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Mary Wiens: September 2012 Archives

Sharing Office Space

The Centre for Social Innovation is throwing a party for a new space in Regent Park External Site today.


"Toronto Juggernauts"

We are taking a closer look at four juggernauts of Toronto's economy.

Matt Galloway spoke with the CBC's Mary Wiens about her series, "Toronto Juggernauts".
Listen audio (runs 7:03)

It is said the Dreamliner, the new 787 jet that Boeing is rolling out this year, will revolutionize the airline industry, and as Mary Wiens explains, it is already making news everywhere it goes.
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Mining is a major driver of Toronto's economy. More than half of all the world's mining and gas companies are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, and now the Schulich School of Business is launching a new mining MBA. The CBC's Mary Wiens went to the corner of King and Bay for that story.
Listen audio (runs 6:33)

Pension funds used to be considered the sleepy backwater of the investment world, but today's economy is still recovering from the "creative" financing and speculation that preceded the financial crash. But as Mary Wiens tells us, they are a force to be reckoned with here at home, and even more abroad.
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It is one of the fastest-growing sectors in Ontario's economy. It operates on razor-thin margins, but nevertheless, Toronto's food and hospitality industry is becoming one of the most dynamic in the world. The CBC's Mary Wiens takes a look at why this city is so good at showing visitors a good time.
Listen audio (runs 6:55)


Regent Park

Regent Park gets a new concert hall this week, courtesy of the architect who designed the Four Seasons for the Performing Arts Centre. Mary Wiens brings us the story of a building that will make Regent Park sing. And on Thursday Metro Morning will be broadcasting live from that neighbourhood to mark the official opening of the Regent Park Cultural Centre.
Listen audio (runs 6:25)