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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.

Location:

United States

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Full Show: A major shift in COVID strategy in B.C., is the world really as doom and gloom social media makes it out to be, legendary rock star Meat Loaf dies at 74

1/21/2022
B.C.’s top doctor signals major shift in COVID strategy, says contact tracing no longer useful Richard Zussman, Global’s Legislative Bureau Chief in Victoria breaks down the latest covid briefing, where the province aims to treat the virus as the flu/cold 57% of Canadians say it is difficult to feed their household, poll suggests More and more Canadians are worried about their finances to begin 2022.Shachi Kurl, President of the Angus Reid Institute, joins us with more on the latest findings...

Duration:01:02:58

It’s believed 600,000 animals died during the flood in the Sumas Prairie

1/21/2022
Lana Popham, B.C. Agriculture Minister provides an update on the animals lost during the B.C. floods, late last year See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:11:57

Meat Loaf, ‘Bat Out of Hell’ rock star, dead at 74

1/21/2022
Alan Cross, Global News music commentator and Host of The Ongoing History of New Music on CFOX joins us to talk about Meat Loaf's legendary career See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:37

Expect fewer choices on the grocery store shelves in the coming weeks, expert says

1/21/2022
Sylvain Charlebois, professor in Food Distribution and Policy at Dalhousie University joins the show to discuss the fewer choices that Canadians will have at grocery stores as we move through the pandemic See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:11:40

Is the world really as bleak as people on Twitter make it seem?

1/21/2022
The Jas Johal Show Lead Producer Alan Regan joins the show to discuss how twitter makes it seem like the world is all doom and gloom See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:07:18

Gyms are back in business across British Columbia

1/21/2022
With more on the reopening of gyms throughout the province is Carl Ulmer, Director of Operations for Club 16 Trevor Linden Fitness See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:13

57% of Canadians say it is difficult to feed their household, poll suggests

1/21/2022
More and more Canadians are worried about their finances to begin 2022.Shachi Kurl, President of the Angus Reid Institute, joins us with more on the latest findings See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:07:09

B.C.’s top doctor signals major shift in COVID strategy, says contact tracing no longer useful

1/21/2022
Richard Zussman, Global’s Legislative Bureau Chief in Victoria breaks down the latest covid briefing, where the province aims to treat the virus as the flu/cold See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:39

The Full Show: E-scooters are ready to roam North Vancouver, The Jas Johal Show Political Panel and looking back at President Joe Biden's first year in the White House

1/20/2022
An e-scooter pilot program is coming to the City of North Vancouver Linda Buchanan, Mayor of the City of North Vancouver discusses trying to change the ways we get around the city Downtown Vancouver businesses “significantly under-reporting” amount of shoplifting and property crime they’re experiencing, report says Melissa de Genova, Vancouver City Councillor discusses the rise in violent crimes throughout the city of Vancouver, along with reacting to Mayor Kennedy Stewart's comments saying...

Duration:01:08:56

The state of American democracy, one year after Biden came to office

1/20/2022
We take a look at America one year after President Joe Biden took office in January 2020, with Nathan VanderKlippe, US Correspondent for the Globe and Mail See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:12:06

Why is the City of Vancouver spending so much taxpayer money on things that are beyond its remit?

1/20/2022
Jas questions why the City of Vancouver is spending taxpayer money the way they are. What's going on at Vancouver City Hall? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:29

Staff and children who are exposed to someone with COVID and are not showing symptoms, can still go to daycare, province reveals

1/20/2022
Christina Dicks, Provincial Board Director for Early Childhood Educators of B.C. discusses the challenges B.C.'s daycare workers are facing during the pandemic See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:53

The Jas Johal Show Political Panel

1/20/2022
On the panel this week: Sandy Garossino - Former Crown prosecutor and Columnist with the National Observer Stephen Smart - Western Canada General Manager for Hill and Knowlton Strategies, Former Legislative Bureau Chief for CBC and Former Press Secretary to the Premier of B.C. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:14:08

Downtown Vancouver businesses “significantly under-reporting” amount of shoplifting and property crime they’re experiencing, report says

1/20/2022
Melissa de Genova, Vancouver City Councillor discusses the rise in violent crimes throughout the city of Vancouver, along with reacting to Mayor Kennedy Stewart's comments saying he feels safe around the city See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:19

An e-scooter pilot program is coming to the City of North Vancouver

1/20/2022
Linda Buchanan, Mayor of the City of North Vancouver discusses trying to change the ways we get around the city See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:15:47

The Full Show: What to do with the Plaza of Nations site? Another lockdown not popular with Canadians and hear from us on the relationship between athletes and media

1/19/2022
Inflation hits highest level in 30 years as Bank of Canada decision looms Michael Levy, CKNW Financial Analyst looks at Canada's rising inflation levels With more on how Canada's rising inflation market will impact the housing market is Brendon Ogmundson, Chief Economist for the BC Real Estate Association Bars and other B.C. businesses affected by pandemic closures to receive more help We've talked about gyms across the province hurting due to covid health orders, but what about bars and...

Duration:01:09:08

The team reflects on relationship between athletes and the media, after a testy exchange in Edmonton with Oilers’ forward Leon Draisaitl

1/19/2022
CKNW contributor Jawn Jang and Jas Johal Show producer Ryan Lehal join Jas for a discussion surrounding the relationship between media and professional athletes. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:11:25

New report suggests B.C. is failing to adapt to the industries of the future

1/19/2022
Jill Tipping, President and CEO of the BC Tech Association joins us to breakdown how far behind B.C. is falling compared to other provinces in terms of adapting to industries of the future See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:14:54

Canadians’ support for lockdowns dips amid Omicron COVID-19 wave: poll

1/19/2022
Darrell Bricker, CEO of Ipsos Public Affairs breaks down the latest Ipsos poll showing support of more lockdowns is on the decline as we move forward through the COVID pandemic See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:48

Concord Pacific loses appeal in property battle at Plaza of Nations site

1/19/2022
Dan Fumano, City Columnist for the Vancouver Sun joins us with more on what the city should do with the Plaza of Nations land that has sat untouched for years. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:14:42