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.

Updated: Weekdays
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Visit Show Site: http://www.cbc.ca/metromorning/

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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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Metro Morning Podcast May 24 2019

Health Minister Christine Elliott says Toronto budget could be cut without touching Public Health; two former Health Ministers disagree with her cuts; Inside Out Film Festival highlights.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 23 2019

Drake and The Raptors: the view from Milwaukee; Roberta Jamieson's distinguished career honoured with award for inspiring youth; Suresh Doss meets the duo serving dumplings from a truck.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 22 2019

LGBT prom photos; a commuter ferry from Humber Bay to Downtown; David Crombie and Ken Greenberg give context to Toronto's current stand-off with the Province.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 21 2019

Hon. Chrystia Freeland says Canadian officials are in China now trying to free Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor; divided basketball loyalties on the Danforth; Dillon Casey talks about opioid addiction.

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Metro Morning Podcast May 20 2019

The Deer Whisperer revisits his herd near Hamilton after two years away; Parkdale Collegiate students compose poetry while riding the Queen Streetcar across the city.

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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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