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.

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Recapping a Mars experiment with Captain Adam S...
"Can humans live on Mars?" is a popular question. Before we even get to that stage there are a few simpler questions to answer. Can a group of humans tolerate each other in close quarters over an entire year? An experiment like that wrapped up in Houston, TX, and 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs spoke with Captain Adam Sirek of Western University about what we can learn from it and the Canadian connection to it.
8 min
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Fewer and fewer people in Ontario have a family...
The latest figures from the Ontario College of Family Physicians indicate that there are now 2.5 million people in the province who don't have a family doctor. The college says that's an increase of more than 160,000 people since the last count was released early in 2024. Why does this appear to be going in the wrong direction and what can be done to try to change the trend? 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs sits down with the president-elect of the OCFP, Dr. Jobin Varughese to try to find out.
9 min
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The price of milk is rising again - but here's ...
13 min
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Nearing a potential LCBO strike - thoughts from...
A strike date of July 5 has been set by LCBO workers and the date is getting closer. Retail analyst Bruce Winder joined Mike Stubbs to discuss what might happen and what impacts consumers would or would not feel should a strike take place.
7 min
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Barry Boughner talks about the careers of Alf W...
9 min
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Can a Mayor's working group bring down the curr...
8 min
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Acting president and CEO, David Musaj addresses...
10 min
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Is it worth it to cut things like Neighbourhood...
10 min
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London Hydro CEO Vinay Sharma on what London ha...
7 min
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Nelson Alexander talks about how a bike helmet ...
4 min
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Robert Cribb on lead levels in water at Ontario...
Robert Cribb is an investigative reporter at the Toronto Star and the founder and director of the Investigative Journalism Bureau at the University of Toronto. Rob joined 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about findings concerning lead levels in the water at schools and daycares in the province and the lack of concern that appears to exist about the issue.
8 min
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Moshe Lander - in studio - on June 18, 2024
21 min
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Dr. Lorraine Godden answers the question: How e...
8 min
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London Fire Captain Derrick Martin on 39 first ...
7 min
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Meet London's own "Beer Knight" - Jennifer Tamse
8 min
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What you need to know about the co-ownership of...
With the cost of buying a home being out of reach for so many people, co-ownership has become a viable option. But what should you know so that you have all of your bases covered? 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs speaks with Mariya Berenbaum of MB Law (mblawpc.ca) to get tips on how to ensure someone entering into co-ownership doesn't wind up being surprised. Mike and Mariya also discuss what impact the changes to capital gains being made by the federal government could have on co-ownership.
10 min
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Remembering Captain Charles "Chas" McLeod who l...
11 min
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Runaway dress, London woman hopes for wedding d...
A London woman is hoping for a miracle after her wedding dress was lost in transit between London and Toronto early this morning. Barbara Simas, friend of Lorena Perriera, joins London Live to share what happened.
7 min
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The Bank of Canada prime lending rate has dropp...
Kathy Ames, the chair of the London-St. Thomas Association of Realtors speaks with 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs about the decision by the Bank of Canada to reduce its prime lending rate by one-quarter of a point and what that could mean for real estate in the area.
10 min
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What we need to know about Mental Health Trackers
13 min
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London's own Paige Martin of Oilers TV previews...
London's own Paige Martin has been part of a wild ride in Oil Country throughout the 2023-24 NHL season. It has taken Paige and the Edmonton Oilers to the Stanley Cup final against former London Knight Matthew Tkachuk and the Florida Panthers. Paige sits down with 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to set up the series and talk about what life is like right now in Edmonton.
13 min
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Analyzing the growth of women's sports with Dr....
Dr. La Quita Frederick of Georgetown University joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to examine the WNBA and its place in the current sports landscape and looks at a comparison with where the NBA would have been on a similar timeline as it grew into the league that it is today.
11 min
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What impact could increased beer sales in Ontar...
The Ontario government is moving forward with their plan to make alcohol sales more accessible. What could this mean for local brewers? 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs talks with Powerhouse Brewing Company General Manager Dylan Lee about what Dylan feels could happen and about the challenges that still exist for local brewers.
5 min
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Analyzing the first year of the PWHL with Erin ...
9 min
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Stories of rats, skunks and even ghosts in the ...
15 min