Kitchener Today With Brian Bourke
Feb 7: Autism, The Cambridge Multiplex, and Stat Holidays Show Opening... But first (0:56); City scraps plans to put multiplex at Cambridge Centre (3:32); Autism services: Ontario to clear waiting lists, give money to parents (22:40); How did snow clearing go after the ice storm? (47:02); Why Jody Wilson-Raybould was knifed by Justin Trudeau (1:06:44); New stat holiday proposed to mark Indigenous reconciliation set for Sept. 30 (1:30:02); LAUNCH Waterloo and Google hosting free STEAM tournament for kids (1:51:09) Feb 07, 2019, 06:00 PM
LATEST EPISODES
Friday June 18th, 2021 **BRANDON GRAZIANO FILLING IN** Public Health updates Waterloo Region's COVID-19 cases (0:33); OPINION: For teenagers, the internet helps during lockdowns but it's no substitute for the outside world (19:45); Canadians who received AstraZeneca vaccine excluded from seeing Bruce Springsteen, as Broadway opens up (42:27); U of G Expert Alert: Higher Food Prices This Summer (51:18); COVID-19 Delta variant in Canada: FAQ on origins, hotspots and vaccine protection (1:04:07); COVID concerns within the region's shelter system (1:26:35); Free Phones Friday (1:46:45) Jun 18, 2021, 06:00 PM
Thursday June 17th, 2021 **BRANDON GRAZIANO FILLING IN** Show Opening... But first (0:33); Local hair salon owners feeling left out of Ontario's reopening plan (1:31); Local wildlife health organization helps track disease outbreaks in Guelph and Canada (19:55); Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott provides update on COVID-19 vaccination (43:00); Canada needs a national public transportation system - here's why (1:03:20); Province backs new Conestoga College, Wilfrid Laurier University campuses in Milton (1:20:42); Opinion: Let's have permanently quicker drug approvals (1:26:47); Travelling post-pandemic (1:52:4) Jun 17, 2021, 06:00 PM
Wednesday June 16th, 2021 **BRANDON GRAZIANO FILLING IN** Show Opening... But first (0:33); Parking requirements for tiny homes near Kitchener's 11 Ion stations waived (1:56); Mental health check in... how are you doing? (20:24); Cambridge Muslim community calls on leaders to do more to end hatred and racism (44:08); London terror attack: Canadians have become desensitized to violence against Muslims (1:05:27)Kitchener startup ApplyBoard valued at $4 billion (1:27:21); Waterloo Warbirds have another flyover planned for Saturday (1:46:55) Jun 16, 2021, 06:00 PM
Tuesday June 15th, 2021 **BRANDON GRAZIANO FILLING IN** Show Opening... But first (0:33); 'It defies logic': Americans want to know why Canada won't reopen the border now (00:00); Could Canada's high-flying housing prices come crashing down? (21:47); Permanent Indigenous space planned for Victoria Park and Waterloo Park (43:10); Ontario gives $10M to help find and protect residential school burial sites (1:03:47); The weekend after partial lockdown is part-way lifted (1:28:09); Tech Tuesday Spotlight. GUEST: Derek Sham, CEO & Founder, Cosm Medical (1:47:37) Jun 15, 2021, 06:00 PM
Monday June 14th, 2021 **BRANDON GRAZIANO FILLING IN** Show Opening... Between Two Hosts (1:24); COVID-19 has caused health-care backlog of 16 million procedures, OMA says (20:53); Biden's Keystone XL death sentence requires Canada's oil sector to innovate (45:35); City says it's dealing with rat infestation in Preston neighbourhood (1:04:37); The problem with online learning? It doesn't teach people to think (1:26:35); Restaurant patios in Waterloo open, as Ontario enters first stage of reopening (1:48:15) Jun 14, 2021, 06:00 PM
Friday June 11th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Four things we need to get right for the reopening of offices: Canadian Chamber of Commerce (19:57); Opposition trying to stall Ford government's move to invoke notwithstanding clause (42:37); Pierre Trudeau's failures on Indigenous rights tarnish his legacy (1:02:45); Free Phones Friday (1:25:33) Jun 11, 2021, 06:00 PM
Thursday June 10th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Vaccine Passports: Canadians show strong support for use in international travel, fewer willing to comply at home (20:29); Unions warn they 'will not be muted' as Premier Doug Ford invokes notwithstanding clause to limit their electoral spending (43:43); Ontario expands eligibility for accelerated second doses in hot spots (1:04:25); The Great Sea Project (1:26:23); Fifth-annual Belmont Village Bestival set to run all summer long in support of KW local businesses (1:46:51) Jun 10, 2021, 06:00 PM
Wednesday June 9th, 2021 Show Opening... Ontario announces new Grade 9 math course, ends practice of streaming (0:33); Do pandemic income supports encourage people to stay off work? Of course - and that could be a good thing (20:11); What rights do workers have when their workplaces reopen? (43:12); Muslim family killed in terror attack in London, Ontario: Islamophobic violence surfaces once again in Canada (1:03:34); Can you really reinvent yourself? (1:26:37); A couple of things... (1:47:02) Jun 09, 2021, 06:00 PM
Tuesday June 8th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Two-thirds of Ontario small businesses say reopening plan is too slow (20:38); A university course on pandemics: What we learned when 80 experts, 300 alumni and 600 students showed up (43:19); Bingemans drive in opening this weekend! (1:04:07); Unpolicing Pandemic Protests (1:26:54); Tech Tuesday Spotlight. GUEST: Jon Christensen, CEO, Bidmii (1:48:41) Jun 08, 2021, 06:00 PM
Monday June 7th, 2021 Show Opening... Between Two Hosts. (0:33); North American Airlines Push for Restart of Canada - US Transborder Aviation Market (00:00); GPO Leader "Ford's unclear reopening plan is causing more chaos and confusion for small business owners" (19:50); Origins of SARS-CoV-2: Why the lab-leak idea is being considered again (1:03:02); Regional council to consider proposals for region's international airport improvements (1:25:35); Supportive Housing of Waterloo (1:46:13) Jun 07, 2021, 06:00 PM
Friday June 4th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); DWF calls on all Canadians to sign the 215 Pledge this Indigenous History Month (21:13); AstraZeneca second dose: Should I get the same vaccine or choose Pfizer or Moderna? (44:18); As we emerge from the pandemic, two elections are looming (1:04:06); Free Phones Friday (1:26:50) Jun 04, 2021, 06:00 PM
Thursday June 3rd, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); The discovery of a mass gravesite at a former residential school in Kamloops is just the tip of the iceberg (20:26); From 'deadly enemy' to 'covidiots': Words matter when talking about COVID-19 (43:50); By putting kids last, Ford is risking their wellbeing: Horwath (1:04:00); Gypsy moth infestations wreaking havoc in Waterloo, Guelph and Brant County (1:26:35); The Oxford Hills will open its doors for public golf (1:56:50) Jun 03, 2021, 06:00 PM
Wednesday June 2nd, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Open letter to Ontario Premier Doug Ford: Let small businesses reopen now (20:34); Ontario students won't return to in-class learning until September (50:13); Reaction to Ford announcement (1:27:03); Final Stretch of the Farwell4Hire 50/50 (1:47:25) Jun 02, 2021, 06:00 PM
Tuesday June 1st, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); No campfires for Waterloo, council torches backyard fire pit dreams (21:06); Staff to recommend $700K repair of nuclear bomb shelter (43:51); Epidemiologist warns variant found in Vietnam 'concerning', likely in Canada soon (1:04:30); Cash, COVID-19 and church: How pandemic skepticism is affecting religious communities (1:27:11); Tech Tuesday Spotlight. GUEST: Eric Meger, CEO, Maerospace (1:47:21) Jun 01, 2021, 06:00 PM
Monday May 31st, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Memorial site set up at Healing of The Seven Generations (20:34); Why hatred should be considered a contagious disease (42:57); Rent and wage subsidies are set to drop in July, locked down small businesses call on Ottawa to press pause (1:04:54); CRTC scraps 2019 decision to drop wholesale internet rates (1:27:00); New Preston business invites residents to strum and hum while enjoying a board game (1:46:38) May 31, 2021, 06:00 PM