Morning North | May 5, 2014 | 5:28

Growing Old Ungracefully: Gotta Go

Our seniors columnist, Benita Hart, tells us about a new community-wide effort in Ottawa to create a network of public toilets. The creator of that program is a Sudbury woman.

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Morning North Coping with all the snow that hit areas near the Great Lakes Nov 21, 2014 | 7:15It's not as severe as what's been happening in Buffalo, but areas near the Great Lakes have been pounded by snow and snowsqualls all this week. We reached out to a couple of residents in different parts of that region to see how people are coping.
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Morning North Could more drug regulation solve opiod abuse problem? Nov 21, 2014 | 7:05Should all prescription drugs be regulated like oxycodone? Daniel Werb conducted an investigation into opiod misuse. He's the Director of the International Centre for Science in Drug Policy. He spoke about his findings with the CBC's Olivia Stefanovich.
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Morning North Surprise resignation of Sudbury MPP Joe Cimino Nov 21, 2014 | 8:11Sudbury voters will be choosing a new MPP in the new year, following the surprise resignation of Joe Cimino, citing concerns for his health and his family as the reason for doing so. The CBC's Eric White joined us in studio for some reaction and analysis.
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Morning North Uneasy relationship between the homeless and police Nov 21, 2014 | 7:11A group of homeless people in Sudbury told researchers about police mistreatment. Researcher Carol Kauppi spoke with thirty homeless people in Sudbury. She told us about the uneasy relationship between the homeless and the police.
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Morning North Where's my plow? Nov 21, 2014 | 5:25Ever wonder when the snowplow will make it to your street? Some Ontario cities are now posting real-time information online. The CBC's Megan Thomas has been looking into this. She joined us live from the streets of Sudbury.
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Morning North Sudbury's downtown art crawl Nov 20, 2014 | 4:32Ever been to an art crawl? Downtown Sudbury is hosting it's second annual and this year there are even more art spots to check out. Leesa Bringas is an artists and one of the organizers. She joined us in studio to talk about this year's Art Crawl.
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