Daybreak NorthAccess to popular street in Terrace cut offJun 19, 2013 | 4:53Terrace's Frank St was used heavily by transport and industrial vehicles looking to avoid retail and tourism traffic along Highway 16. But Transport Canada closed access down after a near miss incident with a train. The decision is upsetting many.
Daybreak NorthCanadian democray rights group wants municipal watchdog for Northern BC townsJun 19, 2013 | 9:23Democracy Watch Canada is calling on provincial governments across to create ethics commissioners for municipal governments. It's all in light of ethical crises plaguing city halls across the nation. Andrew Kurjata speaks with Tyler Sommers.
Daybreak NorthIs the ultimate destiny for the Enbridge Northern Gateway hearings violent conflictJun 18, 2013 | 9:33Daybreak's George Baker brings us up to date with the latest from the Enbridge Northern Gateway joint review hearings -- where some project opponents fear where the politics behind the project is heading.
Daybreak NorthPrince George First Nation opposes plans for Idle No More demonstrations on traditional territoryJun 18, 2013 | 8:12Idle No More had plans to run a campaign called "Sovereignty Summer" in Prince George, on the traditional land of the Llheidi T'eneh First Nation. But Llheidi T'eneh chief and council oppose the plans. Andrew Kurjata speaks to Idle No More organizer Steve
Daybreak NorthBefore Site C flood, Royal B.C. Museum collects bugs of the Peace River ValleyJun 17, 2013 | 5:43If the Site C dam is built in the Peace region, it will flood not just farmland and homes, but countless bugs. This has attracted the attention of the Royal B.C. Museum's Entomology Collection Manager, Claudia Copley. She speaks with Betsy Trumpener.
Daybreak NorthTraditional First Nations technology gets a more accurate fish count near Bella BellaJun 17, 2013 | 4:58A newly constructed wooden gate is stretched across a river near Bella Bella. "Weirs" have been used for thousands of years to catch fish. Now, William Housty of the QQS Society tells Daybreak's Andrew Kurjata how it's being used for scientific purposes.
Daybreak NorthNational museum is sending the Nishga Girl backJun 14, 2013 | 9:38The Canadian Museum of Civilization is under heat for pulling a historic North Coast boat from its collection. The Nishga Girl is being returned to B.C. Betsy Trumpener speaks with the curator who acquired the boat for the museum, George McDonald.
Daybreak NorthPrince George dancers take their first plies of the seasonJun 14, 2013 | 4:15Betsy Trumpener is dropping in on Dance Your Hart Out dance recital for a good reason: It's that time of year when beautiful ballerinas and tiny toe tappers and hard working hip hoppers prepare to perform for their proud parents.
Daybreak NorthFort George Park is recognizing its Lheidli T'enneh historyJun 13, 2013 | 4:58This year marks the 100th anniversary Lheidli T'enneh removal from the land, Fort George Park calls home.
The Exploration Place is hosting an exhibit ahead of The 37th Annual BC Elders Gathering in Prince George. Bob Campbell gives us a tour.
Daybreak NorthNatural Gas and the impact on B.C.'s futureJun 13, 2013 | 19:59Ten natural gas terminals are proposed in B.C. It's a guessing game as to how many will be built, and the environmental impact. Betsy Trumpener speaks with natural gas development minister Rich Coleman and Ian Bruce of the David Suzuki Foundation.
Daybreak NorthHow Nelson Mandela shaped northern B.C.Jun 12, 2013 | 7:06Dr. Charles Helm of Tumbler Ridge speaks with CBC's Betsy Trumpener about the influence Nelson Mandela has had on his life and home country.
Daybreak NorthBeware the pitch: banned traveling salesman back in northern B.C.Jun 12, 2013 | 1:07A traveling salesman, once banned from selling in B.C. for 5 years, is back in business-- and back in trouble with regulators. In 2005 Lloyd Schell, Jr. was banned from selling in British Columbia for five years after selling overprice vacuums to seniors.
Daybreak NorthAble-bodied kids in Prince George are playing wheelchair baseketballJun 12, 2013 | 4:42A gym full of grade 4's and 5's tried wheelchair basketball for the first time.
At Sacred Heart school in Prince George, able-bodied kids wheeled, spinned and alley-ooped, down the court.
Daybreak's Adrian Mrdeza was courtside.
Daybreak NorthPetronas is making a $16 billion bet on B.C.'s natural gas futureJun 12, 2013 | 9:29Malaysian petroleum heavyweight Petronas says it will spend $16 billion on two Prince Rupert-area natural gas terminals. It is the largest spending announcement yet for the natural gas rush to the BC coast.
Daybreak NorthSandspit residents won't drink the town's tap waterJun 11, 2013 | 9:01People in Sandspit won't drink the town's tap water if they can help it. The water sanitation operator is warning that there are possible dangerous levels of chemicals in the system. Bob Prudhomme speaks with Daybreak's Andrew Kurjata.