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The provincial government was betting it could make big money by changing gaming in Ontario. The auditor general says they lost the bet. Morning North host Markus Schwabe speaks with Bonnie Lysick about her latest report.

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Morning North - STC play features an actor that never appears on stageJan 23, 2015 | 6:42Morning North STC play features an actor that never appears on stage Audio
Morning North STC play features an actor that never appears on stage Jan 23, 2015 | 6:42The play Mourning Dove, currently running at the Sudbury Theatre Centre, features an actor with a strange role. She has no lines and never appears on stage. We heard from the director of the play, and from Mariel Marshal who plays that special role.
Morning North - Does Sudbury really need a PET scanner?Jan 23, 2015 | 8:21Morning North Does Sudbury really need a PET scanner? Audio
Morning North Does Sudbury really need a PET scanner? Jan 23, 2015 | 8:21A PET scanner for Sudbury has become an issue in the current by-election. What would it cost... and who would use it? The CBC's Megan Thomas was in our studio with a closer look at the push for a PET scanner for the hospital in Sudbury.
Morning North - Candidates debate - the spring bear huntJan 23, 2015 | 5:12Morning North Candidates debate - the spring bear hunt Audio
Morning North Candidates debate - the spring bear hunt Jan 23, 2015 | 5:12We have another excerpt from the candidates debate held at St Andrews Place in Sudbury. Green candidate David Robinson and PC Candidate Paula Peroni were pitted against each other in our head to head segment, on the topic of the spring bear hunt.
Morning North - Candidates debate - firing lineJan 22, 2015 | 7:18Morning North Candidates debate - firing line Audio
Morning North Candidates debate - firing line Jan 22, 2015 | 7:18Our candidates debate held at St Andrews Place in Sudbury had some good exchanges on the issues in this by-election... but it wasn't all serious. We borrowed a segment from CBC's "The Debaters". It was our own version of "The Firing Line"...
Morning North - Celebrating Robbie Burns in SudburyJan 22, 2015 | 5:22Morning North Celebrating Robbie Burns in Sudbury Audio
Morning North Celebrating Robbie Burns in Sudbury Jan 22, 2015 | 5:22It's an international day of celebration that marks the birth of Scotland's national poet. January 25th is Robbie Burns Day. Our guest, poet Roger Nash will be the master of ceremonies at the Robbie Burns celebration at the Lockerby Legion.
Morning North - STC production examines the issue of mercy killingJan 22, 2015 | 7:50Morning North STC production examines the issue of mercy killing Audio
Morning North STC production examines the issue of mercy killing Jan 22, 2015 | 7:50The Sudbury Theatre Centre is presenting a production of the play Mourning Dove. The play was inspired by the Robert Latimer story and puts the issue of mercy killing front and center. We spoke about the play with director Matthew Thomas Walker.
Morning North - Candidates debate - integrityJan 22, 2015 | 7:11Morning North Candidates debate - integrity Audio
Morning North Candidates debate - integrity Jan 22, 2015 | 7:11We have highlights from the candidates debate we held at St Andrews Place in Sudbury. Integrity has become an issue in the by-election... largely because of two candidates, Andrew Olivier and Glenn Thibeault. This is an exchange they had on intergity.
Morning North - Province taking CN to court over Timmins 9 fire in 2012Jan 22, 2015 | 5:45Morning North Province taking CN to court over Timmins 9 fire in 2012 Audio
Morning North Province taking CN to court over Timmins 9 fire in 2012 Jan 22, 2015 | 5:45The Ministry of Natural Resources wants CN Rail to pay 38 million dollars in compensation for the Timmins 9 fire back in 2012. The province says the massive forest fire was started by CN Rail. The CBC's Megan Thomas told us more.
Morning North - Report from Queen's Park with Robert FisherJan 22, 2015 | 6:36Morning North Report from Queen's Park with Robert Fisher Audio
Morning North Report from Queen's Park with Robert Fisher Jan 22, 2015 | 6:36Provincial Affairs Specialist Robert Fisher joined us for our Report from Queen's Park. He talked about recorded conversations and politics after independent candidate Andrew Olivier released recordings of conversations he had with Liberal party members.
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.

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