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: Angie Abdou | Lynette Loeppky


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Daybreak Alberta host Chris dela Torre speaks with Fernie-based author, Angie Abdou. Her latest novel, Between, is about a struggling middle-class couple and the Filipina nanny that enters their fractured family dynamics. Abdou is also the author of The Bone Cage, a CBC Canada Reads finalist.

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Chris also spoke with Calgary-based writer Lynette Loeppky about the release of her first book, Cease: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Desire. It tells the true story of how Loeppky became the sole caregiver to her cancer-stricken partner Cecile, just as Loeppky was preparing to end their relationship. It's published by Oolichan Books.

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January 25, 2015: The Playlist

otis redding.jpg6:38am: (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding

6:52am: Wicked Game - Lydia Ainsworth

7:10am: I Will Be - Chantal Kreviazuk

7:24am: Lovers In A Dangerous Time - Bruce Cockburn

7:28am: Shivers - The Frolics

7:50am: Diamonds - Tom Cochrane

8:10am: Rockets and Jets - Hospitality

8:26am: Falling Short - Lapsley

8:38am: The Park Avenue Sobriety Test -

8:57am: Jackpot - Jocelyn Alice