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Farwell and Pope Podcast

OHL Stories from Mississauga (featuring Ben Fanelli)

Don't sleep on the Steelheads. That might be the message in the Eastern Conference as Mississauga promises to bring an up-tempo and tenacious team to the ice for the 2021-22 season. Iain Colpitts of the Mississauga News brings us the perspective from Peel Region, we recall one of the most memorable things we've ever seen happen during a game (and it happened in 2019-2020 in Mississauga), and then we talk to a young man who played only 7 games in his rookie OHL season but still managed to make national headlines. Ben Fanelli's inspirational story is also featured this week.

CKMS 102.7 FM: Radio Waterloo

CKMS News – 2021-07-30 – Local non-profits adapt to continue serving the community

♦download audio Host: Krista Henry COVID-19 has impacted billions of lives around the globe since March of last year. During these unprecedented times, the role of non-profit organizations has been key in combating the impact on our most vulnerable populations. As businesses grappled with adapting services, so too did local non profits. CKMS News spoke to … Continue reading CKMS News – 2021-07-30 – Local non-profits adapt to continue serving the community →

CKMS 102.7 FM: Radio Waterloo

CKMS News – 2021-07-30 – The Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre announces new location

♦download audio Host: Krista Henry After 15 years on King Street West in Kitchener’s downtown core, the Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre announced its new location. The 54-year old organization will be moving to 715 Fischer-Hamilton Road after construction is completed. The Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre – known to many for its annual festival in Victoria Park – … Continue reading CKMS News – 2021-07-30 – The Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre announces new location →

Beyond the Bulletin Podcast

Episode 97 - Indoor Air and Cleaning, President’s Forum, Cluster Hiring

Stepanka Elias, executive director of Plant Operations, discusses the enhancements to cleaning and air filtration on Waterloo campuses. Vivek Goel hosted his first President’s Forum, which included a discussion about COVID-19 with three UWaterloo experts. The University will hire 10 Indigenous and 10 Black faculty members to address current underrepresentation. And gaming on your smartphone to escape boredom and negative mood can be harmful. Links in this episode: President’s Forum: uwaterloo.ca/coronavirus/return/presidents-forum Smartphone gaming: uwaterloo.ca/news/media/smartphone-gaming-can-be-harmful-some-seeking-relief-boredom Cluster hiring: uwaterloo.ca/provost/cluster-hiring-initiatives COVID-19 Cleaning: uwaterloo.ca/plant-operations/covid-19-cleaning-schedule

Kitchener Today with Brian Bourke

Thursday July 29th, 2021

Show Opening... But first (0:33); Ontario government urged to share its plan to remove remaining restrictions and stay open (21:05); Vaccine hesitancy is decreasing in Canada, but it's too soon to celebrate (45:41); A one-day summit to tackle Islamophobia was never going to be enough (1:06:16); As cyberattacks skyrocket, Canada needs to work with - and not hinder - cybersecurity experts (1:27:50); CAA poll finds more than half of Ontarians admit to driving dangerously (1:48:13)

Mike Farwell Show

Thursday July 29th, 2021

The opening monologue (0:56); Laurier public history initiative will explore legacy and present-day impacts of university's namesake (20:35); The Montreal Canadiens have legitimized rape culture by drafting Logan Mailloux (43:25); Elora citizens group forms in opposition to development in historic core (1:04:41); On ethical AI, the world is calling - and it's time for Canada to answer (1:27:15); The Flip Side. Topic: What's the best TV theme song? (1:47:34)

The Marketing Brief

Getting Started with Facebook Advertising

Hear right from Becca Grieb - host of the Marketing Brief - about one of the hottest topics in digital marketing: Facebook. You wanted to know more about Facebook for businesses and how to set up a Facebook campaign. This episode covers questions about how Facebook fits into marketing strategies, what type of budget you need, if Facebook ads are really worth it and how Facebook compares to Google Ads.

Kitchener Today with Brian Bourke

Wednesday July 28th, 2021

Show Opening... But first (0:33); Open Lines: Various topics (20:08); Is it too late to pull back on an election? (43:31); Q&A from today's provincial announcement (1:04:25); New cancer treatments can be tested in artificial cells on tiny chips the size of a postage stamp (1:26:23); Canadian YouTubers build the world's brightest flashlight (1:46:54)

She Is Your Neighbour

A Family Experience of Domestic Violence with Ryan Wicklum

Ryan Wicklum’s aunt is one of his favourite people – she is also a survivor of domestic violence. In this episode, Ryan reflects on his childhood, sharing what it was like to learn details of his aunt's previous relationship. He also explains how she overcame the experience and how he uses this information to support women in the workplace.

Join in the conversation! Use the hashtag #SheIsYourNeighbour and connect with us on social media at @WomensCrisisSWR. Learn more at www.sheisyourneighbour.com.

Mike Farwell Show

Wednesday July 28th, 2021

The opening monologue (0:56); Highway 8 traffic concerns spur city council motion to region for better measures (20:53); Pinebush clinic offers both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines this week (43:42); What's on Wednesday? She is Your Neighbour podcast enters its second season / Noteworthy Singers "Summer Serenade" comes to Rogers TV (1:03:57); Should Ontario abolish elected school board trustees? (1:26:53); Between Two Hosts (1:42:55); Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Alison Lopes, DLC Premier Mortgages (2:04:56)

Bonn Park Podcast



CKMS 102.7 FM: Radio Waterloo

Apna Punjab

Apna Punjab is a talk show related to current affairs in the Canadian and South Asian Community. Apna Punjab airs on Sunday from 3:00pm to 4:00pm and is hosted by Navjot Sindhu, Harjot Hunjan, Satnam Singh, and Manpreet Singh.

Kitchener Today with Brian Bourke

Tuesday July 27th, 2021

Show Opening... But first (0:33); Winning Olympic medals associated with increased physical activity in hometown youth (20:50)Ontario Liberal leader calls for creation of vaccine passport: 'We need a plan to prevent a 4th wave' (43:57); Notwithstanding the notwithstanding clause, the Charter is everyone's business (1:04:41); Better housing protest planned for Kitchener-Waterloo August 14th (1:28:33); Tech Spotlight. GUEST: Cody Warner, Global Sales Manager, Deep Trekker (1:47:57)

Mike Farwell Show

Tuesday July 27th, 2021

The opening monologue (0:56); Open Lines: How do you feel about vaccine passports? (21:32); Guelph MPP urges province to get kids back in schools this fall (44:00); Should bilingualism change in Canada? The debate over Gov. Gen. Mary Simon (1:05:12); Judging the effects of COVID in the community should we focus on hospitalizations or case counts? (1:27:28); Open Lines: Do you restrict yourself at all on the use of your cell phone? (1:48:05)

Farwell and Pope Podcast

OHL Stories from London (featuring Adam Dennis)

When it comes to OHL powerhouses, it's often said that the London Knights don't rebuild, they reload. So, after a full season away, how much have the Knights been able to reload? We check in with play-by-play voice Mike Stubbs to get a look at the 2021-22 Knights and hear some fun stories from his time covering the team. Plus, we're joined by the man who helped London win its first Memorial Cup and who was arguably part of one of the most interesting trades in OHL history. Adam Dennis, now the GM in North Bay, shares his OHL stories that include his own "Patrick Roy Moment" that didn't go quite as he'd planned.

Across Her Table

Episode 8 Promo - Huda Idrees


Sales and Marking podcast (Profitworks)

Do You Do First Impression Testing on Your Website?

Are you thinking of getting a new website or updating your current one? If so, then listen to our podcast to find out about a great way to take the guesswork out of your design decisions with first impression testing.

Kitchener Today with Brian Bourke

Monday July 26th, 2021

Show Opening... But first (0:33); Between Two Hosts (20:03); A couple of things.. (43:21); Q&A from today's provincial press conference (1:04:07); Region of Waterloo saves $24-million in construction costs (1:26:58); Game on! The opportunities and risks of single-game sports betting in Canada (1:46:53)

Mike Farwell Show

Monday July 26th, 2021

The opening monologue (0:56); Dozens gather to protest proposed Cambridge consumption and treatment sites (21:27); City to undertake inventory of street names through anti-racism lens (43:56); It is time to end public funding of Catholic schools (1:05:01); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:28:12)

CKMS 102.7 FM: Radio Waterloo

CKMS News – 2021-07-25 – Continuing to support survivors of sexual assault through pandemic spike

♦download audio Host: Sherice Alishaw CW: This episode features discussion of sexual assault. Through the pandemic survivors of sexual assault in the Waterloo Region have been increasingly accessing available supports.   On this episode of CKMS News, we interview Andrea Arthur-Brown, the Director of Services for the Sexual Assault Support Centre Waterloo Region. We discuss what … Continue reading CKMS News – 2021-07-25 – Continuing to support survivors of sexual assault through pandemic spike →

CKMS 102.7 FM: Radio Waterloo

So Old It’s New set list for Monday, July 26, 2021 – on air 8-10 pm ET

Murray McLauchlan, Hard Rock Town . . . It’s a deep cuts show but I deviate sometimes. This was a hit and appropriate to a set full of hard rock or at least up-tempo tracks. I also got into a ‘thing’ with song titles about, you’ll see it’s obvious, and couldn’t seem to stop for … Continue reading So Old It’s New set list for Monday, July 26, 2021 – on air 8-10 pm ET →

Old Grey Mayors

Episode 25: From engineer to CAO, catching up with former Waterloo Region CAO Mike Murray

Mike Murray joins Rob to share his journey from engineer to Chief Administrative Officer for Waterloo Region.

CKMS 102.7 FM: Radio Waterloo

Musicians Faq Episode 8 with Dale Mac Monday July 26th 2021

Please join me Monday July 26th 2021 for another episode of Musicians Faq with Dale Mac Cheers, Stewart McKie

CKMS 102.7 FM: Radio Waterloo

Virasat Radio

Virasat Radio produced by Virasat Media is a Canadian based media company that was founded in 2011. The company develops and produces South Asian focused current affairs programming for various media including, print, radio, and television broadcast. After a decade in the business, the company is focusing on the creation of new arts and cultural … Continue reading Virasat Radio →

Handpicked Podcast

Season 2, Episode 2: “Disadvantaged by Digitization”: Technology, Big data, and Food Systems

In this episode of Handpicked: Stories from the Field, guest producer Harrison Runtz talks with food systems experts Kelly Bronson, Irena Knezevic, and Carly Livingstone about how new digital technologies are changing the ways we grow and get food. They look at how big agri-businesses like John Deere create visions of a technological future of food, examine what Amazon’s entry into online food retailing has meant for small-scale and local food retailers, and argue for a more critical understanding about the impact of technological innovations on food systems. Together, they ask vital questions about who benefits and who doesn’t from new food technologies.  

Contributors Guest-Producer & Host: Harrison Runtz Co-Producers & Hosts: Amanda Di Battista & Laine Young Sound Design, Research & Editing: Adedotun Babajide 

Guests Kelly Bronson Carly Livingstone Irena Knezevic  

Support & Funding Wilfrid Laurier University The Laurier Centre for Sustainable Food Systems Carleton Food and Media Hub Balsillie School for International Affairs  CIGI  

Music Credits Keenan Reimer-Watts 

Resources Moving Beyond Acknowledgments- LSPIRG Whose Land Laurier Centre for Sustainable Food Systems Farm Forward with John Deere Farm Hack AgBox Look twice at the digital agricultural revolution (Bronson and Knezevic)From Online Cart to Plate: What Amazon's Retail Domination Means for the Future of Food (Livingstone and Knezevic) Looking through a responsible innovation lens at uneven engagements with digital farming (Bronson) 

See also the resources linked to the S1E6 episode of Handpicked, "We are all shepherds of the data": Food, tech and data sovereignty 


Connect with Us: Email: Handpickedpodcast@WLU.ca Twitter: @Handpickedpodc Facebook: Handpicked Podcast  

Glossary of Terms

Big DataLarge quantities of data gathered by digital platforms, such as Amazon or Facebook, and other technologies, such as remote sensing, etc. Big data can be sorted and analyzed in different ways to uncover important insights for decision making. For instance, big data can be used to understand consumer purchasing practices to inform marketing spending and business practices to increase profit margins.  

Data Mining Extracting patterns and key insights from big data sets, often using statistics and machine-learning technologies.  

Data Sovereignty   The right of people to have access to and power over the data and information associated with their lives, work, or communities.    

Digitization The increasing use of digital technologies across sectors to make decisions and enable practices. Digital technologies include (but are not limited to), local and remote sensing technologies, digital platforms, big data, cloud-based solutions, etc. 

Farming 4.0 Also referred to as digital farming, smart farming, or precision agriculture, this type of farming makes use of sensing technology and sophisticated computing technologies to make decisions about all aspects of the farm including crop choice, inputs, irrigation, and harvesting.  

Food Policy Food policies are developed by governments at different scales to guide food-related decisions and actions. They inform and govern public, private, and non-profit sector actions related to improving food-related outcomes and can create opportunities for stakeholders to work together across sectors. 

Food Security   Food security is the ability to access safe, nutritious, culturally appropriate, and sufficient food all year round. A person or community is food insecure when people cannot afford or have limited or no access to the food they need to nourish their bodies. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization state that “food insecurity can affect diet quality in different ways, potentially leading to undernutrition as well as. . . obesity.” www.fao.org/publications/sofi/2020/en/  

Food Sovereignty  "Food Sovereignty is the right of peoples to healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through ecologically sound and sustainable methods, and their right to define their own food and agriculture systems."  viacampesina.org/en/  

Open Source Data    A legal protection that ensures that data that is owned and available for use to everyone in a particular community. In the case of Open Food Network, all users have access to all code associated with the platform but must make any alterations or new code available to all other users.   

Platform   Digital infrastructure or frameworks for different kinds of exchange. For example, Open Food Network is a platform that enables digital food hubs, shops, or farmers markets.  

Producer   A food enterprise which makes, grows, bakes, cooks, or produces food which it can supply to other businesses for sale.  guide.openfoodnetwork.org/glossary-of-ofn-terms   

Robotics  The use of machines to perform tasks previously completed by waged workers. In agriculture, robotics include picking and milking machines, tractors and other farming machines, and packing machines, among other technologies.  

Supply Chain  All of the components of a system—including organizations, producers, suppliers, people, resources, activities, information, and infrastructures—that get a product to a consumer.   

Sustainable Food System  Food systems that are “socially just, support local economies; are ecologically regenerative, and foster citizen engagement.” fledgeresearch.ca/    

Discussion Questions 

  1. How are digital technologies changing food and farming
  2. How are privacy concerns around food and farming data similar to, or different from, more general digital privacy worries (e.g., social media, geo-tracking, etc.)?
  3. Why is concentrated power in digital food and farming an issue of social justice?
  4. What are some approaches that can ensure digital technologies equitably serve farmers and others who work in food? 

Insomnia Radio Canada

IR Canada Show 144 – Now on Discord!

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Welcome back! We have another week with 5 new artists and 6 great tracks for you! Also for those who use it, we now have a discord channel! That’s right, Insomnia Radio has joined Discord!

I’m still working on getting through emails as quickly as I can. With new emails coming in daily it can be hard to get back to everyone as quickly as I’d like. So if you’ve emailed and not heard back, feel free to follow up.

If you’d like to speed up the process, there are some things you should include when you email me about getting your track on the show.

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  • Taabu & Omega Mighty – Ooey Gooey – Toronto ON
  • The High Loves – Call Me Back – Toronto ON
  • Gabriella Verdugo – Aideu – Milton ON
  • Willy Nilly – Talk – Kingston ON
  • Sammy Jackson – What is There to Say – St. Catherines ON
  • Marshal Potts – Free and Easy – Kamloops BC

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Debt Free in 30 Minutes

360 – How to Plan for Retirement on a Limited Income

Experts say you should have 10 times your income saved to retire, but for many people that's a difficult target. What can you do if your savings are nowhere near that amount or, more likely, you haven’t even started saving yet? How can you plan a retirement on a limited income? Enter Jason Heath, Certified Financial Planner. On today’s podcast, Jason provides practical advice on retirement income sources like CPP, OAS, GIS, and how and when to claim them. He also helps listeners understand how to be strategic and make the most of their TFSAs and RRSPs for retirement. Tune in!


Objective Financial Partners Inc. website: objectivefinancialpartners.com/

Jason Heath on Twitter: (@JasonHeathCFP) twitter.com/JasonHeathCFP

Podcast 198 – How to Find a Credible Financial Planner: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORuEiYR5zpI

CPP Information Canada.ca: www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/publicpensions/cpp.html

Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) Information: www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/publicpensions/cpp/old-age-security/guaranteed-income-supplement.html

Old-Age Security Overview: www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/publicpensions/cpp/old-age-security.html

Kitchener Today with Brian Bourke

Friday July 23rd, 2021

Show Opening... But first (0:33); ACO Statement regarding Ontario Place (20:48); Laurier, UW and Conestoga students living in residence during 2021-2022 academic year required to be vaccinated (42:53); Can we cancel 'cancel culture'? (1:03:30); Free Phones Friday (1:27:03)

Mike Farwell Show

Friday July 23rd, 2021

The opening monologue (0:56); Canadian colleges and universities need to mandate vaccines for students within the next two weeks (21:32); Who Is Vaccine Hesitant? Might We Change Their Minds? (42:12); OHL mandates vaccines for players, staff, and billet families under return to play plan (1:02:41); Friday Four Panel. Topics: About 81% of residents in Waterloo Region have received one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. At this point, this is no longer about access to vaccines, is it? We all know where to find them if we want one. So, how do we reach the next 9% to achieve 90% vaccination coverage? / Would you be more likely to attend a business where you know the staff is fully vaccinated? / An ugly scene in Toronto as the city asks police to clear a homeless encampment from a public park. Are these camps unhealthy and a threat to public safety? / Two billionaires, two weeks, two space flights. Why should we care? (1:24:56)

Sales and Marking podcast (Profitworks)

Do you have Google Analytics on your website?

Do you have Google Analytics on your website? If not, listen to find out how much it can help understand your website traffic, the source of traffic, how many conversions your website is creating, the source of those conversions, and how people are interacting with your site.

Sales and Marking podcast (Profitworks)

Do you have Inspectlet on your website?

Do you have Inspectlet on your website? If not, listen to our podcast to find out how it can help you improve your website.

Farwell and Pope Podcast

OHL Stories from Kitchener (featuring Al MacInnis)

Two of the biggest questions in Kitchener coming into the new season are Donovan Sebrango and Declan McDonnell. After spending considerable time this past season in the AHL, will they be back at The Aud? Farwell and Pope can't seem to agree (shockingly) but the pair still bring you a preview of what's to come for the Rangers this season. And speaking of The Aud, you just never know who's going to show up there. Today's episode features an interview with a former Ranger who won a Memroial Cup before going on to win two Stanley Cups, a Conn Smythe Trophy, and was named a 12-time NHL all-star. Back when we were inside arenas, Al MacInnis took in a game at The Aud and joined the broadcast for a chat about his playing days.

Pull the Plug

PTP357 - July 23, 2021 - Jay Pollmann, Danny Allen, and Sucks to Suck


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Sucks to Suck

- Deaf-blind Paralympian quits Team USA

- Man sneaks onto farm, has sex with a horse

- Cop calls backup for “drone”, ends up being Jupiter

Wouldn’t Have It Any Other Way by Jay Pollmann

How Music Heals with Danny Allen

- Danny Allen’s Music Therapy

One Day Older None the Wiser by Jay Pollmann

Closing/Rec Room

- Paternal podcast

- 4 Turntables and a Microphone

- No Gods No Masters by Garbage

- Sob Rock by John Mayer

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Beyond the Bulletin Podcast

Episode 96 - Beesley Architecture, Residence Vaccination, President’s Forum

Professor Philip Beesley, from the School of Architecture, discusses his innovative collaborations, including an installation currently showing at the Venice Architecture Biennale. Students living in residence for the 2021-2022 academic year must be vaccinated against COVID-19. President Vivek Goel will lead his first President’s Forum later this month. And employees can purchase computer hardware from the W Store via payroll deduction. Links in this episode: Vaccine centre: uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness/covid-19-vaccine-centre Coronavirus website: uwaterloo.ca/coronavirus/ President’s forum: hopin.com/events/presidents-forum Living Architecture Systems Group: livingarchitecturesystems.com/ La Biennale di Venezia: www.labiennale.org/en/architecture/2021/among-diverse-beings/philip-beesley-living-architecture-systems-group-university-waterloo-school-architecture

Kitchener Today with Brian Bourke

Thursday July 22nd, 2021

Show Opening... But first (0:33); Ontario stopped enforcing credentials in skilled trades, right after Doug Ford took power (20:41); Strong Signs of Economic Recovery as Waterloo Region Starts Reopening (42:59); Workplaces need to adjust wellness strategies for remote workers (1:02:56); How the COVID-19 delay of the Tokyo Olympics helped some athletes break records (1:25:18); Interview local app development company supporting small business growth in the summer (1:46:45)

Across Her Table

Episode 4 Promo


Mike Farwell Show

Thursday July 22nd, 2021

The opening monologue (0:56); COVID-19 Vaccine Certificates: Key Considerations for the Ontario Context (21:52); Combating antisemitism will require action beyond a single day's national summit (43:52); Expedition from High Arctic to Point Pelee underway (1:03:47); Canadian Chamber: Continued border closure by US defies science and logic (1:26:13); The Flip Side. Topic: Which movie scene brings you to tears every time? (1:46:42)

CIGI/The Logic Big Tech Podcast

Geoffrey Cain on China’s Dystopian Surveillance State

In this episode of Big Tech, Taylor Owen speaks with Geoffrey Cain, author of The Perfect Police State, about the technology enabled in China’s Xinjiang region to oppress its Uighur population. Through a network of surveillance systems, social credit scores, algorithm-driven pre-crime computer software and a society where people are now fearful of their neighbours, China has built a chillingly real Orwellian police state. In their conversation, Taylor and Geoffrey discuss how these technologies are used to identify, detain and brainwash the Uighur people in what may be the first genocide in history driven by big data and artificial intelligence (AI). 

However, one of the most powerful aspects of this surveillance system has nothing to do with the advanced technology. “It’s a crude system that is designed to keep people on their toes, to, you know, turn them against each other. … If my good friend might be snitching on me, well, I’m going to snitch on him first, and hopefully he’ll be taken to a camp. And then my ranking with the government rises and maybe the AI and the computer systems won’t take me away,”Cain explains. With no transparency in the system — no one knows how it functions or decides who’s a threat, or what computer code might determine their fate — an entire population lives in constant uncertainty and fear. 

Kitchener Today with Brian Bourke

Wednesday July 21st, 2021

Show Opening... But first (0:33); The WHO and the IOC are playing with lives at state-of-emergency Tokyo Olympics (20:42); Where's the plan? NDP calls for action and investments in back-to-school (43:30); Don't try to replace pets with robots - instead, design robots to be more like service animals (1:04:28); We can't predict the next wildfire disaster - but we can plan for it (1:27:40); Chief Mark B. Hill and Residential School Survivors to Make Announcement at the Former Mohawk Institute (1:48:25)

She Is Your Neighbour

Traumatic Brain Injury as a Result of Intimate Partner Violence with Lin Haag

Traumatic brain injury survivor and researcher, Lin Haag is committed to understanding the connection between intimate partner violence and traumatic brain injury. In this episode, Lin explains how common traumatic brain injuries are for women experiencing domestic violence. She shares shocking statistics, discussing how these injuries can impact a woman’s ability to leave, and offers hope to those who may be in this situation.

Join in the conversation! Use the hashtag #SheIsYourNeighbour and connect with us on social media at @WomensCrisisSWR. Learn more at www.sheisyourneighbour.com.

Mike Farwell Show

Wednesday July 21st, 2021

The opening monologue (0:56); As interest in COVID-19 vaccine plummets, doses of Moderna could expire at Waterloo region's pharmacies (21:30); Ontario Science Table and hospitals release new guidance for return to in-person school (42:28); Kitchener Rotary celebrates 100 years (1:03:24); 'Words are no longer enough': Muslim group releases 60 calls to action ahead of National Summit on Islamophobia (1:25:59); Between Two Hosts (1:45:58)

Bonn Park Podcast



Too Scary

Too Scary 60: 28 Days Later (2002) feat. Wild Pretty Things

28 Days Later is a 2002 British post-apocalyptic horror drama film directed by Danny Boyle, written by Alex Garland, and starring Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston, Megan Burns and Brendan Gleeson. The plot depicts the breakdown of society following the accidental release of a highly contagious virus and focuses upon the struggle of four survivors to cope with the destruction of the life they once knew while evading those infected by the virus.

Too Scary is a podcast about movies that are too scary. This episode is hosted by Mark Carter and features special guests Melissa & Jarrett from the Wild Pretty Things podcast.

CKMS 102.7 FM: Radio Waterloo

RFQ: CKMS-FM Studio Ventilation (283 Duke St. W. 114b, Kitchener, Ontario)

♦To: HVAC contractors Request For Quote (RFQ20210719.v) Our Kitchener studio is a unit in the former Boehmer Box Factory, unit 114B on the first floor off Breithaupt Street. The unit is approximately 400 square feet, divided into a reception area and studio control room, both approximately 15ft x 15ft. Both areas require ventilation and filtration … Continue reading RFQ: CKMS-FM Studio Ventilation (283 Duke St. W. 114b, Kitchener, Ontario) →

Kitchener Today with Brian Bourke

Tuesday July 20th, 2021

Show Opening... But first (0:33); Ottawa tested facial recognition on millions of travellers at Toronto's Pearson airport in 2016 (21:07); New insurance rules for Canadians as international travel opens up (43:26); Ontario science advisory group recommends extra curriculars resume, schools stay open (1:05:04); Three in five Canadians report that the cost of living for their household has increased (1:26:58); Tuesday Tech Spotlight. GUEST: Kelsey Hellyer, Founder, Closet from Hell (1:48:10)

Mike Farwell Show

Tuesday July 20th, 2021

The opening monologue (0:56); Canada easing travel restrictions for vaxxed Americans on Aug. 9 (21:20); With the law unclear, businesses face tricky questions about mandating vaccines (43:00); Giant giraffe statue keeping eye over Waterloo Park (1:03:00); Council spikes staff recommendation to cut down timeline for clearing sidewalk snow (1:24:55); Mitigating forest fires (1:45:05)

Farwell and Pope Podcast

OHL Stories from Kingston (featuring Russ Hammond)

OHL fans in the west are understandably upset that the Conference-based schedule means they won't get the chance to see Shane Wright in what will likely be his last year in the league. But that's not stopping us from checking in with Ian MacAlpine, who covers the Kingston Frontenacs and thinks this year's team could feature one of the league's most dynamic lines. Plus, we celebrate the game's unsung heroes in a feature interview with former Storm equipment manager Rusty Hammond, who left an indelible mark on the OHL.

Kitchener Today with Brian Bourke

Monday July 19th, 2021

Show Opening... But first (0:33); Between Two Hosts (2:13); Have your say on voting methods for the 2022 municipal election (19:26); A couple of things... (1:02:54); What Canada can learn from Sweden about creating middle-class retail jobs (1:25:47); Waterloo Crime Stoppers Moe Norman Golf tournament august 26 (1:46:03)

Mike Farwell Show

Monday July 19th, 2021

The opening monologue (0:56); Most residents support lowering speed limits in residential areas (20:49); Cambridge man arrested for mosque break-in, vandalism (34:22); Cambridge council has the power to stop MZO, province says (43:07); OMA calls for COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all Ontario health-care workers (1:05:15); Rant or Rave: You're up! The stage is yours. Give us a call to tell us what has you ranting or raving! (1:27:04); Five Minutes with Farwell. GUEST: Tracy Valko, The Valko Team (2:05:57)

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So Old It’s New set list for Monday, July 19, 2021 – on air 8-10 pm ET

Chris Isaak, Let’s Have A Party . . . Isaak became well known via his big hit Wicked Game, which to me remains his best song and, released in 1989, is now more than 30 years old! But Isaak’s other material is top-notch; I’m not a major fan but I do like this rocker and … Continue reading So Old It’s New set list for Monday, July 19, 2021 – on air 8-10 pm ET →