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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

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

The Political Panel: Ridesharing, Huawei, Conservatives!

1/23/2020
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So much to chat about with the political panel. Ridesharing is here, the Meng Wanzhou trial, conservative leadership oh my! Stephen Smart is Western Canada General Manager for Hill and Knowlton Strategies. Former Legislative Bureau Chief for CBC. Former Press Secretary to the Premier of B.C. Sandy Garossino is a Former Crown prosecutor and Columnist with the National Observer

Duration:00:15:07

A conversation with former Mayor Gregor Robertson

1/23/2020
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What's he up to today, climate change, and in hindsight, what could he have done differently when it comes to housing in Vancouver?

Duration:00:14:19

Border officials were instructed to detain Iranians

1/23/2020
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What most people feared is indeed a reality. Evidence points to the fact that Iranians were indeed to be detained as per a directive from the top. We talk to immigration lawyer Len Saunders.

Duration:00:11:27

At the Box Office: RIP Terry Jones

1/23/2020
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THE CONVO: The passing of Terry Jones has Monty Python fans grieving. Also, John Boyega bought his parents a house! THE FLICK: The Gentlemen - Writer and director Guy Ritchie is returning to the roots of cinema that got him popular, the gangster flicks like Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch. For this film, he grabs a huge cast with Charlie Hunnam, Hugh Grant, Matthew McConaughey, Colin Farrell and more for the story of a drug lord looking to get out of the game and sell of...

Duration:00:06:38

Uber and Lyft have finally been approved!

1/23/2020
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FINALLY! It's official! The passenger transportation board has finally approved the applications for Uber and Lyft. We chat with the GM of Sunshine Cabs, Gurdip Sahota.

Duration:00:16:05

The Full Show Podcast | Parking meter theft | So, about ridehailing | Always on cop car lights? & more!

1/22/2020
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Today's highlights: Parking meter theft It’s a huge problem in Vancouver. Any guesses as to how much is stolen from parking meters? Find out! Remember Claire Trevena’s promise? Well, we have her on the show today. And she will be asked about her promise to have ridehailing in place by the end of 2019. Always on! Would you support a move that would make it so that there would always be a light visibly turned on with cop cars? That and more on this edition of the Lynda Steele Full...

Duration:01:12:09

Speaking to a local trans woman about Jessica Yaniv

1/22/2020
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Is Jessica Yaniv hurting the trans community? That's what one trans woman is raising concerns about. Her name is Alexis Ellis

Duration:00:10:05

The call for an 'always-on' police cruiser blue light

1/22/2020
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Would this increase safety? Could this be a crime prevention technique?

Duration:00:08:00

Talking to a former parking meter thief

1/22/2020
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He's clean now, but we got a call from a former parking meter thief after he heard our conversation on parking meter theft earlier. Eric Chapman talked to him. Fascinating conversation!

Duration:00:07:12

Oppenheimer chat with Mayor Kennedy Stewart

1/22/2020
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We had the new Park Board Chair Camil Dumont on our show yesterday, who seemed frustrated but also hopeful that change could come for the better. We chat with Kennedy Stewart about potential municipal solutions.

Duration:00:10:26

Is BC historically an inherently racist place?

1/22/2020
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That is the opinion of some people in light of revelations of certain land titles that have come to light. We chat with UBC History Professor Henry Yu.

Duration:00:08:18

South of the Fraser Stories: Rat damage!

1/22/2020
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Laura Baziuk, Black Press BC Digital Editor returns with some strange stories from south of the Fraser.

Duration:00:06:03

So where's Uber and Lyft? We ask Claire Trevena

1/22/2020
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Remember the Minister of Transportation's promise last year? We'd have ridehailing by the end of the year? Clearly, we do not. Here's what she has to say about it.

Duration:00:14:02

Working on the West Coast: High insurance and young driver jobs

1/22/2020
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What are the implications for young people as ICBC re-evaluates how the calculate insurance costs? Christian St Cyr is the Author of the BC Labour Market Report

Duration:00:06:36