Kitchener Today With Brian Bourke
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Tuesday September 21st, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Chagger re-elected in Waterloo (20:42); Pfizer Canada eyeing urgent COVID-19 vaccine approval for children aged 5 to 11 (43:10); CFIB congratulates new government and all elected MPs: Now it's time to get to work on small business recovery (1:03:32); Why minority governments have been good - and sometimes bad - for Canada (1:26:32); Tuesday Tech Spotlight. GUEST: Marianne Bell, COO, Toxon Technologies (1:47:19) Yesterday at 06:00 PM
Monday September 20th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Between Two Hosts (1:49); It's election day: local polls open until 9:30 p.m (21:00); Western University and other schools should cancel frosh week to stop rape culture (42:50); Ivermectin - whether formulated for humans or horses - is not a treatment for COVID-19 (1:03:28); A broadcast boycott is the last chance to mount serious resistance against the Beijing Olympic Games (1:25:49); Hike & Bike for Hospice Waterloo Region (1:46:28) Sep 20, 2021, 06:00 PM
Friday September 17th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); New data offers first glimpse of COVID-19 vaccination rates in Waterloo Region schools (20:44); Ontario Strengthening Supports for Postsecondary Students Reporting Sexual Violence or Harassment (43:22); One on One with Erin O'toole (1:04:13); FREE PHONES FRIDAY (1:26:50) Sep 17, 2021, 06:00 PM
Thursday September 16th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); COVID-19 and border restrictions: Here's what the parties' election platforms say about controlling the fourth wave (20:13); New research supports stricter social and economic mandates to reduce COVID-19 spread (43:20); World champion whistler joins kitchener today with brian bourke (1:03:50); The next national apology: Future Canadians might regret expansion of medically assisted dying laws (1:26:30); United Way Waterloo Region Communities celebrates 80 years in Waterloo Region with 80 for 80th virtual auction (1:46:50) Sep 16, 2021, 06:00 PM
Wednesday September 15th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Time to ditch first-past-the-post electoral system (00:00); Missing from Ontario's vaccine passport announcement: when ON will be lifting the remaining capacity restrictions (43:38); With far right groups on the rise, we should keep an eye on populism this federal election (1:04:56); Packaging and health warnings are key in discouraging youths from using cannabis (1:27:36); Meet your candidates for Kitchener - Conestoga. GUEST: GUEST: Narine Dat Sookram, NDP (1:47:53) Sep 15, 2021, 06:00 PM
Tuesday September 14th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Schreiner calls on Ford to work with municipalities to protect hospitals (21:12); Deputy Premier and Minister of Health give update on vaccine certificate rollout (44:57); From sunny ways to pelted with stones: Why do some Canadians hate Justin Trudeau? (1:28:15); Tech Tuesday Spotlight. GUEST: Arlonna Seymour, Executive Director, Corporate Marketing, Christie (1:49:17) Sep 14, 2021, 06:00 PM
Monday September 13th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Between Two Hosts. Topic: The Election (3:14); RNAO and OMA condemn anti-vaccine protests outside hospitals (21:07); Federal election: Which party has the best climate plan? Here's where they stand (44:00); Is it Time to ditch first-past-the-post electoral system? (1:05:05); Children's concerns and feelings are ignored in back-to-school planning (1:27:18); Meet your candidates for Kitchener-Conestoga. GUEST: Owen Bradley, Green Party (1:47:53) Sep 13, 2021, 06:00 PM
Friday September 10th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Elections Canada move to scrap campus voting 'damaging to our democracy,' Toronto-based group says (20:57); Highlights of the English federal leaders' debate (43:30); Meet Your Candidates Kitchener South Hespeler. GUEST: Elaine Baetz, Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada (1:03:57); Rules as people head to the polls (1:14:54); Free Phones Friday (1:26:33) Sep 10, 2021, 06:00 PM
Thursday September 9th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); O'Toole announces his plan to introduce 'Dine and Discover' program (20:46); Canada's marijuana legalization provides lessons to the world on selling cannabis (43:29); Secretary for Liberal party in Kitchener Centre responds to Raj Saini accusations (1:04:01); Meet your candidates Kitchener South Hespeler. GUEST: Stephen Davis, Rhinoceros Party of Canada (1:27:26); Meet your candidates Kitchener South Hespeler. GUEST: Suresh Arangath, NDP (1:47:30) Sep 09, 2021, 06:00 PM
Wednesday September 8th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Rhetoric Check: Is the election really key to Canada's post-pandemic future? (20:16); Have a COVID-19 vaccine? You still need a flu shot, say pharmacists, heading into what they predict will be a tough flu season (43:08); Meet your candidates for Kitchener South Hespeler. GUEST: C.A. Morrison, Independent (1:04:13); Looking for pandemic guidance with children under 12 years old (1:27:09); Meet your candidates for Kitchener South Hespeler. GUEST: Tyler Calver - sort of.. (1:46:51) Sep 08, 2021, 06:00 PM
Tuesday August 7th, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Paid sick days can't wait with school starting this week: Horwath (20:54); Federal election: Canada's next government should shift from reconciliation to decolonization and Indigenous self-determination (44:06); Meet your candidates Kitchener-South-Hespeler. GUEST: Valerie Bradford, Liberal (1:03:43); Meet your candidates Kitchener-South-Hespeler. GUEST: Melissa Baumgaertner, PPC (1:26:36); Tuesday Tech Spotlight. GUEST: Eric Meger, CEO, Maerospace (1:46:39) Sep 07, 2021, 06:00 PM
Friday September 3rd, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Conservatives put forward a clever plan to tackle food price inflation for Canadians (20:11); Back-to-school FAQs on children's health & COVID-19: Delta variant, preventing infection, testing and international examples (43:38); Meet your candidates for Kitchener Centre (1:04:15); Free Phones Friday (1:26:46) Sep 03, 2021, 06:00 PM
Thursday September 2nd, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); A couple of things.. (1:07); CFIB statement on Ontario's proof of vaccination system (21:18); Election projections show close races in some ridings (43:50); Can your boss pay you less for working from home? (1:04:02); Meet your candidates for Kitchener Centre (1:26:45); Meet your candidates for Kitchener Centre (1:47:24) Sep 02, 2021, 06:00 PM
Wednesday September 1st, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); Where are all the conservative candidates? (20:24)Ford government announces COVID-19 vaccine certificate plan (49:08); RNAO comments on Ontario government's announcement of COVID-19 vaccine certificates (1:39:02); Cape Town resident wins Toastmasters' 2021 World Championship of Public Speaking (1:46:57) Sep 01, 2021, 06:00 PM
Tuesday August 31st, 2021 Show Opening... But first (0:33); COVID debt continues to loom over small businesses as fears of a fourth wave intensify (20:40); International overdose awareness day (43:11); Trustees split on adding COVID-19 vaccine to the list of mandatory immunizations (1:04:18); Your smartphone is not making you dumber — digital tech can enhance our cognitive abilities (1:26:52); Where are all the conservative candidates? (1:47:46) Aug 31, 2021, 06:00 PM