The Mike Farwell Show
May 01: House passes $9B aid package after emergency student benefit boosted The opening monologue (0:56); COVID-19 Coffee shot Chat (22:37); Justin Trudeau's position on COVID-19 bailouts for tax-haven companies gets murkier (43:37); House passes $9B aid package after emergency student benefit boosted (1:04:28); PM Trudeau will address Canadians to update COVID-19 pandemic (1:36:33); Public Health will update Waterloo Region's COVID-19 cases (1:46:45) May 01, 2020, 03:00 PM
LATEST EPISODES
Tuesday October 20th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Ontario's new blue box plan will recycle more, but it'll cost you more as well, experts say (21:38); 'Harmful' Waterloo Region school names could be changed (43:43); Kitchener to establish Equity, Anti-Racism and Indigenous Initiatives team (1:05:03)Ontario restaurants near virus hot spots weigh safety-vs-profit with locals-only dining (1:26:56); Public Health will update Waterloo Region's COVID-19 cases (1:47:00) Yesterday at 03:00 PM
Monday October 19th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Kitchener to sell city-owned land to help fund economic recovery plan (21:18); Trio putting spit and polish on dilapidated Galt Collegiate amphitheatre in Cambridge (44:08); Breast cancer awareness is not enough: Public health strategies need to be based on prevention (1:04:47); Rant or Rave:You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:26:06); Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Faisal Susiwala, Broker of Record, Re/Max Twin City Faisal Susiwala Realty (2:06:29) Oct 19, 2020, 03:00 PM
Friday October 16th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Ford government revokes seniority rule for Ontario teacher hiring (21:11); Growing problem of opioids and homelessness in Cambridge (43:18); Trusting public figures during COVID-19 (1:03:34); Friday Four Panel. Topics: How do you interpret regional police use-of-force statistics against Black people in our community? / Despite the negative response to the region's temporary bike lanes, Kitchener will spend millions more creating cycling infrastructure over the next decade. Is this money well spent? / Should Ontario reimpose restrictions as coronavirus cases climb? (1:23:52) Oct 16, 2020, 03:00 PM
Thursday October 15th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Unions push Trudeau for $7B airlines bailout (21:57); New WRPS race-based data shows disproportionate use of force against Black people (43:48); Rangers Reach community 50/50 draw closes Saturday (1:05:58); ArtsPay annual show goes on, adjusts for COVID (1:18:19); Pandemic widens affordability gap in Canada, leaves four-in-ten Ontarians in worse financial shape: BDO Affordability Index (1:26:21); The Flip Side. Topic: Do you have a bad boss story? (1:4542); Five Minutes with Farwell: Dominion Lending Centre (2:04:00) Oct 15, 2020, 03:00 PM
Wednesday October 14th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); The permanent CTS site will open on Oct. 14 in Kitchener (22:21); Legal issues when privacy is breached (42:37); What's on Wednesday? Leadership Waterloo Region hosts "Affordable Housing Café (1:03:33); Cystic Fibrosis creates scavenger hunt fundraiser (1:16:06); Smart, targeted approach the right one for second wave (1:25:25); Between Two Hosts. Topic: How should we do Halloween this year? (1:45:57); Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Tracy Valko, The Valko Team (2:03:06) Oct 14, 2020, 03:00 PM
Tuesday October 13th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); A second wave of business closures would be devastating to small business (21:36); Cambridge byelection shows why ballots must change, reformers argue (42:28); Social Venture Partners Waterloo Region announces multi-year partnership with Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region (1:02:45); CMHA Mental Health Checkup (1:24:24); Public Health will update Waterloo Region's COVID-19 cases (1:45:55) Oct 13, 2020, 03:00 PM
Friday October 9th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Some GTA pharmacies report running out of flu shots (21:29); New $62M Guelph library receives council approval (42:00); MacLeod: OHL's return won't happen with body checking, physical contact (1:01:57); Friday Four Panel. Topics: What are your takeaways from Wednesdays vice-presidential debate? / With COVID case counts climbing in Ontario, will you be spending Thanksgiving with only the people in your household? / Is it time to reform police training so there's a greater emphasis on de-escalation? (1:24:30) Oct 09, 2020, 03:00 PM
Thursday October 8th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Liberals' 2021 single-use plastic ban includes grocery bags, takeout containers (21:53); Ontario ombudsman blasts 'outdated' police training tool that emphasizes weapons over de-escalation, despite repeated calls for change (42:56); How one Ontario city is tackling homelessness and the opioid crisis (1:04:41); Early bird prizes end tomorrow in Rangers Reach community 50/50 draw (1:15:01); Covering Trump and the 2020 U.S. Election (1:25:13); Premier Ford Joins Prime Minister Trudeau to Make an Announcement (1:44:46) Oct 08, 2020, 03:00 PM
Wednesday October 7th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Cambridge elects Scott Hamilton as Ward 7 councillor (20:26); Growing problem of opioids and homelessness in Cambridge (43:27); What's on Wednesday? Leadership Waterloo Region hosts former governor-general David Johnston for a fireside chat (1:04:41); Throwback telethon raises more than $90,000 for hospice care in Waterloo Region (1:13:44); We have fixed election dates laws for a reason, until we don't (1:26:04); Between Two Hosts: Waterloo Region's temporary bike lanes to be removed by the end of the month (1:45:41) Oct 07, 2020, 03:00 PM
Tuesday October 6th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Automated Speed Enforcement (21:43); Growing problem of opioids and homelessness in Cambridge (43:17); Bingemans setting up drive thru for trick-or-treaters (1:03:33); Ask the Chief! Police chief Bryan Larkin joins us to answer all your policing related questions (1:25:31) Oct 06, 2020, 03:00 PM
Monday October 5th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Regional council considering changes to its composition (20:40); How is COVID affecting the 2020 minor hockey season? (42:25); Racist graffiti cleared up in Waterloo (1:03:38); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:26:44) Oct 05, 2020, 03:00 PM
Friday October 2nd, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); 5k 'Realtor Run' raises money for Habitat for Humanity (13:50); Aggressive posts in online Cambridge group raise concerns (20:40); GOJHL prepared to play a season without fans (43:53); One Game at a Time:My journey from Small-Town Alberta to Hockey's Biggest Stage (1:04:08); Friday Four Panel. Topics: What did we learn from the first US presidential debate? / Did Oktoberfest make a mistake by staging a festival this year? / Is it a good idea to hire private security officers to patrol downtown Cambridge? / Do we need to ban the sale of Nazi memorabilia? (1:26:14) Oct 02, 2020, 03:00 PM
Thursday October 1st, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Large class sizes during the coronavirus pandemic are a triple whammy (19:54); Cambridge hires security guards to patrol downtown Galt overnight (42:08); The Centre in the Square celebrates 40 years (1:03:03); Region adds third interim shelter location (1:25:30); The Flip Side. Topic: Has the whole pumpkin spice thing jumped the shark? (1:46:09) Oct 01, 2020, 03:00 PM
Wednesday September 30th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); 'You're the worst president America has ever had': Donald Trump and Joe Biden clash in chaotic debate (20:33); Orange Shirt Day (42:51); What's on Wednesday? Toasty Toes 2020 is going digital (1:03:44); Centre Wellington councillor completes 531 km walk to Ottawa (1:17:23); How Trudeau can keep his promise to change Canada's election law (1:27:00); Between Two Hosts: What happened at that presidential debate last night? (1:46:48); Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Julie Medeiros, Mortgage Agent, DLC Premier Mortgages (2:03:00) Sep 30, 2020, 03:00 PM
Tuesday September 29th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); Children in Kitchener Amber Alert located safely (21:00); Should we be concerned about the rising COVID-19 cases in Ontario? (42:42); Here's how the restaurant industry can help save Canada's economy (1:03:18); Waterloo Region investigating esports potential (1:25:49); Public Health will update Waterloo Region's COVID-19 cases (1:45:00) Sep 29, 2020, 03:00 PM