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Friday, January 29th 2016

610/710/810am: What’s the Aussie Phrase of the Day? You could win two round-trip tickets on Air Canada’s new daily non-stop route from Vancouver  to Brisbane, Australia, with flights starting June 1, 2016.

7:40am Thor’s Hammers: Thor reviews the epic survival drama ‘The Finest Hours’ and Po is BACK in Kung Fu Panda 3!

8:20am Liver Disease Awareness:  Liver disease affects thousands of people across Canada – we speak with Natalie Williams, who has been living with Biliary Atresia her whole life, and Dr. Charles Scudamore about how we can help combat this serious health issue.

8:40am Grammy Contest: Rogers Sing to Win:  Rogers wants to give you and your family a chance to win a once in a lifetime trip to Los Angeles to explore your music passion and attend the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. Check out the Rogers Sing to Win playlist on Spotify every day this week and share videos of your family singing along to the song of the day with #RogersSingToWin. If you’re a Rogers Share Everything + customer, choose Spotify premium and enjoy unlimited music for the family for a chance to win. Check out rogers.com/singtowin for details. And…don’t forget to tune into The 58TH  Annual GRAMMY Awards, Monday, February 15th at 5pm on City. Entertainment City Live at The GRAMMYs, Monday, February 15th at 3:30 pm on City.

 8:40am Daily Download:  80’s tech is back in style as new DeLoreans (made famous by “Back to the Future”) are being built for sale! Unfortunately a flux capacitor is not included so there’s no way to go back in time and tell yourself to invest in Google…. or Facebook… or Amazon… or YouTube… or eBay… or… {sigh}… 🙁

Thursday, January 28th 2016

610/710/810am: What’s the Aussie Phrase of the Day? You could win two round-trip tickets on Air Canada’s new daily non-stop route from Vancouver  to Brisbane, Australia, with flights starting June 1, 2016.  For your chance to win, tell us what is the Aussie Phrase of the Day!

 7:40am Who to watch & what to expect in tomorrow night’s @CHLHockey Top Prospects Game according to @DamoSpin #NHLDraft

8:10am Daily Download:  So fire’s bad. Real bad… well maybe not if you’re camping… but if it’s in your house, it’s bad! Lucky for you, today’s Daily Download will tell you about a new sprinkler system that could save your home and your stuff.

 8:20am Whitecaps Preseason Training is Underway!:  Whitecaps FC President, Bob Lenarduzzi joins to talk about this year’s team, fitness testing and how the public can try out for the team.  Plus, we will be giving away 2 tickets to the home opener on March 6th against the Montreal Impact.

 8:40am Grammy Contest: Rogers Sing to Win:  Rogers wants to give you and your family a chance to win a once in a lifetime trip to Los Angeles to explore your music passion and attend the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. Check out the Rogers Sing to Win playlist on Spotify every day this week and share videos of your family singing along to the song of the day with #RogersSingToWin. If you’re a Rogers Share Everything + customer, choose Spotify premium and enjoy unlimited music for the family for a chance to win. Check out rogers.com/singtowin for details. And…don’t forget to tune into The 58TH  Annual GRAMMY Awards, Monday, February 15th at 5pm on City. Entertainment City Live at The GRAMMYs, Monday, February 15th at 3:30 pm on City.

8:40am How To Make Your Own Nutrient Dense Spinach Pasta: Keep your New Year’s resolution to eat better with this delicious and nutritious dish.  Cook Culture’s Jonathan Chovancek shares his family-friendly recipe for spinach “surprise” pasta and red lentil tomato sauce.

Wednesday, January 27th 2016

610/710/810am: What’s the Aussie Phrase of the Day? You could win two round-trip tickets on Air Canada’s new daily non-stop route from Vancouver  to Brisbane, Australia, with flights starting June 1, 2016.

 6:40 Giants Giveaway: BT wants to send you and three friends to the January 30th game when the Vancouver Giants battle the Lethbridge Hurricanes at Pacific Coliseum.  Plus, get a White Spot Pak, which includes parking, gas, and dinner before the game.

 7:15/8:15am Be part of the discussion! Your comment could win you a Janome  100 Stitch sewing machine! Discover the reliable and easy to use Janome sewing machine with a bonus quilting kit. Save over four hundred dollars and enjoy free shipping, today only, exclusively at The Shopping Channel. Shop online at tsc.ca.

7:40am Dr. Gabor Mate:  His work on the downtown eastside and his “against the grain” approach to the prevalent problem of addiction are well known.  We talk about why he believes established treatments that focus excessively on addictive behaviours are wrong, his recent op-ed, and a fundraiser to help those without financial means attend the Beyond Addiction Program.

8:20am Top Kitchen Design Trends for 2016:  Is it time to say goodbye to the subway tile?  What will hardware and cabinetry look like this year?  Insight Design Group’s Kari Henshaw joins us to share 2016’s top kitchen design trends.

8:40am Grammy Contest: Rogers Sing to Win:  Rogers wants to give you and your family a chance to win a once in a lifetime trip to Los Angeles to explore your music passion and attend the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. Check out the Rogers Sing to Win playlist on Spotify every day this week and share videos of your family singing along to the song of the day with #RogersSingToWin. If you’re a Rogers Share Everything + customer, choose Spotify premium and enjoy unlimited music for the family for a chance to win. Check out rogers.com/singtowin for details. And…don’t forget to tune into The 58TH  Annual GRAMMY Awards, Monday, February 15th at 5pm on City. Entertainment City Live at The GRAMMYs, Monday, February 15th at 3:30 pm on City.

Tuesday, January 26th 2016

7:40am: Find out where in the world BT wants to send you! We announce the destination of this $5,000 trip for two and tell you how to play!

8:20am The Possibility Of A Ninth Planet & More:  H.R. Macmillan Space Centre’s Derek Kief joins us to give us an update on the story that made waves in the world of astronomy – further evidence of the possibility of a ninth planet and tells us about a rare astronomical treat – five planets will be bright enough to see with the naked eye.

 

Monday, January 25th 2016

7:40am How to Manage Market Panic: They go up, they go down. How to manage market panic plus, should you top up your RRSP or pay down your mortgage?

8:20am X-Files Actress Aliza Vellani:  We chat with local actress Aliza Vellani about working alongside Gillian Anderson in the brand new X-Files revival.

8:40am Science of Cocktails: What happens when you attach an accelerometer to a cocktail shaker? You find out just how fast it has been shaken.  We celebrate the artistry of mixology and the science behind it when we are joined by bartender Tarquin Melnyk and Science World’s Hana Dethlefsen.

Friday, January 22nd 2016

610/710/810am What colour is the boot? You could win a $250 gift card to Lord’s Shoes!  Lord’s shoes famous ‘$99-or-less’ sale on clothing, boots and shoes is on now! To celebrate 10 years on South Granville the selection is bigger than ever!

6:15am Thor’s Hammers:  Thor reviews the newest comedy ‘Dirty Grandpa’ starring Zac Efron and Robert DeNiro plus the Hungarian holocaust drama and Golden Globe winner ‘Son of Saul’.

7:40am Shareef Abdur-Rahim:  It’s going to be a great weekend for many basketball fans in Vancouver.  Former Vancouver Grizzlie Shareef Abdur-Rahim is in town.  We’ll find out what he is up to and how life is after the NBA.

8:20am Yukon Dan:  Mining is an integral part of the B.C. economy; no one knows this better than Yukon Dan! He’ll drop by to explain the importance of this industry and give us some gold panning tips.

8:40am Giants Giveaway:  BT wants to send you and three friends the January 28th game when Team Cherry battle Team Orr in the BMO CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game at Pacific Coliseum.   Plus, receive a White Spot Pak, which includes parking, gas, and dinner before the game.

8:40am The International Year of Pulses:  What are “pulses”?  Why do they play a vital role in a healthy diet and environment?  Registered Dietitian Desiree Nielsen answers these questions and more when we take a closer look at these crops.

Thursday, January 21st 2016

8:20am Wasted: Addiction Recovery In A Flawed System:  Filmmaker Maureen Palmer and psychotherapist Mike Pond explore new ideas for treating alcohol addiction and why the recovery system needs to change.

8:40am Whistler Pride!  The Unstoppable Conni Smudge and Dean Nelson, founder of the Pride House Movement and Executive Producer of the Whistler Pride and Ski Festival join us to talk about this fabulous event that opens this weekend!

Wednesday, January 20th 2016

7:40am 6 Foods that will lead to a healthier you: Certified Holistic Nutritionist Alyssa Bauman returns with 6 key foods worth rolling into your diet today. What they are and how to prepare them in easy, appetizing ways.

8:20am How to look Hot (and not Sweaty) at the Gym: Chatelaine Style Expert Susie Wall insists the right style vibe can make or break your motivation.

8:40am Love Boat’s Ted Lange:  Known for his role as “Isaac Washington – the world’s most famous bartender” on the iconic 70’s hit show Love Boat, Ted Lange joins us live on BT.  We find out what life is like when you play one of television’s most memorable characters and why the theatre is where he spends most of his time now.

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