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Show Notes

Tuesday June 19, 2018

In studio:

  • This all-star slugger helped propel the Jays to two World Series wins and is going on his 9th Annual Classic Golf Tournament in support of the Children’s Aid Foundation taking place June 18-21. Joe Carter is in studio
    Joe Carter – Former Toronto Blue Jay
    Social: @JoeCarterGolf
  • A 57-year-old man has been charged with first degree murder after an unidentified male victim was fatally struck by a subway train at Bloor-Yonge Station yesterday morning. The horrifying incident has raised some questions about just how safe the TTC is. Joining us on the phone is Brad Ross, Communications Director for the TTC
    Brad Ross – Communications Director TTC
    Social: @bradTTC
  • You may have seen the first LGBTQ2 Heritage Minute since it debuted last week. It shares the story of Jim Egan, whose fight for spousal equality opened the floodgates for gay rights in Canada. Andrea Houston is an instructor of Queen Media at Ryerson’s School of Journalism and was a consultant for the piece
    Andrea Houston – Queer Media Instructor, Ryerson School of Journalism
    Web: www.HistoricaCanada.ca
    Social Media: @DreaHouston
  • He’s the ultimate Hockey Dad! Karl Subban has three sons in the NHL – including PK Subban. Tonight he’ll be honoured at the Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards
    Karl Subban – NHL Father
  • Headed into wedding season and every couple wants to be unique and give their guests an unforgettable experience. There are so many fun ways to incorporate your own style and stay on trend. Keeping your wedding super Instagrammable, joining me is Wedding Planner Extraordinaire Rebecca Chan
    Rebecca Chan, Rebecca Chan Wedding & Events
    Web: www.rebeccachan.ca
    Social: @RebeccaChanWeddings

On location:

  • Winston is LIVE at John C Munro Hamilton International Airport learning more about Swoop, Canada’s first ultra-low-cost carrier

Monday June 18, 2018

In studio:

  • After you get married as a couple you must decide how your finances will work. Is it a bad idea to join accounts? Should you keep your money completely separate from one another? In studio with tips to make this process easier for newlyweds is personal finance expert and founder of MeVest, Lesley-Anne Scorgie
    Lesley-Anne Scorgie, President & Founder of MeVest
    Web: www.mevest.ca
    Social: @MeVestMoney
  • The 10th Annual Canadian Scrabble Championships have been taking place this weekend with scrabble enthusiasts from across the country competing for over $12,000 in prizes and the title of Canadian Champion. Here today is John Chew, Co-President of the North American Scrabble Players Association
    John Chew – Director, Canadian Scrabble Championship
  • Major strides have been made in the fight against HIV/AIDS since the early 80s. But HIV infection rates are on the rise in communities that lack resources. 35 Years of AIDS Activism is one of the themes of Pride Toronto this year. Here to talk more about that, is Haran Vijayanathan of the Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention and Mark Trask of Toronto’s Casey House Haran Vijayanathan – Executive Director, Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention, Mark Trask – Chief Marketing and Development Officer, Casey House
  • Today is National Sushi Day so we called on Miku to show us the basics on of making sushi at home, and show off their impressive, signature flame-seared Aburi sushi
    Chef Michael Acero – Miku Toronto
    Chef Kazuki Uchigoshi – Miku Toronto
    Website: www.mikutoronto.com
    Social: @mikutoronto 
  • He is known for his amazing skills on the ice with the Toronto Maple Leaf but soon we will acknowledged for his work off the ice, along with a few of his teammates such as Matt Martin and Zach Hyman, other NHLers, hockey enthusiasts, celebrities and supporters will unite to make a lasting legacy of change for local charities
    Mitch Marner – Toronto Maple Leafs Centre
    Instagram: @MarnerAssistFund
    Twitter: @MarnerAssist
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Marner-Assist-Fund-1813170415651962/

On location:

 

Friday June 15, 2018

In studio:

  • Today is International Stop Cyberbullying Day and this year Sportsnet will be joining the conversation around cyberbullying with their #NotFairInitiative…joining us today to explain this initiative are Sportsnet Central hosts, Evanka Osmak and Faizal Khamisa
    Evanka Osmak and Faizal Khamisa – Sportsnet Central
  • Today marks the beginning/end of Eid ul Fitr – the end of the Ramadan fast for millions of Muslims around the world. In the GTA, thousands are expected to attend a special prayer ceremony being held in Dentonia Park. Joining us with more on this special event is Mohammed Mirza of the Danforth Islamic Centre
    Mohammed Mirza, Chief operating officer, Danforth Islamic Centre
  • It’s Canada’s largest BBQ and Craft Beer Tour, touring 15 cities across Ontario all summer! The Northern Heat Rib Series will be at Woodbine Beach starting today until Sunday. Tex Robert Jr from Grand Daddy Louisiana is here with a preview of what we can taste
    Tex Robert Jr., Grand Daddy Louisiana
    Web: https://northernheatribseries.ca/
    Instagram/Twitter:@NorthernHeatRibSeries
    Hashtag: #HeatTheNorth
  • Join us at the Dina’s Closet Sale pop-up on June 15th and 16th from 10am – 9pm across from Melanie Lynne. Tickets to shop the sale can be purchased at the door on event dates. Tickets are $25. All proceeds from Dina’s Closet Sale will be donated to Breakfast Club of Canada. Here today is Yorkdale’s Marketing manager Mina Barbuto
    Web: www.yorkdale.com 

On location:

  • Winston is LIVE at The  Royal Ontario Museum for Spiders: Fear & Fascination exhibit which opens tomorrow

Thursday June 14, 2018

In studio:

  • He calls himself a “converted cyclist.” Dean Psarras is a husband and father of three who got so fed up with being stuck in traffic, he swapped four wheels for two last June. Now he’s an advocate for cycling and says it’s a convenient way to get from A to B in the city
    Dean Psarras – Converted Cyclist
    Social Media: @convertdcyclist
  • Darcie Simpson is a certified appraiser with T-J TRADERS and we’re looking at some of the dinnerware the younger generation is more hyped about
    Darcie Simpson – Certified Appraiser, TJ Traders
  • Adrian Whitfield, Executive Chef at Jack Astor’s for 20 plus years is here to show you the summer’s limited time ‘Nashvegus’ themes food and beverage items including a demonstration on how to make the Jack’s Southern BBQ Burger and Kale Salad
    Adrian Whitfield – Executive Chef, Jack Astors
    Web: www.jackastors.com
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jackastors/
    Instagram: @jack_astors
    Twitter: @Jack_Astors
  • The biggest sporting event on the planet is coming to Canada. Toronto soccer fans are rejoicing that our city will host games in the 2026 FIFA World Cup – but is Toronto ready to shine on the world stage? Joining us to talk about this huge announcement is Bob Stellick of Stellick Marketing Communications
    Bob Stellick – Stellick Marketing Communications
  • It continues to sell out at the Royal Alex, stealing hearts all over our city, and if you haven’t seen it yet, we’ve got good news! Due to extraordinary demand for tickets, the Tony Award-winning musical Come From Away has extended its shows into 2019, moving to the Elgin Theatre. The cast of Come From Away performs LIVE in studio
    Web: www.mirvish.com
    Social: @Mirvish / @comefromawayto
    Hashtag: #COMEFROMAWAY

On location:

  • Frank is LIVE with Ontario Parks celebrating their 125th Anniversary at Darlington Provincial Park

Wednesday June 13, 2018

In studio:

  • A promising athlete’s life was changed after a workplace accident. Anthony Lue never let the challenges ahead stop him, and is now training for the 2020 Paralympics.
    Anthony Lue – Athlete
  • On July 1st, 2016 42-year-old Justin Bokma was gunned down while breaking up a fight at the after-hours club where he worked. Now,  just weeks before the second anniversary of his death, investigators are still looking for his killer. Today, the Bokma family will join Toronto Police to announce a 50 thousand dollar reward for information on this case. Justin’s mother and anti-gun violence advocate, Nancy Bokma is here.
    Nancy Bokma  – Justin Bokma’s mother
  • But what does it mean to be a boy? Our next guest examines the myths of masculinity and the challenges facing boys today in her book “Boys: What It Means To Become A Man”
    Rachel Giese – Author
  • The tragic suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain last week have sparked a public conversation about suicide and mental health with many individuals coming forward to reveal their own struggles. Three guests are here to share how mental illness has touched their lives and the charity they’ve created to bridge the gap between the availability of treatment programs and the growing need for these service
    Alan Doyle, Dr. Andrew Furey, Brendan Paddick – Founders of Dollar a Day

On location:

  • Stella is LIVE at “The Art of Banksy” exhibition running from today – July 11th

Tuesday June 12, 2018

In studio:

  • For the 4th year in a row, Max’s Big Ride will travel 600 kilometers across the city all the way to Ottawa and raise thousands of dollars for Muscular Dystrophy. We are happy to support them once again
    , Max’s Dad Andrew Sedmihradsky, Max Sedmihradsky, Isa Sedmihradsky
    Web: www.maxsbigride.com 
  • Celebrities and other Canadians donning plaid to end prostate cancer this Friday Plaid for Dad is an incredible movement that brings people together in an effort to raise awareness and help protect the 1 in 7 men who will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. In studio is Celebrity Chef Corbin Tomaszeski
    Corbin Tomaszeski – Celebrity Chef
    Web: www.plaidfordad.ca 
  • World Cup action kicks off in Russia Thursday – But what will the world’s most-watched tournament look like without major contenders like Italy, the Netherlands and the United States. Sportsnet’s Brendan Dunlop is here to break it down with your World Cup 101
    Brendan Dunlop – Sportsnet Central Anchor
    Web: www.sportsnet.ca
    Social: @Brendan_Dunlop

On location:

  • Stella is LIVE at The Queens of the North League at George Brown Casa Loma Campus

 

Monday June 11, 2018

In studio:

  • President Donald Trump showed up late and left early from the G7 summit. Despite the drama – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the meeting a success, only to be name called by the president. In studio with his analysis of the G7 is Professor Michael Manjuris, Chair, Global Management Studies, Ryerson University
    Professor Michael Manjuris – Chair, Global Management Studies, Ryerson University
  • We tend to focus on what food we’re eating but not our relationship with it, and that may be affecting your cravings over all Happiness Researcher Gillian Mandic tells us more
    Gillian Mandich – Happiness Researcher, Western University
    Web: www.gillianmandich.com
    Twitter: @gillianmandich
  • Pixar’s adorable, heart-tugging short film ‘Bao’ set to play before the Incredible 2. Chinese-born, Toronto-raised Domee Shi is the film’s writer and director
    Domee Shi – Director, ‘Bao’
    Web: www.pixar.com/bao
    Instagram @DomeeShi
    Twitter: @DomeeNation
  • TAG tells the hilarious and true story about a group of friends who’ve been playing a no-holds-barred game of tag for one month a year for the last 30. The film’s stars Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner and Ed Helms are in studio
    Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner, Ed Helms – Actors, ‘TAG’
  • Toronto Caribbean Carnival is less than two months away. We are getting you ready “fuh de road” – Here today is Toronto Raptors Assistant Coach and Toronto Revellers Band Leader Jamaal Magloire
    Jamaal Magloire, Toronto Raptors Assistant Coach/Toronto Revellers Band Leader
    Instagram: @Jamaal.Magloire/@TorontoRevellers
    Twitter:@JamaalMagloire/@TorontoRevellers 
    Web: www.torontorevellers.com

On location:

Friday June 8, 2018

In studio:

  • Summer’s here which means mosquito season is here. Frank gives us mosquito 101, from how to prevent bites to how to treat them
    Frank Ferragine
  • On the morning after the provincial election, Twitter is blowing up. Joining us this morning to break down your most tweeted questions is the head of news for Twitter Canada, Jennifer Hollet
    Jennifer Hollet – Twitter Canada, Head of News
  • Whether your Father is into tech, food or fashion, we have all the bases covered for Father’s Day this year. Joining us this morning is Yorkdale’s Marketing manager Mina Barbuto
    Yorkdale Marketing Manager – Mina Barbuto
    Social Media: @YorkdaleStyle

  • The polls predicted it – and now it’s official. Doug Ford is premier-elect and the Conservatives will form a majority government in Ontario. In studio with his analysis of yesterday’s election is 680 News Political Affairs Specialist, John Stall
    John Stall – News Political Affairs Specialist
    Social Media: @Stall680news
  • The multiple Tony Award winning musical that will forever be a classic has returned to Toronto. The Phantom of the Opera is at the Princess of Wales Theatre until June 30th. Singing “All I Ask of You,” in our studio is cast members Emma Grimsley and Jordan Craig
    Emma Grimsley and Jordan Craig – Phantom of the Opera
    Web: www.mirvish.com
    Instagram: @MirvishProductions

On location:

  • Stella is LIVE at City Hall for Make-A-Wish Rope, a unique challenge event that calls on participants to raise pledges in exchange for a once-in-a-lifetime experience to rappel down the edge of a high-profile building
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