April 30, 2014 12:58 pm

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 on The Morning Show

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 theatre piece is running from April 12 to May 11 at the Studio Theatre in Toronto.

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1986 FLASHBACK – A Guelph, Ontario family recently ended spending a year raising their children as if it were 1986.  The couple chose 1986 as the year to model their lifestyle after because it was the year they were both born. The challenge ended on Sunday, April 27.

ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIPSCanadian Women’s Foundation Vice-President Sandra Diaz discusses a new study regarding women in abusive relationships. The Women’s Foundation reveals that 1 in 4 Canadians have tried to help a friend leave an abusive partner. The foundation’s 10thAnnual Campaign to End Violence against Women, ending May 11, raises awareness and funds for women who have experienced abuse. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

PRACTICALLY INVESTING – Financial analyst and author Coreen T. Sol joins us in-studio to talk about her new book Practically Investing.  Sol explains how you can control your financial future by making small shifts in what you are already doing. The book gives you gives you the tools to avoid mistakes that could cost you money and find good alternative investments. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

PARENT APPROVED PRODUCTS – Sharon Vinderine of Parent Tested Parent Approved showcases the latest products that have been put into the hands of families to test and have received the stamp of approval. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

112 WEDDINGS – Filmmaker Doug Block talks about revisiting his old wedding photo shoots with his new documentary 112 Weddings. Block completes their stories, asking the difficult questions of what makes a marriage work. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

VIRAL VIDEO - Sometimes love is best expressed through tiny food.

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