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Million dollar fine for Vale for the death of two miners in 2011

Vale has been hit with a fine of more than a million dollars in connection with the deaths of Jordan Fram and Jason Chenier. It's the largest fine ever levied under Ontario's Occupational Health and safety Act.

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Morning North - Looking back at MPP David Ramsay's defection to the LiberalsDec 18, 2014 | 6:13Morning North Looking back at MPP David Ramsay's defection to the Liberals Audio
Morning North Looking back at MPP David Ramsay's defection to the Liberals Dec 18, 2014 | 6:13Glenn Thibeault is making headlines with his decision to leave the federal NDP to run as a provincial Liberal in an upcoming by-election. Back in 1986, it was Temiskaming MPP David Ramsay in the news for switching parties. We have some archival tape.
Morning North - Stuart McLean's "Dave Cooks the Turkey" story gets reworkedDec 18, 2014 | 5:17Morning North Stuart McLean's "Dave Cooks the Turkey" story gets reworked Audio
Morning North Stuart McLean's "Dave Cooks the Turkey" story gets reworked Dec 18, 2014 | 5:17Changes will be made to the original story "Dave Cooks the Turkey" by Stuart McLean over concerns that it makes light of animal abuse. The campaign to have the story changed was led by Yan Roberts of Nipissing. We asked him to explain his concerns.
Morning North - Update on rescued bear cubDec 18, 2014 | 8:23Morning North Update on rescued bear cub Audio
Morning North Update on rescued bear cub Dec 18, 2014 | 8:23Chris the bear cub was picked up in Wawa, starving and barely able to stand. He was brought to Sudbury for care but is now in Sprucedale at the Bear With Us Sanctuary and Rehabilitation Centre for Bears. We checked up on him to see how he's doing.
Morning North - Gas prices drop to below a buck a litre in SudburyDec 18, 2014 | 7:12Morning North Gas prices drop to below a buck a litre in Sudbury Audio
Morning North Gas prices drop to below a buck a litre in Sudbury Dec 18, 2014 | 7:12The CBC's Megan Thomas reported live from a gas station on the Kingsway in Sudbury where gas prices have now fallen to less than a dollar per litre. We also heard from Dan McTeague of gasbuddy.com about the cheaper price of gas.
Morning North - Gun registry may have played role in Thibeault defectionDec 18, 2014 | 4:17Morning North Gun registry may have played role in Thibeault defection Audio
Morning North Gun registry may have played role in Thibeault defection Dec 18, 2014 | 4:17Sudbury's Glenn Thibeault has admitted that he and the NDP did not see eye to eye on certain issues. One of those issues may have been the controversial gun registry. Thibeault hinted as much in a recent interview.
Morning North - WAWA goose could "fly" to TorontoDec 18, 2014 | 8:02Morning North WAWA goose could "fly" to Toronto Audio
Morning North WAWA goose could "fly" to Toronto Dec 18, 2014 | 8:02The iconic goose in Wawa will take flight next fall. The Ontario Sheet Metal Workers Union is taking the goose on a final migration south. Jay Perterson of the Sheet Metal Workers and Roofers Union explained the plan plan and why it was hatched.
Morning North - Reaction on the street to Glenn Thibeault defectionDec 17, 2014 | 9:47Morning North Reaction on the street to Glenn Thibeault defection Audio
Morning North Reaction on the street to Glenn Thibeault defection Dec 17, 2014 | 9:47The CBC's Olivia Stefanovich asked people in Sudbury what they thought about Glenn Thibeault's decision to leave the federal NDP to join the Ontario Liberals. First we re-aired Glenn Thibeault explaining his decision in conversation with Jason Turnbull.
Morning North - Phone-in on Glenn ThibeaultDec 17, 2014 | 17:02Morning North Phone-in on Glenn Thibeault Audio
Morning North Phone-in on Glenn Thibeault Dec 17, 2014 | 17:02We opened the phone lines to our listeners for thoughts on Glenn Thibeault's decision to leave the federal NDP to run in a provincial by-election in Sudbury as a Liberal. Provincial Affairs Specialist Robert Fisher provided some insight as well.
Morning North - Special Christmas dinner for students at Sudbury Secondary SchoolDec 17, 2014 | 5:38Morning North Special Christmas dinner for students at Sudbury Secondary School Audio
Morning North Special Christmas dinner for students at Sudbury Secondary School Dec 17, 2014 | 5:38The CBC's Megan Thomas joined us live from Sudbury Secondary School where preparations were being made for a special Christmas dinner for up to 650 students. She was joined by teacher Brayden MacKinnon to talk about what takes to put on this dinner.
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Morning North Need for land use laws on Atikameksheng Anishnabek Dec 17, 2014 | 5:53Some residents of the Atikameksheng Anishnabek First Nation say plans for a new business in a residential area show the need for commercial and residential zoning in the community. The CBC's Megan Thomas spoke about it with Gail Shawbonquit.
Morning North - Political bombshell in Sudbury - Andrew OlivierDec 16, 2014 | 7:21Morning North Political bombshell in Sudbury - Andrew Olivier Audio
Morning North Political bombshell in Sudbury - Andrew Olivier Dec 16, 2014 | 7:21Andrew Olivier who ran for the Liberals in the last provincial election says he was asked not to run in the upcoming Sudbury by-election to make room for another candidate in exchange for an appointment. Reaction from a political science professor...
Morning North - Lighting up the neighbourhood at Christmas for three generationsDec 16, 2014 | 6:45Morning North Lighting up the neighbourhood at Christmas for three generations Audio
Morning North Lighting up the neighbourhood at Christmas for three generations Dec 16, 2014 | 6:45There's a house in the Donovan area of Sudbury that really stands out because of all the Christmas decorations. The Skakoon family has been decorating the home for three generations now. The CBC's Megan Thomas was at the home to get their story.
Morning North - Bear cub rescueDec 16, 2014 | 7:20Morning North Bear cub rescue Audio
Morning North Bear cub rescue Dec 16, 2014 | 7:20An emaciated bear cub was rescued in Wawa and is now in Sudbury. The bear was taken to the Wild at Heart Wildlife Refuge Centre. Gloria Morissette is the Animal Care Manager at the centre. She told us more about the condition of the cub.
Morning North - Cinefest short film festival in SudburyDec 15, 2014 | 5:34Morning North Cinefest short film festival in Sudbury Audio
Morning North Cinefest short film festival in Sudbury Dec 15, 2014 | 5:34Cinefest is celebrating the shortest day of the year with a festival of short films. The selection of short films can be seen for free on the day of the winter solstice. Patrick O'Hearn of Cinefest was in our studio with more details.
Morning North - Business with Brian Vendramin - returnsDec 15, 2014 | 7:57Morning North Business with Brian Vendramin - returns Audio
Morning North Business with Brian Vendramin - returns Dec 15, 2014 | 7:57Our business columnist Brian Vendramin joined us in studio for a chat about returns. Most of us have returned something we've bought at the store at some point. Brian looks at the value and cost of accepting customer returns for businesses.

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