Daybreak Alberta

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    Daybreak Alberta with Russell Bowers | About the show

    Wake up to your weekend with Daybreak Alberta, as Russell Bowers interviews artists and provocateurs from across the province and abroad. It's the people, music and events that make up life in Wildrose Country.

    Posted: Aug 25, 2015 10:07 AM ET
    Last Updated: Nov 23, 2016 6:59 PM ET
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    Pet euthanasia: Finding peace putting animals down

    As much as their owners would like them to, pets don't live forever — at some point, many people need to have a difficult conversation with their veterinarian about euthanasia.

    Posted: Jun 11, 2017 4:35 PM ET
    Last Updated: Jun 11, 2017 4:50 PM ET
  • Pile of Books

    'How Can You Think That' book club tackles political divides

    Whether it’s uniting the right, taxing carbon emissions or raising the minimum wage, these values stem from political opinions and a new Calgary book club wants to explore the deeper motivation behind those values.

    Posted: May 27, 2017 5:50 PM ET
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    Calgary filmmaker explores race, identity in experimental film

    by Stephanie Wiebe

    For Melanee Murray-Hunt, screening her short movie is about much more than a single event — she hopes by stirring up empathy, those who’ve watched the film will change their perspective on race.

    Posted: May 14, 2017 6:28 PM ET
    Last Updated: May 15, 2017 12:31 PM ET
  • Richard and Kelly Kemick

    Documentary maker learns a lifetime isn't long enough to get to fully know your mother

    by Stephanie Wiebe

    While Richard Kemick was growing up, his mom worked full time yet she always seemed to have time for her kids. Years later, he realized he didn’t know much about his mother before kids — what she actually did at work or even who she really was.

    Posted: May 14, 2017 4:43 PM ET video audio

Latest clips

  • Sunday October 02, 2016

    Audio Daybreak, October 2, 2016 - Hour 2

    This hour, a visit with CBC-TV's Rick Mercer, plus Edward Chamberlain's new memoir. Music includes Scenic Route To Alaska, Ron Hynes, and Lexi Strate.

    Listen 49:10
  • Sunday October 02, 2016

    Audio Daybreak, October 2, 2016 - Hour 3

    This hour, Susan Kent from This Hour Has 22 Minutes, as well as author & visual artist Tina Martel on her powerful memoir about cancer. Plus music from the Rolling Stones, Tegan & Sara, and Matt Patershuk.

    Listen 49:10
  • Sunday October 02, 2016

    Audio Daybreak, October 2, 2016 - Hour 1

    This hour, third party candidates in the U.S. election. Plus music from Reuben & The Dark, John Denver, The Cars, Sam Roberts, and Rod Stewart.

    Listen 49:10
  • Saturday October 01, 2016

    Audio Daybreak, October 1, 2016 - Hour 1

    This hour, the cult of Atwood, nasal flu shots, and sports advertising. Plus music from Matt Patershuk, Howard Jones, Queen, Victoria Banks, Kian Egan, and Prism.

    Listen 49:10
  • Saturday October 01, 2016

    Audio Daybreak, October 1, 2016 - Hour 2

    This hour, cat scratch fever (the illness, not the song), and renovations to the Varscona Theatre. Plus music from The Proclaimers, Son of Dave, The Jitters, Ann Vriend, Nuela Charles, and David Wilcox.

    Listen 48:53
  • Saturday October 01, 2016

    Audio Daybreak, October 1, 2016 - Hour 3

    This hour, a feature about a hockey player turned hitman showing at the Edmonton International Film Festival, plus CBC host Steve Patterson on his new book of letters.

    Listen 49:09
  • Sunday September 25, 2016

    Audio Daybreak, September 25, 2016 - Hour 3

    This hour, musician Ellen Doty on basketball and business, as well as the DreamSpeakers Indigenous Film Festival makes a comeback. Plus music from Tori Amos.

    Listen 49:08
  • Sunday September 25, 2016

    Audio Daybreak, September 25, 2016 - Hour 1

    This hour, the Sunday Funnies are between two ferns. Plus music from the Dixie Chicks, Billie Zizi, Andy Williams, Ian Tyson, the Four Seasons, and Sutherland Brothers & Quiver.

    Listen 49:09
  • Sunday September 25, 2016

    Audio Daybreak, September 25, 2016 - Hour 2

    This hour, how Facebook is changing focus from social media, and the NFB debuts a new documentary about Fort McMurray. Plus music from Jocelyn Alice.

    Listen 49:09
  • Saturday September 24, 2016

    Audio Daybreak, September 24, 2016 - Hour 1

    Topics include saying goodbye to Summer, new travel regulations, and complaining about advertising. Plus music from Diana Krall, Wilson Pickett, Love, Jann Arden, Ben Folds & Regina Spektor, and Bruce Cockburn.

    Listen 49:09
  • Saturday September 24, 2016

    Audio Daybreak, September 24, 2016 - Hour 2

    This hour, Angie Abdou reviews a new novel from Michael Helm, and the success of FC Edmonton. Plus music from Nuela Charles, Shemekia Copeland, Matt Patershuk, Queen, and Eva Foote.

    Listen 49:08

Channels & Frequencies

Calgary: Radio One: 99.1 FM & 1010 AM
Radio Two: 102.1 FM

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