Toronto: Metro Morning

 
 

Toronto: Metro Morning

Metro Morning with Matt Galloway keeps listeners informed about what's going on in Toronto and offers listeners an optimistic, sometimes humorous view of the world, together with the day's more serious news.

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Metro Morning Podcast August 23 2019

Differently-abled international breakdance crew at the CNE; Blue Jays fans find 'light at the end of the tunnel ' with Bo Bichette.

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Metro Morning Podcast August 22 2019

Comic artist Todd McFarlane on success as an independent; a story of a life-changing fire; Minister of Education Stephen Lecce explains health curriculum changes.

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Metro Morning Podcast August 20 2019

How Production Designers, Art Directors et al create the look of a film; the history of MeToo and the media, now taught in University course; 'Victory Gardens' for native species encouraged by the WWF.

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Metro Morning Podcast August 19 2019

Nude photos as therapy; Kathleen Wynne called Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson after she read his article in which he came out; food at the 2019 CNE.

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Metro Morning Podcast August 14 2019

Mentoring kids through boxing; Fine artist becomes industrial designer and now toy maker; 'eco grief' as climate change affects mental health.

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Metro Morning Podcast August 13 2019

Confiding in friends is difficult for suicidal people; a mystery play each audience member can solve; well-funded legal aid saves money in long run

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Metro Morning Podcast August 12 2019

Bianca Andreesu's poise in victory; true stories of Toronto apartment hunting for Sept 1st; OPP Sgt describes chain reaction collision on 401.

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Metro Morning Podcast August 9 2019

Bianca Andreescu's coach Sylvain Bruneau talks about her playing through injury to a big win; Tennis journalist talks about the new contenders; Brampton's Flower City Bhangra music and dance festival.

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Metro Morning Podcast August 8 2019

The University of Toronto is trying to increase the number of Indigenous and black students in its medical program. We hear about a summer camp, now in its 25th year, that helps kids who may never have seen a doctor who looked like them to see themselves as healthcare professionals; CEO of Toronto Community Housing, Kevin Marshman, on gun violence in the city; There's a new gelato truck in Toronto with a menu that goes beyond chocolate and vanilla. Our food guide Suresh Doss introduces us to the truck owner who's drawing on his Indian background to mix up some unique flavours; SummerWorks performance festival kicks off today. We talk to two people involved in one of the plays opening tonight, Child-ish, a story about love and relationships all told through the words of children.

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Metro Morning Podcast August 7 2019

Lawyer says he can't understand why CSIS is contacting Muslim students; feelings of abandonment at emotional Toronto Community Housing meeting; Children's Aid in crisis because of cuts.

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Metro Morning Podcast August 6 2019

An unvarnished memoir of a Metis-Cree childhood; building a birch bark canoe in Regent Park; El Paso reporter's personal reaction to shooting.

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Metro Morning Podcast August 5 2019

A provincial agency in Walkerton is making sure communities across the province have safe systems to deliver that water, including the First Nations in Ontario; Attawapiskat Chief Ignace Gull gives an update on the contaminated water situation weeks after Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan visited the community, and made some promises; Kat Kavanagh is the founder and executive director of Water Rangers, a group trying to connect people to their local water bodies through citizen science; Shawn Micallef shares the best spots to cool off in Toronto's Great Lake.

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Metro Morning Podcast August 2 2019

James Elliott breaks down the recent American news stories involving insulin in Canada and explains the drug is still unaffordable for many Canadians with diabetes; Aniyah Faisal is the youngest filmmaker ever to show their work at the Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival. Her film "Our Reality Is Happy" tells the story of two young domestic workers in Pakistan; Danae Peart is one of the organizers the Toronto Rum Festival. She explains the importance of rum in Caribbean culture; Somali mothers in Toronto have lost hundreds of children to gun violence. They recently joined forces to keep a scorecard on policing in their troubled community. We talk to one of those mothers, Shamso Elmi, along with a member of the Police Services Board, Ken Jeffers, about why this could mark a turning point for the Somali community; Food historian Camille Bégin and Scarborough-based urban planner Howard Tam believe it's important to know the history behind Scarborough's Chinese food scene because of all that early Chinese immigrants had to overcome in order to build it into what it is today.

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Metro Morning Podcast August 1 2019

Dr. Sandy Simpson speaks about three patients going missing from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in the past month, the issue of public safety, and recidivism rates for a facility like CAMH compared to the criminal justice system; Children of refugee families staying at one of the hotel shelters help rehabilitate an unused inner courtyard, helped by a group of artist volunteers; Radica's Hot and Spicy in Brampton is one of our food guide Suresh Doss' top spots for Trini doubles in the GTA; Carnival is taking over Toronto. We hear from Nailah Blackman, a rising star in Trinidad and Tobago, and one of the performers taking the stage in Mississauga this weekend.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 31 2019

Allison Smith goes in-depth on her reporting on Ontario News Now. Smith found the Ontario PC party's publicity outlet featured businesses in promotional videos, after they made political donations to the party; Michelle Xuereb of Quadrangle Architects shares why some architecture firms are starting to take a new approach to condos -- designing buildings for durability and building performance; Former RCMP superintendent Gary Clement gives an update on the search for Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky and talks about the challenges facing the search teams and the two fugitives; Sam Sanella thought her and her family were finally reunited with their pet snake Monty, after he went missing over a month ago, until they realized Monty may not be...Monty.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 30 2019

Robert Schwartz is the director of the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit and one of the authors of a study that estimates 185,000 people aged 17 or younger will become smokers because of seeing people smoke on-screen; Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti shares his thoughts about how his town and community are dealing with a quadruple murder; Todd Smith, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, explains why the provincial government has decided to re-vamp its' initial autism funding model, this time with input from families affected; Mike Moffatt, who has two children under 10 on the autism spectrum, explains the variable cost of caring for autistic children and reacts to the government's change of plan.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 29 2019

Anthony Chester and epidemiologist Dr. Tara Gomes speak about the state of the opioid crisis and how governments have responded; the President of the Ontario Autism Coalition, Laura Kirby-McIntosh, talks about the province's autism funding reversal and the importance of needs-based funding; Anishnaabe sculptor Solomon King and Strategic planner at the Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre Theo Nazary talk about the Indigenous Residential Schools Survivor Legacy Celebrations at Nathan Phillips Square.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 26 2019

Toronto police chief Mark Saunders explains what his officers are doing to shut down illegal cannabis dispensaries; Hshmat Sahak explains how he managed to have the highest Grade 12 average in all of Toronto; Metro Morning film coloumnist Karen Gordon reviews the influential director's ninth film, which stars Margot Robbie, Brad Pitt and Leonardo Di Caprio; Staff Sergeant Stacey Whaley, Initiatives Manager with Community Safety Services with the Ontario Provincial Police, explains how Amber Alerts work, why the new system works and why people should not call 911 when they are jolted awake by an alert

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Metro Morning Podcast July 25 2019

Natalie Ruskin and Heather Cameron talk about how using mindfulness has made a difference for them as new parents; The President of the Ontario Beekeepers Association tells us about the prevalence of fake honey and how to get the real deal; A longtime transit engineer and author of a book detailing Toronto's trouble with transit planning weighs in on the leaked plans for the Ontario Line -- the province's answer to demand for a downtown relief line; Former RCMP officer Garry Clement weighs in on cross-country manhunt for B.C. fugitives.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 24 2019

Dr. Naheed Dosani reflects on five years of PEACH, the first mobile palliative care unit for homeless people in Toronto; Customers tell us why they choose to buy pot from CAFE instead of licensed dispensaries; Caryma Sa'd, a cannabis lawyer who represents employees and landlords at some of this city's illegal dispensaries, answers questions about the legal ramifications of CAFE's continued service; Alex Bozikovic, author of "House Divided: How The Missing Middle Can Solve Toronto's Affordability Crisis," shares why relaxing the strict rules against midrise buildings in the city could benefit those looking to rent and homeowners alike; Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster discusses the city's long history of planning (and failing to build) a downtown relief line and why he doesn't see scrapping the current plan as a waste.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 23 2019

Dr Michelle Klaiman says more treatment resources needed with more access to alcohol; the President and CEO of Ontario Chamber of Commerce, Rocco Rossi, advocates for wider access to alcohol in the province; Michael Hollowaysays high rental prices could push him and the "working poor" out of the city; City councillor Brad Bradford says the provincial government's new plan for a downtown releif line will only further delay construction and completion of new transit in the city.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 22 2019

Sarah Kaplan explains why mansplaining can be a big problem in the work place and shares some solutions that companies and organizations could adopt if they want women feel valued; Ken Price and Claire Smith reflect on how their lives have changed and why they became anti gun violence activists after their daughter was shot and injured in the Danforth shooting; CBC's Zach Dubinsky tells us who is behind the chain of illegal pot shops that Toronto can't seem to stamp out.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 19 2019

Mayor Tory on reviewing CAMH security, leading TTC anti-racism strategy, pressuring illegal pot shops, and preserving de-funded daycare spaces; Torontonian Ben Feist got Apollo 11 audio trove on-line.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 17 2019

Carolyn Ferns with the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care on the city's child-care crunch; Carla Garnet remembers long-time gallery owner and Queen West pioneer Katharine Mulherin; Councillor Shelley Carroll on why she voted to reduce speed limits on nearly 250 kilometres of roads in Toronto.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 16 2019

Health Minister Christine Elliott on the timelines to end hallway medicine; St. Mike's Hospital's first ever female Physician-in-Chief; A dying woman's wish to become a Canadian Citizen.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 15 2019

Reece Maxwell-Crawford tells his story of the altercation with TTC inspectors; Torontonian on what a raccoon bite feels like; Journalist Hodan Malayeh remembered.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 12 2019

Minister Todd Smith responds to resignations in Brant; board VP explains the resignations; Toronto Ombudsman criticizes TTC self-investigation into possible racial profiling.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 10 2019

Museum of Broken Relationships at Harbourfront; Kathleen Wynne talks about women being absent from the First Ministers' meeting; saving seniors' housing.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 9 2019

Seniors' home sold and residents getting evicted; Palliative Care has much to offer patients and families; Jesse Wente questions the backlash against a black mermaid.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 8 2019

Ing Wong-Ward in her own words and remembered by friends; The Raptors' post-Kawhi outlook; resolving noise disputes.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 5 2019

Minister Bill Blair says there's no shortage, and accuses Ontario of causing their own cannabis problems; Elamin Abdelmahmoud talks about Stranger Things; educating children for the job market.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 3 2019

Clare Rustad on sportsmanship, and who's awesome at the FIFA Women's World's Cup; Toronto physician talks about health effects of climate change; CBC's disinformation reporter.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 2 2019

Places to swim in Toronto; award-winning lawyer talks about empathy in leadership; summer DVP closures: where and why.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 28 2019

Scholarship in Reese Fallon's memory to be awarded to a student at Malvern C. I.; Planning for bike lanes on the Danforth; Queen's Plate official milliner on fashion, fun and the spectacle.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 26 2019

A father talks about his daughter and the young man who killed her while driving impaired; cancer researchers look at art for inspiration; mother of activist poet Jordan Veira remembers him.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 25 2019

Meet the 2 Toronto girls who founded Black Girls Magazine; Tobacco Exec says vaping advertising should not be banned; TDSB Chair on what courses are being cut this Fall.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 24 2019

Finance Minister Rod Phillips talks about his new portfolio and the trade appointments that are causing the Government headaches; what it's like to go to Toronto Pride for the first time; from 'space toilets' to 'ballistic descent': an astrophysicist talks about David Saint-Jacques coming back to earth.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 21 2019

Knowledge keeper led Toronto celebration for National Indigenous Peoples Day; DJ talks about Pride and music; Jesse Wente says Canada, historically and now, is not a safe space for indigenous people.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 20 2019

Toronto chef Joshna Maharaj reveals garlic peeling secrets; Suresh Doss dines Yemeni-style in Mississauga; new religious symbols law scares away prospective McGill student.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 18 2019

City staff recommend mandatory ride-share driver training: mother of man killed in an Uber reacts. Also: he sat in a swamp as a kid to study mosquitoes, and now he has advice for you.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 14 2019

Raptors ball girl immortalized in iconic Kawhi photo; John Tory wishes he could give you the day off for the parade; Glen Grunwald on the Raptors road to a championship.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 12 2019

Memories of dad's cooking; the positives of Scarborough healing lodge for Indigenous women; many Ontarians need legal aid and can't get it.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 11 2019

'Every little thing's gonna be alright' Raptors fans sing; 'Of course I get excited...': Raptors' Chaplain and Announcer balances his dual role, and the see-sawing scorelines.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 10 2019

Kawhi Leonard a special inspiration for two Toronto area sisters; The first NBA game ever was at Maple Leaf Gardens; Province plans recycling rejig -- environmentalists say it's not enough.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 7 2019

Paediatrician Michelle Ponti on children's screen time; Harvey Bischof on the Ontario governments decsion to cap wage increases for public sector workers; Nicole Brooks on the premier production of her Obeah Opera.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 6 2019

D-Day stories Grandfather didn't tell anyone else; Muslim women's softball league; Peter Bethlenfalvy talks about capping public sector wage increases at 1% annually for three years.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 5 2019

Oakland and Toronto Mayors argue basketball; Josh Matlow on Province directing more high-rises into mid-rise areas; Pride: like a beacon to the world.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 4 2019

Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, accepts findings of MMIWG report; The new dress code for students at the TDSB; She made a choice in Tiananmen Square and lived.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 3 2019

Sister and advocate talks about recommendations of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Inquiry; Upper Mohawk twins graduate in law & medicine; Supreme Court overturns gun, drug conviction

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Metro Morning Podcast May 31 2019

Bullying at St. Michael's College School; big basketball prospect from Toronto going to NCAA; As It Happens loses co-host

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Metro Morning Podcast May 29 2019

Canada Council is told that stand-up comedy is an art form; Conservative Party's Michelle Rempel rejects poll numbers on immigration attitudes; Acknowledging Indigenous peoples in Citizenship Oath.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 28 2019

The original voice of Peppa Pig now an OCAD grad; Heather Bambrick speaks about Etobicoke music theatre teacher Paul Aikins' legacy; key figure in Toronto harm reduction initiatives dies of overdose.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 27 2019

Local mountaineer says Everest line-ups are dangerous and he wouldn't climb that route; back-yard chickens are having an open house tonight; how to go without single-use plastics in Toronto.

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