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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.

  • 26:26
    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
  • 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
  • 09:08
    India is not known for its ice hockey players but that hasn't stopped women like 22-year-old Diskit Angmo from forming a team and competing internationally.
    Nov 13, 2018
  • 07:19
    The Early Edition's Stephen Quinn speaks with Mindy Johnson, whose new book highlights the unsung female animators of Disney.
    Nov 13, 2018
  • 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
  • 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
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