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Monday, January 21, 2019

Tony Loffreda, vice-chairman, RBC Wealth Management

Studies show 48% of Canadians have no financial plan in order to help them reach their retirement goals. Tony Loffreda discusses how to face retirement with open arms.

Quebecers not confident in retirement savings

Twitter: www.twitter.com/TonyLoffreda

Website: www.rbc.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/successful-retirement-planning/

Dr. Zach

Dr. Zach speaks to us about what you can do to prevent injury or worse during extreme cold weather and after a big snowfall

Winter Storm Safety: Tips prevention Shoveling, heart attacks, Kids in the snow and very cold, Seniors stay inside etc

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/winter-storm-safety/

Jeremy Comte, director

Director Jeremy Comte’s live action short film “Fauve” follows the innocent power game between two boys that escalates beyond their control. On January 22, the Oscars announce whether the film will be nominated for an Academy Award.

Short film ‘Fauve’ shortlisted for Oscar nomination

Instagram: www.instagram.com/jaycomte

Website: https://vimeo.com/293033666

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/short-film-fauve-shortlisted-for-academy-award-nomination/

David Freiheit, dad YouTuber

YouTuber David Freiheit on YouTube content creation, winning the GoPro Million Dollar Challenge and his 48 hours in Las Vegas.

All about Go Pros

Twitter: https://twitter.com/thevivafrei

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

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

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzGiDDKdphJ0GFvEd82WfYQ?view_as=subscriber

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/david-freiheit-invited-to-the-ces-in-las-vegas/

Dr. Jewel Perlin, psychologist

Psychologist Jewel Perlin shares her tips on how people can beat the “Blue Monday” blues.

Blue Monday

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/the-truth-about-blue-monday/

Blue Monday w/ students of Roslyn Elementary School

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/spreading-cheer-on-blue-monday/

Friday, January 18, 2019

Nakuset, Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal

Corey Payette, director

The critically-acclaimed Children of God, a musical about residential schools, is coming to the Segal Centre for Performing Arts.

New musical at the Centaur Theatre: Children of God

Twitter: https://twitter.com/segalcentre

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

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

Website: https://segalcentre.org

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/children-of-god-new-musical-about-residential-school-system/

Bruno Spengler, racecar driver

Quebec race car driver Bruno Spengler makes a pit stop in Montreal for the annual International Auto Show.

Racecar driver Bruno Spengler at Montreal Auto Show

Twitter: www.twitter.com/brunospengler

Facebook: www.facebook.com/brunospenglerofficial/

Instagram: www.instagram.com/spenglerbruno

Website: www.brunospengler.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/bmw-race-car-driver-bruno-spengler-in-town-for-auto-show/

Claude Laframboise, fashion expert

Whether you’re at the gym or running around town, look your most stylish with the latest activewear from Joe Fresh. Watch as Claude Laframboise shows us what’s on trend for 2019. To help you stay active and stick to those New Year’s resolutions, Joe Fresh is offering 25% off using promo code JFSPRING25.

Joe Fresh: Activewear

Twitter: www.twitter.com/JoeFresh

Facebook: www.facebook.com/joefresh

Instagram: www.instagram.com/joefresh www.instagram.com/claude.d.laframboise   

Website: www.joefresh.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/discover-the-latest-in-activewear/

Graham Dodds, political science prof, Concordia University

Neil Drabkin, political analyst & lawyer

Marlene Jennings, former Liberal MP and lawyer

BT Panel: Two year since Donald Trump inauguration

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Concordia


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

Instagram: https://instagram.com/concordiauniversity/

Website: https://www.concordia.ca/


Thursday, January 17, 2019

Marc Ouayoun, president & CEO, Porsche Canada

Porsche Canada CEO Marc Ouayoun is in Montreal this weekend for the annual Auto Show. He reveals what’s new and exciting for Porsche this year.

Porsche at the Montreal Auto Show

Twitter: www.twitter.com/PorscheCanada

Facebook: www.facebook.com/porsche

Instagram: www.instagram.com/porschecanada

Website: www.porsche.com/canada

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/porsche-at-the-montreal-auto-show/

Dax Dasilva, CEO, Lightspeed

Michael Chambers, photographer & visual artist

Six all new innovative exhibitions are premiering at Never Apart – from January 17 to April 6. Founder Dax Dasilva and visual artist Michael Chambers break it all down.

Never Apart: art exhibition

Twitter: www.twitter.com/neverapartmtl

Facebook: www.facebook.com/neverapartmtl/

Instagram: www.instagram.com/neverapartmtl

Website: www.neverapart.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/groundbreaking-art-exhibits-at-centre-never-apart/

Dr. Karen Buzaglo, gynecologist

Fertility decreases dramatically after the age of 38, and because of this, fertility clinics are seeing an increase in IVF treatment in older women. We talk with Dr. Karen Buzaglo to find out more.

Mom Talk: Fertility treatment at advanced maternal age

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrKarenBuzaglo

Website: https://procrea.ca/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/fertility-treatment-for-advanced-maternal-age/

Manon Lapierre, food & lifestyle blogger

What’s trendy in the food world? Blogger Manon Lapierre predicts this year’s hottest items in the kitchen, from sourdough bread and mushrooms, to meat and dairy alternatives.

Food trends for 2019

 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/lapetitebette

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

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

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/lapetitebette 

Website: https://www.lapetitebette.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/what-food-trends-can-we-expect-in-2019/

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

David Freiheit, dad YouTuber

New drone regulations

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/new-rules-for-drones-in-canada/

Kathleen Trotter, fitness expert

Winter can cause many people to stay home for fear of slipping on the ice. Kathleen Trotter demonstrates how you can improve your balance and get back out there.

Exercises to keep you upright this winter

Twitter: www.twitter.com/KTrotterFitness

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

Instagram: www.instagram.com/KathleenTrotterFitness

Website: www.KathleenTrotter.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/exercises-to-keep-you-upright-this-winter/

Ahmed Hussen, federal Immigration Minister

Canadian immigration policy must balance humanitarian ideals and practical realities. Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen tells us how he does it.

Canadian immigration policy in populist times

Twitter: @HonAhmedHussen

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

Website: www.ourcommons.ca/Parliamentarians/en/members/Ahmed-Hussen(89020)

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/walls-and-doors-canadian-immigration-policy-in-populist-times/

Zeeta Maharaj, BT fashion contributor

Are you looking to add the final touches to your winter wardrobe? Fashion contributor Zeeta Maharaj shares her fashion picks for the winter season.

Winter wear

Twitter: www.twitter.com/zeeta

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

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

Website: http://zeeta.ca/






Kombi Canada




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Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/the-perfect-winter-wear/

Chef Vanessa Gianfrancescoa

Chef V is back in the BT kitchen to help you keep your new year’s resolution of eating healthier with some delicious, healthy and nutritious smoothies.

Healthy smoothies

Twitter: https://twitter.com/cookingwithv

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

Instagram: https://instagram.com/cookingwithv

Website: www.cookingwithv.com & http://chefenvous.com/en/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/january-meal-replacements-that-are-healthy-and-nutritious/

Lee La Baum, lead singer, The Damn Truth

Mikael Theimer, photographer

Filmmaker Mikaël Theimer linked up with Montreal band The Damn Truth to create a music video that follows Montreal’s street kids and their struggle to survive the day. The song “Devilish Folk” is helping to raise funds for local charity Dans La Rue.

The Damn Truth releases video for “Devilish Folk”

Twitter: https://twitter.com/THEDAMNTRUTH1 & https://twitter.com/MikaelTheimer

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

Instagram: @thedamntruth & https://www.instagram.com/mikaeltheimer/

Website: http://www.thedamntruth.comhttps://www.danslarue.org/en/donations/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/the-damn-truth-music-video-follows-the-lives-of-montreals-street-kids/

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Mike Yawney, City tech specialist

Mike reviews the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas – the world’s biggest electronics trade.

Recap of  Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

Twitter: @gadget_guy

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/mike-yawney-is-back-from-the-2019-consumer-electronics-show-in-las-vegas/

John Geddes, Ottawa bureau chief, Maclean’s Magazine

John Geddes from Maclean’s Magazine breaks down Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet shuffle.

Federal cabinet shuffle

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/federal-cabinet-shuffle/

Kathryn Peterson, workshop trainer

We all know certain people who are hard to get along with. You’re thinking of someone right now, aren’t you! Well Kathryn Peterson can help you deal with people with difficult personalities. She’s teaching a seven-hour course at Concordia.

New class at Concordia: Dealing with difficult personalities

Website: www.groupecle.com/kathrynpeterson

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/how-to-deal-with-difficult-personalities/

Mathieu Samson, singer

Mathieu Samson is the singer in “Reviens-moi,” a cheesy new tourism video intended to entice other Quebecers to travel to Montreal.

Tourisme Montréal new video

Facebook: www.facebook.com/mathieu.samson.397

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/meet-the-singer-of-tourisme-montreals-kitschy-new-video/

Raquel Fox, Bahamian chef

Bahamian celebrity chef, Raquel Fox, authors “Dining in Paradise,” the first Bahamian cookbook to be published in over 30 years.

First Bahamian cookbook in 30 years

Facebook: www.facebook.com/raqueltfox

Instagram: @raqueldfox

Website: raquelscookbook.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/chef-raquel-fox-launches-bahamian-cookbook-dining-in-paradise/

Monday, January 14, 2019

Zoey Li, dietitian

Florence Sydney, dietitian

The new Canada’s Food Guide is causing a stir due to the elimination of the Milk and Milk Products group. What does this mean for the health of Canadians?

New Canada Food Guide

Facebook: www.facebook.com/yumiorganics/ 


Instagram: www.instagram.com/yumiorganics/


Website: www.yumi-organics.com


Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/is-the-new-canadian-food-guide-on-the-right-track/

Ashley Dere, commercial real estate broker, Cushman & Wakefield

Stella Prandekas, lawyer, BBP Avocats

Women have made great strides in the workplace, but inequality still exists. How can we ensure progress and make it a priority to place women in leadership roles? Stella Prandekas and Ashley Dere may have the answer.

The importance of women in the workforce

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/the-importance-of-women-in-the-workforce/

Dr. Gilles Julien, pediatrician

Patricia Miotto, ambassador for Fondation Dr Julien

The Fondation du Dr Julien gives children from vulnerable communities access to a better future through local social medicine.

Guignolée du Dr Julien: How social pediatrics can empower children

Twitter: @FondDrjulien

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

Instagram: @Fondationdudrjulien

Website: www.fondationdrjulien.org & www.guignoleedrjulien.org

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/how-social-pediatrics-can-empower-childrens-lives/

Marianne Farley, actress & filmmaker

Shortlisted for an Oscar, Marianne Farley’s “Marguerite” tells the story of a friendship between an aging woman and her nurse.

Possible Oscar nomination for short film “Marguerite”

Twitter: www.twitter.com/marianne1farley

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

Instagram: www.instagram.com/farleymarianne

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/local-director-marianne-farley-gets-shortlisted-for-an-oscar/

Friday, January 11, 2019

Stephanie Erickson, family caregiving expert

When a loved one has some memory problems or confusion, it is hard to know when’s the right time to intervene without taking away someone’s autonomy. When exactly should we step in and how should we do it? Stephanie Erickson explains.

Dementia: when should family step in?

Twitter: https://twitter.com/FamCareExpert

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Stephanie-Erickson-Family-Caregiving-Expert-115638081801824/

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

Website: www.ericksonresource.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/dementia-and-decision-making-when-does-family-step-in/

Graham Dodds, Concordia University

Prof. Graham Dodds joins us to discuss what we can expect this year – politically – from our neighbours to the south.

2019 U.S. Political Lookahead

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Concordia

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

Instagram: https://instagram.com/concordiauniversity/

Website: https://www.concordia.ca/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/2019-u-s-political-lookahead/

Amanda De Luca, founder, Buns&Bottles

Building confidence, friendships and muscle: Buns&Bottles offers workouts where new moms can bring along their babies.

Fitness class for mommy and baby

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/Fit.ByMandy

Instagram: www.instagram.com/Fit.ByMandy

Website:  www.fitmomblog.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/a-fitness-class-for-mommy-and-baby/

Ann Kaplan, businesswoman, author & reality star, Real Housewives of Toronto

Real Housewife of Toronto Ann Kaplan offers a behind-the-curtains view of her life and a holistic approach for working women to find success in her new book: “How to be Successful in Spite of Yourself.”

New self-help book: “How to be Successful in Spite of Yourself”

Instagram: www.instagram.com/annkaplan_ownit

Website: www.annkaplan.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/real-housewife-of-toronto-pens-self-help-book/

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Pina Arcamone, Missing Children’s Network

There was a record number of missing kids reported with the Missing Children’s Network in Quebec in 2018. Out of the 140 cases, 127 were resolved. Executive director Pina Arcamone discusses the numbers and gives prevention tips for parents.

Increase reporting of missing children

Twitter: www.twitter.com/enfantsretour

Facebook: www.facebook.com/reseau enfants-retour/missing childrens network

Website www.reseauenfantsretour.ong

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/record-number-of-missing-kids-reported-in-quebec-in-2018/

Karolina Jez, blogger, NineBlonde.com

Winter in Montreal doesn’t need to be cold and boring. Karolina Jez shows you how to keep busy in January and February.

Winter events & activities

Twitter: www.twitter.com/karolinajez

Facebook: www.facebook.com/karolinajez

Instagram: www.instagram.com/karolinajez

Website: www.nineblonde.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/how-to-spend-your-winter-2019-in-montreal/

Stacey Knecht, speech pathologist

Mom Talk: Language delay

If you think your child may be experiencing language delays, knowing what’s “normal” in language development can help you figure out if you should be concerned. Speech language pathologist Stacey Knecht fills us in.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SplendidSpeakers/?fref=ts

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/is-your-child-displaying-language-delays/

Alex Macedo, president of Tim Hortons

Stella Acquisto, BT Toronto reporter

Where does Tim Hortons get their ideas for new donuts and beverages? We take a tour of the Tims test kitchen with Matthew Banton, head of global product excellence & innovation.

Tour of Tim Hortons test kitchen

Twitter: www.twitter.com/TimHortons   

Facebook: www.facebook.com/TimHortons   

Instagram: www.instagram.com/timhortons

Website: www.timhortons.com/truestories

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/take-a-tour-of-tim-hortons-new-test-kitchen/

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