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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.

  • 07:30
    Bell is removing 53 of the 55 payphones on the University of Windsor campus. Our reporter Jonathan Pinto spoke to students and staff about their personal relationship with the payphone.
    Jun 22, 2018
  • 05:08
    Afternoon Drive host Chris dela Torre checks out a game of lacrosse between members of the London Police Service and kids from the Indigenous communities in the London area. It was part of the National Indigenous Peoples Day festivities at the Wortley Green.
    Jun 21, 2018
  • 05:25
    You can't hail an Uber in Chatham-Kent just yet, but council has changed its laws in the hopes of attracting the transportation giant. We spoke to municipal councillor Brock McGregor.
    Jun 20, 2018
  • 04:23
    Jonathan Pinto spent a day with the crew of the Kimmy Sue, a Wheatley, Ont.-based commercial fishing boat that catches perch and pickerel on Lake Erie. It's owned by brothers Claudio and Paul Adragna, who sell their fish in Windsor-Essex under the name Dockside Fisheries.
    Jun 18, 2018
  • 07:38
    Premier-designate Doug Ford says his first act will be to cancel Ontario's cap-and-trade system - and greenhouse growers in Leamington couldn't be more thrilled. We spoke to Joe Sbrocchi, general manager of the Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers association.
    Jun 15, 2018
  • 10:07
    For Muslims, today marks the end of Ramadan. In Windsor, thousands of people gathered to mark the occasion. We spoke to Yousef Wahb, imam of youth education and outreach for the WIA, and part of the Imams Council of Windsor.
    Jun 15, 2018
  • 05:58
    Afternoon Drive host Chris dela Torre speaks to Mercija Nuric, a London social service worker who received the 2018 Brian Young Award for her work to end elder abuse.
    Jun 15, 2018
  • 05:47
    Afternoon Drive host Chris dela Torre speaks to Jody Culham, neuropsychologist with Western University's Brain and Mind Institute. She lead new research on why Milena Canning -- a blind woman in Scotland -- was able to see a moving object after waking from an eight-week coma.
    Jun 13, 2018
  • 06:53
    Afternoon Drive host Chris dela Torre speaks to Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians Deputy Grand Chief, Gordon Peters. The AIAI just wrapped up its annual general assembly of leaders.
    Jun 13, 2018
  • 06:13
    The president of the Ontario Trucking Association welcomes this week's joint OPP-MTO enforcement campaign on trucks, but thinks bigger changes are required. We spoke to Stephen Laskowski.
    Jun 13, 2018
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