The Mike Farwell Show
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
Friday September 25th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); KW group looking to save Halloween by partnering with volunteers and businesses to deliver candy (20:40); Eastern gateway to city core up for massive redevelopment (43:12); Kitchener Rangers community fund launches community 50/50 draw to support charities (1:03:48); Kitchener mother and daughter collecting 25,000 pairs of shoes for people around the world who need them (1:00:00); Friday four panel. Topics: How do you feel about this week's throne speech? / Are large brick-and-mortar shopping centres relics of the past? / Did the province's fall pandemic plan arrive too late? / Should Halloween be cancelled, or just done differently? (1:26:39) Sep 25, 2020, 03:00 PM
Thursday September 24th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Trudeau warns of second wave in address to the nation (20:33); A throne speech long on language and ambition, short on specifics (42:20); Canadians call for faster family reunification (1:02:31); World Wide Weed (1:25:00); Steven Del Duca is in Waterloo today. He is also talking to the Mike Farwell Show about the PM's Throne Speech (1:35:12); The Flip Side: What is the best Canadian TV show of all time? (1:44:55) Sep 24, 2020, 03:00 PM
Wednesday September 23rd, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Coronavirus: Can you be held criminally liable for spreading it? Here's what the law says (20:45); Trudeau Throne speech: Why this is a big moment for Canadian PM (43:12); Alzheimer's Society of Waterloo-Wellington launches annual Coffee Break campaign (1:04:04); Brick 4 Brick campaign to help Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region build four new homes (1:14:52); John Turner: Former Canadian prime minister dies at 91 (1:25:45); Between Two Hosts: Should Halloween be cancelled this year? (1:47:08) Sep 23, 2020, 03:00 PM
Tuesday September 22nd, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); QQ and A with the experts: flu shots and COVID-19 (22:30); Waterloo council will debate nuisance bylaw for homecoming weekend (43:34); Olympic boxing champ joins effort to keep kids active during the pandemic (1:04:55); Waterloo cops issue public alert after high-risk sex offender released (1:28:35); Guelph company close to bringing 15 minute saliva-based COVID test to market (1:49:50) Sep 22, 2020, 03:00 PM
Monday September 21st, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Wilfrid Laurier University confirms four students test positive for COVID-19 (20:29); Canadian police using tech that tries to predict potential crimes, monitor private chat rooms, report finds (43:17); Lisaard and Innisfree Hospice host "throwback telethon" (1:05:00); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:26:09) Sep 21, 2020, 03:00 PM
Friday September 18th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); NDP motion to force class size cap fails (21:05); Downtown dining district not getting an extension? (43:50); Philanthropy, Pandemic & Political Scandal: COVID-19 curtails donor giving; WE affair weakens trust in charities (1:02:49); Friday four panel. TOPICS: Will more severe fines be an effective deterrent in stopping large gatherings during COVID-19? / Is Ontario ready for a second wave of COVID-19? / Should Canada implement a Universal Basic Income program? / Did regional council get it right in extending the mandatory mask bylaw until May? (1:26:14) Sep 18, 2020, 03:00 PM
Thursday September 17th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Long lines for COVID-19 tests reported across Canada; feds announce more funding (22:37); Council unanimously passes safe supply of pharmaceutical opioids (44:21); Smile cookies are back this week at Tim Hortons (1:04:34); Councillor hopes town hall will dispel 'misinformation' about Parkview Motel plan (1:25:25); The Flip Side: What's been s silver lining to the COVID-19 crisis? (1:48:16) Sep 17, 2020, 03:00 PM
Wednesday September 16th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Mask bylaw to be extended another 8 months (21:31); Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest bringing the festival to your home in 2020 (43:33); What's on Wednesday? Kitchener teen to host 4th annual "Ice Cream for Breakfast" fundraiser to support Make-a-Wish Foundation (1:04:28); Waterloo Regional Crime Stoppers launches Catch the Ace fundraiser to support (1:15:16); Pro-gun rally held on Parliament Hill (1:26:50); Between Two Hosts: Is it time to roll Ontarrio back to stage 2? (1:47:09); Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Alison Lopes, DLC Premier Mortgages (2:04:58) Sep 16, 2020, 03:00 PM
Tuesday September 15th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Kitchener council to vote on winter sidewalk clearing (22:21); 'We need effective policies': Cambridge residents rally for action on crime and drug addiction (43:49); Women's Crisis Services of Waterloo Region launches "She is Your Neighbour" podcast (1:06:30); What's the plan for the restaurant industry/patios with cold weather approaching? (1:26:50); Premier Doug Ford joins Mike Farwell for a one-on-one interview (1:46:55) Sep 15, 2020, 03:00 PM
Monday September 14th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Guaranteed basic income tops policy priorities for Liberal caucus (20:10); Redevelopment of old bus terminal a chance to reshape part of downtown Kitchener, officials say (43:00); Sleep-deprived teens need a later school start time (1:03:11); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:25:11); Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Faisal Susiwala, Broker of Record, Re/Max Twin City Faisal Susiwala Realty (2:03:14) Sep 14, 2020, 03:00 PM
Friday September 11th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); University of Waterloo professor calls pandemic 'COVID fake emergency' (20:48); COVID19: Is A Second Wave Inevitable? (43:27); Kitchener Rangers head trainer volunteers with food bank during pandemic (1:03:08); Kitchener opens new park in southwest part of the city (1:18:32); Friday four panel. Topics: Students and teachers are slowly returning to school. How is Ontario's plan holding up? / Amazon is setting up a second footprint in Waterloo Region. What does this say about our local economy? / Kitchener council will vote next week on a $10-million snow-clearing plan. Should a city clear sidewalk snow for its residents? / WE charity has ceased operations in Canada. What does this mean for our charitable landscape? (1:26:20) Sep 11, 2020, 03:00 PM
Thursday September 10th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); WE Charity winding down operations in Canada after student grants scandal (20:45); Amazon to set up delivery station in Kitchener (43:52); Restorative Schools (1:03:50); "NDP: There will be no economic recovery in Ontario without a she-covery" (1:16:46); The System Was Not Blinking Red: Intelligence, Early Warning and Risk Assessment in a Pandemic Crisis (1:26:14); The Flip Side: You know your're stuck in the past when... (1:46:04) Sep 10, 2020, 03:00 PM
Wednesday September 9th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); More than 100 students attend house party in Waterloo's University District: police (20:30); Cambridge minor hockey parents say they're getting cold shoulder from city with ice concerns (42:40); What's on Wednesday? Ryan Saturno Memorial Golf Tournament (1:03:22); As kids go back to school, some parents wrestle with if they're making the right choice (1:26:19); Between two hosts: Kitchener Council rumoured to vote yes on clearing all sidewalks, despite opposition (1:46:51); Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Tracy Valko, The Valko Team (2:04:17) Sep 09, 2020, 03:00 PM
Tuesday September 8th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); How do you feel as schools start the re-opening process? (20:07); Kitchener council ponders more study on sidewalk snow shovelling (42:59:00); Changes to liquor delivery laws (1:04:36); CMHA Mental Health Checkup (1:26:22); Public Health will update Waterloo Region's COVID-19 cases (1:46:55); Five Minutes With Farwell. GUEST: Julie Medeiros, DLC Premier Mortgages (2:04:54) Sep 08, 2020, 03:00 PM
Friday September 4th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Private Facebook groups loaded with racist comments by RCMP members still thriving (21:45); Online petition calls on Canadian governments to increase funding for safer drug supply initiatives (43:26); Two boys living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (1:04:12); Stephen Lecce weighs in on Ontario's back to school plan (1:27:05); High vaccine use urged by Tam, Njoo to beat COVID-19, restore pre-pandemic life (1:47:10) Sep 04, 2020, 03:00 PM