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London Live with Mike Stubbs

English, News magazine, 1 season, 1038 episodes, 16 hours, 59 minutes
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Mike Stubbs pushes beyond the headlines, providing a mix of informed opinion and entertainment you won’t find anywhere else. Mike explores stories and topics important to Londoners from any and all angles.
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A new way of growing food with Kim Parker of Food Security Structures Canada

Feeding everyone on our earth has long been a challenge and with changes to our climate and farmlands that effort isn't likely to get easier. With that in mind Food Security Structures Canada and Western University have developed an Agrotunnel to try to introduce a new means of growing food. Kim Parker, the President and CEO of Food Security Structures Canada talked about the project with 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs.
5/23/202413 minutes, 25 seconds
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Why our movements get slower as we age - it may not be what you think

Dr. Robbie Courter was part of a research team at the University of Colorado at Boulder that looked into movements of humans as they age. Why do those movements tend to slow? What could be behind that? 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs sat down with Dr. Couter to find out. For more - please visit: https://www.jneurosci.org/content/44/15/e1596232024.abstract
5/17/20248 minutes, 6 seconds
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New London City Manager Sandra Datars-Bere talks with Mike Stubbs

One week into her role as London City Manager, Sandra Datars-Bere sat down with 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about what makes her feel ready to take the reins of one of the top positions in London.
5/10/20248 minutes, 15 seconds
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Foreign intelligence could be using gangs and organized crime in Canada with Phil Gurski - President of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting

There appears to be a new role for gangs or organized crime in Canada. Foreign intelligence services are reportedly contracting them to do their dirty work. 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs spoke with Phil Gurski - President of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting - about what it happening and what - if anything - we can do about it.
5/10/202411 minutes, 7 seconds
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The story of the London Knights fan club with Sav Neth

The latest chapter of the London Knights fan club probably began its story with a green lightsaber and the spectacular energy emanating from Sav Neth. Mike Stubbs sat down with Sav to talk all things London Knights and where Sav's love for the game of hockey began.
5/10/202410 minutes, 12 seconds
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Deputy Mayor Shawn Lewis on money for Ark Aid Mission and shelter spaces

London Deputy Mayor Shawn Lewis apeaks with 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs about the approval of $687,000 in funding by the Strategic Priorities and Policy Committee for London’s Ark Aid Street Mission to extend its emergency winter shelter beds. Where can the money be found to do it and what impacts are we seeing in the city?
5/8/202411 minutes, 46 seconds
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Smile Cookies - Where do the proceeds go?

Everyone enjoyed Smile Cookies during Smile Cookie Week at Tim Horton's but do we know what happens to the proceeds and how they help food insecurity for students in our area? 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs spoke with Danielle Findlay of the Ontario Student Nutrition Program and found out.
5/7/20247 minutes, 30 seconds
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Maya tries to break the Alphaghetti sorting Guiness World Record

Content producer Maya Reid takes on Mike's challenge to sort through a can of Alphaghetti and attempt to beat the world record of 3:21 arranging all of the letters in the can.
4/24/20249 minutes, 58 seconds
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Ghosts forests are popping up along the coast - but what are they?

Amy McDermott, science reporter with Front Matter, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to explain what ghost forests are and how they are caused. McDermott also explains the concerns that scientists have about forests and their ability to adapt to environmental changes.
4/16/202410 minutes, 41 seconds
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Protests have changes throughout history - but are they still having the same impact?

Dr. Ron Stagg, a Professor at Toronto Metropolitan University, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about how protests have changed throughout history, why they've changed, and if they are as impactful as they once were.
4/15/20247 minutes, 36 seconds
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'Happy Has-Been' Bill Welychka talks new book and long career in entertainment

Bill Welychka, entertianment journalist, former MuchMusic host and radio DJ, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about his new book "A Happy Has-Been. Exciting Times and Lessons Learned by One of Canada’s Foremost Entertainment Journalists," which outlines his long career interviewing stars and music legends, traveling around the world hosting events, and also dives into his personal life and the lessons he learned along the way.
4/10/202415 minutes, 23 seconds
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Strong Towns is changing how we approach community development for the better

Edward Erfurt, Community Action Director with Strong Town, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about what Strong Towns is, how they came to be, and what their goal is. Erfurt talks about the issues that many communities are facing and how Strong Towns is helping to address them and change things for the better.
4/9/20248 minutes, 43 seconds
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Deepfake nudes produced with AI are only one of the risks people face with new technological advancements

Dr. Kaitlynn Mendes, Associate Professor of Sociology at Western University and Canada Research Chair in Inequality and Gender, whose an expert in tech-facilitated sexual violence, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about AI being used to generate deepfake nudes and the impact it has. Dr. Mendes talks about other risks that new technology present and what laws need to be in place to protect people.
4/9/202416 minutes, 25 seconds
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The moment of total eclipse in Port Stanley at Pierside Pub

Mike Stubbs was on-location at Pierside Pub in Port Stanley at the exact moment of the total eclipse. Listen as the crowd reacts to the once in a lifetime experience and hear from one person who came to Port Stanley to watch.
4/8/202410 minutes, 4 seconds
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London cousins Nicole and Julia Gosling are Team Canada teammates at WWHC

Paul and Peter Gosling, two brothers from London, join Mike Stubbs to talk about their daughters Nicole and Julia who are on Team Canada at the Women's World Hockey Championship. Paul and Peter talk about what it's like having both of their daughters on the team and how the tournament has gone so far.
4/8/202411 minutes, 25 seconds
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Pierside Pub eclipse watch party in Port Stanley - with Mike Stubbs live on location!

Pierside Pub is holding an eclipse watch party on Monday, and Mike Stubbs will be there live on-location broadcasting throughout the eclipse. Brent Noels from Pierside Pub joins Mike to breakdown what he and other visitors can expect.
4/5/20245 minutes, 51 seconds
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Deputy Mayor Shawn Lewis talks building BRT north and west and backyard fireworks

Deputy Mayor Shawn Lewis joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the challenge of building BRT north and west routes and weighs in on the backyard firework debate.
3/28/202411 minutes, 11 seconds
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Western Professor explains the engineering side of the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse

Dr. Ashraf El Damatty, Professor and Chair in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Western University, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to explain what happened with the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore from an engineering perspective, and what we can learn from it going forward.
3/26/20247 minutes, 28 seconds
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Caregivers of Petrolia Ferals aims to help the stray and feral cat population in the area

Julie Medeiros, Team Coordinator at Caregivers of Petrolia Ferals, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the organization's efforts to help the stray and feral cats in the area, why there has been an increase in the feral and stray population.
3/26/202410 minutes, 29 seconds
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Small landlords are urging the Provincial government to change eviction rule to tackle bad tenants

Chris Seepe, CEO of Aztech Realty, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about what small landlords need from the provincial government to help them evict bad tenants who are not paying rent, or demanding what's called "fees for keys."
3/26/202419 minutes, 23 seconds
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Improving landlord and tenant relationships

Chris Seepe, CEO of Aztech Realty, joins 980 CFPL to talk about the relationship between tenants and landlords, how they can be improved, and tools that are being created to help support both sides.
3/25/202413 minutes, 11 seconds
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The Grand Theatre announces what coming to the stage in the 2024-25 season

Rachel Peake, the new Artistic Director at the Grand Theatre, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about what theatregoers have to look forward to in the 2024-25 season.
3/20/20249 minutes, 28 seconds
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Protecting your eyes from the solar eclipse

Dr. Martin Spiro, Optometrist and President of the Canadian Association of Optometrists, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about how people can protect their eyes from the upcoming solar eclipse on April 8th and what you should look for when purchasing eclipse viewing glasses.
3/20/20247 minutes, 32 seconds
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Sliding into summer on East Park London's new waterslides

Alon Shatil, General Manager for East Park London, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the exciting changes to the waterpark that visitors can expect this summer.
3/19/202410 minutes, 31 seconds
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A renoviction by-law could impact small landlords more than you think

The City of London is drafting a by-law that would prevent renovictions in the city, following in Hamilton's footsteps. Though this could be a positive thing for tenants, small landlords would be facing more issues that could then fall back on the city. Joe Hoffer, Partner at Cohen-Highley Lawyers, joins Mike Stubbs to outline what problems could come up for landlords, and then Ward 6 Councillor Sam Trosow weighs in on the conversation.
3/19/202419 minutes, 35 seconds
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Crocheting hearts to help London family

Natalia Da Costa is helping to raise money for 14-year-old Mason Christiaens who has had a number of health challenges over his young life. Mason is blind and was also recently diagnosed with Guillain-Barré Syndrome. Helping Mason with treatment has been very expensive and Natalia has crocheted little hearts that can be found at Nova Era Bakery where they are accepting donations for Mason. 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs spoke with Natalia about how she became involved in trying to help Mason and his family. 
3/19/20242 minutes, 49 seconds
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Upcoming hockey stars are taking the ice tonight in the U16AAA semi-finals

Jim Van Horne joins Mike Stubbs as they talk about the U16AAA playoffs, with one game left in the semi-final 6-point series, with the winner taking on the London Junior Knights for the Alliance Hockey Championship.
3/18/20247 minutes, 9 seconds
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Open banking 101: Everything Canadian's need to know about the new way of banking that could be coming

Hanna Zaidi, Vice President of Payment Strategy at Wealthsimple, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about what exactly open banking is and what it would look like in practice. Zaidi puts open banking into simple terms, making it less intimidating and easier to understand.
3/18/20248 minutes, 53 seconds
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One student's mission to address food insecurity at Western University

Saanvi Kapoor, a third-year Ivey Student and founder of the Pay it Forward initiative at Western University, joins Mike Stubbs to talk about Pay it Forward, and how she's looking to use the Western ONEcard to address food insecurity on campus.
3/18/202411 minutes, 30 seconds
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CEO of London Hydro announces to retirement

Dr. Vinay Sharma, CEO of London Hydro, announced his retirement which set for August. Dr. Sharma headed up London Hydro in his position as CEO for 15 years and has spent 26 years with the company. He joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to chat about his long career.
3/14/20249 minutes, 26 seconds
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Deputy Mayor Shawn Lewis talks about what London needs for recreational facilities

Deputy Mayor Shawn Lewis joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about what's missing in terms of recreational facilities in London, and different ways they can be built.
3/12/20247 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Beach Hangar is bringing beach volleyball to London, all year-round

Dave Ward, co-founder of Summit Sports and manager of Forest City Sport and Social Club joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the idea behind opening an indoor beach volleyball court at London International Airport, and what future athletes can expect from the facility.
3/12/202410 minutes, 2 seconds
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The mental side of sports

Larissa Mills, from The Mental Game Academy, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the power of visualization, the mental side of sports, and the importance of sleep and low screen time.
3/11/202413 minutes, 45 seconds
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Roll the dice...Can you guess who this actor plays in CLUE?

Actor Jesse Gervais joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to tease more of what audiences can expect when they come to see CLUE at the Grand Theatre. Jesse also helps Mike giveaway tickets for the show, hinting that his character is like the dice in the board game.
3/8/202413 minutes, 20 seconds
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Mike Stubbs gets stumped by a live game of guess who for tickets to see CLUE

Actress Petrina Bromley stumps Mike Stubbs and listeners on who she's playing in CLUE at the Grand Theatre. Petrina then sticks around and chats with Mike about the show and what theatre goers can expect when they come to watch the show.
3/6/202416 minutes, 45 seconds
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Can you guess who did it? CLUE takes the stage at the Grand Theater bringing the board game to life

The family favourite board game and cult classic movie, CLUE is now taking the stage at The Grand Theatre in London, keeping audiences on the edge of their seats wondering who did it. Dennis Garnhum, director of the play and former Artistic Director at the Grand Theatre, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to tease what audiences can expect from the show and the mystery behind it.
3/5/20246 minutes, 16 seconds
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London Blazers brought the gold home to London

Chris Lauzon joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the gold medal that the London Blazers brought home from the 2024 Special Olympics.
3/5/20248 minutes, 38 seconds
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Tornadoes and music spiral together at Western University in a new musical gallery

Professor Sharon Wei from the Don Wright Faculty of Music at Western University joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about a new musical gallery taking place at Western University on March 1st that pulled inspiration from The Northern Tornadoes project. Prof. Wei outlines how the idea came to be, and how art and music can represent science, space, and time.
2/29/20249 minutes, 13 seconds
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Deputy Fire Chief outlines how to take care of your rechargeable batteries

Deputy Fire Chief Matt Hepditch joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about what you need to know about how to treat your rechargeable lithium-ion battery to ensure that they are being used safely and lowering the risk of fire.
2/29/202411 minutes, 58 seconds
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The push to privatize health care is causing major issues in London hospitals

Peter Bergmanis, co-chair of the London Health Coalition, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the Ontario Health Coalition's report looking at the issues with the provinces push to privatize health care. Bergmanis takes the report and zeros in on London, pointing out the issues that London is seeing.
2/29/20248 minutes, 15 seconds
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Ontario colleges and universities are getting more funding - but is it enough?

London West NDP MPP Peggy Sattler joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the announcement today from the province announcing $1.3 billion in funding to colleges and universities, and why that number still isn't enough.
2/26/20248 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Property Tax Tour: Oxford County

Oxford County Warden Marcus Ryan joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the property tax increase that oxford county residents will see this year. Warden Ryan also breaks down the difference between county property tax and city or town property tax.
2/26/20247 minutes, 48 seconds
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New drivers are faking driver's ed certificates, but missing the key reasons they should take the class

Maria Bagdonas, COO of Young Drivers, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about fake driver’s education certificates and why some people may try to cheat the system and forge the certificate. Maria also outlines what you learn in driver's ed classes that you wouldn't learn from a parent or family member.
2/20/20249 minutes, 15 seconds
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The Property Tax Tour: St. Thomas residents will be seeing a 2.95% property tax increase this year

St. Thomas Mayor Joe Preston joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the 2.95% property tax increase that St Thomas residents will be seeing this year. Mayor Preston explains how they got the number, which is much lower than their neighboring communities in London and Hamilton.
2/20/20246 minutes, 56 seconds
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A new bill is going through provincial parliament addressing coercive abuse

London-Fanshawe NDP MP Lindsay Mathyssen joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about a piece of legislation that is trying to stop coercive abuse. MP Mathyssen explains what coercive abuse is, and where the bill is at right now, and why this bill is needed.
2/20/20246 minutes, 14 seconds
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Federal NDP Leader comments on the impending Pharmacare deadline

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the impending deadline for the Canada Pharmacare Act that the Liberal party agreed to pass as a part of the supply and confidence agreement between the two parties.
2/14/202410 minutes, 48 seconds
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Bill 124 has been deemed unconstitutional - what happens now?

Dr. Doris Grinspun, CEO of the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the ruling today by the Ontario Court of Appeals that the Ford governments bill, Bill 124, is unconstitutional.
2/12/202411 minutes, 8 seconds
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Ontario's health care system needs change, and home care isn't an exception

Sue VanderBent, CEO of Home Care Ontario, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about Home Care Ontario and the changes and support needed in the Home Care sector of health care.
2/6/20248 minutes, 3 seconds
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Deputy Mayor Shawn Lewis breaks down the budget

London Deputy Mayor Shawn Lewis joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the budget and explains how it works with a multi-year budget and the new strong mayor powers in effect.
1/31/202411 minutes, 14 seconds
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Coyotes are roaming around, and the City of Burlington has some tips on how to manage them

Adam Palmeri, Manager of By-law Enforcement & Animal Services at the City of Burlington, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about their coyote management program, as well as what to do if a coyote approaches you and how to keep them away from your home.
1/31/20246 minutes, 34 seconds
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Sleep Clinic 101: Everything you need to know for when you go to the sleep clinic

Jennifer Mannion, Registered Polysomnographic Technician at London Health Sciences Centre, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about everything you need to know about going to sleep clinic, starting with what you need to wear.
1/30/202410 minutes, 25 seconds
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Some TD Bank users have until the end of the day to opt out of a proposed settlement

Global News National Online Journalist Saba Aziz joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to breakdown the class action lawsuit against TD Bank, the proposed settlement to the lawsuit, and why some people may choose to opt out.
1/26/20244 minutes, 39 seconds
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The governments interest on debt impacts you more than you think

Moshe Lander, Economist and Senior Lecturer in Economics at Concordia University, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about why all levels of government may be reducing funding to social services or raising taxes - to help them pay off their debt, and invest the money into the country.
1/26/202414 minutes, 30 seconds
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Raise your Stanley Cup - and no, we don't mean the trophy

Dr. Michael Mulvey, Associate Professor of Marketing at the University of Ottawa in the Telfer School of Management, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the popularity of the Stanley Cup, and why it is the newest water bottle trend.
1/24/20247 minutes, 27 seconds
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The psychology of dating and why more young people are single

Dr. Brenda Lee, a Registered Psychologist based in Vancouver, BC, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about why more young men in their 20s are single, while women are more likely to find themselves in relationships. Dr. Lee touches on the fear that surrounds dating, and how external factors come into play.
1/22/202415 minutes, 37 seconds
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St Thomas Ultramarathoner is gearing up for a hike up Mount Kilimanjaro

Tim Westaway, who is originally from St. Thomas, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about his experience doing Ultramarathons, and why he decided to trek up Mount Kilimanjaro.
1/22/202414 minutes, 43 seconds
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Honolulu Blue Monday: Detroit Lions roar into the playoffs

Jim Van Horne and Tom Dalby join 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the Lions first playoff win in over 30 years, and what its like to be a Lion's fan.
1/16/202418 minutes, 33 seconds
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Make it Livable: the call for more support in social assistance programs as the cost of living goes up

Kelly Ziegner, President and CEO of United Way Elgin Middlesex, joins Mike Stubbs to talk about the town-hall being held on Monday, January 15th to talk more about the lack of funding that people on social assistance programs are experiencing and how that is impacting them in finding housing, work and other services. Ziegner breaks down the shocking numbers that people within these programs are having to live on, and why an increase is needed.
1/15/20247 minutes, 38 seconds
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The CEBA deadline is just around the corner

David Gens, Founder and CEO of Merchant Growth, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about what small business owners and consumers need to know about the CEBA deadline which is just around the corner. Gens also talks about what happens if they don't pay back the loan, and what he's hearing from small business owners.
1/15/20248 minutes, 31 seconds
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Better neighbourhood amenities could improve youth mental health

AJ Wray, PhD Candidate in Geography at Western University, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about a recent study done with youth in London, Ontario about how their neighbourhood amenities contributed to positive or negative changes to their mental health at the beginning of the pandemic.
1/12/202413 minutes, 43 seconds
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More Canadian's are buying EV's, but our infrastructure is missing the mark

Dr. Josipa Petrunic, President & CEO of Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the increase in Canadian's purchasing EV's, the lack of charging stations across the country, and why hybrid vehicles aren't being as pushed as they once were.
1/12/20249 minutes, 7 seconds
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"The reality was, I was going to die." Guy Felicella talks about what helped him go from nearly losing his life on the streets due to drug addiction to advocating for the supports and services needed for those battling addiction

Guy Felicella joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about his battle with addiction, which saw him overdose six times. Felicella discusses his journey and the role that harm reduction strategies played in it. Felicella now advocates for the services and supports that are needed to help people on the road to recovery. Check out his website at guyfelicella.com
1/11/202413 minutes, 54 seconds
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Ali Chahbar on Deputy Chief job posting and Police budget

Ali Chahbar, Chair of the London Police Services Board, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the Deputy Chief of London Police Service job posting, the budget, and National Law Enforcement Day.
1/10/202411 minutes, 22 seconds
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The Dry Challenge: the benefits of a sober month and the bragging rights that come with it.

Hilary Sheinbaum, Author of The Dry Challenge: How to Lose the Booze for Dry January, Sober October, and Any Other Alcohol-Free Month, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the benefits of doing a dry month, and why it may be good to lower your alcohol consumption.
1/8/202411 minutes, 28 seconds
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London Police are looking for a third Deputy Chief of Police

Former London Deputy Chief of Police Murray Faulkner joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the London Police Service's job posting for another Deputy Chief, and why they may be adding a third person to the role.
1/8/202412 minutes, 31 seconds
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The ripple effect of the pandemic on education

Dr. Prachi Srivastava, Assoicate Professor at Western University specializing in education and global development, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about how the pandemic impacted students, and how those impacts are being seen today.
1/8/20249 minutes, 52 seconds
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Saving the Goslings: Salthaven has stepped in to foster the early goslings found on Western's campus

Brian Salt, Owner of Salthaven Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Centre Inc, joins Mike Stubbs to talk about how they came to know about the goslings found on the University of Western's campus, and why they stepped in to save the few that are remaining.
1/5/20246 minutes, 41 seconds
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Canada Geese in London have been nesting since December, much earlier than they normally do

"That Bird Guy" Brendon Samual, a PhD Candidate at Western University joins Mike Stubbs to talk about why you may have seen some goslings wandering around London recently, why Canada Geese may be nesting now, and why their seasonal patterns may be changing.
1/3/20247 minutes, 1 second
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New book shines the spotlight on 'Hollywood's Forgotten Film Pioneer'

Mark Kearney, Professor at Western University and Author of "Al Christie: Hollywood's Forgotten Film Pioneer," joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the book and the impact Londoner Al Christie had on the film industry and his role in making Hollywood what we know it as today.
1/2/20249 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Federal Conservative Leader looks back on 2023 and listeners give their opinions

Pierre Poilievre, leader of the Federal Conservative Party of Canada, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to look back at 2023, and to talk about plans and what Canadians could see in 2024. Mike then opens the phones for listeners to voice their thoughts on what Poilievre had to say.
12/19/202317 minutes, 32 seconds
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Reviving the wartime housing program

Dr. Mike Moffat, Economist and Founding Director of the Place Centre, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the wartime housing program and what it is. Dr. Moffat was a key player pushing for the federal government to revive the wartime housing plans.
12/13/20239 minutes, 8 seconds
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The AG report has highlighted the amount of money being spent by the province on agency nurses.

Peter Bergmanis, Co-Chair and Co-Founder of the London Health Coalition, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the Auditor General report and the money spent in health care.
12/11/202313 minutes, 47 seconds
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Mirrors of Faith: Building bridges between faiths in London

Imam Mohammed Al-Jamali, from the London Muslim Mosque, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about their event, Mirrors of Faith.
12/11/20237 minutes, 13 seconds
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Hanukkah: Lighting up the night, one candle at a time

Rabbi Gurkow joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the start of Hanukkah, the festival of lights. Rabbi Gurkow talks about the importance of Hanukkah, and how people may be feeling about the celebration this year. 
12/8/20236 minutes, 23 seconds
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Budget 101: Former London Mayor breaks down how the draft budget is made and what Londoners can expect

Former London Mayor Matt Brown joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the upcoming draft budget. Brown outlines why Londoners may see a tax increase and what it takes to build the draft budget.
12/6/202311 minutes, 24 seconds
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London community has come together to support London's most vulnerable, Director of Salvation Army Centre of Hope says

Jon DeActis, Executive Director of the Salvation Army Centre of Hope joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the homelessness outreach and the generous donations they've seen from the London community so far this year. DeActis explains how this response, and community support, has been the highlight of his career.
12/4/20236 minutes, 15 seconds
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A how-to on wills with Jennifer Butkus of McKenzie Lake Lawyers LLP

Jennifer Butkus of McKenzie Lake Lawyers LLP talks with 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs about wills in the province of Ontario. What happens if you die without a will? How official doea will need to be. Jennifer provides answers to those questions and more.
12/1/20238 minutes, 16 seconds
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Explained: Prof. Kempa on Freedom of Assembly

Michael Kempa, Associate Professor of Criminology at the University of Ottawa joins Mike Stubbs, to discuss.
12/1/20234 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Lights & Sirens Toy Drive is back to fill up emergency vehicles with gifts for all ages

Frances Elizabeth Moore, President of the Board of Directors for Life Spin joins Mike Stubbs to talk about the Lights and Sirens Toy Drive that is coming up this weekend for its 10th year.
11/27/20237 minutes, 33 seconds
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Open the door to a conversation with someone new during Talk to a Stranger Week

Pete Bombaci, founder of The GenWell Project, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about Talk to a Stranger Week, the time to keep stranger danger in mind, but also to open the door to conversations with someone you may not know, and see what comes out of it.
11/21/202310 minutes, 6 seconds
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Violence in the classroom is on the rise, with more than 950 incidents being reported in Thames Valley in October

There were 958 violent incidents reported in Thames Valley schools for the month of October that involved staff, 700 of those involved objects. Craig Smith, Local President of the ETFO Thames Valley, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the numbers and explains what they mean and how the disciplinary system works. Then, listeners bring their voice to the conversation, talking about their experience working in classrooms, or voicing their thoughts as members of the community.
11/21/202336 minutes, 19 seconds
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"If your intention was to instill hate into the hearts of this community, you failed," Ali Chahbar shares his thoughts on the verdict in the Veltman trial

Ali Chahbar, Chairperson of the London Police Services Board, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to share his thoughts on the guilty verdict delivered today in the Natheniel Veltman trial.
11/16/20235 minutes, 59 seconds
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Texas King and their love of the hometown crowd

Phil Spina, bassist for Texas King, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about Texas King performing at London Music Hall this month, what it means to bring the show home, performing in front of friends and family, and what it takes for an indie band to break into the music scene.
11/16/202311 minutes, 19 seconds
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Right turns on red lights: more cities are looking to follow in Montreal's footsteps and change the rules of the road

Dr. Nicolas Saunier, Professor of civil engineering at Polytechnique Montreal, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about research into if turning red at a red light causes any risk to pedestrian and biker safety, if it saves any time off your commute, and overall, the pros and cons of allowing it, or not.
11/14/20239 minutes, 13 seconds
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The first hockey player to wear a neck guard wore it almost 50 years ago, yet neck guards still aren't mandatory in all leagues.

Kim Crouch suffered a neck injury while playing hockey in 1975 when he was cut by a skate and almost lost his life. His Dad made him a neck guard to prevent any further injuries, making Crouch the first hockey player to wear a neck guard. Almost 50 years later, neck guards still are not mandatory in all leagues. Following the death of Adam Johnson in the UK, it brings forward the question of whether this should change.
11/14/202312 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Big Bandemic is bringing back the Big Band style to Port Stanley's Stork Club

Dick Williams and Karl Herman join 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the upcoming event in Port Stanley, The Big Bandemic, which is bringing back the loved Big Band style to Port Stanley's Storke Club on November 25th.
11/10/202313 minutes, 53 seconds
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Understanding fentanyl and it's deadly power

Dr. Andy Hathaway, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Guelph, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about fentanyl, how its being used in other drugs, and the power it can have.
11/8/202313 minutes, 49 seconds
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Could land for $10 move you up north? Mayor of Cochrane, Ontario explains a new initiative to attract young people and help the housing market

Peter Politis, Mayor of Cochrane, Ontario, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about a new program that could see plots of land selling at extreme discounted rates, which could be as low as $10. The goal of the program is to help boot the housing supply and attract more people to the area.
11/7/20238 minutes, 28 seconds
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Controversial CMHA homeless hub proposal was withdrawn; what happens now?

Mike Stubbs is joined by London Mayor Josh Morgan, Ward 7 Councillor Corrine Rahman, and Sean Warren, Complex Urban Health Specialist with the London InterCommunity Health Center and Co-Chair of the hubs implementation table, to talk about the Canadian Mental Health Association Thames Valley withdrawing their proposal for a homeless hub focused on serving women and female-identifying individuals.
11/7/202332 minutes, 30 seconds
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Ingersoll's Katie Rice is a back-to-back OCAA Cross-Country Champion, and is aiming for more

Katie Rice, a Cross-Country runner from Ingersoll, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about her back-to-back OCAA championship wins, what got her into cross-country and her plans for the future.
11/2/20239 minutes, 34 seconds
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London's own Maggie Mac Neil made history at the Pan American Games

Swimmer Maggie Mac Neil joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about her record-breaking five gold medals at the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games.
10/31/202311 minutes, 40 seconds
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As temperatures drop, London Coffee House is doing their part in making sure everyone stays warm

Rose Whelan, from the London Coffee House, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about their upcoming warm wear donation drive this Saturday from 11am-1pm. London Coffee House, located on Hamilton Road at Redan Street, supports up to 200 individuals each day, with many of these people being homeless, living in encampments, or couch surfing.
10/31/20235 minutes, 31 seconds
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Doctors trained overseas jump through many hurdles to work as doctors in Canada, even with the shortage

Dr. Shafi Bhuiyan, Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Public Health at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the process of becoming a doctor in Canada if you are from somewhere else, and how even though there is a shortage of doctors in Canada, it isn't easy.
10/30/202316 minutes, 35 seconds
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Youth Opportunities Unlimited has a new hub for young people focusing in on wellness

Steve Cordes, from Youth Opportunities Unlimited, joins 980's Mike Stubbs to talk about the new hub that was announced today, for youth up to the age of 25 looking for resources on anything to do with wellness.
10/27/20239 minutes, 22 seconds
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'Step up and boogie down'; The United Way Stair Climb is coming to town

Kelly Ziegner, President and CEO of United Way Elgin Middlesex, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the upcoming TD Stair Climb event on November 2nd.
10/25/20238 minutes, 46 seconds
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London's population continues to grow, and so does the housing market

Adam Miller, 2023 Chair of London, St. Thomas Association of Realtors (LSTAR), joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about if London and area has the housing available to support more people moving to the city, after a campaign was launched in Toronto with billboards encouraging people to move to London.
10/24/20236 minutes, 22 seconds
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Incentivizing developers to build affordable housing

Nick Gefucia, Vice-President of Affordable Housing at EllisDon, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about affordable housing, and the provincial government's goal of building 3.5 million units at an affordable level. Gefucia also breaks down what incentives exist to help developers want to build, as well as what else may help.
10/23/20237 minutes, 32 seconds
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Halloween is right around the corner, and McCulloch's Costumes can help you get into the spooky spirit

Rose McCulloch from McCulloch's Costumes joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about all things Halloween; from costumes, to decorations, and what's trending this season.
10/20/20235 minutes, 14 seconds
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Home County Music & Art Festival has been cancelled for 2024

Sara Lanthier, Board Chair with the Home County Music & Art Festival, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the decision to cancel the festival for 2024, as well as what the future may look like.
10/19/20239 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Taylor Swift effect

Simone Moreau-Rodgers, Program Coordinator, Customer Relationship Marketing & Sales Management at Fanshawe College joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about all things Taylor Swift and how she has become the superstar she is.
10/17/202314 minutes, 22 seconds
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Streaming and strikes are causing movie theaters to take a massive hit

Dr. Louis-Etienne Dubois, Associate Professor in the Department of Creative Industries at Toronto Metropolitan University and Director of the Future of Liver Entertainment Lab, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about how movie theaters are doing with streaming starting to take over. Dr. Dubois outlines the changes theaters have seen over the years and what needs to happen for them to survive.
10/17/202310 minutes, 2 seconds
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London Innovation Challenge is looking at innovators to find ways to support London's creative industries

Christina Fox, CEO of TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the London Innovation Challenge, which aims to challenge London innovators to develop sustainable technology that addresses challenges our community is facing.
10/17/20238 minutes, 48 seconds
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More support is needed for people with autism across Canada

Bruce Petherick, autistic advocate for Autism Canada joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about how much support still need to amplify for helping people with autism in Canada.
10/16/20238 minutes, 11 seconds
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Lobbyist registry was a miss at Tuesdays council meeting, Deputy Mayor Shawn Lewis explains why

London's Deputy Mayor Shawn Lewis joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about why a municipal lobbyist registry isn't needed in London, after a motion to bring one to the table fell short at Tuesday's SPPC meeting.
10/11/20239 minutes, 8 seconds
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Dream Lottery Loyalty Deadline is just around the corner

Kim Woodbridge from Dream Lottery joins Mike Stubbs to talk about the Loyalty Deadline on October 12th.
10/11/20236 minutes, 59 seconds
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"It's everywhere you turn here, the quantity is overwhelming and it's hitting almost every house," Podcast host Daniel Ofir outlines the on-going conflict in Israel

Daniel Ofir is a podcast host in Israel and spoke with Mike Stubbs about what has been happening since Saturday's attack by Hamas militants.
10/10/202310 minutes, 15 seconds
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Farmers markets could save you a few dollars on produce while supporting local farmers

Janet Music, Research Program Coordinator with the Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the benefit of local farmers markets and how it can save you money. Music also explains some changes Canada needs to make to grow food all year round.
10/10/202311 minutes, 42 seconds
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519Pledge for Socks: Helping London's homeless population keep warm as winter rolls in

Allison DeBlair from 519Pursuit joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the 519Pledge for Socks, which brings forward the conversation of homelessness and how we all can get involved and help. From October 1st to November 15th, you can take the pledge as we head into colder months, when socks are most needed. Socks are one of the requested items by the homeless population, and when you take the pledge, you are helping provide fresh socks to members of the London community.
10/10/20237 minutes, 47 seconds
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From the Arctic to the Pacific, to the Atlantic: One Goderich lawyer is biking across Canada to raise funds for RAVENS Trust

In June 2023, Nick Avis put his cushy job as a lawyer on pause to bike across Canada, raising money for RAVENS Trust, an Indigenous legal fund that provides support to make groundbreaking changes for Indigenous Peoples of Canada towards reconciliation and environmental justice. Nick joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about why he decided to do this bike ride, what he hopes to gain from it, and his goal to raise $1 per kilometer he bikes along the way.
9/30/202313 minutes, 55 seconds
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Translating children's books to preserve language

Lynda Minoose, Director of Language and Culture on Cold Lake First Nation, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about a project she has been a part of, translating Robert Munsch books into First Nation languages to help preserve and pass on the language to kids.
9/30/20237 minutes, 21 seconds
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London children's book author is shining a light on First Nation culture

Bridget George, an award-winning children's book author and Bear Clan from Kettle and Stony Point First Nation, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about why she decided to write and illustrate children's books showcasing Indigenous stories. The Anishinaabe author and illustrator not only brings light to Indigenous stories, but also passes along the language, by writing a dual language book to help make the Anishinaabe language less intimidating.
9/30/20239 minutes, 33 seconds
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OSSTF and the province have reached a deal that will keep kids in the classroom uninterrupted for the next three years

Education Minister Stephen Lecce joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the deal that was reached today between the province and the Ontario Secondary Schools Teachers Federation (OSSTF), that will keep kids in the classroom uninterrupted for the next three years. Minister Lecce also talks about the recent EQAO results that show that math and literacy scores are up.
9/28/202310 minutes, 41 seconds
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Deputy Mayor Shawn Lewis gives an update on the homeless hubs and some new developments in London's downtown

Deputy Mayor Shawn Lewis joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to give an update on the homeless hubs in London that have been going through council over the past few weeks. Lewis also gives Londoners some good news about grocery stores coming to the downtown core.
9/27/20239 minutes, 27 seconds
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Digging into Hunka: Why one University of Ottawa professor decided to uncover who Yaroslav Hunka really is

Dr. Ivan Katchaonvski, professor of Political Science at the University of Ottawa, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about why he decided to do some research into Yaroslav Hunka, who is a veteran of a Nazi unit and received a standing ovation in the House of Commons which led to Speaker of the House Anthony Rota to resign from his position.
9/26/20239 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Towards Braiding exhibit at Forest City Gallery dreams of an anti-colonial future

Sara Mai Chitty, Anishinaabe Educator, member of Alderville First Nation and board member at Forest City Gallery as well as Curriculum and Pedagogy Advisor at Western University, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about Towards Braiding: Dreaming of Anti-colonial Futures in the Forest City, an exhibit that helps to educate Londoners on their role and responsibility as Treaty People, and how everyone can work together for an anti-colonial future. To find out more visit Towards Braiding: Dreaming of Anti-colonial Futures in the Forest City (forestcitygallery.com)
9/25/202310 minutes, 42 seconds
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London's homeless hubs are a few steps away from getting the stamp of approval

Kevin Dickins, Deputy City Manager of Social and Health Development, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the report on homeless hubs, as well as what the homeless hub program is.
9/25/20237 minutes, 9 seconds
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At least 18,025 Canadian nurses and doctors are licensed to work in the USA

Dominick Lucyk, Communications Director at SecondStreet.org joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about recent data that shows 8,237 nurses and doctors with Canadian mailing addresses have received licenses to practice in California, Texas, Florida, Illinois and Massachusetts, adding to the nine states along the border. This brings the number up to at least 18,025. 
9/25/20235 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Ontario government and the ETFO have reached a tentative agreement

Education Minister Stephen Lecce joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the tentative agreement that the government has reached with the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario.
9/22/20239 minutes, 11 seconds
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School presidents discuss the plans to integrate Brescia University College into Western University

Alan Shepard, President of Western University and Lauretta Frederking, President of Brescia University College join 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the plans to fully integrate the women's only college into Western by spring 2024.
9/21/202311 minutes, 33 seconds
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'Young peoples homelessness is unique:' YOU CEO talks about why they made the decision to operate one of London's new homeless hubs

Steve Cordes, CEO of Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU), joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the new homeless hubs being added to the City of London, and why YOU initially didn't plan to take part in operating one, but have now decided to step up, with healthcare partners, and run one. Cordes also breaks down what it takes to run a hub.
9/20/20238 minutes
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'Greedflation' isn't the issue, as the big 5 grocery leaders meet to find solutions for Canadians

Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, Scientific Director of the Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University, joins Mike Stubbs to talk about the grocery summit that was held in Ottawa on Monday with all the leaders of the major grocery retailers in Canada, or as Dr. Charlebois called them 'the big 5.' Dr. Charlebois explains what happened at the meeting, the fact that all people involved came ready to help, and what the next steps are.
9/19/20238 minutes, 5 seconds
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'We all have a reason to run:' CIBC Run for the Cure is back in London on October 1st

Lynn Seward, Communications lead with CIBC Run for the Cure, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure event which is back across Canada on October 1st.
9/19/20237 minutes, 28 seconds
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Suboxone: Could it be the miracle drug to help opioid addictions?

London Live listener Rob called Mike Stubbs to talk about his experience with addiction and the issues in the government programs he went through. This conversation led to a text, talking about Suboxone, which has been referred to as the 'Jesus drug to get people off opioids." But what is Suboxone? What is it made of? How does it work? Is it actually something that can help someone who is addicted to opioids? Mike turned to Dr. Steven Laviolette, from the Anatomy and Cell Biology department at Western University to answers these questions and to get a breakdown of Suboxone and addiction.
9/13/202316 minutes, 42 seconds
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Job hunting has changed with computer algorithms taking personality out of the process

Employment Specialist Jeremy McCall joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the difficulties job seekers are facing today, when everything is online and lacking some key words in your resume may automatically eliminate you from the candidate pool.
9/11/20238 minutes, 45 seconds
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Peoples Court of Public Opinion: Fireworks in London

Mike Stubbs chats with listeners about their thoughts on fireworks in London after Western University set some off after a mustang victory.
9/8/202319 minutes, 31 seconds
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Balancing the needs of roads and intersections in the city

Doug MacRae, Director of Transportation and Mobility with the City of London, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about how you can use the Service London portal to make your drive a little easier.
9/8/202314 minutes, 33 seconds
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10,000 endangered Ontario turtles are being hatched and released in London

Scott Gillingwater, Species At Risk Biologist with the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the efforts they are taking to help protect turtles and release them back into their natural habitat.
9/7/20238 minutes, 56 seconds
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Councillor Corrine Rahman explains that balance is needed between social housing and cost of maintenance

Ward 7 Councillor Corrine Rahman joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about why it's important to have social housing in the city, while also keeping the balance on what it takes to maintain the properties and the cost of that.
8/28/20237 minutes, 50 seconds
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Deputy Mayor Shawn Lewis talks about money needed for social housing projects in London

Deputy Mayor Shawn Lewis joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the geared-to-income housing that London needs but is trying to find the money to support.
8/28/202310 minutes, 2 seconds
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Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce breaks down the OSSTF tentative agreement and the funding coming to Ontario classrooms

Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to break down the OSSTF tentative agreement as well as the $30 million of funding coming to classrooms and staffing in schools.
8/28/202310 minutes, 1 second
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Union strikes have been on the rise, but it may actually be a good thing

Dr. Stephanie Ross, Associate Professor in the School of Labour Studies at McMaster University, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the uptick in union strikes over the summer and why we are seeing more of them. Dr. Ross explains that though the strikes are disruptive, we shouldn't be afraid of them as they may benefit us in the long run.
8/25/20239 minutes, 58 seconds
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Soccer and mental health: Kicks for Strength combines both to break the stigma around mental health

Alexandre and Mackenzie Machado join 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the up-coming competitive charity soccer game, Kicks for Strength, in honour of their cousin Cameron. The fundraising event brings together Cameron's love of soccer while bringing attention to mental health.
8/22/202311 minutes, 50 seconds
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The number of Ontarians who have died while waiting for a medical procedure has increased by 49% this year

Colin Craig, President of SecondStreet.org, joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about how many Ontarians have died while on a waitlist for a medical procedure. Over 2,000 people have passed while on a waitlist for surgery, and almost 10,000 have died waiting for a diagnostic scan.
8/22/20239 minutes, 15 seconds
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Help wanted signs can be seen all over London - here's what it takes to fill the roles

Jeff Sparling, President of Shakespeare Mills Inc. joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about what it is like to be looking to fill open positions right now. Help Wanted signs can be seen all over London and surrounding areas, but what is it like for the companies that are currently hiring? Sparling tries to explain what it's like.
8/21/20238 minutes, 9 seconds
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Welcome Home: Local Graffiti artist recent installation highlights the importance of London's immigrant population

Ken Galloway, Western University graduate, graffiti artist and skateboarder, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about his most recent project in London called the Wet Paint Initiative, where he is painting 10 murals around the city, with the most recent one on the corner of Adelaide St and Hamilton Rd in collaboration with artist Maria Qamar.
8/15/20236 minutes, 16 seconds
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A sit-down interview with Dr. Harry Allen

Just weeks after his 100th birthday Dr. Harry Allen sits down with 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about everything from life growing up on a tomato farm to performing life-saving surgeries in his career in gynecologic oncology, reconstructive surgery and obstetrics.
8/14/202337 minutes, 39 seconds
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"We cannot do this if we are expected to be the center for all of Ontario," Deputy Mayor Shawn Lewis talks about homeless people from other communities being sent to London

Deputy Mayor Shawn Lewis wrote a letter calling attention to the issue of members of the homeless community in other municipalities being sent to London against their will. The letter states that over 25 per cent of people diverted away from homeless services in London, have said to staff that London was not where they wanted to go. Deputy Mayor Lewis joins Mike Stubbs to talk more about the issue.
8/11/202310 minutes, 52 seconds
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Supervised Practice Experience Program allows internationally trained nurses to work in Canada

Jack Bangcoyo, an international nurse who is originally from the Philippines, joins Mike Stubbs to talk about how he came to Canada and took advantage of the Supervised Practice Experience Program so that he could become a Registered Nurse in London at LHSC.
8/11/20239 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Canadian film industry is feeling the impact of the actor and writer strikes

Marina Cordoni, an independent producer in Toronto, joins Mike Stubbs to talk about how the writer and actor strikes in Hollywood right now are impacting the Canadian film industry.
8/10/20239 minutes, 6 seconds
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A new pilot project in London is looking to deal with the rodent population in a humane way

Jared Houliston, President of Ontario Wildlife Removal Inc, joins Mike Stubbs as they talk about the new pilot project in London, The Responsible Pest Management Pilot Program, which looks at an ethical and humane ways to deal with rodents. The project is looking to owls to help solve the problem.
8/10/202311 minutes, 41 seconds
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Jason Kloss will be swimming across Lake Ontario to raise awareness for Mental Health

The 36-year-old will take on the 51-kilometre swim between Niagara Region and Toronto starting Friday, raising funds and awareness for mental health and suicide prevention.
8/10/20238 minutes, 4 seconds
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A report by the AG found the government’s Greenbelt development plans were “biased”

Ontario's Housing Minister, Steve Clark, joins guest host Scott Monich to discuss. 
8/10/20238 minutes, 9 seconds
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Golf Canada looks to grow the game across communities in Ontario

Kevin Blue, Chief Sport Officer at Golf Canada sits down with guest host Scott Monich to discuss the new partnership with First Tee. The partnership aims to improve the accessibility of the game to youth of different socio-economic backgrounds across the country. 
8/9/20238 minutes, 46 seconds
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Canadian Swifties are going to war for concert tickets

The creator of the Canadian Swifties Facebook group, Abigale Vailliere, discusses the complicated process of purchasing Taylor Swift tickets when she visits Toronto next November. 
8/9/20239 minutes, 13 seconds
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Preview of the London 2024 Ontario Summer Games!

Zanth Jarvis, Director of Sport at Tourism London, joins guest host Scott Monich to discuss the event details. 
8/8/202310 minutes, 42 seconds
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The National Bank Open: First round kicks off

Lukas Weese, Staff Editor of News at the Athletic, joins the program live from Toronto and provides the latest updates. 
8/8/202311 minutes, 58 seconds
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London named in the Top 10 North American tech markets

London-based tech analyst Carmi Levy joins guest host Scott Monich to discuss. 
8/8/202311 minutes, 21 seconds
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London-based energy drink company expands into the US market

Londoners Mike Pullam and Matt Stirling founded Exponent Energy Inc, and will expand their line of energy drinks into the U.S markets this month. 
8/8/202312 minutes, 48 seconds
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More students but not enough housing - how the increase in international students is impacting the rental market

Post-secondary institutions have been increasing their student enrollment numbers over the past few years, largely with international students. But what they haven't done is build more residences for these students. This has caused issues in the rental market, bringing rent prices up, more investors taking on rental properties, and making it hard for students to find housing. Mike Stubbs is joined by Maurico Prado, an international student in London, who shares his story on the struggle to find a place to live. Mike then sits down with Dr. Mike Moffat, Assistant Professor at Western Ivey and Founding Director of the PLACE Centre, to break down the numbers.
8/4/202317 minutes, 44 seconds
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The long weekend is here, and so is London Ribfest

Doug Hillier joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about London Ribfest that's back and taking place all weekend.
8/3/20237 minutes, 36 seconds
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Remembering Wayne Maxner

Jim Van Horne joins Mike Stubbs to talk about the late Wayne Maxner, who coached in the NHL as well as the London Knights and Windsor Spitfires.
7/28/202310 minutes
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Small landlords in Ontario are leaving, and big corporations are partially to blame

Kayla Andrade, from Ontario Landlords Watch, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about what Ontario Landlord Watch is and what they do. Andrade also outlines what it's like for smaller landlords to work in an industry where big corporations are taking over.
7/26/20238 minutes, 2 seconds
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A new music festival is coming to London in the fall

Natalie Wakabayashi from Tourism London joins Mike Stubbs to talk about the new music festival, Venue by Venue, coming in November to the city. The multi-day, multi-venue festival will feature local artists and genres.
7/25/20237 minutes, 15 seconds
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Deputy Mayor Shawn Lewis talks about London's need for homeless hubs and doctors

Deputy Mayor Shawn Lewis joins Mike Stubbs to talk about the Strategic Priority and Policy committee meeting last night and why London needs the Hubs that were discussed. Lewis also outlines what will be discussed at council tonight including the need for more doctors in London, and the request from the Middlesex London Ontario Health Team has requested $240,000 to retain or recruit doctors.
7/25/202310 minutes, 47 seconds
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Sean Warren outlines the 46-page report which proposes 15 hubs for London's homeless community

Sean Warren, Co-Chair of the Hubs Table from London Intercommunity Health Centre, joins Mike Stubbs to talk about the 46-page report that will be discussed at the Strategic Priority and Policy committee meeting to which looks to implement 15 homeless hubs in London.
7/24/202310 minutes, 10 seconds
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July 24th, 2023 - Monday Mornings with Mayor Josh Morgan

Mayor Josh Morgan joins Mike Stubbs to talk about London Pride, and the Strategic Priority and Policy committee meeting taking place today to discuss housing and the 15 hubs that are proposed to help some of the most vulnerable people in the city.
7/24/20236 minutes, 20 seconds
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Nate Erskine-Smith talks his plans for the Ontario Liberal Party

Nate Erskine-Smith, MP for Beaches-East York and candidate for the Ontario Liberal Party leadership, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about Pride in London, his decision to run for the Ontario Liberal Party leadership, and his plans if he were to win the leadership.
7/24/20239 minutes, 28 seconds
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Elgin County Drowning Prevention Coalition giving water safety tips during National Drowning Prevention Week

Briar McCaw, Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Elgin County Drowning Prevention Coalition, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about National Drowning Prevention Week and what people should know about drowning, and swimming at the local beaches.
7/21/202310 minutes, 22 seconds
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The legend of Barbie: TMU professor and former Mattel employee outlines the impact of Barbie

Dr. Janice Rudkowski, Assistant Professor at the Ted Rogers School of Retail Management as well as a former Mattel employee, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the history of Barbie, the growth of the brand, and how Barbie inspires young girls.
7/21/20237 minutes, 50 seconds
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Jade Kovacevic talks Womens World Cup and training the next generation of athletes

Jade Kovacevic, former Canada Women's Soccer team member, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the Womens World Cup as well as training the next generation of soccer players.
7/21/20238 minutes, 24 seconds
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Marcus Plowright argues that housing is the only solution to London's homelessness issue

Marcus Plowright, founder of Fund for Change in London joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to argue against the article and plan that Councillor Susan Stevenson shared on twitter that caught a lot of attention online. Plowright points out that housing is the cornerstone of solving the homelessness issue.
7/17/20237 minutes, 26 seconds
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Councillor Susan Stevenson explains a recent tweet and the homelessness plan it presented

A recent tweet by Councillor Susan Stevenson blew up online and has caused a conversation around how we should address the homelessness issue in London. The tweet, which was a link to an article with a proposed plan on how to solve homelessness, had arresting members of the homeless population as a part of the proposal, which many people online disagreed with. Councillor Stevenson joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to explain why she shared the link and gives her thoughts and reaction.
7/17/20238 minutes, 48 seconds
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The first South Asian Cultural Festival kicks off this weekend

Raunak and Kayley, co-founders of the South Asian Cultural Festival, join 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the first year of the festival, how it came to be, and what listeners can expect when they visit the festival.
7/14/20234 minutes, 38 seconds
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Home County Music and Art Festival kicking off this weekend

Darin Addison, Festival Manager for the Home Country Music and Art Festival, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the event that is kicking off this Saturday.
7/13/20237 minutes, 7 seconds
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Human history held in water - how a lake in Milton can show how humans have changed the planet

Francine McCarthy, Earth Sciences professor at Brock University joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about Crawford Lake in Milton, ON and the history it holds. Scientists believe the lake to be the Anthropocene.
7/12/202312 minutes, 25 seconds
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Cell phones in school: a useful tool or a distraction? Some schools are exploring banning the devices

Dr. Sachin Maharaj, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Police and Program Evaluation at the University of Ottawa, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about some schools exploring banning cell phones, and others looking to change the rules around use in the classroom.
7/12/20238 minutes, 44 seconds
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Rock the Park kicks off with Mumford & Sons headlining night one

Brad Jones from Jones Entertainment Group joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk all about the 19th year of Rock the Park that kicks off tomorrow.
7/11/20239 minutes, 3 seconds
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Councillor Susan Stevenson gives her thoughts on recent housing announcement

Ward 4 Councillor Susan Stevenson joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to share her thoughts on Monday's housing announcement, and what the difference is between affordable housing and highly supported housing.
7/11/20235 minutes, 54 seconds
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Could there be another Bank of Canada interest rate hike next week?

Dr. Marvin Ryder, professor at the DeGroot School of Business at McMaster University, joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about if a Bank of Canada interest rate hike is in the cards next week, and if yes, what you can expect. Dr. Ryder also says you may want to think twice before making any big purchases.
7/10/20237 minutes, 43 seconds
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How to identify ticks and prevent Lyme disease along with other viruses ticks may carry

Professor Timothy Sly of Toronto Metropolitan University on ticks, Lyme disease and some tips to prevent it.
7/9/20238 minutes, 28 seconds
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A trip through Sunfest

Mike Stubbs takes you on a tour of Sunfest and talks to some people along the way.
7/7/202311 minutes, 55 seconds
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A banner year for the Knights, including their 50/50 draws and donations

Rick Doyle, President of the London Knights Alumni Foundation, joins 980 CFPL Mike Stubbs to talk about the approximately $850,000 that was generated from the 50/50 draws alone. Doyle also talks about what the London Knight Alumni Foundation is and what they do.
7/7/20237 minutes, 26 seconds
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Southwestern Public Heath is telling people to stay out of the water in Port Stanely this weekend

Maddy Boyko, Public Health Inspector with Health Protection at the Southwestern Public Health, joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the discovery of bacteria at local beaches, and the advice she has for anyone who has plans going to the beach this week - which is to stay out of the water.
7/7/20236 minutes, 17 seconds
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Everything you need to know to play blind soccer

Abbi Lezizidis, President of White Caps London, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the growth in interest in blind soccer. Lezizidis also explains all the rules you need to know when you play.
7/7/20239 minutes, 31 seconds
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The GO Train didn't work in London, but in Stratford it bridged the gap to the GTA

Stratford Councillor Jo-Dee Burbach joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about how popular the GO Train was in their community. Councillor Burbach explains that it was the only way for people to get to and from Stratford on a train, and why some form of rail transit is needed there.
7/7/202311 minutes, 11 seconds
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Improving Canada's gender wage gap

Shannon Pestun, Co-founder of Pestun Consulting Inc. as well as a part of the Finance Cafe joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the recent report that found that it will take 131 years to close the gender wage gap, as well as breakdown how Canada is doing, the positive changes that have been made, and improvements that still need to happen.
7/6/20238 minutes, 31 seconds
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MADD Canada CEO talks about the issue of impaired driving across Canada

Steve Sullivan, CEO of MADD Canada, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the issue of impaired driving across the country, and why drivers are still making the decision to get behind the wheel while being under the influence.
7/5/20238 minutes, 50 seconds
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St. Thomas Mayor comments on the impaired driving accident that caused the death of an 11-year-old

St. Thomas Mayor Joe Preston joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to give his reaction to the tragic impaired driving accident that caused the death of an 11-year-old.
7/5/20234 minutes, 41 seconds
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"We get demand letters and that is it from them," owner of London heritage home battles with the city

Jeff Gard owns The Carfrae Cottage, which was built in 1858 and was given heritage designation in 1988. In 2021, the property was given a "heritage easement agreement", making it one of the most protected homes in the city. Now, Gard is fighting with the City of London on reparations that are needed, but in the handing over the role of heritage manager within city offices, there seem to be some different understandings of what Gard is allowed to do and how it needs to be done.
7/4/202312 minutes, 1 second
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There is no magic pill for weight loss, even if marketing tells you otherwise

Emily Campbell, registered dietician and certified diabetes educator, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the use of diabetes medication for weight loss, and the introduction of a new diabetes pill that's being marketed in a similar way to an already well-known brand. Campbell outlines the differences between the different medications and breaks down the risk of both if you are not diabetic. 
7/4/20236 minutes, 24 seconds
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As another door closes, will more open in the downtown?

Former Ward 13 Councillor John Fyfe-Millar joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the recent restaurants deciding to close their doors downtown, what may be the cause, and what are the possible solutions to this ongoing issue.
7/4/20236 minutes, 29 seconds
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Bright Lights Black Stars tells the stories of Canada's oldest baseball league

Bright Lights Black Stars: Negro League Players and Canada's Oldest Baseball League author Paul Allen joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about why he decided to write the book and how he found the stories to tell. Allen also teases some of the stories you can expect to read.
7/4/202310 minutes, 31 seconds
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Walt Longlade is backpacking around the world

Walt Longlade, who is from Ingersoll, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about his backpacking trip around the world, where he's been, what he's done, and what's coming up on the trip.
6/30/202314 minutes, 30 seconds
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The Forest City Velodrome is shutting down after 18 years

Craig Linton, president of Forest City Velodrome, joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about why the Forest City Velodrome is shutting down. Linton also reflects on the amazing years they had and community they built.
6/29/20238 minutes, 30 seconds
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Ryan Gauss has been appointed to the London Police Services Board - again

Ryan Gauss was appointed to the London Police Services Board at council on Tuesday. Back in March, Gauss was selected as the new member of the LPSB, but after some concerns about the initial appointment, they restarted the process. Gauss has once again been appointed to the board. Ryan Gauss joins Mike Stubbs to talk about his thoughts on the long process and his thoughts on the public reaction this time around.
6/28/20238 minutes, 54 seconds
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The future of Blackfriars Bridge

Ward 6 Councillor Sam Trosow joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about Blackfriars Bridge, the maintenance currently being done, and the decision made at council to keep it open to vehicles. Trosow expresses his hope for the bridge in the future, which starts with eliminating vehicles.
6/28/20238 minutes, 27 seconds
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Changes coming to TVDSB school zones in the fall

Ben Puzanov, Manager of Planning with Thames Valley District School Board, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the review that has been ongoing over the past year, as well as what changes people can expect in the fall.
6/28/20238 minutes, 20 seconds
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Retired Major-General Lew Mackenzie will be racing this weekend at the Montreal Grand Prix

Retired Major-General Lew Mackenzie has been racing since 1975 and loved it for years before that. This weekend, at the age of 83, he will be getting back on the track at the Montreal Grand Prix. Major-General Mackenzie joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to share the stories of his racing history and the race this weekend.
6/13/20239 minutes, 34 seconds
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Colin James is bringing the Blues to London

Musician Colin James joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about his upcoming concert in London, and his success playing the Blues.
6/13/20239 minutes, 33 seconds
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President and CEO of St Joseph's Health Care London talks separation from LHSC

Roy Butler, President and CEO of St Joseph's Health Care London joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the recent separation of LHSC and St Joseph's Health Care London.
6/12/20239 minutes, 7 seconds
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LHSC President and CEO talks separation from St. Joseph's Health Care London

Dr. Jackie Schleiffer-Taylor, President and CEO of London Health Sciences Centre joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the recent separation of LHSC and St Joseph's Health Care London.
6/12/202314 minutes, 9 seconds
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Learning from Indigenous communities on how to protect Canadian forests

Dr Sarah Dickson-Hoyle, researcher in the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about what we can learn from our Indigenous communities about forest fires, and how implementing Indigenous strategies, like controlled forest fires, can make forests more resilient. Dr. Dickson-Hoyle also dives into how these communities have been impacted by the forest fires.
6/12/20237 minutes, 4 seconds
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A Tillsonburg Mom is fighting to bring her daughter to Canada

Andrea Eaton has been trying to bring her daughter Maya home to Canada after adopting her, but she has faced many roadblocks and now finds herself living in Ghana while still doing what she can to bring her home. Andrea joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the adoption process and the issues she facing.
6/12/202312 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chris Lauzon is London's Sports Person of the Year for Special Olympics

Chris Lauzon was named London's Sports Person of the Year for Special Olympics. He joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about winning the award and how he got into Special Olympics.
6/9/20236 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Walk for Alzheimers is back

Leslie Rand, Director of Development from the Alzheimer's Society southwest partners, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the four walks held across the region.
6/9/20237 minutes, 2 seconds
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Increased hate towards Pride isn't stopping the group from pushing forward

Nikita Miller, Vice-President of Pride London, joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the rise of hate crime incidents against the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. Miller also talks about some of the events Pride London has coming up, and explains this year's theme, 'never backwards, always forward.'
6/8/20239 minutes, 46 seconds
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Expert weighs in on capital punishment debate

Dr Jonathan Groner, Associate Professor of Surgery at Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about researching capital punishment.
6/7/20237 minutes, 44 seconds
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18-year-old from Ingersoll brought home a bronze medal from the Skills Canada National Competition

Carter Aarts, an 18-year-old from Ingersoll, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs talk about winning a bronze medal at the 2023 national skills competition in precision machining. Carter talks about the event in Winnipeg, how he found himself competing in this in the first place, and what exactly precision machining is.
6/7/20236 minutes, 15 seconds
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London Fire Department issues a large outdoor burn ban

London Fire Dept Deputy Chief Matt Hepditch joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the large outdoor burn ban that is currently in effect. This burn ban does not include small backyard fires, but large ones that require a permit, like burning vegetation and large amounts of debris.
6/6/20235 minutes, 41 seconds
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A London pair are packing lunches for kids who need it

Two women from London, Rikki-Lee Featherston and Alexandra Everitt, join 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about their program The Lunchbox London, which aims to tackle food insecurity for students in the city. Through donations, the pair provide families with food to send to school so their kids are fueled throughout the day.
6/6/20237 minutes, 23 seconds
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Remembering the Afzaal family two-years after the London attack

Selma Tobah, Mentor for Youth Coalition Combating Islamophobia, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about Our London Family, the two-year anniversary of the London attack, the events happening to remember the family, and the need to address Islamophobia across Canada.
6/5/20237 minutes, 3 seconds
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Can our power grid hold up with the high electricity demand this summer?

Scott Luft, an Ontario-based independent data analyst on public policy in the electricity sector, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about whether our power grid is resilient enough to withstand the high electricity demand this summer.
6/2/20238 minutes, 1 second
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Tom Green is bringing laughs to London

Comedian Tom Green joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about his upcoming shows in Sarnia and London, as well as what it was like to be on last one laughing Canada, SNL, and The Oprah Winfrey show. 
5/31/202312 minutes, 15 seconds
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Changes to intersection where fatal accident happened north of Woodstock were already in the works

East Zorra-Tavistock Mayor Phil Schaefer joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the fatal accident north of Woodstock earlier this week. Mayor Schaefer talks about changes that were already in the works prior to the accident and what the changes hope to prevent in the future.
5/31/20236 minutes, 11 seconds
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Fin's Spins will be a Grand Bend hot spot this summer - and its run by an 11-year-old

Fin Pearson-Ross and his mom Kendra Pearson join 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about his cotton candy business, Fin's Spins, in Grand Bend. Fin started the business last summer and will be open again for his second season this year.
5/26/20236 minutes, 52 seconds
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Canada's NDP leader announces proposal to lower rent, stop renovictions and create affordable homes

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about his visit to London today to announce alongside NDP MP for London—Fanshawe Lindsay Mathyssen the party's plans to lower rent, stop renovictions and save affordable homes for Canadians.
5/26/20238 minutes, 47 seconds
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Turning food waste into plastic

Ontario Genomics President and CEO, Dr. Bettina Hamelin joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the new wasteCANcreate program, that is researching how to turn food waste into plastic.
5/26/20239 minutes, 26 seconds
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Canada's cyberbullying laws aren't protecting kids as much as they should

Dr. Kaitlynn Mendes, London cyberbullying expert, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about Canada needing a change to the cyberbullying laws, as the ones currently in place aren't protecting kids. Dr. Mendes outlines her research that she will be brining to the Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences next week.
5/24/202311 minutes, 18 seconds
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Car insurance rates have gone up, so now is the time to shop around

Daniel Ivans, RATESDOTCA insurance expert, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the 12% increase in insurance rates in Ontario over the past year, and London's 15% increase. Ivans breaks down what caused the jump, and how to shop around for a cheaper rate.
5/18/20236 minutes, 15 seconds
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The latest COVID-19 guidelines from MLHU

Dr. Alex Summers, Medical Officer of Health for the Middlesex-London Health Unit, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the current recommendations from the MLHU when it comes to COVID-19.
5/12/20236 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Aeolian is using a non-profit ticketing platform - and they are the first in Canada to do it

Clark Bryan, Executive Director of The Aeolian, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the ticketing platform Humanitix, a non-profit that takes all those ticketing fees normally attached to your order and uses them for good. The money goes to different charities that help education programs in struggling communities. The Aeolian is the first venue in the Canada to make use of this platform.
5/12/20237 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Mayor's bet for the OHL Championship

London Mayor Josh Morgan joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about winning the bet between him and the Sarnia Mayor in the semi-final round of the OHL playoffs, and what the next bet is between him and the Mayor of Peterborough.
5/11/20236 minutes, 21 seconds
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Want to plant Ontario native plants this spring? Here's what you should keep in mind

Brendon Samuels, PhD candidate in Biology at Western University, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the dangers of 'native plants' being sold in Ontario and what you should know before you buy and plant this spring and summer.
5/9/20238 minutes, 25 seconds
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The new President of the Ontario Medical Association

Dr. Andrew Park was elected as the President of the Ontario Medical Association. The London, Ontario emergency physician joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about adding the role to his already busy schedule, and what he hopes to do in his time as the 142nd President of the OMA.
5/9/202311 minutes, 4 seconds
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Moshe Lander talks economics - live in studio

Moshe Lander, economics professor at Concordia University, joins Mike Stubbs in studio to talk about all things economics - from sports to expanding London.
5/2/202325 minutes, 42 seconds
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Clinician and Lead Investigator at new C-OPN site breaks down what it has to offer

Dr. Penny MacDonald, Clinician and Lead Investigator at the new Canadian Open Parkinson Network London site, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the opening of the C-OPN, what this means for London, and what the site has to offer.
4/28/202312 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Canadian Open Parkinson Network is coming to London

Dr. Oury Monchi, Director of the Canadian Open Parkinson Network, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about bringing The Canadian Open Parkinson Network to London. Dr. Monchi talks about what exactly it is that we are going to soon have in our city.
4/28/202310 minutes, 20 seconds
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Former Police Chief shares thoughts on More Boots on the Ground Plan

Former London Police Chief Murray Faulkner joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to weigh in on Premier Ford's More Boots on the Ground Plan.
4/26/202310 minutes, 53 seconds
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Are young people still interested in joining the Canadian Military? Deputy Commander explains recruitment efforts

Commander Peter Antonew, Deputy Commander of the Canadian Forces Recruiting Group, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about some of the obstacles in recruitment right now. Commander Antonew talks about the different recruitment efforts that are in place, and the different avenues people can join the Canadian Armed Forces through.
4/26/20238 minutes, 12 seconds
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The economic impact of the PSAC strike

Dennis Darby, CEO and President of the CME joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to breakdown the economic impact that PSAC strike is bringing in from immigration process, goods export delay.
4/26/20239 minutes
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Its time to clean up your lawn for summer - learn what London's open air burning by-law allows you to burn

Deputy Fire Chief Matt Hepditch joins 980 CPFL's Mike Stubbs to talk about what you are and aren't allowed to burn in your backyard as you start your spring lawn clean up. He also outlines and rules and regulations surrounding the Open Air by-law.
4/21/20238 minutes, 7 seconds
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The charm of London Central Lions Club

Walt Grieve, a long-time volunteer and member of the London Central Lions Club, joins 980 CFPL's to talk about the importance of volunteering in your community. Grieve also tells Mike about the charm of the London Central Lions Club.
4/20/20239 minutes, 1 second
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Rent control is doing more harm than good when it comes to the housing crisis

Moshe Lander, Lecturer at Concordia University, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about rent control, and explains why it doesn't help much on easing the housing crisis from a supply-demand perspective.
4/19/20237 minutes, 7 seconds
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Refocusing literacy and math in Ontario classrooms - Education Minister Stephen Lecce explains

Education Minister Stephen Lecce joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the provincial government refocusing how literacy and math are taught in Ontario schools. Lecce also breaks down if unions get consultation before the plan published and are we going to see more students in one classroom.
4/17/202312 minutes, 49 seconds
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How to build a CEO, and how they make millions

Ian Lee, Associate Professor of Management at Carleton University's Sprott School of Business, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about how CEO's earn millions of dollars per year, and what it takes to be a CEO.
4/13/202312 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Ontario government is proposing to build over a million homes before 2031 - but will this help renters?

Peter Bury, executive assistant to PA Matt Rae, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the announcement from the provincial government stating that they are hoping to build 1.5 million homes in the province before 2031, and if this will help ease the pressure on renters.
4/11/20239 minutes, 15 seconds
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Young London is giving young people a voice

Elie Ngoy, Executive Director of Young London, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about what Young London is and their mission.
4/6/20238 minutes, 17 seconds
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Spring is here and so are The Masters

Gordie MacKenzie joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about attending The Masters, which he has been attending for over 20 years. MacKenzie outlines how hard it is to get tickets to the famous event, and all of the amazing moments he's seen over the years.
4/3/20237 minutes, 55 seconds
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The perfect birthday gift for West Elgin's late Mayor

Norma McPhail joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about her late husband Duncan McPhail who was the Mayor of West Elgin. Duncan passed away in March, but Norma says he would have been the biggest cheerleader for Kraft Hockeyville coming to West Lorne, and she believes the fact that the town won the title on her late husband's birthday is a perfect present.
4/3/20235 minutes, 13 seconds
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Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada reacts to the federal budget

Pierre Poilievre, leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the federal budget, the carbon tax increase, and how his party would have done things differently.
4/3/20238 minutes, 49 seconds
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The time has come to vote for West Lorne to host Kraft Hockeyville

West Lorne could host Kraft Hockeyville, but it's on the community to vote. Kevin Summers, President of the West Lorne Minor Hockey Association joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about how you can help bring Hockeyville to the area and how to vote.
3/30/20236 minutes, 48 seconds
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South London has a new Costco

Justin Pickett joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the last day of the old Costco location, and the move next door to the new location just down the road.
3/30/20234 minutes, 16 seconds
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Less cables and less financial stress - how the budget may be helping you save on your smartphone

Carmi Levy, technology journalist, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the European Union parliament's rules over cables and chargers as well as how the Federal government is putting a budget on making sure Canadians have a right to repair on smart devices.
3/30/20236 minutes, 56 seconds
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Utah's new social media legislation - will it catch on?

Dr. Richard Lachman, Director of Zone Learning for Toronto Metropolitan University, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the new social media legislation brought forward in Utah that would put more age restrictions on social media usage, times for it to be used, and more. Dr. Lachman discusses the positives and negatives of the legislation as well as if it could possibly catch on.
3/29/20239 minutes, 24 seconds
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From being 11-years old in a refugee camp in Kenya, to receiving the Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee Award - Nhial Deng tells his story

Nhial Deng, who is currently a student at Huron University College, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about his life growing up from the age of 11 in a refugee camp in Kenya after having to leave his home in Ethiopia. Deng outlines the importance of school and how impactful it was in his life, as well as all the work he's done with UN, for the community and for the world. Deng recently was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee Award.
3/27/202313 minutes, 33 seconds
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A northern light show danced across London's night sky - science journalist explains why

Tereza Pultarova, a London, UK based science and technology journalist, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to explain why Londoners were able to see the northern lights last night. Pultarova also gives details into the latest investigation of Oumuamua, which unfortunately, were not alien starships.
3/24/202314 minutes, 35 seconds
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There is more to Ramadan than you think - Asim Hussein wants to help you learn more

Asim Hussein, who goes by the artist name @studentasim, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to share why he wants to help people learn more about Ramadan in a fun and creative way. He explains that Ramadan is more than people think, and most likely, you've experienced Ramadan without knowing you have.
3/24/20239 minutes, 21 seconds
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Getting mental health help for those who need it, but may not seek it out themselves

Jon DeActis, Executive Director at the Salvation Army Centre of Hope, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about how to get help for people struggling with mental health issues who may not be seeking out the help themselves. DeActis outlines services in the London area, and quick and easy resources you can access at any time. He recommends the fastest way is to call 811, a 24/7 helpline where you'll be connected with a nurse and can get connected to many different services.
3/24/20239 minutes, 43 seconds
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Olympian Maggie McNeil is wading in on the Thames Pool debate

London Olympic gold medalist Maggie McNeil joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to chat about the Thames Pool and gives her thoughts on the possible decommissioning of the pool. McNeil also updates listeners on her move to LSU and how her experience has been thus far.
3/21/202310 minutes, 49 seconds
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How has the retail industry been impacted by inflation?

Jane Domenico, Senior Vice President and National Lead with Real Estate Management Services, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to give an outlook on how retail is doing in Canada now.
3/21/20238 minutes, 5 seconds
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The fascinating history of Canada's military - told by a Brit

Alex Bowers, a historian and freelance writer from the United Kingdom, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the fascinating history of Canada's military. Bowers outlines how he came to Canada, what drew him to learn about Canada's military, and he tells you some fun and interesting facts that you may not know.
3/17/20239 minutes, 49 seconds
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The long-term effects of second-hand smoke

Glen Kisby, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology in the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences in Lebanon, Oregon and Jacob Raber, Ph.D., professor of behavioral neuroscience, neurology, and radiation medicine; affiliate scientist, division of neuroscience, onprc, in the OHSU School of Medicine join 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about their research on the long-term effects of second-hand smoke. Using mice over the span of 10-months, they were able to replicate the human experience and discover how the exposure impacts the brain.
3/17/202314 minutes, 32 seconds
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West Lorne could host Kraft Hockeyville - here's how you can help them do it

Kevin Summers, President of the West Lorne Minor Hockey Association, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about West Lorne being one of the finalists to host Kraft Hockeyville. Summers explains how it felt to see West Lorne on the list of four finalist, and how the community can cast their vote to help.
3/14/20239 minutes, 24 seconds
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Bill C-11 and its impact on AI, deepfakes, and fake news

Claire Boine, PhD Candidate at the University of Ottawa Center for Law, Technology and Society, joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to break down how Bill C-11 will impact AI, deepfakes, and fake news. Boine outlines what areas of AI will be impacted by the Bill, the lack of power Bill C-11 will have over fake news, and the need for more legislation regarding deepfakes. 
3/14/20237 minutes, 37 seconds
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Flipping the switch on parenting - how the digital age changes parenting

Samantha Kemp-Jackson joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about how parents can bring out motivation in their kids, and how disciplining has changed in the digital age. Kemp-Jackson urges parents to keep in mind the world that their child lives in now, and how different it is from 20 or 30 years ago.
3/9/202312 minutes, 1 second
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Tax season is here - find out what you can expect this year

Gerry Vittoratos, national tax specialist at UFile Canada, joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about tax season and what you should keep your eye on when you go to file your taxes this year.
2/28/20236 minutes, 28 seconds
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How are London schools tackling Black History Month

Jose Pineida, Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity Consultant with the London District Catholic School Board, joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about what the school board is doing for Black History Month. Pineida also talks about the need for more black history education programs, and he outlines the role black Canadians played in shaping the country. 
2/28/20236 minutes
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Round Table: Understanding Russia's invasion of Ukraine, one-year later

On February 24, 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine. One year later, where do things stand, how are the people of Ukraine doing, and is an end to the conflict in sight? Mike Stubbs sat down with three experts from Western University to talk about one of the largest military conflicts since the Second World War. Professor Valerie Oosterveld is the Acting Director of Western University's Centre for Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Dr. Marta Dyczok specializes in international politics and history at Western University and Dr. Oleksa Drachewych, a Lecturer in the Department of History at Western University.
2/24/202323 minutes, 20 seconds
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Anti-bullying advocate wants parents to "pay attention to your kids," says you cannot help if you don't know what's going on

February is home to Pink Shirt Day and Be More Than A Bystander Month. 25 years ago, Myles Neuts was killed after being hung from a coat hook in a Chatham elementary school washroom by bullies. Today, his father continues to share his story and be an anti-bullying advocate. Mike Neuts joins Mike Stubbs to discuss Pink Shirt Day and how bullying is still a major issue in schools.
2/23/20237 minutes, 14 seconds
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Will the Rideau Canal open for skating this year?

Skating on the Rideau Canal is a staple in Ottawa, Ont. each winter, but with temperatures that are milder than usual, skating on the canal this season could be in jeopardy. National online journalist with Global News, Saba Aziz says generally speaking Ottawa needs 10 to 14 days of temperatures between -10C and -20C for the canal to freeze over and be safe for skating, and this year, that just hasn't happened. Aziz joins Mike Stubbs to discuss.
2/17/20236 minutes, 14 seconds
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Red light for Reptilia - but they still plan to open

Mike Lerner, from Lerners Lawyers and Associates, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about Reptilia zoo getting the red light at council, but says they still plan to open their doors to the public.
2/15/20236 minutes, 47 seconds
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What does your poop say about your gut health?

Dr. Ashely Margeson, a Naturopathic doctor and host of The Superwomen Code, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about what your poop says about your health, how your gut health is connected to your brain, how to take care of your gut and more.
2/14/20238 minutes, 11 seconds
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An update on construction around London

Jennie Dann, Director of Construction and Infrastructure Services with the City of London, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to update listeners on different construction projects around the city.
2/13/20236 minutes, 55 seconds
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How to talk to your kids about tragedies

Samantha Kemp-Jackson, college and university instructor, parenting expert, writer and podcaster, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about how parents can approach the topic of tragedies with your kids. Samantha gives some tips on how parents can have those tough conversations that are inevitable.
2/10/20238 minutes, 14 seconds
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Former London Knight and NHL All-Star Dennis Wideman joins the London Knights Hall of Fame

Former London Knight and NHL All-Star Dennis Wideman was inducted into the Don Brankley London Knights Hall of Fame on February 8th. He joined Mike Stubbs on 980 CFPL to chat about his trade to the London Knights in 2001, and the long career that followed.
2/9/202313 minutes, 17 seconds
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Magic weight loss injection or risky new yoyo diet? Registered Dietitian breaks down the diabetes injection being used to lose weight

Emily Campbell, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about diets, and specifically the recent increase in injections meant to help diabetes being used for weight loss. Campbell explains the dangers of the newest trend, and how people who want to lose weight can do so in healthy ways.
2/8/20237 minutes, 50 seconds
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CEO of RNAO comments on Ontario's heath care plans and pillars

Dr. Doris Grinspun, CEO of the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to comment on if the provinces plan, 'Your Health: A Plan for Connected and Convenient Care ' and the three pillars within it actually target heath care needs.
2/6/20238 minutes, 6 seconds
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The challenges a London, Ont. mother is facing now that her mentally ill daughter is legally an adult

Jeannie Gheller was desperately searching for help for her daughter who suffers from severe mental illness. She hasn't been able to find any, and now that her daughter is 18, she can make her own decision without her mother's consent. London, Ont. mother Jeannie Gheller joins Mike Stubbs to share her experience and her worry now that she doesn't have to be informed about her daughter's decisions.
2/6/20238 minutes, 7 seconds
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Private sector businesses are taking the first step to sustainability

Kiera Taylor, HBAA Sustainability Director at Ivey School of Business at Western University, joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about sustainability in the private sector of business as well as how they can be more environmentally friendly.
2/3/20237 minutes, 56 seconds
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"The main thing is that Waylon is here, and he's trying and he's fighting," Petrolia, Ont. mother shares the story of her son and his fight for his life

Gillian Burnett joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to share the story of her son Waylon drowning in a pool and how CPR and the endless efforts of all medical staff brought him back to life.
2/3/202310 minutes, 43 seconds
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Viewer Discretion Legislation by-law in London has set the precedent across Canada

Katie Dean, from the Viewer Discretion Coalition, joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to update everyone on the Viewer Discretion Legislation and how the London by-law can impact other places across the country.
2/3/20238 minutes, 23 seconds
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Update your child's vaccination status with the MLHU, or they could face suspension until its updated

Dr Alex Summers, Medical Officer of Health for the Middlesex-London Health Unit joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to explain the Immunization of School Pupils Act, and why it's important to update your child's vaccination status to the health unit.
2/1/20238 minutes, 37 seconds
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Every Canadian Counts is shining a light on those with disabilities who urgently need support

Hubert Van Niekerk, from Every Canadian Counts, joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the program, their goals, and how it came to be. Van Niekerk explains why it is important that people struggling with disabilities get the support they urgently need.
2/1/20239 minutes, 57 seconds
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Bobby Hull and his impact on the World Hockey Association

Scott Surgent, Author of World Hockey Association Fact Book and more, joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about Bobby Hull's impact on the success of the WHA.
2/1/202310 minutes, 19 seconds
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Preparing high school students for exams in a new way

Christine Giannacopoulos, Superintendent with the Thames Valley District School Board, joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the new approach to getting high school students prepared for exams, not only for their high school classes, but also for their post-secondary education.
2/1/20236 minutes, 43 seconds
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"I feel like I won the lottery yesterday" London, Ont. mother who has been seeking help for her daughter finally gets help from the courts

Kellysue, a London, Ont. mother who has been trying to gain support for youth living with severe mental illness, joins Mike Stubbs to update the story she shared last week on her 14-year-old daughter and explains that it finally feels like they are closer to getting her the help she needs.
1/31/202311 minutes, 18 seconds
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The new Chair of the London Police Service Board

Ali Chabar, Chair of London Police Services Board, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about Susan Toth resigning from her role as Chair of the LPSB. Chabar, who was the Vice-Chair at the time, has now been voted in to fill the Chair position. He also speaks about his long history with Toth, and what this means for the board going forward.
1/26/20238 minutes, 24 seconds
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You are not alone - Derek Marques on why talking about mental health matters.

Derek Marques joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about mental health, taking care of your mental health and the importance of having a good support system around you.
1/25/202312 minutes, 45 seconds
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Home sales may reach new lows that haven't been seen since 2001 this year

Moshe Lander, Senior Lecturer with Concordia University, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about TD Economics recent report which predicts Canada may see the weakest level of home sales since 2001. Lander explains what to watch for at the start of this year when it comes to your mortgage and with housing prices.
1/11/20237 minutes, 12 seconds
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Rob Simpson on the London Knights at the OHL trade deadline

Rob Simpson, Associate General Manager of the London Knights, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the last two trades by the Knights before the OHL trade deadline, and outlines the issue of creating rumours that are circulated on social media involving player names. Simpson outlines how this can impact those players who are very early on in their hockey careers. 
1/11/202310 minutes
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Five London athletes dominating the Women's World U18 Hockey Championship

Ted Brown, Head Coach of the London Devilettes Junior program, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the five local athletes that are helping Team Canada at the Women's World U18 Hockey Championship. Brown also talks about the leadership skills shown by two of the five athletes who are now leading Team Canada, Captain Jocelyn Amos and Alternate Captain Emma Pais. 
1/10/20236 minutes, 38 seconds
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Bill 7 is taking away consent from patients and causing pain to those who are already vulnerable

Peter Bergmanis, from the London Health Coalition, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about Bill 7 and what we are seeing in Long-Term Care in the first few months since the bill passed. Bergmanis expresses his concerns with the bill and the negative impact it has on patients and families.
1/9/20238 minutes, 49 seconds
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Award-winning Shared Decision Making Program at Children's Hospital allows everyone to be a part of health care decisions

Bonnie Wooten, a Registered Nurse and Project Consultant with London Health Sciences Centre joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the award-winning Shared Decision Making Program at Children's Hosptial at LHSC, which brings together patients, families, and their health care team to help make key decisions when it comes to their health and treatment.
12/14/20228 minutes, 10 seconds
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From the CFL to E-Sports

Former CFL athlete Konrad Wasiela joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about his move from the football world to the world of E-Sports, and the massive growth the E-Sports world has seen over the past few years, pulling in higher viewership than many sporting events - including the Super Bowl.
12/14/202212 minutes, 46 seconds
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New Year, new restaurant - Michael's on the Thames is changing owners and its name in the new year

Michael's on the Thames owner Joelle Lees join's 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the famous London restaurant changing hands in the new year, the reasoning behind the decision, and the new name the iconic restaurant is going to be taking on.
12/14/202210 minutes, 20 seconds
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Stroke rates on the rise as the holiday season fast approaches

Dr George Dresser, Physician at London Health Sciences Centre, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about seeing the stroke rate and blood pressure climbing as the temperature starts to drop and as we approach holiday season.
12/6/202211 minutes, 34 seconds
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Doctors at LHSC say they're seeing a significant rise in type 1 diabetes. Here's what you need to know about the autoimmune condition.

As Diabetes Awareness Month 2022 comes to an end, doctors at London Health Sciences Centre say they are seeing a significant rise in type 1 diabetes. Dr. Robert Stein, Children’s Hospital Paediatric Endocrinologist joins Mike Stubbs to discuss the rise they're seeing, and also to educate us on the early signs and symptoms to watch out for. 
12/1/20226 minutes, 52 seconds
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Will the new LHSC master plan tackle everything it should?

Peter Bergmanis, a spokesperson with the Ontario Health Coalition, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to comment on the key things the LHSC master plan should focus on. Bergmanis provides his opinion on many areas, including the issue of lacking emergency beds and health care workers
11/30/20229 minutes, 39 seconds
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A special gift for one young boy came to St. Thomas bringing the holiday spirit

Raemie O'Brien joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to tell the story of Santa, the Coca-Cola truck, and one lucky young boy in St Thomas getting his Christmas wish.
11/30/20225 minutes, 37 seconds
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RNAO reacts to Bill 124 being struck down

Dr. Claudette Holloway, President of the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about Bill 124 being struck down by an Ontario Justice who said it infringes on the rights to collective bargaining and freedom of association. Dr. Holloway gives a reaction to this update and what impact this has on nurses.
11/30/20226 minutes, 59 seconds
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1 in 10 babies is born premature - here's how you can help them

Fabiana Bacchini, Executive Director of the Canadian Premature Babies Foundation joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about premature babies, and their stuffie Preemi - a stuffed lion designed specfically for premature babies, with the ability to mimic the mom's heartbeat and a tail that resembles an umbilical cord. Bacchini also talks about what we can do to help the 1 in 10 babies born prematurely.
11/29/202210 minutes, 3 seconds
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London Health Science Centre outlines their new master plan with new support for mental health

Brad Campbell, corporate hospital administration executive at London Health Sciences Centre, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about LHSC's new master plan and one major area they are focusing on - mental health.
11/28/202215 minutes, 54 seconds
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Dr. Prachi Sirvastava calls out the misinformation regarding the CUPE strike

Dr. Prachi Srivastava, Associate Professor, Western University, specialising in education and global development joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the CUPE strike, and the errors in Education Minister Stephen Lecce statements, and the misinformation the was being spread.
11/24/202214 minutes, 58 seconds
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Capacity overflow continues at London Children's Hospital

Dr. Ram Singh, Director of Pediatrics Critical Care Unit and Deputy Chief of Pediatrics at Children's Hospital joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to explain the overwhelming number of patients they are having. He explains honestly how each day is worse than the day before and things don't seem to be improving. Dr. Singh explains that one thing they've had to do to help ease the issue is reschedule surgeries.
11/23/20229 minutes, 13 seconds
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There are now eight billion people in the world - when will the rapid population growth begin to slow down

Dr Don Kerr, Professor of Sociology at King's University College, joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the world population reaching eight billion this week, what it means, when it's going to start slowing down and why.
11/17/202214 minutes, 31 seconds
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The importance of National Philanthropy Day

Barb Legate, a donor with the Children's Health Foundation, joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about National Philanthropy Day which takes place on November 15. Legate explains why she thinks National Philanthropy Day is necessary. National Philanthropy Day is a special day that honours the endless daily contributions individuals and organizations in London and across the globe make to countless causes and missions. Legate talks about how on National Philanthropy Day, no act of kindness goes unnoticed.
11/15/20227 minutes, 8 seconds
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From donating to relief efforts in Ukraine to getting banned travel to Russia - founder of Ontario vodka brand explains her story

Katherine Vellinga, Founder of Zirkova Vodka, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs, to talk about her efforts to help Ukraine during the ongoing war by donating 100 per cent of the proceeds from sales when the war broke out to help relief efforts. Now, Katherine and her husband have found themselves on a list banning them entry to Russia.
11/15/202210 minutes, 43 seconds
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Londoner Bronson Deagle receives gold St. John Ambulance Lifesaving Award for 2021 water rescue

11/13/202214 minutes, 40 seconds
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Helping out London's homeless community with a drive for medical supplies

Noor Quereshi, Director of Penpals4Peace, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the drive they will be doing on Sunday November 13th to collect medical supplies for the people in London experiencing homelessness. Noor explains what inspired the drive and the other initiatives the group has done.
11/10/20224 minutes, 43 seconds
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Hear for the Holidays

Barb Bentley, from Bentley Hearing Services, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the 'Hear for the Holidays' campaign, which started in 2015. The goal of the campaign is to help those who are in financial need access hearing services they may need but can't afford.
11/10/20226 minutes, 42 seconds
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Fight to End Homelessness returns after 2-year pandemic hiatus

London's Fight to End Homelessness is back after a 2 year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event this year is looking to raise funds for Joan's Place, a housing initiative by Youth Opportunities Unlimited to "help young people escape homelessness and create a new cycle, for themselves and their young families." Corus Radio London's own Brad "The Notorious G.I.B." Gibb is fighting in the event. Brett Lucier, Co-Chair Fight To End joins Mike Stubbs to discuss what it's been like getting ready for the big day.
11/9/202213 minutes, 55 seconds
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Could streaming services start adding ads?

Justin Krieger, Senior Technology and Media Analyst at consultancy firm RSM Canada, joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about how streaming has changed since its inception and how it will continue to change in the future.
11/8/20227 minutes, 19 seconds
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KD Grainger shares why she takes part in the United Way StairClimb

KD Grainger joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to share why she takes part in the TD United Way StairClimb and why the event is so important to her. After losing her dad in 2016 due to mental health she found the program 'Survivors of Suicide Loss' that is run by the Canadian Mental Health Association but is directly funded by events like the United Way StairClimb and without those donations the program would not exist. Grainger shares why she climbs each year and how the program benefited her.
11/4/20225 minutes, 59 seconds
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Public divorce shines a light on issues everyone should think about

Matt Villeneuve, family lawyer with McKenzie Lake, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to break down how the public divorce of Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen brings forward some issues people should think about and plan for before marriage to save themselves from a messy divorce or separation.
11/3/20227 minutes, 50 seconds
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How to deal with credit card debt

Chester Szypula, Senior Vice President and Licensed Insolvency Trustee with BDO Debt Solutions in London join 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about how Canadian's have reached a record high of credit card debt, and what people should know before they continue to pile it on.
11/3/20228 minutes, 45 seconds
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Live from Philly before game 4 - Rick Corner paints the picture

Rick Corner joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the overall feel in Philadelphia before game four of the MLB World Series last night.
11/3/20226 minutes, 12 seconds
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London, Ont.'s Children's Hospital celebrates a century of service and accomplishments

Children's Hospital is celebrating 100 years in the London, Ontario community in 2022. Lynanne Mason, Director of Paediatric Inpatients at Children's joins Mike Stubbs to chat about the hospital's accomplishments over the last century.
10/31/20226 minutes, 20 seconds
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Brad Gushue is the most recent winner of the Tim Hortorns Briar - and he's not done

Brad Gushue joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk all things curling, winning Olympic medals, the Olympic Bronze he's most proud of, and the 2023 Tim Hortons Briar coming to London
10/28/20229 minutes, 35 seconds
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2023 Tim Hortons Brier is coming to London

Peter Inch joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about bringing the Tim Hortons Brier to London in March 2023 and he puts out a call for volunteers.
10/28/202225 minutes, 51 seconds
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Determining the best place to work in London

Terry Gillis, President and CEO of Ahria Consulting joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about a list that was released recently in London Inc magazine outlining the 15 best places to work in London. Gillis talks about how they determine this list, what the criteria are, and how business can get involved in the future.
10/27/20229 minutes, 17 seconds
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Looking at immigration and religious affiliation in London, Ont. following Statistics Canada data release

Immigrants make up nearly a quarter all people in Canada, and the majority are coming from India, the latest release of 2021 census data shows. The data also found Canadians are losing their religion at an unprecedented rate, with more than a third of the country reporting no religious affiliation in the latest census. Dr. Howard Ramos, chair in department of sociology at Western University, joins Mike Stubbs to discuss the latest data and what it looks like in London, Ont.
10/27/20229 minutes, 52 seconds
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Epilepsy developments at LHSC allows more patients access to treatment

Dr David Steven, London Health Science Centre and St. Joseph's health Centre joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about a new epilepsy treatment at LHSC and how it will allow more people access to surgery and treatment options.
10/26/20227 minutes, 49 seconds
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Whitecaps Under-17 team headed to OPDL Gary Miller Charity Shield Final

For the first time ever a London team will compete in the Ontario Player Development League championship final. The President of Whitecaps London, Abbi Lezizidis talks with 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs about the road the U17s have taken to go where no London side has been able to get to before.
10/21/20226 minutes, 37 seconds
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Menopause - something half the population goes through, but no one talks about

Janet Ko, the Co-Founder of the Menopause Foundation of Canada joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about menopause, the 30 different symptoms of it, and how more education is needed overall.
10/14/202214 minutes, 28 seconds
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George Diaco on returning to London to play for the Knights

Londoner George Diaco has returned to his hometown to play for the Knights after being acquired in a trade with the Hamilton Bulldogs on October 11. Diaco helped the Bulldogs to win an OHL championship in 2022 and will make his Knights debut on October 14 at Budweiser Gardens against the Mississauga Steelheads.
10/13/20226 minutes, 15 seconds
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Fire prevention week reminds us of safety tips we should always keep in mind

Matt Hepditch, Deputy Fire Chief with the London Fire Department joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about Fire Prevention Week, running from October 9th-15th this year, and the theme 'fire won't wait plan your escape'.
10/11/20228 minutes, 31 seconds
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Bringing the Oneida language back at Fanshawe College

Nancy George, Coordinator of our Oneida - Language Immersion, Culture and Teaching program at Fanshawe College, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to talk about how the program has been doing in its first year. Nancy also explains the importance of the Oneida language to her as well as why its so important to bring the language back to where it once was.
10/7/20227 minutes, 30 seconds
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Knights Shift - Episode 2

Mike and Kyle preview the Knights weekend, talk about the return of Isaiah George from the New York Islanders, Logan Mailloux signing and entry-level contract with Montreal and get the inside scoop on Erie's "London Sucks" T-shirts being sold for their home opener with the voice of the Otters, Shawn Bednard.
10/7/202229 minutes, 25 seconds
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Adult Eating Disorder Service at LHSC celebrates 10-year milestone

Elizabeth Phoenix, Nurse Practitioner at the Adult Eating Disorder Service at the London Health Sciences Centre joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the 10-year milestone of the program, as well as how many people the AEDS has helped over the past 10 years.
10/7/20226 minutes, 55 seconds
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Reducing food waste can save you some money at the grocery store

Haley Everitt, Lecturer and PhD candidate in the Department of Geography and Environment at Western University joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about how reducing food waste can save you money at the grocery store.
10/6/202211 minutes, 2 seconds
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Are you going to have to start paying a extra when you use a credit card?

Karl Littler Senior VP of Public Affairs with Retail Council of Canada joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the upcoming changes that we could see in stores with regards credit cards. After a ruling on a class action lawsuit, credit card surcharges can be passed on to customers, something store owners were paying for in the past.
10/4/20228 minutes, 20 seconds
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Knights Shift - Episode 1

London Knights radio play-by-play announcer Mike Stubbs and Knights in-game and post-game show host Kyle Grimard talk Knights past, present and future and bring you OHL news twice a week.
10/4/202232 minutes, 51 seconds
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Lidup4branden - reminding people on the importance of helmets

Ange Ralf joins 980 CFPL Mike Stubbs to talk about the importance of helmets and to tell the story of Branden, a young man who passed away in 2020 skateboarding accident. Ralf details what his family and the campaign Lidup4branden are doing to keep his memory alive as well how they give back to the community while also reminding people to wear a helmet.
9/20/20225 minutes, 48 seconds
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Take an auditory tour of the The Hume Cronyn Memorial Observatory

Dr. Mark Tovey, Observatory Curator joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs while they take you on an auditory tour of The Hume Cronyn Memorial Observatory at Western University - just one of many locations open to the public for Doors Open London happening this weekend.
9/16/202215 minutes, 51 seconds
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Andrea Aragon and Sean McCann are bringing awareness to addiction, and being a family member of someone with an addiction

Sean McCann and Andrea Aragon join 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to tell their love story, their experience with Sean's addiction and recovery, as well as give a preview on what they will be speaking about at the Addictions Recovery Breakfast on September 23rd. To learn more about the breakfasts and to buy tickets visit 14th Annual London Addiction Recovery Breakfast Tickets, Fri, 23 Sep 2022 at 7:00 AM | Eventbrite
9/14/202223 minutes, 42 seconds
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The impact of Pierre Poilievre winning Conservative Party leadership race

Matt Farrell, Political Science Professor at Fanshawe College, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the impact of Pierre Poilievre winning the Conservative Party leadership race, what it means, and what it could bring in the future.
9/12/202213 minutes, 46 seconds
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College of Nurses of Ontario moving forward with changes for internationally trained nurses

Sarah Smith, Manager of Nursing Professional Practice at London Health Sciences Centre and Jose Villamater, an internationally educated nurse at LHSC join Mike Stubbs to talk about the provincial government approving changes that allow internationally trained nurses to start practicing at health care organizations sooner with the goal of alleviating staffing shortages.
9/12/202215 minutes, 2 seconds
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Dr. Graham Broad weighs in on impact of Queen Elizabeth II passing

Dr. Graham Broad, Professor and Chair of History at King's University College, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the impact of Queen Elizabeth II's passing and the impact it has on Canada as well as her popularity during her reign. Dr. Broad also talks about what his students see in the monarchy and what they saw in Queen Elizabeth II.
9/8/20229 minutes, 37 seconds
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Could your federal electoral district be changing soon? London-Fanshawe MP Lindsay Mathyssen digs into the proposed redistribution

London-Fanshawe MP Lindsay Mathyssen joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the proposed redistribution of the federal electoral districts. MP Mathyssen explains the process and timeline of this proposal, as well as the potential for a new riding being added to the London area.
9/6/20228 minutes, 52 seconds
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Looking for a career change? The Supportive Care Program at Conestoga College may be a good option for you

Angela Wray, Support Services Officer in the Supportive Care Program at Conestoga College joins Mike Stubbs to talk about the program as the Ontario government makes big decisions regarding Bill 7. Wray explains that the program is a great opportunity for those looking for a career change to the health care field, with a bonus of it being tuition free.
9/2/202210 minutes, 44 seconds
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#WeAreLakeErie bringing awareness to the importance of this global treasure

Michelle Woodhouse, Water Program Manager at Environmental Defence joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the #WeAreLakeErie social media campaign to bring awareness to the importance of the lake that is home to thousands of species and complex ecosystems as well as the main drinking water source for over 11 million people.
9/2/202213 minutes, 25 seconds
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Finally wrapping up and putting a bow on the story of Santa's House

London City Councillor John Fyfe-Millar joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs on London Live to wrap up the saga that has been Santa's House and its relocation. Fife-Millar puts a bow on the journey of Santa's House, and confirms that its officially been moved to Covent Garden Market.
9/1/20226 minutes, 7 seconds
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A goal to double capacity in five years - Gemma Pryor explains how McDonald's Canada plans to do this

Gemma Pryor, Senior Director of Canada Impact Team at McDonalds Canada, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to explain some of the upcoming goals and plans that Ronald McDonald's house has so they can double their capacity in the near future. Within the next five years, Pryor explains, they want to raise $70million.
8/9/20227 minutes, 9 seconds
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Within seconds, you move across the province - the real impact Ronald McDonald House has on families who need it

Mike Malleck joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to share a personal story on how Ronald McDonald house has plays a crucial role in his family, and how much their support helped in hard times.
8/9/202212 minutes, 4 seconds
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How Cargill supports McDonald's

Hans Kabat, President Cargill Protein, North America joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs at the Ronald McDonald House golf tournament in London to talk about how Cargill helps McDonald's to supply all kind of meats that they needed and tells everyone the rule in his family when they relocated.
8/9/202214 minutes, 13 seconds
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Ronald McDonald House Charities Executive Director talks mission and goals

Cathy Loblaw, Executive Director of Ronald McDonald House Charities joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs at their annual golf tournament to talk about RMH's mission and their goal on providing helps to more Canadian families.
8/9/20227 minutes, 4 seconds
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Sue Fletcher is headed to the Ontario Senior Games

Londoner Sue Fletcher joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about how she will be heading to Peterborough for the 2022 Ontario 55+ Summer Games! Fletcher and her partner Walter are competing in pickleball, something she says takes skill but also luck.
8/8/20226 minutes, 20 seconds
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Will Nicholl officially a London Knight

Will Nicholl joins Mike Stubbs to talk about his journey to officially becoming a London Knight
8/3/20226 minutes, 26 seconds
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Get outside and immerse yourself in nature - take a forest bath

Dr. Leigh Vanderloo, from ParticipACTION, Knowledge Translation Manager joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about work life balance, forest bathing, and how important the ancient principle of forest bathing (or Shinrin-yoku) is for our bodies and souls. Dr. Vanderloo shares some research done on how impactful nature can be for millennials.
8/3/20228 minutes, 33 seconds
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Expert critiques Education Minister Lecce's 2022 education plan

Dr. Prachi Srivastova, Associate Professor, Western University, specializing in education and global development, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about Education Minister Stephen Lecce 2022 education plan, and points out that the plan that was released is not really a plan and more of a sketch. 
7/28/202214 minutes, 53 seconds
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More women are wanting workplace flexibility as we start heading back into the office

Pamela Jeffery, Founder of the Prosperity Project, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about some concerns women have heading back into the workplace after the past two years working from home.
7/27/20228 minutes, 4 seconds
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What's the future of electric vehicles?

Josipa Petrunic, President & CEO of the Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about electric vehicles, where they are at now, their future, and what to expect from car manufacturers going forward. 
7/25/20229 minutes, 9 seconds
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Strathroy Pride gearing up for their event

Frank Emmanuel, Director of Strathroy Pride, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the upcoming Pride event this Saturday, what they have lined up, and when everything takes place.  
7/15/20225 minutes
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The Toronto Blue Jays fire Charlie Montoyo

Ethan Diamandas, Blue Jays Reporter for Sports Illustrated, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about today's announcement that the Blue Jays have fired manager Charlie Montoyo, and what's next for the team. 
7/13/202212 minutes, 14 seconds
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Kids Help Phone adding services to help more people

Ravina Anthony, Manager, Newcomer & Diversity Initiatives at Kids Help Phone joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about some upcoming changes for Kids Help Phone that will expand their services for newcomers. 
7/12/20227 minutes, 46 seconds
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Blind soccer coming to London

Abbi Lezizedes, President of White Caps London, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about bringing blind soccer to London and explains how to play. 
7/7/202210 minutes, 23 seconds
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Pandemic pets up for adoption again

Laurie Risemae, Founder and Executive Director of ARF (Animal Rescue Foundation), joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the change they have seen recently as people head back to the office when it comes to pets. She explains that they went from running out of animals to be adopted, to now having an influx of requests of animals looking to be rehomed. 
7/6/20228 minutes, 34 seconds
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Why the Arizona school system unlikely in Ontario, Canada

David Hunt, Education Program Director at Cardus, joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about how the proposed education system in Arizona would be unlikely to be completely replicated in Ontario. 
7/5/20228 minutes, 36 seconds
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Landscape of education system in Arizona, USA and Canada

Annie Kidder, Founder of People For Education, joins 980CFPL's Mike Stubbs to compared the proposed system of education in Arizona, and how it would work in Canada. 
7/5/202212 minutes, 3 seconds
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The impact of rising interest rates

Moshe Lander, economist and lecturer at Concordia University, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the impact rising interest rates will have, and what we need to know about the 'real' interest rate. 
6/29/20227 minutes, 33 seconds
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De-streaming in our education systems

Dr. Prachi Srivastova, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at Western University explains what de-streaming in our education systems is, and what it will look like for students entering high school. 
6/28/202211 minutes, 55 seconds
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A new app to help those suffering from brain injuries

A new app has been developed in London by a team at Lawson Health Research Institute and St. Joseph's Health Care London to help those suffering with brain injuries. Cindy Vanderveen, a user of the new MyBrainPacer™ App joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about her experience with the app, and the benefits she's seen. 
6/20/202211 minutes, 58 seconds
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From trading grilled cheese sandwich to Maud Lewis painting charity auction

Rob Cowley, co-founder and President of Cowley Abbott, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the story behind trading a grilled cheese sandwich turned into a Maud Lewis painting charity auction, and more about Canadian art. 
6/15/20226 minutes, 47 seconds
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Tom Hennessy's walk of gratitude

Tom Hennessy and his wife Joyce joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about his walk of gratitude, something he's accomplishing at 100 years-old, and making donations to help homeless veterans. 
6/14/202213 minutes, 23 seconds
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The importance of financial literacy

Affordability is one of the biggest issues facing Canadians today. Peter Mackay, CEO of Hero Financial Group joins Mike Stubbs to chat about financial literacy and how being money savvy can help you fight the affordability crisis.
6/13/202211 minutes, 31 seconds
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Staying away harmful ticks this summer

Dr. Pierre Chuard joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about harmful ticks, how you can watch for them, and things to keep in mind as we head into the summer. 
6/8/20228 minutes, 28 seconds
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Remembering the June 6th attack in London

Councillor Mariam Hamou and Ali Chabar join 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs on the one year anniversary of the June 6th attack in London to call on more actions to stop islamophobia. 
6/7/202213 minutes, 45 seconds
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What is an online sports gambling addiction really like?

Callum Spoor, a 25-year-old from England, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about his experience with online sports gambling. Spoor explains how his gambling addiction took over his life, from placing his first bet right around his 18th birthday, to October 2021 when he barely able to pay for his bus fare to work each day.   
6/1/202214 minutes, 41 seconds
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Returning Lifeguards to Central Elgin make recruiting for the summer easy

Anouschka Van den Bosh, CMM, HR Specialist, CHRL Manager of Human Resource and Health and Safety from the Municipality of Central Elgin joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs on London Live to talk about how so many lifeguards return to the job each summer, making recruitment easy! 
5/30/20227 minutes, 46 seconds
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Rent control may not be a solution for renters

Moshe Lander, Senior Lecturer, Economics at Concordia University joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about rent control, if it would work in our market, and how it plays a role in politics. 
5/19/20229 minutes, 7 seconds
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What can be done to make renting a little easier

Sam Trosow, Faculty of Law and Faculty of Media and Information Studies at Western joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about rent control, what municipalities can do on their end, what they can't do, and what he thinks we can do to make renting a little easier on people. 
5/19/202213 minutes, 16 seconds
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Seven-year-old boy from London, Ont. chosen to participate in iPOP! 2022

A seven-year-old Londoner will be travelling to Los Angeles this July, to perform in the International presentation of performers also known as iPOP! Lorkin and his mom, Anthea, join Mike Stubbs to talk about the upcoming event and how it all came to be.
5/13/202210 minutes, 38 seconds
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The impact consumers could see with another interest rates hike

Chester Szypula, BDO Canada Limited Vice President, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about what the potential impact on consumers another spike in interests rates could have on them. 
5/3/20229 minutes, 59 seconds
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When do Canadians buy more cannabis?

David Litwin, Senior Specialist, External Communications at Moneris joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about recent data collected by Moneris on cannabis sales, when they see a spike in sales, and the gradual increase in sales since 2020. 
4/22/20228 minutes, 8 seconds
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How does sleep impact us?

Dan McKinley, Senior Vice President of Sales and Customer Experience with Sleep Country Canada, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about how sleep impacts us and why it's so important to get a good night sleep. 
4/21/20229 minutes, 26 seconds
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Joel Kennedy on running the Boston Marathon

Joel Kennedy, Bear Clan member and member of the Oneida Nation of the Thames, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about his experience running the Boston Marathon. 
4/20/202214 minutes, 26 seconds
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Dr. Alex Summers on fourth doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Middlesex London Health Unit Medical Officer of Health Dr. Alex Summers joins Mike Stubbs to talk about the fourth dose of the COVID-19, the roll out campaign, and who will be eligible for the shot first. 
4/6/20228 minutes, 48 seconds
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Ethan Diamandas previewed what to watch in blue jays this season

Ethan Diamandas, Blue Jays reporter with Sports Illustrated join Mike Stubbs to talk about how the Blue Jays are looking heading into the season, who to watch for, and what we can expect from the team. 
4/6/20227 minutes, 57 seconds
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A new way to buy a home

Daniel Dubois, Co-founder and President of Key, joins Mike Stubbs to talk about a new model on how to own a home called co-ownership. He explains how this model works and what the benefits of it would be for people trying to enter the housing market.
4/5/202214 minutes, 4 seconds
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Commuters are finding new ways to get to work as the price of gas goes up

Jordan Williamson, Director, Product Strategy & Development at Moneris joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about new data that suggests car commuters who are returning to the office are finding new ways to get to work as the price of gas continues to rise. 
3/28/20226 minutes, 46 seconds
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An early start to the golf season

Dean Gocan, Golf Manager at Pine Knot Golf & C.C joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about them be able to open up their course a little earlier than normal this year, thanks to all the nice weather over the past few days. 
3/19/20226 minutes, 49 seconds
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Getting London Ready for Ukrainian Refugees

Deputy Mayor Josh Morgan joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about how London is preparing to take in Ukrainian Refugees as the war in Ukraine continues. He talks about London's history with refugees, and how London plans to help them once they arrive. 
3/17/20227 minutes, 35 seconds
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Tips on how to manage your budget and deal with debt

Chester Szypula, Senior Vice President at BDO joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about balancing your budget and how you can relief your debt.  
3/3/202210 minutes, 3 seconds
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Premier Doug Ford talks gas prices, the pandemic and more

Premier Doug Ford joins Mike Stubbs on 980 CFPL's London Live to talk about today's announcement in the London area, the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine and what Canadians can be doing, gas prices, and moving forward from the pandemic. 
2/25/20229 minutes, 2 seconds
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How is the pandemic impacting the development of Ontario students?

Dr. Prachi Srivastova  Associate Professor at Western University, specializing in education and global development talks with 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs about how school aged kids have been impacted by the pandemic. 
2/17/202210 minutes, 5 seconds
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How have Refugees new to Canada been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic?

Fawziah Rabiah-Mohammed, a nursing PhD student at Western University talks with 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs about her recent research looking at the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on Canadian Refugees who came to Canada around 2018, or after. 
2/15/202212 minutes, 2 seconds
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From Masonville Mall to first Canadian winner of Survivor

Erika Casupanan, the most recent winner of Survivor, talks with 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs on her time living in London while attending both Western and Fanshawe, her time on the show, her experience on exile island, and how life has changed since she won Season 41. 
2/10/202211 minutes, 54 seconds
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How much does it take to save for a house?

Dr. Paul Kershaw, an Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia, joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs on London Live to talk about what it takes to save for a house in today's market. Dr. Kershaw explains how many years it would take for someone in London to save up for a down payment, and what needs to happen to slow things down for homebuyers.
2/4/202211 minutes, 15 seconds
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How much do Canadian's have in common with protesters in Ottawa?

David Coletto, CEO and Founding Partner Abacus Data joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs on London Live to talk about a recent poll he did across the country asking "How much do you have in common with protesters in Ottawa." 
2/3/20226 minutes, 46 seconds
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Shelters working together to help the homeless in London

Jon DeActis, Executive Director for The Salvation Army Centre of Hope talks with 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs about the ongoing homelessness issue in London, and the issues the shelters are facing. DeActis explains how all the shelters work together to change and make things better, as a team. 
2/2/202211 minutes, 7 seconds
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Could a vacancy tax be coming to London?

The City of London is looking to add a vacancy tax to homes that are left empty, something the province has said municipalities are allowed to do, following in the footsteps of Vancouver and their vacancy tax. Ward 2 Councillor Shawn Lewis spoke with 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs on London Live about why this is being explored for London, what it means for the city, and what are the next steps as the municipality explores adding the tax. 
1/31/202210 minutes, 15 seconds
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Remembering the January 29th Mosque Shooting

Fareed Khan, from Canadian's United Against Hate, talks with 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs about the importance of January 29th being recognized as a National Day of Remembrance for the victims, survivors, and family members of those impacted by the attack in 2017, as well as where we go from here.   
1/29/202211 minutes, 58 seconds
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The rise of gas prices

Dan McTeague joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs on London Live to talk about the rise in gas prices, why it's happening, and just how much you could be paying at the pump in the upcoming months. 
1/27/20229 minutes, 30 seconds
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Mayor Ed Holder talks State of the City

Mayor Ed Holder joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the State of the City address on Tuesday, what it's been like doing the address during COVID-19 times, his hopes for the city, and more. 
1/25/202216 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Brier coming back to London in 2023

Curling Canada announced on Monday that the Tim Hortons Brier will be returning to London in 2023 and will be held at Budweiser Gardens. 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs spoke with Peter Inch, a Canadian Curling Hall of Famer, who played a big role bringing the Brier back to London. 
1/24/20228 minutes, 59 seconds
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The career of Meatloaf

Greg Brady from Toronto Today on 640 Toronto and 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs talk about Meatloaf, their introduction to him, his career and more.  
1/21/202210 minutes, 23 seconds
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Changes coming to Budweiser Gardens thanks to the provincial restriction lifting

Brian Ohl, General Manager of Budweiser Gardens talks with 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs on the provincial restrictions changing on January 31st, and how that impacts the popular venue. 
1/21/20224 minutes, 29 seconds
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Mayor Ed Holder talks Ontario Housing Summit

Mayor Ed Holder joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the Ontario Housing Affordability Summit that took place on Wednesday. Mayor Holder talks about what happened at the summit, and what he hopes for London going forward. 
1/21/202211 minutes, 56 seconds
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Deputy Mayor Josh Morgan speaks about COVID-19 in his home

There is a lot of sigma surrounding COVID-19, from feeling embarrassed about getting it to people's reaction when they find out that you've had it. Deputy Mayor Josh Morgan talks with 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs about one of his children contracting the COVID-19 virus, and the impact it had on their family.     
1/20/20228 minutes, 28 seconds
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Don't trust the ice on ponds and drainage ditches - Platoon Chief Colin Shewell - London Fire Dept.

Platoon Chief Colin Shewell of the London Fire Department talks with 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs about whether it is safe to skate or ice fish on ponds or drainage ditches in the London area. (Hint: It isn't)
1/18/20229 minutes, 4 seconds
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Suzannah Warlick - Passage To Sweden

Director and producer Suzannah Warlick talks with 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs about the documentary film Passage to Sweden which chronicles the events that occurred in Scandinavia and Budapest during WWII.  Defying the occupying German forces, and protecting fellow citizens, spontaneous and dramatic rescue operations were conducted to save thousands of Jewish lives. 
1/17/20228 minutes, 54 seconds
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LDCSB Director of Education - Vince Romeo on the marathon needed to package rapid tests

Each student and education staff member was told by the Ontario government that they would receive two rapid tests as in-person learning resumed. But what did it take to make that happen? Vince Romeo, the Director of Education for the London District Catholic School Board shared the details of a marathon packaging job done by staff members and volunteers that began about 3:30 am just three days before students returned.
1/17/20227 minutes, 45 seconds
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Cora Waschkowski - The Little Red Roaster

Cora Waschknowski of The Little Red Roaster talks about what her past 22 months have been like trying to navigate running a small business in a pandemic in a provincially regulated building.
1/14/20228 minutes, 12 seconds
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Donnovan Bennett remembers Larry Haylor

Sportsnet's Donnovan Bennett played running back for the Western Mustangs and head coach Larry Haylor from 2003-2007. Bennett took time to talk to 980 CFPL's MIke Stubbs about Haylor following his death on January 7, 2022.
1/12/202212 minutes, 30 seconds
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Championship stories and getting set for season 12 with Cleveland Brownlee

In 2021 Cleveland Brownlee helped the London Majors to win their first Intercounty Baseball League championship in 46 years. On January 6, 2022 the Majors announced that Brownlee would be back for a 12th season with the team. He talked with 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs about winning the IBL championship and deciding to come back for another season.
1/7/202210 minutes, 30 seconds
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The Ontario government doesn't classify OCAA and OUA athletes as elite

Nathan McFadden, the President of the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association, talks with 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs about trying to get the Ontario government to recognize OCAA and Ontario University Athletics athletes as "elite" to enable them to return to play under the COViD-19 protocols used by other leagues and organizations that have been deemed "elite."
1/7/202211 minutes, 7 seconds
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Saving a life in London, Ontario

By now you have probably heard the story of Nadia Popovici, a medical student and fan of the Seattle Kraken and the save she made noticing a potential melanoma on the neck of Vancouver Canucks assistant trainer, Red Hamilton. Here is that story: https://globalnews.ca/news/8483873/off-ice-save-keen-eyed-kraken-fan-alerts-canucks-manager-to-cancerous-mole/ Well, the same type of save was made by London doctor Jessica Hunter-Orange. Here is that story as told to Mike Stubbs on London Live on 980 CFPL.
1/7/202212 minutes, 22 seconds
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Canadian Journalist and Photographer Louie Palu talks about being at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021

Louie Palu was working for National Geographic on January 6, 2021. His assignment took him to the U.S. Capitol and placed him amongst the crowd both outside and inside the building. He was hit, shoved and confronted. He shielded himself from rubber bullets being fired down some of the most hallowed halls in America. Palu described to 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs what it was like to capture the events of that day as they unfolded in front of him.
1/6/202213 minutes, 54 seconds
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2021 London Sports - Year in Review

2021 was not an amazing year in very many areas. One of the standout exceptions may have been the London sports world. Athletes and team had incredible success. Hear stories from Damian Warner, Maggie MacNeil, Susanne Grainger, Greg Marshall, Roop Chanderdat and others as we look back at their monumental achievements.
12/31/202137 minutes, 34 seconds
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A financial plan, not financial resolutions will help you meet your money goals in 2022

As people prepare for a new year, paying down debt is likely high on the list of resolutions for 2022, but BDO Debt Solutions says having a financial plan rather than a simple resolution will help you to actually reach your financial goals this coming year. Chester Szypula , Senior Vice President and Licensed Insolvency Trustee with BDO Canada, joins Mike Stubbs to discuss.
12/24/202110 minutes, 20 seconds
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Dale Hawerchuk's story about the '87 Canada Cup championship clinching goal

Anyone who remembers Mario Lemieux's championship clinching goal from the '87 Canada Cup will remember Lemieux's shot or Wayne Gretzky's pass or even Larry Murphy's role as decoy before they remember the role that the late Dale Hawerchuk played. Hawerchuk's story actually goes back to a line change made by Mike Keenan before the very famous faceoff that led to that very famous goal.
12/22/20211 minute, 56 seconds
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Angela Di Corpo on Imagine Van Gogh

A uniquely immersive exhibit featuring more than 200 of Vincent van Gogh’s paintings will be coming to 100 Kellogg Lane in London, Ont., next fall. Imagine Van Gogh was first presented by Encore Productions in France and has gone on to tour worldwide with recent stops in Vancouver and Edmonton extending their runs due to popular demand. 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs spoke with Imagine Van Gogh Marketing Director Angela Di Corpo about what visitors to Imagine Van Gogh should be prepared to see.
12/22/20219 minutes, 1 second
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Porter and Colton - 2021 Toy Drive

Porter and Colton started a holiday toy drive when they were just five years old. 2021 is their 4th annual toy drive, and they along with their moms, Jen and Lindsay join Mike Stubbs to talk about this year's event.
12/21/20219 minutes, 40 seconds
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Rolling Stones UNZZIPPED exhibition takes fans behind the scenes of one of the most influential rock bands

From diaries, to audio recording and video footage, fans are invited to get a behind-the-scenes look at the Rolling Stones career. THEMUSEUM in Kitchener is playing host to The Rolling Stones UNZIPPED exhibition until February 27, 2021. David Marskell CEO of THEMUSEUM, join Mike Stubbs to discuss what you can expect at this rockin' exhibition.    
12/20/20217 minutes, 18 seconds
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Maggie MacNeil of London on winning another gold in the pool

Maggie MacNeil captured gold in the 4 x 100m freestyle at the World Swimming Championship in Abu Dhabi. She talked with 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs about the Canadian record setting swim, her next events in the competition and he recent sponsorship agreement with Speedo.
12/16/20217 minutes, 20 seconds
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Chatting with lawyer Ali Chahbar about his appointment to London Police Services Board

Ali Chahbar, general legal counsel and executive officer with the region’s public school board, has been appointed to the London Police Services Board. Chahbar was appointed to a two-month term effective Sunday by Ontario solicitor general Sylvia Jones, pending the processing of his order-in-council for a longer three-year term, the board said. He was slated to take his oath of office on Monday, December 13. Chahbar joins Mike Stubbs to discuss the appointment.
12/16/20217 minutes, 49 seconds
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MLHU Acting MOH on booster shots, vaccine availability, capacity limits, and school closures

COVID-19 and the Omicron variant are causing school closures in the Middlesex-London region as close contacts have been advised to quarantine and get tested. At the same time, the provincial government is opening up booster shots to those 18+ and once again ramping up restrictions to battle the virus.  Acting Medical Officer of Health for MLHU, Dr. Alex Summers, joins Mike Stubbs to discuss.
12/16/202112 minutes, 30 seconds
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Winter tire info and more with Ricky from Ricky Ratchets

12/8/202110 minutes
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Western Mustang football team head coach Greg Marshall on Vanier Cup Championship 2021

The head coach of the Western Mustang football team Greg Marshall talks about scrambling to find footwear the night before a championship game and then some of the highlights on the way to winning the Vanier Cup on December 4, 2021.
12/6/20218 minutes, 36 seconds
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Anonymous donation allows MS Society of Canada to triple impact of donations on Giving Tuesday 2021

On Giving Tuesday (November 30, 2021) donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada have triple the impact, thanks to an anonymous donor. Officials with the MS Society of Canada say each gift will offer three times the support to Canadians affected by multiple sclerosis. John Cuddie, volunteer with MS Society of Canada joins Mike Stubbs to discuss.
12/6/20216 minutes, 12 seconds
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Dave Woodey shares his amazing Football story - London Live with Mike Stubbs

11/29/202115 minutes, 19 seconds
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John Matisz of The Score talks an exciting new hockey documentary - London Live with Mike Stubbs

11/19/202114 minutes, 26 seconds
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Committee endorses Mariam Hamou to fill London's Ward 6 vacancy

While the move still awaits final approval from city council, the strategic priorities and policy committee (SPPC) has endorsed Mariam Hamou to fill the Ward 6 vacancy in London, Ont. The human rights activist and political advocate beat out 20 other contenders in three rounds of voting during an SPPC meeting on Monday. Hamou joins London Live with Mike Stubbs to share her reaction.
11/15/20216 minutes, 32 seconds
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Jay Goldberg of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation reacts to the province's fall economic statement - London Live with Mike Stubbs

11/15/202110 minutes, 16 seconds
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Long distance runner Lanni Marchant talks what it takes to run a marathon, and her recent successes - London Live with Mike Stubbs

11/9/202110 minutes, 8 seconds
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Supply chain issues impact homebuyers waiting on their pre-construction purchased homes

The third installment of Short Supply delves into how a shortage of materials is leading to delays in the house market, leaving some Canadians waiting on their pre-construction purchased homes. Global News journalist, Craig Lord, joins Mike Stubbs to discuss.
11/5/20217 minutes, 6 seconds
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Prince Albert's Diner co-owner Bill Spigos discusses their career and closing down - London Live with Mike Stubbs

11/3/20218 minutes, 27 seconds
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Tony Elenis discusses the struggles the food service industry faces following increased minimum wage - London Live with Mike Stubbs

11/2/20217 minutes, 56 seconds
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COP26: What you need to know about the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference

A crucial U.N. climate summit opened Sunday, Oct. 31 amid papal appeals for prayers and activists’ demands for action, kicking off two weeks of intense diplomatic negotiations by almost 200 countries aimed at slowing intensifying global warming and adapting to the climate damage already underway.  Dr. Chris Gore, Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University, joins Mike Stubbs to give us an overview of what's happening and what we need to know about COP26
11/2/202113 minutes, 13 seconds
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Will people who lose their job for not complying with COVID-19 vaccine policies be able to collect EI? Employment lawyer explains

The re-elected federal Liberal government is raising the possibility that workers let go for failing to adhere to an employer’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate could find themselves ineligible for employment insurance. Christopher Justice, an employment lawyer and associate at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP, joins Mike Stubbs to discuss.
10/29/20217 minutes, 26 seconds
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Paulie O'Byrne talks about Kyle Beach and being a survivor

Londoner Paulie O'Byrne is as tenacious and courageous as they come. He is the founder of www.im1in5.com and he is a survivor of sexual assault. He joined Mike Stubbs to discuss Kyle Beach and the courage Beach demonstrated in coming forward with his own survivor story.
10/28/202121 minutes, 49 seconds
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Colm Feore and the 2021 Forest City Film Festival

After being forced to go online-only in 2020, the Forest City Film Festival (FCFF) is finally back in-person with more than 90 offerings for cinephiles in London, Ont. Gemini-winning actor and Stratford Festival veteran Colm Feore, lent his talents to Trigger Point, one of the 92 films being featured at the FCFF until Oct. 30. Feore joins Mike Stubbs to chat about the film festivals, his career and life during the COVID-19 pandemic.
10/26/20217 minutes, 22 seconds
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Former Humboldt Bronco Kaleb Dahlgren on diabetes and turning a negative into a positive

 Come Together For Diabetes is an event to support diabetes care and research at St. Joseph’s Health Care London. The 2021 installment will take place on November 4th and will feature former Humboldt Broncos player, Kaleb Dahlgren. Dahlgren, a survivor of the 2018 Humboldt Broncos bus crash, has been living with diabetes since he was four-year-old. Dahlgren, who is also a diabetes advocate and author, joins Mike Stubbs to share a bit of his story and chat about the event.
10/25/202115 minutes, 26 seconds
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5-year-old boy from London, Ont. goes reverse trick-or-treating to spread Halloween cheer

Halloween is a scary time of year, but one young Londoner wanted to spread a bit of joy this spooky season by doing some reverse trick-or-treating. Five-year-old Everett--dressed as Batman--and his grandmother Barb spent Sunday, October 17 knocking on doors and handing out candy. Barb and Everett join Mike Stubbs to chat about how the idea came about and what the reaction was like from those who received a unexpected Halloween treat.
10/22/20217 minutes, 57 seconds
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Joint letter calls on federal government to fast track the Canada Disability Benefit

A group of high-profile Canadians have written a joint letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calling on the federal government to fast-track the Canadian disability benefit. Rabia Khedr, National Director of Disability Without Poverty, joins Mike Stubbs to discuss.
10/22/202111 minutes, 34 seconds
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How does moral injury impact healthcare workers' brains? London, Ont. researchers aim to find out

Researchers out of Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University’ Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry will be examining the impacts of what’s known as “moral injury” on the brains of health-care workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. A moral injury involves injury to a person’s moral conscience and can happen when someone sees or does something, or fails to prevent something, that conflicts with their morals. As a result, people are often left with profound guilt and shame. Dr. Ruth Lanius, associate scientist at Lawson, Schulich professor and London Health Sciences Centre psychiatrist, joins Mike Stubbs to discuss.
10/21/202111 minutes, 41 seconds
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Islamic Heritage Month: A time to reflect, learn, and celebrate

October to Islamic Heritage Month. Following the vehicle attack in June that saw four members of a London, Ont. Muslim family killed, and their 9-year-old son injured, this year is particularly important. Dr. Nosheen Ahmad joins Mike Stubbs to reflect on the June Attack and the actions that followed, to teach us something we didn't know about Muslims, and to help us celebrate.
10/15/20218 minutes, 17 seconds
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London, Ont. jazz singer finding her voice with help of COVID-19 'long hauler' clinic

A special clinic in London, Ont., is bringing multiple disciplines together to treat those experiencing symptoms long after first being diagnosed with COVID-19. Wendi Heal, a professional jazz singer, contracted COVID-19 in late December 2020 before vaccination efforts began and she is still faced with symptoms that make it difficult for her to perform. However, the experts at the post-acute COVID-19 program at St. Joseph’s Health Care London are helping to address Heal’s symptoms. Heal joins Mike Stubbs to share her experience as a COVID-19 long hauler, and how the program is helping her find her voice. 
10/13/202114 minutes, 23 seconds
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Fire Prevention week 2021: Learning the sounds of fire safety and other life-saving tips

October 3 to 9 is fire prevention week and this year's theme is “learn the sounds of fire safety.”  London District Fire Chief, Matt Hepditch, joins Mike Stubbs to talk about ways to prevent fires and how to stay safe during an emergency.
10/7/202112 minutes, 52 seconds
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What does Ontario's 'targeted’ COVID-19 rapid test program in schools mean for the rest of the year?

Ontario’s chief medical officer of health announced a new “targeted” COVID-19 rapid test program in schools and licensed child care settings. “The program will support access to voluntary, rapid asymptomatic screening for unvaccinated children and students,” the Ford government said on Tuesday. Tests will be made available at the discretion of the local medical officer of health, based on “local epidemiological circumstances.” Parents will be able to choose if their child can participate. Dr. Prachi Srivastava, Associate Professor of Education & International Development in the Faculty of Education at Western University, joins Mike Stubbs to discuss.
10/6/202113 minutes, 8 seconds
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Western President Alan Shepard on GBSV allegations on campus, student walkout

Roughly 8,000 students at Western University walked out of class at noon on Friday to protest what they call a “culture of misogyny” on campus after a series of sexual assault allegations surfaced in recent days. The students were also joined by some faculty and community members in a show of solidarity and support following a difficult week that has thrust issues surrounding gender-based and sexual violence (GBSV) into the national consciousness. Western University President Alan Shepard joined Mike Stubbs on Friday to talk about the allegations, the walkout, the concerns of students and community members, and the action plan and task force unveiled by the university earlier this week.
9/17/202111 minutes, 6 seconds
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MOH plans bachelorette party that includes running 5km in formal attire, patio hopping

A London woman is set to tie the knot in early October, but before she does, her friends wanted to celebrate by throwing her a very interesting bachelorette party. Maid of Honour, Kelly Gil, joins Mike Stubbs to explain why you may have seen a group of women in formal attire running around Old South after 6 p.m. ET on Wednesday.
9/17/20217 minutes, 13 seconds
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UWOFA says it stands with survivors of GBSV, supports student walkout

The Western University student walkout against gender-based sexual violence has gained the support of Western University’s faculty association. The walkout is set to happen on Friday, September 17 at 12 p.m. at UC Hill at Western. The event is in response to social media reports that female students living in on-campus housing were drugged and that some were sexually assaulted this past weekend. Nigmendra Narain, President of the University of Western Ontario Faculty Association (UWOFA), joins Mike Stubbs to discuss.
9/17/20219 minutes, 41 seconds
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What the 2021 Federal election could mean for Ontario's agriculture industry

With just days to go before the federal election, officials with Foreign Agricultural Resource Management Services say whoever is elected must preserve the seasonal agricultural workers program "which connects growers experiencing labour shortages with international workers on a seasonal basis," and ensures "consumers to continue buying fresh, local foods." Ken Forth, President of Foreign Agricultural Resource Management Services, joins Mike Stubbs to discuss.
9/16/202110 minutes, 53 seconds