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Friday, March 29, 2019

Emerson Turnier, personal trainer, B52 Gym

Looking for a high-intensity workout? Kickboxing trainer Emerson Turnier offers basic punching and kicking techniques for you and a workout buddy to try at home.

Kickboxing with a friend

Facebook: Turnier Cross-Training

Instagram: www.instagram.com/turniercrosstraining

Website: www.emersonturnier.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/kickboxing-with-a-friend/

Wendy Singer, managing editor, Inspirations Newspaper

Inspirations News recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. Wendy Singer, Managing Editor of Inspirations, shares how the publication has grown and thrived over the past decade.

Inspirations Newspaper celebrates 10 years

Twitter: inspirationsmtl

Facebook: inspirationsnews

Website: www.inspirationsnews.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/inspirations-newspaper-10-years-helping-the-special-needs-community/

Natalia Murioni, BT Extra

Monica Infusini, BT Extra

Cindy Gibbs, BT Extra

Saiswari Virahsammy, BT Extra

Meet our full cast of BT Extras: Natalia, Monica, Cindy and Saiswari! They took part in a fashion segment, but first they sat down with Derick. Want to be a BT Extra? Email us at comments@btmontreal.ca.

Meeting our BT Extras

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/meet-our-four-fashionista-bt-extras/

Zeeta Maharaj, BT fashion contributor

Regardless of age, body type or height, every woman needs certain must-haves in her wardrobe. With the help of some BT Extras, fashion contributor Zeeta Maharaj highlights some essential looks that all women should have.

Essentials you should have in your closet

Twitter: www.twitter.com/zeeta

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

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

Website: http://zeeta.ca/

Laura:

https://www.laura.ca/en/petites/clothing/

https://www.facebook.com/StyleLaura/

https://www.instagram.com/laurapetiteplus/

addition elle:

https://www.additionelle.com/

https://www.facebook.com/additionelle

https://twitter.com/AdditionElle

https://www.instagram.com/additionelle/#ref=badge

Winners

https://www.winners.ca/en

https://www.facebook.com/Winners

https://twitter.com/Winners

https://www.instagram.com/winners/

Gap

https://www.gapcanada.ca

https://www.instagram.com/gap/

https://twitter.com/gapca

https://www.facebook.com/gap/

h&m

https://www.facebook.com/hmcanadahm

https://www2.hm.com/en_ca/index.html

https://www.instagram.com/hm/

https://twitter.com/hm

RetailMeNot

https://www.retailmenot.ca/

https://www.facebook.com/RetailmenotCanada/

https://twitter.com/retailmenotca

https://www.instagram.com/retailmenot/?hl=en

Wonder Bra

https://www.wonderbra.ca/shop/en/wonderbraca

https://www.instagram.com/wonderbra_canada/

https://www.facebook.com/WonderBraCanada

https://twitter.com/wonderbra

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/closet-essentials-for-every-woman/

Kyle Matthews, Concordia University

Benjamin Ducol, Centre for the Prevention of Radicalization Leading to Violence

Balarama Holness, teacher & activist

BT Panel: Why radicalization happens

In the wake of the New Zealand mosque killings, our BT panel explores how and why radicalization happens, and how we can prevent it.

Twitter: www.twitter.com/balaramaholness

Facebook: www.facebook.com/balarama.holness.officiel

Instagram: www.instagram.com/balarama_holness

Website: www.balaramaholness.com

http://www.un.org/en/events/racialdiscriminationday/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/radicalization-how-we-can-prevent-it/

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Bryce Wylde, Cityline health expert

Most people are exercising for their heart, or eating more healthy to lose weight and control blood sugar. But not too many of us think: “what have I done for my brain today”? Bryce Wylde wants to change that.

Brain Awareness month: healthy body means healthy brain

Twitter: www.twitter.com/WyldeOnHealth

Facebook: www.facebook.com/BryceWylde

Website: www.wyldeabouthealth.com/bryce-wylde

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/brain-awareness-month-healthy-body-means-healthy-brain/

Benoit Chalifoux, deputy director international affairs, UQAM School of Management

While employers can easily train new employees in a number of hard skills, it is immensely more difficult to develop soft skills. Benoit Chalifoux, who boasts 10 years of international business experience, shares the importance of developing key soft skills.

Developing your soft skills

Instagram: instagram.com/benoit_chalifoux/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/succeed-in-the-workplace-by-developing-your-soft-skills/

Florence Sydney, dietitian & cookbook author

Mom Talk: Packing the right lunch

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/

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

Website: http://florencesydney.com/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/packing-the-right-lunch/

Claire Desjardins, abstract artist

Brian Azeff, president LD International

Abstract artist Claire Desjardins recently paired up with an apparel designer. Now the duo is designing and selling wearable art for creative-thinking women.

Wearable art for creative-thinking women

Twitter: https://twitter.com/clairedj

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

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

Website: http://clairedesjardins.com/

Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/clairedj

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/wearable-art-for-women/

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Mike Yawney, Citytv tech specilaist

Tech specialist Mike Yawney explores what’s making waves in the trendy world of tech.

Weekly tech update

Twitter: @gadget_guy

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/is-apple-becoming-a-services-company/

Stephanie Erickson, family caregiving advocate

Most of us would like to live in our home for as long as possible. But physical and sometimes cognitive challenges prevent just that. Stephanie Erickson provides tips to keep you at home safely for as long as possible.

Senior safety at home

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/tips-for-senior-safety-at-home/

Dr. Zach Levine, ER physician MUHC

An 18-year-old tragically passed away recently due to meningitis, Dr. Zach Levine, ER physician at the MUHC discusses what meningitis is, how to recognize it and how to treat it.

Meningitis scare in Montreal

Twitter: https://twitter.com/cusm_muhc

Website: www.drzach.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/recent-case-of-meningitis/

Chef Vanessa Gianfrancesco

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/fabulous-spring-appetizers/

Christian Dare, Cityline DIY expert

How to be eco-friendly and go green

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/how-to-be-eco-friendly-and-go-green/

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Robert Wise, coaching expert

Ivan Rubio, psychotherapist

What is happiness – and what is it not? People have agonized over this question for centuries, but only recently has science begun to weigh in on the debate.

Rise with happiness: how to celebrate life

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

Instagram: www.instagram.com/riseclinic

Website:  www.riseclinic.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/the-science-of-happiness-what-is-it-exactly/

Manon Lapierre, food blogger

Where can you go on a spa getaway that combines high quality spa treatments and amazing food? Food blogger Manon Lapierre narrows down the best nearby zen locations so you don’t waste your money.

Gourmet spa destinations

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/gourmet-spa-destinations/

Maddy K, Bridal Boudoir Affair

There are new trends for brides every season. Bridal Boudoir Affair’s Maddy K hosts Montreal’s premiere bridal event on March 31 at the St-James Theatre in Old Montreal.

What’s trendy for brides in 2019?

Twitter: @maddyKAtelier

Facebook: Bridal Boudoir Affair, Maddy K

Instagram: @BridalBoudoir   @maddykatelier

Website: www.bridalboudoiraffair.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/whats-trendy-for-brides-in-2019/

Kim Bruneau, entrepreneur & philanthropist

What do a raccoon, a possum and a baby wolf all have in common? They’ve all been rescued and rehabilitated by Refuge Nymous – a non-profit that helps wildlife animals. Spokesperson Kim Bruneau is organizing an art fair – Beauties and the Beasts – in support of the refuge.

Art fair for animal welfare: The Beauties and the Beasts

Facebook: www.facebook.com/artfairforanimals/

Instagram: www.instagram.com/lesbellesetlesbetes/

Website: www.lesbellesetlesbetes.com/en/home/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/art-fair-for-animal-welfare-the-beauties-and-the-beasts/

Regional Science & Technology Fair

Meet these incredibly smart students, aged 13 to 20, as they present their scientific projects at this year’s Regional Science & Technology Fair. Who will come out on top?

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

Website: https://www.emsb.qc.ca/emsb/articles/hydro-quebec-montreal-regional-science-technology-fair

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/meet-montreals-emerging-scientists/

Monday, March 25, 2019

Samantha Kris, success coach & author

Spring cleaning isn’t just about decluttering the physical spaces in our life. Success coach Samantha Kris says spring cleaning can also mean taking stock of what’s going on in your environment at large.

Twitter: www.twitter.com/SamanthaKris

Facebook: www.facebook.com/SamanthaKris

Instagram: www.instagram.com/samanthakris3

Website: www.samanthakris.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/sparking-joy-in-your-life-for-spring/

Julie Blais Comeau, etiquette expert

Since the #MeToo movement, many employees have consciously decided to stop complimenting their colleagues. Etiquette expert Julie Blais Comeau presents a guide for giving compliments in the workplace.

Complimenting colleagues at work

Twitter: www.twitter.com/EtiquetteJulie

Facebook: www.facebook.com/EtiquetteJulieCanada/

Instagram: www.instagram.com/etiquettejulie/

Website: www.etiquettejulie.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/complimenting-at-work-since-metoo/

Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and the Francophonie

The new federal budget contains significant additional funds and programs to improve quality of life for seniors. Minister Mélanie Joly is in town to share the details.

Help for seniors in 2019 budget

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/2019-federal-budget-help-for-seniors/

Vincenzo Curro, owner, Pastamore

With over 20 sauce choices, family-owned West Island restaurant Pastamore is the perfect stop for National Sauce Month. Chef Curro shares the secret to the perfect sauce.

Celebrating National Sauce Month: Top tips for the perfect sauce

Instagram: www.Instagram.com/pastamoregusto

Website: https://www.pastamore.ca/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/celebrating-national-sauce-month-top-tips-for-the-perfect-sauce/

Friday, March 22, 2019

Karim Boulos, political analyst

Political analyst Karim Boulos helps us break down the CAQ’s first provincial budget.

Analyzing the CAQ provincial budget

Website: www.concordia.ca/jmsb/faculty/karim-boulos.html

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/breakdown-of-caqs-first-provincial-budget/

Dustin Gilman, blogger, FoodGuyMTL

Food blogger Dustin Gilman gathered some of the spiciest foods Montreal has to offer. Can you handle the heat?

Spicy foods for spring

Twitter: https://twitter.com/foodguymtl

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

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

Website: Foodguymontreal.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/can-you-handle-these-spicy-foods/

Sonia Lebel, Quebec justice minister

Quebec Justice Minister Sonia Lebel talks about creating a ground-breaking panel to hear victims’ views on getting justice for sexual crimes.

Sexual Aggression Panel

Twitter: https://twitter.com/slebel19?lang=en

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

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

Website: http://www.assnat.qc.ca/en/deputes/lebel-sonia-17847/coordonnees.html

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/a-better-system-for-victims-of-sexual-assault/

Cheryl Besner, certified relationship coach

Certified relationship coach Cheryl Besner provides tips on how to use our inner GPS to navigate the road to happily ever after. Be careful, there may be some potholes along the way!

How to navigate today’s dating world

Twitter: www.twitter.com/CherylBesnerXO

Facebook: www.facebook.com/cheryl.besnercohen

Instagram: www.instagram.com/CherylBesner

Website: www.cherylbesner.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/how-to-navigate-todays-dating-world/

John Reardon, actor

New show on Citytv: Hudson & Rex

John Reardon and a German Shepherd named Diesel star in the brand-new police drama on Citytv: Hudson and Rex. The new series premieres March 25 at 8pm.

Twitter: @HudsonRexCitytv

Facebook: @HudsonandRexCitytv

Instagram: @HudsonandRexCitytv

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/hudson-and-rex-a-brand-new-police-drama-on-citytv/

Susan Morales, makeup artist

Are you looking to create a classic makeup look, but you’re afraid it might take too long? Makeup artist Susan Morales uses Sephora’s hottest beauty products to nail a five-minute makeup routine.

Five-minute makeup routine

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

Website: http://www.susanmoralesmakeup.com/  

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/five-minute-make-up-routine/

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Guy Spring, director

Tyson Houseman, actor

An epic, historical recounting of the occupation and colonization of the Canadian West begins today at Espace Knox in NDG.

New play: Historical recounting of colonization of the Canadian West

Twitter: http://twitter.com/Infinitheatre

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

Website: http://www.infinitheatre.com/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/fight-on-part-two-a-play-about-the-canadian-west/

Cameron Brodeur, actor & dancer

Montreal actor Cameron Brodeur, 16, stars alongside Ellen Page, Tom Hopper and Mary J. Blige in the new series “The Umbrella Academy”.

Netflix show: The Umbrella Academy

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Cameron-Brodeur-609987036115527/

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

Website: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm7086588/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/montrealer-stars-in-the-umbrella-academy/

Balarama Holness, teacher

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Former Projet Montréal candidate and teacher Balarama Holness discusses what we need to do to fight racism, and how it begins with children.

Mom Talk:  Eliminating racism

Twitter: www.twitter.com/balaramaholness

Facebook: www.facebook.com/balarama.holness.officiel

Instagram: www.instagram.com/balarama_holness

Website: www.balaramaholness.com

http://www.un.org/en/events/racialdiscriminationday/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/inoculating-our-children-against-racism/

Jessica Lucas, actress

Jessica Lucas stars in Citytv’s brand new crime drama: The Murders. The eight-part series premieres March 25 at 9pm.

New show on Citytv: The Murders

Twitter: @TheMurdersTV

Facebook: @TheMurdersTV

Instagram: @TheMurdersTV

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/the-murders-a-brand-new-crime-drama-on-citytv/

Christian Pritchard, Aurora Importing

Eggs play an important role in the Easter holiday, from dyeing them for decoration, to hiding them as part of a scavenger hunt. Chef Christian Pritchard offers a new tradition: smashing a 10-pound chocolate Easter egg.

Easter entertaining

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChrisCooking

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/christian.pritchard.54

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

Website: www.Auroraimporting.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/not-your-typical-easter-tradition/

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Katheleen Trotter, personal trainer

Adopting a healthier lifestyle does not have to be complicated, expensive or overwhelming. Nutritionist Kathleen Trotter offers healthy alternatives for your favourite afternoon snacks.

Healthy substitutions to satisfy your cravings

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/healthy-substitutions-to-satisfy-your-cravings/

Neil Drabkin, political analyst & lawyer

Analyzing the 2019 federal budget

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/2019-federal-budget-breakdown/

Angela Price, blogger, byangelaprice.com

Jessica Kohout, Jordie Benn’s girlfriend

Courtney Petrachek, Victor Mete’s girlfriend

The Great Food Drive for Children is a joint initiative between Moisson Montréal, Moisson Rive-Sud, Moisson Laval and Moisson Estrie. Hockey wives and girlfriends Angela Price, Jessica Kohout and Courtney Petrachek share all the details.

Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation: Great Food Drive for Children

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

https://www.instagram.com/koho8

https://www.instagram.com/courtneypetrachek/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/canadiens-childrens-foundation-great-food-drive-for-children/

Catherine Verdon-Diamond, BT host

Get pampered with new products at Pharmaprix. Shop luxe detox masks, green tea shampoos, kiwi-based skin care and more.

New products at Pharmaprix to pamper yourself

Twitter: www.twitter.com/PharmaprixQC

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Pharmaprix/

Website: www.pharmaprix.ca/new

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/new-products-at-pharmaprix-to-pamper-yourself/

Student summit: meet next generation of leaders

500 student leaders from 17 Sir Wilfrid Laurier schools got together to be inspired, be challenged and bring change. Check out their amazing Leadership Summit.

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

https://www.facebook.com/Laval-Senior-Academy-872842849476356/

https://www.facebook.com/SWLSB/

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

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/meet-the-next-generation-of-leaders/

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