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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 September 21, 2018

Catholic Bishops Abuse Hotline - Green Energy Act - Jian Ghomeshi in the New York Review of Books - Life Insurance Tech.

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Ontario Morning - Thursday September 20, 2018

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.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday September 19, 2018

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.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday September 18, 2018

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.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday September 17, 2018

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?

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Ontario Morning - Friday September 14, 2018

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.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday September 13, 2018

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.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday September 12, 2018

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

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday September 11, 2018

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.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday September 10, 2018

Google at 20; Street name confusion in South Frontenac leads emergency workers to wrong address; More than 30 retirement home residents in Kingston were relocated after fire code violations; Advice for students on budgeting during the school year; Great Lakes water warming; Questions about the future of the Elvis festival in Collingwood; Are there too many park benches being dedicated in Prescott?

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday September 7, 2018

How Netflix is emerging as a major player in the movie production business; Jason Osler looks at how data mining can be used to help people at risk; Great Lakes Guide; New program for students in need of mental health treatment at Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie; Math instructor evaluates the Premier's call to get back to 'basics' in the classroom; Kingston Mayor on pilot project that will require people charged with rowdy behaviour to appear in court to answer charges; Reaction to news that the province will not be taking advantage of millions of dollars available from the federal government to battle the opioid epidemic; Andrew Lupton tells about a fatal passenger plane crash back in 1941 in St. Thomas that will be commemorated with a plaque this weekend.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday September 6, 2018

Labour studies professor Christo Availis offers his perspective on the so-called 'job shaming' of the American actor who photographed on the job bagging groceries; Contenders for the TD Canadian Children's Literature Awards; Two lawyers take up opposite positions on the right of employees to disconnect from work; Kinesiologist and former CFL player Marc Mitchell has advice on how to get back into exercising; Family doctor Peter Lin talks about kids who suffer extreme anxiety at the prospect of school; Kingston will hold public consultations on how the city should address the legacy of Sir John A. MacDonald; Jewish cookbook 'The Last Schmaltz'.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday September 5, 2018

Advocating for a national school nutrition program; Should parents use cell phone apps to track their teens' whereabouts?; Cell phones in classrooms; Family cookbooks; Hadyn Watters looks at some initiatives to support people with mental health problems in Kingston and Queen's University; When not wearing a T Rex costume around Peterborough, Paloma Rose is founding a group called 'Fun is Freedom'.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday September 4, 2018

Are there disadvantages to split grades in classrooms?; What to expect in the NAFTA negotiations; Teacher shortage in Ontario; School bus safety; PASS - panic, anxiety and stress support - kits for students at the University of Waterloo; Extreme drunkenness allowed as a defence in sexual assault case; Responding to work emails while on your own time and the right to disconnect.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday September 3, 2018

Elliott Lake - from mining town to retirement mecca; Mealnie Ferrier of CBC Kitchener-Waterloo introduces us to Duff, who after battling alcohol addiction, makes the transition from homeless to housed; Parenting expert Ann Douglas talks about the so-called empty nest syndrome; Rob Dalgleish of the United Church explains how churches are being re-purposed to prevent their doors from being closed; Mayor of Smiths Falls describes how the town changed after Hershey's left and Canopy Growth arrived; Melanie Ferrier introduces us to Huda Al-Obaidi who talks about her problems adapting to living in Canada; Larry Rousseau, of the Canadian Labour Congress talks about the current role of organized labour; The CBC's Katerina Georgieva looks at Sarnia-Lambton's transition away from being 'chemical valley'; Melanie Ferrier talks to Jesse, who is making the transition from prison to civilian life; Mary Ellen Hickson describes her 'unretirement'.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday August 31, 2018

Airlines fees go up; Helping kids cope with back-to-school anxiety; Peterborough paramedics are adopting a new zero-tolerance policy with respect to aggressive behaviour while on calls; Pickleball; The case for not further restricting hand guns and assault weapons; Move in day for new students at Trent University; Husband and wife team are competing in their 27th salmon derby in Owen Sound

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday August 30, 2018

New study shows that a diet some dairy foods may actually reduce the likelihood of some illnesses; Study into how both prescription and non-prescription drugs are contributing to the opioid crisis; Advocate for people with disabilities comments on case where a hearing impaired women has filed a complaint against her local hospital; Changes to the teaching of math in Ontario; Online shopping and NAFTA; How being chronically sleep deprived can leave middle-aged men vulnerable to some serious illnesses; Back-to-school shoes

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday 29, 2018

Roadside saliva test for THC endorsed by the federal government; Sir John MacDonald removed from official government websites in Scotland; Four persons who were part of the Basic Income program in Lindsay are suing the province for cancelling the program; Scammers in Peterborough posing as priests; Creating public awareness about the hazards of some cannabis products; Back to school reading; All minor hockey coaches in Ontario are now required to give pre-season talks about gender diversity; Fish fraud.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday August 28, 2018

A new study shows that people who go to the beach pay little attention to posted signs warning them of hazards; Call for amnesty for people convicted of offences involving cannabis; Pros and cons of campaign signs in the municipal election; The importance of a nutritious breakfast for kids; Medical doctor's op ed says Gwyneth Paltrow's wellness business Goop exploits entrenched sexism in modern medicine and endorses products that make dubious claims.

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Ontario Morning - Monday August 27, 2018

Local woman bit by a rabid bat while sleeping; Are we seeing a revival of the Rom-com?; A discussion of the stresses on first responders following a spate of suicides among Ontario police officers; Brooke Henderson's historic golf win; How our experience of gym class conditions our attitude towards exercise; Physicians in Collingwood are screening for poverty; Mud kitchens

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday August 24, 2018

Virtual medical clinic in Peterborough; A new study shows that even teens are concerned about how much time they spend on their smartphones; Pilot shortage is stalling development of the Simcoe Regional Airport; He, she and they: helping trans kids define their identity; Reaction to the province's so-called 'snitch line' where parents can register complaints about teachers; Maxime Bernier and the Conservative Party; Haydn Watters meets the man who created millions of birth certificates for Cabbage Patch kids

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday August 23, 2018

How concentrating on a single sport can put kids at greater risk of injury; Call for standards to ensure that cannabis oils are providing the potency that is expected; New head of the Ontario Teachers Federation responds to province's directive regarding sex-ed; How - and if - the conviction of two aides will affect U.S. President Trump; Ice on the moon; Doctors encourage unstructured play for children; The Tom Thomson Art Gallery in Owen Sound invites the community to help curate a show.

Download Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday August 23, 2018
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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday August 22, 2018

Reaction and analysis of the federal government's anti-poverty strategy; Mark Crawford creator of the play 'Bed and Breakfast'; Who will sell it and how pot will be sold online; Sex and the City's 20th anniversary; Reader-recommended books; Reaction to proposed statuary holiday acknowledging Truth and Reconciliation; Orillia Mayor on the future of the statue of Samuel de Champlain.

Download Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday August 22, 2018
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Ontario Morning Podcast- Monday August 20, 2018

Go fund me Legislation,the me too movement in medicine, cannabis sales for municipalities, low carb diets,Who killed Snow White play.

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Ontario Morning Podcast Tuesday August 21, 2018

Elon Musk we talked to Professor Walid Hejazi, Simcoe Forager Robert Burcher on John Muir, municipal matters,Samantha Yammine talked to us about Sunsets, Erin Kinsella on Catholic church way forward, Ottawa report with Jordan Press, pot retails and Ontario films.

Download Ontario Morning Podcast Tuesday August 21, 2018
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Ontario Morning Podcast Tuesday August 21, 2018

Elon Musk we talked to Professor Walid Hejazi, Simcoe Forager Robert Burcher on John Muir, municipal matters,Samantha Yammine talked to us about Sunsets, Erin Kinsella on Catholic church way forward, Ottawa report with Jordan Press, pot retails and Ontario films.

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Ontario Morning Podcast- Monday August 20, 2018

Go fund me Legislation,the me too movement in medicine, cannabis sales for municipalities, low carb diets,Who killed Snow White play.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday August 17, 2018

Problems with chemotherapy dosage for some Peterborough cancer patients; Gerry Croteau of the Gilbert Center a local social and support services agency advocates for the need for an overdose prevention facility in Barrie; Remembering Aretha Franklin; Canadian Federation of Independent Business on how and when the province should deal with the issue of minimum wage; The first Pride Parade in Smiths Falls; Edible spoons for ice cream

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday August 16, 2018

Housing shortage for students returning to Peterborough this fall; Former Washington Bureau Chief for CBS news, Barbara Cochran talks about the op-ed pieces being produced across the country critical of Trump's contention that the media is 'the enemy of the people'; Mayor of Perth talks about the need to protect local steel fabricators; Increasing number of opioid-related deaths is leading to a backlog at coroners' offices; Controversial study suggests high sodium diet may not be harmful to health; Earlier onset of puberty is causing body image problems in girls as young as eight or nine; Barrie Police want help to identify recovered stolen property.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - August 15, 2018

Transformations - our occasional series on how communities are adapting to change focuses on Pelee Island; Parents and children are meeting with officials in hopes of ending confusion over names appearing on the 'no-fly' list; Journalist Josh Ostroff explains what is known about the province's plan for retailing recreational cannabis; Response to study that overexposure to computer screens could hasten macular degeneration in the eyes; Soil dumping in Simcoe County; Books that have been made into movies; 'Yield Tour' of Ontario farms; Monitor lizard moseys into a back yard.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday August 14, 2018

Starry stonewort is invading Lake Simcoe; Feds considering providing 10 days leave to victims of domestic violence; Province's new plan for marketing pot; Director of the White Ribbon campaign explains why he hopes students will continue to learn about consent and other issues in sex ed; Marijuana Anonymous; CMA study shows younger patients want to access more services electronically; Fox tapeworm

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday August 13, 2018

3-D crosswalks; Researching cannabis derivatives as medication for dogs; Orillia food bank is in dire need of donations; Controversy over lapping staffers at provincial government news conferences; Why people of Asian descent are welcoming the release of the movie 'Crazy Rich Asians'.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday August 10, 2018

Lawyer for family that is making a human rights claim against the province to reinstate the updateed sex ed curriculum; In Prince Edward County a Syrian refugee is learning the business at a local fishery; How two local schools - Queen's and St. Lawrence College are being affected by the recall of Saudi students; The discussion on how to commemorate controversial historical figures such as Sir John A. MacDonald; Postpartum depression in men; How to respond to an emergency in the wild; Goober - Uber for animals.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday August 9, 2018

The Globe and Mail's new reviewer of audiobooks; Shortage of psychiatrists in many Ontario communities; Environmental effects of forest fires; How malls and retailers may be tracking you; Study shows female patients may have better outcomes with female doctors; Move to preserve heritage shipwrecks; Emu on the loose.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday August 8, 2018

Grade 5 teacher says school boards are writing to the Ministry of Education hoping for guidance on what to present in sex ed this fall; Economist Ian Bell considers the costs of Saudi Arabia's sanctions against Canada; Kingston record shop inundated after water leak; Hothouse Earth; Non-fiction books; Pros and cons of the province's 'buck a beer' program; Jesse Hirsh on why social networks have finally banned InfoWars

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Ontario Morning - Tuesday August 7, 2018

Kingston places restrictions on Uber; Growing popularity of audiobooks; City of Cornwall vs. MPAC; Elizabeth MacLeod is the author of new series of historical biographies for kids; Parker solar probe; What it takes to win a municipal election; To wear flip-flops or not to wear flip-flops at work

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday August 3, 2018

Call for a federal inheritance tax in Canada; Beyonce, black culture and Vogue magazine; Business digest with Megan Read; Homeless vegan; Peterborough mayor defends sale of city distribution system to Ontario Hydro; InStage a virtual reality system that's used to overcome stage fright; Waste-free store; Drinking and boating safety

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Ontario Morning - Thursday August 2, 2018

Facebook and Instagram now offer users a tool to monitor their time on the apps; Canadian women falling further behind in corporate leader roles; Local councillor disagrees with city's decision to sell Peterborough Distribution to Hydro One; Political scientist Lydia Miljan looks back at a fractious week at Queen's Park; More analysis of the province's decision to end the Basic Income study; New program to provide electronic payment for Barrie buskers; More surveillance cameras proposed for Dysart et al; Peter Lin talks about the biological link between lack of sleep and depression; Analysis 'Ontario News Now' the P.C. party's 'news' channel.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday August 1, 2018

End of an era in Canadian women's hockey as Commissioner Brenda Andress resigns; 18-year-old school board trustee from Peterborough; Reaction to the province's decison to end the Basic Income study; Peterborough forced to end organics recycling program following the cancellation of the cap and trade program; Recommended reading for August; 3D printed guns

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday July 31, 2018

Why some in government think Huawei's leadership in 5G technology could compromise security; York-Simcoe M-P Peter Loan announces his retirement from politics; The how and whys of the privatization of the sale of cannabis in Ontario; Members of the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre are on hand at 4th Line Theatre's play in case past trauma is revived; Haydn Watters talks about the turtle taxi; Mars has come very close

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Ontario Morning - Monday July 30, 2018

Former teacher - now university educator reacts to the Deputy Premier's suggestion that students can have 'private conversations' with their teachers about personal matters pertaining to the sex-ed curriculum; Update on the Parry Sound 33 fire; Mobile skateboard park moves to different locations in the Innisfil area; Former candidate for chair of Peel Region, Patrick Brown talks about the province's proposed last-minute changes to various municipal elections; Blue green algae; More reaction to the province's proposed changes to municipal elections; Alana Murray of the Bluewater District School Board talks about the uncertainly about the province's intentions with respect to revising the sex-ed curriculum; Is 'fake news' becoming a problem in Canada?

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday July 27, 2018

Kingston installing 48 new electric vehicle charging stations; 162-year old Coal Shoal Lighthouse near Brockville burned to the ground after a lightning strike; The case for keeping the separate school system in Ontario; Elvis impersonator; Reaction from Cannabis Consumer and Retail Alliance that the province will allow private outlets to sell pot; Rob Benzie of the Toronto Star has reaction to some surprising announcements from the provincial government; Joanna Schneller previews the CBC-TV series 'The Filmmakers'.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday July 26, 2018

How the tall invasive grass Phramites is presenting a fire hazard; We hear from the representative of a local sporting good stores about what has to be done to legally acquire and gun and why further restrictions on sales won't necessarily make us any safer; Two academics from Western University make the case for merging the Catholic and public school boards; Salmonella triggers food recall; Gananoque Police Chief replies to criticism from a local parent whose adult son is addicted to illegal drugs; Lawyer explains to what lengths we can go to protect our person and our property; Alex Dault the writer and director of 'Northern Lights' talks about his play about the grow-op discovered in an unused Barrie brewery

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday July 25, 2018

Liz Stuart, head of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers says they don't want to revert back to the 1998 sex-ed curriculum when school resumes in the fall; Samara Canada an organization dedicated to increasing citizen involvement in politics studied the growing demands from constituents on M-P's; One room school house reunion; Father in Gananoque whose son is an opioid addict has posted messages online about his frustration with the apparent lack of enforcement by local police; Some recommended shorter reads; Assembly of First Nations election; Plans for Kingston's old McBurney Park - known to locals as Skeleton Park

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday July 24, 2018

The CBC's Hayden Watters' forest fire blog; The aftermath of the mass shooting in Toronto with Rob Benzie, Queen's Park reporter for The Toronto Star; False first memories; An update on the forest fire situation from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry; Statistics show an increase in the reporting of sexual assault crimes against women; Amateur paleontologist talks about dramatic discovery on the Bruce Peninsula

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday July 23, 2018

No more paper ballots for the municipal elections in Port Hope; Kingtson cabinet makerTim Soper was commissioned to take some Da Vinci sketches and construct the inventions for a museum exhibit. He wishes the Renaissance man had done some things a little differently; Toronto woman who was dining when the shooting rampage took place; Teaching teachers sex-ed; Steve Maxwell is a former police officer who discusses the need train DRE's - drug recognition experts to help curb driving while high; Advocate for making music festivals more accessible; Trenton frogmen dive to clean up local waterway; Peterborough 'water bacon'.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday July 20, 2018

Why other communities are studying Kingston Transit's success; Author James Stewart talks about his book 'Being Prime Minister'; Labour shortage in Muskoka; Yay or nay to hoppy IPA's; Consultant talks about the province's intention to modify the sex ed curriculum again; 16-year-old Jake Tinney created his own business with help from the Summer Company Program; Hiking safety

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday July 19, 2018

We do a 'reality check' on asylum seekers appearing at our borders as the Conservatives continue to criticize the federal government's handling of the situation; Lydia Miljan, a political science professor at the University of Windsor analyses what's been happening this week at Queen's Park; Nelson Wiseman provides a preview of what we can expect from the Premiers' meeting; Gold for gas scam; Family doctor Peter Lin talks about a new online tool to help counteract hypertension; Proposed Aqua World resort is creating controversy in Augusta Township; United Church ministers write an open letter to Premier Ford to address matters affecting poor and marginalized members of society; New online 'interactive experience' has been created allows people to see how a fictional teen from Central America makes the decision to seek asylum in the north.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday July 18, 2018

New federal regulation will require seat belts on commercial buses; Email etiquette; Dr. Fareen Karachiwalla, associate medical officer of health with Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health comments on how Kingston is contending with illegal drug use; Reaction and analysis of President Trump`s about face on his claims about Russian interference in the U.S. election; The effects of the cancellation of various green initiatives by the new provincial government; Kevin Page, economist and former Parliamentary Budget Officer discusses what might be achieved when the provincial government conducts is audit of Ontario`s finances; Grobo is a self-contained system for growing pot indoors

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday July 17, 2018

How the protracted strike against Compass Minerals in Goderich - which is now over - will affect relationships in the future; Rob Benzie of the Toronto Star talks about the new provincial government's apparent change of heart about the sex ed curriculum; Spectrum of Valour an exhibit of art by veterans; Joe Schwarz of McGill University explains how they created a video promoting a bogus treatment for cancer to alert people to be wary of health claims they see online; The Cannabis Council of Canada is resisting a proposed fee on their sales to help pay for the cost of government regulation; Fun facts about birds.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday July 16, 2018

Wasaga Beach bathrooms badly need upgrading but Ministry can't find anyone to the job; A reminder about the hazards of Giant Hogweed; Energy analyst Tom Adams looks at the prospects for the new provincial government to lower energy costs; Falcons diving at passersby at the Cornwall hospital to protect their nests; What's at stake at the meeting between Trump and Putin; Nick Oldrieve, co-founder of Please Bring Me Home, a not-for-profit that looks into missing persons cases; Bruce the moose that thinks he's a horse

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday July 13, 2018

What hosting the World Cup has meant for Russia; Barbara Mitchell, author of 'Mapmaker: Philip Turnor in Rupert's Land in the Age of Enlightenment' ; Medical officer of health advocates for decriminalization of psychoactive drugs; CBC Queen's Park reporter Mike Crawley analyses yesterday's Speech From the Throne; How cottage owners can contribute to local communities; Young Parent Support Program helps teen moms complete their education; John Sheard former musical director of 'The Vinyl Cafe' talks about his show that remembers Stuart McLean

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday July 12, 2018

Laural Adams of the Dairy Farmers of Ontario talks about how the efforts of Bettina and Henk Schuurmans were appreciated by their colleagues following the tragic accident on their cross-Canada tractor trip; Rad Simonpillai gives us a preview of what we might expect at the Emmy Award nominations later today; Mayor of Prince Edward County, Robert Quaiff, is celebrating the province's decision to cancel the White Pines wind turbine project; Dr. Dirk Huyer, the Chief Coroner for Ontario talks about what criteria they use to attribute a death to extreme heat; Ryan Gibson of the University of Guelph discusses how smaller centres are adapting as part of our series, 'Transformation'; Family doctor Peter Lin warns about drinking too much fruit juice; Why Wolfe Island will have only one paramedic; 'Crow Hill: The Telephone Play' at 4th Line Theatre

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday July 11, 2018

What will be involved in the recovery of the Thai boys following their rescue after being trapped in a cave for more than two weeks; Head of the Ontario Human Rights Commission comments on their annual report; Uxbridge teen is compiling a 'made in Canada' list for consumers concerned about American tariffs; Locals are trying to raise money to repair extensive damage to historic cemetery in Prince Edward County; David Peterson talks about the job; of being Premier; Audio books; NATO summit; Controversial sculpture finds new home in Bala

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday July 10, 2018

Two farmers talk about how they're being affected by the lack of rain; Karla McGrath the Executive Director of Queen's Law Clinics in Kingston explains how the problem of people with no official government identification is relatively common; Inuktut will soon join the growing list of languages available on Facebook; New artificial intelligence system Audrey which will aid first responders is being tested in Hastings County; Travel writer explains why she sends postcards

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday July 9, 2018

How to ensure you and your family get the sleep you need during the summer; Seniors' advocate Jane Meadus says it should be mandatory to provide air conditioning for people in long term care and nursing homes; 20 year old from the Kingston area doesn't officially exist because he has no government issued i.d.; Scuba diver comments of the tactics and risks of rescuing the people trapping in the flooded cave in Thailand; Judges are requesting that people without lawyers in Family Court use an app to help them expedite their separation and custody problems; Exotic fish rescue

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday July 6, 2018

Preview of the World Cup quarter finals; 'Getting To Know You' a card game designed to help people break the ice; Reaction to P.C. government's decision to put S.I.U. reforms on hold; Michael McCain of Maple Leaf foods on their efforts to become the most sustainable protein company in the world' Kingston doctor named one Canada's Top Forty Under Forty; Pop-up weddings at Prince Edward County hotel

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday July 5, 2018

National Injury Prevention Day; Political scientist Lydia Miljan comments on the new Premier's first week in office; Highway buckles from the heat in Essex County; Unusual Ontario destinations with author Ron Brown; The effect of being trapped underground on the Thai boys awaiting rescue; Family doctor Peter Lin with a reminder about West Nile Virus; Woman removes her parents from Lanark County nursing home because of lack of air conditioning; Constable Sarah Groenewegen of the Kingston Police mounted unit.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday July 4, 2018

Specially treated plastic strip which can be included with packaging will detect the presence of harmful bacteria; How the ashes from wood fires can be used to restore the chemical balance to local lakes; Patrick Brown attempts a return to politics running for election as Chair of Peel Region; Order of Canada winner Wendy Craig; Making playgrounds more accessible; Some recommended summer reading for kids; David and Cathie Tuck have been exonerated after being accused of misusing funds for the Peterborough Huskies. Ken, brother of David talks about their ordeal; Modern interpretation of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' at Stratford.

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday July 3, 2018

Operator of a cannabis and vaping lounge wants to know if new smoke-free laws will be enforced by the new provincial government; Camp X is the subject of a new exhibit at the Military Communications and Electronics Museum in Kingston; Update on strike at salt mine in Goderich; Prince Edward County O.P.P on how well drivers behaved over the weekend; Update on Wimbleton tennis; Provincial affairs commentator, Robert Fisher on the new cabinet; Double-amputee Erin Ball runs Kingston Circus Arts

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday June 29, 2018

Hot hot weather and how it can affect the homeless; American brothers want to continue tradition of Canada Day fireworks show started by their late mother; Rob Benzie of the Toronto Star looks at the potential cabinet for the new Ford administration; Red Cross has advice to ensure kids aren't prey to cyberbullying during the summer holidays; Beer bus tours breweries throughout the Georgian Triangle; Zombie Camp

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday June 28, 2018

Daycare deserts mapped by the Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives; Owen Sound residents may now have 3 rather than 2 dogs; Jeffery Dvorkin on the closing of more local newspapers and what news media could do to remain financially viable; Family doctor Peter Lin talks about calls for a new protocol to help identify suicidal tendencies earlier; Strengthening Ties is a group of men hoping make financial contributions to women`s shelters across the country; Made in Peterborough movie "EMP 33 Days"; Camp Reset for grownups

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday June 27, 2018

Many schools without adequate capacity for special needs students; Circus photos exhibit; Aunt of Barrie man who died in police custody; Cobourg artist offers free tattoos to cover scars that are the result of self- harm; Reaction to Supreme Court's decision to uphold Trump's travel ban; Books for Canada Day; Music camp for grown-ups

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday June 26, 2018

How simple adaptations to highway design could reduce collisions between vehicles and animals; How to take the stress out of your vacation; How tasers affect people physiologically; Kingston is experimenting with garlic-based insecticide; Smiths Falls Mayor is calling for a levy to pay for improvements for local hospital; Folk Camp in Grafton; CRA has not been able to collect all the tax owing

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Ontario Morning Podcast - Monday June 25, 2018

What crises has driven hundreds of thousands from Central America to seek refuge in the U-S?; The Kingston mayor talks about the future of the site of the former prison for women; Hopefuls in Port Hope line up for a role in the sequel to the movie 'It'; Grade 8 students in Belleville start the Pink Project to make feminine hygene products available to women who have trouble obtaining them; Study shows rates of C-difficile infection are declining; Sleep camp at Queen's University

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