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Show Notes

August 21, 2014

ON LOCATION

  • Jenna and Drew joined us live from the RBC building as Jenna took part in the 2014 Easter Seals™ Drop Zone challenge, rappelling down 17 stories!

IN STUDIO

  • The Winnipeg Humane Society was here to discuss the truth of declawing your pets and what you should consider before you do so.
  • Breakfast for Learning shared some of their favorite back to school breakfast recipes that will keep your kids energized throughout the day.
  • Winnipeg alt-country troubadour Kevin Roy hit the BT stage this morning with a preview of his new EP, “Taller than the Trees” and discussed his cross Canada tour.

August 20, 2014

ON LOCATION

  • Drew spent the morning at A&W bringing us a preview of their Crusin’ to End MS event, happening tomorrow.

IN STUDIO

  • Tessa Blaikie from the Canadian Mental Health Association explained ways to deal with the stress of going back to school for both students and parents.
  • Carla from St. Mary’s Nursery shared her tips for making sure your Juniper and Cedar plants are in good health.
  • Winnipeg Free Press reporter Bartley Kives was here to discuss how the province is forwarding city audits over to the RCMP and what this means for Manitobans.5

August 19, 2014

ON LOCATION

  • Drew took the BT Live Eye to Quest Musique on Portage. The new school year is coming up fast so we cover the basics of buying or renting a new instrument for music lessons or band and we look at how to properly fit your child’s instrument.
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IN STUDIO

  • The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge reaches the BT studio! The ALS Society of Manitoba joined us to talk about the disease and how funds are being raised through the ice bucket challenge.
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  • It’s that time of year again where kids are heading back to school. Public Health Dietitian, Rosemary Szabadka was here to break down what constitutes a healthy lunch, and addresses why parents are still packing unhealthy lunches for their kids.
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  • Organizers of the Morden Cord and Apple show were with a preview of the event, which runs August 22-24.
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  • Magician Chris Funk recently appeared on Wizard Wars, a new show that pits two magicians against one another while being judged by Penn and Teller. He was here this morning to talk about his experience on the program.
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August 18, 2014

IN STUDIO

  • Style Bar owner Regan Greenwood was here to show us some of their fall styles and to discuss a special charity event kicking off today in support of RAY; Resource Assistance for Youth.
  • Artbeat Studio was here with a preview of their new art exhibit, ‘Upbeat Artworks’, now open at Portage Place. The exhibit features the work of artists suffering from mental illness.
  • Chef Ned Bell is riding across Canada (and stopping to cook along the way) to raise awareness about sustainable seafood.  He will be cooking tonight at Deer + Almond, but first he joined us to talk about his journey.
  • Ann-Marie, founder of Momstown.ca, was here to help make the often painful back-to-school process one that is fun-filled and engaging.  She provided some helpful tips to ensure families are nourished to meet the demands of the hectic school schedule ahead.

 

August 15, 2014

ON LOCATION

  • We announced the winner of our Beat The Heat contest while at Crown Spas and Pools. One lucky person won an 18 foot above ground pool worth $3,200. While at the shop we also looked at hot tubs, from the basics to the most luxurious, the things you should consider when shopping.
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IN STUDIO

  • The Saint Boniface Museum has teamed up with the University of Saint Boniface for another year to bring you Theatre In The Cemetery, a guided and theatrical tour through the Saint Boniface Cemetery. The tour takes you back in time and introduces you to some of the people who helped shape our province.  BT’s Ashley Wiebe takes us through this year’s production of “In Riel’s Footsteps”.
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  • Endurance athlete, six-time Ironman, and one of more than 3 million Canadians living with diabetes, Sebastien Sasseville was here to talk about his journey across Canada raising money for Diabetes research.
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  • The Society for Manitobans with Disabilities joined us with a preview of this year’s Easter Seals Drop Zone challenge, where participants must raise a minimum of $1500 in order to rappel 17 storiess down the RBC Building.
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  • Chef Rob shared his favorite Dempster’s recipes that are sure to give your kids the energy and nutrition they need to keep them going all summer.
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  • Local dodgeball team The Manitoba Triumph was here to talk about their recent National Dodgeball League World Championship win in Las Vegas.
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August 14, 2014

ON LOCATION

IN STUDIO

  • Veterinarian Jonas Watson joined us to talk about common summer stressors for dogs and cats, including fireworks and thunderstorms. We learned how to spot anxiety in our pets and what to do to keep them calm.
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  • Rick Fenton from The third annual BBQ & Blues Festival joined us to talk all that is blues and BBQ and give us a preview of the weekend events
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  • Iconic Winnipeg bluesman Big Dave Mclean hit the BT stage with a preview of the upcoming BBQ & Blues Festival.
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  • Janice Biehn from ParentsCanada shared some of her top picks to help get kids ready for back to school.
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  • We received a preview of what the Stonewall Quarry has planned for their 30th anniversary celebration happening this weekend.
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August 13, 2014

ON LOCATION

IN STUDIO

August 12, 2014

ON REMOTE

  • The West End BIZ has an exciting way to tour their neighbourhood through their mural and food tours. Drew Kozub visited some of the artistic stops along the mural tour and showed you what is in store for you and your friends when you tour some of the area’s 100 restaurants and cafes.
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IN STUDIO

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