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Friday, August 23, 2019

6:50am

MIKE COHEN

Mike Cohen, Spokesperson English Montreal School Board.  The first day of school is September 3 at the English Montreal School Board. Mike Cohen looks ahead to the new school year and the ongoing challenges of dealing with the CAQ government. What to expect from EMSB for new school year.

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7:20am

DAVID J. PETERSON & MARC OKRAND

David J. Peterson, creator, Game of Thrones languages & Marc Okrand, creator, of Star Trek languages. Language creators David J. Peterson (Game of Thrones) and Marc Okrand (Star Trek) headline the fourth edition of Montreal’s LangFest, August 23-25. Meet the inventors of Star Trek & Game of Thrones languages.

 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/langfest

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

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

Website: http://www.langfest.org

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7:50am

ROGER MEDINA

 Roger Medina, Garnier Hair expert. Garnier Nutrisse and Pharmaprix gave three lucky BT viewers a chance to change their look. Garnier hair expert Roger Medina reveals the transformation. We reveal the winners of our Garnier Nutrisse makeover.

Twitter: www.twitter.com/garniercan

Facebook: www.Facebook.com/Garnier.Canada

Instagram: www.instagram.com/garniercan

Website: www.Garnier.ca

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8:10am

KAVITA AJWANI

Kavita Ajwani, owner of DashingDate.com. Getting back in the dating game following a divorce can be a scary thing. Dating expert & matchmaker Kavita Ajwani says it’s important not to be intimidated. Dating after divorce: getting back in the game.

Twitter: www.twitter.com/DashingDate

Facebook: www.facebook.com/DashingDate

Website: www.DashingDate.com

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8:40am

KIRSTEN LUND

Kirsten Lund, owner, Cakes by Kirsten. Catch a glimpse of fine fondant details and the decorating process of custom cake creator Kirsten Lund. Discover what it takes to be a self-made cake artist! How to create custom cakes.

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

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

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

7:20am

CHRISTINA MACEDO & ALESSANDRA TROPEANO

Christina Macedo, VP, CIBPA Foundation & Alessandra Tropeano, DG, CIBPA Foundation & DG of the CIBPA Association. The CIBPA Foundation supports young members of the Canadian-Italian community with its student bursary program. The charity has given out $3.5M in student bursaries through the years. Supporting Montreal’s Canadian-Italian students.

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

Instagram: @cibpafondationmontreal

Website: https://montreal.cibpa.com/foundation

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/supporting-montreals-canadian-italian-students/

 

7:50am

YANICK MORIN & LOUIS ADAM

Yanick Morin, Regional Director Operations, A&W & Louis Adam, President, Québec and Atlantic Division, MS Society of Canada. Today is Burgers to Beat MS Day – where $2 from every Teen Burger  sold at A&W restaurants across the country will go to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada.Grab a burger and help beat multiple sclerosis.

Twitter: www.twitter.com/AWCanada & www.twitter.com/MSSocietyCanada

Facebook: www.facebook.com/AWCanada & www.facebook.com/MSSocietyCanada

Instagram: www.instagram.com/awcanada & www.instagram.com/mssocietycanada

Website          burgerstobeatms.ca

Hashtag         #BurgersToBeatMS

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/grab-a-burger-and-help-beat-multiple-sclerosis/

 

 

8:10am

TRACY BRAUNSTEIN

Tracy Braunstein, certified sleep consultant. As summer comes to an end, it’s time to get your kids back on track with their sleep schedule. The sooner you start this transition, the less shock your child will experience when the alarm rings before the crack of dawn. Back-to-school sleep schedule.

Website: www.sleeptightsolutions.com

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

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/back-to-school-sleep-schedule/

 

8:40am

DOUGLAS NIERRAS

Douglas Nierras, founder & choreographer, Douglas Nierras Powerdance. The Philippines’ premier contemporary dance group, Douglas Nierras Powerdance, performs at Montreal’s Oscar Peterson Concert Hall this Saturday.World-class dance group: Douglas Nierras Powerdance.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=407452719876313

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

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/world-class-dance-group-douglas-nierras-powerdance/

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

6:50am

KATHLEEN TROTTER

Kathleen Trotter, personal trainer. What is fascia? Why is it important to stretch? Personal trainer Kathleen Trotter focuses on treating your body as a global system to avoid tightness, pain and injury. Fascial stretching: targeting the whole body.

Twitter: twitter.com/fitbykathleent

Facebook: facebook.com/fitbykathleent

Instagram: instagram.com/fitbykathleent

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/fascial-stretching-targeting-the-whole-body/ 

 

7:20am

MIKE YAWNEY

Mike Yawney, technology specialist. Here’s a trend you didn’t think would come back: burner phones! Tech expert Mike Yawney reveals the new release from fashion brand Supreme – and introduces a new product that could replace AirPods.  Burner phones: not just for drug dealers anymore?

Twitter: www.twitter.com/gadget_guy

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7:50am

IOANA PITU

Ioana Pitu, blogger, Mistral Spirit. When it comes to back-to-school, students can feel overwhelmed. That’s why they’re using colour to help organize, manage and accomplish tasks. Blogger Ioana Pitu helps make back-to-school easy with bullet journaling and cool supplies. Back to school with Crayola.

Instagram: www.instagram.com/mistralspirit

Website: www.mistralspirit.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/back-to-school-with-crayola/

 

8:10am

NATALIA MACHADO

Natalia Machado, culinary director, Ville Marie Collection Inc. It’s not over yet! Celebrate the summertime with Natalia Machado as she pairs end-of-summer cocktails with their matching appetizer. End-of-summer cocktails & pairings.

Instagram: www.instagram.com/joieasociale

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/end-of-summer-cocktails-pairings/

 

8:30am

CHEF V

Vanessa Gianfrancesco, chef, www.cookingwithv.com. From baking cakes in the BT kitchen… to preparing for her bun in the oven! Chef V is back from maternity leave to tell us all about her first-born baby Jace. Chef V celebrates motherhood.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/cookingwithv

Instagram: https://instagram.com/cookingwithv

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

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

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/chef-v-celebrates-motherhood/

 

8:40am

ANDREW PEREZ & ANNIE AZOULAY

Agent Annie Azoulay, Laval Police Department & Andrew Perez, special Olympic athlete. Pacours des Héros is a sporting event created by the Laval police department to help raise money for Special Olympics Québec and enrich the lives of those with an intellectual disability. It’s back for a fourth edition on September 7. Laval Police: Parcours des Héros.

Twitter: www.twitter.com/policelaval

Facebook: www.facebook.com/policeLaval

Website: www.parcoursdesheros.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/laval-police-parcours-des-heros/

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

7:20am

GRAHAM DODDS

Graham Dodds, Political Science Professor, Concordia UniversityPublic mass shootings in the United States are more frequent and more deadly than ever before. Does that mean gun control is more likely now? Concordia University’s Graham Dodds explores that and moreMass shootings in America: is gun control more likely now?

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Concordia

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

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

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

 

8:10am

STEPHANIE ERICKSON

Stephanie Erickson, Family Caregiving Expert. The normal process of aging can be an extremely trying and challenging time for older adults. Stephanie Erickson reminds us that having empathy is key in this difficult moment in life. The psychological process of aging.

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

 

8:40am

GENE PICCOLI & HOWARD MAMANE

Gene Piccoli, founder, 401 Bike Challenge & Howard Mamane, rider and Committee Member, 401 Bike Challenge. A three-day, 580-kilometre bike ride from Toronto to Montreal to raise funds for sick kids is a big challenge with a big reward. The 401 Bike Challenge.

Twitter: www.twitter.com/401bike

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/401bikechallenge/

Instagram: www.instagram.com/401bikechallenge

Website: https://www.401bikechallenge.ca/

 

Monday, August 19th, 2019

7:20am

TONY LOFFREDA

Tony Loffreda, Canadian Senator. Ever wonder how the Senate of Canada works? And what a senator does? Newly appointed independent senator Tony Loffreda sheds some light on his new position. How does the Canadian Senate work exactly?

Twitter: www.twitter.com/TonyLoffreda

8:10am

LUIGI MORABITO & FRANCO TADDEO

Luigi Morabito, founder, Festival Laval Laughs & Franco Taddeo, director of programming, Festival Laval Laughs. The second edition of Festival Laval Laughs runs from October 3-6 at Cabaret C in Laval. Founder Luigi Morabito and director of programming Franco Taddeo preview the festival. Festival Laval Laughs is back for a second year.

Twitter: www.twitter.com/LavalenRires

Facebook: www.facebook.com/festivallavalenrires

Website: www.festivallavallaughs.ca

 

8:40am

ISABELLE KROEH

Isabelle Kroeh, trainer. Break a sweat in the sunshine by taking your indoor workout outside. Trainer Isabelle Kroeh shows us how it’s done. Take your workout outdoors.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/IsabelleDominiqueKroeh

Instagram: www.facebook.com/IsabelleDominiqueKroeh

Website: www.isabelledominiquekroeh.ca

Friday, August 16th, 2019

6:5oam

JULIE ZAKY

Julie Zaky, student teacher, Jack.org. Going back to school is about more than just picking your classes and buying school supplies. It’s important to keep mental health in mind at the start of the new school year. Julie Zaky from Jack.org provides mental health tips for back-to-school. Back-to-school mental health tips.

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/jackdotorg

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

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

Website: https://jack.org/Home

 

7:15am

ROBERT W. THOMAS

Robert W. Thomas, U.S. Consul General in Montreal. The first openly gay U.S. Consul General in Montreal and members of his staff will participate in Pride Montreal. You can find Robert W. Thomas taking part in the festivities Saturday and Sunday. U.S. Consulate General participation in Pride Montreal.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/usconsmontreal

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/U.S.CGMontreal

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

 

7:20am

NICOLAS VIAU & JOEL AMIS

Nicolas Viau, President, Quebec Esperanto Society & Joel Amis, Vice-president of the local committee, 2020 World Esperanto Congress in Montreal. Is Esperanto a strange, unknown language? Or an international culture? The best way to find out is at the World Esperanto Congress in Montreal next summer. World Esperanto Congress coming to Montreal.

Twitter (World Congress): https://twitter.com/esperanto2020

Facebook (Congress): https://www.facebook.com/Montrealo.kongreso

Instagram (Quebec Esperanto Society): https://www.instagram.com/esperanto2020/

Website (local events in Quebec): esperanto.qc.ca

 

8:10am

FRANÇOIS-MARIO LABBE

François-Mario Labbé, co-founder and general director, La Fête de la Musique de Tremblant. For its 21st edition, La Fête de la Musique de Tremblant invites all music lovers to attend more than thirty free concerts by renowned Canadian musicians. Fête de la Musique de Tremblant: a family-friendly event.

Twitter: twitter.com/FeteMusiqueTremblant

Website: fetedelamusiquetremblant.com

 

8:30am

STEPHANIE ERICKSON, FRANCA SPARAPANI & PATRIK MARIER

Stephanie Erickson, Director of Erickson Resource Group. Franca Sparapani, Executive Director, Adult Activity and Respite Centre. Patrik Marier, Concordia University Research Chair in Aging and Public Policy.

The stresses of chronic caregiving can lead to tragic outcomes. How can we as a society help caregivers cope? Stephanie Erickson, Franca Sparapani and Patrik Marier explore that and more in the latest BT Panel. Recognizing the burden of caregiving.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/FamCareExpert

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

Instagram: www.instagram.com/stephericksonhost/

Website: www.ericksonresource.com

 

Website: www.adultdaycare.ca/ 

Facbeook: www.facebook.com/adultdaycarerecreation/ 

Thursday August 15th 2019

7:20am

Jacqueline Simoneau, artistic swimmer

Two gold-medal performances at the Pan Am Games two weeks ago means Jacqueline Simoneau has clinched a spot in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Artistic swimmer clinches spot in Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Facebook: www.facebook.com/jacqueline.simoneau.96

Instagram: www.instagram.com/jacqueline_simoneau

Twitter:

Website:

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/artistic-swimmer-clinches-spot-in-tokyo-2020-olympics/

7:50

David Hawkins, director, West Island LGBTQ2+ Centre

You may have noticed the common LGBT acronym often has extra characters attached to it. But what do they mean? David Hawkins from the West Island LGBTQ2+ Centre explains.

What Does LGBTQ2+ mean exactly?

Facebook: www.facebook.com/LGBTQ2Centre

Instagram: www.instagram.com/lgbtq2_centre

Twitter: www.twitter.com/LGBTQ2Centre

Website: www.lgbtq2centre.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/what-does-lgbtq2-mean-exactly/

 

8:10am

Julie Cole, Co-founder of Mabel’s Labels, Parenting blogger and mom of six.

Don’t wait for back to school to start prepping for your early mornings. It’s important to have a game plan to endure a stress-free back to school. Mom of six Julie Cole provides helpful tips.

Simple ways to ease that back-to-school stress

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

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

https://www.instagram.com/mabelslabels/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/juliecole

Website: www.mabelslabels.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/simple-ways-to-ease-that-back-to-school-stress/

 

8:40am

Larry Day, founder

The 15th edition of Strangers in the Night Gourmet Gala will feature 85 restaurants, entertainment and headliners Simple Plan and Kiefer Sutherland. Proceeds benefit Lymphoma Canada, Friends of Mental Health and the Simple Plan Foundation.

Simple Plan & Kiefer Sutherland headline Strangers in the Night

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SITNMTL

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

Website: http://www.strangersinthenight.ca/en/sitn/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/simple-plan-the-box-headline-strangers-in-the-night/

Wednesday August 14th 2019

7:20am

Cindy Ouellet, Team Canada co-captain

Three-time Canadian Paralympic wheelchair basketball player Cindy Ouellet is looking to add even more hardware to her impressive trophy cabinet. The Quebec athlete wants to win gold at this year’s Parapan Am Games in Lima, Peru.

Wheelchair basketball: going for gold at Parapan Am Games

Facebook:

Instagram: www.instagram.com/couellet07

Twitter: www.twitter.com/sevencan_co

Website:

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/wheelchair-basketball-going-for-gold-at-parapan-am-games/

 

8:10am

Joao Dias – Executive Chef, Ferreira

Sandra Ferreira – creator, Portugal Gourmand & operations director, Groupe Ferreira

Did you know that sardines were a classic dish in Portuguese cuisine? Sandra Ferreira and chef Joao Dias from Ferraira explain why.

Preparing sardines: a Portuguese classic

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

https://www.facebook.com/FerreiraCafeMontreal/

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

https://www.instagram.com/portugalgourmand/

Twitter:

Website: www.portugalgourmand.com/en

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/preparing-sardines-a-portuguese-classic/

 

8:40am

Zeeta Maharaj, BT Fashion Contributor

Are your kids going back to school this month? Fashion contributor Zeeta Maharaj reveals that Marshalls is a good place to start your back-to-school clothes shopping.

Turn the school hallway into a fashion runway

Facebook: Facebook.com/MarshallsCanada

Twitter: twitter.com/MarshallsCanada

Instagram: www.instagram.com/MarshallsCanada

Website: www.marshalls.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/turn-the-school-hallway-into-a-fashion-runway/

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