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Discussing sexuality with students, designing northern cities, colonialism in healthcare, taming reindeer
1. Teacher Susan Trabant on why it's easier to come out to students than colleagues 2. DNA evidence released in 35-year-old Bella Coola murder trial being appealed 3. Combining art and archery 4. Dr. Sheona Mitchell-Foster on how colonialism affects cancer treatment in Indigenous women 5. City designs: woman in a wheelchair has trouble getting around Prince Rupert, Prince George looking to limit stucco and vinyl 6. New research at UNBC into the blurred lines between tame and domestic reindeer
Ex-mayor of Burns Lake faces criminal charges, the battle to host the Brier in 2020, why the Peace needs a song about destroying daisies, Mark Perry's new album, Carolyn Bennett in Prince George, Cinema CNC
The former mayor of Burns Lake is facing 24 counts of sex-related charges, most involving minors, reaction from Burns Lake and a children's safety group; CBC's Audrey McKinnon assesses Prince George's competition to host the 2020 Brier curling championship; the Peace River Regional District launches a contest to write an invasive species jingle; federal minister of Crownd-Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennett is in Prince George meeting regional chiefs; Peter Maides previews the 2018 Cinema CNC film festival.
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Tumbler Ridge family finds ancient human fossils, does Prince George need to declare snow days? and how to recruit nurses and more
Catch up on the best stories from northern British Columbia. This episode: 1. Fossil-hunting family in Tumbler Ridge make their latest discovery (in South Africa) 2. Indigenous people rally for changes to the justice system 3. Valemount culring club goes au naturel without ice cooler 4. UNBC researchers on last-chance tourism and creating clean drinking water 5. Prince George District Teacher's Assocation wants district to declare snow days for safety 6. How Kitimat got a surplus of nurses 7. Old telegraph line being blamed for moose deaths in the north Subscribe in iTunes, Google Play or the CBC Radio App.
Greyhound leaving northern B.C., the Haida connection to Black Panther, recruiting doctors and nurses, author revisits Prince George tragedy, mother calls for drug decriminalization
1. Haida animator Josh Samuels makes Wakanda come alive in 'Black Panther' 2. Greyhound gets permission to leave northern B.C. 3. Grande Prairie's Aaron Peck plans to win the Iditarod 4. Prince George-born author Kim Purcell returns to city for fictionalized take on the tragic death of her high shcool friend 5. Nursing shortage threatening patient safety in northern B.C., auditor general report finds 6. Dr. Mallory Quinn returns to Smithers to take on family practice and share ideas for getting more medical professionals in the north 7. Prince George mother calls for drug decriminalization after daughter's overdose death 8. Getting your garden ready in winter with Dunster farmer Pete Amyoony
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Curling's complex science, moose rescues, hotel dogs, universal washrooms and Premier John Horgan
1. UNBC professor Mark Shegelski thinks he may have finally cracked the physics of how a curling rock curls 2. Logging truck driver makes an unusual animal rescue 3. Why a Prince George hotel opens its lobby to adoptable dogs 4. Premier John Horgan on LNG, Site C and northern B.C. 5. Remembering the Windy Point Inn near Mackenzie after it burns down 6. Theatre Northwest artistic director Jack Grinhaus on his nerves before the world premier of his new play (and Judy Russell's Cabaret returns) 7. Fort St. John School District 60 superintendent Dave Sloan explains why new Ma Murray Elementary school will have gender-neutral, universal washrooms 8. Prince George counsellor Christina Bianchini on 'conscious dating'
War of the rosés, Prince Rupert's Indian hospital, Elderbeary: the neglected mascot for elders, swimming lessons for dogs, Haida film and female fishermen
1. Carol Harrison on an "Indian hospital" near Prince Rupert that is part of a class action lawsuit 2. Fort St. John residents weigh in on the dispute between B.C. wine and Alberta bitumen 3. Meet Elderbeary, the mascot for seniors who no one sees because not enough people volunteer to help seniors 4. Swimming lessons for dogs in the Peace 5. Filmmaker Chris Auchter on his animated movie based on the Haida myth of Mouse Woman 6. Four fisherwomen on the allure of life on the sea off B.C.'s North Coast
'White woman syndrome' and when killers target vulnerable people, self-care for politicians, overdose outreach in the Peace, reconciliation through theatre
1. Sociologist Jooyoung Lee on 'white woman syndrome' and what happens when killers target vulnerable communities, including Indigenous women. 2. Cariboo-Prince George MP Todd Doherty is in hospital after a health scare, we speak to his colleague Bob Zimmer about self-care for politicians. 3. New numbers revealed the number of dead from the overdose crisis in B.C., Grande Prairie reporter Zoe Todd tags along with a new program aimed at helping vulnerable people in Alberta. 4. A conversation with Theatre for the Living's David Diamond on making the audience take part in reconciliation in real-time.
Northern B.C. brewers band together in Prince George
CBC meets beer brewers from Prince Rupert, Terrace, Valemount and Quesnel who have gathered in Prince George for a special collaboration and to talk about making beer in smaller communities.
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People aren't happy Lush is closing its doors in Prince George
The CBC's Jordan Tucker visited the Lush location in Pine Centre mall, where employees and customers alike are unhappy head office has decided to shut down.
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Why Prince George needs more supportive housing
Connie Abe of the Association Advocating for Women and Community (AWAC) speaks with Carolina de Ryk about why her organization hopes to convert a downtown motel into supportive housing in Prince George.
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Fort St. John tries to embrace winter
The city of Fort St. John is trying to get residents and potential residents to see the bright side of long, dark winters. Robert Doane speaks to community consultant Chad Carlstrom about the Winter City strategy.
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Husband and wife in Terrace receive awards for saving each other's lives
In 2011, Diana Stephens husband, Barrie, saved her life using CPR. Four years later she did the same for him. The Terrace couple have now received Vital Link Awards for the acts, but Diana says she's not sure what the fuss is about.
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Why this yoga instructor finds peace comes from profanity
Carolina de Ryk speaks to Zandra Ross about the Peace Through Profanity classes being offered in Prince George.
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Ponytails and braids strengthen father-daughter bonds
Robert Doane speaks to David Weaver and Fiona Bruce about the rewards for fathers who learn to do their daughters hair ahead of a "Daddy and Me Hair Care" class in Fort Nelson, B.C.
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Syrian refugees celebrate first Christmas in Fort Nelson
Robert Doane speaks to Sandy McLean of Fort Nelson about helping the first family of Syrian refugees to arrive in the northeast B.C. community celebrate Christmas and adjust to life in Canada.
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Prince George's 'bad reputation' dates back over 100 years, history prof says
Robert Doane speaks to UNBC's Jonathan Swainger about his research into the origins of Prince George's disreputable reputation among those who don't live there.
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Chetwynd man camps out in -45 C weather for charity
Robert Doane speaks to Derek Pickford who is camping out in -45 C wind chill weather to raise money for charity in Chetwynd.
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B.C. Civil Liberties recommends Terrace should back away from surveillance cameras
Carolina de Ryk speaks to B.C. Civil Liberties Association policy director Micheal Vonn about the city of Terrace's interest in surveillance cameras in public spaces.
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B.C. museums upset over McDonald's ad
Exploration Place CEO Tracy Calogheros tells CBC's Sarah Penton why a new McDonald's ad felt like 'an attack ad directly aimed at my institution'.
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Non-profit wants more quick-charge stations for electric cars in northern B.C.
After adding fast-charging stations to the Kootenays, the The Community Energy Association has set its sights on northern B.C.
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1937 Lejac Residential School deaths highlighted by national organization
National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation director Ry Moran speaks to Carolina de Ryk about the death of four boys running away from a northern B.C. residential school in 1937.
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Peace region artist builds 'lifepods': art that doubles as survival chambers to explore complex relationship with gas industry
Karl Mattson lives in Rolla, B.C., a farming community that is increasingly home to oil and gas development. Though he's not anti-industry, Mattson is concerned about the potential health impacts of the gas, something he explores through 'Lifepods.'
Gitwinksihlkw bridge light-up helps those dealing with loss over the holidays
For the fifth year now, the Nisga'a village of Gitwinksihlkw has lit up its suspension bridge in memory of community members who've passed on. Carolina de Ryk speaks to organizer Lena Griffin.
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Prince George couple developing app to shift downtown economy
Jordan Tucker speaks with Cheryl Turcotte and Bart Wagner about their plans to change the way people shop in downtown Prince George.
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Community group aims to reduce pedestrian deaths in Prince Rupert
In 2017, at least seven pedestrians died while crossing Prince Rupert streets. Carolina de Ryk speaks with Chris Lightfoot of Complete Streets Prince Rupert about how he hopes this will change.
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The story of 'Delta Dawn', a pioneering female Indigenous wrestler
"Delta" Dawn Murphy was one of a handful of women in the roster of British Columbia's All Star Wrestling, a promotion group that brought the dramatic world of professional wrestling to communities throughout the province. Audrey McKinnon shares her story.
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Bye Bye Bye boy band: one 30-year-old woman's reluctance to let go of her 'Nsync marionettes
Jordan Tucker meets a Prince George woman and her friends encouraging her to break up with her boy band toys.
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Quesnel mayor Bob Simpson worries Site C will hurt forestry towns
Quesnel mayor Bob Simpson speaks to Carolina de Ryk about why he's concerned the approval of the Site C dam will hurt forestry towns.
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Farewell to Sassafrass Savouries: One of Prince George's pioneering local ingredients restaurants is closing down
Sassafrass Savouries has been feeding Prince George for seventeen years. And as of December 22nd 2017-- One of Prince George's first local food-focused restaurants will close its doors for the last time. Daybreak's Jordan Tucker was there recently.