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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.

  • 30:06
    Our reporter in the Kootenays, Bob Keating, stopped to listen on Baker Street in Nelson a year ago because he was so floored by the beauty of two voices. He met a young busker that day named Sarah Vee and her singing partner Jessica. The advocacy group First Call has released its annual child poverty report card. And while there are some slight improvements, one in five children still live in poverty in B.C. Hear, Adrienne Montani, provincial coordinator of First Call and Phyllis Joseph is a parent of two, living in Vancouver. Young people are attracted to Vancouver because it's a pretty city, and there's a lot of work here. But is there enough time outside work to really connect with their neighbourhood and with each other? The second part of our week long series "Pretty Lonely" focuses on the way we work and how it contributes to social isolation.
    Nov 20, 2018
  • 33:01
    n our series Pretty Lonely meet the self-declared "loneliest person in Vancouver" and hear psychologist Amori Mikami a professor of Psychology at UBC on the pain of isolation. --- Early Edition's Political Panel on Legislation that would allow services like Uber and Lyft to operate in B.C: Amy Robichaud, a political consultant for the BC Liberal Party. Nicola Spurling, a former BC Green Party candidate and the Lower Mainland Representative on the party's Provincial Council. And, Moe Sihota a former BC NDP cabinet minister. --- The Retail Council of Canada who is calling on Ottawa to legislate Canada Post employees back to work. Hear Karl Littler, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs.
    Nov 19, 2018
  • 26:26
    Christy Sutherland, medical director of the Portland Hotel Society in Vancouver's Downtown East Side is awarded by the College of Family Physicians as one of 2018's family doctors of the year. And, Dean Wilson, former president of the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users, and a harm reduction advocate. --- Alex Grigg, Executive Director of Music BC, and Catherine McLellan, Juno-award winning singer-songwriter from Prince Edward Island and a mental health advocate on mental health in the music industry. --- CNN reporter Jim Acosta is getting his White House press pass back. A US federal judge made the call. Hear UBC journalism professor and former NPR social media strategist Andy Carvin.
    Nov 16, 2018
  • 08:52
    Visible minorities are the majority in Vancouver, with over half of resident identifying as non-white, yet that ethnic diversity isn't reflected on the city's newly elected city council.
    Nov 16, 2018
  • 09:50
    Less than 20 per cent of ballots have been received by Elections B.C. so far
    Nov 16, 2018
  • 22:12
    This year marks the 35th anniversary of AIDS Vancouver. Brian Chittock is the executive director of AIDS Vancouver, and he's been involved since the beginning. --- Scott Lotter, a council member and former mayor of Paradise, California on the wildfires in the area. --- Angela Sterritt visits the Museum of Anthropology which is getting a huge face lift. Dozens of totem poles are being moved to make room for an 8.8 million dollar upgrade.
    Nov 15, 2018
  • 26:25
    The shortage of family doctors in B.C. is projected to get worse and family doctors are calling on the government to consider reforming the way doctors are paid. Hear Health Minister Adrian Dix for his response. --- Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna is in Victoria to promote the government's increased funding for Indigenous-led conservation efforts. --- Terry Waterhouse, is appointed to lead Surrey's two-year transition from being policed by the RCMP to its own department.
    Nov 14, 2018
  • 07:51
    The wildfire situation in California is being called the deadliest in the state's history and lessons for British Columbia are emerging from the photos of the carnage.
    Nov 14, 2018
  • 08:49
    Three Vancouver Island First Nations received funding for the Indigenous Guardian environmental stewardship program this week, along with 25 other communities nationally.
    Nov 14, 2018
  • 37:20
    Mindy Johnson is a film historian and her book, "Ink and Paint: The Women of Walt Disney's Animation" uncovers the stories of women in animation. --- Donald MacPherson, executive director of the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition, and Sarah Blyth, founder of the Overdose Prevention Society, on Mayor Kennedy Stewart's motion for an Opioid Emergency Task Force. --- India is not known for producing ice hockey players or having much fanfare around the sport. But that hasn't stopped women like Diskit Angmo, one of the players on Team India's hockey squad. --- Have the days of spanking passed or has the practice been passed down? Amy Belll takes a look for her latest Parental Guidance.
    Nov 13, 2018
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