Kitchener Today With Brian Bourke
Thursday January 7th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); U.S. Congress confirms Biden's win after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol (21:31); Elementary teachers' union wants province to reconsider sending students back to classroom (44:14); Quebec just announced a COVID-19 curfew. Is Ontario next? Here's what that might look like (1:05:50); U of G Tourism Expert Offers Thoughts on New COVID-19 Testing Rules (1:27:44); Your Old Software Owes You Money (1:47:44) Jan 07, 2021, 06:00 PM
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Wednesday April 21st, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); The Impact of remote work on inclusion (20:57); Shift-work causes negative impacts on health, affects men and women differently (44:18); Ford government now 'considering' provincial paid sick leave program as it faces widespread criticism (1:04:53); Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter in Floyd's death (1:28:10); Despite the pandemic, study shows Canadian car shoppers hold strong on budget, but seek value (1:48:24) Yesterday at 06:00 PM
Tuesday April 20th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Federal budget gives money to all, without a path to real economic growth (20:45); Rural vs. urban Canada: No 'one size fits all' COVID-19 recovery (43:35); Conspiracy Theories Have Gained Traction Since 9/11 Thanks To Social Media (1:04:44); High Tide Marks '420' Holiday by Launching New Store in Edson, Alberta (1:27:35); Tech Tuesday Spotlight. GUEST: Caitlin Mulroney, Manager of Talent Programs, Communitech (1:48:40) Apr 20, 2021, 06:00 PM
Monday April 19th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Between Two Hosts (1:34); COVID-19: Ontario's temporary increased police powers raise concerns about random stops, carding (21:05); Horwath reveals legislative package in the fight to save Ontario (44:03); Government-ordered COVID-19 lockdowns are actually unethical, and here's why (1:05:01); Skepticism, not objectivity, is what makes journalism matter (1:28:46); Open Lines (1:48:24) Apr 19, 2021, 06:00 PM
Friday April 16th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Up to 25,000 Kitchener properties could meet new 'tiny home' rules (20:42); Q&A with the experts: What can we learn from the past to help shape the future of public health in Canada? (43:27); Waterloo Region approves $44M in improvements, doubling of airport staff (1:05:15); Free Phones Friday (1:26:13) Apr 16, 2021, 06:00 PM
Thursday April 15th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Hamilton public health must make vaccination for Corrections workers a priority: OPSEU/SEFPO (20:54); Scattering ashes on Grand River part of Cambridge city council meeting (43:56); Early Cannabis Use Linked to Heart Disease, Say U of G Researchers (1:04:22); Why so many cases in Ontario today? (1:26:58); It's National Take out Day (1:47:40) Apr 15, 2021, 06:00 PM
Wednesday April 14th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Ottawa's financial relief deal for Air Canada: what it means for customers (20:13); Sexual misconduct, abuse of power, adultery and secrecy: What I witnessed in Canada's military (43:17); Do you have a home renovation horror story? (1:04:16); It's time to tax extreme wealth inequality (1:26:31); "No new costs" tops small business priority list for the federal budget (1:47:00) Apr 14, 2021, 06:00 PM
Tuesday April 13th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Distanced learning pivot draws mixed emotions from local education leads (20:28); CAUT condemns job losses at Laurentian University (41:56); Ontario reports 3,670 new cases of COVID-19, 15 more deaths (1:01:25); Especially after COVID-19, Canadians need better financial literacy and teachers can help (1:23:20); Tech Tuesday Spotlight. GUEST: Dave Rath, President, NDI (1:43:42) Apr 13, 2021, 06:00 PM
Monday April 12th, 2021 Show Opening... Between Two Hosts (0:33); COVID-19: Third wave drives surge of criticism for Kenney, Ford, and other premiers (20:33); 4 of 5 Canadians Feel Safe at Work, but Many Believe Workplaces Won't Return to Normal Until 2022: Abacus/Canadian Chamber of Commerce Poll (43:49); COVID-19 Rapid Screening Pilot Program Launching in Waterloo Region (1:04:12); AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine FAQ: Why do the age recommendations keep changing? Does it cause VIPIT blood clots? Is it effective against variants? (1:26:25); Open Lines (1:47:38) Apr 12, 2021, 06:00 PM
Friday April 9th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Ontario orders hospitals to halt non-emergency surgeries as COVID-19 patients fill ICUs (20:50); Open Lines (43:17); Guelph hair salon owner faces court summons if she opens again during 'emergency brake' (1:03:36); Free Phones Friday (1:27:01) Apr 09, 2021, 06:00 PM
Thursday April 8th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Federal government should hike GST, abandon $100B stimulus plans as COVID-19 spending mounts: report (21:40); The truth about doublespeak: Is it lying or just being persuasive? (44:28); Ontario, lockdown capital of North America, expands and extends failing policy (1:05:00); A couple weeks after opening...golf courses are forces to close (1:27:58); Modular building company setting up shop in Cambridge, looking for over 100 employees (1:47:37) Apr 08, 2021, 06:00 PM
Wednesday April 7th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Too much sitting is bad for you - but some types are better than others (20:10); Vaccinating teachers, school closures, virtual learning.. OH MY! (46:56); What does this lock down mean for businesses? (1:03:46); Open Lines (1:26:46); Ontario announcing provincewide stay-at-home order (1:46:54) Apr 07, 2021, 06:00 PM
Tuesday April 6th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Schools in Guelph & Peel go virtual, Criticism continues over Diversity cruiser, Another 'lockdown' (21:00); Grand River Hospital Foundation releases wearable VACCINATED. merchandise (43:50); Q&A From Todays's Provincial COVID- Update (1:04:23); Open Lines (1:27:07); Tech Tuesday Spotlight - Communitech names Chris Albinson next CEO (1:40:27) Apr 06, 2021, 06:00 PM
Monday April 5th, 2021 Between Two Hosts (1:22); A couple of things... (20:14); Open Lines (42:56); Google's union of activists highlights the need for ethical engineering (1:03:39); Website provides area grocery store maps for quick shopping (1:26:49); How's business during a pandemic? (1:47:18) Apr 05, 2021, 06:00 PM
Thursday April 1st, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); A couple of things.. (2:52); Ontario ICU doctors write letter to Ford government over COVID-19 variants, warn more measures needed (20:58); Ontario schools will remain open, April Break will proceed, Lecce says (31:41); Small business wants rapid testing, not lockdowns in order to fight a third wave (44:03); Premier Ford to make and announcement (1:15:58); Kitchener Today Local Feature (2:05:45) Apr 01, 2021, 06:00 PM
Wednesday March 31st, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); A couple of things.. (5:19); The carbon tax issue is now centre-stage in the next federal election (20:56); Governments must work with restaurants on a no-fee delivery app (44:12); One year until 11 Campaign, What is the Ontario Liberal Party doing? (1:04:41); Stigmatization of unvaccinated workers HR and health & safety consulting firm Peninsula Canada (1:27:47); The Dinosaur Drive-Thru is back at Bingemans! (1:47:43) Mar 31, 2021, 06:00 PM