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Friday, April 12, 2019

David Freiheit, YouTube blogger

Mila Freiheit, David’s daughter and easter egg expert

David Freiheit shows us how to make traditional Ukrainian Easter eggs.

Colouring Easter eggs

Twitter: The viva Frei

Facebook: Viva Frei

Instagram: Viva Frei

Website: www.vivafrei.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/how-to-make-traditional-ukrainian-easter-eggs/

Pierre Poulet, Cycle Robert

The start of spring is the ideal time to take your bike out of storage. But it needs to be properly tuned up before you hit the streets or trails. Pierre Poulet from Cycle Robert shows us how it’s done.

Properly fitting a bicycle

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

Website: https://cyclerobert.com/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/how-to-properly-fit-your-bike-for-spring/

Erin Prosk, executive director, Santé Cannabis

Christopher Curtis, reporter, Montreal Gazette

Ken Lester, professor of finance, McGill University

Caroline Lavoie, director of corporate affairs, Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc.

On October 17, 2018, cannabis became legal in Canada. Our BT panel looks at the first six months of this controversial new industry.

BT Panel: Cannabis legalization six months in

Website: https://neptunecorp.com/en/what-we-do/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/legal-cannabis-six-months-later/

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Patrick Leduc, administrative director of soccer operations, Montreal Impact

The Montreal Impact successfully managed to keep their heads above water after starting the season with six consecutive road games. Now Montreal prepares for its home opener on Saturday against the Columbus Crew. Former player Patrick Leduc breaks it down.

Impact home opener on Saturday

Twitter: www.twitter.com/impactmontreal

Facebook: www.facebook.com/impactmontreal

Instagram: www.instagram.com/impactmontreal

Website: www.impactmontreal.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/plenty-of-positives-ahead-of-montreal-impact-home-opener/

Lisa Brookman, psychotherapist

How important is physical intimacy in a relationship and what does it mean? Psychotherapist Lisa Brookman chimes in on the hot topic.

Mom Talk: Sexual Dysfunction

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

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

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

Website: www.wisewomencanada.com 

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/importance-of-physical-intimacy-in-your-relationship/

Barbara Cartwright, director of Humane Canada

Jessica Nichol, animal welfare program coordinator, Montreal SPCA

Did you know that cats are Canada’s most popular pet? Barbara Cartwright (Human Canada) and Jessica Nichol (Montreal SPCA) talk about cats and their passion for animal welfare.

Montreal Cat Expo

Twitter: @HumaneCanada@SPCAMontreal

Facebook: Humane Canada & @SPCAMontreal

Instagram: @humanecanada & @SPCAMontreal

Website: humanecanada.ca & spca.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/celebrating-everything-feline/

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Mike Yawney, Citytv tech specialist

Tech specialist Mike Yawney explores what’s making waves in the trendy world of tech, from home cinemas to Facebook memorials.

Weekly tech update

Twitter: @gadget_guy

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/trending-tech-topics-2/

Cendrix Bouchard, spokesperson, Hydro-Québec

Hundreds of thousands of people have spent a second night in the dark since freezing rain and high winds downed power lines, Hydro-Quebec spokesperson Cendrix Bouchard joins us to update the situation.

Power outages across southern Quebec

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/power-outages-across-southern-quebec/

Andreas Souvaliotis, author

Author Andreas Souvaliotis grew up believing that being autistic, gay and a newcomer to Canada were significant liabilities or handicaps, when in reality those turned out to be his unique assets in life.

New memoir on how to overcome adversity

Twitter: https://twitter.com/souvaliotis

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

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/how-to-turn-your-biggest-disadvantages-into-your-greatest-strengths/

Dr. Zach Levine, Er physician, MUHC

Intermittent fasting is an eating pattern that cycles between periods of fasting and eating. But is it healthy? ER physician Dr. Zach Levine has the answer.

Intermittent Fasting

Twitter: https://twitter.com/cusm_muhc

Website: www.drzach.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/is-intermittent-fasting-good-for-you/

Rich Thaw, performance specialist

Jess Messias, physiotherapist

Trainer Rich Thaw demonstrates four core exercises to help you build a six pack.

Core exercises to finally build a six pack

Twitter: @Coach_RichThaw

Facebook: @CoachRichThaw


YouTube: RichThaw

Website: www.EMPWRFaST.com  www.EMPWRFaST.com/Joe2PRO

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/core-exercises-to-help-you-build-a-six-pack/

Sam Prociuk, Concordia student, visually impaired artist

After becoming visually impaired from bacterial meningitis, Concordia Visual Arts student Sam Prociuk pursued her dream of becoming an artist by creating paintings through music.

Soundwaves: Artwork inspired by music

Instagram: www.Instagram.com/soundwavepaintings

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/soundwaves-visually-impaired-artist-paints-through-music/

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Sandra Seto, interim president, Union of Nursing and Cardio-Respiratory Professionals of the MUHC

Some hospitals in Quebec are forcing nurses to work lengthy shifts, sometimes up to 16 hours long. The unionized nurses staged a day of protest against compulsory overtime on Monday.

Quebec nurses stage overtime protest

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/quebec-nurses-protest-compulsory-overtime/

Carl Gould, business growth strategist

If you’re in the midst of starting a business or working a day job, is getting a side hustle a good idea? Business expert Carl Gould says it could be one of the best things to do.

Handling a side hustle

Twitter: www.twitter.com/carlgould 

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Carl.L.Gould

Website: www.carlgould.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/how-to-handle-a-side-hustle/

Tracy Braunstein, director & producer

Amanda Caron Garbacz, choreographer

From May 2 to May 5, Full Circle Productions brings Broadway to Montreal with Six Degrees of Broadway Separation. We sit down with the director/producer and the choreographer to discuss this new musical.

Musical: Six Degrees of Broadway Separation

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

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/broadway-comes-to-montreal/


Samantha Calabrese, the singing chef

Want to learn how to create an Easter bunny cake? Singing chef Samantha show us how it’s done.

Cake in the shape of an Easter bunny

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/how-to-make-a-cake-in-the-shape-of-an-easter-bunny/

Monday, April 8, 2019

Salim Valji, ESPN, New York Times & Gazette contributor

The Montreal Canadiens fell just short this year, eliminated from playoff contention the day before the end of the regular season. What went wrong? Reporter Salim Valji breaks it down.

Canadiens season recap + playoff preview

Twitter: www.twitter.com/salimvalji

Website: www.salimvalji.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/why-the-montreal-canadiens-just-fell-short/

Manon Lapierre,food blogger

Enjoying the smell of bread baking is much easier than you’d expect. Food blogger Manon Lapierre shares her favourite homemade bread recipes.

The rise of homemade bread

Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/lapetitebette

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

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

Website: https://www.lapetitebette.com

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/lapetitebette 

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/the-rise-of-homemade-bread/

Édith Cloutier, president, Rogers Quebec

From our private lives, to our professional lives, to the way we do business, technology has radically changed our world and our urban landscape. Édith Cloutier, president of Rogers Quebec, shows how technology is changing our world.

How technology changes our lives

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/how-technology-is-changing-the-world/

Friday, April 5, 2019

Rawan Moudarrres, French and Math teacher, PCHS

Pierrefonds Comprehensive High School is planning a protest day against the CAQ’s proposed religious symbols ban. French & Math teacher Rawan Moudarres explains what the school hopes to achieve.

Protesting the proposed ban on religious symbols

Website: http://pchs.lbpsb.qc.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/montreal-high-school-protests-religious-symbols-ban/

John Caoussias, festival director

Constance Karvelas, festival organizer

The Montreal Greek Film Festival is a platform for Greek film directors, producers, screen writers and actors to showcase their work in Montreal. The festival runs from April 7 to 14.

Montreal Greek Film Festival

Facebook: www.facebook.com/mgff

Website: www.mgff.ca

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/montreal-greek-film-festival-returns-to-montreal/

Audrey Boctor, president, Canadian Bar Association QC branch

The Canadian Bar Association has come out against the CAQ’s use of the notwithstanding clause in its religious symbols ban. Audrey Boctor, president of the association’s Quebec division, clarifies some of the legal issues involved with Bill 21.

CAQ’s Bill 21 & notwithstanding clause

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/canadian-bar-association-opposes-governments-use-of-notwithstanding-clause/

David Easey, Wonder Race committee member

Nathalie Kamal, Wonder Race founder

The Wonder Race is a charity event that takes place on June 14. It raises money for the Shriners Hospitals for Children, which serves children and teens with musculoskeletal issues

Wonder Race: raising money for Shriners Hospitals for Children

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

Website: http://www.wonderracemtl.ca/ & http://www.wonderracemtl.ca/committee.aspx

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/wonder-race-for-the-shriners-hospitals-for-children/

Guy Carbonneau, former Canadiens player & coach

Montreal Canadiens legend Guy Carbonneau went head-to-head against his longtime rival Doug Gilmour in a breakfast challenge. Find out who came out on top!

Holiday Inn Express Canada Readiest Breakfast Challenge

Website: www.HolidayInnExpress.Com/ReadiestBreakfastChallenge

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/canadiens-great-guy-carbonneau-on-habs-season/

Maxime Cosntantin, co-owner, Cabane à sucre Constantin

Megan Desjardins, server, Cabane à sucre Constantin

It’s that time of year again! Spring in Quebec means warmer days and less snow. But it also means cabane à sucre season is upon us. Catherine was at Cabane à Sucre Constantin to learn all about this Quebec tradition.

Sugar shack season in Quebec

Facebook: www.facebook.com/CabaneASucreConstantin

Website: https://constantin.ca/en/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/sugaring-off-at-cabane-a-sucre-constantin/

Thursday, April 4, 2019

An Tran, Wealthsimple

Tax season can be overwhelming and confusing. An Tran from Wealthsimple provides some tips to get your taxes done on time and done right.

Ways to do tax season right

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/how-to-do-tax-season-right/

Tanya Toledano, parenting blogger

Are you and your children exploring your options for summer camp? If you’re looking for the not-so-typical summer camp experience, Tanya Toledano has you covered.

Mom Talk: Alternative summer camps

Twitter: https://twitter.com/montreal_mom

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

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

Website: http://owta.org/summer-camp/






Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/exploring-alternative-summer-camps/

Jim Shepherd, past district chief, Sons of Scotland

Enacted in 2003, Tartan Day recognizes the Scottish community of Quebec and their contribution to the economic, social and cultural development of the province. Jim Shepherd from Sons of Scotland explains.

History of Tartan Day

Facebook: www.facebook.com/scotsmontreal

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/recognizing-the-scottish-community-on-tartan-day/

Wednesday April 3, 2019

Mike Yawney, technology specialist

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/virtual-reality-is-it-dying-or-thriving/

Mike Hancock, Chief Operating Officer, Tim Hortons

What makes Tim Hortons a thriving brand in Canada? Chief Operating officer Mike Hancock provides some insight into the inner workings at Tim Hortons.

The inner workings at Tim Hortons

Twitter: www.twitter.com/TimHortons

Facebook: www.facebook.com/TimHortons

Instagram: www.instagram.com/timhortons

Website: www.timhortons.com

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/the-business-of-tim-hortons/

Roxanne Arsenault, programming coordinator CLARK Art and Broadcast Centre

Caroline Dubuc, design curator, City of Montreal

Two women with a passion for kitsch have designed an interactive website to crowd-source a catalogue of Quebec kitsch landmarks for all to discover and enjoy.

Discover Montreal’s kitsch landmarks

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

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

Website: http://patrimoinekitsch.com/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/quebecs-kitsch-landmarks/

Rachelle Glait, play director

Gracie Shtern, 10-year-old actor

Daughters of Mile End tells the story of four daughters of immigrant holocaust survivors growing up in the Mile End in the 1950s. The play’s director Rachelle Glait and 10-year-old actress Gracie Shtern reveal more about the production.

New play: Daughters of Mile End

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Labyrinth-Stage-Productions-235401433531564/

Video: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/daughters-of-mile-end-a-play-inspired-by-real-events/

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