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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.

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Found: a 17th century map stuffed in a Scottish chimney

You never quite know what you might find when you're renovating your house.

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Gamergate and the "alt-right"

Emma Vosen looks to gamer culture as a microcosm of how sexism is seeded and replicated within broader society.

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You're a bad driver

Even with hands-free devices, you're still a distracted driver

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The joys of playing Lorelai Gilmore

The Gilmore Girls star discusses the past, present and potential future of the cult TV show which just returned as a Netflix miniseries.

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Metro Morning podcast Dec 1, 2016, Advent Calendar, Weston Kitchen, Scarborough

Making your own advent calendar, volunteering in kitchen, promoting Scarborough

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Metro Morning podcast Nov 30, 2016, Best Before Store, Trauma And Homelessness, Drunk Driving

Past best bfore buying, homelessness linked to trauma, many people drink and drive.

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Metro Morning podcast Nov 29, 2016, Danzig Sentencing, Ad Free CBC, "Moana"

Grand father forgives killer, More money to get rid of ads, portrayal of indigenous culture in movies.

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Metro Morning podcast Nov 28, 2016, Otto And Daria, Distillers' Tax, Syrian Refugees

"Fleeing" Germany before WW 2, new taxes hurts distillers, following a refugee family

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Metro Morning podcast Nov 25, 2016, Road Tolls, "Distraction", Boxing Gym for Women

The mayor wants road tolls, councillor think it is a distraction, empowering women though boxing.

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Metro Morning Podcast, Nov. 24 2016, Road Tolls, New Taxes Report, Restaurant Response

City councillor John Campbell and Durham chair Roger Anderson on road tolls in Toronto, UofT's Enid Slack on selling people on new taxes, Edulis co-owner Tobey Nemeth on responding to a negative restaurant review.

Download Metro Morning Podcast, Nov. 24 2016, Road Tolls, New Taxes Report, Restaurant Response
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Metro Morning podcast Nov 18, 2016, Carding, Concert, Racism, Best Thing

Carding still legal, thank you concert, York school racism, Listener tells us best thing that happened in 2016

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Metro Morning podcast Nov 16, 2016, Collision Reconstruction, Subway Help, Laneway Housing

Understanding a collision, helping someone in distress, utilizing laneway space.

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Metro Morning podcast Nov 15, 2016, Economic Updater, Racist Poster, Privacy and Fake News, Honest Ed's Festival

Finance minister on economy, man rips down offensive poster, internet privacy and news, honouring Ed Mirvish

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Metro Morning podcast Nov 14, 2016, ageing, defib drones, come from away

House sharing, flying defibrillators to the victims, musical goes to Broadway.

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Metro Morning podcast Nov 11, 2016, Leonard Cohen, Veterans, Homeless

Leonard Cohen dies at age 82, Veterans struggling after leaving, homeless can happen to anyone.

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Metro Morning podcast Nov 10, 2016, Expats' reaction, Canadian Manufacturing, child immigrant film

Expats' react to the election result, how will Canadian manufacturing be affected, a film about immigrants

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Metro Morning podcast Nov 9, 2016, U.S. Election

What happened?

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Metro Morning podcast Nov 8, 2016, U.S. Election

Ambassador, Buffalo voters, Trump exhibit

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Metro Morning podcast Nov 7, 2016, Co-ownership, Vote, TFC moves on, Analogue

Buying a house with others, getting voters out, Toronto FC in Eastern Final, Analogue making comeback.

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Metro Morning podcast Nov 4, 2016, Basic Income, Child Support, Royal Winter Fair

Should there be a basic income for Ontarians?, collecting child support can be difficult, huge, vegetables.

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Metro Morning podcast Nov. 3, 2016: Buffalo on US election, Brimful of Asha and Mississauga City Councillor on SmartTrack

Buffalo Republican Michael Caputo and Democrat Alan Bedenko on the upcoming US election, Ravi and Asha Jain on "A Brimful of Asha" and Mississauga city councillor Jim Tovey on SmartTrack funding.

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Metro Morning podcast Nov. 2, 2016. Smart Track, again, pedestrians, First Nations School, Bathurst signs

The mayor tells us his plan, pedestrians vs. cars, first nations school in Toronto, Honest Ed's type signs on Bathurst

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Metro Morning podcast Nov 1, 2016, "Smart Track", Diverse Playwrights, Movie Etiquette, Police Surveillance

Toronto trabsit plans keep changing, diversity in thetares, How to behave in a movie theatre, journalist was followed by police.

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Metro Morning podcast Oct 31, 2016, Back to school, halloween play, halloween costumes

Second fastest man goes back to school, putting on a performance for Halloween, Halloween costumes.

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Metro Morning podcast Fri Oct 28, 3016, Google Canada, Food Waste, Job Churn

Google finding talent in Canada, we are wasting food, solution to job churn.

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Metro Morning podcast Oct 26, 2016, Road Safety, Nurse Charged, Deportation

Another cyclist struck, former nurse charged in 8 deaths, Mexican family being deported

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Metro Morning podcast Tue Oct 25, 2016, Expo 2025, City Hall Politics, Hacking, Letter On Refugees

Should Toronto bid on Expo 2025?, how does City Hall politics work? Major internet interruption, how did it happen? Bishops letter on refugees.

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Metro Morning podcast, Fri Oct 21, 2016, remembering Chanie Wenjack, e-cigarettes,concert tickets

Pearl Achneepineskum - brother of Chanie Wenjack who died of hunger and exposure after fleeing a residential school in 1966, Drs Gopal Bhatnagar/Peter Donnelly on e-cigarettes, CBC's David Common on the scarcity of public concert tickets.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Fri Oct 21, 2016, remembering Chanie Wenjack, e-cigarettes,concert tickets
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Metro Morning podcast October 20, 2016. Toronto childcare, Mike Downie and Fairbnb.

The high cost of childcare with Elaine Baxter-Trahair, Children's Services Toronto. Mike Downie on new film "Secret Path" and working with his brother, Gord Downie. Fairbnb's Thorben Wieditz on new regulations for Airbnb.

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Metro Morning podcast, Wed Oct 19, 2016, sick kids ad, Trump voter, civility

Lisa Diasio/son MJ Diasio - a child with C-F - on MJ's appearance in an ad campaign for Sick Kids Hospital, Georganne Burke on voting for Donald Trump, butler/author Charles MacPherson on the loss of civility in Toronto.

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Metro Morning podcast, Mon Oct 17, 2016, Trump's women comments, 85 yr old runner, Muslim self defence

Clare Meurice/Josh Chong on how Donald Trumps's comments about women affect young people, 85-yr-old runner Ed Whitlock sets Waterfront Marathon record, Ryhana Dawood offers free self-defence workshops to Muslim women.

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Metro Morning podcast, Fri Oct 14, 2016, Air Bnb, travelling Jays fans, Syria exhibit, four marathons

Air Bnb's Alexandra Dagg on her company's effect on the rental market, Jays' fans Rachel, Ian and Krista Dales/Ryan Smyth en route to Cleveland, Matt tours a Syrian exhibit at the Aga Khan Museum, why Jean-Paul Bedard is running 4 marathons this w/e.

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Metro Morning podcast, Thu Oct 13, 2016, school closing, good foot runners, Cleveland mascot

TDSB trustee Jennifer Arp on the planned closing of Vaughan Rd Academy, Harley Colero/Courtney Ayukawa on why Good Foot Deliveries has a team in the Waterfront Marathon, activist Robert Roche wants Cleveland's MLB team to change its nickname and mascot

Download Metro Morning podcast, Thu Oct 13, 2016, school closing, good foot runners, Cleveland mascot
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Metro Morning podcast, Wed Oct 12, 2016, juror trauma, Haiti relief, law breaker

Mark Farrant says jurors need counselling available after he was traumatized as a juror on a murder trial, Oxfam's Dominique Fevry in Haiti post-Hurricane Matthew, columnist Matt Elliott on why he breaks laws on cycling and walking in Toronto.

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Metro Morning podcast, Tue Oct 11, 2016, auto insurance, guidance counsellors, Kim's Convenience

Lawyer Mike Smitiuch on new criteria for 'catastrophic' injuries in Ontario auto insurance regulations, retired guidance counsellor Zavina Kheir on persuading high school dropouts to return to school, actor Jean Yoon stars in CBC's "Kim's Convenience".

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Metro Morning podcast, Fri Oct 7, 2016, refugee claimant housing, Naloxone kits, Presto problems

Kemal Abdurehim/Romero House's Jenn McIntyre on a housing shortage for refugee claimants, Jon McCurley on keeping a Naloxone kit in case of fentanyl overdose at his bar Double Double Land, Metrolinx's Bruce McCuaig on Presto porblems at the TTC.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Fri Oct 7, 2016, refugee claimant housing, Naloxone kits, Presto problems
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Metro Morning podcast, Thu Oct 6, 2016, Jays in Texas, Peel police chief, Hawksley Workman

T-O writer Stacey May Fowles/Dallas broadcaster on the Blue Jays' playoff rematch w/the Texas Rangers, Peel Police Chief Jennifer Evans responds to calls for her resignation, musician Hawksley Workman on his children's book "Almost a Full Moon".

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Metro Morning podcast, Wed Oct 5, 2016, homeless charges, Peel police, breast cancer program

Former A-G Michael Bryant says the Safe Streets Act under which homeless are charged should be repealed, Brampton mayor Linda Jeffrey on calls for Peel police chief Jennifer Evans to resign, Dr Nancy Down on declining breast cancer fatality rates.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Wed Oct 5, 2016, homeless charges, Peel police, breast cancer program
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Metro Morning Podcast, Tues Oct 4, vital signs report, Rick Mercer, drug court

Sharon Avery discusses the Toronto Foundation's new Vital Signs report, Rick Mercer talks Canadian politics and Canadian values, Alazar Abed and Justice Mary Hogan discuss the Drug Treatment Court Alazar is graduating from today.

Download Metro Morning Podcast, Tues Oct 4, vital signs report, Rick Mercer, drug court
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Metro Morning podcast, Mon Oct 3, 2016, no cell class, diversity poll, youth council

Teacher Shahnaz Khan asks parents' permission to confiscate high school students' cell phones, Senator Ratna Omidvar on a poll showing 2/3 Cdns want minorities to do more to fit in to mainstream culture, poet Mustafa Ahmed joins P-M's Youth Council.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Mon Oct 3, 2016, no cell class, diversity poll, youth council
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Metro Morning podcast, Fri Sep 30, 2016, Nuit Blanche, residential schools, no car school

Director X - Nuit Blanche installation "Death of the Sun" in Nathan Phillips Sq, Jenny Kay Dupuis - kids book "I Am Not A Number" based on her grandmother's experience in residential school, Cristian Fazzini/Ryan Walsh - bike/walk to school day

Download Metro Morning podcast, Fri Sep 30, 2016, Nuit Blanche, residential schools, no car school
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Metro Morning podcast, Thu Sep 29, 2016, rising rents, simulated patients, Denver grow ops

Renters Lori Johnston/Andrea Bradley on high rents driving tenants from Toronto, Dr. Brian Hodges on actors simulating psych issues for student doctors' testing, CBC's Solomon Israel on new concerns over grow-ops in Denver after legalization of pot.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Thu Sep 29, 2016, rising rents, simulated patients, Denver grow ops
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Metro Morning podcast, Wed Sep 28, 2016, rental market, remembering Shimon Pres, salmon run

Realtor Alexandra Cote on Toronto's tight rental market, Indigo's Heather Reisman on the passing of her friend Shimon Pres, TRCA's Cameron Richardson on the salmon run in GTA rivers.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Wed Sep 28, 2016, rental market, remembering Shimon Pres, salmon run
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Metro Morning podcast, Tue Sep 27, 2016, presidential debate, Indigenous art, student mental health

Jesse Wente on last night's presidential debate, asst curator Wanda Nanibush on the AGO show - Toronto: Tributes and Tributaries", Meg Houghton on a growing mental health crisis among post-secondary students.

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Metro Morning podcast, Mon Sep 26, 2016, Swedish road safety, debate preview, condo disputes

Vision Zero's Matts Belin on how Sweden is making roads safer for non-drivers, political strategist Jaime Watt previews tonight's Clinton/Trump debate, writer Maryam Sanati on neighbour vs neighbour in condo buildings.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Mon Sep 26, 2016, Swedish road safety, debate preview, condo disputes
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Metro Morning podcast, Fri Sep 23, 2016, covering Syria, Black police, hazardous streets, Syrian women

BBC reporter Lyse Doucet on covering Syria, retired T-O police officer Marc Rainford on being a Black cop in times of rising racial tension, planner Kyle Miller on pedestrians/cyclists being struck, Syrian refugee women share gifts and a meal.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Fri Sep 23, 2016, covering Syria, Black police, hazardous streets, Syrian women
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Metro Morning podcast, Thu Sep 22, 2016, John Tory, immigrants boost economy, indigenous street names

Mayor John Tory on new funding sources for the city including a partial sale of Toronto Hydro, RBC's John Stackhouse says that immigration boosts the economy, activist Hayden King on Anishinaabe street signs in Toronto.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Thu Sep 22, 2016, John Tory, immigrants boost economy, indigenous street names
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Metro Morning podcast, Wed Sep 21, 2016, lawyer safety, refugee sponsorship, TTC humour, Nathan Phillips Square

Lawyer James Morton on having guns drawn on him, Peel United Way's Shelley White on improving refugee sponsorship, TTC Riders' Jessica Bell on a humourous better transit campaign, architect Andrew Frontini wins prize for Nathan Phillips Sq.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Wed Sep 21, 2016, lawyer safety, refugee sponsorship, TTC humour, Nathan Phillips Square
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Metro Morning podcast, Tue Sep 20, child protection worker, Unifor GM, art and justice, Persian food

Striking Peel CAS child protection worker Roxana Condor on unsafe work, Unifor Pres Jerry Dias on his union's deal w/GM, filmmaker Deepa Mehta on injustice and the arts, Naomi Duguid - author of "Taste of Persia".

Download Metro Morning podcast, Tue Sep 20, child protection worker, Unifor GM, art and justice, Persian food
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Metro Morning podcast, Fri Sep 16, 2016, fentanyl addiction, burkini beach party

Darryl Gebien/AnnMarie McCullough on recovery from fentanyl and other substance addictions, Arooj Ali organizes a Toronto burkini beach party in reaction to the controversy in France.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Fri Sep 16, 2016, fentanyl addiction, burkini beach party
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Metro Morning podcast, Thu Sep 15, 2016, transit funding, Moss Park, Walk Good

T-O Bd of Trade's Jan De Silva on alternative funding for transit, architect Robert Allen on balancing the needs of condos and shelters in Moss Park, Karen Chapman on her film "Walk Good" about a mother who lost all 3 of her children to gun violence

Download Metro Morning podcast, Thu Sep 15, 2016, transit funding, Moss Park, Walk Good
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Metro Morning podcast, Wed Sep 14, 2016, infrastructure funding, women on boards, God's Acre

Bonnie Crombie on fed infrastructure money for cities, Andrew MacDougall on the lack of women on corporate boards, Kelton Stepanowich/Derek Vermillion's TIFF film "God's Acre" - aboriginal land threatened by climate change.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Wed Sep 14, 2016, infrastructure funding, women on boards, God's Acre
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Metro Morning podcast, Tue Sep 13, 2016, Kathleen Wynne, ultramarathon champ, TIFF access

Ontario Premiere Kathleen Wynne on her reset of government priorities, David Carroll on winning the 100-mile Haliburton Forest Ultra-Marathon, CBC's Kevin Sweet on decreasing public access at TIFF.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Tue Sep 13, 2016, Kathleen Wynne, ultramarathon champ, TIFF access
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Metro Morning podcast, Mon Sep 12, 2016, Condo families, growing up trans, Channel swim

Planner Ann-Marie Nasr on how owners are modifying their condos to accommodate families, Mary Rogan on "Growing Up Trans -- When do children know their true gender?", Torontonian Samuel Bail on his English Channel swim.

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Metro Morning podcast, Fri Sep 9, 2016, aging infrastructure, atheist minister, India in a Day

Councillor Gord Perks/Civic Action's Sevaun Palvetzian on the need to fix aging public infrastructure, United Church committee deems atheist Gretta Vosper unsuitable to be a minister, Richie Mehta - director of "India in a Day" at TIFF.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Fri Sep 9, 2016, aging infrastructure, atheist minister, India in a Day
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Metro Morning podcast, Thu Sep 8, 2016, School buses and heat, TIFF opens, TIFF accessibility

TDSB's Ryan Bird on hot schools and a shortage of buses, Artistic Director Cameron Bailey on the TIFF opening/controversy surrounding filmmaker Nate Parker, Michael McNeely/Bea Jolley on concerns about accessibility at TIFF.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Thu Sep 8, 2016, School buses and heat, TIFF opens, TIFF accessibility
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Metro Morning podcast, Wed Sep 7, 2016, TTC budget, Syrian catering, Brampton managers cut

Chair Josh Colle on maintaining TTC service while meeting the mayor's budget reduction request, Brittani Farrington on Karam Kitchen - a catering co. co-founded by Syrian refugee women, Brampton mayor Linda Jeffrey on cutting 25 managers at her city.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Wed Sep 7, 2016, TTC budget, Syrian catering, Brampton managers cut
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Metro Morning podcast, Tue Sep 6, 2016, schools in disrepair, Airbnb, TIFF diversity

TDSB Chair Robin Pilkeyon the 3.4B dollar repair backlog in its aging schools, councillors Karen Ras/Kristyn Wong-Tam on regulating Airbnb, Artistic Director Cameron Bailey on diversity at TIFF.

Download Metro Morning podcast, Tue Sep 6, 2016, schools in disrepair, Airbnb, TIFF diversity
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