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Metro Morning with Matt Galloway

CBC Radio's 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.

  • 25:48
    Parent teacher interviews; international investment in Toronto; unread e-mails in the in-box.
    Nov 14, 2018
  • 09:24
    Police officers in this province can now administer the anti-overdose drug naloxone without being probed by the Special Investigations Unit if the person they use it on dies. Will this mean more police officers will be trained to use the drug, and not be hesitant to use it? We hear form a Toronto Police Inspector.
    Nov 14, 2018
  • 09:36
    Amazon made it official yesterday, confirming that its second headquarters will be split between Virginia and New York. Toronto was on the short list, and some people in this city have made the case that not winning the HQ2 bid is the best possible outcome. Mark Cohon has been part of Toronto's bid from the beginning, and we ask him about what the city gains, and what it loses, by missing out on HQ2.
    Nov 14, 2018
  • 05:44
    Reimagining a traditional fable by switching up the gender. We speak to Toronto playwright Diana Tso about her new production, Monkey Queen.
    Nov 14, 2018
  • 08:44
    Black children are over-represented in Ontario's child protection system. This week more than 300 black CAS workers are meeting to talk about their work with black families, and how racism in the province's child protection system affects them. Kike Ojo is the One Vision, One Voice Project coordinator.
    Nov 14, 2018
  • 09:12
    Parent-teacher interviews are coming up. Two Toronto teachers -- one elementary and one secondary -- share how parents and care-givers can make the best of the face time they get with their child's educator.
    Nov 14, 2018
  • 07:57
    After stepping down as former PC leader Patrick Brown's chief of staff in January, Alykhan Velshi landed a new job at OPG. Then he was fired on his first day - allegedly a request from the office of the new premier. Now he could be in line for as much as half-a-million dollars in severance pay. We talk to an employment lawyer about how that can happen.
    Nov 14, 2018
  • 05:53
    Vitamin C, Echinacea, Glucosamine -- they're all supplements you can find at your local health food store. The Canadian Health Food Association wants to see the cannabis derivative CBD added to that list. They say there's a whole sector of Canadians who want to get well, not high.
    Nov 14, 2018
  • 23:11
    Michelle Obama's new book; a Parkdale family saves an overdosing man; concussion lawsuit against the NHL.
    Nov 13, 2018
  • 06:47
    The TTC has spent $26 million to repair 30 aging streetcars and only a few of those are actually operational. It says it had to invest the money because Bombardier didn't meet its initial deadline to provide the city with its new streetcars. We speak to spokesperson Brad Ross.
    Nov 13, 2018
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