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Sex and the TTC

Posted By: John Moore · 11/19/2014 11:44:00 AM

An article in the National Post sparked an interesting debate on the show and later in e-mails. Richard Warnica wrote about how routine it is for women to encounter inappropriate sexual behavior on the TTC (Transit rife with sexual predators as women subjected to daily abuse on buses, subways). The article recounts women having men come on to them on buses and then threaten them with pay back when their advances are rebuffed. Riders report men exposing themselves, grinding up against them and making lewd remarks. According to the stats, 90% of the time the women do nothing. After all, if you're late for work are you really going to go to the ticket taker at the subway station and ask to file a complaint you know is going to go nowhere? It’s sometimes hard enough to get them to sell you tickets.

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About John

Born and raised in Montreal, John Moore arrived in Toronto in 2003 to take over the afternoon show on NEWSTALK 1010 but was already a regular contributor to the morning show since 1999 – the show he currently hosts. Moore in the Morning, the informative morning show airs Monday to Friday 5:30AM – 9AM.

John holds a degree in Communications from Concordia University and graduated from the School of Community and Public Affairs. He cut his teeth as a hard news reporter and anchor in the 1980s before moving into entertainment and arts reporting which involved fewer separatist rallies and more free wine. His movie reviews and freewheeling entertainment commentaries were a staple for years on several Montreal stations, NEWSTALK 1010 and Global Television.

John was one of the founders of the award winning On the Spot Improv and spent years playing reporters and evil lawyers in film and television. He worked as a director and reporter at the French language CBC for two years before they decided his accent wasn’t nearly as cute as everyone had thought. Moore also writes regularly for The National Post.