George Baker

Associate Producer

George Baker is a radio producer for CBC Daybreak North based out of Prince Rupert in northwest British Columbia. Twitter: @cbcbakergeorget

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Moose enters Prince George man's garage to lick pickup

A Prince George man got a surprise when a moose decided to wander into his garage and lick his pickup.

Bitcoin farm proposed for former B.C. sawmill site

Cryptocurrency company looks to set up supercomputers at an old sawmill site in Houston B.C.

Northern B.C. gets its first bitcoin ATM as the value of cryptocurrency surges

The first bitcoin ATM north of Pemberton, B.C., has been installed in Prince Rupert as the value of the digital currency reaches record highs.

Hammy, the deer with a purple hammock on his head, is evading conservation officers

Conservation officers are trying to capture Hammy in order to remove a piece of purple hammock stuck in his antlers, but the young buck is proving elusive.

'A lot of them have been sleeping in garbage bins': new homeless camp shows negative side of economic growth

A small homeless camp has been erected outside Prince Rupert's city hall, prompting Mayor Lee Brain to call on the province to improve affordability in northwest B.C.

14 rescued from overnight flooding of Kitimat River

Fourteen campers including two 94-year-olds had to be rescued early Monday after heavy rains caused the Kitimat River to quickly overflow its banks.

Trump's tough stance on softwood complicates future for northern B.C. reserve

Expensive new duties already sees hours cut for some staff

Haida Gwaii refugee in mourning after brother is killed in targeted attack

Hassan Sirhan says his brother, Abdullah, died after a vehicle he was in was hit with a missile. He was in Syria to volunteer with the White Helmets, part of the Syrian Civil Defence.

Bird lovers worry eagles are having trouble finding food after local dump closes

The number of bald eagles spotted in Terrace, B.C. has declined dramatically since the closure of a landfill north of town in November 2016.

UFO? Lost Cold War nuclear weapon? Canada's navy to investigate object found off B.C. coast

The Royal Canadian Navy is sending a ship to determine if a diver has discovered "the lost nuke" — a Mark IV bomb that went missing after a U.S. bomber crashed off B.C.'s North Coast in the early days of the Cold War.

Court hears B.C. Mountie twice convicted of punching Indigenous suspects

A veteran Mountie convicted of punching a handcuffed Indigenous teen in Terrace was previously convicted of punching an Indigenous suspect in a Prince Rupert jail cell more than a decade ago, his sentencing hearing has heard.

Anti-pipeline Gitxsan angry over province's deal with unelected band chiefs

Opponents of Pacific Northwest LNG are upset hereditary Gitxan chiefs are working on an agreement with the province to support the project.

Evacuation in Thornhill, B.C. lifted, but police investigation continues

A neighbourhood in the small community of Thornhill, B.C. near Terrace was evacuated for several hours because of an ongoing police incident.

Headless dolphin prompts search

A biologist on Haida Gwaii is seeking the return of a dolphin's head likely scooped from a carcass that washed up on Haida Gwai.

Murder-suicide inquest: Angie Robinson terrible choice leads to 24 recommendations for change

A coroner's inquest into a murder-suicide sparks calls for change after testimony about Angie Robinson's impossible choice