Homestretch

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  • Monday September 25, 2017

    Audio Calgary Film: Director Thi Vo on 'Made In Vietnam'

    Many people have tried to reconnect with a parent they've lost contact with because of circumstances beyond their control. But, few people turn that quest into a full length documentary. Calgary's Thi Vo is the director and star of 'Made In Vietnam.'

    Listen 5:48
  • Monday September 25, 2017

    Audio How people decide who to vote for in a municipal election

    The municipal election is just a few weeks away. Today we're looking at the psychology of voting and how people choose who they'll vote for. Jack Lucas is an assistant professor in the department of political science at the University of Calgary.

    Listen 7:33
  • Monday September 25, 2017

    Audio Rick Mercer talks ending his hit show, The Mercer Report

    Rick Mercer's back alley rants will be coming to an end at the end of this season. He joined Homestretch host Doug Dirks with the details of that disappointing decision.

    Listen 7:16
  • Monday September 25, 2017

    Audio Premier Rachel Notley introduces Amazon HQ2 Leadership team

    As Calgary tries to position itself as the destination of choice for Amazon's second headquarters, the province has set up a team to help Alberta put its best foot forward. Dwayne Dreger is a team member and the executive director of Invest Alberta.

    Listen 6:58
  • Monday September 25, 2017

    Audio Brian Keating: From the shores of Lake Kariba in Africa

    Our Homestretch naturalist Brian Keating is still exploring Africa. He joined Doug Dirks via satellite phone, to talk about his travels in southern Zimbabwe.

    Listen 7:23
  • Friday September 22, 2017

    Audio Bryan Baeumler

    If you've watched Home and Garden Television in this country over the last decade, you'll know Bryan Baeumler. He's one of Canada's top home renovation experts. He's in Calgary this weekend for an appearance at the Calgary Fall Home Show.

    Listen 7:05
  • Friday September 22, 2017

    Audio Lesser known larch hikes in Kananaskis country and Banff

    Its the perfect time of year to head out for a hike through the golden larch trees in their full fall splendour. Graeme Pole is the author behind Classic Hikes and Walks. He spoke with Doug Dirks about a few lesser known larch hikes.

    Listen 6:05
  • Friday September 22, 2017

    Audio Marketplace exposes aggressive upselling and misleading inspections at car dealerships

    You take your car in to the dealership, and come out with a long list of repairs that the service adviser recommends. But how do you know the work is really necessary? CBC Marketplace decided to find out. David Common is the host of this week's segment.

    Listen 6:46
  • Friday September 22, 2017

    Audio Doors Open YYC: F&D Scene Changes

    F&D Scene Changes has been building sets and props for decades, right here in Calgary. They also create sets for the Calgary Zoo, the library and multiple theatre productions. The Homestretch's Susan Holzman got a sneak peek with Greg Chown.

    Listen 7:20
  • Friday September 22, 2017

    Audio Chaos Day at MidSun Junior High School

    September is the time of year when junior high school students pick an instrument to play in band class. At MidSun School, in southeast Calgary, that day is known as Chaos Day. Homestretch director, Tracy Fuller, visited the school to take it all in.

    Listen 7:13

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