The Mike Farwell Show
Monday April 25th 2016 - 1pm 1:00 PM – Corduroy Road Reg Arthurs Andrea LeBlanc Janna Pardy Craig Galbraith The Band Corduroy Road will be performing in Uptown Waterloo this Friday.  And they will do it close to the actual Corduroy Road discovered during iON construction.  It is part of the Final Fridays Series in Uptown Waterloo.  The events feature music, art, culture and food from the city’s core.  This Friday features Guelph based Corduroy road from 6:45-7:45 pm in Waterloo public Square, just  a stone’s throw from an actual corduroy road! 1:30 PM – Recap Morning Topic Apr 25, 2016, 08:53 AM
Mar 18: Ezra Avenue, High Speed Rail, and Loud Music The opening monologue (0:56); At least 18 people sent to hospital from unsanctioned Ezra party (21:17); Ever After music festival looking to add fourth day (44:27); High Speed Rail Canada Critical of VIA Rail $4 Billion Debacle (1:05:14); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:28:55) Today at 03:00 PM
Mar 15: Christchurch Shooting, Education, and Racism Show Opening... But first (0:56); Christchurch shooting: 49 dead in terror attack at two mosques (21:55); Guelph Gryphons AA team forced to play additional playoff games (47:15); The The Kitchener Rangers Coach's Show with Jay McKee (1:06:36); Charging Bulls documentary (1:20:27); Friday Four panel. Topics: Reaction to the Christchurch shooting / Racism (1:29:16) Mar 15, 2019, 03:00 PM
Mar 14: SNC-Lavalin Affair, Sports Betting, and TV Shows The opening monologue (0:56); 'Coverup!': Opposition erupts as Liberals shut down emergency meeting on SNC-Lavalin affair (22:40); Ontario Launches Online Consultation for Residents, Businesses and Stakeholders (45:03); Ontario urging feds to legalize single event sports betting (1:05:44); New Ontario math curriculum goes back to the basics (1:30:03); The Flip Side: What popular TV show have you never seen? (1:51:16) Mar 14, 2019, 03:00 PM
Ontario Premier Doug Ford on 570 News Ontario Premier Doug Ford joined the Mike Farwell Show Wednesday morning. Topics discussed: amalgamation, transportation infrastructure, and funding for autism families. Mar 13, 2019, 04:00 PM
Mar 13: Doug Ford, Climate Action, and Video Games The opening monologue (0:56); Boeing 737 MAX 8 bans - what Canadian travellers should know (1:50); Ezra street party costs 'better spent on other things,' mayor says (20:56); Doug Ford set to make announcement in Cambridge on Wednesday (35:35); Climate Action Incentive Rebate & Carbon Pricing in Ontario (46:42); NHL determines Maple Leafs' Morgan Rielly didn't utter homophobic slur (1:07:47); Autism Protest At Challenger Motor Freight Inc. on Maple Grove Road (1:30:50); Oxford University Study claims of no link between Violence and Video Games / Marc Garneau Announcement (1:51:50) Mar 13, 2019, 03:00 PM
Mar 12:Dog Licences, Autism, and Banning Cellphones In Classrooms The opening monologue (0:56); Ontario to ban cellphones in classrooms next school year (26:46); Why Kingston has declared a climate emergency - and what that really means (45:34); Heroic Minds Live Event (1:07:08); Humane society hopes private firm will garner more dog licences in Kitchener (1:30:28); School boards to receive average of $12,300 for every new student with autism (1:50:04) Mar 12, 2019, 03:00 PM
Mar 11: Banning Plastics, Doug Ford, and Transportation The opening monologue (0:56); Ontario mulls single-use plastics ban in waste diversion strategy (21:25); Kitchener's 'complete streets' approach aims to build roads that are safer for bikes and pedestrians (44:21); Doug Ford's Ontario: Who's winning, and what it means for the province's future (1:05:17); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:29:36) Mar 11, 2019, 03:00 PM
Mar 8: Amalgamation, SNC-Lavalin, and International Women's Day The opening monologue (0:56); Review of governance in Waterloo Region is a complete and utter travesty, says former Cambridge mayor Doug Craig (22:365); International Women's Day 2019: Know Better, Do Better (45:56); The Kitchener Rangers Coach's Show w/ Jay McKee (1:06:06); Murder, she wrote. The hot new literary trend (1:20:19); The Friday Four Panel. Topics: Is now the right time to talk about reforming regional government? / Is granting more powers to bylaw officers a good step forward in cracking down on the annual St. Paddy's Day party on Ezra Avenue? / Are you satisfied with Prime Minister Trudeau's statement in the SNC-Lavalin affair? / What would you change to help K-W Oktoberfest evolve? (1:29:04) Mar 08, 2019, 03:00 PM
Mar 7: SNC-Lavalin, Provincial Budget, and Local Landmarks The opening monologue (0:56); PM will try to douse SNC-Lavalin fire by admitting mistakes but nothing illegal (22:20); Provincial budget to be tabled April 11th (45:07); 'At Home with ChefD' launching new season (1:07:39); Why the Tories should consider this right-to-repair bill - even if it did come from a Liberal (1:29:11); The Flip Side: You know you're in Waterloo Region when... (1:51:08) Mar 07, 2019, 03:00 PM
Mar 6: Gerald Butts Testimony, The Cambridge Multiplex, and Heated Sidewalks The opening monologue (0:56); Cost of Cambridge multiplex going up $50 million; report (21:00); Gerald Butts testimony live coverage (43:46); City of Holland, Michigan's snowmelt system (1:35:39); What's on Wednesday! (1:56:58) Mar 06, 2019, 03:00 PM
Mar 5: Amalgamation, SNC-Lavalin, and Policing The opening monologue (0:56); Jane Philpott resigns from cabinet, citing loss of 'confidence' over government's handling of SNC-Lavalin (23:10); Now is the time to change the governance structure in Waterloo Region (45:48); Cambridge music therapist instrumental in healing (1:06:24); Ask the Chief! Bryan Larkin and Mark Crowell answer all your policing related questions (1:29:43) Mar 05, 2019, 03:00 PM
Mar 4: Dr. Seuss, Cannabis Amnesty, and Vegetarian Diets The opening monologue (0:56); The Harper government passed a measure 13 years ago to catch Liberal scandals. It worked perfectly (1:49); Liberals' cannabis amnesty would be easy for a new government to reverse, expert warns (20:56); New Beyond Meat Products Are Coming To Canadian Chains (43:56); Dr. Seuss books are 'racist,' new study says. Should kids still read them? (1:05:48); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:29:05) Mar 04, 2019, 03:00 PM
Mar 1: LRT Start Date, Sex-Ed, and International Women's Day The opening monologue (0:56); 17th annual International Women's Day Celebration (14:20); ION service date to be announced near end of March (21:20); Court dismisses charter challenge against Ontario sex-ed curriculum (44:04); The Coach's Show (1:05:27); Friday Four Panel: Should the Prime Minister resign? / Should kids still be doing work when they are home during a snow day? / Should schools provide the opportunity for roughhousing on the school yard? (1:28:37) Mar 01, 2019, 03:00 PM
Feb 28: Liberal Scandal, Snow Days, and Minor Hockey The opening monologue (0:56); Jody Wilson-Raybould alleges 'consistent and sustained' pressure on SNC-Lavalin case (20:49); The Great Snow Day Debate (43:52); Diversity lacking in local beer industry, says advocate (1:04:53); KMHA address specialized hockey issue (1:27:50); The Flip Side: White Knuckle Drives (1:47:46) Feb 28, 2019, 03:00 PM
Feb 27: Government Cuts, and Canadian Comedy The opening monologue (0:56); Ford government creating Ontario Health super-agency (00:00); We could see 10 to 15 cm of snow Wednesday (1:27); Canadian comics say livelihood at risk as Just For Laughs 'retools' satellite radio station (21:06); Power of Many - Waterloo Region - Ford Fightback Activation Meeting (42:20) Note: Today was a shorter show due to Kitchener Rangers broadcast Feb 27, 2019, 03:00 PM