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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New drivers are faking driver's ed certificates...
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.
8 min
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The Property Tax Tour: St. Thomas residents wil...
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.
6 min
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A new bill is going through provincial parliame...
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.
5 min
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Federal NDP Leader comments on the impending Ph...
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.
10 min
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Bill 124 has been deemed unconstitutional - wha...
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.
10 min
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Ontario's health care system needs change, and ...
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.
7 min
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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.
10 min
8
Coyotes are roaming around, and the City of Bur...
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.
5 min
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Sleep Clinic 101: Everything you need to know f...
Jennifer Mannion, Registered Poly-Somnographic 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.
9 min
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Some TD Bank users have until the end of the da...
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. 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.
3 min
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The governments interest on debt impacts you mo...
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.
13 min
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Raise your Stanley Cup - and no, we don't mean ...
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.
6 min
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The psychology of dating and why more young peo...
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.
14 min
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St Thomas Ultramarathoner is gearing up for a h...
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.
13 min
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Honolulu Blue Monday: Detroit Lions roar into t...
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 it's like to be a Lion's fan.
17 min
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Make it Livable: the call for more support in s...
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.
6 min
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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.
7 min
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Better neighbourhood amenities could improve yo...
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.
12 min
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More Canadian's are buying EV's, but our infras...
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.
8 min
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"The reality was, I was going to die." Guy Feli...
"The reality was, I was going to die," Addict turned advocate dives into the support and services needed for those battling addiction
13 min
21
Ali Chahbar on Deputy Chief job posting and Pol...
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.
10 min
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The Dry Challenge: the benefits of a sober mont...
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.
10 min
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London Police are looking for a third Deputy Ch...
Former London Deputy Chief of Police Murray Faulkner joins 980 CFPL's Mike Stubbs to talk about the London Police Service posting a Deputy Chief job, adding a third person to the role, and why.
11 min
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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.
9 min
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Saving the Goslings: Salthaven has stepped in t...
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.
5 min