Ontario Morning Podcast - December 14 2021

Ontario Morning Podcast - December 14 2021

Ontario Morning from CBC Radio

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Queen’s University has scrapped in-person exams amid rising COVID cases at the school. Abby McLean, a third-year student, helped petition this change. A months-long CBC News investigation has revealed dozens of Canadians are dying in police custody.. Picked up for being intoxicated. What went wrong, and what can be done to prevent this. It's been just two weeks since the first case of Omicron was discovered in Ontario. By next week, it could very well make up all the new cases. What does this rapid spread mean for the province? Dr. Peter Juni explains. Research shows that giving is so healthy for us, it can lower blood pressure, decrease stress, and even increase life span. But giving is more than just handing out gifts. Happiness columnist Jennifer Moss joined us to talk about how to get giving "right" this holiday season. If you're a new student at Georgian College, you may have a tough time finding a place to live. With a tight rental market and school growth, the college has put out a call for local rental housing. Kingston’s early pandemic response was considered a big success. But today, the city’s COVID-19 numbers are amongst the highest in Ontario’s fourth wave. Mayor Bryan Paterson talks about the new limits, and the impact it’s having on businesses. There's never been a better time to laugh. Orillia comic Wilfred Lee tells us about his journey from improv comedy stages in Korea to performing with the famed Second City in Toronto.
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Queen’s University has scrapped in-person exams amid rising COVID cases at the school. Abby McLean, a third-year student, helped petition this change. A months-long CBC News investigation has revealed dozens of Canadians are dying in police custody.. Picked up for being intoxicated. What went wrong, and what can be done to prevent this. It's been just two weeks since the first case of Omicron was discovered in Ontario. By next week, it could very well make up all the new cases. What does this rapid spread mean for the province? Dr. Peter Juni explains. Research shows that giving is so healthy for us, it can lower blood pressure, decrease stress, and even increase life span. But giving is more than just handing out gifts. Happiness columnist Jennifer Moss joined us to talk about how to get giving "right" this holiday season. If you're a new student at Georgian College, you may have a tough time finding a place to live. With a tight rental market and school growth, the college has put out a call for local rental housing. Kingston’s early pandemic response was considered a big success. But today, the city’s COVID-19 numbers are amongst the highest in Ontario’s fourth wave. Mayor Bryan Paterson talks about the new limits, and the impact it’s having on businesses. There's never been a better time to laugh. Orillia comic Wilfred Lee tells us about his journey from improv comedy stages in Korea to performing with the famed Second City in Toronto.
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