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A new look inside the Bruce McArthur investigation

5/17/2019
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In today’s Big Story podcast, what did the Toronto Police know? When did they know it? Crime reporter Wendy Gillis accessed court documents, and conducted extensive interviews with detectives to put together the story of an infamous investigation from the perspective of the people chasing a serial killer. Police faced extensive criticism over the McArthur […]

Duration:00:26:51

Who is Sam Oosterhoff?

5/16/2019
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Meet the youngest MPP in Ontario history. He hates abortion and liberal sex-ed curriculums. He loves Dr. Suess. He parodies the Monster Mash (“We stopped the caaaaarbon tax!”) in the legislature. His office calls the cops on seniors holding a “read-in” to protest library cuts. He was quiet as a 19-year-old backbencher in the opposition, […]

Duration:00:25:14

Work camps build Canada’s pipelines. But at what cost?

5/15/2019
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When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau mentioned the need for gender-based analysis of construction camps that dot remote areas of Canada’s west last year, he was met with a hail of criticism for casting all men who work at those camps as potential rapists. That, of course, isn’t the case—but what does the sudden influx of […]

Duration:00:22:40

Podcast: What’s Canada without backyard hockey rinks?

5/14/2019
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Of all the ways climate change will impact us, this is one that will kick us right in the national pride. In order to make a good outdoor hockey rink, you need the temperature to get below freezing and stay that way consistently for a while. If you’ve been paying attention the past few winters, […]

Duration:00:19:39

What does an election look like when local news is dying?

5/13/2019
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This will likely be Canada’s least-covered federal election in history, at least on a local level. The race to be Prime Minister will receive no shortage of analysis, but in the midst of vanishing local news outlets, what happens to the other 338 other races? What kind of coverage can local news outlets afford to […]

Duration:00:25:44

How do you make social media safer?

5/10/2019
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Logging into a social network can be qualified as risky behaviour, in the same vein as drinking, gambling or unsafe sex. We know enough about it now to understand that it does things to our brain, and now it seems even the tech giants are acknowledging that some of their platforms’ key features are…bad for […]

Duration:00:23:22

Food waste in Canada is staggering. But is it our fault?

5/9/2019
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We waste enough food every year in Canada to feed a second country. The scope of the problem has finally been measured and it’s immense. But food waste is not what you probably think it is. How do we track the quantity of food we waste and, more importantly, figure out where it gets wasted? […]

Duration:00:18:52

Women’s hockey is at a tipping point

5/8/2019
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More than 200 of the best women’s hockey players in the world are prepared to sit out an entire season in their quest for a unified North American league. Their colleagues feel that their absence could damage the sport. The Canadian women’s league folded unexpectedly last month, just a few days after its championship game, […]

Duration:00:21:21

How to stop a hate crime before it starts

5/7/2019
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Street harassment, confrontations and hate crimes are on the rise. We have the numbers and we see viral videos of these incidents every day. If you walk the streets or ride transit or shop in your city, there’s a decent chance that if you’re not a victim yourself, you’ll be near an incident when it […]

Duration:00:23:01

‘It was the shoes that made me realize that we were poor’

5/6/2019
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What legacy does Payless leave behind? What does this store mean to the millions of kids who couldn't afford the 'good' shoes?

Duration:00:21:20

Inside the secret finances behind the housing crisis

5/3/2019
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There's a shadowy global financial practice at work that is fuelling the housing crisis in cities around the world. And nobody knows how to stop it.

Duration:00:25:40

Quebec’s hijab ban: ‘Like a birthday present to the radicals’

5/2/2019
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There's a fight brewing in Quebec right now that has implications well beyond the provincial border, and could spark outrage around the world.

Duration:00:18:12

Why you need to talk about money with your doctor

5/1/2019
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You've probably heard about studies linking poverty to poor health. Even if you hadn't, it should make sense to you that the two would be naturally related.

Duration:00:24:51

Meet Vlad Guerrero Jr., he already owns baseball in Canada

4/30/2019
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This past weekend baseball fans met Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Finally. After a year of wondering when it would happen, the franchise saviour arrived in Toronto.

Duration:00:21:43

Is Doug Ford cutting Ontario to the bone? Or is this what voters signed up for?

4/29/2019
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There has been news of cuts to various services, ministries and program funding nearly every day since the Ford's PC government dropped the Ontario budget.

Duration:00:20:45

Superheroes stole Hollywood. Will they ever give it back?

4/26/2019
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Norm Wilner has been watching and writing about movies since superhero flicks were rare and generally bad. What changed? The post Superheroes stole Hollywood. Will they ever give it back? appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:25:46

Will Alberta and B.C. go to (trade) war?

4/25/2019
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It says a lot about relations between the two provinces that even when they were both governed by the NDP, they still didn't really get along. The post Will Alberta and B.C. go to (trade) war? appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:17:41

Canada’s housing market is stable. Sort of. Maybe.

4/24/2019
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While governments in Canada have tried several things to stabilize the market -- especially in hot zones, the question is, has any of it worked? The post Canada’s housing market is stable. Sort of. Maybe. appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:23:41

Trudeau’s ‘Welcome To Canada’: three years later

4/23/2019
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Has an influx of asylum seekers and the government's scattered approach to their arrival soured some Canadians' tolerance for immigrants and refugees? The post Trudeau’s ‘Welcome To Canada’: three years later appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:26:01

A polar bear, a gun and a courtroom in Nunavut

4/22/2019
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To scientists and nature lovers, polar bears are a species at risk, and their declining population can serve as a warning bell. The post A polar bear, a gun and a courtroom in Nunavut appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:23:17