Kitchener Today With Brian Bourke
Oct 18: Universal Basic Income, Cannabis, and Twitter Show Opening (0:56); How one small Ontario town became the cannabis capital of Canada (2:17); Ontario killer and rapist Paul Bernardo denied parole (21:30); Ford government disbands Liberals' expert panel to end violence against women (45:24); My Twitter account is personal, Watson says in response to charter challenge, and I can block who I want to (1:05:37); 100 Canadian CEOs urge Doug Ford to rescue Ontario's basic income project (1:29:01); Kids Night Out! Bones & Blood (1:50:31) Oct 18, 2018, 06:00 PM
LATEST EPISODES
Mar 21: Autism Funding, Journalism, and March Madness Show Opening... But first (0:56); Ontario minister to make announcement after backlash to autism program changes (5:00); I'm an 'Autism Mom.' Here's why Ontario is choosing the wrong path (21:13); Ontario teachers concerned about effect larger class sizes will have on students (44:50); As Ottawa helps the news industry, latest research suggests journalists' loyalties are tough to buy (1:07:13); Voting marathon continues, as Tories protest shutdown of Wilson-Raybould motion (1:29:17)KW Titans (1:49:45) Mar 21, 2019, 06:00 PM
Mar 20: Amber Alerts, Ezra Avenue, and The LRT Show Opening... But first (0:56); Federal budget 2019 highlights: 10 things you need to know (2:42); Ontario survey suggests issues with sexual harassment on campuses (21:51); 'FALSE ACCUSATIONS': Markham dad cleared by cops after Amber Alert (44:11); Local high school students planning a walkout to protest funding changes (1:05:28); Region taking on construction of transit terminal portion of hub in downtown Kitchener (1:29:49); Waterloo Regional Police 'very disappointed' in behaviour at Ezra Avenue St. Patrick's Day party (1:49:08) Mar 20, 2019, 06:00 PM
Mar 19: Ranked Ballots, Waterloo Park, and OSAP Show Opening... But first (0:56); Cambridge councillor will continue pursuit of ranked-ballot voting (2:15); Wilmot Township won't support Waterloo to adopt bylaws for Ezra Avenue party (22:08); Waterloo Park Master Plan (45:22); Classroom cellphone ban a bad plan, says Wilfrid Laurier University researcher (1:06:54); Stop Doug Ford's Cuts to OSAP (1:29:50); Tuesday Tech Spotlight: Donna Litt, Chief Operating Officer, Kiite (1:50:10) Mar 19, 2019, 06:00 PM
Mar 18: Political Extremism, Ezra Avenue, and Monopoly Show Opening... But first (0:56); At leas t 18 people sent to hospital from unsanctioned Ezra party (3:10); Scott Brison has retired from politics-but politics haven't retired from him (21:32); Opinion: It's time to take on far-right extremism (44:57); Hillier says he was punished for putting constituents ahead of PC party (1:07:04); Morneau set to table high-stakes election year budget as SNC-Lavalin scandal rages on (1:16:27); OPP launches March Break road safety campaign to target distracted drivers (1:29:41); Monopoly was designed 100 years ago to teach the dangers of capitalism (1:50:37) Mar 18, 2019, 06:00 PM
Mar 15: Birthright Citizenship, Christchurch Shooting, and Education The opening monologue (0:56); Christchurch shooting: 49 dead in terror attack at two mosques (2:49); Ontario education minister announces increased cap to some classroom sizes (43:29); Plurality of Canadians see it as good policy, but also say some changes are needed (1:05:28); Free Phones Friday (1:27:58) Mar 15, 2019, 04:00 PM
Mar 14: Autism, SNC-Lavalin Affair, and Canada's Food Guide Show Opening... But first (0:56); Autism programs in Ontario (2:50); 'Coverup!': Opposition erupts as Liberals shut down emergency meeting on SNC-Lavalin affair (22:55); Recreational cannabis isn't the cash cow the government hoped for (45:27); New Canada's Food Guide offers a more affordable plate, and greater food security - but that may not last (1:06:30); Survey finds over 90 per cent of drivers want fast and free access to their driver's record and insurance history (1:29:05); Supervised Consumption Sites (1:50:28) Mar 14, 2019, 06:00 PM
Mar 13: Airline Safety, Doug Ford Announcement, and Government Waste Show Opening... But first (0:56); Doug Ford set to make announcement in Cambridge on Wednesday (2:24); New Ontario math curriculum goes back to the basics (22:40); Justin Trudeau cabinet resignations a rarity in Canadian history (45:00); Rohingya refugees arrive in WR this week, donations needed (1:05:17); Don't want to fly on the Boeing 737 Max 8? Here are your options (1:29:00); 2019 Teddy Waste Awards (1:49:22) Mar 13, 2019, 06:00 PM
Mar 12: Noise By-Laws, Serial Killer, and Sports Betting Show Opening... But first (0:56); Ontario to ban cellphones in classrooms next school year (2:17); Ever After music festival looking to add fourth day (21:58); Canada's youngest serial killer was moved to medium security. As usual, officials won't say why (44:46); Ontario urging feds to legalize single event sports betting (1:06:41); Meat consumption is changing but it's not because of vegans (1:29:37); Tuesday Tech Spotlight: James Slifierz, CEO, SkyWatch (1:51:21) Mar 12, 2019, 06:00 PM
Mar 11: Autism Funding, Plastic Waste, and Daylight Saving Time Show Opening... But first (0:56); Ontario mulls single-use plastics ban in waste diversion strategy (2:33); School boards to receive average of $12,300 for every new student with autism (21:59); Officials gearing up for Waterloo's big St. Patrick's Day bash, again (44:52); Sleepy drivers and a spike in traffic accidents in the coming days (1:06:02); Humane society hopes private firm will garner more dog licences in Kitchener (1:28:43); OPP launch distracted driving campaign (1:51:13) Mar 11, 2019, 06:00 PM
Mar 8: SNC-Lavalin, Vaccines, and Women in Sports Show Opening... But first (0:56); 'She was not breathing': Ontario infant nearly dies of whooping cough (2:36); Democracy Watch calls on Ethics Commissioner to expand investigation into everyone named by the former Attorney General who tried to influence her decision about the SNC-Lavalin prosecution (21:40); Breaking up the Old Boys club by elevating women coaches (45:03); Empowering female leaders in Waterloo Region (1:04:37); Free Phones Friday (1:29:43) Mar 08, 2019, 06:00 PM
Mar 7: Trudeau, Andrew Scheer, and Oktoberfest Show Opening... But first (0:56); The Best and Worst Places to be a Woman in Canada 2019 (3:21); K-W Oktoberfest Inc. welcomes Tim Beckett as new President for 2019-2020 Festivals (20:30); Conservative leader Andrew Scheer holding town hall in Kitchener on March 7 (45:08); Ford right to pass on Taverner for top OPP job (1:28:48); Irish Life Festival in Waterloo Region (1:49:08) Mar 07, 2019, 06:00 PM
Mar 6: Gerald Butts Testimony, Autism, and National Pharmacare Show Opening... But first (0:56); Former top Trudeau aide Gerald Butts to testify on SNC-Lavalin scandal (22:29); Expert panel says country needs new agency to oversee pharmacare program (44:30); Cambridge school for students with autism here to stay, says principal (1:05:36); Consumption and Treatment Services Consultations (1:28:39); Higher, further, faster: Marvel's first female cinematic superhero (1:50:06) Mar 06, 2019, 06:00 PM
Mar 5: SNC-Lavalin, Cambridge Multiplex, and Street Parties Show Opening... But first (0:56); Jane Philpott resigns from cabinet, citing loss of 'confidence' over government's handling of SNC-Lavalin (2:02); Frazzled by street parties, Waterloo seeks more powers for bylaw officers (44:58); Cost of Cambridge multiplex going up $50 million; report (1:06:34); 1 in 4 Canadians say SNC-Lavalin affair will influence their vote: Nanos (1:30:34); Tuesday Tech Spotlight: Andrea Kerswill, head of Scotiabank FactoryU (1:50:45) Mar 05, 2019, 06:00 PM
Mar 4: GO Trains, Child Poverty, and Ezra Street Show Opening... But first (0:56); Child poverty rates go down in every province except Nova Scotia: StatCan (3:32); Families and supporters gather for Emergency Autism Town Hall meeting (21:25); Waterloo council to vote on unsanctioned party task force (44:31); Metrolinx to host town hall in Kitchener (1:06:40); Brad Blair, who questioned appointment of Ron Taverner, fired as OPP deputy commissioner (1:50:40) Mar 04, 2019, 06:00 PM
Mar 1: Makeshift Consumption Sites, Teacher Hiring Freeze, and Home Grown Cannabis Show Opening... But first (0:56); Makeshift supervised consumption site is back (03:28); Ford government recommends Ontario school boards freeze hiring ahead of upcoming budget (21:57); Enraged Windsor mom says her statement 'twisted' by minister to support autism program changes (45:15); Cannabis producers in Ontario (1:05:35); Free Phones Friday (1:29:14) Mar 01, 2019, 06:00 PM