The Mike Farwell Show
Friday August 28th 2015 - 1pm 1:00 PM – Ian Milligan, University of Waterloo History Professor A University of Waterloo history professor is using an online database of old websites to illustrate how the internet never forgets a political promise. A group of professors pulled together a searchable archive of over 14 million online documents from 50 different political parties and interest groups. The group hopes the web archive will help voters hold parties to account in the run-up to the October federal election. 1:30 PM – The Friday Five – Counting down the top 5 phone calls from this week Aug 28, 2015, 02:25 PM
Mar 16: Fair and Open Tendering, St. Patrick's Day Parties, and Job Perks Fair and Open tendering (4:26); Laurier students fighting for their right to guests on St. Patrick's Day (20:40); The Friday four panel (44:12); PC Party cancels Cambridge vote, again (1:28:18); Job perks (1:48:44) Today at 04:00 PM
Mar 15: Privatizing Pot Sales, Ride Sharing, and Teachers All-female ride-sharing service DriveHer ready to hit Toronto roads (21:10); Should Ontario privatize pot sales? (44:26); Carpenters’ slam Cardus report on Waterloo contracts (1:29:08); Your favourite teachers (1:50:28) Mar 15, 2018, 04:00 PM
Mar 14: Stephen Hawking, The Miracle On The Hudson, and Noisy Kids Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has died at 76 (12:39); Newmarket mom told that her 4 kids too loud in backyard (44:02); Dave Sanderson, Survivor of Hudson River plane crash (1:25:28); Selling organs to pay off debt (2:12:05) Mar 14, 2018, 04:00 PM
Mar 13: Mental Health Services, High Speed Rail, and Cheapskates UW to spend $1.2 million to add more mental health counsellors (17:57); Will high-speed rail divide provincial voters in Southwestern Ontario? (1:05:07); Should warning labels be put on digitally enhanced model images? (2:12:29) Mar 13, 2018, 04:00 PM
Mar 12: Ontario PC Race, Ontario Cannabis Store logo, and Rant or Rave Doug Ford Elected leader of the Ontario PC Party (8:46); Ontario Cannabis Store logo derided as boring (1:05:35); Rant or Rave (1:28:40); How old is too old to drive? (2:12:41) Mar 12, 2018, 04:00 PM
Mar 9: Opioid Crisis, Gun Laws, and Potholes Ontario Moving Quickly to Expand Life-Saving Overdose Prevention Programs (21:01); The Friday For panel (44:30); Does Canada need stronger gun control? (1:27:40); Ottawa's 'Professor of Pavement' calling it a career (2:12:06) Mar 09, 2018, 04:00 PM
Mar 8: The Provincial Budget, Women in Politics, and Bugs In The Grocery Store Ontario budget will have deficit (20:48); Hamilton landlords say they warned police about anti-gentrification activists months ago (44:03); Loblaw adds cricket powder to its PC line (1:05:06); Women in politics panel (1:27:54) Mar 08, 2018, 04:00 PM
Mar 7: The Gender Wage Gap, Riverside Dam, and Cereal Ontario to bring in bill that aims to close gender wage gap (20:27); Cambridge council votes to rebuild Riverside Dam (44:15); Is 16 too young to vote? (1:28:18); Your Favourite childhood cereal (1:49:34); Hometeam sports segment (2:12:01) Mar 07, 2018, 04:00 PM
Mar 6: Partying Students, Bitcoin, and Flooding Waterloo cracking down on large parties (21:05); Cambridge thinking about getting rid of the Riverside Dam (45:09); Bank of England slams cryptocurrencies (1:06:27); "Water is the new fire" says insurance Bureau (1:28:33) Mar 06, 2018, 04:00 PM
Mar 5: Cambridge Fountains, Public Construction Bidding, and Bullying Cambridge Councillor wants the old Knob Hill Farm fountains flowing again (20:27); Report: Region's construction bidding process 'unfair' (44:26); Is 13 too young for a diet? (1:06:03); Rant or Rave (1:28:45); Bullying (2:13:25) Mar 05, 2018, 04:00 PM
Friday March 2nd, 2018 Flood-affected residents turn up the heat at public meeting in Brantford (20:38); The Friday Four Panel (43:33); Ontario bans door-to-door sales, but there are some exceptions (1:27:25); What part of your job annoys you? (1:48:40) Mar 02, 2018, 04:00 PM
Thursday March 1st, 2018 Should the upcoming Hedley show be cancelled? (19:22); Recap of last night’s PC debate (42:24); Millennials are ditching credit cards (1:03:13); What should happen to the sites of mass shootings? (1:27:02); Electoral Reform (2:31:22) Mar 01, 2018, 04:00 PM
Wednesday February 28th, 2018 Newspaper cartoon causing uproar in Waterloo (01:33); Budget reaction (43:26); How has Brantford reacted to recent flooding? (1:04:32); Should seniors carry Tasers? (1:28:02); Have you ever found money... did you return it? (1:48:59) Feb 28, 2018, 04:00 PM
Tuesday February 27th, 2018 Waterloo Council heats up over Ball diamond issue (20:27); Can lottery winners keep their name private? (1:05:23); Fewer Canadians identify as middle class (1:27:48); Various companies cutting ties with the NRA (2:12:20) Feb 27, 2018, 04:00 PM
Monday February 26th, 2018 WLU responds to police ban of St. Patrick's day parties (21:21); Should Canada block piracy websites? (44:41); Is Canada's healthcare system sick? (1:05:30); Rant or Rave (1:28:32); Maxime Bernier joins us in studio (2:33:53) Feb 26, 2018, 04:00 PM