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The show offers a new outlook on news programming that meshes the award-winning journalism of Lynda Steele. We’ve got more than just your daily news updates. Steele will report on the biggest headlines of the day while offering conversational insight into the issues making waves in Metro Vancouver.

The show offers a new outlook on news programming that meshes the award-winning journalism of Lynda Steele. We’ve got more than just your daily news updates. Steele will report on the biggest headlines of the day while offering conversational insight into the issues making waves in Metro Vancouver.
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The show offers a new outlook on news programming that meshes the award-winning journalism of Lynda Steele. We’ve got more than just your daily news updates. Steele will report on the biggest headlines of the day while offering conversational insight into the issues making waves in Metro Vancouver.

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English


Episodes

The Full Show with Guest Host Jody Vance: Trump tweets, property taxes, Oppenheimer Park & more!

7/15/2019
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Highlights from this episode: Donald Trump tweets Trump unleashed a series of racist tweets which spawned controversy. He even said some people loved these tweets. Property taxes We could see a jump of up to 10 percent in property taxes next year Oppenheimer Park We’ve covered Oppenheimer Park extensively over the last few weeks, on this episode we talk to one person who is not happy with the tent city and its residents. That and more of this edition of the Lynda Steele Show...

Duration:01:26:58

A tragic social media story that is beyond words

7/15/2019
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There is a terrible story today about a murder that was all over social media. Bianca Devins was a 17-year-old girl from Utica, New York, who was murdered yesterday. Photos of her body were posted on social media by a New York man identified by his family as Brandon Clark - who is her alleged killer. This is just a sick story but how is social media policed and does posting on the internet mean you get caught? Jesse Miller is Social Media Educator with Mediated Reality to shed some more...

Duration:00:08:05

Are one way streets more or less efficient?

7/15/2019
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There is more to one way streets than you could have ever thought. Much more! We also talk about 24 hour transit! To tell us more about we were joined by Brent Toderian, City Planner and Urbanist/Former Vancouver chief planner.

Duration:00:13:19

Eric Chapman on the scene at Oppenheimer Park

7/15/2019
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We sent Lynda Steele Show contributor Eric Chapman down to Oppenheimer Park to tell us just how bad it is. We know VPD has said they don’t feel safe in the park - did Eric?

Duration:00:08:53

Someone was shot at Oppenheimer Park, even the VPD feel unsafe there

7/15/2019
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The saga in Oppenheimer Park continues. Recently we found out The Powell Street Festival will not be using the park this year to accommodate the tent city. They will instead use the surrounding streets for their festival. But last Wednesday there was a shooting near the park and apparently even police do not feel safe there right now. Is it time that this park was able to be used as a park again? GUEST: Michael Geller, Architect, planner, and developer/President at The Geller Group

Duration:00:10:51

Things to be aware of when buying property

7/15/2019
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A BC home inspectors association is raising concerns over one of their colleagues, who they say is pushing boundaries by offering inspections meant to benefit sellers over potential buyers. The Home Inspectors Association of BC (HIABC) has filed a complaint with Consumer Protection BC against David Asselin, an inspector working in Metro Vancouver who offers “pre-listing home inspections” that he says can be used as an incentive in a sale. Former CKNW on-air voice, and a current Real Estate...

Duration:00:13:51

The buzzline was set ablaze by feedback on Trump's tweets

7/15/2019
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Here are some of your opinions.

Duration:00:07:27

Property taxes in Vancouver set to rise by at least 10 percent

7/15/2019
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Property taxes in Vancouver could rise by as much as 10 per cent next year in order to pay for a wealth of recent motions approved by city council, according to a preliminary budget report. How do we stack up against other cities? is this normal? Economics Professor at Concordia University, Moshe Lander joins us.

Duration:00:09:28

A look ahead in BC politics with Keith Baldrey: Under the Lenz, again

7/15/2019
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Topics covered this week: New investigation launched into suspended B.C. legislature sergeant-at-arms Gary Lenz Coming up this week gasoline companies will speak at public inquiry into BC gas prices on Wednesday Keith Baldrey is Global BC's Legislative Bureau Chief

Duration:00:08:28

A fiery debate on Trump's racist tweets

7/15/2019
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We opened up the phone lines, and there are a surprising amount of people defending Trump.

Duration:00:06:44

Donald Trump and Twitter, name a more iconic duo

7/15/2019
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Jody Vance opens the show! Donald Trump is making headlines for the same reasons he's usually making headlines. Trump put out a series of controversial tweets that some interpreted as racist, basically telling people to go back to their countries if they don't like the way things work in the USA. With more on this story, Reggie Cecchini, Washington bureau producer Global National joined the program.

Duration:00:15:16

The Full Show with Guest Host Jody Vance: Salmon Arm sitting fine, the cost of legal marijuana on the environment, it’s a Bruce Allen kinda day, & more!

7/12/2019
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Highlights from this episode: Salmon Arm sitting fine If you panhandle in Salmon Arm you could now be facing a $50 fine. Marijuana and plastic You won’t believe the ratio of plastic to marijuana in the new legal packaging. Bruce Allen He needs no introduction, Bruce joins Jody on a host of topics. That and more of this edition of the Lynda Steele Show podcast, hosted by Jody Vance. The Lynda Steele Full Show podcast includes all the individual segments that can be found on the...

Duration:01:26:17

People are pissed off about Toronto Raptor's mascot, Drake

7/12/2019
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Tickets for Drake's OVO Fest went on sale this morning and people are pissed because the majority of the seats on offer appeared to be "platinum seat" options — $500 for lawn seats and $2,500 for general admission seating. Also $10,000 will get you the VIP packages. Live music ticket prices are getting out of control - if there anything the city can do to fix this? Do we need more live music venues? Or are we past the point of no return?

Duration:00:07:44

Is it finally time to end the Calgary Stampede and their animal cruelty practices?

7/12/2019
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The Stampede started a week ago and already controversy - there are renewed calls for changes after a second horse died during the chuckwagon races at the Calgary Stampede (horses die all the time). Is this practice terrible or a fun tradition?

Duration:00:08:07

Jody and Bruce - On pipelines, should we expect a long hot summer of protest?

7/12/2019
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has visited the Trans Mountain pipeline terminal in Edmonton -- a month after his government gave a second go-ahead to the line's expansion. The approval came close to a year after the Federal Court of Appeal said Ottawa hadn't done a good enough job with either Indigenous consultations or environmental reviews. Does this new ruling mean we’re in for a long hot summer of protests!?! How can people show discontent if not protest?

Duration:00:13:31

It's Bruce Allen time. His take on improving the sports sector around Rogers Arena

7/12/2019
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It seems like many other Canadian cities are doing a better job than Vancouver when it comes to their respective 'sports districts'. Bruce and Jody are both very familiar with Sports/Music venues and discuss possibilities to improve Vancouver's entertainment district.

Duration:00:15:26

Spec. tax a massive financial success, raking in more than the Government expected

7/12/2019
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The BC government says it expects to collect $115 million from the first year of the speculation and vacancy tax, nearly all of which is coming from homeowners living outside the province. The Ministry of Finance said Thursday all of that revenue will go towards new housing projects across BC, and that less than 0.2 per cent of British Columbians had to pay this year. Josh Gordon, Assistant Professor - SFU School of Public Policy, swung by our studios to give us his take.

Duration:00:08:01

What's the whole way house?

7/12/2019
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If you want to feel good about our community, get out and be a part of the good works being done around our city. Things like tomorrow’s “Whole Way House Family Picnic in the Park. This is the 7th annual installment of this great event. The Family Picnic is about supporting seniors and veterans who need community programs and support services. The founder Jenny Konkin joined the show to talk about the event.

Duration:00:06:45

The amount of plastic used for legal weed is crazy!

7/12/2019
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While communities across Canada are talking about the plague of “single use plastics” -- since legalization on October 17 2018, the packaging for legal weed has bloomed to the ridiculous. What used to be a black market ziplock sandwich baggie, is now a series of tubes and childproof plastic bottles filled with next to nothing. Single use. Plastics. Weed. yes, it’s a thing. Sarah Leamon, a Criminal Lawyer with Sarah Leamon Law wrote a piece about it for the Straight, and joined the show to...

Duration:00:09:05

A home inspector is taking advantage of the system and violating all sorts of ethics codes

7/12/2019
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Just when you thought that buying a home couldn’t get more stressful in BC, in a GLOBAL BC EXCLUSIVE -- we’ve learned that a complaint has been launched against a home inspector who has been pitching his services to real estate listing agents. Global BC reporter/anchor Jordan Armstrong has more on this scoop

Duration:00:07:39