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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.

  • 34:41
    Canada's military is reopening nearly two dozen cases of sexual assault - First Nations accept Williams Treaties settlement - Ontario deficit - monthly info sessions about sexual health - Bohemian Rhapsody fire chief
    Sep 24, 2018
  • 28:32
    Catholic Bishops Abuse Hotline - Green Energy Act - Jian Ghomeshi in the New York Review of Books - Life Insurance Tech.
    Sep 21, 2018
  • 01:00:12
    Director of the electricity program with the Pembina Institute, Binnu Jeyakumar, discusses the case for climate change as an investment opportunity. Workplace columnist Rubina Ahmed-Haq reports on bad hiring practices. University of Windsor political science professor Lydia Miljan talks about Premiere Ford's trip to Washington and his win from the Court of Appeal. Ingersoll Mayor Ted Comiskey argues for Ontario municipalities' right to say yay or nay to landfills within their boarders. Associate Professor in Kinesiology at McMaster University unpacks a new Canadian study that suggests the human brain may be hard-wired for laziness. Paul Buck, Manager of Transit Operations for the City of Belleville, explains a new night-time bus-hailing service. Medical columnist and family physician Dr. Peter Lin says people should maybe reconsider taking a daily Aspirin after a new trial says taking it while you're healthy may do more harm than good. Former CEO of RBC, Gord Nixon, reflects on the uncertainty and chaos that followed the Lehman Brothers failure 10 years ago this week. Hardware store manager by day, baker by night... Tim Chauvin, a contestant on the CBC's Great Canadian Baking Show talks about his experience.
    Sep 20, 2018
  • 52:12
    Communications Director of World Animal Protection Canada speaks about what needs to be done to solve the problem of "ghost gear" that's killing marine life. Our tech column explores the phenomenon of micro-personalization. The Director of Health System Analysis and Emerging Issues at the Canadian Institute for Health Information speaks on a new study concerning palliative care in the country. CBC Senior Business Consultant Peter Armstrong tells us what Premier Doug Ford will be doing in Washington today and why he may be useful in the on-going NAFTA negotiations. Hear from apple-hunters who are attempting to preserve Ontario's heritage varieties. Labour and Employment Lawyer Asha Rampersad weighs in on the use of CBD oil and how to balance medical accommodation with public safety among employees. Michelle Berry, owner of Hunter Street Books gives her suggestions for your next book club reading selection. Assistant Professor of Software Engineer at Western University talks about hackers and cyber-security.
    Sep 19, 2018
  • 42:07
    Barrie woman receives deputation to council to help with preserving heritage properties; Is the typical drop in grades between high school and college or university due to 'grade inflation' of students' marks?; Queen's law professor Nicholas Bala one of the signatories of a letter to the Attorney-General critical of her government's use of the notwithstanding clause to pass legislation; Using DNA to personalize precsription medication; Giller judge discusses the long list for this year's prize; Dooher's Bakery in Campbellford in Northumberland County has been named the Sweetest Bakery in Canada.
    Sep 18, 2018
  • 44:40
    Could people in the cannabis business or who have invested in it be denied access to the U-S?; A local dairy farmer talks about the implications of the NAFTA negotiations as he prepares for this year's International Plowing Match; CBC Queen's Park reporter Mike Crawley updates on the debate on Bill 31 that took place overnight in the legislature; Mayor of Picton comments reducing on the issue of reducing council size; Community councils as a way of extending citizen participation in municipal politics; Mayor of Midland talks about paying ransom to hackers; Should you record your visit to the doctor's office?
    Sep 17, 2018
  • 38:39
    Update on the progress of Hurricane Florence as it approaches landfall; Accommodating your kids' decision to become vegan or vegetarian; Gay bar opening in Barrie tonight, over the objection of some locals; M.P.P. Todd Smith defends his government's plan to invoke the notwithstanding clause in order to push through Bill 31 to reduce the size of Toronto city council; Niagara College course on growing weed; Campbellford movie theatre revived by the Aron Theatre Co-operative.
    Sep 14, 2018
  • 59:37
    Evacuation and preparation as Hurricane Florence approaches landfall in the Carolinas; Political scientist Lydia Miljan offers her analysis of yesterday's raucous session in the Legislature as the Tories invoke the notwithstanding clause; Leader of the Opposition, Andrea Horwath talks about her party's opposition to Bill 31 and the expulsion of many members yesterday; How to ensure a new home has been properly built; New advocacy organization for people with disabilities; Family doctor Peter Lin discusses the September spike in asthma cases; Chronic shortage of certain prescription drugs in Canada; A personal goal of 'zero waste' may be distracting us from more important ways in which we can help the environment.
    Sep 13, 2018
  • 56:12
    Ontario dairy farmers and the NAFTA negotiations; Florida meteorologist talks about the possible impact of Hurricane Florence; Council size in light of Premier Ford's efforts to reduce the number of Toronto councillors; Greenpeace lawsuit over the province's cancellation of the cap and trade carbon reduction initiative; Trent University's mandatory indigenous studies program; Books: staff picks at the Kingston Frontenac library; Mobile phone market as Apple prepares for today's product launch; New words in the dictionary
    Sep 12, 2018
  • 43:43
    Outlook for the Canadian economy from with Brett House, the deputy chief economist at Scotiabank; Putting the loss of 80 thousand part time jobs in Ontario in perspective with Sheila Block, economist with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives; Premier Ford to invoke the nothwithstanding clause - analysis from Rob Benzie of the Toronto Star; Paramedics spend a lot of their time simply responding to requests to lift a patient who has fallen; Humans of Basic Income photo project; NDP MPP Ian Arthur reacts to the Premier's use of the notwithstanding clause.
    Sep 11, 2018
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