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Daybreak North with Carolina de Ryk

Daybreak North connects, challenges and champions Northern British Columbia. Tune in for memorable interviews and original journalism from Prince George to Prince Rupert, Haida Gwaii to the Robson Valley, and the Cariboo to the Peace and Fort Nelson.

  • 05:56
    DNA testing kits come up with different results for identical twins; Why cell phone sound quality is still bad; Eli Glasner reviews "Glass" from M. Night Shyamalan; Why a Prince Rupert landlord is holding photo finishing equipment; Stolen statue from Lheidli T'enneh church found near Wal-Mart in Prince George; Province introduces new rules aimed at curbing raw log exports; Food waste in Canada rises; Rail safety; Marie Kondo; Vaccine hesitancy and what it's like to lose a child from H1N1.
    Jan 18, 2019
  • 05:10
    A religious statue taken from a church belonging to the Lheidli T'enneh First Nation was unexpectedly found in the city of Prince George. The key players tell the story of what happened.
    Jan 18, 2019
  • 02:06:23
    Researching the wild horses of the Chilcotin; Celebrating Betty White, the most lovable 90-something woman ever to swear on the radio; Biologists take desperate measures to try and save southern caribou populations; MLA Ellis Ross on the difficult question of Indigenous leadership; Hereditary chief Na'Moks says no pipelines will ever be approved on Wet'suwet'en territory; Prince Rupert business owners demand access to their photo developing equipment from absentee landlord; Rural cabinet position created by federal government; Artist Jennifer Bowes explores the printed word in new art exhibit that includes her destroyed diaries.
    Jan 17, 2019
  • 06:22
    A new exhibit at the Two Rivers Gallery in Prince George explores the power and evolution of the printed word through a number of works from different artists, including Dawson Creek's Jennifer Bowes who created a sculpture out of her old diaries. She speaks with the CBC's Carolina de Ryk.
    Jan 17, 2019
  • 19:51
    Hereditary chiefs from around B.C. gathered in Smithers to show their support for Wet'suwet'en leaders opposed to the creation of a pipeline in the area. The conflict has highlighted the complex relationship between elected and hereditary leaders in Indigenous communities. Carolina de Ryk speaks with MLA and former chief councillor of the Haisla Nation, Ellis Ross and Hereditary Chief Na'moks of the Wet'suwet'en Nation's Tsayu clan .
    Jan 17, 2019
  • 06:59
    Kathleen Kevany, director of the rural research centre at Dalhousie University, discusses the challenges facing rural Canada and what role a new cabinet minister might have in tackling them.
    Jan 17, 2019
  • 02:06:24
    A new Gillette ad campaign is dividing the internet; Is the kitchen of the future a dream or a nightmare?; Landlords warn that increases to property values could hurt affordable housing in the province; Snowmobiling safety after father and son die; Sick day policies; Sheng Xue on deteriorating Canada-China relations; How to keep houseplants alive; Reconcile This columnist Angela Sterritt tackles the tensions between RCMP and Indigenous people; Doctors prescribing exercise to patients.
    Jan 16, 2019
  • 09:02
    RCMP officials are reviewing their conduct during last week's injunction enforcement on Wet'suwet'en territory. 14 people were arrested for violating the injunction to let Coastal gaslink in to begin work. The protestors say the RCMP used excessive force, but the RCMP say the protestors were "assaultive." It's bringing to light a tumultuous relationship between Indigenous people and the RCMP, which is explored by Angela Sterritt.
    Jan 16, 2019
  • 08:03
    As tensions continue to boil between Canada and China, the Chinese government is warning its citizens against travelling to Canada. Sheng Xue is a journalist and human rights activist, and she speaks to Carolina de Ryk about what's happening.
    Jan 16, 2019
  • 05:57
    Tom Kertes of Community for Clean Water says the city seems more focused on defending itself against social media complaints than working on solutions to the advisory as it enters its fifth week.
    Jan 16, 2019
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