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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/

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Luciano D’Iorio, managing director, Cushman & Wakefield

How we use and design workspaces has changed over the years. Recently, we have seen a focus towards collaborative spaces that incorporate both open and closed spaces.

The changing workplace

Twitter: @cushwakeMTL

Website: www.cushmanwakefield.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/the-changing-workplace/

Marlene Jennings, former Liberal MP and lawyer

Previewing federal budget

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/budget-day-in-ottawa/

Orlane Panet, co-founder, MicroHabitat

With cities becoming more populated, urban agriculture is a way for businesses to optimize their unused spaces and turn their rooftops into food production zones.

Rooftop gardening

Twitter: @microhabitatmtl

Facebook: @microhabitatmtl

Instagram: @microhabitatmtl

Website: www.microhabitat.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/when-rooftops-become-the-land-of-opportunities/

Anne Brisson, Canadian Liver Foundation Montreal Chapter manager

Camryn Rohringer, CLF McGill Student Chapter President & ReCouture stylist

ReCouture is a uniquely designed fashion fundraiser for liver research, the first of its kind for the Montreal Chapter of the Canadian Liver Foundation. The fashion show features recycled women’s outfits modelled by people affected by liver disease.

ReCouture: fashion fundraiser for liver research

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

Website: https://www.liver.ca/how-you-help/quebec/my-community-quebec/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/recouture-fashion-fundraiser-for-liver-research/

Miriam Pearl, gluten-free baker

Pockets filled with cookies for everyone to enjoy? Count us in! Miriam Pearl is back in the BT kitchen to offer up vegan, gluten-free, nut-free hamentashen for Purim.

Purim

Twitter: https://twitter.com/delishnogluten

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

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

Website: https://www.deliciouswithout.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/vegan-options-for-celebrating-purim/

Monday, March 18, 2019

Tony Loffreda, vice-chairman, RBC Wealth Management

Tony Loffreda, Vice-Chairman of RBC Wealth Management, discusses what he sees happening for the Canadian economy in 2019.

Is the Canadian economy heading for a recession

Twitter: www.twitter.com/TonyLoffreda 

Website: www.rbc.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/is-the-canadian-economy-heading-for-a-recession-in-2019/

Rebecca Perez, editor-in-chief, GOSS Magazine

Alfee Kaufman, real estate agent

How do you make the most of your networking opportunities? Rebecca Perez and Alfee Kaufman share their tried-and-tested tips.

Master the art of networking

Instagram: www.instagram.com/GossMagazine & www.instagram.com/rebeccaiperez

www.instagram.com/alfee_k/

Website: www.gossclub.com/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/how-to-master-the-art-of-networking/

Tanya Allen, Le Frame Shoppe

Matt Wetmore, Le Frame Shoppe

Discover how you can use custom framing to help clear the clutter and create hidden storage all while beautifying your home.

Framing can solve your organizational challenges 

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

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

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.ca/leframeshoppe/

Website: www.leframeshoppe.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/think-outside-the-frame-spring-cleaning-with-frames/

Mike Goldman, business coach & author

Raising a son with Asperger’s proved challenging for business coach Mike Goldman, but he learned some valuable lessons that he shares in his book “Performance Breakthrough.”

Business secrets learned while raising son with Asperger’s

Twitter:  @mgoldman10

Facebook: @ Mike Goldman

Instagram: @ Mike Goldman

Linked In: Mike Goldman 

Website: www.mike-goldman.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/business-secrets-learned-while-raising-son-with-autism/

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Christopher Ragan, economics professor, McGill University

Finance minister Morneau says the new budget will be fiscally responsible. What does that mean about taxes, debt and spending?

Fiscal responsibility and the federal budget

Twitter: www.twitter.com/ctsragan

Website: www.mcgill.ca/maxbellschool/our-people/mpp-teaching-faculty/christopher-ragan

https://ecofiscal.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/fiscal-responsibility-and-the-federal-budget/

Julie Mainardi, Marley’s former owner and

Bernard T Raymond, lawyer

Earlier this week, we brought you the story of an ongoing controversy at the SPCA Ouest. Now, the former dog owner at the centre of the dispute is speaking out.

SPCA Ouest follow up

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/owner-speaks-out-in-spca-ouest-controversy/

Julie Cole, parenting blogger

Gastro has hit your household… what do you do? How do you tend to your children without getting sick yourself? Mom of six and parenting blogger Julie Cole gives us tips on how to survive the dreaded gastro.

Mom Talk:  Surviving the dreaded gastro

Twitter: https://twitter.com/juliecole & https://twitter.com/mabelhood

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

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cole.julie/ & https://www.instagram.com/mabelslabels/

Website: www.mabelslabels.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/surviving-the-dreaded-gastro/

Eric Arsenault, Beaconsfield High School student, Bison News

The Beaconsfield High School Bison News team, led by host and producer Éric Arsenault, produced their first television news pack.

Bison News produces news pack for BT

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFEQyAmh7zJh2KXq0n8_4Hg/videos

Instagram: your_bison_news

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/bison-news-creates-first-television-news-pack/

Sarah Gunn, interior stylist

We are all ready to say goodbye to winter and add a little spring to our lives. Since it’s not practical or budget-friendly to redo your entire home each season, here are some simple ways to brighten your home for spring.

Five simple ways to add spring to your home

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SarahGunnStyle   

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

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

Website: https://www.cityline.tv/tag/sarah-gunn/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/five-simple-ways-to-add-spring-to-your-home/

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Mike Yawney, CityTV tech specialist

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

Weekly tech trends

Twitter: @gadget_guy

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/trending-tech-topics-week-of-march-13/

Isabelle Kroeh, fitness expert

One of the best things about getting in shape is the strength and confidence it brings. By doing even just a few minutes of mindful movement each day, you can significantly increase your level of self-esteem.

Moves that empower you

Twitter: www.twitter.com/isabellekroeh

Facebook: www.facebook.com/IsabelleDominiqueKroeh

Instagram: www.instagram.com/isabellemedia

Website: www.isabelledominiquekroeh.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/fitness-moves-that-empower-you/

Sarah Rossy, McGill student

Jonathan Collin, director, board of McGill Alumni Association

Today is McGill24, McGill University’s annual 24-hour day of giving. A McGill student and alumni volunteer reveal the impact and objectives of this record-breaking fundraiser.

McGill24 fundraiser: 24 hours of giving

Twitter: https://twitter.com/McGillAlumni

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

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

Website: www.mcgill24.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/mcgill24-seeks-to-raise-millions-to-benefit-students/

Thierry-Maxime Loriot, curator

Philippe Dubuc, designer

Montréal Couture is the first exhibition to bring together the creations of three Quebec fashion icons: Marie Saint Pierre, Philippe Dubuc and Denis Gagnon.

Montreal Couture at MMFA

Website: https://philippedubuc.ca  &  https://www.mbam.qc.ca/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/montreal-couture-at-montreal-museum-of-fine-arts/

Chef Vanessa Gianfrancesco

Chef Vanessa Gianfrancesco shows us how to make easy and delicious rolls: shrimp roll, Asian chicken roll and Mexican vegetarian roll.

Shrimp Asian & Mexican

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/easy-homemade-rolls-for-beginners/

Catherine Verdon-Diamond, BT host

Perk up your morning routine with innovative products from Pharmaprix. Shop body gels, enamel-protecting toothpaste, power toothbrushes and more.

New favourites from Pharmaprix

Twitter: www.twitter.com/PharmaprixQC

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Pharmaprix/

Website: www.pharmaprix.ca/new

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/whats-new-at-pharmaprix-for-your-morning-routine/

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

William Ging Wee Dere, author

Being Chinese in Canada is a deeply personal and political account that examines cultural identity, systemic discrimination, the Head Tax Redress movement and what it means to be Chinese in Canada.

New book: “Being Chinese in Canada”

Website: www.douglas-mcintyre.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/being-chinese-in-canada-one-authors-struggle-for-identity/

Jagmeet Singh, NDP leader

With the October general election fast approaching, the NDP’s Jagmeet Singh discussed a wide array of topics with Joanne Vrakas such as the ongoing SNC-Lavalin scandal, the recent defeat in Outremont, and Canada’s relationship with Donald Trump and the U.S.

Chatting with NDP leader Jagmeet Singh

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/ndp-leader-jagmeet-singh-in-montreal/

Manon Lapierre, food blogger

Are all kitchen appliances worth buying? Which ones will simply take up space in your cabinet and rarely be used? Foodie Manon Lapierre tests the trendiest kitchen tools so you don’t waste your money.

Kitchen appliances – worth the expense?

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/trendy-kitchen-appliances-a-worthy-expense/

Ana Stasia, R&B / pop singer

Musician and actor Ana Stasia discusses her debut album: Best Life.

Interview/Performance

Twitter: @Adextrene

Facebook: Anastasia Dextrene

Instagram: @anastasiatheartist

Website: www.anastasiadextrene.com

Youtube: www.youtube.com/annadsjmusic

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/debut-album-for-musician-actor-ana-stasia/

https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/ana-stasia-performs-hotel-key/

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