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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.

  • 33:28
    Mount Meager, located northwest of Whistler, hasn't exploded in more than 2400 years, but that could change. Scientists who have been tracking the mountain say it's been acting up and that we need to pay attention. The CBC's Laura Lynch travelled with a team of SFU scientists to the top of Mt. Meager as they carried out a day of research and exploration. --- Smoke from the California wildfires still hangs over the ruined northern town of Paradise. Flames have reduced most of the town to ash, and have so far killed more than 30 people state-wide. Scott Lotter is a Paradise councillor, he says while his town has lost nearly everything, it will rebuild. --- Josh Paterson, executive director of the BC Civil Liberties Association, on why he will be before the BC Court of Appeal this week fighting for changes to solitary confinement protocols in Canadian prisons. --- Transgender Awareness Week begins, it is an opportunity to shed light on Trans rights and the struggles the community faces. Hear Morgane Oger, chair of the Trans Alliance Society.
    Nov 12, 2018
  • 09:17
    A former mayor and current councilman of Paradise, Calif., has given a chilling account of how quickly and thoroughly wildfire devastated his town of 26,000.
    Nov 12, 2018
  • 07:40
    The Early Edition host Stephen Quinn speaks with Josh Paterson about his teams' efforts to defend the Supreme Court of B.C.'s ruling that indefinite solitary confinement is unconstitutional.
    Nov 12, 2018
  • 29:25
    Suzanne Anton, the co-director of the No BC Proportional Representation campaign and Maria Dobrinskaya, spokeswoman for the Vote P-R B.C. campaign, debate electoral reform. --- Remembrance Day can trigger mental health issues for veterans. Hear, Tracy Cromwell, she's been overseeing a new mental health first aid course geared to veterans who were medically released. And, Angela Ayre, the Veterans Transition Family Program Coordinator and a veteran herself. --- The CBC's Tamara Baluja with story about some Port Moody students making a documentary to mark the 100 year anniversary of the end of the First World War.
    Nov 9, 2018
  • 23:46
    Mayor of Surrey, Doug McCallum talks about his council's plan to change from RCMP to the city's own police force. --- November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Hear, Nadine Pedersen and her son Hudson Carpenter on the stigma and misconceptions surrounding the disease. Hudson has type 1 diabetes. --- Vancouver playwright Amiel Gladstone wanted to tell the story of his grandfather's experience as a World War Two prisoner of war, who put on plays in a P.O.W. camp to maintain his sense of humanity. Hear more about Amiel's new theatre production Three Winters and why he chose to cast women in all the roles.
    Nov 8, 2018
  • 07:51
    A lot of questions are circulating about how Surrey's new mayor and council plan to scrap one of the largest RCMP detachments in Canada and replace it with a municipal police force.
    Nov 8, 2018
  • 07:19
    Nadine Pedersen, whose son has Type 1 diabetes, says they live with the stigma of many people assuming that all diabetes is a result of not eating well - when, in fact, her son's condition is an incurable, life-threatening autoimmune disorder.
    Nov 8, 2018
  • 28:05
    Hear from a Democrat and Republican in Washington State about what the outcome of the midterm elections means for the country and Canada U.S. relations. --- Diwali, the festival of lights. Billions of South Asians will be celebrating, but they won't be celebrating the same way or even for the same reasons. CBC's Jason D'Souza takes a look at the diversity in how the holiday is celebrated. --- Municipal Affairs reporter, Justine McElroy, gives details on Surrey's plan to move to their own police force.
    Nov 7, 2018
  • 08:36
    The festival of lights Diwali kicks off on Wednesday as the biggest holiday of the year for South Asian communities around the world - but they won't all be celebrating the same way or even for the same reasons.
    Nov 7, 2018
  • 27:38
    Two young Americans reflect on the midterm elections, Anna Hoekman a student at Western Washington University working with the Whatcom County Democrats. And Peter Condyles, a Republican voter and the President of Western Washington University's Young Americans for Freedom. --- Filipino journalist Jeff Canoy on the role of journalists in the face of crisis and conflict. --- Jesse Johnston debriefs the Surrey meeting where council passed motions to replace the RCMP with a local police force, and the LRT with SkyTrain.
    Nov 6, 2018
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