Morning North | Apr 29, 2013 | 4:53

Trades trailer in high demand

A mobile classroom developed by Cambrian College a few years ago is racking up a lot of mileage travelling to Northern Ontario communities in needs of skilled tradespeople.

Now Playing on CBC Radio Help Refresh

CBC Radio One

Listen Live Ottawa change

CBC Radio 2

Listen Live Eastern change

CBC Radio 3

Listen Live Radio 3
Morning North - OEB consulting northerners about pipelineJan 22, 2015 | 5:23Morning North OEB consulting northerners about pipeline Audio
Morning North OEB consulting northerners about pipeline Jan 22, 2015 | 5:23The Ontario Energy Board has been consulting people in the north this week to find out what they have to say about a potential oil pipeline through the region. John McGrath, the spokesperson for the OEB consultations, gave us more details.
Morning North - Candidates debate - carbon tax and climate changeJan 22, 2015 | 8:00Morning North Candidates debate - carbon tax and climate change Audio
Morning North Candidates debate - carbon tax and climate change Jan 22, 2015 | 8:00More highlights from the by-election debate we held at St Andrews Place in Sudbury... The Liberals are musing about bringing in a carbon tax. Our candidates talked about a carbon tax and climate change. We have that portion of the debate for you.
Morning North - Independent Living trying to be more self-sufficientJan 22, 2015 | 7:18Morning North Independent Living trying to be more self-sufficient Audio
Morning North Independent Living trying to be more self-sufficient Jan 22, 2015 | 7:18The group called Independent Living helps Sudburians with disabilities become more self-sufficent. The agency itself is also trying to be less dependent on charitable money. It's executive director, Rob DiMeglio, joined us in studio to explain.
Morning North - New creative space at Greater Sudbury Public LibraryJan 21, 2015 | 6:56Morning North New creative space at Greater Sudbury Public Library Audio
Morning North New creative space at Greater Sudbury Public Library Jan 21, 2015 | 6:56The Greater Sudbury Public Library has just launched a new makerspace. It's a place where you can hammer, sew and even make a decal for your car. The manager of Library and Heritage Resources, Brian Harding joined us in studio with more details.
Morning North - Number of people training to be a PSW rising rapidlyJan 21, 2015 | 6:27Morning North Number of people training to be a PSW rising rapidly Audio
Morning North Number of people training to be a PSW rising rapidly Jan 21, 2015 | 6:27More students are training to be personal support workers. Good thing too... As the population ages, more PSWs will be needed. The Dean of the School of Health Sciences at College Boreal in Sudbury Kim Morris says more students are stepping up to fill that need.
Morning North - Sudbury by-election candidates square off in debateJan 21, 2015 | 7:16Morning North Sudbury by-election candidates square off in debate Audio
Morning North Sudbury by-election candidates square off in debate Jan 21, 2015 | 7:16Candidates in Sudbury's upcoming by-election got together for the first time to debate issues. The Sudbury Chapter of the Canadian Association of Retired Persons organized the event. Candidates were asked about hydro rates. We have their responses.
Morning North - Public budget consultation at Greater Sudbury city councilJan 21, 2015 | 6:25Morning North Public budget consultation at Greater Sudbury city council Audio
Morning North Public budget consultation at Greater Sudbury city council Jan 21, 2015 | 6:25Sudburians told city council last night what they'd like to see their tax dollars spent on. The pitches usually add up to millions of dollars in programs and projects, but will any of that money flow if taxes are frozen? We have audio from the meeting.
Morning North - Currie family still seeking justice in alleged police brutality caseJan 20, 2015 | 7:17Morning North Currie family still seeking justice in alleged police brutality case Audio
Morning North Currie family still seeking justice in alleged police brutality case Jan 20, 2015 | 7:17The mother of a man alleging police brutality after having his head pushed through a window by a Sudbury police officer was our guest on the program. Tina Currie told us how she is pursuing all avenues to find justice for her son Tanner.
Morning North - City councils in Sudbury and TimminsJan 20, 2015 | 6:02Morning North City councils in Sudbury and Timmins Audio
Morning North City councils in Sudbury and Timmins Jan 20, 2015 | 6:02City councillors in Greater Sudbury are examining the idea of further blending work done by paramedics and firefighters. In Timmins, city council discussed street lights. We have audio of discussions on both subjects.
Morning North - Postcard campaign features local species of the monthJan 19, 2015 | 6:14Morning North Postcard campaign features local species of the month Audio
Morning North Postcard campaign features local species of the month Jan 19, 2015 | 6:14The city of Greater Sudbury has launched a postcard campaign that will feature a local species of the month. It's an effort to raise awareness about on-going regreening efforts. Stephen Monet joined us in studio to tell us more.
Morning North - Reducing prostitution by cracking down on drugsJan 19, 2015 | 7:14Morning North Reducing prostitution by cracking down on drugs Audio
Morning North Reducing prostitution by cracking down on drugs Jan 19, 2015 | 7:14Police cracked down on drugs in a particular area of Sudbury to reduce the number of prostitutes there. Monique Mercier of the Donovan/Elm West Community Action Network was in our studio to talk about how the plan worked in her neighbourhood.
Morning North - Mental health leave on the rise for city workers in SudburyJan 19, 2015 | 8:09Morning North Mental health leave on the rise for city workers in Sudbury Audio
Morning North Mental health leave on the rise for city workers in Sudbury Jan 19, 2015 | 8:09We aired some concerns about the amount of mental health leave expressed to city council by Greater Sudbury's Human Resources Director Kevin Fowke. Then, The CBC's Erik White then joined us to talk in more detail about this issue.
Morning North - Business with Brian Vendramin - coffeeJan 19, 2015 | 8:37Morning North Business with Brian Vendramin - coffee Audio
Morning North Business with Brian Vendramin - coffee Jan 19, 2015 | 8:37Where are you getting your coffee fix? The business of coffee is the subject of Brian Vendramin's business column this time around. It's a business where there's always something brewing.
Morning North - The Timmins SongJan 19, 2015 | 6:30Morning North The Timmins Song Audio
Morning North The Timmins Song Jan 19, 2015 | 6:30Frank Giorno wrote a song about Timmins. He wanted to convey an uplifting message that could instill a sense of pride in the community. We spoke to him to find out what inspired the song. He even gave us a little sample.
Morning North - Growing Old Ungracefully - getting aroundJan 19, 2015 | 5:31Morning North Growing Old Ungracefully - getting around Audio
Morning North Growing Old Ungracefully - getting around Jan 19, 2015 | 5:31It's tough to be without a car, especially when you've had one all your life. That's however the reality for many seniors. In this edition of Growing Old Ungracefully, Benita Hart talks about the few options that exist for seniors on the go.

2 of 34