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

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Vancouver, BC

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

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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

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:03

Keeping Supplies and Deliveries Open During COVID-19 Crisis

3/24/2020
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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:38