How They Make Lush Cosmetics
6:40 – Their bath bombs and fresh face masks make it into many a holiday stocking. See how they are made and get some great wrapping tips when we visit their manufacturing facility.
Just Add Cheese
8:20 – Sophisticated holiday nibbles courtesy of Cityline contributor Mairlyn Smith. We whip up Blue Cheese canapés, mozzarella chicken melts, and cheddar sweet potato kabobs.
The Host with the Most
8:40 – Top 6 tips. How to host a stress-free holiday party with Mairlyn Smith.
Delivering to millions: It is one of their busiest days of the year. We take you inside FedEx to show you what it takes to send out millions of parcels worldwide in one day.
Thors Hammers: Thor drops the Hammers on the final ‘Hobbit’ film and Benedict Cumberbatch’s ‘The Imitation Game’.
January Tax Changes: The new year means new tax changes take effect. The experts from H&R Block join us to remind us of the increased benefits for families and how to make sure you maximize them.
News1130 & BT charity drive for A Loving Spoonful
6:40 – We join News1130 at A Loving Spoonful for a charity drive to raise money and non-perishable food items for people with HIV/AIDS. You can drop off your donation between 6AM and 10AM at 1449 Powell Street.
SFU Expert reacts to “The Interview” pulled.
7:40 – SFU Communications Expert Peter Chow-White reacts to Sony deciding to pull the move “The Interview” from theatres. Many people say this move is a freedom of speech violation.
How to Spend Wisely this Holiday Season
8:20 -From the temptation that comes with online shopping to truly pricing out DIY, trustee Blair Mantin helps us enforce good spending habits this holiday season.
Lifestyle expert Janette Ewen’s gift ideas and décor tips for the Holiday Season
6:40 – Lifestyle expert Janette Ewen shares her top gift ideas for the men and women in your life, tips on setting the table and the four hottest cocktails for the holiday season.
7:40 – Hockey Card Stories: What’s really going on in your favourite old hockey cards, through the players depicted on them. Sportsnet’s Ken Reid joins us to chat about his new book – and shine the light on some priceless stories about your favourite players.
8:20 – Hunger Sucks: When you’ve never experienced true hunger, it’s hard to imagine. Meet the man behind this local initiative determined to create a sustainable community on the Downtown Eastside, in which hunger is no longer an issue.
8:40 – Gift Ideas from $50-$150: Linens, cool art, ceramics and wooden pieces – Chatelaine Style Expert Susie Wall brings us some of her most unique gift giving finds priced from $50 to $150.
A Sweet & Festive Morning at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts
6:40 – We learn how to make a bûche de Noël (Yule log) and some other sweet surprises when we visit the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts.
How to pick the right wine as a gift
8:20 – Bubbles, red, rose or dessert wine. Four Season wine expert Emily Walker brings us 5 great wine gift options that will cover your bases no matter who you’re buying for.
Holiday Hazards: Tips on Keeping Your Pets Safe this Season
6:40 – The holidays can be hazardous for your pets. Help keep your furry friends safe this season with helpful tips from the SPCA and meet some of the pets in their care looking for forever homes.
Winter Running with John Stanton
8:20 – He has run more than 60 marathons and written 10 books on running. John Stanton brings us his best tips on winter running and his top secrets on managing holiday indulgences.
O.W.L Be Home for Christmas!
6:40 – We visit the Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society and meet some of the birds of prey in their care. Find out how you can get a picture with Santa and his owl helper when we get a preview of their third annual Christmas Fundraiser!
7:40 Hot and Emerging Neighbourhoods: Wonder where the next ‘it’ neighbourhood is? Great places to buy a home that boast great amenities and good bang for your real estate buck – according to realtor Sarah Daniels.
8:20 Harry Rosen shares some luxurious gift ideas for the guys.
8:40 Holiday S’Mores! The humble marshmallow is a versatile holiday dessert staple. Marshmallow man Kyle Archibald returns to make us S’mores Hot chocoloate, a Chrismtas S’mores milkshake with Baileys and more!
6:40 – Tassimo T45 at Canadian Tire: This morning we’re at the Canadian Tire on Cambie & 7th Street where the first one-hundred and fifty people to join us at 6am could receive a free TASSIMO T45 brewer and their choice of a free pack of T DISCs from TASSIMO and Canadian Tire.
7:40 – How to get a Scholarship: You don’t have to be at the top of your class or the all star athlete to win yourself a scholarship. Find out how to access the free money that’s out there and ease the financial burden that post-secondary can be.
8:20 – Food to indulge in, avoid & sample this holiday season: Want to get through the holidays with plenty of energy and this year’s pant size? Certified holistic nutritionist Alyssa Bauman helps us navigate the holiday party menu – and whips up a healthy eggnog you’ll love!
8:40 – Gift guide for the difficult: Gifts for the style obsessed woman who seems to need nothing , the teen aged rocker and the eco-principled. Chatelaine style expert Susie Wall promises gift solutions for everyone.