The Mike Farwell Show
Wednesday April 12 2017 10 AM
10:00 AM TOPIC: New ION Map GUEST:  Mike Boos, Tritag
10:30 AM TOPIC: No Pot on Canada Day 2018 GUEST: Manisha Krishnan, Vice News
Apr 12, 2017, 03:48 PM
Jun 21: Streakers, Green Ontario Fund, and Tipping The opening monologue (0:56); Semi-streaker hit during BC Lions game hires law firm (21:41); Incoming Premier Doug Ford quietly axes Green Ontario Fund (43:51); Millennials are really terrible at tipping: Survey (1:04:45); Don't like our political parties? Then join one and change things (1:29:12); The Flip Side: Great thrift store finds (1:50:57); Canadian children earn 'D+' in physical activity rankings (2:12:42); Do you really need to buy your kids teacher an end of year gift? (2:33:44) Today at 04:00 PM
Jun 20: The LRT, Pot Legalization, and Crossing The Border The opening monologue (0:56); Senate passes pot bill, paving way for legal cannabis in 8 to 12 weeks (21:48); More consultations to be done on safe injection sites (44:00); Region to do more work on LRT route into Cambridge (1:05:17); What can Waterloo Region do for Ontario? (1:29:31); The Flip Side: Do you have funny boarder crossing story? (1:49:50); Major facelift coming to Fairview Park Mall (2:13:06); What's On Wednesday: Peter Hallman Memorial Fastball Tournament / TD Kitchener Blues Festival (2:34:08) Jun 20, 2018, 04:00 PM
Jun 19: Video Games, Snow Clearing, and Summer Traveling The opening monologue (0:56); 13% of Waterloo Region officers not working full time each day (21:46); Maxime Bernier raises $30K in one day after ouster from Conservative shadow cabinet (45:20); Kitchener will test sidewalk clearing (1:05:06); Cambridge man uses video to tell stories of homelessness, addiction (1:29:03); The Flip Side: What is your favourite place in Ontario to visit? (1:49:33); Kitchener's protocol for taxpayer funded council columns in question (2:12:39); WHO declares compulsive video gaming an addictive behavior disorder (2:34:52) Jun 19, 2018, 04:00 PM
Jun 18: Cycling, Electoral Reform, and Noisy Neighbours The opening monologue (0:56); Safe injection site showdown between the Region and City of Cambridge (21:19); Doug Ford's 1st Move Must Be To Kill Wynne's Carbon Tax (44:17); McDonald's to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland (1:05:44); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:29:07); Should Waterloo Region increase it cycling infrastructure? (2:13:36); School board bans cheering and clapping at new soccer pitch after neighbours' noise complaint (2:35:48) Jun 18, 2018, 04:00 PM
Jun 15: Employment, Clearing Snow, and The Blue Jays Ontario employment numbers favour those with less education (3:28); Patrick Brown may be eyeing a return to politics after being urged to run for chair of Peel region (22:03); The Friday Four Panel: Should Canadians boycott American products? / Should the city be clearing snow from all sidewalks? / The World Cup (45:05); Meet your (new) Waterloo region MPPs: Belinda Karahalios, MPP-Designate, Cambridge (1:29:55); The Flip Side (1:51:49); Talkin' Baseball With Ian Hunter (2:15:00); What not to get dad for Father's Day (2:35:50) Jun 15, 2018, 04:00 PM
Jun 14: Cycling, Supply Management, and Celebrity Sightings The opening monologue (0:56); Waterloo developer's STEAM proposal challenged (09:13); Waterloo Regional Police Chief Bryan Larkin Looks to Find a Replacement Chief for One Day (20:24); Meet your (new) Waterloo region MPPs: Amy Fee, MPP-Designate, Kitchener-South Hespeler (43:28); Remembering Don Cameron (1:03:28); Successful in Sweatpants? The Pros and Cons of Working From Home (1:26:44); The Flip Side: Celebrity Sightings / Encounters (1:48:14); Dairy industry finally showing signs of common sense (2:11:47); Kitchener taking to the streets to hear about the good and bad of cycling in the city (2:32:38) Jun 14, 2018, 04:00 PM
Jun 13: The World Cup, Cannabis, and Don Cameron Canada part of winning World Cup bid for 2026 men's soccer showcase (0:56); Ontario PCs to tackle lengthy to-do list as transition to power gets underway (22:00); Meet your (new) Waterloo region MPPs: Laura Mae Lindo, NDP MPP-Designate, Kitchener-Centre (45:05); How Don Cameron should be honoured (1:05:50); How much do you know about cannabis? Guelph public health wants to know (1:27:56); The Flip Side (1:49:33); 'What a dream come true:' NHL ref and cancer survivor makes his U.S. Open debut (2:12:29); Mandy Bujold joins us to talk about her High Performance Youth Mentorship Camp (2:32:46) Jun 13, 2018, 04:00 PM
Jun 12: Cycling, Trump-Kim Summit, and Naps Cyclists concerned over WRPS safety video (3:44); Kim commits to 'complete denuclearization' during nuclear summit with Trump (21:19); The low-down on what Canada's marijuana legalization means (44:09); Meet your (new) Waterloo region MPPs: Mike Harris Jr - Kitchener-Conestoga (1:05:17); Conservatives speaking out about Doug Ford's leadership (1:28:00); The Flip Side: Naps (1:49:49); Kitchener may introduce pilot project to clear snow from sidewalks (2:12:35) Jun 12, 2018, 04:00 PM
Monday June 11th, 2018 Kitchener city council hopeful Ever After obeys bylaws (03:31); Trump attacks put fresh focus on Canada's supply-managed dairy system (20:33); How we voted in Waterloo region, Wellington County (44:37); Meet your (new) Waterloo region MPPs (1:05:27); Rant or Rave (1:28:00); What is the best/worst summer job you ever had? (2:12:21); Recap morning topic: Trump attacks put fresh focus on Canada's supply-managed dairy system (2:32:30). Jun 11, 2018, 04:00 PM
Jun 8: Don Cameron, The Election, and The Blue Jays Former Kitchener Rangers Broadcaster Don Cameron has passed away (0:10); 'Ford Nation' sweeps through Ontario, PCs earn majority government (22:38); The Friday Four Panel: Election reaction (45:34); Trudeau, G7 leaders to confront Trump on tariffs in opening G7 meeting (1:26:40); Remembering Don Cameron (1:48:28); If Canada wants to help the poor, it needs a new way to measure poverty (2:31:56); The Friday Five (2:42:08) Jun 08, 2018, 04:00 PM
Jun 7: The Election, Noise By-Laws, and Simple Pleasures The opening monologue (0:56); What voters need to know before they vote tonight (21:21); Kitchener city council hopeful Ever After obeys bylaws (45:15); Supreme Court Sides With Baker Who Turned Away Gay Couple (1:05:26); Almost 50% of employers commonly offer promotions without pay hike: survey (1:27:23); The Flip Side: What little thing brings you big happiness? (1:48:26); Bikeshare could increase light rail transit ridership (2:11:04); Controversial Breithaupt office tower drops two storeys in response to residents (2:31:54) Jun 07, 2018, 09:00 PM
Jun 6: The Election, legalizing pot and Classic Cars The opening monologue (0:56); Ontario's Liberals face annihilation. Here's what happened-and what happens next (21:20); Will legalizing pot put a dent on the black market? (44:41); Give us your 'last ditch pitch' for how you will vote tomorrow (1:05:23); World's smartest intersection goes live (1:30:03); Escrypt Technology in vehicles (1:42:14); The Flip Side: have you ever made a bad first impression on someone? (1:51:30); Vegans upset with Cambridge ice cream parlour over dairy options (2:13:37); Big plans in store for Baden summer car show (2:34:57) Jun 06, 2018, 04:00 PM
Jun 5: The Election, School Funding, and Nazis The opening monologue (0:56); Public inquiry sparked by Wettlaufer case to start today (21:05); What's the cost of Doug Ford's promises? (44:44); Antique store pulls Nazi symbols from shelves after backlash (1:07:09); Should Canada re-evaluate how much it spends on airport security? (1:28:58); The Flip Side: The kindness of strangers (1:50:08); Should we be funding two separate school systems? (2:13:39); Social justice advocate to lead Cambridge food bank (2:34:06) Jun 05, 2018, 04:00 PM
Jun 4: Strategic Voting , Food Waste, and Airlines The opening monologue (0:56); Will you be voting strategically this Thursday? (21:37); Trump's troubling tariffs hang over upcoming G7 summit in Quebec (43:54); Election candidates urged to help stop construction labour monopolies (1:04:00); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:29:37); Do you pay attention to 'best before' dates? (2:12:23); Transport minister launches consultation process for new air passenger bill of rights (2:32:33) Jun 04, 2018, 04:00 PM
Jun 1: Free Trade, The Election, and Infomercials The opening monologue (0:56); Canada and America start a mini trade war (22:37); The Friday Four Panel: Election Preview (45:22); PC platform suggests a ban on cellphones in school classrooms (1:28:55); The Flip Side: Have you ever bought something off the TV? (1:51:02);Talkin' Baseball with Ian Hunter (2:13:02) Farwell4Hire Month is almost over (2:32:45); The Friday Five (2:45:05) Jun 01, 2018, 04:00 PM