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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.

  • 35:52
    1. UNBC professor Mark Shegelski thinks he may have finally cracked the physics of how a curling rock curls 2. Logging truck driver makes an unusual animal rescue 3. Why a Prince George hotel opens its lobby to adoptable dogs 4. Premier John Horgan on LNG, Site C and northern B.C. 5. Remembering the Windy Point Inn near Mackenzie after it burns down 6. Theatre Northwest artistic director Jack Grinhaus on his nerves before the world premier of his new play (and Judy Russell's Cabaret returns) 7. Fort St. John School District 60 superintendent Dave Sloan explains why new Ma Murray Elementary school will have gender-neutral, universal washrooms 8. Prince George counsellor Christina Bianchini on 'conscious dating'
    Feb 16, 2018
  • 06:45
    The day after the Speech from the Throne, B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks with Daybreak North host Carolina de Ryk about the future of major projects in northern B.C.
    Feb 14, 2018
  • 07:45
    One of the most basic swimming moves may be the doggy paddle, but that doesn't mean every canine takes to water naturally. For those who have a fear of swimming, Tricia Oullette has started offering doggy swimming lessons at the 2nd Chances Canine Aquatic Centre in Charlie Lake. She speaks with Carolina de Ryk.
    Feb 9, 2018
  • 41:18
    1. Carol Harrison on an "Indian hospital" near Prince Rupert that is part of a class action lawsuit 2. Fort St. John residents weigh in on the dispute between B.C. wine and Alberta bitumen 3. Meet Elderbeary, the mascot for seniors who no one sees because not enough people volunteer to help seniors 4. Swimming lessons for dogs in the Peace 5. Filmmaker Chris Auchter on his animated movie based on the Haida myth of Mouse Woman 6. Four fisherwomen on the allure of life on the sea off B.C.'s North Coast
    Feb 9, 2018
  • 28:08
    1. Sociologist Jooyoung Lee on 'white woman syndrome' and what happens when killers target vulnerable communities, including Indigenous women. 2. Cariboo-Prince George MP Todd Doherty is in hospital after a health scare, we speak to his colleague Bob Zimmer about self-care for politicians. 3. New numbers revealed the number of dead from the overdose crisis in B.C., Grande Prairie reporter Zoe Todd tags along with a new program aimed at helping vulnerable people in Alberta. 4. A conversation with Theatre for the Living's David Diamond on making the audience take part in reconciliation in real-time.
    Feb 2, 2018
  • 03:50
    CBC meets beer brewers from Prince Rupert, Terrace, Valemount and Quesnel who have gathered in Prince George for a special collaboration and to talk about making beer in smaller communities.
    Jan 26, 2018
  • 06:01
    The CBC's Jordan Tucker visited the Lush location in Pine Centre mall, where employees and customers alike are unhappy head office has decided to shut down.
    Jan 25, 2018
  • 06:23
    The city of Fort St. John is trying to get residents and potential residents to see the bright side of long, dark winters. Robert Doane speaks to community consultant Chad Carlstrom about the Winter City strategy.
    Jan 22, 2018
  • 06:26
    Connie Abe of the Association Advocating for Women and Community (AWAC) speaks with Carolina de Ryk about why her organization hopes to convert a downtown motel into supportive housing in Prince George.
    Jan 22, 2018
  • 05:39
    Carolina de Ryk speaks to Zandra Ross about the Peace Through Profanity classes being offered in Prince George.
    Jan 19, 2018
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