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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

First hand account on how SRO's are really like

8/22/2019
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We spoke with a woman off air on the phone yesterday during our “Daily Debrief” with Chris Gailus to comment on the condition of SRO buildings in Vancouver, considering the fact that the tenants of Oppenheimer Park were forced to leave by a deadline of 6pm yesterday. Listener Elizabeth Reynolds writes: “I've worked, volunteered, lived, and have friends living there [IN THOSE BUILDINGS]. There are seniors and people who are just struggling there. She joined the program.

Duration:00:10:06

Former Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts on Surrey Police green light

8/22/2019
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Talking to former Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts about the B.C Government approves Surrey to establish municipal police force. She was wary of the prospect of moving away from the RCMP back when McCallum was on the campaign trail.. How does she feel now that the Mayor’s vision has become reality?

Duration:00:07:10

Hong Kong protests continue. What should Canada do?

8/22/2019
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Port Coquitlam Mayor Brad West has been hot on Chinese related issues for quite some time, and he's not very happy about what's been going on in regards to the Hong Kong protests. He joined the show.

Duration:00:11:07

At the Box Office: Matrix 4?!

8/22/2019
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THE CONVO: New ‘Matrix’ Movie In Works, Keanu Reeves & Carrie-Anne Moss Returning, Co-Creator Lana Wachowski Writing & Directing ~and~ Sony Confirms Spider-Man’s Story Will Continue Without Marvel - https://wegotthiscovered.com/movies/sony-confirms-spidermans-story-continue-marvel/ THE FLICKS: Ready Or Not - Horror can be a dime a dozen bunch of releases that all look like one another, a random ghost story or slasher film or maybe even a reboot of a horror franchise that didn't really...

Duration:00:07:02

The Surrey Police force has been greenlit, announcement and reaction

8/22/2019
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Lynda opens the show. Solicitor General & Public Safety Minister Minister Farnworth, has given the City of Surrey the green light to establish Surrey's municipal police department.To ensure all key issues are addressed and all complex details are in place to facilitate an orderly transition, a joint project team has been struck. The joint transition committee, will be chaired by the Hon. Wally Oppal.

Duration:00:14:59

The Full Show: Oppenheimer Park D-Day, Andrew Scheer joins the show, weight watchers for kids app & more!

8/21/2019
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Highlights from this episode: Oppenheimer Park D-Day Today’s eviction day for Oppenheimer Park residents. But not everyone is guaranteed housing. What happens next? Andrew Scheer joins the program Scheer has been heated in recent weeks following the ethics watchdog’s scathing report on Justin Trudeau’s conduct. Weight watchers for kids? A new app directed at kids who may or may not be dealing with weight issues is raising quite a storm. That and more on this edition of the Lynda...

Duration:01:15:11

A controversial weight watchers app is geared towards children

8/21/2019
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A new Weight Watchers app that's aimed at kids is getting significant push back, and a local expert says it could lead to eating disorders in young people. Amir speaks to Lead Organizer of the campaign against Weight Watchers, Lyndsey Medford.

Duration:00:12:42

What about those rogue and illegal ridesharing companies?

8/21/2019
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GoKabu is one of them. They've been operating illegally well before these recent announcements. They're also operating without Class-4 regulations. Liberal MLA Jas Johal is heated about this, and joined the show.

Duration:00:10:55

The head of external affairs for Benson & Hedges chimes in on vaping

8/21/2019
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Jeff Gaulin of Rothmans, Benson & Hedges is adamantly opposed to teen vaping and has been calling for Health Canada to do more to prevent it. The company says that it is fully committed to helping adult smokers quit, and that it sees no place for marketing aimed at non-smokers…. especially teens.

Duration:00:08:12

You might be surprised by vaping health risks, but you shouldn't be

8/21/2019
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Vaping/ E-cigarettes! The most recent province-wide survey among students in grades 7-12 revealed how many young people (ages 8-12 are vaping), the link between vaping and regular cigarettes/ marijuana and alcohol. Also, who is more likely to be using e-cigarettes. We hear from a UBC nurse on all the risks of vaping. Elizabeth Saewyc, Professor of Nursing at UBC

Duration:00:08:29

South of the Fraser Stories: Woodstock Wedding

8/21/2019
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Laura Baziuk, Black Press BC Digital Editor joined the show.

Duration:00:08:10

Andrew Scheer isn't happy about SNC-Lavalin, and he joins the show

8/21/2019
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Liberals block ethics commissioner from giving testimony on his SNC-Lavalin report - Conservative leader Andrew Scheer weighs in.

Duration:00:09:38

Working on the West Coast: Camp Ignite

8/21/2019
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Working on the West Coast: Taking a look at the job market in BC. Today: we highlight Camp Ignite- a four-day, three-night camp that gives girls aged 16 to 18 a taste of what firefighting is all about. They push themselves past their physical and mental comfort zones, by rappelling off a training tower, donning a self-contained breathing apparatus and plunging into a smoke-filled building, or fighting actual flames. Working on the West Coast is presented by Christian St. Cyr, Author, BC...

Duration:00:06:05

A closer look at the lack of resources and compassion in the DTES

8/21/2019
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Katie Hyslop is a Tyee writer who wrote a story about this and came by our studios. She wrote a piece entitled: "We Can Make the Downtown Eastside Better, Without Evictions."

Duration:00:05:26

D-Day for Oppenheimer Park residents. We speak to Carnegie Action

8/21/2019
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Lynda opens the show! Today is eviction day for residents of Oppenheimer Park. We heard from the city earlier in the week, but now we’re going to speak to the people who are representing the residents of Oppenheimer Park, Carnegie Community Action Project. Fiona York is a Coordinator and Administrator with CCAP

Duration:00:09:18

Steele of approval: slime!

8/20/2019
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Wishing Slime is a homemade putty that comes in different colors with a gem inside for the buyer to make a wish from. All proceeds go to help Airie’s wish come true -- a trip to Disney World.

Duration:00:07:38

The Full Show: A SeaBus down the Fraser River, Taxi companies are very angry, BC residents don’t feel safe from crime & more!

8/20/2019
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Highlights from this episode: A SeaBus to relieve congestion? A Maple Ridge Councillor has proposed a SeaBus down the Fraser River to relieve congestion. Taxi companies fuming On the heels of a ridesharing announcement, Taxi companies are suggesting that this is not a level playing field for their industry. Do you feel safe in your communities? According to a new ResearchCo poll, many residents are fearful in their own neighbourhoods. That and more on this edition of the Lynda Steele...

Duration:01:15:39

Is it time to say welcome back to Jihadi Jack?

8/20/2019
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Jihadi Jack has had his British Citizenship revoked. As a once dual-citizen of Canada, he is now hoping this country welcomes him back in. Is this ridiculous?

Duration:00:13:48

Decades of time and potentially billions of dollars later, is there no hope for DTES?

8/20/2019
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This is an issue the City of Vancouver has been grappling with seemingly forever. The DTES has for many been looked at as the post poverty stricken area in North America. Drugs, a lack of housing, crime, is there one singular source of the problem? We chat with City Councillor Pete Fry about this.

Duration:00:13:46

How do you feel about the cab vs rideshare fight?

8/20/2019
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The Taxi Industry isn’t happy, with fears of more congestion and the competition having resources they cannot compete with. Is the Taxi Industry fair to be upset? Or should they be doing more to evolve their own business model?

Duration:00:15:06