The Mike Farwell Show
Wednesday April 12 2017 10 AM
10:00 AM TOPIC: New ION Map GUEST:  Mike Boos, Tritag http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/ion-lrt-ixpress-region-waterloo-2018-map-1.4064579?cmp=rss
10:30 AM TOPIC: No Pot on Canada Day 2018 GUEST: Manisha Krishnan, Vice News https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/the-government-thinks-legalizing-weed-on-canada-day-might-be-a-bad-idea
Apr 12, 2017, 03:48 PM
LATEST EPISODES
Apr 20: Cannabis, Movies, and The Rangers Still much left to fight for: Cannabis activists (0:56); Puslinch council 'taking no further action at this time' with Swastika Trail back in court (1:05:20); 'A human rights issue': Lack of treatment for drug users means deaths behind bars (1:27:02); The Flip Side: Name A Movie You've Seen More Than Five Times And Still Love (1:49:05); Talkin Baseball with Ian Hunter (2:12:00); The Kitchener Rangers Coaches show (2:33:50) Apr 20, 2018, 04:00 PM
April 19: Cell Phone Towers, Recycling, and Dessert The opening monologue (0:56); Tower plans dial up alarm in Maryhill (21:40); A hospital is the right place for a supervised injection site (44:14); The region says: Good recycling 'begins in the home' (01:03:07); Should the city take over the clearing of sidewalks? (1:26:53); The Flip Side: What is the best dessert you've ever had? (1:47:53); Could this be social media's Big Tobacco reckoning? (2:10:41); Toronto-Waterloo tech corridor among top 20 worldwide (2:30:30) Apr 19, 2018, 04:00 PM
Apr 18: LRT Lawsuit, Tim Horton's, and The Rangers The opening monologue (0:56); Lawsuit will be coming against Bombardier for losses due to late LRT vehicles (22:58); Vrbanovic puts focus on "city builders" in Kitchener for 2018 State of the City address (44:09); Rrroll up the grim? One-in-three Tim Horton's customers say their opinion of company is worsening (1:05:19); Poll shows Ontario voters care about biking issues, advocates say (1:28:37); The Flip Side: What is the first news event that you remember? (1:50:08); Kitchener Rangers playoff preview (2:13:39) Apr 18, 2018, 04:00 PM
Apr 17: Election Debates, High Speed Rail, and Alcohol The opening monologue (0:56); Should the Green Party be included in the election leaders debate?? (21:10); High speed rail information meetings coming to Tavistock, New Hamburg (44:02); Option for rebuilding Riverside Park dam goes to council Tuesday (1:04:17); Where will the money go? Unprecedented donations keep pouring in for Humboldt Broncos (1:26:53); The Flip Side: What Would you NEVER do… even for all the money in the world? (1:48:06); When to say when: Limit alcohol to 1 drink a day, study says (2:1159); NHL Green collaborates with Laurier citizen-science research initiative, RinkWatch (2:33:18) Apr 17, 2018, 04:00 PM
Apr 16: LRT Delays, White Privilege, and Online Voting The opening monologue (0:56); Start date for the LRT pushed back again to December 2018 (19;11); St. Patrick's Day street party cost $713K, officials say (42:27); Ryerson University to host conference on White Privilege (1:03:08); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:26:26); Should advertising aimed at children be banned? (2:09:53); Would online voting increase voter turnout? (2:32:00) Apr 16, 2018, 04:00 PM
Apr 13: Lottery Regulations, Personal Responsibility, and Superstitions The opening monologue (0:56); 50/50 funds in Ontario aren't allowed to be donated to Humboldt Broncos franchise (20:59); The Friday four panel (44:32); Is garage liable for a car thief's injuries? (1:26:57); The Flip Side: Do you have any superstitions? (1:48:51) Talkin' Baseball with our very own Ian Hunter (2:11:49); The Kitchener Rangers coach's show (2:32:27); The Friday Five (2:42:46) Apr 13, 2018, 04:00 PM
Apr 12: The Ontario Cannabis Store, School Dress Codes, and Butt Dials The opening monologue (0:56); Guelph will open one of Ontario's first four recreational pot shops (20:49); MPP Fife pushes for legislation to save lives on the road (44:37); The Leafs are in the playoffs... how do you think they will do? (1:05:10); Should school dress codes be done away with? (1:27:46); The Flip Side: Do you have a funny butt-dial story? (1:49:47); Ontario Liberals paid English Catholic teachers' union $31-million as part of settlement for wage increase delays (2:12:25); Comedy for a cure event (2:33:24) Apr 12, 2018, 04:00 PM
Apr 11: Vaccines, Ethical eating , and Dog Condo Fees The opening monologue (0:56); Residents take legal action over Swastika Trail decision (20:12); A Toronto condo wants to charge dog owners $15 a month, but is that legit? (44:03); Vaccination apathy fueled by decades of misinformation (1:04:02); Is Ethical eating possible while still being a meat eater? (1:27:55); The Flip Side: What was the first thing you did as soon as you got home from school? (1:49:23); Hometeam Sports Weekly segment (2:11:46); Rock for Autism fundraiser event (2:33:24); Top Home Chefs event (2:43:20) Apr 11, 2018, 04:00 PM
Apr 10: Climate Change, Uber, and Video Games The opening monologue (0:56); MPP Michael Harris ousted from PC caucus over sexual misconduct allegations (22:08); Patios expected to sprout soon along LRT line (44:25); Guelph councillors wrangle on whether taxi bylaws goes too far or not far enough (1:04:54); How important is location to safe injection sites? Experts say its critical (1:28:22); The Flip Side: What video game were you hooked on as a kid? (1:50:24); How do you feel about driverless cars? (2:13:29); Poll suggests that 1/3 of Canadians don't believe humans are causing climate change (2:34:15) Apr 10, 2018, 04:00 PM
Apr 9: Humboldt Bus Tragedy, Hospitals, and Video Game Addiction The opening monologue (0:56); Community of Humboldt gathers to honour fallen team members (21:10); Does Waterloo Region need another hospital?  (1:07:18); The WHO declares video game addition a disorder (1:28:04); Guelph city councillor cheers demise of Ontario Municipal Board (1:50:08); Breithaupt tower too close to homes, residents say (2:02:53) Apr 09, 2018, 04:00 PM
Apr 6: Emergency Alerts, Plastic Bags, and Gandhi The opening monologue (0:56); Canadians to start getting emergency alerts on their cellphones (18:15); The Friday Four Panel: Should Sikh's be allowed to be exempt from wearing helmets?; Was this mother in the wrong for posting a picture of her kids online after they were being rude to their bus driver?; Is Doug Ford wrong to scrap a media bus during the campaign trail?; Should Lobster tanks be banned from grocery stores? (41:36); Should plastic bags be banned? (1:24:59); The Flip Side: Old Wives tales (1:45:29); Students at Carleton University Are Trying to Have a Statue of Gandhi Removed (2:08:14); The Kitchener Rangers The Coach's Show (2:28:56) The Friday Five (2:42:58) Apr 06, 2018, 04:00 PM
Apr 5: Healthcare, Wasting Food, and UFOs The opening monologue (0:56); Lengthy meeting as both sides debate proposed safe injection site in Cambridge (20:08); Doctors say government neglect, mismanagement to blame for sorry state of health care (42:48); Online shaming by parents a form of bullying, parenting expert says (1:03:33); 1.5 per cent price increase on alcohol tax now in effect (1:27:13); The Flip Side: What was your first job? (1:48:33); Report finds Canadians waste a lot of food; calls for action (2:11:43); Have you ever seen a UFO? (2:32:01) Apr 05, 2018, 04:00 PM
Apr 4: Ontario Election, Fossil Fuels, and Drive-Thru Stories The opening monologue (0:56); Kitchener looks at new office to support local film, music, digital arts (21:04); Student group says It's time for UW to divest from fossil fuels (43:30); Wynne's shift to the left is clever, says veteran Tory strategist (1:03:29); Judge rules coffee sold in California needs cancer warnings (1:27:33); The Flip Side: Do you have a funny drive-thru story? (1:47:40); Hometeam Sports weekly segment (2:12:06); Changing the game for concussions (2:32:10) Apr 04, 2018, 04:00 PM
Apr 3: Online Privacy, Equal Pay Legislation, and Easter Candy The opening monologue (0:56); Turning Kitchener's Victoria Park into an outdoor gym (20:50); Family of Kitchener man killed by police plan rally to get inquest date set (42:48); Want to know everything Google knows about you? (Spoiler alert: It's even more than you think) (1:05:49); Three Canadian provinces now allow Sikhs to ride motorcycles without helmets (1:28:18); The Flip Side: What is the best Easter Candy? (1:48:21); Ontario companies worried about upcoming changes requiring equal pay for part-time employees (2:10:50); Even in the city, you can tap into the maple harvest (2:31:39); Campus program aims to keep students and aggressive geese apart (2:46:34) Apr 03, 2018, 04:00 PM
Apr 2: Safe Injection Sites, Climate Change, and Election Signs The opening monologue (0:56); Kitchener urges safe injection sites in each city in region (22:27); Region changing rules around roadside election signs (46:11); Heineken gets backlash for racist beer ad (1:06:28); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:29:00); Right-to-disconnect talk picks up steam in North America (2:13:00); What can Waterloo Region do about Climate Change? (2:34:20) Apr 02, 2018, 04:00 PM