Metro Morning

Metro Morning is the audio version of Toronto's Yonge Street: a central urban artery that cuts through the heart of the city and beyond; connecting people, neighbourhoods, communities, diverse pockets and populations.

Hosted by Matt Galloway, Metro Morning expresses the realities of life and experience in Canada's largest city through a weave of news, current affairs and the information the city needs to start the day.

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Episodes

Metro Morning Jesse Wente on Cultural Appropriation Controversy New

An op-ed piece in Write, a quarterly published by the Writers' Union of Canada, ignited a firestorm of controversy over cultural appropriation and was followed by a chorus of well-established mainstream writers (all white) offering to fund an "appropriation prize." In this powerful segment, Indigenous critic Jesse Wente discusses this media debacle on Metro Morning.
  • 2017
  • 00:07:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/05/2017

Metro Morning Rick Mercer on the 2015 Election

Comedian Rick Mercer speaks to Metro Morning about the federal election, barriers to voting and the importance of getting youth out to vote.
  • 2015
  • 00:05:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/06/2015

Metro Morning Aboriginal Education

Matt Galloway spoke with Martha Perry. She is the principal at St. Clement's School. The school has made it a priority to incorporate current aboriginal issues into their curriculum.
  • 2013
  • 00:05:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/13/2014

Metro Morning Hanukkah and Christmas Decorations Removed

When officials from the Town of Mount Royal removed Christmas and Hanukkah decorations outside the town hall in an effort to avoid displaying religious symbols, it sparked anger among some local residents.
  • 2013
  • 00:05:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/20/2013

Metro Morning Hanukkah, Celebrating Families

Matt Galloway speaks with Yacov Fruchter, the spiritual leader from the Annex Shul in Toronto. They discuss the meaning of Hanukkah and the important role of this celebration for not only Jewish families and the Jewish community, but also the larger world.
  • 2013
  • 00:06:10
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/10/2013