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 - Invisible BikesAug 27, 2015 | 6:43Morning North Invisible Bikes Audio
    Morning North Invisible Bikes Aug 27, 2015 | 6:43Talking about cycling by taking bikes out of the picture...literally. Matt Alexander hopes his blog will raise awareness about the need for cycling infrastructure in Sudbury.
    Morning North - Sudbury man recounts being hit by carAug 28, 2015 | 8:44Morning North Sudbury man recounts being hit by car Audio
    Morning North Sudbury man recounts being hit by car Aug 28, 2015 | 8:44Ed Savard was hit by a car while crossing an intersection in downtown Sudbury. He explains what he remembers and what he thinks can be done to prevent future collisions. An official with the City of Greater Sudbury also weighs in.
    Morning North - First Nation opens new park northern OntarioAug 21, 2015 | 6:45Morning North First Nation opens new park northern Ontario Audio
    Morning North First Nation opens new park northern Ontario Aug 21, 2015 | 6:45Point Grondine Park is open between Killarney and French River provincial parks. It's on Wikwemikong reserve territory and the tourism commission says it's a new way to bring in revenue for the community.
    Morning North - "Mine of the future"Aug 25, 2015 | 5:49Morning North "Mine of the future" Audio
    Morning North "Mine of the future" Aug 25, 2015 | 5:49Norcat has teamed up with four local companies to help create what the centre is calling the "mine of the future". We'll hear more from Norcat CEO, Don Duval.
    Morning North - Bear With USAug 24, 2015 | 7:40Morning North Bear With US Audio
    Morning North Bear With US Aug 24, 2015 | 7:40A man near Huntsville has rehabilitated hundreds of black bears. Now, he's tasked with raising some of Sudbury's newest orphaned bear cubs. Hear how those cubs are fairing.
    Morning North - Coniston teen chased by bearAug 28, 2015 | 4:52Morning North Coniston teen chased by bear Audio
    Morning North Coniston teen chased by bear Aug 28, 2015 | 4:52Bears continue to be a nuisance in Sudbury. This time a black bear chased a teenager in the neighbourhood of Coniston. Chance Norris explains how he got away.
    Morning North - Northern Ontario woman contracts flesh-eating diseaseAug 24, 2015 | 5:59Morning North Northern Ontario woman contracts flesh-eating disease Audio
    Morning North Northern Ontario woman contracts flesh-eating disease Aug 24, 2015 | 5:59Flesh-eating disease sounds like something out of a science fiction movie. But that's exactly what a woman in northeastern Ontario was diagnosed with this spring. Deborah Charette shares her story.
    Morning North - Impact of microorganisms on climate changeSep 1, 2015 | 7:09Morning North Impact of microorganisms on climate change Audio
    Morning North Impact of microorganisms on climate change Sep 1, 2015 | 7:09They may be small, but microorganisms could have a big impact on climate change through methane production . The CBC's Jenifer Norwell met up with Laurentian U. Ph-D student Michael Carson who's been looking at how much methane microorganisms produce.
    Morning North - Milder fall and winter expected this yearAug 31, 2015 | 6:44Morning North Milder fall and winter expected this year Audio
    Morning North Milder fall and winter expected this year Aug 31, 2015 | 6:44Environment Canada is calling for a milder fall and winter than previous years for the northeast because there's a Super El Nino this year. We got all the details from Environment Canada senior climatologist David Phillips.
    Morning North - Back in the North: Brian SavageJul 30, 2015 | 9:22Morning North Back in the North: Brian Savage Audio
    Morning North Back in the North: Brian Savage Jul 30, 2015 | 9:22Brian Savage is a former NHL player who is from Sudbury. He and his family recently moved to Salzberg, Austria where he works for a Red Bull Hockey Academy. He spoke to Markus on the phone.
    Morning North - Back to school... with mental issuesSep 1, 2015 | 7:40Morning North Back to school... with mental issues Audio
    Morning North Back to school... with mental issues Sep 1, 2015 | 7:40Back to school time brings a lot of new adventures... and stress. A research project out of Sudbury is looking into the mental health services available for Grade 12 students heading to college or university. Lead researcher Alana Holmes told us more.
    Morning North - Product of Canada or Made in Canada?Aug 26, 2015 | 7:33Morning North Product of Canada or Made in Canada? Audio
    Morning North Product of Canada or Made in Canada? Aug 26, 2015 | 7:33Tammy Cheguis has been conducting research into the claims made on food labels in Canada. She spoke to host Megan Thomas in the Morning North studio.
    Morning North - Summer Challenge -- Sounds of SummerAug 28, 2015 | 7:33Morning North Summer Challenge -- Sounds of Summer Audio
    Morning North Summer Challenge -- Sounds of Summer Aug 28, 2015 | 7:33We wrap up our Summer Challenge with a bang.... and a splash. This week has been all about the sounds of northern Ontario. Hear the executive director of Northeastern Ontario Tourism talk about what role sound plays in marketing our region.
    Morning North - Back to the North: Shawn BruinsAug 27, 2015 | 5:41Morning North Back to the North: Shawn Bruins Audio
    Morning North Back to the North: Shawn Bruins Aug 27, 2015 | 5:41Every week we hear from people who come back to the north in the summer. Shawn Bruins and his family live in Hong Kong, but every year they come home to Lively.
    Morning North - Metis artist Christi Belcourt collaborates with Valentino fashionsJul 3, 2015 | 6:01Morning North Metis artist Christi Belcourt collaborates with Valentino fashions Audio
    Morning North Metis artist Christi Belcourt collaborates with Valentino fashions Jul 3, 2015 | 6:01It's a long way from Espanola to Rome. But it's a leap that Metis artist Christi Belcourt made to collaborate with designers from the legendary fashion house of Valentino. She'll spoke with the CBC's Kate Rutherford about the collaboration.

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