Jul 9, 2012 | 5:49Daybreak North Quesnel fears loss of hundreds of mill jobs amidst timber crunch Audio
Daybreak North Quesnel fears loss of hundreds of mill jobs amidst timber crunch Jul 9, 2012 | 5:49Quesnel fears the loss of hundreds of mill jobs, amidst a timber supply crunch in British Columbia that was caused in part by the pine beetle infestation. Nearly 2,000 people are currently employed by the forest industry in Quesnel, and many more rely on money from local mills for their livelihood. More than 50 government officials, First Nations leaders, mill owners, foresters, environmentalists and citizens gathered in Quesnel to share their fears for the future with B.C.'s timber supply committee.
Jul 27, 2012 | 3:39Daybreak North Lucy the Canada Goose, part three Audio
Daybreak North Lucy the Canada Goose, part three Jul 27, 2012 | 3:39"Lucy" the Canada Goose became the subject of national attention in January 2012 when she was taken away from her home in Fort St James by conservation officers, only to be returned when Environment Minister Peter Kent got involved. In July 2012, Daybreak called Lucy's friend Diane VanderWiel to find out how Lucy was doing six months later.
Aug 13, 2012 | 8:22Daybreak North Love on the Midway Audio
Daybreak North Love on the Midway Aug 13, 2012 | 8:22Romantic hopefuls took part an event called "Ferris Wheel Speed-Dating" at the Prince George Exhibition. Due to some technical difficulties, the ferrris wheel was out of commission. The mini dates took place on the "Puppy Love" ride instead.
Aug 14, 2012 | 9:07Daybreak North Trapping on the Rise in BC Audio
Daybreak North Trapping on the Rise in BC Aug 14, 2012 | 9:07There is growing in interest in trapping in BC. Demand for furs is steady in Europe, and especially in China. BC Trapping Association President Mike Morris takes about the appeal of the life of the trapper.
Aug 17, 2012 | 7:24Daybreak North Should businesses pay for being stinky? Audio
Daybreak North Should businesses pay for being stinky? Aug 17, 2012 | 7:24Vancouver stinks. Maybe not all of it, maybe not all the time, but enough that it's a full-time job just to deal with. Ray Robb has that job. He's the Environmental Regulation and Enforcement Manager for Metro Vancouver. And the costs of dealing with smells in the Lower Mainland have gotten so high that Ray is working on a new bylaw that would charge companies for emitting foul odours. He told Betsy Trumpener more.