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Morning North with Markus Schwabe

CBC Radio's Morning North is a weekday news and current affairs program hosted by Markus Schwabe.

  • 47:41
    This week a Syrian restaurant in Sudbury is vandalised, Gateway Casinos lays off some employees, mentoring indigenous students, an eyesore in Sault Ste. Marie, the story of some orphaned raven chicks, and we meet the new host of Up North.
    Jun 15, 2018
  • 09:20
    Pinko Triangle is one of the films that will be featured at the Queer North Film Festival in Sudbury. It was produced by Sudbury's Patrick Crowe. The film is a satirical documentary about growing up gay. It's a vintage film from 1999 and it will be screened in Sudbury for the first time. We spoke with producer Patrick Crowe to find out more about it.
    Jun 14, 2018
  • 05:44
    It's a dream-come-true for many in the community. Shovels are in the ground for the new PET Scanner suite at Health Sciences North in Sudbury. We heard from Cheryl Bruno, the window of Sam Bruno, the man behind a foundation that raised millions to make the project come true. We also heard from Dr. Tom Carr, Chief of Nuclear Medicine at HSN, about what this will mean for cancer patients and their families.
    Jun 14, 2018
  • 08:03
    It's a buyer beware story. A Sudbury couple is trying to resolve a property dispute with Laurentian University. Part of their backyard is on university property. They're worried the university will sue if they don't find a solution by the end of the month. The couple, James Crispo and Dominique Ansell, held a community meeting last night to share their story. The CBC's Robin De Angelis spoke with both of them.
    Jun 14, 2018
  • 05:52
    This edition of our Food Feature looks at how food can affect your sleep. Joby Quiambao is a dietetic intern at Public Health Sudbury and Districts. She spoke to us about foods that may be able to help you sleep, and those that definitely won't!
    Jun 14, 2018
  • 05:34
    Up to four hundred people from the Sault Ste. Marie Area had to travel last year to get treatment for blocked coronary arteries... but that will end this fall. The Sault Area Hospital is moving from diagnosing coronary artery disease to also treating it. We heard more from Dr. Rishi Ghosh, Medical Director of Critical Care and Cardiology at the hospital.
    Jun 14, 2018
  • 08:09
    It's been a year since northern Ontario's casinos were taken over by private company Gateway Casinos. A handful of layoffs were recently announced at the casinos in Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie, but the company that runs them says this isn't a bad sign for the gambling business. We get an update on plans for casinos in the northeast from the director of communications for Gateway Casinos Rob Mitchell.
    Jun 13, 2018
  • 05:19
    Are you a walker, biker or driver? No matter how you get around Sudbury, the city wants to make sure you're part of its plan for the future. It's looking for ways to connect the city with its outlying communities. City staff presented its latest phase of the plan to city council. We have some reaction from some city councillors.
    Jun 13, 2018
  • 06:07
    The City of Greater Sudbury is investigating after a tree was apparently cut down, orphaning two baby ravens. We heard from Anne BĂ©langer who noticed the tree was down. She made it a habit to look up and spot the raven's nest every day as she drove past the large tree. We heard more on the condition of the two nestlings from Gloria Morrisette of the nearby Turtle Pond Wildlife Centre where the birds are being cared for.
    Jun 13, 2018
  • 07:16
    We spoke with a family physician who's written about a book with six big ideas on how to improve health care for Canadians. Dr. Danielle Martin will be the keynote speaker for Sudbury's Celebrate Women event. Dr. Martin shared some of her ideas about how to fix what many in health care are calling a broken system.
    Jun 13, 2018
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