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Special Guest Appearances

The National Women's Show is pleased to present exciting Celebrity Guest speakers at each event! You won't want to miss the fun and behind-the-scenes insight that our TV personalities bring to the shows.

Don't miss these great personalities in 2014:

Nicole McCanceMICHELLE W. BOOK is a Holistic nutritionist, trained in natural nutrition and contemporary therapies. She has appeared on behalf of the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) on Global, CTV and CHCH News. She has also been featured in Metro newspapers across the country discussing natural health trends.

Julie Daniluk

Nutritionist JULIE DANILUK, RHN, hosts The Healthy Gourmet on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), a reality cooking show that looks at the ongoing battle between taste and nutrition. She is a resident expert for The Marilyn Denis Show and Reader’s Digest. Julie has a new book, Slimming Meals That Heal, scheduled to be released in April.

Nicole McCanceToronto's leading relationship expert, NICOLE McCANCE has authored best-selling book, 52 Ways to Beat Depression Naturally. She facilitates couples therapy and individual counselling on women’s mental health issues and romantic relationships. Her expertise has been featured on CP24, CTV, CBC News, Global, E!, the Toronto Star, ELLE Canada, Canadian Living and she is the relationship expert on Cosmo TV’s Love Trap.


2013 Celebrity Guest Appearances Included:

Melody Thomas Scott, who stars as Nikki Newman, from THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS live on Centre Stage!

Peter Bergman

Celebrating 34 years in the role Melody Thomas Scott, who stars as Nikki Newman, joined the cast of The Young and The Restless in February, 1979. Scott’s character has matured from the girl from the wrong side of the tracks to the serial’s luminous and resourceful heroine.

After garnering a Daytime Emmy nomination for “Outstanding Lead Actress” in 1999, she went on to win in the same category for the Digest Award in 2001. See her live on Centre Stage as she discusses life on Young and the Restless.

How big of a fan are you of The Young & The Restless? You could own a pair of Melody’s earnings OR an autographed Y&R script OR even a Y&R goodie bag!! Show your support at the National Women’s Show November 3rd and you could walk away with these fabulous items. Just make sure you have the highest bid! All proceeds will support Ovarian Cancer Research!!

Mark's Fashion Show

Style Workshops By Mark's

Don't miss the Centre Stage shows presented by iconic Canadian retailer, Mark's! See Canadian lifestyle specialist, Janette Ewen showcasing the latest fall/winter fashions from Mark's while offering her best advice on style and dressing for your body type. www.marks.com


Andrew Downward from HGTV's Divine Design presented by 3M

Mark's Fashion Show

See Andrew Downward from the wildly successful HGTV’s program, Divine Design with Candice Olson. Andrew’s expertise and insights into paint, colour, and paint applications has awarded him international recognition in his field and his knowledge and experience has made him one of North America's most recognisable and trusted paint and colour experts. More recently, Andrew has begun writing a regular column for Ottawa Home Magazine, Covet Magazine in Winnipeg, as well as Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal Home Magazines!

Transform your Home. Your Style. Yourself. Decorating Essentials with Jackie Morra

Jackie Morra

Jackie addresses the décor needs, lifestyle and budget of homeowners who want to decorate, update or renovate, but don’t know where to start. Join Jackie as she discusses how to put a simple plan in place room by room, step by step with dramatic before and after examples. With Jackie’s inspirational tips and tricks you will be empowered with the tools to confidently transform your home into the space you’ll love.

Designer Jackie Morra is a celebrity guest speaker on HGTV’s stage at home shows across Canada and regularly featured in The Toronto Star, House and Home.com, Reno & Décor Magazine, Toronto Sun, Breakfast Television, Global TV and CityTV. For more information visit www.jackiemorrainteriors.com

Watch the Toronto Firefighters strut their stuff in fashion shows wearing Mark's menswear in support of The Princess Margaret Hospital.

Toronto Firefighters

Dini Petty

Dini Petty

Celebrity, mother, author, entrepreneur, daredevil and free spirit, Dini Petty is an award-winning Canadian journalist. Whether she is flying a helicopter, hosting a radio show, interviewing celebrities on national television or writing poetry, she has always been a healthy living enthusiast and an advocate for women’s health issues.

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Chef Roger Mooking

See Food Network Celebrity Chef Roger Mooking, Host of Everyday Exotic and a Judge on Chopped Canada, on the Cooking Stage at 6:00 pm on November 1st. Roger will be demonstrating a few of his inspired VH creations. In the culinary world, Roger has earned a reputation as one of North America’s premier Chefs by developing a culinary philosophy built on the perfect execution of globally inspired culinary traditions. Join Roger as he shows you how to cook easy-to-prepare meals using VH Sauces (www.vhsauces.com).

Marc Jade

Marc Jade

Be prepared to be amazed and mesmerized. You will be in wonderment of his communication with the hereafter. Come with an open mind and let International Medium Marc Jade put your uncertainties to rest. marcjade.com

Chef Herbert Barnsteiner

Chef Herbert Barnsteiner

Chef Herbert Barnsteiner of "Corner House" has been in the culinary scene for over 35 years. Herbert has appeared on the Food Network, Mike Bullard, and Food Critic..Joanne Kates has rated "Corner House" in her top 9 restaurant pick for Toronto. Zagat has rated Corner House amongst their top ratings.


Corner House

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CHFA - Voice of the Natural Health Industry
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Thank you to our 2013 sponsors:

Sassoon Salon
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Grand Sud

Thank you to our official 2013 charity partner:

Ovarian Cancer Association