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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

View From Victoria: The Information Gets Weirder and Weirder

12/7/2018
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The Speaker of the House goes off in an unprecedented meeting with TV cameras rolling. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer is here with his take on the day's headlines.

Duration:00:10:55

Brokers vs Insurance Costs, Legalizing Psychedelics & Security Concerns After Huawei Executive Arrested

12/6/2018
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As we get closer to the end of the year, it’s good time to look back on the stories that shaped Canada in 2018. And arguably the biggest story of the year was the tragic Humboldt Broncos bus crash. Today marks eight months since the crash so let’s take this opportunity to remember the story that changed Canada. Is it time to streamline the way ICBC deals with brokers? Analysis by Global news has found the government could make $100m in savings per year by moving basic insurance online....

Duration:00:33:10

View From Victoria: How Clean Can BC Be

12/6/2018
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It’s all about a clean BC. At least that is the plan as the government wants to shift away from fossil fuels and into clean electricity over the next 25 years. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer is here with his take on the day's headlines.

Duration:00:07:16

Expect To Pay More For Food, Canada At Risk From Spies & ICBC "Dumpster Fire" Continues to Burn

12/5/2018
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A new report penned by Dalhousie University and University of Guelph and released yesterday, has found the average Canadian family will pay $411 more for groceries in 2019, with food prices rising up to 3.5%. The Food Professor”, and Dalhousie University Project lead Sylvain Charlebois joins the show to tell us why fruits and vegetables will cost more while meat could cost a little less. The head of Canada’s intelligence service warned business leaders Tuesday that foreign states are using...

Duration:00:27:38

Making Cents of the Markets

12/5/2018
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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:00:11:43

View From Victoria: What Happened to Weavers War on Carbon?

12/5/2018
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It's the main event of the day at the Vancouver Public library today as a joint release by John Horgan and Andrew Weaver on climate concerns and a low carbon economy plan. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer is here with his take on the day's headlines.

Duration:00:09:29

Squire on Sports: On The "Lose for Hughes" Bandwagon

12/5/2018
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The Canucks have now lost 12 out of their last 13 games. For some reason fans don't seem to be too worried. That's because they are on the "Lose For Hughes" bandwagon.

Duration:00:02:41

Philip Till Celebrates with Jon McComb

12/3/2018
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Jon McComb gets a surprise visit from his former co-host Philip Till. Jon is celebrating 35 years on the CKNW airwaves.

Duration:00:13:22

Where Did The Millions Come From?, The Debt in Surrey Shocks the Mayor & Who Is Helping Fight Fentanyl

12/3/2018
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There are still questions surrounding where exactly Liberal MP Raj Grewal got the millions of dollars he was able to gamble and lose through casinos in Canada, and when the government first learned of his problem. With Doug McCallum gawking at the debt Surrey’s in, how can he expect to build a costly Skytrain? Surrey’s projected debt under the current five year financial plan stands at $514 million. Globe and Mail Urban Issues & Politics Writer Frances Bula joins the show to talk about...

Duration:00:53:46

View From Victoria: Celebrating 35 Years of Politics

12/3/2018
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Both Jon McComb and Vaughn Palmer have been doing what they do best for 35 years. Talking politics and trying to not go crazy reporting on the same stories year after year.

Duration:00:10:47

The Premier Reacts to Money Laundering Boondoggle & Examining The Empty Homes Tax

11/30/2018
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One of Canada’s biggest money laundering cases has mysteriously fallen apart. Why? We don’t know. The end of the case through the courts opens the possibility of a public inquiry. In the past, the Premier hasn’t ruled out a probe. Where does he stand now, in light of this week’s stunning development? In this episode of the podcast we hear from Premier John Horgan and Investigative Journalist Sam Cooper. Figures released on Wednesday by the Canadian Housing and Mortgage Corporation reveal...

Duration:00:46:06

The Premier's Response To The Money Laundering "Boondoggle" in BC

11/30/2018
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One of Canada’s biggest money laundering cases has mysteriously fallen apart. Why? We don’t know. The end of the case through the courts opens the possibility of a public inquiry. In the past, the Premier hasn’t ruled out a probe. Where does he stand now, in light of this week’s stunning development? Premier John Horgan joins the show to discuss money laundering in BC.

Duration:00:14:18

View From Victoria: A Personal Call From The Premier

11/30/2018
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Have you had a personal call from John Horgan, asking you to take the leap of faith with him and vote for proportional representation? The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer is here with his take on the day's headlines.

Duration:00:10:10

How BC Fumbled A Big Money Laundering Case, An MP's Million Dollar Gambling Investigation & Ignoring The Threat of Huawai

11/29/2018
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The end of the case could open the door to a federal inquiry into the role of money laundering in BC casinos. Attorney General David Eby gave his strongest indication yet yesterday, that an inquiry into the role of money laundering in BC casinos, isn’t completely out of the question. The RCMP has reportedly been investigating former Liberal MP Raj Grewal’s gambling activities for months. There’s reports he spent millions in casinos over three years. He stepped down as member for Ontario...

Duration:00:37:21

Incredible Wealth & Drug Connections in the Chilliwack Valley

11/29/2018
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Imagine this: a compound of incredible wealth; rows of Maples, a large pond with a floating walkway leading to a French style mansion. Something out of Narcos? Nope, it exists in the Chilliwack Valley, and was allegedly built using drug money. Global News Investigative reporter Sam Cooper joins the show to discuss the issue of money laundering, fentanyl and gangs in Vancouver.

Duration:00:11:23

View From Victoria: BC's Biggest Money Laundering Case Falls Apart

11/29/2018
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At the same time CKNW and Global News has been focusing on money-laundering in real estate this week, the biggest money-laundering case in B.C. falls apart. The Province newspaper's Michael Smyth is here with his take on the day's headlines.

Duration:00:10:19

Prosecuting Gangs in BC, Softening of the Housing Market & The Warriors Hit Downtown Vancouver

11/28/2018
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Harry Leslie Smith, The 95 year old anti poverty activist who authored several books on the Great Depression has died. His son, John, regularly posted updates about Harry to his 250,000 twitter followers, and finally this morning broke the news of his father's passing. This week, Global News Investigative reporter Sam Cooper along with colleagues Andrew Russell and Stewart Bell are examining just how wide ranging Canada’s problem with fentanyl goes. They made some startling discoveries,...

Duration:00:32:57

Making Cents of the Markets

11/28/2018
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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:00:11:17

View From Victoria: Ending on a Downer

11/28/2018
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It was a busy fall session and it ended on a bit of a downer, admits premier. John Horgan, in wrap up press conference Tuesday, handled multiple questions about ousting of a senior clerk and sergeant at arms. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer is here with his take on the day's headlines.

Duration:00:09:45

Another Surrey Murder & Gang Activity in Vancouver's Real Estate

11/27/2018
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A man was shot multiple times on a suburban street in broad daylight in the 14600 Block of Southview Drive, just two blocks south of the Surrey RCMP detachment. Global News reporter Janet Brown spoke to a neighbour who heard the sound of gunfire and rushed to help the injured man. The fentanyl trade has killed thousands in BC, and made dozens of criminals filthy rich. But as our Sam Cooper laid out for us yesterday, it doesn’t stop there. Billions of dollars from the fentanyl trade - pushed...

Duration:00:15:17