Ontario Morning
with Wei Chen

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Trent Votes

Here's a link to the website for Trent Votes at Trent University in Peterborough.

Norfolk's Official Doughnut

Gregg McLachlan is a communications and marketing consultant based in Simcoe. He's also the person behind a campaign to have the local apple cider doughnut named as Norfolk County's Official Doughnut. You can learn more at Gregg's Facebook page.

Diocese of Ontario Refugee Support (DOORS)

Here's a link to the website for the Diocese of Ontario Refugee Support committee.

The Hospice Song

Here's a link to YouTube to hear The Hospice Song. To learn more, visit the Song's Facebook page.

London Homeless Coalition

Here's a link to the website for the London Homeless Coalition. Today (October 08) is World Homeless Action Day in London.

Alison Pick

Alison Pick is one of the judges for this year's Scotiabank Giller Prize. She's also the Canadian Jewish Book Award-winning author of a number of books; most recently, Between Gods: A Memoir, published by Doubleday. Alison talked with Wei Chen about choosing five finalists for the Giller short list from 168 novels. The Giller Prize winner will be announced on November 10 and the gala will be broadcast on CBC Television and live streamed on CBC Books.ca. You can learn more about Alison's writings at her website.

By Chadsey's Cairns Winery and Vineyard

Richard Johnson is co-owner of By Chadsey's Cairns Winery and Vineyard in Prince Edward County. He talked with Wei Chen about the state of the grape harvest in "The County" and the outlook for this year's vintage. You can learn more about his operation at the By Chadsey's Cairns website.

Give Stigma The Finger

Here's a link to the Give Stigma The Finger video created by students at Crestwood Secondary School in Peterborough.

Men at Risk For Breast Cancer

The Canadian Cancer Society estimates that 25-thousand women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. So will around 200 men. Follow this link to find out how men can be vulnerable to this form of cancer.

Tammy the Fox - Left for Dead - Back to Life

Monika Melichar, the owner of Woodlands Wildlife Sanctuary in Minden told us the story a fox they named Tammy, who had been found barely alive by the side of the road. With the help of many people Tammy has made a miraculous recovery and hopefully will be returning soon to the wild. Watch the video of her rehab here.