The Mike Farwell Show
Friday June 29th, 2018 The Opening Monologue (0:56); Canada Day quiz: Majority of Canadians fail to answer fun facts about country (22:05); Friday Four panel (45:10); Doug Ford to be sworn in as Ontario premier (1:30:09); The Flip Side (1:51:32); Blue Jays weekly segment (2:12:57); How a little #ElderWisdom and a green bench will tackle ageism in Ontario (2:32:36); Farwell Five (2:45:54). Jun 29, 2018, 04:00 PM
LATEST EPISODES
Jul 20: Immigration, Racism, and Music Isolation and discrimination big issues for Waterloo region newcomers, survey finds (0:56); Trudeau's carbon tax looks pretty much dead now that most provinces are out (21:26); Social media, provocative issues perfect storm for racially charged outbursts: Expert (44:46); Medical marijuana users brace for tax hike (1:05:25); Community Advocate Enters Race for Wilmot Township Ward 1 Council Seat (1:29:06); Kitchener humane society drops cat adoption fee as shelter overflows with felines (1:39:26); The Flip Side: What song will never age? (1:50:25); Talkin' Baseball With Ian Hunter (2:14:12); Travel between Cities seamlessly with the Port app (2:35:36); Entertainment News roundup (2:46:01) Jul 20, 2018, 04:00 PM
Jul 19: The Cabinet Shuffle, Municipal Politics, and Injuries Health and Physical Education Curriculum at WRDSB (0:56); Trudeau reveals a newly shuffled and expanded election year cabinet (21:12); Information meeting to be held this week to discuss safe injection sites (43:42); Former Cambridge MPP enters race for Cambridge Mayor (1:04:50); Human remains found 'almost every day' behind property linked to Bruce McArthur (1:27:50); The Flip Side: Have you ever injured yourself in an odd way? (1:49:02); Local MP part of federal cabinet shuffle (2:13:16) Jul 19, 2018, 04:00 PM
Jul 18: LRT Design Flaws, Ontario Government Audit, and Lotteries Five-week audit to sort out government finances, Ford announces (0:56); Kitchener Coun. Fernandes won't seek re-election (20:38); 'They know it's a potential fatal experience every time they put drugs in their system' (43:14); Thong wearing protester enters the race for Regional Council in Cambridge (1:05:24); LRT track design flaw is dangerous says local resident (1:27:45); The Flip Side: Nova Scotia woman plans to sue nephew over Chase the Ace winnings (1:49:10); What does poverty look like in Canada? Survey finds one-in-four experience notable economic hardship (2:12:20); How to cook daily meals with locally produced ingredients (2:33:32) Jul 18, 2018, 04:00 PM
Jul 17: Trump, Pitbulls, and 3D Crosswalks The opening monologue (0:56); Is Donald Trump a legitimate president? (21:49); Is Jail too stiff of a penalty for first-time drunk drivers? (44:43); Can a 3rd dimension make crosswalks safer? Montreal is about to find out (1:05:11); Should Ontario re-consider it's pitbull ban? (1:28:21); The Flip Side: Should you hire someone to clean your house? (1:50:08); Motorcyclists may soon be allowed to drive between lanes of traffic in Toronto (2:12:55); Western researcher studies the distinctive southwestern Ontario accent (2:34:18) Jul 17, 2018, 04:00 PM
Jul 16: WRPS Lawsuit, Asylum Seekers, and Truckers The opening monologue (0:56); Immigration critics urge Liberals to come up with answers on asylum issue (20:58 ); Ontario Superior Court turns down proposed class action lawsuit against WRPS (44:44); OPP say fatal transport truck crashes up almost 40 per cent (1:05:18); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:28:36); Cambridge removes coyote traps after photos spark outcry (2:13:27); Residents of Traynor Avenue want pedestrian crosswalk to Fairway road (2:34:29) Jul 16, 2018, 04:00 PM
Jul 13: Throne Speech, Free Speech, and Cannabis The opening monologue (0:56); Ford uses throne speech to signal dramatic changes that loom for Ontario (21:36); 'Vile' publication appears in Kitchener mailboxes (44:26); Should Cannabis users pay higher insurance rates? (1:07:13); Protest planned to fight supervised consumption sites in Galt (1:29:38); The Flip Side: Do you have an irrational fear of something? (1:51:09); Talkin' Baseball with Ian Hunter (2:13:45); THE Alex Tagliani joins us to preview the Toronto Honda Indy happening this weekend (2:36:01); The Friday Five (2:49:07) Jul 13, 2018, 04:00 PM
Jul 12: Ontario Sex-Ed Curriculum, Greyhound Busses, and Foul Balls The opening monologue (0:56); Ontario going back to old sex-ed curriculum in fall, PCs say (22:52); WRPS board accepts recommendations from Sexual Assault Task Force (46:19); Getting hit in the face with a foul ball could cost you. This Blue Jays fan learned the hard way (1:06:11); Greyhound lobbied Ottawa to backstop rural routes for years to no avail, says executive (1:30:16); The Flip Side: Have you ever caught a foul ball? (1:50:29); Here's how Stratford, Ont. aims to attract a younger population (2:14:14); Guelph man cycling across Canada for mental health (2:35:40) Jul 12, 2018, 04:00 PM
Jul 11: Trump, School Funding, and Technology The opening monologue (0:56); President Donald Trump talks of UK 'turmoil' ahead of visit (21:11); Schools buy into skateboards, flight simulators, and air conditioning (44:52); Police urging motorists to drive safer after three crashes involving motorcycles (1:05:36); New provincial government shelves program that funded bike lanes across the province (1:29:02); The Flip Side: Which piece of Technology gives your headaches? (1:50:35); A bad mood may help your brain with everyday tasks (2:12:39); That's On Wednesday: Local boy makes it to the Junior Men's Softball National team / Kitchener Kids with Cancer Run (2:33:25) Jul 11, 2018, 04:00 PM
Jul 10: Cambridge Multiplex, Cigarettes, and Cycling The opening monologue (0:56); Cambridge multiplex deal proves to be elusive for city, mall (21:25); Cycling lane confusion in Uptown Waterloo (45:29); Can downtown Kitchener handle 5,000 more people? (1:06:57); Wave of no-frills airlines spurs interest in flying to and from smaller Canadian cities (1:30:57); The Flip Side: What did you splurge on? (1:50:10); Ontario government cancels $100M school repair fund (2:14:06); It's a $1,025 fine for throwing a lit cigarette out your car window (2:35:48) Jul 10, 2018, 04:00 PM
Monday July 9th, 2018 The Opening Monologue (0:56); Thailand rescue efforts are unimaginably difficult (21:33 & 32:40); Guelph's Overdose Prevention Site an 'essential service' with 400 visits in first two months (44:36); Neighbours speak out against Cambridge’s Satelite Motel project (1:06:35); Rant or Rave (1:29:42); Montreal suburb to vote on summer leaf-blower ban (2:14:53); Waterloo Region should be built on collaboration, not compromise (2:34:08). Jul 09, 2018, 04:00 PM
Friday July 6th, 2018 The Opening Monologue (0:56); PM Trudeau to address brewing battle with Ontario over rise in asylum seekers (22:19); What the Ontario Green Party hopes to accomplish in the next 4 years (44:55); Bike night refuses to ban vests over gang attendance allegations (1:05:04); Residents try to block proposed glass plant near Guelph (1:29:32); The Flip Side (1:50:51); Talkin’ Baseball (2:12:29); Kitchener Rangers trainer gets call from Canada (2:32:36); The Friday Five (2:46:34). Jul 06, 2018, 04:00 PM
Thursday July 5th, 2018 The Opening Monologue (0:56); Possible Vandalism At Kitchener Rainbow Crossing (22:00); Hindu temple near Toyota plant gets planning committee approval (43:57 & 59:01); Wealthy Canadians hiding up to $240B abroad, CRA says (1:06:03); Lack of volunteer hours bar Waterloo Region teens from graduating (1:28:47); The Flip Side (1:51:10); Price cap on ticket resale delayed by new Premier Doug Ford (2:12:35); Possible Vandalism At Kitchener Rainbow Crossing (2:32:52). Jul 05, 2018, 04:00 PM
Wednesday July 4th, 2018 The Opening Monologue (0:56); Why Justin Trudeau’s reported ‘Kokanee Grope’ really matters (21:18); NDP set to take over Queen's Park as the official opposition (43:46); Climate change not one heat wave, but a pattern of extremes: scientist (1:05:15); Changes to the Smoke Free Ontario Act may limit where medical marijuana can be used (1:28:47); The Flip Side (1:49:04); Rebuilding the Ontario Liberal party has to be about more than opposing Doug Ford (2:12:00); Send Em Off Smiling Poker Run - What Makes you smile? (2:33:07); Kitchener vintner's jalapeno wine wows judges at Ontario wine competition (2:45:42). Jul 04, 2018, 04:00 PM
Tuesday July 3rd, 2018 The Opening Monologue (0:56); Canada-United States Trade War (22:14); Doug Ford unveils his Ontario PC cabinet (43:31); They're not grrrreat! Cartoon characters could soon be banned from cereal packaging and other sweet children’s food (1:05:22); Rant or Rave (1:27:53); Canadians more likely to blame cyclists than drivers for conflict on the roads (2:11:21); Do ‘parody’ Twitter accounts pose real political threats? (2:32:31). Jul 03, 2018, 04:00 PM