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 and grandparents to Cole William. 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 Commercial photography - and if you'd like to check out any of his work, simply go to www.olsenphotography.ca.
There's a new website called the "Reincarnation Machine" that helps you figure out who you might've been in a past life. You enter your birthday . . . and it finds a prominent person who died right before you were born. Give it a shot.
THE GENDER GAP
Despite all the strides women have made in the workforce, pay equality is not one of them for most careers. Monday morning, Peter Olsen shares an ingenious idea from one female entrepreneur that helps level the playing-field.
THE BEST AND THE WORST
What are the best and worst entry-level jobs out there. Does it involve wearing a paper-hat or not? The answers coming up Monday morning with the Morning Mayor.
It’s without a doubt, one of the most traumatic events in a person’s life; divorce. But are there red flags that a relationship is in trouble? Monday morning, Peter Olsen shares the findings of a leading US Family law firm about splitting up.
ANNUAL CHARITY FREE SHRED DAY
The annual Charity Free Shred Day is coming up next Saturday and it’s your opportunity to finally destroy those old love letters or hard-drives before you’re outted. Peter Olsen is joined by Brad Wood of Interior Vault Monday to get us up to speed on this awesome event that raises funds for the RIH Foundation.
KIA CARES CAMPAIGN
Our friends at Kamloops KIA are proud to be part of this community and their proving it with their Kamloops KIA Cares Campaign. Monday morning, Dan Berg from Kamloops KIA popped by the Olsen Show to talk a little more about this opportunity for local service groups to get their message out there, courtesy of KIA and Radio NL.
LEADERCAST – KAMLOOPS
Your voice is a voice of change and change creates possibility. It’s your opportunity to develop your leadership voice at “Leadercast”, a presentation of the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and Canadian Western Bank. Event coordinators Deb and Holly swung by the Olsen Show Thursday with the exciting details on an event broadcast around the world, including Kamloops.
EXPLORING WELLS GRAY PARK
It’s Canada’s Waterfall Park and it’s being celebrated in a brand new book by author Roland Neave.. Roland popped by the Olsen Show Monday morning to talk about his latest book on Wells Gray Park, with some fascinating facts about this natural gem, complete with colour photos throughout.
APRIL FOOL'S DAY
In case you missed our April Fool's joke on my Show proclaiming that Pay Radio is on the way, here it is.
THE GABBY CABBY (April 22)
It’s a new restaurant for cat lovers in New York, plus, our friend the Gabby Cabby says things are heating up for celebrity chef Bobby Flay and it’s not in the kitchen. Peter Franklin made his weekly visit to the Olsen Show Wednesday morning at 8:15 on Radio NL
THE GABBY CABBY (April 15)
Our friend, the Gabby Cabby defends a fellow cabby and shares the bizarre tale of a Jewish man and his airline seat.
THE GABBY CABBY (April 8)
Just ahead of warmer weather in New York, our friend the Gabby Cabby says City Hall is urging residents to commit the ultimate fashion faux pas. Plus, there are more strange critters showing up in New York..
THE GABBY CABBY (April 2)
Our friend the Gabby Cabby works the police blotter this week with tales of panty thieves and a hungry robber he’s personally impressed with. Peter Franklin popped by the Olsen Show Thursday morning at 7:15 on Radio NL
THE GABBY CABBY (March 25)
Our friend the Gabby Cabby says illusionist David Copperfield is all ‘wet’ and claims ‘Manspreading’ is a growing problem in New York.
THE GABBY CABBY (March 18)
Our friend, the Gabby Cabby says City Hall wants New Yorkers to spy on each other. Plus, Gabby shared a steamy tale from the Crowbar Hotel.
THE GABBY CABBY (March 11)
Our friend, the Gabby Cabby shares some tales from the streets of New York, including what he calls a ‘wooden performance’ by one motorist, plus he shares the ingenious tale of one New York trucker.Peter Franklin popped by the Olsen Show Wednesday morning at 7:15 on Radio NL.
THE GABBY CABBY (March 4)
Our friend, the Gabby Cabby says that some people just don’t heed their own advice and he fondly recalls his days as a pet owner. Peter Franklin popped by the Olsen Show Wednesday on Radio NL.
THE GABBY CABBY (Feb 25)
Our friend, the Gabby Cabby goes looking for alligators in New York City sewers and says there’s a new kind of greeting card showing up in the Big Apple. Peter Franklin made his weekly visit to the Olsen Show Wednesday on Radio NL.
THE GABBY CABBY (Feb 18)
Our friend the Gabby Cabby has further insight into the tragic death of CBS correspondent Bob Simon. Plus, he shares a dirty story from the courts in New York. Peter Franklin made his weekly visit to the Olsen Show Wednesday on Radio NL.
THE GABBY CABBY (Feb 11)
Our friend, the Gabby Cabby added his voice to the de-thronning of NBC News Anchor Brian Williams. Plus, he says the latest NYPD Most-Wanted bulletin is almost comical. He popped by the Olsen Show on Wednesday, February 11th.
THE GABBY CABBY (Feb 4)
It’s the great Condom Caper of New York City and our friend, the Gabby Cabby weighed in Wednesday morning on the Olsen Show.
THE GABBY CABBY (Jan 28)
Our friend, the Gabby Cabby weighs in on the controversy surrounding coach Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots. Peter Franklin careened in to the Olsen Show Wednesday morning with that story and more on Radio NL.
THE GABBY CABBY (Jan 21)
Our friend the Gabby Cabby calls it the ‘con job of the century’ and he questions the legitimacy of a story involving a fellow cabby. Peter Franklin made his weekly visit to the Olsen Show Wednesday morning on Radio NL.
THE GABBY CABBY (Jan 14)
Our friend, the Gabby Cabby takes a shot at the New York Times for their comments about the violence in France. Plus, there’s no love lost for a prominent US civil rights leader.
THE GABBY CABBY (Jan 7)
Our friend the gabby Cabby makes his 2015 debut on the Olsen Show Wednesday morning with news of a crooked church usher and a druggy doctor, whose name he can’t pronounce. Peter Franklin pops by the Olsen Show on Radio NL.