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The Lynda Steele Show

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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

Working on the West Coast: The gig economy

7/17/2019
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Working on the West Coast: Taking a look at the job market in BC. Today: BC may have approved ride hailing but the drivers are still left in legal limbo - will you be protected by the Employment Standards Act if you drive for Uber or Lyft? Also, Christian has The JobMaker of the Week! Christian St. Cyr is the Author of the BC Labour Market Report

Duration:00:07:27

Your calls: What you think about the inquiry into gas prices

7/17/2019
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The phone lines were red hot in this conversation about what the government is doing about gas prices.

Duration:00:06:24

Will anything come of the inquiry into gas prices in the Lower Mainland?

7/17/2019
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The public inquiry into those sky high gas prices in BC is now underway. This is the first of four days of hearings. Four oil and gas companies expected to answer questions over what has led to BC's's volatile prices at the pump. A number of companies -- like shell and husky -- have refused to share their retail margins with the commission. Should we expect anything to come of this? Mike Ervin Senior Vice-President with The Kent Group Ltd. joined the show. He studies this for a living.

Duration:00:08:06

The Full Show with Guest Host Jody Vance: High-Speed transit to Portland gains steam, the truth about the ‘improved’ opioid numbers, marching down to Area-51 & more!

7/16/2019
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Highlights from this episode: High-Speed across the border We heard months ago about the proposal for a high-speed rail line across the border. A new study has added coal to the engine, suggesting it’s just good business! Opioid numbers declining, but… Does this really mean we can breathe easy? The answer is no, and Travis Lupick tells us why. Area-51 Will protestors uncover the secrets of the US-military base? The US Air Force is armed and ready. That and more of this edition of the...

Duration:01:30:15

Should Trump come out and apologize for his tweets?

7/16/2019
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We have a conversation about Donald Trump as the world twists and turns around his tweets, including your calls.

Duration:00:13:18

A partnership to make the downtown core safer

7/16/2019
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News out today from BarWatch and the Transit Police - they are going to partner to hopefully keep downtown safer. To tell us the details we are joined by Curtis Robinson, the chair of BarWatch Vancouver joined us on the line to explain more about the details.

Duration:00:06:08

A scathing review of Darryl Plecas' book on leadership

7/16/2019
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Jordan Bateman wrote a rather biting review of The Essentials of Leadership in Government: Understanding the Basics by BC Speaker of the House Darryl Plecas, Collette Squires and Len Garis. Editor-In-Chief of TheOrca.ca Maclean Kay gave us his opinion

Duration:00:09:03

It's the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11. Listen to Eric talk about space tics and Area 51

7/16/2019
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US military satellites are vulnerable to hacking — but Trump's 'Space Force' could help fix that. The House passed an amendment ordering the Pentagon to review whether the U.S experimented with weaponizing ticks? What else have they tried to weaponize? 1.3 million people have signed up to storm Area 51, the military has said that they will open fire on civilians making a run for the facility. Do you really think they would open fire on US civilians on US soil? Also, of 1.3 million people...

Duration:00:08:53

An adorable protest: the calls for a school in the Olympic Village region, now

7/16/2019
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This Thursday July 18th at Hinge Park there is an adorable protest - residents of Olympic Village are having a picnic and building a school out of cardboard boxes - why? The residents in the area want a school, their catchment school is Simon Fraser Elementary which isn’t close and also is a lottery - many kids - in fact most kids - don’t get in. Southeast False Creek community member and advocate for a new elementary school in Olympic Village, Joseph Tesoro joined us in-studio with more.

Duration:00:08:43

Close encounters of the third-leg kind. Have you received unwanted penis pics?

7/16/2019
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The dos and donts when it comes to unsolicited nudes. Have you ever received a nude photograph of someone without invitation? Eric Chapman had a close encounter of the third leg kind recently.

Duration:00:14:15

Opioid overdose numbers are down, but the epidemic is not over

7/16/2019
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So far 2019 has seen overdose deaths decline in BC but are these numbers the new “normal” and is this acceptable? Also, yesterday we talked about how even the VPD doesn’t feel safe in Oppenheimer - but people who work with the community on the DTES say that residents of the tent city have experienced rudeness from the police and city workers. Travis Lupick has covered the opioid crisis extensively. He's a Columnist with the Georgia Straight who joined the show.

Duration:00:15:13

The best and the foodiest with Richard Wolak: Food Stories Cookbook

7/16/2019
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The Best and the Foodiest with Richard Wolak. Today: We have a special guest Jenn Coe, of Food for All Publishing, who put the Food Stories Cookbook together. Richard Wolak brings in special guest Jenn Coe, Founder & CEO Food for All Publishing Richard Wolak is Writer/Editor of VancouverFoodster.com; co-host of the CKNW Original Podcast “Food, Glorious Food” at cknw.com

Duration:00:08:09

A proposed high-speed rail system moving between Portland and Vancouver is gaining steam

7/16/2019
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Analysis from Washington State Officials have unveiled a new report suggesting that a proposed high-speed rail system between borders would boost economic growth in the region. Environmental benefits have also been touted. In the midst of the excitement though, are we not jumping the gun a little? The multi-billion dollar project would be primarily tax-payer funded, in a city where people are finding trouble making ends meet. We still do not have a viable transit option to get out to the...

Duration:00:15:13

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