Daybreak Again: June 09/10, 2012
The pride of Tisdale, Saskatchewan, Brent Butt is best known as the creative force behind the successful Canadian TV series, Corner Gas. He spoke to Daybreak's Nola Keeler ahead of his standup comedy dates in Edmonton and Calgary.
CBC Books is building a culinary map of Canada with the Cross-Country Cookbook Shelf! Food experts across the country are nominating their top five regional cookbooks, and you'll have a chance to win a great prizepack. Chris spoke to Calgary food writer, Dan Clapson. Listen below for Dan's five favourite Alberta cookbooks, and head to CBC Books to browse lists from across the country. And don't forget to cast your vote!
The winners of the 2012 Alberta Literary Awards were announced this weekend in Calgary. One of its most coveted prizes, the Alberta Readers' Choice Award, went to Edmonton crime writer, Wayne Arthurson. His winning book, Fall From Grace, is about a troubled journalist at work on a murder case. Arthurson spoke to Chris about the prize.
There's lots of advice out there for rookie parents -- but it's mainly for new moms. Blair Pisio says it's time for that to change. The Saskatoon father-of-two is behind one of Canada's first Daddy Boot Camps, and spoke to Daybreak's Chris dela Torre.
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