GLOBAL NEWS BRINGS EXTENSIVE ELECTION COVERAGE TO VOTERS WITH DECISION BC ON OCTOBER 24 

980 CKNW to Simulcast All Election Coverage

For Immediate Release

VANCOUVER, October 21, 2020 Global News announced today Decision BC, the network’s comprehensive election coverage available on all platforms: TV, radio, online, social and on the Global TV App. British Columbians can tune in to the simulcast on all platforms starting at 6 p.m. PST on Saturday, October 24. Chris Gailus and Sophie Lui of Global News Hour at 6 will be anchoring the main broadcast, with results analysis from Legislative Reporters Keith Baldrey and Richard Zussman. Reporting live from the main party headquarters will be Neetu Garcha with the B.C. NDP, John Hua with the B.C. Liberals and Kylie Stanton with the B.C. Greens.

Joining the coverage on the radio side, the talk panel on Global News 980 CKNW will be hosted by Simi Sara and will feature Moe Sihota for the B.C. NDP, Puneet Sandhar for the B.C. Liberal Party and Jonina Campbell for the B.C. Green Party.

Those following along online can access a comprehensive breakdown of the main parties’ election promises – available here in the promise tracker – as well as a list of profiles on each of B.C.’s 87 electoral districts, available here. Global News is proud to be the only news organization to produce a full platform breakdown and analysis of each riding in the province.

Stream free 24/7 local and national Global News content exclusively on the new Global TV App, available now on iOS, Android, Chromecast, Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV and at watch.globaltv.com. Global News programming is also available through all major TV distributors, including: Shaw, Shaw Direct, Rogers, Bell, Videotron, Telus, Cogeco, Eastlink, and SaskTel and the new STACKTV, streaming on Amazon Prime Video Channels. Get up-to-the-minute Global News information via TV, radio and globalnews.ca.

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