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Interviews: November 2012 Archives

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"Nobody wants to get blown up at their job site": WorkSafe concludes mill explosion investigation

WorkSafe B.C. announced Thursday that it has completed its investigation into two sawmill explosions in northern B.C. One was at the Babine Forest Products mill in Burns Lake, the other months later at Lakeland Mills in Prince George. Both cases are being forwarded to the Crown. For more on what that means and how workers are reacting, we spoke to Daybreak's news reporter Marissa Harvey.

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Well-known Prince George antique dealer's past puts him behind bars

Patrick Kelly is known in Prince George as a wood carver and the owner of a downtown antiques store. But he also has a past as an undercover RCMP officer and convicted murderer, and now he's been put back behind bars.Daybreak's Wil Fundal brings us the story.

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Northern BC's role playing gamers get their big opportunity to shine in Prince Rupert

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Playing in a Magic:The Gathering tournament can be an intense experience, such as this stare down by a player in the Northern BC qualifier in Prince Rupert (photo: George Baker/CBC)

Prince Rupert is home to Northern B.C.'s first ever Magic the Gathering regional qualifier. In the 20 years of the role-playing game, there has never been a qualifying tournament north of Hope. To get to the national championships -- a select 100 players -- you must first qualify in provincial championships. Opportunities like this don't come around very often for planeswalkers, as the players are known.  Thirty planeswalkers between the ages of 18 and 50 shuffle their decks, draw their cards and cast their spells, while  Daybreak's George Baker tries to stay out of the line of mana.


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