About The Show
Smart, engaging, straight up.
Ottawa Morning is Ottawa's number one morning show, hands down. In fact, day in and day out, more people listen to CBC Radio One in Ottawa than to any other station in town.
Join Robyn Bresnahan and the Ottawa Morning team for a fresh take on what you need to know to start your day, and what you want to know to live your life.
Stu Mills: Morning News desk
Stu keeps you plugged in to the news in Ottawa, and beyond, starting at 5:30 am, every weekday.
Dave Brown: Traffic
Dave keeps an eye on the roads, and his ear to ground, with traffic and construction reports every 20 minutes.
John Hancock: Sports
John brings you the latest stories and scores from the world of sports, at 5 minutes to the hour, starting at 5:55 am, Monday to Friday.
Denise Fung: The Weekender
From car shows to brunch spots, Denise brings us her guide for what-to-do this weekend, every Friday.
Joanne Chianello and Alistair Steele: Inside City Hall
Our municipal panel unpack the story behind the headlines, with a weekly look at what's happening at Ottawa City Hall, and how it affects you.
Tom McSorley: Film critic
Every Tuesday, after the 8 o'clock news, Tom talks about his take on the films screening now.
Jesse Hirsch: Technology
Jesse joins the show every Monday, just before 7, with a look at the gadgets and topics making news in the technology world.
Meg Wilcox: Local and Live Music
Every Thursday, after the 8 o'clock news, Meg offers up her picks for the best live music, and the local shows you won't want to miss.
Dr. Joel Westheimer: Education and School Issues
Dr. Joel Westheimer is University Research Chair in the Sociology of Education and Professor of Education at the University of Ottawa, as well as the author of several books about education and civic engagement. He is also Ottawa Morning's regular education columnist.
Yoni Freedhoff: Reality Bites
Dr. Yoni Freedhoff is a bariatric physician, and founder of the Bariatric Medical Institute, who helps debunk the myths and marketing behind weight loss and "healthy" food.