Morning North | Sep 30, 2013 | 9:00

Sudbury man takes on tough bike race across the Mojave desert

James McNaughton of Sudbury will be racing his bike across the Mojave desert in a an event known as the "toughest 48 hours in sport". It's a 508 mile race. We spoke to James about the challenge and his athletic undertakings so far.

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Morning North New doctor recruits in Sudbury Nov 25, 2014 | 7:19For years, we've heard about the doctor shortage in Sudbury. In recent years things have improved. We had a couple of doctors who have just set up practices in the nickel city join us in studio.
Morning North - New Sudbury Canadian Tire store moving and expandingNov 20, 2014 | 3:53Morning North New Sudbury Canadian Tire store moving and expanding Audio
Morning North New Sudbury Canadian Tire store moving and expanding Nov 20, 2014 | 3:53Our business columnist Brian Vendramin joined us for a special report with news that the Canadian Tire store in new Sudbury will be moving to another location in new Sudbury. The move will come with a huge expansion. Brian shared some of the details.
Morning North - Stack Brewing forced to re-brand two of its brewsNov 25, 2014 | 6:09Morning North Stack Brewing forced to re-brand two of its brews Audio
Morning North Stack Brewing forced to re-brand two of its brews Nov 25, 2014 | 6:09Sudbury's Angry Moose and Friendly Moose have been shot down. The two brews from Stack Brewing are going to be re-branded because Moosehead Breweries owns the copyright to the word "moose" when it comes to beer.
Morning North - Moosehead defends asking Stack Brewing to re-brandNov 26, 2014 | 7:39Morning North Moosehead defends asking Stack Brewing to re-brand Audio
Morning North Moosehead defends asking Stack Brewing to re-brand Nov 26, 2014 | 7:39Moosehead Breweries stands by its request to have Stack Brewing re-brand two of its beers for using the word "Moose" in the name. A company spokesperson explained the decision. We also heard from a professor of marketing who says the move was justified.
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Morning North Backroads Bill - snowshoeing Nov 26, 2014 | 7:23With winter comes whole new ways to explore the northeast. Backroads Bill, a.k.a. Bill Steer, says snowshoeing is a great way to get out and explore. He provides some snowshoeing tips and suggested some locations to check out.
Morning North - A conversation with the queen of Canadian LiteratureNov 20, 2014 | 9:58Morning North A conversation with the queen of Canadian Literature Audio
Morning North A conversation with the queen of Canadian Literature Nov 20, 2014 | 9:58Margaret Atwood who was in Sudbury to celebrate her 75th birthday. For a decade now, Laurentian University has hosted an annual birthday celebration in her honour. The CBC's Jessica Pope was joined in studio by Margaret Atwood for a chat.
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