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
Tuesday September 21st, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Justin Trudeau's Liberals win third term but fall short of securing majority (20:38); Waterloo bylaw amendments to limit fireworks displays, establish cut-off time (42:54); The anti-vax movement is being radicalized by far-right political extremism (1:03:31); Kitchener Centre goes Green for first time (1:26:26); Liberal May re-elected in Cambridge (1:37:55); Introducing a new monthly segment: "Welcome to Waterloo" (1:46:58) Yesterday at 03:00 PM
Monday September 20th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Canada Votes! Five ridings up for grabs in WR - how close are our local ridings? (20:24); Business that supports local artisans introduces Advent box (1:03:30); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:26:30) Sep 20, 2021, 03:00 PM
Friday September 17th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); New data offers first glimpse of COVID-19 vaccination rates in Waterloo Region schools (20:32); A researcher's view on COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: The scientific process needs to be better explained (43:22); Wilmot council hears from citizens concerned about aggregate bylaw (1:03:48); Friday Four Panel (1:25:59) Sep 17, 2021, 03:00 PM
Thursday September 16th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Cambridge councillor calls for naloxone kits to be made available in public facilities (20:57); Trust issues: Here's one issue that both the right and left agree on (44:14); Michael and Luna on coast-to-coast journey to revive Scottish forestry (1:04:13); Conservatives and Liberals come out swinging with series of attack ads during final week of campaign (1:26:39)The Flip Side. Topic: What topic could you give a TED talk on? (1:48:07); Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Steve Harris, President, Golfplay (2:05:18) Sep 16, 2021, 03:00 PM
Wednesday September 15th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); What kind of impact will vaccine passports have on businesses in WR? Are small businesses being left out? (20:21); Meet your candidates for Kitchener-Conestoga. GUEST: Tim Louis, Liberal (43:33); What's on Wednesday? Local Art for Local Walls partners with Food For Kids / Ice Cream for Breakfast (1:03:50); Federal election: If all parties agree that we need to end drinking water advisories in Indigenous communities, why haven't we? (1:27:15); Between Two Hosts. Topic: GO service expanded to London (1:47:54); Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Tracy Valko, The Valko Team (2:05:13) Sep 15, 2021, 03:00 PM
Tuesday September 14th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Mandatory vaccines for WR staff - how are workers feeling? Are jobs secure? (21:11); Navigating a COVID-19 vaccine passport society won't be easy for those who remain unvaccinated (44:10); Meet your candidates for Kitchener - Conestoga. GUEST: Kevin Dupuis, PPC (1:04:50); Despite election promises, federal parties do not control many factors affecting availability, cost of homes (1:27:26); Monthly Mental Health Check in (1:48:13) Sep 14, 2021, 03:00 PM
Monday September 13th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Horwath says hospital Safety Zones urgently needed to stop harassment, intimidation (20:40); Residents of Waterloo Region frustrated with biweekly garbage pick up (42:42); Meet your candidates for Cambridge. GUEST: Maggie Segounis, People's Party of Canada (1:03:55); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:26:42) Sep 13, 2021, 03:00 PM
Friday September 10th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Highlights of the English federal leaders' debate (20:52); 'I love you sweetie': Canadian family that lost husband, father on 9/11 reflects on deadly attack (43:00); Meet your candidates for Cambridge. GUEST: Bryan May, Liberal (1:03:50); Friday Four Panel. Topics: From eggs to gravel to harassment on the campaign trail…what's with the incivility facing candidates in this election? / First St. Paddy's Day, then Homecoming, now…move-in weekend? Is it impossible to stop student parties in Waterloo? / In what appears to be the continuation of tradition, Conservative candidates are avoiding media interviews…and public forums to discuss issues during the campaign. Shouldn't the ability to answer question be the bare minimum of requirements to hold office? / Saturday marks 20 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York. What are your memories of that morning, and reflections on our lives since? (1:27:02) Sep 10, 2021, 03:00 PM
Thursday September 9th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Ford government says it will develop vaccine passport app in-house in six weeks. It took Quebec four months (21:45); Kitchener-Conestoga Liberal candidate Tim Louis chased by angry voter while campaigning (32:10); Back to School, Unvaccinated kids and COVID outbreaks OH MY (43:59); O'Toole promises to repeal Liberal firearms changes while keeping ban on 'assault weapons' (1:04:19); Politicians and police organizations aren't giving officers the training they actually need to succeed (1:27:05); The Flip Side. Topic: Have you ever called 911? (1:47:53) Sep 09, 2021, 03:00 PM
Wednesday September 8th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); WLU responds to illegal gatherings near Waterloo campus (21:25); Federation of Canadian Municipalities calls on all federal parties to work with cities (44:00); What's on Wednesday? Humane Society Dash and Splash / 6th Annual Ryan Saturno Memorial Golf Tournament (1:05:06); Meet your candidates for Cambridge. GUEST: Lorne Bruce, NDP (1:27:25); Between Two Hosts. Topic: Violent protests on the campaign trail (1:47:58) Sep 08, 2021, 03:00 PM
Tuesday August 7th, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Raj Saini's name will still appear on ballots: Elections Canada (21:39); Olde Berlin Towne residents oppose 19-storey high rise in their neighbourhood (43:36); Meet Your Candidates for Cambridge. GUEST: Michele Braniff, Green Party of Canada (1:03:52); Ask the Chief!. Police Chief Bryan Larkin joins us for his monthly visit (1:27:26) Sep 07, 2021, 03:00 PM
Friday September 3rd, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Change on the horizon for Waterloo Region's garbage collection and disposal (21:37); Rangers Reach to launch 50/50 draw in support of KidsAbility (44:00); Meet Your Candidates for Waterloo (1:04:02); Friday Four Panel (1:27:15) Sep 03, 2021, 03:00 PM
Thursday September 2nd, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Farwell Thinks. He thinks. (1:18); Ontario optometrists poised to withdraw provincially covered services Wednesday (20:11); Affordable Housing can tackle the climate emergency (43:47); Meet Your Candidates for Waterloo (1:04:06); Refugee doctor readies Kitchener clinic for Afghans (1:27:17); The Flip side (1:47:48) Sep 02, 2021, 03:00 PM
Wednesday September 1st, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Liberal candidate allowed to run for re-election despite past claims of inappropriate behaviour (21:12); Meet Your Candidates for Waterloo. GUEST: Patrick Doucette, PPC (43:51); What's on Wednesday? 2nd annual Hearts for Hospice telethon happens in less than two weeks / House league golf program wraps up successful first season (1:03:55); ApplyBoard and ApplyProof Develop New Proof of Vaccination Technology Solution, (1:27:42); Between Two Hosts. Topic: Where are all the conservative candidates? (1:47:35) Sep 01, 2021, 03:00 PM
Tuesday August 31st, 2021 The opening monologue (0:56); Angry protestors might prevent good people from running for office (20:54); International overdose awareness day. Where are we at in WR? (43:29); Meeting Your Candidates in Waterloo. GUEST: Bardish Chagger, Incumbent Candidate for Waterloo, Liberal Party of Canada (1:04:29); How parents can be 'emotion coaches' as kids navigate back-to-school during COVID-19 (1:26:37); Region launches Homeownership Hub to assist first-time homebuyers (1:48:15) Aug 31, 2021, 03:00 PM