Next Week on CANADA AM – Kate Winslet and Liam Hemsworth, Larry King, Tim Hicks, Halloween, and MORE…

— October 22, 2015

Watch Beverly Thomson, Marci Ien, and Jeff Hutcheson on CANADA AM, weekdays beginning at 6 a.m. ET on CTV, CTV News Channel, the CTV GO app, the CTV News GO app, and on the CTV Mobile channel on Bell Mobile TV. Visit CANADA AM online at for full episodes, top stories, CANADA AM extras, daily show info, featured recipes, book reviews, and contributor gift ideas. Viewers can also watch the best of the week’s segments with a special weekly episode, airing Saturdays at 8 a.m. ET.  Monday, Oct. 26
  • Jay Onrait: Sports anchor and former TSN personality Jay Onrait, is in studio to talk about his new book Number Two which features a collection of personally and professionally embarrassing stories.
  • Larry King: After taking part in the 2015 Canadian Cardiovascular Congress, legendary TV host and comedian Larry King joins CANADA AM to share his personal story of cardiovascular health.
  • Spiegelworld Circus: Fresh off an international tour, Spiegelworld Circus now brings its unique acrobatic show Empire to Canada and the U.S. Known for its burlesque and comedic cabaret atmosphere, Empire sets the stage for a night full of surprises.
 Tuesday, Oct. 27
  • John Stackhouse: Canadian journalist and author John Stackhouse sits down with Marci Ien to discuss his new book, Mass Disruption. A memoir about his 30 years of experience in the newspaper industry, Stackhouse explores the evolving landscape of serious journalism in the new digital era.
  • The Truth About Vitamins: Nutritionist Lianne Phillipson-Webb visits CANADA AM to discuss vitamins and supplements, separating facts from fiction.
  • Tim Hicks: Canadian country music singer-songwriter, Tim Hicks takes the CANADA AM stage to perform his new hit single Young, Alive & In Love from his new album 5:01 +.
 Wednesday, Oct. 28
  • Canada’s Alpine Ski Team: Members of Canada’s Alpine Ski Team along with veteran members Erik Guay and Erin Mielzynski visit CANADA AM to discuss the upcoming season and life on the World Cup circuit.
  • Half Your Plate: Chef Michael Smith is in studio in support of the Half Your Plate initiative, encouraging Canadians to fill half their plate with fruits and veggies at every meal and snack for better health.
  • Margaret Trudeau: In light of the recent federal election, mother of Prime Minister-Designate, Justin Trudeau, is here in studio to discuss her son's recent win and the importance of mental health.
Thursday, Oct. 29
  • Halloween Costume Ideas: CANADA AM welcomes a parade of spooky visitors showing off the best kids Halloween costumes for this year.
  • The Dressmaker: Academy Award®-winning actress Kate Winslet and actor Liam Hemsworth visit CANADA AM to talk about their starring roles in the comedic drama, The Dressmaker, about a glamorous dressmaker who returns to her rural Australian hometown after working in the chic fashion houses of Paris.
Friday, Oct. 30
  • Canada’s Ghost Stories: Author Joel A. Sutherland shares new Canadian ghost stories his recent research has uncovered while writing his new book, Haunted Canada 5.
  • Frightful Friday: Lifestyle expert Kasie Savage shares how to make the most of Halloween with the kids this year with easy décor ideas, spooky DIYs, and candy-dish-out 101. It’s sure to be a spook-tactular treat.

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