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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.

  • 20:44
    National Indigenous Peoples Day: The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business is pushing for economic reconciliation. Hear JP Gladu, the President and CEO of the council. CBC reporter Angela Sterritt takes us into Cheam, a community with diverse views and concerns over Canada's purchase of the pipeline expansion project. CBC's Yvette Brend looks at the state of introducing new Aboriginal curriculum across the province and why some educators are nervous and others fearless.
    Jun 21, 2018
  • 24:43
    Immigration lawyer Leon Fresco, who has represented the American Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security, on changes to immigration law to protect undocumented children. Sleep consultant Pat Byrne with some tips on how to beat the heat, while you sleep. And, after seven years in the works, the 12-storey Kettle Boffo development at Commercial and Venables has been cancelled. Hear Vancouver's city manager, Sadhu Johnston, on how the project fell through.
    Jun 20, 2018
  • 22:59
    Babies taken from mothers, kids detained in cages, and an ongoing debate on whether the Trump administration is acting legally. Hear Hilary Evans Cameron, a researcher at Centre for Ethics at the University of Toronto and a practising refugee lawyer for a decade, on international uproar about the United States child migrant policy. Sharalyn Jordan, chair of the Rainbow Refugee Society on how the detention of more than two thousand migrant children in the United States is just further proof that the Safe Third Country agreement needs to be scrapped. And, Zenen Jaimes is an advocacy director for the Texas Civil Rights Project.
    Jun 19, 2018
  • 28:28
    Vancouver's police chief is defending random street checks after allegations that racial bias is resulting in unfair targeting of Indigenous and black people. Hear from Alok Mukherjee, former head of Toronto's police board. And, Vancouver Police Chief Adam Plamer responds to allegations that the force's practice of ransom street checks unfairly targets Indigenous and black people. Class Disrupted is a CBC Vancouver series exploring why the 2017-2018 school year was one of the most tumultuous in the B.C. education system. We kick off the series by looking at teacher shortages, particularly in Vancouver.
    Jun 18, 2018
  • 25:26
    Bill Browder has been called 'Putin Enemy #1' for his crusade for sanctions against Russia following the death of his lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky. The international banker and activist discusses corruption in Russia, sanctions, the Mueller investigation in the United States. The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled against Trinity Western University. Law Societies now have the right to refuse to accredit Trinity Western's program, over the school's "community covenant." The covenant requires students to abstain from any sex outside of heterosexual marriage. Earl Phillips is the Executive Director of the proposed law school at Trinity Western University. As well, Michael Mulligan. a Victoria lawyer, responds to the Supreme Court decision.
    Jun 15, 2018
  • 25:28
    Fans of the Filipino fast food chain Jollibee might soon be able to indulge their cravings for Big Yum burgers and fried chicken. Food writer Fernando Medranothe on the news that Jollibee might soon be coming to Vancouver. Jim Heiberg spent years roaming Vancouver's back alleys. The Early Edition's Margaret Gallagher has followed Jim's long journey from the streets to finally finding a home in 2014. Jim Heiberg recently passed away. Margaret looks back on Jim Heiberg's legacy. Vancouver's Making Room housing strategy will be going to council . Hear from general manager Gil Kelley.
    Jun 14, 2018
  • 26:02
    The Political panel discusses what it will mean if Leonard Krog runs for mayor of Nanaimo and if there's a by-election, what it could mean for the BC's current NDP-Green minority government, in power with only a two seat lead over the Liberals. FIFA will choose up to 16 host cities from the 23 candidates in the North American bid. Vancouver was initially in the mix, but B.C. backed out earlier this year. For his thoughts Mike Smyth, the political columnist for the Vancouver Province. Indigenous child welfare in B.C. has been criticised in scathing provincial reports about the disproportionate number of children in care. Reconcile This columnist Angela Sterritt takes us behind the scenes to see what is being done on the ground.
    Jun 13, 2018
  • 22:45
    Ann Travers, author of a new book called The Trans Generation, about the lives of trans kids, how societal perceptions are changing and what challenges remain. Romeo Dallaire talks mental health and invisible wounds, ahead of a Kettle Society fundraiser. For his thoughts on the Singapore Summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, Marius Grinius, former ambassador for Canada to North and South Korea.
    Jun 12, 2018
  • 34:42
    Susan Haid, assistant director of planning for Vancouver-South, on the city's role in the Little Mountain Housing project and the way forward. Jeremy Kinsman, former Canadian High Commissioner to Britain and ambassador to Russia, on the G7 meeting in Quebec. Our panel on racism looks at the increasing number of high-profile incidents of discrimination in Canada, from a racist tirade in a Denny's restaurant to shaming and trolling online.
    Jun 11, 2018
  • 28:08
    Ian Campbell is running for mayor under the Vision Vancouver banner. Coming up on the show, we'll ask him how he'll tackle the housing crisis in this city. Healthcare professionals will gather in Vancouver today for the third annual Overdose Action Exchange aimed at brainstorming solutions to the overdose crisis. We speak with Dr. Mark Tyndall, Executive Director the BC Centre for Disease Control, about what needs to happen next. Chef Anthony Bourdain's passing is the second celebrity death by suicide in three days. We speak with UBC clinical psychiatry professor Dr. Shaila Misri about that.
    Jun 8, 2018
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