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Daybreak North with Carolina de Ryk

Every morning on Daybreak we champion and challenge the north with memorable interviews and original journalism that connect our listeners from Quesnel to Fort Nelson to Haida Gwaii to the Robson Valley, and all points in-between.

  • 09:59
    The B.C. government says it's committed to bringing ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft to the province, but not until at least fall 2019. Taxi operator Bernard Thompson says that's too soon, while Ian Tostenson of Rideshare Now for B.C. says it's too late.
    Jul 20, 2018
  • 05:57
    In Washington State, problems with inter-city bus service emerged in 2005 during an earlier round of Greyhound cuts. A state official wants B.C. to consider their solution: subsidizing private bus companies.
    Jul 20, 2018
  • 02:06:18
    Canada's new seniors' minister; heavy rain causing problems for Peace region grain farmers; Eli Glasner reviews the sequel to 'Mamma Mia'; former council of Haida Nation chief Miles Richardson chief running for Assembly of First Nations chief; reaction to B.C.'s delayed rollout of ridehailing; animal cruelty case crosses borders; previewing a paper airplane flying World Record attempt in Fort St. John; invasive plants sold in northern B.C. stores.
    Jul 20, 2018
  • 07:02
    Carolina de Ryk speaks to 6-year-old Parker Andrews and 'Paper Airplane Guy' John Collins as the pair prepare to set a new world record in paper airplane flying in Fort St. John
    Jul 20, 2018
  • 07:16
    Carolina de Ryk tags along with two long-time wildlife rehab volunteers in Prince Rupert as they release a pair of owls back into the wild.
    Jul 19, 2018
  • 08:18
    Geoff Redknap grew up watching movies at the Pleasant Valley Plaza theatre in the small town of Houston, B.C. Now, after years of working in the movie makeup industry, he's made his directorial debut with 'The Unseen', which draws heavily on his upbrininging in northern B.C., and he's screening it on his hometown theatre.
    Jul 19, 2018
  • 02:06:17
    Cabinet shuffle; free toys in Williams Lake; Prince Rupert police standoff; Nicola Temple on why we crave sugar so much more than we need it; Site C talkback; how Washington State maintained rural bus service when Greyhound threatened to leave; Grand Forks border crossing; Prince Rupert owl release; parental leave benefits; e-mail etiquette; Houston, B.C.'s Geoff Redknap returns home to screen his directorial debut at the theatre he grew up with.
    Jul 19, 2018
  • 04:14
    After months of upgrades, Maasich Place is set to re-open in August, along with its popular outdoor track. However, unlike before it will only be open to the public at select hours as part of a new trial from the city. Carolina de Ryk speaks to the city's director of public works, Gina Layte Liston.
    Jul 18, 2018
  • 09:01
    A new B.C. Ferry vessel dubbed 'the Sea Wolf' was supposed to be transporting tourists to Bella Coola this summer, but now it won't be arriving until October. Carolina de Ryk speaks to Mark Wilson, VP of of Strategy and Community Engagement with B.C. Ferries, about the delay.
    Jul 18, 2018
  • 06:33
    B.C. MP Bob Zimmer speaks with Daybreak North host Carolina de Ryk about his recent trip to Washington and whether Canada is vulnerable to international influence it its domestic politics.
    Jul 18, 2018
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