June 21, 2014 10:10 am

Coming up this weekend on the Saturday and Sunday Morning News



Airlines earn billions of dollars each year charging added fees, but some companies are beginning to bundle their services to give passengers better value. Travel Consultant Claire Newell looks at the trend and explains ways customers can save.

Our Saturday Chef Lee Parsons from Windset Farms is making a recipe that could easily work for both lunch and dinner. At 8:20am, he’s frying up some crusted eggplant and serving it with a fresh relish made with tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers.

Do you find your eyes drying out after a long day staring at your office computer? At 8:40am, Dr. Art Hister explains the results of a new study that looks at the effect extended screen time has on your vision. He also has a warning for sun-seekers, who cannot go without their daily dose of vitamin D.

In our final hour, we are marking the first official day of summer by making some healthy frozen treats. Dr. Dionne Laslo-Baker, a mother of two and research scientist , shows us how she came up with the idea for TeaPops – a new brand of popsicles, made with organic fruit and teas.


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In Pop Goes the Week with Dana Gee, we’ll show you how a condom company is getting big laughs with a new viral ad appealing to World Cup fans. We also have some adorable animal videos you won’t want to miss.

Our Ask an Expert is hearing aid specialist Jamie Larsen from Simple Hearing Solutions. He will  take your questions on testing, hearing loss and prevention at 8:40am. Send your questions to weekendnews@globaltv.com.

In our final hour, we are shucking oysters and sipping Caesars. Andre Saint-Jacques from Whistler’s Bearfoot Bistro join us ahead of the restaurant’s fourth annual World Oyster Invitational & Bloody Caesar Battle, coming up Sunday June 29th. The event brings together some of the best shuckers from around the globe and raises funds for Playground Builders, an organization that creates safe places for kids to play.

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