Daybreak North

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  • Friday February 23, 2018

    Audio Full episode for Friday, Feb. 23: Daybreak North

    Prince George Olympian Sarah Beaudry, firefighter brews new coffee for PTSD awareness, Rich Terfry looks back at Sly & the Family Stone's "Family Affair," Eli Glasner reviews "Annihaliation," Peace region man sets sights on the Iditarod, University of Manitoba Faculty of Law professor David Milward on not guilty verdict in Tina Fontaine's death, Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen calls on federal politicians to replace Greyhound in northern B.C., B.C.'s auditor general finds shortage of nurses major problem in northern B.C., Peace of Mind columnist Judy Kucharuk on science fairs, Hobiyee celebrations hit the Nass Valley and artefacts repatriated back to the Nisga'a Museum, Dunster farmer Pete Amyoony on preparing seeds for spring.

    Listen 1:50:33
  • Friday February 23, 2018

    Audio Weekend Review for Feb. 21: Greyhound leaving northern B.C., the Haida connection to Black Panther, recruiting doctors and nurses, author revisits Prince George tragedy, mother calls for drug decriminalization

    Catch up on the best stories from northern British Columbia. This episode: 1. Haida animator Josh Samuels makes Wakanda come alive in 'Black Panther' 2. Greyhound gets permission to leave northern B.C. 3. Grande Prairie's Aaron Peck plans to win the Iditarod 4. Prince George-born author Kim Purcell returns to city for fictionalized take on the tragic death of her high shcool friend 5. Nursing shortage threatening patient safety in northern B.C., auditor general report finds 6. Dr. Mallory Quinn returns to Smithers to take on family practice and share ideas for getting more medical professionals in the north 7. Prince George mother calls for drug decriminalization after daughter's overdose death 8. Getting your garden ready in winter with Dunster farmer Pete Amyoony Subscribe in iTunes, Google Play or the CBC Radio App.

    Listen 45:41
  • Wednesday February 21, 2018

    Audio Full episode for Wednesday, Feb. 21: Daybreak North

    More training for Indigenous people to join B.C. Coast Guard, decision on Greyhound leaving northern B.C. expected, 'the missing link of rice', Paul Lagace of Prince Ruper Unemployed Action Centre on the need for affordable housing across B.C., Haida Gwaii animator gets first major film credit with 'Black Panther,' Chetwynd is booming, driving instructor says ICBC could save money with better training, Prince George group training people on how to use naloxone, Smithers celebrates 50 episodes of 'Witsuwt'en Wednesday' Facebook language learning series, ad guy Bruce Chambers on selling stories, Prince George-born author Kim Purcell returns home to tell fictional account of her high school friend's tragic death.

    Listen 1:50:33
  • Tuesday February 20, 2018

    Audio After daughter's overdose, Prince George mother calls for decriminalization of illicit drugs

    Niki Hanson's, 26-year-old daughter died, alone, of a drug overdose. Now Hanson is joining advocates across the country in calling for decriminalization.

    Listen 5:29
  • Tuesday February 20, 2018

    Audio Full Episode for Tuesday, Feb. 20: Daybreak North

    Excitement over Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, Justin Trudeau in Ottawa, northern B.C. expectations from the first NDP budget in 16 years, Haida basketball players run into trouble at Canada-U.S. border, mountain goat survey in the Bulkley Valley, Prince George mother calls for decriminalization of hard drugs after daughter dies of overdose, Dr. Raj Bhardwaj on why doctors may not want to prescribe medical marijuana, new rules around tracking hours spent driving trucks in B.C.

    Listen 1:50:20
  • Monday February 19, 2018

    Audio Full Episode for Monday, Feb. 19: Daybreak North

    CBC investigates B.C.'s criminal background check laws, Quesnel Downtown Association wants a bypass, The Regional District of Fraser-Fort George wints a Jeanne Clarke local history service award in Prince George for innovative program, Dr. Mallory Quinn returns to Smithers to open a family practice for all residents, Prince George coun. Murry Krause on poverty reduction needs, streeters on whether the Olympics should return to B.C., On the Ledge columnists prepare for B.C. budget.

    Listen 1:50:31
  • Saturday February 17, 2018

    Audio Weekend Review for Feb. 16, 2018: Curling's complex science, moose rescues, hotel dogs, universal washrooms and Premier John Horgan

    Catch up on the best stories from northern British Columbia. This episode: 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' Subscribe in iTunes, Google Play or the CBC Radio App.

    Listen 35:11
  • Friday February 16, 2018

    Audio Full Episode for Friday, Feb. 16: Daybreak North

    Gun control debate after Florida school shooting, Greyhound highway crash near Powder King, Eli Glasner reviews Black Panther, B.C. Assembly of First Nations Chief Terry Teegee and UVic prof and Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council president Judith Sayers on Trudeua's promise of a "new legal framework" for the rights of Indigenous people, Fort St. John school district defends universal washroom plans for new elementary school, Cariboo protection blitz near Valemount as Alberta snowmobilers come to town, reporter Manjula Dufresne on controversial male-only RCMP Facebook group, Prince George hotel sets up adoptable dogs in the lobby, what to expect in the Chinese Year of the Dog, finding the best roadside burger in northern B.C., hockey night in Smithers as Witset Canyon Bears host a rematch against the Burns Lake Chiefs.

    Listen 1:49:33

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