zuul: Life of an Armoured Dinosaur exhibit.

Monday Dec. 24, 2018

In studio:

Friday Dec. 21, 2018

In studio:

  • 7:08 AM
    WINSTON SIH
    #BTGivesBack: Google Home
    Winston Sih, BT host
    This morning, Winston shares some awesome Google products that can make your holidays a little easier! Plus, we gave away a Google Home Mini to everyone in the audience.
    Twitter: @WinstonSih
    Video: #BTGivesBack: Google Home
  • 7:51 AM
    CHRISTINA CRAVERO
    #BTGivesBack: adding style to the holidays
    Christina Cravero, fashion and beauty expert
    This morning, fashion and beauty expert Christina Cravero joined us with festive and stylish wear for the holidays!
    Twitter: TheStyleMogul
    Video: #BTGivesBack: adding style to the holidays
  • 8:18 AM
    MAIRLYN SMITH
    #BTGivesBack: Last minute hostess gift ideas
    Mairlyn Smith
    Invited to a last-minute party with no gift ideas in mind? This morning, Mairlyn Smith joined us with last minute gift ideas that will put a smile on anyone’s face.
    www.mairlynsmith.com | Twitter: @MairlynSmith
    Video: #BTGivesBack: Last minute hostess gift ideas
  • 8:35 AM
    LARA BARLOW
    #BTGivesBack: Travelzoo weekend getaway
    Lara Barlow, President of Travelzoo Canada
    This morning, we’re giving back to all the single parents! President at Travelzoo Canada Lara Barlow is giving every one a weekend getaway trip!
    www.travelzoo.com/ca | Twitter: @TravelzooCanada
    Video: #BTGivesBack: Travelzoo weekend getaway

On location:

  • San Antonio Seafood Market & Oyster Bar
    8383 Weston Road, Unit 106, Vaughan

    6:39 AM
    SAN ANTONIO SEAFOOD
    HIT #1: Stella is live this morning at San Antonio Seafood Market & Oyster Bar. She’s learning about this facility and the yummy seafood options they offer.

    7:39 AM
    SAN ANTONIO SEAFOOD
    HIT #2: Stella is live at San Antonio Seafood Market & Oyster Bar. She’s learning how to make zuppa di pesce (fish soup)!

    8:27 AM
    SAN ANTONIO SEAFOOD
    HIT #3: Stella is live at San Antonio Seafood Market & Oyster Bar. She’s learning how to shuck an oyster.

    8:49 AM
    SAN ANTONIO SEAFOOD
    HIT #4: Stella is live at San Antonio Seafood Market & Oyster Bar. She’s giving a $500 gift card to one lucky viewer, plus fun weekend events to attend.

Thursday Dec. 20, 2018

In studio:

  • 6:22 AM
    MICHAEL BETTENCOURT
    Top 10 most searched vehicles in 2018
    Michael Bettencourt, managing editor at autoTRADER.ca
    It’s no surprise Canadians love their SUV’s, but their fondness for sedans and luxury cars appears to wane. This is according to autoTRADER.ca’s annual top 10 most searched vehicles list. This morning, autoTRADER.ca’s managing editor Michael Bettencourt joins us to share the most popular vehicles of the year based on province and city.
    www.autotrader.ca | Twitter: @MCBet10court
    Video: Top 10 most searched vehicles in 2018
  • 7:10 AM
    MAYOR JOHN TORY
    Mayor John Tory looks back on 2018 and issues to face in 2019
    Mayor John Tory
    It’s been a busy year for the city of Toronto. This morning, Mayor John Tory is here with a look back on 2018 and to discuss the work that will be done in 2019.
    Twitter: @JohnTory
    Video: Mayor John Tory looks back on 2018 and issues to face in 2019
  • 7:22 AM
    FRANK FERRAGINE
    Toxic holiday plants lurking in your home
    Frank Ferragine, BT weatherman & horticulturalist
    Many people have decorated their homes for the holidays, but their festive decor might be harmful to their furry friends. This morning, Frankie Flowers shows us some of the (surprising) harmful plants that lurk your home.
    www.frankieflowers.com | Twitter: @FrankFerragine
    Video: Toxic holiday plants lurking in your home
  • 7:40 AM
    STEPHAN JAMES
    Toronto’s Stephan James stars in ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’
    Stephan James, actor
    This Scarborough-born actor is one of Hollywood’s rising stars! Stephan James stars in ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ and he joins us this morning with more on his new movie and his Golden Globe nomination.
    For more info click here. | Twitter: @realstephj
    Video: Toronto’s Stephan James stars in ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’
  • 8:18 AM
    SARAH GUNN
    How to wrap tricky gifts like a pro
    Sarah Gunn, lifestyle expert
    Looking for the perfect gift is only part of the job – the way you wrap it is key! Lifestyle expert Sarah Gunn is here with tips on wrapping your trickiest gifts like a pro!
    Twitter: @SarahGunnStyle
    Video: How to wrap tricky gifts like a pro
  • 8:37 AM
    KIM SHIFFMAN
    How to stop spoiling your kids at Christmas
    Kim Shiffman, editor-in-chief of Today’s Parents
    ith Christmas around the corner, how much is too much when it comes to purchasing the perfect gifts for your kids? Editor-in-chief for Today’s Parents Kim Shiffman joins us with tips on setting realistic expectations when it comes to buying Christmas presents.
    www.todaysparent.com | Twitter: @Shiffer
    Video: How to stop spoiling your kids at Christmas

On location:

  • Champions of Magic show at Bluma Appel Theatre
    27 Front St. E, Toronto

    6:41 AM
    CHAMPIONS OF MAGIC
    HIT #1: Stella is live at the Champions of Magic show in the Bluma Appel Theatre. We’re watching Young and Strange perform their squeeze box trick.

    7:53 AM
    CHAMPIONS OF MAGIC
    HIT #2: Stella is live at the Champions of Magic show in the Bluma Appel Theatre. She’s checking out another nerve-wracking stunt.

    8:26 AM
    CHAMPIONS OF MAGIC
    HIT #3: Stella is live at the Champions of Magic show in the Bluma Appel Theatre. She’s chatting with a mind-reader and giving away some tickets to their show!

    8:52 AM
    CHAMPIONS OF MAGIC
    HIT #4: Stella is live at the Champions of Magic show in the Bluma Appel Theatre. She’s learning how card tricks work, plus gets to see a trick herself!

Wednesday Dec. 19, 2018

In studio:

  • 6:21 AM
    SAM HOBBES
    Future dog guide puppies looking for foster homes
    Sam Hobbes, breeding and puppy coordinator
    Do you have time and love to raise a future dog guide? Before dog guides enter training, they spend one year as puppies with a foster family. This morning, Sam Hobbes from Lions Club Dog Guides joins us to tell us more about the dog guide fostering program and how people can get involved.
    www.dogguides.com | Twitter: @LFCDogGuides
    Video: Future dog guide puppies looking for foster homes
  • 7:11 AM
    DAN MCTEAGUE
    Holiday pricing at the pumps
    Dan McTeague, Gasbuddy
    If you’re like many – your holiday plans likely include driving to visit relatives and friends. Good news for drivers, gas prices will be on the lighter side for the holidays. However, prices will rise at least 10 cents come April. Dan McTeague from Gas Buddy joins us with more details.
    Twitter: @GasBuddyDan
    Video: Holiday pricing forecast at the pumps
  • 7:21 AM
    SAMANTHA BROOKES
    Top 5 underrated Toronto neighborhoods to check out in 2019
    Samantha Brookes, founder of Mortgages of Canada
    Looking for a house or condo in the New Year? You might want to check out some underrated neighborhoods in the city. This morning, the founder of Mortgages of Canada Samantha Brookes joined us with a list of the hottest areas to check out.
    www.mortgagesofcanada.ca | Twitter: @mortgagesofcan
    Video: Top 5 underrated Toronto neighborhoods to check out in 2019
  • 7:39 AM
    Chef j.W. Foster
    Holiday ‘Turkey To Go’ meal from Fairmont Royal York
    Chef j.W. Foster, executive chef at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel
    Take all the stress out of your kitchen this Christmas with help from the Fairmont Royal York Hotel! They will prepare your festive meal with all of the fixings. Order by December 21st and it will be ready for pick-up on December 24 and December 25. Executive Chef j.W. Foster is here this morning with tips on properly cutting a turkey.
    www.ryhturkeytogo.com | Twitter: @FairmontHotels
    Video: Holiday ‘Turkey To Go’ meal from Fairmont Royal York
  • 8:17 AM
    ZAK BARKLEY
    Creating festive cocktails and mocktails for the holidays
    Zak Barkley, Wizards of the West
    ‘Tis the season to get festive, and that includes getting creative with our drinks! This morning, we have one of Canada’s best bartenders Zak Barkley from Wizards of the West with festive cocktail and mocktail ideas.
    For more info click here.
    Video: Creating festive cocktails and mocktails for the holidays

On location:

  • TSC
    59 Ambassador Dr., Mississauga

    6:39 AM
    TSC
    HIT #1: Stella is live at TSC in Mississauga. She’s with Dawn getting a look at some of their top products.

    7:52 AM
    TSC
    HIT #2: Stella is live at TSC in Mississauga. She’s giving us a behind the scenes tour of what happens before the TSC show.

    8:24 AM
    TSC
    HIT #3: Stella is live at TSC in Mississauga. She’s live on Good Morning TSC modeling some of their hottest products.

    8:50 AM
    TSC
    HIT #4: Stella is live at TSC in Mississauga with the Beekman Boys learning all about edible (chocolate) goat poop!

Tuesday Dec. 18, 2018

In studio:

  • 6:23 AM
    ROB ORPIN
    How to reduce your waste during the holidays
    Rob Orpin, Interim General Manager of Solid Waste Management Services for the City of Toronto
    What are Toronto’s top mistakes when it comes to recycling correctly? This morning, the General Manager of Solid Waste Management Services for the City of Toronto Rob Orpin joined us with tips on reducing waste and properly recycling.
    For more info click here.
    Video: How to reduce your waste during the holidays
  • 7:11 AM
    CAROLYN SWINTON
    New tough rules surrounding impaired driving implemented today
    Carolyn Swinton, MADD Canada
    This morning, new tough rules surrounding impaired driving is in effect. Drivers can face thousands of dollars in fines and even jail time. Joining us this morning with more on the new law is Carolyn Swinson from MADD Canada.
    Video: New tough rules surrounding impaired driving implemented today
  • 7:22 AM
    KEN REID
    ‘Hockey Card Stories 2’: The stories behind iconic hockey cards
    Ken Reid, co-anchor on Sportsnet Central
    Author Ken Reid is back with his sequel, ‘Hockey Card Stories 2’. He asked 59 hockey players what they think about their old trading cards. He joins Dina and Roger in studio with more.
    Twitter: @SNKenReid
    Video: ‘Hockey Card Stories 2’: The stories behind iconic hockey cards
  • 7:39 AM
    CURTIS CLUETT
    What to consider before adopting a rescue animal
    Curtis Cluett, director of Redemption Paws
    Meet Stevie, a blind and deaf shelter dog that seemed unadoptable until Redemption Paws stepped in. Redemption Paws is a rescue with a special affinity for dogs affected by climate change, medical and physical needs. This morning, the director Curtis Cluett is here with more on Stevie’s story and what people should consider before adopting a rescue animal. For more information visit redemptionpaws.org
    www.redemptionpaws.org | Twitter: @RedemptionPaws
    Video: What to consider before adopting a rescue animal
  • 8:18 AM
    PATRICK WILSON, YAHYA ABDUL-MATEEN II
    Patrick Wilson and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II star in ‘Aquaman’
    Patrick Wilson & Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, stars
    ‘Aquaman’ is one of the oldest and most iconic superheroes around. This Friday, Aquaman will be met with two of his greatest foes, King Orm and Black Manta. This morning, we have both villains in studio played by Patrick Wilson and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II to discuss their roles and what it was like fighting with Jason Momoa.
    Twitter: @PatrickWilson73 @Yahya
    Video: Patrick Wilson and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II star in ‘Aquaman’
  • 8:37 AM
    SHABEEN HANIFA
    Tips on not over-spending during the holidays with Manulife Bank
    Shabeen Hanifa, Manulife Bank
    60% of holiday spenders are willing to go into debt in order to make all of their purchases. This morning, Shabeen Hanifa from Manulife Bank joins us with tips on not over-spending during the holidays.
    www.manulifebank.ca
    Video: Tips on not over-spending during the holidays with Manulife Bank

On location:

  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    600 University Avenue, Toronto6:41 AM
    MOUNT SINAI
    HIT #1: Stella is live at Mount Sinai Hospital talking with a nurse educator about prenatal classes.7:53 AM
    MOUNT SINAI
    HIT #2: Stella is live at Mount Sinai Hospital learning about the NICU Family Integrated Care and talking with a new mom who is a part of this program.

    8:27 AM
    MOUNT SINAI
    HIT #3: Stella is live at Mount Sinai Hospital learning about the equipment used in the NICU and programs offered.

    8:51 AM
    MOUNT SINAI
    HIT #4: Stella is live at Mount Sinai Hospital touring The Rogers Hixon Ontario Human Milk Bank where they collect breast milk from women to provide for newborn babies whose mothers can’t produce their own milk. To learn how you can donate, visit www.milkbankontario.ca

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