The Jon McComb Show
About This Show
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.
Most Recent Episode
Full Episode: Irish Monuments, High Speed Rail & Kidnapped by Parents
-BC's Police Watchdog is probing an incident at a Vancouver McDonald's not far from the Commercial-Broadway SkyTrain station. It involves a man who is said by police to have set himself on fire. The Independent Investigations Office tweeting early this morning it plans to release more details "in due course."
-Brendan Flynn successfully petitioned the city to build an Irish-Canadian monument in Yaletown.
-Ford has stated it plans to revamp ¾ of its models in the next two years in hopes of appealing to a domestic market that appears to be losing interest.&Watch out for a new local scam that preys on good samaritans! A man is flagging down drivers ands tells them he’s been towed. After the kind stranger drives him to the impound lot, he asks for money.
-BC Hydro has signed it’s second biggest contract for construction on the Site C dam. At $1.6 billion to build generating station and spillways. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer is here with his take on the day's headlines.
-The Duolingo website has made it possible for the Star Trek fan to learn Klingon for free! Tim Dickert has the tech report.
-High Speed Rail From Vancouver To Seattle Will Be Announced Today. Is this project, that is expected to cost $42B US, worth the money?
-BC casinos would lose $88m in revenue each year, if the NDP enacted anti money laundering measures.
Chapter 8: Squire on Sports
-It's a weird stat when you sit back and look at the career of Vancouver Canucks Henrik Sedin...But he only has two goals this season...TWO!
Chapter 9:-When a child goes missing, it’s rare they’ve been taken by a stranger, like we see in the movies or on TV. Most commonly, the kidnapper is one of their parents, caught in a bitter custody battle. This morning, Niki Reitmayer is asking the question: why would a parent kidnap their own child?
-Canada is falling behind when it comes to clean energy and transitioning to a zero carbon economy. Canada is still doing the same old things instead of innovating new a smart tec