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October 26

 

Mixing Oil and Water: Free public forum

To wrap up our Blueprint Alberta: H20 series, CBC Calgary held a special forum called Mixing Oil and Water. A panel of experts from the Energy Industry, Environmental Groups and the Alberta Government delved into the myths and facts of water use in this province.

Part One (runs 14:55)
Part Two (runs 14:58)
Part Three (runs 14:16)
Part Four (runs 14:50)


Panelists included:


  • Beverly Yee, Assistant Deputy Minister, Alberta Environment

  • Kevin Stashin, VP of Operations at Devon Canada

  • Mary Griffiths, Senior Policy Analyst, Pembina Institute

  • Dave Rushford, VP of Business Development, Encana



  • News at Six


    October 24
     

    The Calgary Eyeopener

    News at Six
    Most people who live in the city don't think twice about the quality of the water that comes out of their tap. But, some people living near oil wells are worried about the water coming out of the ground. In the first of a two part series, Grant Gelinas takes us to Northern Alberta for a look at a farm family's concerns about their well water, and the energy industry.



    October 23
     

    The Calgary Eyeopener

    News at Six



    October 20
     

    The Calgary Eyeopener

    Wildrose Country
    A panel of men and women talk about the sacredness of water. Adrian Goulet, Cree Nation, Dr. Harjoth Kaur Singh, Spiritual Advisory Committee for the Calgary Health Region, Vinay Dey, President of the National Indo-Canadian Council, and Jin Gwong Shr, a Buddhist nun at the Avatamsaka Monastery in Calgary.

    News at Six



    October 19
     

    The Calgary Eyeopener

    News at Six



    October 18
     

    The Calgary Eyeopener

    Wildrose Country
    Wildrose Country talks about irrigation with Roger Hohm, head of on-farm irrigation management with the province, Jim Byrne, former director of the Water Resources Institute at the University of Lethbridge, and Cheryl Bradley, a member of the Southern Alberta Group for the Environment.



    Wildrose Country discusses irrigation with John Kolk , an irrigation farmer in Picture Butte, Ike Lanier, a farmer near Lethbridge who grows crops without irrigation, and Kurt Klein, an economist at the University of Lethbridge.

    Wildrose Forum
    Wildrose Forum talks with farmer Jim Casbay, co-chair of the St. Mary River Irrigation Council, and Stewart Rood, an environmental scientist at the University of Lethbridge.

    News at Six
    The Bow River supplies half of Calgary's drinking water. The Elbow River provides the other half. By all accounts, the water we get from those rivers is top notch. But, the water that winds up downstream isn't nearly as good. We sent Mike Vernon to follow the "flow of the Bow."


    October 17
     

    Wildrose Country

    News at Six



    October 16
     

    Wildrose Country

    News at Six


    October 13
     

    The Calgary Eyeopener

    Wildrose Forum
    Would God drink bottled water? The ethical debate you've probably never heard of. Some Alberta religious leaders have questioned the ethics of charging people for water, taking a 'right' and turning it into a commodity.
    The conversation continues with Clint Moonie and Bob Schmidt as Donna invites listeners to answer the question Do you think it's acceptable to sell water?

    News at Six



    October 12
     

    The Calgary Eyeopener

    The Wildrose Country

    News at Six



    October 11
     

    The Calgary Eyeopener in Stettler, Alberta

    Wildrose Country

    News at Six


    October 10
     

    The Calgary Eyeopener


    The Homestretch

    News at Six



    October 9
     

    The Calgary Eyeopener

     

     
    Your View

    I agree with former premier Peter Lougheed that water is more important than oil. With agriculture using 70% of the surface water, we need to develop a policy that will decrease this usage over a reasonable period of time.

    Ron Esch, Calgary

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    Podcasts

    The Best of Blueprint Alberta: H20 - Episode 1

    The Best of Blueprint Alberta: H20 - Episode 2

    The Best of Blueprint Alberta: H20 - Episode 3

     
     

    Turn on the tap in Calgary and you could fill a 500 ml bottle 2,000 times for just a loonie.

             
     
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