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Morning North with Markus Schwabe

CBC Radio's Morning North is a weekday news and current affairs program hosted by Markus Schwabe.

  • 08:35
    Gone Fishin'... Ice fishing is one of the many winter activities people of the north enjoy doing. To find out what new in the ice fishing world, Peter Williams went to Ramakko's Source for Adventure in Sudbury to speak with Manager Paul Skuce.
    Feb 15, 2019
  • 07:56
    Recently, the provincial government made changes to how autism services for children are funded. It says it's to reduce the wait list for treatment but many families say the changes are adding to their stress. Sean Staddon of Sudbury has a young daughter who is on the autism spectrum. He joined us in studio to talk about how the recent changes in funding are affecting his family.
    Feb 15, 2019
  • 06:29
    The Laurentian University Faculty Association is releasing details of what it's calling special deals for senior administrators. The association would like to be consulted on special deals made with senior academic administrators. LUFA President Fabrice Colin joined us in studio with more details, including those from the deal made with former university President Dominic Giroux, when he left to become the CEO of Health Sciences North.
    Feb 15, 2019
  • 05:32
    The 4th annual red dress campaign to honour missing and murdered Indigenous women was held at Laurentian University. Tala Tootoosis is an Indigenous motivational speaker and social worker. She spoke with the CBC's Jamie-Lee McKenzie about the red dress campaign and how she shares her own story to empower and inspire young people.
    Feb 15, 2019
  • 05:43
    Maybe you've tried Speed Dating, but have you ever tried Speed Friending? Sudbury Pride will be holding a Speed Friending event and everyone's invited. We heard more about this quick and easy way to meet new people and make new friends from Lee Czechowski, a vice-chair of Sudbury Pride and an organizer of the event.
    Feb 14, 2019
  • 02:51
    Prime Minister Trudeau was in Sudbury to visit the Maley Drive construction site. He spoke about the work being done there and took the opportunity to also talk about climate change.
    Feb 14, 2019
  • 07:27
    We checked in with another one of the MPP for northern Ontario. This week for our Report from Queen`s Park, we heard from the MPP for Timiskaming-Cochrane, the NDP's John Vanthof. He's the NDP Agriculture Critic. We asked him what it was like to be the critic to a portfolio his uncle, Ernie Hardeman, is handling for the Ford government. He also told about some of the major issue facing that portfolio, and his private bill to introduce broadband internet to rural areas.
    Feb 14, 2019
  • 03:32
    We've probably all had a rock crack our windshield at some point, but what if it's ice? Can that break your windshield? One Sudburian knows it can. Courtney Lafferty shared her story about ice that flew off a passing truck and busted her windshield.
    Feb 14, 2019
  • 05:38
    The late Laura Cotesta is known around Sudbury for starting a major cancer fundraiser...but before she passed away in 1997 she also loved writing. The new book is called The Sun Will Shine. We heard more about what's in it from Laura's mother Pina Cotesta and from Ronda Lenti, who was Laura's OAC English teacher at Lockerby Composite School.
    Feb 13, 2019
  • 08:23
    Many parents struggle to get their kids to eat their vegetables but what if your kids only ate vegetables. Some children are being raised vegan these days and how they do is being studied by researchers from Laurentian University and the Sudbury health unit. We heard more from Diana Urajinik, a professor at Laurentian University and Claire Bowley, a dietitian and nutritionist at Public Health Sudbury and Districts.
    Feb 13, 2019
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