The Early Edition

The Early Edition with host Rick Cluff delves deeper into the day's West Coast news and finds out how international events affect people locally.

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The Early Edition UBC Launches Consent Campaign

As six unsolved cases of sexual assault continue to cast a shadow over the University of British Columbia, the school has created a program to educate students about consent. Two-thirds of Canadians don't understand the concept of consent, said Janet Mee, the director of access and diversity at UBC. "Consent is more than no means no. It's maybe means no. ...
  • 2015
  • 00:06:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/06/2015

The Early Edition Whistler's Invasive Weed Bylaw

The Early Edition catches up with Clare O'Brien, the executive director of the Sea to Sky Invasive Species Council. She is excited about a first-of-its-kind bylaw enacted in Whistler that means residents can be fined for having invasive plants on their property. O'Brien believes it will prevent the spread and infestation of invasive plants in the city.
  • 2014
  • 00:06:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/08/2014

The Early Edition Vancouver Park Board Bans Breeding of Dolphins, Whales

Dolphins and whales will stay at the Vancouver Aquarium. After much debate, the Vancouver Park Board voted unanimously to keep cetaceans in captivity at the aquarium, but ordered an end to the breeding of most whales and dolphins. The Early Edition speaks with aquarium CEO John Nightingale on the potential impact of this decision.
  • 2014
  • 00:08:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/08/2014

The Early Edition Pride and Prejudice: Cultural Barriers to Coming Out

Coming out can be difficult for anyone, but when your culture lacks an awareness or understanding of LGBTQ issues, it can be especially challenging. As part of its Pride and Prejudice series, The Early Edition talks with Shona, a young gay woman with a South Asian background, and Andrew, a young Chinese-Canadian transgender man, about their experiences coming out in their families and respective ...
  • 2014
  • 00:12:49
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 08/08/2014

The Early Edition Vancouver Debates Whales and Dolphins in Captivity

It has been a summer of scrutiny for the Vancouver Aquarium's captive whale and dolphin program. The Vancouver Park held a series of special meetings to solicit public opinion on the captivity debate. Niki Sharma, Vision Vancouver Park Boad Commissioner, describes some of the testimony given.
  • 2014
  • 00:06:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/08/2014