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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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Open-air urinals spark outrage in scenic Paris neighbourhood

'We need urinals, obviously,' says gallery manager Fabienne Bonnat, 'but not this type — not there'

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Digital heartbreak

Franklyn revokes his access to tracking his ex-wife’s whereabouts through her phone.

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Indigenous youth are standing up and speaking out

Indigenous young people are overcoming their doubts and are standing up to make their voices heard.

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Metro Morning Podcast August 15 2018

New roller coaster at Wonderland; new play by actor who arrived two years ago as refugee from Syria; new warning from 14 Division police about deadly drugs circulating.

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Metro Morning Podcast August 14 2018

New play about a gay couple who are priced-out of T.O. and start a B&B in a small town; sex-ed provides a chance to talk to boys about positive masculinity; Feds looking at work leave for domestic violence victims.

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Metro Morning Podcast August 13 2018

What's new with Uber in T.O. (Uber is being forced to pay minimum wage in NYC); all-asian hollywood movie sets an example to follow; on-line tools that can put you in the retail busienss with no hands-on product, premises or back-end.

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Metro Morning Podcast August 10, 2018

Learning about aging, Return of Analog, Gun Violence

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Metro Morning Podcast August 9, 2018

Inside Marijuana Anonymous, Changing tables in men's washrooms, Suresh Doss: biscuits and Gravy at Beast

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Metro Morning Podcast Aug 8 2018

Teen talks about her trip to the Arctic with 130 other students; Two Ontario brewers see the "Buck A Beer challenge" differently; Ontario emu farmers can't give 'em away.

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Metro Morning Podcast Aug 7 2018

New Heritage Minister in studio; an artist finds personal meanings in sci fi themes; footwear don'ts that make people cringe.

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Metro Morning Podcast Aug 6 2018

Beyonce edits Vogue; Toronto students volunteer in Kenya; Scott Thompson releases his first album.

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Metro Morning Podcast August 3, 2018

How virtual reality could help you with your fear of public speaking, Tensions over refugee claimants in Markham, Latest on forest fires in Northern Ontario

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Metro Morning Podcast August 2, 2018

Latest from Queen's Park The story of one Nigerian refugee in Toronto Markham mayor on protests over asylum seekers coming to town

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Metro Morning Podcast Aug 1 2018

Garbage from the Don River sorted by type; asylum-seekers prepare to leave College dorms for the unknown; Basic Income is reversed and a recipients are scrambling.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 31 2018

Caribbean Carnival (née: Caribana) tee-up; saving turtles in traffic; symbolic and practical ties between railways and Black history in Canada.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 30 2018

The Police Chief in studio; Sick Kids Hospital's initiatives in the Caribbean; a free uke program at the library.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 27 2018

Cutting Toronto Council -- Premier Ford's announcement; opinions from a municipal lawyer and a former Mayor; faith communities and the Danforth shooting; effective strategies police can use to counter violence.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 26 2018

Tamils remember Black July; Women's pro hockey now and then; Federal Enviro Minister talks about a carbon tax face-off with Ontario.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 25 2018

How to buy a gun in the GTA; murderers generally aren't mentally ill; Catholic teachers union says the old sex ed curriculum is out-of-date.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 24 2018

A Friend of a victim; a friend of the shooter; a doctor who helped turn around a crisis of violence in Glasgow.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 23 2018

Voices from the Danforth shooting scene.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 20 2018

The Honourable Rod Phillips, Ontario Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, in studio; councillor Gord Perks responds to development dust-up; everything you wanted to know about house boats at the Bluffs.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 19 2018

Minister Bill Blair on border security; real life Jane and Finch; developer willing to save a Parkdale community dance studio... but councillor doesn't like the trade-off.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 18 2018

Deadly shooting in Brampton; new exhibit at the Aga Khan; Charles Roach remembered.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 17 2018

Mother who's 2 daughters were shot on a playground; Trump's admiration for Putin; Jay's Osuna will not be welcomed back by everyone.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 16 2018

Mothers talk about sex ed; Giant Hogweed can hurt you; World Cup debrief.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 12 2018

Border guards can check your phone or device; legally bought guns, sold to criminals, are fuelling the spike in Toronto shootings; sex ed curriculum is revoked.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 12 2018

The Police Chief in studio -- on internal dissension, political pressure and strategies to counter gun violence; a Fringe play about #MeToo, with 10 male characters, all played by women; what the Bank Of Canada is really trying to do with interest rates.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 10 2018

Police union boss Mike McCormack in studio, on Mayor Tory and gun violence; a Fringe musical about Josephine Baker; A Conservative advocate talks about Doug Ford's latest moves.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 9 2018

Arguing in public with people who say "Go back to your country"; A 15 year old who wants to revolutionise mass casualty triage; The Mayor in studio.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 6 2018

Prime Minister Trudeau talks about refugees, carbon trading and the groping allegation; excavating for human remains in Leaside; Joe Carter 25 years after the second World Series win.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 5 2018

Ontario's Chief Scientist has been squeezed out; an economist looks critically at housing rentals in Toronto; A landmark Brampton bookstore.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 4 2018

Two men, founders of different community organisations for youth, speak about gun violence; hospitals: what's working and what's not, in the opinion of the former Deputy Minister of Health and Long Term Care; and an improvised song about a barfing dog.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 3 2018

Women talk about being shot in gun violence; the son of two parents with cerebral palsy writes a play; gender biases and haircuts.

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Metro Morning Podcast July 2 2018

Living life between and within two cultures -- a common Toronto experience; Summer reading rundown.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 29 2018

Drake's new album Scorpion has been out for 6 hours; a conversation with two voters who backed Doug Ford; and a look at his team as they take power.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 28 2018

Founder of a national centre for refugee health talks about the challenges of handling the current influx; the best Iranian kebab in town; reviving 'TAVIS" -- the old police anti-gang program is not an easy fix for recent gun violence.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 27 2018

Mary Wiens visits a shelter for newly arrived refugee claimants -- where watching the World Cup brings a small escape; Adam Vaughan says Federal money for housing is ready to roll; Law graduates are called to the bar.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 26 2018

The man who shot the video of the cyclist getting punched; A Toronto woman who corresponds with hundreds of primary school children; an Indigenous student talks about Egerton Ryerson's statue.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 25 2018

A daughter of one of Elizabeth Wettlaufer's victims, on the inquiry so far; awesome high school graduates; Hubert Lacroix on his tenure as CBC President.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 22 2018

Reasons for Pride; Chief Mark Saunders on raids, gangs, public safety, traffic enforcement, community involvement; Big athletic event for Muslim female athletes; Cameron backroom soul-jazz night revival.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 21 2018

Indigenous languages; Cajun family recipes; migrant children in detention in Canada; homeless inquest recommendations do-able.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 20 2018

Globe and Mail reporter on front page harassment story; Ghost ride tonight; Canadian soccer stars; parents ask Halton Catholic District School Board to revisit a controversial rule on charity donations; Keith Boag on Trump's immigration inflexibility.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 19 2018

Safety on the subway; visit an Environmentalist at the Library; eating dinner with migrant fieldworkers near St. Catherines; children separated from their parents when seeking asylum in the US; a refugee gets an engineering PhD from U of T.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 18 2018

Dalia Chako, cyclist killed on Bloor Street, remembered by her son; Children of lesbian and gay couples talk and write; Will harm reduction sites get renewed funding?

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Metro Morning Podcast June 15 2018

Fallen trees; Eid and children; Graduation postponed for lung transplant; Hit and run laws explained; Black dads in photos; Italians in Toronto pick a soccer second favourite.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 14 2018

Tenth anniversary of a huge Toronto mystery; Jennifer Keesmat on bike and pedestrian deaths; Jim Cuddy on why Massey Hall is special; A Peruvian soccer fan sings a song for the team.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 13 2018

Taking stock of reconciliation with an activist from Sweetgrass First Nation; reaction in the Gay village to charges against police who didn't find a missing woman's body; Toronto getting part of the 2026 World Cup; and an entomologist talks about a new Spider exhibition.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 12 2018

There's a story behind the Banksy exhibition; TSO conductor's victory lap; special needs children grow up into special needs adults -- but much less help is available; Andrea Horwath in studio.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 11 2018

Trump & Co. get personal vs Trudeau; Indigenous business leader graduates from Harvard and Stanford; Can Starbucks train out bias in four hours?

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Metro Morning Podcast June 8 2018

Provincial election voices from the GTA ...winners, losers, haters, lovers, happy, sad, young, old and more.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 7 2018

Books!!!; kids on a science field trip; an actor stands with #MeToo; unusual deserts at Bloor & Jane.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 6 2018

A book for a daughter; undecided voters tell us why; aboriginal thinktank launches; ballet, animation and film mash-up; a food guru returns.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 5 2018

Christine Elliott and Peter Tabuns talk about the campaign; An art project to boost girl's self-esteem; Hamilton deals with steel tariffs.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 4 2018

Kathleen Wynne in studio; Andrea Horwath's response; Lawrence Hill on his mother's life and death.

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Metro Morning Podcast June 1 2018

Local hockey dad Karl Subban; Karen Gordon on Adrift and Let The Sunshine In; Jully Black wants youth to put down their phones; Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi explains the pipeline buyout.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 31 2018

New recommendations for the best birth control for teens; De Grasse gives back; the best hand-pulled noodles are... downtown (what?!).

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Metro Morning Podcast Wed May 30 2018

Kathleen Wynne in studio; Sook-Yin Lee talks with aboriginal youth; the strike at York U drags on.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 29 2018

Andrea Horwath in studio; Indigenous artist and fashion designer engages people with his installations; Newcomer 'ambassadors' talk about how Toronto is different from home and the challenges and rewards of their new city.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 28 2018

Surveillance may be a way to break Toronto drivers of their bad habits; young people who feel left out by the pitches from the political parties; and strategists speak about the campaign so far.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 25 2014

Mayor Crombie & Police Chief Evans of Mississauga; NFL brings in new anthem rules; Kenyan paediatrician heads back home after a year at Sick Kids; Oscar-winning designer to speak at a Doors Open forum.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 24 2014

Condo bans marijuana; Toronto Public Health asks if drugs should be decriminalised; Zanana Akande honoured; Inside Out film festival kicks off.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 23 2018

UNICEF's first digital Goodwill Ambassador is from Scarborough (hint: Lilly Singh); Mayor Tory explains Toronto's need for more help with refugees in the city's shelters; Michael Timmins on the Cowboy Junkies new album, and show at Massey Hall.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 22 2018

The challenges facing boys coming of age today; The second season of 13 Reasons Why; and Ramadan brings joy and hope.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 21 2018

Ramadan with a Muslim friend; and gardening tips from the Toronto Botanical Gardens.

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