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Ontario Morning from CBC Radio with Wei Chen

Ontario Morning tells you what's happening in your world - whether it's down the road or around the globe.Get the latest national and international news on World Report and local newscasts on the half-hour.

  • 39:55
    Local councillor says Barrie should consider lowering the speed limit in some neighbourhoods; Our provincial affairs reporter Mike Crawley looks at the province's upcoming economic update and talks about some of the revelations in former P.C. leader Patrick Brown's new book; Critical doctor shortage in Kingston; The CBC's Colin Butler recounts the reaction of the family of Shelley Cowell to the news that the man who brutally murdered her, her husband, is now enjoying day passes from prison and has remarried; Family doctor Peter Lin on the benefits of Omega-3's; New Brexit deal causes rift in U-K government.
    Nov 15, 2018
  • 53:23
    Where is the current labour dispute with Canada Post headed?; More and more older teens and young adults are plagued by perfectionism; In response to the Premier's advertising billboards, a Brock professor asks is Ontario really 'open for business'? ; Researcher Claire Oswald explains how road salt is affecting the environment; What are the criteria for granting severance pay?; Books by Giller nominees; Scott Regehr on Calgary's voting 'no' to bidding for the Winter Olympics; The advantages of synthetic wigs for people undergoing cancer treatment.
    Nov 14, 2018
  • 49:42
    The NHL and players reach a tentative agreement for compensation for concussions and head injuries; Family doctor, Peter Lin, discusses the increasing incidence of inflammatory bowel disease; Popularity of recreational cannabis is putting pressure on supply of medical marijuana; Soil health; Lawyer Michael Spratt discusses the reach of the publication ban in the case of a young offender from Brockville who will be going to trial; Kingston homeless; Our movie reviewer Eli Glasner talks about the accomplishments and legacy of Marvel's Stan Lee.
    Nov 13, 2018
  • 43:27
    Psychiatrist Dr. Dallas Seitz of Queen's University co-authored a study that says not enough consideration is given to helping people with mental problems that may follow a traumatic injury; Rob Benzie of the Toronto Star looks at the various resignations and scandals that have plagued the new P.C. government over the last couple of weeks; Winter biking; 'Future History' a new documentary series on APTN; Kingston adopts 'Good Neighbour' guidelines; Counting down to Christmas.
    Nov 12, 2018
  • 30:37
    The Bells of Peace will ring across the country on Remembrance Day including St.George's Cathedral in Kingston; Childrens' experience growing up during the First World War; College students offer a course in financial literacy for high school kids; Pickering author mails out postcards to the current residents of homes where people who had served during the Great War once lived.
    Nov 9, 2018
  • 49:23
    A new book from the Vimy Foundation 'They Fought in Colour'; Political scientist Lydia Miljan discusses the P.C. government's response to the allegations surrounding the resignation of minister Jim Wilson; Politicians and sex scandals; Should kids hockey have a 'mercy' rule?' Facebook launches dating site in Canada; Veteran activist says the Canadian Legion should relinquish exclusive rights to the poppy image; New town councillor in Belleville talks about learning the job.
    Nov 8, 2018
  • 52:23
    Some tips on tracking the history of people who served during the First World War; Science Meets Parliament - a program where politicians team up with scientists; Analysis of the results of yesterday's midterm elections in the U-S; Couple planning coast-to-coast-to-coast trek across Canada; Peterborough plan to pair young farmers with more established ones; CBC reporter John-Paul Tasker discusses M.P. Tony Clement's revelations about sexting pictures and video; Author of 'No Place to Go: How Public Toilets Fail our Private Needs'. More recommended reading for fall.
    Nov 7, 2018
  • 50:48
    Reports of rising rates of alcohol abuse among women in Canada; Former Progressive Conservative staffer responds to reports of allegations of sexual misconduct by now former cabinet minister, Jim Wilson; Veteran Family Program assists in the transition from military to civilian life; Flood prevention; Humane Education a program which brings animals to schools is helping to improve some student's attendance and achievment.
    Nov 6, 2018
  • 03:37
    Kara Burrow wants your used pumpkins. It's only a few days past Halloween but she's already gotten hundreds from around southern Ontario. Burrow runs Ralphy's Retreat, a sanctuary for pot-belly pigs in St. Williams on Lake Erie. And as the CBC's Haydn Watters found out ... pigs really love pumpkins.
    Nov 6, 2018
  • 47:09
    Bob McKeown of the fifth estate on Transport Canada and regulations regarding seat belts in commercial coach buses; Natalie Harris of Barrie has been nominated for a Premier's Award for her work helping paramedics and other first responders; Changes recommended to 9-1-1 service; Preview of U-S mid term elections; The CBC's Jackie Sharkey looks at the College of Trades, slated to be terminated by the province; Controversy over Statscan wanting banking data; Charity Intelligence recommends some organizations they deem worthy of our support.
    Nov 5, 2018
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