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Daybreak North connects, challenges and champions Northern British Columbia. Host Carolina de Ryk presents 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.
 
In November of 2015, Colby Messer and three friends flew from British Columbia to Denver for a Denver Broncos game. The night before the NFL game, several of the friends met a woman who flirted with them and walked with them back to their hotel room. The men later returned to Canada without incident. Five months later, Colby returned to the United States. He was stopped in Las Vegas, jailed, and told he was facing six charges for sexual assault in Denver. Even though attorneys are bound by t ...
 
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For Good News Friday, we learn about how to spot burnout in family caregivers and about the unique local services to help those in need from Family Caregivers BC. Get more stories like this in your inbox every morning by subscribing to our daily newsletter at CapitalDaily.ca Check our membership opportunity at CapitalDaily.ca/Member And subscribe t…
 
Barriers to care for families with disabilities; Eli Glasner reviews 'Dear Evan Hansen'; Study shows higher levels of pollutants in homes near fracking wells; The worrying pseudo-legal arguments of the anti-vaccine card movement; Health Minister Adrian Dix on rising COVID cases in northern B.C.; Playwright Solomon Goudsward on the gritty poetic sce…
 
Matt and Jeremy welcome Fred Cameron and Jimi Fritz to the podcast for a wide-ranging discussion on safe supply, drug culture, and pathways out of the opioid crisis. Fred is a manager at SOLID, a non-profit organization that provides peer-based health education and support services to reduce the harms associated with drug use in Victoriause in Vict…
 
Between all of the different movements, the BC Legislature has barely seen a day without protestors. Today, we analyze the similarities and differences in those protests, and the relationships they have with police. Get more stories like this in your inbox every morning by subscribing to our daily newsletter at CapitalDaily.ca Check our membership …
 
Gender pay gaps persist; Resturants still struggling to find staff; How vaccine passports were used in the 19th century; Doctors and patients plead with people to get vaccinated to take strain off northern B.C. hospitals; Take Back the Night march; Alex Cuba performing in Quesnel; Northern B.C. FanCon returns at long last; A letter from a doctor to…
 
In February, two women started a Facebook group exposing mistreatment of patients at Royal Jubilee's Psychiatric Emergency Services. Since then, they have continued their fight for changes to be made, but not much has happened. We update you on their journey and why things are moving so slowly. Get more stories like this in your inbox every morning…
 
Facebook glasses raise eyebrows; Dr. Raj Bhardwaj on what triage in the healthcare system would look like as Alberta approaches that point; Pineview farmer opposed to Prince George gas plant proposal; Northern B.C. hospitals no longer have capacity for all their COVID patients; Apple harvest season; Back to work for Trudeau's minority government; S…
 
We analyze why vaccine conspiracies have become so popular, who is susceptible, and why this era of conspiracy theories is more dangerous than ever before. Get more stories like this in your inbox every morning by subscribing to our daily newsletter at CapitalDaily.ca Check our membership opportunity at CapitalDaily.ca/Member And subscribe to us on…
 
We speak to northern B.C. MLA-elects Bob Zimmer, Taylor Bachrach and Todd Doherty. Plus analysis of what, if anything, we learned from an election that gave us a government that's almost identical to the one we just had and we speak to the new director of the Prince George Symphony Orchestra.
 
For Municipal Monday, we hear from a citizen's group that's advocating for housing affordability in Greater Victoria. The members are pushing for more density across the region, the creation of "missing middle" housing, and purpose built rentals. Recently, they created a voting record that ranks councillors in Victoria and Saanich by the number of …
 
What happens to old campaign material after the election ends; Investors worried there might not be a clear result on election night; Gender-based violence on university campuses; Training teachers to properly present Indigenous history; Vaccine card program causing problems for Peace-region businesses; Low voter turnout expected; How to handle fre…
 
Victoria author Susan Sandford Blades first novel, Fake It So Real, has been receiving critical acclaim since its publication in October 2020. The gritty post-punk story of love, family bonds, pain, and the struggle for authenticity won the 2021 ReLit Award in the novel category, and has been nominated for the 2021 BC and Yukon Book Prizes Ethel Wi…
 
Why experts say it will take more than a return to school to get children's activity up to pre-pandemic levels; Eli Glasner reviews The Eyes of Tammy Faye; Federal leaders are making their final push for votes as Canadians head to the polls on Monday.; B.C. doctor who recently left Alberta on worsening COVID-19 situation; Concerns being raised abou…
 
This week on Legally Speaking with Michael Mulligan: The mayors of Victoria and Esquimalt, who serve as co-chairs of the Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board, have issued a press release suggesting that to prevent police officers from being assaulted and to reduce criminal activity by mentally ill people, more people should be kept in jail before th…
 
Today we speak to three of the major federal election candidates from the Cowichan-Malahat-Langford riding. We asked you for input, and now we've put your questions to them. Get more stories like this in your inbox every morning by subscribing to our daily newsletter at CapitalDaily.ca Check our membership opportunity at CapitalDaily.ca/Member And …
 
Every indication is hybrid work is the part of the future. But what perks could work-from-home parents be giving up by being hybrid permanently?; The effectiveness of negative election campaigns; Voters with disabilities feel they are being ignored by candidates; Green Party candidates Dr. Leigh Hunsinger-Chang and Catharine Kendall; A profile of t…
 
As the injunction at Fairy Creek is set to expire, a series of legal battles from all sides ensues at the BC Supreme Court. We walk you through what's happening, and bring you an update on a RCMP pepper spray incident. Get more stories like this in your inbox every morning by subscribing to our daily newsletter at CapitalDaily.ca Check our membersh…
 
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