The Mike Farwell Show
Sep 4: Student Parties, Federal Election, and E-Scooters The opening monologue (0:56); Couch, mattress lit on fire as students gather on Waterloo's Ezra Avenue (20:13); NDP struggling to nominate candidates as election call draws nearer Social Sharing (42:48); Opioid Overload series: Part 2 (1:03:27); Ontario's 2-day public feedback period on e-scooters (1:26:00); What's on Wednesday! (1:46:51) Sep 04, 2019, 03:00 PM
LATEST EPISODES
Cambridge All Candidates Forum The candidates from the riding of Cambridge joined us in studio for a discussion:

Scott Hamilton, Candidate, New Democratic Party of Canada Michele Braniff, Candidate, Green Party of Canada Sunny Attwal, Candidate, Conservative Party of Canada Bryan May, Candidate, Liberal Party of Canada David Haskell, Candidate, People’s Party of Canada

Oct 15, 2019, 03:05 PM
Oct 15: Coalition Governments, Free Menstrual Supplies, and Cambridge All Candidates Forum The opening monologue (0:56); Singh distances himself from coalition talk as campaign enters final week (22:16); 'Pilot project' proposal for free menstrual supplies doesn't impress Cambridge councillor (43:51); Cambridge Neighbourhood Table (1:04:17); Cambridge All Candidates Forum (1:27:04) Oct 15, 2019, 03:00 PM
Oct 11: The Election, Climate Change, and Oktoberfest The opening monologue (0:56); Does Oktoberfest need to freshened up? (22:12); Doug Ford's government has made 'next to no progress' on plan to cut carbon emissions: report (44:36); The Kitchener Rangers Coach's Show w/ Jay McKee (1:04:54); Capstour: Sending baseball supplies to Cuba (1:19:16); Friday Four Panel. Topics: Do debates matter? / Are we doing enough to protect kids from bullies? / Are the province's problems on the education file only beginning? / Are gravel pits a necessary evil? (1:27:37) Oct 11, 2019, 03:00 PM
Oct 10: Bullying, Fake News, and Music Therapy The opening monologue (0:56); 'Everyone failed my son': Mother of slain Hamilton teen speaks out about bullying (21:52); What is 'fake news' and how can you spot it? (44:36); Amy Di Nino, Music Therapist joins us in Studio (1:06:23); Idea Exchange says no to Cambridge council request (1:27:47); The Flip Side: What song puts you in a good mood? (1:47:20) Oct 10, 2019, 03:00 PM
Kitchener-Conestoga All Candidates Forum The candidates from the riding of Kitchener-Conestoga joined us in studio for a discussion:

Harold Albrecht, Candidate, Conservative Party of Canada Tim Louis, Candidate, Liberal Party of Canada Riani De Wet, Candidate, New Democratic Party of Canada Stephanie Goertz, Candidate, Green Party of Canada Koltyn Wallar, Candidate, People’s Party of Canada

Oct 09, 2019, 03:05 PM
Oct 9: Wilmot Gravel Pit, Landfills, and Kitchener-Conestoga All Candidates Forum The opening monologue (0:56); Wilmot residents ready to fight against gravel pit (22:23); Kitchener-Conestoga All Candidates Panel (43:52); Energy from trash? What's next for Waterloo's landfill (1:27:27); What's on Wednesday! (1:47:03) Oct 09, 2019, 03:00 PM
Oct 8: The Debate, Feminism, and Oktoberfest The opening monologue (0:56); Flurry of attacks but no knockouts in chaotic federal leaders' debate (4:32); Regional candidates asked about reproductive rights, femicide, Islamophobia in survey (44:10); Pride-Toberfest raises funds for Tri-Pride (1:04:34); As Quebec sets sights on bilingual greeting, Montrealer plans to open Café Bonjour/Hi (1:26:56); Mental Health monthly segment (1:48:19) Oct 08, 2019, 03:00 PM
Oct 7: Trudeau, The Debate, and Jewelry Thief Apologizes The opening monologue (0:56); Trudeau won't remove Jaime Battiste from Liberal roster for racist, sexist social-media posts (20:40); Six federal party leaders gather in Ottawa ahead of the debate (43:15); Elmira jewelry store gets letter of apology for theft from the 1970s (1:05:05); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:26:49) Oct 07, 2019, 03:00 PM
Oct 4: Bus Rides, Distracted Driving, and Election Debates The opening monologue (0:56); Waterloo parent frustrated with length of school bus rides (22:02); Distracted driving is putting all Canadians at risk (44:02); The Coach's Show w/ Jay McKee (1:03:29); An Evening in Space (1:16:11); The Friday Four Panel. Topics: Is a potential strike by education workers a sign of trouble ahead between the province and teacher's unions? / Does the region need more dog parks? / Was the University of Guelph's student association and a campus union right to cancel an election debate when a People's Party Candidate wanted to attend? / Should 'None of the Above' be an option on our federal election ballot? (1:27:23) Oct 04, 2019, 03:00 PM
Oct 3: CUPE Strike, Election Debates, and Fast Food The opening monologue (0:56); Local Catholic board says schools will be closed as of Monday if strike begins (22:41); Region's paramedics support proposed changes to ambulance rules (44:26); U of G student association and union cancel debate rather than include PPC candidate (1:04:53); Drivers, cyclists, transit users and pedestrians must share the road (1:27:59); The Flip Side: What fast food meal can you NOT resist (1:48:53) Oct 03, 2019, 03:00 PM
Oct 2: Protest Votes, Dog Parks, and the Cost of Poverty The opening monologue (0:56); Why protest votes don't count - even if you drink your ballot (22:11); 'It's just terrible': Dog owners lament lack of parks, but help could soon be on the way (44:11); Paris truck convoy for Special Olympics (1:06:07); Poverty costs Ontario up to $33B annually, new report says (1:28:18); What’s on Wednesday! (1:48:11) Oct 02, 2019, 03:00 PM
Oct 1: Ask the Chief, Fighting Gun Violence, and Essential Outdoor Play Ask the Chief! (1:22); Kitchener facing $227M infrastructure funding gap in 2029; report (43:08); Liberals pledge additional $250 million to fight gun violence (1:12:01); Outdoor play essential for kids, so get them out there (1:27:49); Music and your Mental Health (1:48:03) Oct 01, 2019, 03:00 PM
Sep 30: Laurier Homecoming, Climate Strike, and The Bicycle Mayor The opening monologue (0:56); Police estimate fewer attendees at Laurier Homecoming 2019 (21:06); Youth rally around the world in global climate strike (42:57); Meet Ontario's first-ever 'bicycle mayor' (1:03:19); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:26:33) Sep 30, 2019, 03:00 PM
Sep 27: Climate Strike, Education, and Winter Tires The opening monologue (0:56); Ontario to lose more than 10,000 teachers by 2023-24, financial watchdog reports (2:18); Global Climate Strike taking over globe and Waterloo Region Friday (21:08); Should winter tires be mandatory in Ontario? (42:55); The Coach's Show (1:00:00); New study says... (1:02:58); The Friday Four Panel. Topics: Should the Region of Waterloo have ads on the inside and outside of transit vehicles? / Should Ontario expand the speed pilot project to 400 series highways that go through Waterloo Region? / Is the City of Waterloo taking the right approach to Homecoming weekend? / Should food security and affordability be a bigger election issue than what it is? (1:25:40) Sep 27, 2019, 03:00 PM
Sep 26: Racial Profiling, Auston Matthews, and First World Problems The opening monologue (0:56); Canadians want to stop climate change - but half don't want to pay an extra cent: Ipsos poll (7:44); Head of chiefs of police responds to report on eliminating racial profiling (20:27); Is the Auston Matthews situation really that important? (43:26); Alberta man who fired warning shot at suspected thief facing lawsuit (1:03:40); The Ford Factor: Ontario premier more likely than any other to have an impact on federal vote in his province (1:26:31); The Flip Side: What's your biggest First World problem? (1:46:58) Sep 26, 2019, 03:00 PM