FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Episode 20, season 2, of Extraordinary Women TV on Rogers TV
Guests: philanthropist Margaret McCain and Ann Kaplan, president/CEO, iFinance Canada
TORONTO, April 1, 2014 – In this 20th episode of season two’s Extraordinary Women TV, host Shannon Skinner sits down with one of Canada’s most recognized philanthropists, Margaret Norrie McCain, about the importance of philanthropy and why education for children is near and dear to her heart. Shannon’s second guest is Ann Caplan, president and CEO, iFinance Canada, about her unique financing company she founded specializing in medical care, pet care and home improvements financing.
This episode also feature’s Shannon’s special segment — “Women to Watch” — celebrating local up-and-coming Toronto-area entrepreneurs. This week highlights Noura Sakkijha, Co-Founder and CEO, Mejuri, a unique business that bridges the gap between jewelry designers and customers through crowdsourcing. The show airs tonight at 7pm ET on Rogers TV Cable 10/63 in Toronto/Scarborough.
The hit television series began as the first-of-its-kind web TV talk show for women in Canada, and has grown into an inspirational, relevant and informative resource for women who want to follow their hearts and dreams, and live extraordinary lives. In January 2013, the show began airing on Rogers TV in Toronto/Scarborough, with 46 episodes being produced and aired over two seasons. This past summer, the show was also picked up on Rogers TV Mississauga and Richmond Hill.
Shannon’s guests are successful women from all walks of life – many high-profile — from Toronto and across Canada, from a range of industries, including: arts and entertainment, business, finance, charities, eco, media, experts – and more. Some past notable guests include: entrepreneur Debbie Travis; singers Jully Black, Sarah Slean and Suzie McNeil; entertainment editor at 680 News, Gloria Martin; dean of law faculty at the U of T, Mayo Moran; fashion designer and Canadian icon, Linda Lundstrom; president/CEO, ROM, Janet Carding; Rebecca MacDonald, founder, Just Energy; actress Sarena Parmar; Plan Canada’s president/CEO, Rosemary McCarney; beauty expert, Cheryl Gushue; among many others.
More than 100 episodes have been archived on the web since its inception in September 2010, when it began as a live web TV series. Extraordinary Women TV is produced and owned by Shannon Skinner and Comfy Chair Productions Inc., and is filmed in Toronto.
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