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The Jon McComb Show

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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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English

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


Episodes

Full Episode: Selling Canada, Airplane Pipelines & Mobility Pricing in Vancouver

5/24/2018
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Chapter 1: -As BC continues to battle the opioid epidemic, an expert is hoping summer music festivals will use new technology to keep attendees safe. Chapter 2: -Is the Canadian Government bowing down to local media outlets? That’s what one person is saying after a deal between China and Aecon construction group was cancelled due to National Security concerns. Chapter 3: -Yesterday, Coquitlam mayor Richard Stewart joined us for Mayors Day where he shared a very personal story. His...

Duration:01:18:10

Glossing over the crude facts

5/24/2018
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A recent analysis by the Canadian Foreign Policy Journal found three major Canadian newspapers gave favourable coverage of China’s ruling communist party - while glossing over its human rights violations. Guest: Journalist/contributing editor, Macleans Magazine, Terry Glavin

Duration:00:10:49

Trump cancels meeting with North Korea

5/24/2018
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The meeting was scheduled for June 12 in Singapore, but Trump has written to Kim Jong Un to cancel based on “the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement”

Duration:00:08:41

Behind the Reality Check: Don't Bet On It!

5/24/2018
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Did anyone see this coming? The Las Vegas Golden Knights are headed to the Stanley Cup playoffs? If you threw down some money at the beginning of the season then you may be on the edge of your seat hoping for a big payday.

Duration:00:07:17

Squire on Sports: The Wait is Over for Golden Knight Fans

5/24/2018
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The Las Vegas Golden Knights fan's have waited a whole 8 months to get to a Stanley Cup Final! It's been an impressive run for a brand new team and now we get to see if they can finish on top!

Duration:00:02:12

What could mobility end up costing you?

5/24/2018
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Today, the Mobility Pricing Independent Commission will release a report into how Vancouver’s roads should be taxed at the TransLink Mayors Council.

Duration:00:15:07

View From Victoria: Talking Up A Good Game

5/24/2018
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The show went on without Rachel Notley in Yellowknife, where the other western premiers talked about all the great work they got done. The Province newspaper's Michael Smyth is here with his take on the day's headlines.

Duration:00:09:41

Four children left in car by police officer

5/24/2018
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Police continually issue this warning to the public: don’t leave your children unattended in your vehicle. However, what happens when it is a cop who leaves their children alone inside a car?

Duration:00:05:00

Mental health concerns in BC

5/24/2018
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Yesterday, Coquitlam mayor Richard Stewart joined us for Mayors Day where he shared a very personal story. His daughter suffered a mental health crisis in 2012 and was admitted to hospital. But during the family’s journey through the health system - they discovered there are severe gaps in mental health treatment.

Duration:00:06:57

Selling Canadian companies to China

5/24/2018
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Is the Canadian Government bowing down to local media outlets? That’s what one person is saying after a deal between China and Aecon construction group was cancelled due to National Security concerns.

Duration:00:04:44

What's in The News with Gord MacDonald

5/24/2018
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As BC continues to battle the opioid epidemic, an expert is hoping summer music festivals will use new technology to keep attendees safe.

Duration:00:08:38

Full Episode: Mayors Day, Unfriending Premiers and Morgan Freeman on Skytrain

5/23/2018
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Chapter 1: What’s in the news with Gord MacDonald -An interesting story about Canadian prisons this morning. There are prisons in Canada that’s sole purpose is to house soldiers who break the law, but, there aren’t many soldiers in these prisons so the workers and guards at the prison have a lot of down time. Chapter 2: -A NY judge has ruled that a 30-year old man must move out of his parents house. The family said it was time for their son to move on but the son didn’t want to leave...

Duration:01:39:08

Mental health issues in BC

5/23/2018
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Back in 2012, Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart’s daughter experienced a mental health crisis (depression and anxiety issues). Together as a family, they went through BCs mental health system - but that’s when they realised there are severe gaps in the treatment of mental health and addictions. Does stigma affect access to services in BC?

Duration:00:25:44

Affordable rental housing in Coquitlam

5/23/2018
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The Coquitlam region has been lacking in new rental construction in 20-30 years, meaning a lot of the housing in existence now is 40-50 years old. How does the city get more rental housing into their market?

Duration:00:11:25

CKNW Mayors Day with Richard Stewart

5/23/2018
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Wednesday is Mayors Day at CKNW. The monthly series is back, with three mayors taking the microphone and co-hosting programs on AM 980. The series runs during a volatile time in municipal politics, when nearly half of Metro Vancouver’s 21 mayors have announced they will not seek re-election.

Duration:00:07:34

Squire on Sports: Can The Jets Fly Next Year

5/23/2018
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The Winnipeg Jets had an impressive season and had a good chance at making the Stanley Cup finals, but, they blew it. Now people are asking whether next year will be the year for the Jets.

Duration:00:02:05

Changes policies and attitudes around gun control

5/23/2018
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In the wake of another mass shooting at a US school and the NRA’s continued militant stand against gun control we wondered how the NRA has become so powerful. Perhaps because It spends more on influencing politics than any other non profit group in the US, according to the Centre for Responsive Politics.

Duration:00:09:09

Is the pipeline fight becoming embarrassing for Canadians?

5/23/2018
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In yet another twist in the pipeline saga, Attorney General David Eby has filed a lawsuit against Alberta’s “turn off the taps” legislation, following through with a promise to take legal action.

Duration:00:05:23

View From Victoria: Unfriending Premiers

5/23/2018
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The Office of the Alberta Premier has issued an important clarification regarding the friendship status of the Premier of B.C. It turns out that Rachel Notley and John Horgan are NOT friends. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer is here with his take on the day's headlines.

Duration:00:10:44

Kicking your kids out of the house

5/23/2018
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A NY judge has ruled that a 30-year old man must move out of his parents house. The family said it was time for their son to move on but the son didn’t want to leave the house.

Duration:00:10:06

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