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Friday June 28, 2019

In studio:

  • 7:37 AM
    JAMAAL MAGLOIRE, THE TORONTO REVELLERS

    Jamaal Magloire stops by BT with the Toronto Revellers, ahead of Caribbean Carnival Once a player for the Raptors, Magloire is now a community ambassador for the team Toronto Revellers to host ‘Escape’ event this Sunday 3-10 at Ontario Science Centre, benefitting at-risk youth.
    Twitter: @torevellers | @jamaalmagloire
    Instagram: @torontorevellers | @jamaal.magloire 
    Web: www.torontorevellers.com | jamaalmagloirefoundation.com/
  • 8:34 AM
    PAY CHEN, FOOD & LIFESTYLE EXPERT

    We’re heading into the first long weekend of Summer! From veggie burgers to yummy cocktails, Pay has the fab foodie finds perfect for your Canada Day celebrations!
    Twitter: @PayChen
    Instagram: @PAYCHEN

On location:

Nicole LIVE at Festival Theatre
10 Queen’s Parade in Niagara-on-the-Lake

  • 6:41 AM
    Hit #1: Nicole’s LIVE at Festival Theatre with Alexis Gordon and George Krissa as they tell us what audiences can expect from ‘Brigadoon’.
  • 7:23 AM
    Hit #2: Nicole’s LIVE at the Festival Theatre with Madelyn Kriese to talk about ‘Brigadoon’ and the show’s Scottish costume design!
  • 7:51 AM
    Hit #3: Nicole gets a Scottish accent lesson with dialect coaches Jennifer Toohey and Patty Jamieson!
  • 8:22 AM
    Hit #4: Nicole learns fight choreo with fight captain Gabi Sundar Singh, Travis Seetoo and Gabi Sundar Singh!
  • 8:41 AM
    Hit #5: Dance captain David Ball and cast members teach Nicole choreography from ‘Brigadoon’.

Thursday June 27, 2019

In studio:

  • 6:23 AM
    GORDON HOULDEN, DIRECTOR, THE CHINA INSTITUTE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is arriving in Japan ahead of the G20. He’s going into this summit at a point when Canada-China relations are arguably at their worst ever over the arrest of a Huawei executive and the cases of two Canadians detained in China. Gordon Houlden is here with more information.
    Twitter: @GordonHoulden
  • 7:19 AM
    BRYCE WYLDE, ALTERNATIVE HEALTH EXPERT

    Studies show that men are failing when it comes to taking care of themselves, with 24% less likely to visit doctors than women. As we wrap up June and Men’s Health Month, Bryce joins us to talk about men’s health through the ages and natural health solutions.
    Twitter:@WyldeOnHealth
    Instagram: @wyldeonhealth
    Web: wyldeonhealth.com/
  • 7:41 AM
    BILLY EICHNER, ‘TIMON’, THE LION KING

    25 year after the Lion King first introduced us to ‘Hakuna Matata’, Disney’s latest reimagining is about to make a whole new generation ‘feel the love tonight.’ The hilarious and talented Billy Eichner stars as the fan favourite meerkat ‘Timon’ and we’re so excited to have him with us this morning!
    Twitter: @billyeichner@DisneyStudiosCA
    Instagram: @billyeichner | @disneystudioscanada 
  • 8:32 AM
    COLIN MCALLISTER, JUSTIN RYAN, DESIGN EXPERTS
    With Canada Day coming this weekend, our good friends Colin + Justin are here to promote travel within our beautiful country. On their recent travel’s they explored the beauty and unexpected pleasures of Nova Scotia It’s more than Peggy’s Cove and whale watching!
    *Inspired by Colin and Justin’s recent travels? BT and Tourism Nova Scotia want you to discover first-hand the hidden gems Nova Scotia has to offer. Enter for a chance to win a 7-day trip for two valued at $5,500 by visiting www.bttoronto.ca and clicking on the “Nova Scotia Tourism” button. Good luck!
    Twitter: @VisitNovaScotia
    Instagram: @visitnovascotia
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/novascotia
    Website: https://novascotia.com/

On location:

Nicole LIVE at Wet ‘n’ Wild Toronto
7855 Finch Ave W, Brampton, ON

  • 6:43 AM
    Hit #1: Nicole’s LIVE at Wet ‘n’ Wild Toronto to check out their awesome slides and chat with some families about their excitement for the long weekend!
  • 7:25 AM
    Hit #2: Nicole is LIVE at Wet ‘n’ Wild Toronto to check out the ‘Caribbean Chaos’!
  • 7:54 AM
    Hit #3: Nicole goes on a test run LIVE at Wet ‘n’ Wild Toronto!
  • 8:22 AM
    Hit #4: Nicole tries the delicious sweet treats at Wet ‘n’ Wild Toronto!
  • 8:42 AM
    Hit#5: Nicole hits up the ‘Big Surf’ wave pool at Wet ‘n’ Wild Toronto. The Wet ‘n’ Wild Toronto dance team performs the new Wet ‘n’ Wild jingle!

Wednesday June 26, 2019

In studio:

  • 7:20 AM
    WINSTON SIH, TRAVEL EXPERT

    Do you know the hidden costs of travel? Travelling is rewarding in so many ways, but if you’re not careful, you might get stuck paying extra fees you didn’t know existed. Our good friend Winston Sih is back to show us what to look out for when traveling!
    * Right now, one lucky BT viewer can win this Apple watch valued at $415, thanks to our friends at Scotiabank! To win, visit bttoronto.ca & click on Daily Prizing! Good luck!
    Twitter: @WinstonSih@scotiabank
    Instagram: @winstonsih | @scotiabank
    Web: www.scotiabank.com/ca/en/personal/credit-cards
  • 8:31 AM
    KRISTI SOOMER, STYLE & ORGANIZATIONAL EXPERT
    Kristi Soomer stops by BT to share her genius closet decluttering tips to help people maximize their wardrobes to wear more with less – featuring the ’50/50 trick’, ‘closet rotation’, spring cleaning & MORE!
    Twitter: @kristisoomer
    Instagram: @kristisoomer
    Web: www.encircled.ca/

On location:

Nicole LIVE at Toronto Police Marine Unit
259 Queen’s Quay, Toronto

  • 7:24 AM
    Hit #1: Nicole’s LIVE with the Toronto Police Marine Unit talking about water safety procedures we need to be aware of going into the long weekend!
  • 7:51 AM
    Hit #2: Nicole’s LIVE on the water with the Toronto Police Marine Unit talking all things long weekend boating safety.
  • 8:22 AM
    Hit #3: Nicole is LIVE at the Toronto Police Marine Unit to learn about boating safety!
  • 8:41 AM
    Hit #4: Nicole is LIVE at Toronto Police Marine Unit testing out a water boat safety situation in the water.

Tuesday June 25, 2019

In studio:

  • 6:23 AM
    DAN DOCTOROFF, CEO, SIDEWALK LABS
    Sidewalk Labs unveils master plan for Toronto waterfront Plan envisions foundations of a 77-hectare eastern waterfront district Waterfront Toronto conducting more consultations before a vote in Dec/Jan.
    After eighteen months of consultation and feedback from tens of thousands of people, Sidewalk Labs has unveiled its extensive master plan for Toronto’s waterfront – but not without some criticism. So what’s in this blueprint and is this truly going to be a “neighbourhood of the future”?
    Twitter: @DanDoctoroff @sidewalklabs
    Web: sidewalklabs.com
    *For more info, go to citynews.ca
  • 7:19 AM
    JESSE LANE LEE, HOLISTIC NUTRITIONIST
    So many of us wake up feeling tired, hit snooze a million times, and wish it was the weekend so we could sleep in. What if you could wake up feeling energized and ready to take on the day!
    During this segment, Jesse will share her three tips to wake up with a bounce in your step – hydrate, morning elixirs, and eating a breakfast high in fat and protein.
    Twitter: @JesseLWellness 
    Instagram: @jesselwellness

  • 7:38 AM
    X-AMBASSADORS (SAM HARRIS – LEAD VOCALS, CASEY HARRIS – PIANO & KEYBOARDS, ADAM LEVIN – DRUMS)
    Their latest track ‘Hold You Down’ is a touching ode to siblinghood – the creative force behind the smash hit ‘Renegades’ is here this morning. Today we have Sam Harris, Casey Harris, & Adam Levin – better know as X Ambassadors!
    Twitter: @XAmbassadors
    Instagram: @xambassadors
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/XAmbassadors/
    Web: www.xambassadors.com/
  • 8:33 AM
    TOM MIHALIK, OWNER, TOM’S PLACE

    We are talking about adding a little extra personality to a simple look, mixing patterns and how to fold the perfect pocket square with the one and only fashion guru Tom Mihalik!
    Twitter: @TomsPlaceTO
    Instagram: @tomsplaceto
    Web: toms-place.com/

On location:

Nicole LIVE at Makerkids
1661 Bayview Avenue, Toronto

  • 7:25 AM
    Hit #1: Nicole visits the award-winning kids camp MakerKid, where kids learn coding, robotics, and Minecraft. coding robotics and Minecraft.
  • 7:53 AM
    Hit #2: Nicole visits the tech kids camp MakerKids and is shown how the kids virtually build and design homes in Minecraft while gaining transferable skills.
  • 8:23 AM
    Hit #3: Nicole sees how MakerKids does coding for kids and the importance of learning science technology and mathematics at an early age.
  • 8:41 AM
    Hit #4: As Toronto becomes a technology hub, MakerKids prepares kids for the developing future. Nicole sees how the kids coded a buzzer in a simulated house.

Monday June 24, 2019

In studio:

  • 6:20 AM
    AKAASH MAHARAJ (CEO, THE MOSAIC INSTITUTE), AIDAN FISHMAN (B’NAI BRITH CANADA)
    Tonight, CityNews begins an in-depth series on the status of Hate in Canada, taking a closer look at the groups responsible. More importantly, we’re highlighting the people who are working to fight against hate – Akaash Maharaj and Aidan Fishman.
    Twitter: @CityNews
    Web: www.citynews.ca/
  • 7:17 AM
    BARRY CHOI, TRAVELING EXPERT
    With summer here, now is the time to make the most out of your weekends. Our travel expert Barry Choi is here to share some off the beaten path destinations in Canada that will make some unforgettable memories – including Edmonton, Regina and Halifax!
    Twitter: @barrychoi
    Instagram: @BARRY_CHOI
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/moneywehave/
    Web: www.moneywehave.com/
  • 7:38 AM
    TRACY PEART (FASHION AND BEAUTY EXPERT), IVA GRBESIC (STYLE EXPERT)
    We are doing a double take on the outfits you are about to see! Style experts Tracy Peart and Iva Grbesic are here to show us how to achieve maximum versatility with your wardrobe.
    *You can find these fab looks at the following retail stores:
    – Walmart (jumpsuits)
    – Old Navy (shorts/tops)
    – Anthropology (maxi dresses)
    Twitter: @TracypMakeup |@IvaGrbesic
    Instagram: @tracypmakeup | @ivagrbesic
  • 8:35 AM
    TAMARA ROBBINS GRIFFITH, DESIGN EXPERT, HOME SENSE
    Tamara is here to share some easy & affordable outdoor entertaining ideas for the whole family!
    To find out more about all these affordable outdoor entertaining ideas head to BreakfastTelevision.ca
    Web: www.homesense.ca/en

On location:

Nicole LIVE at Dundurn National Historic Site
610 York Blvd. Hamilton, ON

  • 6:42 AM
    Hit #1: Dundurn Castle is a hidden gem that has been around since the 1830s in Hamilton. Nicole visits the three-story castle, which is open for guided tours to the public.
  • 7:23 AM
    Hit #2: Nicole visits the restored kitchen garden at Dundurn Castle in Hamilton.
  • 7:50 AM
    Hit #3: Nicole walks through the beautiful garden at Dundurn National Historic Site!
  • 8:43 AM
    Hit #4: Nicole makes strawberry drop cakes at Dundurn National Historic Site!

Friday June 21, 2019

In studio:

  • 7:18 AM
    BJ BARONE, FRANK NELSON, AUTHORS, “A MERMAID’S TALE”

    This beautiful moment caught on film was seen by millions around the globe… 5 years ago, as Toronto celebrated World Pride, BJ Barone and Frank Nelson welcomed baby Milo into the world, via surrogate. And that was just the beginning of their adventure… Welcome back BJ, Frank, and Milo!!
    Twitter: @familysaboutluv
    Instagram: @familyisaboutlove
  • 8:10 AM
    ROWAN BARRETT, GENERAL MANAGER, CANADA BASKETBALL

    Rowan Barrett, General Manager at Canada Basketball and father of RJ Barrett, chats with us over the phone about the 2019 NBA Draft.
    Twitter: @CanBball
  • 8:12 AM
    CARY ELWES (‘MAYOR KLINE’), DACRE MONTGOMERY (‘BILLY HARGROVE’), STRANGER THINGS 3
    It’s one of the biggest cultural phenomena to hit your screens in years – we’re talking about Stranger Things. Dacre Montgomery is back as Billy the Bully for the third installment, joined by screen icon Cary Elwes, as the sleazy Mayor Kline. We’re so excited to have both in-studio with us this morning!
    Twitter:  @Cary_Elwes@dacremontgomery
    Instagram: @caryelwes | @dacremontgomery
  • 8:33 AM
    CHRISTIAN PRITCHARD

    Bring your food culture to the table and help share in celebrating Italian Heritage Month with our annual BT Pranzo Pot Luck. Executive Chef & Culinary Adventurist Christian Pritchard is here to tell us all about the best Italian foods!
    Twitter: @ChrisCooking
  • 8:46 AM
    TERI HART, BRENNAN DEMELO (L’OREAL PARIS HAIR EXPERT)
    It’s the first day of summer and we all know how a new season can feel like the perfect time for a fresh look. Well, joining me with the scoop on the HAIR trend of the summer – which we’ve already been seeing many STARS embracing – is our Entertainment guru Teri Hart, and L’Oreal Paris Hair Expert Brennen Demelo. Hey guys! We’re talking about Platinum Blonde for the latest edition of our L’Oreal Paris Trendspotting series.
    Twitter: @lorealparis
    Instagram: @lorealhair 
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/lorealpariscanada/
    Web: www.lorealparis.ca/en/products/hair-colour | www.lorealparis.ca/en/products/hair-care

On location:

Frank LIVE at Allan Gardens
160 Gerrard St E, Toronto

  • 6:41 AM
    Hit #1: Frankie visits the Red Embers art installation at Allan Gardens. The installation memorializes missing and murdered Indigenous women and children.
  • 8:30 AM
    Hit #2: Frankie is LIVE at Allan Gardens for national Indigenous People’s Day!

Thursday June 20, 2019

In studio:

  • 6:49 AM
    SOOFIA MAHMOOD (DIRECTOR STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS), BIKO BEAUTTAH (BOARD MEMBER), THE 519

    They throw the most epic Pride parties, but they also do incredible work. We’re talking about the 519, located near Church & Wellesley, which provides settlement support to over 15-hundred LGBTQ refugees every year, among other programs. Biko Beauttah was one of those refugees and is now a community leader and board member at The 519. She joins BT along with Soofia Mahmood Director of Strategic Communication for the 519.
    Twitter:@GreenSpaceTO@The519
    Instagram: @greenspaceto | @the519
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/GreenSpaceTO
    Web: greenspaceto.org/
  • 7:19 AM
    RYAN CARR, MASTERMIND TOY EXPERT

    With 35 years of toy experience, Mastermind Toys knows the way kids play and has released their annual Summer Playlist featuring the best new summer toys, games and gear and here to show and tell us all about it is Toy Expert Ryan Carr!
    Twitter:@MastermindToys | #MastermindToys
    Instagram: @mastermindtoys
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/MastermindToys
  • 7:38 AM
    GIGI GORGEOUS

    With over 8 million followers across her social channels, Gigi is breaking barriers as a transgender activist. She has earned such titles as Youtuber of the year, Forbes 30 under 30, and one of Time magazine’s most Influential People on the Internet and now…Pride Toronto Grand Marshal!!
    Twitter:@TheGigiGorgeous
    Instagram: @GigiGorgeous
  • 8:35 AM
    FRANKIE FLOWERS

    If you’ve been outdoors recently and seem to be swatting mosquitoes more than usual, you’re not alone. All the rain this spring has helped to get mosquito season off to a bad start. Don’t fret! Our very own Frankie Flowers is here with some handy solutions!
    Twitter: @FrankFerragine

On location:

Devo LIVE at Toronto Botanical Garden
777 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto

  • 6:40 AM
    Hit #1: Devo’s LIVE at Toronto Botanical Garden learning about pollination plants for bees!
  • 7:51 AM
    Hit #2: Devo learns about the beekeeping process LIVE at Toronto Botanical Garden!
  • 8:43 AM
    Hit #3: Devo samples different types of honey LIVE at Toronto Botanical Garden!

Wednesday June 19, 2019

In studio:

  • 7:38 AM
    VELVET CODE
    “There’s always positivity and light if we seek it” – that’s the message Toronto-based electro-pop artist Velvet Code wants you to take from his music. And he joins us for a performance this morning!
    Twitter: @velvetcodemusic 
    Instagram: @velvetcodeofficial

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/velvetcodeofficial
    Youtube: youtube.com/velvetcodeworld
  • 8:32 AM
    ADELE DI PAOLA, MARKETING MANAGER, TEMPUR-PEDIC

    It is one of the most important things we all need in our lives….We are talking about LIFE CHANGING SLEEP and how to choose the perfect mattress and Tempur-Pedic has been designing and engineering mattresses for over 25 years and really has sleep down to a science. Marketing Manager Adele Di Paola is here to break it down for us!
    Twitter: @TempurPedic
    Instagram: @tempurpedic
    Web: www.tempurpedic.com

On location:

Nicole LIVE at Blue Mountain Resort
190 Gord Canning Dr, The Blue Mountains, ON

  • 6:39 AM
    Hit #1: Nicole is LIVE at Blue Mountain Resort learning about the fun summer activities visitors can partake in – including putting!
  • 7:25 AM
    Hit #2: Nicole is LIVE at Blue Mountain Resort previewing the exciting ropes course she’ll be trying!
  • 7:50 AM
    Hit #3: Nicole rides the ‘Ridge Runner’ at Blue Mountain Resort!
  • 8:25 AM
    Hit #4: Nicole attempts the woodlot low ropes course at Blue Mountain Resort!
  • 8:41 AM
    Hit #5: Nicole is LIVE at the Blue Mountain Village!
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