Markus Schwabe


Markus Schwabe is the host of Morning Northon CBC Radio 1, based in Sudbury. You can reach him by e-mail at or find him on Twitter @cbcmarkus.

Latest from Markus Schwabe

'It's like having pets but they're dead': Sudbury woman transforms dead rodents into art

Carla Gagne admits her hobby is a little weird.
Summer Spin

Why it's so easy to love a 1974 VW camper

A nostalgic moment for CBC's Morning North host Markus Schwabe.

From Soup to Tomatoes: how this nurse is keeping seniors active

A program that started with a few soup cans is helping to keep northern Ontario seniors active.

Parry Sound ventriloquist spends more time trapping than talking

Professional ventriloquist Mark Crocker spends his days as a trapper in northern Ontario, and performs weekends and evenings as an entertainer across Canada.

CBC Sudbury's former office transformed into a police station for TV mini-series

Shortly after CBC Sudbury moved out of its building on Mackenzie Street, the space was rented to a production company to shoot the television mini-series "Cardinal." What was once an office space for journalists was transformed into the set of a police station for the television show.

Angus Simpson's dream is to make a living building birchbark canoes

Angus Simpson grew up in Scotland fascinated with "bushcraft" and wilderness survival. After graduating with a masters in engineering he stuck a pin in a map of Ontario and decided to move to North Bay. He found work in the mining industry but dreams to build birchbark canoes full time.
Backroads Bill

Bucket list: 5 places to check out in northeastern Ontario

After five years of sharing stories from his travels through the wilderness of northern Ontario, our ourdoor columnist Backroads Bill Steer put together his list of five of his favourite spots.

Sudbury Tesla owner says the future is on autopilot

Steve Matusch owns one of Sudbury's first self-automated vehicles- the Tesla. While autopilot technology is still in its infancy, Matusch said to CBC Morning North host Markus Schwabe that although not perfect, the future rests in this type of automated system.

Beginning of a beautiful friendship? Film industry in northern Ontario thrives

It’s fairly common these days to see film crews blocking off entire Sudbury streets as many production companies have set up shop to take advantage of a low loonie, generous tax rebates, and a skilled workforce.
Summer U

Sending email without all the typing

An Algoma University professor has made strides in developing technology that lets ALS patients compose emails without typing.