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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

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

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