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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: Mayor of Vancouver Kennedy Stewart opens up about violent crime in the city, mayoral candidate Ken Sim hits back at the mayor & dismantling of the English Bay Barge continues

8/8/2022
"We've always looked at the Americans and thought thank god we're not like them," says former Attorney General Wally Oppal on violent crime in Vancouver Wally Oppal, Former Attorney General and Lawyer for Boughton Law Corporation says Vancouver needs to get tougher on crime and deal with mental health challenges after a weekend machete attack on a busy downtown street. Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart speaks out on violent crime after weekend machete attack on busy downtown street Kennedy...

Duration:00:44:57

Dismantling of the English Bay Barge continues; how will the public remember The Large Barge in Charge?

8/8/2022
Jawn Jang, Contributor for the Jas Johal Show provides an update on the dismantling of the English Bay Barge

Duration:00:06:37

Thoughts on Mayor Kennedy Stewart’s comments on Vancouver’s safety and reputation

8/8/2022
Ken Sim, Mayoral candidate for ABC Vancouver hits back at Mayor Kennedy Stewart on safety throughout the city of Vancouver - after this weekend's machete attack on the Granville strip

Duration:00:07:31

Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart speaks out on violent crime after weekend machete attack on busy downtown street

8/8/2022
Kennedy Stewart, Mayor of Vancouver discusses violent crime within the city of Vancouver, what needs to be done to solve the issue and where he thinks the mayors powers are lacking.

Duration:00:22:03

"We've always looked at the Americans and thought thank god we're not like them," says former Attorney General Wally Oppal on violent crime in Vancouver

8/8/2022
Wally Oppal, Former Attorney General and Lawyer for Boughton Law Corporation says Vancouver needs to get tougher on crime and deal with mental health challenges after a weekend machete attack on a busy downtown street.

Duration:00:07:38

The Full Show: Tourists leave negative reviews of Vancouver's Gastown & Chinatown on TripAdvisor, NPA mayoral candidate steps down & The Wrap!

8/5/2022
Tourists leaving negative reviews of Gastown and Chinatown on TripAdvisor, Downtown BIA responds Nolan Marshall, President & CEO, Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association responds to a wide array of negatives reviews left on TripAdvisor by tourists who have visited Vancouver's Gastown and Chinatown neighbourhoods. Tourists leave poor reviews on TripAdvisor warning others to avoid Vancouver’s Chinatown neighbourhood We continue our coverage of Chinatown and the many poor reviews...

Duration:01:01:58

The Wrap: Why doesn’t anybody want to work?! Is appointment viewing a thing of the past?

8/5/2022
This week on The Wrap: Leah Holiove - TV Reporter and Radio Host Sarah Daniels - Real Estate agent in South Surrey; author and broadcaster Topics Why doesn’t anybody want to work? Is appointment viewing a thing of the past?

Duration:00:13:10

Conserving water in Metro Vancouver still vital to reduce costs and mitigate the effects of climate change

8/5/2022
Even though we’ve enjoyed some cooler weather the past couple of days, it’s going to be another hot and dry weekend coming up. This is why we want to remind you on the importance of conserving water – So our show contributor Jawn Jang teamed up with our friends at Metro Vancouver to share this special message.

Duration:00:04:58

Canada's ban on importing handguns will begin Aug. 19, says Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino

8/5/2022
Daniel Fritter, Owner of Calibre Magazine - Canada’s largest gun magazine, discusses the impact Canada's ban on the import of handguns will have on public safety.

Duration:00:07:16

History repeats itself when it comes to the DTES

8/5/2022
Mike Howell, Glacier Media Investigates Team and Writer at Vancouver Is Awesome has covered the neighbourhoods of Vancouver's Chinatown, Gastown and downtown eastside for two decades. He discusses the history of the neighbourhoods, how they've come to be and the past attempts of revitalization.

Duration:00:14:20

Park Board commissioner John Coupar steps down as NPA mayoral candidate

8/5/2022
Here to answer what's next for the NPA and Vancouver's upcoming 2022 municipal election is Frances Bula, Urban Issues and Politics writer for The Globe + Mail

Duration:00:16:07

Tourists leave poor reviews on TripAdvisor warning others to avoid Vancouver’s Chinatown neighbourhood

8/5/2022
We continue our coverage of Chinatown and the many poor reviews left on TripAdvisor by visiting tourists. Our show contributor Jawn Jang checked in with Lorraine Lowe, the Executive Director at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen’s Classical Chinese Garden.. Lorraine says those poor TripAdvisor reviews are just a glimpse at the bigger issue plaguing Vancouver.

Duration:00:07:43

Tourists leaving negative reviews of Gastown and Chinatown on TripAdvisor, Downtown BIA responds

8/5/2022
Nolan Marshall, President & CEO, Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association responds to a wide array of negatives reviews left on TripAdvisor by tourists who have visited Vancouver's Gastown and Chinatown neighbourhoods.

Duration:00:09:24

The Full Show: Clearwater suffering from more than 40 ER closures so far this year, the impact tent city is having on Gastown & Investment groups are beginning to buy up single family homes

8/4/2022
More than 40 ER closures already for the District of Clearwater with more expected before the end of 2022 says Mayor Merlin Blackwell Merlin Blackwell, Mayor of Clearwater discusses the high number of emergency room closures within the District of Clearwater. Since the beginning of 2022, Clearwater has already experienced more than 40 ER closures. The mayor expects many more before the end of 2022. What impact is tent city having on Gastown businesses and our tourism industry? Walley...

Duration:01:04:14

Climate change and working conditions: Could your employer be responsible for providing you an air conditioner?

8/4/2022
Geoff Mason, Lawyer, Miller-Thomson, where he focuses on Employment and Human Rights Law discusses whether or not employers are legally contracted to be responsible to react to climate change and provide their employees with suitable working conditions.

Duration:00:06:46

A look at the 2022 Vancouver Mural Festival

8/4/2022
Andrea Curtis, VMF Executive Director tells us what we can expect from the 2022 Vancouver Mural Festival

Duration:00:09:51

‘She’s my James Bond’ Ukrainian woman in BC remembers late mother’s remarkable Mariupol escape

8/4/2022
CKNW Show Contributor Jawn Jang speaks with Iryna Kuznetsova, a Ukrainian woman in Vancouver, about the story of her mother, Kateryna Kuznetsova. Kateryna fled war-torn Mariupol while fighting terminal cancer.

Was the BC Housing CEO threatened by the Kitsilano coalition?

8/4/2022
Cheryl Grant, Spokesperson, Kitsilano Coalition discusses the abrupt retirement of BC Housing CEO Shayne Ramsay

Duration:00:06:35

Investment groups buying up single family homes in the United States - Will this catch on in Canada?

8/4/2022
Michael Gellar, Planner, Retired Architect and Adjunct Professor at SFU discusses whether or not the lower mainland is seeing the same trend as the United States of large investment groups buying up single family homes

Duration:00:13:42

What impact is tent city having on Gastown businesses and our tourism industry?

8/4/2022
Walley Wargolet, Executive Director of Gastown BIA discusses how Vancouver's tent city is having a negative impact on Gastown businesses, especially during what is normally a busy summer tourism season.

Duration:00:13:23