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: Cree Big Plume | "Gurukulam"


Daybreak Alberta host Chris dela Torre spoke with Cree Big Plume. The 24-year-old Tsuu T'ina Nation resident will make her first trip to Toronto this spring in hopes of becoming the first Aboriginal woman to be crowned Miss Universe Canada. The Grey Eagle Casino in Calgary is holding a fundraiser for her on April 17th.

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Daybreak's Nola Keeler spoke with Jillian Elizabeth and Neil Dalal, two Edmonton filmmakers behind the documentary, Gurukulam. It follows a group of students and their teacher as they study the nature of reality and self-identity at a remote forest ashram in southern India.

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March 29, 2015: The Playlist

grimes.jpg6:10am: Crash - Meaghan Blanchard

6:27am: Let It Go - Danielle Deighton

6:43am: The Shoop Shoop Song - Betty Everett

7:10am: Queen Street 1987 - Eugene Ripper

7:27am: Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones

7:38am: Driving A Dream - Peter Katz

7:51am: Love Gone Wrong - You + Me

8:10am: My Lover and My Ghost - Lucas Chaisson

8:38am: REALiTi - Grimes [pictured]

8:53am: Hold Back The River - James Bay