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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

Senior Don Robertson remembers quarantines during his childhood.

4/9/2020
West Vancouver resident, Don Robertson, 82, recalls quaratine memories during a Scarlet Fever outbreak when he was a youngster with The Early Edition story producer Jodie Martinson.

Duration:00:04:00

Senior Rosemary Hopkinson on the magic of soap and water

4/6/2020
West Vancouver resident, Rosemary Hopkinson, speaks with The Early Edition story producer Jodie Martinson about the power of proper cleaning and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted her.

Duration:00:02:14

Senior Peter Trant on keeping busy and staying safe during the pandemic

4/6/2020
Peter Trant, 79, speaks with The Early Edition story producer Jodie Martinson about living alone and keeping busy while waiting out the COVID-19 public health crisis.

Duration:00:06:31

Paralympic swimming medalist Stephanie Dixon

3/9/2020
Millions of Canadians are living with injury, chronic pain and disabilities that prevent them from living the lives they want. In the next half hour hear about a TV series that's giving eight people a chance at a healthier future, and meet the Paralympian who's made a difference as their coach.

Duration:00:12:05

Bonnie George, Wet'suwet'en matriarch and former Coastal Gaslink employee

3/2/2020
Pipeline supporter Bonnie George discusses the tentative agreement reached between Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs and the federal government.

Duration:00:07:11

Bassem Youssef

3/2/2020
Bassem Youssef has been called "the Jon Stewart of the Arab World" for bravely satirizing the government in Egypt. From filming videos in his laundry room to getting his own show, we'll hear more about his journey through comedy.

Duration:00:09:50

Carolyn Bennett, minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations

3/2/2020
Minister Bennett was one of the senior members of government involved in discussions with Wet'suwet'en Hereditary Chiefs over the last three days. She tells us about the talks and what's next.

Duration:00:11:20

Political scientist Rebecca Major on proposed arrangement between Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs and senior government ministers

3/2/2020
After three days of discussion, Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs and senior government ministers have reached a tentative agreement over land title. Rebecca Major, expert in aboriginal policy and land claims, weighs in.

Duration:00:07:46

Noodle sales up after release of hit film Parasite

2/21/2020
Story producer Vivian Luk visits a Korean supermarket to learn exactly what is in the dish featured in the Oscar-winning movie.

Duration:00:03:52

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

2/14/2020
A listener recounts when his friend who was dying of AIDS met his parents for the first time and love prevailed.

Duration:00:02:01

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

2/7/2020
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.

Duration:00:30:00

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

2/7/2020
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.

Duration:00:08:05

Flight 752 Concert

2/7/2020
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.

Duration:00:06:43

Shelby McPhee talks anti-black racism

2/7/2020
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.

Duration:00:15:27

What is no-fault insurance?

2/7/2020
Werner Antweiler, associate professor at the Sauder School of Business at UBC, explains what ICBC's new insurance model means for drivers.

Duration:00:08:09

Wet'suwet'en update

2/6/2020
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.

Duration:00:06:03

Parents speak out about impasse between province and teachers.

2/6/2020
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.

Duration:00:11:15

Comedian Ronny Chieng

2/6/2020
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

Duration:00:12:51

Reconcile This: The All Native Basketball Tournament

2/6/2020
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.

Duration:00:10:20

Vancouver travel agency taking a hit during coronavirus outbreak.

2/6/2020
Glynnis Chan, president and owner of Happy Times Travel, on the negative impact on business due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Duration:00:07:44