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 26, 2014: The Interviews

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Writer, activist and former Fort Albany First Nation chief Edmund Metatawabin told us about his new memoir, Up Ghost River: A Chief's Journey Through The Turbulent Waters of Native History. The Governor General's Award-nominated book recounts the physical and emotional abuse suffered by Metatawabin and his peers at a residential school in the 1950s.

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Daybreak Alberta contributor Nola Keeler takes a tour of Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne: Paris 1880-1910, a travelling exhibit at the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton. It highlights the wide spectrum of work created by avant-garde artists in Paris at the turn of the last century.

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Our retail columnist Doug Stephens tells us why online giant Amazon plans to open a bricks-and-mortar storefront, and why other web businesses are doing the same.

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October 26, 2014: The Playlist

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6:10am: Broken For Good - Jill Barber

6:38am: Pancreas - "Weird Al" Yankovic

6:55am: The Ghost of Smokey Joe - Cab Calloway

7:10am: I Want To See The Light - Sarah MacDougall

7:26am: With A Little Help From My Friends - The Beatles

7:38am: Big Skies - Wilderness of Manitoba

8:10am: Sparta - Jennifer Castle

8:27am: Early Mornin' Rain - Gordon Lightfoot

8:42am: Castin' My Spell - The Johnny Otis Show