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
LATEST EPISODES
Tuesday January 26th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Reaction pours in from community, Premier Ford on Trinity Bible Chapel (21:09); COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care highlight the urgent need for paid sick leave (44:23); Open Lines (1:05:07); Caillou cancelled by PBS: Kids' TV is now more diverse, but must do better (1:28:04); Tech Tuesday Spotlight. GUEST: Lois Noris, CFO/COO, SSIMWAVE (1:48:33) Yesterday at 06:00 PM
Monday January 25th, 2021 Between Two Hosts (1:33); Trinity Bible Chapel in Woolwich defies lockdown rules again, hosting in-person services (20:30); Ontario reports 1,958 new cases of COVID-19, 43 deaths (1:05:12); Non-essential travel ban would violate Constitution but courts might allow it: expert (1:27:04); CFIB calls on Ontario to build a plan to carefully reopen small business and expand the Small Business Support Grant (1:48:08) Jan 25, 2021, 06:00 PM
Friday January 22nd, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Canada - China Relations will change with Biden (20:34); Payette stepping down as governor general after blistering report on Rideau Hall work environment (43:25); Hydrogen gas-fuelled airships could spur development in remote communities (1:03:43); Free Phones Friday (1:27:06) Jan 22, 2021, 06:00 PM
Thursday January 21st, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); 181,000 small business owners contemplating pulling the plug, putting 2.4 million jobs at risk (21:25); Both regional and police budget approved (44:39); Waterloo Region traffic deaths hit twelve-year high (1:04:39); Biden is inheriting a wrecked economy, but Democrats have a record of avoiding recession and reducing unemployment (1:27:34); Kitchener-Waterloo Home Instead launching Hiring Week for caregivers due to rising need for senior care (1:47:59) Jan 21, 2021, 06:00 PM
Wednesday January 20th, 2021 Coverage of Joe Biden's Inauguration (0:01); A couple of things..Things on Brian's mind (34:01); The surprising reason eating less meat is linked to a longer life: A smelly toxic gas (56:57); Ontario expected to decide today when students can return to class (1:18:08); Open Lines (1:41:10); Bridgit announces revenue growth in 2020 (2:01:50) Jan 20, 2021, 06:00 PM
Tuesday January 19th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Waterloo council passes motion to have staff explore community interest in backyard chickens and draw up a bylaw (21:37); Trump to issue around 100 pardons and commutations Tuesday, sources say (44:15); Ontario says thousands of Pfizer COVID-19 doses delayed over the next month (1:06:11); Ontario’s Lockdowns Linger, With No Easy Way Out (1:28:02); Tech Tuesday Spotlight. GUEST: Laura Galbraith, Director of Community Impact, Vidyard (1:48:32) Jan 19, 2021, 06:00 PM
Monday January 18th, 2021 Between Two Hosts (1:32); COVID-19 vaccine rollout: Why a mask and social distancing are still needed, even if you get the shot (21:39); Not all Christian Churches share the same views as Jacob Reaume and Trinity Bible Chapel (43:48); Premier Ford to make an announcement (1:05:08); PSW students in a bind to get placements due to COVID restrictions/lockdown (1:28:20); Collaborative Art Project (1:49:26) Jan 18, 2021, 06:00 PM
Friday January 15th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); COVID-19: Two-in-three Canadians say borders should be closed to keep sun-seekers close to home (21:00); Premier Ford ejects MPP Roman Baber after speaking out against lockdown (43:43); Ontario - Applications for Small Business Support Grant Now Open (1:04:21); Free Phones Friday (1:27:20) Jan 15, 2021, 06:00 PM
Thursday January 14th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Trump impeached a second time - but Trumpism will live on (21:08); Stay at home order now in effect but will all stopped by authorities be treated equal? (44:14); Why 'free speech' needs a new definition in the age of the internet and Trump tweets (1:04:46); Ontario Health tells hospitals to be ready to accept COVID-19 patients from hardest-hit regions (1:27:20); Laurier student Kristin Cobbett accepted into elite scientist-astronaut program (1:47:58) Jan 14, 2021, 06:00 PM
Wednesday January 13th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); NDP Leader slams Ford over "virtually no changes" to pandemic response measures (20:53); CFIB: Ontario doubles down on unfair and ineffective business restrictions (44:07); Premier Ford to Provide an Update at Queen's Park (1:04:43); From the Cold War to COVID-19: The 8 common ways people behave in a crisis (1:27:37); Elvis: Destined to Die Young (1:47:48) Jan 13, 2021, 06:00 PM
Tuesday January 12th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Ontario police crack down on in-person worship at multiple churches, disrupt Mennonite service: law firm (20:36); Ontario declares 2nd provincial emergency, issues stay-at-home order (1:04:25); Wilmot Mayor Les Armstrong's 'tone-deaf' Facebook post again the focus of a meeting - this time at regional council (1:28:12); Tech Tuesday Spotlight. GUEST: Charles Plant, entrepreneur and innovation economist (1:48:22) Jan 12, 2021, 06:00 PM
Monday January 11th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Between Two Hosts (0:43)Backyard chickens come home to roost on January 18th at waterloo city council (21:31); Plant-based still a thing despite COVID-19 (44:34); Canadian Civil Liberties Association on potential curfew (1:05:04); A couple of things...Things on Brian's mind (1:28:40); Q and A with the experts: Busting common myths about mRNA vaccines (1:48:37) Jan 11, 2021, 06:00 PM
Friday January 8th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Reaction to Ford's announcement and online learning being extended (21:03); Labour market recovery goes into reverse in December (43:56); Prisoner Vaccinations roll out today (1:05:05); Free Phones Friday (1:28:02) Jan 08, 2021, 06:00 PM
Wednesday January 6th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Speed cameras to be in front of Waterloo Region schools in 90 days (20:35); Premier Ford to Make an Announcement (43:49); Local market vendors frustrated with lack of support during pandemic (1:27:44); $30,000 grant from PetSmart Charities of Canada will help provide veterinary outreach services in KW (1:50:35) Jan 06, 2021, 06:00 PM