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Show Notes

July 30, 2013

On Today!

  • VALLEY WAKE PARK – THE LOWER MAINLAND’S FIRST CABLE WAKE-BOARDING PARK
    No boat, no problem! Dawn heads out to Abbotsford to check out the lower mainland’s first cable wakeboarding park!

  • 11 YEAR OLD SOCCER PLAYER, ONE OF CANADA’S BEST
    He’s one of the best young soccer players in the country. 11 year old Tristan Torresan is today’s Athlete of the Week.

  • SOCIAL MEDIA TIPS FROM A TEENAGED SOCIAL MEDIA PRO:
    16 year old Patrick Mott says instead of discouraging youth from engaging in social media, we need to teach to how to use it. His best tips apply to everyone – from teens to business executives.

  • PETE MCLEOD: CANADA’S YOUNGEST AEROBATIC PILOT
    As part of the Celebration of Light, Canada’s youngest aerobatic pilot, 29 year-old Pete McLeod will perform a thrilling air show for hundreds of thousands of spectators. He’s on the BT couch sharing insider insights on everything from his upcoming performance to his unique skillset and training.

July 29, 2013

Today’s Show

  • BE A TOURIST IN YOUR OWN HOME TOWN AT THE CAPILANO SUSPENSION BRIDGE
    Starting at ~6:30am – Dawn heads to the Capilano Suspension Bridge to be a tourist in her own home town!
  • FROM TRAGEDY TO ACTION: THE STORY OF 1 AMAZING MOM:
    ~8:20am – Instead of falling apart following the diagnosis of her young son’s rare condition 3 years ago, we meet a Surrey mom who pulled herself together and focused on what she could do for him and for families in similar situations.

July 24, 2013

Today’s Show

  • VANCOUVER AQUARIUM’S MARINE MAMMAL RESCUE CENTRE
    You come upon a seal pup on the beach – would you know what to do? Dawn finds out when she visits the Vancouver Aquarium’s Marine Mammal Rescue Centre and gives you a chance to see what goes into the care and rehabilitation of their wildlife patients.

  • BT CHATS WITH HUGH JACKMAN!
    The Wolverine himself, Hugh Jackman, speaks to us live from New York about his brand new mutant movie.

  • A GOOD GUEST BRINGS A GREAT GIFT!
    Invited to a friend’s cabin in Whistler? Spending a summer Saturday at the neighbour’s pool? Chatelaine Style Expert Susie Wall shows us some of her favourite hostess gifts!

July 23, 2013

Today’s Show

  • ROYAL BABY MANIA
    We get the latest on the Royal Baby with our Francis D’Souza LIVE in London!
  • VANCOUVER’S ANSWER TO THE “CRONUT”
    Dawn checks out Swiss Bakery’s “frissant”, their version of the “cronut”, (croissant dough deep fried like a donut), made famous at the Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York and tries some of the bakery’s other local favourites including the german pretzel.
  • BAKING AND BC CHERRIES GO HAND IN HAND!
    Chef Jonathan Chovansek is baking in the BT Kitchen. He shows us his Window Sill Cherry Whiskey Cake.
  • GETTING ROAD READY
    Whether you’re gearing up for GranFondo or getting set up for your first ride across town, the pros from La Bicicletta help get your 2 wheeler road ready.

July 22, 2013

Today’s Show

  • Find out what happened on today’s show
    • We meet a brave and brainy Vancouver team headed to Ottawa to test drive its handmade flying machine in the Red Bull Flugtag competition! Will they reach the clouds or plunge into the Ottawa River below?
    • It’s half pizza, half hot dog, and tastes like chicken. Chef Rob Thomas grills up tasty new BBQ recipes!
    • Dawn heads to the Vancouver SPCA to meet some of the adorable pets available for adoption and tells you about their summer camp programs.

    July 18, 2013

    Dawn visits Jump Gymnastics:

    • Dawn visits Jump Gymnastics and learns about physical literacy and gets practical tips on how to help children love sports and stay active for life. www.jumpgymnastics.ca
    • Chuck Hughes: Chef, TV Host & Author
      We’re in the kitchen with chef, TV host and author Chuck Hughes to make some delicious Dungeness Crab Salad.
      www.chuckhughes.com
    • Calling all BC Lions fans!
      Brian Collins, Manager of Corporate Sponsorships for Purolator
      Aart Schuurman Hess of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank
      Bring a non-perishable food item or a cash to Saturday’s & support the Food Bank. We have the Grey Cup in studio! Food Drive Details: Saturday July 20th 5:00pm until the end of the first quarter (game starts at 7:00pm) Where: BC Place Stadium – food collection to take place at all gates. The Grey Cup will be located in Terry Fox Plaza. www.purolatortacklehunger.com

    July 17, 2013

    • Nichola Hall, From Grief to Action
      Her family is middle-class. Her two sons have suffered with addiction since they were teenagers. As a mom, she was angry and ashamed. And now, she is trying to help others who are experiencing the same pain.
      www.parentsforever.ca
    • Ned Bell, Executive Chef
      YEW Restaurant – Four Seasons Hotel
      Move over hot dogs & potato salad. Four Seasons Executive Chef Ned Bell whips us his Awesome Halibut Burger with BC Blueberry Relish & Black Pepper Aioli!
      www.yewrestaurant.com
    • Allison Janney
      Actress, The Way, Way Back
      We chat with veteran actress Allison Janney, about her role in ‘The Way, Way Back’, live from Los Angeles.

    July 16, 2013

    • SUMMERTIME FUN AT THE PEAK OF GROUSE MOUNTAIN
      Starting at ~6:30am -From mountaintop yoga to baby raptors and their world famous lumberjack show – Dawn shows you why it is just as much fun to head up to the peak of Grouse Mountain in the summer as it is in the winter!
    • HEAVY LIFTING
      ~7:40am -Get ready to be inspired. Power lifter and Special Olympian Lee McCook is our Athlete of the Week.
    • HOW TO ENJOY SUMMER’S INDULGENCES WITH GOOD HEALTH IN MIND.
      ~8:20am -Put down that high sugar, high fat piña colada! Certified Holistic Nutritionist Alyssa Bauman shows us how we can enjoy summer’s indulgences with good health in mind.
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