Ontario Morning

 
 

Ontario Morning

Ontario Morning tells you what's happening in your world - whether it's down the road or around the globe.Get the latest national and international news on World Report and local newscasts on the half-hour.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday November 13, 2018

The NHL and players reach a tentative agreement for compensation for concussions and head injuries; Family doctor, Peter Lin, discusses the increasing incidence of inflammatory bowel disease; Popularity of recreational cannabis is putting pressure on supply of medical marijuana; Soil health; Lawyer Michael Spratt discusses the reach of the publication ban in the case of a young offender from Brockville who will be going to trial; Kingston homeless; Our movie reviewer Eli Glasner talks about the accomplishments and legacy of Marvel's Stan Lee.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday November 12, 2018

Psychiatrist Dr. Dallas Seitz of Queen's University co-authored a study that says not enough consideration is given to helping people with mental problems that may follow a traumatic injury; Rob Benzie of the Toronto Star looks at the various resignations and scandals that have plagued the new P.C. government over the last couple of weeks; Winter biking; 'Future History' a new documentary series on APTN; Kingston adopts 'Good Neighbour' guidelines; Counting down to Christmas.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday November 9, 2018

The Bells of Peace will ring across the country on Remembrance Day including St.George's Cathedral in Kingston; Childrens' experience growing up during the First World War; College students offer a course in financial literacy for high school kids; Pickering author mails out postcards to the current residents of homes where people who had served during the Great War once lived.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday November 8, 2018

A new book from the Vimy Foundation 'They Fought in Colour'; Political scientist Lydia Miljan discusses the P.C. government's response to the allegations surrounding the resignation of minister Jim Wilson; Politicians and sex scandals; Should kids hockey have a 'mercy' rule?' Facebook launches dating site in Canada; Veteran activist says the Canadian Legion should relinquish exclusive rights to the poppy image; New town councillor in Belleville talks about learning the job.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday November 7, 2018

Some tips on tracking the history of people who served during the First World War; Science Meets Parliament - a program where politicians team up with scientists; Analysis of the results of yesterday's midterm elections in the U-S; Couple planning coast-to-coast-to-coast trek across Canada; Peterborough plan to pair young farmers with more established ones; CBC reporter John-Paul Tasker discusses M.P. Tony Clement's revelations about sexting pictures and video; Author of 'No Place to Go: How Public Toilets Fail our Private Needs'. More recommended reading for fall.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday November 6, 2018

Reports of rising rates of alcohol abuse among women in Canada; Former Progressive Conservative staffer responds to reports of allegations of sexual misconduct by now former cabinet minister, Jim Wilson; Veteran Family Program assists in the transition from military to civilian life; Flood prevention; Humane Education a program which brings animals to schools is helping to improve some student's attendance and achievment.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday November 5, 2018

Bob McKeown of the fifth estate on Transport Canada and regulations regarding seat belts in commercial coach buses; Natalie Harris of Barrie has been nominated for a Premier's Award for her work helping paramedics and other first responders; Changes recommended to 9-1-1 service; Preview of U-S mid term elections; The CBC's Jackie Sharkey looks at the College of Trades, slated to be terminated by the province; Controversy over Statscan wanting banking data; Charity Intelligence recommends some organizations they deem worthy of our support.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday November 2, 2018

CBC's Marketplace challenges the value of food sensitivity blood tests; New proposed rules and regulations for drones; Lakeridge Health in Oshawa takes a new approach to dealing with the opioid problem; The Brier curling championship is coming to Kingston in 2020; Democrat pundit from Buffalo talks about the upcoming midterms in the U-S; The O.H.L. and cannabis use; How sleep may be affected by the return to standard time.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday November 1, 2018

Study shows more and more teachers at colleges and university are precariously employed; CBC's Queen's Park reporter Mike Crawley discusses the province's anticipated welfare reforms; Helping seniors to 'come out' in Barrie; Award-winning teacher from Blue Water School Board; N.H.L. may adopt betting; Peter Lin talks about how all that sugar in Hallowe'en candies can affect our health; Samantha Nutt of War Child Canada re-releases her book 'Damned Nation'; The 'yes man' challenge.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday October 31, 2018

Dr. Sunita Venkateswaran talks about AFM acute flaccid myelitis a polio-like disease that has been affecting some children; Haydn Watters tells about 'scare actors'; A study from Heart and Stroke reveals the high number of ads for junk food targeting kids on social media; Scary books; Rob Benzie of the Toronto Star talks about yesterday's meeting between Conservative leader Andrew Scheer and Premier Doug Ford.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday October 30, 2018

Survey on the health effects of wind turbines is being conducted in Huron County; Family doctor Peter Lin explains how coffee may mitigate the effect of rosacea; 'Gab' a media platform similar to Twitter appealing to far-right interests has been shut in the aftermath of the shootings in Pittsburgh; Questionable wages and working conditions in Ontario horse stables; Personal liability for people overindulging in pot at a private get-together; Calls to stop the train whistle at some public crossings in Parry Sound; Muskoka North Good Food Co-op grocery store.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday October 29, 2018

Tenneco will close in 2020 costing close to 500 jobs in Owen Sound; Reaction to the decision by Girl Guides to sell off all but one of their camps; Controversy over dress code in high school; If everyone were to try to eat the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables there would not be enough; The Ontario Cannabis Store is having a lot of problems getting pot to customers; The Sand and Pearl restaurant in Prince Edward County receives national ranking from 'EnRoute' magazine.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday October 26, 2018

Growing political tension in the U-S;Local medical officer of health comments on Napanee students' overdose on counterfeit Xanax; New docummentary exploring the possible hazards of herbicides 'Ground War'; New app to motivate people to act and buy eco-friendly Random Acts of Green; Labour shortage in Muskoka; New health and wellness centre for Innisfil.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday October 25, 2018

European Union votes to ban single-use plastics by 2021; Mike Crawley assess how the Liberals' Bill 148 on labour reform affected employment in the province; DNA tests designed to help determine the best medication; How an archaeologist thinks he can help control the rat population; Using stories to change the narrative on climate change; All female council elected in the township of Algonquin Highland in Haliburton county; Rising interest rates and personal debt.

Download Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday October 25, 2018
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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday October 24, 2018

Advocate of voting reform talks about the success of the ranked ballot used in London for the municipal election; Study indicates that eating organic food could lower the risk of certain types of cancer; Town clerk of Collingwood explains how they dealt with the temporary breakdown of the online voting system during the municipal election; New Mayor of Cornwall; How concerns about climate change can affect mental and emotional well-being; Books by or about strong women; New provincial government undoes many of its predecessor's labour reforms; More works by Banksy go to auction.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - October 23, 2018

Migrant caravan making its way towards the U-S may be becoming a humanitarian crisis; Two soldiers who served at CFB Petawawa are competing in the Invictus Games in Sydney, Australia; Re-elected Mayors of Kingston and Barrie; Peterborough's new mayor; Election anaylsis from political scientist Jonathon Rose; Exercise and pregnancy.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday October 22, 2018

How is Canada's electoral process vulnerable to interference?; 100 business leaders send letter to the Premier in hopes of continuing the basic income project; Voter turnout; How legalization will enable more research in cannabis; Ontario Veterinary College is considering how to make euthanizing animals less traumatizing for both pet owners and veterinarians; CBC series 'Debt Nation'; Keeping Canada involved and competitive in space.

Download Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday October 22, 2018
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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday October 19, 2018

Another invasive plant 'dog strangling vine'; Entire town council including the mayor of East Hawkesbury Township have been acclaimed; Home Movie Day held by the Trent Valley Archives in Peterborough; Nobel Prize Winner's daughter, Zawadi Mukwege; Reducing waste from takeout meals.

Download Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday October 19, 2018
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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday October 18, 2018

Federal government is proposing new rules to restrict the use of solitary confinement; Provincial politics analysis from Lydia Miljan; Canada Post labour-management dispute could lead to strike; Editor-In-Chief of the Canadian Medical Association Journal expresses reservations about the legalization of cannabis for recreational use; Preventing cervical cancer.

Download Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday October 18, 2018
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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday October 17, 2018

Potential international markets for Canadian cannabis producers; The president of Canopy Growth of Smiths Falls in Newfoundland for the start of legal pot in Canada; Ontario Financial Accountability Officer Peter Weltman explains how the cancellation of cap and trade will cost the province $3 billion; An algorithm to calculate time remaining for people in end of life care; Mystery writer and birder Steve Burrows; The global influence of Saudi Arabia.

Download Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday October 17, 2018
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Ontario Morning Podcast - October 16, 2018

Automated cannabis processing operation at Aphria in Leamington; Shadow Walk of Millbrook; Ontario Human Rights on balancing competing claims when cannabis is legal; Moth expert Seabrooke Leckie; Why a large number of municipal positions will be acclaimed in the upcoming provincial election; New federal money to research Lyme disease; Claire Tansey's 'Uncomplicated Cooking'.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday October 15, 2018

Windsor councillor offers perspective to Peterborough as the city prepares to open its downtown casino; Janyce McGregor of the CBC's Parlimentary Bureau explains how Feihe the baby formula manufacturer could be affected by the new USMCA; How the recent closing of local papers is affecting the coverage of local elections; The who, what, when and where of cannabis legalization; The difficulty in combating revenge porn; Erica Johnson of the CBC's Go Public talks to telco workers on the tatics they use to deflect and discourage customer requests.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday October 12, 2018

Marketplace host David Commons previews their story on the lack of standards for training truck drivers; 100th anniversary of the Petawawa Research Forest; Google is being challenged by Canada's Privacy Commissioner over the 'right to be forgotten'; 'Living Hyphen' a new magazine that celebrates the lives of hyphenated Canadians; Bob McKeown of 'the fifth estate' describes how the tests that determined that seat belts in school buses are unnecessary may have been flawed.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday October 11, 2018

The importance of teaching girls and boys the concept of consent in sexual situations; The CBC's Queen's Park reporter Mike Crawley discusses what initiatives we might expect next from the Ford government; U-N study on the economic cost of extreme weather events; Canada's largest commemoration of the 1918 Armistice is taking place in Cobourg; Dead dog gets voter registration card; Family doctor Peter Lin on the approaching flu season; Colin Butler goes foraging for pawpaws.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday October 10, 2018

Doctors' mental health; Fighting 'fake news'; Alarming number of drowning deaths in the Great Lakes; Source of alleged 'swatting' incident in Kansas tracked to Picton in Prince Edward County; Varied methods of voting in Ontario municipalities; Fall cook books; Efforts to rebuild the Sandy Pines Wildlife Refuge in Napanee; Grade 8 student from Huntsville talks about being a page in the legislature.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday October 9, 2018

The president of the Police Association of Ontario about how law enforcement officials are preparing to reduce risks on the roads when cannabis is legalized; Get outside! A Nature Conservancy of Canada survey reveals the majority of people would rather be inside; Ranked ballots to be used in the upcoming municipal election in London; Heaven Carbonell of Cornwall explains the need for onocology esthetics; Bill Blair, Canada's Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction answers questions of the legalization of recreational cannabis; Shortage of road salt.

Download Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday October 9, 2018
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Ontario Morning Podcast Friday, October 5, 2018

Kavanaugh Vote - Me Too Movement - Daughters of the Vote - CAA Pot Study- Bow Hunting

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Ontario Morning Podcast Thursday, October 4, 2018

Kids Physical Literacy - Illustrating Paul McCartney Childrens' Book - Queen's Park Report - Sharbot Lake Disaster Assistance - Exomoon - Thanksgiving Pies

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Ontario Morning Podcast Wednesday, October 3,2018

Gender Equality and Tech Industry - School Principals - Drug Prices - Muskoka Recycles - Fall Books - Giant Vegetables

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Ontario Morning Podcast Tuesday, October 2,2018

Dairy Farmer reacts to US-Mexico-Canada-Agreement - PREDICTIVE TOWING - POT TOURISM - how Canadian consumers will be affected by the USMCA - RECRUIT DOCTORS - Cathal Kelly author of Boy Wonders - popularity of cider

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Ontario Morning Podcast Monday October 1,2018

culture of masculinity and entitlement - Huntsville tourism tax - NAFTA agreement - school board trustees - suspended drivers licenses - green school

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday September 28, 2018

Jo-Anne Dusel, Executive Director of the Provincial Association of Transition Houses and Services of Saskatchewan explains what needs to be done about domestic violence in this country. Social media sites are adding more shopping components... but are we moving too far from its original purpose? CBC's Jason Osler explains. Alan Middleton, marketing expert from York University, talks about Weight Watchers' re-branding efforts. Lee Chapelle works with inmates through Canadian Prison Consulting and is here to discuss a new wave of outrage following Terri-Lynne McClintic's move to an Indigenous Healing Lodge. The curator for Tom Thomson Gallery in Owen Sound speaks on a new exhibition that allows locals to choose what goes on display. Michael Chaiton, a scientist with the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, unpacks the new cannabis rules that allows users to smoke pot almost everywhere smoking tobacco is allowed. Our film reviewer Eli Glasner offers his thoughts on the new movie "Colette." Mayor Scott Aitchison give insight into why Huntsville looks more like a winter wonderland this weekend. And finally, there is a silent dance party happening in Barrie tonight and the organiser joins us to talk all about it.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday September 27, 2018

US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is now facing assault accusations from several different women, and Daniel Lippman explains what to expect from today's hearing. Workplace columnist, Rubina Ahmed-Haq, looks at a new study showing that even the possibility of a work text or e-mail after hours is enough to stress us out. We'll hear from Maria Winslow, senior director of life and health at RBC Insurance about a new study on mental health and workplace disability benefits. Queen's University professor of business, John Pliniussen, joins us to break down the pros and cons of pot stores and the legislation surrounding them. An update from Hydro One regarding the progress being made to restore electricity to customers following weather related outages. Dr. Lin comments on Apple's newest smartwatch and its ability to measure the electrical activity of your heart. In the wake of disaster, the Director of Consumer & Industry Relations for the Insurance Bureau of Canada walks us through available insurance options. The mighty Blue Jays have struck out?. and we talk with a fan who sees the silver lining and one who doesn't.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday September 17, 2018

Environment Commissioner of Ontario Dianne Saxe says the new Conservative government has "gutted" the province's climate change programs... just as they were starting to work. Ad Guy Bruce Chambers explains how other countries are using marketing to make a case for stricter gun control. CBC reporter Paula Duhatschek tells us more about a plan to reclaim a former landfill in Niagara for uses in agriculture. Robert Benzie, Queen's Park Bureau Chief for the Toronto Star, breaks down the line-by-line review of Ontario's spending. A digital archive of the world's books will soon be receiving 250-thousand books from Trent University in Peterborough and the university's librarian tells us more. Communications coordinator for Canada without Poverty Laura Neidhart discusses why she thinks it's time the country had a national pharmacare system. Administrative Coordinator of Kingston WritersFest, Aara Macauely, shares her must-read recommendations. Ontario's coroner Dr. Dirk Huyer has released his panel's findings on why the lives... and deaths... of twelve young people in care should bring about very real change. A spokesperson for the North American Scrabble Players Association will explain why 300 new words were included in the latest edition of the Scrabble Dictionary.

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Ontario Morning - Tuesday September 25, 2018

Professor in the school of Environmental Sciences at University of Guelph examines how can help bees and other pollinators. Our food columnist checks out a brave new frontier in snack food advertising. Sports journalist Lisa Bowes discusses her new children's book. Strong words from Doug Ford about the Liberals' handling of the finances... our Queens Park reporter Mike Crawley has the latest. Director of Human Rights and Equality at Lakehead University explains why #whyididntreport is trending. Mayor of Gananoque Erika Demchuk speaks about the Canada 150 Rink coming to her town. Parliamentary reporter Jordan Press speaks about what Prime Minister Trudeau hopes to accomplish at the United Nations General Assembly. Communications Manager for the Red Cross, Courtney Wilson, joins us to talk about relief efforts in Ottawa after the tornado. Professor in the Department of Criminology at the University of Ottawa and co-lead of the eQuality Project delves into research concerning technology and family dynamics.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday September 24, 2018

Canada's military is reopening nearly two dozen cases of sexual assault -First Nations accept Williams Treaties settlement -Ontario deficit -monthly info sessions about sexual health -Bohemian Rhapsody fire chief

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday September 21, 2018

Catholic Bishops Abuse Hotline - Green Energy Act - Jian Ghomeshi in the New York Review of Books - Life Insurance Tech.

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Ontario Morning - Thursday September 20, 2018

Director of the electricity program with the Pembina Institute, Binnu Jeyakumar, discusses the case for climate change as an investment opportunity. Workplace columnist Rubina Ahmed-Haq reports on bad hiring practices. University of Windsor political science professor Lydia Miljan talks about Premiere Ford's trip to Washington and his win from the Court of Appeal. Ingersoll Mayor Ted Comiskey argues for Ontario municipalities' right to say yay or nay to landfills within their boarders. Associate Professor in Kinesiology at McMaster University unpacks a new Canadian study that suggests the human brain may be hard-wired for laziness. Paul Buck, Manager of Transit Operations for the City of Belleville, explains a new night-time bus-hailing service. Medical columnist and family physician Dr. Peter Lin says people should maybe reconsider taking a daily Aspirin after a new trial says taking it while you're healthy may do more harm than good. Former CEO of RBC, Gord Nixon, reflects on the uncertainty and chaos that followed the Lehman Brothers failure 10 years ago this week. Hardware store manager by day, baker by night... Tim Chauvin, a contestant on the CBC's Great Canadian Baking Show talks about his experience.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday September 19, 2018

Communications Director of World Animal Protection Canada speaks about what needs to be done to solve the problem of "ghost gear" that's killing marine life. Our tech column explores the phenomenon of micro-personalization. The Director of Health System Analysis and Emerging Issues at the Canadian Institute for Health Information speaks on a new study concerning palliative care in the country. CBC Senior Business Consultant Peter Armstrong tells us what Premier Doug Ford will be doing in Washington today and why he may be useful in the on-going NAFTA negotiations. Hear from apple-hunters who are attempting to preserve Ontario's heritage varieties. Labour and Employment Lawyer Asha Rampersad weighs in on the use of CBD oil and how to balance medical accommodation with public safety among employees. Michelle Berry, owner of Hunter Street Books gives her suggestions for your next book club reading selection. Assistant Professor of Software Engineer at Western University talks about hackers and cyber-security.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday September 18, 2018

Barrie woman receives deputation to council to help with preserving heritage properties; Is the typical drop in grades between high school and college or university due to 'grade inflation' of students' marks?; Queen's law professor Nicholas Bala one of the signatories of a letter to the Attorney-General critical of her government's use of the notwithstanding clause to pass legislation; Using DNA to personalize precsription medication; Giller judge discusses the long list for this year's prize; Dooher's Bakery in Campbellford in Northumberland County has been named the Sweetest Bakery in Canada.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday September 17, 2018

Could people in the cannabis business or who have invested in it be denied access to the U-S?; A local dairy farmer talks about the implications of the NAFTA negotiations as he prepares for this year's International Plowing Match; CBC Queen's Park reporter Mike Crawley updates on the debate on Bill 31 that took place overnight in the legislature; Mayor of Picton comments reducing on the issue of reducing council size; Community councils as a way of extending citizen participation in municipal politics; Mayor of Midland talks about paying ransom to hackers; Should you record your visit to the doctor's office?

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Ontario Morning - Friday September 14, 2018

Update on the progress of Hurricane Florence as it approaches landfall; Accommodating your kids' decision to become vegan or vegetarian; Gay bar opening in Barrie tonight, over the objection of some locals; M.P.P. Todd Smith defends his government's plan to invoke the notwithstanding clause in order to push through Bill 31 to reduce the size of Toronto city council; Niagara College course on growing weed; Campbellford movie theatre revived by the Aron Theatre Co-operative.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday September 13, 2018

Evacuation and preparation as Hurricane Florence approaches landfall in the Carolinas; Political scientist Lydia Miljan offers her analysis of yesterday's raucous session in the Legislature as the Tories invoke the notwithstanding clause; Leader of the Opposition, Andrea Horwath talks about her party's opposition to Bill 31 and the expulsion of many members yesterday; How to ensure a new home has been properly built; New advocacy organization for people with disabilities; Family doctor Peter Lin discusses the September spike in asthma cases; Chronic shortage of certain prescription drugs in Canada; A personal goal of 'zero waste' may be distracting us from more important ways in which we can help the environment.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday September 12, 2018

Ontario dairy farmers and the NAFTA negotiations; Florida meteorologist talks about the possible impact of Hurricane Florence; Council size in light of Premier Ford's efforts to reduce the number of Toronto councillors; Greenpeace lawsuit over the province's cancellation of the cap and trade carbon reduction initiative; Trent University's mandatory indigenous studies program; Books: staff picks at the Kingston Frontenac library; Mobile phone market as Apple prepares for today's product launch; New words in the dictionary

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday September 11, 2018

Outlook for the Canadian economy from with Brett House, the deputy chief economist at Scotiabank; Putting the loss of 80 thousand part time jobs in Ontario in perspective with Sheila Block, economist with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives; Premier Ford to invoke the nothwithstanding clause - analysis from Rob Benzie of the Toronto Star; Paramedics spend a lot of their time simply responding to requests to lift a patient who has fallen; Humans of Basic Income photo project; NDP MPP Ian Arthur reacts to the Premier's use of the notwithstanding clause.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday September 10, 2018

Google at 20; Street name confusion in South Frontenac leads emergency workers to wrong address; More than 30 retirement home residents in Kingston were relocated after fire code violations; Advice for students on budgeting during the school year; Great Lakes water warming; Questions about the future of the Elvis festival in Collingwood; Are there too many park benches being dedicated in Prescott?

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday September 7, 2018

How Netflix is emerging as a major player in the movie production business; Jason Osler looks at how data mining can be used to help people at risk; Great Lakes Guide; New program for students in need of mental health treatment at Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie; Math instructor evaluates the Premier's call to get back to 'basics' in the classroom; Kingston Mayor on pilot project that will require people charged with rowdy behaviour to appear in court to answer charges; Reaction to news that the province will not be taking advantage of millions of dollars available from the federal government to battle the opioid epidemic; Andrew Lupton tells about a fatal passenger plane crash back in 1941 in St. Thomas that will be commemorated with a plaque this weekend.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday September 6, 2018

Labour studies professor Christo Availis offers his perspective on the so-called 'job shaming' of the American actor who photographed on the job bagging groceries; Contenders for the TD Canadian Children's Literature Awards; Two lawyers take up opposite positions on the right of employees to disconnect from work; Kinesiologist and former CFL player Marc Mitchell has advice on how to get back into exercising; Family doctor Peter Lin talks about kids who suffer extreme anxiety at the prospect of school; Kingston will hold public consultations on how the city should address the legacy of Sir John A. MacDonald; Jewish cookbook 'The Last Schmaltz'.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday September 5, 2018

Advocating for a national school nutrition program; Should parents use cell phone apps to track their teens' whereabouts?; Cell phones in classrooms; Family cookbooks; Hadyn Watters looks at some initiatives to support people with mental health problems in Kingston and Queen's University; When not wearing a T Rex costume around Peterborough, Paloma Rose is founding a group called 'Fun is Freedom'.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday September 4, 2018

Are there disadvantages to split grades in classrooms?; What to expect in the NAFTA negotiations; Teacher shortage in Ontario; School bus safety; PASS - panic, anxiety and stress support - kits for students at the University of Waterloo; Extreme drunkenness allowed as a defence in sexual assault case; Responding to work emails while on your own time and the right to disconnect.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday September 3, 2018

Elliott Lake - from mining town to retirement mecca; Mealnie Ferrier of CBC Kitchener-Waterloo introduces us to Duff, who after battling alcohol addiction, makes the transition from homeless to housed; Parenting expert Ann Douglas talks about the so-called empty nest syndrome; Rob Dalgleish of the United Church explains how churches are being re-purposed to prevent their doors from being closed; Mayor of Smiths Falls describes how the town changed after Hershey's left and Canopy Growth arrived; Melanie Ferrier introduces us to Huda Al-Obaidi who talks about her problems adapting to living in Canada; Larry Rousseau, of the Canadian Labour Congress talks about the current role of organized labour; The CBC's Katerina Georgieva looks at Sarnia-Lambton's transition away from being 'chemical valley'; Melanie Ferrier talks to Jesse, who is making the transition from prison to civilian life; Mary Ellen Hickson describes her 'unretirement'.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday August 31, 2018

Airlines fees go up; Helping kids cope with back-to-school anxiety; Peterborough paramedics are adopting a new zero-tolerance policy with respect to aggressive behaviour while on calls; Pickleball; The case for not further restricting hand guns and assault weapons; Move in day for new students at Trent University; Husband and wife team are competing in their 27th salmon derby in Owen Sound

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday August 30, 2018

New study shows that a diet some dairy foods may actually reduce the likelihood of some illnesses; Study into how both prescription and non-prescription drugs are contributing to the opioid crisis; Advocate for people with disabilities comments on case where a hearing impaired women has filed a complaint against her local hospital; Changes to the teaching of math in Ontario; Online shopping and NAFTA; How being chronically sleep deprived can leave middle-aged men vulnerable to some serious illnesses; Back-to-school shoes

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday 29, 2018

Roadside saliva test for THC endorsed by the federal government; Sir John MacDonald removed from official government websites in Scotland; Four persons who were part of the Basic Income program in Lindsay are suing the province for cancelling the program; Scammers in Peterborough posing as priests; Creating public awareness about the hazards of some cannabis products; Back to school reading; All minor hockey coaches in Ontario are now required to give pre-season talks about gender diversity; Fish fraud.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday August 28, 2018

A new study shows that people who go to the beach pay little attention to posted signs warning them of hazards; Call for amnesty for people convicted of offences involving cannabis; Pros and cons of campaign signs in the municipal election; The importance of a nutritious breakfast for kids; Medical doctor's op ed says Gwyneth Paltrow's wellness business Goop exploits entrenched sexism in modern medicine and endorses products that make dubious claims.

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Ontario Morning - Monday August 27, 2018

Local woman bit by a rabid bat while sleeping; Are we seeing a revival of the Rom-com?; A discussion of the stresses on first responders following a spate of suicides among Ontario police officers; Brooke Henderson's historic golf win; How our experience of gym class conditions our attitude towards exercise; Physicians in Collingwood are screening for poverty; Mud kitchens

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday August 24, 2018

Virtual medical clinic in Peterborough; A new study shows that even teens are concerned about how much time they spend on their smartphones; Pilot shortage is stalling development of the Simcoe Regional Airport; He, she and they: helping trans kids define their identity; Reaction to the province's so-called 'snitch line' where parents can register complaints about teachers; Maxime Bernier and the Conservative Party; Haydn Watters meets the man who created millions of birth certificates for Cabbage Patch kids

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday August 23, 2018

How concentrating on a single sport can put kids at greater risk of injury; Call for standards to ensure that cannabis oils are providing the potency that is expected; New head of the Ontario Teachers Federation responds to province's directive regarding sex-ed; How - and if - the conviction of two aides will affect U.S. President Trump; Ice on the moon; Doctors encourage unstructured play for children; The Tom Thomson Art Gallery in Owen Sound invites the community to help curate a show.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday August 22, 2018

Reaction and analysis of the federal government's anti-poverty strategy; Mark Crawford creator of the play 'Bed and Breakfast'; Who will sell it and how pot will be sold online; Sex and the City's 20th anniversary; Reader-recommended books; Reaction to proposed statuary holiday acknowledging Truth and Reconciliation; Orillia Mayor on the future of the statue of Samuel de Champlain.

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Ontario Morning Podcast- Monday August 20, 2018

Go fund me Legislation,the me too movement in medicine, cannabis sales for municipalities, low carb diets,Who killed Snow White play.

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Ontario Morning Podcast Tuesday August 21, 2018

Elon Musk we talked to Professor Walid Hejazi, Simcoe Forager Robert Burcher on John Muir, municipal matters,Samantha Yammine talked to us about Sunsets, Erin Kinsella on Catholic church way forward, Ottawa report with Jordan Press, pot retails and Ontario films.

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Ontario Morning Podcast Tuesday August 21, 2018

Elon Musk we talked to Professor Walid Hejazi, Simcoe Forager Robert Burcher on John Muir, municipal matters,Samantha Yammine talked to us about Sunsets, Erin Kinsella on Catholic church way forward, Ottawa report with Jordan Press, pot retails and Ontario films.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:00:04]


Ontario Morning Podcast- Monday August 20, 2018

Go fund me Legislation,the me too movement in medicine, cannabis sales for municipalities, low carb diets,Who killed Snow White play.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:43:20]


Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday August 17, 2018

Problems with chemotherapy dosage for some Peterborough cancer patients; Gerry Croteau of the Gilbert Center a local social and support services agency advocates for the need for an overdose prevention facility in Barrie; Remembering Aretha Franklin; Canadian Federation of Independent Business on how and when the province should deal with the issue of minimum wage; The first Pride Parade in Smiths Falls; Edible spoons for ice cream

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[mp3 file: runs 00:31:19]


Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday August 16, 2018

Housing shortage for students returning to Peterborough this fall; Former Washington Bureau Chief for CBS news, Barbara Cochran talks about the op-ed pieces being produced across the country critical of Trump's contention that the media is 'the enemy of the people'; Mayor of Perth talks about the need to protect local steel fabricators; Increasing number of opioid-related deaths is leading to a backlog at coroners' offices; Controversial study suggests high sodium diet may not be harmful to health; Earlier onset of puberty is causing body image problems in girls as young as eight or nine; Barrie Police want help to identify recovered stolen property.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:17]


Ontario Morning Podcast - August 15, 2018

Transformations - our occasional series on how communities are adapting to change focuses on Pelee Island; Parents and children are meeting with officials in hopes of ending confusion over names appearing on the 'no-fly' list; Journalist Josh Ostroff explains what is known about the province's plan for retailing recreational cannabis; Response to study that overexposure to computer screens could hasten macular degeneration in the eyes; Soil dumping in Simcoe County; Books that have been made into movies; 'Yield Tour' of Ontario farms; Monitor lizard moseys into a back yard.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:44:59]


 

 

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