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Ontario Morning

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.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday March 22, 2019

The need to know more about the possible risks from cannabis consumption during pregnancy; The CBC's Haydn Watters tells us about his trip to ClearWater Farm near Lake Simcoe which will be part of the conservation effort from the Ontario Water Centre; Jerry Horwath, long-time radio play-by-play announcer talks about his career and his new book 'Hello, Friends! Stories from my Life and Blue Jays Baseball'; Aviation expert Arthur Rosenburg discusses the safety options that had not been installed on the two Boeing 737 Max 8 airliners that crashed; Julia Tanner, Peterbourgh Petes superfan; Braden Kenny talks about the family maple syrup operation that's been in business since the 1930's.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday March 21, 2019

Steve Clark Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing discusses a $200-million dollar investment in modernizing small town service delivery; Barrie councillor Robert Thomson talks about the traffic and safety problems developing around school drop off zones; The CBC's Mike Crawley talks about the findings by the Ethics Commissioner who found no breach in the selection of Ron Taverner to become head of the O.P.P.; New federal money to help with the growing number of Canadians with dementia; Local Kingston mortgage specialist Cris Viela explains some of the new regulations designed to make home ownership easier for some people; Family doctor Peter Lin talks about the hazards of blood clots; Study by Frontier College shows a link between poverty and a low literacy level; Author Joy Kogawa talks about her new interactive project 'East of the Rockies'.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday March 20, 2019

Environment Canada's Dave Phillips joins us for the first day of spring; Update on the World Figure Skating Championships from Carol Lane; Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman explains how the city may use new infrastructure funds earmarked in the federal budget; : Spencer Julien is a former student advisor to the provincial government who joined his colleagues in speaking out about recent changes in education policy; Kerry Clair has recommends some book to read this spring; Mark Palmer explains Safe Sump - a sump pump that includes a monitoring system connected to the internet; Political scientist Jared Wesley on the federal Liberals and millennial voters.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday March 19. 2019

An update on the flooding that began in Innisfil on Friday; Greg Kirkethe Coordinator of Healthy Environments with Renfrew County and District Health Unit explains how letting gardens revert to their native state may pose health risks; Caroline Alphonso of the Globe and Mail talks about what provisions we might expect for skills training in the federal budget; Shannon Lee Simmons looks at how the feds could use today's budget to make it less difficult to buy a home; David Onley talks about his report on how Ontario is failing in its plan to make the province accessible; Market expert Doug Stephens talks about retail self-checkout stations; Parents group says all children with disabilities - not just autism - should have access to provincial aid for training and therapy; Alyson Schafer talks about so-called "snow plow parents".

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday March 18, 2019

Barbara Perry studies hate crimes and right wing extremism in Canada. She discusses the mass murder in New Zealand and to what extent we may be able to anticipate such attacks; The debate over the usefulness of breast cancer screening for women in their '40's; Consultant Lisa Durante talks about the new 'use it or lose it' leave program that permits any parent time off to tend to a new child; Takara Small looks at the role of social media in the attack in New Zealand; Haydn Watters tells us about the Juno celebrations in London; The CBC's Amanda Pfeffer explains how the provincial government may proceed with a cormorant hunting quota - even against the objections of their own scientists; Jordan Press talks about the forthcoming federal budget.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday March 15, 2019

The CBC 's Julianne Hazlewood explains how London won the right to host the Juno Awards this year; Peterborough Pollinators at Canada Blooms; Flood proofing your property; An update on Innisil's decision to fund Uber instead of conventional public transit; Annie Kidder of People for Education talks about what changes we may anticipate to the province's education system; A preview of the Juno Awards with Jess Huddleston of CBC Music; How wealthy Americans may have been using illegal means to try and get their kids into the best colleges; We check in with Fresh Air host Nana aba Duncan who will be broadcasting from London this weekend.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday March 14, 2019

A big thaw has begun. Check your policy for your flood insurance; The federal government is setting up a toll-free line and investigative unit to prevent the abuse of athletes; Analysis and reaction to the United Nation's Global Environmental Outlook; Airline industry expert Karl Moore talks about the decision to ground the Boeing 737 Max 8 & 9, and the implications for air travel; Family doctor Joshua Tepper on the potential hazards of mixing certain foods with prescription drugs; Juno award nominee Samantha Martin

Download Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday March 14, 2019
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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday March 13, 2019

Construction contractors in Ontario are facing a shortage of skilled labour; Brian's Record Option in Kingston will reopen following last year's disastrous flood; Reaction from MediaSmarts to the province's upcoming ban on cell phones in class; Women business owners and entrepreneurs in Orillia; An update from London on the Brexit debates; Liz Coates with some recommended reading for the March Break; A university student explains why she opposes the province's decision to ban smart phones from class.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday March 12, 2019

Former pilot and a retired accident investigator with the Transportation Safety Board looks at the risks posed by commercial airline travel in general and the Boeing 7-37 Max 8 in particular; Bullying in the workplace and its similarity to intimate partner violence; Reaction to the proposal to ban single-use plastics in Ontario; Trent prof explains the science behind the flashing grape in the microwave trick; Roots and Wings Kingston helps younger girls explore their racial identity; Raina Douris of Mornings on CBC Music shares some highlights from past Juno awards ceremonies.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday March 11, 2019

The federal Liberals' relationship with Canada's aboriginals;; Bob Huggins is working on a documentary on the British Home Children who were sent to Canada;The first legal 'bricks and mortar' pot shops are due to open in less than a month; Claire Tansey talks about cooking with kids; Plans in Bruce County to develop hydrogen fuel technology; Daylight saving time and sleep; Birdscaping.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday March 8, 2019

Political scientist Sylvia Bashevkin says that a gender divide in federal politics has been revealed by controversy surrounding the charges pending against SNC-Lavalin; Will Mark Zuckerberg remake the Facebook interface?; Best and worst cities for women in Canada; Analysis of Google's decision not to run election ads; Mayor of Peteborough explains a new initiative to reduce homelessness; Sonali Mohapatra, theoretical physicist, talks about her career and the role of women in scientific pursuits; Haliburton dogsled ride captured on virtual reality.

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Ontario Morning - Thursday March 7, 2019

Peterborough lawyer is questioning the amnesty on marijuana convictions proposed by the federal government; The CBC's Queen's Park reporter Mike Crawley discusses Ron Taverner's decision to withdraw as a candidate to head the O.P.P.; Political scientist Tom Urbaniak has analysis of Gerald Butts' presentation yesterday; Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman talks about efforts to reduce the hazards from whiteouts and blowing snow along a stretch of Highway 400; Family doctor Peter Lin has some tips on how to stay healthy and safe while travelling.

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Ontario Morning - Wednesday March 6, 2019 - Part 1

What will happen now that the OSPCA will no longer be enforcing animal welfare laws?; Megan Read has the business digest; Manjula Selvarajah talks about cell phones you can fold; More on 'the London patient' the second person to be cleared to HIV following a stem cell transplant.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday March 6, 2019

What will happen now that the OSPCA will no longer be enforcing animal welfare laws?; More on 'the London patient' the second person to be cleared to HIV following a stem cell transplant; Head of the English Catholic Teachers talks about the challenges of reintegrating children on the autism spectrum into regular classes; Digital detox; Crisis management advisor Yaroslav Bara talks abouit what we might expect when Gerald Butts testifies today; Author Therese Greenwood; Rural on Purpose is a social enterprise in Belleville to help attract and retain talent.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday March 5, 2019

Several groups are concerned that the province may weaken the Endangered Species Act; A new report from Plan International Canada reveals that girls' confidence in their equality to boys diminishes as they get older; CBC's Queen's Park reporter Mike Crawley talks about the firing of acting O.P.P. Commissioner Brad Blair; Kingston council debates declaring that climate change is an emergency; Head of the association of Ontario's school principals discusses their concerns with how the province is proceeding with changes to autism funding and treatment; A call for a 'green' burial site in Owen Sound.

Download Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday March 5, 2019
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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday March 4, 2019

Dr. Jim McGorman, E.R. physician with Peterborough Regional Health Centre talks about dangers of slips and falls during the winter; AshMuskoka, a research project to see how wood ash from fires can contribute to forest health; 'Golden Girls' housing arrangement; Parent helping to supporting older children; Cynthia Dale talks about the return to TV of 'Street Legal'; Canada commits to the construction of the Lunar Gateway project; The Art Kitchen in Picton.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday March 1, 2019

Rose Fine-Meyers works to illuminate the lives of many women who contributions have gone unacknowledged, We speak to her to mark the beginning of Women's History Month; Law professor Jennifer Quaid discusses Jody Wilson Raybould's suggestions the roles of Attorney General and Minister of Justice should be performed by two people; Cindy Blackstock has reaction to the federal government's proposed overhaul of the Indigenous child welfare system; Dave Phillips talks winter; Esther the Wonder Pig will be starring in her own feature movie; Singer-songwriter Donovan Woods.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday February 28, 2019

How climate change is contributing to the pothole problem; Our Queen's Park reporter, Mike Crawley has an update on what's happening in provincial politics; Kim Speers, who teaches public administration at the University of Victoria offers her reaction to former Justice Minister Jody Wilson Raybould's statement; Jason Heroux Kingston's poet laureate talks about the movie 'Who Is Bill Kaufman?'; Analysis of the political fallout from Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen; Family doctor Peter Lin explains why we should know our blood pressure and cholesterol numbers; Ontario Public School Boards' Association says they may not be properly prepared if children on the autism spectrum are re-integrated into the classroom.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday February 27, 2019

Pink shirt day; Political scientist Niambi Carter previews public testimony by Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former lawyer; Dr. Bob Bell, former deputy health minister has reaction the province's proposed changes to the health care system; Takara Small talks about cellphone 'detox'; Author Elizabeth Hay in conversation about her new memoir 'All Things Consoled'; Ontario's Minister of Health and Long Term Care Christine Elliott responds to questions about the changes her government is bringing to the health care system; Maybe you really are exercising. Consider 'High Intensity Incidental Physical Activity'.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday February 26, 2019

People For Education say our high school lack the resources to help students prepare for higher education and life after school; Jake Thomas a former ski instructor who suffered a spinal cord injury in a car accident explains how he's found a way to get back on the slopes; Federal by-election winner for York-Simcoe, Conservative Scot Davidson; Cooking and baking now that trans fats have been banned in commercial food preparation; Peterborough is hoping for funding for a green waste facility; The REACH Centre in Owen helps young adults with disabilities. As a gift they received property for a new facility, but it requires around one million dollar to restore.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday February 25, 2019

The CBC's Jasmine Kabatay looks at the increasing participation of Canadian aboriginals in the film industry; Film reviewer Karen Gordon in conversation about last night's Academy Awards; Mayor of Cavan Monaghan Township talks about their hopes to attract the auto industry; Rape crisis funding in Renfrew County; R.R.S.P. advice; Mowat Centre study yields some surprising insight into the presumed rural/urban split.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday February 22, 2019

The hazards of having your vehicle hacked as they are built with more and more computer circuitry and online access; The head of the Police Association of Ontario explains why they support the province's revision of various oversight regulations; The Daughter Project, which is coming to Peterborough, will create a shelter for sexually exploited girls; The CBC's Haydn Watters on farm 'matchmaking' where new farmers can be found for dormant properties; Norm Wilner talks about the lobbying movie studios do as they vie for Academy Awards; Members of the Nai Choir, comprising former Syrian refugee child will be joining members of the Orillia Vocal Ensemble for a special concert.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday February 21, 2019

90 Days & Nights in the Cold: Paul Tavares is camping out in various locales to raise awareness of homelessness; Queen's Park reporter Mike Crawley on PC M.P.P. Randy Hillier's suspension from caucus and other issues in provincial politics this week; Reaction to the CRTC's finding of aggressive and misleading sales practices by telecom companies; the 'Field of Ability' a special baseball diamond to accommodate players of all kinds; Author and anthropologist Greg Beckett on the situation in Haiti; Dr. Iris Gorfinkel on the risks presented by edible cannabis products; Women athletes and testosterone: the IAAF is conducting hearings on the case of Castor Semenya.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday February 20, 2019

Health Canada is warning of risks to giving young people to age 18 cough syrup with opioids such as codeine; Mother and daughter volunteering with a nursing group recount their escape from Haiti; Analysis of proposed changes to the province's police oversight regulations; CannSell, a mandatory course for people selling cannabis retail; Cornwall councillor wants city to allow participation at meetings via electronic links; Some graphic books recommended for kids; Political strategist provides analysis of the Liberals' response to the SNC-Lavalin controversy; Actor Matt Craven from the CBC series 'Unspeakable'.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday February 19, 2019

The Rev. Tim Schindel is making personlized prayers for each member of the Ontario legislature; Angus Reid polls reveal growing concern among Canadians about epidemic of opioid addiction; M.P.P. Michael Coteau plans to introduce a private member's bill to ensure we have 'the right to repair' which would make it easier for people to do their own repairs; Contraband tobacco in Ontario; Unnecessary personal medical lab tests; Cornwall to consider new rules to determine when flags will be flown at half-mast; Mural art revealed on the ceiling of the legislature.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday February 15, 2019

Canadian stranded in Haiti because of anti-government protests; 'Far From the Heart' an interactive play created to help young people under the concepts of consent and sexual violence; Given its limited availability in the region, what kind of housing does Prince Edward County need?; Rolling Stones fan finds himself being billed for much more than the advertised price for his concert tickets; Latest developments in Washington D-C, as Trump pledges to declare a national emergency to get funds for the Mexican border wall; Study reveals that people in rural locations may be more vulnerable to strokes.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday February 14, 2019

Commissioner of Official Languages would like to see a national initiative to ensure more people can learn French as a second language; The CBC's Mike Crawley looks ahead to the next session in the provincial legislature; Shortage of rental housing in Prince Edward County; Getting dialysis patients in for treatment during bad winter weather; Dr. Iris Gorfinkel reminds us of the serious risk presented by measles; Projecting how climate change will affect cities in Canada and the U-S.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday February 13, 2019

Nelson Wiseman comments on the ethics investigation into the connections between the Prime Minister's Office, SNC Lavalin and the former Justice Minister; The small town of Madoc and the 'Canadian Rajah'; Spokesperson for the Blue Mountain Resort address the revelation that they had unwittingly hired cleaners that were being held and forced to work against their will; Misleading or false labels on fish; Idling bylaw; Books for Black History Month; 'Body farms' make a scientific study of human decomposition to aid in police investigations.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday February 12, 2019

Laura Misener, Director of the School of Kinesiology at Western U. talks about what parents can do to protect their children in amateur sports from sexual advances from coaches; Former CBC foreign correspondent Brian Stewart remember Joe Schlesinger; The O.P.P. makes arrests in a human trafficking ring that forced workers into cleaning jobs around Barrie and Wasaga Beach; Could making certain opioids legally available to addicts help mitigate the epidemic?; A profile of vulnerable seniors in eastern Ontario from the United Way; The Rollings Stones are coming to Oro-Medonte.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday February 11, 2019

Call to the provincial government to provide financial assistance to parents and children affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder; Are you entitled to pay when you can't work because a storm?; Vassy Kapelos of the CBC's Power and Politics talks about allegations that the PMO may have attempted to influence possible legal proceedings against SNC Lavalin; Looking for a family doctor in Kingston; Owning vs. renting your home; 'Death By Rubber Duck' a book that exposed some of the toxins in everyday household products; Period emoji. A new emoji - a drop of red blood - that will stand for menstruation.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday February 8, 2019

Support group for funeral home workers; Health care workers want the province to declare the epidemic of opioid addiction a crisis; Robin Cavanagh, the new Director of Indigenous Peoples' Collaborative Relations at the Canadian Canoe Museum; The rising number of grandparents and their role in our families and communities; 'Telehealth' for pets in foster care; Ice Cube Gallery.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday February 7, 2019

Study from Heart & Stroke maintains our health care system is not properly prepared to respond to dementia that often accompanies a vascular emergency; Our Queen's Park reporter Mike Crawley talks about leaked documents, fears of privatization and the province's new model for assisting people on the autism spectrum; The head of the Ontario Autism Coalition explains her objections to the province's new method of financing treatment for autism; The melting of the so-called 'third pole' - the glaciers in the Himalayas; Family doctor Peter Lin looks at the correlation between hearing loss and cognitive decline; The rise - and perils - of perfectionism among a new generation; The lost clarinet.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday February 6, 2019

Analysis of last night's State of the Union address by President Trump; Michael Decter, another former Deputy Minister of Health offers another perspective on changes to the provincial health system; Questions about the role of victim impact statements; Winter walks and the Ontario Active School Travel program; Nordic chair that soothes and comforts dementia patients; Some recommended reading for these cold winter days; Sensory-friendly grocery store; Reaction to new indigenous language bill from the federal government.

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Ontario Morning - Tuesday February 5, 2019

Important issues for black voters as the federal election approaches; Bob Bell, former Deputy Health Minister comments on some of the changes to the health care system that it is speculated will be brought in by the P.C. government; Emergency room M.D. Brian Goldman gives a perspective from the front lines of proposed changes to health cars; Cryptocurrency worth over $250 million is locked because password has been lost; Sickle cell blood drive; Study on food bank use in Canada; Will enrolment of Chinese students at Canadian colleges and universities be curtailed because of ongoing tension between governments?; Lunar New Year.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday February 1, 2019

Before groundhogs,bears and other animals were used to predict the end of winter; Farmers in Loyalist Township are looking for ways to generate income during the winter - but local bylaws are stopping them; Janice Jackson, Mayor of South Bruce Peninsula talks about preparations for this year's Willie Fest; Kristine Spekkens, an astrophysicist at Queen's University explains how people can permit access to their devices to create a supercomputer; The CBC's Haydn Watters learns about research that is trying to modify cow burps to reduce methane emmisions; Some recommended movies to mark Black History Month.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday January 31, 2019

Christine Dobby of the Globe and Mail discusses the controversy around adopting Huawei's 5G technology; The CBC's provincial affairs reporter Mike Crawley has an update from Queen's Park; New 'safe rooms' being built in Muskoka hospitals; Update on the political and economic turmoil in Venezuela; Homeowner discovers part of her house was built over the septic system; Family doctor Peter Lin discusses the link between the lack of sleep and our perception of pain; Housing solutions

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wedneday January 30, 2019

Analysis of critical trade negotiations that are about to begin between the U-S and China; Call for a Global Food Treaty which would make major food producers more responsible for the health and environmental effects of their products; Author Don Gillmor recounts his efforts to understand his brother's suicide in his book 'To the River: Losing My Brother'; Apple Face Time has been hacked; Conde Nast has announced the creation of a paywall for all of its publications; Humourous books; How to ensure teens get enough sleep.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday January 29, 2019

Transportation planner for Peterborough Sue Sauve talks about the radical elevated bicycle path called the Hovenring; Achiever fever; New app allows Orillians to track snowplows; Defending the fare increase on Highway 407; Hotel staff are being trained to recognize human trafficking; Former diplomat Charles Burton has analysis on the latest developments in the American effort to extradite Huawei executive Meng Wan Zhou; Coping with the snow when getting around by wheelchair.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday January 28, 2019

Reporter talks about allegations that Amazon has been thwarting attempts by independent delivery drivers to unionize; Lawyer for the man who was arrested and then released without charge in the anti-terrorist raid in Kingston talks about the need for the media and the public to respect the concept of the presumption of innocence; Advocating for a universal school food program in Canada; Security expert Christian Leuprecht has analysis of last week's raid on a suspected terrorist in Kingston; The priorities at the meeting of the Rural Ontario Municipalities Association; President Trump concedes to allow temporary funding for the federal government; Cris Vitela who writes and comments on the community tells us what people are talking about in Kingston in the aftermath of last week's arrest; The 'Get A Grip' program provides free winter cleats to prevent accidents from falling.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday January 25, 2019

The 'Loop', a pilot project where manufacturers will pick up, clean and refill their product's plastic containers; Local account of the terror arrest of two people yesterday in Kington; Charles Pascal one of the creators of Ontario's early childhood education plan responds to suggestions that the government may want to increase class sizes; The Canadian Paediatric Society is now recommending early exposure of children to potential food allergens; Counter top food composter; Haliburton apiarist traces where his bees forage.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday January 24, 2019

How lower income people may not be able to afford to eat according to the new Canada Food Guide; Our provincial affairs reports on the latest from Queen's Park; Housing shortage in Kingston called a 'crisis'; Different aptitudes and expectations of four generations of employees in the workplace; Cost of internet service is going up; Family doctor Peter Lin discusses hemochromatosis - a surplus of iron in the blood; First partner vs. first lady: the significance of how we describe ourselves; ReFrame Film Festival in Peterborough.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday January 23, 2019

Firefighting in frigid weather; Farmer responds to the reduced role of dairy products in the new Canada Food Guide; Canada's China strategy; The O.P.P. will reopen the case of Soleiman Faqiri who died under questionable circumstances while in detention in Lindsay; Recommended reading that can be enjoyed by the whole family; Call to raise the speed limit for snowmobiles in Ontario; Exercise snacking.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday January 22, 2019

Local reaction in Georgian Bay Township to the pending review of regional government services; Report on violence in Ontario long term care facilities; Mayors of Peterborough and Kingston talk discuss preparations for the arrival of pot stores; Arif Virani, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and the Attorney General defends the federal government's amendments to impaired driving laws; Financial advisor Shannon Lee Simmon talks about how she struggled with credit card debt as a younger woman; The Mayor of Peterbourgh talks about the city's program that will allow citizens to donate money to local climate-change initiatives; Tania Norman - the soup lady of Barrie who serves up hot food to street people.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday January 21, 2019

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.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday January 18, 2019

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.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday January 17, 2019

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

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday January 16, 2019

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.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday January 15, 2019

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.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday January 14, 2019

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?

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday January 11, 2019

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.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday January 10, 2019

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.

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Ontario Morning Podcast January 9, 2019

Body Image Advocate, Deep Fake Videos, Ontario Bird Count, H1N1 Update, Sex Ed Challenge, Inspiring New Year Reads

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Ontario Morning Podcast January 8, 2019

Sexual Abuse and Harassment in Sport, Pot Lottery, Havelock Rink Update, Autism Exclusion, Giant Puzzle, Syria Future

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Ontario Morning Podcast January 7, 2019

Lyme Disease, Peterborough Train, Thin Ice Survival, Kim's Convenience Season 3, Reading Resolutions

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Ontario Morning Podcast January 4, 2019

Assisted Dying, Holiday Spending, Dry January, How to Follow Through on Your Goals All Year Long

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Ontario Morning Podcast January 3, 2019

Corn Infected by Fungus, Gas Prices, 'Rebel Dad', Robinson-Huron Treaty Annuities,

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Ontario Morning Podcast January 2, 2019

Micro-plastic Diversion, Downtown Revitalisation Grants, New Year Fitness, Tattoo Research

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