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About the Show

ONTARIO TODAY is the first and only news and call-in program to link radio listeners across this huge province. Ontario Today keeps you up-to-date on the stories that affect you; and initiates a province-wide conversation where everyone feels welcome. It attracts half a million listeners a week. The program has earned a number of awards including:


gracie3.jpg 2013 Gracie Award for Is Sex Work Just Another Job?

An eye-opening hour of radio that pulled back the curtain on a world we usually prefer to politely ignore. This is Ontario Today's 3rd Gracie since 2010 from the Alliance for Women in Media in the category of Outstanding Talk Show.

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A 2011 Gabriel Award for Father Claude's Secret.

Father Claude Thibault is a priest who was abused by another priest. Despite the experience, he chose to remain in the clergy.


In 2011, Ontario Today was named Outstanding Talk Show, winning a Gracie Award for the second year in a row for The Mean Girl: Were you the bully? The Gracies are awarded by the Alliance for Women in Media.


Ontario Today's Rita Celli won the 2009 Sam Ross Award for Editorial Writing/Commentary from RTNDA Canada for her Blind Man Essay.


Outstanding Talk Show at the 2010 Gracie Awards

Awarded by the American Women in Radio and Television for a special on black women's hair: a conversation with black women about the choices they make about their hair and what those decisions say about race and politics.


International Winner New York Festivals Silver Medal: Breaking News Category

Ontario Today is honoured for breaking news coverage on the 2008 collapse of Zoom Airlines.