The Mike Farwell Show
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
LATEST EPISODES
Friday December 4th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Waterloo council to vote on motion to support reallocation of police funds (20:42); National Day of Remembrance And Action on Violence Against Women Coming Up (00:00); A look back at the 1989 L’Ecole Polytechnique massacre (43:43); Farwell and Pope fill the OHL void with new podcast project (1:04:49); Friday Four Panel. Topics: Does the fall fiscal update inspire you or frighten you? / Is the region getting it right in closing 5 child care centres? / Does waterloo region need more restrictions to control COVID19? / Is Canada close enough to the front of the COVID-19 vaccine line? (1:27:08) Dec 04, 2020, 03:00 PM
Thursday December 3rd, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Regional council votes to no longer operate its five child care centres (21:03); Feminist Data Report Released on gender-based issues locally (43:27); Tree of Hope Campaign (1:03:24); How Ontario's new rapid COVID-19 tests will - and won't - change the game (1:25:58); The Flip Side. Topic: What word do you mispronounce? (1:46:24) Dec 03, 2020, 03:00 PM
Wednesday December 2nd, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Retailers Deliver An Open Letter To Premier Ford & Minister Elliott (20:43); Canadians who say they've been targeted by foreign agents want co-ordinated response (43:31); What's on Wednesday: Annual Art$Pay show supports Farwell4Hire / Hard Road to Victory: The Chatham All-Stars Story (1:03:57); Guelph police have tool to unlock iPhones and copy contents, with no policy on when or how to use it (1:27:11); Between Two Hosts. Snow days (1:47:16) Dec 02, 2020, 03:00 PM
Tuesday December 1st, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Schwaben Club to take over Breslau facility (21:22); Highlights of the Trudeau government's 2020 fall economic update (44:19); Trump's lies about the election show how disinformation erodes democracy (1:06:21); Ask the Chief!: Police chief Bryan Larkin is here for his monthly visit to answer all your policing questions (1:27:50) Dec 01, 2020, 03:00 PM
Monday November 30th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); 'Dramatically reduce' social interactions or region 'will spiral into a lockdown': Dr. Wang (20:52); How is Waterloo Minor Hockey handling COVID restrictions? (42:22); THEMUSEUM Supports Local Hospitality Industry (1:03:48); Rant or Rave (1:25:58) Nov 30, 2020, 03:00 PM
Friday November 27th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Who goes first? Anxiety over vaccine timing puts Trudeau government on the spot (22:02); Waterloo Region releases details of next year's budget (43:32); Hockey Helps the Homeless Waterloo Region (1:03:39); Annual 'Songs of the Season' concert in support of KidsAbility goes virtual (1:15:10); Friday Four Panel (1:26:57) Nov 27, 2020, 03:00 PM
Thursday November 26th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Council Claims Concerns Outside Wellesley Township are Irrelevant Regarding COVID and Animal Welfare (20:38); Kitchener Minor Hockey axes boys House League (42:45); 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (1:04:54); Snow sculpture a perfect pandemic activity, says Waterloo artist (1:16:45); GRCA predicts 'problems down the road' with proposed provincial policy changes (1:25:26); The Flip Side (1:45:58) Nov 26, 2020, 03:00 PM
Wednesday November 25th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Sacrificed: Ontario Healthcare Workers in the Time of COVID-19 (21:01); New business ventures help Canadian snowbirds circumvent a closed U.S. land border (43:34); What's on Wednesday? Local choir hopes to help give back for the holidays despite not being able to host annual concert (1:03:50); Waterloo Knights of Columbus continues efforts with New Toys for Needy Kids campaign (1:14:47); Kitchener council approves UW Health Sciences Campus partnership (1:26:04); Between Two Hosts (1:45:47); Five Minutes with Farwell (2:03:40) Nov 25, 2020, 03:00 PM
Tuesday November 24th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); All international students allowed to return to Waterloo Region (21:16); Q & A with the experts: The problem with herd immunity and COVID-19 (43:27); We brewed beer from recycled wastewater (1:04:17); City sicker: Will Canada's pandemic-stricken urban centers survive? (1:26:20); Wellington Water Watcher's part of petition calling for Nestle to return controversial wells (1:47:37) Nov 24, 2020, 03:00 PM
Monday November 23rd, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Waterloo Region encouraged to develop winter strategy to fight social isolation (21:40); Want to save the economy? Start by vanquishing COVID-19 (42:39); New Dundee Christmas parade returns "COVID style" (1:04:04); Rant or Rave (1:26:28); Five Minutes with Farwell (2:05:01) Nov 23, 2020, 03:00 PM
Friday November 20th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Restaurants Canada is calling on Premier Ford to set up an industry survival taskforce (21:58); Region moves one step closer to building new transit hub in Kitchener (42:56); Hockey Helps Homeless (1:02:19); First Nation Hockey Equipment Drive (1:14:32); Friday Four Panel (1:24:27) Nov 20, 2020, 03:00 PM
Thursday November 19th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Extending winter school break 'not necessary': Ontario education minister (21:36); Chicopee residents clash over public trail, private privilege (42:49); Over five hours of delegations at Regional meeting about closing five childcare centres (1:04:14); Equitable celebrates 100th anniversary (1:16:31); She's Your Neighbour Holiday Campaign (1:25:52); The Flip Side: Your favourite local hotspot (1:47:022) Nov 19, 2020, 03:00 PM
Wednesday November 18th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); COVID19 in the Waterloo Region, how close are we to moving to the red zone? (20:40); University of Waterloo names new president (42:26); Rotary Club of Cambridge Preston-Hespeler supports Coping Centre with "Big Give" auction event (1:03:19); Love of Music marathon helps celebrate 75 years of the KW Symphony (1:26:27); Even when speed-trapping isn't actively dangerous, it's usually a charade (1:39:58); Between Two Hosts. Topic: Christmas Tree or Holiday Tree (1:46:40); Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Tracy Valko, The Valko Team (2:03:34) Nov 18, 2020, 03:00 PM
Tuesday November 17th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); PMO to discuss the COVID19 Pandemic after the region enters the orange zone (20:36); Biostatistician says province isn't doing enough and schools should consider moving online for two weeks after winter break (43:12); Cambridge council to make final decision on consumption sites (1:03:23); What Joe Biden's climate plan means for Canada (1:03:23); Unmute: The Impact of a Pandemic on Gender-Based Violence (1:46:40); Five Minutes with Farwell (2:04:58) Nov 17, 2020, 03:00 PM
Monday November 16th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Waterloo Region, Guelph and area now in orange level of Ontario's COVID-19 framework (21:20); Ditching Beyond Meat (42:50); Movember campaign has grown to include men's mental health (1:03:15); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:26:04) Nov 16, 2020, 03:00 PM