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Toronto: Metro Morning

 

Toronto: Metro Morning

Metro Morning with Matt Galloway keeps listeners informed about what's going on in Toronto and offers listeners an optimistic, sometimes humorous view of the world, together with the day's more serious news.

Updated: Weekdays
Download episodes from this podcast for: 3 months
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Episode 9: What we know

SKS revisits the people, information and new leads that have been uncovered in the case so far.

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The Olympics are useless

Columnist Charles Lane argues the Olympics were a grand idea, but have failed to meet their ideals.

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Bear Clan patrols the streets

After a hiatus amd with James Favel in the lead, The Bear Clan Patrol have returned to the streets - stronger than ever.

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The heart of the matter

Dr. R.J. Cusimano, one of Canada's top cardiac surgeons talks ​about his passion for healing.

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Metro Morning podcast, Fri Apr 29, 2016, Shelter movers, sleeping with family, mobile farms

Marc Hull-Jacquin's "Shelter Movers" helps women flee domestic violence, Nerupa Somasale/director Nicole Bazuin - her film "Sleeping with Family" profiles youth in crowded quarters, Rachel Kimel's Bowery Project builds mobile gardens in vacant lots

Download Metro Morning podcast, Fri Apr 29, 2016, Shelter movers, sleeping with family, mobile farms
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Metro Morning podcast, Thu Apr 28, 2016, doorstep sales, reshaping Rexdale, naturopathy challenged, no streecars

Ont Consumer Services Min David Oraziette on curtailing door-to-door sales, Hibaq Gelle on "My Rexdale" campaign, Med ethicist Kerry Bowman on naturopathic cures, TTC CEO Andy Byford on streecar delivery delays by Bombardier.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Thu Apr 28, 2016, doorstep sales, reshaping Rexdale, naturopathy challenged, no streecars
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Metro Morning podcast, Wed Apr 27, 2016, medically assisted dying, mean tweets, Hamilton carding

Lib MP Rob Oliphant says his govt's bill on medically assisted dying is "not good enough", radio sports host Julie DiCaro on mean tweets she gets as a woman, Hamlton councillor Matthew Green says he was arbitrarily stopped/questioned by police.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Wed Apr 27, 2016, medically assisted dying, mean tweets, Hamilton carding
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Metro Morning podcast, Tue Apr 26, 2016, doctors contract, better streets, praising Beyonce

Health Minister Eric Hoskins/OMA President Mike Toth on doctor billing and contract dispute, NYC's Janette Sadik-Khan on how New York City built better streets for all, CBC's Amanda Parris in praise of a new album by Beyonce.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Tue Apr 26, 2016, doctors contract, better streets, praising Beyonce
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Metro Morning podcast, Mon Apr 25, 2016, Chinese restaurant workers, accepting same sex marriage, living with cancer

Lawyer Avy Go on mistreatment of Chinese worker in GTA restaurants, author Michael Coren - "Epiphany - A Christian's Change of Heart & Mind over Same-Sex Marriage", author Teva Harrison - "In-between Days" details living with incurable cancer.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Mon Apr 25, 2016, Chinese restaurant workers, accepting same sex marriage, living with cancer
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Metro Morning podcast, Fri Apr 22, 2016, remembering Prince, Tibetan food terminal workers, science of switch pitching

Father/son musicians Prakash and Jordan John on the late musical icon Prince, Karma Tsetan/Ken Dean on labour conditions for Tibetan workers at the Ont Food Terminal, Kinesiologist David Frost on the science of Blue Jays' ambidextrous pitcher Pat Venditte

Download Metro Morning podcast, Fri Apr 22, 2016, remembering Prince, Tibetan food terminal workers, science of switch pitching
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Metro Morning podcast, Thu Apr 21, 2016, Black Lives Matter, saving birds, women in film

Sandy Hudson of Black Lives Matter on not being invited to a closed round table with Mayor Tory, FLAP volunteer Gavin Day saving birds from fatal collions w/tall buildings, film director Naomi Jays urges Telefilm to fund women on a par w/men.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Thu Apr 21, 2016, Black Lives Matter, saving birds, women in film
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Metro Morning podcast, Wed Apr 20, 2016, dispensing marijuana, treehouse, friendship stairs

Queens of Cannabis Dispensary's Tania Lungo/Brandy Zurburg on the growing presence of marijuana in T-O, why the city wants John Alpeza to tear down a $30K treehouse in his backyard, kids at Dewson St Public School talk about their "friendship stairs"

Download Metro Morning podcast, Wed Apr 20, 2016, dispensing marijuana, treehouse, friendship stairs
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Metro Morning podcast, Tue Apr 19, 2016, millenials in Toronto, mango season

Vas Bednar of the Cities Research Program on millenials' waning prospects of home ownership in Toronto, food writer Suresh Doss on mangoes from round the world.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Tue Apr 19, 2016, millenials in Toronto, mango season
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Metro Morning podcast, Mon Apr 18, 2016, traffic non cops, workplace mental health, artists aging

Councillor Jay Robinson on replacing police with special constables to direct traffic, Civic Action's Sevaun Pelvetzian/student Evan Luke on workplace mental health, Charlie Pacter on artists aging.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Mon Apr 18, 2016, traffic non cops, workplace mental health, artists aging
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Metro Morning podcast, Fir Apr 15, 2016, Metis status, Autism funding, assisted dying

Metis lawyer Jason Madden on the Supreme Court ruling giving Canada's Metis Aboriginal status, Children/social services Minister Tracy MacCharles on changes to Autism therapy funding, ALS patient Eddy LeFrancois on doctor-assisted dying.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Fir Apr 15, 2016, Metis status, Autism funding, assisted dying
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Metro Morning podcast, Thu Apr 14, 2016, Peel PFLAG, Attawapiskat aid, baking bread

Rishi Agarwal/parents on their acceptance of their Gay son, Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins on the Attawapiskat suicide crisis, Simon Blackwell on the role of starters in baking sourdough bread.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Thu Apr 14, 2016, Peel PFLAG, Attawapiskat aid, baking bread
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Metro Morning podcast, Wed Apr 13, 2016, Attawapiskat, Autism therapy, sex selection abortions

Jackie Hookima-Witt/Pam Palmater on the Attawapiskat suicide crisis, Kristen Ellison on Ontario cutting IBI funding for children w/Austism after age 4, Anjum Choudry Nayyar/Kulbinder Saran Caldwell on South Asians' preference for male children.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Wed Apr 13, 2016, Attawapiskat, Autism therapy, sex selection abortions
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Metro Morning podcast, Tue Apr 12, 2016, Kathleen Wynne, Attawapiskat suicide crisis, Sikh books

Premiere Kathleen Wynne on campaign financing rules and the Attawapiskat suicide crisis, Deputy Grand Chief Rebecca Friday is in Attawapiskat, Deep Kaur writes books for Sikh kids.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Tue Apr 12, 2016, Kathleen Wynne, Attawapiskat suicide crisis, Sikh books
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Metro Morning podcast, Mon Apr 1,, 2016, political fundraising, Mulcair out, young swim star

Ont PC leader Patrick Brown calls for an inquiry into campaign fundraising, NDP Pres Marit Stiles on the ouster of Tom Mulcair as leader, 15-yr-old swim star Penny Oleksiak qualifies for 6 events in the Rio Olympics.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Mon Apr 1,, 2016, political fundraising, Mulcair out, young swim star
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Metro Morning podcast, Fri Apr 8, 2016, Uber and taxis, Mulcair future, Buck Martinez

Councillors John Campbell/Janet Davis on a proposal for Toronto's new uber/taxi rules, NDP's Cheri DiNovo/Unifor's Jerry Dias on the future of Tom Mulcair as leader, Buck Martinez on Blue Jays' home opener and his book "Change Up"

Download Metro Morning podcast, Fri Apr 8, 2016, Uber and taxis, Mulcair future, Buck Martinez
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Metro Morning podcast, Thu Apr 7, 2016, Bill Morneau, Waterfont Toronto, tattoo showcase

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau on offshore investments and the budget, new Waterfont Toronto CEO Will Fleissig, Julie Fitzsimmons/Peter Bovolaneas of the "Why we ink" showcase.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Thu Apr 7, 2016, Bill Morneau, Waterfont Toronto, tattoo showcase
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Metro Morning podcast, Wed Apr 6, 2016, sex abuse survivor, offshore investment debate

Allan Donan on the apology by his convicted child sex abuser Gordon Stuckless, Armine Yalnizian/Kevin O'Leary debate the ethics of investing in offshore tax havens.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Wed Apr 6, 2016, sex abuse survivor, offshore investment debate
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Metro Morning podcast, Tue Apr 5, 2016, math renewal, downtown planning, caring for dad

JUMP math's John Mighten and callers on how to improve math teaching, T-O city's Jennifer Keesmaat/Janie Romoff on re-planning Toronto's core, sisters Mary Ann/Bonnie on caring for their father Key after a stroke.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Tue Apr 5, 2016, math renewal, downtown planning, caring for dad
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Metro Morning podcast. Mon Apr 4, 2016, Black Lives Matter, rebuilding Iraq, seeing Harvard

Sandy Hudson/Shelley Carroll on transparency and accountability at the SIU which cleared a T-O police officer in the fatal shooting Andrew Loku, Fahad Al helps displaced people rebuild Iraq, students Jumoke Jimoh/Sam Tecle on visiting Harvard.

Download Metro Morning podcast. Mon Apr 4, 2016, Black Lives Matter, rebuilding Iraq, seeing Harvard
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Metro Morning podcast, Friday April 1, 2016

Nadine Blum on daycare waiting list costs, Immigration Minister John McCallum and private sponsor Frances Macklin on latest refugee immigration rules, Steve Barnes, Wellesley Institute on TTC cost

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Metro Morning podcast, Thurs, Mar 31, 2016, Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day, Citizen Empowerment Project, Brunswick House closing

Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day on how First Nations living conditions could have contributed to fire in Pikangikum, Jamil Jamanhi on youth response to terrorism and Brunswick House owner Abbis Mahmoud.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Thurs, Mar 31, 2016, Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day, Citizen Empowerment Project, Brunswick House closing
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Metro Morning podcast for Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Ranjan Agarwal from the South Asian Bar Association of TO on diversity in the Supreme Court, John Sewell and Mustafa Alio on Syrian refugees, Greg Sorbara on changes to political fundraising

Download Metro Morning podcast for Wednesday, March 30, 2016
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Metro Morning podcast, Tue, Mar 29, Urban Worker Project, ROM director, Jonathan Goldstein

Former MP Andrew Cash on the Urban Worker Project he helped found, new ROM director and CEO Josh Basseches on making sure the museum is relevant in the city, former CBC WireTap host Jonathan Goldstein on ending the program and starting anew.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Tue, Mar 29, Urban Worker Project, ROM director, Jonathan Goldstein
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Metro Morning podcast, Mon, Mar 28, stroke rehab, food guide, parents and chocolate

MyndTec CEO Diana Pliura and patient Howard Rocket on neuro-rehabilitation therapy, UofT professor Mary L'Abbe on changing Canada's food guide, Masalamommas editor Anjum Choudry Nayyar and The Dorito Effect author Mark Schatzker on controlling chocolate.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Mon, Mar 28, stroke rehab, food guide, parents and chocolate
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Metro Morning podcast, Thu Mar 24, 2016, Ghomeshi preview, Black Lives Matter, kid co-host

Lawyers Joanna Birenbaum/Daniel Brown on the issues at play in the pending Jian Ghomeshi verdict, Black Lives Matter protesters camped outside police HQ, kid co-host Clare Meurice.

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Metro Morning podcast, Wed, Mar 23, 2016, remembering Rob Ford, federal budget

Councillor John Filion and reporters Jamie Strashin/Robin Dolittle on the life and legacy of Rob Ford, Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland/Conservative finance critic Lisa Raitt on the Liberal govt's budget.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Wed, Mar 23, 2016, remembering Rob Ford, federal budget
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Metro Morning podcast, Tue, Mar 22, 2016, Torontonian in Brussels, Fentenyl death, kids screen time

Torontonian living in Brussels Tim Maler reacts to today's attacks, Sherri Dolk reflects on the death of her daughter Tina from a Fenenyl overdose, pediatrician Joelene Huber on changing standards for children's screen time.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Tue, Mar 22, 2016, Torontonian in Brussels, Fentenyl death, kids screen time
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Metro Morning podcast, Mon, Mar 21, 2016, Senator Omidvar, refugee hiring, 416 Project

Lifeline Syria chair Ratna Omidvar recommended as senator, Paramount Fine Foods' Mohamad Fakih on hiring Syrian refugees, artist Jorge Molina paints Toronto neighbourhoods with the 416 Project.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Mon, Mar 21, 2016, Senator Omidvar, refugee hiring, 416 Project
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Metro Morning podcast, Fri, Mar 18, 2016, assisted dying, injection sites, March madness, Luminato

Emma Carver - lawyer for A.B. who won the right to doctor-assisted dying, former T-O mayor David Crombie backs supervised injection sites, b-ball scout Elia Sbiet on Cdns at March Madness, Luminato's Anthony Sargent on T-O as an arts destination.

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Metro Morning podcast, Thu, Mar 17, 2016, War at home, Invictus games, career clothier, Star publisher

Filmmaker Shelley Saywell examines domestic violence in "The War at home", Invuctus Games' capt Bruno Guevremont on recovering from PTSD, Steve Pawlak marks 60 yrs as a clothing sales rep at Harry Rosen, retiring T-O Star publisher John Cruickshank.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Thu, Mar 17, 2016, War at home, Invictus games, career clothier, Star publisher
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Metro Morning podcast, Wed, Mar 16, 2016, recruiting centre attack, manopause, no frost wine

Lawyer Hussein Hamdani on Islamophobia following stabbings at an armed forces recruiting centre, Dr. Dean Elterman on "manopause", winemaker Norman Hardie on protecting his vineyards from the spring frost.

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Metro Morning podcast, Tue, Mar 15, 2016, inclusionary zoning, disability hiring, horror for kids

Planner Jennifer Keesmaat/home builders' Joe Vaccaro on legislation requiring builders to include affordable housing on new developments, Tim Rose on matching people w/disabilities and employers, writer Michael Rowe on scary books for kids.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Tue, Mar 15, 2016, inclusionary zoning, disability hiring, horror for kids
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Metro Morning podcast, Mon, Mar 14, 2016, supervised injection sites, Down Syndrome deportation, Hockeyville Flemingdon

Breakaway's Dennis Long on supervised injection sites in T-O, Felipe Montoya/Alejandra Garcia-Prieto on returning to Costa Roca after their son was deemed inadmissible b/c he has Down Syndrome, Muhammad Yunus on Flemingdon Park's top-10 for Hockeyville

Download Metro Morning podcast, Mon, Mar 14, 2016, supervised injection sites, Down Syndrome deportation, Hockeyville Flemingdon
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Metro Morning Podcast, March 11, drop in TDSB enrolment, from couch to clutch, and transgender experiences with medical care

TDSB Chair, Robin Pilkey, on teaching positions cut after a drop in enrolment; two Roncesvalles neighbours on a curious incident with a couch on a curb; and Alex Abramovich, a trans-man, on discrimination at a local fertility clinic.

Download Metro Morning Podcast, March 11, drop in TDSB enrolment, from couch to clutch, and transgender experiences with medical care
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Metro Morning Podcast, March 10, Three Month Anniversary of Syrian Arrival, Next Gen Men, US-Canada Relations

Reflecting on the three month anniversary of the first plane-load of Syrian refugees arriving in Toronto, a new after school program to reshape boys' ideas about masculinity, and a discussion about Canada-US relations in light of tonight's State Dinner.

Download Metro Morning Podcast, March 10, Three Month Anniversary of Syrian Arrival, Next Gen Men, US-Canada Relations
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Metro Morning Podcast, March 9, John Tory on Rec Program Signup, Rewriting the Police Services Act, Edward Burtynsky on New Artist Grant

Toronto Mayor, John Tory, on changes coming next year to recreation program signup. Ontario Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Yasir Naqvi, on rewriting the Police Services Act. Photographer Edward Burtynsky on paying it forward.

Download Metro Morning Podcast, March 9, John Tory on Rec Program Signup, Rewriting the Police Services Act, Edward Burtynsky on New Artist Grant
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Metro Morning Podcast, March 8, Wente on Mascots, Women in Startups, Farah Mohamed on Int'l Women's Day, Piecing Together a Car Crash

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Metro Morning Podcast, March 7, female criminal lawyers, demonstration schools and facial recognition

VP of Criminal Lawyers' Association of Canada Breese Davies on why so many female criminal lawyers quit, Dr. Peggy Kirkpatrick on demonstration schools, Ramona Pringle on retailers using facial recognition software.

Download Metro Morning Podcast, March 7, female criminal lawyers, demonstration schools and facial recognition
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Metro Morning Podcast, March 4, Physician assisted death, Asteroid flyby, Condo supper club

Cardinal Thomas Collins and Maureen Taylor weigh in on physician assisted death, science writer Andrew Fazekas talks about Asteroid 2013 T-X-68 flying past Earth for the second time ever, and Cindy Fung discusses her pop-supper clubs.

Download Metro Morning Podcast, March 4, Physician assisted death, Asteroid flyby, Condo supper club
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Metro Morning Podcast, March 3, Toronto waste report, British home children, LoveArabic

Emily Alfred of the Toronto Environmental Alliance on Toronto's waste, Director of "Forgotten" Eleanor McGrath on British home children, Waleed Nassar on Arabic language and culture.

Download Metro Morning Podcast, March 3, Toronto waste report, British home children, LoveArabic
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Metro Morning podcast, March 2, Ingersoll mayor, Chad the beer guy, HIV drug

Ingersoll mayor Ted Comiskey doesn't want Toronto's garbage, Chad "The Beer Guy" Stypmann on becoming a fan favourite at Blue Jays spring training games, Dr. Isaac Bogoch on a drug that could help prevent HIV.

Download Metro Morning podcast, March 2, Ingersoll mayor, Chad the beer guy, HIV drug
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Metro Morning podcast, March 1, refugee settlement, fathers photo, Fixthe6ix

Immigration, minister John McCallum on Canada bringing over 25,000 Syrian refugees, BJ Barone on the viral photo of him, his partner and their newborn son, which is now being used by anti-LGBTQ politicians, Deanna Lentini on her Fixthe6ix project.

Download Metro Morning podcast, March 1, refugee settlement, fathers photo, Fixthe6ix
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Metro Morning podcast, Fri, feb 26, 2016, Wynne budget, city workers, Chantal Petitclerc

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne on her govt's budget released yesterday, CUPE local President Tim Maguire ramps up work to rule, Paralympic Chef de Mission Chantal Petitclerc on preparing for the 2016 Rio games.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Fri, feb 26, 2016, Wynne budget, city workers, Chantal Petitclerc
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Metro Morning podcast, Thu, Feb 25, 2016, refugee housing, Bantleman prison, John River, George Elliott Clarke

Qaisar Naqvi/Lana Qadoumi on finding housing for Syrian refugees, Guy Bantleman on the Indonesian Supreme Court sending his brother Neil back to jail, Mississauga rapper John River, George Elliott Clarke -author of "The Motorcyclist".

Download Metro Morning podcast, Thu, Feb 25, 2016, refugee housing, Bantleman prison, John River, George Elliott Clarke
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Metro Morning podcast, feb 24, 2016, UPX fares, first responder families, Mandela wines

Metrolinx Pres Bruce McCuaig on fare cuts for the Union-Pearson Express, Paramedic spouse Erin Alvarez on stress for first responders' families, Nelson Mandela's granddaughter Tukwini Mandela on the family company "House of Mandela" wines.

Download Metro Morning podcast, feb 24, 2016, UPX fares, first responder families, Mandela wines
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Metro Morning podcast, Tue, Feb 23, 2016, child suicide, turban travel, no fly list

Julian Wells/Chris Coulter on the deaths of young teens who took their own lives, comedian Jasmeet Singh on being asked to remove his turban before boarding a plane, Ayesha Vahidy/15-yr-old son Sahal Ali on Sahal's name being on a no-fly list.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Tue, Feb 23, 2016, child suicide, turban travel, no fly list
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Metro Morning podcast, Mon, feb 22, 2016, CUPE work to rule, grade 4 letters, spring training

CUPE local 79 Pres Tim Maguire on work to rule by the city's inside workers, Mary Wiens on letters from grade 4 students to a 16-yr-old Syrian refugee who faced deportation, writer Stacey May Fowles on the start of Blue Jays' spring training.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Mon, feb 22, 2016, CUPE work to rule, grade 4 letters, spring training
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Metro Morning Podcast, Feb 19, 2016

Founder of Romero House, Mary Jo Leddy, on the latest for a Syrian boy now not being deported. Ted Schmidt on the Pope's latest comments on contraception and Editor of Habs fan blog, Marc Dumont on a play by Montreal Canadiens' all-star defenceman - P-K S

Download Metro Morning Podcast, Feb 19, 2016
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Metro Morning podcast, Thu, Feb 18, 2016, police budget, Bombardier bailout, no local food

Councillor Michael Thompson on council's rejection of his proposal to cut the police budget, columnist Michael Hlinka/Unifor Pres Jerry Dias on Bombardier's request for federal govt financial help, chef Amanda Cohen says NO to yr-round local food.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Thu, Feb 18, 2016, police budget, Bombardier bailout, no local food
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Metro Morning podcast, Wed, Feb 17 -- city labour dispute, police transformation, retail racial profiling

CUPE Local 79 president Tim Maguire and deputy mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong on city labour negotiations, David Soknacki on being part of the Toronto police transformational task force, workplace consultant Tomee Sojourner on retail racial profiling.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Wed, Feb 17 -- city labour dispute, police transformation, retail racial profiling
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Metro Morning podcast, Tue, Feb 16, 2016, texting while driving, more sidewalks, basketball player's rebound

Clint Stibbe on a T-O police campaign to curb texting while driving, Fiona Chapman on the need for more sidewalks on Toronto streets, former college basketball star Sam Ashaolu turns to coaching 10 yrs after surviving a near-fatal shooting.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Tue, Feb 16, 2016, texting while driving, more sidewalks, basketball player's rebound
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Metro Morning podcast, Fri, Feb 12, 2016, NBA commissioner, all-star entertainer, Ford Canada

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on holding the All-star game in Toronto, sports entertainer Cameron Hughes on firing up the all-star crowds, Ford Canada Pres Dianne Craig on the challenges facing the Canadian auto industry

Download Metro Morning podcast, Fri, Feb 12, 2016, NBA commissioner, all-star entertainer, Ford Canada
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Metro Morning podcast, Thu, Feb 11, 2016, Peter Sloly, Black Lives Matter, Women's basketball

Peter Sloly on his resignation as T-O Police's Deputy Chief, Rodney Diverlus on Black Lives Matter named as an honorary group in T-O Pride Parade, Leisa Washington/Sharon Butler/Alisha Tatham on the rise of women's basketball in Toronto.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Thu, Feb 11, 2016, Peter Sloly, Black Lives Matter, Women's basketball
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Metro Morning podcast, Wed, Feb 10, 2015, taxi protest, UPX ridership, NBA future star

Taxi driver Paul Sekhon on the protest over Uber-x threatened for this w/e, Metrolinx Pres Bruce McCuaig on the lack of ridership on the UPX train, Toronto's Dwight Powell of the Dallas Mavericks on playing in the NBA Futures Stars game.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Wed, Feb 10, 2015, taxi protest, UPX ridership, NBA future star
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Metro Morning podcast, Tue, Feb 9, 2016, Goodwill bankruptcy, Ghomeshi trial, Beyonce Super Bowl

CEO Keiko Nakamura on the bankruptcy and future of Goodwill Toronto, lawyer Pamela Cross on the impact the Jian Ghomeshi trial could have on future sexual assault cases, Jesse Wente on Beyonce's Super Bowl performance of "Formation."

Download Metro Morning podcast, Tue, Feb 9, 2016, Goodwill bankruptcy, Ghomeshi trial, Beyonce Super Bowl
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Metro Morning podcast, Mon, Feb 8, Roma family returns, police PTSD, Junk Yard Dog

Lawyer Andrew Brouwer on a Roma activist's family being allowed to return to Canada, former Toronto police officer Bill Rusk on PTSD among police and his group, Badge For Life Canada, and former Raptor Jerome "JYD" Williams on giving back to this city.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Mon, Feb 8, Roma family returns, police PTSD, Junk Yard Dog
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Metro Morning podast, Fri, Feb 5, 2016, city worker negotiations, refugee security risks, superbowl fanduel, Hail Caesar

Tim Maguire/Denzil Minann-Wong on contract negotiations between the city of Toronto and its workers, immigration laywer Guidy Mamann on refugeee security risks, Vijay Setlur on Superbowl fanduel betting, Karen Gordon reviews "Hail Caesar".

Download Metro Morning podast, Fri, Feb 5, 2016, city worker negotiations, refugee security risks, superbowl fanduel, Hail Caesar
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Metro Morning podcast, Thu, Feb 4, 2016, police spending, TRC ballet, legalizing Uber

Ex-Police Bd Chair Alok Mukherjee criticizes Chief Mark Saunders for not making changes that would cut spending, Joseph Boyden on his ballet "Going Home Star" created for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Peter Ohm on Edmonton legalizing Uber.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Thu, Feb 4, 2016, police spending, TRC ballet, legalizing Uber
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Metro Morning podcast, Wed, feb 3, 2016, confidence in police, Zika in Rio, facebook ad revenue

Advocate Jennifer Chambers on public confidence in the way Toronto police respond to mental healh crises, NY Times' Simon Romero on Zika virus and the Rio Olympics, Armine Yalnizyan on rising Facebook ad revenues.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Wed, feb 3, 2016, confidence in police, Zika in Rio, facebook ad revenue
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Metro Morning podcast, Tue, Feb 2, 2016, Motherisk adoption, organized crime boss, venture fund

An adoptive mom on having the adoption put on hold over concerns about the Motherisk program at Sick Kids Hosp, Ex-RCMP's Larry Tronstad on organized crime boss Rocco Zita, Wind Mobile founder Tony Lacavera launches venture fund for Cdn tech companies

Download Metro Morning podcast, Tue, Feb 2, 2016, Motherisk adoption, organized crime boss, venture fund
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Metro Morning podcast, Mon, Feb 1, 2016, Ghomeshi trial, Black History teacher, Cabaret closing

Joanna Birenbaum on women's testimony in sex assault trials, teacher Jamil Kalim/student Ian Kamau on the impact that Jamil as a Black teacher had on Ian's life, Tao Drayton on the closing of Cabaret Vintage - a clothing shop opened by his father.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Mon, Feb 1, 2016, Ghomeshi trial, Black History teacher, Cabaret closing
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