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
Dec 17: Education Funding, and Politicians The opening monologue (0:56); Ford government slashing $25 million in funding for education programs (21:29); Waterloo MP Bardish Chagger apologizes for 'oh, that's it?' comment on opioid deaths (44:39); T5 Night: Toys, Treats, Trinkets and Talents for Tanzania (1:05:40); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:29:11) Dec 17, 2018, 03:00 PM
Dec 14: Cannabis Sales, Mental Health, and Traffic Etiquette The opening monologue (0:56); Ontario to limit cannabis store licences to 25 for April 1 due to supply shortage (00:00); Not enough mental health support, students say (20:29); Traffic Etiquette & Pet Peeves (43:50); The Kitchener Rangers Coach's Show w/ Jay McKee (1:04:58); House of Friendship Christmas Hamper Program (1:15:56); The Friday Four Panel: Topics: Traffic Etiquette & Pet Peeves / Should a security guard be able to detain or arrest students? How should St. Mary's handle this altercation? / Should Waterloo Region Hospitals be used as supervised consumption sites? / Should carollers and religious groups be allowed to share their faith / read scripture in the Christkindl Market? (1:27:38) Dec 14, 2018, 03:00 PM
Dec 13: Hospitals, SIS Sites, and Artificial Intelligence The opening monologue (0:56); Waterloo Region hospitals considered for supervised consumption sites (19:42); Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou granted $10M bail in Vancouver (43:32); Artificial Intelligence being used to develop drugs even faster and cheaper (1:03:42); Trudeau's tanker ban is making many Indigenous communities angry. Here's why (1:26:59); Thumbs Up Thursday (1:48:35) Dec 13, 2018, 03:00 PM
Dec 12: Provincial Politics, Violent Youth, and Brexit The opening monologue (0:56); Bikes for Kids (6:55); Lip Off KW (13:45); Denley: Premier Doug Ford could give his policies a boost by simply explaining them (22:16); Altercation between St. Mary's students and security guard at nearby plaza posted on Instagram (44:27); Visiting With The Kitchener Rangers (1:05:29); Britain's Confident Vote, BREXIT (1:28:26); What's on Wednesday (1:49:18) Dec 12, 2018, 03:00 PM
Dec 11: City Budgets, Safe Injection Sites, and Mental Health The opening monologue (0:56); Hundreds of fee increases on the table at City of Kitchener finance meeting (22:40); 'People need help, not stigma': Guelph council unanimously supports safe injection site (44:48); 'This kid's a fighter': Guelph father donates kidney to son (1:05:03); Pedestrian bridge could be named after Craig (1:28:39); Mental Health Segment (1:49:06) Dec 11, 2018, 03:00 PM
Dec 10: Censorship, Ontario's Greenbelt, and WSIB Claims The opening monologue (0:56); Christkindl Controversy (21:22); MPPs call on the WSIB to review hundreds of denied claims from former rubber workers (45:12); Municipalities could bypass provincial safeguards under new bill (1:05:54); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:28:51) Dec 10, 2018, 03:00 PM
Dec 07: First Ministers' Meeting, Ford Government Addresses Municipal Tendering, Two Day All Way GO The Opening Monologue (00:56); First ministers' meeting likely to be most fractious, least productive for PM (21:30); Chamber Commends Ford Government for Addressing Unfairness in Municipal Tendering (44:44); The Coach’s Show w Jay McKee (1:06:06); Sime's shutout gives Bourque record-setting win (1:20:25); Friday Four Panel (1:29:25) Dec 07, 2018, 03:00 PM
Dec 06: Ontario Auditor General Report, Illegally Passing School Buses, Climate Change & CHYM Tree of Hope The Opening Monologue (00:56); Ontario auditor general report will be gift to Doug Ford government (22:30); Drivers will now lose licence if they illegally pass a school bus (44:01); Federal Government warned climate change's effects will be like a 'slow-moving international war' (1:06:02); CHYM Tree of Hope 2018 (1:28:33); Local two-way, all-day GO service may be delayed until 2030 (1:40:06); Thumbs up Thursday! (1:49:16); Five minutes with Farwell (2:06:06). Dec 06, 2018, 03:00 PM
Dec 05: Should Ford Have Recused?, Ken Seiling Reflects on his Decades in Politics, Baby It's Cold Outside Pulled from Canadian Radio Stations The opening monologue (00:56); Ford didn’t recuse himself from decision to make his friend OPP commissioner (21:08); Ken Seiling reflects on his decades in politics (44:31); 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' pulled from some Canadian radio stations (1:28:34); Christkindl Market (1:49:54); Christmas with the Ennis Sisters (2:00:44) Dec 05, 2018, 03:00 PM
Dec 04: Impaired Driver Names Released, Doug Ford & Gun Control and the AWARE Challenge The opening monologue (00:56); York regional police will now release the names of people charged with impaired driving (21:17); Doug Ford and gun control (44:26); The AWARE Challenge International Day of Persons with Disabilities (1:04:56); UNIFOR President says 'F*** You' to Premier Ford in televised speech (1:28:48); Champions for Charity (1:49:04) Dec 04, 2018, 03:00 PM
Dec 03: Cambridge Memorial Hospital Expansion, Food Bank Hunger Report & Week of Giving The opening monologue (0:56); Cambridge Memorial prepares to push hard to get expansion finished (21:20); Hunger crisis for seniors foreshadowed in food bank report (44:28); Week of Giving (1:05:43); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:28:18) Dec 03, 2018, 03:00 PM
Nov 30: Weddings, Climate Change, and Hazing The opening monologue (0:56); City says wedding hall booking cancelled for 'safety' (9:16); OHL Statement Regarding Hazing (22:19); Ontario climate change plan includes fund to help big polluters reduce emissions (46:06); The Kitchener Rangers Coach's Show w/ Jay McKee (1:05:49); Charity calendar represents 'real' female motorcycle riders (1:20:55); The Friday Four Panel: Topics: Is Ontario moving in the right direction with its Climate Change announcement? / How does Oshawa recover from the GM plant closure? / Should the Federal Government be bailing out the media industry? / Does the City of Kitchener Owe a recently married couple $20,000? (1:29:09) Nov 30, 2018, 03:00 PM
Nov 29: Climate Change, Shoplifting, and Referees The opening monologue (0:56); Ontario government unveils climate change plan Thursday - without Justin Trudeau's carbon tax (22:52); First-time shoplifters won't be charged by Toronto police in pilot project (44:02); Athlete of the Year is no more (1:06:00); Ice hockey officials' coping and performance (1:29:03); Thumbs up Thursday: You're up! Highlighting the positivity in Waterloo Region (1:49:59) Nov 29, 2018, 03:00 PM
Nov 28: Unions, Journalism, and Alcohol The opening monologue (0:56); Are unions still relevant in Canada? (22:09); Liberals' $600M aid package for news media will irrevocably politicize the press (43:04); It's true, living in a cold place means you're more likely to drink (1:28:08); Music city street sign allegedly stolen (1:40:03); What's on Wednesday: Noteworthy Singers / Catholic Community Foundation (1:48:54) Nov 28, 2018, 03:00 PM
Nov 27: Dog By-Laws, Politicians, and Volunteer Firefighters Nov 27, 2018, 03:00 PM