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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.

  • 05:52
    How many active fires are burning in northeastern Ontario? More than 60 fires are currently being reported. Shayne McCool of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry joined us with some details. He's a fire information officer for northeastern Ontario.
    Jul 20, 2018
  • 06:52
    Grafftti showing the word "skoden" was painted across the word Sudbury on the Pearl Street water tower in the nickel city. We looked at the origin of the word in our coverage of the story. That prompted a call to our talkback line from Adrien Thomas of Edmonton. He claims he popularized the word through a meme that he created. We gave a call to find out more.
    Jul 20, 2018
  • 07:10
    Summer Book Read is our weekly suggestion of a book that would make a good read for you this summer. The good folks at the Greater Sudbury Public Library have kindly agreed to provide those suggestions. This week, Mary Searle, who is the coordinator of library collections, offers up the book The Other Lady Vanishes by Amanda Quick.
    Jul 20, 2018
  • 07:14
    Last fall, we aired a series called Unresolved prepared by the CBC's Olivia Stefanovich. The series focused on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls from northeastern Ontario. This is the story of Shelley May Anderson who went missing n Cobalt eight years ago. To get that story, Olivia met with Shelley's siblings in their childhood home in Latchford.
    Jul 20, 2018
  • 07:51
    Motorcyclists will be hitting the open road all summer long. It can be a great experience but sometimes things can turn dangerous or even deadly. We heard from two instructors who know first-hand how vulnerable motorcyclists can be. Dan Rocheleau and Marcel Faggioni are instructors with the program Learning Curves which trains people looking for the M class license. They spoke with the CBC's Robin De Angelis.
    Jul 20, 2018
  • 06:34
    If your neighbour were to cut down a small forest next to your house, would you expect them to let you know? What if that neighbour happened to be a public school board? Sudbury resident Mio Rodic woke up one morning to find that the quiet forest behind his house had all but disappeared. He spoke about what happened to the CBC's Bejamin Aubé.
    Jul 19, 2018
  • 08:47
    Public health dietician Tammy Cheguis has found another garden for us to check out. This time, she takes us to Naughton in Greater Sudbury where pastry chef Monique Ferron-Jobin has a beautiful garden in her backyard.
    Jul 19, 2018
  • 08:55
    Rainbow Routes in Sudbury is partnering with the Thursday evening market for a series of urban hikes. Each of the hikes will come with a little bit of history about the area being explored. Paul Haynes is leading the hikes. He dropped by our studio to share more details.
    Jul 19, 2018
  • 08:42
    Every summer, Ruth Debicki drops our studio by to talk about the Sudbury Gem and Mineral Show. It's an event she helps to organize. Once again, she brought some samples and that always leads to some interesting conversation.
    Jul 19, 2018
  • 07:24
    For more than 40 years miners inhaled McIntyre Powder before they headed underground. They were told it would protect their lungs, but what was in that powder? Janice Martell has been working for four years to prove that McIntyre Powder inhaled by miners was hazardous to their health. She spoke with CBC's Angela Gemmill about a study underway at Laurentian University into the actual McIntyre powder itself.
    Jul 19, 2018
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