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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.

  • 03:51
    It's a right royal time in Canada this week as we bask in the afterglow of the Royal Wedding, and celebrate Victoria Day. For Don Kelly though, it's complicated. He is a member of the Ojibways of Onigaming in Treaty 3. And being a Treaty First Nation gives him a different perspective on all things royal.
    May 21, 2018
  • 05:16
    Not tripled, not quadrupled... but increased by eight times. That's that will happen to the size of Toronto Botanical Garden with the new expansion project that's been announced. Their head gardener talks about how and why we should expand our own gardens, despite how much space we do - or don't - have.
    May 21, 2018
  • 06:29
    What a difference a year makes. Last May the Toronto Islands were under water and they stayed that way for months. It was a tough time for businesses that rely on the thousands of daily visitors. The good news is, this year is dry and the islands are now open for business. We talk to a cafe owner about what they learned and what they're looking forward to this season.
    May 21, 2018
  • 12:10
    Ramadan with a Muslim friend; and gardening tips from the Toronto Botanical Gardens.
    May 21, 2018
  • 05:49
    The garden is planted, the cottage is open, It's beginning to look a lot like summer. We find out what weather we can expect when we speak with Dave Phillips from Environment Canada.
    May 21, 2018
  • 06:26
    A Toronto-area woman went on vacation with her family to an all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic. She says a hotel staffer raped her the night before she left -- and says the hotel did nothing about it. Erica Johnson of Go Public joins us with that story.
    May 21, 2018
  • 06:23
    Many Muslims are marking Ramadan by fasting from dawn until sunset -- and a new initiative is inviting non-Muslims to fast too. We speak with one of the organizers of "Fast With A Muslim Friend" about what non-Muslims can learn from the experience.
    May 21, 2018
  • 06:56
    Vern Harper, a leader in Toronto's indigenous community, died unexpectedly last week. Phil Cote talks about a man he regarded as a mentor and a father figure, his work with native men in Ontario prisons and raising awareness in a way that foreshadowed the truth and reconciliation process.
    May 18, 2018
  • 06:02
    Why don't we see more black women in the tech industry -- and what can we do to change that? Tomorrow, four black entrepreneurs will share their success stories and talk about the challenges they've faced. Aisha Addo, founder of DriveHER, is one of them.
    May 18, 2018
  • 06:33
    It's the May long weekend,and for many people that means the unofficial start to BBQ season. Cookbook author Rob Firing talks sirloins, flat-irons and hangers, and how to handle them on the grill.
    May 18, 2018
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