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The Early Edition
with Rick Cluff

 
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Podcast:

Homeless count increase

The homeless number is on the rise and Mayor Robertson says that's in part due to a local of provincial funding. We speak to NPA city Councillor George Affleck and to Susan Tatoosh with the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society.

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BC teachers limited job action

'Far apart'..that's how the BC Teachers Federation has characterized the two sides negotiating a new collective bargaining agreement. We speak to BC Education Minister Peter Fassbender and Patti Bacchus, chair of the Vancouver School Board.

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Shakespeare's 450th with Christopher Gaze

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Knowing how to rhyme like a modern Bard shall serve you well on this day, Shakespeare's 450th birthday. We celebrate with a visit from Bard on the Beach's Christopher Gaze.

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Lee's Time Machine:

April 21-27

97th birthday this week for Ella Fitzgerald and Charles Mingus, plus 30 years of Spinal Tap!

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Clinic controversy

How should primary health care work - one stop health care shopping or the one-issue at a time practice that most Lower Mainland doctors favour?  We look at a decision to change a number of community health care clinics with CBC reporter Jason Proctor.

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LNG and Fort Nelson

Tensions between First Nations and the BC government over LNG has reached a new high when earlier this month, the BC government passed an order without consultation from First Nations.  We speak to Sharleen Gale, chief of the Fort Nelson First Nation.

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TWU petition

It might be a short-lived victory for Trinity Western University's law school.  We hear from Michael Mulligan, a lawyer hoping to overturn the BC law society's decision to approve the school.

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Worklife:

Driven by Guilt

Motivated or manipulated?  We talk about guilty feelings on the job and whether they work for or against you with Dr Jennifer Newman.

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Minister Bond on TFW

The BC NDP say the province can do more to prevent the abuse of the temporary foreign worker program here in BC. We speak with the minister responsible, Shirley Bond.

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Chris Carter:

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We hear about the Burnaby BC company that's become a leader in virtual workspaces, as Chris Carter shares the secrets behind another local BC success story.

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