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.

THE INTERVIEWS: Emilie-Claire Barlow | Michelle Morgan | Magna Carta

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Daybreak Alberta host Chris dela Torre spoke with Juno-winning jazz artist, Emilie-Claire Barlow. On Clear Day, her 10th studio album, Barlow reinterprets the likes of Joni Mitchell, The Beatles and Queen to tell a story of momentous change in her recent personal life. Clear Day might also be her most musically ambitious work yet -- it was written, arranged and recorded in three different countries, and often makes use of a 70-piece orchestra. The album debuted at #1 on the iTunes Canada Jazz chart earlier this fall.

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Heartland star Michelle Morgan paid another visit to the show today. Michelle is a longtime advocate for victims of domestic violence, and has joined us several times over the last few years to talk about her work. Today, she told us about Homefront Calgary's Cool It Calgary campaign, which aims to raise $80,000 towards the non-profit. Michelle also told us about an upcoming event that brings her TV life and her advocate work together -- she's arranged for her fellow Heartland cast members to join her at a 'meet the cast' fundraiser at the Symons Valley Ranch Farmers Market on December 12. Visit Homefront Calgary's website for details.

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One of the most famous documents in the world is on display in Edmonton. The 800-year-old Magna Carta was first issued by King John, and made all in England subject to the law, including the king himself. The exhibition is on display at the Borealis Gallery at the Alberta Legislature until December 29. Chris spoke with Len Harness, co-chair of the Magna Carta Canada Foundation.

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November 28, 2015: The Playlist

Arkells_Study-Music_Cover.jpg6:10am: Magnolia - Karla Adolphe

6:26am: Intervention - Transit

6:39am: What If You Were A Refugee - Lynn Miles

6:48am: My Love - Julie Corrigan

7:10am: Stand By Me - Tracy Chapman

7:24am: You Love Me Back - Jann Arden

7:42am: Never Thought That Was Gonna Happen (acoustic) - Arkells

7:55am: One Cup of Coffee - Bob Marley

8:10am: Adventure of a Lifetime - Coldplay

8:25am: Flesh Without Blood - Grimes

8:38am: Feelin' Groovy - Emilie-Claire Barlow

8:52am: I Don't Know Where I Stand - Emilie-Claire Barlow