April 15, 2014 5:03 am

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 on The Morning Show

Author Yann Martel poses for a portrait at The Hay Festival on June 5, 2010 in Hay-on-Wye, Wales. (Photo by David Levenson/Getty Images)

YANN MARTEL – Award winning Canadian author Yann Martel joins the conversation on the national edition of The Morning Show.  Beatrice & Virgil is an innovative stage adaptation of Martel’s controversial but critically acclaimed novel. The play will run between April 12 and May 11 at the Studio Theatre.

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DEVON BOSTICK – Canadian actor Devon Bostick is best known for playing the lead role in the Atom Egoyan-directed film Adoration, and Rodrick Heffley in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid movies. He’s in-studio to talk about his role in The CW’s new series, The 100. Bostick plays Jasper in this post-apocalyptic drama following a nuclear Armageddon decimated planet Earth.

SIN NUMBERS STOLEN – The federal tax agency says the social insurance numbers of roughly 900 people were stolen from its systems, which were left vulnerable by the so-called Heartbleed bug. We take a look at what security measures can be taken and how the public can protect themselves. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

JAMES FELL –  Author James Fell discusses his book Lose it right which is broken down into three stages of long-term weight loss. Fell is a former couch potato who lost 50 pounds and has kept it off for over 15 years. He uses his business background to bring a big-picture, strategic planning approach to getting in shape. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

MEN’S SPRING ACCESSORIES – Stylist Afiya Francisco returns to show us various unique male accessories for this spring. Each piece is interesting in terms of story, material and design feature. Products include ties, sunglasses, jewellery, bags, shoes, socks. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

ASHLEY WITTIG AND KEVIN MACALLISTER – Ashley Wittig and Kevin MacAllister are the owners of the Toronto based bakery, Bunner’s Vegan & Gluten-Free Bakeshop. They also released a cookbook called Bunner’s: Simple and delicious gluten-free vegan treats. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

VIRAL VIDEOS – A father tries to reason with his baby and a little girl gets jealous when she doesn’t get attention. 

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