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Ontario Morning from CBC Radio with Wei Chen

Ontario Morning tells you what's happening in your world - whether it's down the road or around the globe.Get the latest national and international news on World Report and local newscasts on the half-hour.

  • 31:19
    Problems with chemotherapy dosage for some Peterborough cancer patients; Gerry Croteau of the Gilbert Center a local social and support services agency advocates for the need for an overdose prevention facility in Barrie; Remembering Aretha Franklin; Canadian Federation of Independent Business on how and when the province should deal with the issue of minimum wage; The first Pride Parade in Smiths Falls; Edible spoons for ice cream
    Aug 17, 2018
  • 46:17
    Housing shortage for students returning to Peterborough this fall; Former Washington Bureau Chief for CBS news, Barbara Cochran talks about the op-ed pieces being produced across the country critical of Trump's contention that the media is 'the enemy of the people'; Mayor of Perth talks about the need to protect local steel fabricators; Increasing number of opioid-related deaths is leading to a backlog at coroners' offices; Controversial study suggests high sodium diet may not be harmful to health; Earlier onset of puberty is causing body image problems in girls as young as eight or nine; Barrie Police want help to identify recovered stolen property.
    Aug 16, 2018
  • 44:59
    Transformations - our occasional series on how communities are adapting to change focuses on Pelee Island; Parents and children are meeting with officials in hopes of ending confusion over names appearing on the 'no-fly' list; Journalist Josh Ostroff explains what is known about the province's plan for retailing recreational cannabis; Response to study that overexposure to computer screens could hasten macular degeneration in the eyes; Soil dumping in Simcoe County; Books that have been made into movies; 'Yield Tour' of Ontario farms; Monitor lizard moseys into a back yard.
    Aug 15, 2018
  • 47:57
    Starry stonewort is invading Lake Simcoe; Feds considering providing 10 days leave to victims of domestic violence; Province's new plan for marketing pot; Director of the White Ribbon campaign explains why he hopes students will continue to learn about consent and other issues in sex ed; Marijuana Anonymous; CMA study shows younger patients want to access more services electronically; Fox tapeworm
    Aug 14, 2018
  • 38:09
    3-D crosswalks; Researching cannabis derivatives as medication for dogs; Orillia food bank is in dire need of donations; Controversy over lapping staffers at provincial government news conferences; Why people of Asian descent are welcoming the release of the movie 'Crazy Rich Asians'.
    Aug 13, 2018
  • 03:37
    Aaron Dubros kept hearing how pet owners were having trouble getting their animals around. They would have large pets and exotic ones, which most taxis and Ubers wouldn't take. So that's why he started Goober, a ride share for animals. The CBC's Haydn Watters went for a spin.
    Aug 10, 2018
  • 43:06
    Lawyer for family that is making a human rights claim against the province to reinstate the updateed sex ed curriculum; In Prince Edward County a Syrian refugee is learning the business at a local fishery; How two local schools - Queen's and St. Lawrence College are being affected by the recall of Saudi students; The discussion on how to commemorate controversial historical figures such as Sir John A. MacDonald; Postpartum depression in men; How to respond to an emergency in the wild; Goober - Uber for animals.
    Aug 10, 2018
  • 50:12
    The Globe and Mail's new reviewer of audiobooks; Shortage of psychiatrists in many Ontario communities; Environmental effects of forest fires; How malls and retailers may be tracking you; Study shows female patients may have better outcomes with female doctors; Move to preserve heritage shipwrecks; Emu on the loose.
    Aug 9, 2018
  • 51:18
    Grade 5 teacher says school boards are writing to the Ministry of Education hoping for guidance on what to present in sex ed this fall; Economist Ian Bell considers the costs of Saudi Arabia's sanctions against Canada; Kingston record shop inundated after water leak; Hothouse Earth; Non-fiction books; Pros and cons of the province's 'buck a beer' program; Jesse Hirsh on why social networks have finally banned InfoWars
    Aug 8, 2018
  • 50:50
    Kingston places restrictions on Uber; Growing popularity of audiobooks; City of Cornwall vs. MPAC; Elizabeth MacLeod is the author of new series of historical biographies for kids; Parker solar probe; What it takes to win a municipal election; To wear flip-flops or not to wear flip-flops at work
    Aug 7, 2018
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