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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 Mike Smyth: The overwhelming cost of Skytrain in Surrey, talking to Chilliwack Hero Julie Callaghan, should we leave timeless Hollywood classics alone, & more!

7/19/2019
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Highlights from this episode: Skytrain costs It isn’t a good week for Doug McCallum, with a recent report highlighting just how expensive Surrey Skytrain would be as opposed to LRT. Julie Callaghan This woman’s story will truly blow your mind and break your heart. She deserves your ear. Timeless classics The Lion King, Aladdin, Robocop, Willy Wonka… MAKE IT STOP!!! That and more of this edition of the Lynda Steele Show podcast with guest host Mike Smyth! The Lynda Steele Full...

Duration:01:22:17

Learning about the man behind the Area-51 march

7/19/2019
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Turns out.. this was all a joke and he doesn't even know much about Area-51. But it's too late! Nearly 2 million people are involved! Eric Chapman takes a deep dive.

Duration:00:09:52

Is Hollywood creatively bankrupt and do remakes need to stop?!

7/19/2019
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The Lion King has been remade as a “live-action” movie. It seems like all we ever get these days are remakes and sequels? Are there no new ideas in hollywood? Yesterday saw the release of two trailers that are getting a lot of buzz Top Gun 2: Maverick and CATS… so we have a sequel and a film adaptation of a musical… again no new ideas!

Duration:00:13:12

Does Vancouver need to change its tune on scooters?

7/19/2019
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Cities around the world are both embracing and banning electric scooters. Edmonton just approved changes to the bylaws that governs e-scooters so ride-share companies offering that mode of transportation can officially set up shop in Edmonton. Technically in Vancouver you’re not suppose to use them on the streets or sidewalks but should we change that? To talk about scooters, Olivia Yau - Owner of Urban Machina - joined us in studio.

Duration:00:12:03

Talking to the hero in Chilliwack. She sustained a terrible hand injury trying to save a life

7/19/2019
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Matthew Jarvis was trying to cross the train tracks in his electric wheelchair when one of the wheels became stuck. Julie Callaghan and another woman tried to dislodge the chair but were unsuccessful and Jarvis was struck and killed. The women got out of the way as the train approached, but the CN freight train caught her hand. She joins us now to tell her story. Her GoFundMe page: https://www.gofundme.com/f/1p5v3rkhtc

Duration:00:15:07

NDP boasting a massive 1.5 BILLION dollar surplus. The report with Keith Baldrey on their 2-year anniversary

7/19/2019
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Keith Baldrey, the Global BC Legislative Bureau Chief, is sitting down with Mike Smyth. Lots to talk about the NDP is boasting a $1.5 billion budget surplus, and it’s their 2-year anniversary. How are they doing?

Duration:00:10:00

How can California help our housing woes in Vancouver?

7/19/2019
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Our next guest is Scott Wiener, who is a member of the California State Senate representing San Francisco and parts of San Mateo County. Last night in Vancouver he gave a talk about his bill to end single family zoning in his state and drastically increase the number of homes built. In California it is illegal to build anything but single family dwellings, in roughly 80 percent of California’s residential neighborhoods. SB 50 would change those laws in areas near high-frequency transit...

Duration:00:11:36

On the air with Business in Vancouver

7/19/2019
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In Kirk’s BIV column this week he sat down with Perrin Beatty, president of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and talked about the political and economic challenges of the country. How is Kirk feeling about the prospect of a super fast train to Seattle and Portland from Vancouver? Kirk LaPointe is Editor-In-Chief of Business in Vancouver

Duration:00:07:32

The proposed Surrey Skytrain project is in need of more funding. Is LRT the way to go?

7/19/2019
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TransLink is updating and costing out various options on the proposed Surrey Langley SkyTrain project. Three staging scenarios have been developed and could be fully constructed within five-and-a-half years from a full project approval date. Right now they have 1.6 billion in funding to play with, which is enough to reach Fleetwood. Take it further than that, and you have to find more money. It would cost 2.2 billion dollars for King George to Clayton, covering 11 kilometres and five...

Duration:00:10:30

The Full Show: Another safe Surrey councillor out, what you need to make to afford housing in Vancouver, how do you pronounce AKA, & more!

7/18/2019
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Highlights from this episode: Hundial quits Jack Hundial is the latest councillor on the growing list of councillors who have left the Safe Surrey Coalition. 35 an hour?! That’s the magic number to afford decent housing in the city according to a new report. Is it Abbots..ferd? or Ford? We talk about the biggest word crimes. That and more of this edition of the Lynda Steele Show podcast. The Lynda Steele Full Show podcast includes all the individual segments that can be found on...

Duration:01:28:23

Airbnb and sex work. What's the connection?

7/18/2019
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Do you know that sex workers all across the city use Airbnb for their work? Hailey Heartless joined the show, she's a Sex worker/Sex worker union organizer

Duration:00:08:46

'Send her back' chants at Trump rally. Are we headed toward civil war?

7/18/2019
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President Trump now says he disagrees with the chants of "send her back" in reference to Somali-born Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Abdullahi Omar. Those chants filled the arena as the president rallied a crowd in North Carolina last night. Did he try to stop the chants? Also just who were those people chanting - Eric Chapman has looked into the psychology of Trump supporters.

Duration:00:14:26

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson has a lot to get off his chest

7/18/2019
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Andrew Wilkinson has been watching the news of the last few weeks like a hawk. Now in the midst of this inquiry into gas, he has a lot he would like to talk about. He also takes calls!

Duration:00:14:30

Abbotsford Mayor says hold the phone when it comes to the high-speed transit project

7/18/2019
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Yesterday we has Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart on the show. He is VERY excited about the idea of a super fast train between Vancouver and Portland. Today we have another mayor on the show who things we should be putting our energy into other transit projects. Henry Braun joined us via phone.

Duration:00:12:19

WORD CRIMES! Do you even know you're committing them?

7/18/2019
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We want to talk pronunciation on the show today. Are there any words that you continually mispronounce? Maybe that you’d been saying wrong your whole life until someone finally corrected you?

Duration:00:09:01

BREAKING NEWS: Liberal government facing multiple class action lawsuits

7/18/2019
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This story is breaking as of 07/18/2019 The federal government is paying 900-million-dollars to settle multiple class-action lawsuits lodged on behalf of survivors of sexual harassment, gender discrimination and sexual assault in the military. Mercedes Stephenson Ottawa Bureau Chief shares the scoop.

Duration:00:07:03

How much you need to be making to afford housing in the city

7/18/2019
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Increasing rents combined with few rental units have resulted in a market that shuts out low-income workers, according to a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. The study of 795 neighbourhoods found those making minimum wage would only be able to afford a one-bedroom unit in nine per cent of communities. In Vancouver to afford a 2 bedroom you need to be making $35/hour! What will our city look like in the future if no one can afford to rent here? Jon McComb spoke to...

Duration:00:09:37

At the Box Office with Steve Stebbing: Circle of Life

7/18/2019
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It’s time to head to the box office! Movie guy Steve Stebbing is here to help steer you to the right theatre this weekend. THE CONVO: The Emmy nominations are out this week and there are SO MANY Canadians nominated! In particular the beloved Canadian comedy has Schitt's Creek has 3 nominations! Also, Kevin Spacey’s sexual assault case has been dropped to, ''unavailability of complaining witness.'' THE FLICK: The Lion King - The continued push of re-imagining Disney animated classics...

Duration:00:07:36

Another Surrey councillor has left Doug McCallum's side, he tells us why

7/18/2019
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Lynda opens the show! The big news today is that Surrey Councillor Jack Hundial has become the third councillor to quit the Mayor's Safe Surrey Coalition -- Steven Pettigrew quit in May, followed by Brenda Locke last month. Hundial says lack of community input and and dissolving the public safety committee was the "final straw". He also says there's no guarantee the community will be safer with the Mayors Police Transition Plan and his main priority if working towards a safer Surrey for...

Duration:00:09:18

The Full Show, Lynda’s back! Inquiry into gas prices underway, Vancouver Mayor talks cross-border transit, bike lanes: they're super effective! That and more!

7/17/2019
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Highlights from this episode: Gas Inquiry Back in May, John Horgan announced an inquiry into the fluctuations that occur with gas prices in the lower mainland. Today, that is underway. Train to Portland Everyone was buzzing about the potential ability to train down to Seattle for a Mariners game. Today the Mayor of Vancouver Kennedy Stewart chimed in on the show. Bike lanes are goin’ great! This is according to the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association who join the...

Duration:01:17:20