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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

Why is the Taxi lobby so powerful?

1/27/2020
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Are they even? Why do they seem to have such a stranglehold? We talk to Benn Proctor, Taxi Expert that wrote SFU Thesis on Metro Vancouver Taxi Industry

Duration:00:09:56

Be careful with your smartphones, or you might get hacked like this guest

1/27/2020
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This Metro Vancouver woman wants to get the word out after a frightening experience on her smartphone. Her name is Sandy Pelley and she's a Rogers customer.

Duration:00:06:43

New revelations in the Trump impeachment trial

1/27/2020
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John Bolton could be the unexpected bombshell that may sink Trump. We speak to Professor Allan J. Lichtman, American Political Historian, teaches at American University in Wash, DC, and author of “The Case for Impeachment”

Duration:00:09:37

Is birth tourism as big of a problem as we think?

1/27/2020
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We speak to Richard Kurland, immigration lawyer, who doesn't think it's so bad.

Duration:00:07:31

Doug McCallum finally speaks on ridesharing

1/27/2020
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He doesn't like that Uber and Lyft are operating illegally and has promised fines if they continue to do so. Listen to part of his live press conference.

Duration:00:08:19

This week in #BCPoli: Surrey vs. Rideshare

1/27/2020
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Surrey is militantly opposed to having Uber or Lyft operating. Maybe not Surrey en masse, but definitely their leader Doug McCallum. We speak with Richard Zussman, Global BC Online Legislative Reporter

Duration:00:07:47

Does the Taxi industry need to change its culture?

1/27/2020
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That is the opinion of at least one industry vet. With ridehailing finally operating in the lower mainland, is it up to the taxi industry itself to find its place? We speak to the GM of Sunshine Cabs, Gurdip Sahota.

Duration:00:14:44

The Full Show Podcast | Coronavirus, Ridesharing, Downtown East-side, & Cannabis stigma

1/24/2020
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Coronavirus has 36 million people are quarantined in China. To put that into perspective, the 2019 census showed that the population of Canada is 37.59 million. (1.435 billion is the pop of china) Containing this virus is a tall order. Guest: Carly Weeks - Globe and Mail Health reporter Uber begins Vancouver operations It's something British Columbians have been waiting anxiously for for years! Uber and Lyft are now both operating in Vancouver. Guest: Andrea Reimer - Former city...

Duration:00:43:22

How is YVR going to handle ride-sharing?

1/24/2020
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How is YVR going to handle the new ride-hailing services? Will it have a separate pick-up point like other cities? Guest: Andrew Grams - Director of Parking & Ground Transportation, Vancouver Airport Authority

Duration:00:09:02

How to best avoid the coronavirus

1/24/2020
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With all the focus on the Wuhan coronavirus, and its effect on world health authorities, we turn to an ancient never-before-seen virus buried in Tibeten glacier. To talk to us more about this ancient virus is none other than the “germ guy” himself. Guest: Jason Tetro - Host of the “Super Awesome Science Show”

Duration:00:07:38

How is ride-sharing in Vancouver going to work?

1/24/2020
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You've heard CKNW hosts calling for ridesharing for years. In particular, the women here. We all have a horror story of being stranded, late at night, in downtown Vancouver with zero options as to how we might get home. It’s not an inconvenience, it’s dangerous. Ridesharing opens up the market, and provides options which will likely make taxi’s more available as the monopoly will need to adjust to competition. Guest: Charles Gauthier - President/CEO Downtown Vancouver BIA

Duration:00:11:49

Wine o’clock Cannabis stigma

1/24/2020
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I saw this column fly by on my twitter feed and it made me pause. The headline read, “Cannabis Stigma is unfair when wine o’clock is widely celebrated by moms”. So…..I went deeper. GUEST: Brandi Weikle Contributing Columnist The Star

Duration:00:12:01

Keith Baldrey and the major news from this week

1/24/2020
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GUEST: Keith Baldrey Global BC’s legislative bureau chief based in Victoria

Duration:00:07:21

Donations to the DTES you never think of

1/24/2020
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Last week CKNW listeners stepped up in a huge way to help Sara Blyth and her team at the Overdose Protections Society during Snowmageddon…..dropping off blankets and sleeping bags, warm coats and waterproof footware…….. It inspired our next conversation. Louise Cameron knows what it’s like to lose someone to addiction, and feel helpless. For the past three years plus she’s been volunteering and on a mission to try to help those living with addiction on the DTES….. And a big part of Mom Stop...

Duration:00:10:06

Uber begins Vancouver operations

1/24/2020
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It's something British Columbians have been waiting anxiously for for years! Uber and Lyft are now both operating in Vancouver. Andrea Reimer is a former Vancouver city councillor and she has been spending a lot of time in cabs recently because she’s on crutches due to an injury. On Twitter today, she was quick to point out some price discrepancies between ride hailing services and taxis. Andrea Reimer joins us now to tell us what she has noticed… Guest: Andrea Reimer Former city...

Duration:00:08:27

Coronavirus has 36 million people are quarantined in China

1/24/2020
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To put that into perspective, the 2019 census showed that the population of Canada is 37.59 million. (1.435 billion is the pop of china) Containing this virus is a tall order. Guest: Carly Weeks Globe and Mail Health reporter

Duration:00:09:34

The Full Show Podcast | HallelUBER!... and Lyft | Trouble at the border | Former Mayor Gregor Robertson & more!

1/23/2020
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Today's highlights: FINALLY! Uber and Lyft have been approved to operate in the lower mainland. Border directives Were Iranians treated unfairly at the border? All the evidence leads to a resounding yes. Former Mayor Robertson He speaks about his climate change activism and what he tried to do to solve homelessness in Vancouver That and more on this edition of the Lynda Steele Full Show podcast! The Lynda Steele Full Show podcast includes all the individual segments that can be found...

Duration:01:16:18

The doomsday clock inches closer to the end

1/23/2020
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What is the doomsday clock, and why should we care? Eric Chapman brings you the doom.

Duration:00:08:45

Does the VPD have an issue with discrimination and racism?

1/23/2020
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Is their carding system racist or discriminatory? We speak to the Vice President of the BC Union of Indian Chiefs, Chief Don Tom.

Duration:00:09:30