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 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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Metro Morning Podcast Feb. 18, 2019

Happy Parents Happy Kids, Leipzig-Damascus Coffee Houses, The Next Generation of Youth Activists, Regulating Edible Cannabis

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Metro Morning Podcast Feb 15, 2019

Tech. Diversity Problem, CBC Toronto Community Champions, Canadians Unable to Leave Haiti

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Metro Morning Podcast Feb 14 2019

Improvised songs about your worst first date; autism advocacy; report card season: don't stress...

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Metro Morning Podcast Feb 13 2019

The only black student in her medical class; uploading the subways -- point/counterpoint.

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Metro Morning Podcast Feb 12 2019

Regulated opioids could benefit society; Who We Are In The Dark -- new piece at Canadian Stage; Jesse Wente on Elizabeth Warren.

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Metro Morning Podcast Feb 11 2019

Hank Idsinga in studio; a new menstruation emoji; a subway to Markham is necessary says Mayor Scarpitti.

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Metro Morning Podcast Feb 8 2019

Toronto producer of newly discovered 1940s Yiddish songs heads to the Grammys this weekend; Bob Fife on the mysterious connection between the PM and SNC-Lavalin; Vaccine doubter booted from conference.

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Metro Morning Podcast Feb 7 2019

Two very different views of Autism funding.

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Metro Morning Podcast Feb 6 2019

Indigenous languages are alive; Sting kicks off 2 months in town, talking about music, his dad and shipbuilding; Gord Perks looks ahead 10 years at Toronto's infrastructure.

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Metro Morning Podcast Feb 5 2019

Year of The Pig: celebrating with food and family; history of Sickle Cell Anaemia and ground-breaking new treatments; subtitles, electric toothbrush, velcro... accessibility-driven designs that actually helped everyone.

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Metro Morning Podcast Feb 4 2019

Selim Esen remembered; David Miller on the great Sebastian Giovinco; all the details on tuition grants in Ontario: where they're most used, when and by whom.

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Metro Morning Podcast Feb 1 2019

Share names of victims of police violence in a new campaign; A woman's little sister died in a car crash -- and life became a puzzle until she could forgive 4 key people; Black History month film picks.

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Metro Morning Podcast Jan31 2019

(Almost) everything about 5G and Huawei in Toronto -- explained; Canada Reads a Scarborough book; City Councilor/TTC Board Member is exasperated just like you.

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Metro Morning Podcast Jan 30 2019

Devices and aps looking at you when you don't know it; skiing 15.5 straight kilometres on city streets; LGBT community meets together after Bruce McArthur pleads guilty.

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Metro Morning Podcast Jan 29 2019

Higher tolls coming soon on Highway 407; pop-up exhibit explores history of black women's hair; after the snowstorm... in a wheelchair.

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Metro Morning Podcast Jan 28 2019

Rupaul's show's Toronto contender; reflecting on a sibling's suicide; John Howard integration centre getting evicted.

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Metro Morning Podcast Jan 25 2019

TTC's C.E.O. talks to Matt about fare hikes, overcrowding and maintenance; the Danforth shooter tried to kill them both 6 months ago -- this couple speak about the moment, and how life has changed since; someone helping the homeless stay visible.

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Metro Morning Podcast Jan 24 2019

1960s apartment buildings are ageing out of service; Deciem founder's legacy and the vindication of "The Ordinary"; Ryerson engineering students make a doc about water shortages in Africa and decide to fund solutions.

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Metro Morning Podcast Jan 23 2019

What will the people in that apartment block do without power, light, water or heat?; Pride membership votes NO to uniformed police in march.

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Metro Morning Podcast Jan 22 2019

Corey Hart in studio; cuts to OSAP will undo tuition cuts for many lower income students; the causes of violence in Long Term Care facilities.

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Metro Morning Podcast Jan 21 2019

Mayor Tory on the cold, homelessness, TTC, Ontario Place; students on osap and student fee changes; new high-level position at UHN to tackle social policy and health.

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