The Mike Farwell Show
Thursday February 1st, 2018 - 10am The Opening Monologue / Senate approves gender neutral wording for Canada's national anthem Feb 01, 2018, 03:20 PM
Sep 24: Election Signs, Voter Turnout, and Natural Disasters The opening monologue (0:56); Do roadside political signs really make a difference? (21:52); Environment Canada confirms EF-2 and EF-3 tornadoes touched down (44:52); What can be done about low voter turnout? (1:04:39); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:31:20) Sep 24, 2018, 03:00 PM
Sep 21: Firearms, Government Efficiencies, and The Kitchener Rangers The opening monologue (0:56); Waterloo mayoral candidate suggests eliminating councillors in region (20:46); Scheer Pledges to Repeal Bill C-71, Rejects Handgun Ban (43:32); The Coach's Show with Rangers Head Coach McKee (1:04:20); The Friday Four Panel: Topics: Was it appropriate for the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce asking controversial questions to Candidates during a municipal election campaign? / Was Doug Craig wrong to have used a photo shopped picture on his website of another Candidate running in the race? / Should Leone Alleslev need to be elected in a by-election to be a Conservative MP? / Should Hunters be posting pictures of the animal that they have killed on social media? (1:27:26) Sep 21, 2018, 03:00 PM
Sep 20: Roundabouts, Election Campaigning, and The Kitchener Rangers The opening monologue (0:56); Drivers not yielding to students at roundabout, parents say (20:33); Kitchener Rangers Season Preview (44:22); Going to homecoming? Public safety during Laurier celebrations given priority (1:04:31); Fair and Open tendering (1:28:07); Should the mayor be campaigning with select candidates? 1:49:19) Sep 20, 2018, 03:00 PM
Sep 19: How Do Candidates In Cambridge Feel About The Chamber's Interview Questions? The opening monologue (0:56); Are some University’s judging applicants based on the school they attended - not just their marks? (20:25); Cambridge chamber may axe candidate interview series (44:42); Top Ontario court to rule on whether to grant stay in Toronto council-cutting case (1:29:37); What's On Wednesday: The Small Business Show / Ice Cream for Breakfast fundraiser (1:48:36) Sep 19, 2018, 03:00 PM
Sep 18: Crossing The Floor, Candidates Debates, and Electoral Reform The opening monologue (0:56); If a politician crosses the floor, should there be a by-election? (20:34); Should we change out electoral voting system? (41:54); Cambridge chamber of commerce raises eyebrows with controversial questions to Municipal candidates (1:02:05); Experts raise concerns about Sikh motorcycle helmet exemption (1:26:54); Drayton Entertainment 2019 season (1:46:59); Former coaches organize fundraiser for player seriously injured in car crash that killed her brother (1:54:57) Sep 18, 2018, 03:00 PM
Sep 17: Year Round Schooling, Doctoring Photographs, and OUA Football The opening monologue (0:56); Sprucedale community members pay tribute to Edra Haan (13:35); Cambridge mayor apologizes after image of political rival edited out of campaign photo (21:17); What if the Toronto-Waterloo corridor really becomes the next Silicon Valley? (00:00); Waterloo Warriors upset Laurier in offensive shootout (44:45); Is year round schooling viable in Waterloo Region? (1:04:07); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:26:57) Sep 17, 2018, 03:00 PM
Sept 14: Cambridge Secession?, Hurricane Florence, and Doug Ford The opening monologue (0:56); Never mind amalgamation, Cambridge secession is the new campaign issue (22:00); Ford's municipal reform talk revives the spectre of amalgamation (44:08); Florence downgraded to a Category 2. Dangerous storm bigger than both SC, NC. (1:04:24); The Friday Four Panel: Topics: Was it right for Doug Ford to invoke the notwithstanding clause? / Should the NDP have reacted to the introduction of Bill 31 as they did in the legislature? / Is carding a useful police tool and should the ban be lifted in Ontario for them to use it again? / Does this development take away from the heritage in Uptown Waterloo? (1:26:52) Sep 14, 2018, 03:00 PM
Sept 13: Queen's Park Chaos, Red Tape, and Doors Open Waterloo Region The opening monologue (0:56); Ford's legislation to cut Toronto council passes first reading as protests rock the Ontario legislature (19:59); City of Kingston, Ont., tests initiative to curb public drunkenness (44:19); Doors Open Waterloo Region (1:05:38); Red tape keeps grieving widow from driving car (1:27:38); Warriors face Laurier in Battle of Waterloo (1:47:29) Sep 13, 2018, 03:00 PM
Sept 12: Doug Ford, Gambling, and Rich Vs. Poor The opening monologue (0:56); Premier Doug Ford to use notwithstanding clause to cut size of Toronto city council (21:25); Study: Canada's ultra-wealthy getting richer faster than the rest of us (43:55); Can 'calorie labels' on slot machines promote healthier gambling? (1:05:05); Humboldt Broncos play first regular season game since the crash (1:26:16); What's On Wednesday: HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre - Jazz for Hope / National Electric Drive Week (1:47:43) Sep 12, 2018, 03:00 PM
Sept 11: Remembering 9/11, Uptown Waterloo Development, and Mental Health The opening monologue (0:56); Remembering 9/11 (19:54); Historic post office redevelopment in Uptown Waterloo (43:12); Toronto confident about Amazon bid as deadline nears (1:04:11); Doug Ford’s law to slash Toronto council is unfair—but the court shouldn't have spiked it (1:26:06); Mental Health monthly segment (1:46:42) Sep 11, 2018, 03:00 PM
Sept 10: Carding, Student Walkout, and Flooding The opening monologue (0:56); Is it time for police to bring back the practice of 'carding"? (21:05); Students planning walkout to save sex-ed curriculum in Ontario (45:58); A summer of fire, heat and flood puts a focus on adapting to climate change (1:04:53); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:28:22) Sep 10, 2018, 03:00 PM
Sept 7: Steve Bannon, St. Catharines Shooting, and Year-Round Schooling The opening monologue (0:56); Shooting suspects remain at large, armed and dangerous in St. Catharines (21:37); The New Yorker, The Economist and Steve Bannon's squad of useful idiots (44:29); Should we do away with the school "Summer Break? (1:03:54); The Friday Four Panel: Topics: Should the teachers union be taking the Ontario government to court regarding the repealed sex education curriculum? / Should it be mandatory to have air conditioners in schools? / Is it fair for Uptown Waterloo to reduce parking to try and get people out of their cars? / Should WLU do more to prevent parties on Ezra Avenue happening? (1:26:55) Sep 07, 2018, 03:00 PM
Sept 6: Highway 7, Hot Classrooms, and NIKE The opening monologue (0:56); Two crashes on Highway 7 this week (20:37); Colin Kaepernick: Donald Trump criticizes Nike after advert, saying NFL is 'hard to watch' (43:16); Calls for action as high temperatures lead to sweltering classrooms in Ontario (1:05:29); How the Trans Mountain pipeline became a political dumpster fire (1:27:48); Canada's children have high rates of suicide, abuse, infant mortality: report (1:47:42); Second annual Northland Family Fun Day to support Hospice of Waterloo Region (2:00:23) Sep 06, 2018, 03:00 PM
Sept 5: Sex-Ed, NAFTA, and Cannabis The opening monologue (0:56); Ontario teachers' union takes legal action to fight repeal of modernized sex-ed curriculum (22:19); NAFTA talks resume as questions grow about Trump's ability to deliver (45:14); The made-in-London course that helps men realize the consequences of sexual assault (1:04:32); The Male Allies program at the Sexual Assault Support Centre (1:18:55); Health Canada spending $100M on cannabis education over 6 years (1:27:44); What's On Wednesday: East Indian Community Walkathon and South Asian Cultural Festival Mela 2018 organized by India Canada Association / Taste Local! Taste Fresh! (1:47:44) Sep 05, 2018, 03:00 PM
Sept 4: Free Speech, Flooding, and Policing The opening monologue (0:56); New Hamburg residents fed up with flooding (21:59); Develop free speech policies or face funding cuts, Ontario tells colleges (44:47); Right-to-disconnect talk picks up as popularity of workplace messaging apps rises (1:05:06); Cop Talk: Waterloo Regional Police joins us to answer your Policing questions (1:27:46) Sep 04, 2018, 03:00 PM