The Early EditionEconomist Michael Burt defends TransMountain expansionNov 26, 2014 | 9:06Protests on Burnaby Mountain could have an impact on Canada's economy if they continue, according to an economist who has studied the potential impact the proposed Kinder Morgan TransMountain Pipeline expansion.
Daybreak Kamloops"It's an epidemic"-- First Nations children in care vastly overrepresentedNov 26, 2014 | 8:19Across BC, there are about one-thousand kids
waiting for adoption right now.
And more than 400 of them are First Nations.
November is Adoption Awareness Month.
All this week, Daybreak is looking at adoption in Kamloops.
This morning I'
Daybreak KamloopsChris Robinson- Rent-to-own investigationNov 26, 2014 | 6:45This morning, CBC News is investigating rent-to-own stores.
One of the biggest national chains is "Easyhome".
There's an outlet in Kamloops.
You can buy everything from a sofa, to a computer on a regular payment plan.
No down payment. No c
The Early EditionKinder Morgan protests: Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan and environmental activist Betty KrawczykNov 25, 2014 | 4:59Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan is urging protesters to be patient, and not to risk arrest on Burnaby Mountain.
Long time environmental activist Betty Krawczyk says the risk of arrest is worthwhile.
Daybreak KamloopsShould libraries offer social services?Nov 25, 2014 | 11:13Public libraries aren't just about books anymore.
They also reflect the digital age with computers, tablets and wifi.
But some libraries in Canada are also embracing a new role -
- as community leaders.
Daybreak KamloopsTanya Pawliuk- Adoption Education Program in KamloopsNov 25, 2014 | 8:24What do you think of - when you imagine adopting a child?
Our next guest says there are a lot of ideas out there.
Some - that just aren't accurate.
And a lot more - that would-be parents have never even thought of.
This is Adoption Awa
Daybreak KamloopsPublic meetings cost the City of Kamloops $180,000 so far in 2014Nov 25, 2014 | 6:56If you live in Kamloops,
it's a good bet that you did NOT attend
either of two Public Budget Meetings sponsored by the city this year.
Only 44 people actually showed up.
But those meetings cost $58-thousand dollars to hold.
The Early EditionGreg Matters' family reacts to new funding for veterans' mental healthNov 25, 2014 | 10:16Greg Matters suffered from PTSD before he was shot by police. His sister Tracy Matters, and his doctor, Greg Passey are cautiously optimistic over $200-million the federal government has announced to improve mental health for members of military.
The Early EditionJordin Tootoo talks about racism, substance abuseNov 25, 2014 | 6:52NHL player Jordin Tootoo has written a book called "All the Way: My Life on Ice." In it he chronicles the racism he faced in the league, his struggles with substance abuse, and losing his brother to suicide.
The Early EditionAuthor Aaron Chapman on "Live At the CommodoreNov 25, 2014 | 6:24"Live at the Commodore" author Aaron Chapman walks the Early Edition's Margaret Gallagher through the musical history of the historic ballroom, including performances by the Police, U2 and the Ramones.
Radio WestSeniors Column: Creativity and AgingNov 25, 2014 | 6:00Every week, a group of seniors gets together in Vernon. They dance, they sing, they draw. They even wrote and staged their own play. This week, they listened to music. Have a listen.
Radio WestMissing cat found in YukonNov 25, 2014 | 5:57This summer, William Burles of Penticton lost his cat, Clancy, in Dawson City, Yukon. But last week, the orange tabby named wandered back to safety.