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The Early Edition with Stephen Quinn

CBC Radio One's The Early Edition podcast features the top story of the day. Expect to hear highlights from the show's news, health, civic affairs, cultural and community coverage.

  • 25:21
    The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled in favour of the BC government this morning, denying cigarette maker Philip Morris access to millions of patients' records. We speak to Rob Cunningham, a lawyer for the Canadian Cancer Society about BC's legal fight. Greyhound is pulling its bus services out of BC and we hear how the municipalities of Squamish and Chilliwack are coping with the news. The ultimate stage is set for the World Cup as Croatia meets France on Sunday in Moscow for the championship. We welcome two superfans into studio to get pumped up for the the final.
    Jul 13, 2018
  • 28:32
    The NATO summit continues today in Brussels, and former US Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman weighs in on what we have seen so far and what it could mean for the future of foreign relations. Videos of a Vancouver-area family hand-feeding bears has sparked an investigation by conservation officers. We speak with Christine Miller, a bear conservationist about the danger this may pose to people. What happens if Surrey ditches the RCMP for a municipal police force? We head south of the Fraser to find out whether it's a good idea with Jesse Johnston.
    Jul 12, 2018
  • 06:50
    Taylor Walters, a grade 11 student from Vancouver Island, is one of 24 female students from around B.C. taking part in S.F.U's Invent the Future program. The two-week summer program encourages girls to study computer science and artificial intelligence to fill the gender gap in technological fields.
    Jul 12, 2018
  • 06:33
    The office manager of an Abbotsford veterinary clinic is warning the public to keep their household cats inside after an uptick in attacks on felines from unsuspecting perpetrators: raccoons.
    Jul 12, 2018
  • 09:18
    Correctional healing lodges aim to reduce rising rates of Indigenous inmates but numbers continue to climb.
    Jul 11, 2018
  • 05:55
    Curiosity, cravings and relationship problems drive Vancouverites to wait hours for cheesecake
    Jul 11, 2018
  • 26:46
    Vancouver rescue diver Erik Brown was one of the 13 divers involved in the Thailand cave rescue. We speak to him from Chiang Rai. England and Croatia face off today in World Cup action and we talk to a couple of superfans gearing up for the big game. Our Metro Matters reporter Justin McElroy looks at the issues and the candidates in the District of North Vancouver mayoral race.
    Jul 11, 2018
  • 10:46
    Municipalities across B.C. are grappling with the question of how to make communities more dementia-friendly and going straight to those with lived experience for answers.
    Jul 10, 2018
  • 24:07
    BC Ferries has plans to build five new vessels, but how much of that work will be done in this province? BC Ferries president and CEO Mark Collins joins us. Belgium's 'golden generation' of players has taken the team all the way to the semi-finals of FIFA 2018, where the Red Devils will face off against team France in a much anticipated showdown. We have two super fans here in Studio 10 to take us through what's on the line. Surrey Councillor and Surrey First mayoral candidate Tom Gill is asking whether his city has outgrown the RCMP, and if it's time to bring back a local police force. He wants to hold a referendum on it next year.
    Jul 10, 2018
  • 21:52
    It's been one year since the start of the worst wildfire season in British Columbia's recorded history. How are the affected communities recovering and what are their expectations for the hot, dry season ahead? We speak with Mayors Walt Cobb and Mitch Campsall. What would it take to make your community dementia-friendly? Cities such as Burnaby, New Westminster and Richmond are considering that question. We speak to Heather Cowie with the Alzheimer Society of BC and Mario Gregorio who lives with dementia.
    Jul 9, 2018
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