The Mike Farwell Show
Tuesday March 7 2017 1 PM
1:00pm Recap Morning Topic
1:30pm TOPIC: Tech Spotlight GUEST: Rachel Thompson - Founder, Marlena Books Local entrepreneur Rachel Thompson is the owner of Marlena Books, a publisher of adult picture. Oils for those with dementia and Alzheimer's. She began the concept at St. Paul's Greenhouse Idea Incubator and is now incorporating technology into the designs.
Mar 07, 2017, 01:55 PM
Mar 25: The Mueller Report, Terror Attacks, and Cell Phones The opening monologue (0:56); Trump calls Mueller's report 'total exoneration' - but lawyers say questions over obstruction remain (21:45); There is no hierarchy of painful events, and loss of life has no hierarchy (44:16); Smartphone use in class needs more research, says University of Waterloo prof (1:05:56); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:28:28) Today at 03:00 PM
Mar 22: Federal Politics, Autism Funding, and Ezra Avenue The opening monologue (0:56); House of Commons voting marathon ends, after Liberals nearly lost a confidence motion (20:40); Ontario government plans more changes to autism program amid fierce backlash (43:54); The Coach's Show (1:05:06); Team Canada Mission Staff announced for 2019 FISU Summer Universiade (1:18:16); The Friday Four Panel. Topics: Is there any point in trying to stop the annual Ezra Avenue party? / Are high school students ready for mandatory online courses? / Is it right to not speak the name of the man accused in the mosque murders in New Zealand? / Are you okay with Ever After adding a fourth day to their event lineup? (1:27:58) Mar 22, 2019, 03:00 PM
Mar 21: The LRT, Discrimination, and Movies The opening monologue (0:56); She Shares 2019 (12:44); Public community consultations for LRT continue in Cambridge (21:20); Right Wing Extremism in Canada (44:50); Racism in Waterloo Region (1:05:04); Protecting Canada from the Threat of Populism (1:28:26); The Flip Side: What movie can you watch over and over? (1:49:09) Mar 21, 2019, 03:00 PM
Mar 20: 2019 Federal Budget, Amalgamation, and Ezra Avenue The opening monologue (0:56); What does the Federal Budget mean for Waterloo Region? (21:03); Local Governance Review (43:53); Mental Health Monthly segment (1:05:13); Waterloo Regional Police 'very disappointed' in behaviour at Ezra Avenue St. Patrick's Day party (1:30:09); What's on Wednesday! (1:49:22) Mar 20, 2019, 03:00 PM
Mar 19: E-Learning, Federal Budget, and The Ever After Music Festival The opening monologue (0:56); High school students face larger classes, mandatory courses taught online, says province (23:14); Kitchener council approves four-day Ever After Music Festival (45:05); Hello Friends! An evening and book signing with Jerry Howarth at THEMUSEUM (1:05:07); Federal budget to target Canada-wide high speed Internet by 2030 (1:28:27); Canadians warned about 'ghost brokers' selling fake auto insurance (1:49:19) Mar 19, 2019, 03:00 PM
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) Mar 18, 2019, 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