Kitchener Today With Brian Bourke
Oct 30: Pay Equity, Minor Sports, and Peanut Bans Show Opening (0:56); When is enough, enough? Novice hockey game ends in 41-0 rout (2:23); Cambridge mom calls for end to nut bans in schools (22:24); Neighbourhood change before the LRT line opens (44:49); Closing federal pay gap still years away under new equity plan (1:06:23); Why do restaurants have a hard time keeping staff? (1:29:11); Tuesday Tech Spotlight: Kevin Forestell, CEO, Dozr (1:50:03) Oct 30, 2018, 06:00 PM
LATEST EPISODES
Jun 21: ION Launch Day, and Provincial Politics Show Opening... But first (0:56); ION LRT system ready to roll as service officially launches Friday (3:12); Ford government appoints friend of chief of staff's son to $164K advisor role in NYC (20:57); How long did the first ION train ride take? (44:14); Blue Jays weekly segment (1:05:17); Free Phones Friday (1:27:24) Jun 21, 2019, 06:00 PM
Jun 20: Cabinet Shuffle, Islamophobia, and Recycling Show Opening... But first (0:56); Report on Islamophobia in Waterloo Region released (2:35); Andrew Scheer unveils climate plan promising 'green technology, not taxes' (20:46); Waterloo crematorium could be shut down, putting affordable services in jeopardy (43:35); Fedeli, MacLeod, Thompson all moved out of current cabinet posts in major shuffle by Ford (1:03:35); Region now diverting 65% of waste from landfills (1:27:25); Andrew Scheer unveils climate plan promising 'green technology, not taxes' (1:34:35); Fundraiser for Abigayle Lobsinger (1:47:06) Jun 20, 2019, 06:00 PM
Jun 19: Healthcare Funding, Abortion App, and Needles Show Opening... But first (0:56); Fourth vehicle crashes into LRT train, with less than a week until launch day (4:45); Cambridge council gives green light for recreation complex (21:34); National Abortion Referral App Launches Wednesday (43:58); 'Back office' health agency jobs to be cut: Source (1:04:41); Needle returns up 26% in Waterloo region last year: Report (1:28:13); Ontario Brain Institute to host Neurotech Ontario Showcase at THEMUSEUM (1:47:43) Jun 19, 2019, 06:00 PM
Jun 18: Classroom Sizes, ION Launch, and CTS Sites Show Opening... But first (0:56); ION LRT will reshape development in Waterloo Region for decades to come (2:13); Waterloo Region schools expect 1,663 more students, 31 fewer classroom teachers (21:32); Wilfrid Laurier University to become smoke-free on July 1 (44:29); Consumption Treatment Site protest set for Wednesday (1:04:26); Ryan William Foundation golf tournament (1:27:52); Tuesday Tech Spotlight: Andrew Wilgar, Bonfire (1:48:06) Jun 18, 2019, 06:00 PM
Jun 17: Raptors Championship Parade Coverage Show Opening... But first (0:56); Raptors Championship parade coverage (1:41) Jun 17, 2019, 06:00 PM
Jun 14: Cannabis, LRT Crashes, and The Raptors Show Opening... But first (0:56); What does the Raptors NBA championship mean for Canada basketball? (2:03); State of the Cannabis industry nine months after legalization (20:32); How do vehicles co-exist with LRT trains? (43:14); Blue Jays weekly segment (1:05:51); Free Phones Friday (1:27:37) Jun 14, 2019, 06:00 PM
Jun 13: Ontario Politics, Solitary Confinement, and City Parks Show Opening... But first (0:56); Ontario Helping Critically-Ill Newborns Access Safe and Timely Transportation (2:33); Ontario government taking extra long summer break, will be back late October (19:24); Government asks Supreme Court for urgent stay of solitary confinement ruling (43:19); Federal government takes steps to curb bus and truck driver fatigue (1:03:22); Bail hearings will no longer be covered by Legal Aid Ontario (1:25:59); Action Sport Parks (1:46:38) Jun 13, 2019, 06:00 PM
June 12: Backyard Hens in Cambridge, Fake news, and Father's Day Show Opening... But first (0:56); Deadline set to get rid of backyard hens in Cambridge (3:03); Father's Day: 10 worst groan-inducing dad jokes of all time revealed (20:39); More than 60% of web users support governments censoring fake news: Ipsos poll (43:33); Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith wants to decriminalize ALL DRUGS because of Opioid Crisis (1:05:17); Mayor of latest Canadian town to be hit for online 'ransom' calls for national strategy (1:26:47); Working Wednesday (1:47:38) Jun 12, 2019, 06:00 PM
June 11: Crash Records, Single-use Plastics, and Father's Day Show Opening... But first (0:56); Crash records could point to where there is a higher risk of collisions along the Ion line (1:58); Trudeau gets tongue-tied when asked how his family is cutting out plastic waste (21:50); Deadlock continues as the Green Party closes in on the NDP (43:58); Lottery Jackpot Limit Has Been Raised (1:05:53); Father’s Day: Involved dads are healthier and happier (1:29:07) Jun 11, 2019, 06:00 PM
June 10: Increase in opiod overdose calls, Single-use plastic ban, and The Raptors Show Opening... But first (0:56); May marks busiest month ever for opioid overdose calls to paramedics in Waterloo region (1:58); Canada moving on single-use plastics ban but will determine products later (21:07); Ontario Liberals vote against changing system for selecting new leader (44:20); Competing ads during NBA finals to paint very different pictures of Scheer (1:05:09); Committee to vote on limiting payday loan locations in Kitchener (1:28:22); Could the Raptors shut the door on the Warriors' dynasty? (1:48:39) Jun 10, 2019, 06:00 PM
June 7: Weight Loss Grants, Growing Beer Scene, and Free Phones Friday Show Opening... But first (0:56); Ontario marks whirlwind, 'lightning speed' year since Premier Doug Ford's election (2:20); Weight Loss Grants posts customer health information without consent (20:58); Growing beer scene in the Waterloo Region (43:44); Blue Jays Weekly Segment (1:03:54); Free Phones Friday (1:28:00) Jun 07, 2019, 06:00 PM
June 6: Public Sector Wage Cap, Tree-planting Program , and Toronto Raptors Show Opening... But first (0:56); Ontario government to cap public sector wage increases (2:42); Ottawa pledges to spend $15 million to restore Ontario's tree-planting program (20:48); Raptors shut out noise over Warriors injuries to take control of series (41:37); Precarious employment in education impacts workers, families and students (1:03:58); Ontario legislature to return from summer break after federal election (1:24:41); Signatures - A Taste Test of Waterloo Region's Best (1:46:16) Jun 06, 2019, 06:00 PM
June 5: Young Homebuyers, Pop up space at Kitchener Hall, and Killing Itunes Show Opening... But first (0:56); Regional police call the number of suspected overdose related deaths 'alarming' (3:19 ); Schools spend big on tech that doesn't help (20:25); Canada’s Mid-Sized Cities Attracting Young Homebuyers (44:06); New pop up space opens at Kitchener City Hall (1:04:23); Apple Is Finally Killing iTunes (1:26:22); Working Wednesday (1:47:46) Jun 05, 2019, 06:00 PM
June 4: Canadian Edibles, Teen Vaccinations, and the RBC Canadian Open Show Opening... But first (0:56); Canadian edibles, topicals market worth $2.7B; ramp up over 3-5 years: Deloitte (1:46); Trudeau vows action on MMIWG but declines to endorse inquiry's genocide finding (21:38); Teens need to know they can consent to vaccines without parental permission (44:28); Ford's plan to cancel Beer Store contract 'alarming,' says business group (1:05:55); RBC Canadian Open coming to Hamilton: what residents need to know (1:28:16); Tuesday Tech Spotlight (1:49:48) Jun 04, 2019, 06:00 PM
Jun 3: Pride Month, Provincial Politics, and Dodgeball Show Opening... But first (0:56); Local public schools raising rainbow flags for Pride Month (2:04); Legislative session coming to an end (21:36); Inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women issues final report with sweeping calls for change (44:08); A year of Doug Ford: Retreating on cuts or just taking a break? (1:05:35); Emergency Alert Waterloo Region being tested today (1:28:12); Dodgeball isn't just problematic, it's an unethical tool of 'oppression': researchers (1:48:19) Jun 03, 2019, 06:00 PM