Kitchener Today With Brian Bourke
LATEST EPISODES
Jun 14: Cannabis, LRT Crashes, and The Raptors Show Opening... But first (0:56); What does the Raptors NBA championship mean for Canada basketball? (2:03); State of the Cannabis industry nine months after legalization (20:32); How do vehicles co-exist with LRT trains? (43:14); Blue Jays weekly segment (1:05:51); Free Phones Friday (1:27:37) Jun 14, 2019, 06:00 PM
Jun 13: Ontario Politics, Solitary Confinement, and City Parks Show Opening... But first (0:56); Ontario Helping Critically-Ill Newborns Access Safe and Timely Transportation (2:33); Ontario government taking extra long summer break, will be back late October (19:24); Government asks Supreme Court for urgent stay of solitary confinement ruling (43:19); Federal government takes steps to curb bus and truck driver fatigue (1:03:22); Bail hearings will no longer be covered by Legal Aid Ontario (1:25:59); Action Sport Parks (1:46:38) Jun 13, 2019, 06:00 PM
June 12: Backyard Hens in Cambridge, Fake news, and Father's Day Show Opening... But first (0:56); Deadline set to get rid of backyard hens in Cambridge (3:03); Father's Day: 10 worst groan-inducing dad jokes of all time revealed (20:39); More than 60% of web users support governments censoring fake news: Ipsos poll (43:33); Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith wants to decriminalize ALL DRUGS because of Opioid Crisis (1:05:17); Mayor of latest Canadian town to be hit for online 'ransom' calls for national strategy (1:26:47); Working Wednesday (1:47:38) Jun 12, 2019, 06:00 PM
June 11: Crash Records, Single-use Plastics, and Father's Day Show Opening... But first (0:56); Crash records could point to where there is a higher risk of collisions along the Ion line (1:58); Trudeau gets tongue-tied when asked how his family is cutting out plastic waste (21:50); Deadlock continues as the Green Party closes in on the NDP (43:58); Lottery Jackpot Limit Has Been Raised (1:05:53); Father’s Day: Involved dads are healthier and happier (1:29:07) Jun 11, 2019, 06:00 PM
June 10: Increase in opiod overdose calls, Single-use plastic ban, and The Raptors Show Opening... But first (0:56); May marks busiest month ever for opioid overdose calls to paramedics in Waterloo region (1:58); Canada moving on single-use plastics ban but will determine products later (21:07); Ontario Liberals vote against changing system for selecting new leader (44:20); Competing ads during NBA finals to paint very different pictures of Scheer (1:05:09); Committee to vote on limiting payday loan locations in Kitchener (1:28:22); Could the Raptors shut the door on the Warriors' dynasty? (1:48:39) Jun 10, 2019, 06:00 PM
June 7: Weight Loss Grants, Growing Beer Scene, and Free Phones Friday Show Opening... But first (0:56); Ontario marks whirlwind, 'lightning speed' year since Premier Doug Ford's election (2:20); Weight Loss Grants posts customer health information without consent (20:58); Growing beer scene in the Waterloo Region (43:44); Blue Jays Weekly Segment (1:03:54); Free Phones Friday (1:28:00) Jun 07, 2019, 06:00 PM
June 6: Public Sector Wage Cap, Tree-planting Program , and Toronto Raptors Show Opening... But first (0:56); Ontario government to cap public sector wage increases (2:42); Ottawa pledges to spend $15 million to restore Ontario's tree-planting program (20:48); Raptors shut out noise over Warriors injuries to take control of series (41:37); Precarious employment in education impacts workers, families and students (1:03:58); Ontario legislature to return from summer break after federal election (1:24:41); Signatures - A Taste Test of Waterloo Region's Best (1:46:16) Jun 06, 2019, 06:00 PM
June 5: Young Homebuyers, Pop up space at Kitchener Hall, and Killing Itunes Show Opening... But first (0:56); Regional police call the number of suspected overdose related deaths 'alarming' (3:19 ); Schools spend big on tech that doesn't help (20:25); Canada’s Mid-Sized Cities Attracting Young Homebuyers (44:06); New pop up space opens at Kitchener City Hall (1:04:23); Apple Is Finally Killing iTunes (1:26:22); Working Wednesday (1:47:46) Jun 05, 2019, 06:00 PM
June 4: Canadian Edibles, Teen Vaccinations, and the RBC Canadian Open Show Opening... But first (0:56); Canadian edibles, topicals market worth $2.7B; ramp up over 3-5 years: Deloitte (1:46); Trudeau vows action on MMIWG but declines to endorse inquiry's genocide finding (21:38); Teens need to know they can consent to vaccines without parental permission (44:28); Ford's plan to cancel Beer Store contract 'alarming,' says business group (1:05:55); RBC Canadian Open coming to Hamilton: what residents need to know (1:28:16); Tuesday Tech Spotlight (1:49:48) Jun 04, 2019, 06:00 PM
Jun 3: Pride Month, Provincial Politics, and Dodgeball Show Opening... But first (0:56); Local public schools raising rainbow flags for Pride Month (2:04); Legislative session coming to an end (21:36); Inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women issues final report with sweeping calls for change (44:08); A year of Doug Ford: Retreating on cuts or just taking a break? (1:05:35); Emergency Alert Waterloo Region being tested today (1:28:12); Dodgeball isn't just problematic, it's an unethical tool of 'oppression': researchers (1:48:19) Jun 03, 2019, 06:00 PM
May 31: Skilled Trades, Anti-Ford Rally, and Vaping Show Opening... But first (0:56); Ford government to make announcement about skilled trades and apprenticeships (2:14); Flavours and High Nicotine Strengths Needed for Vaping Products to Reach Their Full Potential (23:43); Rally against Premier Doug Ford (44:48); Blue Jays weekly segment (1:04:25); Free Phones Friday (1:27:46) May 31, 2019, 06:00 PM
May 30: GRT Fare Increase, Anti-Abortion Laws, and Predators on Social Media Show Opening... But first (0:56); Someone scammed out of Raps' tickets (2:32); Grand River Transit fare increase slated for fall (21:18); Trudeau to bring up anti-abortion laws in U.S. during meeting with VP Mike Pence Thursday (44:28); Cambridge recreation complex recommendations ready to go (1:05:15); Children are being targeted by predators on social media: Regional Police (1:26:48); Raptors' long-awaited NBA Finals debut solidifies team's place in history (1:48:01) May 30, 2019, 06:00 PM
May 29: SNC-Lavalin, Banning Right Turns, and Gun Control Show Opening... But first (0:56); SNC-Lavalin to stand trial on corruption charges, Quebec judge rules(02:28); Should Ontario ban right hand turns on a red light? (20:47); New human trafficking hotline for victims launches across Canada (43:50); Royal Assent of legislation; strengthening gun laws to keep communities safe (1:03:41); Facebook says it won't remove misleading content during Canada's federal election (1:26:33); 'Burn-out' is an 'occupational phenomenon' not disease: WHO (1:48:26) May 29, 2019, 06:00 PM
May 28: The Beer Store, Shortfall for Kitchener Building Repairs, and Ontario Place Show Opening... But first (0:56); Ford government to terminate contract with The Beer Store; pave way for corner store sales (02:37); Massive shortfall for Kitchener building repairs (22:22); The province could change the way Waterloo region funds paramedics, parks and libraries (44:02); People's Party of Canada selects candidate for Waterloo (1:05:12); Casino, condos ruled out for Ontario Place (1:28:08); Tuesday Tech Spotlight (1:48:10) May 28, 2019, 06:00 PM
May 27: Airlines, Soda Taxes, and Child Care Show Opening... But first (0:56); Federal government announces new rules on airline passenger protection, compensation (1:58); Ontario to join B.C.'s proposed class action against opioid manufacturers (20:15); Ontario Liberal MPs eye 'soda tax' idea for October election campaign (42:53); Premier Doug Ford cancels retroactive cuts that have hit public health, child care and other municipal services (1:03:23); Wilson-Raybould, Philpott to announce political futures in ridings (1:26:04); The Weather Network's Summer 2019 Forecast (1:46:30) May 27, 2019, 06:00 PM