Past Episodes: April 2013 Archives

Tuesday April 30, 2013

On Tuesday's podcast

  • Bob Barnetson, professor of labour relations at Athabasca Univesity, offers his view of the illegal strike by prison guards as the Alberta Union of Public Employees faces fines.
  • Health Minister Fred Horne talks about a new plan to fight cancer in the province.
  • The Benalto train station returns to the hamlet west of Red Deer.
  • Ellen Ruppel Shell, author of Cheap: The High Cost of Discount Culture, talks about the tragedy of the garment factory collapse in Bangladesh and takes calls from listeners about the ethical production of clothes.
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Monday April 29, 2013,

On Monday's podcast

  • Alberta jail guards continue a wildcat strike, we talk to Guy Smith president of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees.
  • Calgary's Kristian Whillans is taking part in the Live Below the Line challenge created by the Global Poverty Project, he is trying to live on $1.75 per day.
  • Allergy specialist Dr. Tom Bowen takes calls from listeners.
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Friday April 26, 2013

vulcanb.jpgPaul Carreau with his Vulcan Beer at the CBC Calgary studios 

On Friday's podcast

  • We talk to a patient and his doctor about Edmonton's first shin bone transplant.
  • Paul Carreau has created a brand new Star Trek beer called Vulcan Ale. There's a sneak peak beer tasting tonight and an official release tomorrow at Beer Revolution in Calgary.
  • The son of Turner Valley artist, Will Magee, talks about a special exhibit featuring his late father's work. Russell Magee is carrying out his dad's last wish. The show and sale is Saturday at Iron Crow Antiques at 4305 - 9th Street S.E. in Calgary from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • Kathy Buckworth, author of I am So the Boss of You, talks about running a family as if it is a business and takes calls from listeners.
  • The weed inspector for Red Deer, Judy Adamson, talks about identifying weeds in your yard.
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