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Show Notes

Thursday June 13, 2019

In studio:

  • 7:19 AM
    CHAZ THORNE, FILMMAKER AND AUTHOR
    Chaz Thorne is a Canadian writer and film producer, and a single dad of 10 years. Thorne is launching a new self-help book and a podcast series called ‘Single Dads are Sexy; on Father’s Day. He created this as a resource to help newly-single dads with one of the most challenging times of their lives – their first year going solo.
    Instagram: @singledadsaresexy
    Web: www.singledadsaresexy.com/
  • 7:49 AM
    TONY HALE
    Emmy-winning actor Tony Hale stops by to talk about his role as ‘Forky’ in one of the most beloved movie franchises of all time – Toy Story 4!
    Hale won two Emmys for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series for “Veep,” in 2013 and 2015, and was nominated in the same category in 2014, 2016 and 2017. He also starred as Buster Bluth in the television series Arrested Development.
    Twitter: @MrTonyHale@toystory
    Instagram: @MrTonyHale | @toystory
  • 8:35 AM
    LIAM TOBIN (‘ELDER PRICE’), JORDAN MATTHEW SMITH (‘ELDER CUNNINGHAM’), THE BOOK OF MORMON
    The role of Elder Price is played by Canadian Liam Tobin, who was last here as Jerry Goffin in Beautiful in 2017. Born in
    Newfoundland, Liam was also in the Andrew Lloyd Webber production of The Sound of Music back in 2008/2010 at the Princess of Wales Theatre. Liam is also an accomplished pilot.
    Liam would be joined by Jordan Matthew Brown who plays Elder Cunningham.
    Twitter:@Mirvish
    Instagram: @ltobes4 | @jordanmatthewbrown
    Web: www.mirvish.com/

On location:

Eileen LIVE in Shediac, New Brunswick

  • 6:50 AM
    Hit #1: Eileen LIVE in Shediac, NB with the world’s largest lobster!
  • 8:24 AM
    Hit #2: Eileen recaps her visit to Hopewell Rocks Park LIVE in Shediac, NB.

Wednesday June 12, 2019

In studio:

  • 6:22 AM
    EMILY ALFORD, TORONTO ENVIRONMENTAL ALLIANCE
    Canada is trying to follow the lead of several European countries – by eliminating single-use plastics. Things like plastic cups – straws – cutlery – and plates. The issue has been pushed to the forefront in recent months.
    Emily Alford from the Toronto Environmental Alliance joins us to explain how harmful these items are to the environment – and why a total ban is a step in the right direction.
    Twitter: @TOenviro
    Web: www.torontoenvironment.org
  • 7:19 AM
    LOUISE ROBILLARD, SHELBY, PURINA HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE

    The Purina Animal Hall of Fame, established in 1968, celebrates 51 years of honouring
    Canadian pet heroes who have saved a human life, and is the longest running pet recognition program of its kind in Canada.
    The Purina Hall of Fame is celebrating 51 years of animal heroism and today we welcome one very special dog who saved their owner from a bear attack – Louise Robillard and Shelby!
    Twitter: @PurinaCanada 
    Instagram: @purinacanada
    Web: www.purinahalloffame.ca
  • 7:46 AM
    SARAH TAYLOR (FORMER MISS PLUS SIZE CANADA/OWNER OF FITNESS BY SARAH TAYLOR), JULIA ROUMANI (BT EXTRA)

    Every day the beauty industry tells women and girls that being admired, envied and desired based on their looks is of utmost importance. Former Plus Size Canada Pageant winner and shows us how to balance body positivity with fitness goals through moves that are about getting exercise, NOT changing your body.
    Twitter: @sarahtsjourney
    Instagram: @fitnessbysarahtaylor
    Web: fitnessbysarahtaylor.com/
  • 8:32 AM
    NAOMI CAMPBELL (LUMINATO ARTISTIC DIRECTOR), NICOLE BROOKS (OBEAH OPERA CREATOR)
    Luminato is a two and a half week festival featuring incredible music, visual art, theatre productions and more. Luminato Artistic Director Naomi Campbell joins us this morning along with Nicole Brooks, the creator of Obeah Opera, one of the festival’s most hotly anticipated shows this year. Obeah Opera performs LIVE!
    Twitter: @Luminato 
    Instagram: @luminatofestival
    Web: luminatofestival.com/2019/Events/Obeah-Opera

On location:

Eileen LIVE in Moncton, New Brunswick

  • 6:47 AM
    Hit #1: LIVE from the most polite city in Canada, Eileen is in Moncton, NB. Today, Eileen is at Magnetic Hill to check out their spa, zoo and water park.
  • 8:19 AM
    Hit #2: Eileen is LIVE at the ‘Chocolate River’ in Moncton, NB!

Tuesday June 11, 2019

In studio:

  • 7:20 AM
    MINA BARBUTO, MARKETING DIRECTOR, YORKDALE
    We are taking a look at fathers day gifts celebrating 4 generations of dad from Yorkdale with Mina Barbuto.
    Twitter: @YorkdaleStyle | #CentreOfStyle #YorkdaleStyle
    Web: yorkdale.com
  • 7:38 AM
    SIR RICHARD BRANSON, CAPTAIN WENDY WILLIAMS
    Sir Richard Branson announces his up and coming cruise line, Virgin Voyages – with the only female Canadian captain in the world.
    Twitter:@richardbranson
    Web: www.virgin.com/richard-branson
  • 8:32 AM
    VANESSA GRIMALDI
    She made waves as the Canadian winner of the Bachelor who made it all the way to the final rose ceremony and now Montreal native and Canada’s sweetheart Vanessa Grimaldi is “giving her rose” to something that’ll help us all!!!
    *Visit makegoodfood.ca and enter promo code VANESSA40 to redeem 40% off your first box of Goodfood Smoothies. PLUS One lucky viewer at home will win a $350 worth of services from GoodFood. To enter, visit breakfasttelevision.ca and click on Daily Prizing to enter
    Twitter:@VanessaGrimaldi
    Instagram: @vanessagrimaldi30

On location:

Eileen LIVE in Saint John, New Brunswick

  • 6:42 AM
    Hit #1: Eileen tells us about the best collection of 19th Century facade in Uptown Saint John!
  • 7:52 AM
    Hit #2: We check in with our BT Correspondent Eileen, who’s in St. John’s, New Brunswick!

Nicole LIVE at Union Square
Toronto, ON

  • 7:24 AM
    Hit #1: Nicole talks to a Raptors superfan LIVE at Union Square!
  • 8:10 AM
    Hit #2: Nicole takes to the streets of Toronto to ask Raptors fans how they feel post-losing Game five. Outdoors!
  • 8:40 AM
    Hit #3: Nicole chats with Torontonians post the Raptors’ game 5 loss.

Monday June 10, 2019

In studio:

  • 6:40 AM
    MARSHALL
    Brampton’s own Walk Off the Earth making Canada proud, singing our national anthem at game 4 of the NBA Finals in Oakland Friday night. One of the members, Marshall joins us this morning to tell about the experience.
    Twitter:@walkoffmarshall
    Instagram: @walkoffmarshall
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/walkoffmarshall
  • 6:49 AM
    JAMES LACKEY, STEPH CURRY’S HIGH SCHOOL COACH
    James Lackey worked at Queensway Christian College Saints in
    2001 and 2002 when he coached a young Steph Curry.
    James remembers the day Dell Curry showed up at the school with
    Steph, when he was a new student.
    Today James tells us what it was like to coach the NBA star.
  • 7:12 AM
    CLARKE DOUGLAS, CLARKY & ZAZ CLOTHING COMPANY
    Clarky & Zac Clothing Company is setting out to revolutionize the look of Fan Wear, with a line of Blazers, Dress Shirts, and other supporting Sportswear that celebrates their motto “Jacket Required”.
    The BT team loved Mayor Tory’s Raptors blazer from Clarky & Zac Clothing Company so much, we decided to get our own and surprise him!
    Twitter:@ClarkyandZac
    Instagram: @clarkyandzac
  • 8:13
    MICHAEL BARTLETT, HEAD OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS AND EVENTS, MLSE
    Head of Community Affairs and Events at MLSE, Michael Bartlett, joins Roger and Dina to talk about his experience working with the Raptors.
    Twitter: @Bartlett_MikeR 
  • 8:48 AM
    KAT STEFANKIEWICZ, IN-ARENA HOST
    In-arena host, Kat Stefankiewicz, talks about the vibe inside the arena, and what to expect with the raps.
    Instagram: @matterofkat

On location:

Eileen LIVE in St. Andrews, New Brunswick @ Algonquin Resort & Eastern Outdoors

  • 7:52 AM
    Hit #1: LIVE from the beautiful Algonquin Resort, Eileen tells us about the amazing activities and food New Brunswick has to offer!
  • 8:23 AM
    Hit #2: LIVE from St. Andrews, NB, Eileen talks about her sea kayaking experience down the bay with Eastern Outdoors!

Friday June 7, 2019

In studio:

  • 6:22 AM
    STEPHANIE HENRY, BT TRAFFIC REPORTER
    According to a TruceTO survey commissioned by RSA Canada this year, 85 per cent of everyone who walks, cycles or drives AGREE that road rage is a serious problem.
    Steph and Roger talk about how to deal with road rage.
    Twitter: @henrylstephanie 
    Web: https://www.torontopolice.on.ca
  • 7:19 AM
    LAUREN HOWE, BT CORRESPONDENT

    It’s Local Food Week in Ontario and this morning we’re getting a peek at how a dairy farm runs. For more on why we should always buy the blue cow label, our BT Correspondent Lauren Howe visited Sheldon Creek Dairy!
    Twitter: @laurenhowe77@SheldonDairy
    Web: www.sheldoncreekdairy.ca/
  • 7:38 AM
    SALMON CUPID, MUSIC DIRECTOR

    Toronto All Stars Steel Orchestra (TASSO) will be representing Canada in Spain this July where they will be performing in Barcelona, Buñol, Alicante, and Valencia. Today, they performed for us LIVE at BT!
    They hope to raise $15,000 to help us subsidize members who cannot afford to be on this trip through a go fund me page. *For more info head to breakfasttelevision.ca
    Twitter: @torontoallstars
    Web: www.gofundme.com/tasso039s-spain-trip-2019 | torontoallstars.com
  • 8:33 AM
    RANDALL PARK

    Charming, authentic, and ‘comfort food on-film’… these are all words being used to describe the new Rom Com ‘Always Be My Maybe’… and speaking of charming and authentic, we’re so pumped to have one of the films stars join us this morning –  Randall Park!
    Twitter: @parkrandall
    Instagram: @randallpark

On location:

Frank LIVE at President’s Choice Eat Together Tour @ Madoc Drive Public School
49 Madoc Dr, Brampton, ON

  • 6:40 AM
    Hit #1: Frank is LIVE at PC’s Eat Together Tour to learn about their mission and where they’re touring!
  • 7:50 AM
    Hit #2: Frankie is LIVE at Madoc Drive Public School learning about the incredible initiative President’s Choice is doing to encourage families eating together.
  • 8:23 AM
    Hit #3: Frankie is LIVE at Madoc Drive Public School for President Choice’s Eat Together Tour – learning about the school’s breakfast program for kids.
  • 8:50 AM
    Hit #4: Frankie is LIVE at Madoc Drive Public School for President Choice’s Eat Together Tour, as the kids partake in burrito making to encourage eating together.

Thursday June 6, 2019

In studio:

  • 6:22 AM
    MAJOR SCOTT MOODY, QUEEN’S OWN RIFLES OF CANADA
    More than 18-thousand were wounded in the battle of Normandy. But it started what would lead to the end of the Second World War – a victory for the Allied Forces. The Queen’s Own Rifles were a key part of the invasion – this morning Major Scott Moody joins us from Juno Beach via Skype.
    Twitter: @scottmoody73@queensownrifles
  • 7:21 AM
    EILEEN ALDIS

    She hails from London Ontario, she knows her way around the world, she’s hiked through tiny towns in Columbia, she’s had mascara run down her face while riding through Taiwan rainstorms. Our BT viewer heading to New Brunswick is Eileen Aldis!!
    Twitter: @eileenaldis
    Instagram: @eileenaldis
  • 7:38 AM
    EVANGELINE LILLY, AUTHOR, THE SQUICKERWONKERS
    She fights for justice in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as the unstoppable Wasp. Now, this proud Canadian is entertaining an even younger crowd with her new children’s book. Evangeline Lilly chats about “The Squickerwonkers: Act 1, The Demise of Selma the Spoiled.”
    Twitter: @EvangelineLilly@EvangelineLilly
    Instagram: @evangelinelillyofficial@thesquickerwonkers
    Web: www.thesquickerwonkers.com
  • 8:30 AM
    BRAD ROONEY, NURSERY PLANT MANAGER, SHERIDAN NURSERIES

    Your home’s front entry is the focal point of its curb appeal… Brad Rooney of Sheridan Nurseries joins us this morning to share tips on boosting your home’s curb appeal!
    *Do you know someone who’s deserving of a burst of COLOUR on THEIR lawn? Guess what – every month until September BT is partnering up with Sheridan Nurseries to add colour to the lawn of one deserving homeowner.  Email us at contests@bttoronto.ca and tell us if you know of a deserving candidate who’s faced a tough time and could use a lawn refresh.
    Twitter: @AllCanadianCBR @SheridNurseries
    Instagram: @sheridannurseries
    Web: www.sheridannurseries.com

On location:

Nicole LIVE at The Darling Home for Kids
5657, 15th Side Rd Milton, ON

  • 6:50 AM
    Hit #1: Nicole learns about The Darling Home for Kids and gets a look at the sensory room.
  • 7:24 AM
    Hit #2: Nicole takes a look at the clubhouse/music room at the Darling Home For Kids.
  • 7:53 AM
    Hit #3: Nicole is LIVE at the Darling Home For Kids learning about the impact music therapy has on the children.
  • 8:23 AM
    Hit #4: Nicole is LIVE at the Darling Home For Kids talking to a boy and his mother who benefit from the space.

Wednesday June 5, 2019

In studio:

  • 7:09 AM
    SHELAGH COLE, FORMER TIM HORTONS CAMPER
    It’s #CampDay – Tim Horton’s Foundation Camps’ biggest annual fundraiser!
    Twitter:@TimsCamps
    Facebook: facebook.com/timhortonchildrensfoundation
    Web: www.timhortons.com
  • 7:38 AM
    MARK STRONG, RAPTORS ARENA HOST
    He’s the voice that hypes up fans AND the players at Raptors games inside the Scotiabank Arena. Mark Strong aka Strizzzy tells us how big a role Raps fans play in the success of the team.
    Twitter: @strizzzy
  • 8:32 AM
    TYNOMI BANKS
    Tynomi Banks is a world-class drag queen. She has been featured on shows such as Being Erica, Breakfast Television, and the 2nd Season of Canada’s a Drag. She had a speaking role on Degrassi the next Generation and presented at the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards.
    *We’re giving away a four-pack of tickets to the Treehouse party at the 519 Green Space. That’s Sunday, June 23rd starting at 1pm. Enter to win at BreakfastTelevision.ca, click on contests and hit up daily prizing. You must be 19 or older to enter.
    Twitter:@TynomiBanks |@GreenSpaceTO
    Instagram:@tynomibanks | @GreenSpaceTO
    Facebook:greenspaceto.org

On location:

Nicole LIVE at Toronto Wildlife Centre
60 Carl Hall Rd Unit 4, North York, ON

  • 7:25 AM
    Hit #1: Nicole chats with Natalie from the Toronto Wildlife Centre about turtle rehabilitation.
  • 7:51 AM
    Hit #2: Nicole learns about the nurturing of baby squirrels at the Toronto Wildlife Centre.
  • 8:20 AM
    Hit #3: Nicole goes through the breakfast feeding process at the Toronto Wildlife Centre.
  • 8:43 AM
    Hit #4: Nicole is LIVE at the Toronto Wildlife Centre where a groundhog predicts whether the Raps or Warriors will win tonight’s game.

Tuesday June 4, 2019

In studio:

  • 6:23 AM
    MAX SEDMIHRADSKY, ANDREW SEDMIHRADSKY, AND ISLA SEDMIHRADSKY
    For the fifth year in a row, eight-year-old Max Sedmihradsky is taking his dad Andrew and three-year-old sister Isla on a 600 km cargo bike ride to help find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Max’s Big Ride will kick off in Hamilton on Monday, June 3 and end on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Sunday, June 9.
    Twitter:@MaxsBigRide
    Web: www.maxsbigride.com
  • 7:18 AM
    JIM CUDDY

    Produced by Tim Vesely, Jim Cuddy, and Colin Cripps, ‘Countrywide Soul’ was recorded live on the top floor of Jim’s barn and kept as natural as possible to retain the woody sound of the barn board room and the energy that only comes from playing together live.
    Twitter:@JimCuddy
    Instagram: @JimCuddyOfficial
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jimcuddyband/
    Web: www.jimcuddy.com
  • 7:38 AM
    JESSIE T. USHER
    New Line Cinema’s action comedy “Shaft” is the next chapter in the film franchise featuring the coolest private eye on any New York City block. Jessie T. Usher stops by to discuss his role as John Shaft Jr. and what it’s like to work alongside Samuel L. Jackson.
    Twitter: @The_JessieT | @SHAFTMovie
    Instagram: @jessietusher
  • 8:33 AM
    CLAIRE TANSEY
    The newest trend to hit kitchen counters everywhere is #cheeseboarding! Yes, artfully created cheese boards have their own hashtag, and they make a terrific, family-friendly dinner. A crowd-pleaser when it comes to entertaining guests, cheese boards are the new easy, customizable meal that’s a perfect fit for all ages and palate. Claire Tansey shows us how to create the most instagram-able cheese platter!
    Twitter: @tanseyclaire
    Instagram: @tanseyclaire
    Web: clairetansey.com

On location:

Nicole LIVE at SPFX Kids
1275 Queen Street West (Dufferin)

  • 7:24 AM
    Hit #1: Nicole joins the kids at SPFX Kids camp, which is the first of its kind, focusing on getting kids involved with spooky special effect makeup.
  • 7:51 AM
    Hit #2: Nicole does special effects makeup with celebrity makeup artist Misty Fox. They discuss scrapes, scabs, frostbite and more.
  • 8:23 AM
    Hit #3: Nicole makes ‘fingers’ with Misty Fox and the kids at SPFX Kids, a special effect camp introducing kids to all things horror.
  • 8:42 AM
    Hit #4: Nicole checks out what the kids at SPFX Kids have created!
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