The Jon McComb Show-logo

The Jon McComb Show

Curiouscast

News Talk 980 CKNW. Vancouver's News. Vancouver's Talk. Breaking news & talk radio station.

News Talk 980 CKNW. Vancouver's News. Vancouver's Talk. Breaking news & talk radio station.

Location:

Vancouver, BC

Networks:

Curiouscast

Description:

News Talk 980 CKNW. Vancouver's News. Vancouver's Talk. Breaking news & talk radio station.

Language:

English

Contact:

Suite 2000 - 700 West Georgia St. Vancouver, BC Canada V7Y 1K9 1-877-399-9898


Episodes

Gardening Tips To Keep You Busy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

3/27/2020
A lot of people are stuck at home with extra time on their hands and what better way to unwind and forget about everything going on right now than getting your hands dirty! Guest: Carson Arthur, garden guru.

Duration:00:09:00

The Food Supply during COVID-19 Crisis

3/27/2020
Empty store shelves from panic-buying continue to be an issue across Canada, but we’ve been told repeatedly that our supply chains are strong. Guest: Mustafa Koc, professor at the Department of Sociology at Ryerson University.

Duration:00:07:33

Protecting Residents of the DTES During the COVID-19 Crisis

3/27/2020
We’ve been asking about the plan to protect residents of the Downtown Eastside for weeks and finally have some answers. A safe supply of drugs has been secured, in an effort to mitigate the impact of the opioid crisis. Guest: Donald MacPherson, Executive Director of the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition

Duration:00:08:26

COVID-19 Update from Ottawa

3/27/2020
An update from Ottawa on the response to the COVID-19 crisis Guest: Global National reporter Abigail Bimman

Duration:00:06:08

Making Cents of the Markets

3/27/2020
Making Cents of the Market: This is Making Cents of the Markets with Senior Vice President & Sr. Portfolio Mgr at Raymond James Lori Pinkowski. As always if you have any questions you can contact her team directly at 604-915-LORI or visit pinkowski.ca.

Duration:00:10:34

Reminder to Call 8-1-1 for Non Emergency COVID-19 Concerns

3/26/2020
Despite instructions for people worried they have COVID-19 to call 8-1-1, BC paramedics are reporting that three-quarters of the calls they’re receiving right now are related to the coronavirus. Guest: Troy Clifford president of Ambulance Paramedics of BC and Emergency Dispatchers of BC.

Duration:00:06:14

How To Access The Canadian Emergency Response Benefit

3/26/2020
Guest: Carla Qualtrough, federal minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion.

Duration:00:06:46

Construction Site Standards for COVID-19 Prevention

3/26/2020
There are now new standards in effect for BC construction sites to help prevent contact and the spread of COVID-19. Guest: Mike McKenna, Executive Director of the BC Construction Safety Alliance

Duration:00:08:58

How Truckers Are Dealing with Rules Around COVID-19

3/26/2020
Mandatory 14-day quarantines now in effect for anyone entering Canada, the only exemption of course being for those essential service workers who cross the border for work everyday. Guest: Dave Earle, President of BC Trucking Association

Duration:00:07:08

Who Qualifies for EI Benefits during COVID-19

3/26/2020
The employment laws in Canada can be complex when it comes to layoffs and compensation, and COVID-19 may present a new set of challenges we’ve never seen before. Guest: Jennifer Mathers McHenry, employment lawyer and founder of Mathers McHenry and Co in Toronto

Duration:00:08:41

G20 Nations Discuss International Efforts to Tackle COVID-19

3/26/2020
Prime Minister Trudeau is scheduled to video conference with G20 nations to coordinate international efforts to combat COVID-19. Guest: David Akin, Global News chief political correspondent

Duration:00:03:59

CKNW Mornings: Tracking COVID-19 Facts, Preventing Coronavirus Scammers & Keeping Kids Safe as they Learn Online

3/25/2020
Chapter 1 - Toronto’s Ryerson University has taken it upon themselves to build a tool that lets people fact check claims about COVID-19. Guest: Anatoliy Gruzd, Canada Research Chair in Social Media Data Stewardship and Director of the Social Media Lab at Ryerson University. Chapter 2 - March is Fraud Prevention Month...however this March is a whole new ballgame for scammers! Chapter 3 - Metro Vancouver mayors are calling on the province for better support for renters and landlords. Will the...

Duration:00:35:38

Cities Hope For Cash Infusion Amid COVID-19 Crisis

3/25/2020
Metro Vancouver mayors are calling on the province for better support for renters and landlords. Will the money come? Guest: Richard Zussman, Global News reporter

Duration:00:08:01

Metro Vancouver Mayors Looking to the Province for Renter & Landlord Support

3/25/2020
Metro Vancouver mayors are calling on the province for better support for renters and landlords. Guest: Mike Hurley, Burnaby Mayor.

Duration:00:09:27

Getting The Correct Information About COVID-19

3/25/2020
Toronto’s Ryerson University has taken it upon themselves to build a tool that lets people fact check claims about COVID-19. Guest: Anatoliy Gruzd, Canada Research Chair in Social Media Data Stewardship and Director of the Social Media Lab at Ryerson University.

Duration:00:06:02

CKNW Mornings: Liberal Bill Too Far, Online Purchasing While Self Isolating & Funding for COVID-19 Victims

3/24/2020
Chapter 1 - A Liberal bill on coronavirus that would give the government the power to spend and tax without parliamentary approval, is seeing some pushback. Guest: Mercedes Stephenson, Ottawa Bureau Chief for Global News and Host of The West Block Chapter 2 - As Canadians across the country adjust to health officials' calls to work from home and avoid large groups, many are turning to online purchasing to bridge the gap. Guest: Jon Hamilton, General Manager of Communications at Canada Post....

Duration:00:38:33

BC Business Impact After COVID-19

3/24/2020
As the provincial government blows up their budget in an attempt to cushion the blow of COVID-19, the Business Council of BC is predicting that it could shrink our economy over 10%. Guest: Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer at the BC Business Council.

Duration:00:08:08

Provincial Measures to Mitigate Financial Impact of COVID-19

3/24/2020
The Provincial government is making a major funding announcement to mitigate the financial impacts of COVID-19. Guest: Carole James, Provincial Finance Minister

Duration:00:07:26

Members Meet to Vote on Stimulus Package to Address COVID-19

3/24/2020
There will only be a fraction of the usual number of MP’s in the House of Commons when they meet today to vote on a stimulus package to address the global COVID-19 pandemic. Guest: Dan Albas, Conservative MP for Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola.

Duration:00:09:32

View From Victoria: Space in the Legislature

3/24/2020
View From Victoria: A local look at politics from the Provincial capital. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer, and Province Columnist Mike Smyth, break down the big headlines of the day.

Duration:00:08:03