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Metro Morning with Matt Galloway

CBC Radio's Metro Morning with Matt Galloway keeps listeners informed about what's going on in Toronto and offers listeners an optimistic, sometimes humorous view of the world, together with the day's more serious news.

  • 11:52
    In conversation with the host of a right-wing radio show, Toronto city councillor Georgio Mammoliti refers to drug dealers living in public housing as "cockroaches". That part of the interview has been generating a lot of debate. Two activists from Jane and Finch weigh in on whether their councillor has gone too far.
    Aug 15, 2018
  • 08:32
    Later this month a judge will decide whether the province can slash the number of city council seats in half before the municipal election. It's not the first time Toronto has decided to challenge the province. We hear from one of the leaders of the anti-megacity campaign.
    Aug 15, 2018
  • 06:55
    With the growing popularity of audiobooks, the Globe and Mail has launched a new audiobook review column, to help readers sort out what's worth listening to. We'll meet Andrea Chiu, the columnist tasked with the unique job, and find out how she knows which books to read, and which are more fun to hear.
    Aug 15, 2018
  • 08:14
    One play getting plenty of buzz at this year's Summerworks Festival is called Adrenaline. It tells the story of a Syrian man settling in Canada, and confronting both latent memories of war and loneliness on his first New Year's Eve in his new country.
    Aug 15, 2018
  • 07:11
    Fifteen years ago, the lights were off across Toronto. The great blackout of 2003 was the largest outage in North American history and as you'd imagine, a lot of people were affected, some for the better. It changed how people looked at their neighbourhoods and how they thought about their city. We talk about the blackout's legacy.
    Aug 15, 2018
  • 05:41
    The Toronto Police say seven people have overdosed and died this month -- likely due to a bad batch of opioids being sold downtown. We speak with a harm reduction worker about what's going on and how the community is responding.
    Aug 15, 2018
  • 20:11
    New roller coaster at Wonderland; new play by actor who arrived two years ago as refugee from Syria; new warning from 14 Division police about deadly drugs circulating.
    Aug 15, 2018
  • 08:59
    Last night, Sidewalk Labs released the first images of the new community it hopes to build here on Toronto's waterfront, on five hectares of land at the end of Parliament Street. It's a community of the future and we hear more about the vision for it from Sidewalk Labs CEO, Dan Doctoroff.
    Aug 15, 2018
  • 05:25
    Canada's Wonderland is unveiling plans for its newest ride today, which means it's perfect time to continue with our Summer Enthusiast series. We talk to a roller coaster lover about the best places to get your thrills this summer.
    Aug 15, 2018
  • 21:08
    New play about a gay couple who are priced-out of T.O. and start a B&B in a small town; sex-ed provides a chance to talk to boys about positive masculinity; Feds looking at work leave for domestic violence victims.
    Aug 14, 2018
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