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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

Federal single use plastic ban, municipal plastic bag ban

7/22/2019
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GUEST: Craig Foster Sustainability Consultant, Canadian Plastics Industry Association

Duration:00:08:32

Tourist couple found dead off B.C. highway were ‘happy’ and ‘confident,’ bystanders say

7/22/2019
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GUEST: Alexis Daish US Correspondent for 9 News Australia

Duration:00:11:16

What should we put on the rails

7/22/2019
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Last we spoke to former BC Premier Bill Vander Zalm who is a proponent of urban rail. Today we have Daryl De La Cruz to talk about why SkyTrain is the better option. GUEST: Daryl De La Cruz Founding Director of Skytrain for Surrey

Duration:00:09:06

This Week in Politics- a look ahead

7/22/2019
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GUEST: Keith Baldrey Global BC Chief Political Reporter

Duration:00:03:56

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