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Vancouver, BC

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CBC

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Listeners tune in for the latest local and provincial news, sports, traffic and weather. Interviews, panel discussions and entertainment information round out this lively and relevant show.

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English

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


Episodes

September 20, 2017 - Earthquake in Mexico City

9/20/2017
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Over 200 reported dead after a 7.1 magnitude quake struck Mexico City yesterday. We speak with Vancouverite Jaime Stein and freelancer reporter Dagna Gallinger in Mexico City about the impact, and the aftermath.

Duration: 00:14:26


September 19, 2017 - Minister Farnworth on pot regulation

9/19/2017
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We know the federal government will legalize marijuana before next Canada Day, but we don't know much else in the way of details. We speak with solicitor general Mike Farnworth, who met with federal justice minister Jody Wilson Raybould last week.

Duration: 00:09:04


September 18, 2017 - Doctors for Morneau tax reforms

9/18/2017
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We speak with Vancouver physician Robert Woollard to find out why he supports Finance Minister Morneau's proposed tax reforms.

Duration: 00:08:46


September 15, 2017 - Massey Lecture with Payam Akhavan

9/15/2017
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We speak with Payam Akhavan, this year's CBC Radio Massey Lecturer on his lecture series In Search of a Better World: A Human Rights Odyssey.

Duration: 00:07:53


September 14, 2017 - Norman Spector on minority rules

9/14/2017
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Norman Spector join us as we follow up on the Green Leader's comments that the NDP platform is now 'irrelevant,' because the government needs to share power with the Greens.

Duration: 00:13:18


September 13, 2017 - Weaver on childcare

9/13/2017
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The NDP says it must consult with the BC Greens before implementing 10-dollar-a-day childcare. We ask Andrew Weaver about the delay for parents.

Duration: 00:09:32


September 12, 2017 - Carole James on budget

9/12/2017
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Higher taxes for some, and more spending on education. Those are some of the highlights from the NDP government's first budget update. We speak with Finance Minister Carole James.

Duration: 00:09:14


September 11, 2017 - Vancouverite Heather Flanagan in Tortola

9/11/2017
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Hurricane Irma has left a long and destructive path. We speak with Heather Flanagan who has been working hard to keep residents of the British Virgin Island of Tortola.

Duration: 00:07:31


September 8 , 2017 - CBC's Laura Lynch on Jassi Sidhu ruling

9/8/2017
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Jassi Sidhu was killed over 17 years ago and the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the federal government has every right to extradite her mother and uncle to India, where they stand accused for hiring the men who killed her. We speak with Laura Lynch.

Duration: 00:06:56


September 7, 2017 - Mountain sculpture

9/7/2017
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Laurie Throness, the Liberal MLA from Chilliwack, has some policy ideas for the next leader of his party. One of them is to 'shape a mountain to create a globally-significant sculpture.'

Duration: 00:04:33


September 6, 2017 - Joy MacPhail on ICBC

9/6/2017
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You can expect to pay more to insure your car soon. ICBC is in financial trouble, and rates are going up. We speak with the Chair of ICBC, Joy MacPhail.

Duration: 00:07:17


September 5, 2017 - Minister of Employment Patty Hajdu

9/5/2017
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Some young people can't get a job without work experience, can't get work experience without a job. The federal government is trying to address that with a new student work placement program. We speak with Labour Minister Patty Hajdu.

Duration: 00:09:45


September 4, 2017 - Labour Minister Harry Bains

9/4/2017
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In honour of Labour Day, we're speaking with Harry Bains, BC's brand new Minister of Labour. What are his plans and priorities for the upcoming legislative session?

Duration: 00:13:32


September 1, 2017 - Low-income students

9/1/2017
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The beginning of the school year can be an exciting time, but for those coming from low-income communities, this time of year can be very challenging. We speak with Vancouver teacher Trevor Stokes who works with at-risk youth.

Duration: 00:10:23


August 30, 2017 - AirBnB Vancouver tax

8/30/2017
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Next month, Quebec will start collecting a 3.5 per cent tax from Airbnb to help fund their tourism offices. As Vancouver prepares for its own public hearings on Airbnb this fall, we speak with the city's Kaye Krisha.

Duration: 00:06:50


August 29, 2017 - Conservative leader Andrew Scheer

8/29/2017
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When trying to stop the rising rate of overdose deaths in BC, some are calling for more action from the federal government. We ask leader of the official opposition, Andrew Scheer what his reponse would be, under a Conservative administration.

Duration: 00:14:19


August 28, 2017 - Political Insiders

8/28/2017
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Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver has been keen to criticize the BC NDP lately - does it signal trouble in paradise between the parties? Our last edition of the Political Insiders column takes on that question.

Duration: 00:15:20


August 25, 2017 - Mark Lysyshyn on festival drug testing

8/25/2017
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We speak with Vancouver Coastal Health about the significant number of drugs tested at the Shambhala music festival, that were completely different from the ones people thought they had.

Duration: 00:06:10


August 24, 2017 - ALR speculation

8/24/2017
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We speak with Vancouver Sun investigative reporter Sam Cooper, about the increase in foreign purchases of BC's agricultural land.

Duration: 00:09:34


August 23, 2017 - Fish farm escape

8/23/2017
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Thousands of Atlantic salmon escaped a fish farm east of Victoria yesterday. We speak with John Volpe, a U-Vic ecologist about the impact that incident and the industry as a whole may have on local fish.

Duration: 00:08:19

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