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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

It's Day One of Cannabis Legalization in Canada!

10/17/2018
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Marijuana is now legal across the entire country with Canada now having the largest national marijuana marketplace in the world! The first legal weed was bought in Newfoundland and this morning in BC, the first Government Cannabis Store is set to open to the public. On the show today we explore what Cannabis Legalization means for British Columbia and wether or not the province is ready. We also tackle the issues of crossing the border, buying your pot & what rules are still in place when...

Duration:00:39:51

Making Cents of the Markets: Real Estate Series Part 1

10/17/2018
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On Today’s edition of “Making Cents of the Markets” we look at the current housing market conditions. We’ll discuss where we are now, and how did we get here. Making Cents of the Markets with Senior Vice President & Sr. Portfolio Mgr at Raymond James Lori Pinkowski.

Duration:00:11:51

View From Victoria: The Speculation Tax Hits British Columbians

10/17/2018
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Finance Minister Carole James introduced her Speculation Tax Tuesday and it is pretty much as advertised after weeks of lobbying by the impacted municipalities for an opt-out clause. But there is no opt-out clause. The Province newspaper's Michael Smyth is here with his take on the day's headlines.

Duration:00:08:49

Cannabis IQ: Buying Marijuana Based on the Price! Keeping The Black Market Alive

10/16/2018
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Four out of 10 Canadians say the price will determine whether they buy their pot legally or on the black market as legalization approaches. That’s according to a Global News’ exclusive Ipsos poll on cannabis usage in Canada. What that means is if the government prices marijuana too high, Canadians are likely to continue the status quo and continue using the black market to obtain cannabis, Jennifer McLeod Macey, vice-president at Ipsos Public Affairs, explained. Guest: IPSOS Vice President...

Duration:00:05:06

Meeting the Man Who Murdered Her Father

10/16/2018
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When Caris was just 11 year old, the unthinkable happened. Her beloved father was murdered inside their Calgary home by a drug-addled intruder. She spent two decades recovering. But then she sought more. Caris wanted to understand more about her father’s killer, so she spent the two years on a ‘restorative justice’ journey, chronicling the events in a book: Dead Reckoning: How I Came to Meet the Man Who Murdered My Father. Guest: Author Caris Cragg

Duration:00:16:22

View From Victoria: Legalization Eve

10/16/2018
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Today is legalization eve. How will legal marijuana change things in B.C.? An interesting day yesterday as Mike Farnworth warns illegal pot shops to shut down if they want to be declared legal businesses and secure a government licence to keep operating. The Province newspaper's Michael Smyth is here with his take on the day's headlines.

Duration:00:10:42

Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth Addresses BC Ahead of Cannabis Legalization

10/15/2018
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We are two days away from legal weed! But there are numerous issues yet to be completely cleared up. One of them includes what happens to existing dispensaries. Some have signalled they’ll shut down, rendered an illegal operation while they wait for a licence. Public safety minister Mike Farnworth spoke earlier this morning about what kind of penalty dispensaries can expect if they operate beyond the 17th. Mike Smyth of the Province Newspaper joined the show this morning to discuss...

Duration:00:18:26

Cannabis IQ: Dealing with marijuana impaired driving

10/15/2018
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With legalisation almost upon us, how does law enforcement deal with the issue of impaired driving? A new app, Druid, may help keep impaired drivers off the road. How does it work? Guest: University of Massachusetts Psychology professor, and app creator, Michael Milburn

Duration:00:08:07

View From Victoria: "Put a Sock in It" Says the NDP!

10/15/2018
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It seems the NDP have drafted an internal "gag order" that would require members to sign non-disclosure agreements that would prevent them from publicly criticizing the government! The Province newspaper's Michael Smyth is here with his take on the day's headlines.

Duration:00:10:46

Cannabis IQ: Crossing The Border While Working in the Cannabis Industry

10/13/2018
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The US says Canadians working in the pot industry won’t risk an outright ban from entering the country, despite a statement released in September which said otherwise. Guest: Blaine based immigration lawyer Len Saunders

Duration:00:08:01

View From Victoria: Ride Share Needed More with Marijuana Legalization

10/12/2018
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There is increasing pressure on the NDP government to finally deliver ride-sharing services in B.C., especially with recreational marijuana being legalized next week. The Province newspaper's Michael Smyth is here with his take on the day's headlines.

Duration:00:08:27

What is Proportional Representation? Part 4

10/12/2018
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On October 22nd, ballots will begin to arrive in mailboxes across the province. These ballots will ask you if you’d like to change the voting system in our province from First Past the Post to Proportional Representation. Additionally, you’ll be asked what system of PR you prefer (if any at all). In an effort to help clear up some of the confusion around proportional representation, all this week on the Jon McComb Show we will be breaking down the three options for PR in plain and simple...

Duration:00:05:21

A Link That Will Have You Paying More & Where In The World is Jamal Khashoggi?

10/11/2018
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Chapter 1: -Could we be in for more pain at the pump in the wake of the natural gas pipeline rupture in Prince George? Dan McTeague from GasBuddy.com joins the show to explain how this explosion will impact you. Chapter 2: -The Supreme Court is hearing questions related to the case of Cindy Gladue, an Edmonton First Nations woman brutally killed after an encounter with Ontario trucker Bradley Barton in 2011. Barton was acquitted but an Appeal court later found serious errors were made in...

Duration:00:25:48

What is Proportional Representation? Part 3

10/11/2018
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On October 22nd, ballots will begin to arrive in mailboxes across the province. These ballots will ask you if you’d like to change the voting system in our province from First Past the Post to Proportional Representation. Additionally, you’ll be asked what system of PR you prefer (if any at all). In an effort to help clear up some of the confusion around proportional representation, all this week on the Jon McComb Show we will be breaking down the three options for PR in plain and simple...

Duration:00:03:35

View From Victoria: The Green Ideas for LNG

10/11/2018
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Will the LNG Canada project double in size? Andrew Weaver has some surprising ideas about where to take LNG in the province. The Province newspaper's Michael Smyth is here with his take on the day's headlines.

Duration:00:09:54

What is Proportional Representation? Part 2

10/11/2018
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On October 22nd, ballots will begin to arrive in mailboxes across the province. These ballots will ask you if you’d like to change the voting system in our province from First Past the Post to Proportional Representation. Additionally, you’ll be asked what system of PR you prefer (if any at all). In an effort to help clear up some of the confusion around proportional representation, all this week on the Jon McComb Show we will be breaking down the three options for PR in plain and simple...

Duration:00:03:47

ISIS Fighter Wants Back Into Canada & Mayoral Candidates Clash at Town Hall

10/10/2018
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Chapter 1: -Muhammad Ali, one of Canada's most notorious ISIS fighters, wants to come back to Canada. He was caught by Kurdish forces four months ago trying to flee Syria for Turkey. Ali left Toronto in 2014 and joined ISIS where he rose to notoriety, using social media to encourage other Canadians to join the terror group, while posting gruesome content and posting lighthearted comments about playing soccer with severed heads. He also used his Facebook account to threaten Global News...

Duration:00:41:59

Making Cents of the Markets

10/10/2018
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October started on negatively, but Q3 was generally strong in the US equity markets. Globally, however, it was a different story. Making Cents of the Markets with Senior Vice President & Sr. Portfolio Mgr at Raymond James Lori Pinkowski.

Duration:00:11:58

View From Victoria: Are Legal Limits Too Low?

10/10/2018
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Where is BC with the looming legalization of marijuana? There is a specific rule and regulation in B.C. that states you can posses 1,000 grams of marijuana at home and 30 grams in public and there is already complaints by activists who say that possession limit is too low! The Province newspaper's Michael Smyth is here with his take on the day's headlines.

Duration:00:10:06

The China Hack & Canadian's Paying Terrorists

10/9/2018
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Chapter 1: Extensive interviews conducted by Bloomberg BusinessWeek show China used a pinprick sized chip to infiltrate the security of several top US companies, including Apple and Amazon. How has this attack affected security at these companies? Chapter 2: 28 year old Muhammad Ali, a high profile Canadian member of Islamic State was caught in Turkey after trying to flee Syria and return to Canada. The Trudeau government is in a difficult position, with Kurdish officials keen to hand over...

Duration:00:23:27