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Ontario Morning tells you what's happening in your world - whether it's down the road or around the globe.Get the latest national and international news on World Report and local newscasts on the half-hour.

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Ontario Morning tells you what's happening in your world - whether it's down the road or around the globe.Get the latest national and international news on World Report and local newscasts on the half-hour.

    Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday February 19, 2020

    Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday February 19, 2020

    Amy Shawanda is a PhD student of Indigenous studies at Trent University. She offered her reaction to the recent political response to the demonstrations that have limited rail travel in much of the country; Erik White, a with CBC Sudbury, reports on how the provincial government is taking a different approach making alcohol more widely available than they outlined during the election campaign; Lawyer Murray Klippenstein represented the family of Dudley George and specializes in treaty claims for Indigenous clients. He explains how the relationship between governments has evolved in such a way as to reduce the likelihood of violent confrontation; Hailey Witt, a student at Western University, tells us what it's like living in a London retirement home in exchange for nothing more than occasional musical performances; Political scientist, Rebecca Major of the University of Windsor, is an expert in aboriginal policy and land claims. She discusses what could be a way to move beyond the impasse between protesters and the Canadian government; Tom Fincher recommends some local authors from around Huron and Bruce Counties; Teachers are not the only ones striking. Support staff like early childhood educators and educational assistants are also picketing too.We hear more about their situation from Alana Powell from the Association of Early Childhood Educators Ontario; Family doctor Peter Lin discusses the study that explored the link between childhood asthma and the use of household cleaners.

    • 58 min
    Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday February 18, 2020

    Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday February 18, 2020

    David Newhouse, Director of the Chanie Wenjack school for Indigenous Studies at Trent University, talks about a conference today called 'Indigenous Futures'; Marion Joppe.of the School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management at the University of Guelph outlines how the tourism industry is being affected by the outbreak of COVID-19 virus; Keith Currie is a Collingwood-area farmer and president of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture and the Vice-President for the Canadian Federation of Agriculture. He expresses their concerns about the economic costs of the demonstrations that have stalled rail traffic; Ayla Fenton is the Ontario Vice-President for the National Farmers Union and farms just outside of Perth. She explains why she and her membership support the protests and the position of Wet'suwet'en in British Columbia; Our Haydn Watters tells about a hockey team from Mount Forest with a proud black history; Cornwall Mayor Bernadette Clement tells us how the city had initially not been part of the planning to quarantine passengers at the NAV Centre; Sportswriter Sean Fitz-Gerald explains why hockey players may have trouble getting sticks due to production problem in China.

    • 45 min
    Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday February 14, 2020

    Ontario Morning Podcast - Friday February 14, 2020

    Natasha Sharma, therapist and author of The Kindness Journal, discusses a study that shows that one partner's optimism can rub off on the other and even prevent cognitive decline; Jenna Healey of Queen's University tells us about new curriculum for med school called 'Who Gets To Be A Doctor?' that examines historic barriers facing certain groups of people; Brian Kingston of the Business Council of Canada talks about the economic toll of a rail shutdown as protests continue around the country; Blaine Grass, a Mohawk protester from the Tyendinaga Territory, joins us again to talk about the effect of the demonstrations; Ronnie Gavsie CEO of the Trillium Gift of Life Network, talks about the increase in donations of organs and tissue for transplant; Karen Gordon reviews two new movies for us 'Downhill' and 'Portrait of a Lady on Fire'.

    • 37 min
    Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday February 13, 2020

    Ontario Morning Podcast - Thursday February 13, 2020

    Daniel Fuller, the Canada Research Chair in Population Physical Activity at Memorial University, comments on a study that concluded that close to 50% of Americans will be obese by 2030; Julie Smethurst, a co-author of 'Acts Of Friendship; 47 ways to recharge your life, make real connections, and deepen your relationships'; Our Queen's Park reporter Mike Crawley discusses the latest developments in the contract dispute between teachers and the provincial government; Photographer John Fearnall is one of the collaborators on an new book called "Leith", devoted to the village near Owen Sound; Lawyer David Newberry, who works with the Injured Workers Community Legal Clinic, explains the problems some people have had when attempting to be reimbursed by the the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board for money they spend on cannabis products for medical reasons use; Family doctor Peter Lin explains how excessive use of anti-oxidant dietary supplements during chemotherapy for cancer could increase the chance of a relapse; Andrés Jiménez, the Urban Program Coordinator with Birds Canada tells us how to participate in the bird county this weekend; Il Buco in Barrie made OpenTable's list of the Top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in Canada. We speak with owner Sue Varga.

    • 55 min
    Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday February 12, 2020

    Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday February 12, 2020

    The quarantines and travel restrictions in China have created waves that are starting to influence global markets.York University economist Bernie Wolf explains how Canada could be affected; The CBC's Amy Dodge tells us about her meeting with Madison Woodburn, one of 27 who were victims of a high school teacher convicted of voyeurism; Blaine Grass a resident of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory explains why he protested in solidarity with the Wet'suwet'en Nation who are opposed to a pipeline that will carry natural gas across their territory in British Columbia..Steve Marshall of the Northern Shield Development Corporation describes how they're building affordable housing out of old shipping containers; Kristen LeMay of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library recommends some Rom-com reads; Divorce lawyer Laura Paris talks about custody and support battles over pets; Veterinarian Rebecca Greenstein about the benefits of our bonds with pets - and how they are affected when couples or families break up.

    • 53 min
    Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday February 11, 2020

    Ontario Morning Podcast - Tuesday February 11, 2020

    Eviction rates are on the rise in Peterborough. We find out more about the situation from Kirsten Armburst iof the Community Counselling and Resource Centre which provides housing advice and support to local residents;Today is the United Nations' International Day of Women and Girls in Science. We talk to physicist - and advocate for diversity and inclusion - Ana Sofia Barrows; Kai Huang is a member of the group who arrived from China last week and who will be sequestered at CFB Trenton for two weeks. He tells us about the experience; Toronto Star reporter Kristin Rushowy explains Regulaton 274 which ensures that seniority is the primary consideration in hiring some teachers; Trina Fraser is a lawyer who specializes in cannabis. She discusses the provincial government's consultations on possibly expanding where pot products can be sold or consumed; In this week's Ottawa Report, Alex Boutilier of the Toronto Star looks at the challenges the federal government faces in developing policies that won't further alienate the western provinces; Creemore farmer Brent Preston tells us about a new national coalition. Farmers For Climate Solutions; Jen Wight is the owner and baker at Emily Mae's Cookies and Sweets in Peterborough. She explains how she just 'happened' into her new career.

    • 47 min

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