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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Andrew Perez, Special Olympics athlete 


On July 20, Special Olympics Canada will celebrate Global Day of Inclusion! To help support all our Special Olympics athletes, Tim Hortons is releasing a limited edition donut. All proceeds go directly to Special Olympics Canada.

        Tim Hortons creates Special Olympics Donut for Global Day of Inclusion

Twitter: www.twitter.com/TimHortons

Facebook: www.facebook.com/TimHortons

Website: www.timhortons.com

Hashtag: #ChoosetoInclude



Manon Lapierre, food blogger

The end of July is the perfect time to go camping— but you don’t want to spend all your time preparing food. Blogger Manon Lapierre recently returned from a family camping trip, where she learned you can eat well without all the hassle.

Camping essentials: easy recipes for your next trip

Twitter:        www.twitter.com/lapetitebette

Facebook:    www.facebook.com/lapetitebette

Instagram:   www.instagram.com/lapetitebette

YouTube:     www.youtube.com/c/lapetitebette

Website:       www.lapetitebette.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/camping-essentials-easy-recipes-for-your-next-trip/


Suzanne Rousseau, Executive Director

Festival International Nuits d’Afrique celebrates African, Latin American and Caribbean culture. Executive director Suzanne Rousseau previews the festival, which takes place at Quartier des Spectacles until July 21.

Festival Nuits D’Afrique

Twitter:     www.twitter.com/nuitsdafrique

Facebook: www.facebook.com/nuits.dafrique/

Instagram: www.instagram.com/nuitsdafrique

Website: www.festivalnuitsdafrique.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/why-you-need-to-attend-the-festival-nuits-dafrique/

Monday, July 15, 2019

Kaan Yalkin, from Amazon Canada

From setting up your membership to downloading the shopping app, Kaan Yalkin from Amazon Canada shares everything you need to know about this year’s Prime Day on July 15 & 16.

        Prime Day: deals on tech, toys and more

Twitter: www.twitter.com/AmazonCa

Facebook: www.facebook.com/AmazonCanada

Website: www.amazon.ca/mothersday

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/amazon-prime-day/ 


Melissa Lamb, lifestyle blogger

Summer is the perfect time to entertain your friends outdoors. And if you’re looking to host a summer garden party but not sure where to begin, look no further than lifetstyle blogger Melissa Lamb.

How to plan a summer garden party on a budget

Twitter:        www.twitter.com/MelissaLambTV

Facebook:   www.facebook.com/MelissaLambTV

Instagram: www.instagram.com/MelissaLambTV

Website:      www.MelissaLamb.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/how-to-plan-a-summer-garden-party-on-a-budget/

Donnell Rawlings, comedian

Comedian Donnell Rawlings will have you in stitches as the closing act of this year’s Ethnic Show. Fun fact: he knows every word of the country hit “Old Town Road”!

Chappelle Show regular Donnell Rawlings back in Montreal

Website: www.hahaha.com  

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/chappelle-show-regular-donnell-rawlings-back-in-montreal/

Baylee Littrell, supporting act for Backstreet Boys’ DNA World Tour Brian Littrell, Backstreet Boys


Backstreet’s back… And younger! At only sixteen years old, up-and-coming country singer Baylee Littrell joins his father Brian Littrell & the Backstreet Boys as the supporting act on their biggest tour in 18 years.

On the road with the Backstreet Boys

Twitter:        twitter.com/littrell_baylee

Facebook:   www.facebook.com/bayleelittrellofficial

Instagram: www.instagram.com/bayleelittrell_music

Website:      www.bayleelittrellmusic.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/on-the-road-with-the-backstreet-boys/

Friday, July 12, 2019

Dr. Gillian Mandich, happiness researcher

Want to have a happy weekend? Dr. Gillian Mandich says treating the weekend like a vacation can help you fully recharge, boost happiness, improve health, and increase job performance.

Unlock the secret to a happy weekend

Twitter: @gillianmandich

Facebook: Gillian Mandich

Instagram: @gillianmandich

Website: www.gillianmandich.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/unlock-the-secret-to-a-happy-weekend/


Asia O’Hara, Season 10 contestant, RuPaul’s Drag Race

The RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11 Tour hits fifteen cities across North America this summer. Featuring queens from season 11, the show plays at Montreal’s L’Olympia theatre tonight with season 10 queen Asia O’Hara as host.

Asia O’Hara hosts RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11 Tour in Montreal

Twitter:        https://twitter.com/asiaoharaland

Facebook:    https://www.facebook.com/AsiaOharaLand/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asiaoharaland/

Website:      https://asiaoharaland.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/asia-ohara-hosts-rupauls-drag-race-season-11-tour-in-mtl/

Zeeta Maharaj, plus size model, BT fashion contributor

It’s time to plan your well-deserved summer vacation. Zeeta Maharaj provides some inspiration and travel tips to make packing easy and effortless – so you can start having fun in the sun.

What to wear on vacation this summer

Twitter: www.twitter.com/zeeta

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/zeeta.ca/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/miss_zeeta/

Website: http://zeeta.ca/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/what-to-wear-on-vacation-this-summer/ 

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Cristela Alonzo, Comedian Bruce Hills, President of JFL

Cristela Alonzo is a Mexican-American stand-up comic who made history in 2014 for being the first Latina to create, produce and star in their own sitcom. She joins JFL president Bruce Hills as the annual comedy fest gets underway

Cristela Alonzo hosts The Ethnic Show this year

Website: www.hahaha.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/cristela-alonzo-hosts-the-ethnic-show-this-year/


Maureen Dennis, Parenting Expert, WeeWelcome.ca

Summer is the time of year kids live for, but not having enough structure in their days can lead to boredom. Parenting expert Maureen Dennis provides tips on how to rev up your summer.

Summer boredom busters

Twitter: https://twitter.com/msmaureendennis

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/weewelcome 

Instagram: https://instagram.com/msmaureendennis

Website: http://weewelcome.ca/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/summer-boredom-busters/ 

Batoul Salami, chef/baker, SaltedSpatula.Com

We all know breakfast is the most important part of the day. That’s why Batoul Salami is here to showcase some of her very own healthy breakfast recipes.

Healthy breakfasts to start your day off right

Instagram: www.instagram.com/salted.spatula

Website: www.saltedspatula.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/healthy-breakfasts-to-start-your-day-off-right/

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Julius Grey, civil rights attorney, Grey Casgrain, s.e.n.c.

Civil rights attorney Julius Grey is challenging the way Quebec allocates new doctors, a system which leaves thousands of Montrealers without a family physician.

Montreal clinics can’t recruit doctors

Twitter: www.twitter.com/juliusgrey

Website: http://greycasgrain.com/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/montreal-clinics-cant-recruit-doctors/

Justin BUA, urban artist

Recognized for his paintings of hip hop imagery, Los Angeles urban artist Justin Bua has sold millions of prints across the world. He shares celebrity tales, the inspiration behind his latest collection, and more.

Urban artist Justin Bua unveils new artwork in Montreal

Twitter: www.twitter.com/justinbua

Facebook: www.facebook.com/BUA

Instagram: www.instagram.com/justinbua

Website: www.justinbua.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/urban-artist-justin-bua-unveils-new-artwork-in-montreal/

Amber Berson, Wikipedian-in-residence at Concordia University

Amber Berson is Concordia University’s first ever Wikipedian-in-residence. Based out of the Concordia Library, Berson educates the public on everything Wikipedia. She is passionate about knowledge accessibility and digital literacy.

Concordia welcomes their first Wikipedian-in-residence

Website: www.amberberson.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/concordia-welcomes-their-first-wikipedian-in-residence/

Natalia Machado, culinary director, Ville Marie Collection Inc

Host the most unique pool party with this one-of-a-kind menu item: pizza on the barbecue. Natalia Machado shows us how it’s done.

Turn your pool party into a pizza party

Facebook: joieasociale

Instagram: joieasociale

Website: www.joieasociale.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/turn-your-pool-party-into-a-pizza-party/ 

Shawn JL, R&B singer

R&B singer Shawn JL joins forces with Sean Kingston to create “Treat You Right”. The Montrealer talks inspirations, collaborations and upcoming projects.

R&B singer Shawn JL releases song with platinum-selling artist Sean Kingston

Facebook: facebook.com/shawnjl.dx

Instagram: instagram.com/shawnjlofficial

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/shawn-jl-premieres-collab-with-sean-kingston/

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Geoffrey Chambers, president of the Quebec Community Groups Network

The Quebec Community Groups Network, which represents 50 anglophone groups in Quebec, has banded together with francophones in New Brunswick and Ontario to promote the rights of official minority language communities.

Anglophones & francophones cooperating on minority language rights

Twitter: www.twitter.com/QCGN

Facebook: www.facebook.com/QCGNmtl

Website: www.qcgn.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/minority-language-rights-anglos-francos-cooperating/ 

Tanya Toledano, parenting blogger

Is there a better way to spend time with the kids than baking cookies? Tanya Toledano shows you how to turn your house into a home this summer with a very simple to make plant-based cookie recipe.

Summer baking: how to turn any house into a home

Twitter: www.twitter.com/becelca

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Becel

Instagram: www.instagram.com/becelca/

Website: www.becel.ca/en

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/summer-baking-how-to-turn-any-house-into-a-home/

Tyler Shaw, musician

Tyler Shaw celebrates continued success in Quebec with the release of “With You” ft. Sara Diamond. The duo is set to perform the song for the first time this weekend at Festival d’été du Québec.

Tyler Shaw drops bilingual version of “With You” ft. Sara Diamond

Twitter: www.twitter.com/tylershawmusic

Facebook: www.facebook.com/tylershawmusic

Instagram: www.instagram.com/tylershawmusic

Website: www.tylershawmusic.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/tyler-shaw-drops-new-bilingual-single-with-you/ 

Geneviève Zaloum, Education programs supervisor

Falcon Environmental Services offers free flight bird shows at the summit of Mont Tremblant until September 2. Learn all about the incredible birds of prey as they fly free – right above your head.

Tremblant birds of prey show

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FauconEduc.FalconEd

Instagram: www.instagram.com/fauconeduc

Website: www.fauconeduc.biz

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/tremblant-birds-of-prey-show/

Christian Dare, Cityline DIY expert

Are you taking the kids on a summer vacation? Why not plan a road trip! Cityline’s Christian Dare provides tips for making the most of your summer road trip.

Summer road trips with the kids

Twitter: www.twitter.com/christiandare

Facebook: www.facebook.com/cdare

Instagram: www.instagram.com/christian_dare

Website: www.christiandareedited.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/summer-road-trips-with-the-kids/

Monday, July 8, 2019

Jimmy Zoubris, advisor to Mayor Plante

Jimmy Zoubris, special advisor to the mayor, gives us an update on important issues Montrealers are facing this summer and how Mayor Plante is dealing with them.

Managing Montreal issues

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jzoubris

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jzoubris

Website: www.Ville.montreal.qc.ca



Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/managing-montreal-issues/

Bahar Niramwalla, Beauty Expert on Cityline

Everything from hair to skin to sunscreen & makeup, Cityline beauty expert Bahar Niramwalla showcases her top picks for this summer, with the latest and coolest products out there.

Summer beauty must-haves

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BaharNiramwalla

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BaharNiramwallaBeautyExpert/

Instagram: http://instagram.com/baharniramwalla/

Website: http://www.baharniramwalla.com/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/beauty-editor-approved-summer-beauty-must-haves/

Gemma Raeburn-Baynes, Public Relations Officer, Spice Island Cultural Day Extravaganza

Hazel-Ann Cato-Perry, the winner of the 2018 Oil Down Competition

The exotic spice of the Caribbean Islands will be featured at the inaugural Spice Island Cultural Festival. On July 13, experience tasty island dishes, sights and sounds of the Caribbean.

Spice Island Cultural Day: a Caribbean celebration

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SICDAQ/

Website: www.spiceislandculturalday.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/spice-island-cultural-day/

Friday, July 5, 2019

Lou Ferrigno, The Incredible Hulk (actor, deputy sheriff, bodybuilder)

It may have been 42 years since the premiere of the original Incredible Hulk TV series, but that iconic green character is still very much a part of actor Lou Ferrigno’s life

Don’t make him angry! Original Hulk Lou Ferrigno is at Comiccon

Twitter: www.twitter.com/Mtlcomiccon

Facebook: www.facebook.com/MontrealComiccon

Instagram: www.instagram.com/mtlcomiccon

Website: www.montrealcomiccon.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/dont-make-him-angry-original-hulk-lou-ferrigno-at-comiccon/

Greg Kelley, MNA for Jacques-Cartier

Tracy Wing, mother & first responder

Tracy Wing is still looking for answers after her son was shot by police officers last year. The grieving mother is launching a petition for officers to be equipped with body cams.

Grieving mother calls for change in police procedure

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tracy.wing.58

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the_tea_with_tracy/?hl=fr

Website: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl7LWqw7IYjnxorQnVW-M7A?view_as=subscriber

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/grieving-mother-calls-for-change-in-police-procedure/

Dayna Isom Johnson, Etsy trend expert

Are you planning to redecorate your home? Etsy’s Dayna Isom Johnson shares 2019 home & décor trends from Canadian Etsy sellers to leave you and your guests speechless.

2019 home & décor trends

Twitter: www.twitter.com/EtsyCA

Facebook: www.facebook.com/EtsyCA

Instagram: www.instagram.com/etsyca

Website: www.etsy.com

Hashtag: #EtsyTrends

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/2019-home-decor-trends/

Mike Yawney, technology specialist

Mike Yawney trades in his tech hat for a cowboy hat as he gears up for the Calgary Stampede, the greatest outdoor show on Earth.

Calgary Stampede: Alberta’s third largest city for 10 days

Twitter: www.twitter.com/gadget_guy

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/calgary-stampede-albertas-third-largest-city-for-10-days/ 

Lily Yange, blogger, bloominglilyy

Family vacations and trips to the cottage are some of the best parts of summer, but travelling with little ones can also be stressful. Parenting blogger Lily Yange provides trips, tricks, and tools to make vacation time a little less overwhelming.

Surviving summer travel with toddlers

Instagram: www.instagram.com/lilyyange

Website: www.bloominglilyy.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/surviving-summer-travel-with-toddlers/ 

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