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Hear the latest topical local, national and international news stories of the day. Join the discussion by phone, text or e-mail.

Hear the latest topical local, national and international news stories of the day. Join the discussion by phone, text or e-mail.
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Vancouver, BC

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Hear the latest topical local, national and international news stories of the day. Join the discussion by phone, text or e-mail.

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English

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Episodes

Full Episode: Gord Downie Passes, Controversial Pre-Sale & Digital Parodies

10/18/2017
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Topics on the Show: Chapter 1: -A sad start to the day as word is breaking that Gord Downey, Frontman for the Tragically Hip has passed away. Chapter 2: -A controversial motion that would give Metro Vancouver residents first crack at new pre-sale condos passed at city hall on Tuesday, following much debate. Chapter 3: -Gord Downie, the poetic lead singer of the Tragically Hip whose determined fight with brain cancer inspired a nation, has died, according to a statement on the band's...

Duration: 01:01:38


Making Cents of the Markets

10/18/2017
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Making Cents of The Markets with Lori Pinkowski, Senior Vice President & Sr. Portfolio Mgr at Raymond James. Lori is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Senior Vice President at Raymond James Ltd, an internationally respected investment firm. She is a founding partner of the Pinkowski-Allen Financial Group, which is one of the top investment teams in the country. She also has more than 14 years’ experience in the investment industry. She studied at BCIT and has earned her Canadian Investment...

Duration: 00:11:04


Destroying Vancouver's Culture

10/18/2017
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There is a a digital parody website that pokes fun at the real estate development world in Vancouver. The website is meant to be both entertaining and educational and is being used to show how development in Vancouver is ruining the culture that used to exist here. Guest: Melody Ma - a Vancouver-based web developer, housing activist and commentator, the creator of “The Real Fight for Beauty” website. (Used to be a member of the City of Vancouver's Arts and Culture Policy Council)

Duration: 00:09:54


Are There Solutions for the Gang Problem in Surrey?

10/18/2017
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The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of BC - the province's integrated anti-gang unit - is calling for an anti-gang curriculum in schools. Guest: Linda Hepner - Mayor of Surrey

Duration: 00:07:29


Tragedy in Fernie BC

10/18/2017
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A state of emergency continues in parts of Fernie, after an ammonia leak at the local arena claimed three lives yesterday. Guest: Mary Giuliano - Mayor of the City of Fernie, B.C.

Duration: 00:03:41


View From Victoria: The NDP Want To Get It Right

10/18/2017
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John Horgan is defending his parties broken promise to get ride sharing done this year. He says they want to get it right, not just rush into it for political reasons. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer is here with his take on the day's headlines.

Duration: 00:10:22


Tragically Hip Frontman Passes

10/18/2017
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Gord Downie, the poetic lead singer of the Tragically Hip whose determined fight with brain cancer inspired a nation, has died, according to a statement on the band's website. He was 53.

Duration: 00:03:10


Controversial Pre-Sale Condo Motion

10/18/2017
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A controversial motion that would give Metro Vancouver residents first crack at new pre-sale condos passed at city hall on Tuesday, following much debate. The motion, introduced by Mayor Gregor Robertson, was supported by Vision Vancouver councillors and Green councillor Adrienne Carr, passing 7-2.

Duration: 00:04:27


What's in The News with Gord MacDonald

10/18/2017
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A sad start to the day as word is breaking that Gord Downey, Frontman for the Tragically Hip has passed away.

Duration: 00:07:54


Full Episode: Breaking Promises, Jet Sales & Mice N Men

10/17/2017
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Topics on the Show: Chapter 1: -It's looking like voters who were expecting UBER and other ride sharing services in Vancouver, by the end of this year, are going to have to wait a little bit longer. The NDP is putting the issue to another review. Chapter 2: -The Weinstein Company's board of directors is expected to meet Tuesday to discuss the company's possible sale amid the scandal surrounding ousted co-founder Harvey Weinstein. Billionaire financier Thomas Barrack, a close confidante...

Duration: 00:55:21


Therapy Tuesday: Of Mice And Men

10/17/2017
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We are here for you - and that is why we put together an experienced panel every Tuesday so solve your woes and help you make those difficult decisions. If you need advice on work, health or your relationship, you can email me at jon@cknw.com or leave us a voicemail on 604-331-2899.

Duration: 00:14:09


A Look At Bombardier Partnership

10/17/2017
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After terrible sales, Bombardier has sold shares of its Cseries Jet Business to Airbus out of the UK. Guest: Rob Levy - CKNW’s Business Analyst

Duration: 00:05:57


The NDP Break A Campaign Promise

10/17/2017
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British Columbians looking for a clearer picture about the future of ride-hailing services like Uber in the province will have to wait a little longer. The B.C. government has hired an industry expert to consult and create a “made-in-B.C.” solution to ride-sharing which he’s not expected to finish until early 2018. Guest: Claire Trevena - B.C.’s Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure

Duration: 00:09:04


Tech Report: Facebook's New Compliment App

10/17/2017
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Facebook has aquired a new app and it's all about complimenting your friends and followers. Tim Dickert has the tech report.

Duration: 00:04:26


View From Victoria: NDP Breaks A Campaign Promise

10/17/2017
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The NDP are going back on their campaign promise to bring Uber to Vancouver. The government introduced yet another review of the issues yesterday, dragging the whole thing into next year. The Province newspaper's Michael Smyth is here with his take on the day's headlines.

Duration: 00:08:55


Niki Brings The News: The Best And Worst Cities For Women

10/17/2017
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A study has found Victoria is the best city in Canada to be a woman, in spite of the wage gap between men and women worsening slightly there in recent years. The study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives looks at differences between men's and women's access to economic and personal security, education, health and positions of leadership in Canada's 25 biggest cities.

Duration: 00:02:57


Weinstein Company in a Financial Mess

10/17/2017
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The Weinstein Company's board of directors is expected to meet Tuesday to discuss the company's possible sale amid the scandal surrounding ousted co-founder Harvey Weinstein. Billionaire financier Thomas Barrack, a close confidante of President Trump, has emerged as a potential buyer for the embattled entertainment company. CBS has the report

Duration: 00:03:36


What's in The News with Gord MacDonald

10/17/2017
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It's looking like voters who were expecting UBER and other ride sharing services in Vancouver, by the end of this year, are going to have to wait a little bit longer. The NDP is putting the issue to another review.

Duration: 00:07:20


Full Episode: Debates, Underground Banks & Secret Hand Shakes

10/16/2017
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Topics on the Show: Chapter 1: -The weather is changing in Vancouver. Expect rain for the week. Chapter 2: -Six candidates vying for the BC Liberal Party leadership battled it out on a stage for the first time this Sunday. All candidates, except Terrace business woman Lucy Sager, were present at the Surrey debate. Candidates took jabs at each other, keeping their eyes on the prize. Chapter 3: -There is a new councillor at city hall. Hector Bremner is Vancouver’s newest councillor,...

Duration: 01:28:52


Update on Hurricane Ophelia

10/16/2017
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3 people have been reported dead as storm ophelia hits Ireland. Guest: Richard Chambers - Reporter and host for Newstalk 106-108FM in Ireland

Duration: 00:07:17

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