London Live with Mike Stubbs
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.
The Big Bandemic is bringing back the Big Band ...
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.
13 min
Understanding fentanyl and it's deadly power
13 min
Could land for $10 move you up north? Mayor of ...
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.
7 min
Controversial CMHA homeless hub proposal was wi...
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.
29 min
Ingersoll's Katie Rice is a back-to-back OCAA C...
8 min
London's own Maggie Mac Neil made history at th...
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 min
As temperatures drop, London Coffee House is do...
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.
4 min
Doctors trained overseas jump through many hurd...
15 min
Youth Opportunities Unlimited has a new hub for...
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.
8 min
'Step up and boogie down'; The United Way Stair...
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.
8 min
London's population continues to grow, and so d...
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.
5 min
Incentivizing developers to build affordable ho...
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.
6 min
Halloween is right around the corner, and McCul...
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.
4 min
Home County Music & Art Festival has been cance...
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.
9 min
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.
13 min
Streaming and strikes are causing movie theater...
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.
9 min
London Innovation Challenge is looking at inno...
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.
8 min
More support is needed for people with autism a...
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 kids with autism in Canada.
7 min
Lobbyist registry was a miss at Tuesdays counci...
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.
8 min
Dream Lottery Loyalty Deadline is just around t...
Kim Woodbridge from Dream Lottery joins Mike Stubbs to talk about the Loyalty Deadline on October 12th.
6 min
"It's everywhere you turn here, the quantity is...
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.
9 min
Farmers markets could save you a few dollars on...
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 min
519Pledge for Socks: Helping London's homeless ...
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.
7 min
London children's book author is shining a ligh...
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.
8 min
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.
6 min