Andrew Kurjata

CBC Prince George | @akurjata

Andrew Kurjata is an award-winning journalist covering Northern British Columbia for CBC Radio and, situated in unceded Lheidli T'enneh territory in Prince George. You can email him at You can also send encrypted messages using Signal to 250.552.2058.

Latest from Andrew Kurjata

B.C. considering real-time monitoring and forced treatment programs for repeat offenders

The B.C. government has hired a former police officer and a criminologist to investigate and report on how to best tackle the issue of repeat offenders in the province.

B.C. brewery 'busier than ever' after keeping vaccine card requirement for drinkers and diners, owner says

CrossRoads Brewing & Distillery in Prince George is owned by a family doctor who says he wants to do his part to keep customers safe and COVID case counts down.

Prince George RCMP seeking suspect in downtown arsons

Prince George RCMP say they are treating two downtown fires as suspicious, with one already deemed an arson by investigators.

RCMP warn of rising gang violence in Prince George, B.C.

Police in Prince George say a trio of homicides recorded in 2022 are related to rising conflict around the drug trade.

City of Prince George apologizes for 'trauma' caused by destroying part of homeless camp

The City of Prince George has issued an apology for destroying a portion of a court-protected homeless camp, which a judge said caused "serious harm" to those who lived there.

Turkish curlers winning fans at World Women's Curling Championship debut

The winter sport has had a rapid rise in Eastern Turkey since debuting in 2011.

City of Prince George violated court order in destroying homeless people's belongings, judge rules

The city of Prince George "inflicted serious harm on vulnerable people" when it destroyed shelters and belongings in a homeless camp that was meant to be protected by a court ruling, a B.C. Supreme Court justice has ruled.

Prince George councillors say they're paying more for police than other cities and want to know why

Prince George city councillors want a clearer idea of why they are paying more for police than other comparable municipalities.

Ashes of deceased loved ones lost in demolition of Prince George homeless camp, B.C. court hears

The city is seeking a court injunction to demolish the remaining structures in the camp after being told they could not do so in October. In multiple signed affidavits, past and current residents of Moccasin Flats say tents they had actively been living in were destroyed with no prior warning.

Sick of Mariah Carey? This classical Christmas Advent calendar could be the cure

The Prince George Conservatory of Music is highlighting lesser-known holiday tunes from centuries past.