Mar 24, 2015 | 4:21Metro Morning Renminbi Trading Hub Audio
Metro Morning Renminbi Trading Hub Mar 24, 2015 | 4:21The new renminbi trading hub is expected to act as a catalyst for more trade between China and Canada. But what does that mean for Toronto? Matt Galloway spoke with C. J. Gavsie, head of foreign exchange products at BMO Capital Markets.
Mar 24, 2015 | 5:11Metro Morning Target Creditors Audio
Metro Morning Target Creditors Mar 24, 2015 | 5:11Target is wrapping up its business north of the border, leaving many small creditors feeling like they're having to pay for its business failure. Matt Galloway spoke with one of them, Customer Lab CEO Jim Danahy.
Mar 24, 2015 | 11:17Metro Morning Ombudsman Stepping Down Audio
Metro Morning Ombudsman Stepping Down Mar 24, 2015 | 11:17Toronto's ombudsman Fiona Crean has decided to step down because she feels the upcoming debate on extending her term would be too divisive. Matt Galloway spoke with city councillors Gord Perks and James Pasternak.
Mar 24, 2015 | 7:50Metro Morning Citizenship Rates Audio
Metro Morning Citizenship Rates Mar 24, 2015 | 7:50Matt Galloway spoke with Andrew Griffith, former director-general of citizenship and multiculturalism and author of the upcoming book "Multiculturalism in Canada: Evidence and Anecdote," about why fewer recent immigrants are becoming Canadian citizens.
Mar 19, 2015 | 4:59Metro Morning Tiny House Audio
Metro Morning Tiny House Mar 19, 2015 | 4:59The tiny house movement has been garnering a lot of attention lately. Piya Chattopadhyay spoke with Nikki Fotheringham, a green-living advocate who is looking to build a structure that's totally off the grid.
Mar 19, 2015 | 4:52Metro Morning Scarborough Food Audio
Metro Morning Scarborough Food Mar 19, 2015 | 4:52"Is Scarborough, Ontario the dining capital of the world?" That's the question posed by a prominent American economist and food writer who recently visited the eastern part of our city. Piya Chattopadhyay spoke with UTSC Dean Rick Halpern.
Mar 19, 2015 | 7:52Metro Morning Rexdale Shootings Audio
Metro Morning Rexdale Shootings Mar 19, 2015 | 7:52Two shootings in the same building, on the same day. Piya Chattopadhyay spoke with community activist Munira Abukar about how the neighbourhood is dealing with the shootings.
Mar 19, 2015 | 6:58Metro Morning Mayor in Austin Audio
Metro Morning Mayor in Austin Mar 19, 2015 | 6:58Mayor John Tory is Austin, Texas leading a Toronto delegation at the South-by-Southwest Festival. Piya spoke with him about the partnership between our two cities, and what Toronto can take from Austin when it comes to building a stronger music scene.
Mar 18, 2015 | 5:27Metro Morning hitchBOT Home Audio
Metro Morning hitchBOT Home Mar 18, 2015 | 5:27Last year, hitchBOT grabbed headlines (and rides) as Canada's first hitch-hiking robot. Now, the talking robot is back in Toronto and on display at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. Piya Chattopadhyay spoke with the robot's co-creator, Frauke Zeller.
Mar 18, 2015 | 6:34Metro Morning Dipping Into Trust Audio
Metro Morning Dipping Into Trust Mar 18, 2015 | 6:34A local nursing home dipped into the trust accounts of elderly residents to cover its monthly costs. Piya Chattopadhyay spoke about the issues this case raises around trust and accountability with Jane Meadus, an advocacy lawyer for the elderly.
Mar 18, 2015 | 7:10Metro Morning Concussions Audio
Metro Morning Concussions Mar 18, 2015 | 7:10A number of NFL players have said goodbye to football in the off-season for health reasons, including 24-year-old Chris Borland. Piya Chattopadhyay spoke with sports medicine specialist Dr. Paul Echlin.