This week on Canada AM

Monday, August 27
KATHY REICHS: CANADA AM welcomes the best-selling crime novelist and forensic anthropologist to chat about her latest novel, Bones Are Forever on the eve of its release.
INTERVENTION CANADA: CANADA AM offers viewers a glimpse inside the rollercoaster of addiction, from the horrifying reality of the life of an addict, to the gut-wrenching effect on family and friends. Two interveners and two former addicts share their stories with CANADA AM.
THE REPUBLICAN CONVENTION: CANADA AM takes a look at Mitt Romney as he kicks off his campaign to become the next ruler of the free world.
35 MILLION DIRECTORS: CANADA AM updates viewers on the new project that invites Canadians to participate in the ultimate video showcasing the country.
Tuesday, August 28
VICTOR GARBER: The Canadian actor and star of stage, film and television joins CANADA AM in studio this morning to talk about the video release of Titanic 3D.
JAY INGRAM: FROM THE INSIDE OUT: Jay Ingram is on a quest to digitally map himself! The iconic Discovery personality joins CANADA AM for a preview of his latest Discovery Science special, spotlighting the latest in medical imaging and cutting-edge video diagnostic equipment.
FREE STUFF FOR KIDS: Interested in scoring free bookmarks, hockey helmets and even free eyeglasses for your kids? Canadian Family’s Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Reynolds joins CANADA AM showing viewers 10 back-to-school freebies that don’t cost a cent but add up to a $198 value.

Wednesday, August 29
WHAT’S NEW IN SCHOOL: From redshirting – deliberately holding your kid back a year, to “clickers” – classroom response systems designed to engage students, CANADA AM offers a round-up of the most current educational issues, changes and advances happening in the classrooms of our nation.
IF THE SHOE FITS: Happy feet make for a happy child, and this morning, CANADA AM offers tips on back-to-school shoe fitting.

Thursday, August 30
ALAN THICKE: Best known as “America’s Dad” on 80s hit sitcom GROWING PAINS, the Canadian actor, comedian, songwriter, game and talk show host joins CANADA AM to talk about his upcoming starring role as icon Jack Bailey in Queen for a Day: the Musical at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing arts, starting Sept. 26.
ERIC McCORMACK: Emmy® Award-winning Canadian actor of WILL & GRACE fame joins CANADA AM on set this morning to chat about his starring role in Bravo’s all-new series PERCEPTION. McCormack plays an eccentric neuroscience professor with paranoid schizophrenia who is recruited by former student and FBI agent to help solve complex cases.
CORB LUND: Alberta-born country music singer songwriter takes to the CANADA AM soundstage this morning, performing songs from the album Cabin Fever, released earlier this month.

Friday, August 31
EMILY GIFFIN: New York Times bestselling author of Something Borrowed joins CANADA AM on set this morning to dish about her latest novel, Where We Belong.
CHEF CORY VITIELLO: Celebrated Toronto culinary whiz of hit resto The Harbord Room joins CANADA AM in studio with mouth-watering recipes that are easy to recreate at home.
FILM FRIDAY: Richard Crouse reviews Lawless, the Depression-era story of a bootlegging gang starring Shia LeBeouf.

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