The Mike Farwell Show
Thursday July 6 2017 - 11 AM
11:00 AM TOPIC: Canadian economists issue open letter in support of a $15 minimum wage in Ontario GUEST: Michal Rozworski, Freelance writer, Economist
11:30 AM TOPIC: Condo development near Conestoga College gets green light GUEST: Ward 4 Councillor, City of Kitchener, Yvonne Fernandes
Jul 07, 2017, 04:53 PM
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
May 17: Gas Prices, The Memorial Cup, and Tobacco Packeging Doug Ford vows to reduce gas prices by 10 cents if elected (0:56); Election poll reveals deep vein of anger, frustration in Ontario (21:38); 13 deaths across Waterloo Region in 2018 because of drug overdoses (44:15); Parliament to regulate vaping, implement plain packaging for tobacco products (1:05:34); RCMP officer asks Trudeau to look into secret spying allegations (1:29:18); The Flup Side: What was your first car? (1:49:46); Kitchener prison to pilot needle exchange program (2:13:54); Mastercard Memorial Cup Preview: One strategy to watch for each team (2:34:42); Victoria Day events in New Dundee (2:51:16) May 17, 2018, 04:00 PM
May 16: Corporate Welfare, and Hydro One Raises The opening monologue (0:56); Raises for Hydro One board of directors to be reviewed: Wynne (19;58); Karen Redman throws her hat in the ring for Regional Chair (43:13); It's Cystic Fibrosis Awareness month (1:06:240); Corporate welfare and the gullible governments that pay it (1:27:11); The Flip Side: What do miss from your childhood? (1:47:59); Hometeam Sports weekly segment (2:11:33); What's on Wednesday (2:32:27) May 16, 2018, 04:00 PM
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
Monday May 14th, 2018 The Opening Monologue (0:56); Ontario Liberals, NDP say it's too early to talk about forming a coalition (21:06); Not amalgamation but unification (43:36); Rant or Rave (1:26:07); London’s Black Fly Beverage Company to attach single-use breathalyzers to products (2:10:35); Ontario aims to tame the 'Wild West' of 3rd party election advertising (2:32:22). May 14, 2018, 03:15 PM
May 12: Farwell 4 Hire Mike Farwell was here on a Saturday. It's a special edition of the Mike Farwell show to help raise money for Cystic Fibrosis. Lots of special guests and touching stories. May 12, 2018, 04:00 PM
Friday May 11th, 2018 The Opening Monologue (0:56); Two contenders, two maybes so far in race to fill regional chair (22:09); Friday Four Panel (44:28); Canada facing ‘brain drain’ as young tech talent leaves for Silicon Valley (1:28:12); The Flip Side (1:49:42); BlueJays weekly segment (2:12:40); Survey aims to make Waterloo Region happy, healthy (2:33:52); Farwell Five (2:47:26). May 11, 2018, 03:15 PM
Thursday May 10th, 2018 Seiling to retire as chair of region (01:19); What to do about baby critters at your home (11:34); When will we see all of our LRT trains arrive? (19:30); Cambridge woman heartbroken after being told to give up pig (30:32); Local candidates debate (42:57); I am Rohingya: A genocide in four acts' (52:04); Thinking of growing your own pot? It could lead to home insurance headaches (1:03:17); How Meghan Markle Is Preparing for the Royal Wedding (1:14:55); Thalmic Labs using Global Skills Visa Program to bring in the best and brightest (1:26:33); The Flip Side (1:46:50); Health care key election issue, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says (2:09:35); B.C. event space hires 'consent captain' to help prevent sexual assaults (2:32:00). May 10, 2018, 03:15 PM
Wednesday May 9th, 2018 The Opening Monologue (0:56); Controversy over tower pushes city to review planning process (19:51); I decline: A guide to refusing your Ontario ballot (43:05); Share the Road and CAA want you to do the Dutch Reach (1:05:57); Think you've got a tough job? Try being a nurse (1:26:33); The Flip Side (1:48:06); Hometeam Sports weekly segment (2:11:06); Ontario 4-H Foundation Golf West Tournament (2:31:24); Hot Shots Street Hockey tournament 2018 (2:42:23). May 09, 2018, 03:15 PM
Tuesday May 8th, 2018 The Opening Monologue (0:56); Glancing blows but no knockout punch in #CityVote: The Debate (20:08); Ontario woman arrested, jailed in U.S. for driving with a Canadian licence (43:21); Large Ont. cities have 7 years to add curbside collection of organic and food waste (1:04:11); 'Diversity is important, so put your name on that ballot': Durrell bows out of UpTown (1:27:22); The Flip Side (1:48:24); White privilege and an exploration of uncomfortable truths (2:11:47); Tiny-home communities planned for homeless Canadian veterans (2:33:36); Mindcycle: Cycling across Canada in support of Mental Health awareness (2:46:20). May 08, 2018, 04:00 PM
Monday May 7th, 2018 The Opening Monologue (0:56); Make high-speed rail and all-day GO an election issue (20:22); Controversial candidate Tanya Granic Allen dropped from Ont. Tory roster (44:05); Incorrect information in the LRT brochure for the May 2018 meetings (1:06:10); Ford, Horwath, Wynne to face off in Toronto-focused CityNews debate tonight (1:20:49); Rant or Rave (1:28:52); Tax services like Airbnb, hotels urge (2:13:15); Cancer charity shouldn’t accept money from wine fundraiser, because alcohol is a carcinogen: expert (2:34:47). May 07, 2018, 03:15 PM
Friday May 4th, 2018 KidsAbility – Kids Can’t Wait Radiothon; Blue Jays weekly segment (02:12:10); Power Down this May with The Generator Project (02:32:43); Farwell Five (02:45:13). May 04, 2018, 05:15 PM
Thursday May 3rd, 2018 The Opening Monologue (0:56); Issues in core concern Cambridge council (21:56); Report: Ont. drivers might have overpaid $5B on insurance over five years (43:38); Canada's government is clearly uninterested in finding innovative solutions to gun violence (1:06:00); Liberals, NDP gain ground, but PCs maintain strong lead: poll (1:28:36); The Flip Side (1:49:01); Should seniors have to retake their driver’s license test? (2:11:40); Ontario deficit will jump to almost $12 billion in 2018: FAO (2:33:00). May 03, 2018, 03:30 PM
May 2: Ontario's Greenbelt, Pot Legalization, and Fictional Restaurants The opening monologue (0:56); Should ION sell AD space on trains to generate revenue? (22:15); Doug Ford would open Greenbelt for some development (44:30); 'The writing's on the wall': Streaming services like Netflix set to overtake cable TV (1:06:50); How much marijuana is too much? Legalization means new questions for police (1:29:48); The Flip Side: What fictional restaurant would you like to visit? (1:50:48); Hometeam Sports weekly segment (2:12:45); What's on Wednesday: Kitchener Conestoga Rotary Club dream home fundraiser / Leukemia awareness fund (2:33:36) May 02, 2018, 04:00 PM
May 1: Bike Lanes, Universal Basic Income, and #Farwell4Hire The opening monologue (0:56); Rangers' season comes to an end in double-overtime of Game 7 (20:58); Kitchener residents upset with proposed sidewalk, bike lanes (46:14); One in every six deaths in young adults is opioid-related: study (1:06:45); Should Ontario bring in a universal basic income? (1:29:18); The Flip Side: What is the most exciting sporting event you witnessed in person? (1:51:09); Has technology made our lives better or worse? (2:13:42); May is motorcycle safety awareness month (2:34:14); #Farwell4Hire kicks off today (2:48:50) May 01, 2018, 04:00 PM