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 his work, simply go to www.olsenphotography.ca
FIRST DAY TEARS
With a new school year just around the corner (fingers crossed), did you ever shed a tear when your child went to school for the first time? How about your child’s reaction?
Some astounding results from a national survey on this front coming up Thursday morning on the Olsen Show.
If you listen to all the experts on sleep, they all say we need to get at least 8 hours a night to be healthy.
It appears that may be a bunch of bunk for many. Peter Olsen plays Rip Van Winkle Thursday morning as he shares some eye opening findings.
The annual Parkinson’s Superwalk is only a week away but there’s still time to join the fight against this disease.
Run organizer Carolyn Diamond and Support Group Facilitator Rendy Olthious will join Peter Olsen Thursday morning with some last minute details.
PETER OLSEN TAKES THE ICE-BUCKET CHALLENGE
After being challenged on GlobalBC TV by meteorologist Mark Madryga to take the Ice Bucket Challenge in support of ALS, Peter Olsen accepted the challenge 'live' on-air on Tuesday, August 26th. Warning; this video may give you the chills.
ALS ICE-BUCKET CHALLENGE
Millions of much-needed research dollars has been raised through the Social Media phenom known as the Ice-Bucket Challenge, with folks and celebs from around the planet getting doused for charity. One such celeb is Global TV's weatherguy Mark Madryga, who got all wet last Friday 'live' on TV. He also challenged Peter Olsen to do the same. Here's part of that consersation from Monday morning, August 25th on Radio NL.
The annual Parkinson's Superwalk is coming up soon and you're invited. To speak a little about what Parkinson's disease is and how we can help the fight to find a cure, Peter Olsen was joined by Kamloops Neurologist Dr. Jennifer Takahashi.
THE GABBY CABBY (Aug 27)
Our friend, the Gabby Cabby says that if you’re going to New York, make sure you take a picture of the cops. Plus, he says it’s a great time of year to demonstrate in the Big Apple.
THE GABBY CABBY (Aug 20)
Our friend, the Gabby Cabby says this is the height of hypocrisy. Plus, he says he has a new hero on New York.
THE GABBY CABBY (Aug 13)
It looks like the Squeegee guys are making a comeback in New York and Peter Franklin is perplexed by an infestation of bugs on the subway.
The Gabby Cabby popped by the Olsen Show Wednesday morning with those tales and more on Radio NL.
THE GABBY CABBY (Aug 6)
Some Long Island Smoke-eaters are in hot water and an astounding discovery beneath where the former Twin Towers once stood. The Gabby Cabby popped by the Olsen Show to get us up to speed from his yellow mobile conveyance lounge.
THE GABBY CABBY (July 30)
It looks like Spidey has been caught by NYPD blue and New York really is the naked City. Our friend, the Gabby Cabby, swiung by the Olsen Show Wednesday morning with those and other true tales from the Big Apple.
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.