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Metro Morning
with Matt Galloway

Child Poverty

"Epidemic Poverty Levels". That is how some local groups are describing child poverty in this city. Matt Galloway spoke with Laurel Rothman, she is the Director of Social Reform at Family Service Toronto. Then Matt spoke with Taslima Begum. She immigrated to Canada nearly five years ago from Bangladesh with her husband and two sons.
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Condo Fraud

Matt Galloway spoke with Audrey Loeb. She is a lawyer with Miller Thomson and an expert in condominium law.
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Missing Sister

The search for Catherine Currie, better known as Kit Currie, continues today. Matt Galloway spoke with her sister, Jen Currie.
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First Time Candidate

Matt Galloway spoke with Morgan Baskin. She is a first-time candidate running for mayor of Toronto.
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Sleep Deprived

Matt Galloway spoke with our health columnist Dr. Peter Lin.
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Importing Electricity

Matt Galloway spoke with one of our business commentators, Michael Hlinka.
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FIBA Ban

Today, the international federation that governs basketball will review its ban on head scarves and turbans on the court. Matt Galloway spoke with Faduma Gure. She is a local basketball player who wears a hijab.
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Fighting For Shelter

City Council will vote this week on whether to permit a homeless shelter to open in the Oakwood and Vaughan neighbourhood. That shelter has been met with resistance from some people in the area. Matt Galloway spoke with Andrea Wobick. She is a lawyer representing the Cornerstone Tabernacle Church.
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Speed Signs

In a week students will be heading back to schools across the city, how do we make sure their journey to and from school is safe? Matt Galloway spoke with Toronto city councillor John Filion, and with Gil Penalosa. He is the founder of the advocacy group 8-80 Cities.
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Finding A Job

Matt Galloway spoke with Sean Madsen. He is legally blind, and has been mostly unemployed for the past 17 years.
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MLSE Woes

Matt Galloway spoke with our business commentator Michael Hlinka.
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Stay Cool

It is going to be a scorcher today, but that does not necessarily mean you have to hide inside with the air conditioning. Matt Galloway spoke with Kyle Baptista. He is with the advocacy group Park People.
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"Yonge Love"

Just about everyone has had a memorable experience or encounter on Yonge Street in the past. Matt Galloway spoke with Mark Garner. He is the executive director of the Downtown Yonge BIA, it is behind "Yonge Love" External Site.
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Emmy Awards

Matt Galloway spoke with our pop culture columnist Jesse Wente.
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Moving Nightmare

Matt Galloway spoke with Jim Carney. He is a director with the Canadian Association of Movers, and president of Rawlinson Moving and Storage.
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Image And Self Esteem

Matt Galloway spoke with Jessica Nicholson. She is a co-founder of the digital magazine Franq Girl External Site, and with Selina McCallum. She is an intern at the magazine.
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"Inquiry Is Needed"

There are calls across the country for an inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women, but the federal government does not think one is needed. Guest host Jill Dempsey spoke with Katherine Hensel. She is a lawyer with Hensel Barristers.
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Child Deaths

What more can we do to protect the lives of children living in protective care? Guest host Jill Dempsey spoke with Tracy MacCharles. She is Ontario's Minister of Children and Youth Services.
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Cheating Or Collaborating?

As more and more university courses are offered on the Internet, it seems only logical that study groups would move online too. Guest host Jill Dempsey spoke with Cael Zorn. She is a contract philosophy professor at York University.
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Tim's And Burger King?

Guest host Jill Dempsey spoke with our business commentator Michael Hlinka.
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Can't Find A Job

It is tough to find a job these days, and even tougher if you are living with a disability. Guest host Jill Dempsey spoke with Tim Rose, he has been looking for a job for three years.
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Police Cameras

Guest host Jill Dempsey spoke with our technology columnist Jesse Hirsh.
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Why Care?

Guest host Jill Dempsey spoke with Terri Chu. She is the founder of the "Why Should I Care?" External Site salon series.
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"I Am Proud Of What I Achieved"

Karen Stintz announced yesterday that she is ending her campaign for mayor. Guest host Jill Dempsey spoke with her this morning.
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Stinz Is Out

Guest host Jill Dempsey spoke with Metro Morning's City Hall watcher, Hamutal Dotan.
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