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.

October 19, 2014: The Interviews

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Daybreak Alberta host Chris dela Torre speaks to two-time Governor General's Award-winning author, Rudy Wiebe. The Edmonton writer's latest book is Come Back, inspired by a tragedy in Wiebe's personal life. The book's protagonist is a man who finally faces his grief over losing his son, who committed suicide many years ago.

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Edmonton's Kevin Kossowan tells us about his documentary, Springhammer, screening in Calgary on October 20. Kossowan travelled to Japan to learn about the art of making high-quality knives. He also told us about one particularly difficult steelmaking technique that goes back to the Samurai era.

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Our resident germ expert Jason Tetro explains why he believes everyone should get the influenza vaccine. Tetro is a microbiologist and author of the book, The Germ Code.

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October 19, 2014: The Playlist


6:10am: Somebody Somewhere - Amelia Curran

6:26am: Miracle - Scott Helman

6:40am: Up The Ladder To The Roof - The Supremes

6:55am: E-Bow The Letter - R.E.M.

7:10am: I'm A Little Mixed Up - Diana Krall

7:25am: Jockey Full of Bourbon - Tom Waits

7:55am: Somewhere I'm Supposed To Be - Bry Webb

8:10am: Trailer Park - Jenn Grant

8:26am: Hideaway - Kiesza

8:40am: A Girl Like You - Edwyn Collins

8:54am: Guess Again! - Thom Yorke