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Friday, June 14, 2019

Keir Cutler, author, director and actor of Magnificence!

Keir Cutler’s one-man play based on the 1967 memoirs of his mother – the first female mayor of Westmount – resurrects a haunting story of tragedy and heroism in 1930s Mont Tremblant.

Magnificence! at Fringe Festival

Website: www.keircutler.com &  montrealfringe.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/fringe-festival-one-man-play-magnificence/

Layne Dalfen, dream analyst

Are dreams completely random? Or do they mean something? Dream analyst Layne Dalfen decodes the meaning behind dreams.

Problem solving in our dreams

Twitter: https://twitter.com/dreamanalyst/

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

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dreamanalyst1/

Website: https://haveagreatdream.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/problem-solving-in-our-dreams/

Brandon Lalla, contest winner

Brandon Lalla is the winner of our Father’s Day contest! The father of two boys dropped by the BT studio to reveal his new look.

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/meet-fathers-day-contest-winner-brandon-lalla/

Randi Cola, creator, “Like Mother, Like Daughter” Cookbook

Michelle Cola, creator, “Like Mother, Like Daughter” Cookbook

Mother-daughter duo Randi & Michelle Cola share family recipes from their new “Like Mother, Like Daughter” cookbook – just in time for Father’s Day.

New cookbook: collection of family recipes

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

Website: www.lmldcookbook.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/like-mother-like-daughter-sharing-generations-of-recipes/

Devo Brown, BT Toronto

Raptors-Warriors: Game 6

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/toronto-raptors-2019-nba-champions/

Adam Di Fulvio, Montreal Institute of Swimming

Do you feel your kids are safe from danger in and around the pool this summer? Adam Di Fulvio, president of the Montreal Institute of Swimming, gives us tips to ensure us a safe summer around the water.

Summer pool safety

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

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

Website: https://swim-montreal.com/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/the-abcs-of-pool-safety/

 

 

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Wayne Hartrick, president, Canadian Men’s Health Foundation

A new study from the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation found more than 80% of men are stressed at work and 60% are not getting proper sleep. That combination greatly increases the risk of heart disease and other chronic illnesses.

Tips for men to be healthier at work

Twitter: @menshealthfoundation.ca

Facebook: @menshealthfoundation

Website: dontchangemuch.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/stressed-at-work-your-health-is-at-risk/

Emelie Luciani, co-director ENGAGE: Animal Welfare Education

Robert Cornea, youth participant

For the first time this summer, kids can spend entire days at the Montreal SPCA exploring shelter life through hands-on animal care. It’s all part of the brand-new Animal Allies program.

SPCA Montreal summer kids’ program

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

Instagram: @engageanimal

Website: http://engageanimal.org/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/summer-program-for-animal-loving-kids-at-the-montreal-spca/

Nadia Lawand, parenting blogger, mom of four

Do you think you can survive the entire summer with your kids at home without wanting to escape to another country? Parenting blogger Nadia Lawand shares tips on how to keep your kids busy during the summer months.

Mom Talk:

Twitter: www.twitter.com/nadiastar

Instagram: www.instagram.com/nadiastar 

Website: www.MommyVille.MOM

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/surviving-summer-with-kids-at-home/

Kelsey Wilson, associate coach, McGill Martlets

Tia Lore, striker, McGill MartletsFIFA Women’s World Cup 2019

The FIFA Women’s World Cup is underway in France, with Canada looking to improve upon their quarter-final defeat four years ago. The McGill Martlets soccer team previews the matchups ahead.

FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019

Twitter: www.twitter.com/McGillAthletics

Facebook: www.facebook.com/mcgillathleticsandrecreation

Instagram: www.instagram.com/mcgillathletics

Website: www.mcgillathletics.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/fifa-womens-world-cup-in-full-swing/

Zeeta Maharaj, BT fashion contributor

Now is the perfect time of year to spoil your dad. BT fashion contributor Zeeta Maharaj put together some looks to best celebrate Father’s Day.

Father’s Day Fashion

Twitter: www.twitter.com/zeeta

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

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

Website: http://zeeta.ca/

Retail Me Not

https://www.retailmenot.ca

https://www.facebook.com/RetailMeNot/

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

Marshall’s

https://www.marshalls.ca/en

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

https://www.facebook.com/marshallscanada/

Ryan and Rose

https://www.facebook.com/Ryan-Rose-Inc-172871649993522/

www.RyanandRose.com

https://www.instagram.com/ryan_rose_mtl/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/fathers-day-fashion-to-spoil-dad/

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Joe Ortona, EMSB vice-chair

Education Minister Jean-François Roberge says he is beginning the process of transferring three English schools – General Vanier, Gerald McShane and John Paul Junior – to a French school board. The EMSB’s Joe Ortona reacts.

Transfer of three EMSB schools

Twitter: www.twitter.com/enlighsmtl

Facebook: www.facebook.com/englishmtl

Instagram: www.instagram.com/englishmtl

Website: http://www.emsb.qc.ca/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/education-minister-emsb-schools-will-be-transferred/

Stephanie Roy, author

How does a terminal illness change a person and their loved ones? Author Stephanie Roy’s newest book is a personal memoir about her sister Josée, who went on one final road trip to say goodbye to her family and friends after being diagnosed with cancer.

Memoir: “Chemotherapy and Tequila: The Last Roadtrip”

Twitter: @AuthorStephRoy

Facebook: @joseessong

Instagram: desdroy90

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/the-last-road-trip-saying-goodbye-to-family-and-friends/

Natalia Machado, culinary director, Ville Marie Collection Inc

Looking for a more personal way to celebrate dad than buying him a shirt or tie? Natalia Machado shows us how to put together the ultimate BBQ gift basket.

Father’s Day for the foodie dad

Instagram: foudici   &  wiensteinandgavinos

Website: foudici.com & wgmtl.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/foodie-fathers-day-how-to-assemble-the-ultimate-bbq-basket/

Lolitta Dandoy, fashion stylist, RW&CO.

Dressing for the office during the summertime can be tricky. Are shorts okay? How casual is too casual? Style expert Lolitta Dandoy breaks down the latest summer fashion from RW&CO.

Office summer fashion

Twitter: https://twitter.com/rwandco

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

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

Website: http://www.rw-co.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/what-to-wear-to-work-in-the-summer/

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Jade Leung, Centre for the Governance of Artificial Intelligence, Oxford University

What are the challenges of designing and deploying robustly safe and ethical AI? What can we learn from history in governing AI moving forward? Jade Leung from the Center for the Governance of Artificial Intelligence explores the link between A.I. and ethics.

A.I. & Ethics

Website: www.governance.ai

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/artificial-intelligence-and-ethics/

Dr. Mitchell Bernstein, orthopaedic trauma & limb deformity surgeon

Thanks to ultra-specialized techniques used at the Montreal General Hospital, surgeons are able to perform life-changing surgeries for trauma survivors. This is the story of Réjean’s hunting accident gone wrong.

Salvaging limbs of trauma survivors

Twitter: https://twitter.com/CodeVie_Life

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CodeVie.CodeLife/

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

Website: www.codelife.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/how-montreal-surgeons-regrew-one-mans-leg-bone/

David Freiheit, youtuber, lawyer & dad

Father’s Day is right around the corner and dad YouTube blogger David Freiheit gives us the secrets to surviving fatherhood.

Father’s Day

Twitter: @TheVivaFrei

Facebook: @Viva Frei

Instagram: @Viva Frei

Website: www.vivafrei.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/how-your-life-changes-when-you-become-a-dad/

Andrea Donsky, founder NaturallySavvy.com

We all want beautiful skin, and we can achieve it by being mindful of what we put in and on our bodies. Nutritionist Andrea Donsky shares her healthy skin tips.

Skin health: inside out and outside in

Twitter: @naturallysavvy & @andreadonsky

Facebook: /Naturallysavvy

Instagram: @andreadonsky & @naturallysavvy

Website: www.naturallysavvy.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/how-to-keep-your-skin-looking-healthy-from-the-inside-out-and-outside-in/

Monday, June 10, 2019

Richard Burnett, journalist

In honour of Pride Month, journalist Richard Burnett joins us to discuss the importance of pride month and the Stonewall riots for the Montreal LGBTQ community.

Pride Month & Stonewall riots and their impact in Montreal

Twitter: https://twitter.com/bugsburnett

Website: https://galaphenicia.org/team-member/richard-burnett/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/pride-month-stonewall-riots-and-their-impact-in-montreal/

Perianne Boring, Founder and President, Digital Chamber of Commerce

What is the potential impact of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology in our daily lives?  Are consumers safe?

Cryptocurrency: Revolution or illusion?

Twitter: @PerianneDC, @DigitalChamber

Facebook: www.facebook.com/chamberdigital/

Website: www.digitalchamber.org

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/digital-currency-revolution-or-illusion/

Melissa Ste-Croix, participating in her first triathlons

Struggling for years with her weight, Melissa Ste-Croix has finally taken control of her habits. This month, she is participating in her first Ironman triathlon.

Endurance athlete striving to become an inspiration for others

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/endurance-athlete-striving-to-become-an-inspiration/

Samara Berlach, mother and Alexandra Feifer, mother

Yaldei is a private, non-profit school and therapy center for children with developmental delays. This week, they host the 8th annual Let’s Roll for Kids Bikathon, a key fundraiser to fund therapies.

8th Annual Let’s Roll for Kids Bikathon

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

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

Website: www.Yaldei.org

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/8th-annual-lets-roll-for-kids-bikathon/

Friday, June 7, 2019

Nicholas Remillard, President and CEO, International Economic Forum of the Americas

The landmark 25th anniversary edition of Conference of Montreal gathers over 200 of the world’s leading political, economic and industry experts. The summit will host debates on the most pressing issues facing Quebec, Canada and the global community.

Conference of Montreal: 25th anniversary

Twitter: www.twitter.com/americasforum

Facebook: www.facebook./Forum.Americas

Instagram: www.instagram.com/ForumAmericas

Website: www.forum-americas.org/montreal/home/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/conference-of-montreal-political-and-economic-summit/

Hajeong Seo, 15-year-old Royal West Academy student

Hajeong Seo, 15, has just returned from the Canada Wide Science Fair, where she presented her self-made research and technology for growing plants with the use of fog.

Growing plants with the use of fog

Twitter: www.twitter.com/cwsf_espc

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ysc.sjc/

Instagram: www.instagram.com/ysc_sjc

Website: www.youthscience.ca/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/growing-plants-with-the-use-of-fog/

Adrianna Vutrano, 14-year-old

Pasha Jones, 15-year-old

Returning from the Canada Wide Science Fair, Adrianna and Pasha present their portable house which can be compressed to the size of a backpack and weighs only five pounds.

Portable house the size of a backpack

Twitter: www.twitter.com/cwsf_espc

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ysc.sjc/

Instagram: www.instagram.com/ysc_sjc

Website: www.youthscience.ca/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/portable-house-the-size-of-a-backpack/

Lindsay Dunn, CityNews sports reporter

CityTV reporter Lindsay Dunn is in Oakland to help set the stage for game 4 between the Raptors and Warriors.

Raptors vs. Warriors: Live from Oakland

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/raptors-and-warriors-set-for-game-4/

Zeeta Maharaj, BT fashion contributor

Looking for a new swimsuit but dreading going shopping for it? Fear not! BT fashion contributor Zeeta Maharaj focuses on sporty – yet fashionable – outfits for summer.

Sports Experts summer wear

Twitter: www.twitter.com/zeeta

Facebook: www.facebook.com/zeeta.ca

Instagram: www.instagram.com/miss_zeeta

Website:  www.zeeta.ca

Sports Experts

Facebook: www.facebook.com/SportsExperts.ca

Instagram: www.instagram.com/sportsexperts

Website: www.sportsexperts.ca

L’Equipeur

Facebook: www.facebook.com/LEquipeur

Instagram: www.instagram.com/lequipeur_officiel

Website: www.lequipeur.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/summer-trends-with-sports-experts-and-lequipeur/

Jean-Philippe Caron, designer Canadian Grand Prix Trophy

Jean-Philippe Caron, designer of the Canadian Grand Prix trophy, is in studio showing of his work.

Grand Prix Trophy

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/f1-trophy/

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Cassidy Neves, Fido ambassador

Festival fever is upon us! From Mural Festival in the Plateau, to the Pride Parade on Sainte-Catherine, Fido influencer Cassidy Neves highlights her favourite free events in the city this year.

MURAL Festival & other free activities

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

Instagram: www.Instagram.com/fidomobile & https://www.instagram.com/styled_by_seven/

Website: www.styledbyseven.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/free-events-in-montreal-this-summer/

Jennifer Campbell, Diary of a Social Gal

The Canadian Grand Prix is Montreal’s biggest weekend for glamourous parties. Social Gal Jennifer Campbell guides you through the best events the city has to offer over the next few days.

Grand Prix festivities

Twitter: www.twitter.com/diaryofasocialgal

Facebook: www.facebook.com/DiaryofaSocialGal

Instagram: www.instagram.com/DiaryofaSocialGal

Website: www.diaryofasocialgal.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/grand-prix-weekends-best-parties/

Debbie Donelle, owner, Lingerie Debra

Everyone knows that when you have a baby, the stress level goes up and the breasts head south. Debbie Donelle says it’s all about finding the perfect bra.

Mom Talk: Finding the perfect bra

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

Website: https://www.lingeriedebra.com/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/finding-the-perfect-bra-for-postpartum-breasts/

Richard Cazeau, men’s lifestyle blogger

Have you bought a gift for your dad for Father’s Day yet? Men’s lifestyle expert Richard Cazeau has gift ideas for all types of fathers.

Father’s Day gift ideas

Instagram: www.instagram.com/richardcazeau

Website: www.richardcazeau.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/fathers-day-gift-guide-for-dads/

Lance Stroll, F1 driver

Victor Mete, Canadiens defenceman

Formula One race car driver Lance Stroll took his skills to the ice ahead of this weekend’s Grand Prix. The Montreal native played a game of shinny with Canadiens players Victor Mete, Matthew Peca, Xavier Ouellet and Michael McNiven.

Stroll hits the ice with the Canadiens

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/from-the-race-track-to-the-ice-stroll-skates-with-habs/

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Nicole Servinis, camp alumnus

Today is Tim Hortons Camp Day, where 100 per cent of proceeds from all hot coffee beverages sold go to Tim Hortons Foundation Camps. Nicole is a camp alumnus who greatly benefitted from everything a Tims Hortons Camp has to offer.

Tim Hortons Camp Day

Twitter: www.twitter.com/TimHortons

Facebook: www.facebook.com/TimHortons

Instagram: www.instagram.com/TimHortons

Website: www.timhortons.com

Video:

Mike Yawney, Citytv tech expert

Quan Luong, Transit App, head developer

If you develop apps, or if you’re curious as to what your Apple devices will be capable of in the future, then your eyes have probably been on what’s happening in San Jose this week. Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference is in full swing and tech expect Mike Yawney is right in the middle of it.

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference

Twitter: @gadget_guy

Video:

Patrice Brisebois, former Canadiens defenceman

Formula One’s Canadian Grand Prix is right around the corner and Montreal is alive with festivities. For the sixth straight year, Peel St. is the place to be for music, food and luxury cars.

Formula One party on Peel St.

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

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

Website: https://www.formulepeel.ca/en/

Video:

Rich Thaw, personal trainer

There are two very trendy exercises right now – hip lifts and overhead pressing – but are you doing them right? Personal trainer Rich Thaw shows you the right way to train.

Hip lifts & overhead pressing

Instagram: @COACH_RICHTHAW

Facebook: @CoachRichThaw

YouTube: RichThaw

Twitter: @Coach_RichThaw

Website: www.EMPWRFaST.com

Video:

Miriam Pearl, gluten-free baker

Seven weeks after Passover, the Jewish community celebrates Shavuot, a holiday associated with the giving of the Torah. Miriam Pearl shares her recipe for Swiss scrolls.

Jewish holiday of Shavuot

Twitter: https://twitter.com/delishnogluten

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

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

Website: https://www.deliciouswithout.com

Video:

Lindsay Dunn, CityNews sports reporter

Tonight is the biggest game in Toronto Raptors history. The Raps look to take a 2-1 series lead over the Warriors in Game 3. CityNews sports reporter Lindsay Dunn previews the matchup.

Raptors vs. Warriors: Live from Oakland

Twitter: www.twitter.com/LindsayDunnTV

Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydunntv/

Video:

Humain chain: EMSB

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