Daybreak SouthThe definition of a psychopathMar 24, 2015 | 6:41A Pentiction judge described David Bobbitt as "the very definition of a psychopath," when sentencing him to an indefinite prison sentence under Canada's dangerous offender legislation earlier this month.
Daybreak SouthFood technologist Gary Sandberg on best before datesMar 23, 2015 | 5:29Italian food importer Valoroso Foods has apologized to customers and is doing a full inventory after allegations that employees were changing the best before dates on old food products to make them appear fresh, but a food technologist said while some ite
Daybreak SouthStrip clubs closing across CanadaMar 20, 2015 | 8:29Strip clubs, with flashy signs and alluring promises, once had a strong footing in down town centres across Canada, but now their numbers are dwindling because of what an industry association calls a lack of demand.
Daybreak SouthFake ID for dogs targeted by new legislationMar 20, 2015 | 6:11Fake ID is going to the dogs, and in an effort to stop people from labelling dogs without proper training as service dogs, the B.C. government has drafted legislation that would create government issued ID for the dogs and a provincial registry.
Daybreak SouthSeniors group calls for end to restrictions on elderly driversMar 20, 2015 | 7:33Regulations that require drivers who are 80 years old or older to undergo a medical fitness exam should be scrapped because they are discriminatory, says the Canadian Association of Retired Persons.
Daybreak SouthPinot Noir grapes replace ice wine at Peachland VineyardMar 19, 2015 | 4:54Peachland, B.C.'s Hainle Vineyards — the first winery to produce ice wine in B.C. — is ripping out its ice wine vines to make room for pinot noir grapes because of a change in demand from its Asian customers.
Daybreak SouthNelson Arts Council proposes floating stage for local park.Mar 18, 2015 | 6:30The Nelson and District Arts Council in B.C. is floating around the idea of building a stage on a lake for theatre productions and music performances.
Daybreak SouthQuebec man makes horse-drawn wagon trek to B.C.Mar 18, 2015 | 6:18When Pierre Cloutier's longtime girlfriend broke up with him, he decided to leave Quebec and head to British Columbia's Okanagan Valley in the same way pioneers travelled to the west in search of gold: by horse-drawn carriage.
Daybreak SouthClosure of Keremeos youth treatment centre leaves gapMar 16, 2015 | 14:56The sudden closure of The Crossing means youth who require addictions services may now have to head to facilities that are farther away from their families, says the centre's vice-chair.
Daybreak SouthHighway closures strand travllersMar 13, 2015 | 2:56The stretch of Highway 1 between Revelstoke and Golden can close for hours and sometimes days. Dave Olsen is the lead pastor at C3 Church, which provides a warm space for those travellers to stay.
Daybreak SouthKathleen Rodgers' book about draft dodgersMar 4, 2015 | 5:31The impact of the American draft dodgers and other young counter-countural people who flocked to the West Kootenay in the 1960s and 70s is documented in a new book by University of Ottawa sociology professor Kathleen Rodgers.
Daybreak South"Extreme Dialogue" aims to deter ISIS recruitmentFeb 27, 2015 | 9:26Daniel Gallant is a reformed white supremacist who helped create a program called "Extreme Dialogue" that aims to deter young Canadians from being recruited by ISIS.