The Lynda Steele Show

CKNW / Curiouscast

The show offers a new outlook on news with the help of award-winning journalist Lynda Steele. We’ve got more than just your daily news updates. Steele will report on the biggest headlines of the day while offering conversational insight into the issues making waves in Metro Vancouver.

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  Today’s highlights:  STEELEAID2020   Port Moody eatery mayhem A group of immature people took part in some heinous behaviour at a port moody eatery, including vomiting all over their table!?  Pandemic election Q&A Lots of people have election questions, we have lots of election answers. Gord Downie new music NAVIGATE THE PODCAST:  Chapter 1 What the hell is wrong with people… in Port Moody?  An unnamed eatery in Port Moody had a disgusting clean up on their hands after some COVID-19 denier patrons.  Chapter 2 Maple Ridge charity robbed And the Lynda Steele show is trying to get them justice with the help of CKNW listeners.  Chapter 3 Pandemic voting questions? We got the expert for a Q&A It’s going to be a weird election, the first one in a pandemic unless you’re over 100 years old.  You have questions, we have answers. We chat with Anton Boegman, Chief Electoral Officer of British Columbia   Chapter 4 Doctor thinks COVID testing protocols should be changed A doctor has come out to say that he thinks even asymptomatic people should be being tested. We chat with him. Dr. Howard James,Vancouver physician  Chapter 5 Redemption for a Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows charity Chapter 6 Gord Downie has new music, and Van Morrison is an ass  Chapter 7 The end  See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 23

66 min

That's right, the famed Canadian artist has some unreleased music that you can now listen to. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 23

10 min

Through the power of radio, it was quite a day for the Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Christmas Hamper Society   Follow the journey here. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 23

16 min

A doctor has come out to say that he thinks even asymptomatic people should be being tested. And that, he thinks politics are majorly at play. We chat with him. Dr. Howard James,Vancouver physician  See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 22

8 min

It’s going to be a weird election, the first one in a pandemic unless you’re over 100 years old.  You have questions, we have answers. We chat with Anton Boegman, Chief Electoral Officer of British Columbia See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 22

13 min

And the Lynda Steele show is trying to get them justice with the help of CKNW listeners.  See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 22

9 min

An unnamed eatery in Port Moody had a disgusting clean up on their hands after some COVID-19 denier patrons.  See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 22

9 min

Today’s highlights:  The writ drops Surprising no one, it was made official today.  A BC election will take place, October 24th. Gang crime spree Shootings across the lower mainland are worrying law enforcement. Schitt’s cleans up 5 Emmy wins, as Schitt’s cleans house at the Emmy’s.    NAVIGATE THE PODCAST:  Chapter 1 Well, it happened - October 24th, BC election  To no one’s surprise, it was made official today that we will have a Provincial Election on October 24th, with early voting taking place between the 16th-21st.  Chapter 2 Looking at New Brunswick as an election example  The Province of New Brunswick held an early election. Could we look to them as a prototype of what to expect this October? Chapter 3 Gang crime in the Lower Mainland through the roof We chat with Vancouver Crime Reporter with the Vancouver Sun, Kim Bolan about escalating violence across the city.  Then we talk to Sam Cooper, about how money laundering continues to play a role . Chapter 4 Provincial Political Panel: BC Election Chapter 5 Week 2 of back to school, and?  Today marked the second full week of back-to-school.  We chat with a high school student. Chapter 6 Holy Schitt! Canada cleans out the Emmy’s  Schitt’s Creek made history at yesterday’s Emmy awards, cleaning up EVERY comedy category.  Chapter 7 EYE ON OTTAWA: Poltiical frenzy   ___________ Remember to wash your hands, practice physical distancing, and stay home at all costs if you are sick. We’re not out of the woods yet!    The Lynda Steele Full Show podcast includes all the individual segments that can be found on the Lynda Steele Show page, digitally stitched together for your convenience.    Listen live online at globalnews.ca/radio/cknw/ 3-6 PM! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 22

73 min

Schitt’s Creek made history at yesterday’s Emmy awards, cleaning up EVERY comedy category.    See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 22

6 min

We touch base with Ervin Cadiz, who isn't happy with how this are going with back to school. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 22

9 min

We've assembled a short notice election panel to discuss this writ drop out of nowhere. Breen Oullette - Vancouver-based lawyer; ran in 2019 federal election as an NDP candidate Dianne Watts - Former Surrey Mayor and former Conservative Party MP Adriane Carr -Current Vancouver City Councillor Founding member of the BC Greens, and former leader of the provincial party See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 21

15 min

We chat with Vancouver Crime Reporter with the Vancouver Sun, Kim Bolan about escalating violence across the city.  Then we talk to Sam Cooper - Global National Investigative Reporter,  about how money laundering continues to play a role See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 21

16 min

We chat with Ross Lord, Global National reporter who covered the New Brunswick election See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 21

8 min

To no one’s surprise, it was made official today that we will have a Provincial Election on October 24th, with early voting taking place between the 16th-21st.  We roundtable, and take calls. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 21

16 min

A huge week for politics in Canada, and we check it all off with Tom Korski,Managing Editor for Blacklocks Reporter. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 21

7 min

Today’s highlights:  A miraculous dog story about loss and recovery Could you go 17 days without your best friend?  Yaletown nurses horrifying brush with danger Imagine waking up to someone standing next to your bed with a KNIFE!  Good news for Stanley park patrons! NAVIGATE THE PODCAST:  Chapter 1 A chat with BC’s Finance Minister Yesterday the Provincial Government unveiled their COVID-19 economic recovery plan. Today, we chat with Finance Minister Carole James in depth. Chapter 2 Who doesn’t like a feel good dog story? Would you do absolutely anything to find a lost dog? Well, you’re going to love this story. Chapter 3 A harrowing break-in story from a Yaletown resident  Imagine being fast asleep, and waking up to the sight of someone standing next to your bed with a knife! That’s Karen’s story. Chapter 4 BC’s back to school rollout facing criticism It was to be expected, but back-to-school hasn’t necessarily been smooth sailing. We hear from Doug Player. Chapter 5 Stanley Park preparing to completely re-open After months of anger and ire directed towards park board officials, it’s all over. ___________   Remember to wash your hands, practice physical distancing, and stay home at all costs if you are sick. We’re not out of the woods yet!    The Lynda Steele Full Show podcast includes all the individual segments that can be found on the Lynda Steele Show page, digitally stitched together for your convenience.    Listen live online at globalnews.ca/radio/cknw/ 3-6 PM! Connect with us on Twitter: Lynda Steele - @steeletalk Alan Regan - @Alan_Regan Eric Chapman - @Chapappay Amir Ali - @AmirsDoingItAll   See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 19

51 min

After months of anger and ire directed towards park board officials, it’s all over.  Well, for the most part. We speak to John Coupar. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 19

8 min

It was to be expected, but back-to-school hasn’t necessarily been smooth sailing. We hear from Doug Player. Former Superintendent for the West Vancouver School Board. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 18

10 min

Imagine being fast asleep, and waking up to the sight of someone standing next to your bed with a knife! This is Karen’s story. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 18

12 min

Would you do absolutely anything to find a lost dog? Well, you’re going to love this story. We talk to Sienna Leone, Chilli's owner. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 18

7 min

We open the show with a little chat between Eric and Lynda, then bring in Finance Minister Carole James. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 18

16 min

This is what someone in Alberta did until RCMP caught up. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 18

9 min

Today’s highlights:  Spiders on the rise?!  You may unfortunately be seeing more spiders in the coming weeks, as they search for mates, to produce more terrifying crawling babies. A snap election continues to loom So, when are we going to know? Good question, we’re all waiting. We talk to the BC Liberal Leader.  Violent crime on the rise in the city The stats are in, and concerns from Vancouver residents have been justified, as a massive spike in violent crimes have been reported across the city.  NAVIGATE THE PODCAST:  Chapter 1 BC with a big economic recovery announcement Billions are being pumped into the Province’s economy with this plan that mostly puts the focus on business and infrastructure.  Chapter 2 It’s spider season, hide your kids! You might be seeing more spiders in general lately, as they seek to find new mates, and make terrifying spider babies. Chapter 3 Political Panel: Snap, crackle, pop election: Horgan’s rice krispies  The speculation continues, and still no concrete word on whether or not a snap election is incoming We pose this to the political panel. Mo Amir, host of the VANColour Podcast, who now does a weekly commentary for CKNW.  And, Kris Sims BC Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. Chapter 4 BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson on election talks It’s been a while since we’ve visited with the BC Liberal Leader, but he joins us today to talk about the election speculation that keeps ramping up.  Chapter 5 Violent crime stats on the rise And it’s a reflection of stories we’ve discussed in recent months in regards to Strathcona, which is why we turn to Dan Jackson, president of the Strathcona Residents Association.  Chapter 6 Would you let your car drive for you if it could?  This is what someone in Alberta did until RCMP caught up. ___________   Remember to wash your hands, practice physical distancing, and stay home at all costs if you are sick. We’re not out of the woods yet!    The Lynda Steele Full Show podcast includes all the individual segments that can be found on the Lynda Steele Show page, digitally stitched together for your convenience.    Listen live online at globalnews.ca/radio/cknw/ 3-6 PM! Connect with us on Twitter: Lynda Steele - @steeletalk Alan Regan - @Alan_Regan Eric Chapman - @Chapappay Amir Ali - @AmirsDoingItAll   See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 18

68 min

And it’s a reflection of stories we’ve discussed in recent months in regards to Strathcona, which is why we turn to Dan Jackson, president of the Strathcona Residents Association.  See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 18

11 min

It’s been a while since we’ve visited with the BC Liberal Leader, but he joins us today to talk about the election speculation that keeps ramping up.  See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 17

11 min

The speculation continues, and still no concrete word on whether or not a snap election is incoming. Also, City Hall gave Herman Miller a pretty big cheque. We pose this to the political panel. Mo Amir, host of the VANColour Podcast, who now does a weekly commentary for CKNW.  And, Kris Sims BC Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 17

15 min

You might be seeing more spiders in general lately, as they seek to find new mates, and make terrifying spider babies. Eric Chapman gets details from a spider expert. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 17

9 min

Will it happen? Still no official word, but we did get a comment from Christy Clark of all people. Then, we take your calls. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 17

16 min

Today’s highlights:  Back to school! But, some people aren’t so thrilled about what it has been like inside schools. City hall makes a troubling move Millions in.. interior decor? What?! Huge news for opioid crisis today   NAVIGATE THE PODCAST:  Chapter 1 What’s the status in the first full week back to school? We touch base with BCTF President Teri Mooring about what she has been hearing from teachers, so far. Chapter 2 Working on the West Coast: Support for immigrants We chat about it with Christian St. Cyr, Publisher of the BC Labour Market Report Chapter 3 What the hell is happening at City Hall?  Since the start of the pandemic, Vancouver’s Mayor has been talking about the dire economic situation of the city. So, why would there be millions of dollars spent on furniture?  You need to hear this story.  Chapter 4 Bonnie Henry provides some good news on opioid crisis Registered and psychiatric nurses can now prescribe safer drugs for people at risk of overdose. This was Dr. Henry’s major announcement today. We talk with the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, Judy Darcy.  Chapter 5 Dog poo bags, everywhere.  And, what can we do about it? Chapter 6 Expensive interior decoration at Vancouver City Hall We spoke about this earlier, so what is the deal?  Chapter 7 6 months into COVID-19, we reminisce ___________   Remember to wash your hands, practice physical distancing, and stay home at all costs if you are sick. We’re not out of the woods yet!    The Lynda Steele Full Show podcast includes all the individual segments that can be found on the Lynda Steele Show page, digitally stitched together for your convenience.    Listen live online at globalnews.ca/radio/cknw/ 3-6 PM! Connect with us on Twitter: Lynda Steele - @steeletalk Alan Regan - @Alan_Regan Eric Chapman - @Chapappay Amir Ali - @AmirsDoingItAll See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 17

58 min

How can learning about dopamine help you? See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 17

5 min

Many of us began working from home about 6 months ago, what has changed since then? See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 17

9 min

We spoke about this earlier, so what is the deal?  We chat with Sarah Kirby-Yung, Vancouver City Councillor. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 17

9 min

Why are we talking about dog poop?   See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 17

5 min

Registered and psychiatric nurses can now prescribe safer drugs for people at risk of overdose. This was Dr. Henry’s major announcement today. We talk with the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, Judy Darcy.  See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 16

11 min

Since the start of the pandemic, Vancouver’s Mayor has been talking about the dire economic situation of the city. So, why would there be millions spent on interior decoration. We talk to Global BC's Jordan Armstrong. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 16

15 min

We chat about it with Christian St. Cyr, Publisher of the BC Labour Market Report See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 16

7 min

We touch base with BCTF President Teri Mooring about what she has been hearing from teachers, so far. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 16

7 min

Today’s highlights:  The Mayor made a major announcement yesterday But, does it make sense? We check in with an Urban planner about this ambitious yet ambiguous plan. Robert Pickton You remember the name, you remember the story, so why is he back in the news? It isn’t good. North Shore Rapid Transit What would your preference be for options to the North Shore for Rapid Transit?  NAVIGATE THE PODCAST:  Chapter 1 Debriefing Mayor Kennedy Stewart’s HOME plan We touch base with Andy Yan, an urban planner, about the housing initiative that the mayor announced yesterday. Chapter 2 Robert Pickton: Back on the Beat John Daly, host of Back on the Beat on CKNW, joins the show to chat about the history behind Robert Pickton, and the reason he’s back in the news. Chapter 3 North Shore Rapid Transit Do you have a preferred option when it comes to Rapid Transit to North Shore? Chapter 4 LTC visits are complicated in B.C. Long term care facilities, which have been greatly impacted by COVID-19, are a tricky street to navigate right now in B.C. particularly. Chapter 5 What the hell happened in Surrey yesterday? A video surfaced showing a large group of kids attacking a squad car and acting disorderly in Surrey. What.. happened?  Chapter 6 What are you grateful for? It might be hard to think of gratitude in 2020, but in fact, it is in dark times that special people and special things highlight themselves even brighter. ___________   Remember to wash your hands, practice physical distancing, and stay home at all costs if you are sick. We’re not out of the woods yet!    The Lynda Steele Full Show podcast includes all the individual segments that can be found on the Lynda Steele Show page, digitally stitched together for your convenience.    Listen live online at globalnews.ca/radio/cknw/ 3-6 PM! Connect with us on Twitter: Lynda Steele - @steeletalk Eric Chapman - @Chapappay Amir Ali - @AmirsDoingItAll Alan Regan - @Alan_Regan See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 16

63 min

The Steele Show team has a good old fashioned round table. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 16

8 min

A video surfaced showing a large group of kids attacking a squad car and acting disorderly in Surrey. What.. happened?  We chat with Cpl Elenore Sturko, Spokesperson for the Surrey RCMP See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 16

13 min

Long term care facilities, which have been greatly impacted by COVID-19, are a tricky street to navigate right now in B.C. particularly. We touch base with Larry O'Brien, CEO of the Canadian Association for Retirement Home Residents See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 16

12 min

Do you have a preferred option when it comes to Rapid Transit to North Shore?   Stephan Nieweler, Doctoral candidate and transportation instructor at SFU’s Dept of Geography, gives us his two cents. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 15

12 min

John Daly, host of Back on the Beat on CKNW, joins the show to chat with Eric Chapman about the history behind Robert Pickton, and the reason he’s back in the news. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 15

8 min

We touch base with Andy Yan, an urban planner, about the housing initiative that the mayor announced yesterday. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 15

13 min

NAVIGATE THE PODCAST:  Chapter 1 What's happening to COVID long-haulers?! What's happening to those people with the long-term verison of COVID-19? Guest: Colleen Kramm - COVID-19 longhauler - New Westminster Chapter 2 Is BC essentially subsidizing climate change? Is BC essentially subsidizing climate change? Guest: Sven Biggs - Canadian Oil and Gas Program Director for Stand.Earth Chapter 3 9 months into 2020, how are you handling it? Lynda, Amir and Eric discuss how to handle the heavy news cycle so far in 2020.  Chapter 4 Eye on Ottawa: Cabinet retreat The federal government is about to embark on a retreat to figure out a way to limit the damage done by the pandemic. We chat with Tom Korski, Managing Editor for Blacklocks Reporter. Chapter 5 Housing Options for Middle Income Earners Francis Bula joins Lynda to discuss housing options.  Chapter 6 Still searching for a solution to Vancouver’s homeless and addictions problem NPA City Councillor Lisa Dominato joins Lynda to discuss. ___________   Remember to wash your hands, practice physical distancing, and stay home at all costs if you are sick. We’re not out of the woods yet!    The Lynda Steele Full Show podcast includes all the individual segments that can be found on the Lynda Steele Show page, digitally stitched together for your convenience.    Listen live online at globalnews.ca/radio/cknw/ 3-6 PM! Connect with us on Twitter: Lynda Steele - @steeletalk Alan Regan - @Alan_Regan Eric Chapman - @Chapappay Amir Ali - @AmirsDoingItAll See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 15

43 min

How rare is it to find an art gallery in a Metropolis like Vancouver, that was founded by, and for.. Artists? Also, what is it like to run an art gallery in the midst of a global pandemic? Amir Ali answers those questions, as he takes you on a virtual trip to Western Front Gallery See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 15

6 min

Francis Bula joins Lynda to discuss housing options.  See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 15

6 min

The federal government is about to embark on a retreat to figure out a way to limit the damage done by the pandemic. We chat with Tom Korski, Managing Editor for Blacklocks Reporter. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 15

8 min

Lynda, Amir and Eric discuss how to handle the heavy news cycle so far in 2020.  See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 15

8 min

Is BC essentially subsidizing climate change? Guest: Sven Biggs - Canadian Oil and Gas Program Director for Stand.Earth See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Sep 14

10 min

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