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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Karim Boulos, political analyst

Political analyst Karim Boulos helps us break down the provincial goings-on in Quebec.

Quebec provincial round-up

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

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/quebec-political-roundup/

Nik Manojlovic, host, Weekend at the Cottage

Easy-to-make recipes, summer cocktails and décor enhancements can turn your dinner into a meal to remember. Event planner Nik Manojlovich shares must-haves for summer entertaining at the cottage.

Summer entertaining at the cottage

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WATCfood

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

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

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/weekendatthecottage/

Website: https://weekendatthecottage.com/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/summer-entertaining-at-the-cottage/

Karl Wolf,  musician

Musician Karl Wolf has collaborated with international stars Super Sako, Fito Blanko and Deena on his new multilingual Reggaeton summer hit: “YES”.

New single: “Yes”

Twitter: www.twitter.com/KARLWOLFs

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

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/karlwolfs/?hl=en

Website: www.karlwolf.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/karl-wolf-drops-multilingual-single-yes/

Frédérick Fink, regional spokesperson, Canada Revenue Agency

Today is the deadline to file your taxes. Frédérick Fink from the Canada Revenue Agency explains what you need to do.

Don’t forget to file your taxes

Website: www.cra.gc.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/dont-forget-to-file-your-taxes/

Monday, April 29, 2019

Chuck Hughes, celebrity chef

Celebrity chef Chuck Hughes is the co-chair, along with Stefano Faita, of Table of Hope 2019, a fundraising event taking place May 6 at the Grand Quay in Old Montreal.

Table of Hope

Twitter: https://twitter.com/tabledelespoir?lang=fr

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

Instagram: tabledelespoir

Website: www.tableofhope.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/chuck-hughes-and-table-of-hope/

Jim Beis, Borough Mayor of Pierrefonds-Roxboro

With continued flooding in the Montreal area, we speak to Jim Beis, Borough Mayor of Pierrefonds-Roxboro, who gives us an update on flood damage, government response and an outlook for the rest of the week.

Flooding Update

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/difficult-days-ahead/

Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault, Cityline DIY expert

Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault recently completed a budget bathroom renovation for less than $500, proving that great style has little to do with how much money you have.

Creating a champagne bathroom on a beer budget

Twitter: @leighannallaire

Facebook: facebook.com/leighannallaire

Instagram: @leighannallaire

Website: www.huelala.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/how-to-create-a-champagne-bathroom-on-a-beer-budget/

Giorgia Fumanti, classical singer

Classical singer Giorgia Fumanti is back with her 11th studio album, Aimons-Nous. The album features cover songs of hugely popular Québécois and French songs from the likes of Charles Aznavour, Yvon Deschamps and more.


Twitter: www.twitter.com/giorgiafumanti

Facebook: www.facebook.com/giorgiafumanti

Instagram: www.instagram.com/giorgiafumanti

Website: www.giorgiafumanti.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/new-music-from-classical-singer-giorgia-fumanti/


Défi sportif AlterGo

It’s the 36th year of Défi sportif AlterGo the largest annual multi-sport event in Canada, it’s an event that brings together elite and next generation athletes with all types of functional limitations

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/36-years-of-defi-sportif-altergo/

Friday, April 26, 2019

Stephanie Erickson, family caregiving advocate

Caregiving can be consuming. Caregivers are so focused on giving support to another that they often neglect their own needs and lose sight of who they are. Stephanie Erickson breaks down life after caregiving.

Life after caregiving

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/life-after-caregiving/

Vanessa Sicotte, Damask et Dentelle

It’s time for some spring cleaning. Interior specialist Vanessa Sicotte encourages the use of natural cleaning products to avoid harsh chemicals lingering in the air.

Spring cleaning

Facebook: damasketdentelle

Instagram: @damask_dentelle

Website: www.damasketdentelle.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/eco-friendly-spring-cleaning/

Kelly Angelakis, CPR first aid instructor

CPR first aid instructor Kelly Angelakis demonstrates proper CPR techniques to help save a life when someone is choking.

What to do when someone is choking

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Formation-%C3%89duca-Soin-et-Secours-401892476638457/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/what-should-you-do-when-someone-is-choking/

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, NFL offensive lineman & Papier spokesperson

Laurent Duvernay-Tardif is a doctor, a successful NFL lineman, and a huge art enthusiast! The most interesting man in football is the spokesperson for this year’s Paper Art Fair.

Paper Art Fair 2019

Twitter: www.twitter.com/laurentdtardif

Facebook: www.facebook.com/laurentdt76/

Instagram: www.instagram.com/laurentduvernaytardif

Website: www.laurentduvernaytardif.com/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/laurent-duvernay-tardif-the-most-interesting-man-in-football/

Samuel Beldie, has autism

For Samuel Beldie, his autism is not a disease or a condition… it’s his gift. Samuel wants to change the way people view autism.

Mom Talk: Living with autism, a teen’s perspective

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/SBeldie

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/sam.beldie

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sam.beldie/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/living-with-autism-a-teens-perspective/

Teri Hart, Citytv Ent City reporter

Brennen Demelo, Hairstylist to the stars

A new hair colour is taking Hollywood by storm. Musicians, influencers and stars are dying their hair this unique shade. Teri Hart has more in Entertainment City.

2019 Trend Spotting with L’Oreal Paris

Twitter: www.twitter.com/lorealparis

Facebook: www.facebook.com/lorealpariscanada

Instagram: www.instagram.com/lorealhair

Website: www.lorealparis.ca/en/products/hair-colour & www.lorealparis.ca/en/products/hair-care

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/2019-trend-spotting-with-loreal-paris/

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Mike Yawney, CityTV Tech Expert

Tech specialist Mike Yawney takes us to Vancouver to explore the famous movie effects studio Industrial Light and Magic.

Canadian Media Fund: tour of Vancouver movie effects studio

Twitter: @gadget_guy

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/exploring-movie-effects-studio-industrial-light-and-magic/

Pascal Mathieu, vice-president Quebec, Canadian Red Cross

This year’s spring flooding in Quebec will not be as severe as the 2017 floods, nevertheless, thousands of people are already affected. Pascal Mathieu from the Canadian Red Cross has the latest.

Spring flooding in Quebec 2019

Twitter: www.twitter.com/redcrosscanada   

Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianredcross

Instagram: www.instagram.com/redcrosscanada

Website: www.redcross.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/spring-flooding-tips-from-canadian-red-cross/

Dr. Zach Levine, ER physician MUHC

Medical myths are false beliefs about our health and healthcare that we pass on to each other with the best of intentions. Many doctors even believe certain medical myths. ER physician Dr. Zach Levine debunks a few common ones.

Busting medical myths

Twitter: https://twitter.com/cusm_muhc

Website: www.drzach.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/busting-medical-myths/

Chef Vanessa Gianfrancesco

On a vegan diet, it can be difficult to ensure we consume enough protein.Chef Vanessa Gianfrancesco offers a nutritious protein-packed pasta salad and peanut tofu wrap.

How can you eat more vegan sources of protein?

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/how-can-you-eat-more-vegan-sources-of-protein/

Dustin Lynch, country music star

After earning his sixth #1 single, Dustin Lynch joins fellow country music star Thomas Rhett on the Canadian leg of the “Life Changes” tour.

Opening for Thomas Rhett at Bell Centre

Twitter: https://twitter.com/dustinlynch

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

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

Website: www.dustinlynchmusic.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/musician-dustin-lynch-takes-his-country-hits-across-canada/

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Mike Yawney, Citytv tech specialist

Tech specialist Mike Yawney explains what is going on with the much-maligned Samsung Galaxy Fold.

Samsung delays Galazy Fold launch

Twitter: @gadget_guy

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/samsung-galaxy-fold-cancels-global-launch/

Jade Hassouné, actor & musician

Lebanese-Canadian actor and musician Jade Hassouné stars in Shadowhunters. He is also involved in the fashion and music industry, and is an advocate for LGBTQ rights.

Montrealer starring in Netflix show: Shadowhunters

Twitter: @JadeHassoune

Instagram: @JadeHassoune

Website: www.jadehassoune.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/montrealer-jade-hassoune-starring-in-shadowhunters/

Aiesha Robinson, founder, Born to Rise

It’s been almost 13 years since Aiesha Robinson was diagnosed with vitiligo. This young Montrealer is using her own personal struggle as a way to inspire and motivate others with her annual Born To Rise show.

Fifth edition of Born To Rise

Facebook: www.facebook.com/borntorise.mtl

Instagram: www.instagram.com/borntorise.mtl

Website: www.borntorise.net

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/born-to-rise-celebrates-five-years/

Kaan Yalkin, Amazon Canada

Take the guesswork out of gifting with the Amazon Mother’s Day Gift Guide courtesy of Amazon Canada. We checked out the latest gadgets, kitchen helpers and luxe lifestyle products for deserving moms everywhere.

Amazon: Mother’s Day gift guide

Twitter: www.twitter.com/AmazonCa

Facebook: www.facebook.com/AmazonCanada

Website: www.amazon.ca/mothersday

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/amazon-mothers-day-gift-guide/

Ricardo Larrivée, celebrity chef

Celebrity chef Ricardo Larrivée just published a new English cookbook: “Vegetables First.” It contains 120 recipes where vegetables play the starring role.

New book in English: Vegetables First

Twitter: www.twitter.com/Ricardocuisine 


Facebook: www.facebook.com/lacuisinedericardo   

Website: www.ricardocuisine.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/putting-vegetables-first-with-chef-ricardo/

Monday, April 22, 2019

Delia Fanucchi, environmental activist

China’s waste import ban has stalled global recycling efforts. Delia Fanucchi explains what that means for Quebec.

Recycling alternatives (since China stopped taking our recycling)

Website: https://www.recyc-quebec.gouv.qc.ca/ & http://www.eeq.ca/en/who-is-eeq/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/the-recycling-crisis-how-is-quebec-doing/

Marie Boivin, singer

Genevieve Fecteau, exec. director, Canadian Mental Health Association

Ro et Mari perform another benefit concert in support of mental illness next Saturday, April 27. Singer Marie Boivin and Genevieve Fecteau of the CMHA discuss this wonderful initiative.

Benefit concert in support of mental illness

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

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/fighting-mental-illness-stigma-one-song-at-a-time/


Zeeta Maharaj, BT fashion contributor

Today is Earth Day! BT fashion contributor Zeeta Maharaj highlights some companies that are doing their part to go green.

Earth Day: Sustainable fashion

Twitter: www.twitter.com/zeeta

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

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

Website: http://zeeta.ca/

Message Factory:









Norden Project




Yoga Jeans








OÖM Éthikwear





Melow par Melissa Bolduc





Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/sustainable-fashion-for-earth-day/

Kathleen Trotter, nutritionist

Jamieson: how gut health impacts overall health

Twitter: www.twitter.com/jamieson_Canada

Facebook: www.facebook.com/JamiesonVitamins

Website: www.jamiesonvitamins.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/why-a-healthy-gut-is-more-important-than-you-think/

Celebrating Earth Day

Earth Day is a time to honour our beautiful planet, bring global awareness to the issues we are facing, and shed light on ways we can help. That’s what our friends from Solomon Schechter Academy are doing today.

Website: https://solomonschechter.ca/ & https://www.earthday.org/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/earth-day-fun-at-solomon-schechter-academy/

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Stefano Faita, celebrity chef

Stefano Faita co-chairs Table of Hope 2019, a fundraising event on May 6 at the Grand Quay in Old Montreal. More than 25 restaurants are collaborating to support Share the Warmth’s food programs.

Table of Hope

Twitter: https://twitter.com/tabledelespoir?lang=fr

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

Instagram: tabledelespoir

Website: www.tableofhope.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/table-of-hope-supporting-share-the-warmths-food-programs/

Graham Dodds, Concordia University

Mueller Report: what to expect

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/mueller-report-expected-today/

Luciano D’Iorio, managing director, Cushman & Wakefield (Quebec)

The Montreal Real Estate Forum is an annual industry event held every spring in Montreal. Industry leaders meet to discuss new development projects and best practices.

Montreal Real Estate Forum

Twitter: @cushwakeMTL

Website: www.cushmanwakefield.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/the-montreal-real-estate-forum/

Celebrating Passover

The history of Passover and its traditions bring the children of Solomon Schechter Academy together for a day of celebrations.


Website: https://solomonschechter.ca/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/celebrating-passover-with-solomon-schechter-academy/

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