Morning North | Jul 28, 2014 | 6:25

Another small township struggling

The provincial government's decision to reduce a power dam subsidy has left several municipalities struggling to pay their bills. Last week we heard from Wawa. Today, the mayor of Fauquier-Strickland says she may need to raise taxes by 15 per cent.

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Morning North - Homeless for 20 yearsNov 19, 2014 | 9:34Morning North Homeless for 20 years Audio
Morning North Homeless for 20 years Nov 19, 2014 | 9:34We had Larson Heinonen in studio to talk about being homeless. Larson isn't homeless these days but was homeless for 20 years travelling across Canada. He'll be speaking at the "Poverty, Homelessness and Migration" conference at Laurentian University.
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Morning North Polar Bear Express train getting an upgrade Nov 19, 2014 | 5:08After 50 years on the rails, the Polar Bear Express is getting a facelift. The train travels between Cochrane and Moosonee. We spoke about the upgrade with the interim President of Ontario Northland Corina Moore.
Morning North - Anglican Church in North Bay thrivingNov 19, 2014 | 4:55Morning North Anglican Church in North Bay thriving Audio
Morning North Anglican Church in North Bay thriving Nov 19, 2014 | 4:55An Anglican congregation in North Bay has had to buy a newer bigger church because of increased attendance. In Sudbury however, attendance is down. The venerable Marie Loewen, priest of Christ Church spoke to us about the need to engage new worshippers.
Morning North - Food Feature: NutsNov 19, 2014 | 6:30Morning North Food Feature: Nuts Audio
Morning North Food Feature: Nuts Nov 19, 2014 | 6:30Nuts in your diet can be tricky. Many people are highly allergic to them and so eating them isn't always an option. We check in with registered dietician Tammy Cheguis to find out what benefits there are to including nuts in your diet.
Morning North - Jacobs rink curling in Grand Slam event in the SaultNov 19, 2014 | 4:12Morning North Jacobs rink curling in Grand Slam event in the Sault Audio
Morning North Jacobs rink curling in Grand Slam event in the Sault Nov 19, 2014 | 4:12Brad Jacobs and his rink are back in Sault Ste. Marie for a Grand Slam of Curling event. We reached Brad Jacobs to talk about what life has been like since the Olympic win in Sochi.
Morning North - Cost of shipping your holiday parcels upNov 18, 2014 | 4:44Morning North Cost of shipping your holiday parcels up Audio
Morning North Cost of shipping your holiday parcels up Nov 18, 2014 | 4:44Shipping gifts for the holiday season? The cost could be prohibitive this year. The CBC's Olivia Stefanovich spoke with some Sudburians outside a post office about the rising cost of shipping.
Morning North - Program for people on multiple medicationsNov 18, 2014 | 5:15Morning North Program for people on multiple medications Audio
Morning North Program for people on multiple medications Nov 18, 2014 | 5:15Health Sciences North and some pharmacists in Sudbury are teaming up to encourage people on multiple medications to take advantage of the Medscheck program. The CBC's Kate Rutherford spoke to pharmacist Matthew King to find out more about the program.
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Morning North Preparing for death Nov 18, 2014 | 7:16Are you prepared for your death? You can take control of your funeral costs with a little planning. Sarah Walker, the President of the Memorial Society of Northern Ontario was in our studio to tell you what you need to know.
Morning North - New Grand Chief for Cree communities in the northeasstNov 18, 2014 | 5:16Morning North New Grand Chief for Cree communities in the northeasst Audio
Morning North New Grand Chief for Cree communities in the northeasst Nov 18, 2014 | 5:16Mushkegowuk Cree communities in the northeast have elected a new leader to replace Stan Louttit. Lawrence Martin was their choice. We spoke with Alvin Fiddler, the Deputy Grand Chief with the Nishnawbe-Aski Nation about the challenges Martin will face.
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Morning North Shoebox project to help women in shelters Nov 17, 2014 | 3:44There's a shoebox campaign with the goal of helping women in shelters. The group Sisters Helping Sisters is promoting the campaign in Sudbury. Anita Gregoire is with the group. She told us more about the shoebox project.
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Morning North Growing Old Ungracefully: Learning to grow old Nov 17, 2014 | 5:28Growing old and dealing with it. Unfortunately most of us don't know how. In this edition of Growing Old Ungracefully, our senior's columnist Benita Hart explores the journey to growing old the right way.

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