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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.

  • 26:57
    Our BC political panel will discuss the latest developments on the speculation tax and what we learned from the Union of BC Municipalities. * The Ontario government is pulling out all the stops to pass its controversial bill slashing Toronto's city council by nearly half, including a rare midnight session of the legislature that went into the early hours of this morning. We speak with a UBC political scientist based in Toronto about the latest developments and what this all means for the city's elections.
    Sep 17, 2018
  • 20:40
    Each week until election day on Oct. 20, CBC's The Early Edition is looking at a key issue in different municipalities that voters want to see addressed.
    Sep 14, 2018
  • 38:51
    Hurricane Florence has now made landfall in North Carolina and millions of people in the Philippines are bracing for Super Typhoon hear from someone in the Philippines and CBC meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe. Renters respond to the province's approval of a 4.5 per cent rent increase for 2019. And, four candidates vying for City of North Vancouver mayor on how they would deal with worsening traffic congestion.
    Sep 14, 2018
  • 06:56
    Unlike cities like Paris, Buenos Aires or Rome, Vancouver is not known for its romance but one author is trying to change that.
    Sep 14, 2018
  • 28:20
    Selina Robinson, B.C.'s Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, .explains how her government plans to make life more affordable for British Columbians when renters face a 4.5 per cent allowable rent increase. B.C. Liberals' municipal affairs critic Todd Stone about housing affordability, rising rents, and the speculation tax. And, in our series Election Cycle we take a ride with independent candidate Shauna Sylvester.
    Sep 13, 2018
  • 11:11
    The B.C. NDP's Rental Housing Task Force says it's reviewing the formula used to determine allowable rent increases, after panic from renters over the possibility of paying higher rents next year.
    Sep 13, 2018
  • 08:00
    Dozens of handwritten notes have appeared on the railings of the Lions Gate Bridge in Vancouver, offering words of encouragement, quotes and pictures intended to help prevent suicides.
    Sep 13, 2018
  • 26:08
    Ian Campbell is out of the race for mayor, and as yet there has been no replacement put forward by Vision Vancouver. What kind of impact might that have on the health of the party? We ask current Vision councillor Heather Deal. We also check in with our Metro Matters reporter to find out more. * Heart of My Heart, The Doctor Returns, and Finding Mr. Wrong, are just a few of the titles written by romance author Stella MacLean. She joins us to talk about her appointment as the VPL's newest writer in residence.
    Sep 12, 2018
  • 08:52
    According to some in Vancouver's theatre scene, the challenge to cast diverse actors - be that racially or developmentally diverse - still exists.
    Sep 12, 2018
  • 31:04
    Vision Vancouver's Ian Campbell suddenly leaves the crowded race to become mayor. What does mean for the city's upcoming election? The Globe and Mail's Frances Bula joins us. * Been Mayor, Done That! Former Mayor of Vancouver Mike Harcourt and former Mayor of Surrey Dianne Watts weigh in on concerns about low voter turnout in this year's municipal elections and what's needed to engage voters. * We know a few facts about the man charged with Marissa Shen's murder - one of them being his status as a Syrian refugee. We hear from a member of the local Syrian community and an immigration lawyer about their concerns about the perception of refugees in the aftermath of a criminal court case.
    Sep 11, 2018
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