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Friday, August 19th 2016

6:10/7:10/8:10am Get ready for back to work or back to school with the latest in tablet tech.  You’ll have the power in the palm of your hand with the Microsoft Surface Pro 4, 12” Tablet Bundle. This Sunday, save over $300, exclusively at The Shopping Channel. Complete with Office 365, Windows 10, keyboard and pen – now is your chance to win one!

6:15am Top 3 Misconceptions of Parkinson’s Disease:  Ahead of the Michael J. Fox Foundations’s Tour de Fox, we tackle some common misconceptions about Parkinson’s disease when we are joined in studio by Jonathan Mackin, who was diagnosed at age 36, and neurologist Rachel Dolhun.

Top 3 Misconceptions of Parkinson’s Disease

7:40am Thor’s Hammers: Thor reviews the animated fantasy tale ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ plus the big budget action drama remake ‘Ben-Hur’.

Thor’s Hammers: Kubo and the Two Strings & Ben-Hur

8:20am Hedley:  Ahead of Kiss Radio’s Wham Bam music festival on August 20, Riaz sits down on the couch with Hedley’s Jacob Hoggard and Dave Rosin!

Kiss Radio Is Set For ‘Wham Bam’ And We’re Live With Hedley On BT!

Thursday, August 18th 2016

7:40am SuperDog Alert! Ahead of the Fair at the PNE we get a visit from the stars of the Superdogs!

A Dog That Can Do The ‘Blue Steel?!’ We’ve Got Your SuperDogs Ahead Of The PNE!

8:20am How To Cycle Like An Olympian! Cycling Coach Julian Base highlights Team Canada’s chances for an Olympic medal in BMX and Cross Country Mountain biking, plus what you need to know before you invest in a professional bike.

 

How To Bike Like An Olympian!

8:35am Today only, $79.50, exclusively at The Shopping Channel! Take in the soothing scents of Aloe and Iris. Includes lotion, soaps and more! Now’s your chance to win a set from our friends at TSC – email contests@btvancouver.ca Put SKIN CARE in the subject line.

8:40am How To Curate The Perfect Cheese Tray: Ahead of the Great Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival Chef Ned Bell shows us how to choose the right cheeses to build an impressive cheese tray.

How To Curate The Perfect Cheese Tray!

Wednesday, August 17 2016

8:20 Dancing for the Material Girl: Just in time for the Vancouver Queer Film Festival, we go behind-the-scenes of ‘Strike A Pose’, a brand new documentary that chronicles the backup dancers of one of Madonna’s most iconic tours.  

How To Vogue Like Madonna’s Back-Up Dancers!

8:40  How To Build Your Child’s Back To School Wardrobe: Function can meet fashion, with a healthy respect for the pocketbook. Chatelaine Style Expert Susie Wall shows us the fresh classics that will take your little ones Back to school in comfort and style.

Tuesday, August 16th 2016

8:20 An Incredible Field Hockey Comeback: As we gear up to watch field hockey at the Olympics, we get a lesson in the basics from a UBC man championing the game, and meet two young athletes making names for themselves in the second largest team sport in the world.

How To Play Field Hockey Like An Olympic Athlete!

8:40 Great Canadian VW Show:  Every year, this car show brings in Volkswagen enthusiasts from around the country. We get a special preview as we check out some fine vintage vehicles ahead of the show.

Going For A Spin With The Great Canadian VW Show!

Monday, August 15th 2016

8:20am Every recipe in this book takes less than 30 minutes to make.  Theresa Toth author of Easy Peasy Eats joins us in the BT Kitchen to show us how to make paella.

Did Someone Say Paella? How To Whip Up This Scrumptious Meal In Less Than 30 Min!

8:40am Canadian paddlers have been winning Olympic medals since the sport made its debut at Berlin 1936.  We learn more about the canoe sprint competition that starts on Monday in Rio when we head out on the water.

How To Be A ‘Canoe Sprint’ Competitor. It’s Not As Easy As It Looks!

Friday, August 12th 2016

7:40am The Perseid Meteor Shower has been streaking across the sky.  We learn more about nature’s spectacular light show with Astronomer Derek Kief.

Where Are The Best Places To Watch The Perseid Meteor Shower?

8:40am The Abbotsford Air Show starts tomorrow.  We meet pilots from the Breitling Jet Team, the largest professional civilian team performing on jets.

How Pilots Keep Their Cool Pulling Off Crazy Stunts At The Abbotsford Air Show

Thursday, August 11th 2016

7:40am Have Trump/Clinton Strategies Been Working? Trump’s #SecondAmendment and other crazy outbursts, the latest poll numbers and who ran a better convention? UBC’s Eric Merkley is back to break it down.

The Birds & The Bees & The Plants That Attract Them!

 8:20am Change the World One Garden At A Time:  Phoenix Perennials Gary Lewis joins us to show us which plants help support hummingbirds, honeybees and your family!

The Birds & The Bees & The Plants That Attract Them!

8:40am Running Tips from an Olympian:  As we get ready for the start of the Athletics competition at the Rio Games, Olympian Leah Pells joins us to share her best running tips for everyone at every level.

Run Like An Olympian!

Wednesday, August 10th 2016

8:20am How to watch Olympic Equestrian Sports: From horse jumping to dressage, the accomplished riders from Thunderbird Show Park explain the fine points of their sport.

How to watch Olympic Equestrian Sports!

8:40am Eat Like An Olympian:  What and how much does an Olympian eat? Sport Dietitian Cristina Sutter shows us what a plate for an Olympian would look like, explains why it is different for each sport and what we can apply to our own eating habits.

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