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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: Does B.C. need another Riverview? The future of work from home arrangements and is there any appetite for the 2022 World Junior Hockey Championships?

8/9/2022
What’s wrong with putting people in a single, centralized institution like Riverview? Julian Somers, Health Sciences Professor at Simon Fraser University discusses the impact that an institution like Riverview can have on Vancouver's homeless population The state and future of remote work and hybrid work-from-home arrangements Geoff Mason, Associate employment and human rights lawyer for Miller Thomson LLP discusses the future of work-from-home. Will it continue to be the norm? Will...

Duration:00:47:37

The Air Canada trip from hell - the woman who lost her bridesmaid dress on the way to Santorini, Greece!

8/9/2022
Kailey Hagen, Air Canada customer describes her experiencing flying with Air Canada, which included lost luggage and a hectic trip back home

Duration:00:11:24

The state of the BC Lions and Amar Doman’s time as owner and BC Lions ticket giveaway

8/9/2022
Amar Doman, BC Lions owner discusses the Lions hot start to the 2022 CFL season.

Duration:00:07:36

2022 World Junior Hockey Championships open in Edmonton; how will the public react in wake of Hockey Canada scandals?

8/9/2022
Jawn Jang, CKNW Contributor gauges the interest in the 2022 World Junior Hockey Championships in the wake of Hockey Canada scandals

Duration:00:05:01

The state and future of remote work and hybrid work-from-home arrangements

8/9/2022
Geoff Mason, Associate employment and human rights lawyer for Miller Thomson LLP discusses the future of work-from-home. Will it continue to be the norm? Will employers be forced to allow hybrid model?

Duration:00:08:58

What’s wrong with putting people in a single, centralized institution like Riverview?

8/9/2022
Julian Somers, Health Sciences Professor at Simon Fraser University discusses the impact that an institution like Riverview can have on Vancouver's homeless population

Duration:00:13:31

The FBI raids Trump’s Mar-A-Lago residence

8/9/2022
Jackson Proskow, Washington Bureau Chief for Global News gives us the latest on the FBI's raid of Donald Trump's Mar-A-Lago residence

Duration:00:06:43

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