The Mike Farwell Show
LATEST EPISODES
May 28: What is the future of the newspaper industry? The opening monologue (0:56); Waterloo council plans to move fast to give greater priority to pedestrians and cyclists (21:39); We are in a slow dance with COVID-19 (44:08); Local newspaper calls $52M Torstar deal a 'good transaction' (1:04:50); Cambridge woman wants her mother who lives at Forest Heights to get retested (1:28:23); Best Burger of New Hamburg (1:46:33) Yesterday at 03:00 PM
May 27: Military report details 'disturbing' allegations on Ontario long-term care homes The opening monologue (0:56); Catholic school board reveals a new flag for Pride Month (22:50); Military report details 'disturbing' allegations on Ontario long-term care homes (43:39); Stephen Harper vs. the Media, round infinity plus two (1:03:10); PM Trudeau addresses Canadians to update COVID-19 pandemic (1:25:56); Public Health updates Waterloo Region's COVID-19 cases (1:46:55) May 27, 2020, 03:00 PM
May 26: should workers be entitled to paid sick leave? The opening monologue (0:56); Waterloo council request looks at review of liquor licence bylaws (22:56); Paid sick leave across Canada: How would the program work? (43:12); Former Green Party candidate Mike Morrice opens up about his battle with cancer (1:03:31); PM Trudeau addresses Canadians to update COVID-19 pandemic (1:25:34); We seem to be avoiding difficult discussions: Getting back to normal means more people will die (1:44:40) May 26, 2020, 03:00 PM
May 25: Should masks be mandatory? The opening monologue (0:56); Nothing to do? Boredom can have an upside, experts say (22:57); Petition calling for mandatory masks in grocery stores (43:03); Outdoor rink-makers help Laurier researchers report skating conditions across North America this past winter (1:03:57); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:26:15); PM Trudeau will address Canadians to update COVID-19 pandemic (1:35:53); Public Health updates Waterloo Region's COVID-19 cases (1:46:49) May 25, 2020, 03:00 PM
May 22: The global tourism industry may lose 2.7 trillion due to COVID-19 The opening monologue (0:56); Growing number of Canadians furious that airlines won't reimburse for travel cancelled due to COVID-19 (22:37); COVID-19's impact on the tourism industry in Canada (43:51); PM Trudeau will address Canadians to update COVID-19 pandemic (1:03:51); Habitat for Humanity to reopen its Restores (1:17:32); KW Cares Gift Box campaign (1:28:18); Public Health will update Waterloo Region's COVID-19 cases (1:46:24) May 22, 2020, 03:00 PM
May 21: Would you be willing to download a phone app to track COVID-19? The opening monologue (0:56); Are you wearing a mask when going out like the province recommends? (21:31); What security risks does contact tracing present? (44:43): Police lay first terrorism charge for Toronto case involving misogyny (1:05:52); Ontario government supports online learning during COVID-19 pandemic 1:27:19); PM Trudeau will address Canadians to update COVID-19 pandemic (1:36:42); Waterloo Siskins rebranding to KW Siskins after the Dutchmen's departure (1:46:33); Five Minutes with Farwell: Andrew Selbie, Stybek Roofing (2:04:43) May 21, 2020, 03:00 PM
May 20: How will online learning impact students come September? The opening monologue (0:56); How will online learning impact students come September? (22:18); U of G Prof Pens Book on Pandemics (44:14); Amid so much uncertainty, here are tips on how to build children's resilience, and your own (1:03:54); PM Trudeau will address Canadians to update COVID-19 pandemic (1:27:00); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:38:57); Five Minutes with Farwell: Tracy Valko, The Valko Team (2:06:10) May 20, 2020, 03:00 PM
May 19: Are you worried about a second wave of COVID-19? The opening monologue (0:56); City of Kitchener looking at possibility of opening up streets for residents (23:12); Canada's 'inevitable' second wave of COVID-19 cases (43:24); Long weekend traditions missed as Canadians abide by COVID measures (1:03:48); PM Trudeau addresses Canadians to update COVID-19 pandemic (1:26:04); Public Health updates Waterloo Region's COVID-19 cases (1:47:16) May 19, 2020, 03:00 PM
May 15: How will the COVID-19 crisis change things going forward? The opening monologue (0:56); Surface tracking could be useful tool in fight against COVID-19 (22:09); Massive Multiplexing Can Deliver a $1 Test for COVID-19 (44:22); Governments must resist coronavirus lobbying and focus on long-term transformation (1:04:29); What is the best fireworks display you've ever seen? (1:28:35); PM Trudeau addresses Canadians to update COVID-19 pandemic (1:36:32); Public Health updates Waterloo Region's COVID-19 cases (1:47:44) May 15, 2020, 03:00 PM
May 14: When will schools re-open? The opening monologue (0:56); Ford to provide update on reopening plan for Ontario's economy (23:36); Ontario government explains why a decision on school year hasn't been made yet (43:42); Region fights for right to protect drinking water (1:05:01); PM Trudeau will address Canadians to update COVID-19 pandemic (1:26:39); 'We will not tolerate this sort of behaviour': Waterloo neighbours counter hate with compassion (1:48:26) May 14, 2020, 03:00 PM
May 13: Where are we on development of a COVID-19 Vaccine? The opening monologue (0:56); Telecommuting Could Help Ontario Workers and Communities... It Could Also Destroy Them (22:35); A letter has been issued by the President of Conestoga College (43:43); How to deal with the death of a loved one during COVID-19 (1:05:19); Canadians to help develop, test potential COVID-19 vaccine from Chinese company (1:15:51); PM Trudeau will address Canadians to update COVID-19 pandemic (1:27:22); Public Health will update Waterloo Region's COVID-19 cases (1:50:15); Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Tracy Valko, The Valko Team (2:07:20) May 13, 2020, 03:00 PM
May 12: What is it like to live with COVID-19? The opening monologue (0:56); 'I feel like I'm the experiment': Cambridge mom has tested positive for COVID-19 since April 1 (22:51); Ontario's deficit to quadruple to $41B due to coronavirus costs (43:43); City of Kitchener announces new initiative to help small businesses (1:03:24); PM Trudeau addresses Canadians to update COVID-19 pandemic (1:26:07); Mental Health Monthly check up (1:45:24) May 12, 2020, 03:00 PM
May 11: Has the COVID-19 pandemic mad e the case for a universal basic income? The opening monologue (0:56); Kitchener council to vote on universal basic income, FCM proposal (21:19); Guelph considers closing traffic lanes to support social distancing (42:51); 100 Women Who Care Waterloo Region continues its work during the pandemic (1:03:59); Jerry Stiller has died; who was the best secondary character on Seinfeld? (1:16:38)Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:25:26); PM Trudeau addresses Canadians to update COVID-19 pandemic (1:36:08); Public Health updates Waterloo Region's COVID-19 cases (1:46:16); Rant or Rave continues (2:00:08) May 11, 2020, 03:00 PM
May 8: The Nazi's surrendered 75 years ago today The opening monologue (0:56); The devastation of World War II in Europe ended 75 years ago (00:00); Ford blames local health leaders for COVID-19 testing drop (43:36); Alzheimer's Society of Waterloo Wellington pivots to "virtual" fundraising walk (1:03:54); PM Trudeau will address Canadians to update COVID-19 pandemic (1:33:53); Public Health will update Waterloo Region's COVID-19 cases (1:45:13); Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Jack Berkovitz, Omni Jewelcrafters (2:01:39) May 08, 2020, 03:00 PM
May 7: Have you been drinking more since the COVID-19 lockdown? The opening monologue (0:56); Retail stores can offer curbside pickup, delivery as of Monday (20:43); Canadians Under 54 Drinking More While at Home Due to COVID-19 Pandemic (43:27); COVID-19 Death Rates in Ontario Long-Term Care Homes Significantly Higher and Increasing in For-Profit Homes vs. Non-Profit and Publicly-Owned Homes: New Data Analysis (1:05:12); The pandemic has been catastrophic for the tourism industry (1:25:59); PM Trudeau addressing Canadians (1:00:00); Waterloo Region's "Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History" goes virtual in response to COVID-19 (1:46:40); : Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Jack Berkovitz, Omni Jewelcrafters (2:03:08) May 07, 2020, 03:00 PM