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About The Show

Smart, engaging, straight up. 

Ottawa Morning is Ottawa's number one morning show, hands down. In fact, day in and day out, more people listen to CBC Radio One in Ottawa than to any other station in town. 

Join Robyn Bresnahan and the Ottawa Morning team for a fresh take on what you need to know to start your day, and what you want to know to live your life. 

Stu Mills: Morning News desk 
Stu keeps you plugged in to the news in Ottawa, and beyond, starting at 5:30 am, every weekday. 

Trevor Pritchard: Traffic 
Trevor is our interim traffic guy. He keeps an eye on the roads, and his ear to ground, with traffic and construction reports every 20 minutes. 

John Hancock: Sports 
John brings you the latest stories and scores from the world of sports, starting at 5:30 am, Monday to Friday. 

David Blair: Business
David analyses the latest mergers, gives us updates on the market, and keeps us in the know on changes to the Canadian and global markets. He's on every morning after the 6:30 news.

Dr. Peter Lin: Health 
Peter has been a family physician for over 20 years. Tune in to Dr. Lin's health care house call just after the 6 o'clock news on Wednesday mornings.

Joanne Chianello and Alistair Steele: Inside City Hall 
Our municipal panel unpack the story behind the headlines, with a weekly look at what's happening at Ottawa City Hall, and how it affects you. 

Tom McSorley: Film critic 
Every Wednesday, after the 8 o'clock news, Tom talks about his take on the films screening now. 

Jesse Hirsh: Technology 
Jesse joins the show every Monday, at 6:45 am, with a look at the gadgets and topics making news in the technology world. 

Jessa Runciman: Local and Live Music 
Every Thursday, after the 8 o'clock news, Jessa offers up her picks for the best live music, and the local shows you won't want to miss. 

Dr. Joel Westheimer: Education and School Issues 
Dr. Joel Westheimer is University Research Chair in the Sociology of Education and Professor of Education at the University of Ottawa, as well as the author of several books about education and civic engagement. He is also Ottawa Morning's regular education columnist.

Rob Benzie: Ontario Report
Long-time provincial affairs reporter Rob Benzie fills us in on what's happening behind the scenes at Queen's Park every Wednesday at 6:45 am.