The Mike Farwell Show
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
Friday January 15th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Ontario to conduct weekend big-box store inspection blitz to enforce coronavirus rules (20:50); Chief Larkin's news conference Thursday about enforcing stay-at-home orders (43:17); Coalition of Muslim Women of KW is concerned about hate-motivated crimes and offers support and documentation (1:03:44); Friday Four Panel. Topic: Is the Ontario's government's stay-at-home order sending a clear enough message? / Regional chair Karen Redman has tested positive for COVID-19. Does this mean she broke any rules? / Not only has Donald Trump been impeached for a second time, he's been banned from social media platforms. Is this an assault on free speech or acknowledgment by big tech that their platforms need to be moderated? / Should backyard fires be allowed in Waterloo? (1:25:25) Jan 15, 2021, 03:00 PM
Thursday January 14th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Government support not available to all businesses (21:34); Can WRPS successfully divert mental health calls? (43:49); For the sake of our young people, Canada needs a national jobs strategy (1:26:36); The Flip Side. Topic: What temperature do you set the thermostat at? (1:46:31); Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: EnTech (2:03:59) Jan 14, 2021, 03:00 PM
Wednesday January 13th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Premier needs to help people be able to stay at home (20:29); Second Police budget input meeting scheduled for Thursday (43:09); Cooking for a cause (1:03:02); Habitat for Humanity moves ReStore sales online (1:17:50); Sportsnet NHL Insider predictions for 2020-21 season (1:25:42); Between Two Hosts. Topic: How do you feel about Ontario's stay-at-home order? (1:45:32)Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Tracy Valko, The Valko Team (2:02:30) Jan 13, 2021, 03:00 PM
Tuesday January 12th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Is it time to build the Canadian Shield? (21:23); Educational assistants taking stand, say too early to bring kids back (43:36); Bonn Park Podcast celebrates one year (1:04:21); Pandemic has taught us we need to start buying Canadian before it's too late (1:27:12); Mental Health monthly check-in (1:47:50) Jan 12, 2021, 03:00 PM
Monday January 11th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Region schedules public meeting on 2021 Police Budget, subject to council approval (20:22); 'Meanwhile in Canada': The Groups Inciting a Fascist Insurrection in Washington Are Here in Canada Too (43:13); Guelph City council to consider motion that advances inclusivity (1:03:21); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:25:29);Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Faisal Susiwala, Broker of Record, Re/Max Twin City Faisal Susiwala Realty (2:03:22) Jan 11, 2021, 03:00 PM
Friday January 8th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Students in southern Ontario will not return to class for in-person learning until Jan. 25 (20:46); Region's Board of Health pushes for better standards to paid sick time (42:33); Ontario reports new daily record-high of COVID-19 cases amid data upload issue (51:54); 'A colossal failure': How were pro-Trump rioters able to breach Capitol security? (1:02:37); Friday Four Panel. Topics: Lawmakers, world leaders condemn chaos at the U.S. Capitol while some call for Trump's removal / From politicians to hospital CEOs, high-profile Canadians have been taking tropical vacations. What message is this sending to you? / Are you comfortable with the way the Preston Springs Hotel era ended in Cambridge? / Why do you think Ontario (and Canada) have been so slow in administering COVID-19 vaccines? (1:24:18) Jan 08, 2021, 03:00 PM
Thursday January 7th, 2021 Biden win confirmed after pro-Trump mob storms US Capitol (0:56); Concerns raised over prison vaccination plan and who should be getting shots first (42:15); Concern over mental health in a lost hockey season (1:02:34); Chief building officer defends timing of emergency order to raze Preston Springs Hotel (1:25:12); The Flip Side. Topic: How should 570 News handle a tie at the end of the office football pool (1:44:37) Jan 07, 2021, 03:00 PM
Wednesday January 6th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Demolition of once-famous Cambridge hotel over the holidays draws questions from community (20:55); Chicopee shocked by Ontario's decision to close ski hills during lockdown (43:38); Kitchener's truLOCAL acquired in deal worth close to $17M (1:04:07); Kitchener Rolling Stones exhibit delayed (1:16:34); Court injunction comes too late to save Preston Springs Hotel (1:26:32); Between Two Hosts. Topic: Predictions for 2021 (1:46:29); Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Alison Lopes, DLC Premier Mortgages (2:03:30) Jan 06, 2021, 03:00 PM
Tuesday January 5th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Doctors urge Ontario to pick up pace on COVID-19 vaccine rollout (21:22); Demolition of once-famous Cambridge hotel over the holidays draws questions from community (44:23); Petition calls for City of Waterloo to allow backyard fires (1:04:01); Ask the Chief! The police chief joins us for his monthly visit to answer your policing questions (1:26:41) Jan 05, 2021, 03:00 PM
Monday January 4th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Demolition of Preston Springs Hotel set to proceed (43:29); Growing list of Canadian politicians caught travelling abroad despite pandemic (1:03:52); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:26:26) Jan 04, 2021, 03:00 PM
Wednesday December 23rd, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Show Opening... But first (0:33); Canada's illicit cannabis market continues to shrink (20:42); The Top 10 at 10: Counting down the ten best phone calls we received this year (43:11); What's on Wednesday: Inter-Mennonite Children's Choir keeps kids engaged during COVID (1:04:00); Rangers Reach introduces Community Impact 50/50 draw in support of St. Mary's Hospital (1:26:26); Between Two Hosts. Topic: Call us, we will argue with you about anything (1:46:37); Five Minutes with Farwell GUEST: Julie Medeiros, Mortgage Agent, DLC Premier Mortgages (2:03:45) Dec 23, 2020, 03:00 PM
Tuesday December 22nd, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Airline watchdog ordered to develop new rules for flight cancellation refunds (00:00); Map offers a living history of displacement (44:31); Weber Street Santa spreads holiday cheer in Kitchener (1:04:28); Listowel woman new Guinness record holder for most chest to ground burpees (1:26:51); 5 strategies to reduce addiction-like behaviours over the holidays (1:47:17); Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Ali Mohamed, CEO, Lyte Medical (2:04:37) Dec 22, 2020, 03:00 PM
Monday December 21st, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); New coronavirus strain in the UK prompts flight bans around the world (21:18); Head to the local ice skating rink to meet and mingle this COVID-19 winter (44:26); Pandemic December: How to stay connected and resilient in a COVID-19 holiday season (1:05:42); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:28:15) Dec 21, 2020, 03:00 PM
Friday December 18th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Prepare for possible lockdown, Waterloo region's top doctor says (20:46); Calls for trustee to be removed from the school resource officer review committee (42:36); Conservative MP pushes health minister to end limits on blood donations from gay men (1:03:12); Friday Four Panel. Topics: Erin O'Toole tells Ryerson students residential schools were intended to provide education to Indigenous children. Has he already lost all hope of becoming Prime Minister? / Are you okay with a police officer leading Waterloo Region's immunization taskforce? / After being caught on an open mic, are you concerned Ontario's health officials are just government puppets? / The Police Services Board has unanimously approved a 1.6% increase to the police budget. Are we paying too much for policing? (1:26:01) Dec 18, 2020, 03:00 PM
Thursday December 17th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); WRPS Board approves proposed 2021 budget (22:10); Students won't be required to be immunized to stay in schools: Public Health (43:47); Ontario woman sending thousands of masks home to Nunavik (1:04:21); Police pay has outpaced other municipal staff (1:26:38); The Flip Side. TOPIC: What is your favourite Christmas movie? (1:48:20); Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Nick Benninger, chef/co-founder of the Fat Sparrow Group (2:05:15) Dec 17, 2020, 03:00 PM