The Mike Farwell Show
Tuesday June 2017 1 PM
1:00 PM TOPIC: Local food banks need help through summer months GUEST: Pat Singleton, Cambridge Self-Help Food bank http://www.570news.com/2017/06/19/great-donation-cambridge-self-help-food-bank/
1:30 PM TOPIC: Tech Spotlight GUEST: Josephine McMurray, Assistant Professor, Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University Josephine leads the international team for the WEiRED (Women Entrepreneurs, Innovators & Regional Ecosystem Development) project. Communitech and the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics joined forces last week for a 3-day Symposium: "From Exception to Rule: The Role of Women Entrepreneurs and Innovators in Regional Innovation Ecosystem." It brought together leading female researchers and policy makers from around the world who are working on advancing the role of women in science and technology fields. www.drive-health-ecosystems
Jun 20, 2017, 01:30 PM
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Friday May 18th, 2018 The Opening Monologue (0:56); Texts that sank Tory MPP Michael Harris revealed (21:21); Friday Four Panel (44:47); 'Gun-share' exhibit points out easy access to assault weapons (1:26:51); The Flip Side (1:48:53); BlueJays Weekly Segment (2:11:06); Motorcycle Safety Awareness month (2:32:22); Farwell Five (2:48:49). May 18, 2018, 03:15 PM
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Tuesday May 15th, 2018 The Opening Monologue (0:56); Waterloo also pushing for all-day GO Train service (21:51); Texters who distract drivers could be held liable in accidents: insurance expert (44:39); Wynne to campaign in Waterloo Region on Tuesday (1:03:47); Kitchener mulls sidewalk snow clearing test (1:26:37); The Flip Side (1:48:40); Universal child care is possible; Ontario can’t work without it (2:11:27); Amber Alert for missing boy sparks complaints over new mobile emergency system (2:20:05); Drivers fume as gas prices across Canada soar (2:32:27). May 15, 2018, 03:00 PM
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