Wednesday, March 5, 2014 on The Morning Show

BRENT BUTT – Canadian comedian Brent Butt joins the conversation on the national edition of The Morning Show. Brent is known for his role as Brent Leroy in the television series Corner Gas. He is currently on a cross Canada stand-up comedy tour.

RACHEL MACY STAFFORD – Author Rachel Macy Stafford is in-studio to talk about her new book, Hands Free Mama. The book points out that living “Hands Free” is not about giving up technology or forgoing jobs and responsibilities. She looks at seizing the little moments that life offers us to engage in real and meaningful interaction.

MARCH BREAK – Sharon Vinderine from Parent Tested Parent Approved returns to give us some tips on how to travel with your children over the March break. Road trips are a great way to spend some quality family time but they can also be a challenge for families. Sharon will showcase the best items to take for the journey. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

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OSCAR FASHION FOR LESS – There were a few key fashion trends that emerged during the 2014 Academy Awards. Victoria Rucks from David’s Bridal offers up some ideas on how to get that celebrity Oscar look for less.  TORONTO SHOW ONLY

SARAH ELTON – Author and journalist Sarah Elton tells us about her book, Starting from scratch: What You Should Know About Food and Cooking. The book explores cooking techniques for budding kid chefs and food lovers. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

DR. SUE JOHNSONDr. Sue Johnson is a clincial psychologist and the author of Hold Me Tight. In her new book, Love Sense: The revolutionary new science of romantic relationships, she insists love is not magic or random but something that makes exquisite sense. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

LEEROM SEGAL –Leerom Segal is co-author of the newly released book, The Decoded Company, which looks at big data in the workplace. It reveals how a growing number of industry-leading companies are decoding employee work data in the same way that Facebook, Netflix, Spotify and other apps decode customer data to personalize, simplify and enhance the user experience. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

FRONT PAGES OF THE GLOBE AND MAIL – We look back at the history of The Globe and Mail. The first edition of The Globe was published on March 5, 1844 and only 300 copies were printed. Since the 1980s, it has been printed in separate editions in six Canadian cities: Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary and Vancouver. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

VIRAL VIDEORacing champion Jeff Gordon teams up with Pepsi MAX to pull a prank on an unsuspecting automotive journalist and EpicMealTime making The Steak & Egger Sandwich with Arnold Schwarzenegger on his tank.

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