Daybreak Alberta
with Chris dela Torre

CBC Radio One: Weekends 6:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Wake up to the weekend with Daybreak Alberta, featuring interviews with newsmakers, artists and provocateurs from the province and beyond. Host Chris dela Torre presents the music, people and events that make up life in Alberta, from jazz standards and indie music to home renovation tips and fine wine. Follow us on Twitter @daybreakalberta for access to free swag and exclusive giveaways during the show.

December 21, 2014: The Interviews

lost and found.jpgJAMEY GLASNOVIC

Daybreak Alberta host Chris dela Torre speaks with Canmore resident, Jamey Glasnovic.His debut travel memoir, Lost and Found: Adrift In The Canadian Rockies, chronicles his month spent alone in the Rocky Mountain Parks, with little more than a backpack and bicycle.

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With the big Christmas feast just days away, Daybreak Alberta contributor Nola Keeler tells us whether fresh or frozen is the way to go when it comes to the Christmas turkey. BONUS: head to CBC's Best Recipes Ever for tips on how to cook the perfect turkey!

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CBC Books producer Erin Balser shares her favourite Canadian books of the past year. Her list includes All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews, Ellen In Pieces by Caroline Adderson, and This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein. 

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December 21, 2014: The Playlist

d-angelo-black-messiah-album-cover.jpeg6:10am: Here For Christmas - Meaghan Smith

6:27am: Christmas Is A Runaway Train - Magnolia Buckskin

6:47am: Deck The Halls - James Taylor

6:55am: I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas - Gretchen Wilson

7:10am: Blue Christmas - Jill Barber

7:26am: Do They Know It's Christmas - Band Aid

7:43am: Christmas Island - Bob Atcher & The Dinning Sisters

7:55am: Red River - Reuben & The Dark

8:10am: We Three Kings - Lauren Mann & The Fairly Odd Folk

8:26am: It Won't Be Christmas - Julie Crochetiere

8:37am: The Charade - D'Angelo and The Vanguard

8:52am: I Wish It Was Christmas Today - Julian Casablancas