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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.

  • 47:00
    We check with two shelters to find out how they coped over the very cold weekend; The effect of being traded on the young hockey players of the OHL; Collingwood hospital is adopting innovative sanitation methods; Oxfam releases a study on the growing disparity between rich and poor in advance of the Davos Economic Forum; The CBC's Go Public investigates a bank's role in a widower being bilked of more than $700 thousand; Public libraries and the high cost of e-books and audio books.
    Jan 21, 2019
  • 42:08
    Pressure cracks and unstable ice led a death in Prince Edward County; Former deputy minister maintains that a major restructuring of Local Health Integration Networks will do little to reduce the costs in the province; Study confirms that from producer to consumer, close to 60% of our food is wasted; How universities will respond to funding shortfall caused by the province's decision to lower the cost of tuition; Bob, the rescued bobcat; Live theatre for infants.
    Jan 18, 2019
  • 52:23
    The trauma that can be created by climate change; CBC's Queen's Park reporter Mark Crawley reveals that the province will likely disband LHINs Local Health Integration Networks; Ryan Gibson explains why he's encouraged that the federal government has created a new Ministry of Rural Economic Development; Cooking for one with Joshna Maharaj; Political scientist Lydia Miljan explains why municipal amalgamations under the previous PC government failed to produce the hoped-for savings and efficiencies; Family doctor Peter Lin on why diabetics are being prescribed exercise; Reaction within Europe to Britain's Brexit problems; Froid Art in Kingston
    Jan 17, 2019
  • 45:44
    The Ontario Trucking Association says bringing in foreign workers may be the solution to the shortage of drivers; OPSEU head Smokey Thomas talks about how his members and the L .C.B.O can reduce the high level of shoplifting; Rob Benzie of the Toronto Star looks at province's coming review of regional governments; Marketing teacher Sam Fiorella analyses the effectiveness of Gillette's new online promotional video 'We Believe: The Best Men Can Be'; China-Canada relations; Purging books from your collection; Local Peterborough councillor explains why he opposes a pay hike.
    Jan 16, 2019
  • 32:30
    Sociology professor Jasmin Zine talks about her study of the attitudes of Muslim youth she calls the 9-11 generation - who grew up in the aftermath of the terror attacks on the U-S; More on how cannabis retailing will unfold here Ontario following last weekend's lottery with lawyer Trina Fraser and Aaron Switzer, senior policy advisor at Ontario Retail Cannabis Accessory Coalition; New mobile response teams will combine both police and mental health experts to respond to calls involving people with mental health issues;; Brexit vote in Britain.
    Jan 15, 2019
  • 41:05
    Business consultant Allison Graham discusses Bell Canada's request to the access customers' data; Jay Rosenthal looks at how pot retailing may - or may not - develop in Ontario now that 25 names have been selected to start stores; American air traffic controller Drew MacQueen talks about how the partial government shutdown has been affecting him and his fellow workers; Journalist Wawmeesh Hamilton reflects on the state of relations between the federal government and Indigenous people following last week's demonstrations; Safe house is being built in Midland to shelter women who are victims of sex trafficking; Are there some places where you may be more likely to buy a winning lottery ticket?
    Jan 14, 2019
  • 44:32
    Former diplomat Colin Robertson talks about the importance of heeding travel advisories from the Canadian government; New program from the province to raise awareness of mental health issues among farmers and people in agriculture; Veterinarian and dog devotee Sharon Bell explains why some dogs do need winter clothing; New regulations for drone use; Highway 401 convoy protest from Cornwall to Tyendinaga Territory in support of First Nations in B.C.; Haydn Watters talks with vintners about the difficulties surrounding the icewine harvest.
    Jan 11, 2019
  • 07:07
    The mild winter has meant some Niagara winemakers haven't been able to harvest for icewine. Now it's a weather waiting game - and there's a lot at stake.
    Jan 11, 2019
  • 01:02:05
    For the first time in several years, the number of fire fatalities in the province went up, and many of those were preventable according to Gravenhurst Fire Chief. Workplace expert Rubina Ahmed-Haq looks at apps that connect you to the healthcare system directly. Queens Park reporter Mike Crawley talks about the key issues Premier Doug Ford faces in the coming months, including working on the government's first budget. Some people in the Kingston area reported hearing what sounded like an explosion, turns out it was a frost quake. A new project showcasing local Black Canadian Women and Girls is now open at Barrie City Hall. The President of the Ontario Principals' Council explains the exclusion process and its value in the Ontario school system. Why more people think they have allergies than actually do. Why people are pushing to have sports leagues lose the word 'midget.' A new Canada Food Guide is coming soon... but have you followed the current one? The CBC's Nick Purdon explores whether, and why, we even need one anymore.
    Jan 10, 2019
  • 40:11
    Body Image Advocate, Deep Fake Videos, Ontario Bird Count, H1N1 Update, Sex Ed Challenge, Inspiring New Year Reads
    Jan 9, 2019
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