This week we look at some of big community projects that have become election issues this fall, we go bow hunting, we discuss the legalisation of cannabis, changes to labour laws in Ontario and an update on a winter clothing drive.
Martin's Melodies was a Friday game show on Morning North in the mid 1990s. It was hosted by newsreader Martin Chapman. To celebrate CBC Sudbury's 40th anniversary we invited Martin to join us for one more round. Peter Williams, Martha Cunningham Closs and Markus Schwabe are the contestants in this music trivia game.
This week we celebrate 40 years serving northeastern Ontario with a panel discussion about how CBC Sudbury got its start, a look at the next 40 years in broadcasting, a story about the police station in Sudbury, allegations of hazing at Laurentian University, and Up North host Waub Rice talks about his new book "Moon on the Crusted Snow."
This week we look into the future of indigenous communities in northern Ontario, the issue of the economy in the municipal election campaign, Franco-Ontario Day, Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease, growing mushrooms on St. Joseph Island and a Stompin Tom contest.
This week we take an in depth look at the issues of poverty and addiction in downtown Sudbury, we also take a a look at the "state of the arts" in Sudbury, we look ahead 40 years into the future and how changes in the environment will change life in northern Ontario, plus a little contest tape.
The podcast is back, with a feature interview with Gerry Lougheed Junior, his first interview since the Sudbury byelection bribery trial one year ago. We also have a story about new parking meters in Sudbury, the first day of school, a former chief from Fort Albany lands a part in a movie, and "The Next 40" a series looking into what northern Ontario will be like in 2058.
This week we continue our coverage of the forest fires burning in northern Ontario, a custody battle over an embryo, a look at the municipal races this fall, what it means to be an "islander", and an update on the blue green algae situation in the north.
This week the Sudbury police chief says they need more time to prepare for cannabis legalisation, dealing with overcrowded hospitals, a guy who says he started the "skoden" craze, we learn about the ovenbird, and we take a spin in a drag race.