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Daybreak South
with Chris Walker

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CBC Radio One 88.9 FM Kelowna
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Dr. Trevor Corneil answers listener questions about vaccines

Listen to the interview here.

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Upcoming live shows!


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Chris bakes a cake!

Chris brought this cake in for a Monday morning snack. It's a caramel layer cake from this months' Food and Wine magazine. Click here for the recipe.

Tips: Use a BIG pot for the icing, because it will foam up to 4-5 times its volume. Also, let it cool longer in the mixer longer than you think it should, or it will be too thin and will soak into the cake.


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Monday morning: Zooming in on Andromeda

Join us Monday morning when we discuss this incredible image from NASA of the Andromeda galaxy. Here's a link to the amazing zoomable version. And here's a video tour.

Tune in Monday morning for more!


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In Vernon, six fentanyl-heroin overdoses are just the tip of a larger problem


A deadly mixture.

RCMP in Vernon have six overdoses on their hands, including two deaths.

And they're deeply concerned fentanyl-laced heroin could be the cause.

But the John Howard Society says that is just the tip of what's happening. 

We also hear a very personal story from a Cranbrook father who lost his son just two months ago.

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Christmas Card on the Air


On December 24th, wish your family and friends a Merry Christmas on CBC Radio!

Each year, we open the phone lines so people can connect all across BC and pass along season's greetings.

Phones are open on Dec. 24th from 5:30 am (PST) until 8:30 (PST).


This year, we're broadcasting throughout most of BC, including:

        • Kelowna and the Okanagan
        • Nelson, Cranbrook and the Kootenays
        • Kamloops and the Thompson-Nicola
        • Williams Lake and the Cariboo
        • Prince George, Fort St. John and the Peace
        • Prince Rupert, Haida Gwaii and the North Coast

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A Carol of nuclear fears, Do You Hear What I Hear


The key message of this Carol is to pray for Peace.

It was written during the Cuban missile crisis in October of 1962.

It makes sense when the author, like so many at a pivotal point in history, feared the ravages
of nuclear war.

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Silent Night, 100 years ago

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One hundred years ago this Christmas Eve, two men sang to stop a war, at least temporarily.

That story is part of the well loved carol, Silent Night.

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Deck the Halls, Drinkin' tune turned Carol


Yet another drinking song gets the Christmas treatment.

We look at the history of decking those halls with Celtic spirit.

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The somewhat sordid history of Jingle Bells

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Jingle Bells was penned by James Lord Peirpont, who died 1893.

It has become the most famous Christmas song in the world.

But you might be surprised at what the song is really about.

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