BC: The Early Edition

 
 

BC: The Early Edition

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.

Updated: Weekdays
Download episodes from this podcast for: 6 months
Visit Show Site: http://www.cbc.ca/earlyedition/

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Valentine's Day contest: The love lesson of acceptance.

A listener recounts when his friend who was dying of AIDS met his parents for the first time and love prevailed.

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Shelby McPhee talks anti-black racism

The first time Shelby McPhee attended a conference at UBC, he was racially profiled and falsely accused of stealing a laptop. Now he's back on campus, this time to talk about anti-black racism and implicit bias.

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What is no-fault insurance?

Werner Antweiler, associate professor at the Sauder School of Business at UBC, explains what ICBC's new insurance model means for drivers.

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Tong Xiaoling, the Chinese consul general in Vancouver, on the coronavirus and racism.

The Chinese consul general in Vancouver is calling out a local newspaper for referring to the novel coronavirus as a "China virus." Also hear more about the case of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.

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Flight 752 Concert

The downing of Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752 killed 57 Canadians and devastated Iranian Canadian communities across the country. Hear musician Farnaz Ohadi, she is giving two concerts this weekend to raise funds for scholarships to honour the victims.

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Taiwan's top diplomat on China's response to the Corona virus

Taiwan has already confirmed at least thirteen cases of coronavirus contraction but the island country close to China still has no place in the World Health Organization. Hear Taiwan's top envoy in Vancouver, Andy Chen.

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Wet'suwet'en update

RCMP arrested at least one Coastal GasLink protester, and turned away at least one reporter, on traditional Wet'suwet'en territory. Hear CBC reporter Yvette Brend and Chief Woos hereditary chief, Wet'suwet'en.

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Vancouver travel agency taking a hit during coronavirus outbreak.

Glynnis Chan, president and owner of Happy Times Travel, on the negative impact on business due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Parents speak out about impasse between province and teachers.

Krista Sigurdson, chair of her Parents Advisory Council at Lord Strathcona Elementary School and Vik Khanna, who is on the executive of the Vancouver District Parent Advisory Council, voice their concerns about the unresolved issues like class size, teacher shortages, and support for students with special needs.

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Comedian Ronny Chieng

He is probably most well known as the senior correspondent on the Daily Show, and for his recent Netflix special, "Asian Comedian Destroys America." Ronny Chieng

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Reconcile This: The All Native Basketball Tournament

Indigenous basketball players are speaking out after a First Nations community tournament banned most media outlets from covering the games. Our Reconcile This columnist Angela Sterritt brings us the story.

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BCTF president Teri Mooring on current negotiations with the province.

B.C. teachers have been without a contract for about a year and BCTF president Teri Mooring explains what teachers want after negotiations with the province stalled in November.

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Delta Mayor George Harvie on the Massey Tunnel replacement project.

The mayor is upset because he says this entire process is too long. He was a backer of the Liberal's 10-lane bridge, now he's on board with the Mayor's Task force approval of an eight-lane immersed-tube tunnel.

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Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure on Massey Tunnel replacement project.

Minister Claire Trevena discusses public consultations getting underway this week to hear what residents want when it comes to replacing the aging tunnel.

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Online shopping

There's a grocery delivery war brewing among Canadian retailers, because more and more consumers are turning to the internet to have their food delivered. Hear Sylvain Charlebois, Director of the Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University in Halifax.

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Metro Matters

The human waste leakage from Anmore Village, in Metro Vancouver, has been leaking onto nearby schools since for over two years and finally, the village has come up with a solution. Our municipal affairs reporter Justin McElroy brings the story.

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Olympic gold medalist Ashleigh McIvor

10 years have come and gone since the Olympics were in Vancouver. But some memories are still very fresh, including Whistler's own Ashleigh McIvor taking home the gold in women's Ski Cross.

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Parental Guidance: How can parents best handle their children's cross gender friendships

The gender divide can start before kids even realize who they are, so how can we make sure our kids are friends with kids of different genders? Amy Bell takes at look in her latest Parental Guidance.

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Author Anna Mehler Paperny speaks alongside her father, David Paperny, about writing about her struggle with suicide.

Anna Mehler Paperny, author of Hello I Want To Die Please Fix Me: Depression in the First Person, speaks alongside her father, former film producer, David Paperny about her personal struggle with suicide and its impact on family.

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Civic affairs reporter France Bula in Iowa

Vancouver civic affairs reporter Frances Bula traveled three thousand kilometers to Des Moines, Iowa to take in the primary race.

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Coronavirus family separation

Richmond, B.C., resident Amelia Pan worries about whether her husband and two-year-old daughter will be able to board a flight back to Canada.

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City of Vancouver empty homes tax

Hear Andrew Peng, an associate lawyer with DBM Law, on how he thinks the City of Vancouver needs to refine how they impose the empty homes tax.

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Norma Lize receiving award from LGBTQ community.

Lebanese-born journalist and trans activist Norma Lize shares her story before receiving an award in Surrey Monday night recognizing her leadership in the LGBTQ community.

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Our political panel weighs in on the B.C. Teacher's Federation negotiations with the provincial government.

Negotiations are focused mostly on class composition and wages. This is all happening in the context of a longstanding shortage of teachers, who are paid some of the lowest wages in the country. Hear Moe Sihota, the former president of the BC NDP, and a former cabinet minister, Nicola Spurling, former BC Green Party candidate and Lower Mainland Representative on the party's Provincial Council and Racheal Segal, the senior director of the BC Liberal Party.

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