Dan Mesec

Dan Mesec has called the Bulkley Valley home for almost six years and as a photojournalist has covered everything from Tahltan blockades to salmon runs in Lake Babine. He lives in Smithers with his wild-dog Tosca.

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🔍Read Full ArticleUp to Code:  Could new regulations lead to building revolution?

Up to Code:  Could new regulations lead to building revolution?

🕔Jun 01, 2015

As I walk through the entrance to Vicki and Ken Alton’s new home it’s hard to tell it apart from any other.

🔍Read Full ArticleThe Last Salmon Stronghold

The Last Salmon Stronghold

🕔Sep 11, 2017

Salmon are a way of life in northern BC. This season’s closures of the sockeye and Chinook fisheries on the Skeena River are causing ripples of fear for a future with no fish in the rivers. Dan Mesec investigates the issues, and the potential cultural implications of declining stocks.

🔍Read Full ArticleThe Grizzly Business

The Grizzly Business

🕔Feb 24, 2017

One of BC’s iconic creatures, the grizzly bear is responsible for a significant portion of our province’s economy. The question is: should we shoot bears with guns or cameras, or both?

🔍Read Full ArticleThe Economic Expanse

The Economic Expanse

🕔May 04, 2018

Making sense of the shifting Northwest economy is no small task

🔍Read Full ArticleRight to Clean Air

Right to Clean Air

🕔Jul 31, 2018

Can northwest BC’s industry town find balance? Writer Dan Mesec talks to Kitimat locals about their concerns over air quality.

🔍Read Full ArticleRevolving Doors

Revolving Doors

🕔Mar 09, 2018

What happens when you come to a place temporarily and never leave? Or when you leave everything behind and venture out to northern BC for a job, but it doesn’t pan out? As our economy becomes increasingly reliant on transient workers, Dan Mesec investigates the temporary world in our half of the province.