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Metro Morning podcast, Thu, May 21, 2015, school violence, woman of distinction, stormwater fee
Paul Crawford on a report into violence in T-O's Catholic public schools, Teriano Lesancha honoured for her work w/women in her native Kenya, Mayor Bonnie Crombie on charging Mississauga home owners a stormwater fee based on their ground coverage.
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Metro Morning podcast, Wed, May 20, 2015, student track meet, Gardiner tolls, mall hero, Letterman ends
Maddy Crawford/Kyliene Downey-Sparks on Peel students dropped from track meet b/c of teachers' strike, James Pasternak on Gardiner Expy tolls, Ana Abreu helps Laura Kirby McIntosh calm her son w/Autism, Bill Brioux on David Letterman's goodbye.
Metro Morniing podcast, Tue, May 19, 2015, Canada Post mailboxes, police body cams, Cannes film fest
City councillor Terry Whitehead/Canada Post's Jon Hamilton on jurisdiction of the placement of community mailboxes in Hamilton, why lawyer Daniel Brown supports police body cameras, Jesse Wente at the Cannes Film Festival.
Metro Morning podcast, Fri, May 15, 2015, Hydro One oversight, apartment garbage, season finale
Enviro commissioner Gord Miller on the need for more oversight after the partial sale of Hyrdo One, tenants' advovate Geordie Dent on dealing with negligent landlords, "Being Erica" creator Jana Sinyor on how to end a long-running TV series.
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Metro Morning podcast, May 14, 2015, foster child stigma, govement financial incentives, home care
Kristy Graves on breaking free from the label of being in foster care, Jamison Steeve on why governments' financial incentives for business don't always pay dividends, Stacy Daub on why a new expanded home care program is a step the right direction.
Metro Morning podcast, Wed, May 13, 2015, harassing female reporters, hybrid Gardiner, carding assault
CBC's Shannon Martin/activist Todd Minerson on the harrassment of female reporters with vulgarties, John Tory supports the hybrid option for the eastern Gardiner Expwy, lawyer Andrew MacDonald wins suit for man assaulted by police during carding
Metro Morning podcast, Tue, May 12, 2015, Black youth in Peel, before and after pics, tampon tax, spring veggies
United Way's Sharon Douglas on challenges for Peel's Black youth, Beth Beard/Blake Morrow on "The Beth Project" before/after weight loss pics, Jill Piebiak on the repeal of a sales tax on fem. hygiene products, Lucy Waverman on eating veggies in season.
Metro Morning podcast, Mon, May 11, 2015, remembering Barbara Turnbull, mom caregiver award, top immigrant
Mary Deane Shears remembers her late friend/journalist colleague Barbara Turnbull, Joanne Barkerson whose son lives w/rare form of dystonic cerebral palsy on her caregiver award, Farah Mohamed of Girls-20 honoured as an exceptional immigrant.
Metro Morning podcast, Fri, May 8, 2015, teachers and govt, Omar Khadr release, city mgr retires
Former OSSTF pres Earl Manners on strained relationships between teachers and Ontario govts, legal advocate Audrey Macklin on the release on bail of Omar Khadr, retiring City Manager Joe Pennachetti reflects on his 7 yrs at city hall.
Metro Morning podcast, Thur, May 7, 2015, Teachers labour, Khadr bail, recovery play, Cowboy Junkies
Former Edu Minister Janet Ecker on the rancour between teachers' unions and govts, Scott Gilmore on Omar Khadr, Jeff Peller/Anne Page on "The Days of Wine and Roses" with an all-recovery cast, Cowboy Junkies' Michael Timmins in Cdn Music Hall of Fame.
Metro Morning podcast, Wed, May 6, 205, teacher job action, Alberta elects NDP, value of Play, Christine Elliott
ETFO Pres Sam Hammond on upcoming job action by Ont elementary teachers, Former Ont Premier Bob Rae on the NDP win in Alberta, travel writer Pico Iyer, Ont Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Christine Elliott.
Metro Morning podcast, Tue, May 5, 2015, Patrick Brown, Scientology film, Uber taxi licence
Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Patrick Brown, filmmaker Alex Gibney in his documentary "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief", Uber Toronto GM Ian Black on why his company is applying for a taxi licence
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Metro Morning podcast, Mon, May 4, 2015, Sex ed opposition, cat calls, food truck cookbook
Khalid Mahmood on why he's keeping his kids out of school to protest the new sex ed curriculum, Alicia Versteegh on documenting cat calls on the street, Adam Hynam-Smith, author of "Curbside: Modern Street Food from a Vagabond Chef"
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Metro Morning podcast, Fri, may 1, 2015, Sex ed, big fight, Black female comedians
Ont Edu Minister Liz Sandals says the sex ed curriculum is going ahead despite parents' objections, former heavyweight contender Razor Ruddock on the Maywather-Pacquiao fight, Zabrina Chevannes/Aisha Brown on the comedy show "Things Black Girls Say"
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Metro Morning podcast, Thu, April 30, 2015, Nepal hospital, hockey and mental health, multilingual curriculum
Chiran Livera on the Canadian Red Cross's mobile hospital sent to quake-stricken Nepal, Hayley Wickenheiser on hockey and mental health following the death of her friend Steve Montador, educator Jeff Bale on multilingual schooling for kids.
Metro Morning podcast, Wed, Apr 29, 2015 multilingual school, TTC collector risk, sinner in Mecca
Catholic School Board Chair Mike Del Grande proposes a multilingual elementary school, Frank Giustini on the risks of working in a TTC collection booth, Parvez Sharma, a Gay Muslim, on a film about his Hajj, "A Sinner in Mecca"
Metro Morning podcast, Tue, Apr 28, 2015, Bill Blair, Sex Ed in Peel, Nepal earthquake
Former Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair on seeking a Liberal nomination, Peel School Bd Pres Janet McDougald wants the govt to clarify what's in the sex ed curriculum, World Vision Canada's Michael Messenger in quake-stricken Nepal.
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Metro Morning podcast, Mon, Apr 27, 2015, Nepal earthquake, Blair Liberal, infertility and loss, poverty line, trans dad
Anil Thapa on the earthquake in Nepal, strategist Jamie Watt on Bill Blair seeking a Liberal nomination, Siri Agrell on infertility/loss, Odette Hutchings on living in poverty, Sharon Shattuck's "From This Day Forward" a film about her trans father.
Metro Morning podcast, Fri, Apr 24, 2015, Kathleen Wynne, Bangladeshi workers, Hamiltime, Blair legacy, steelpan band leader
Premier Kathleen Wynne on the Ontario budget, rights activist Joe Nova on working conditions in the garment factories of Bangladesh, Jo Flatt leads a tour of Hamilton, lawyer Julian Falconer on Bill Blair's legacy, steelpan band leader Wendy Jones.
Metro Morning podcast, Thu, Apr 23, 2015, migrant voyage, Kids in the Hall, Sue Deacon Cup
Bayan Khatib/Mohamed Eid on the plight of Syrians trying to reach Europe by boat on the Mediterrean Sea, The Kids in the Hall on their reunion performance, Chris Deacon on a hockey fundraiser for ovrian cancer in honour of her late sister Sue.
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Metro Morning podcast, Wed, Apr 22, 2015, being Black in Toronto, postpartum bodies, transit funding
Journalist Desmind Cole on Being Black in Toronto/interactions with police, performing artist Raechele Lovell on posing for photos as a postpartum mom, TTC Chair Josh Colle on transit funding from the federal govt.
Metro Morning podcast, Tue, Apr 21, 2015, new police chief, assessing Blair, Emily's Piano
Police Services Board Chair Alok Mukherjee on the appointment of new chief Mark Saunders, Rev Brent Hawkes on the legacy of outgoing chief Bill Blair, Mark Cassidy/Hilary Carroll on the play Emily's Piano.
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Metro Morning podcast, Mon, Apr 20, 2014, Saunders named Police Chief, smart robo calls
Former Toronto Police Services Board member Michael Thompson/Police Assn pres Mike McCormack on the appointment of Mark Saunders as new police chief, Tech columnist Jesse Hirsh on smart robo calls.
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Metro Morning podcast, Fri, Apr 17, 2015, government assets, Ghomeshi report, Armenian Genocide, rookie runner
Ed Clark on privatizing Hydro One/revamping beer sales, employment lawyer Hena Singh on the Jian Ghomeshi/CBC report, filmmaker Atom Egoyan on the Armenian Genocide centennial, runner Kelly Spence preps for her first 10-K race.
Metro Morning podcast, Thu, Apr 16, 2015, carding, Gardiner expwy, Harvard funding, city council prayer
Law student Knia Singh on the shortcomings of Toronto police carding plan, urban planner Joe Berridge on Gardiner Expwy options, Tonika Morgan seeks funding for Harvard U, Oshawa Mayor John Henry on keeping the Lord's Prayer at council mtgs.
Metro Morning podcast, Wed, Apr 15, 2015, Black police chief, no parks, community mailboxes
Ajamu Nangwaya/Anthony Morgan on how having a Black Police Chief would impact Toronto's Black communities, John Lorinc on why the creation of Toronto parks has lagged behind development, Councillor Janet Davis wants more info on community mailboxes.
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Metro Morning podcast, Tue, Apr 14, 2015, Cap and Trade, guns and civil rights, Esplanade diversity
Enviro. Minister Glen Murray/economist Jeff Rubin on the Ont-Que cap-and-trade plan, lawyer James Miglin: his client was acquitted on gun charges after evidence was thrown out on constitutional grounds, Isorine Marc on "41 Neighbours" book on diversity
Metro Morning podcast, Mon, Apr 13, 2015, Cap and trade, Hillary runs, Youtube Kids App
MaRS' Tom Rand on the Ontario-Quebec cap-and trade carbon emissions deal, Equal Voice's Nancy Coldham on the presidential candidacy of Hillary Clinton, Jesse Hirsh on the criticism of the Youtube Kids App for targetting kids with deceptive ads.
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Metro Morning podcast, Fri, Apr 10, 2015, racoon city, last poet standing, bowtie kid
Animal behaviour specialist Suzanne MacDonald on Toronto's new "racoon proof" green bin, Spoken word artist Patrick de Belen vies to be the "last poet standing, 13-year-old bowtie designer Moziah Bridges and mom of "Mo's Bows"
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Metro Morning podcast, Thu, Apr 9, 2015, Boston Mararaton bomber, GM share sale, Vomy Ridge oaks
Survivor Bob Ramsey on the guilty verdict for Boston Matathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Unifor Pres Jerry Dias on the federal govt's sale of its GM share, Monty McDonald on the oaks in Toronto grown from acorns collected at Vimy Ridge.
Metro Morning podcast, Wed, Apr 8, 2015, rescuer, pianist cancelled, missing and murdered database
Peter Hamilton on rescuing a woman allegedly confined and sexually assaulted for 5 days, TSO's Jeff Melanson on cancelling pianist Valentina Lisitsa, Katherine Hensel on a database of unsolved cases of missing/murdered indigenous women and girls
Metro Morning podcast, Tue, Apr 7, 2015, TCH crumbling, learning Ojibway, bikes an tykes
Budget Chief Gary Crawford on crumbling community housing buildings after a wall in his ward collapses, Robert Everett-Green/Connor Pion on speaking Objibway, teaching kids to ride at Sweet Pete's Bike Shop.
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Metro Morning podcast, Thu, Apr 2, 2015, TTC enforcement officers, Catholic school board cuts, carding
TTC board member Joe Mihevc on the video involving enforcement officers using force, TCDSB trustee Maria Rizzo on her reluctance to impose budget cuts, Police Services Bd Chair Alok Mukherjee on a new carding policy.
Metro Morning podcast, Wed, Apr 1, 2015, THC funding, public shaming, Uber X charges
Councillor Gord Perks on the need to raise taxes to cover Toronto Public Housing costs, journalist Rachel Giese on social media and public shaming, driver/author Ted Graham on police crackdown on Uber-X drivers.
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Metro Morning podcast, MOn, Mar 30, 2015, carding, unpaid pledges, Ron Sexmith
Community worker Neil Price/journalist Desmond Cole on Toronto police's new carding policy, Imagine Canada's Bruce Macdonald on unpaid charitable pledges, musician Ron Sexsmith in conversation.
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Metro Morning podcast, Fri, Mar 27, pilot mental health, Catholic school board deficit, Jewish eateries
Professor/pilot Suzanne Kearns on pilot mental health and aviation safety, Chair Mike Del Grande on the TDCSB deficit, Joel Daiter closes his family retail food store/Lorne Pancer re-opens his family deli just up Bathurst street.
Metro Morning podcast, Thu, Mar 26, 2015, Germanwings crash, mayors' alliance, record show
Retired pilot Jock Williams on the deliberate crash by the co-pilot of Germanwings flight 9252, municipal affairs consultant Brian Kelcey on the alliance between John Tory and Denis Coderre, record show organizer Aaron Keele on the popularity of vinyl.
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Metro Morning podcast, Wed, Mar 25, 2015, leaks close subway, Pan Am traffic, Woodbine casino, Gay sweater
TTC CEO Andy Byford on potentially-hazardous leaks closing the subway, Min. of Transportation Stephen Del Duca on easing Pan congestion, activist Andray Domise backs a Woodbine casino, Jeremy Dias on a sweater knitted with hair from LGBT people
Metro Morning podcast, Tue, Mar 24, 2015, Toronto ombudsman debate, ballet prize, falling citizenship rates
Councillors Gord Perks/James Paskternak discuss the work of departing city ombudsman Fiona Crean, dancers Heather Ogden/Guillaume Coté on the National Ballet's Erik Bruhn Prize, Andrew Griffith on falling citizenship rates.
Metro Morning podcast, Mon, Mar 23, 2015, TTC overspending, U of T strike continues, para cyclist
TTC CEO Andy Byford/analyst Steve Munro on cost overruns and delays on the Spadina subway extension, CUPE's Craig Smith/U of T Pres Meric Gertler T-A's contract rejection, tricyclist Shelley Gautier on the parapan-Am games.
Metro Morning podcast, Thu, Mar 19, 2015, Rexdale shootings, John Tory in Austin
Rexdale resident Munira Abukar on how two shootings in the same location on the same day have affected her neighbourhood, Toronto Mayor John Tory on his music mission to Austin Texas.
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Metro Morning podcast, Wed, Mar 18, 2015, Scarborough cultural success, concussion risk, vitamin drinks, banishing salt stains
Samara Moore on Scarborough as a cultural hotspot, Dr. Paul Echlin on concussion risks, Dr. Peter Lin on energy/vitamin drinks overloaded with nutrients, banishing boot salt stains.
Metro Morning podcast, Tue, Mar 17, 2015, mean tweets, ferry terminal design, cultural hotspots
Angus Tucker on the Mean Tweets campaign, raising awareness of cyber-bullying, Waterfront Toronto's Christopher Glaisek on redesigning the island ferry terminal, Jen Fabico/Susan Nagy on highlighing Scarborough/Etobicoke as cultural hotspots.
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Metro Morning podcast, Mon, Mar 16, 2015, Syrian civil war, musician match, dog park
Oakville surgeon Dr. Anas Al-Kassem in Turkey on the 4th anniversary of the Syrian civil war, Troy Fullerton matches musicians with downtojam, Mary Wiens on the call for a dog park near City Place.
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Metro Morning podcast, Fri, Mar 13, 2015, 80 storey tower, mom and daughter dancers, Canadian programming, Cinderella review
Urban planner Sean Galbraith on the 80 storey condo tower proposed for Yonge and Bloor, mother Faye/daugter Alana Elmer perform together for T-O Dance Theatre, producer Ira Levy on TV cancon changes by the CRTC, Karen Gordon reviews Cinderella.
Metro Morning podcast, Thu, Mar 12, 2015, conversion therapy, Niqab and politics, bald is beautiful
Trans woman Erika Muse/MPP Cheri DiNovo on a bill that would ban "conversion therapy" to change sexual orienation for those under 18, Prof Bruce Hicks on the politics of the niqab, barber Chris Hammell on baldness as a personal choice.
Metro Morning podcast, Wed, Mar 11, 2015, Niqab and citizenship, smartphone lazy brain, real selfies
Rabia Khedr on Stephen Harper's effort to keep women from wearing niqabs while taking the oath of citizenship, reseacher Nathaniel Barr on why smart phones might be making you stupid, Shannon Lee Simmons on the financial cost of posting selfies.
Metro Morning podcast, Tue, Mar 10, 2015, life sentencing, learning code, Francesco Yates
Victims' Rights Advocate Lisa Freeman on a propopsal to strengthen life sentences for murder, web developer Jessica Duarte on learning code, Toronto musician Francesco Yates.
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Metro Morning podcast Mon, Mar 9, 2015, combatting sexual violence, TTC overruns, U of T strike
Counsellor Farrah Khan on a provincial plan to stop sexual violence and harassment, TTC Chair Josh Colle on cost overruns and the Spadina extension, U of T history/gender studies Prof Michelle Murphy on why her faculties support striking T-A's.
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Metro Morning podcast Fri, Mar 6, 2015, govt and jobs, judge's impassioned ruling, D-squared faux pas, opera at La Scala
MPs Andrew Cash/Chrystia Freeland on govts and precarious employment, lawyer Steve Benmor on a judge's impassioned multiple offender ruling, aboriginal arist Sage Paul on D-squared's cultural faux pas, Opera Etalier's Marshall Pynkoski plays La Scala.
Metro Morning podcast Thu, Mar 5, 2015, no water, Muslim denied entry, rental units needs
Resident Denise Teixeira/Public Works Chair Jaye Robinson on Torontonians having no water due to frozen pipes, Khalid Elgazzar on Muslims being refused entry into the U.S., councillor Joe Cressy on the need for family rental units in Toronto.
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Metro Morning podcast Wed, Mar 4, 2015, domestic violence, just in time jobs, unlocking creativity
Interval House's Sandra Hawken on a study showing 1 in 4 respondents believe people can bring abuse upon themselves, Michael Hlinka/Armine Yalnizyan on just-in-time work, musician David User, author of "Let the Elephants Run."
Metro Morning podcast Tue, Mar 3, 2015, York U strike, Roma lawyer, happy bus driver, Afghan cricket
York U President Mamdouh Shoukri on the T-A/contract profs strike at the school, Rev Alexa Gilmour on the negligence of a lawyer whose Roma clients hid in her church, happy TTC bus driver Neil Hermes, Afghan cricket fan Mahboob Gulestani.
Metro Morning podcast Mon, Mar 2, 2015, teaching assistants strike, temporary profs, black glove salute, butlering
T-A Craig Smith/Provost Cheryl Regehr on the U of T teaching assts' strike, contract Prof Elena Basile on precarious employment, sprinter John Carlos on sports, activism and his black gloved salute, Pedro Mendes on the art of butlering.
Metro Morning podcast Fri, Feb 27, 2015, hospital suicides, inequality gap, St. Charles Tavern
Dr. Jennifer Brasch on the challenges of dealing with suicidal patients, Susan McIsaac/Kofi Hope on Toronto's inequality gap highlighted in a United Way report, writer James Dubro remembers the St. Charles Tavern clock tower.
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Metro Morning podcast Thu Feb 26, 2015, suicide lawsuit, Just-In-time Jobs, Musical Improv
Lawyer Michael Smitiuch on a wrongful death suit over the suicide of Prashant Tiwari while in hospital care, legal assistant Barbara Pickett on being precariously employed, Matty Burns/Natasha Boomer on the Musical Improv Festival.
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Metro Morning podcast Tue, feb 24, 2015, mystery tunnel, Catholc Sch Bd finances, cold Toronto, caribbean library
Security expert Ray Boisvert on the mystery tunnel found near York U, TCDSB Chair Mike Del Grande on the board deficit, Dave Phillips on T-O's extreme cold, artist Karyn Olivier on her Free Library at Caribbean Corner grocery store.
Metro Morning podcast Mon, Feb 23, 2015, finding Elijah, Liberals and Elections Ontario, unscrambled intersection
Dave Elines on finding near-lifeless Elijah Marsh in a volunteer search last week, Deb Matthews on allegations that Libs tried to bribe a candidate not to run with a future job, Steve Buckley on unscrambling the pedestrian scramble at Bay/Bloor.