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Traffic & Weather--Weekdays every 10 min. Amy Bell, our traffic and weather specialist joins Rick throughout the show with regular reports on the roads, and a look at the latest satellite images from the CBC Weather Centre. Tune in for the extended 5-Day Forecasts after the local news, and get in touch any time with your traffic tips by calling *690 or #690 on your cell phone, or 604-662-6134. You can also follow our traffic updates on twitter before you hit the road @CBCTraffic.



Scott RegehrScott Regehr--Weekdays at 6:35 and 7:35 a.m.
Scott Regehr can be heard weekday mornings on The Early Edition, bringing you the latest in sports news each hour.

David BlairDavid Blair--Weekdays at 6:25, 7:25, and 8:25 a.m.
David Blair is The Early Edition's business analyst and brings audiences the top business stories three times a day. Hear his analysis of the latest mergers, movers and shakers on the Canadian and global markets.

The Political Insiders--Mondays at 7:40 a.m.
Each week we head into the back room to get out Insiders' perspectives on B.C. Politics. Moe Sihota is the President of the B.C. New Democratic Party and a former MLA. Colin Hansen is the MLA for Vancouver-Quilchena and the Campaign Co-Chair for the B.C. Liberal Party.

Fred LeeSteppin' Out with Fred Lee--Mondays at 8:20 a.m.
The Early Edition's Fred Lee begins each week with a look at what's happening in arts and culture around the city of Vancouver. Fred's weekly column also appears in the Vancouver Courier.

Ottawa ReportOttawa Report--Tuesdays at 6:10 a.m.
We check in each week with CBC Radio's Ottawa bureau for a look at national political issues.

Dr. Peter LinDr. Peter Lin--Wednesdays at 6:40 a.m.
Peter Lin has been a family physician for over 20 years. In addition to his busy practice, Peter loves to talk and will talk to anyone who will listen. He has traveled around the world delivering lectures to physicians educating them about a variety of health topics. Tune in to hear Dr. Lin's healthcare house call at 6:10 Wednesday mornings.

Thumbnail image for J_Newman_20110628_0194_web.jpgDr. Jennifer Newman--Thursdays at 6:50 a.m.
Jennifer Newman is an organizational psychologist. She works with leaders and organizations as a coach, teacher and consultant. Plus, every Thursday she shares her wealth of experience with listeners during our weekly workplace column. Tune in to hear tips and advice on a variety of workplace issues

Eli GalsnerEli Glasner--Fridays at 6:50 a.m.Eli Glasner is the CBC's film reviewer, and he never pulls his punches. Tune in to hear Eli's very outspoken film reviews at 6:50 Friday mornings.