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Show Notes

Monday Nov. 19, 2018

In studio:

  • 6:22
    Kaylee LeBreton, Emily Savage, Tyler Stevens
    Toronto Film Industry hosts filmmakers from Manitoulin Island
    Kaylee LeBreton, Emily Savage, Tyler Stevens – filmmakers
    The Weengushk Film Institute is located on Manitoulin Island. It is an artist-focused film and television training centre for students. This past weekend, they traveled 6 hours to Toronto for an educational film and TV industry tour. Kaylee LeBreton, Emily Savage, and Tyler Stevens join Roger to share their experiences.
    Video: Toronto Film Industry hosts filmmakers from Manitoulin Island
  • 7:19
    R.H. Thomson, Jason Sherman
    R.H. Thomson stars as Marshall McLuhan in ‘The Message’
    R.H. Thomson, actor; Jason Sherman, author
    Marshall McLuhan coined the famous phrase, “the medium is the message”. But how does it apply to our current time with social media and smartphones? Playwright Jason Sherman analyzed McLuhan’s work and life in the play ‘The Message’. R.H. Thomson joins Roger and Dina to discuss its significance and importance.
    For more info click here. | Twitter: @tarragontheatre
    Video: R.H. Thomson stars as Marshall McLuhan in ‘The Message’
  • 8:17
    Adrienne Gagnon, Sam Rouslton, Brittney Drysdale
    7th annual Big City Improv Festival starts this week
    Adrienne Gagnon, executive director; Sam Rouslton, actor; Brittney Drysdale, comedian
    Canada’s largest improv festival starts this week! It showcases the best improvisers from across North America. This morning, Adrienne Gagnon, Sam Rouslton and Brittney Drysdale introduced us to the art of improv!
    www.bigcityimprovfestival.com | Twitter: @BigCityImprovTO
    Video: 7th annual Big City Improv Festival starts this week
  • 8:36
    Nadine Williams
    A new Canadian $10 bill featuring Viola Desmond enters into circulation today
    Nadine Williams, award This week, a new Canadian $10 bill will be put into circulation featuring Viola Desmond. She was a Canadian businesswoman who challenged racial segregation back in 1946. This morning, we have poet Nadine Williams with a special poem about Viola’s impact on our country.winning poet, author and entrepreneur.
    www.nadinewilliams.ca | Twitter: @nadinewilliams
    Video: A new Canadian $10 bill featuring Viola Desmond enters into circulation today

On location:

  • Google Home Mini Gingerbread Smart Home
    Eaton Centre, Toronto

    6:49
    GOOGLE HOME
    HIT #1: Winston is live from the Eaton Centre. He’s visiting the Google Home Mini Gingerbread Smart Home that’s running until November 29th. Visitors will have the opportunity to interact with its many features including various smart home tech! Winston is joined by Wendy Manton from Google who shows him some of these neat features.

  • Power Cheer Toronto
    3580 Laird Rd, Mississauga

    6:40
    PCT
    HIT #1: Stella is live at Power Cheer Toronto: Cheer and Tumble. She’s learning more about the different kinds of programs available for students.7:50
    PCT
    HIT #2: Stella is live at Power Cheer Toronto: Cheer and Tumble. She’s having tons of fun learning about the different groups and talking with diverse children.

    8:26
    PCT
    HIT #3: Stella is live at Power Cheer Toronto: Cheer and Tumble. She’s talking with coach Wendy about PCT’s Eternity Group that headed to the World Cheerleading Championships in Orlando earlier this year.

    8:51
    PCT
    HIT #4: Stella is live at Power Cheer Toronto: Cheer and Tumble. She’s talking with young cheerleaders and asking them what they enjoy so much from this sport.

Friday Nov. 16, 2018

In studio:

On location:

  • Markham Home For The Holidays
    10801 McCowan Rd, Markham

    6:40
    MARKHAM HOLIDAYS
    HIT #1: Stella is live at Markham Home for the Holidays at Markham Fairgrounds. She’s learning about the event and what will be happening this weekend.

    7:52
    MARKHAM HOLIDAYS
    HIT #2: Stella is live at Markham Home for the Holidays at Markham Fairgrounds. She’s taste testing some of Attillio’s products.

    8:25
    MARKHAM HOLIDAYS
    HIT #3: Stella is live at Markham Home for the Holidays at Markham Fairgrounds. She’s talking to some of the vendors you can meet this weekend!

    8:50
    MARKHAM HOLIDAYS
    HIT #4: Stella is live at Markham Home for the Holidays at Markham Fairgrounds. It’s open starting from today until the end of the weekend!

Thursday Nov. 15, 2018

In studio:

  • 6:22
    Lesley Sampson
    Protecting yourself and pets from coyotes
    Lesley Sampson, Coyote Watch Canada
    With the colder weather approaching, there have been more coyote sightings than before! To explain how to protect ourselves and our pets from coyotes is Lesley Sampson from Coyote Watch Canada.
    www.coyotewatchcanada.ca | Twitter: @CoyoteWatchCAN
    Video: Protecting yourself and pets from coyotes
  • 7:09
    Jim Warren
    Former PC leader Patrick Brown plans to release new book
    Jim Warren, political strategist
    The fall economic statement will be released later on this morning. However, the focus won’t be so much on the economy, but rather on Patrick Brown’s new book with explosive claims against former colleagues. To help us break this down, political strategist Jim Warren is in studio with more!
    Twitter: @JimWarren416
    Video: Former PC leader Patrick Brown plans to release new book
  • 7:21
    Frank Ferragine
    Pimpin’ your pots for the holidays with Frankie Flowers
    Frank Ferragine, horticulturalist & BT weatherman
    Winter is no excuse when it comes to accessorizing your front porch. Frankie Flowers shares seasonal planter decorating ideas to transform your porch into a winter wonderland!
    www.frankieflowers.com | Twitter: @FrankFerragine
    Video: Pimpin’ your pots for the holidays with Frankie Flowers
  • 7:38
    Ryan Carr
    Hottest toys for the holidays with Mastermind Toys
    Ryan Carr, Mastermind Toy expert
    Mastermind Toys has revealed their top holiday faves for the season! The 2018 holiday lineup is filled with fun ideas for the kids. With a sneak peek on all the fun, Mastermind Toy expert Ryan Carr is here bringing out our inner-child!
    www.mastermindtoys.com | Twitter: @MastermindToys
    Video: Hottest toys for the holidays with Mastermind Toys
  • 8:20
    Clifton Murray, Fraser Walters, Victor Micallef
    The Tenors talk ‘Home for the Holidays’ tour
    Clifton Murray, Fraser Walters, Victor Micallef – The Tenors
    This morning, we have a special visit from The Tenors! They join us live before they head out on their national ‘Home for the Holidays’ tour.
    www.tenorsmusic.com | Twitter: @TenorsMusic
    Video: The Tenors talk ‘Home for the Holidays’ tour
  • 8:36
    Chuck Hughes
    Making focaccia with Chef Chuck Hughes
    Chuck Hughes, chef
    The holiday season calls for delicious and comforting holiday foods! Today, Chef Chuck Hughes teaches us how to make focaccia from scratch.
    www.chuckhughes.ca | Twitter: @ChefChuckHughes
    Video: Making focaccia with Chef Chuck Hughes

On location:

  • Santa’s Secret Workshop
    139 Wendell Avenue, North York

    6:41
    SANTA’S WORKSHOP
    HIT #1: Stella is live at Santa’s Secret Workshop learning about the Santa Claus Parade taking place this weekend!

    7:52
    SANTA’S WORKSHOP
    HIT #2: Stella is live at Santa’s Secret Workshop going through all the costumes that will be worn at this weekend’s parade!

    8:29
    SANTA’S WORKSHOP
    HIT #3: Stella is live at Santa’s Secret Workshop. She’s learning about the new float designs we’ll see at this weekend’s parade.

    8:51
    SANTA’S WORKSHOP
    HIT #4: Stella is live at Santa’s Secret Workshop! She’s one lucky present because she gets to meet Santa!

Wednesday Nov. 14, 2018

In studio:

  • 6:21
    Sarah Hashem, Garvia Bailey
    The Three R’s Music Program keeps music in classrooms
    Sarah Hashem, managing director; Garvia Bailey, broadcaster & member
    Musical education is important for a child’s development. Music Canada Cares recently launched the Three R’s Music Program: rescuing, restoring, and reuniting instruments with students. Joining Roger are managing director Sarah Hashem and member Garvia Bailey with more on how we can help support music education.
    www.musiccanadacares.com | Twitter: @Music_CA_Cares
    Video: The Three R’s Music Program keeps music in classrooms
  • 6:40
    Dianne Saxe
    Raw sewage and toxic waste invade Ontario’s lakes and rivers
    Dianne Saxe, Environment Commission of Ontario
    Our lakes and rivers that we use for drinking, swimming, and fishing are polluted by raw sewage, toxic waste, and many more problems. Joining Roger is Dianne Saxe, Environment Commissioner of Ontario with the latest troubling report and findings.
    www.eco.on.ca | Twitter: @Ont_ECO
    Video: Raw sewage and toxic waste invade Ontario’s lakes and rivers
  • 7:11
    Karim Ouazzani Touhami, Rebecca Trinh, John Chasty
    Shocking results from TDSB 2017 census report
    Karim Ouazzani Touhami and Rebecca Trinh, students; John Chasty, Superintendent
    The Toronto District School Board released its 2017 census asking over 200 thousand students and parents their thoughts and concerns on school experience. The results are concerning, specifically in regards to mental and emotional health. With more on this shocking find are Jarvis Collegiate students Karim Ouazzani Touhami and Rebecca Trinh, as well as superintendent John Chasty.
    For more info click here.
    Video: Shocking results from TDSB 2017 census report
  • 7:23
    Karl Subban
    Karl Subban talks importance of self care on World Diabetes Day
    Karl Subban, Canadian Men’s Health Foundation
    Today is World Diabetes Day! As a proud father dedicated to his children’s success, it came at the price of his own health. Karl Subban got diagnosed with type 2 diabetes when he was 40 years old. He joins Dina and Roger in studio to discuss his own diagnosis and share the importance of leading a healthier life.
    www.dontchangemuch.ca | Twitter: @DontChangeMuch @SubbanKarl
    Video: Karl Subban talks importance of self care on World Diabetes Day
  • 7:41
    Raine Maida, Steve Mazur, Duncan Coutts, Jason Pierce
    Our Lady Peace wants YOU to share #MySomethingness
    Raine Maida, Steve Mazur, Duncan Coutts, Jason Pierce  – Our Lady Peace
    This morning, we have Canadian rock icons Our Lady Peace in studio. They’re here to talk about their latest album ‘Somethingness’ and share how listeners can be featured in their next video!
    www.ourladypeace.com | Twitter: @ourladypeace
    Video: Our Lady Peace wants YOU to share #MySomethingness
  • 8:19
    Lola Tash, Nicole Argiris
    Instagram “Meme Queens” reach social media stardom
    Lola Tash and Nicole Argiris, social media stars
    Instagram “Meme Queens” share hilarious, topical, and timely content to over 3 million followers. Lola Tash and Nicole Argiris are the faces behind the MyTherapistSays Instagram account. They join Roger and Dina to share their thought process and journey to social media stardom.
    www.mytherapistsays.ca | Twitter: @MyThrpstSays
    Video: Instagram “Meme Queens” reach social media stardom

On location:

  • Scotiabank Pond
    57 Carl Hall Rd, North York

    7:18
    SCOTIABANK POND
    HIT #1: Stella is live at Scotiabank Pond for the launch of Timmies Minis!7:54
    SCOTIABANK POND
    HIT #2: Stella is live at Scotiabank Pond for the release of Timmies Minis. She’s talking with Olympian Meaghan Mikkelson about her busy life and the new Tim Hortons kids meals!

    8:51
    SCOTIABANK POND
    HIT #3: Stella live at Scotiabank Pond for the release of Timmies Minis. She’s talking to the little athletes who are enjoying their meals.

Tuesday Nov. 13, 2018

In studio:

  • 7:11
    Tony Tsai
    Preparing for the winter driving season with CAA
    Tony Tsai, CAA
    The official start to the winter season is right around the corner. The CAA is launching its public awareness campaign about what we need to do to prepare for the long winter driving season ahead. Joining Roger is Tony Tsai with tips on preparing your car for the season ahead.
    www.caasco.com | Twitter: @CAASCO
    Video: Preparing for the winter driving season with CAA
  • 7:40
    Sean Keane
    Finding the perfect gift this holiday season
    Sean Keane, TSC Host
    The holidays are right around the corner! TSC host Sean Keane is here with the top 10 gifts to please everyone on your list.
    www.theshoppingchannel.com | Twitter: @ShopTSC
    Video: Finding the perfect gift this holiday season
  • 8:18
    Sue Mah
    Today is World Kindness Day!
    Sue Mah, registered dietitian
    Today is World Kindness Day! Around the world, it’s a day to celebrate kindness and be kind in return. Joining Dina and Roger is registered dietitian Sue Mah with tips to celebrate this wonderful day.
    www.nutritionsolutions.ca | Twitter: @suemahRD
    Video: Today is World Kindness Day!
  • 8:34
    Tracy Moore
    Tracy Moore celebrates 10 years with Cityline
    Tracy Moore, Cityline host
    Tracy Moore celebrates 10 years as host on Cityline! She joins Roger and Dina to discuss her special 10th anniversary episode filled with tears, joy, and excitement.
    www.cityline.tv | Twitter: @Cityline @theTracyMoore
    Video: Tracy Moore celebrates 10 years with Cityline

On location:

  • Parallel Brothers
    217 Geary Ave, Toronto

    6:42
    PARALLEL
    HIT #1: Stella is live at Parallel talking with the 3 brothers who started this family business.

    7:55
    PARALLEL
    HIT #2: Stella is live at Parallel Brothers learning about the food preparation process.

    8:24
    PARALLEL
    HIT #3: Stella is live at Parallel Brothers restaurant. She’s learning how to make halva!

    8:51
    PARALLEL
    HIT #4: Stella is live at Parallel Brothers. She’s learning more about tahini and how they incorporate it into their food.

Monday Nov. 12, 2018

In studio:

  • 6:22
    Matti Siemiatycki
    King Street pilot project celebrates one year
    Matti Siemiatycki, University of Toronto Urban Planning expert
    Some call it a success, others are in disagreement. The King Street pilot project has already been running for a year. The city claims ridership has increased, however the latest stats will be released later on this morning. Joining Roger in studio is University of Toronto’s Urban Planning expert Matti Siemiatycki to discuss whether it is as much of a success as the city claims.
    Video: King Street pilot project celebrates one year
  • 7:09
    Karin Caifa
    LIVE updates from California on devastating wildfires
    Karin Caifa, CNN reporter
    Roger is live with CNN reporter Karin Caifa from Malibu, California with updates on the raging California wildfires.
    Twitter: @karincaifaCNN
    Video: LIVE updates from California on devastating wildfires
  • 7:40
    Daniel Nohra
    Toronto rapper Missionz calls out violence in the city
    Daniel Nohra, Syrian rapper Missionz
    Daniel Nohra better known as Missionz is a Syrian-Canadian rapper whose mission is to call out violence here in the city and abroad. He joins Roger and Dina in studio to discuss his latest music and inspiration behind his tracks.
    For more info click here. | Twitter: @MissionzSauga
    Video: Toronto rapper Missionz calls out violence in the city
  • 8:18
    Darcy Tucker
    Pre-game rituals with Leafs alumni Darcy Tucker
    Darcy Tucker, Leafs alumni
    Today, we have Leafs alumni Darcy Tucker in studio with game day rituals and thoughts on this season.
    www.sobeys.com/leafs | Twitter: @sobeys @16DarcyTucker
    Video: Pre-game rituals with Leafs alumni Darcy Tucker

On location:

  • Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Home Lottery Homeshow
    393 Maple Grove Dr, Oakville

    6:41
    PRINCESS MARGARET
    HIT #1: Stella is live at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Home Lottery Showhome. She’s getting a tour of the beautiful house that can be won.

    7:23
    PRINCESS MARGARET
    HIT #2: Stella is live at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Home Loterry HomeShow with Darren and Mo from 98.1 CHFI.

    7:53
    PRINCESS MARGARET
    HIT #3: Stella is live at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Home Lottery Showhome. She’s getting a tour of the luxurious master bedroom and bathroom.

    8:26
    PRINCESS MARGARET
    HIT #4: Stella is live at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Home Lottery Showhome. She’s getting a tour of the entertainment area which features many games including a bowling alley.

    8:51
    PRINCESS MARGARET
    HIT #5: Stella is live at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Home Lottery Showhome. She’s getting a tour of the living room, plus a view of the fully equipped backyard.

Friday Nov. 9, 2018

In studio:

On location:

  • Leslie Barns
    1165 Lakeshore Blvd East, Toronto6:41
    LESLIE BARNS
    HIT #1: Stella is live at the Leslie Barns TTC Streetcar Maintenance Facility. She’s getting the lowdown of what happens every morning to get the streetcars ready for the day.

    7:54
    LESLIE BARNS
    HIT #2: Stella is live at the Leslie Barns TTC Streetcar Maintenance Facility. She’s gets to experience going through a streetcar car wash.

    8:24
    LESLIE BARNS
    HIT #3: Stella is live at the Leslie Barns TTC Streetcar Maintenance Facility. She’s in the simulator learning to drive a streetcar.

    8:49
    LESLIE BARNS
    HIT #4: Stella is live at the Leslie Barns TTC Streetcar Maintenance Facility. She’s learning about the history, maintenance and training.

Thursday Nov. 8, 2018

In studio:

  • 6:22
    Kathy Page
    Rogers Writer’s Trust Fiction Prize winner is here!
    Kathy Page, author
    Roger Writer’s Trust Fiction Prize is awarded to the best Canadian novel or collection of short stories each year. The winner was awarded last night and she joins us in studio! Kathy Page, author of ‘Dear Evelyn’ joins Roger to talk about her book and writing process.
    For more info click here. | Twitter: @kathypagebc
    Video: Rogers Writer’s Trust Fiction Prize winner is here!
  • 7:09
    Kihmali Powell, Lilian Elkady
    Rainbow Railroad saves LGBTQ people from persecuting countries
    Kihmali Powell, executive director; Lilian Elkady, fled Egypt after crackdown on LGBTQ people
    Rainbow Railroad is dedicated to saving LGBTQ people from countries where their lives are threatened. Joining Roger this morning are executive director Kihmali Powell and Lillian Elkady who fled Egypt after crackdown on LGBTQ people. They’re here to talk about this organization and their work.
    www.rainbowrailroad.com | Twitter: @RainbowRailroad
    Video: Rainbow Railroad saves LGBTQ people from persecuting countries
  • 7:20
    James Cowan
    Maclean’s – 100 year anniversary of the end of WWI
    James Cowan, managing editor
    To mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Maclean’s is printing over 66,000 commemorative issues. Each edition bears the name of one of the servicemen and women who died in the war. Joining Roger and Dina is managing editor of Maclean’s James Cowan to discuss this project and its significance.
    Twitter: @JamesCowan
    Video: Maclean’s – 100 year anniversary of the end of WWI
  • 7:40
    Frank Ferragine
    Adorable succulents are taking over Instagram
    Frank Ferragine, horticulturalist & BT weatherman
    These plants are trending on Instagram – succulents! Frankie Flowers shows us the good, the bad, and everything in between when it comes to taking care of these plants.
    www.frankieflowers.com | Twitter: @FrankFerragine
    Video: Adorable succulents are taking over Instagram
  • 8:16
    Jonathan Orlando
    Toronto rental tips and survival guide for millennials
    Jonathan Orlando, real estate agent
    Toronto millennials all dream of owning their own place, but more and more have to enter bidding wars for rental properties. Joining Dina and Roger this morning is real estate agent Jonathan Orlando with tips and a survival guide for millennials to be successful in this real estate market.
    Twitter: @ItsJonOrlando
    Video: Toronto rental tips and survival guide for millennials
  • 8:34
    Sharon Hampson, Bram Morrison
    Sharon and Bram 40th anniversary Farewell Tour
    Sharon Hampson & Bram Morrison, “Sharon and Bram”
    After 40 years, Sharon and Bram are officially launching their first single to commemorate their milestone anniversary – ‘The Colour Song’. They’re here in studio to talk about their new song and anniversary year.
    www.sharonandbram.com | Twitter: @SharonandBram
    Video: Sharon and Bram 40th anniversary Farewell Tour

On location:

  • Union Lighting and Furnishings
    1491 Castlefield Ave, Toronto

    6:39
    UNION LIGHTING
    HIT #1: Stella is live at Union Lighting & Furnishings learning about custom lighting and furniture pieces that will make your house pop!

    7:53
    UNION LIGHTING
    HIT #2: Stella is live at Union Lighting & Furnishings learning about the hottest bathroom trends!

    8:23
    UNION LIGHTING
    HIT #3: Stella is live at Union Lighting & Furnishings learning about lighting, textures, and furniture pieces to brighten up your home.

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