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Daybreak North connects, challenges and champions Northern British Columbia. Host Carolina de Ryk presents memorable interviews and original journalism from Prince George to Prince Rupert, Haida Gwaii to the Robson Valley, and the Cariboo to the Peace and Fort Nelson. 434043

Daybreak North connects, challenges and champions Northern British Columbia. Host Carolina de Ryk presents memorable interviews and original journalism from Prince George to Prince Rupert, Haida Gwaii to the Robson Valley, and the Cariboo to the Peace and Fort Nelson. 434043
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Canada

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Daybreak North connects, challenges and champions Northern British Columbia. Host Carolina de Ryk presents memorable interviews and original journalism from Prince George to Prince Rupert, Haida Gwaii to the Robson Valley, and the Cariboo to the Peace and Fort Nelson. 434043

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English

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250-562-6701


Episodes

'A Dance Through the Seasons' opens doors for Indigenous women in publishing

5/24/2019
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Not only did Dakelh educator Leona Prince write a children's book, she created her own publishing company to release it.

Duration:00:08:20

Haida student awarded for creating reconciliation efforts at UBC

5/24/2019
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Chelsea Gladstone of Haida Gwaii is the first person in her family to go to university. Now, she's the first UBC student to win the Lieutenant Governor Medal.

Duration:00:05:49

Good news, bad news, good news and worse news in flood and fire forecast for Northern B.C.

5/24/2019
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Floods, fires and drought: which ones will Northern B.C. have to deal with this summer?

Duration:00:11:36

Why B.C. isn't banning fires altogether

5/24/2019
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A B.C. woman wants a complete burning ban in the backcountry to avoid wildfires, but the BC Wildfire Service says it isn't necessary.

Duration:00:14:06

Why yellow cedar roots are exploding on Haida Gwaii

5/24/2019
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Yellow cedar are dying. Vanessa Comeau wanted to find out why.

Duration:00:07:04

B.C. mill worker quits six figure job to pursue a life of stand-up comedy out on the road

5/24/2019
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Alex Mackenzie of Prince George, B.C. quit his job, sold his house and is now living in an RV as he pursues his dream of stand-up comedy.

Duration:00:05:04

Full Episode for Friday, May 24, 2019: Daybreak North

5/24/2019
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The importance of choosing who goes to your high school party; Vacation time at work; Eli Glasner reviews the live-action "Aladdin"; Flood forecast low, drought forecast high for B.C.; Theresa May resigning; Petition to ban backcountry fires in all of B.C.; Talkback on racism in political discussions; Northern B.C. may get a break from wildfires this year, but long-term they will worsen; Prince George pulp mill workers quits job to become a stand-up comedian living in his RV; Firefighter...

Duration:02:05:55

Full Episode for Thursday, May 23, 2019: Daybreak North

5/23/2019
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Theresa May pressured to resign; Driverless taxis; Inner city high school students on being stereotyped; Racism in discussions around caribou protection; Prince Rupert North Coast Victimer Service worker Marlene Swift passes; Haida student Chelsea Gladstone graduates UBC with Lt.-Governor medal; First cruise ship of the season for Prince Rupert; Bocce ball as an inclusive sport; Author Leona Prince on her new book, new publishing company, and challenges of being an Indigenous entrepeneur;...

Duration:02:05:56

Full Episode for Wednesday, May 22, 2019: Daybreak North

5/22/2019
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New accessibility law may be killed before federal election; Pine beetle mythology; How viruses can help treat infection as antibiotics fail; Prince Rupert councillor worried Terrace hospital announcement will lead to fewer resources in other northwestern communities; Fort St. John Filipino community leader on garbage dispute; How teens really use their cellphones; Safety tips for bike commuting; How Prince George is preparing for large-scale disaster; Fallout after video of RCMP officer...

Duration:02:05:55

Researcher wants to know how fracking affects pregnant women

5/22/2019
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Elyse Caron-Beaudoin of the University of Montreal's School of Public Health wants to know more about how hydraulic fracturing is affecting women living in and around Dawson Creek, B.C.

Duration:00:07:39

Prince Rupert councillor worried Terrace hospital will mean fewer resources for other communities

5/22/2019
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Terrace is getting a new hospital, but a Prince Rupert politician is worried about what that means for the future of healthcare in other northwestern B.C. communities.

Duration:00:08:57

After two cyclists sent to hospital, safety top of mind for Bike To Work Prince George organizers

5/22/2019
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Dane Greenwell of Prince George's Go By Bike Week shares safety tips for cyclists participating in next week's event.

Duration:00:09:07

When disaster strikes, emergency officials need to learn to work together

5/22/2019
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With wildfire evacuations top of mind, emergency officials in Prince George have realized coordination is key when it comes to responding to disasters, so they are holding mock disasters to get to know each other better. Nicole Oud reports.

Duration:00:04:45

#WeTheNorthwest: Northern B.C. basketball fans on board with Raptors playoff run

5/21/2019
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CBC Prince Rupert's Matt Allen is about as far away from Toronto as you get, but the Ontario transplant is following the Toronto Raptor's playoff run closely-- and he found fellow fans sharing his excitement.

Duration:00:08:58

Full Episode for Tuesday, May 21, 2019: Daybreak North

5/21/2019
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Make sure your thrift store donations aren't just trash; What's next in U.S.-Canada relations after aluminium tariffs dropped; How to better support children with special needs; New research into the health impacts fracking has on pregnant women in northeastern B.C.; What life is really like inside a B.C. high school; Northern B.C. Raptors fans on Toronto's historic basketball playoff run; High Level, Alberta resident on being forced out of home by wildfires.

Duration:02:05:53

How the right garden can protect your home from wildfires

5/17/2019
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Laura Stewart of FireSmart Canada shares recommendations for which plants, trees and shrubs to put in place to help prevent wildfires from spreading on your property.

Duration:00:06:33

Full Episode for Friday, May 17, 2019: Daybreak North

5/17/2019
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Kids and camping; Managing your commute; Eli Glasner reviews "John Wick Chapter 3"; MLA Coralee Oakes wants more money for forest management and fire prevention; Bally Bassi on Prince GEorge Vasaikhi celebrations; Prince George Spruce Kings finish second in round-robin play at National Junior A's; Northern B.C. politicians react to Senate committee sending oil tanker ban bill back for review; Legislative panel on money laundering and spending scandal; Creating a fire-smart garden.

Duration:02:05:53

MLA Coralee Oakes on wildfires and forestry job lossess

5/17/2019
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With job losses coming to Quesnel and the province gearing up for another wildfire season, Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes says she'd like to see spending on forest management increased.

Duration:00:10:36

Hundreds expected at Vasaikhi celebrations in Prince George

5/17/2019
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Vasaikhi falls in April, but the Sikh community in Prince George waits until May to celebrate so more people can attend. Bally Bassi joins guest host Wil Fundal in studio for a preview of Saturday's festivities.

Duration:00:07:10

Prince George School District 57 superintendent resigns

5/16/2019
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School board chair Tim Bennett speaks with Wil Fundal about the sudden resignation of Marilyn Marquis-Forster .

Duration:00:07:51