May 2, 2014 12:15 pm

Friday, May 2, 2014 on The Morning Show

DARCY OAKE – Canadian illusionist Darcy Oake joins the conversation on the national edition of The Morning Show. He wowed the judges last month with his performance on Britain’s Got Talent. Darcy is from Winnipeg and has been practicing magic from a young age.

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ANDREW GALLOWAY – Alcohol and drug counselor Andrew Galloway joins us in-studio to talk about the substance abuse issues Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is currently facing. The mayor has taken a leave of absence from his job to deal with an alcohol problem following the release of a new video and audio recording evidence depicting him with questionable behavior.

BIG BROTHER CANADA – Another one bites the dust. The Morning Show speaks to the latest Big Brother Canada evictee in the reality television series.

KATHLEEN WYNNE – Premier Kathleen Wynne says she wants to meet with NDP Leader Andrea Horwath by May 8 to discuss whether her party will support the $130.4-billion spending blueprint. The Liberals need the support of at least one of the opposition parties to pass their budget and avoid an election. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

FORD’S DEPARTURE – What impact will Mayor Rob Ford’s departure have at city hall and on the municipal election campaign? Global News reporter Jackson Proskow breaks down some of the scenarios city councillors and mayoral candidates will face in the upcoming weeks ahead. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

ONTARIO BUDGET – Queen’s Park reporter Alan Carter joins us in-studio to discuss what the latest provincial budget means for Ontarians. Thursday’s document included ambitious promises for a provincial pension plan, levies to raise billions of dollars for public transit, roads and bridges, billions more for corporate grants, a minimum wage hike and higher taxes for individuals earning more than $150,000. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

GRAEME SIMSION – New Zealand born author, screen-writer and playwright Graeme Simsion discusses his new book, The Rosie Project. The book is described as “a classic screwball romance about a handsome but awkward genetics professor and the woman who is totally wrong for him.” TORONTO SHOW ONLY

DR. BRIAN GOLDMAN – Canadian doctor and radio personality Dr. Brian Goldman sheds light on his new book, The Secret Language of Doctors. Dr. Goldman dissects the cryptic phrases doctors and nurses use in hospitals. He practices in the Schwartz Reisman Emergency Centre at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

SERAH-MARIE MCMAHON – Worn Fashion Journal founding editor joins us in-studio to talk about some of the best pieces from the publication in the new book, The Worn Archive. It includes the history of the safety pin, the broken hearted dress and the evolution of the flight attendant uniform. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

VIRAL VIDEO – During a live television report, a shirtless resident asks a female reporter out.

 

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