Peter has made his home in Kamloops since 1981, and has been entertaining and informing NL's morning show audience for over 30 years now. Peter is married to Brenda, and they are the proud parents of daughter Alicia and son Erik. While much has changed in Radio in over 30 years, his love for the business and his listeners has not. Peter's other endeavours include freelance photography - and if youd' like to take a look at some of his work, go to www.olsenphotography.ca
Should we have a 3-day work week? It’s an idea being promoted by the world’s second richest man. Friday morning, Peter Olsen will float this trial-balloon and get your thoughts on what would be a 4-day weekend.
A MOST UNUSUAL CURE FOR CANCER?
It has to be the most unique finding in years when it comes to treating cancer?
Peter Olsen shares the bizarre but very promising findings of researchers in New Hampshire Friday morning on Radio NL.
FASCINATING FACTS FRIDAY
The hunger for knowledge has never been higher and Peter Olsen knows how to satisfy that hunger. Friday morning, it’s another helping of facts you never knew. The morning Mayor has scoured the pages of Tim, Google, New Scientist and Wikipedia and more to bring you Fascinating Facts Friday on Radio NL.
DISCOVER INTERLAKES GAME
It’s time to discover the spectacular and scenic Interlakes region of British Columbia, nestled along the fishing highway of the BC Interior.
Peter Olsen will give you the opportunity to enjoy a weekend getaway to this hidden holiday gem in our “Discover Interlakes Game”. It includes accommodation, fly-fishing, horseback riding and more.Listen for your cue to call, answer our skill-testing question and get ready to win on Radio NL.
GREAT CANADIAN OIL CHANGE
With summer driving season in full swing, The Morning Mayor and Great Canadian Oil Change want to make your ‘ride’ that much smoother.Peter Olsen will give you a chance to win a $50 Oil Change certificate from Great Canadian Oil Change. Simply listen for your cue to call and get ready to win.
THE GABBY CABBY (July 23)
Good news for shoplifters in New York if you’re caught while making your getaway. Plus, our friend the Gabby Cabby is up in arms over a new survey condemning his hometown. Peter Franklin popped by the Olsen Show Wednesday morning at 7:20 on Radio NL.
THE GABBY CABBY (July 16)
Our friend, the Gabby Cabby once again raises the alarm over the perils of drones these days. Plus, he has a word of warning for tourists coming to New York.
THE GABBY CABBY (July 2)
Our friend, the Gabby Cabby careens into the Olsen Show this Wednesday morning to talk tattoos. Plus, Senator Schmuk's latest verbal blunder. Peter Franklin and the Morning Mayor on Radio NL.
THE GABBY CABBY (June 25)
Our friend the Gabby Cabby shares some gas pains with us Wednesday morning. Peter Franklin popped by the Olsen Show for his weekly visit from the Big Apple.
THE GABBY CABBY (June 18)
Our friend, the Gabby Cabby is convinced that his government will do anything to get troops back into Iraq. Plus, he says he’s found the perfect money-making venture. Peter Franklin popped by the Olsen Show Wednesday morning on Radio NL.
THE GABBY CABBY (July 11)
Our friend the Gabby Cabby has water on the brain when he makes his weekly visit to the Olsen Show Wednesday morning. That and baby talk, courtesy of Peter Franklin on Radio NL.
THE GABBY CABBY (June 4)
Our friend, the Gabby Cabby takes a shot at Google. On another matter, he says he had a hunch this was a scam from the start.
THE GABBY CABBY (May 28)
A real head-shaker on a couple of fronts out of New York this week, according to our friend The Gabby Cabby, one involving rich moms peeing money out the window. Plus, the titillating tale of a naked thief and a bakery truck.
THE GABBY CABBY (May 7)
Is it the death of horse-drawn carriages in Central Park and it’s called “Rent A Gent”. Our friend, the Gabby Cabby made his weekly visit to the Olsen Show Wednesday morning with details on those stories and more on Radio NL.
THE GABBY CABBY (April 30)
Our friend, the Gabby Cabby has a warning for those coming to New York. Plus, he shares the story of the time he and his wife had dinner with Richard Gere.
THE GABBY CABBY (April 23)
Our friend the Gabby Cabby says, taxi cops are taking bribes at the airport and the great cell-phone caper.
GABBY CABBY (April 15)
Gabby says that this year in New york has been different than all others and he introduces us to Howard Lutnick of the Hamtons. Peter Franklin popped by the Olsen Show with that and more.
THE GABBY CABBY (April 10)
It was the cops against the smokies and it got ugly. Our friend, the Gabby Cabby has the blow by blow details of this hockey brawl, plus the story of the rat that took the “A’ Train.
THE GABBY CABBY (April 2)
For those of us who have ever brought food into a movie theatre, you’ll appreciate the Gabby Cabby’s tale from a Brooklyn movie house involving a patron and some strawberries. As well, Peter Franklin says the Capri Whitestone Hotel is in the middle of a very strange labour dispute and a famous dog-killer joins the New York Jets.