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Weekend Review for April 13, 2018: How to evict a woodpecker and how not to evict a person, plus the welcome return of Draper the cat and the unwelcome return of spring dog poop

4/14/2018
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On this episode: a mixture of celebration and sadness as the Prince George Spruce Kings board a bus to play in their first ever B.C. Hockey League championship just days after the tragic Humboldt Broncos crash; how B.C. cities are trying to get tough on dog poop; a grade 9 student combats bullying by putting graffit calling her an ugly slut on a t-shirt; a pair of woodpeckers check into a hotel, cause a lot of damage, and can't be evicted; new rental rules for B.C. make it harder to evict...

Duration:00:53:22

Weekend Review for April 6, 2018: fat pets, library love and deadly force

4/6/2018
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A CBC investigation reveals a rural part of northern B.C. has some of the highest levels of police-related deaths in the country, listeners tell us why they love their local library and the Burns Lake library tells us why local libraries need more help from the province, March brings record-level precipitation to Fort St. John and giant potholes to Prince George, Andrew Kurjata investigates the role of record labels in the age of streaming as Good Egg launches in Prince George, transport...

Duration:01:14:38

Weekend Review for March 29, 2018: Cherry tree chop-down and dinosaur disputes

3/29/2018
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In Prince Rupert, people were angered by the sight of federal government contractors cutting down decades-old cherry trees in an effor to 'modernize' the landscape, but the grandson of the Japenese intermnet camp survivor who donated the trees is trying to turn their loss into something positive. Meanwhile in Tumbler Ridge, the dinosaur museum is closed due to a funding dispute with local government, prompting the local MLA to ask the province to step in. Plus, people celebrate the opening...

Duration:00:47:14

Weekend Review for March 23, 2018: Lessons in pig butchery and opera singing

3/29/2018
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On this week's edition of the Daybreak North Weekend Review, people in Prince George get lessons in opera singing and how to properly butcher a pig, the senator for Peace River North asks Justin Trudeau to stop Kinder Morgan protests from delaying the project, the president of the B.C. Teacher's Federation demands higher pay for teachers, why a Kamloops hotelier is investing millions in downtown Prince George and quitting Facebook.

Duration:00:42:28

Discussing sexuality with students, designing northern cities, colonialism in healthcare, taming reindeer

3/16/2018
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1. Teacher Susan Trabant on why it's easier to come out to students than colleagues 2. DNA evidence released in 35-year-old Bella Coola murder trial being appealed 3. Combining art and archery 4. Dr. Sheona Mitchell-Foster on how colonialism affects cancer treatment in Indigenous women 5. City designs: woman in a wheelchair has trouble getting around Prince Rupert, Prince George looking to limit stucco and vinyl 6. New research at UNBC into the blurred lines between tame and domestic reindeer

Duration:00:46:56

Ex-mayor of Burns Lake faces criminal charges, the battle to host the Brier in 2020, why the Peace needs a song about destroying daisies, Mark Perry's new album, Carolyn Bennett in Prince George, Cinema CNC

3/8/2018
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The former mayor of Burns Lake is facing 24 counts of sex-related charges, most involving minors, reaction from Burns Lake and a children's safety group; CBC's Audrey McKinnon assesses Prince George's competition to host the 2020 Brier curling championship; the Peace River Regional District launches a contest to write an invasive species jingle; federal minister of Crownd-Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennett is in Prince George meeting regional chiefs; Peter Maides previews the 2018 Cinema...

Duration:00:59:23

Tumbler Ridge family finds ancient human fossils, does Prince George need to declare snow days? and how to recruit nurses and more

3/2/2018
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Catch up on the best stories from northern British Columbia. This episode: 1. Fossil-hunting family in Tumbler Ridge make their latest discovery (in South Africa) 2. Indigenous people rally for changes to the justice system 3. Valemount culring club goes au naturel without ice cooler 4. UNBC researchers on last-chance tourism and creating clean drinking water 5. Prince George District Teacher's Assocation wants district to declare snow days for safety 6. How Kitimat got a surplus of nurses...

Duration:00:46:07

Greyhound leaving northern B.C., the Haida connection to Black Panther, recruiting doctors and nurses, author revisits Prince George tragedy, mother calls for drug decriminalization

2/23/2018
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1. Haida animator Josh Samuels makes Wakanda come alive in 'Black Panther' 2. Greyhound gets permission to leave northern B.C. 3. Grande Prairie's Aaron Peck plans to win the Iditarod 4. Prince George-born author Kim Purcell returns to city for fictionalized take on the tragic death of her high shcool friend 5. Nursing shortage threatening patient safety in northern B.C., auditor general report finds 6. Dr. Mallory Quinn returns to Smithers to take on family practice and share ideas for...

Duration:00:46:22

Curling's complex science, moose rescues, hotel dogs, universal washrooms and Premier John Horgan

2/16/2018
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1. UNBC professor Mark Shegelski thinks he may have finally cracked the physics of how a curling rock curls 2. Logging truck driver makes an unusual animal rescue 3. Why a Prince George hotel opens its lobby to adoptable dogs 4. Premier John Horgan on LNG, Site C and northern B.C. 5. Remembering the Windy Point Inn near Mackenzie after it burns down 6. Theatre Northwest artistic director Jack Grinhaus on his nerves before the world premier of his new play (and Judy Russell's Cabaret...

Duration:00:35:52

War of the rosés, Prince Rupert's Indian hospital, Elderbeary: the neglected mascot for elders, swimming lessons for dogs, Haida film and female fishermen

2/9/2018
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1. Carol Harrison on an "Indian hospital" near Prince Rupert that is part of a class action lawsuit 2. Fort St. John residents weigh in on the dispute between B.C. wine and Alberta bitumen 3. Meet Elderbeary, the mascot for seniors who no one sees because not enough people volunteer to help seniors 4. Swimming lessons for dogs in the Peace 5. Filmmaker Chris Auchter on his animated movie based on the Haida myth of Mouse Woman 6. Four fisherwomen on the allure of life on the sea off B.C.'s...

Duration:00:41:17

'White woman syndrome' and when killers target vulnerable people, self-care for politicians, overdose outreach in the Peace, reconciliation through theatre

2/2/2018
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1. Sociologist Jooyoung Lee on 'white woman syndrome' and what happens when killers target vulnerable communities, including Indigenous women. 2. Cariboo-Prince George MP Todd Doherty is in hospital after a health scare, we speak to his colleague Bob Zimmer about self-care for politicians. 3. New numbers revealed the number of dead from the overdose crisis in B.C., Grande Prairie reporter Zoe Todd tags along with a new program aimed at helping vulnerable people in Alberta. 4. A...

Duration:00:28:07

'White woman syndrome' and when killers target vulnerable people; Self-care for politicians; Overdose outreach in the Peace; Reconciliation through theatre

2/2/2018
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1. Sociologist Jooyoung Lee on 'white woman syndrome' and what happens when killers target vulnerable communities, including Indigenous women. 2. Cariboo-Prince George MP Todd Doherty is in hospital after a health scare, we speak to his colleague Bob Zimmer about self-care for politicians. 3. New numbers revealed the number of dead from the overdose crisis in B.C., Grande Prairie reporter Zoe Todd tags along with a new program aimed at helping vulnerable people in Alberta. 4. A...

Duration:00:28:07

Northern B.C. brewers band together in Prince George

1/26/2018
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CBC meets beer brewers from Prince Rupert, Terrace, Valemount and Quesnel who have gathered in Prince George for a special collaboration and to talk about making beer in smaller communities.

Duration:00:04:35

People aren't happy Lush is closing its doors in Prince George

1/25/2018
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The CBC's Jordan Tucker visited the Lush location in Pine Centre mall, where employees and customers alike are unhappy head office has decided to shut down.

Duration:00:06:46

Why Prince George needs more supportive housing

1/22/2018
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Connie Abe of the Association Advocating for Women and Community (AWAC) speaks with Carolina de Ryk about why her organization hopes to convert a downtown motel into supportive housing in Prince George.

Duration:00:07:11

Fort St. John tries to embrace winter

1/22/2018
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The city of Fort St. John is trying to get residents and potential residents to see the bright side of long, dark winters. Robert Doane speaks to community consultant Chad Carlstrom about the Winter City strategy.

Duration:00:07:08

Husband and wife in Terrace receive awards for saving each other's lives

1/19/2018
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In 2011, Diana Stephens husband, Barrie, saved her life using CPR. Four years later she did the same for him. The Terrace couple have now received Vital Link Awards for the acts, but Diana says she's not sure what the fuss is about.

Duration:00:08:02

Why this yoga instructor finds peace comes from profanity

1/19/2018
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Carolina de Ryk speaks to Zandra Ross about the Peace Through Profanity classes being offered in Prince George.

Duration:00:06:24

Why this yoga instructor finds peace comes from profanity

1/19/2018
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Carolina de Ryk speaks to Zandra Ross about the Peace Through Profanity classes being offered in Prince George.

Duration:00:06:24

Ponytails and braids strengthen father-daughter bonds

1/12/2018
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Robert Doane speaks to David Weaver and Fiona Bruce about the rewards for fathers who learn to do their daughters hair ahead of a "Daddy and Me Hair Care" class in Fort Nelson, B.C.

Duration:00:06:45

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