Kitchener Today With Brian Bourke
LATEST EPISODES
Nov 14: Racism at WLU, Don Cherry, and Potential Teachers Strike Show Opening... But first (0:56); Laurier apologizes after video shows student making racist remarks (3:12); Elementary teachers' union could launch work-to-rule job action this month ((20:08); Tempers flare at pro-Don Cherry rally (43:55); Disney Flips The Switch On Disney+, Formally Entering Streaming Derby (1:27:07); Waterloo snow artist takes passion to new level (1:47:47) Nov 14, 2019, 06:00 PM
Nov 13: Trump Impeachment Hearings, Cambridge Ward 7, and Roundabouts Show Opening... But first (0:56); Cambridge Coun. Jan Liggett says anything but Ward 7 byelection a 'disservice' to voters and office (2:13); Canada's first 'Dutch-inspired' roundabout could be built in Kitchener (18:41); Auto theft on the rise (41:45); 96% of Canadians say small business is important to Canada's future: New public opinion data (1:03:18); Trump impeachment hearings today will echo through the ages (1:25:43); You can become a Secret Santa for a child in need (1:46:33) Nov 13, 2019, 06:00 PM
Nov 12: Don Cherry, Snow Tires, and Food Inequality Show Opening... But first (0:56); Sportsnet had no choice but to fire Grapes or they would look equally bad (1:45); Eight-in-ten Ontario drivers with winter tires say their tires have saved them from a hazardous driving situation (21:57); Antibiotic-resistant infections could destroy our way of life: New report (44:30); Should more people know how to drive a manual transmission? (1:05:43); High housing costs barrier to ending food inequality: report (1:28:57); Tuesday Tech Spotlight (1:49:12) Nov 12, 2019, 06:00 PM
Nov 11: Online Cannabis Sales, and Snow Show Opening... But first (0:56); Between Two Hosts (4:20); Ford government's rapid changes causing upheaval for non-profits, survey finds (18:40); First snow Storm of The Season (40:57); Zombie debt will haunt more Canadians as scourge of indebtedness rises: experts (1:01:12); Waterloo-based company Verda to lead the charge as province adopts online cannabis sales model (1:23:59); Three mothers start Waterloo Region group for bereaved parents (1:44:10) Nov 11, 2019, 06:00 PM
Nov 8: Ontario Fiscal Update, Kitchener Roundabouts, and ETFO Contract Talks Show Opening... But first (00:56); Ontario government’s fiscal update shows deficit now down to $9B (06:14); Do you have lead in your tap water? What you can do to find out in Ontario (20:35); Kitchener roundabout’s record casts a long shadow over region’s roads (42:12); ETFO receives 'no board' report - yet another call for contract talks to get serious (1:03:55); Free Phones Friday (1:26:25) Nov 08, 2019, 06:00 PM
Nov 7: Rainbow Poppies, Online Cannabis Sales, and Surgery Mishaps Show Opening... But first (0:56); Ontario government’s fiscal update shows deficit now down to $9B (8:04); LGBT rainbow poppy causes controversy as critics say it disrespects veterans (20:25); Cambridge city council puts single-use plastics ban into motion (43:18); Ontario to allow cannabis retailers to sell online and over the phone (1:04:55); Surgical objects left in patients on the rise in Canada, data shows (1:26:55); Nutrition For Learning (1:48:31) Nov 07, 2019, 06:00 PM
Nov 6: Sports Betting Billions, Phone Scams, and Political Leadership Troubles Show Opening... But first (0:56); Waterloo Region's most dangerous roads: Report shows worst intersections for crashes (02:45); Gambling firms see $7B to $8B sports betting market by 2025 (20:19); Scammers spoofing more than a dozen federal government departments to defraud Canadians (44:53); Leadership litmus test: Conservative voters evenly divided over whether Scheer should stay or go (1:04:16); Art of Talent Conference (1:27:10); 1 in 3 Adults Are Now Taking Care Of their parents (1:33:01); UofW Looking for research subjects for study on dementia (1:47:10) Nov 06, 2019, 06:00 PM
Nov 5: Caregiver Help Line, Ford Red Tape Bill, and Senior Cannabis Users Show Opening... But first (00:56); Is Canada’s tap water safe? Thousands of test results show high lead levels across the country (03:15); Help line launched for caregivers in Ontario as survey shows increasing stress (21:04); Ford government’s red-tape bill lightens penalties for polluters, environmentalists charge (44:00); Seniors are Canada's fastest growing group of cannabis users: StatCan (1:15:00); Anti-racism conference at UWaterloo This Week (1:27:25); Tuesday Tech Spotlight (1:47:38) Nov 05, 2019, 06:00 PM
Nov 4: Classroom Cellphone Ban, Poppy Etiquette, and Online Retail Between Two Hosts (0:45); Cellphone ban in Ontario classrooms comes into effect on Monday (20:31); Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot to merge, create world’s 4th largest carmaker (42:07); Remembrance Day: Fact or Fiction (1:03:28); Local residents pulling together for 10 month old who needs 2.8 million dollar medical treatment (1:27:15); Longtime Kitchener retailer Stark’s moves to an online presence (1:47:52) Nov 04, 2019, 06:00 PM
Nov 1: Teacher Strike Action, Unsafe Food, and Waterloo Climate Emergency Show Opening... But first (0:56); Ont. elementary teachers vote 98 per cent in favour of strike action (1:52); Halloween Recap (20:20); Health inspectors seize unsafe food from 4 restaurants in same Waterloo mall (43:17); Should the city of Waterloo declare a climate emergency? (1:03:54); Free Phones Friday (1:27:37) Nov 01, 2019, 06:00 PM
Oct 31: Custom Homes, Bottled Water, and The World Series Show Opening... But first (0:56); This isn't your grandmother's uptown (3:01); Tarion failing homebuyers, auditor finds (21:14); Water group urges Ontario to take more time as review ends on bottled-water company permits (43:04); The nutritionists' case for not setting limits on Halloween candy (1:04:50); Nationals cap wild World Series with first title in franchise history (1:27:33); The Pumpkin Queen of Cambridge returns for Halloween (1:48:36) Oct 31, 2019, 06:00 PM
Oct 30: Cultural Heritage Sites, Animal Welfare, and Pumpkins Show Opening... But first (0:56); Province introduces new animal welfare legislation (3:03); FAO Releases Review of The Province's Plan to Create 15,000 New Long-Term Care Beds (20:35); Ontario Place added tointernational list of 'at-risk cultural heritage sites' (44:07); Has Tim Hortons become uncool? Why the iconic chain doesn't appeal to younger generation (1:05:07); Province introduces new animal welfare legislation (1:28:22); Sandra's Pumpkin Roundup 2019 (1:35:48); Is there something you hate paying for? (1:48:34) Oct 30, 2019, 06:00 PM
Oct 29: Liquor Laws, Physical Activity, and Personal Debt Show Opening... But first (0:56); Ford government pledges 24-hour alcohol access in airports, removal of interprovincial limits for personal use (2:33); Participaction report card gives Canadian adults an F for physical activity (20:51); Classic kids song's remix leaves the internet in a rage (43:31); Canadians 'drowning in debt' as 47% struggle to cover costs: MNP (1:04:38); City of Waterloo planning a road at Erb and Ira Needles to the Boardwalk (1:27:00); Tuesday Tech Spotlight (1:47:27) Oct 29, 2019, 06:00 PM
Oct 28: Local Zoning Rules, Ontario Parliament, and Turning Back The Clocks Show Opening... But first (0:56); Between Two Hosts (1:39); New zoning rules allow tiny houses, granny flats throughout Kitchener (21:58); Council Procedural Changes (44:04); Ontario legislature resumes after longest break in nearly 25 years (1:00:00); Local man drives to Mexico for fiancee's cancer treatment (1:04:24); KW Titans hosting Raptors 905 for exhibition game (1:48:01) Oct 28, 2019, 06:00 PM
Oct 25: Amalgamation, School Violence, and Guelph City Budget Show Opening... But first (0:56); No forced amalgamation of municipalities, minister says (1:32); City of Guelph weighs options for expected $52-million deficit over next decade (22:22); Canada·School Violence 'I thought he was dead': CBC survey reveals 4 in 10 boys are physically assaulted at school (43:08); Ontario Minister of Finance in Waterloo Region today (1:04:33); Free Phones Friday (1:27:34) Oct 25, 2019, 06:00 PM