Claudia is known to be down to earth and loves to be around people. From a multicultural background, this girl next door doesn’t take herself very seriously because life is way too short to sweat the small stuff! "LIVE, LAUGH, LOVE, LEARN" is the motto she tries to live by every day. Working actively in Montreal's French TV market, she is really excited about being on the radio!
Cat and Claudia discuss what many people in Montreal have said they started doing in order to cheer themselves up and also prepare for the long winter.
Cat and Claudia on everything wrong with the Saturday Night Live 'Bonjour-Hi!' skit.
On the Beat 5@7, Cat and Claudia discussed polite habits that most people secretly dislike. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the number one thing on the list that drives people crazy is backseat driving. That’s right folks, correcting someone’s driving is never welcome and often, it can lead to unnecessary arguments. You might think you’re helping, but instead, you’re adding stress and showing a lack of trust. Unless you see serious potential for danger, it is recommended you keep your would-be driving instructor behaviors to yourself.
Cat and Claudia discuss the possibilities of travel once the pandemic is over. Would they choose a relaxing vacation at a resort by the beach or head to the Big Apple for a fast-paced busy week of non-stop action?
In a tweet that went viral Thursday, a Twitter user shared a screenshot of a conversation with his 20-year-old cousin who made a simple but funny mistake when moving out for the first time. The post went viral on Twitter, generating hundreds of thousands of likes and retweets, with thousands of commentators sharing their own stories about the silly mistakes they made when they first lived alone. The tweet also inspired our very own Cat Spencer to ask Claudia and our listeners what embarrassing stories they have to share. Take a listen to the spot above. Enjoy!
Recently on The Beat 5@7, Cat and Claudia discussed a new survey that claims a third of the 2000 people interviewed would spend over $500 to have just one single day with zero stress?
On The Beat 5@7, Cat and Claudia spoke to a couple of teachers here in Montreal to ask them how parents can help make their job just a bit easier, especially during tough times. Take a listen below. Enjoy!
Cat and Claudia discuss whether or not people should use the term 'work wife' or 'work husband' when referring to their colleagues— and if so, should their real-life partners feel threatened?
Cat and Claudia discuss the story of Verona residents Michele D'Alpaos and Paola Agnelli who say they fell in love despite never meeting in-person except at a distance from their balconies.
On The Beat 5@7, Cat and Claudia listed the five everyday things people stress about the most— number one involving unwanted plans and the pressure that comes with trying to find a way out. Take a listen to find out what the top five is.
According to researchers at Southern Methodist University, people tend to be happier when they’re spending time with friends rather than when they are home with their romantic partner or children.
This news seems rather harsh but before you start to worry, there is a catch— and the reason should be obvious.
Not every man feels comfortable around children. In fact, many men who have kids will admit that it wasn’t until their wives became pregnant that they started to warm up to the idea of having kids. Recently on The Beat 5@7, Cat and Claudia discussed whether women should be worried if their significant other isn’t yet comfortable around kids and along with some listener feedback, offered some advice.
Take a listen below and be sure to listen live every Monday – Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.
Picture it: Montreal, 2020.
Claudia’s son is getting ready for school and he asks her if he can download a game before leaving. Claudia says no, only to turn around and hear her husband disagree and say he doesn’t mind. This was the catalyst that sparked a recent debate on The Beat 5@7 in which Claudia asks if your partner should always have your back— even if they don’t necessarily agree?
Take a listen to the spot above. Enjoy!
A stranger assumed a new mom was still pregnant and she had the perfect response. That was the recent topic on The Beat 5@7 with Claudia and Cat.
When Anupa King shared a snapshot of her pregnant belly on social media, she didn’t expect to receive a response from a man who asked the one question that would make most new moms cringe, especially weeks after giving birth: Are you having a boy or girl?
Cat and Claudia took inspiration from the story and drafted up a list of things men should never say to a lady. Take a listen below. Enjoy!
Cat Spencer and Claudia Marques discuss what parents should know about Halloween this year and how to prepare.
Sharing your birthday with someone else you know can be fun — or annoying. You might get double the party, but chances are you’ll have to share the spotlight. And if you don't like sharing the spotlight, you won't want to be born on September 16, because according to a study, it is the most common birthday in the country.
The Covid-19 pandemic has reshaped our personal relationships in unprecedented ways. On this episode of The Beat 5@7, Cat Spencer and Claudia Marques discuss how it is bringing some couples closer together and others, further apart.
Sleep plays an important role in your physical health and so Cat and Claudia took to the airwaves in search of that one listener who actually gets 8 hours of sleep on a regular basis.