Chapter 1 - Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic we’re being told to wash our hands and not touch our face, but how much care should be taken when it comes to washing our food? Guest: Meghan Collie, Global News national lifestyle reporter Chapter 2 - Hourly workers and small businesses are going to be the hardest hit by COVID-19 according to employment experts. With small Businesses in Vancouver facing zero-income and a future of uncertainty, what relief is available? Guest: Sean Simpson, IPSOS Vice...
View From Victoria: A local look at politics from the Provincial capital. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer, and Global News reporter Richard Zussman join the show with their take on the day's headlines.
A concerned CKNW listener sent us a series of photos they snapped this weekend. The road on the way to Pitt Lake, north of Pitt Meadows, was lined with cars. The parking lot to the park is closed to deter visits...but photos show people opted to park on the side of the road instead - bumper to bumper. Niki Reitmayer spoke to the Mayor of Pitt Meadows, Bill Dingwall, who said - trails are still open; and as long as you aren’t crowding together with strangers, there doesn’t seem to be any harm...
Chapter 1 - The Prime Minister has announced that anyone showing symptoms of the novel coronavirus will be banned from boarding domestic flights and intercity passenger trains. Guest: David Akin, Global News chief political correspondent. Chapter 2 - Many parents are setting their kids up for online learning this morning as school begins from home. What will online learning look like? Guest: Richard Zussman, Global News reporter in Victoria Chapter 3 - And with school happening at kitchen...
The Prime Minister has announced that anyone showing symptoms of the novel coronavirus will be banned from boarding domestic flights and intercity passenger trains. Guest: David Akin, Global News chief political correspondent.
On March 30, Simi Sara officially became the new morning show host of 980AM CKNW. Not many have come before her in this highly coveted position. In this feature, Simi spoke to some of those who have previously sat behind the 'NW microphone in the morning, including Bryan "Frosty" Forst, Phillip Till, and Jon McComb.
While we haven't planked or flattened the curve, Dr. Bonnie Henry today revealed that what we are doing, is helping. That doesn't mean we need to stop doing what we're doing. We chat with Daniel Coombs, UBC Professor with expertise mathematical models of pandemic growth and control. Part of a group of professors from UBC and SFU advising the B.C. Centre for Disease Control on their pandemic modelling.
A group of advocates is calling on the provincial government to allow workers on welfare to access the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit. We chat with Douglas King Executive Director, Together Against Poverty Society
Job losses, general unemployment, and a seemingly grim outlook. What's the fallout of COVID-19 on the economy? We chat with Jock Finlayson Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, Business Council of BC
Taiwan and Canada had their first cases of coronavirus at about the same time, but their experiences have been quite different. To date, Canada has 4,018 cases of COVID-19 and 39 deaths. Taiwan, on the other hand, has 256 cases of COVID- 19 and only two deaths. CKNW Contributor Claire Allen spoke with J. Michael Cole, a senior fellow of the Macdonald Laurier Institute about what has contributed to Taiwan’s success in the battle against COVID-19
American government officials inside Donald Trump’s White House are actively discussing putting troops near the Canadian borders in light of U.S. border security concerns around the coronavirus pandemic, sources tell Global News. Guest: Amanda Connolly, National Online Journalist, Politics
South Korea has been seen as having one of the better responses to COVID-19 due in part to their immense testing, but did you know B.C. is actually testing three times more per capita? Guest: Ian Young, Vancouver Correspondent, South China Morning Post