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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 - 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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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday December 21, 2018

Holiday entertaining - now that cannabis is legal; Movie reviewer Di Golding has some recommendations for some binge-watching over the holidays; Former Ontario Privacy Commissioner Anne Cavoukian talks about the risks of paying for cannabis products with credit cards; The Certified Master Sugar Artist Beatriz Muller builds cityscapes with gingerbread; Quinte landlords meet to see how they can help vulnerable people avoid eviction; Haydn Watters meets a couple that own real reindeers; Postcard memories.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - December 20, 2018

Community Food Centres in Canada; How to have an eco-friendly Christmas; Scott Regehr looks back at some of the inspiring stories in sports in 2018; Small communities not eligible to open retail cannabis operations because of provincial restrictions; Kawartha Food Share is collecting donations using the 'reverse Advent calendar'; Head of Canadian dermatologists is critical of Shoppers Drug Marts' plan to offer some cosmetic services that involve injections; How loneliness can be a burden for many at holiday time; More revelations on how Facebook has compromised users' privacy; Community is coming together in Havelock to build an ice rink.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday December 19, 2018

Rinkwatch users local observers to report on ice conditions at local rinks to help compile information on climate change; Update on service from Canada Post; Donations to local Barrie charities are not meeting the needs of the community; Helping people to escape and recover from exploitation in the sex trade; Books that make good gifts; A new study links the opportunity to make healthy eating choices to your address.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday December 18, 2018

Reaction to province ending funding to college of midwives; Update on Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U-S election; Emergency session at the legislature to deal with impending strike at O.P.G. and the continuing controversy over the O.P.P.; Provincially ordered policy on free speech at Ontario colleges and universities; How facing disappointment can help kids to grow emotionally; Former provincial Finance Minister Janet Ecker talks about the decision-making process on budget cuts; Barrie school one of the finalists in the CBC's Canadian Music Class Challenge.

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Ontario Morning - Monday December 17, 2018 - Part 2

Industry analyst has reaction to the province's announcement that to begin only 25 licences will be issued to private cannabis retailers; A documentary on the novella 'The Little Prince'; Queen's Park bureau chief for the Toronto Star talks about Ron Taverner's decision to postpone his appointment to head of the O.P.P. pending an investigation by the Integrity Commissioner; The week ahead in business with Donna Guzik.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - December 17, 2018

New law to help prevent impaired driving; Barrie property management company is converting student housing to shared residences for seniors; Industry analyst has reaction to the province's announcement that to begin only 25 licences will be issued to private cannabis retailers; A documentary on the novella 'The Little Prince'; Queen's Park bureau chief for the Toronto Star talks about Ron Taverner's decision to postpone his appointment to head of the O.P.P. pending an investigation by the Integrity Commissioner; Former city councillor and M.P.P. for Barrie says the province's roll out of pot sales has been flawed and will create opportunities for the black market; Sesame Street introduces a new character, Lily, who is homeless.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday December 14, 2018

Ribbit, a customer loyalty program started in Peterborough, is expanding to the Toronto area; Scott Regehr reports on how Canada's snow cross racers have suspect that some athletes from other countries may not be competing 'clean' ; Seniors duped or coerced in to becoming drug 'mules'; The progress at the COP24 climate change talks in Poland; Ross Petty brings his Christmas Carole panto to CBC TV; Potato vodka

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday December 13, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May survives a leadership vote but much uncertainty remains about Brexit; Our Queen's Park reporter, Mike Crawley, on the latest controversies over the appointment of Ron Taverner to the head of the O.P.P. and about keeping a van purchase 'off the books'. Head of the Ontario Medical Associations comments on the province's decision to withdraw from arbitration over their fee structure; Geminid meteor shower; The CBC's Matt Prokopchuk reports on a review of the conduct of members of the Thunder Bay Police Service into allegations of racism toward aboriginal citizens. (this report was interrupted due to technical problems); Family doctor Peter Lin discusses a ghastly amoebic infection; The CBC's Susan Burgess reports on residents in the Smiths Falls area whose well water is being compromised by toxins from a fire two years ago; Kitchen mushroom-growing kits.

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Ontario Morning - Wednesday December 12, 2018

What vehicles are most likely to be stolen in Canada - and how you can protect yourself from theft; Charles Burton, of Brock University and a former diplomat to China talks about the detention of another former Canadian diplomat, Michael Kovrig, and the extradition proceedings against businesswoman Meng Wanzhou; Syrian refugees mark three years in Canada; The rural/urban split in among voters in provincial politics; Chris Dornan comments on Time magazine's decision to honour journalists as 'Persons of the Year'; Looking to Scandinavia for books on making the best of winter; CBC's Queen's Park reporter Mike Crawley on the call from the acting commissioner of the O.P.P. to investigate the appointment of Rod Taverner as the new head of the O.P.P.; Homegrown nuts.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday December 11, 2018

Canada and the Powering Past Coal Alliance at the COP24 meetings in Poland; Bruce Davidson of Walkerton expresses his concern that the Ontario PC government's proposed Bill 66 could compromise water standards; Local mayors meet with the Premier; Young dancer in the National Ballet's production of 'The Nutcracker'; How online location services could compromise your privacy and sell your information for a profit; Executive Director of VQA Ontario explains their certification process; Creemore eggnog.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday December 10, 2018

Social prescriptions for mental health; Analysis of U-N Global Compact on Migration; Brexit vote; Tweed vintner cannot get VQA designation for his award-winning wine; New legislation proposed by the PC government could allow municipalities to permit development in the Greenbelt; Eric Johnson of CBC's Go Public looks into Air Canada's apparent unwillingness to inform passengers they may be eligible for compensation for delays or lost luggage; Award-winng maple syrup.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday December 7, 2018

Policy Analyst with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business considers what kind of 'red tape' the province can cut; Globe and Mail reporter Carly Weeks discusses Health Canada's warning about the risks of talc; Local Prince Edward County vintner Richard Johnson has reaction to the news the L.C.B.O. is again listing Norman Hardie's wines; Christmas tree pickup controversy in Pembroke; Psychologist talks about the effects on students, staff and families after a series of lockdowns at Kingston schools; Go Duck Yourself - an adopt-a-duck initiative from the O.S.P.C.A.; Goalie mask exhibit in Owen Sound.

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Ontario Morning - Thursday December 6, 2018

Four different landlords say they've been scammed by the same professional tenants to live rent free, claiming their southern Ontario properties were left with thousands of dollars worth of damage. Rubina Ahmed-Haq introduces to a couple of women from Venezuela who now work to help other immigrant women fulfil their career dreams. Provincial affairs reporter Mike Crawley reviews a new report from the province's auditor general. Staff Sargent Brian Pete responds to mass lock downs throughout both school boards in Kingston yesterday. People in St Thomas have a message for those in Oshawa regarding the GM plant closure, because they've been through something similar. Yesterday Ontario's Auditor-General, Bonnie Lysyk, released her annual report into government spending, and she speaks with us now about major losses on transit projects and sobering facts about unsafe elevators. Our house doctor Peter Lin dissects new research in the journal Advances in Nutrition shows that night owls have an increased risk of ill-health...Including heart disease and type-2 diabetes. Some new treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder are coming to Canada, and it's the latest example of doctors mixing medicine and technology to treat mental illness. Prince Edward County resident and the 2018 World Champion of Street Luge tells us about this unique and dangerous sport.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday December 5, 2018

Sustainable eating - changing diet to reduce our carbon footprint; The legacy or U-S President George H.W. Bush; Local police department will publish names of people charged with impaired driving; 'The Other: A Strange Christmas Tale' premieres tonight at the 4th Line Theatre; Barrie walk-in clinics will provide prescriptions for medical cannabis; Recommended reading for December; Scott Regehr tells us about the Goalie App.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday December 4, 2018

Municipalities need to better prepare to cope with climate change: study; Emilie Cushman has made Forbes Magazine Top 30 Under 30 List with her innovative new method to vet university admissions; Kenn Richard offers his reaction to the feds announcement that Indigenous people will get control of their own child welfare system; What's organic and what isn't? New bill will align Ontariio's standards with federal ones; Reporter Dan Taekema recounts an incident that underscores the need for more training around sexual misconduct in the Canadian military; The Snow Lake Initiative will offer micro-grants to local artists; Rom-coms.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday December 3, 2018

The annual 'Hunger Report' from the Association of Ontario Food Banks; Peterborough entrepreneur talks about what the year has been like after winning the 'Win This Space' competition last year; What's next for NAFTA 2.0?; Mayor-elect for the Township of Muskoka Lakes talks about the need to balance road safety with threat of pollution from oversalting; Vancouver youth delegate to the COP24 meeting in Poland; Christmas tree farmer is passing part of his property to the city; Hannukah music

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday November 30, 2018

Professor of law and business, Gilles LeVasseur, talks about the challenges faced by M.P.P.'s who sit as independents following Amanda Simard's resignation from the Progressive Conservative caucus; An 'advent calendar' for those in need - every day put aside something aside to donate; Rod Phillips, Ontario Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks defends his government's carbon reduction plan; Hazing in the O.H.L.; Tips for making Chrstmas cookies.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday November 29, 2018

Preview of the G20 meeting in Buenos Aries; CBC's Queen's Park reporter Mike Crawley explains what we might expect when the province announces its carbon reduction plan today; Help for victims of financial fraud; UNICEF study shows that not all children are sharing equally in Canada's relative prosperity; Ontario's French Language Commissioner; A reminder of the hazards of overusing or misusing antibiotics; Fewer seniors - a group most vulnerable to the flu - are getting vaccinated; Margaret Atwood announces she will write a sequel to 'A Handmaid's Tale.

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Ontario Morning - Wednesday November 28,2018

Peterborough's new mayor talks about how her city will be affected by GM's layoffs in Oshawa; Lanark County turns to Iceland for advice on how to address drug and alcohol use by teens; Brad Cook who specializes in job re-training explains what Oshawa auto-workers may need to do to re-enter the workforce; Another study shows that young people are failing to get enough exercise; Where will the employment opportunities be in the future: what work will require fewer and fewer people?; Some recommended reading guaranteed to lift your spirits; Alberta is battling Ontario to sell more beer here; Scott Regehr explains what's at stake as the CFL and its players begin bargaining.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday November 27, 2018 - Part 2

Dino Chiodo, auto director for Unifor has responds to GM's decision to shut down the Oshawa plant; Haydn Watters travels to Sturgeon Falls, a town with a history of lobbying successfully for French-language government services; Charlotte Yates, automotive policy analyst looks at the factors that led GM to the decision to close the Oshawa plant; Journalism professor April Lindgren discusses how the closure and consolidation of local newspapers has affected Ontario communities; Mark Cameron of Canadians for Clean Prosperity talks about what might expect from the province when they reveal their carbon-reduction plan this week; Head of local union at GM on the effects of the plant closing in Oshawa; Giving Tuesday.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday November 26, 2018

The environmental effects of shopping online; Research says stereotypes about Canadians and Americans are revealed by Twitter users; Looking back one year after major consolidation and cuts to local newspapers in Ontario; Preview of the landing on Mars of the InSight probe; Announcement of G-M's intention to close the Oshawa plant and rumours of floor-crossing; another challenging week for the provincial government; Amateur hockey player in London goes to Ontario Human Rights to seek redress for treatment by local club; "Bottom of the Pot: Persian Recipes and Stories"

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday November 23, 2018

Margery Holman formerly of the U. of Windsor provides a broader to context to hazing behaviour in light of the students charged at St. Michael's College in Toronto; Local historian Paula Niall recounts how Polish soldiers were trained in Owen Sound during World War Two; Reaction to the province's proposed reforms to social assistance; In opposition to 'Black Friday' Peterborough environmental group is holding a 'Green Friday' event; A spokesperson from Equal Voice explains what can be done to increase the number of women in elected political office in Canada; A bug is named for former Blue Jays slugger, Jose Bautista.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday November 22, 2018

Warning about American romaine lettuce contaminated with e-coli; CBC's Queen's Park reporter Mike Crawley looks at some of the controversies dogging the P-C party; Barrie-area M.P. talks about visits to Vancouver and Toronto to research safe injection sites; Toxic school culture; Family doctor Joshua Tepper says that research indicates that standing desks do little or nothing to prevent cardiovascular problems; Economist William Watson has analysis yesterday's economic statement from the federal finance minister; For a fee Joe McDonald will try and obtain the apology you've always thought you deserved.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday November 21, 2018

How will the Canada Post labour dispute affect retailers?; Canoes are now classified as vessels under the law, which may have severe consequences for a man charged with impaired operation in the death of a boy; More on protocols at Kingston General Hospital to respond to violent incidents at the facility; Vintage radio collection being sold; Simcoe County District School Board has initiative to help provide role models for indigenous students; Recommended reading: bigraphies; Study shows Canadians will spend over $30 billion on prescription drugs; Scott Regehr looks at the prospects for Canadian rugby teams.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday November 20, 2018

Reaction to a new survey on the prevalence of bullying in the workplace; Changes in regulations with respect to the marketing of e-cigarettes to young people; Carol Jolin, president of the L'Assemblée de la francophonie de l'Ontario expresses his disappointment in cuts announced by the province; Cobourg womens' shelter is operating over capacity; Kingston E.R. doctor talks about the yesterday's shooting incident; Report on overcrowding in Ontario hospitals; Lunar gateway.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday November 19, 2018

Canadian Rural innovation Summit in Belleville; Economist Michael Veall discusses what he thinks we'll see in Finance Minister Bill Morneau's eonomic update on Wednesday; Commemorating in poetry Viola Desmond, whose image is on the new ten dollar bill; Employment lawyer Robert Boswell talks about the conditions under which employers may require a 'sick note' from their employees; World Toilet Day - and the need to expand access to sanitary facilities; Eastern Ontario man and his neighbours are still struggling to access the internet; How winning The Giller Prize changed things for author Michael Redhill.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday November 16, 2018

Matt Cullen talks about the effort by some O.H.L. players to be considered employees; Host Carol Off marks the 50th anniversary of CBC Radio's 'As It Happens'; Economist Ian Lee has analysis of the province's economic update; A special museum exhibit where the kids are the curators; Provincial Finance Minister Vic Fedeli; A new standard for the kilogram.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday November 15, 2018

Local councillor says Barrie should consider lowering the speed limit in some neighbourhoods; Our provincial affairs reporter Mike Crawley looks at the province's upcoming economic update and talks about some of the revelations in former P.C. leader Patrick Brown's new book; Critical doctor shortage in Kingston; The CBC's Colin Butler recounts the reaction of the family of Shelley Cowell to the news that the man who brutally murdered her, her husband, is now enjoying day passes from prison and has remarried; Family doctor Peter Lin on the benefits of Omega-3's; New Brexit deal causes rift in U-K government.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday November 14, 2018

Where is the current labour dispute with Canada Post headed?; More and more older teens and young adults are plagued by perfectionism; In response to the Premier's advertising billboards, a Brock professor asks is Ontario really 'open for business'? ; Researcher Claire Oswald explains how road salt is affecting the environment; What are the criteria for granting severance pay?; Books by Giller nominees; Scott Regehr on Calgary's voting 'no' to bidding for the Winter Olympics; The advantages of synthetic wigs for people undergoing cancer treatment.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday November 13, 2018

The NHL and players reach a tentative agreement for compensation for concussions and head injuries; Family doctor, Peter Lin, discusses the increasing incidence of inflammatory bowel disease; Popularity of recreational cannabis is putting pressure on supply of medical marijuana; Soil health; Lawyer Michael Spratt discusses the reach of the publication ban in the case of a young offender from Brockville who will be going to trial; Kingston homeless; Our movie reviewer Eli Glasner talks about the accomplishments and legacy of Marvel's Stan Lee.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday November 12, 2018

Psychiatrist Dr. Dallas Seitz of Queen's University co-authored a study that says not enough consideration is given to helping people with mental problems that may follow a traumatic injury; Rob Benzie of the Toronto Star looks at the various resignations and scandals that have plagued the new P.C. government over the last couple of weeks; Winter biking; 'Future History' a new documentary series on APTN; Kingston adopts 'Good Neighbour' guidelines; Counting down to Christmas.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday November 9, 2018

The Bells of Peace will ring across the country on Remembrance Day including St.George's Cathedral in Kingston; Childrens' experience growing up during the First World War; College students offer a course in financial literacy for high school kids; Pickering author mails out postcards to the current residents of homes where people who had served during the Great War once lived.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday November 8, 2018

A new book from the Vimy Foundation 'They Fought in Colour'; Political scientist Lydia Miljan discusses the P.C. government's response to the allegations surrounding the resignation of minister Jim Wilson; Politicians and sex scandals; Should kids hockey have a 'mercy' rule?' Facebook launches dating site in Canada; Veteran activist says the Canadian Legion should relinquish exclusive rights to the poppy image; New town councillor in Belleville talks about learning the job.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday November 7, 2018

Some tips on tracking the history of people who served during the First World War; Science Meets Parliament - a program where politicians team up with scientists; Analysis of the results of yesterday's midterm elections in the U-S; Couple planning coast-to-coast-to-coast trek across Canada; Peterborough plan to pair young farmers with more established ones; CBC reporter John-Paul Tasker discusses M.P. Tony Clement's revelations about sexting pictures and video; Author of 'No Place to Go: How Public Toilets Fail our Private Needs'. More recommended reading for fall.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday November 6, 2018

Reports of rising rates of alcohol abuse among women in Canada; Former Progressive Conservative staffer responds to reports of allegations of sexual misconduct by now former cabinet minister, Jim Wilson; Veteran Family Program assists in the transition from military to civilian life; Flood prevention; Humane Education a program which brings animals to schools is helping to improve some student's attendance and achievment.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday November 5, 2018

Bob McKeown of the fifth estate on Transport Canada and regulations regarding seat belts in commercial coach buses; Natalie Harris of Barrie has been nominated for a Premier's Award for her work helping paramedics and other first responders; Changes recommended to 9-1-1 service; Preview of U-S mid term elections; The CBC's Jackie Sharkey looks at the College of Trades, slated to be terminated by the province; Controversy over Statscan wanting banking data; Charity Intelligence recommends some organizations they deem worthy of our support.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday November 2, 2018

CBC's Marketplace challenges the value of food sensitivity blood tests; New proposed rules and regulations for drones; Lakeridge Health in Oshawa takes a new approach to dealing with the opioid problem; The Brier curling championship is coming to Kingston in 2020; Democrat pundit from Buffalo talks about the upcoming midterms in the U-S; The O.H.L. and cannabis use; How sleep may be affected by the return to standard time.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday November 1, 2018

Study shows more and more teachers at colleges and university are precariously employed; CBC's Queen's Park reporter Mike Crawley discusses the province's anticipated welfare reforms; Helping seniors to 'come out' in Barrie; Award-winning teacher from Blue Water School Board; N.H.L. may adopt betting; Peter Lin talks about how all that sugar in Hallowe'en candies can affect our health; Samantha Nutt of War Child Canada re-releases her book 'Damned Nation'; The 'yes man' challenge.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday October 31, 2018

Dr. Sunita Venkateswaran talks about AFM acute flaccid myelitis a polio-like disease that has been affecting some children; Haydn Watters tells about 'scare actors'; A study from Heart and Stroke reveals the high number of ads for junk food targeting kids on social media; Scary books; Rob Benzie of the Toronto Star talks about yesterday's meeting between Conservative leader Andrew Scheer and Premier Doug Ford.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday October 30, 2018

Survey on the health effects of wind turbines is being conducted in Huron County; Family doctor Peter Lin explains how coffee may mitigate the effect of rosacea; 'Gab' a media platform similar to Twitter appealing to far-right interests has been shut in the aftermath of the shootings in Pittsburgh; Questionable wages and working conditions in Ontario horse stables; Personal liability for people overindulging in pot at a private get-together; Calls to stop the train whistle at some public crossings in Parry Sound; Muskoka North Good Food Co-op grocery store.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:50]


Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday October 29, 2018

Tenneco will close in 2020 costing close to 500 jobs in Owen Sound; Reaction to the decision by Girl Guides to sell off all but one of their camps; Controversy over dress code in high school; If everyone were to try to eat the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables there would not be enough; The Ontario Cannabis Store is having a lot of problems getting pot to customers; The Sand and Pearl restaurant in Prince Edward County receives national ranking from 'EnRoute' magazine.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:44:10]


Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday October 26, 2018

Growing political tension in the U-S;Local medical officer of health comments on Napanee students' overdose on counterfeit Xanax; New docummentary exploring the possible hazards of herbicides 'Ground War'; New app to motivate people to act and buy eco-friendly Random Acts of Green; Labour shortage in Muskoka; New health and wellness centre for Innisfil.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:40:57]


Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday October 25, 2018

European Union votes to ban single-use plastics by 2021; Mike Crawley assess how the Liberals' Bill 148 on labour reform affected employment in the province; DNA tests designed to help determine the best medication; How an archaeologist thinks he can help control the rat population; Using stories to change the narrative on climate change; All female council elected in the township of Algonquin Highland in Haliburton county; Rising interest rates and personal debt.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:29]


Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday October 24, 2018

Advocate of voting reform talks about the success of the ranked ballot used in London for the municipal election; Study indicates that eating organic food could lower the risk of certain types of cancer; Town clerk of Collingwood explains how they dealt with the temporary breakdown of the online voting system during the municipal election; New Mayor of Cornwall; How concerns about climate change can affect mental and emotional well-being; Books by or about strong women; New provincial government undoes many of its predecessor's labour reforms; More works by Banksy go to auction.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:53]