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 May 17 2019

Bow hunter/taxidermist says Provincial program encourages hunters to waste less; OPP asks people not to complain to 911 about amber alerts; grilling vegetables Caribbean-style.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 15 2019

'We have a faun statue??!': Milwaukee sports journalist; Toronto helps hoarders; TDSB to cut busing to French Immersion, but some young children need transport because their program is far away.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 14 2019

Courtside for Kawhi's shot, spectator's expressions of joy, surprise and dismay; a CEO praises the blue collar trades; the TDSB has decided what to cut because of budget shortfalls.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 13 2019

Raptors drama ends with climactic Kawhi shot; Hon. Bill Blair talks about funding refugee housing in Toronto; the relationship between CBC and facebook.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 10 2019

What children love about mom; Hon. Carolyn Bennett on suspended Senator who gave platform to anti-indigenous supporters; Feds will give refugee housing money to Toronto.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 8 2019

Fire Chief says they may have saved the east and west wings of York Memorial; what's next for the school's students and staff; Senator on deadly drugs in prison; Raptors help mentor Filipino youth.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 7 2019

Labour Minister Patty Hajdu wants free menstrual products in workplaces; Director of Bend it Like Beckham: The Musical on upcoming premiere in Toronto; 'Beyond Gross: the 2019 Laneway Summit'.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 6 2019

United Way says Toronto becoming more unequal -- and millennials and immigrants could suffer most; household budgeting for changes in childcare funding; local impacts of new Planning laws.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 3 2019

Students strike for action on climate change; Jane's Walk sneak peek; Mayor Tory on Provincial changes to development rules, childcare funding and subway planning.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 2 2019

Transportation Minister Jeff Yurek on subways, speed limits and a review of bicycle related policy; Toronto bike couriers trying to unionize; poet Frishta Bastan on duality and her Afghan heritage.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 1 2019

Lawyer fighting for Caster Semeya's right to run; Parliament honours a Toronto women's shelter founder; taking the school board to court for a same-sex prom date.

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Metro Morning Podcast Apr 30 2019

Incarcerated people are cut off from contact with family by very limited access to phones; Flood risk information is hard to access; Bird song on the Leslie Spit.

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Metro Morning Podcast Apr 29 2019

Bracebridge Mayor Smith and Rehana Rajabali, Senior Manager of Flood Risk Management for the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority; buying land in Kandahar Sask.; Raps v 76ers Game 2.

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Metro Morning Podcast Apr 26 2019

Sri Lankan came to Toronto to study -- now he's singing in a fundraiser for a St. Jamestown children's music program tomorrow; professional essay writing services; why is our new Blue Jay so good?

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Metro Morning Podcast Apr 25 2019

Toronto Board Of Health Chair Joe Cressy lays out the numbers on public health; Attracting girls into careers as pilots and developing a love of flight; Scarborough poems become short stories.

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Metro Morning Podcast Apr 24 2019

A Canadian Citizenship ceremony is very special for many Torontonians; Leafs superfans are used to this numb feeling; Medical Officer of Health explains what Public Health departments do day to day.

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Metro Morning Podcast April 23, 2019

One year later, we go back to where the Yonge Street van attack began to speak with Pastor Sean Huh about how he plans to mark the tragic events that changed his community forever. Nick and Rocco D'Amico remember their sister and daughter Anne Marie D'Amico, one of the victims. Mayor John Tory talks about how the city has healed, and what's changed.

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Metro Morning Podcast April 22, 2019

Lisa Damour is a clinical psychologist and the author of a new book called "Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety Among Girls." The Toronto Outdoor Picture show is hoping to sell community bonds to help fund its outdoor cinema attraction. We speak with a Tamil pastor who received a call after one of the co-ordinated bomb attacks in Sri Lanka on Sunday... and saw the devastation for himself through his phone.

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Metro Morning Podcast Apr 18 2019

New Mothers' helpline shut down by Sick Kids; Easter candy memories; personal information can be removed at source from Sidewalk Labs data collection infrastructure.

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Metro Morning Podcast Apr 17 2019

Laid off teacher describes what she loves about teaching; Superintendent who sent the lay-off notices says there are many more than usual this year; significance of the Golden Temple; Raptors in-game DJ.

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Metro Morning Podcast Apr 16 2019

Big cuts to frontline public health units that respond to public health crisis like opioids, SARS and Walkerton; Archbishop of Toronto on Notre Dame fire; Leaf fans on the Boston series again.

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Metro Morning Podcast Apr 15 2019

Raptors will win starting now; Toronto will not get $1B promised by Province for keeping TTC in good repair; University funding to be tied to performance in some way -- but details are vague.

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Metro Morning Podcast Apr 12 2019

Fedeli, Horwath... and Game Of Thrones.

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Metro Morning Podcast April 11, 2019

Ontario's minister of transit Jeff Yurek talks about what riders can expect from a 28.5 billion dollar plan to overhaul Toronto's transit systems. The federal government is tightening the laws around refugee claimants. We'll also hear what the chair of the TTC Jaye Robinson thinks about the new transit plan.

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Metro Morning Podcast April 10, 2019

The case for light rail transit in Scarborough and why so many transit activists are still fighting to bring back a plan that's been killed a couple of times already. Facebook Canada's head of public policy Kevin Chan responds to Minister of democratic institutions Karina Gould's criticism of social media companies for their efforts in protecting our upcoming election. Ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir put their heads together and come up with a new tour, and we'll hear about that and what it's been like to leave competitive skating behind.

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Metro Morning Podcast Apr 9 2019

Mississauga Mayor Crombie wants out of Peel Region; Caledon Mayor Thompson says it works fine; Province to encourage tailgate parties; Federal Minister plans against foreign interference in election.

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Metro Morning Podcast Apr 8 2019

U of T medical students advocate at City Hall for the homeless; Chris Hadfield talks about the amazing experience of a space walk; Toronto Community Housing new CEO Kevin Marshman in studio.

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Metro Morning Podcast Apr 5 2019

Young player says her generation is inspired by the Canadian Women's Hockey League; waiting for a transplant call; a math teacher says testing teachers won't actually provide any benefits for students.

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Metro Morning Podcast Apr 4 2019

Students organizers of Province-wide walk-out to protest education changes; head of OMA on insufficient immunization rates in Toronto; TTC Chair updates the progress so far, on big ticket transit plans.

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Metro Morning Podcast Apr 3 2019

Indigenous youth perspectives on the expulsion of Jody Wilson-Raybould; loopholes, frustration -- a Baroness Von Sketch tries to fight renoviction; suggestions for Ontario's new licence plate blurb.

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Metro Morning Podcast Apr 2 2019

How does society affect the way autistic people see themselves, and is it positive?; the case for action on climate change from the former Environmental Commissioner; JWR must leave the Liberal Caucus according to Toronto MP.

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Metro Morning Podcast Apr 1 2019

Supervised injection sites are simply part of their community; players react to shutdown of Canadian Women's Hockey League; Federal and Provincial Environment Ministers in studio.

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Metro Morning Podcast Mar 29 2019

Ontario's Office of the Child and Youth Advocate is now closed; a prison guard talks about the real problems behind bars; Quebec takes a big stand against religious displays by all public servants.

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Metro Morning Podcast Mar 28 2019

The new-look Jays -- a young team that's not yet fielding some of its best prospects; how psychiatric and economic stress go together; a breakthrough treatment for post-partum depression.

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Metro Morning Podcast March 27 2019

Jerry Howarth voice of the Jays looks back on great career; how it feels to be 35, working contracts, living with roommates and not even have a prospect of stability; Nathaniel Erskine-Smith in studio.

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Metro Morning Podcast Mar 26 2019

E-learning expert on directive making it mandatory in High School; a proposal that "Housing pay for Housing" with a land transfer increase for houses over $3 million; Mayor wants serial sex offender moved out of a halfway house in Brampton.

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Metro Morning Podcast Mar 25 2019

Teachers' upcoming contract talks; family doctors run a small business and need to budget appointment time ; what if pot shop lottery winners aren't ready for the deadline next week?

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Metro Morning Podcast Mar 22 2019

A visit to one of the largest Mosques in Canada; hockey excitement and the Clarkson Cup -- Jayna Hefford in studio; new super creepy movie "Us"

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Metro Morning Podcast Mar 21 2019

High school students talk about class size; Province's cancellation of OHIP plus drug coverage will mean more expensive drugs for many children; a Sudanese immigrant talks about cottage country.

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Metro Morning Podcast Mar 20 1019

U of T President Meric Gertler on student suicides; Education Minister Lisa Thompson on the positives of larger high school classes; Finance Minister Bill Morneau on his budget.

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Metro Morning Podcast Mar 19 2019

Student suicide at University of Toronto; Toronto's new tennis superstar will suddenly face big pressures; Scarborough native Lilly Singh becomes only woman on late-night talk.

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Metro Morning Podcast March 18, 2019

Cracks are Showing, Social Media & N.Z. Attacks, Tennis Canada, Lilly Singh

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Metro Morning Podcast March 15, 2019

In the wake of the controversy over funding for children on the autism spectrum, the Ontario Disability Coalition is urging the province to create one policy for the treatment of all children and youth who have a disability; People for Education's Annie Kidder talks about the changes coming to Ontario's education system; A mass shooting in two mosques in Christchurch New Zealand is being felt around the globe, including here in Toronto

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Metro Morning Podcast March 14, 2019

Toronto police are using March Break to educate both drivers and pedestrians about school bus and crosswalk safety; The U-N's Global Environmental Outlook is out, and it says we need to use more renewables and cut down on waste if we're going to put the brakes on climate change; The CBC's Susan Ormiston is in Ethiopia and she'll bring us some of the stories of families making that grim pilgrimage to the crash site.

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Metro Morning Podcast March 13, 2019

Ontario's Education Minister wants to ban cell phones in the classroom; According to a report from the Ontario Construction Secretariat, contractors are in for a busy year. But the majority of contractors say they are dealing with a skilled worker shortage; Toronto musician Shope has been named CBC's Searchlight winner.

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Metro Morning Podcast March 12, 2019

A devastating plane crash in Ethiopia over the weekend that could have aviation safety ramifications here at home; The Ford Government wants to reduce the amount of waste that's going into landfill sites and a ban on single-use plastics is one element of the province's strategy; The provincial government announced extra support for students with autism, including extra funding for new students and more training for teachers.

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Metro Morning Podcast Monday March 11, 2019

Why aren't Toronto companies paying the full cost of their chemical pollution... and how did one councillor finally convince the rest of council to make them pay? We hear from the brother of one of the victims of the Ethiopian Airline crash. And journalist Joel-Denis Bellavance describes the perspective in Quebec on the SNC-Lavalin scandal and how it differs from the views in the rest of Canada.

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Metro Morning Podcast Mar 8 2019

Trauma surgeon says she's the target of complaints by gun owners; International Women's Day March now and then; Basketball coach learned to love the NBA around the TV with her family.

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Metro Morning Podcast Mar 7 2019

Trudeau on the defensive... as it happens...

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Metro Morning Podcast Mar 6 2019

Young Indigenous curator on her calling; about 3 weeks away from autistic students entering classrooms for full school day; Quayside called a "Constitution-free zone".

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Metro Morning Podcast Mar 5 2019

Toronto Fire Chief Pegg talks about fighting basement fires; Director of a new play at Buddies about a Ghanaian in the Miss Universe pageant; Toronto Liberal MP has a lot of questions about SNC Lavalin.

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Metro Morning Podcast Mar 4 2019

Health tech innovators; author Colson Whitehead on 1970s NYC, siblings, his book "The Intuitionist" and movie adaptations; dancer Guillaume Côté on the ascendancy of The National Ballet of Canada.

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Metro Morning Podcast Mar 1 2019

A program in Richmond Hill that matches teens without homes to families willing to billet them; history of reggae on Eglinton West; indigenous reaction to new Federal child welfare bill.

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Metro Morning Podcast Feb 28 2019

Father of Matthew Shepard in studio; vaccinations as a Public Health tool.

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Metro Morning Podcast Feb 27 2019

Christine Elliott defends her Ministry's new super agency; Brampton honours 11 year old author of Cheetah Boy; the history and future of one of Toronto's favourite non-profit boxing gyms.

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Metro Morning Podcast Feb 26 2019

The Toronto Furies of the Canadian Women's Hockey League are playing a big game tonight; Autism therapist on how the profession and serves clients and families; Skanda remembered by friends.

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Metro Morning Podcast February 25,2019

Accessing French Language, Autism Funding, Oscars

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Metro Morning Podcast Feb 22 2019

DeMar is back in town; thispersondoesnotexist.com ; Shaun Majumder in studio.

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Metro Morning Podcast Feb 21 2019

Mr. Jane And Finch in studio; autism advocate questions fairness of proposed funding provisions; Residential School survivor in Rome to hear Pope.

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Metro Morning Podcast Feb 20 2019

World champion wheelchair athlete sees chronic and systemic problems with snow clearing; new Indigenous program at Young People's Theatre; Minister talks about new Act governing police and SIU.

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Metro Morning Podcast February 19, 2019

Gun Violence, Jesse Wente, Leathers Back From Juilliard

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