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Jon McComb has been on CKNW for more than 30 years and has been instrumental in building CKNW into the position of Vancouver’s news and opinion leader. Respected, smart and passionate, Jon is tough but empathetic and will tackle any issue that is important. Genuine, unpredictable, funny and always entertaining, the Jon McComb Show is the perfect mix of what you want to know and why. With full social integration Jon and the team will cover the news and events of the day and will be telling the stories that make Vancouver great.

Jon McComb has been on CKNW for more than 30 years and has been instrumental in building CKNW into the position of Vancouver’s news and opinion leader. Respected, smart and passionate, Jon is tough but empathetic and will tackle any issue that is important. Genuine, unpredictable, funny and always entertaining, the Jon McComb Show is the perfect mix of what you want to know and why. With full social integration Jon and the team will cover the news and events of the day and will be telling the stories that make Vancouver great.
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Vancouver, BC

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Jon McComb has been on CKNW for more than 30 years and has been instrumental in building CKNW into the position of Vancouver’s news and opinion leader. Respected, smart and passionate, Jon is tough but empathetic and will tackle any issue that is important. Genuine, unpredictable, funny and always entertaining, the Jon McComb Show is the perfect mix of what you want to know and why. With full social integration Jon and the team will cover the news and events of the day and will be telling the stories that make Vancouver great.

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Episodes

Opioid Education for City Hall, Ride-Sharing Legislation & Micro-dosing Benefits

11/14/2018
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The chief medical officer for Vancouver Coastal Health updated Vancouver’s new city council about where we’re at in the fight against opioids. Chief Medical Officer for Vancouver Coastal Health, Dr Patricia Daly, joined the show to talk about who is falling victim to drugs and drug overdoses. The Premier says ride sharing legislation will be introduced to parliament next week and will be passed by the end of the month. Is it time to get excited about ride-sharing in Vancouver? Or will this...

Duration:00:32:54

Making Cents of the Markets

11/14/2018
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Usually, Lori Pinkowski joins us every Wednesday for ‘Making Cents of the Markets’, but we have John McLean, Financial Advisor with her team at Pinkowski Wealth Management of Raymond James today. On today's episode we get into the eight things investors should consider as you weigh potential tax moves between now and the end of the year.

Duration:00:10:58

View From Victoria: Can BC Finally Get Excited For Ride-Sharing?

11/14/2018
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Are we ever going to get Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing services that are common-place in every other major city in North America? Premier John Horgan said yesterday legislation will be introduced in this session of the legislature. The Province newspaper's Michael Smyth is here with his take on the day's headlines.

Duration:00:09:58

The Hostel From Hell Returns, Drivers Are Getting Worse & Striking A Deal with China

11/13/2018
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The rogue owner of a home in North Vancouver, Emily Yu, is apparently back at it again, less than a month after she was found in contempt of court for using her townhouse for illegal short term rentals. Now the strata’s lawyer will be pushing for a ruling that would force the sale of Yu’s home. But is this the solution to getting Yu to stop using her home as a hostel? A recent survey by Research Co. has found we’re not that thrilled with the driving skills we witness from others on Canadian...

Duration:00:26:27

View From Victoria: The Countdown Has Hit Zero!

11/13/2018
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There is a very grumpy group of people in the attorney general's Vancouver-Point Grey riding who have been planning a recall campaign against Eby for months. They set up a website that features a count-down clock to the day they could legally start a recall campaign against him. If you visit that website this morning, you will see the clock has ticked down to zero. The Province newspaper's Michael Smyth is here with his take on the day's headlines.

Duration:00:10:36

A Pipeline at Risk, BC's Volcano & Becoming a Client State

11/12/2018
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A judge in Montana last week threw the controversial pipeline project into doubt, granting an injunction to stop construction. How much of a setback is this for the project? You might not know, but there is a volcano right here in BC. It’s called Mount Meager and the chances of it erupting might be increasing. Glyn Williams-Jones is a volcanologist from Simon Fraser University and has flown over the volcano and is here to talk about what potential dangers exist to the Pemberton valley. In...

Duration:00:35:56

View From Victoria: Can The YES Pro-Rep Squad Get Out The Vote?

11/12/2018
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Let’s talk about the aftermath of last week’s referendum debate between John Horgan and Andrew Wilkinson and where the campaign goes from here! This referendum still looks awfully close. Will the government have a tough time insisting they have a mandate for profound change if the Yes side ekes out a razor-close win combined with a low voter turnout? The Province newspaper's Michael Smyth is here with his take on the day's headlines.

Duration:00:11:59

Making Cents of the Markets

11/12/2018
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This is Making Cents of the Markets with Senior Vice President & Sr. Portfolio Mgr at Raymond James Lori Pinkowski.

Duration:00:11:02

A visit to Surrey's Christmas Bureau

11/9/2018
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The Surrey Christmas Bureau is the biggest Christmas Bureau in the province, if not the Pacific Northwest. It will serve over two-thousand families this holiday season and over four-thousand children. It opened this week and CKNW senior reporter Janet Brown went to check it out.

Duration:00:04:20

Reaction to PR Debate, Remembering WW1 & Keeping Up With Science

11/9/2018
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In what may have been a preview of B.C.’s next provincial election campaign, voters got a chance to watch B.C. Premier John Horgan and BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson go head to head in a televised debate for the first time. The two leaders were facing off over the province’s referendum on electoral reform, which could see B.C. switch from the current first-past-the-post voting system to a system of proportional representation. Did the BC Liberals play politics with BC Hydro when they...

Duration:00:35:39

View From Victoria: Unpacking Proportional Representation Debate

11/9/2018
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Both Premier John Horgan and BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson held media scrums after their heated debate. We get some reaction from Global BC's Richard Zussman to last night’s debate on electoral reform.

Duration:00:10:15

Horgan vs. Wilkinson: Electoral Reform Debate & Analysis

11/8/2018
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Proportional Representation vs. First Past the Post The long awaited debate has finally come to fruition. Find out what Andrew Wilkinson and John Horgan had to say in defense of their respective sides in this uninterrupted debate.

Duration:00:39:21

Preparing Your Nutrition To Make a Healthier You

11/8/2018
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Nutrition is the answer to your health, body composition, and performance goals. There are many factors that influence our nutrition and some are easier to dial in more consistently than others. Sheila Hamilton from It's Time Fitness Results is here this week to talk about meal prep and making sure you get all the right foods in your diet.

Duration:00:28:39

View From Victoria: MLA Cheats Taxpayers during the "Welfare Challenge"

11/8/2018
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NDP MLA Mable Elmore goes on "welfare challenge" vowing to spend only $19 a week on food, just like real welfare recipients do. Then she charges B.C. taxpayers a $61-a-day per diem for the food! The Province newspaper's Michael Smyth is here with his take on the day's headlines.

Duration:00:09:09

The Hunt for El Chapo

11/7/2018
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Under heavy guard - the notorious Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo (real name Joaquin Guzman) entered a courtroom in Brooklyn this week to face numerous drug and money laundering charges. The kingpin - who is believed to have led the Sinaloa drug cartel for decades - is an escape artist who’s busted out of prisons in Mexico twice - once in 2015 by hopping on a motorcyle and riding down a tunnel. We speak with Douglas Century, co author of 'Hunting El Chapo: The Inside Story of the...

Duration:00:11:31

Tony ... What Were You Thinking?

11/7/2018
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M-P Tony Clement has been caught up in an extortion scandal! Conservative MP Tony Clement has resigned from all his committee roles after admitting he shared sexually explicit photos and a video with a woman. He alleges that he’s facing a demand that he pay 50,000 euro or the material will be released to the public.

Duration:00:11:51

US Midterms Update

11/7/2018
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The US Midterms delivered a win for the Democrats in the House, but the Senate will remain in the hands of the Republicans. What else can we glean after yesterday's vote? We ask Global National Washington Correspondent Reggie Cecchini.

Duration:00:06:59

The Case for a Regional Police Force

11/7/2018
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Surrey mayor Doug McCallum’s motion to create a city police force, and rip up the contract with the RCMP, is receiving a lot less resistance than first thought. But it was the 2012 Pickton inquiry into missing and murdered women, chaired by Wally Oppal QC, that first raised the idea of a single, unified regional police force for Greater Vancouver. John speaks with former judge and lawyer who presided over the Pickton inquiry (and former provincial politician) Wally Oppal.

Duration:00:10:07

Tony Clement Resigns

11/7/2018
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The Federal Conservative MP has resigned from all his committee positions and as justice critic, after admitting he sent sexually explicit video and images to a person whom he thought was a consenting woman. He claims the recipient then tried to extort him. Clement admits he ‘went down the wrong path’ and ‘exercised poor judgement’. Clement is married with three children.

Duration:00:08:08

View From Victoria: McCallum Wastes No Time

11/6/2018
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New leaders in Vancouver, Surrey and Burnaby officially became mayors last night. As expected, new Surrey mayor Doug McCallum hasn’t wasted any time. He tabled two motions, one to cancel LRT and extend Skytrain to Langley, and another to rip up the city’s contract with the RCMP and create a Surrey city police force.

Duration:00:07:57