The Mike Farwell Show
LATEST EPISODES
Nov 12: Partisan Politics, Winter Tires, and Poppy Etiquette The opening monologue (0:56); The dos and don'ts of poppy etiquette (21:47); Have politics become too partisan? (44:05); Should winter tires be mandatory in Ontario? (1:05:24); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:28:38) Today at 03:00 PM
Nov 9: Transit Hub Delayed, Domestic Violence, and Remembrance Day Major derailment or minor detour? Region parts ways with King Victoria Transit Hub developer (0:56); Attempts to expose former Conservative MP Tony Clement's online sexual activities go back to last summer, women say (20:45); Saskatchewan 1st to introduce Clare's Law, aimed at stopping domestic violence (42:57); Why is Remembrance Day so significant for the Kitchener Rangers and the OHL? (1:03:09); The Kitchener Rangers Coach's Show w/ Jay McKee, Head Coach, Kitchener Rangers (1:15:30)Friday Four Panel: Topics: Who should be on the hook for the LRT train delivery delays? / Should every municipality fine people who don't clear their sidewalks? / Have we become numb to mass shootings in the U.S? / Is it okay for Councillors to vote themselves a raise? (1:25:35) Nov 09, 2018, 03:00 PM
Nov 8: Thousand Oaks Shooting, Canada Post, and Shoveling Sidewalks Gunman kills 12 in 'horrific' mass shooting at Thousand Oaks bar packed with college students (0:56); Shovel your sidewalk or be charged $400, warns Kitchener bylaw (21:47); Is it time to get rid of Canada Post? (43:59); The Legion should no longer hold a monopoly on the poppy (1:00:00); Here's where employers can draw the line when it comes to drug and alcohol addiction (1:05:04); This is the 'last generation' that can save nature, WWF says (1:50:16); Zonta Film Festival Celebrates the Powerful Works of Female Filmmakers for their 8th Year in a Row (2:03:10) Nov 08, 2018, 03:00 PM
Nov 7: US Midterms, Another LRT Delay, and #LipOffKW The opening monologue (0:56); LRT delayed until spring 2019 (21:02); Democrats secure 218 seats in midterms to win control of House (46:41); A look at Remembrance Day services in the region (1:06:02); Sens players caught knocking coaches, laughing about team on video (1:29:36); What's On Wednesday: #LipOffKW / ArtsPay event (1:50:38) Nov 07, 2018, 03:00 PM
Nov 6: Cop Talk, Remembrance Day, and LRT Delayed Again Cop Talk: WPRS Chief Bryan Larkin in studio to answer all of your policing questions (0:56); Cambridge council considers giving new council a raise (43:41); New Hamburg to take part in Bells of Peace initiative (1:04:04); A Better Cambridge Public Information Night (1:26:47); LRT Update (1:46:43) Nov 06, 2018, 03:00 PM
Nov 5: Prisons, Remembrance Day, and Daylight Saving Time The opening monologue (0:56); Should Daylight Saving Time go? Manitoba sleep expert thinks so (23:38); Protesters in Tori Stafford's hometown angry over healing lodge (44:01); 100 years after the First World War, Canadians say Remembrance Day is as relevant as ever (1:05:36); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:28:30) Nov 05, 2018, 03:00 PM
Nov 2: Assisted Suicide, Food Allergies, and Pumpkins The opening monologue (0:56); 'I wanted to make it to Christmas': Woman calls for assisted dying law changes (22:20); Why are food allergies in children on the rise - and is there anything parents can do to protect them? (45:33); The Kitchener Rangers Coach's Show w/ Jay McKee (1:00:00); Human Trafficking: The John's Story (1:07:53); The Friday Four Panel: Should there be a mercy rule in minor sports? / Should Steve Bannon be allowed to debate in Canada? / Should Peanut bans be upheld in our schools? / Should we be pay for the expenses of former Governor Generals? (1:30:14) Nov 02, 2018, 03:00 PM
Nov 1: Privacy, Cigarettes, and Wrestling The opening monologue (0:56); Uphold current food allergy policy in schools (23:14); Trudeau defends Statistics Canada move to collect banking info of 500,000 Canadians (46:30); Health Canada considering warning labels on individual cigarettes (1:06:45); Greater Toronto and Waterloo region voters support Superlinx concept (1:30:12); Shanti Centre (1:51:00); Can You Handle This? A fundraiser for Special Olympics Kitchener-Waterloo (2:04:16) Nov 01, 2018, 03:00 PM
Oct 31: Election Signs, Food Allergies, and Ghost Stories The opening monologue (0:56); Haunted House stories in Southwestern Ontario (22:05); Cambridge mom calls for end to nut bans in schools (45:41); What happens if election signs are still up past bylaws deadline? (1:06:21); NDP wants Steve Bannon debate cancelled (1:30:10); What's On Wednesday: Socks being collected again for those in need / WAAM-A-PALOOZA Celebrating 40! (1:50:56) Oct 31, 2018, 03:00 PM
Oct 30: Climate Change, Minor Hockey, and Online Voting The opening monologue (0:56); When is enough, enough? Novice hockey game ends in 41-0 rout (23:40); Here's what climate change could look like in Canada (45:04); More than 3 million Canadians vegetarian or vegan: study (1:06:01); Glitches are considered unlikely to curb online voting 'tide' sweeping across Ontario (1:30:45); The Mankind Project (1:51:45); Shine a Teal Light on food allergies this Halloween (2:05:33) Oct 30, 2018, 03:00 PM
Oct 29: Pittsburgh Shooting, Halloween Costumes, and The Courts The opening monologue (0:56); Pittsburgh synagogue massacre leaves 11 dead, 6 wounded (21:52); Don't make race-based costumes part of your Halloween (44:44); Officer in Beau Baker shooting can be identified, judge rules (1:06:10); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:30:53) Oct 29, 2018, 03:00 PM
Oct 26: Teacher Testing, Gun Control, and The Rangers The opening monologue (0:56); Ontario makes basic math test a requirement for teaching licence (20:38); Gun-control groups question federal commitment to proposed handgun ban (44:10); The Coach's Show: Jay McKee, Head Coach, Kitchener Rangers (1:05:51); The Friday Four Panel: Topics: Should we trust online voting in elections? / Are we overpopulating our planet? / Is the President responsible for the violence we are seeing in the U.S? / What are your general thoughts on Monday night's election results? (1:28:15) Oct 26, 2018, 03:00 PM
Oct 25: Pipe Bombs, Overpopulation, and The Polkaroo The opening monologue (0:56); Pipe Bombs Sent to Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and CNN Offices (00:00); Proper sexual education can help curb global overpopulation (00:00); Ranked voting decision in Cambridge up to new council (1:00:00); TVO sends legal threat to mascot maker of pothead Polkaroo parody (1:00:00); Micro-breaks and Vacation Deprivation (1:48:28) Oct 25, 2018, 03:00 PM
Oct 24: Election Wrap-Up, Extracurricular Activities, and Airbands The opening monologue (0:56); Landslide win for Karen Redman, will be next regional chair (21:18); A look at who was elected as councillors Monday (44:28); Extracurricular Activities for Kids: Are They Worth the Price? (1:05:10); Successful Kitchener startup wants a bigger talent pool (1:28:46); What's On Wednesday: #LipOffKW (1:49:53) Oct 24, 2018, 03:00 PM
Oct 23: The Election, Voting Problems, and Upsets The opening monologue (0:56); Still no decision for Regional Chair (22:46); Dave Jaworsky re-elected mayor in Waterloo (46:20); Former MPP Kathryn McGarry to be the next mayor of Cambridge (55:10);Berry Vrbanovic re-elected mayor of Kitchener (1:05:28)Mayor Doug Craig defeated as Cambridge elects a new mayor (1:21:18); Trudeau, McKenna to announce compensation for federal carbon plan (1:28:58); Women take power in Wilmot: Three women elected to council (1:50:07) Oct 23, 2018, 03:00 PM