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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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Episodes

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

Midweek MoneyTalks with Michael Campbell

7/17/2019
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The Midweek Moneytalks Report - Germany’s Deutsche Bank announced 18,000 lay-offs last week while getting out of the stock side of the business along with a major reduction in their fixed income activities. Michael Campbell is the host of Money Talks Saturday at 8:30 AM on CKNW.

Duration:00:07:26

Protestors planning to put pressure on CBC to host climate change debate

7/17/2019
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Rallies are being held across Canada to push the CBC to host a climate change debate among federal party leaders. Raj Dhaliwal, the organizer with Our Time Vancouver, the organization behind the rallies joined the program.

Duration:00:07:41

Independent panel to review UBCM convention, but Chinese reception still on for September

7/17/2019
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The Union of B.C. Municipalities (UBCM) said Friday an independent panel will review how its annual convention is funded or sponsored. But the group, which has come under fire for accepting money from China, will still allow a Chinese government-sponsored reception to continue at its next convention in September. Also, remember those School District 43 trustees who put on hold a planned trip to China because of security concerns? They went! They traveled to China on a business trip to...

Duration:00:08:59

The Burrard Bridge bike lane is ten years old! Let's talk about bike lanes

7/17/2019
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With so much biking infrastructure in Vancouver - it’s hard to remember how controversial the first one, over the Burrard Street Bridge, was. 10 years into this Vancouver bicycle journey how is it going? To answer that question we turn to Charles Gauthier, the CEO of the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association

Duration:00:10:51

Mayor Kennedy Stewart excited about upcoming city planning session

7/17/2019
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Vancouver City Council has approved a city-wide planning and engagement process which will launch this fall. The City will be seeking broad public input to create a City-wide Plan to guide Vancouver into the future to 2050 and beyond. Okay, but what does that mean? The Mayor let's us know.

Duration:00:07:14

West-Van needs provincial permission to ban single-use plastic

7/17/2019
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Some BC municipalities that want to ban single-use plastic bags and are asking the province to take action following a recent court ruling that concluded such a ban is out of a city’s jurisdiction. Should the province get to make that call? We were joined by West Van Councillor Craig Cameron

Duration:00:08:24

Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart is pretty excited about the ultra-high-speed train idea

7/17/2019
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A new business case study has found that an ultra-high-speed train between Vancouver and Portland, Oregon could be self-sustaining by 2055, or earlier under the right circumstances. The project as proposed would see a train capable of hitting speeds of 400 kilometres per hour linking Vancouver, Seattle and Portland, with intermediate stops between. Travel times between the major cities would be as low as one hour. Vancouver’s Mayor likes the sound of this project.

Duration:00:10:35

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