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THE INTERVIEWS: Sylvia McAdam | Government House

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Sylvia McAdam is one of Canada's leading Aboriginal activists. She cofounded the Idle No More movement and recently released a precedent-setting new book. Nationhood Interrupted codifies - for the first time- Cree laws that have been passed down as part of an oral tradition. McAdam was recently in Edmonton, and spoke with Daybreak Alberta's Nola Keeler.

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GOVERNMENT HOUSE

From boarding house to hospital to swanky residence for the Lieutenant Governor, the Government House in Edmonton has had a long and storied history. Adrienne Lamb of CBC TV's Our Edmonton joined Daybreak host Chris dela Torre with some choice anecdotes about the 102-year-old sandstone building, and gave listeners a chance to win a copy of the book Alberta's Government House, A Vice-Regal Residence by Jane Ross.

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