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The Early Edition from CBC Radio British Columbia (Highlights)

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The Early Edition is Vancouver's connection to the latest breaking local news, interviews that cut through the spin, and community stories and personalities that surprise and delight.

The Early Edition is Vancouver's connection to the latest breaking local news, interviews that cut through the spin, and community stories and personalities that surprise and delight.

Location:

Vancouver, BC

Description:

The Early Edition is Vancouver's connection to the latest breaking local news, interviews that cut through the spin, and community stories and personalities that surprise and delight.

Language:

English

Contact:

The Early Edition Box 4600 Vancouver, B.C. V6B 4A2 604 662 6118


Episodes

Live music is back at the North Vancouver shipyards

7/30/2021
Organizer Christian Aldred is excited to be finally putting on a live music event, Shipyards Live, in North Vancouver this weekend after a year and a half of pandemic restrictions.

Duration:00:04:13

Doctors want heat-related illness and injury tracked, not just deaths

7/30/2021
After a June heatwave killed 570 people in BC, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment incoming president Dr. Melissa Lem says the BC government needs to be tracking heat-related illnesses and injuries in addition to deaths.

Duration:00:09:02

Reflections on the one month anniversary of the Lytton fire

7/30/2021
Former mayor of Lytton Jessoa Lightfoot, Lyttonnet administrator Daniel Mundall and Stein Valley Nlakapamux School administrator Edith Loring-Kuhanga reflect on the one-month anniversary of the fire that destroyed their town.

Duration:00:11:57

The history of Vancouver's Davie Village

7/30/2021
The CBC's Kiran Singh takes us on a deep dive into the history of one of Canada's most iconic gaybourhoods, the West End's Davie Village.

Duration:00:09:06

Health minister Adrian Dix on the province's preparations for another heatwave

7/30/2021
One month after a June heatwave killed 570 people in BC, health minister Adrian Dix discusses how the province is preparing for the for another heatwave this weekend.

Duration:00:10:39

Exploring Japanese-Canadian history in VR

7/30/2021
Writer Randal Okita debuts a new VR project, "The Book of Distance," exploring the story of his grandfather's journey to Canada and his experiences as a Japanese-Canadian during and after the Second World War.

Duration:00:06:51

Law firm looking to make it easier to use traditional Indigenous names on government documents

7/16/2021
Lawyer Angela Harris is part of a group of lawyers working pro bono trying to simplify the process of using traditional Indigenous names on government documents, like drivers licenses and passports -- which many people are often told isn't supported by current government systems.

Duration:00:07:55

Vancouver city councillor says province's safer supply program falls short

7/16/2021
Vancouver city councillor Jean Swanson says the BC government's new safer supply program won't meet the needs of those hit hardest by the drug poisoning crisis.

Duration:00:08:05

The road forward after Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc's report on unmarked graves

7/16/2021
Following the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation's announcement of the full findings of its preliminary report into unmarked graves at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, Kukpi7 Judy Wilson of the Neskonlith band discusses what's next in terms of healing, accountability and justice.

Duration:00:15:26

BC's wildfire fighting resources are spread thin

7/16/2021
Registered professional forester and wildfire management specialist John Davies says early hot and dry conditions across the continent means BC could be in for a long, potentially dangerous summer of wildfires -- and there may not be resources from other jurisdictions available to help when the time comes.

Duration:00:06:52

What's causing coyote attacks in Stanley Park?

7/16/2021
Wildlife biologist and zoologist Myles Lamont says the recent rise in coyote attacks in Stanley Park is years in the making due to park wildlife management policies.

Duration:00:08:25

Border could soon reopen to fully vaccinated Americans

7/16/2021
American immigration lawyer Len Saunders discusses the possibility of the Canadian border reopening to fully vaccinated Americans as soon as mid August.

Duration:00:06:44

Capturing the majesty of the Pacific salmon in virtual reality

7/16/2021
Stephen Quinn has his mind blown by Nettie Wild's new VR art installation about the might Pacific salmon, "Uninterrupted: A Cinematic Spectacle."

Duration:00:08:56

July 29, 2020: Reporter Angela Sterritt live at the Strathcona Park Tent City

7/29/2020
There are growing concerns in the Strathcona neighbourhood about a tent city that is expanding. We take you live to Strathcona Park.

Duration:00:08:11

July 29, 2020: Behind the scenes with Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix

7/29/2020
Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix join host Stephen Quinn to discuss the first sixth months of the pandemic.

Duration:00:14:34

July 29, 2020: CBC House Dr. Peter Lin and what we know about the new coronavirus

7/29/2020
COVID-19 cases in young people are on the rise in Canada. But are they getting the message? House doctor Peter Lin joins host Stephen Quinn to discuss.

Duration:00:08:07

July 29, 2020: A serious bike crash and the kindness that made a difference

7/29/2020
Host Stephen Quinn speaks with a Squamish woman looking for the people who helped save her life nine years ago.

Duration:00:05:42

July 29, 2020: Parents and teachers still have questions about the next school year

7/29/2020
As children and families learn more about the government’s plans for the return to school in September, BC Liberal Education Critic Dan Davies still has questions.

Duration:00:08:55

July 29, 2020: The Vancouver Public Library's anti-racism audio bookclub

7/29/2020
The Vancouver Public Library is hosting its first audiobook club. Anti-Racism is the theme, and the response has been overwhelming. VPL's Manager of Programming and Learning Erin Watkins joins host Stephen Quinn to discuss.

Duration:00:06:02

July 28, 2020: The orca J35 looks to be pregnant once again

7/28/2020
SRKW J35 -- the whale who carried her dead calf on her head two summers ago -- is pregnant again, but scientists are concerned about the calf's chances for survival.

Duration:00:08:32