Kitchener Today With Brian Bourke
May 12: Beer sales are up since COVID-19... sort of Show Opening... But first (0:39); Enhancing Community Care for Ontarians (2:24); Retail beer sales increase while total beer sales drop amid COVID-19 (20:54); Premier Ford updates Ontarians on COVID-19 situation (44:03); U of G Prof Discusses Public Trust in Science During Pandemic (1:27:09); Tuesday Tech Spotlight. GUEST: Paul Hemburrow, Chief Customer Officer & Owner, Health Hub Solutions (1:47:38) May 12, 2020, 06:00 PM
LATEST EPISODES
Jun 4: Region creates post COVID economic recovery committee Show Opening... But first (0:39); Region creates post COVID economic recovery committee (1:51); The use and misuse of the Insurrection Act in the United States (20:59); Premier Ford updates Ontarians on COVID-19 situation (51:57); Keep wearing masks and social distancing - it works, new McMaster study says (1:27:26); KW Urban Harvester (1:47:40) Yesterday at 06:00 PM
Jul 3: How lack of physical school locations are affecting student housing Show Opening... But first (0:39); Cincinnati police raise 'Blue Lives Matter' flag outside justice center (2:04); Students may not return to town this fall as Waterloo's universities and Conestoga College move courses online (20:52); Premier Ford updates Ontarians on COVID-19 situation (43:28); Open Lines (1:26:49); The Possum Lodge podcast (1:47:25) Jun 03, 2020, 06:00 PM
Jun 2: How do you feel about the violence in the US? Show Opening... But first (0:39); Public Health updates Waterloo Region's COVID-19 cases (1:34); Waterloo woman handed bylaw infraction notice for observing No Mow May (20:10); Open Lines: U.S. cities erupt in more violence amid threats from Trump (42:55); Premier Ford updates Ontarians on COVID-19 situation (1:26:15); Tuesday Tech Spotlight: GUEST: Minh Pham, CEO & Founder, Vidal Home Care (1:47:03) Jun 02, 2020, 06:00 PM
Jun 1: Small businesses are struggling with rent payments Show Opening... But first (0:39); Governments still missing the mark on small business rent relief, challenges with CECRA leave too many without desperately needed help (4:44); Peaceful anti-racism protest planned in Kitchener Wednesday (19:51); Premier Ford updates Ontarians on COVID-19 situation (55:57); Region appoints new CAO (1:03:40); Premier Ford updates Ontarians on COVID-19 situation (1:26:17); How soon should sports leagues come back? (1:47:10) Jun 01, 2020, 06:00 PM
May 25: Should airlines be offering refunds rather than just a credit? Show Opening... But first (0:39); Public Health updates Waterloo Region's COVID-19 cases (2:15); Pandemic presents unique chance to rethink Waterloo Region streets, advocates says (20:57); How do you feel about a 4-day work week? (43:53); Premier Ford updates Ontarians on COVID-19 situation (51:29): Airlines customer have no right to complain about not getting refunds (1:03:24); LGBTQ community reacts to Catholic board's decision not to fly rainbow flag (1:25:42); Free Phones Friday (1:47:24) May 29, 2020, 06:00 PM
May 28: WCDSB releases statement on homophobic comments made by Trustee Show Opening... But first (0:39); WCDSB Chair releases statement on homophobic comments made by Trustee Reitzel (0:000); Premier Ford updates Ontarians on COVID-19 situation (43:37); Open phones and e-mails (1:26:27); WaterLoot 'mystery box' focuses on local businesses (1:46:31); Ontario Takes Further Action to Protect Seniors and Staff in Long-Term Care Homes during COVID-19 Outbreak (1:56:10) May 28, 2020, 06:00 PM
May 27: Catholic school board reveals a new flag for Pride Month Show Opening... But first (0:39); Public Health will update Waterloo Region's COVID-19 cases (2:18); Military report details 'disturbing' allegations on Ontario long-term care homes (20:03); Catholic school board reveals a new flag for Pride Month (43:10); Premier Ford to update Ontarians on COVID-19 situation (1:17:27); Business Booster Shot: The Halibut House (1:46:00) May 27, 2020, 06:00 PM
May 26: Two-thirds support government takeovers of long-term care facilities Show Opening... But first (0:39); Half of Canadians say governments are hiding something about COVID-19: poll (3:23); Flag Waterloo Catholic school board will fly for Pride month is 'insulting' and 'disrespectful,' says trustee (19:52); Beyond the locker room: Coronavirus isolation is an opportunity to teach boys about toxic masculinity (42:49); Premier Ford to update Ontarians on COVID-19 situation (1:03:15); COVID-19 and the extended care crisis: two-thirds support government takeovers of long-term care facilities (1:26:01); Tuesday Tech Spotlight. GUEST: Michael Vervena VP, Sales and Marketing, Planitar (1:48:06) May 26, 2020, 06:00 PM
May 25: Should communities with few COVID-19 cases be able to open earlier? Show Opening... But first (0:39); Public Health will update Waterloo Region's COVID-19 cases (2:23); Should smaller towns be able to reopen before Toronto? (21:36); Premier Ford updates Ontarians on COVID-19 situation (43:49); Ontario group calls for task force about how schools will reopen amid COVID-19 (1:22:57); KW Escape goes virtual (1:46:32) May 25, 2020, 06:00 PM
May 22: Some say the lockdown is having a positive effect on the environment Show Opening... But first (0:39); Public Health will updates Waterloo Region's COVID-19 cases (2:16); Empty streets during COVID-19 show how we've been poisoning ourselves (20:38); Premier Ford updates Ontarians on COVID-19 situation (42:43); Women in Crisis fighting a 'crisis within a crisis' because of COVID-19, says executive director (1:02:52); Free Phones Friday (1:25:47) May 22, 2020, 06:00 PM
May 21: Do gloves really help protect against COVID-19? Show Opening... But first (0:39); It's now recommended that Canadians wear face masks (2:35); Handwashing better than gloves to protect against COVID-19: Guelph expert (21:15); Premier Ford updates Ontarians on COVID-19 situation (44:14); NDP Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath to host virtual Waterloo Region Telephone Town Hall with MPPs Lindo and Fife (1:27:26); Maxwell's offering clean rehearsal space for local musicians (1:47:54) May 21, 2020, 06:00 PM
May 20: COVID-19 impact on small businesses Show Opening... But first (0:39); Changes to small business COVID-19 support program welcome, but rent relief still needs fixing (2:13); The Church of QAnon: Will conspiracy theories form the basis of a new religious movement? (20:37); Premier Ford to update Ontarians on COVID-19 situation (43:17); Region's school boards say they're ready to support students as schools remain closed (1:27:16); Select Beat Goes On locations will begin offering curbside pickup (2:00:45) May 20, 2020, 06:00 PM
May 19: Ontario schools will remain closed Show Opening... But first (0:39); Public Health will update Waterloo Region's COVID-19 cases (1:56); Premier Ford updates Ontarians on COVID-19 situation (41:15); Province cancels remainder of school year (1:23:09)Tuesday Tech Spotlight: Planitar (1:43:41) May 19, 2020, 06:00 PM
May 15: 'Wine Ninjas' comes with online security issues Show Opening... But first (0:39); Public Health updates Waterloo Region's COVID-19 cases (1:26); 'Wine Ninjas' comes with online security issues (21:25); Premier Ford updates Ontarians on COVID-19 situation (43:32); Free Phones Friday (1:04:11); COVID-19 testing rate in Waterloo Region is the lowest in Ontario by far (1:46:34) May 15, 2020, 06:00 PM
May 14: Ontario announces phase 1 of re-opening plan Show Opening... But first (0:39); More COVID testing needed, Waterloo MPP says (1:53); Returning to 'normal' post-coronavirus would be inhumane (21:20); Premier Ford updates Ontarians on COVID-19 situation (1:05:04); The retail council of Canada reacts to Ontario's phase 1 re-opening (1:28:31); Waterloo Region Business Booster shot: Little Mushroom Catering (1:49:30) May 14, 2020, 06:00 PM