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
July 22: Hate Crimes in Canada, A Median on Highway 6, and Swimming Tips Show Opening... But first (0:56); Hate crimes down in Canada, but expert warns numbers don't always tell the whole story (03:05); Instead of more deaths, let's build a median on Highway 6 (20:12); Butts returns - and Trudeau's putting the band back together for October (43:29); Why words like 'policeman' and 'repairman' could soon be obsolete (1:06:09); Tips from a swim instructor: How to avoid tragedy on the water this summer (1:27:37); 'Eye-opening' study shows more young women binge drinking, winding up in ER (1:48:44) Today at 06:00 PM
Jul 19: Dog Attacks, and The OCS Store Show Opening... But first (0:56); Cambridge woman attacked by neighbour's dog (2:13); Ontario Cannabis Holdings seeks cannabis entrepreneurs to open in Kitchener (21:10); Just 1 in 4 Canadians say the economy is poor (43:45); Blue Jays weekly segment (1:03:53); Free Phones Friday (1:27:16) Jul 19, 2019, 06:00 PM
Jul 18: Maxime Bernier, Canada's Food Guide, and YouTube Show Opening... But first (0:56); Maxime Bernier hosting town hall in Cambridge Friday (2:08); Recent sex assault of young girl connected to two others (21:06); Nomination process for federal election candidates 'uncompetitive' and 'biased': report (46:41); Scheer says he'd 'absolutely' review Canada's new Food Guide (1:03:58); American kids want to be famous on YouTube, and kids in China want to go to space: survey (1:46:45); Waterloo Ghosts Gold U16 team are heading to Nationals (1:46:56) Jul 18, 2019, 06:00 PM
Jul 17: Accessibility, Voting, and Scams Show Opening... But first (0:56); Fairway station 'an absolute disaster' for disabled (2:27); Mansplaining: New solutions to a tiresome old problem (19:56); Hotel sector makes pre-election pitch for all parties to commit to crackdown on Airbnb, short-term rentals (42:41); Lowering the federal voting age in Canada to 16 sounds good in principle … but in practice? (1:04:14); Cambridge gets break on development charges to build density for future LRT (1:28:37)BBB Warns Consumers about Appliance Repair Companies (1:47:56) Jul 17, 2019, 06:00 PM
Jul 16: ION Fare Problems, Free Speech, and The Moon Landing Show Opening... But first (0:56); Cambridge event with Maxime Bernier nixed amid protest fears (2:44); LRT fare evaders will soon face penalties, region says (21:24); Some MPs warn parliamentary workload and long sessions too stressful (43:25); New LGBTQ legal clinic coming to Waterloo region (1:04:03); NASA's latest bid to return to the moon by 2024 may be a bit unrealistic, experts say (1:26:44); Tuesday Tech Spotlight. GUEST: Michael Litt, CEO, Vidyard (1:48:20) Jul 16, 2019, 06:00 PM
Jul 15: Bernier Venue Change, Ontario Beer Systems, and Safe Driver Campaign Show Opening... But first (0:56); Maxime Bernier's Guelph event changed due to concerns over protest, new venue sought (02:30); Ontario should heed lessons of other provinces for new beer system: experts (20:59); Waterloo Park animal displays need to go, activists say (44:19); Regional Police begin Operation Safe Driver campaign (1:04:18); Waterloo region arts plan needed immediately, advocates say (1:27:31); Two Kitchener teens missing in Algonquin Park (1:48:36) Jul 15, 2019, 06:00 PM
Jul 12: Free Trade, Tax Hikes, and Men's Health Show Opening... But first (0:56); Ford vows to get Trump deal where Trudeau can't (4:12); Waterloo Region tax hike in 2020 could top 4.6 per cent (21:52); Global Action on Men's Health (44:56); Blue Jays weekly segment (1:05:44); Free Phones Friday (1:28:54) Jul 12, 2019, 06:00 PM
Jul 11: Cannabis, Investing, and Collecting Show Opening... But first (0:56); Mass resignation at Brantford children's aid society to protest underfunding (2:33); Anti-Abortion protest planned in Kitchener (20:16); Illegal cannabis getting even cheaper, as legal gets costlier, StatsCan says (43:50); Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan had shares in company that runs controversial U.S. migrant detention centres (1:03:29); Do you collect anything? (1:25:44); Anxious about climate change? There's a support group for that (1:46:47) Jul 11, 2019, 06:00 PM
July 10: Proper Parenting, Lay-offs at Bombardier, and LCBO deliveries delayed Show Opening... But first (0:56); How can parents explain trauma to their kids? (4:46); Bombardier to lay off hundreds of workers at Thunder Bay, Ont., plant (21:03); Northfield and Willis Way LRT stations in Waterloo may need renos for safety reasons (43:56); Refundable tax credits would help alleviate poverty (1:05:05); Ford moves to break down provincial trade barriers (1:27:48); LCBO deliveries delayed due to new warehouse management system (1:48:14) Jul 10, 2019, 06:00 PM
Jul 9: Abortion, Assisted Death, and Housing Show Opening... But first (0:56); Cineplex defends decision to show anti-abortion film Unplanned (2:24); Doug Ford didn't tell you Ontario cancelled 227 clean energy projects (21:45); In Waterloo Region, at least 63 have opted for assisted death (43:42); Instagram's anti-bullying feature warns users if they're about to post a mean comment (1:05:23); Boomers, once critical of millennials, are more sympathetic to their housing plight, says professor (1:27:55); Tuesday Tech Spotlight. Guest: Beisan Zubi, Consultant, CSR for Startups (1:48:14) Jul 09, 2019, 06:00 PM
Jul 8: Living Wage, Trump, and Kawhi Show Opening... But first (0:56); Environment is emerging as a top concern ahead of the federal election, a new poll says (2:01); Guelph establishment recognized as city's first restaurant living wage employer (21:19); Guelph researchers develop food fraud detector you can use at home (105:45); The 'Ivanka Show'-and Canada's role in it (1:27:20); Kawhi Leonard's Raptors tenure is over but historic season will live forever (1:49:08) Jul 08, 2019, 06:00 PM
Jul 5: The OCS Store, Provincial Politics, and Cars Show Opening... But first (0:56); Top Ford bureaucrat with reported ties to Dean French dismissed, department dissolved (3:52); Ontario is set to get 50 more cannabis stores this fall (21:00); Goodbye Lee Iacocca and the Era When Car Business Was King (43:52); Blue Jays weekly segment (1:04:55); Free Phones Friday (1:27:27) Jul 05, 2019, 06:00 PM
Jul 4: Waterloo Region Airport, Skilled Trades, and Hot Weather Show Opening... But first (0:56); Waterloo Region asking for feedback on $375-million airport master plan (5:46); Thousands expected for Donald Trump's 4th of July celebration, featuring tanks and lots of protests (21:07); Ontario to make autism waitlist numbers public (44:37); Federal announcement on skilled trades will be made in Breslau (1:06:07); Rogers Media support A Dollar a Day foundation (1:27:30); How to stay cool in the heatwave (1:48:24) Jul 04, 2019, 06:00 PM
Jul 3: Plastic Bans, The SPCA, and Elections Show Opening... But first (0:56); Waterloo seeking input on future Canada Day celebrations (2:47); How the SPCA is moving forward after animal cruelty investigations taken over by the province (21:12); Local paramedic services seeing increase in serious motor vehicle collisions (43:42); Do plastic bans actually work? (1:04;45); Canadians are being targeted by foreign influence campaigns, CSIS says (1:27:43); We are in a new reality': No end to demand at Waterloo sex assault centre (1:47:25) Jul 03, 2019, 06:00 PM
Jul 2: Election Polls, Carbon Pricing, and Fireworks Show Opening... But first (0:56); Should we ban fireworks in residential areas? (2:52); Trudeau pops in latest poll but bottom could be falling out (19:52); Ontario to appeal court's ruling upholding federal carbon-pricing law (43:06); Unions, other third parties to reveal ad spending as federal election nears (1:03:37); Maple Leafs' cap wizardry eases Marner contract challenge (1:26:19); Tuesday Tech Spotlight. GUEST: Nabil Fahel, Senior Director of Partnerships, Terminal (1:47:52) Jul 02, 2019, 06:00 PM