This week on Canada AM

Monday, June 25
• JENNIFER ABEL: Jeff Hutcheson sits down with diver Jennifer Abel to talk about her goals heading into London 2012, which she enters as the reigning World bronze medallist in the 3m springboard and World silver medallist in the 3m synchronized event with partner Émilie Heymans.
• SAMSUNG GS III: Tech Expert, Marc Saltzman takes Samsung’s newest phone on the block for a spin, breaking down its cutting edge features and looking at how it compares to other phones on the mobile market for CANADA AM.
• TRUTH IN ADVERTISING: If an advertised promise seems too good to be true, it probably is! Ken Wong, Marketing Professor at Queen’s University talks about how social media is helping to keep advertising honest.

Tuesday, June 26
• MANDY MOORE: She is a multi-talented star who has built a name and a career in both music and acting. Today, she is using her celebrity to chat about self-esteem and being a role model to young women.
• TARA WHITTEN: The two-time World Champion will make her Olympic debut in London 2012, competing in the Omnium and team pursuit track cycling events. Hailing from Edmonton, Whitten talks about the bike she will ride and the building excitement as the Games approach.
• WHAT’S IN IT? Ever wonder what’s really in that quarter chicken dinner… or a burger combo from a fast food joint? Megan Ogilive did and she has written a book about it called Menu Confidential: Conquer the Hidden Calories, Sodium and Fat in the Foods You Love.

Wednesday, June 27
• MITCH WINEHOUSE: CANADA AM talks to Amy Winehouse’s father in a Canadian television exclusive, in which he opens up about Amy’s struggle with addiction, her troubled marriage, who his daughter was to him and why he penned the book Amy, My Daughter.
• ANNE MURRAY: Jeff Hutcheson hits the links and has some laughs with Murray as she hosts her annual golf tournament in support of colon cancer research.
• GARDEN MAILBOX: CANADA AM’s green thumb gardening expert Mark Cullen answers viewers’ questions from the AM Mailbox.

Thursday, June 28
• SUMMER RV-ING: Thinking of taking a road trip this Summer? CANADA AM boards the RV train with the 2012 models at the high, medium, and low price points.
• COOKING WITH FIBRE: Chef Missy Chase Lapine is best known as the creator of the Sneaky Chef series of books, and this morning she shows CANADA AM how to sneak fibre into food.
• TURNING DROP OUTS INTO GRADS: Each year thousands of students drop out of school. The Toronto District School Board is talking them back into classes and turning F’s into graduation caps one conversation at a time. CANADA AM learns more from a former drop out and a high school principal.

Friday, June 29
• MARK COHON: The Canadian Football League commissioner joins CANADA AM to talk about the kick-off of the 100th season.
• DENISE RICHARDS: She stars in new Tyler Perry movie Medea’s Witness Protection, and chats with CANADA AM about the new film and life after Charlie.
• DESTINATION WEDDINGS: CANADA AM’s Travel Expert Loren Christie has tips on traveling while taking your vows. What brides, grooms & their guests need to know when planning to take the plunge away from home.

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