Morning North | Sep 24, 2013 | 4:39

Northern city council meetings

We look at what's being discussed at some northeastern city councils... Greater Sudbury's planning committee put forward a motion to buy land at a busy intersection in New Sudbury, and Timmins city council debated internet voting for the next election.

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Morning North - Your vision of Sudbury for 2025Dec 19, 2014 | 4:48Morning North Your vision of Sudbury for 2025 Audio
Morning North Your vision of Sudbury for 2025 Dec 19, 2014 | 4:48The city of Greater Sudbury is looking for your input to help create a 10-year economic development strategy. We heard from Sudbury mayor Brian Bigger and Jim Marchbank, the the co-chair of a steering committee created to review the suggestions.
Morning North - Take the bus and be moved by poetryDec 19, 2014 | 5:38Morning North Take the bus and be moved by poetry Audio
Morning North Take the bus and be moved by poetry Dec 19, 2014 | 5:38Bus riders in Greater Sudbury will soon get a little more exposure to poetry. The Moving with Poetry program will see poetry posted inside city buses. Tom Leduc is Sudbury's poet laureate. He was in our studios to tell us more.
Morning North - The most popular baby names in Northern OntarioDec 19, 2014 | 4:55Morning North The most popular baby names in Northern Ontario Audio
Morning North The most popular baby names in Northern Ontario Dec 19, 2014 | 4:55Service Ontario keeps track of the popularity of baby names and the most popular names in northern Ontario are different from the most popular name for the rest of the province. Cynthia Vukets of Service Ontario joined us and she was naming names.
Morning North - More people with eating disorders in SudburyDec 19, 2014 | 8:27Morning North More people with eating disorders in Sudbury Audio
Morning North More people with eating disorders in Sudbury Dec 19, 2014 | 8:27The Eating Disorder Program in Sudbury is seeing more people with more advanced cases. Mary Jago is the Clinical Manager of the Eating Disorders Program at Health Sciences North. She told us about how the program is responding to the need.
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.
Morning North - Need for land use laws on Atikameksheng AnishnabekDec 17, 2014 | 5:53Morning North Need for land use laws on Atikameksheng Anishnabek Audio
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...

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