May 23, 2014 12:06 pm
Updated: May 23, 2014 12:55 pm

Friday, May 23, 2014 on The Morning Show


SARAH MCLACHLAN – Canadian singer/songwriter Sarah McLachlan opens up about her career and dealing with her father’s death. Considered one of her most dramatically overcast records yet, her new album is called Shine On.

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MEG TILLY – Canadian-American actress and novelist Meg Tilly joins the co-host chair on the national edition of The Morning Show. She’ll also be discussing how reading books saved her from a difficult childhood. She was last seen in the Global TV-series Bomb Girls for which she won a Canadian Screen Award in 2013.

JUDY AND DENNIS SHEPARD – Dennis and Judy Shepard are parents of Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old University of Wyoming student who was killed in October 1998 in one of the most infamous antigay hate crimes in history. They are in Toronto to promote the Canadian premiere of Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine at the Inside Out LGBT Film and Video Festival.

ONTARIO ELECTION WEEKLY WRAP UP – Global News reporter Alan Carter breaks down what has happened on the campaign trail this week and which leaders came out on top. Voters head to the polls June 12. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

JOHNNY O’CALLAGHANWho’s Your Daddy? is the play written by Johnny O’Callaghan based on the 9 month adventure adopting his son in Uganda. Johnny has performed as an actor in Canada, Ireland and the USA. He started to act with Belfast Youth and Community Theatre – a company whose mission was to unite protestant and catholic actors. The play is scheduled to become a feature film. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

TORONTO FLOWER MARKET – Natasa Kajganic joins us in-studio to talk about the city’s first outdoor flower and plant market featuring product from local Ontario greenhouses. It debuted last spring and saw over 4,000 visitors come through and was inspired by a visit to London’s Columbia Road. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

DOORS OPEN TORONTO – The 15th annual Doors Open Toronto presented by Great Gulf is a city-wide celebration offering free, rare access to more than 155 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across Toronto. The event takes place this weekend. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

SPRING COCKTAILS – Sommelier Alison Vidug showcases some of the best cocktails you can make this spring. TORONTO SHOW ONLY

VIRAL VIDEOS – A baby goat gets some wheels and walking upside down with magnetic shoes.


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