Daybreak SouthCan you freeze taxes and keep basic services?Sep 19, 2014 | 9:03Federal and provincial downloading is taxing BC municipalities. That's the finding of a new report. Is it possible to pay for basic services and freeze taxes? We hear from Kelowna's Taxpayers First party.
Daybreak SouthKelowna based NGO's long standing effort to fight EbolaSep 18, 2014 | 5:52Canada and the US are now ramping up donations to fight Ebola. A Kelowna-based NGO has been at work in Liberia trying to keep the disease in check. But the situation is horrible.
Daybreak SouthThe story behind the best table grapes in the OkanaganSep 17, 2014 | 7:18Sweet grapes, sweet memories. Chris Walker takes a walk through Bert Teather's grape patch with his surviving daughter.
Daybreak SouthThe teachers deal from a former education ministerSep 17, 2014 | 8:56Paul Ramsey was education minister back in 1998 when the NDP government negotiated a collective agreement with the teachers on class size and composition. Chris Walker speaks to him about the tentative agreement in the B.C. teachers dispute.
Daybreak SouthKelowna's Mayor on zero tax increasesSep 16, 2014 | 8:40A new political party in Kelowna is advocating no tax increases for the next four years. Kelowna's mayor takes a shot at that saying, it just isn't wise fiscal management. He speaks with Chris Walker.
Daybreak SouthClimate change and the effect of warming airSep 16, 2014 | 7:57When the air warms up even by one degree, it has a huge impact on water
resources. A climate change expert brings that home to the southern interior. That's one topics this week at a forum hosted by UBC Okanagan and the Okanagan Basin Water Board.
Daybreak SouthThe life of principals in the midst of the teachers strikeSep 15, 2014 | 9:18It's the third week of no school for students, but what's been going on in schools? What have Principals and vice Principals been doing? We speak to Gordon Li, president of the B.C. Principals and Vice Principals association.
Daybreak SouthBoonstock not happy with Police criticism and billsSep 12, 2014 | 7:51Boonstock organizers are upset with the RCMP's view of their music festival. The police also want $250,000 to cover policing costs. Boonstock organizer Colin Kobza disputes that. He speaks to Chris Walker.
Daybreak SouthKelowna's taxpayers first party, Will it work?Sep 11, 2014 | 7:56Kelowna has its first political party. It's called Taxpayers First and it will have three candidates on the ballot this November.
Daybreak SouthThe limits of the Tsilhqot'in decisionSep 10, 2014 | 6:57The B.C. government meets with First Nations leaders Thursday, about the Tsilhqot'in decision. The question is what will the impacts be on land and resources in the province. Chris Walker speaks with the author of a new study on the issue
Daybreak SouthCulture and full moon ceremoniesSep 10, 2014 | 9:36Calling on the powers of the four directions and the light of the mighty moon above, Arts Columnist Gillianne Richards shares some of her lunacy.
Daybreak SouthThe political analysis of the B.C. education disputeSep 5, 2014 | 8:38Justine Hunter and Stephen Smart cover the legislature for the Globe and Mail and CBC respectively. They join host Chris Walker to examine the issues at the center of this dispute.
Daybreak SouthJim Iker speaks to the deadlock in the education disputeSep 3, 2014 | 9:43Over half a million students in BC are out of classes and judging from comments from Education Minister Peter Fassbender yesterday, it might be a long wait. So what does the president of the BCTF Jim Iker have to say about it.