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.
Hi, Peter Olsen here. It's that time of year for me to do something about my pasty white legs and work on a light tan and walk off some of that winter flab. I'm passing the Morning-Show microphone to Too Tall Paul for the week, so you're in good hands.
See y'all in about a week.
FATHER'S DAY WALK RUN FOR PROSTATE CANCER
The annual Father's Day Walk/Run for Prostate Cancer is coming up this Father's at the BC Wildlife Park. It's an opportunity to walk in support of all the men in your life. I'm a prostate cancer survivor and will once again emcee and walk in the event on June 21st. If you'd like to donate to my fundraising effort, you can click on the official link below and help the fight a disease that will strike 1 in 7 men in their lifetime.
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.
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 (May 27)
Our friend The Gabby Cabby swung by the Olsen Show Wednesday morning with tales of $30 dollar hot dogs, dope smoking journalists and a supposedly haunted brownstone in New York.
THE GABBY CABBY (May 20)
Our friend, The Gabby Cabby says police are handing out more “wooden shampoos” than ever before and it’s a sad day for toy lovers everywhere.Peter Franklin popped by the Olsen Show Wednesday morning with those stories and more from New York City.
THE GABBY CABBY (May 13)
It’s the end of an era in New York for a famous eatery and City Hall is now meddling with Motherhood itself. The Gabby Cabby popped by the Olsen Show Wednesday with those stories and more on Radio NL.
THE GABBY CABBY (May 6)
During his weekly visit to the Olsen Show Wednesday morning, our friend the Gabby Cabby has a suggestion for a high-flying tagger in New York City. Peter Franklin careened into the NL Morning show Wednesday on Radio NL.
THE GABBY CABBY (April 29)
First it was Coyotes, now Bison are on the loose in New York City. Plus, snobbery has hit a new high in the Big Apple.
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.