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Learning from the failure of major resource projects in northwest B.C.

10/17/2017
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Professor Jonathan Peyton has written a book about the battle between developers and activists in northwest B.C., and what can be learned from past failures.

Duration: 00:06:33


Residual trauma of wildfires haunts 100 Mile House

10/17/2017
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The summer's wildfires are out, but in 100 Mile House people are still recovering- physically and emotionally- from the trauma. CBC's Jordan Tucker shares some stories.

Duration: 00:07:59


Posters promoting 'race war' denounced at UNBC

10/17/2017
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Papers with neo-Nazi imagery and links to white supremacist websites have been discovered at UNBC. CBC speaks to a biracial who discovered them and felt personally targeted, and others on campus.

Duration: 00:07:12


Me Too: Women (and men) in northern B.C. share stories of sexual harassment and violence

10/17/2017
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A social media campaign is inviting women to share stories fo harassment in the workplace in order to draw attention to how widespread the issue is. Daybreak speaks to women in Prince Rupert and men in Prince George about the topic.

Duration: 00:09:23


Less timber to be harvested in the Prince George region

10/13/2017
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The annual allowable cut for the Prince George Timber Supply Area has been reduced by 33 per cent compared to the limits set in 2011. The province's chief forester Dianne Nichols speaks to Andrew Kurjata.

Duration: 00:03:46


Cori Ramsay wants to transform poverty in northern B.C.

10/13/2017
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Cori Ramsay of Integris Credit Union of Prince George talks about growing up with poverty and how she's working to change the way it's treated in the north.

Duration: 00:10:45


Peace of Mind: "Lowered Expectations - the Fall Garden Tour"

10/13/2017
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Peace of Mind columnist Judy Kucharuk tries to plan a garden tour in Dawson Creek.

Duration: 00:04:18


Terry Teegee says electoral victory in B.C. AFN is sign the north matters

10/13/2017
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Carrier Sekani Tribal Chief Terry Teegee has been elected regional representative for the B.C. Assembly of First Nations. He speaks about what his victory means for the region.

Duration: 00:02:42


'Vital Signs' takes a look at the good and bad of life in Prince George

10/13/2017
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Prince George has a poor housing market and child poverty is a problem, but residents make more money and have a higher sense of belonging than average. Catherine Pennington of the PG Community Foundation speaks to Robert Doane.

Duration: 00:09:07


Prince George shoppers say so long to Sears

10/13/2017
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When it opened in 1976, the Sears department store in Prince George was the flagship of the brand-new Pine Centre Mall. Now it, along with every other Canadian Sears outlet, will be closed. Andrew Kurjata talks to shoppers.

Duration: 00:05:07


Fort St John mayor hopes to increase low voting rates

10/11/2017
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Fort St John has some of the lowest voting rates in the province, including less than eight per cent of eligible ballots being cast in last month's municipal by-election. Mayor Lori Ackerman wants that to change.

Duration: 00:07:40


Jury deliberations begin in murder trial for death of Fribjon Bjornson

10/10/2017
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The jury at a Supreme Court murder trial begins deliberations after hearing arguments from the Crown and defense in the death of Fribjon Bjornson. Reporter Wil Fundal explains.

Duration: 00:05:40


Confusion over new public art piece in Prince George

10/10/2017
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The city of Prince George has unveiled a new piece of public art titled 'Celebrations', but many are having trouble identifying exactly what's on display.

Duration: 00:05:35


Stand Up for the North committee campaigning for new pool and firehall

10/10/2017
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Peter Ewart of the Stand Up for the North committee explains why his organization believes voting 'yes' to borrowing money for a new pool and firehall in Prince George will be good for the city.

Duration: 00:08:22


City of Quesnel says it isn't delaying homeless shelter, but simply waiting on explanation of what it will do

10/6/2017
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The Quesnel Support and Shelter Society is accusing mayor and council of obstructing the creation of a new homeless shelter, but city hall says it's a matter of process. Robert Doane speaks to director of development services Tanya Turner.

Duration: 00:10:30


North Peace MLA says proportional representation will hurt rural and northern B.C. communities

10/6/2017
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The NDP government says a vote of 50 per cent plus one in 2018 will be change the first-past-the-post system to proportional representation. But North Peace MLA Dan Davies says if it happens, northern British Columbians will be "left out."

Duration: 00:08:08


Sears shut down in Prince Rupert another blow to city and brand

10/6/2017
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Sal Ferlaino is closing his franchise for good on October 28th. It's part of a growing story across Canada: Sears is dying in an age of online shopping. We speak with Sears historian Jerry Hancock.

Duration: 00:09:00


War of words between Quesnel mayor, outreach society over proposed homeless shelter

10/4/2017
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A group serving Quesnel's homeless is accusing mayor and council of "obstructing" plans for a new shelter, but mayor Bob Simpson says the Quesnel Support and Shelter Society doesn't seem to understand the permitting process.

Duration: 00:10:29


'It was just very surreal': Prince Rupert reunion gets caught up in Vegas shooting

10/2/2017
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A group of former Prince Rupertites were in Las Vegas, attending the country music festival where a gunman opened fire in what is now the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Carolina de Ryk speaks to Karen Belland about the experience.

Duration: 00:08:16


Gladys Radek walks the Highway of Tears in memory of her niece for the seventh and final time

9/22/2017
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Since her niece went missing from Prince Rupert 15 years ago, Gladys Radek has advocated for families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. This weekend she is walking over 300 km from Prince Rupert to Smithers for the final time.

Duration: 00:08:35

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