The Mike Farwell Show
Tuesday March 7 2017 1 PM
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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.   http://www.marlenabooks.com/
Mar 07, 2017, 01:55 PM
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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