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
Apr 18: Term Limits, CTS Sites, and BBM Messenger Show Opening... But first (0:56); City and universities should also foot the bill for Ezra Avenue street parties (3:02); 150 Duke Street unanimously approved for potential CTS site (21:49); Liberal MPP bill to abolish time change passes first reading (45:51); How long is too long? Most Canadians say elected officials should be subject to term limits (1:06:14); Emtek announces they will be closing BBM consumer services on May 31 (1:29:21); Titans open second round playoff series on the road Saturday (1:50:04) Apr 18, 2019, 06:00 PM
Apr 17: Alberta Election, Ambulance Services, and 420 Celebrations Show Opening... But first (0:56); Province's plan to cut local ambulance centres surprises Waterloo Region (4:34); Province wants your feedback on regional review (21:29); It's Time to Rethink the Stress Test: CIBC (45:34); Pot's been legal for 6 months. So what? (1:05:47); What is happening locally for 4/20 celebrations (1:16:51); Oil and gas sector applauds new Alberta premier's many pro-business pledges (1:29:22); Working Wednesday (1:50:45) Apr 17, 2019, 06:00 PM
Apr 16: Notre-Dame Cathedral Fire, Topic 2, and The Alberta Election Show Opening... But first (0:56); 'It's absolutely heartbreaking': Canadians mourn as Notre-Dame Cathedral burns (2:46); Welcome to the latest wave of 'modernizing,' 'progressive' school reforms in Ontario (21:54); Budget omission stokes fears new Highway 7 between Kitchener and Guelph in limbo again (45:09); Ridings to watch for in the Alberta election (1:05:59); Majority of overdose victims in Waterloo Region men aged 24 to 33 (1:29:23); Tuesday Tech Spotlight: Amina Gilani, Director, Restaurant Development and Partnerships, Sociavore (1:50:37) Apr 16, 2019, 06:00 PM
Apr 15: Carbon Taxes, Duke Street CTS Site, and Tiger Woods Show Opening... But first (0:56); Kitchener officials change course on SCS location debate (3:10); The opioid crisis is not about pain (21:58); Ontario's challenge of Federal carbon tax heads to court this week (45:42); Trudeau plays politics with terrorism (1:07:03); Doug Ford government scrapping law that compensates crime victims (1:29:32); Tiger Woods' Masters victory an emotional, special moment (1:51:05) Apr 15, 2019, 06:00 PM
Apr 12: Hotel Taxes, The Provincial Budget, and Autism Show Opening... But first (0:56); Mixed local reaction to Ontario budget (2:20); Cambridge adds hotel tax (21:56); Autism rally in Kitchener (45:08); Blue Jays weekly segment (1:00:00); Free Phones Friday (1:29:49) Apr 12, 2019, 06:00 PM
Apr 11: Government Money, Ontario Budget, and Pot Prices Show Opening... But first (0:56); Ontario PC government to unveil 1st budget since winning majority (3:40); U.K. and Australia move to regulate online hate speech, but Canada lags behind (20:57); Liberal government slammed for $12M retrofit to Loblaws fridges (45:11); Internal CBSA report blames illegal pot imports on supply shortages, organized crime (1:05:47); Suicidal thoughts, planning 'significantly' higher in Waterloo region, report says (1:29:03); International Students Overcoming War (1:48:59) Apr 11, 2019, 06:00 PM
Apr 10: Healthcare, Kitchener CTS Site, and Black Holes Show Opening... But first (0:56); Region to apply for CTS site on Duke Street pending Kitchener approval (3:06); Ford government's expected child care rebate will fuel poor quality care, expert says (22:44); What you need to know about Ontario's new model for health care (44:51); Not making as much as your male coworker? Here's what you can do (1:06:13); Amid rising food costs, half of low-income households say the new Canada Food Guide diet is unaffordable (1:29:35); What does a black hole look like? (1:52:02) Apr 10, 2019, 06:00 PM
Apr 9: Carbon Tax, Parking Tickets, and Hockey Show Opening... But first (0:56); Ontario to mandate anti-carbon tax stickers at gas pumps (2:11); Want to fight that parking ticket? Waterloo and Kitchener look to take over dispute process (21:10); 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs: First round previews (45:12); Today marks the 102nd anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge (1:06:06); Scrapping front licence plates could make it harder to fight crime, police chiefs warn (1:29:04); Tuesday Tech Spotlight: GUEST: Iain Klugman, CEO, Communitech (1:50:27) Apr 09, 2019, 06:00 PM
Apr 8: Real Estate, Tori Stafford, and Tailgating Show Opening... But first (0:56); Waterloo opens public engagement on 40 km/h residential speed limits (3:00); Most of us support mandatory vaccines for school kids, but is it good policy? (21:16); Ontario to legalize tailgating at sporting events (43:59); Ontario realtors advise government to end so-called 'bully' offers (1:05:54); 10 year anniversary of Tori Stafford's death prompts Ottawa protest (1:29:09); Corey Conners adds Canadian flare to Masters with improbable Texas Open win (1:49:46) Apr 08, 2019, 06:00 PM
Apr 5: Provincial Politics, Abortion, and Golf Show Opening... But first (0:56); Ontario to lose 3475 full-time teachers over 4 years (4:17); GRT removing controversial anti-abortion ads from buses (23:28); It’s Golf Season! (45:58); Blue Jays weekly segment (1:05:44); Free Phones Friday (1:29:38) Apr 05, 2019, 06:00 PM
Apr 4: Justin Trudeau, Traynor LRT Crossing, and Women's Hockey Show Opening... But first (0:56); Has PM Trudeau lost his political brand? (22:11); The death of the CWHL presents a new opportunity for women's professional hockey (45:54); SHORE Centre raising concerns over "inaccurate" anti-abortion bus ads (1:06:33); Traynor-Vanier continues to wait indefinitely for LRT crossing (1:28:57); United Way wraps up its annual campaign (1:49:52) Apr 04, 2019, 06:00 PM
Apr 3: SNC-Lavalin Affair, Organ Donation, and E-Scooters Show Opening... But first (0:56); Wilson-Raybould may not have broken the law, but her Wernick tape crossed ethical lines, lawyers say (2:34); Regional school board supporting student walkout (21:62); No changes to Waterloo's Lime e-scooter pilot when it relaunches (44:45); Kingston tourism officials hope Americans will roll into town to buy pot (1:05:44); N.S. to adopt presumed consent for organ donations under new legislation (1:27:58); Working Wednesday: Ken Whyte, President, Quarry (1:49:23) Apr 03, 2019, 06:00 PM
Apr 2: Climate Change, Autism, and Licence Plates Show Opening... But first (0:56); No apologies: Wilson-Raybould says she wants to stay in Liberal caucus (2:04); Report on climate change shows Canada warming at twice the rate of rest of world (21:40); Ford confirms 'Yours to Discover' will be replaced on Ontario licence plates (45:57); Kitchener council urges brakes be put on autism changes (1:06:16); Police gender discrimination lawsuit goes before Ontario Court of Appeal (1:28:21); Tuesday Tech Spotlight (1:50:01) Apr 02, 2019, 06:00 PM
Apr 1: Pot Stores, SIS Sites, and Women's Hockey Show Opening... But first (0:56); New carbon tax starts coming in Monday (2:16); Pot stores are now legal in Ontario - get ready for lineups, shortages and delayed openings (20:50); Drive Clean's demise long overdue (44:15); Questions, frustration remain in wake of CWHL's decision to fold (1:05:41); Guelph supervised consumption site gets provincial approval to stay open (1:29:07); Harlem Globetrotters in Kitchener Wednesday (1:50:18) Apr 01, 2019, 06:00 PM
Mar 29: Birth Control, Beer, and Gun Shops Show Opening... But first (0:56); Fedeli promises an expansion of the sale of beer and wine in Ontario (2:13); In the race to get ready for April 1, only some pot shops are at the finish line (21:15); Cambridge councillor wants better information on city gun shops (22:12); What happens in Ontario when police are charged with sexual assault? (44:16); How young women's access to birth control in Ontario will change April 1 (1:05:29); Free Phones Friday (1:28:11) Mar 29, 2019, 06:00 PM