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The Jas Johal Show

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The Jas Johal Show is the Lower Mainland’s town square, helping you connect with the stories that matter. It’s about finding the solutions to the challenges facing our region, even when we disagree. Jas’s decades of experience as a local news reporter, a Global News bureau chief in China and India, as well as a BC MLA have strengthened his conviction that no one “side” has all the answers. The Jas Johal Show’s contributor Jawn Jang, Global News anchor Chris Gailus, and the Global News Radio newsroom round out the team keeping you in the know on developing stories from the North Shore to the Fraser Valley. The Jas Johal Show provides fresh perspective and lively conversation for listeners Monday to Friday: 3-6pm.

The Jas Johal Show is the Lower Mainland’s town square, helping you connect with the stories that matter. It’s about finding the solutions to the challenges facing our region, even when we disagree. Jas’s decades of experience as a local news reporter, a Global News bureau chief in China and India, as well as a BC MLA have strengthened his conviction that no one “side” has all the answers. The Jas Johal Show’s contributor Jawn Jang, Global News anchor Chris Gailus, and the Global News Radio newsroom round out the team keeping you in the know on developing stories from the North Shore to the Fraser Valley. The Jas Johal Show provides fresh perspective and lively conversation for listeners Monday to Friday: 3-6pm.

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The Jas Johal Show is the Lower Mainland’s town square, helping you connect with the stories that matter. It’s about finding the solutions to the challenges facing our region, even when we disagree. Jas’s decades of experience as a local news reporter, a Global News bureau chief in China and India, as well as a BC MLA have strengthened his conviction that no one “side” has all the answers. The Jas Johal Show’s contributor Jawn Jang, Global News anchor Chris Gailus, and the Global News Radio newsroom round out the team keeping you in the know on developing stories from the North Shore to the Fraser Valley. The Jas Johal Show provides fresh perspective and lively conversation for listeners Monday to Friday: 3-6pm.

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Episodes

The Full Show: Climate levy budget for 2022, inflation rates, and new city tax

11/25/2021
Vancouver’s Mayor proposes new climate levy in 2022 budget: Guest - Lisa Dominato, Vancouver City Councillor The Jas Johal Show Political Panel Vancouver’s Mayor is pitching a new city tax to help pay for programs that address our climate emergency. But should it be up to municipalities and local residents to fork out for these programs? Guest - Jonina Campbell, Executive Director and Former Deputy Leader of the BC Greens Guest - Mary Polak, Strategic Advisor with Maple Leaf Strategies Inc...

Duration:00:43:02

How Vancouver retailers are preparing for Black Friday

11/25/2021
it’s Thanksgiving in the US today, and that means it’s Black Friday tomorrow. We find out how retailers in Metro Vancouver are preparing for one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Guest - David Ian Gray, DIG360 Consulting, a national retail advisory based in Vancouver See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:05:32

How Canada’s soaring inflation rate will hurt your pocket

11/25/2021
Do things feel a bit more… expensive lately? Guest - Michael Levy, Financial Analyst for 980 CKNW See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:01

A Vancouver parent’s struggle to find childcare for her kids

11/25/2021
How are parents supposed to work, if they can’t get childcare for their kids? Guest - Darcy Matheson, Editor-In-Chief at Daily Hive See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:46

Vancouver’s Mayor proposes new climate levy in 2022 budget

11/25/2021
Guest - Lisa Dominato, Vancouver City Councillor See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:15

The Full Show: New five day permanent paid sick leave legislation, local officials warn of more rainfall set to hit B.C.'s hardest hit areas and the province is set to overhaul the forestry sector

11/24/2021
B.C. introduces five days of permanent paid sick leave The province announces new five days of permanent paid sick leave set for the beginning of next year. We're joined by Global Legislative Bureau Chief Keith Baldrey who breaks it all down. Plus, your calls! Is five days too much or too little? Province plans an overhaul of B.C. forest management Jeff Bromley, Wood Council Chair for the United Steelworkers joins us to talk more about the province's forest management plans. Military arrives...

Duration:00:54:14

The importance of the TMX pipeline

11/24/2021
Stewart Muir is Executive Director of Resource Works joins us to discuss how the pipeline relates to the recent B.C. floods. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:12

How will BC’s new paid sick leave program impact local business owners?

11/24/2021
Brad Macleod, Owner & Managing Partner of C-Lovers Fish and Chips, weighs in on the new five day paid sick leave program set for 2022 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:05:23

Emergency debate in House of Commons underway, as B.C. braces for more rainfall

11/24/2021
Abbotsford MP Ed Fast joins us to discuss the situation in Abbotsford at the moment with more rainfall set to arrive this week. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:41

Military arrives in Princeton as Mayor warns of potential for more flooding

11/24/2021
We're joined by Spencer Coyne, Mayor of Princeton, who is warning of the potential for more flooding within the town. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:35

Province plans an overhaul of B.C. forest management

11/24/2021
Jeff Bromley, Wood Council Chair for the United Steelworkers joins us to talk more about the province's forest management plans. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:07:31

B.C. introduces five days of permanent paid sick leave

11/24/2021
The province announces new five days of permanent paid sick leave set for the beginning of next year. We're joined by Global Legislative Bureau Chief Keith Baldrey who breaks it all down. Plus, your calls! Is five days too much or too little? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:15:36

The Full Show: New guidance given to border guards after fines handed out to Canadians travelling south, Is British Columbia prepared for another natural disaster? Should Canada boycott the Beijing Olympics? One Richmond city councillor says no

11/23/2021
Canada Border Services Agency gives new guidance to border officers after “regrettable” screw-ups Stephanie Cadieux, MLA for Surrey - Panorama joins us in reaction to hearing Marlene's story on our program yesterday. Marlene travelled down to the USA to fill up on gas and was handed a $5,700 fine by doing so. ‘Woefully inadequate’ flood response exposes B.C. ‘weak links’, president of the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association says How well prepared in B.C. for future disasters?...

Duration:00:41:37

“There are going to be pipelines blown up”: growing criticism of David Suzuki after controversial comments

11/23/2021
We are joined by Ellis Ross, MLA for Skeena and former chief councillor of the Haisla Nation. He’s currently running to be BC Liberal Leader. He discusses why he disagrees with David Suzuki's controversial comments over how protestors will deal with pipelines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:13:43

Canada “absolutely should not” boycott Beijing Olympics, former Richmond Olympian says

11/23/2021
Should Canada boycott the Beijing Olympics? Former Canadian Olympian and current Richmond City Councillor, Alexa Loo says no. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:10:15

‘Woefully inadequate’ flood response exposes B.C. ‘weak links’, president of the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association says

11/23/2021
How well prepared in B.C. for future disasters? We ask Chris Gardner, President of the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of B.C. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:10:25

Canada Border Services Agency gives new guidance to border officers after “regrettable” screw-ups

11/23/2021
Stephanie Cadieux, MLA for Surrey - Panorama joins us in reaction to hearing Marlene's story on our program yesterday. Marlene travelled down to the USA to fill up on gas and was handed a $5,700 fine by doing so. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:08

Grandmother fined coming back to Canada after filling up on gas in the US

11/22/2021
A CKNW listener alleges she received a $5,700 fine and is now in isolation awaiting a COVID test. She followed guidance saying it is ok to go to US to get gas if you live in an area where there are restrictions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:03:57

The Full Show: Increased flooding, Surrey police, and post flood rebuilding

11/22/2021
Some Merritt residents could be allowed to return this week: There’s hope that some of the evacuees will be able to return to their homes soon. Guest - Greg Lowis, Merritt information officer We have to rebuild to a new standard”: long-time infrastructure leader in B.C. on what needs to happens in the weeks, months, and years ahead: Dan Doyle spent close to 40 years working with the province on some of the biggest projects in B.C. We’ll find out what he thinks needs to happen next - as the...

Duration:00:43:02

Leadership Series: Angela Marie Macdougall

11/22/2021
Guest - Angela Marie Macdougall, executive director of Battered Women’s Support Services since 2003. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:41