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Afternoon Drive with Chris dela Torre

From the backroads of the counties to the urban centres of the southwest, Afternoon Drive brings you the stories in and about southwest Ontario. Mix in music from artists throughout the region, traffic and weather, and you’ve got two hours of radio that gets you talking and puts you in the know about all things southwest Ontario.

  • 08:05
    We spoke to Amherstburg filmmaker Gavin Michael Booth about what life has been like in his adopted home of Los Angeles during the California wildfires.
    Dec 7, 2017
  • 07:14
    Jollof rice. Egusi soup. Fufu! Jonathan Pinto told us about a Nigerian feast happening this Sunday at the Optimist Community Centre in Windsor.
    Dec 4, 2017
  • 01:53
    Carrie Lee and Martin Denonville talk to Jonathan Pinto about their year-long journey visiting every restaurant, winery and farm featured in The Best of Windsor Cookbook.
    Dec 1, 2017
  • 04:27
    A new shelter for vulnerable women opened up in Windsor this week. It's designed with a particular community in mind: Muslim women - and their children. Afternoon Drive's Jonathan Pinto paid a visit.
    Nov 29, 2017
  • 09:00
    Afternoon Drive host Chris dela Torre speaks to Dr. Michael Silverman, co-director of infectious diseases at the London Health Sciences Centre.
    Nov 28, 2017
  • 07:15
    Essex MPP Taras Natyshak is hoping his new private member's bill will protect people from future floods. We spoke to him about Bill 179, the Flood Avoidance, Insurance and Recovery Statute Law Amendment Act.
    Nov 23, 2017
  • 09:25
    There's been a lot of discussion in the news this year about truck safety. This hits very close to home for Kathleen Reed. Her fiancé Gary Lent was killed a transport truck crossed the centre median and crashed into his truck on the 401.
    Nov 22, 2017
  • 06:15
    Windsor is home to a number of well known business districts. Walkerville. Old Sandwich Towne. Via Italia. Now, Mayor Drew Dilkens wants to add a new one that celebrates the primarily Asian businesses on Wyandotte Street West.
    Nov 22, 2017
  • 07:57
    Afternoon Drive host Chris dela Torre speaks with Western University student, Levi Hord. Hord has been award a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University, largely based their research on the use of genderless pronouns.
    Nov 22, 2017
  • 06:44
    A group of University of Windsor students from China are the force behind the city's newest ramen house. Jonathan Pinto told us the story of Spoon Ramen.
    Nov 20, 2017
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