The Mike Farwell Show
Tuesday February 6th, 2018 - 10am The Opening Monologue / Are you feeling fatigue with the #MeToo movement? Feb 06, 2018, 01:00 PM
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Jan 22: Carbon Pricing Recession, Curbing Speedy Drivers, and the No-Tipping Experiment The opening monologue (0:56); Premier Ford wrong to say carbon pricing will cause a recession (22:54) Is photo radar the answer to curbing speedy drivers? (45:34); Tax loophole helping kill local journalism (1:07:11); At least 29 Ontario long-term care residents killed by fellow residents in 6 years (1:29:10); Whatever happened to the no-tipping experiment? It failed (1:49:35) Today at 03:00 PM
Jan 21: Extreme Cold in Waterloo Region, Canada Food Waste, and Banning Assault-Style Firearms The opening monologue (0:56); Extreme cold warning for Waterloo Region (21:06); More than half of all food produced in Canada is lost or wasted, report says (44:45); Should Canada ban assault-style firearms? (1:07:10); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:30:22) Jan 21, 2019, 03:00 PM
Jan 18: Tuition Fees, The Environment, and Politicians The opening monologue (0:56); PCs eliminating free tuition for low-income students, cutting tuition fees (12:27); Jet fuel spill reaches Cambridge (25:27); Ontario MPPs Discreetly Hike Their Own Housing Allowance 20% (44:29); The Kitchener Rangers Coach's Show w/ Jay McKee (1:05:41); KickBack: Blue Monday (1:19:54); The Friday Four Panel. Topics: Is it time to Unify Waterloo Region as one big community? / Is it time to tear down 24 Sussex Drive? / Should Hockey Canada take a look at how they enforce their bylaws? / Should the Gillette ad make men mad? (1:28:53) Jan 18, 2019, 03:00 PM
Jan 17: Tuition, LHIN's, and Carl Zehr Square The opening monologue (0:56); Ford government poised to dissolve regional health agencies, sources say (20:36); Kitchener's Carl Zehr Square looks at repair costs between $7M-$9M (44:09); Trudeau Should Finally Tear Down 24 Sussex Drive And Save Us All Money (1:05:20); Ontario set to announce tuition cuts (1:27:32); Thumbs up Thursday! You're up! Highlighting the positivity in Waterloo Region (1:48:42) Jan 17, 2019, 03:00 PM
Jan 16: Infrastructure, Gillette's New AD, and Amalgamation The opening monologue (0:56); Ontario reviewing regional governments, raising prospect of future amalgamations (21:20); Underfunding, bad repairs, cited for why Canadian roads are breaking down (45:09); Doug Ford's pre-Christmas attack on accountability (1:04:59); Gillette's new ad tackles toxic masculinity (1:27:40); What's on Wednesday! Sandy Dietrich-Bell, CEO, oneROOF Youth Services / Susan Martin, Chair, Organizing Committee for 2019 Ontario Curling Championships being hosted in Elmira (1:48:20) Jan 16, 2019, 03:00 PM
Jan 15: Legal Pot Shops, Mental Health, and The Political Spectrum The opening monologue (0:56); Saudi teen who fled her family and risked her life says she had nothing to lose (2:39); Waterloo, Kitchener councils approve legal pot shops (20:59); The political terms 'right' and 'left' are simplistic, damaging, and need to be retired (43:59); Mental Health monthly segment (1:04:45); Judge denies request to speed up hearing on Ron Taverner OPP appointment (1:27:021); NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh under pressure after widely panned TV interview (1:48:14) Jan 15, 2019, 03:00 PM
Jan 14: Trudeau, Space, and Minor Hockey The opening monologue (0:56); Town hall shows Trudeau's one true passion is the carbon tax (2:51); Is there a safer way to transport jet fuel? (20:45); Hockey league ousts 3 players, coach over ice time (44:03); Perimeter Institute researchers help find mystery radio bursts from deep space (1:05:31); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:27:38) Jan 14, 2019, 03:00 PM
Jan 11: Breathalyzer Tests, Healing Lodges, and The OHL Trade Deadline The opening monologue (0:56); 'Mayhem and overcrowding': NDP ask Ford to reinstate afternoon GO trip on Kitchener Line (12:11); Police in Canada can now demand breath samples in bars, at home (22:19); 'I don't understand': Indigenous advocates question why non-Indigenous offenders in healing lodges (43:57); The Kitchener Rangers Coach's Show (1:03:30); Rangers quiet on trade deadline day (1:14:08); Friday Four Panel. Topics: Is boulevard parking a terrible idea? / Do we need to lower speeds in our neighbourhoods? / Is climate change a "nice to have" issue? / (1:30:29) Jan 11, 2019, 03:00 PM
Jan 10: Pot Shops, Sex-Ed, and Doctors The opening monologue (0:56); Court hearing underway to challenge repeal of Ontario sex-ed curriculum (24:02); Why isn't there a single medical licence for all doctors in Canada? (44:55); Wellesley Township opts in to retail pot stores (1:06:05); Ontario's chief coroner launching panel to review suicides of nine police officers (1:28:29); Thumbs up Thursday: You're up! Highlighting the positivity in Waterloo Region (1:49:39) Jan 10, 2019, 03:00 PM
Jan 9: Trump, Transit, and Parking The opening monologue (0:56); Battling cancer often means battling traffic on Highway 401 (23:23); GO-Train delays in Kitchener (36:48); Trump's prime-time address. Did it matter? (44:41); Making good food choices in Canada should be easier (1:07:30); Kitchener relaxes rules on boulevard parking (1:29:10); What's On Wednesday: Cavell Johnson, Head Coach, KW Titans / Local hockey coach to help with Team Ontario at Canada Winter Games (1:49:11) Jan 09, 2019, 03:00 PM
Jan 8: Drug Use In Sports, Credit Card Debt, and Cop Talk The opening monologue (0:56); UW football player suspended for use of cannabis (22:25); Region to drop proposed safe consumption site at Ainslie Street (45:44); 39% of Canadians have credit card debt at the end of the holiday season (1:06:27); Ask the Chief! WRPS chief Bryan Larkin answers your questions (1:28:50) Jan 08, 2019, 03:00 PM
Jan 7: Distracted Driving, Pot Lottery, and Speed Limits The opening monologue (0:56); Fingers crossed: Ontario pot retailers await fate in licence lottery (22:21); Kitchener, Waterloo to study slower speed limits in residential areas (45:16); This is how much fines are under Ontario's new distracted driving laws (1:07:50); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:29:51) Jan 07, 2019, 03:00 PM
Jan 4: Bernie Sanders, Carbon Taxes, and Drinking The opening monologue (0:56); Should you jump on the 'Dry January' bandwagon? It could improve your health (1:49); Surviving an overdose may depend where a person lives in Canada, advocate says (20:58); Thirteen Canadians have been detained in China since Huawei executive's arrest, says Ottawa (44:18); The Kitchener Rangers Coach's Show with Jay McKee (1:05:46); Will Trudeau's carbon tax kill jobs? A look at the evidence from B.C. (1:28:57); Sexual harassment complaints threaten to derail Bernie Sanders' bid for president in 2020 (1:48:34) Jan 04, 2019, 03:00 PM
Jan 3: Pay Equity, Taxes, and Cannabis The opening monologue (0:56); 'Double-pane glass ceiling': Gender wage gap widest at top of the corporate ladder, report says (1:45); Skip the bag lunch: Students opt for delivery over food from home and cafeterias (20:34); Your tax bill could change in 2019. Here's what to expect (44:20); Is Ford misleading public over gas prices? (1:05:46); Ont. Chamber of Commerce president apologizes after new year's tweet draws ire (1:17:33); I want to be a Cannabis quality-assurance person, what will my salary be? (1:28:01); Thumbs up Thursday! You're up! Highlighting the positivity in Waterloo Region (1:49:03) Jan 03, 2019, 03:00 PM
Jan 2: #MeToo, Government Spending, and Edibles The opening monologue (0:56); Will 2019 be the year that men finally start listening? (1:35); Metis, non-status Indians launch '60s Scoop lawsuit over identity loss, mental and emotional suffering (21:58); Canada will soon legalize edibles-and the market is enormous (44:53); Lawsuit against Lindsay Shepherd 'ludicrous': lawyer (1:06:09); Ontario's politicians need to focus on spending cuts, not squabbles (1:29:14); Winning Burnaby-South by-election a critical challenge for NDP leader Jagmeet Singh: researcher (1:49:49) Jan 02, 2019, 03:00 PM