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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.

  • 08:12
    Catherine Tait, CBC/Radio-Canada's first female president, is just months into her new role and is known for being vocal about some of the changes she plans to bring to the national broadcasting corporation.
    Sep 24, 2018
  • 12:11
    The municipal election campaign period is officially underway across B.C. and, according to two former campaign managers, what goes on behind the scenes is far different than voters may imagine
    Sep 24, 2018
  • 23:57
    Award-winning Canadian author Elizabeth Hay on her new book, All Things Consoled, A Daughter's Memoir. It paints a vivid portrait of her parents and her experience becoming their caregiver in their final days. This October is the 25th anniversary of B.C.'s first Nobel Laureate, Michael Smith. Hear Michael Smith's son Tom about the legacy of his father and the impact he's had on B.C.'s health sector. And, Catherine Tait took over as the president of the CBC earlier this summer. We'll talk to her about the challenges she's facing and what she has in store for the future of the public broadcaster.
    Sep 24, 2018
  • 07:42
    M├ętis pilot and entrepreneur Teara Fraser, her family and leaders in the aviation industry are celebrating her achievement of being the first ever Indigenous woman in Canada to own an airline. CBC reporter Angela Sterritt speaks to Fraser, her co-wokers and family, at the hanger at the south terminal at YVR.
    Sep 22, 2018
  • 22:44
    The federal government has just announced a three-part plan to proceed with the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion after the Federal Court of Appeal quashed the approval of the project. We speak with Fisheries and Oceans Minister Jonathan Wilkinson. * We also speak with Kanahus Manuel, a Secwepemc mother and a member of the Tiny House Warriors who is working to stop the Trans Mountain expansion. * If you're a fan of public radio, or podcasts, you no doubt know Ira Glass. He's coming to town to share his secrets with his stage show "Seven Things I've Learned" and we speak with him.
    Sep 21, 2018
  • 30:49
    After an overload in public feedback over a proposal of mass rezoning that could see many single family homes turned into duplexes, council voted in favour of the idea. We speak with Vancouver's Chief planner Gil Kelly. * Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner has delivered her final State of the City address. We hear from her about the issues facing Surrey today as her time in office comes to a close. * A group of Indigenous women is headed to Washington DC next week to elevate the importance of free, prior and informed consent for Indigenous people and industry. We hear from Jacinda Mack, the lead spokesperson about how this is one of the most important issues facing BC today.
    Sep 20, 2018
  • 09:16
    A group of Indigenous women is headed to Washington DC next week to elevate the importance of free, prior and informed consent from Indigenous people in big energy and industry projects.
    Sep 20, 2018
  • 30:16
    Vancouver is considering a proposal of mass rezoning that would allow the majority of single family homes to be made into duplexes. We speak with Tom Davidoff, Professor at the Sauder School of Business at UBC. * Vision Vancouver councillor Kerry Jang joins us to explain what the city's role will be in regulating the transition of marijuana dispensaries once recreational marijuana legalization kicks in AND what kind of legacy Vision leaves behind. * With a record number of candidates, all of whom will be in a randomized order, Vancouver voters will be faced with a daunting ballot this October. Our Metro Matters reporter Justin McElroy explains the ballot and the issues it raises for voters.
    Sep 19, 2018
  • 06:06
    Michael Markowsky, who teaches at Emily Carr University, is hoping to hitch a ride with a Japanese billionaire who's planning a commercial trip to outer space in 2023.
    Sep 19, 2018
  • 30:11
    The US announced 10 per cent tariffs on about 200 billion dollars worth of goods from China. Now, China has responded with five or 10 per cent tariffs on 60 billion dollars worth of goods from the U-S. For his thoughts on this escalating trade dispute, we have reached Yuen Pau Woo, an Independent senator and a former president of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. * Been Mayor, Done That! Former Mayor of Vancouver Mike Harcourt and former Mayor of Surrey Dianne Watts weigh in on how the region's transportation issues are playing out in the election campaign so far. * You've tackled potty training - but what about training a potty mouth? Amy Bell look at kids and f***ing cursing in her latest Parental Guidance.
    Sep 18, 2018
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