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
Feb 19: Jobs, Racism, and Federal Politics The opening monologue (0:56); Gerald Butts resigns as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's principal secretary (23:59); Lots of work but fewer want it as participation rate shrinks (44:57); WRDSB students accused of posting racist content on social media (1:06:56); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:29:29) Today at 03:00 PM
Feb 15: Amber Alerts, Hockey Parents, and International Women's Day The opening monologue (0:56); These are the witnesses the Liberals plan to call to the justice committee - and the big names they left out (22:43); Regional Police investigating alleged attack during minor hockey game (44:42); The Coach's Show (1:06:11); 17th annual International Women's Day Celebration (1:18:32); The Friday Four Panel. Topics: Is our Prime Minister corrupt after the SNC-Lavalin controversy? / Should Hockey Canada and the Ontario Hockey Federation relax its bylaws on specialized hockey? / Should municipalities be forced to Unify? / Where should the Cambridge Multiplex be built? (1:28:56) Feb 15, 2019, 03:00 PM
Feb 14: Hockey Parents, Autism, and Pizza The opening monologue (0:56); Late GO trains cost commuter extra Presto tap off charges (22:23); Regional Police investigating alleged attack during minor hockey game (45:06); Titans coach learns and educated through personal experience (1:06:51); Group claims minister pressed them for positive quote on new autism program (1:17:31); Have your say: making auto insurance more accessible and affordable in Ontario (1:28:24); The Flip Side: Does Pineapple Belong on Pizza? (1:50:02) Feb 14, 2019, 03:00 PM
Feb 13: Cambridge Multiplex, Bike Lanes, and Self-Checkouts The opening monologue (0:56); Some Liberals boost Jody Wilson-Raybould after she resigned from cabinet (21:46); Multiplex costs adding up in Cambridge (44:55); Research will help urban planners prioritize bike lanes (1:06:06); Why some stores have pulled their self-checkout machines (1:30:50); What's on Wednesday! (1:51:01) Feb 13, 2019, 03:00 PM
Feb 12: Minor Hockey, Waterloo Budget, and Mental Health The opening monologue (0:56); Hockey players with assistive devices barred from Ont. tournaments (22:41); Sex offences against minors: Investigation reveals more than 200 Canadian coaches convicted in last 20 years (48:08); Waterloo City Council approves 2019 budget (1:05:57); Bissonnette sentence likely to be appealed, legal experts say (1:29:03); Mental Health monthly segment (1:48:30) Feb 12, 2019, 03:00 PM
Feb 11: Unifor vs GM, Minor Hockey, and Post-Traumatic Stress The opening monologue (0:56); 'Losing is not an option': Unifor's fight against GM is a battle for its future (21:09); Hockey players with assistive devices barred from Ont. tournaments (44:44); Laurier researchers aim to prevent post-traumatic stress injuries among police officers (1:06:49); Rant or Rave:You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:29:21) Feb 11, 2019, 03:00 PM
Feb 8: Regional Governments, Trudeau, and The Rangers The opening monologue (0:56); Local leaders meet with advisors on Ontario municipality review (21:47); For a commission of inquiry into SNC-Lavalin and the Prime Minister's Office (45:03); The Kitchener Rangers Coach's Show with Jay McKee (1:04:31); Re-Fridgee-Eighter Run (1:20:10)The Friday Four Panel. Topics: Does Canada have a corrupt Federal government? / Should we be concerned about privatized healthcare in Ontario? / ShouldCanada cap the amount of immigrant applications? / Should restaurants implement a greener cup? (1:27:55) Feb 08, 2019, 03:00 PM
Feb 7: Fluoride, Autism Funding, and Board Games The opening monologue (0:56); City scraps plans to put multiplex at Cambridge Centre (1:52); PC staffer quits over what he calls Ontario's 'absolutely wrongheaded' autism plan (20:56); Canadian Taxpayer Federation launches campaign to balance the Federal budget (43:43); New group aims to help downtown Kitchener dwellers connect (1:03:50); Rocky: The Musical and 2019 Drayton Entertainment Season (1:12:42); Canadian cities rethink removal of fluoride from tap water (1:26:00); The Flip Side: Board Games (1:46:18) Feb 07, 2019, 03:00 PM
Feb 6: Freezing Rain, Private Healthcare, and the SOTU Address The opening monologue (0:56); Freezing rain warning issued for Wednesday (1:49); Trump's call for compromise is only on his own terms (20:57); Health inspections, air ambulance won't be privatized, minister says (44:22); Backlash after study refutes idea that breakfast is the most important meal of the day (1:05:56); 'Unilateral surrender': Industry slams Ontario call to drop tariffs on U.S. (1:29:12); What's on Wednesday! (1:50:38) Feb 06, 2019, 03:00 PM
Feb 5: Making a #BetterCup, Privatizing Healthcare Services, and Troubling Tweets Feb 05, 2019, 03:00 PM
Feb 4: Fluoride, Fitness, and The Superbowl The opening monologue (0:56); Patriots edge Rams in lowest-scoring Super Bowl ever (22:03); Pro-fluoride movement may be coming back to Waterloo Region (44:07); Even a 20-Second Exercise 'Snack' Can Improve Fitness (1;06:05); Cambridge special needs hockey team sidelined by new rules (1:19:34); Rant or Rave:You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:29:48) Feb 04, 2019, 03:00 PM
Feb 1: Extreme Cold, Healthcare, and Words The opening monologue (0:56); 'Frozen' children wait in extreme cold as buses are delayed (21:25); Leaked document reveals PC government's plan to privatize health services: NDP (45:19); The Kitchener Rangers Coach's Show w/ Jay McKee (1:04:51); Property taxes going up over two per cent in Kitchener (1:19:15); The Friday Four Panel. Topics: Should municipalities rethink removal of fluoride from tap water? / Are kids getting too much screen time? / Should the Region's cities develop a plan to implement city wide snow clearing? / Should the Province cancel all day kindergarten? (1:27:43) Feb 01, 2019, 03:00 PM
Jan 31: Child Development and Screen Time, Fake News Interference and The Flip Side Returns! Jan 31, 2019, 03:00 PM
Jan 30: Mental Health, Seatbelts, and Traffic The opening monologue (0:56); U.S. formally requests extradition of Meng Wanzhou to face financial fraud charges (21:51); Students Launch Campaign Demanding Government Action on Mental Health (44:38); New campaign by region and Regional Police aimed at reducing crashes (1:06:59); Should seatbelts be mandatory on school buses? (1:29:24); What's on Wednesday! (1:50:36) Jan 30, 2019, 03:00 PM
Jan 29: OPP Winter Driving Tips, Humboldt Bus Crash Sentencing, and Classroom Cap Sizes The opening monologue (0:56); Driving in winter conditions (20:56); Using the law’s hammer against Your Ward News was a mistake (44:06); Kitchener mayor in Ottawa for Big City Mayors' Caucus (1:05:19); With larger classes, teachers can’t attend to children’s needs (1:29:02); Childhood Winter Memories (1:49:27) Sentencing hearing continues in deadly Humboldt bus crash (2:02:53) Jan 29, 2019, 03:00 PM