Kitchener Today With Brian Bourke
LATEST EPISODES
Monday July 26th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Between Two Hosts (20:03); A couple of things.. (43:21); Q&A from today's provincial press conference (1:04:07); Region of Waterloo saves $24-million in construction costs (1:26:58); Game on! The opportunities and risks of single-game sports betting in Canada (1:46:53) Jul 26, 2021, 06:00 PM
Friday July 23rd, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); ACO Statement regarding Ontario Place (20:48); Laurier, UW and Conestoga students living in residence during 2021-2022 academic year required to be vaccinated (42:53); Can we cancel 'cancel culture'? (1:03:30); Free Phones Friday (1:27:03) Jul 23, 2021, 06:00 PM
Thursday July 22nd, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Ontario stopped enforcing credentials in skilled trades, right after Doug Ford took power (20:41); Strong Signs of Economic Recovery as Waterloo Region Starts Reopening (42:59); Workplaces need to adjust wellness strategies for remote workers (1:02:56); How the COVID-19 delay of the Tokyo Olympics helped some athletes break records (1:25:18); Interview local app development company supporting small business growth in the summer (1:46:45) Jul 22, 2021, 06:00 PM
Wednesday July 21st, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); The WHO and the IOC are playing with lives at state-of-emergency Tokyo Olympics (20:42); Where's the plan? NDP calls for action and investments in back-to-school (43:30); Don't try to replace pets with robots - instead, design robots to be more like service animals (1:04:28); We can't predict the next wildfire disaster - but we can plan for it (1:27:40); Chief Mark B. Hill and Residential School Survivors to Make Announcement at the Former Mohawk Institute (1:48:25) Jul 21, 2021, 06:00 PM
Tuesday July 20th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Ottawa tested facial recognition on millions of travellers at Toronto's Pearson airport in 2016 (21:07); New insurance rules for Canadians as international travel opens up (43:26); Ontario science advisory group recommends extra curriculars resume, schools stay open (1:05:04); Three in five Canadians report that the cost of living for their household has increased (1:26:58); Tuesday Tech Spotlight. GUEST: Kelsey Hellyer, Founder, Closet from Hell (1:48:10) Jul 20, 2021, 06:00 PM
Monday July 19th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Between Two Hosts (2:13); Have your say on voting methods for the 2022 municipal election (19:26); A couple of things... (1:02:54); What Canada can learn from Sweden about creating middle-class retail jobs (1:25:47); Waterloo Crime Stoppers Moe Norman Golf tournament august 26 (1:46:03) Jul 19, 2021, 06:00 PM
Friday July 16th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); The inherent racism of anti-vaxx movements (20:38); RNAO launches #FullyVaccinated social media campaign and calls for mandatory vaccination for health-care workers (44:43); No evidence linking COVID-19 vaccinations for children and fertility issues later in life: experts (1:05:39); Free Phones Friday (1:27:46) Jul 16, 2021, 06:00 PM
Thursday July 15th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); A couple of things.. (1:54); 'No shoes, no shirt, no vax,' no service? (20:25); Canada's new governor general, Mary Simon, is poised to engage in her most challenging diplomatic mission yet (43:42); Curriculum changes should not be made behind closed doors to appease insiders: NDP (1:03:49); As Cuba erupts, Cuban-Canadians accuse the Trudeau government of turning its back (1:26:47); Mosque in Cambridge, Ontario Severely Vandalized in Act of Hate (1:47:30) Jul 15, 2021, 06:00 PM
Wednesday July 14th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Let's talk about dog poop and dog leashes! (20:44); Waterloo Region moving ahead with the province to step 3 (44:17); Unlike other global crises, COVID-19 pandemic did not spark more smoking in its initial stage (1:03:59); Kitchener Artist & Facebook Canada Collaborate for New Indigenous Buying Guide (1:26:34); Leejay Levene Memorial Calendar (1:47:11) Jul 14, 2021, 06:00 PM
Tuesday July 13th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Bought a home with no conditions? What protection do you have as a new home owner? (20:55); Should the COVID vaccine be mandatory for kids? (43:49); Cities after COVID: Resiliency is about embracing the crisis as part of a new brand story (1:06:00); Holding the Tokyo Olympics without spectators during COVID-19 emergency puts the IOC's 'supreme authority' on full display (1:27:03); Tech Tuesday Spotlight (1:47:48); Jul 13, 2021, 06:00 PM
Monday July 12th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Between Two Hosts. Topic: Local broadcasting history (2:08); Successful advancement of mRNA vaccines during pandemic (20:25); Honour those found at residential schools by respecting the human rights of First Nations children today (43:00); At the tipping point: It's time to include tips in menu prices as restaurants reopen from COVID lockdowns (1:02:35); Canadians spent more at big box stores, less at small businesses during the pandemic: It's time to change that (1:25:24); Give65: program of Home Instead Charities (1:45:16) Jul 12, 2021, 06:00 PM
Friday July 9th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); RoseAnne Archibald hold first press conference as National Chief of Assembly of First Nations (21:30); Blair residents concerned with Amazon's use of AI in warehouses (44:31); Why experts are mixed on if it's too soon for Canadians to ditch masks (1:05:15); Free Phones Friday (1:27:57) Jul 09, 2021, 06:00 PM
Thursday July 8th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Flair Airlines expanding into United States this fall (21:14); Federal government has already begun to close or phase out key small business COVID support programs before the economy is fully open (44:35); Q and A with the experts: Addressing Islamophobia in our communities (1:05:09); With rising human drug use, a collateral rise of dogs ingesting cannabis and opioids (1:27:46); Stay Safe when Cybershopping (1:48:23) Jul 08, 2021, 06:00 PM
Wednesday July 7th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Heatwaves: Protecting outdoor workers (21:02); Banned from the Tokyo Olympics for pot? Let the athletes decide what drugs should be allowed (43:28); 420,000 free rapid COVID tests distributed in Waterloo Region (1:05:48); Rethink ventilation for a safe return to schools after the COVID-19 pandemic (1:27:34); Wilmot man hosts 17th annual fundraiser for childhood cancer (1:47:58) Jul 07, 2021, 06:00 PM
Tuesday July 6th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Mary Simon breaks historical milestone as first Indigenous Governor General of Canada (18:53); Toronto Blue Jays ask Canada for permission to return home by July 30 (41:52); Canadian car shoppers facing microchip shortages willing to go the extra mile (1;02:05); OneFeather launches dedicated Indigenous banking solutions (1:24:55); Tuesday Tech Spotlight. GUEST: Chloe Kruis, co-founder, Ekko (1:45:31) Jul 06, 2021, 06:00 PM