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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.

  • 11:31
    The Up Here festival combines music and public art. It always seems to keep people guessing about which artists, which buildings, which performers. Organizers say this year they don't plan to disappoint.
    Aug 14, 2018
  • 07:06
    They say slow and steady wins the race, but we guarantee you that very few turtles have traveled one-thousand kilometers as fast as one carapaced creature did last weekend. Alison Bezubia helped get the formerly injured turtle from Dryden to Sudbury and back.
    Aug 14, 2018
  • 07:05
    It seems like the plastic straw could soon be a thing of the past. More and more companies are turning to sustainable alternatives. A Sudbury organization wants people to take the next step and reduce other single-use plastic items. Liz Anawati is one of the founders of Plastic-Free Greater Sudbury. She spoke with the CBC's Robin De Angelis about the group and the growing movement to live waste-free.
    Aug 14, 2018
  • 08:23
    Renovations are continuing at the Rainbow Centre Mall in Sudbury, but Chris Cosby who works there, says she's concerned about the safety of her office building due to ongoing leaks. We hear from her and the project coordinator Robert Green from the mall.
    Aug 13, 2018
  • 07:37
    It's mostly just the memories that remain for Jane Lee. The island her family has owned for close to 60 years burned in the fire known as Parry Sound 33, along with most of the buildings on it. She spoke with the CBC's Benjamin Aubé about an emotional loss that still hasn't quite sunk in.
    Aug 13, 2018
  • 06:54
    Missanabie Cree First Nation in the Algoma district has been waiting for more than 112 years for the government to grant it reserve status. The milestone happened. Jason Gauthier is the Chief of Missanabie Cree First Nation. He recently spoke with CBC reporter Angela Gemmill.
    Aug 13, 2018
  • 08:36
    Our summer series called Summer Book Read. Each week we have someone with the Sudbury Library made a book selection for you to dive into on those long summer days. This morning we have a suggestion from Colleen Burns who is a branch assistant at the library. She spoke with the CBC's Jan Lakes about her pick.
    Aug 10, 2018
  • 11:40
    There's a lot of confusion about what kind of sexual education Ontario students might be getting this fall. Premier Doug Ford says he has scrapped the 2015 sex ed curriculum for this fall, but it sounds like some northern Ontario schools and teachers plan to continue talking about gender identity and homosexuality and masturbation anyway. We had a chat with Barb Blasutti and David Thompson. Barb is the president of Rainbow local of Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario. David the chair Near North District School Board. We heard their opinions on this.
    Aug 10, 2018
  • 06:55
    Logan Stutz is 30 years old, a former player from Kansas City, Missouri. He's the new and first head coach of the professional basketball team here in Sudbury. We had a chat with him about this opportunity and what his plans are for the new team.
    Aug 10, 2018
  • 06:55
    A group of people will be gathering outside the Sudbury Jail today to remember inmates who have died in prison. We'll learn how Prisoners' Justice Day came to be, and why it continues to be important more than four decades later. We heard from John Rimore is the executive director of the John Howard Society of Sudbury.
    Aug 10, 2018
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