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canadaamlogoDan Brown will sit down with the Canada AM crew this Thursday to discuss his new novel Inferno.

“Dan Brown is one of the most widely read writers of this generation, and we are honoured that he chose Canada AM for his only Canadian television interview,” said Lis Travers, Executive Producer of Canada AM.

Brown joins Canada AM in New York to talk about his riveting new thriller, available in stores tomorrow. The new novel continues the tale of Harvard professor of symbology, Robert Langdon, as he is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of history’s most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces… Dante’sInferno.

Monday, Jan. 14
GOLDEN GLOBE WRAP-UP: Fashion Television Channel’s Jeanne Beker and ETALK’s Ben Mulroney talk winners and losers on and off the Red Carpet following THE 70TH ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE® AWARDS.
CANADA’S GREATEST KNOW IT ALL: Host Daniel Fathers stops by CANADA AM to preview a new season of Discovery’s smarty-pants reality show.
THE VIRGIN DIET: Are the foods you think of as friends, really your weight-loss foes? Nutrition and fitness expert JJ Virgin outlines a program that will show you which foods are sabotaging your goals and help you shed up to seven pounds in seven days by cutting out seven foods. Continue reading »

Monday, Jan. 7
MAJUMDER MANOR: Inspired to give back to his hometown of Burlington, Newfoundland, Canadian comic Shaun Majumder builds a boutique, eco-luxe inn, as chronicled in a new 12-part documentary series.
ZACH BONNER: When he was seven years old, Bonner founded The Little Red Wagon, a non-profit charity to help the 1.3 million homeless children in the U.S. in the wake of Hurricane Charlie. Now 18 years old, he joins CANADA AM with the latest updates of his foundation.
LESLIE BECK: CANADA AM welcomes the nutrition expert to discuss her new book, The Plant-Based Power Diet: 10 Simple Steps to a Healthier, Leaner, Energetic You. Continue reading »

Tuesday, Dec. 18
SWEDISH SMORGASBORD: From gravlax to glögg, CANADA AM takes viewers through the paces of Christmas foods popular in Sweden.
THE BOOK OF (HOLIDAY) AWESOME: Neil Pasricha’s website 1000AwesomeThings paved the way to his series of best-sellers celebrating awesome things. CANADA AM welcomes the author with his latest The Book of (Holiday) Awesome. Continue reading »

Monday, Dec. 10
FITNESS GIFTS: CANADA AM’s fitness specialist Libby Norris gives some gift ideas that any health enthusiast would wish for.
GRACE, GOLD, & GLORY: U.S. Olympic gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas talks to CANADA AM about her heart-warming and compelling memoir describing how she made it to the top of podium against all odds.
HOLIDAY GLAMOUR: Derrick Rutledge, the celebrity makeup artist whose clients include Michelle Obama and Oprah, gives CANADA AM some easy suggestions on how to get glam for the holidays. Continue reading »

Kevin Crull, President, Bell Media, today congratulated Jeanne Beker, Canadian fashion icon and FashionTelevisionChannel host, along with Wendy Freeman, President, CTV News, for receiving the prestigious 2012 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award in the Arts & Communications category.

Winners are selected based on their strategic vision and leadership, their organization’s financial performance, and their commitment to their communities.

As the Top 100 Award marks its 10th anniversary of celebrating the professional achievements of women across the country, Freeman and Beker join a community of 653 women who have received the Top 100 Award over the last decade in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors in Canada. Continue reading »

Monday, Dec. 3
TOY WEEK: From the bizarre, to the unique to the spectacular, CANADA AM’s Toy Week is dedicated to finding the perfect gift for every kid with any kind of personality on your list. With the help of Jon Levy of Mastermind Toys, today CANADA AM talks about gifts best suited for the kid type like “Connected Carly” – the stylish, tech savvy it-girl.
COUNTERFEIT CHRISTMAS: Is it real or is it a knock-off? CANADA AM gets a show and tell from the experts, and some of the counterfeit goods that surface during the holiday season will surprise you.
HOLIDAY BAKING: Award-winning authors and Canadian culinary icons Elizabeth Baird and Rose Murray stir up the first day of a full week dedicated to holiday baking, with expert advice on how to plan Christmas creations. Today they share a classic thimble cookie recipe with CANADA AM.
WINTER ROADS: CANADA AM’s Jeff Hutcheson goes for a road test and gets a lesson on how to navigate roads in the worst of winter driving conditions. Continue reading »

The show-stopping entertainment of Las Vegas comes to Canada AM all week with some of the biggest names changing the face of the entertainment capital of the world.

From Monday, Nov. 26 to Friday, Nov. 30th, Canada AM takes viewers down the famous strip including interviews with the city’s biggest movers and shakers.

“We’re giving viewers an insider’s look at Las Vegas, where Canadians not only enjoy visiting but are making a tremendous impact,” said Lis Travers, Executive Producer, Canada AM. “From Celine Dion and Shania Twain to Cirque du Soleil, Canadian acts take centre stage in Vegas, making invaluable contributions to the city’s artistic scene and attracting tourists from all over the world.” Continue reading »

Monday, Nov. 19
ATTACKING THE SUPER BODY: After suffering a debilitating virus that attacked his heart, human physiologist Dr. Greg Wells talks about his long journey back to health.
MOLLY JOHNSON: The Juno award-winning Canadian jazz and pop diva is preparing to take the stage at the legendary Massey Hall. This morning Johnson performs on the CANADA AM Soundstage.
GREY CUP WEEK: CANADA AM kicks off the week leading up to the 100th anniversary of the Grey Cup with a nostalgic look back at the infamous Mud Bowl of 1950 and looks ahead to the re-enactment at a Scarborough high school. Continue reading »

Monday, Nov. 12
HOW TO RECOGNIZE A BURNOUT: One in four Canadians suffers from mental health problems related to stress or burnout and many don’t even know it. CANADA AM talks to the founder and Editor-In-Chief of WomenOnTheFence.com as she shares her own personal struggle, and tips on identifying and overcoming job burnout.
CAROL SHABEN: Carol Shaben’s Into The Abyss recounts the icy October night in 1984 when a plane carrying nine passengers crashed in the remote wilderness of Northern Alberta. CANADA AM speaks to the author about the book and how the crash changed the lives of the survivors.
MISSISSAUGA VIOLINIST: 10-year old Mercedes Cheung is a musical prodigy. She is the youngest violinist in the world to record the entire set of the Paganini 24 Caprices in one take. Next month the Mississauga native performs at New York’s historic Carnegie Hall. This morning Mercedes is live on the CANADA AM Soundstage. Continue reading »