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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

Full Episode for Wednesday, April 24, 2019: Daybreak North

4/24/2019
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Working from home and burnout; The Asahi baseball team; How to make investments in cars pay off; Blocking social media in Sri Lanka after violent attacks; Telegraph Creek still recovering after devastating wildfires; The mayor of Smithers finds a chicken; Indigenous social workers; Retired Tumbler Ridge miner wins $10 million jackpot; Decriminalizing drugs; Shift-workers at higher health risks; Rural cycling.

Duration:02:06:08

Conference aims to explore how northern B.C. communities can become 'wildfire resilient'

4/23/2019
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Leigh-Ann Fenwick of the Bulkley Valley Research Centre explains how wildfires are transforming life in northern B.C., and how communities need to prepare for the future.

Duration:00:07:02

Full Episode for Tuesday, April 23, 2019: Daybreak North

4/23/2019
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Why it's more fun to share personal news in person than online; Spring smells; Can Trudeau win a second term as Prime Minister?; Wildfire resiliency in northern B.C.; Fort St. John city councillor wants free menstrual products in municipal bathrooms; Understanding A.I.; Bear-resistant garbage cans in Prince George; Award-winning choir with tips on how to preserve your voice during wildfire season; Workplace deaths.

Duration:02:06:09

Bear-resistant garbage cans being piloted in Prince George neigbourhood

4/23/2019
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300 garbage cans aimed to keep bears out of the trash are being test-piloted in Prince George.

Duration:00:03:56

Should cities provide free menstrual products in all public spaces?

4/23/2019
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Following news that all B.C. schools must provide free menstrual products, Fort St. John city councillor Byron Stewart wants to see cities do the same.

Duration:00:07:19

Full Episode for Thursday, April 18, 2019: Daybreak North

4/18/2019
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Patients unhappy with communication during hospital stays; Williams Lake Tim Hortons receives recognition from RCMP for staying open during 2017 wildfire evacuation; Screentime for pre-schoolers; The history of the NHL's goal horn; John Horgan in Prince George; Celebrating the Spruce Kings first-ever BCHL championship; Extremism on YouTube; Cheslatta Carrier Nation signed agreements with the province to receive restitution for impacts suffered during the construction of the Nechako...

Duration:02:06:21

After 47 seasons, Prince George Spruce Kings finally BCHL champions

4/18/2019
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In a four-game sweep, the Prince George Spruce Kings have finally won the Fred Page Cup in the B.C. Hockey League. Two longtime fans discuss what the victory means to them.

Duration:00:10:47

"Fear mongering," not facts, responsible for job loss rumours in caribou protection plan, Indigenous leader says

4/17/2019
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Over the past several weeks, a controversy has been brewing in B.C.'s northeast over a draft plan aimed at preventing the region's caribou herds from disappearing. But Chief Roland Willson of the West Moberly First Nation says there is no truth to the idea protecting caribou should hurt jobs or backcountry users.

Duration:00:10:07

'Wake up, we are dying': Startling words painted on Prince George courthouse hope to spark conversation on overdose crisis

4/17/2019
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The CBC's Andrew Kurjata speaks to the parents of children who died of illicit drugs in Prince George, the city with the second-highest rates of death in B.C.

Duration:00:09:02

Full Episode for Wednesday, April 17, 2019: Daybreak North

4/17/2019
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How the province is managing mudslides created in wake of wildfires; Blackwater Gold mining project near Vanderhoof receives federal approval; New bus service from Prince George to Vancouver; How higher gas prices affect you even if you don't drive; What Jason Kenney means for British Columbia; Parents talk about losing children to overdose crisis; Three-minute thesis on female athletics; Cannabis in the medical world; Tanker ban hearings in Prince Rupert.

Duration:02:06:07

Representatives from Canadian senate hear feedback concerning proposed tanker ban at B.C.'s northern coast

4/17/2019
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Members of the senate transport and communications committee attended two public hearings in Prince Rupert and Terrace on Bill C-48. If passed, that bill would ban oil tankers carrying more than 12,500 tonnes of oil from docking off the northern coast of British Columbia. Village leaders, residents and industry testified about the impacts such a ban would have on the area.

Duration:00:08:40

How one Fort Nelson musician draws inspiration from life off the beaten track

4/17/2019
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In order to make it in the music industry, many people move to large urban centres. But not Jasmine Netsena, who took a walk in the woods of Fort Nelson with Carolina de Ryk to explain how living in B.C.'s far north ispires her.

Duration:00:08:39

Why travelling carnivals are disappearing from small-town Canada

4/17/2019
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After many years, West Coast Amusements has cancelled its visit to northwestern B.C., saying the costs of doing so are unsustainable. Erin Fawcett of the Carnival Museum in Brantford, Ont. explains how the carnival world is changing, again.

Duration:00:07:38

Full Episode for Tuesday, April 16, 2018: Daybreak North

4/16/2019
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Positive parenting; Researching fires in Canadian forests; Attitudes towards immigration; Wood-based plastic; Dawson Creek resident witnesses burning of Notre-Dame Cathedral; What the Alberta election means for B.C.; How to save money on gas; Charges dropped against 14 people arrested at Unist'ot'en blockade in January; Premier John Horgan visits Dawson Creek to talk caribou; Why it's getting harder for travelling carnivals to make ends meet; Fort Nelson musician Jasmine Netsena on being...

Duration:02:06:02

'They're in triage mode': school counsellors in Prince George struggling to support students

4/15/2019
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School counsellors in Prince George, B.C. are raising red flags about a lack of mental health resources in schools and the risks of burn out trying to support students.

Duration:00:07:42

Full Episode for Monday, April 15, 2019: Daybreak North

4/15/2019
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Pesticides on planes; First quarter earnings reports; Do pesticide restrictions go far enough to protect bees?; School counsellor shortage in Prince George; Prince Rupert players competing at National Aboriginal Hockey Championships; New bear-resistant garbage bins roll out in Prince George; DP Todd band headed to Disneyland; Prescribed burning; Minister Michelle Mungall on plans to require car dealerships to sell 100 per cent zero emission light-duty vehicles and trucks by 2040.

Duration:02:06:11

Hundreds of Fort St. John property values re-assessed, leaving $600,000 budget shortfall

4/12/2019
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Successfully appealing a property assessment can save the owner money - but when too many people do it, the city takes the hit.

Duration:00:07:37

Full Episode for Friday, April 12, 2019: Daybreak North

4/12/2019
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Steven Tzemis on combining the NHL playoffs with the Game of Thrones; the B.C. Hockey League's Brent Mutis on the battle between the Prince George Spruce Kings and the Vernon Vipers; hypnotist and performer Ty Reveen speaks with Carolina de Ryk about The Reveen Show; Daybreak's Matt Allen on the streets of Prince Rupert about electric vehicles.

Duration:02:06:16

Full Episode for Thursday, April 11, 2019: Daybreak North

4/11/2019
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Tsunami preparedness in Haida Gwaii; Paula Wild, author of Return of the Wolf: Conflict and Coexistence; B.C. Civil Liberties Association on pre-trial release conditions and their affect on Indigenous peoples; Allan Downey on why lacrosse is a powerful tool for teaching young Indigenous people about spiritual beliefs and culture; Liberal M.L.A. Mike Bernier on the caribou plan; the CBC's Grant Lawrence and his shows in Terrace and Prince Rupert.

Duration:02:06:08

Full Episode for Wednesday, April 10, 2019: Daybreak North

4/10/2019
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The best time to take off your winter tires; a retired Canadian forces reserve officer hopes to establish a military reserve unit in Terrace; B.C. Forests Minister Doug Donaldson speaks about the Caribou Recovery Plan; a popular Prince George ice cream stand may have to close down; reporter Betsy Trumpener speaks to people attending a public information session in Prince George about the Caribou Recovery Plan.

Duration:02:06:22