The Mike Farwell Show
Tuesday November 24th, 2020 The opening monologue (0:56); All international students allowed to return to Waterloo Region (21:16); Q & A with the experts: The problem with herd immunity and COVID-19 (43:27); We brewed beer from recycled wastewater (1:04:17); City sicker: Will Canada's pandemic-stricken urban centers survive? (1:26:20); Wellington Water Watcher's part of petition calling for Nestle to return controversial wells (1:47:37) Nov 24, 2020, 03:00 PM
LATEST EPISODES
Friday May 14th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Outdoor businesses argue they could open safely as province extends lockdown (20:13); Confusing AstraZeneca warfare messaging: Destroy the COVID-19 enemy fast, but wait (42:13); Region's annual groundwater festival goes virtual (1:02:26); Road safety around farm vehicles (1:00:00); Friday Four Panel. Topics: No surprise Ford has extended the stay at home order to June 2nd. But is it reasonable to keep outdoor activities locked down also? / Anti-lockdown rallies have become a regular occurrence in Waterloo and last week, protestors marched past Grand River Hospital. Have they gone too far? / Ontario presses pause on first doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine. Discuss. / Kitchener has created a new bylaw to allow tiny homes, and Cambridge may be next. Is this the solution to our housing crisis? (1:24:55) May 14, 2021, 03:00 PM
Thursday May 13th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Female hockey players criticize Preston Memorial Auditorium plans (20:39); Cambridge freezes MZO approvals until city drafts policy for public input (43:14); Elmira sets aside 67 acres for nature reserve (1:03:58); Why more provinces are ditching school trustees (1:25:57); The Flip Side. Topic: Which music artists are in YOUR hall of fame? (1:46:32) May 13, 2021, 03:00 PM
Wednesday May 12th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Ontario to pause first doses of AstraZeneca vaccines (21:42); Students call on Kitchener to change name of Indian Road (43:36); What's on Wednesday? Local Art for Local Walls partners with St. Mary's General Hospital Foundation / 100 Women Who Care raises more than $500,000 for local charities (1:03:51); Farwell4Hire 50/50 draw surpasses $26,000 (1:25:29); Between Two Hosts. Topic: Is there a proper way to mow your lawn (1:45:49); Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Julie Medeiros, Mortgage Agent, DLC Premier Mortgages (2:03:30) May 12, 2021, 03:00 PM
Tuesday May 11th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); 'It's very much a hurry up and wait situation': Bingemans anxiously awaiting details on reopening (22:07); COVID-19 has shown how science can be messy, but we can still trust it (43:04); A look back at Guelph serial killer 'The Bedroom Strangler' (1:04:00); GO Train from Cambridge to Guelph has 'strong potential,' study says (1:25:34); Monthly Mental Health Check in (1:46:11) May 11, 2021, 03:00 PM
Monday May 10th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); After 59 Years Angie's Waterloo is saying Good bye to make room for a New Development (20:13); As clock ticks down on Enbridge's Line 5, anxiety grows in Sarnia and Michigan (43:07); Lumber shortage threatens Habitat for Humanity build (1:04:44); Rant or Rave. You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:26:46); Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Faisal Susiwala, Broker of Record, Re/Max Twin City Faisal Susiwala Realty (2:05:00) May 10, 2021, 03:00 PM
Friday May 7th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Regional council to discuss extending mask bylaw to end of 2021 (21:01); 166 years of memories for sale as the Commercial Tavern hits the market (43:17); Tribunal OKs 10-storey Kitchener highrise next to single-family homes (1:03:27); Friday Four Panel. Topics: Is providing online learning as an option for next school year a wise decision by the Ontario government? / Is a 10-storey building too high for a residential neighbourhood? How 'bout 44-storeys in the core? / Are the feds fumbling the ball when it comes to messaging around vaccines? / More than a dozen police officers are challenging Ontario's pandemic restrictions, claiming that enforcing the restrictions puts them at odds with their oath to uphold the charter. Is there merit to their case? (1:26:08) May 07, 2021, 03:00 PM
Thursday May 6th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Developer to host public meeting about proposed warehouse in Blair (21:37); Almost 4 in 10 Women with Children Report Moderate to Severe Anxiety Symptoms During COVID-19 Pandemic (43:27); Making every day Career Day in Waterloo Region (1:03:41); Farwell4Hire 50/50 draw reaches $20,000 in six days (1:17:03); Celebrating 70 years of memories at The Aud (1:27:55); The Flip Side. Topic: Do you collect anything? (1:47:17) May 06, 2021, 03:00 PM
Wednesday May 5th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Ontario boards must offer virtual learning as option for entire 2021-22 school year, Ford gov't says (20:50); Yet another review of sexual misconduct in Canadian military assailed as 'cruel' (43:05); What's on Wednesday? IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's / Virtual 5k for CF (1:02:48); Tacofest Returns With A Pandemic Twist (1:25:54); Between Two Hosts> Topic: Bill C-10 (1:46:38); Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Tracy Valko, The Valko Team (2:04:46) May 05, 2021, 03:00 PM
Tuesday May 4th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Those 18+ in six local high-priority neighbourhoods can now pre-register for the vaccine (21:21); Stop C-10: NO CRTC regulation of user speech (43:09); Culinary Studio hosts Farwell4Hire fundraising dinner (1:03:55); Ask the Chief! WRPS Chief Bryan Larkin is her to answer all your policing questions (1:26:48) May 04, 2021, 03:00 PM
Monday May 3rd, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Trinity Bible Chapel goes online after doors locked (20:32); Will the end of the COVID-19 pandemic usher in a second Roaring '20s? (43:14); Queen of Hearts Tea House and Gift Shop creates special tea to support Farwell4Hire (1:04:18); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:27:04) May 03, 2021, 03:00 PM
Friday April 30th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Third wave of COVID-19 has 'crested' in Ontario but cases remain high, modelling shows (21:30); Q and A with the experts: Has the COVID-19 pandemic justified the need for a wealth tax? (43:45); Farwell4Hire 50/50 launch (1:04:04); Friday four panel (1:27:11) Apr 30, 2021, 03:00 PM
Thursday April 29th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); GPO responds to the Ford government's announcement on paid sick days (21:12); Cambridge reaffirms decision on warehouse project in Blair (43:19); Evening of Elegance @ Home (1:04:57); First Bricks Education Project - virtual concert (1:15:09); Ontario picked the wrong people to plan vaccine rollout (1:26:23); The Flip Side (1:47:08) Apr 29, 2021, 03:00 PM
Wednesday April 28th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Waterloo Catholic District School Board will fly Pride flag in June, trustee says he will resign over 'wokeism' (21:00); Moving the needle on vehicle speeds and driver behaviour (43:15); What's on Wednesday? Youth Unlimited launches the Brain Box to support teen mental health (1:03:57); What's on Wednesday? Hike for Hospice (1:15:11); Prime Minister on News 95.7 Atlantic (1:26:22); Between Two Hosts (1:46:37); Five Minutes with Farwell (2:04:49) Apr 28, 2021, 03:00 PM
Tuesday April 27th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Coteau condemns latest Conservative vote to kill paid sick leave (22:30); From a constitutional perspective, many pandemic responses are on shaky ground (42:44); Veracity: The Gun Chase (1:03:37); ZWAAGSTRA: Time to get out of our echo chambers (1:25:52); Waterloo Region Crossing documentary (1:46:34) Apr 27, 2021, 03:00 PM
Monday April 26th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); We can't promote them, but we can't ignore them either (21:26); Time to reverse vaccine second-dose decision (43:26); KW Humane Society presents Homeward Bound with Dr. Anne Dagg (1:03:49); Rant or Rave (1:26:21) Apr 26, 2021, 03:00 PM