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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.

  • 06:56
    The Rainbow District School Board will be hosting a youth mental health summit called Headstrong. Megan Potestio will be one of the keynote speakers at the event. She shared her story of dealing with PTSD as a teenager and how she eventually got help.
    Sep 19, 2018
  • 12:12
    Sudbury mayoral candidate Patricia Mills commissioned a survey on plans for the new arena to be built on the Kingsway. It shows support for the project has fallen. Current mayor Brian Bigger is still a vocal supporter of the project. Both shared some thoughts on the results of the survey. We also heard from former city councillor Terry Kett, and from Geoff McCausland who is running for the council seat in Ward 4 in the municipal election.
    Sep 19, 2018
  • 04:24
    After winning top prize at the 2018 Canada-Wide Science Fair for his self-driving go-kart, Brendan Matusch of Sudbury headed to Dublin to compete in the 2018 European Union Contest for Young Scientists. He took the first prize there too. We reached him for some reaction to the big win.
    Sep 19, 2018
  • 07:55
    Movers and shakers in the arts and culture scene were in Sudbury to talk policy. The city hosted a panel on the relationship between policy makers and cultural organizations. Stephane Gauthier, the executive director of Carrefour francophone and the president of Place des Arts, was one of the panelists at that discussion. He joined us in studio to continue that conversation.
    Sep 19, 2018
  • 07:17
    Vale is set to hold it's annual open house in Sudbury. It's an opportunity for the community to find out more about the company's operations, current projects and community initiatives. Vale recently completed it's Clean AER program, a billion dollar environmental initiative to reduce emissions. Vale spokesperson Angie Robson told us more about that project, the open house event, and some of Vale's future plans.
    Sep 19, 2018
  • 00:38
    There are so many movies to pick from at the Cinefest International Film Festival so how the heck do you choose? Thom Ersnt can help. He's a film reviewer who knows a bit about what makes a good flick. He joined us to talk about how he loves Sudbury's film festival. He also had some movie suggestions.
    Sep 19, 2018
  • 06:43
    Sudbury Police Chief Paul Pedersen says a lot of questions remain to be answered when it comes to law enforcement in the world of legal cannabis. He shared some of those questions at a recent Greater Sudbury Police Services Board meeting. He also spoke about some of the technology that could be used to test drivers suspected of driving under the influence of drugs with Radio-Canada reporter Frederic Pepin.
    Sep 19, 2018
  • 05:56
    Policing has changed over the past decade with technology-based crimes like sextortion, online bullying and phishing emerging, along with an increase in other areas of criminal activity. Greater Sudbury Police Chief Paul Pedersen spoke with the CBC's Angela Gemmill about the demands this puts on resources.
    Sep 18, 2018
  • 05:28
    Training exercises for the Special Forces of the Canadian Armed Forces are going to take place around the Lockerby Mine property in Sudbury. The soldiers are coming from Petawawa. Captain Sally-Ann Cyr says people who see them shouldn't be alarmed. She spoke about the Special Forces and their training with the CBC's Casey Stranges.
    Sep 18, 2018
  • 06:28
    The president of the Ontario Medical Association was in Sudbury as a part of her fact finding-tour of northern communities. She wants to hear about the issues being faced by doctors in the northeast. Dr. Nadia Alam took some time while in Sudbury to speak with the CBC's Kate Rutherford about what she's been hearing.
    Sep 18, 2018
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