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The Eyeopener from CBC Radio Calgary (Highlights)

The Eyeopener from CBC Radio Calgary (Highlights)

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The Eyeopener goes straight to the heart of the story, asking the hard questions that need to be answered.

Link: www.cbc.ca/radio/podcasts/alberta/calgary-eyeopener/

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News & Politics

Episodes

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday February 24

Feb 24, 2020 00:36:04

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On today's show: a massive oilsands mine proposed for northeastern Alberta has been parked indefinitely. We get reaction from the president of the Fort McKay Metis Nation, which supported the project; we look ahead to Thursdays' provincial budget with our Political Panel, Janet Brown and Duane Bratt; why more and more businesses are getting on the podcast bandwagon. We talk to an expert about the trend and who's listening; why people from around the world want to move to Claresholm, Alberta.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday February 21

Feb 21, 2020 00:23:51

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On today's show: after more than a month of quarantine in China and Canada, we check in with a Calgary family that's finally on their way home; a new court that was supposed to make the legal system easier for families has been put on hold by the Alberta Government. We hear what a family lawyer thinks; we tell you about an increasing traffic problem in outer space!

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Thursday February 20

Feb 20, 2020 00:23:52

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On today's show: the CBC's Kyle Bakx tells us about the Wet'suwet'en people who want the protesters to stop; Mayor Naheed Nenshi on what needs to be done about Councillor Joe Magliocca's expense claims controversy; we talk to former federal Health Minister Anne McLellan about lessons learned from the SARS outbreak in the wake of the coronavirus.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday February 19

Feb 19, 2020 00:21:26

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On today's show: we tell you more about the Alberta government's new funding model for K-12 education; the cheesiest party in Millarville is happening this weekend at the town racetrack. More on Skijordue; we meet a banjo-pickin' singer playing the Block Heater music festival.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday February 18

Feb 18, 2020 00:20:21

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On today's show: we hear what the Fort Mckay Metis Nation plans to do if the federal government doesn't approve the Teck Frontier mine; how the coronavirus could impact your favourite hockey team; we debunk the #broomchallenge.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday February 14

Feb 14, 2020 00:21:22

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On today's show: how the person you spend your life with can have a positive impact on your health. More on a study about optimism; we find out how Canada's shuttered rail networks are affecting Alberta farmers; we hear all about the third annual Glow Festival that kicks off today along Stephen Avenue.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Thursday February 13

Feb 13, 2020 00:36:03

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On today's show: our reporter Meghan Grant has the story of Darby Allen, the hero of the Fort McMurray wildfires and why he was fired by the City of Calgary more than ten years ago; reaction to the questionable travel expenses of Calgary councillor Joe Magliocca; Chief Allen Adam on the Frontier Mine project; we talk to a guy who took a trip to Russia with a plane full of bison; after speaking to a Calgarian who went skydiving for her 100th birthday, we decided to hit the streets and ask people what's on your bucket list?

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday February 12

Feb 12, 2020 00:29:15

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On today's show: we check in with an Alberta couple who spent their anniversary quarantined on board the Diamond Princess off the coast of Japan; the Coastal GasLink pipeline project in northern BC has sparked protests and disrupted trains across the country. We talk to a political reporter in Victoria about the demonstrations and what, if anything, the BC government can do about it; most people have a party when they turn 100, but we meet a Calgary centenarian who celebrated triple digits by hurtling towards the earth at 200 kilometres an hour; we talk money and marriage with our Unconventional Panel.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday February 11

Feb 11, 2020 00:31:26

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On today's show: we talk with Canada's finance minister Bill Morneau about pipeline politics; we talk to the Mayor of Calgary about his meeting this week with Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland and what he's hearing on the Frontier Teck oilsands project; Canmore is bringing in new rules for people who live in their vehicles. We hear what a long-time Vanmore resident has to say about the program; as we gear up for our Ikea furniture Valentine's challenge we speak with a health journalist who's looked into why furniture assembly can wreak havoc on romantic relationships.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday February 10

Feb 10, 2020 00:31:06

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On today's show: we talk to a Calgary reporter in the UK about why a museum there won't yet send Crowfoot's ceremonial clothing home to Alberta; we hear from a Calgarian under quarantine at CFB Trenton in Ontario to see how things are going after being evacuated from the coronavirus-affected region of Wuhan, China; we catch up on all things Oscars; turns out, trivia is not a trivial way to learn English. We speak to a Chinese-Canadian who got so good at English by playing Jeopardy that she earned a spot competing on the show.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday February 7

Feb 7, 2020 00:27:07

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On today's show: the new AHS review says there are 44 surgeries Alberta could be doing less often. We talk to a gynecologist about why one surgery in particular caught her attention; Calgarians are sharing words of encouragement and support for a homeless man who they've only met while stopped at a traffic light in the city's northeast; we visit a scrap metal yard in Calgary to talk about the spike in catalytic converter thefts; we meet a Calgary voice actress who has landed a gig as Amazon's virtual assistant, Alexa.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Thursday February 6

Feb 6, 2020 00:30:51

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On today's show: we hear from a Calgary Board of Education trustee on allegations that her board isn't fully co-operating with the province's audit investigation; why we all might be basing our life decisions on bad data without knowing it; we meet the Darby who inspired and helped create Fluevog's new "Darby" shoe; Best in show? We meet two locals with great hair, off to New York with their humans to compete in the Westminster Dog Show.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday February 5

Feb 5, 2020 00:33:50

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On today's show: a look at what's ahead for the Trans Mountain Pipeline following its most recent victory in court; we talk to a radiologist about the AHS review that says those in his profession are making too much money; why are Calgarians in their early twenties leaving our city? We get our Unconventional Panel to weigh in; could Cats be the next Rocky Horror Picture Show? How box office flops become cult classics.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday February 4

Feb 4, 2020 00:26:29

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On today's show: we hear what the Alberta Federation of Labour thinks about the province's plan to save money on health care; we talk to CAPP about why some oil and gas companies are not paying their bills; Paul Karchut looks at what it would take to convert all our gas-burning cars into E-Vs for this week's Karchut on Cars; young Calgarians are leaving Calgary. We hear from some of our listeners.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday February 3

Feb 3, 2020 00:29:46

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On today's show: why millennials are moving away from Calgary; what landowners are doing to get oil and gas companies to pay what they owe for leasing private land; we hear how a Calgary Fish and Wildlife officer rescued two deer with one shot and great aim; Marc Hall, the subject of theatre Calgary's new musical The Louder We Get joins me in studio.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday January 31

Jan 31, 2020 00:29:29

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On today's show: we talk to Cenovus about why the company is spending 50 million to help improve housing in indigenous communities in northern Alberta; it's a big day for the United Kingdom - Brexit. We check in with a Calgary reporter in London about the country's final hours as a member of the European Union; our beer columnist, Haydon Dewes, is here to talk about Labbatt buying a Calgary craft brewery; Elizabeth Carson tells us about a new Japanese restaurant in Calgary where you leave the ordering to the chef.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday January 30

Jan 30, 2020 00:22:43

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On today's show: the NDP's Education critic reacts to where the UCP plans to take Alberta's school curriculum; a looming decision for the federal government over a huge new oilsands mine and the high stakes on all sides; the CMLC has a new CEO. We talk to her about her vision for the East Village and the new Event Centre.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday January 29

Jan 29, 2020 00:34:21

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On today's show: we speak with Councillor Jyoti Gondek about how Calgary police are tackling gun violence in the city and other issues discussed at last night's police commission meeting; we find out what it will take for another car share company to set up shop in Calgary; our business commentator Deborah Yedlin on the "business argument" for having women in senior leadership roles; monthly subscriptions are the new way of slowly draining our wallets. We ask our Unconventional Panel if subscriptions have gotten out of control.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday January 28

Jan 28, 2020 00:32:37

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On today's show: we speak with Alberta's Minister of Health about changes to the Seniors' Drug Benefit program; we speak with a Calgarian who grew up in Wuhan, China about what her friends and family are seeing at the epicentre of coronavirus; by the end of the week, Brexit will be complete. We look to the future and what will happen as the UK prepares to exit from the European Union; we speak to a researcher studying why the brilliant colours of our mountain lakes are fading.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday January 27

Jan 27, 2020 00:28:39

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On today's show: why a fracking company that triggered an earthquake in central Alberta last spring is still operating in the area; our Go Public team brings us the story of an Alberta senior who died in a nursing home from dehydration and a urinary tract infection; just how distracting are modern day infotainment systems and touch screens in the cars we drive? We look into that on this week's Karchut on Cars; We know chinooks mean warmer days, but what causes the big arch, those brilliant sunsets or even your morning migraine? We take a look.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday January 24

Jan 24, 2020 00:29:58

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On today's show: a Fifth Estate investigation into last year’s CP rail crash in Field, B.C. finds an allegation of a coverup; on March 1st, thousands of Albertans will no longer be covered by the Senior Drug Benefit program. We hear from one of them; coyotes on the move. Why they're showing up in places they've never been before; There's a special dinner happening in Calgary this weekend to recognize one of Calgary's oldest scout troops.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Thursday January 23

Jan 23, 2020 00:24:14

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On today's show: why the Alberta Energy Regulator is deliberately not collecting enough from industry to clean up old oil and gas wells; Rona's out, now what? We talk to two political watchers about who they think is best for the west in the race for a federal Conservative leader; an adventurous cat from Picture Butte hitches a ride all the way to Calgary; if you're not happy with your dog, turns out you could ask for a refund.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday January 22

Jan 22, 2020 00:28:39

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On today's show: we hear about the search for a Calgary woman who's been missing in Hamilton, Ontario for 11 days; if oil and gas companies won't pay municipal property taxes should Albertans also stop paying?; an Alberta band that's been nominated for 8 Grammys but never won is hoping this will be their year; we tell you about a Lego competition in Calgary.

Calgary Eyeopener Podcast - Tuesday January 21

Jan 21, 2020 00:27:46

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On today's show: why a city councilor thinks Calgary needs a special task force to tackle gun violence; why some small Alberta towns can't make oil and gas companies pay up the millions of property taxes they're owed; we talk about the spike in liquor store robberies in Alberta and what's being done to stop it; we ask Calgarians if they can tell where you're from in Alberta by the way you talk.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday January 20

Jan 20, 2020 00:34:48

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On today's show: while many of us have been whining about the cold, Newfoundlanders are digging themselves out of an epic blizzard. We talk to two of them; why an after-school youth program is closing in one of Calgary's most vulnerable communities; two teachers in Exshaw are receiving an award today in Ottawa for the unique history lesson they developed with the help of Indigenous elders; the smash hit "Frozen 2" has a local connection. We tell you what it is.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday January 17

Jan 17, 2020 00:28:08

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On today's show: who should get help dying? We talk to a Calgary doctor who provides medical assistance in dying about the pros and cons of relaxing the laws; gearheads rejoice! Car racing is coming back to Calgary, well, close to Carstairs. We tell you all about it; what you need to know about cannabis edibles now that they're for sale in Alberta; how to read your cat's face and what it's feeling on the inside.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Thursday January 16

Jan 16, 2020 00:28:08

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On today's show: what you need to know about the future of Alberta's 25 dollar a day daycare; we get some tips from a Calgary plumber about how to deal with frozen pipes; we tell you about a conference in Calgary happening this weekend called "Value of Alberta"; we hear about a dog owner's encounter with a couple of coyotes.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday January 15

Jan 15, 2020 00:28:33

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On today's show: we talk to councillor Ward Sutherland about the details of the 550 million dollar arena deal just released by the city; our business commentator Deborah Yedlin talks about the future of Encana, now "Ovintiv"; we hear all about the history of the rail crossing that's closing permanently today on 8th street south east; could a private group come up with a successful bid for Calgary to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games?

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday January 14

Jan 14, 2020 00:30:48

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On today's show: the head of CBC's English programming will be here to make the case for the public broadcaster and why digital programming should replace television broadcasts; wildfires continue to devastate south-eastern Australia. We speak with a retired Calgary firefighter who lives in one of the hardest hit areas; how to win a hockey game by getting beat up; Abominable Snowman? Frosty the Giant? One Alberta family has embraced the cold by building a 23-foot high snowman.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday January 13

Jan 13, 2020 00:27:35

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On today's show: how Calgary's homeless population is coping during this extreme cold snap; Jim Carr is in Calgary this week for a Fireside Chat at the Palliser. We speak to him about his new role as the Prime Minister's Special Representative for the Prairies; if you're hoping to get your finances back on track after the holidays, we hear about some easy ways to save money in 20-20; to help us cope a little better with the freezing temperatures, we invited Davis Leong from Telus Spark to share some cold science with us.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday January 10

Jan 10, 2020 00:21:23

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On today's show: we talk to the former U.S. ambassador to Canada, Bruce Heyman, about the latest news on the plane crash in Iran; why people driving through the Rockies are taking the lead when it comes to providing real-time road conditions; we meet Grandma Betty Wilson, a centenarian who still volunteers to read with children at a Calgary elementary school.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Thursday January 9

Jan 9, 2020 00:20:49

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On today's show: what brought down Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752? Iran's preliminary report is out but aviation experts warn answers may be a long time coming. CBC's Katie Nicholson will have more on the investigation; online registration for summer campsites in Banff National Park opened yesterday morning but their website crashed. We hear from the people who started venting on Twitter; from Wall Street CEO to performance artist, all because of tomatoes. We tell you about that High Performance Rodeo show.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday January 8

Jan 8, 2020 00:35:26

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On today's show: what would you like to see happen in 2020 for Calgary and Alberta? That's what we're talking about with our Unconventional Panel; we talk to the chief of the Calgary Police about the recent spate of suspicious and violent deaths in the city; Postmedia is shutting down three small town newspapers in Alberta. We speak to the reporter at the Lacombe Globe about the loss of community news; our business commentator Deborah Yedlin on the promise of stronger natural gas prices this year, and reasons for hope in the sector.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday December 7

Jan 7, 2020 00:34:26

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On today's show: Mayor Nenshi joins me to talk about the three things the city must get sorted in order to build the Green Line LRT on time; Canadians are prepping for what will be an emotional rescue mission. They're headed to Australia to help animals injured in the bushfires; how a make-believe convenience store turned a Calgary actor's real life upside down; we announce the final number for our CBC Calgary Food Bank drive.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday January 6

Jan 6, 2020 00:24:56

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On today's show: we tell you about the war on cooking with gas; our starman, Don Hladiuk, explains why the constellation Orion is no longer shining as bright as it used to; why a new year is bringing renewed hope for the Flames season. Eric Francis tells us what he's expecting in 2020.

The Eyeopener podcast - Friday January 3

Jan 3, 2020 00:22:02

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On today's podcast: How Alberta's economy could transition from hydrocarbons to...carbohydrates; we talk about the value of your property and why in spite of a likely drop your property taxes won't be dropping; The Eyeopener's Paul Karchut will tell us why he's starting 2020 by turning off all screens, one day a week.

Eyeopener podcast - Thursday, January 2, 2020

Jan 2, 2020 00:28:02

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On today's podcast: Trevor Tombe on carbon tax, Di Golding's picks from 2019 and what to watch for in 2020, a recap of which holiday waste can and can't go in your blue cart, and a Calgary grade twelve public speaking champ tells us what gave him the edge as he heads to the world championships in China

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday December 31

Dec 31, 2019 00:27:24

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On today's show: we go inside a secretive building in Calgary's Beltline; Christmas is coming... if you're Ukrainian. And like last week's version of the holiday, the best part is often the food. Julie van Rosendaal tells us all about it; our Dr. Raj helps us get ahead of the New Year's hangover; celebrating the New Year sober. We talk to a Calgary woman who doesn't drink and is encouraging others to give up their vices for the first month of 2020.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday December 30

Dec 30, 2019 00:26:19

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On today's show: we look back on some of the most divisive decisions made this year at Calgary city hall with Mayor Naheed Nenshi; tired of shovelling snow? We hear from one Alberta city who's remedy is a snow-bot; a local running legend is organizing his final race event on New Year's Eve day. Martin Parnell joins me.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday December 23

Dec 23, 2019 00:26:28

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On today's show: we get an update on the Bankview condo fire that's left many residents homeless and we find out how Calgarians are trying to help; the best board games to play over the holidays inspiring kids to turn off technology. We take a look at some games that might tempt you to the table; it's Ken versus Kenna in our Christmas Song Smackdown.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday December 20

Dec 20, 2019 00:23:55

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On today's show: we talk to a journalist who spent this past year visiting every spot on the New York Times list of "52 places to go" and his last stop is Calgary; noshing on noodles in northeast Calgary. Our restaurant critic Elizabeth Carson tells us about her Jewish family's Sunday dinner tradition; Di Golding tells us What to Watch over the holidays.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday December 18

Dec 18, 2019 00:23:41

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On today's show: the federal environment minister is in Calgary as the province challenges Ottawa's carbon tax plan. Johnathan Wilkinson is our guest; some lucky people in Medicine Hat are enjoying a cup of our "One Gray Knight" coffee, all thanks to John Whidden; there's a lot to love about the Christmas season. But what about the holiday traditions that drive you bonkers? Which foods, which songs, which customs just have to go? That's what we're talking about with the Unconventional Panel.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday December 17

Dec 17, 2019 00:30:48

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On today's show: not all First Nations support the Trans Mountain Pipeline appeal underway in B.C. We hear their side of the story; stressed over that looming holiday feast? Julie van Rosendaal gives us some tips on how to avoid the anguish; what are some of the medical symptoms you should never ignore? Dr. Raj Bhardwaj will tell us about some of them; a Canmore caver has won a prestigious award for exploration. More with Chaz Yonge and his caving adventures.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday December 16

Dec 16, 2019 00:21:56

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On today's show: we tell you about a young Calgary man who took his own life last month and why his story is a microcosm of a much bigger problem in Alberta; we get an overview of all the art exhibits Contemporary Calgary will be mounting in the new year; why the future of a school in the Rockies is up in the air and what that could mean for the indigenous students who go there.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday December 13

Dec 13, 2019 00:26:44

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On today's show: Alberta's Education Minister speaks to the CBC about the future of public schools in Calgary; we meet some Calgarians who say there are two real live Grinches who have stolen Christmas from their community; we meet a Calgary-born film director responsible for many of those Hallmark made-for-TV Christmas movies; Andrew Scheer steps down as Conservative Leader. We discuss what this means for the future of the federal party.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Thursday December 12

Dec 12, 2019 00:21:45

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On today's show: we talk to a friend of the Alberta pilot killed in the plane crash on Gabriola Island; we hear about a new study that suggests longer naps could be bad news for some people's health; what will Alberta's economy look like next year and 10 years from now? We get a forecast from ATB Financial's chief economist.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday December 11

Dec 11, 2019 00:26:57

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On today's show: after years of bargaining, Canada, Mexico and the U-S finally sign off on a revised NAFTA 2.0. What does the new trade pact mean for this country going forward?; our Unconventional Panel talks about Christmas party no-shows and how technology is making it easier to cancel plans last minute; we meet the Calgary artist who helped to brighten the gloomy halls of the Alberta Legislature.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday December 10

Dec 10, 2019 00:28:24

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On today's show: the Young and the Jobless. More on the staggering unemployment rates among young men in Alberta; the trailer for the new Ghostbusters is out and it makes southern Alberta look pretty cool; for this week's Karchut on Cars, Paul looks at "black boxes" in your car. Most modern vehicles have them. Paul Karchut will tell us what they do and why some have privacy concerns around them; we speak with a Former Canadian Ambassador to China about the year-long detainment of Calgarian Michael Spavor in a Chinese prison.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday December 9

Dec 9, 2019 00:22:50

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On today's show: why some of us are paying the price of Calgary's economic downturn with our smiles; why do we love made-for-tv holiday movies? We have the answer; we hear how blue cart contamination is costing Calgarians big bucks.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday December 6

Dec 6, 2019 00:12:57

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On today's show: we're kicking off our annual CBC Calgary Food Bank Drive, broadcasting live from Fratello Coffee Roasters. The head of the Calgary Food Bank, James McAra, drops by to tell us what items they need most right now; we speak with Angus Cowan about a CBC Calgary Food Bank tradition, Amble with Angus; we tell you about a charity that brings joy year 'round to isolated Alberta seniors.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Thursday December 5

Dec 5, 2019 00:24:54

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On today's show: now that Alberta's credit rating has been downgraded because of our reliance on dwindling oil revenues, is it time for a Provincial Sales Tax?; what the latest phase of the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion could mean for Alberta's oil and gas sector; what the Tsuut'ina Nation's newly elected council hopes to achieve in the next three years.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday December 4

Dec 4, 2019 00:29:08

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On today's show: how to get through to teenagers about vaping; how to send Christmas cards to members of the Canadian Armed Forces. We tell you about a program through the Canadian Military called Write to the Troops; our business commentator Deborah Yedlin on how a photo op could finally be enough to kill a pipeline conspiracy; with all this talk of cuts and layoffs, we ask our Unconventional Panel is the Alberta Advantage no more?

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday December 3

Dec 3, 2019 00:26:09

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On today's show: property tax hikes and cuts to services in 20-20 - we round up all the changes city council voted in favour of; finding the perfect Christmas tree could be a bit of a challenge this year. We tell you why; See My Ability is a series we have on our website that features some inspiring people. We speak to the creator, Kelsey, who also happens to be a colleague of ours; healthcare unions say the premier could be putting Albertans' lives in danger if layoffs and wage cuts go ahead.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday December 2

Dec 2, 2019 00:20:26

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On today's show: We tell you how a Calgary teen almost died from smoking and vaping; for this week's Karchut on Cars, Paul looks at Tesla's divisive Cybertruck - and how it just shuffled the deck for the competitive pick-up truck segment; huge crowds protested outside the UCP's convention in Calgary this weekend. We talk to a national reporter about what the meeting - and the protesters - accomplished.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday November 29

Nov 29, 2019 00:23:12

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On today's show: how a misplaced can of bear spray saved the life of a Calgary woman and her son while they were out hiking in K Country; how soon is too soon to start playing holiday music?; we meet Daiquiri the Aussie shepherd, a local pooch who's attempting to break the world record for the most dog tricks in a minute!

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Thursday November 28

Nov 28, 2019 00:26:30

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On today's show: we hear why a city councillor thinks it's time to pull out of Calgary's arena deal with the Flames ownership group; former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy joins me in studio with his thoughts on Calgary Flames head coach Bill Peters; Angela tells us about the Do Crew's time volunteering with the Power Play program; our What to Watch columnist is here to tell us about Martin Scorcese's new gangster movie "The Irishman".

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday November 27

Nov 27, 2019 00:22:38

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On today's show: we talk to Alberta's transportation minister about changes coming to photo radar; we bring you the latest developments around Calgary Flames coach Bill Peters, who's been accused by a former NHL player of using racial slurs; Our Unconventional Panel will debate whether they're okay with shouldering more property taxes to give relief to Calgary's business community.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday November 26

Nov 26, 2019 00:23:28

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On today's show: she negotiated the new NAFTA, now Chrystia Freeland is bringing her diplomatic skills to domestic affairs. We get some analysis around the deputy prime minister's meeting with premier Jason Kenney; they've been granted relief over the past couple of years, but small business owners in our city continue to struggle in the face of increasing property taxes. And they're worried about what could be coming down at city hall; we meet a Calgary geophysicist helping bring clean drinking water to war-torn South Sudan.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday November 25

Nov 25, 2019 00:22:25

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On today's show: City Council could vote this week for a tax freeze but your taxes could still go up. Reporter Scott Dippel is in to tell you why; who are the people in your neighbourhood? We tell you about a new app that helps you find out; we take a closer look at Calgary's urban bobcat population after one was shot with an arrow last week in Mission; the new Tesla pickup truck - futuristic or "fugly"? We find out what some Alberta drivers think of its design.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday November 22

Nov 22, 2019 00:24:26

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On today's show: a man who signed the original firewall letter says it's just what the whole country needs right now. Ken Boessenkool is my guest; we speak with a woman who's been a fan of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers since 1945; John McMahon joins me to talk about football and the stadium named after his dad and uncle.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Thursday November 21

Nov 21, 2019 00:23:04

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On today's show: she says she's been ignored by Alberta's justice minister - so the chair of the Alberta Review Board has quit. She joins us to explain; our What to Watch columnist, Di Golding, tells us why you don't have to be a fan of the royals to enjoy season 3 of "The Crown"; why there will be more room in pipelines for oil heading out of Alberta by the end of the year.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday November 20

Nov 20, 2019 00:20:43

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On today's show: 300 contract teachers in Calgary will be receiving notice today that come January, they are out of a job. To talk about what impact these cuts are having on teachers and kids, we speak with Bob Cocking, the president of the Alberta Teachers' Association Local 38; more of your random acts of kindness; our Unconventional Panel talks about the UCP's approach to governing.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday November 19

Nov 19, 2019 00:24:52

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On today's show: Alberta's election commissioner could soon be looking for work, if the UCP has its way. Is it about saving money or punishing those who stand in its way? More in a moment; from "OK Boomer" to "Alright Karen". We talk about the impact of intergenerational sniping on workplace culture; Alberta drivers: buckle up. Insurance rates are going up in the New Year. We find out why; the shopping season has begun and with just 10 days left until Black Friday, our colleagues at the Cost of Living are dedicating their upcoming show this weekend to shopping.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday November 18

Nov 18, 2019 00:29:10

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On today's show: a Calgary man lost 800 thousand dollars after his bank wired his life savings to fraudsters. More on that story from our Go Public team; Calgary has been named the top driving city in the world. We do a reality check on whether we actually deserve that title; is your cat too fat? Why our feline friends are getting wider; Cheri Macaulay was beloved by many in this city. She was deeply involved in the community but this weekend she passed away, succumbing to cancer. We speak with Jeremy Klaszus, a Calgary journalist and editor who was friends with Cheri, to talk about what she meant to him.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday November 15

Nov 15, 2019 00:23:58

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On today's show: we hear from a doctor who's in favour of Bill 207 which would allow physicians to opt out of medical services they disagree with; we speak with a Calgary exterminator who says the city has a big cockroach problem; we talk to a Blue Bombers fan who really needs his football team to win the Grey Cup so he can wear pants again.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Thursday November 14

Nov 14, 2019 00:22:27

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On today's show: we speak to the President of the Alberta Medical Association about doctors' concerns regarding Bill 207, a private members bill on conscience rights; how some post-secondary students in Calgary are preparing for higher tuition fees; should Calgary's newest cemetery also have park features like a basketball court, wading pools, and a zipline? We find out how an historic cemetery in Atlanta livens things up.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday November 13

Nov 13, 2019 00:26:02

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On today's show: ahead of his show in Calgary this week, Bluesman Colin Linden recounts some of the highlights of his 40-plus years in the music biz; city council is looking at three different property tax scenarios for 2020 - including a rate freeze. We tell you what each option means in terms of service cuts and why your taxes are probably going to go up regardless; Calgary's theatre scene is grieving the death of John Murrell, a distinguished playwright, librettist, and actor. Up next, we speak with one of John Murrell's long-time friend and colleagues.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday November 12

Nov 12, 2019 00:24:41

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On today's show: after nearly four decades as a hockey commentator, Don Cherry has been fired over "divisive remarks". This isn't the first time the Coach's Corner host has sparked outrage, so why now? We ask sports reporter Morgan Campbell; we hear what Calgarians think of Sportsnet's decision to fire Don Cherry; we tell you about the big changes coming to Calgary's science centre, Telus Spark; we speak with Marilyn Boake, the Chairperson for Habitat for Humanity Foothills, about qualifying for a mortgage through Habitat for Humanity.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday November 11

Nov 11, 2019 00:32:06

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On today's show: political scientist Duane Bratt gives us his analysis of the Kenney Government's new Fair Deal Panel and its mandate to strengthen Alberta's autonomy; a project trying to tell the story of every Canadian soldier buried during world war two in a dutch cemetery; Remembrance Day has a great deal of focus on veterans - and rightly so - but what about Canadians in uniform who are still serving abroad? We talk to an Alberta soldier deployed in Ukraine; can you drive a car and support Greenpeace or does that make you a hypocrite? Why, when it comes to climate change "perfect should not be the enemy of the good".

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday November 8

Nov 8, 2019 00:29:13

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On today's show: the UCP government responds to criticisms over its decision to cut the wildfire rappel program. Agriculture & Forestry Minister, Devin Dreeshen joins us; we talk to a Calgary Stampeders fan who cheers on her team by baking them fresh cookies; restaurant critic Elizabeth Carson gives us her take on Sidewalk Citizen's new location in Central Memorial Park; we tell you about a documentary about a woman, her great grandfather, and his long lost art.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Thursday November 7

Nov 7, 2019 00:29:08

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On today's show: should Calgary be building new suburbs at a time when inner city neighborhoods are facing cuts to services? We discuss that with Councillor Evan Woolley; the meat draw is a long tradition at many Legions including here in Calgary. We speak with Karen Ball, a member of the Kensington Legion; our What To Watch columnist reviews the new streaming service Apple TV; Our Eye on the Legislature, Paul McLoughlin, talks about the hammer that Jason Kenney could wield in his standoff with Ottawa.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday November 6

Nov 6, 2019 00:32:49

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On today's show: we get reaction from the Calgary Public Teachers association to the multi-million dollar shortfall that public schools in Calgary are now facing; we ask our Unconventional Panel if the way we address each other - things like, "Hey, guys" or "Hi, dude" - has gotten too casual; we tell you about a group of guys who made a historic discovery in Edmonton's river valley while on a pee break; the thrills and dangers of wild skating in Banff National Park; we speak with Tom Leppard about the the sunrise and sunset ceremonies at the Field of Crosses display.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday November 5

Nov 5, 2019 00:24:39

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On today's show: why some Alberta rural doctors are saying a change to on-call shifts will affect quality of care; the time signal airs everyday here on CBC Radio One at 11 A-M Mountain Time and it turns 80 years old today; our food guide Julie van Rosendaal on the great raisin debate; some Albertans have been calling for separation from Canada. Turns out, there's a way to do that. We hear about the process, whether it's likely to unfold and what it might lead to.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday November 4

Nov 4, 2019 00:21:31

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On today's show: Albertans with disabilities say they've been blindsided by the UCP budget. We talk with a disability advocate; what's the fastest you've ever driven? For this week's Karchut on Cars, Paul looks at why that matters and how the tech from high end supercars trickle down to your daily driver; with year one of the Canadian Soccer League now over, we look ahead to see if the momentum can last.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday November 1

Nov 1, 2019 00:27:09

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On today's show: CBC Business Reporter Kyle Bakx joins us to explain why Encana, a cornerstone of Alberta's oil patch, is declaring itself an American company; the Calgary Cavalry could win it all tomorrow. We catch up with a super soccer fan to look ahead to the game; we talk to Sheldon Kennedy, former NHL player and winner of Battle of the Blades; we talk to some indigenous teens who have just returned from an international robot design competition in Dubai.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Thursday October 31

Oct 31, 2019 00:21:23

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On today's show: we speak with Deborah Yedlin on the breaking Encana news; we find out what the hot Halloween costumes are this year; our Eye on the Legislature, Paul McLoughlin picks through the avalanche of news out of Edmonton this week; since launching in the city, the number of Uber drivers in Calgary has grown from the hundreds to the thousands. We hear how the business has changed.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday October 30

Oct 30, 2019 00:30:00

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On today's show: we take a closer look at how the provincial budget is leaving the Calgary Police Service with a multi-million dollar hole in its finances; with Halloween just one day away, our Unconventional Panel will debate if it's gotten too scary; we talk to a Calgary woman who's earned a spot on Oxford University's prestigious ice hockey team; the Alberta government wants to change the rules around where doctors can work in order to address shortages in rural areas. We hear what a practicing rural doctor thinks of the plan.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday October 29

Oct 29, 2019 00:21:53

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On today's show: A former child and youth care counsellor tells us about the risks of working on the frontline; Julie van Rosendaal with some out of the box ideas of what to do in the kitchen this Halloween; a new city committee is tasked with focusing on the green line LRT. We hear from committee chair Shane Keating on what the provincial budget means for the project.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday October 28

Oct 28, 2019 00:27:58

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On today's show: A Canmore woman is flying to Romania to face off against the world's strongest female arm wrestlers. She joins me in studio; Norway's energy investment fund has just surpassed a trillion dollars. Alberta's Heritage Fund, however, isn't doing so great. We take a look at what we can do better; it's exactly what our city is supposed to be attracting in order to diversify our economy - tech companies. And a Vancouver based company had eyed Calgary as a spot for expansion but now that's changed. We find out why; for this week's Karchut on Cars, as the carsharing company Car2Go gets ready to pull out of Calgary and four other U-S markets, we look into whether this is a canary in the coal mine for the carsharing model.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday October 25

Oct 25, 2019 00:27:27

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On today's show: The Canadian Music Hall of Fame in Calgary is inducting songwriter Andy Kim. He joins us in studio; a Canadian company has developed an app to connect shoppers with food that's not-quite-expired. We speak with the CEO and founder of the app; we talk to Alberta's Finance Minister about the provincial budget; what the provincial budget means for Calgary. We speak with Ward 1 Councillor Ward Sutherland.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Thursday October 24

Oct 24, 2019 00:25:52

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On today's show: What Calgary's small business owners want from the provincial budget; the Ghostbusters are making an appearance in Calgary this weekend. Angela brings us those details; we learn about a new study that says people living with dementia benefit more from gardening or getting a massage than taking pills; this week's federal election results has sparked a social media war between Alberta and Atlantic Canada. We speak with a Newfoundlander who previously lived in Alberta.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday October 23

Oct 23, 2019 00:32:30

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On today's show: How to get the East to listen to the West. We speak with the president and CEO of the Canada West Foundation; the city is pondering slower speed limits on residential roads. Our Unconventional Panel will debate if we need to slow down; we check in with a former pro mountain biker from Canmore who is re-learning to ride on one leg; how the oil and gas industry gave birth to the world's most famous pitch perfect software, auto-tune.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday October 22

Oct 22, 2019 00:29:50

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On today's show: Calgary's mayor weighs in on the federal election results; Alberta's top "bovine athletes" are gearing up for the Superbowl of bull riding. We speak to the owner of two of those bulls; our food guide Julie van Rosendaal on why in the age of free online recipes, people still have stacks of cookbooks in their kitchen; we hear what conservative MP Greg McLean has to say about his big win last night in Calgary-Centre.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday October 21

Oct 21, 2019 00:21:19

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On today's show: It's federal election day. We talk about the possible outcomes with Mount Royal University's David Taras; for this week's Karchut on Cars, Paul takes a look at the rise in people living out of their customized vans; we speak with a Calgary marathoner who just qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday October 18

Oct 18, 2019 00:22:33

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On today's show: we speak to some Calgarians about how they're planning to vote in Monday's federal election; what the research says about how politics are dividing people more than ever before. Pollster John Santos joins me in studio; we take a look at Kent Hehr's uphill battle to win a second term as a Liberal in Calgary.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Thursday October 17

Oct 17, 2019 00:28:15

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On today's show: Our Eye on the Legislature, Paul McLoughlin, explains the so called Frankenstein scenario that could come out of Monday's election; why Nakiska is opening for its earliest preview weekend in 31 years; are all those probiotics you're taking helping or making things worse? We talk gut hype; we sit down with a Priest, a Rabbi and a Muslim leader about how they are working together for the common good.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday October 16

Oct 16, 2019 00:29:20

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On today's show: Climate activist Greta Thunberg says she's coming to Alberta. Our Unconventional Panel debates why Greta is so divisive; leave the leaves. Why that's the message from the Nature Conservancy of Canada; why one of Warren Buffet's companies is investing big money in wind energy here in Alberta; we ask a lawyer how strong of a legal case Alberta has against opioid companies to recoup the costs of addiction and overdoses in our province.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday October 15

Oct 15, 2019 00:20:05

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On today's show: Why advocates for Calgary's oldest neighbourhood say the vibe of 9th Avenue is under threat; our food guide, Julie van Rosendaal on what to do with those Thanksgiving leftovers; for this week's Karchut on Cars, Paul looks into studded winter tires and whether they're really the best choice for cold weather driving.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday October 11

Oct 11, 2019 00:26:56

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On today's show: We tell you why Parks Canada is draining a lake in Banff National Park; how a Calgary cab driver has won praise and recognition for being really nice to his passengers; we speak with the lawyer representing a convicted trespasser who is suing the property owner for firing warning shots at him; when tide pods and alcohol have a baby - you get the Glenlivet Scotch capsule.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Thursday October 10

Oct 10, 2019 00:28:02

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On today's show: We hear from an education advocate who hopes big report card changes are on the way; we meet the guest conductor of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra's live performance of Mary Poppins; we talk to a Calgarian living on ground zero for the protests in Hong Kong; our Eye on the Legislature, Paul McLoughlin, walks us through what we heard in the first couple of days of the fall sitting of the legislature.

Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday October 9

Oct 9, 2019 00:29:08

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On today's podcast: We tell you about the culture of fear at Alberta's Energy Regulator; our Unconventional Panel debates when is it time to stop giving money to your adult children; a southern Alberta man being sued by a trespasser on his property is fighting back with a counter-suit; it might be the oldest hand-me-down in Calgary. We tell you about an 82-year-old bassinet that's still helping babies have sweet dreams.

Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday October 8

Oct 8, 2019 00:27:47

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On today's podcast: Our political panel reviews last night's federal Leaders Debate; we rounded up a group of Albertans to watch the federal leaders' debate. We hear what they thought of it; Angela checks in with the city's Senior Transportation Engineer for an update on the upgrades to Crowchild Trail SW; Julie van Rosendaal on the must have items for Thanksgiving dinner and how best to make them.

Eyeopener Podcast Monday October 7, 2019

Oct 7, 2019 00:29:26

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On today's podcast: What's holding up Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline replacement; we find out about an adaptive traffic signal system in Edmonton that's supposed to keep cars and pedestrians flowing; on Karchut on Cars, a look at the data that connected cars are collecting on you; we meet a couple of Ghostbusters fans who are so into the movie the have made a documentary about it's origins.

Eyeopener podcast - October 4

Oct 4, 2019 00:28:59

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On today's podcast: CBC has uncovered new details about the controversial UCP leadership vote in 2017. We get an insider's take on what was happening at voting kiosks set up by Jason Kenney's campaign; why public transit in Calgary should be free; the fossil of a famous Ice Age cat has been discovered in Alberta; The Vinyl Cafe's is celebrating it's 25th anniversary with a 2 part story collection. We talk to the show's longtime producer.

Eyeopener podcast for October 03, 2019

Oct 3, 2019 00:29:18

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Today on the podcast: a forensic psychiatrist explains the challenges of releasing a violent schizophrenic back into society, a look at how ready Canadians really are to lessen their personal environmental impact, how to get your hands on some of the amazing wardrobe items from CBC comedy Schitt's Creek, and a look at the societal impacts of fighting in hockey.

Eyeopener podcast for October 02, 2019

Oct 2, 2019 00:31:03

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Today on the podcast: we get reaction to Matthew de Grood's slow release back into the community from one of his victim's fathers, former Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverly McLachlan tells us about her new autobiography, we find out about doodle regret from the original breeder of the golden-doodle, and our Unconventional Panel debates the departure of Car2Go from Calgary.

Eyeopener podcast for October 01, 2019

Oct 1, 2019 00:25:52

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Today on the podcast: why the city is closing a number of its recycling drop-off depots, how to have educated, measured conversations over the environment, we hear about this year's Vital Signs report for Calgary, and skiers get an early dose of powder skiing with this September snowfall

Eyeopener podcast for September 30, 2019

Sep 30, 2019 00:29:52

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Today on the podcast: Calgary Councillor George Chahal tells us why he's standing up against Quebec's controversial Bill 21, political panellists Janet Brown and Zain Velji talk about the issues heading into next week's leader's debate, Tony Seskus tells us how Alberta is unlocking new technology to extract hydrogen power in a more environmentally friendly way, and a hotel owner in Waterton tells us about the 80 cm wallop of snow that hit that corner of the province over the weekend

Eyeopener podcast for September 26, 2019

Sep 26, 2019 00:30:11

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Today on the podcast: a federal Crown prosecutor explains why Parks Canada is cracking down on fines for visitors behaving badly, the general manager of the Flames, Brad Treliving, tees up the season and the Matthew Tkachuk signing, we check-in with ten year old Marigold Mioc as she prepares to walk the runway at Paris Fashion Week, and Paul Karchut looks into the history of kit homes in Calgary as well as the future of building a house out of a box

Eyeopener podcast for September 25, 2019

Sep 25, 2019 00:25:44

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Today on the podcast: CBC reporter Colleen Undeerwood tells us about a southern Alberta man being sued by an intruder on his property after the intruder was injured, our Unconventional Panel debates whether Alberta is doing enough on the climate file, Angela finds out why Parks Canada is calling for people to pack out their apple cores and banana peels, and gardening expert Kath Smyth has some advice on getting our yards fall (and snow) ready

Eyeopener podcast for September 24, 2019

Sep 24, 2019 00:27:25

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Today on the podcast: Foothills Hospital parking woes, the push for Naloxone kit training as part of first aid courses, the city wants to hear from you on its E-Scooter pilot project, and Julie Van Rosendaal talks about stretching your leftovers and avoiding food waste

Eyeopener podcast for September 23, 2019

Sep 23, 2019 00:26:55

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Today on the podcast: Premier Jason Kenney tells us about the extensive road trip he's taken to encourage Alberta energy investment, CBC meteorologist Christy Climenhaga tees up a chilly start to fall for Calgary, Angela tours the city's 100,000 square foot recycling facility to learn about some of the big no-nos that people put in their blue bins, and Paul Karchut explores the huge increase in injury for women in collisions for this week's Karchut on Cars.

Eyeopener podcast for September 20, 2019

Sep 20, 2019 00:31:17

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Today on the podcast: David Stephan responds to the not guilty verdict in his retrial connected to the death of their toddler in 2012, Janet Brown and Zain Velji give their thoughts on the Justin Trudeau brownface photos and video that have surfaced, we hear about an animal rescue that wants your sticks and branches for their baby moose, and restaurant critic Steve Glavicich checks out the new fondue joint in Calgary called Moonlight & Eli.

Eyeopener podcast for September 19, 2019

Sep 19, 2019 00:29:33

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Today on the podcast: Paul McLoughlin joins us with Alberta reaction to the Justin Trudeau "brownface" fallout, Mary Moran from Calgary Economic Development tells us why tech company Finger Food has been awarded $3.5-million to move part of its workforce to the city, we hear about the Apple Festival coming to Camp Kiwanis this weekend, and why Alberta Parks is allowing e-bikes on some trails and paths in Kananaskis

Eyeopener podcast for September 18, 2019

Sep 18, 2019 00:31:31

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Today on the podcast: Our Unconventional Panel debates whether Kaillie Humphries should be allowed to compete for the U.S. bobsleigh team, political strategist Zain Velji explains why we still get election calls in the modern world, the AMA explains its new "failgating" campaign urging drivers to back off, and two Alberta butchers are heading to the world championships to represent Alberta

Eyeopener podcast for September 17, 2019

Sep 17, 2019 00:30:12

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Today on the podcast: understanding the attack on Saudi oil refineries and the effect on Canadian supply, why some Calgarians are striking up a new wave of neighbourhood watches, Jay Ingram tees up another year at Beakerhead, and Julie Van Rosendaal talks tomatoes

Eyeopener podcast for September 16, 2019

Sep 16, 2019 00:25:50

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Today on the podcast: Medicine Hat's tells us what the city is permanently abandoning 75% of its municipally owned natural gas wells, a look at how to be more media savvy during the federal election campaign, Karchut on Cars looks at a new carsharing service for high performance vehicles, and teeing up Calgary's first ever clown festival

Eyeopener podcast for September 13, 2019

Sep 13, 2019 00:31:15

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Today on the podcast: tackling domestic violence in diverse Calgary communities, a conversation with Kaillie Humphries' lawyer about her decision to leave and sue Bobsled Canada, an 81-year-old entrepreneur wins a Top 7 over 70 award for her adaptive clothing line, and two women with mis-matched foot sizes discover each other on opposite sides of the country

Eyeopener podcast for September 11, 2019

Sep 11, 2019 00:27:02

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Today on the podcast: Councillor Druh Farrell tells us about new regulations that could be coming to Calgary AirBnB hosts, we hear about a new quadcopter developed by students at SAIT that could help rescue people from high rise buildings, Angela learns about a new food sharing app developed for Calgary, and we hit the streets to see what Calgarians want out of this federal election.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday September 10

Sep 10, 2019 00:28:33

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On today's podcast: Why adults still fight at kids' hockey games; we talk to a Calgarian who was in the Bahamas when Hurricane Dorian hit. Now he is on a mission to help that country rebuild; Angela tells us about the return of the lane reversal at Memorial Drive at Edmonton Trail and fourth street in the NW; a Calgary woman discovers her half-brother...and it's someone she's known for years.

Eyeopener podcast - Monday September 9

Sep 9, 2019 00:29:11

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On today's podcast: Why cheaper auto insurance could be coming to Alberta; the Trans-Canada Highway near Golden will be closed for days at a time for construction next year, we talk to the mayors of Golden and Radium about how their communities will be affected; Karchut on Cars, a look at the curious job of developing a signature sound for inherently silent electric vehicles; we speak to a Calgary bass player on tour with the Queen Musical: We Will Rock You.

Eyeopener podcast - Friday September 6

Sep 6, 2019 00:29:01

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On today's podcast: Journalist Susan Craig on how to get from the University of Calgary to the Pulitzer Prize; meet the new person in charge of Alberta's serious and organized crime unit; how a game of hockey determined the final sale price of a Calgary home; meet one of the five members of The Hunter Brothers, a band that is indeed made up of five brothers.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday September 5

Sep 5, 2019 00:31:50

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On today's podcast: how cuts to education could affect Calgary schools and students. We speak with the head of the Calgary Board of Education; how the new President and CEO of the Glenbow Museum plans to shake things up; we take you inside a home in northwest Calgary that was struck by lightning this week; from course design, to who to watch, to what they do with all that horse manure. We talk to Ian Allison about The Masters at Spruce Meadows .

Eyeopener podcast Wednesday, September 4

Sep 4, 2019 00:32:20

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On today's podcast: We talk to Janice MacKinnon, Chair of the Alberta Government's blue-ribbon panel about the report the panel released on Tuesday; political commentator, Janet Brown, shares her thoughts on the new government report that is calling for deep cuts and a balanced budget in four years; yesterday we heard the argument against school choice,today,the argument in favour; Canadian music legend - Sylvia Tyson. She's in Calgary to be inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday September 3

Sep 3, 2019 00:26:04

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On today's podcast: We hear from a Calgarian who lives in Hong Kong. He's in Calgary for a visit and tells us about life during the political upheaval there; just how crummy was our weather this summer and will the fall make up for it; there is a lot of choice when it comes to public schools in this city. We talk to someone who says that's a bad thing; Angela tells us about a local charity that relies on Hunger Heroes, donors who commit to monthly giving, to make sure every child who needs a lunch gets one.

Eyeopener Podcast for August 30, 2019

Aug 30, 2019 00:27:23

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Today on the podcast: seclusion rooms get brought back to Alberta schools, why Canola crops have seen a big drop in value this year, reaction to a human rights complaint by a male babysitter in Edmonton, and a weekend of partying at Fiesta Filipino.

Calgary Eyeopener Podcast for Thursday, August 29

Aug 29, 2019 00:22:31

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On today's podcast: Why Calgary Co-Op's decision to switch to a private wholesale supplier could take a big bite out of the food cooperative; new research from the University of Calgary into why fracking can cause earthquakes; Batman or at least the guy who voices him in the Lego Movie, joins Doug Dirks to talk golf; the discovery of a ribbon of light in the night sky has netted a Calgary man an award from NASA.

Eyeopener podcast Wednesday, August 28

Aug 28, 2019 00:26:55

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On today's podcast: Advocates for safe injection sites say a new government panel is doing work they've already done; we hear from Parks Canada about a tourist who was bitten by a scared black bear; the province is asking Driver Examiners to work overtime to deal with the huge backlog of road tests...we find out how they'd like to fix the system; Angela tells us about the BUMP festival.

Eyeopener Podcast Wednesday August 27, 2019

Aug 27, 2019 00:32:38

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On today's podcast: We talk to Transportation Minister Ric McIver to find out how the Alberta government plans to fix the driver exam system; two very different opinions on Calgary Pride's decision to not allow police in uniform march in the Parade; reaction to an app Weight Watchers has just launched for kids and teens; our food guide Julie van Rosendaal dusts off the last of her old timey cookbooks.

Eyeopener podcast - Monday 26

Aug 26, 2019 00:30:42

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On today's podcast: we find out if uniformed police officers will be allowed to march in the Calgary Pride parade; how artificial intelligence is helping University of Alberta researchers get ahead of wildfires; Wordfest tickets go on sale today. we take a look at what you can expect at this year's festival; keeping Calgary's art scene thriving in a time of funding uncertainty and budget cuts.

Eyeopener podcast - Friday August 23

Aug 26, 2019 00:30:03

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On today's podcast: We hear from a former Albertan now living in Hong Kong to find out what it's like to be living in the political turmoil there; does community size matter? That's the question one U of A professor looked at while comparing the experiences of Syrian refugees living in Alberta; our Eye on the Legislature, Paul McLoughlin,on what's been going on in provincial politics this week; and a really weird story about Weird Al Yankovic...who is playing in Calgary this weekend!

Eyeopener podcast - Thursday, August 22

Aug 22, 2019 00:25:56

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On today's podcast: New rules could make it easier for temporary foreign workers to leave their jobs. We hear from an industry group that argues the new rules go too far; a tour of Fish Creek Provincial Park this weekend will show how engineered wetlands have helped stop pollutants running into the creek; we hear about the rescue of a six-year-old girl from drowning in the Elbow River; and exploring Canada's deepest cave.

Eyeopener podcast Wednesday, August 21

Aug 21, 2019 00:33:02

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On today's podcast: Should Alberta provincial politicians be door-knocking for out-of-province federal politicians; why the city's decision to dump 2000 tonnes of clamshell plastic containers into the landfill isn't as bad as it sounds; how new research into how trees are helping each other protect themselves against the mountain pine beetle; we meet a 10-year-old Calgary girl getting ready to strut her stuff with some of the world's top models in New York and Paris Fashion Week.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday August 20

Aug 20, 2019 00:29:36

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On today's podcast: Is the tide turning in Hong Kong? Pro-democracy leaders push for peaceful rallies after months of violence; is it a crop or is it a commercial product? Making the case for why cannabis producers should pay higher taxes in Alberta; Angela tells us what to expect at this year's Global Fest; we meet the new CEO of the Calgary Public Library.

Eyeopener podcast - Monday August 19

Aug 19, 2019 00:33:43

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On today's podcast: A former senior planner for Calgary Transit says the city should be re-thinking the Green Line LRT project; most Calgarians never wanted a new arena...we talk to a reporter who reviewed thousands of emails submitted to the city clerk's office; a glimpse into the life of a Lime juicer. One of the intrepid people charging up e-scooters in Calgary; and the curious case of witchcraft in Canada.

Eyeopener podcast - Friday August 16

Aug 16, 2019 00:20:14

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On today's podcast: Birth control - for wild horses; our restaurant critic tells us about Pigeon Hole -- a wine bar that's remaking itself as a breakfast and lunch spot; we talk to one of the creators of Girls Rock Camp.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday August 15

Aug 15, 2019 00:29:17

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We check in with our Parliament Hill watcher to find out just what the Prime Minister's ethics violations mean; Angela takes a walk through the wildflowers on Nose Hill; we meet some of the teenagers who hang out at the library; but first what a brutal day on the stock markets means for Calgary.

Eyeopener podcast Wednesday, August 14

Aug 14, 2019 00:26:30

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On today's podcast: How to repair a broken penguin egg...and keep its occupant alive; before there was snowboarding, there was snurfing. We talk to one of the people who inspired the snurf-board; we check out Calgary's first 4D movie theatre; but first, a Parks Canada wildlife specialist on the wolf attack in Banff National Park.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday August 13

Aug 13, 2019 00:33:41

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On today's podcast: Five years from now, you'll be able to send texts to 9-1-1 ... but that means big changes to emergency services; we learn about a new contest to name a star, and an exoplanet; if your kids are bored of summer, here are some science experiments you can do with them at home; but first, an eyewitness account of a wolf attack in Banff National Park.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday August 12

Aug 12, 2019 00:32:45

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On today's podcast: New language research or..how to sing like a bird; we talk to two young Calgarians celebrating Eid Al Ahda; Red Deer's mayor responds to claims the city works against entrepreneurs, and that the proof is in the number of companies choosing to move to neighbouring counties; but first... how Lubbock, Texas is trying to lure Calgary businesses.

Eyeopener podcast - Friday August 9

Aug 9, 2019 00:19:56

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On today's podcast: One of our new Eyeopener restaurant critics tucks into some finger lickin' good Tennessee BBQ; the connection between first names and first impressions; the martial art called MUAY THAI is known as the art of eight limbs. We find out why, from a local martial artist who won big on only his second pro fight ever, in Las Vegas.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday August 8

Aug 8, 2019 00:23:26

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On today's podcast: H Ling trail is reopening this weekend. What you can expect on the revamped trail; we talk to Cavalry FC's hometown goalie, Marco Carducci about his team's match Wednesday night against the Montreal Impact; Our Eye on the Legislature, Paul McLoughlin, will catch us up on what's been going on in provincial politics.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday August 7

Aug 7, 2019 00:29:16

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On today's podcast: Why the SPCA is telling Albertans to stock up on winter feed for their horses, now; how an online scammer...quickly became the scam-ee; just how does cannabis affect the way you drive? and we talk to our road trips columnist about lake camping in Alberta.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday August 6

Aug 6, 2019 00:17:49

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On today's podcast: Why only one driver in Calgary has been charged with cannabis-impaired driving; if you love flip flops, our next guest may spoil your love for this cheap, plastic sandal; we take you to another secret garden in the city...this one is a graveyard for pieces of Calgary's historic sidewalks.

Aug 5: Eyeopener Podcast for Monday, Aug 5

Aug 5, 2019 00:26:02

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On today's podcast, we look back to 1969: we hear memories from two Calgarians who were at Woodstock; we get the strange but true story of Bruce Haack, an electronic music pioneer from right here in Alberta; and we hear how John Lennon's "Imagine" was inspired by a woman from Saddle Lake.

Eyeopener podcast - Friday August 2

Aug 2, 2019 00:31:06

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On today's podcast: The beginning of the end for plastic bags at local grocery stores. We talk with the CEO of Calgary Co-op; the next generation of Innisfail's water-skiing dynasty; do you DREAD looking up at your ceilings? Our Handy Girl tells us how to get rid of stipple; and Calgary's love-hate relationship with e-scooters.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday August 1

Aug 1, 2019 00:31:59

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On today's podcast: Allegations of mismanagement at Alberta's energy regulator; if you're looking to buy an electric car in Alberta...you'll find it's not that easy; we hear how Medicine Hat is preparing to deal with record breaking temperatures; the heads of three Alberta energy companies have written an open letter to Canadians.

Eyeopener podcast Wednesday, July 31

Jul 31, 2019 00:30:29

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On today's podcast: Alberta unions win round one. A judge has granted an interim injunction against Bill 9; clouds of little yellow butterflies are on the move, in and around Calgary. Naturalist, John Acorn explains why; the modern day mystery of why women carry purses, and men don't; goodbye Saddledome...hello new arena. Mayor Nenshi joins us to look at the new deal.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday July 30

Jul 30, 2019 00:27:47

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On today's podcast: The city lays 65 charges against an Alberta Fire Protection company and it's employees. We talk with an investigator from the fire department and speaking of fire, it's been the worst year for forest fires in Northern Alberta in almost forty years. Now a review has been launched in how those fires are fought; can you guess this summer's hottest song? But first... what's next for the Green Line LRT.

Eyeopener podcast Monday July 29

Jul 29, 2019 00:24:10

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On today's podcast: A police officer who made a difference, and a woman who just wants to say thanks; Bill 9, more on why two unions are taking the province to court today; and resident pigeon enthusiast of the Faculty of Lesser Known Arts and Sciences.

Eyeopener podcast Friday July 26

Jul 26, 2019 00:28:45

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On today's podcast: One of the biggest critics of the arena deal is being accused of telling Ken King one thing - and the public another. U of C economist Trevor Tombe joins us to clear the air; a ski resort in K-Country wants to be able to sell its water for profit. We'll find out what some residents think of the idea; going skydiving in Calgary...without getting in a plane. Paul Karchut gave it a whirl; one woman's crusade against the creeping bellflower.

Eyeopener Podcast Thursday July 25, 2019

Jul 25, 2019 00:24:38

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On today's podcast: Ken King joins us to talk about the arena deal; a Calgary woman has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison for shoving a senior onto the C-Train tracks....and breaking her back. We talk to the victim's daughter; Kath Smyth is in to talk about how to grow beautiful, blooming climbing vines in your Calgary garden.

Eyeopener podcast Wednesday, July 24

Jul 24, 2019 00:31:45

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On today's podcast: Councillor Evan Woolley weighs in on the tight timeline Calgarians have to have their say on the new arena deal; our Unconventional Panel will debate whether the 50/50 arena deal between the Flames and the city is the right deal; tokin' and folkin' - a this weekend's Calgary Folk fest; Calgary's pro soccer team could make history tonight in Vancouver - and they'll have a group of loyal fans in the crowd cheering them on.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday July 23

Jul 23, 2019 00:30:54

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On today's podcast: A new arena for Calgary... to the tune of 550 million dollars. We tell you more on the event centre deal that the city has agreed to in principle; work on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is set to start in the coming months.... But hundreds of people who own property along the pipeline route have yet to sign any agreement with the company. We speak with a couple of land owners; a Canadian actor will star as Marvel's first ever Chinese superhero. We talk to an entertainment writer all about it; and Julie Van Rosendaal shares another old time recipe

Eyeopener podcast for Monday, July 22

Jul 22, 2019 00:31:23

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On today's podcast: We talk to a Calgary woman who saw a stranger about to end his life...and intervened, to save him; Mayor Nenshi on a possible new arena deal and deep cuts to the city's budget; on our summer secret garden series we take you to a yard with a pub in its shed; an update on "Turk" ... the wild turkey living in Ramsay.

Eyeopener Podcast for July 19, 2019

Jul 19, 2019 00:28:34

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Today on the podcast: Janet Brown and Duane Bratt weigh in on the latest in the UCP "kamikaze campaign"; Elizabeth Withey starts her summer DIY column; Angela explores the Silver Springs Botanical Garden; and we hear confessions from the wife of a perpetual collector

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday July 19

Jul 18, 2019 00:29:22

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On today's podcast: We talk to the city's manager of transportation about the Green Line and what he thinks about all the controversy surrounding the project; Angela tells us about Moe,a long-term resident of the Calgary Humane Society; we talk to one of the researchers who contributed to an international study about dinosaur nesting habits.

Eyeopener podcast Wednesday, July 17

Jul 17, 2019 00:26:17

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On today's podcast: We hear about the Calgary Fire Department's dramatic rescue at the Calgary Tower; we speak with the councillor who wants the city to push pause on the Green Line project; Angela on the 9th Avenue temporary bridge; why a mom is worried about the end of $25 dollar-a-day daycare in Alberta.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday July 16

Jul 16, 2019 00:29:26

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On today's podcast: Amid the controversy, we look at the evolution of chuckwagon racing at the Calgary Stampede; what the city's cycling community thinks of the arrival of electric scooter in Calgary; Ghostbusters is being filmed in Calgary right now, we take you to the set; Julie van Rosendaal dusts off some of her vintage cookbooks to bring us some tasty ideas for summer.

Eyeopener podcast for July 15, 2019

Jul 15, 2019 00:27:05

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Today on the podcast: the UCP look at overhauling the controversial Farm Safety Bill; a feature on Cielo Waste Solutions, a company south of Calgary that can turn most waste into diesel fuel; we start our series looking at unusual Calgary yards; and the bizarre research done by Calgary's "Faculty of Lesser Known Arts and Sciences.

Eyeopener podcast - Friday July 11

Jul 11, 2019 00:29:26

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On today's podcast: Why legal cannabis is still so much more expensive than black market weed; home sales are climbing in the city as long as you're selling around the 500 thousand dollar mark. We find out why that's the price sweet spot; Our Eye on the Legislature, Paul McLoughlin, joins us to talk about the premiers meeting underway in Saskatchewan; our What To Watch columnist Di Golding on what strange things happen in the third season of Stranger Things.

Eyeopener podcast Wednesday, July 10

Jul 10, 2019 00:31:31

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On today's podcast: An up date on shipping oil by rail; rethinking the way we treat people with dementia. We talk with an expert about what to look for if you're someone seeking help or better car; business commentator Deb Yedlin has been working the stampede circuit all over town. We hear what she's hearing at this year's Stampede parties; and we meet two sisters who have saddled up to ride their horses from coast to coast across Canada. They've newly arrived here in Calgary.

Eyeopener podcast Tuesday July 9

Jul 9, 2019 00:24:34

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On today's podcast: We went out for a little stroll today around Stampede Park and checked out everything that was going on from the Elbow River Camp to the Chuck barns and everything in between. We start on horseback with the president of the Calgary Stampede.

Eyeopener podcast Monday July 8

Jul 8, 2019 00:29:55

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On today's podcast: We talk to a veteran driver examiner who quit two months after taking a government job after the province took the road test system public; smoking on the small screen. We look at the problem of tobacco imagery in Netflix shows and what the company is planning to do about it; we check back in with the Calgarian who was trying to find a buyer for his scale model of the Banff Springs Hotel; on this week's Karchut on Cars, Paul is taking a look at the surprise uptick in stick shift sales for certain brands.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday July 5

Jul 5, 2019 00:33:51

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On today's podcast: Why the long line-up just to take a driver's test; the Alberta government's spending more than two million dollars to study foreign money spent on anti-oil campaigns. Author Chris Turner joins us to talk about; the Blood Tribe has officially signed a 150-million dollar settlement from Ottawa over a claim dating back to the early 20th century; we talk to Chief Roy Fox; farewell Alfred E. Neuman. Mad Magazine will be winding down publication. We talk about its legacy with a comedy writer who grew up reading it.

Eyeopener Podcast Friday, July 4

Jul 4, 2019 00:30:38

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On today's podcast: A new father explains what it is like to raise an adopted son who became addicted to opiates in the womb; Paul McLoughlin on politicians prepping for the official kick of to the annual bbq circuit; new recycling depots coming to Alberta farmers; why the Hays Stampede Breakfast is riding into the sunset;

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday July 3

Jul 3, 2019 00:32:18

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On today's podcast: Why so many stand up paddleboarders don't seem to realize the danger of the sport; what the city is doing to tackle Calgary's clamshell problem, those are the plastic containers that have caused a recycling backlog; some downtown businesses are fighting for the right to make noise late into the night during Stampede. We ask our Unconventional Panel what they think; we talk to Alberta puppeteer Ronnie Burr-keht who has been appointed to the Order of Canada.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday July 2

Jul 2, 2019 00:31:33

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On today's podcast: A team from Nanton is in Sweden this week to recover a World War Two Bomber from the ocean floor; the battle of the bees. Are honeybees hogging the nectar from native bees; Badminton's heavy hitters are in Calgary this week competing for nearly a 100 thousand dollars in prize money; why Nashville wants to ban E-scooters.

Eyeopener podcast for June 28, 2019

Jun 28, 2019 00:23:54

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Today on the podcast: a group of prominent Calgarians calls for the city to put the brakes on the Green Line LRT development, we hear about new rentable E-Scooters coming to Calgary streets, and the mangoes that apparently reign supreme over all others are back for another year!

Eyeopener podcast - Thursday June 27

Jun 27, 2019 00:33:32

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On today's podcast: A CBC investigation. How easy is it for teenagers to buy vape products in this city; is it worth it for the price? A group of prominent Calgary businessmen told City council it needs to re-think plans for the City's Greenline project; Lethbridge overtakes Red Deer as Alberta's third largest city. We check in with the city's mayors; Angela checks in with the Calgary Police Mobile Community Outreach Police Station.

Eyeopener Podcast Wednesday June 26, 2019

Jun 26, 2019 00:32:39

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On today's podcast: The Calgary Board of Education is projecting 40 million dollar funding gap. We find out what the Calgary Board of Education has planned for schools this fall; the town of Raymond Alberta is generating all its electricity needs for town facilities from solar power; we have a conversation about the art of conversation in a polarized age; and a Calgary comedian gets a heart, we hear the remarkable story of Adam DeLorey.

Businesses saying no to the cut in minimum wage for youth

Jun 25, 2019 00:30:46

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Why some Alberta businesses are refusing to lower their minimum wage for minors despite the government Bill allowing it.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday June 25

Jun 25, 2019 00:30:46

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On today's podcast: Why some Alberta businesses are refusing to lower their minimum wage for minors despite the government Bill allowing it; the fhe firefighters union is warning cuts to the department will mean cuts to services. We hear from a veteran on the force; our food guide Julie van Rosendaal gets ready for the mac and cheese festival this weekend; what do you get when you cross a narwhal with a beluga? The rare narluga. .

Eyeopener podcast - Monday June 24

Jun 24, 2019 00:34:25

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On today's podcast: Are we headed for a summer of labour unrest, we talk to the head of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees; making it easier for new Canadians to get jobs in their own field; how miners in southern Alberta are unintentionally helping the Royal Tyrrell Museum uncover prehistoric fossils; putting vintage C Trains out to pasture.

Eyeopener podcast - Friday June 21

Jun 21, 2019 00:30:21

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On today's podcast: Alberta's Minister of Justice on taking the federal carbon tax to court; Councillor Evan Woolley tells us why he wants to get rid of the self-cleaning toilet in Tomkins Park; Cowboy Smith on National Indigenous People's Day; we talk to a 13 year old who's just had her research published in a peer-reviewed journal.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday June 20

Jun 20, 2019 00:25:58

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On today's podcast: Street racing in Calgary -- and how police are trying to stop it; our Eye on the Legislature, Paul McLoughlin, will join me to talk about the UCP's Bill 9 the Public Sector Wage Arbitration Deferral Act; why the Flames captain is the NHL's Best Defenceman; we hear why there are calls to remove a public washroom in Tomkins Park, on 17th ave in front of Mt Royal Village.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday June 19

Jun 19, 2019 00:31:25

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On today's podcast: Federal finance minister Bill Morneau joins us to discuss the Trans Mountain pipeline decision; we also talk with the chief of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation in North Vancouver who oppose the projects expansion; we hear about a new project that tracks twisters across Canada; and we meet Phyllis Dahl - Miss Rodeo Canada 1959. She's being honoured this weekend at the Guy Weadick Rodeo in High River.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday June 18

Jun 18, 2019 00:27:44

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On today's podcast: Pipe dreams. Peter Tertzakian on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion; why the town of Claresholm could soon be a hot destination for new Canadians; the science behind those puppy dog eyes;and we talk to a shisha bar owner about why the city might be targeting waterpipe smoking.

Eyeopener podcast - Monday June 17

Jun 17, 2019 00:27:23

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On today's podcast: The CEO of a renewable energy company speaks up for Trans Mountain; the plan to turn downtown office space into condos; the lengths some ski jumpers are going to in order to train, now that Winsport has closed its jumps; we visit The Hive in East Village - home to tens of thousands of honeybees.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday, June 14

Jun 14, 2019 00:31:42

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On today's podcast: A conversation with Alberta's new Energy Minister Sonya Savage; how a basketball game brought a country to it's feet; Banff brings back the idea of pay parking in town We talk with the town's mayor; how a quick-thinking rancher jumped into action to deliver a baby antelope by the side of a highway.

Eyeopener podcast - Thursday June 13

Jun 13, 2019 00:28:16

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On today's podcast: Richmond Green Golf Course might be the cheapest golf game in town, but two councillors propose shutting it down; is it a national unity crisis? Senator Paula Simons on controversial federal bill C-69; a longtime Cochrane pharmacist has one wish before he retires, that everyone in town will quit smoking; Angela tells s about Roll Out. It's Calgary's first Roller Skate Festival.

Eyeopener Podcast Wednesday June 12, 2019

Jun 12, 2019 00:29:16

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On today's podcast: Airdrie residents who started the group "Stop The Stench" have won their fight against a stinky compost facility near their homes; we talk about planning your digital legacy and how to avoid becoming a social media zombie; start slapping as we bring you Calgary's summer mosquito forecast; Angela tells us about something called Boodle feast;

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday June 11

Jun 11, 2019 00:30:20

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On today's podcast: How the war on single-use plastic affects Alberta's plastic industry; we talk to a farmer who tried to do a good deed under aerial assault; why you should shake up your walking route from sidewalks to back alleys; but first, how to cut 60 million dollars from Calgary's budget.

Eyeopener Podcast Monday, June 10, 2019

Jun 10, 2019 00:29:49

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The latest on the property tax problems at city hall; Indian Relay is coming to Calgary; the Raptors could win the NBA title; the youth achievement awards.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Jun 6, 2019 00:25:53

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More on our playground zone series, we hear from one group concerned about the possible increase in Alberta's charter schools, and we speak with a military historian about the 75th anniversary of D-Day

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

Jun 5, 2019 00:27:30

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Liz Withey continues our playground series with a look at how the city enforces speeding depending on quadrant/location, Councillor Shane Keating gives his thoughts on the new provincial bill that would offer tax breaks to businesses moving to vacant or derelict sites, and our Unconventional Panel debates whether recycling is even worth doing

Eyeopener Podcast for Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

Jun 4, 2019 00:27:47

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HIV Community Link responds to the review of provincial funding for new supervised consumption sites, we look at the huge variety in speeding enforcement in Calgary playground zones, a local tailor retires after more than sixty years on the job, and we meet a Red Deer man who has documented the larger than life story of former Maple Leafs owner Harold Ballard... in Lego dioramas!

Eyeopener podcast for June 3rd

Jun 3, 2019 00:26:20

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We hear from Mayor Nenshi on the latest to-and-fro on property taxes at City Hall; the city has decided to take the lead on demolishing Kensington Manor rather than waiting for its owner to get it done; we hear from a Calgary company bringing soundproof booths to open concept offices across the country; and the story of a safe finally cracked after decades left unopened

Eyeopener podcast - Friday May 31

May 31, 2019 00:30:35

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On today's podcast: City council ok's urgent tax relief for local busineses; how the Kenney government plans to cut red tape;why buy clothes... when you can now rent the latest look? We talk to a stylist about the pros and cons of this new trend; but first, living with all this smoke.

Eyeopener podcast Thursday May 30

May 30, 2019 00:31:22

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On today's podcast: Asthma sufferers fear another smokey summer; how to live in a tiny home; Angela gets tempted by a lemon tree; but first conversion therapy in Alberta.

Eyeopener podcast - Thursday May 29

May 29, 2019 00:31:40

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On today's podcast: Smoky skies. The temperature has shot up this week, and right on time, a haze has descended on the city; we hear what happens inside so-called "conversion therapy" programs operating in Calgary; the Unconventional panel takes on the Kenney government's decision to lower the minimum wage for minors; but first, are we heading into another recession?

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday May 28

May 28, 2019 00:32:50

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On today's podcast: Why The Green party says no more foreign oil in Canada; what the UCP's proposed changes to Alberta's minimum wage, overtime and holiday pay will mean for Calgary businesses;our food guide, Julie van Rosendaal tells us everything you need to know about Spam.

Eyeopener podcast - Monday May 27

May 27, 2019 00:28:38

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On today's podcast: a conversation that you had with a man who waited 50 years to get his high school diploma; counselor Shane Keating on making changes to the way tickets are handed out around street sweeping; we're going to go on the hunt for a wild turkey in Ramsey; and we're going to talk to a couple who did something everyone dreams of doing. Stepping away from their lives and taking a year off to just travel the world.

Eyeopener Unleashed: The International Avenue Edition

May 24, 2019 00:34:20

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We hit the streets on May 24th for a walk down International Avenue. Along the way, we spoke with Mayor Nenshi about his deep connection to this part of the city, we explore some of the amazing multicultural shops and restaurants, and find out about the brand new bus rapid transit line that's transformed the face of the avenue.

Eyeopener podcast Wednesday May 23

May 23, 2019 00:28:09

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On today's podcast: Why the month of May is so bad for fires in Alberta; why the Calgary Board of Education is dipping into it's reserves; we speak with a lacrosse fan who is stoked abut the Roughneck's big game this weekend; first we hear about plans for changes to the Stampede LRT station.

Eyeopener podcast Wednesday, May 22

May 22, 2019 00:33:05

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On today's podcast: The Calgary councillor championing the "Idaho Stop." Gian Carlo Carra joins us to talk about changing rules of the road for cyclists, and preparing for more bike sharing companies to come; then the Unconventional panel will weigh in on bike sharing, and the next wave, electric scooters; a story for chocolate lovers: we'll tell you about a new kind of chocolate, coming to Canada soon; but first, a season of repeal starting with Alberta's carbon tax. How the federal Liberals plan to respond to the UCP plan to scrap the tax.

Eyeopener podcast for May 21, 2019

May 21, 2019 00:31:08

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We'll hear from an evacuee as fires burn around High Level, Alberta. Our political panel tees up the first sitting of the Kenney Government. Angela finds out about a new fundraiser for city's justice facility dogs. And we'll find out about a new course for road cyclists behaving badly.

Eyeopener podcast - Friday May 17

May 17, 2019 00:21:56

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On today's podcast: We speak to a longtime massage therapist about how sexual assault charges in the industry tarnish the profession in Calgary; Lois Szabo helped open Calgary's first gay bar, that was 40 years ago. Tonight she'll be honored for it; but first, Alberta is relaxing its public drinking laws. We tell you more about what it could mean for parks and summer festivals.

Massage therapist charged

May 17, 2019 00:06:30

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A massage therapist, Dennis Baltazar, in Calgary is facing a slew of sex charges over alleging of assaulting three men at a downtown sports clinic. Since then, 14 other complainants have come forward. Janine Gotzke, Baltazar's former teacher, spoke with the Calgary Eyeopener.

Eyeopener podcast - Thursday May 16

May 16, 2019 00:30:41

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On today's podcast: The battle of the Swans. Why a pub in Inglewood is being forced to change its name; we talk about the effects of ageism and how seniors get discriminated against; if you're upset about the rain heading into a long weekend. Well here's another way to think about it. We talk to a music loving canola farmer who couldn't be happier about the forecast. First a conversation with Senator Paul and her vote on the amendments to Bill C-48.

Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday May 15

May 15, 2019 00:27:39

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On today's podcast: We go to where cod is king and ask an Atlantic Canadian what they think about news that McDonald's now has fish and chips on the menu; we hear about one woman's failed attempts to keep magpies from nesting in her backyard and the Unconventional panel joins into talk about irksome urban wildlife; we talk with Ward 7 councillor Druh Farrell on how to keep single-use plastics out of Calgary's landfills.

Eyeopener podcast -Tuesday May 14

May 14, 2019 00:22:44

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On today's podcast: we talk to a professor who is giving a distinguished lecture at the U of C today...about sex; we hear what a Canmore van dweller thinks of the town's new plan to crack down on people living in vans; Dr. Raj Bhardwaj talks ticks and what to do if you get bit by one.

Eyeopener podcast - Monday May 13

May 13, 2019 00:28:22

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On today's podcast: Is Calgary any closer to getting a new field house? We talk to the projects latest champion, councillor George Chahal; now that the UCP has formed government is it light's out for solar power; do you remember the Mona Lisa billboard? She may be coming back; and in a surprise announcement this morning, Westjet has agreed to a 5 billion purchase by Onex.

Eyeopener Podcast Friday May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019 00:25:41

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On today's podcast: the craft beer boom; one family, three sets of twins; why the African violet endures as a classical house plant; a conversation with the man who invents languages for Game of Thrones.

Eyeopener Podcast Thursday May 9, 2019

May 9, 2019 00:29:10

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On today's podcast: why a Calgary cab driver is suing the city; councillor Joe Magliocca says Calgary should get out of the golf business; a short story dispenser at the new Central Library; how to remove a rattlesnake from your office.

Calgary Eyeopener Podcast Wednesday May 8, 2019

May 8, 2019 00:34:03

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On today's podcast: the future of Bighorn; the Unconventional Panel tackles federal incentives for electric vehicles; building sidewalks in places never designed for them; the attempt to amend Bill C-69.

Calgary Eyeopener Podcast Tuesday May 7, 2019

May 7, 2019 00:29:20

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On today's podcast: HIV Community Link defends its plans for a safe consumption site in Forest Lawn; what Spruce Meadows is doing to make sure soccer fans get to the next Cavalry FC game on time; why an Alberta town is buying cardboard cut-out cops; betting on royal baby names.

Eyeopener podcast - Monday May 6

May 6, 2019 00:26:46

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On today's podcast: some junior oil companies aren't paying taxes or making payments to landowners; a man from Forest Lawn is leading the charge against a mobile consumption site; why a group of parents are taking Hockey Calgary to court; what you need to know before buying an electric vehicle.

Eyeopener podcast - Friday May 3

May 3, 2019 00:31:59

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On today's podcast: GSA protests at Calgary high schools; Kaetlyn Osmond is hanging up the skates; Mike Soroka is making a name for himself in the major leagues; Rick Mercer is coming to town.

Calgary Eyeopener with David Gray & Angela Knight: Thursday May 2, 2019

May 2, 2019 00:30:55

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On today's podcast: looking for signs of change in the oilpatch; an update on a Calgary man who's been locked up in China since before Christmas; the debut of Calgary's new pro soccer team; wolves and bison are getting re-acquainted in Banff; what some teenagers think of possible changes to Instagram.

Eyeopener podcast - Thursday May 2

May 2, 2019 00:30:55

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On today's podcast: looking for signs of change in the oilpatch; an update on a Calgary man who's been locked up in China since before Christmas; the debut of Calgary's new pro soccer team; wolves and bison are getting re-acquainted in Banff; what some teenagers think of possible changes to Instagram.

Calgary Eyeopener with David Gray & Angela Knight: Wednesday May 1, 2019

May 1, 2019 00:31:58

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On today's podcast: Alberta and British Columbia still aren't getting along; a new text tool to keep us safe on transit; The Unconventional Panel debates street sweeping tickets; a 700 pound bell was stolen from an Alberta farm.

Calgary Eyeopener with David Gray & Angela Knight: Tuesday April 30, 2019

Apr 30, 2019 00:21:16

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On today's podcast: A woman calls for action to protect wildlife outside Banff; Geddy Lee is coming to town with some of his favourite instruments; the best meal Julie Van Rosendaal has ever had.

Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday April 30

Apr 30, 2019 00:21:16

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On today's podcast: A woman calls for action to protect wildlife outside Banff; Geddy Lee is coming to town with some of his favourite instruments; the best meal Julie Van Rosendaal has ever had.

Calgary Eyeopener with David Gray & Angela Knight: Monday April 29, 2019

Apr 29, 2019 00:31:27

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On today's podcast: the mayor of Victoria tells us about her tour of the oilsands; the relationship between cannabis use and exercise; a conversation with food writer Ruth Reichl; Paul Karchut asks if premium fuel is worth it.

Eyeopener podcast - Monday April 29

Apr 29, 2019 00:31:27

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On today's podcast: the mayor of Victoria tells us about her tour of the oilsands; the relationship between cannabis use and exercise; a conversation with food writer Ruth Reichl; Paul Karchut asks if premium fuel is worth it.

Calgary Eyeopener with David Gray & Angela Knight: Friday April 26, 2019

Apr 26, 2019 00:27:13

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On today's podcast: a Calgary city councillor takes the mayor of Victoria to the oil sands; the strangest crab you've ever seen; a horror movie set in the Calgary suburbs; cracking down on drivers in school zones in Airdrie.

Eyeopener podcast - Friday April 26

Apr 26, 2019 00:30:28

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On today's podcast: a suspected street race may be behind the death of a Calgary pedestrian; a southeast Calgary recycling plant keeps catching fire; Shazam! actor Zachary Levi; a Calgary photographer who loves dressing up as Wonder Woman.

Calgary Eyeopener with David Gray & Angela Knight: Thursday April 25, 2019

Apr 25, 2019 00:30:35

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On today's podcast: a suspected street race may be behind the death of a Calgary pedestrian; a southeast Calgary recycling plant keeps catching fire; Shazam! actor Zachary Levi; a Calgary photographer who loves dressing up as Wonder Woman.

Eyeopener - Thursday April 25

Apr 25, 2019 00:30:28

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On today's podcast: a suspected street race may be behind the death of a Calgary pedestrian; a southeast Calgary recycling plant keeps catching fire; Shazam! actor Zachary Levi; a Calgary photographer who loves dressing up as Wonder Woman.

Calgary Eyeopener with David Gray & Angela Knight: Wednesday April 24, 2019

Apr 24, 2019 00:32:17

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On today's podcast: why CFL players are holding a strike vote; former Alberta Party MLA Greg Clark reflects on his election loss; an X-Games athlete tells us about his latest stunt.

Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday April 24

Apr 24, 2019 00:32:10

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On today's podcast: why CFL players are holding a strike vote; former Alberta Party MLA Greg Clark reflects on his election loss; an X-Games athlete tells us about his latest stunt.

Calgary Eyeopener with David Gray & Angela Knight: Tuesday April 23, 2019

Apr 23, 2019 00:34:02

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What happens when Jason Kenney repeals the carbon tax; the frustrating Flames; a long-range plan for Lake Louise, how a radio reporter ended up playing Justin Trudeau on The Simpsons.

Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday April 23

Apr 23, 2019 00:33:55

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What happens when Jason Kenney repeals the carbon tax; the frustrating Flames; a long-range plan for Lake Louise, how a radio reporter ended up playing Justin Trudeau on The Simpsons.

Calgary Eyeopener with David Gray & Angela Knight: Thursday April 18

Apr 18, 2019 00:31:06

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On today's podcast: The federal liberals plan to spend millions of dollars to encourage Canadians to buy electric cars but are the roads ready for them; kids at a Calgary daycare may have been exposed to tuberculosis. We talk to an infectious disease expert about consumption; Angela's getting ready for a Do Crew; but first, Calgary Flames assistant general manager Craig Conroy on last night's loss.

Eyeopener podcast - Thursday April 18

Apr 18, 2019 00:30:59

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On today's podcast: The federal liberals plan to spend millions of dollars to encourage Canadians to buy electric cars but are the roads ready for them; kids at a Calgary daycare may have been exposed to tuberculosis. We talk to an infectious disease expert about consumption; Angela's getting ready for a Do Crew; but first, Calgary Flames assistant general manager Craig Conroy on last night's loss.

Calgary Eyeopener with David Gray & Angela Knight: Wednesday April 17, 2019

Apr 17, 2019 00:33:12

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On today's podcast: The winners, the losers, and the survivors. Albertans sent a loud message to the rest of the country last night. We talk to a brand new UCP MLA excited to be heading to the legislature; we check in with former NDP finance minister Joe Ceci, who's still not entirely sure if he won his seat in Calgary Buffalo; and check in with our Unconventional panel to hear what they're thinking; but first... Alberta has decided. We parse out the results with Duane Bratt

Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday April 17

Apr 17, 2019 00:33:06

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On today's podcast: The winners, the losers, and the survivors. Albertans sent a loud message to the rest of the country last night. We talk to a brand new UCP MLA excited to be heading to the legislature; we check in with former NDP finance minister Joe Ceci, who's still not entirely sure if he won his seat in Calgary Buffalo; and check in with our Unconventional panel to hear what they're thinking; but first... Alberta has decided. We parse out the results with Duane Bratt.

Calgary Eyeopener with David Gray & Angela Knight: Tuesday April 16, 2019

Apr 16, 2019 00:22:21

Description:

On today's podcast: Will spring make Calgary's housing market grow? We discuss that with a local realtor; the proud father of Calgary's latest hockey star; happy Sesqui Centennial to the Periodic Table. We tell you why this historic chart is so important.

Calgary Eyeopener with David Gray & Angela Knight: Monday April 15, 2019

Apr 16, 2019 00:22:39

Description:

On today's podcast: We check in with our election focus group one more time, before voting day;we tell you about some of the new programs happening at the new Central library; we start in Canmore where the town has just banned people from jumping off Engine Bridge into the Bow river.

Eyeopener podcast -Tuesday April 16

Apr 16, 2019 00:22:14

Description:

On today's podcast: Will spring make Calgary's housing market grow? We discuss that with a local realtor; the proud father of Calgary's latest hockey star; happy Sesqui Centennial to the Periodic Table. We tell you why this historic chart is so important.

Eyeopener podcast - Monday April 15

Apr 15, 2019 00:22:32

Description:

On today's podcast: We check in with our election focus group one more time, before voting day;we tell you about some of the new programs happening at the new Central library; we start in Canmore where the town has just banned people from jumping off Engine Bridge into the Bow river.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday April 11

Apr 12, 2019 00:44:06

Description:

On today's podcast: We recap the Flames game with former Flame, and Stanley Cup winner, Jamie McCowan; Angela hears about all the buzz around the return of Game of Thrones; and The Door Knockers. We head out to hear what candidates are hearing on the streets.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday April 11

Apr 11, 2019 00:29:44

Description:

On today's podcast: We talk to political scientist, Duane Bratt about the latest revelations about the UCP nomination race; finding joy in a dementia diagnosis. A conversation with author and doctor Tia Powell; a conversation with Flames assistant manager Craig Conroy on the teams first playoff game; up first, authorities ask for help finding a missing 12 year old girl.

Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday April 10

Apr 10, 2019 00:31:50

Description:

On today's episode: An update from the city on the hundreds of homes and businesses affected by burst and frozen pipes over the last month; the Unconventional Panel tackles whether political parties should work so hard to dig up past transgressions; A preview of the Stanley Cup playoffs that start tonight.

Calgary Eyeopener - April 10, 2019

Apr 10, 2019 00:31:57

Description:

On today's episode: An update from the city on the hundreds of homes and businesses affected by burst and frozen pipes over the last month; the Unconventional Panel tackles whether political parties should work so hard to dig up past transgressions; A preview of the Stanley Cup playoffs that start tonight.

Calgary Eyeopener - April 10, 2019

Apr 10, 2019 00:31:57

Description:

On today's episode: An update from the city on the hundreds of homes and businesses affected by burst and frozen pipes over the last month; the Unconventional Panel tackles whether political parties should work so hard to dig up past transgressions; A preview of the Stanley Cup playoffs that start tonight.

Calgary Eyeopener Podcast - April 9, 2019

Apr 9, 2019 00:24:30

Description:

On today's podcast: Calgary homeowners will pay 3.45 percent more on their tax bill this year; The Senators are in Calgary for public hearings into controversial Bill C-69, Senator Doug Black explains what they hope to accomplish; Watch your step, CBC's Bill Sanderson explores why some dog owners put dog poop in a bag and leave it behind. Some of your responses to this problem.

Calgary Eyeopener - April 9, 2019

Apr 9, 2019 00:24:30

Description:

On today's podcast: Calgary homeowners will pay 3.45 percent more on their tax bill this year; The Senators are in Calgary for public hearings into controversial Bill C-69, Senator Doug Black explains what they hope to accomplish; Watch your step, CBC's Bill Sanderson explores why some dog owners put dog poop in a bag and leave it behind. Some of your responses to this problem.

Eyeopener podcast - Monday April 8

Apr 8, 2019 00:28:14

Description:

On today's podcast: We talk to our mayor about what provincial parties are promising Calgary; David checks in to see how fast the snow pack is melting in the mountains and Calgary's risk of flooding and drought; Calgary police plan to use 3D technology to solve crimes; Paleontologists discover a remarkable fossil in Peru, a whale that could walk.

Calgary Eyeopener - April 8, 2019

Apr 8, 2019 00:28:21

Description:

On today's podcast: We talk to our mayor about what provincial parties are promising Calgary; David checks in to see how fast the snow pack is melting in the mountains and Calgary's risk of flooding and drought; Calgary police plan to use 3D technology to solve crimes; Paleontologists discover a remarkable fossil in Peru, a whale that could walk.

Calgary Eyeopener - April 5, 2019

Apr 5, 2019 00:24:03

Description:

On today's podcast: Regular Calgarians weigh in on last night's Provincial Debate; A Calgarian lands his dream job, sampling cannabis; An Albertan who lives in the UK gives us her perspective on Brexit.

Eyeopener podcast - Friday April 5

Apr 5, 2019 00:23:56

Description:

On today's podcast: Regular Calgarians weigh in on last night's Provincial Debate; A Calgarian lands his dream job, sampling cannabis; An Albertan who lives in the UK gives us her perspective on Brexit.

Calgary Eyeopener Podcast - April 5, 2019

Apr 5, 2019 00:24:03

Description:

On today's podcast: Regular Calgarians weigh in on last night's Provincial Debate; A Calgarian lands his dream job, sampling cannabis; An Albertan who lives in the UK gives us her perspective on Brexit.

Calgary Eyeopener - April 4, 2019

Apr 4, 2019 00:23:05

Description:

On today's podcast: Learn why your car insurance rates are going up; Hollywood comes to Fort Macleod; City Councillor, Shane Keating weighs the pros and cons of selling naming rights to Calgary's Transit properties.

Calgary Eyeopener - April 4, 2019

Apr 4, 2019 00:23:05

Description:

On today's podcast: Learn why your car insurance rates are going up; Hollywood comes to Fort Macleod; City Councillor, Shane Keating weighs the pros and cons of selling naming rights to Calgary's Transit properties.

Calgary Eyeopener - April 3, 2019

Apr 3, 2019 00:34:20

Description:

On today's podcast: Dwayne Bratt discusses Jody Wilson-Raybolt and Jane Philpot's expulsion by the Liberals; Janet Brown's joins us to talk about the provincial election campaign so far; Our 'Unconventional Panel' argues the merits and down falls of negative campaigning; Hanita Simard explains the importance of a workshop called 'Making Waves'; Super Dogs auditions are coming up.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday April 2

Apr 2, 2019 00:28:52

Description:

On today's podcast: we talk to the Mayor about how the city's plans for fixing our property tax burden; a Lethbridge arena is renamed in honour of the late Logan Boulet. We hear why; the curious case of a woman who can't feel pain; we'll check out an act of optimism in Inglewood with the opening of a new independent book store.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday April 1

Apr 1, 2019 00:26:06

Description:

On today's podcast: The Canadian Women's Hockey League is disbanding,we talk to the coach of the Calgary Inferno; Alberta Liberal Leader David Kahn; we find out about street sweeping in the city; Kath Smyth preps us for the Spring gardening season.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday March 29

Mar 29, 2019 00:30:42

Description:

On today's podcast: Our beer columnist suggests some spring brews and patios; Cabin Party, a chance to have a camp experience and raise money for young adult cancer survivors; we take a peek at what's in store for the Flames in the post season; what are the political parties promising this week? We have the wrap on some of the latest policy announcements.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday March 28

Mar 28, 2019 00:27:43

Description:

On today's podcast: Indigenous groups are pushing ahead their plan to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline; a 6-year-old environmentalist gives a hotel chain a hard time about serving breakfast on non-reusable plastic plates; we talk to a vet in Westlock Alberta about a one-of-a-kind calf delivery; our What to Watch columnist takes us to Brazil, and Northern Ireland.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday March 27

Mar 27, 2019 00:21:35

Description:

On today's podcast: More allegations over wrongdoing in Jason Kenney's 2017 leadership campaign; our Unconventional panel will dig into changing fashion trends; we hear about a flood at the Cochrane Museum.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday March 25

Mar 26, 2019 00:25:37

Description:

On today's podcast: We ask a panel of Albertans how they feel about the election so far; we revisit Bill 6 the farm safety act which the UCP is promising to repeal if elected; discover a side of Ed Whalen most people don't know about.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday March 26

Mar 26, 2019 00:24:27

Description:

On today's podcast: a new report debunks some myths about the carbon tax; CBC's election producer Falice Chin looks at who is running for office; why do some of us talk with our hands and what does it say about us.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday March 25

Mar 26, 2019 00:25:37

Description:

On today's podcast: We ask a panel of Albertans how they feel about the election so far; we revisit Bill 6 the farm safety act which the UCP is promising to repeal if elected; discover a side of Ed Whalen most people don't know about.

Calgary Eyeopener - March 20, 2019

Mar 25, 2019 00:23:21

Description:

On today's Podcast: The Unconventional Panel defends their political parties; Premiere Rachel Notley discusses the upcoming provincial election; Jonathan Love critiques the broadway show, 'Come From Away'.

Calgary Eyeopener - March 22, 2019

Mar 25, 2019 00:23:35

Description:

On today's podcast: Lawyer Kevin Toyne discusses 'Vexatious Litigation', the repetitive, burdensome and unwarranted filing of motions with no merit; What happened when The Calgary Police recovered a stolen weapon, a cannon; Shaun Majumder from 'This Hour has 22 Minutes' is performing live at The Laugh Shop.

Calgary Eyeopener - March 20, 2019

Mar 25, 2019 00:23:21

Description:

On today's Podcast: The Unconventional Panel defends their political parties; Premiere Rachel Notley discusses the upcoming provincial election; Jonathan Love critiques the broadway show, 'Come From Away'.

Calgary Eyeopener - March 21, 2019

Mar 25, 2019 00:22:27

Description:

On today's podcast: UCP leader Jason Kenney is hoping to get your vote; A group of Calgary Doctors have put a sign up in their clinic asking patients not to bring unvaccinated children; Calgary's old science centre and planetarium is getting a face lift.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday March 19

Mar 19, 2019 00:30:43

Description:

On today's podcast: The man who says the fix was in during the UCP leadership campaign; farewell to the Saints. Hockey Calgary redraws its boundaries; we speak with a Calgary actor who moved to Pakistan ... and became one of that country's rising TV and film stars.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday March 18

Mar 18, 2019 00:28:03

Description:

On today's podcast: Jason Kenney and the kamikaze candidate; We take a closer look at 25 dollar a day daycare; Councillor Evan Woolley's 100 million dollar solution to Calgary's budget problems; and we say farewell to the Long John Index. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday March 14

Mar 14, 2019 00:31:24

Description:

On today's podcast: Dialing back on cellphones in the classroom; our eye on the legislature Paul McLoughlin will dissect the government's upcoming health care bill; we talk to a teacher from Rocky Mountain House who's getting a Juno Award for Music Teacher of the Year; we answer all your questions, about the Eyeopener.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday March 13

Mar 13, 2019 00:20:09

Description:

On today's podcast: we'll speak to the leader of the Alberta Party about its proposal to make vaccinations mandatory for school-aged kids; should the city put the public art program in storage for another year; tips on how to weather the big melt; the Unconventionals try to determine the best Canadian band. Ever.

Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday March 12

Mar 12, 2019 00:32:05

Description:

On today's podcast: Calgary now has the dubious distinction of having the highest unemployment rate in the country. CBC business reporter Tony Seskus explains the job numbers; we speak to the Guaido-appointed Venezuelan Ambassador to Canada, about Venezuela's crippling power outage and ongoing humanitarian crisis; why grapes give off sparks when you put them in the microwave; Julie van Rosendaal shares some cooking ideas for St. Patrick's day.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday March 7

Mar 7, 2019 00:29:18

Description:

On today's podcast: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke this morning... addressing the country on the SNC Lavalin controversy; the recent deaths of two wolves outside Banff National Park is reigniting the call for a buffer zone to protect wildlife when they wander outside park boundaries; Angela finds out about the city of Calgary's version of EBay; Bret the Hitman Hart remembers King Kong Bundy.

The Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday March 6

Mar 6, 2019 00:29:43

Description:

On today's podcast: For only the second time ever, a patient with HIV appears to been cleared of all signs of infection. We talk about the significance of this scientific breakthrough; the story of a mysterious Blackfoot headdress that appeared in a thrift shop and how it was reunited with it's original owners; now that the bobsled and luge track at Winsport is closed, perhaps forever, we ask our Unconventional Panel if Calgary's Olympic legacy is dead; Angela reports on the Do Crews work with Rob Nash Project. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

The Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday March 5

Mar 5, 2019 00:21:11

Description:

On today's podcast: The connection between fracking and earthquakes; city council's billion and a half dollar plan for major projects, which one comes first, and where's the money coming from; we meet two Calgary teens heading to Oxford to compete against the best debaters in the Commonwealth.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday March 4

Mar 4, 2019 00:28:00

Description:

On today's podcast: The month of February saw a staggering number of animal welfare investigations in Alberta. We tell you why; city council is once again addressing concerns around Calgary's only safe drug injection site; Canada and Norway meet to settle the debate over who has the biggest moose statue; and Street Legal is back! So is Cynthia Dale. We talk with her.

Eyeopener Podcast - March 1, 2019

Mar 1, 2019 00:32:04

Description:

Obstruction of justice, or inappropriate? More on the SNC-Lavalin affair; an online challenge is causing concern in Calgary schools; a new food festival in Calgary; the story of a Calgary boy who invited Jarome Iginla to his birthday party.

Eyeopener Podcast - February 28, 2019

Feb 28, 2019 00:32:15

Description:

Jody Wilson-Raybould's explosive testimony; why the RCMP are asking you to think twice before helping; a pitch for man-made waves in the Bow River; a Bollywood hip hop star who calls Calgary home.

Eyeopener Podcast Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019

Feb 27, 2019 00:31:34

Description:

The push to restart passenger rail service between Calgary and Banff; cyclists may soon have to share bike lanes with skateboards and scooters; the Unconventional Panel tackles moralized shopping; we meet a Calgarian who just turned 105; and a walk on a tightrope.

Eyeopener Podcast Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019

Feb 26, 2019 00:25:25

Description:

The latest on water fluoridation in Calgary; the UCP wants to provide incentives to bring more new Canadians to small town Alberta; the Calgary Seniors' Resource Society is looking for volunteers; Paul Karchut tries to convince Calgarians to ride a bike in the freezing cold.

Eyeopener Podcast Monday, Feb 25, 2019

Feb 25, 2019 00:27:54

Description:

The city's secret plans for arena negotiations; hundreds of patients are left with big bills after an orthodontist goes bankrupt; a controversial night at the Academy Awards; the re-discovery of the world's biggest bee.

Eyeopener Podcast Friday, Feb 9, 2019

Feb 22, 2019 00:29:52

Description:

Calgary Police responds to changes to photo radar rules; a charter school in Calgary says its needs are being ignored; The University of Calgary wants older students; a conversation with one of the headliners of a car show in Calgary.

Eyeopener Podcast - Feb 21, 2019

Feb 21, 2019 00:27:51

Description:

Councillor Gian-Carlo Carra on the future of the Fairview Arena; Paul McLoughlin on this week in Alberta politics; a new arts venue is opening in northeast Calgary; What to Watch columnist Di Golding on true crime shows.

Eyeopener Podcast Wednesday, Feb 20 2019

Feb 20, 2019 00:26:52

Description:

Premier Rachel Notley on her rental rail deal, which will see more Alberta crude flowing out of the province by July; author Chris Turner on the United We Roll convoy; a look at the life of fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld; and a donation from AC/DC.

Eyeopener Podcast Tuesday February 19

Feb 19, 2019 00:26:23

Description:

On today's podcast: Record breaking February? Environment Canada's Dave Phillips has a weather update; two Albertans have started a funny web series about the animal kingdom; a cautionary tale for condo owners; and how one Calgary teen imagines the world in 2068.

Eyeopener Podcast for February 14, 2019

Feb 14, 2019 00:19:16

Description:

Today on the podcast: The pro-pipeline Yellow Vest convoy takes off from Red Deer; a massive recall on the best-selling Ford F-150; Cinnamon hearts, love them or hate them?; and Calgary's new Glow Festival celebrates winter living

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday February 13

Feb 13, 2019 00:26:58

Description:

On today's podcast: Copper theft and Calgary's drug trade. We hear about if from a corporal trying to catch meth addicts hunting for a commodity to sell; how's your furnace handling the cold snap? We check in with a pro; Bo Levi Mitchell's coming back to Calgary, how Stamps President John Hufnagel sealed the deal; Vancouver may have the ocean and better weather but Calgary's a better place to date ... according to freelance writer, Jessica Barrett.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday February 12

Feb 12, 2019 00:31:28

Description:

On today's podcast: Oops. Why the Alberta Party leader is banned from running; Calgary City Hall struggles with plans for a mega mall in Rocky View County; cyclists and motorists could soon be required to give each other some space, we'll try and find out what the plan is; and the seldom-told history of Jews who escaped the Holocaust and found refuge in Shanghai.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday February 11

Feb 11, 2019 00:31:04

Description:

On today's podcast: Need some cold snap good news? It's killing pine beetles; the return of Fortress Mountain ski resort; months after being ousted from the company he started, Mogens Smed is launching a new one.

The Eyeopener podcast for Friday February 8

Feb 8, 2019 00:26:21

Description:

On today's podcast:Plans for a solar farm inside city limits; how to fix Bill C-69, we speak a researcher who says she has the answer; we ask who has the right to speak; speed dating for singles who like to ski.

The Eyeopener podcast for Thursday February 7

Feb 7, 2019 00:27:51

Description:

On today's podcast: Why Winsport is causing panic among bobsleigh and luge athletes; Alberta senator Paula Simons on the pros and cons of the controversial Bill-C69; Angela finds out who won a battle of the first responders in Airdrie; the stories of the first black settlers of Alberta.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday February 6

Feb 6, 2019 00:22:00

Description:

On today's podcast: The latest on the deadly train derailment near Field, B.C.; the planned mobile consumption site may have just lost one of its supporters. We speak to one of the organizers about where they will put the unit once it's built; and for the love of winter... we talk to a guy who says there's a way to turn our frostbitten frowns upside down.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday February 4

Feb 5, 2019 00:26:42

Description:

On today's podcast: more on the fatal train derailment near Field; we'll go lion dancing for Chinese New Year; an Alberta lollipop company has made it to the Grammy awards; and our food guide Julie van Rosendaal makes the case for cooking with monosodium glutamate.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday February 4

Feb 4, 2019 00:40:46

Description:

On today's podcast: What if the people who package all the stuff you buy, were also responsible for removing it; do Indigenous acknowledgements matter; why a Calgary city Councillor wants the federal government to get rid of the mortgage stress test; and we check out the new Dior exhibit at the Glenbow.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday January 30

Jan 30, 2019 00:30:06

Description:

On today's podcast: Drug use and crime in the Beltline; anger and frustration with Immigration Canada; we'll talk to the lawyer for a British man who's just been fined thousands of dollars after his behaviour forced a Westjet flight to turn back to Calgary.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday January 29

Jan 29, 2019 00:23:32

Description:

On today's podcast: Fort McMurray passes a moratorium against oilsands work camps; a survey says ... Calgarians are bummed out about the economy; your reaction to our discussion about the problem with windchill...and we'll ask for your solutions; two coaches from rival Calgary universities will butt heads over who has the better team in today's Crowchild Classic.

Eyeopener podcast for January 28, 2019

Jan 28, 2019 00:28:20

Description:

Today on the podcast: an energy economist says Alberta needs an attitude adjustment; city council debates which major infrastructure projects to fund; a driving school refresher on crosswalks; and the case against wind chill values.

Eyeopener podcast for January 25, 2019

Jan 25, 2019 00:24:38

Description:

Today on the podcast: the argument in favour of funding a new arena and entertainment district; debating the proposed moratorium on work camps outside of Fort McMurray; and we celebrate Robbie Burns Day with a local Scottish storyteller.

Eyeopener podcast January 24

Jan 24, 2019 00:24:59

Description:

Today's podcast: Sunshine's deal with Parks Canada; limiting work camps in Fort McMurray; Red Deer police hire a robot; Indigenous Student Energy Summit in Calgary.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday January 23

Jan 23, 2019 00:32:34

Description:

Today's podcast: Crime spree in Alberta; privatizing Calgary garbage pickup; unconventional panel on overhaul of Arts Commons; Kids in the Hall's Scott Thompson.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday January 22

Jan 22, 2019 00:24:07

Description:

Today's podcast: Arts Commons makes a pitch for transformation; Calgary businesses worried about property taxes; Di Golding on the Oscar nominations.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday January 21

Jan 21, 2019 00:29:18

Description:

Today's podcast: Allegations of mistreatment at Calgary long term care facilities; Marie Kondo cleaning craze a boon for thrift stores; an unexpected visitor turns violent; Moose Jaw fighting for giant moose supremacy.

Eyeopener Podcast January 18

Jan 18, 2019 00:35:44

Description:

On the podcast: Allegations of dirty politics in Calgary's north east; risks of working in dangerous countries; different DNA companies provide different results; global battle brewing over Mac the Moose; country singer Ben Chase.

Eyeopener podcast Thursday January 17

Jan 17, 2019 00:31:16

Description:

Today's podcast: Why picnics in Calgary parks could get more boozy; volunteer gig you might not want; new artistic director of Calgary Opera Bramwell Tovey; women in Calgary preparing to march.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday January 15

Jan 15, 2019 00:30:56

Description:

Today's podcast: First Nations hoping to buy a pipeline; teenager from Syria on her new life in Calgary; the appeal of highmarking; remarkable season of Calgary Flame Mark Giordano.

Eyeopener podcast Monday January 14

Jan 14, 2019 00:29:54

Description:

Today's podcast: Protesters gather in Lethbridge calling for a police officer who ran over a deer to be fired; behind the headlines in Venezuela with Dr. Bill Hanlon; Chicago Blackhawk coach from Blackie; cool jazz venue in Calgary.

Eyeopener Podcast Thursday, Jan 10, 2019

Jan 10, 2019 00:32:21

Description:

On today's podcast: Westjet explains its protocol for preventing drunk passengers from getting on board. Catherine Ford returns to the opinion pages of the Calgary Herald. Dave discusses why more Canadian investors are trading in their mutual funds for ETFs. Two young women are trying sober socializing.

Eyeopener podcast Tuesday January 8, 2019

Jan 8, 2019 00:30:17

Description:

Today's podcast: MLA Jason Nixon on proposed Bighorn Country; Alberta driver examiners threatening to walk off the job; potent batch of street drugs in Lethbridge; snowshoe hares are cannibals.

Eyeopener podcast for January 7

Jan 7, 2019 00:29:03

Description:

Today's podcast: Minister Shannon Phillips on bullying in the Bighorn; cannabis sickness; loss of Alberta politicians Myron Thompson and Gene Zwozdesky.

Eyeopener podcast January 4, 2018

Jan 4, 2019 00:24:11

Description:

Today's podcast: Risks of growing pot at home; parking at Calgary hospitals; dystopian movies set in 2019.

Eyeopener podcast - 3 January 2019

Jan 3, 2019 00:23:05

Description:

Today's podcast: Pro-pipeline truck convoy heading to Parliament Hall; sleep better in 2019; Di Golding on the latest Netflix offering.

Eyeopener podcast January 2

Jan 2, 2019 00:26:55

Description:

Today's podcast: Looking forward to the provincial election; New Year's resolutions; Heartland returns to CBC Television.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday December 28

Dec 28, 2018 00:22:53

Description:

Today's podcast: Leroy Littlebear named an officer of the Order of Canada; Paul Karchut with a holiday edition of the Real Ski Report; how to cure a hangover.

Eyeopener podcast December 27, 2018

Dec 27, 2018 00:31:03

Description:

Today's podcast: Mayor Nenshi looks back on a tough year in Calgary; Calgary doctor heads to Rohingya refugee camps; what to do with unwanted Christmas gifts; cooking with your kids in the holiday.

Eyeopener podcast Friday December 21

Dec 21, 2018 00:30:24

Description:

Today's podcast: Councillor Jeromy Farkas says he's vindicated; managing divorce over the holidays; Calgary's Christmas bird count; tips on singing Messiah.

Eyeopener podcast December 19, 2018

Dec 19, 2018 00:25:44

Description:

Today's podcast: Federal Minister of Natural Resources on boost to struggling energy sector; plans to expand Calgary's BMO Centre; what scientists are learning from outdoor skating rinks; holiday songs from a kid's perspective.

Eyeopener podcast December 18

Dec 18, 2018 00:25:01

Description:

Today's podcast: Alberta Health responds to complaints about safe injection site in the Beltline; Calgary City council ends the year with a bang; opera singer wants front teeth for Christmas.

Eyeopener podcast December 17

Dec 17, 2018 00:32:56

Description:

Today's podcast: The impact of the Beltline's safe injection site; today's rally in support of pipelines; keeping the green in your evergreen; how animals sleep.

Eyeopener podcast December 14

Dec 14, 2018 00:27:10

Description:

Today's podcast: Former Calgarian detained in China; wild winds in Southern Alberta; a very merry Elvis Christmas; backstage at the Nutcracker.

Eyeopener podcast for December 13

Dec 13, 2018 00:29:53

Description:

Today's podcast: CBC investigation into gang member working the immigration system; senator from Quebec defending Alberta oil; Alberta farmer searching for the next generation; Olympian Mark Tewksbury returns to the stage.

Eyeopener podcast December 12

Dec 12, 2018 00:30:52

Description:

Today's podcast: Crystal meth use on the rise in Calgary; the case in favour of the Springbank dam; the case in favour of trailer parks; unconventional panel debates modern outrage.

Eyeopener podcast December 11 2018

Dec 11, 2018 00:24:24

Description:

Today's podcast: Springbank dam project is still on hold; Canmore unvails plan to combat climate change; is it time to rename hockey age categories; is eggnog the best or worst drink of Christmas.

Alberta photojournalist follows the migrant caravan in Mexico

Dec 10, 2018 00:08:46

Description:

Brett Gundlock tells us about his experiences that led to his recent photo essay, Stories from the Migrant Trail, published in Mother Jones magazine.

Eyeopener podcast December 10

Dec 10, 2018 00:27:29

Description:

Today's podcast: Why Calgary's street names are so similar; public art needs a new name; Alberta photographer with the migrant caravan through Mexico; 87-year-old ski racer.

Eyeopener podcast December 7 2018

Dec 7, 2018 00:25:19

Description:

Today's podcast: Martin King on 25 years in Calgary's oil patch; Adrian Pearce waits 48 years to open a Christmas gift; a Santa event for kids who aren't cool with crowds; hockey mom takes epic road trip.

Eyeopener podcast December 6 2018

Dec 6, 2018 00:30:57

Description:

Today's podcast: Paul McLoughlin tells us what to expect at the premier's meeting; UN pact to help migrants on the move; remembering Pete Standing Alone; food for Hanukkah.

Eyeopener podcast December 5 2018

Dec 5, 2018 00:33:14

Description:

Today's podcast: Rebooting Energy East; new laws on impaired driving; business commentator Deborah Yedlin; introducing One Gray Night special coffee blend; live and legacy of President H.W. Bush.

Eyeopener podcast for December 4

Dec 4, 2018 00:23:01

Description:

Today's podcast: Calgary adventurer weathering a storm in Antarctica; stories from the Trans Mountain pipeline hearings; NHL tough guy Bob Probert is the subject of new film.

Eyeopener podcast December 3

Dec 3, 2018 00:26:05

Description:

Today's podcast: Head of an oil company on Alberta's decision to cut production; documentary film about the province's annual wolf cull; why most Albertans don't plug in their cars; Johann Zietsman leaving Arts Commons.

Eyeopener podcast November 30

Nov 30, 2018 00:25:56

Description:

Today's podcast: Economic Development Minister Deron Bilous on Alberta's plan to buy a train; US Department of Justice on who was behind a ransomware attack at the University of Calgary; the man who owns the rights to Zorro.

Eyeopener podcast November 30

Nov 29, 2018 00:26:11

Description:

Today's podcast: UCP leader Jason Kenney calls for cuts to oil production: noisy restaurants; the CBC host who took over western Canadian airwaves yesterday; pop-up Christmas bar.

Eyeopener podcast for November 28

Nov 28, 2018 00:32:49

Description:

Today's podcast: New legislation to regulate rehab centres; Deborah Yedlin on the visit from the federal finance minister; do women do the majority of emotional labour in the household; pollitical cartoonist Mr Fish.

Eyeopener podcast for November 27

Nov 27, 2018 00:23:39

Description:

Today's podcast: Calgary Stampeder Terry Williams on his record-breaking run; Senator Paula Simons tweets; emotional labour in the household.

Eyeopener podcast Monday November 26

Nov 26, 2018 00:29:05

Description:

Today's podcast: Budget deliberations begin at Calgary City Hall; southern Alberta romaine lettuce growers; taking the oath with an eagle feather; Alberta rancher helps feed horses in California.

Eyeopener podcast November 23

Nov 23, 2018 00:30:24

Description:

Today's podcast: Trudeau's visit to Calgary; what would it take to ship Alberta oil by rail; first responders in Airdrie go head-to-head for charity; Grey Cup superfans.

Eyeopener podcast for November 22

Nov 22, 2018 00:26:38

Description:

Today's podcast: Putting the brakes on new pot stores; Eye on the Legislature Paul McLoughlin; Calgarians deal with Canada Post strike; Canadians are more polite on Twitter.

Eyeopener podcast November 21

Nov 21, 2018 00:29:05

Description:

Today's podcast: Crowded classrooms in Calgary; Deborah Yedlin on the oil price gap; searching for a bone marrow match; what it's like to be a Banff Bison Steward.

Eyeopener podcast November 20

Nov 20, 2018 00:24:05

Description:

Today's podcast: Alberta government searches for solutions for the oil price gap; dangers of concentrated cannabis; CBC Do Crew needs volunteers; India's first women's hockey team in town.

Eyeopener podcast Monday November 19

Nov 19, 2018 00:22:28

Description:

Today's podcast: Calling 911 for the wrong reasons; Alberta's breakout lead selling pot; Calgary chef part of new Netflix cooking competition show.

Eyeopener podcast November 16

Nov 16, 2018 00:26:48

Description:

Today's podcast: Calgarian leading research into sport-related concussions in youth; Make it Merry campaign; the world's largest synthesizer TONTO; which apple variety is the best?

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday November 15

Nov 15, 2018 00:22:36

Description:

Today's podcast: Councillor George Chahal on the Calgary's proposed budget; Education Minister David Eggen threatens to take funding away from some private schools; lost dog scam.

Eyeopener podcast November 14

Nov 14, 2018 00:34:05

Description:

Today's podcast: Unconventional panel and city council on the Olympic Plebiscite; CEO of Cenovus Alex Pourbaix; is it time to put Prince Charles in charge?

Eyeopener podcast for November 13

Nov 13, 2018 00:22:49

Description:

Today's podcast: Crunching the Olympic bid numbers; the front lines of the California wildfires; NHL makes a deal with concussed players.

Eyeopener podcast November 12

Nov 12, 2018 00:25:09

Description:

Today's podcast: Random attack at a C-Train station in Calgary; Mayor of Hardisty on another delay in the Keystone XL pipeline; how to vote tomorrow in the Olympic plebiscite.

The Eyeopener podcast for Friday November 9

Nov 9, 2018 00:25:22

Description:

On today's podcast: A U.S. federal judge filed an injunction to stop construction of the Keystone XL pipeline; a Canadian researcher who has spent years tracking the cash that funds anti-pipeline activism; CBC producer David Perlich at the heart of Remembrance Day ceremonies in Ypres.

The Eyeopener podcast for Thursday November 8

Nov 8, 2018 00:28:08

Description:

On today's podcast: ...Mayor Nenshi on why Calgary's vacant downtown offices might have a ripple effect on you; highlights from CBC Calgary's town hall on the 2026 bid for the Olympic Games; Calgary MP Len Webber continues his fight to boost the number of organ donors in Canada; we find out what's inside the 110-year old time capsule buried beneath old city hall.

Eyeopener podcast for November 7

Nov 7, 2018 00:26:54

Description:

Today's podcast: US midterm results; pollster Janet Brown on support for Olympic bid; more recess makes better learning opportunities; is Oumuamua alien technology?

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday November 6

Nov 6, 2018 00:28:08

Description:

Today's podcast: Calgary MLA kicked out of NDP caucus; teachers speak out against a province-wide math test; talking politics with a Republican and a Democrat living in Calgary; Crowchild Trail bridge update.

Eyeopener podcast November 5 2018

Nov 5, 2018 00:20:47

Description:

Today's podcast: Fifth Estate investigation into seatbelts on coach buses; arthritis and Indigenous people; last Albertan standing in the Great Canadian Baking Show.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday November 2

Nov 2, 2018 00:22:40

Description:

Today's podcast: Cost of oil sands cleanup; Marketplace investigation into food sensitivity testing; Ujamaa Grammas looking for help.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday November 1 2018

Nov 1, 2018 00:24:29

Description:

Today's podcast: Mayor Nenshi on the Olympic bid; Mary Moran from the Calgary Olympic Bid Corporation; Flames Foundation responds to criticism from a national charity watchdog.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday October 31

Oct 31, 2018 00:35:12

Description:

Today's podcast: Councillor Evan Woolley, chair of the Olympic Assessment Committee; Unconventional panel on Olympic bid; Canadian charity watchdog flags the Calgary Flames Foundation; new book on the Kids in the Hall.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday October 30

Oct 30, 2018 00:24:53

Description:

Today's podcast: Will Calgary's Olympic bid survive the day; pot shortage in the province; electronic bike sharing program comes to Calgary.

Faces of Fentanyl: Calgary Eyeopener special podcast

Oct 30, 2018 00:50:28

Description:

The Eyeopener's Elizabeth Withey talks to the people directly affected by the fentanyl crisis in our city - users and their families, medical professionals, first responders - about the toll of the deadly opioid.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday October 29

Oct 29, 2018 00:29:46

Description:

Today's podcast: Rachel Notley at the NDP convention; Federal Minister of Sports on the Olympic bid; Go Public; window inscriptions at the new library.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday October 26

Oct 26, 2018 00:28:03

Description:

Today's podcast: Calgary police on slipping morale inside the force; Mayor Nenshi goes shopping in Vancouver; goodbye Greyhound; Haunted Calgary.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday October 25

Oct 25, 2018 00:32:39

Description:

Today's podcast: Why grade 9 students are failing math; Calgary woman creates a legacy for her sister; plan b for bitumen; how to grow the great pumpkin.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday October 24

Oct 24, 2018 00:30:13

Description:

Today's podcast: Alberta's Environment Minister in Ottawa; do carbon taxes work?; Banksy auction; new Alberta short story collection for Halloween.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday October 23

Oct 23, 2018 00:28:54

Description:

Today's podcast: Olympic plebiscite; young Alberta woman released on bail in Thailand; new study on Lyme disease; is Calgary's East Village working for business owners.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday October 22

Oct 22, 2018 00:27:13

Description:

Today's podcast: Calgary's East Village; new Alberta senator; growing tons of veggies for the foodbank; Theatre Calgary review.

Eyeopener podcast for October 19

Oct 19, 2018 00:28:07

Description:

Today's podcast: Alberta farmers rush to harvest; Calgary's north-east; Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland; Alberta Beer Week.

Eyeopener podcast Thursday, October 18

Oct 18, 2018 00:28:54

Description:

On today's podcast: Some Calgary women are raising concerns about their experience at a low-cost fertility clinic in the city; we talk with a defence lawyer about what legalized marijuana will mean for our court system; divvying up the spoils. Who will get the proceeds from pot; a plan for a covered field at Shouldice Athletic Park.

Eyeopener podcast October 17, 2018

Oct 17, 2018 00:32:03

Description:

Today's podcast: International markets for Canadian cannabis; Calgary Airport on pot; unconventional panel on buying pot; level crossings on C-Train crossings.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday October 16

Oct 16, 2018 00:29:41

Description:

Today's podcast: Airdrie man missing in Montana; pay as you throw garba6ge; app tracks trash around the globe; high altitude training in the gym.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday October 15

Oct 15, 2018 00:34:26

Description:

Today's podcast: Province's contribution to Calgary's Olympic bid; Councillor Jeromy Farkas on secrecy at City Hall; why the phone company keeps you on hold; a new dating app cannabis users.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday October 12

Oct 12, 2018 00:29:06

Description:

Today's podcast: Stockholm's 2026 Olympic bid threatened; kids and pot; Calgary parents on trial; cello brought back to life in Calgary.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday October 11

Oct 11, 2018 00:28:45

Description:

Today's podcast: Public education about pot; emergency landing from space; new truck training regulations; big slobbery dogs need new home.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday October 10

Oct 10, 2018 00:31:23

Description:

Today's podcast: Environment Minister Catherine McKenna; what happened in Denver when cannabis was legal; investing in pot stocks; birthday bamboo at the Calgary Zoo.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday October 9

Oct 9, 2018 00:27:01

Description:

Today's podcast: New arena talks; carbon tax; did we skip fall?; NHL goal horns.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday October 8

Oct 8, 2018 00:32:04

Description:

Today's podcast: Alberta harvest stalled; the real Thanksgiving; Alberta 511; dogs at work.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Friday, October 5

Oct 5, 2018 00:32:26

Description:

On today's podcast: the last part in our series on fentanyl; the price of pot; who to call when you need to call fowl on your turkey.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Thursday, October 4

Oct 4, 2018 00:28:52

Description:

On today's podcast: part four of our series on fentanyl; Matthew de Grood getting more freedom; streaming columnist Di Golding; which is the best Girl Guide Cookie.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday, October 3

Oct 3, 2018 00:26:48

Description:

On today's podcast: a trumpeter stranded on the Trans Canada Highway during yesterday's snow storm; Mayor Nenshi on how the city is dealing with record snowfall; challenges for city buses in the snow; our Unconventional Panel answer if this city has the worst weather in Canada.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday, October 2

Oct 2, 2018 00:24:55

Description:

On today's podcast: Our series looking at the impact of fentanyl on our city; a different idea for the minimum wage; is this city ready for a Paralympics; why Autumn has gone AWOL in Alberta.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Monday, October 1

Oct 1, 2018 00:30:16

Description:

On today's podcast: We begin a week-long series on the deadly drug at the heart of the opioid crisis. We meet a Calgarian who uses fentanyl; why two city councillors are standing up for the head of police commission, as his reputation comes under fire by the police union; Alberta's minimum wage goes up to 15 dollars an hour; and a seasonal road closure in Banff National Park has seen very positive results for wildlife.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday September 28

Sep 28, 2018 00:30:14

Description:

On today's podcast: conflict within the Calgary police; Bruce Dowbiggin on if salary caps are hurting professional sports; hope for Calgary's ageing ski jumps; latest member of the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday September 27

Sep 27, 2018 00:28:08

Description:

On today's podcast: no pot for cops; isolation rooms in Alberta schools; the new head of the CBC, Catherine Tait; new Scrabble words.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday September 26

Sep 26, 2018 00:31:48

Description:

On today's podcast: more details on that strange naked abduction near Leduc; how to spot Artificial Intelligence in your life; the People's Diva, Renée Fleming; elk mating season in Jasper.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday September 25

Sep 25, 2018 00:28:00

Description:

On today's podcast: the need for better cardiac care in Red Deer; residential speed limits; the annual Great Cochrane Outhouse Races; Jack Whyte talks his new book.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday September 24

Sep 24, 2018 00:29:07

Description:

On today's podcast: A behind-the-scenes look at the province's fight to build a pipeline; inside Medicine Hat's new bitcoin mine; how a growing homeless and addiction problem is frustrating residents in Red Deer and has compelled the Mayor to write an open letter; Angela tells us about a trailblazer Calgarian, Annie Gale.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday September 21, 2018

Sep 21, 2018 00:25:19

Description:

On today's podcast: has the city succeeded in getting more people on their bikes; a look at Calgary's pedestrian strategy; challenges facing Calgary's Chinatown; a specialized vehicle for supervised drug use.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday September 20, 2018

Sep 20, 2018 00:31:56

Description:

On today's podcast: teenagers and vaping; an art heist in Calgary; making a secret documentary in China via Skype; the man behind the teepees that have stood downtown for nearly 200 days.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday September 19, 2018

Sep 19, 2018 00:27:32

Description:

On today's podcast: city council's austerity budget; the truth about teens and vaping; home sales information soon to be made publicly available in Calgary; a book club that's older than most of its members.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday September 18, 2018

Sep 18, 2018 00:23:32

Description:

On today's podcast: Heritage Park is looking for financial help from the city; a soldier's story; and a Calgary body-builder tells us about being the only Canadian asked to compete in this year's "Mr Universe".

Eyeopener podcast for Monday September 17, 2018

Sep 17, 2018 00:30:50

Description:

Today's podcast: Working in the cannabis industry could mean trouble at the U.S. border; How to choose a family-friendly dog; The life and legacy of John Leimseider; The story of Calgary's own version of Viola Desmond.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday September 14, 2018

Sep 14, 2018 00:22:25

Description:

Today's podcast: Riding out Hurricane Florence; how much winter lies ahead; why Canmore allows squatters in vans.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday September 13

Sep 13, 2018 00:29:37

Description:

Today's podcast: Mental health patients in emergency rooms; Eye on the Legislature; Calgary's Olympic bid competition; van life in Canmore.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday September 12

Sep 12, 2018 00:33:37

Description:

Today's podcast: The bill for Calgary's Olympic bid; the case against making the Bighorn back country a provincial park: is live theatre dead in Calgary; making cider with backyard fruit.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday September 11

Sep 11, 2018 00:30:02

Description:

Today's podcast: Push for a new provincial park; struggles facing Calgary's theatre community; honouring fallen firefighters; winner of the Honens International Piano Competition.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday September 10

Sep 10, 2018 00:27:42

Description:

Today's podcast: What's happening this week in Calgary's Olympic bid process; Calgarians find British whaling shipwreck; Brown Bagging It for Calgary's Kids; the search for the real Nicole.

Eyeopener podcast for September 7

Sep 7, 2018 00:24:54

Description:

Today's podcast: Lower speed limits on residential streets in Calgary; who wrote the Op-Ed about President Trump; 25 years of privatized liquor sales in Alberta.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday September 6

Sep 6, 2018 00:29:30

Description:

Today's podcast: Our Eye on the Legislature Paul McLoughlin; what is meaningful consultation in relation to the Trans Mountain pipeline; Yes Calgary 2016 on campus; getting fit this fall.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday September 5

Sep 5, 2018 00:31:16

Description:

Today's podcast: Senator Doug Black on Trans Mountain; fall forecast for Calgary's business community; unconventional panel on lowering residential speed limits; Drumheller dinosaur statues crumbling.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday September 4

Sep 4, 2018 00:23:41

Description:

Today's podcast: Olympic update; Calgary's new central library opening soon; meet the Eyeopener's new restaurant reviewer; first day of school at the University of Calgary.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday September 3

Sep 3, 2018 00:24:36

Description:

Today's podcast: Alberta's Firefighter of the Year; should you have the right to ignore work emails at home; access to free HIV medication; best and worst jobs.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday August 31

Aug 31, 2018 00:25:16

Description:

Today's podcast: Premier Notley on the Trans Mountain pipeline decision; Deborah Yedlin on what that decision means for Calgary's oil patch; a boy and his car wash; long weekend gardening with Kath Smyth.

Eyeopener podcast for August 30

Aug 30, 2018 00:23:59

Description:

Today's podcast: Red Deer mom confronts bike thief; airline passengers react to rising baggage fees; on-demand public transit proposal in Cochrane; pampered pets and your pocketbook.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday August 29

Aug 29, 2018 00:29:54

Description:

Today's podcast: Roadside test for cannabis use; Minister of Natural Resources on Trans Mountain; Honens International Piano Competition in Calgary; Beltline Urban Mural Project.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday August 28

Aug 28, 2018 00:28:22

Description:

Today's podcast: Public cannabis consumption sites in Calgary; crowding in Banff National Park; Alberta farmer on Belgian matchmaking TV show.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday August 27

Aug 27, 2018 00:24:25

Description:

Today's podcast: Helping families with transgender kids; cooking with lamb's quarters; Calgary's Parking Day; Pocket parity.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday August 24

Aug 24, 2018 00:24:02

Description:

Today's podcast: Reaction to Maxime Bernier's announcement; wildfire in Waterton; Calgary as a coffee destination; Crazy Rich Asians.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday August 23

Aug 23, 2018 00:29:51

Description:

Today's podcast: Pedestrian bridge closure in the East Village; Trump's troubles; smoke forecast; Calgarian describes the Hajj pilgrimage.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday August 22

Aug 22, 2018 00:17:39

Description:

Today's podcast: Air Canada takes over Aeroplan; a thousand relatives celebrate Eid Al-Ahda in Calgary; photographing musical superstars.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday August 21

Aug 21, 2018 00:28:30

Description:

Today's podcast: Rainbow Railroad Station to help LGBTQ refugees in Calgary; what is STEVE; flooding in Kerala in South India; rogue magpie in Banff.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday August 20

Aug 20, 2018 00:29:37

Description:

Today's podcast: Olympic bid and affordable housing for Canmore; checking in on Calgary's green card program; Kidney March; ranchers dealing with feed shortage.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday August 17, 2018

Aug 17, 2018 00:21:48

Description:

Today's podcast: Humboldt Broncos families go to court over Go Fund Me money; Medicine Hat Mavericks are Western Major Baseball League champs; country music musician and farmer Drew Gregory.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday August 16, 2018

Aug 16, 2018 00:20:38

Description:

Today's podcast: Alberta man helping move livestock away from wildfires; urban goats braving the heat to eat weeds; monitoring care for elderly loved ones.

Eyeopener podcast for Wed. Aug. 15, 2018

Aug 15, 2018 00:25:41

Description:

Today's podcast: Battling Calgary's drug crisis; tasting 20,000 thousand bottles of beer; world's biggest Rubik's cube

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday August 14

Aug 14, 2018 00:24:17

Description:

Today's podcast: Navigating the immigration system; free art appraisal in Calgary; manhole covers become public art.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday August 13, 2018

Aug 13, 2018 00:21:26

Description:

Today's podcast: Crash reconstruction; cannabis at Calgary Co-op; Cold War bunker in Kananaskis.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday August 10, 2018

Aug 10, 2018 00:25:51

Description:

Today's podcast: Dave Phillips on setting a heat record in Calgary; are you a wafter, a stay-stiller or a panicker when it comes to battling wasps; Di Golding on coming of age movies.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Thursday August 9

Aug 9, 2018 00:26:40

Description:

On today's podcast: An update on Calgary's ring road, and how it's impacting neighbouring communities; how Calgarians who work outside are dealing with the heat wave; we hear from the Calgary man who fell almost forty meters down a waterfall ... and lived; our Alberta Road Trips columnist takes us to a land of lakes and sandy beaches just two hours away from Calgary.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday August 8

Aug 8, 2018 00:27:45

Description:

On today's podcast: We talk to the owner of a lodge along Highway 93 that's been evacuated since last Thursday because of a wildfire; how your movements at the shopping mall are being tracked; Amazon is putting Balzac on the map, we find out if the town is ready; and beating the heat on Calgary's rivers.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday August 7, 2018

Aug 7, 2018 00:27:24

Description:

Today's podcast: Internal turmoil in the psychology department at the University of Calgary; extreme weather around the world; Eyeopener's Summer Song Smackdown; the end of Swerve Magazine.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday August 3, 2018

Aug 3, 2018 00:26:09

Description:

Today's podcast: German tourist shot near Morley; Di Golding on streaming services; how to ooom on your way home; how to eat Ethiopian food.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday August 2

Aug 2, 2018 00:33:05

Description:

On today's podcast: Parks Canada reacts to Sunshine's displeasure over parking; could Canada's Food Guide contribute to poorer health? Some physicians say yes. We get a response from Health Canada's top doctor; Paul McLoughlin on hot air and the bbq circuit for Alberta politicians; Calgary horticulturist Kath Smyth on how to de-bug your buggy garden.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday August 1, 2018

Aug 1, 2018 00:25:09

Description:

Today's podcast: A sports economist on Calgary's Olympic bid; chemicals instead of coffee; Calgary cannabis retailer gets the go-ahead.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday July 31, 2018

Jul 31, 2018 00:31:49

Description:

Today's podcast; Shovel your snow or pay up; expansion at Sunshine Village; new petrochemical facility in Fort Saskatchewan; pigeons as pets.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday July 30, 2018

Jul 30, 2018 00:19:43

Description:

Today's podcast: Jarome Iginla hangs up his skates today; the origin of Calgary's name; Calgary's Downton Abbey connections.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday July 27, 2018

Jul 27, 2018 00:23:51

Description:

Today's podcast: How to eat pizza: Mexican drag queens on tour in Alberta; lack of transparency in the bid process for Vancouver 2010 Olympics.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday July 26, 2018

Jul 26, 2018 00:19:47

Description:

Today's podcast: Alberta man changes his gender to save on car insurance; road trip to Cypress Hills; food recalls due to salmonella.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday July 25, 2018

Jul 25, 2018 00:27:08

Description:

Today's podcast: Rona Ambrose launches the She Leads Foundation; breakthrough in data storage; no inukshuks in Jasper; Angela Knight explores the Greenway.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday July 24, 2018

Jul 24, 2018 00:27:08

Description:

Today's podcast: IOC comes to Calgary; National Music Centre on King Eddy conflict; Scotland's Calgary Castle for sale.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday July 23, 2018

Jul 23, 2018 00:23:31

Description:

Today's podcast: round two of our Summer Song Smackdown; the newly re-opened King Eddy is hitting some sour notes along Calgary's Music Mile; Alberta ranchers still waiting for compensation nearly a year after a major fire.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday July 20, 2018

Jul 20, 2018 00:29:12

Description:

Today's podcast: A man who kayaked off a thirty-metre waterfall; Costco could soon offer free delivery in Alberta; Paul Karchut learns how to eat lobster; a fully improvised concert experience happening this weekend.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday July 19, 2018

Jul 19, 2018 00:26:40

Description:

Today's podcast: Minister of Natural Resources Amarjeet Sohi; bear safety; Angela Knight explores the Greenway; road trip on the Boomtown Trail.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday July 18, 2018

Jul 18, 2018 00:25:25

Description:

Today's podcast: Cannabis on campus; Olympic update; sunscreen 101; remember the Ricola commercial?

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday July 17, 2018

Jul 17, 2018 00:18:25

Description:

Today's podcast: The power of civil disobedience; creating a better recipe for bee food; business tips from an eight-year old entrepreneur in Chestermere.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday July 16, 2018

Jul 16, 2018 00:22:24

Description:

Today's podcast: Minimum wage earners in Calgary; lowering opioid dependence; prize-winning auctioneer.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday July 13 2018

Jul 13, 2018 00:23:58

Description:

Today's podcast: Changes to Alberta driver testing; driver of chuckwagon involved in an accident; Di Golding on movie sequels.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday July 12, 2018

Jul 12, 2018 00:22:41

Description:

Today's podcast: New regulations for truckers; taking a train to Banff; results from the Canadian UFO survey.

Eyeopener podcast for July 11, 2018

Jul 11, 2018 00:25:54

Description:

On the Calgary Stampede edition of the podcast you'll meet a daredevil, a man who has been volunteering at the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth for 59 years, a midway worker and you'll hear Stampede stories from our unconventional panel.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday July 10, 2018

Jul 10, 2018 00:23:54

Description:

Today's podcast: Thai cave rescue; Greyhound bus service stops in Western Canada; homeowners in Fort McMurray call for help to make it right.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday July 9, 2018

Jul 9, 2018 00:31:55

Description:

Today's podcast: Calgary's Olympic bid odds; Fort Macleod courthouse for sale; toughest bulls and broncs at the Calgary Stampede; Chuckwagon 101.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday July 6, 2018

Jul 6, 2018 00:29:53

Description:

Today's podcast: Calgary apartment rental company bans all smoking; Dave Proctor on the run across Canada; Brazilian cowboy Filipe Leite on his big ride; the enduring appeal of Tom Hanks.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday July 5, 2018

Jul 5, 2018 00:30:44

Description:

Today's podcast: WestJet's baggage policy; close encounter with a family of grizzly bears; camping in the Castle region; Calgary Stampede president.

Eyeopener podcast for Wed. July 4, 2018

Jul 4, 2018 00:29:06

Description:

Today's podcast: Cave rescue in Thailand; how many dogs should a dogwalker walk; a new honour for Calgary astronomer and photographer; bringing back the Cuban Lunch.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday July 3, 2018

Jul 3, 2018 00:24:47

Description:

Today's podcast: Yes or no to Calgary 2026; what it's like to force your child into drug detox; to party or not to party during Stampede.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday June 29, 2018

Jun 29, 2018 00:25:17

Description:

Today's podcast: Calgary Chamber on US trade war; true story of the Calgary tower; farewell to Eyeopener restaurant reviewer John Gilchrist.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday June 28, 2018

Jun 28, 2018 00:20:38

Description:

Today's podcast: Calgary Fire Department responds to medical calls; when common-law couples separate; cyclists versus drivers.

Eyeopener podcast celebrating John Gilchrist

Jun 27, 2018 00:23:38

Description:

Our restaurant reviewer is hanging up his fork after 38 years on the Eyeopener. We take a look back at his career.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday June 27, 2018

Jun 27, 2018 00:22:57

Description:

Today's podcast: Eddie Maurice clears his name; Jasper SkyTram rescue; what happens in Calgary when dogs attack.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday June 26, 2018

Jun 26, 2018 00:22:49

Description:

Today's podcast: What happened to Sweet Pea the Sunnyside parrot; banning Hammer + Sickle Vodka; replacing the STARS ambulance fleet; the zipper merge.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday June 25, 2018

Jun 25, 2018 00:25:22

Description:

Today's podcast: Cannabis and cars; Harvie Passage reopens; why kids need to play outside; International Fairy Day Festival.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday June 22, 2018

Jun 22, 2018 00:28:46

Description:

Today's podcast: Taking a stand on the Siksika First Nation; running across Canada; John Gilchrist's last Eyeopener review; World Cup haircuts.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday June 21, 2018

Jun 21, 2018 00:26:05

Description:

Today's podcast: Alberta Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley; city found liable in an assault; kids on The Floss dance craze; a life-changing Calgary Stampede experience.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday June 20, 2018

Jun 20, 2018 00:26:35

Description:

Today's podcast: Building a berm in Bowness; RCMP asks for help with a cold case; Swoop takes flight; Calgary family dedicated to science.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday June 19, 2018

Jun 19, 2018 00:32:38

Description:

Today's podcast: Overcrowded classes in Alberta; Japan and Korea ban Canadian wheat; fire at the Edson mosque; the case for iceberg lettuce.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday June 18, 2018

Jun 18, 2018 00:22:17

Description:

Today's podcast: Canadian butter and supply management; Calgary's wildlife cameras; can cows eat seaweed?

Eyeopener podcast for June 15, 2018

Jun 15, 2018 00:29:44

Description:

Today's podcast: Former US ambassador Bruce Heyman; world's fastest juggler; unlikely neighbours in Calgary's north east; Paul Brandt exhibit.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday June 14, 2018

Jun 14, 2018 00:27:09

Description:

Today's podcast: Transitioning from the ICU; who to watch at the World Cup; youth winner of the 2017 Calgary Awards; remembering Margaret Perkins Hess.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday June 13, 2018

Jun 13, 2018 00:25:28

Description:

Today's podcast: Graduated garbage bins in Calgary; why northern Alberta First Nations want to buy a pipeline; composting diapers; orphanage for unwanted plants.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday June 12, 2018

Jun 12, 2018 00:32:58

Description:

Today's podcast: Protest on the Siksika First Nation; Korean-Calgarian MIchael Kim; new board chair of the Calgary 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Bid; wildflowers in Waterton.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday June 11, 2018

Jun 11, 2018 00:22:49

Description:

Today's podcast: Sell Safe cannabis course; summer employment for young people; limiting oxygen for research.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday, June 8

Jun 8, 2018 00:23:24

Description:

On today's podcast: How a woman was saved from the flames after a gas station crash in Calgary; hear about a riverside rescue in Canmore; Ontario chooses a Ford; and a brewery tour under pedal power.

The Eyeopener podcast for Thursday June 7

Jun 7, 2018 00:27:46

Description:

On today's podcast:Liberal MP Kent Hehr on the conclusion of an investigation into allegations against him concerning sexual harassment; identity fraud is about to get harder in Alberta; Paul Karchut checks out a community fundraiser to keep Angel cafe alive in Edworthy Park; and a conversation with Silicon Valley marketing guru Guy Kawasaki.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday, June 6

Jun 6, 2018 00:28:50

Description:

On today's podcast: We check in on the Supervised Consumption site in the Beltline to hear what people who live and work in the area are saying; our Unconventional Panel debates a city administration plan for outdoor weed gardens at festivals; and we'll speak to the most famous Canadian, in China.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday, June 05

Jun 5, 2018 00:30:39

Description:

On the podcast: Cannabis Gardens at Calgary festivals; how the trade dispute with the US could derail the G7 agenda this week in Quebec; we talk to the founder of a local charity that's losing its space in downtown Calgary; and food guide Julie van Rosendaal tells us what to do with all that rhubarb growing in Calgary's back alleys.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday, June 04

Jun 5, 2018 00:28:44

Description:

On the podcast: United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney joins us to talk about the federal purchase of the Kinder Morgan pipeline and his decision to walk out of debates on an NDP bill mandating no-protest zones around abortion clinics; the sister of a missing pilot searches for volunteers; reporter Kyle Bakx talks about the latest 'it' food: the humble egg; and we head to the garden with gardening expert Kath Smythe.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday, June 01

Jun 1, 2018 00:29:33

Description:

On the podcast: amnesty for illegal secondary suite owners; is Donald Trump starting a trade war?; we drop in on some Calgary school kids who rap battled about science on Thursday; and we hear about the Beauty of Africa pageant.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday May 31

May 31, 2018 00:22:22

Description:

On the podcast: Calgary's fire chief on a recent run of major fires in the city; what oil and gas service workers have to say about the latest Trans Mountain news; why so many trees in Calgary are looking stressed out; and our beer columnist joins us to talk about a tangy beer trend growing in popularity

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday May 30

May 30, 2018 00:31:18

Description:

On today's podcast: What's next for B.C. environmentalists, as they react to the federal government's decision to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline; Premier Rachel Notley on Alberta's roll in the deal; surveys show Canadians aren't always keen on taking time off work; and a truly Canadian love story.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday May 29

May 29, 2018 00:22:06

Description:

On today's podcast: Business commentator Deb Yedlin on the the federal government's decision to buy the Kinder Morgan pipeline; the city wants to re-start negotiations with the Flames ownership over a new arena; and rumours of a royal honeymoon in Alberta.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday May 28, 2018

May 28, 2018 00:27:59

Description:

On today's podcast: We'll talk with an ER dotor about an increase in pot poisoning; hear about Charlie, the orphaned baby bear cub; Habitat for Humanities accessible homes: meet a former Winnipeger and Jets fan living in Las Vegas, who's betting on the Golden Knights to win the Stanley cup.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Friday, may 25, 2018

May 25, 2018 00:22:24

Description:

On today's podcast: Tourism Calgary's report on why visitor number are way up; carbon XPrize competitor on a new research facility opening in Calgary; a film about the history of Calgary's gay community.

The Eyeopener podcast for Thursday, May 24

May 24, 2018 00:23:35

Description:

On today's podcast: bad traffic back ups in Bragg Creek; how truthful are people when it comes to dating apps; previewing the Calgary Marathon.

Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018 00:28:49

Description:

On today's podcast: Premier Notley on BC's lawsuit against Alberta; why Canada geese are in love with urban living; helping jurors after the trauma of a trial.

Eyeopener podcast special: Revisiting Calgary's Olympic venues

May 18, 2018 00:31:05

Description:

Today's podcast: The Eyeopener's Paul Karchut takes a look at Calgary's 1988 Olympic venues to find out whether they would be viable for the 2026 Games.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday May 17, 2018

May 17, 2018 00:23:17

Description:

Today's podcast: Paul McLoughlin on the week in Alberta politics; Dennis McConaghy on pipeline indemnity; Kath Smyth on long weekend gardening.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday May 16, 2018

May 16, 2018 00:22:31

Description:

Today's podcast: Calgary boy's suspicions lead to arrest of online predator; why property crimes are up; unconventional panel on the royal wedding.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday May 15, 2018

May 15, 2018 00:24:24

Description:

Today's podcast: Money troubles at Heritage Park; former Calgary Stampeder stops a woman with a gun; Albertans can't seem to stop distracted driving.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday May 14, 2018

May 14, 2018 00:24:25

Description:

Today's podcast: Federation Flight hopes to repair the rift between B.C. and Alberta; Calgary's Olympic venues revisited; why the British press is snubbed by the royals.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018 00:26:17

Description:

Today's podcast: Is the United Conservative Party anti-gay; racist rant in Lethbridge; Mothers Matter Awards; bad moms in movies.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018 00:26:05

Description:

Today's podcast: Expanding Queen's Park Cemetery; Brad Wall on the fight for pipelines; CMHA Welcome Centre and Recovery College; new map of the Milky Way.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday May 9, 2018

May 9, 2018 00:25:19

Description:

Today's podcast: Pain of hospital parking fees; business commentator Deborah Yedlin; unconventional panel on highrises in Calgary's character neighbourhoods.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday May 8, 2018

May 8, 2018 00:22:49

Description:

Today's podcast: What a flat tax would mean for Alberta; rising property taxes jeopardize Calgary's historic Masonic Temple; Chief Crowchild from the Tsuu T'ina First Nation.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday May 7, 2018

May 7, 2018 00:28:03

Description:

Today's podcast: UCP Convention; Canadian Premier League soccer team comes to Calgary; budgie walker; Beverly McLachlin goes from top judge to novelist.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday May 4, 2018

May 4, 2018 00:28:18

Description:

Today's podcast: Michael Noble's lawyer; why an evangelical Christian couple will be allowed to adopt a child; Jane's Walk; naked gardening.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday May 3, 2018

May 3, 2018 00:20:52

Description:

Today's podcast: Spring forecast for Calgary real estate; cattle rustlin' near Cardston; self-defense course for kids.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday May 2, 2018

May 2, 2018 00:29:27

Description:

Today's podcast: Calgary Stampede CEO on Philip Heerema charges; Mayor Nenshi on flood prevention measures; soccer player benched; nabbing the Golden State Killer.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday May 1, 2018

May 1, 2018 00:32:23

Description:

Today's podcast: The party vs. the party leader in Alberta politics; finding the right person to head up Calgary's Olympic bid; Sylvan Lake wants to be more than a summer destination; why it's easier to score a perfect score in bowling.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday April 30, 2018

Apr 30, 2018 00:24:56

Description:

Today's podcast: Calgary Police Chief on decriminalizing small scale drug possession; what a recent auction tells us about Alberta's economy; student-in-residence at United Active Living seniors' home; Angela rides in the back of a police van to find out about the Positive Ticket program.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday April 27, 2018

Apr 27, 2018 00:24:09

Description:

Today's podcast: Cannabis shops snapping up real estate in Calgary; Kicking Horse Coffee one of Canada's best employers; Parade of Wonders.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday April 26, 2018

Apr 26, 2018 00:24:47

Description:

Today's podcast: Alberta government expands $25 daycare spots; changes to Ha Ling Trail; world champion gamer.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday April 25, 2018

Apr 25, 2018 00:27:56

Description:

Today's podcast: Mother of Humboldt Broncos player; raging David Suzuki debate; unconventional panel debates whether Albertans are too thin-skinned; backyard chickens.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday April 24, 2018

Apr 24, 2018 00:27:44

Description:

Today's podcast: Should U. of A. grant David Suzuki an honorary degree; bug farm in Balzac; North Carolina hockey writer on the new Calgary Flames coach.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday April 23, 2018

Apr 23, 2018 00:28:30

Description:

Today's podcast: Update on Calgary's Olympic bid; author Tima Kurdi; spring street cleaning starts today; Calgary Folk Music Festival lineup announced.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday April 20, 2018

Apr 20, 2018 00:28:30

Description:

Today's podcast: Beer and provincial trade; painting the dam busters; Calgary volunteer Ann Craig; Ellen Degeneres super fan.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday April 19, 2018

Apr 19, 2018 00:21:54

Description:

Today's podcast: Flooding in southern Alberta; porcine weather prognosticator; filmmaker and comedy writer Rebecca Addelman.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday April 18, 2018

Apr 18, 2018 00:24:05

Description:

Today's podcast: Court delays lead to release of accused Calgary gang leader; what happens to gas prices in B.C. if Alberta turns off the taps; actor Chris Sarandon.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday April 17, 2018

Apr 17, 2018 00:24:02

Description:

Today's podcast: Energy Minister Marg McCuaig-Boyd; Alberta to review training requirements for truckers; Dave Thomas on SCTV reunion.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday April 16, 2018

Apr 16, 2018 00:28:46

Description:

Today's podcast: What our neighbours in B.C. are saying about yesterday's pipeline meeting; dog's death a factor in man's suicide; Do Crew; Necco Wafer is an endangered candy.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday April 13, 2018

Apr 13, 2018 00:31:42

Description:

Today's podcast: What to do with $10 million in donations; why some athletes want to keep Calgary's Olympic dream alive; yelling at bears; met Calgary Opera's Tosca.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday April 12, 2018

Apr 12, 2018 00:24:23

Description:

Today's podcast: Calgary business owners on the 17th Ave makeover; Sikh motorcycle club celebrates new helmet laws; singer John Wort Hannam raises funds for ALS Society in Alberta.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday April 11, 2018

Apr 11, 2018 00:31:18

Description:

Today's podcast: Olympic confusion at Calgary City Hall; developer with big plans for 17 Ave; Humboldt tragedy inspires organ donors; winner of a national essay contest.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday April 10, 2018

Apr 10, 2018 00:32:25

Description:

Today's podcast: Bob Wilke on the Humboldt tragedy; Alberta's new drunk driving laws; Airdrie dads helping students get suited for graduation; longest running fantasy hockey pool in Canada.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday April 9, 2018

Apr 9, 2018 00:30:53

Description:

Today's podcast: Hayley Wickenheiser on the Humbolt tragedy; the latest on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion; Red Deer man locates more than 400 stolen vehicles; why men fight.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday April 6, 2018

Apr 6, 2018 00:28:43

Description:

Today's podcast: Limiting protests outside abortion clinics; Calgary's cannabis consumption bylaws; video game addiction; new movie about a volleyball team gets help from local player.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday April 4, 2018

Apr 4, 2018 00:24:33

Description:

Today's podcast: New emergency alert system comes to your cellphone; remembering Martin Luther King on the 50th anniversary of his death; Calgary pastor dreams of Pilsner.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday April 3, 2018

Apr 3, 2018 00:28:21

Description:

Today's podcast: Councillor Shane Keating on the Calgary's proposed pot bylaws; why Canadian politicians are in no rush to protect your data; Okotoks Dawgs are expanding; building suits of armour for a living.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday April 2, 2018

Apr 2, 2018 00:22:55

Description:

Today's podcast: The argument against annual PSA testing for prostate cancer; why Alberta video game developers are about to get a tax break; search and rescue for dogs.

Finding out what matters most to Albertans: A podcast special

Mar 31, 2018 01:00:28

Description:

Rob Brown, host of CBC Calgary News at 6, sits down with the people involved in an upcoming CBC poll on our province: a look at how Albertans are formulating their political opinions.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday March 29, 2018

Mar 29, 2018 00:25:17

Description:

Today's podcast: Calgary Police Association president on the Abbeydale incident; ruts and potholes and your vehicle; Bollywood star comes to Calgary; competitive cat shows.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday March 28, 2018

Mar 28, 2018 00:18:21

Description:

Today's podcast: Clean tech executives and investors write to Premier Horgan in support of Trans Mountain pipeline; unconventional panel on Calgary's Plus 15 network; South Health Campus celebrates new babies with song.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday March 27, 2018

Mar 27, 2018 00:21:33

Description:

Today's podcast: State of emergency in Taber area; Calgary librarian leaves the city to run the family farm; High River makes the shortlist in the Kraft Hockeyville contest.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday March 26, 2018

Mar 26, 2018 00:06:42

Description:

Today's podcast: Dismantling Calgary's ski jumps; why Medicine Hat skateboarders are taking a busload of ball gowns to Mexico; the FBI returns mammoth tusks to Canada.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday, March 23

Mar 23, 2018 00:25:14

Description:

On today's podcast: Finance Minsister Joe Ceci on the budget; we talk to writer Tom Rachman about his new novel The Italian Teacher; and the Pandas are coming!

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday March 22, 2018

Mar 22, 2018 00:23:08

Description:

Today's podcast: Two grade-sixers take on Starbucks; Calgary's Olympic bid; breaking up with Facebook.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday March 21, 2018

Mar 21, 2018 00:26:38

Description:

Today's podcast: Calgary council votes in favour of forming Olympic Bid Committee; Medicine Hat mines for cryptocurrency; unconventional panel on whether to unfriend Facebook.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday March 20, 2018

Mar 20, 2018 00:31:08

Description:

Today's podcast: If you had 100 million dollars; tax break for rural crime watch volunteers; remembering hockey player Larry Kwong; the sputtering Calgary Flames.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday March 19, 2018

Mar 19, 2018 00:28:25

Description:

Today's podcast: Buying illegal drugs on the dark web; a royalty cheque for every Albertan; looking for people with no sense of direction; two grade six students have a message for Starbucks.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday March 16, 2018

Mar 16, 2018 00:29:43

Description:

Today's podcast: Medical emergency on West Jet flight; fake online university; Cochrane doctor treks the Northwest Passage; John Gilchrist reviews Sun BBQ Restaurant.

Calgary Eyeopener - 16 Mar 2018

Mar 16, 2018 00:29:43

Description:

Today's podcast: Medical emergency on West Jet flight; fake online university; Cochrane doctor treks the Northwest Passage; John Gilchrist reviews Sun BBQ Restaurant.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday March 15, 2018

Mar 16, 2018 00:24:20

Description:

Today's podcast: Why Alberta's energy sector wants you to get a trade now; sailors on the Glenmore Reservoir left high and dry; Calgary gardeners on the loss of Sunnyside Greenhouses; why Olympic medallist Stephanie Labbé is trying out for a men's pro soccer team in Calgary.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday March 14, 2018

Mar 15, 2018 00:29:34

Description:

Today's podcast: Mayor Nenshi on secondary suites; safe consumption site in Lethbridge; to wash or not to wash your car; slam dunk challenge.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday March 13, 2018

Mar 14, 2018 00:32:41

Description:

Today's podcast: UCP leader Jason Kenny; Recovery Acres Society treatment facility; help for orphaned bears; Paralympian Brian McKeever.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday March 12, 2018

Mar 13, 2018 00:26:54

Description:

Today's podcast: Councillor Sean Chu on green bin pickup; pipeline politics; the right age to get married; coping with daylight savings time.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday, March 9

Mar 10, 2018 00:27:02

Description:

On today's podcast: A courthouse rally in Okotoks; the U-S is going ahead with protectionist tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, but Canada is spared... for now; the city of Calgary's sticky sticker problem; why selfies are causing people to ask for nose jobs!

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday, March 8

Mar 9, 2018 00:22:11

Description:

On today's podcast: How climate change is changing Calgary... from the way we build our roads, to the type of trees we plant; Canmore's lucrative crackdown on air-BnBs; we speak with one of this year's winners of a Calgary Board of Education Legacy Award, Dr. Rupinder Toor.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday March 7

Mar 8, 2018 00:23:34

Description:

On today's podcast: With so much snow lying around, we can expect a big melt; our Unconventional Panel on the best way to treat opioid addicts; why moose are moving into Alberta's flatlands.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday March 6

Mar 7, 2018 00:28:55

Description:

On today's podcast: Why the University of Calgary is breeding a deadly parasite in sand flies; the evangelical approach to climate change, how and atmospheric scientist deals with deniers within her own faith; Julie van Rosendaal cooks with snow.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday March 5

Mar 6, 2018 00:31:30

Description:

On today's podcast: stuck in the house for days - what's it's like when snow makes the roads inaccessible; why so many houses just aren't selling right now in Calgary; we'll recap last night's Oscars; and a bank designed for artists.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday March 2, 2018

Mar 3, 2018 00:24:42

Description:

On today's podcast: Another retailer says no to a weapons manufacturer; will we, or won't we? Mayor Nenshi will update us on Calgary's Olympic bid; and a look ahead at Sunday's Oscars.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday, March 1

Mar 2, 2018 00:24:50

Description:

On today's podcast: Finance Minister Joe Ceci explains why he thins a 9-billion dollar deficit is good news; we talk to Olympic gold medallist Ted Jan Bloehman; our beer columnist, Haydon Dewes, joins us with some advice for brewing your own.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday, February 28

Mar 1, 2018 00:25:46

Description:

On today's podcast: Why some farmers feel the need to defend their properties with guns; how to break up with your phone; how one local bar is just saying 'no' to JERKS; and an invitation to our open house.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday, February 27

Feb 28, 2018 00:25:18

Description:

On today's podcast: As US corporations turn against the National Rifle Association, Canadian shoppers eye a boycott on brands owned by gun makers. We'll look at Mountain Equipment Co-op's ethical dilemma; condo boards tighten the rules around pot; we dig through government records to find out the best and worst campgrounds in K-country.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday February 26, 2018

Feb 27, 2018 00:30:56

Description:

On today's podcast: Albertans get targeted as foreign real estate speculators in B.C.; a case in favour of urban chickens; we speak to the mother of nine year old boy who is allergic to water; and we catch up with two Calgarians who caught the winter games live, in Pyeongchang.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday February 23, 2018

Feb 24, 2018 00:26:24

Description:

Today's podcast: Class sizes in Alberta; move to Kaslo B.C.; Eritrea's first winter Olympian; Adrian Stimson wins Governor General Award for visual and media arts.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday February 22, 2018

Feb 23, 2018 00:20:42

Description:

Today's podcast: How the B.C. wine industry is fighting back; Olympic bobsledder Kaillie Humphries; Calgary man takes down America's most wanted deadbeat dad.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday February 21, 2018

Feb 22, 2018 00:30:32

Description:

Today's podcast: Unconventional panel on trade war with B.C.; when is it too cold to go outside for recess; Beyond the Call award; Calgary Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge; Soda Kid.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday February 20, 2018

Feb 21, 2018 00:24:02

Description:

Today's podcast: Olympic medallist Cassie Sharpe; Midfield Mobile Home park; Spitz plant closes; Northern Pygmy Owl video.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday February 16, 2018

Feb 17, 2018 00:24:22

Description:

Today's podcast: Calgary man who survived mass shooting in Las Vegas; hemp shop owner on new rules around selling pot in Alberta; are the days of fine chinaware over?

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday February 15, 2018

Feb 16, 2018 00:25:56

Description:

Today's podcast: Paul McLoughlin on Alberta politics; looking for a living kidney donor; Classroom Champions; Black Panther review.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday February 14, 2018

Feb 15, 2018 00:27:29

Description:

Today's podcast: School superintendent super salaries; business commentator Deborah Yedlin; unconventional panel on Valentine's Day; Calgary florist's favourite holiday.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday February 13, 2018

Feb 14, 2018 00:23:57

Description:

Today's podcast: Jury selection; what Calgarians want the city to do about pot; National Sports School; fender bender FYI.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday February 12, 2018

Feb 13, 2018 00:20:59

Description:

Today's podcast: Deputy Premier Sarah Hoffman in Korea; the agony and the joy of all this snow; going wild for Valentine's Day at the zoo.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday February 9, 2018

Feb 10, 2018 00:34:17

Description:

Today's all-Olympic podcast: What goes into planning the opening ceremonies; how Olympians eat and sleep; how two Alberta brothers ended up as Olympic cross-country ski waxers; what it feels like to walk into the Olympic stadium; what's it like to be an Olympic parent.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday February 8, 2018

Feb 9, 2018 00:20:57

Description:

Today's podcast: Paul McLoughlin on trade dispute with B.C.; Calgary's Korean community and the Olympics; people in Calgary and Victoria weigh in on the wine versus oil dispute.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday February 7, 2018

Feb 8, 2018 00:27:55

Description:

Today's podcast: Deborah Yedlin on escalating trade war; Tinhorn Creek Vineyards on BC wine boycott; unconventional panel on Summer vs. Winter Olympics; Don Hladiuk on the launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday February 6, 2018

Feb 7, 2018 00:19:50

Description:

Today's podcast: Transportation Safety Board investigation at YYC; dangers of carbon monoxide; political dynasties.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday February 5, 2018

Feb 6, 2018 00:23:25

Description:

Today's podcast: MP Kennedy Stewart on TransMountain; harassment claims at Calgary Drop In Centre; Olympic doping.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday, February 1

Feb 3, 2018 00:30:08

Description:

On today's podcast: The future of jobs in Alberta's oilpatch; the science of managing bitumen spills; coming up with solutions to low-grade recyclables; what to expect from the Glenbow Museum's Frida Kahlo exhibit.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday February 2

Feb 3, 2018 00:28:28

Description:

On today's podcast: why a restaurant in Fort McMurray is refusing to sell BC wines; an update on Swoop, WestJets super low cost airline; why residents of Foothills County are ducking for cover; like father, like son, a second generation Crazy Canuck prepares for his first Olympics.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday, January 31

Feb 1, 2018 00:24:16

Description:

On today's podcast: Premier Notley on BC's latest pipeline tactics; learning the positive aspects of failure from two successful Olympic athletes; our Unconventional panel debates the merits of loyalty cards.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday January 31

Feb 1, 2018 00:24:16

Description:

On today's podcast: Premier Notley on BC's latest pipeline tactics; learning about the positive aspects of failure from two successful Olympic athletes; our Unconventional panel on the merits of loyalty cards.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday January 30, 2018

Jan 31, 2018 00:28:53

Description:

Today's podcast: School bus route changes; Ottawa report; Dr Raj Bhardwaj; super blue blood moon.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday January 29, 2018

Jan 30, 2018 00:29:47

Description:

Today's podcast: Sidewalk shovelling; ten-year plan to end homelessness; rent a goalie; songbirds changing their tune.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday January 26, 2018

Jan 27, 2018 00:34:22

Description:

Today's podcast: Karen Gosbee speaks out; Kent Hehr; pro-pipeline First Nations; NHL All-Star game.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday January 25, 2018

Jan 26, 2018 00:26:40

Description:

Today's podcast: Bearspaw pond dispute; Calgary wildlife cameras; senior pet adoption; Edmonton Oilers.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday January 24, 2018

Jan 25, 2018 00:22:23

Description:

Today's podcast: Calgary's Olympic bid; explosions in southeast Calgary; why you should have a will.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday January 23, 2018

Jan 24, 2018 00:26:15

Description:

Today's podcast: University of Calgary expulsion; CP rail firing; lost art of letter writing; slam dunk challenge.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday January 22, 2018

Jan 23, 2018 00:22:52

Description:

Today's podcast: Calgary Co-Op plans; bike sharing; high school students and career plans.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday January 18, 2018

Jan 19, 2018 00:31:52

Description:

Today's podcast; Mary Moran on Amazon; term limits for Calgary city councillors; Calgary developer on building family-friendly condos; why teenagers do dumb stuff.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday January 17, 2018

Jan 18, 2018 00:31:25

Description:

Today's podcast: City Councillor Gian-Carlo Carra; Red Deer mayor on the Canadian Finals Rodeo; remembering Tara Roe; Tetsuru Shigematsu on his one-man show.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday January 16, 2018

Jan 17, 2018 00:23:08

Description:

Today's podcast: Duane Bratt on the Alberta Party; helium in Medicine Hat; young referee.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday January 15, 2018

Jan 15, 2018 00:23:26

Description:

Today's podcast: Calgary business closures; Finance Minister Joe Ceci; changes to your Facebook feed.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday January 12, 2018

Jan 12, 2018 00:30:17

Description:

Today's podcast: Online petition; Canadian men's Olympic hockey team; Alberta bible camp shut out from federal grant program; live like a Hobbit.

Eyeopener podcast for Thursday January 11, 2018

Jan 11, 2018 00:22:11

Description:

Today's podcast: "Swatting" incident; Stephen Mandel runs for Alberta Party leadership; Denny Morrison qualifies for his fourth Olympics.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday January 10, 2018

Jan 10, 2018 00:29:34

Description:

Today's podcast: Swatting prank in Calgary; Reverend Elvis; High River commuter bus; crokicurl craze.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday January 9, 2018

Jan 9, 2018 00:29:51

Description:

Today's podcast: Flu season in Calgary; mid-season for the Flames; nude swimming; Schitt's Creek.

Calgary Eyeopener Podcast - Monday, January 8, 2018

Jan 8, 2018 00:33:10

Description:

How changes to labour laws are affecting local businesses; recap of last night's Golden Globes; Calgary theatre legend Joyce Doolittle on her Order of Canada.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday January 5, 2018

Jan 5, 2018 00:22:12

Description:

Today's podcast: Coal mining jobs in Grande Cache; aggressive driving in Alberta; birthday party on a Calgary transit bus; a new exhibit about whales.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday January 3, 2018

Jan 3, 2018 00:31:03

Description:

Today's podcast: Grand total for our Calgary Food Bank drive; China bans recyclables from North America; online shopping; Hot Brown Honey at the High Performance Rodeo.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday January 2, 2018

Jan 2, 2018 00:22:12

Description:

Today's podcast: Dr Raj Bhardwaj on keeping your New Year's resolutions; getting more sleep; deep cold causing problems for gas lines in northern Alberta.

Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday December 20, 2017

Dec 20, 2017 00:23:19

Description:

Today's podcast: Calgary philanthropist; Unconventional Panel on the Christmas card; Deborah Yedlin on Hunter Harrison; great deals on cellphone plans.

Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday December 19, 2017

Dec 19, 2017 00:23:07

Description:

Today's podcast: How much Canadians spend on pot; defence lawyer Balfour Der; how not to over-indulge during the holidays.

Eyeopener podcast for Monday December 18, 2017

Dec 18, 2017 00:17:59

Description:

Today's podcast: Farmers near CFB Suffield wait for compensation for fire damage; Mary Moran on Economic Development Investment Fund; the cravat makes a comeback.

Eyeopener podcast for Friday December 15, 2017

Dec 15, 2017 00:28:09

Description:

Today's podcast: New C-Train stations; Inn from the Cold; dealing with holiday blues; what the Danes know about happiness.