Oct 29, 2012 | 8:39Radio Active Into the Abyss Audio
Radio Active Into the Abyss Oct 29, 2012 | 8:39Carol Shaben has written a book about the plane crash that killed NDP leader Grant Notley and five others, and the bond that was formed between the survivors. It's called "Into the Abyss". She spoke with Rod Kurtz.
Dec 26, 2013 | 55:00Radio Active The Future of Food Audio
Radio Active The Future of Food Dec 26, 2013 | 55:00The earth's population is expected to hit 9 billion people by the end of 2060. To feed all of those hungry mouths we will need a 70% increase in food production. Listen to what the future will taste like -- with CBC science columnist Torah Kachur.
Sep 10, 2012 | 7:04Radio Active Should the AVRO Arrow fighter jet replace the F-35 stealth fighter? Find out. Audio
Radio Active Should the AVRO Arrow fighter jet replace the F-35 stealth fighter? Find out. Sep 10, 2012 | 7:04It never entered service and the last prototype was destroyed more than 50 years ago...but the AVRO Arrow fighter jet is still making news this week...as a suggested alnternative to the F-35 stealth fighter Canada plans to buy. Tom Hinderks of the Alberta Aviation Museum talks with host Mark Harvey about why the Arrow is still capturing the imagination two generations later.
Oct 23, 2012 | 8:18Radio Active Senior Drivers Competent? Audio
Radio Active Senior Drivers Competent? Oct 23, 2012 | 8:18Edmonton seniors are asked by their doctor to take a cognitive test as a requirement to renewing their driver's license. Seniors advocate Ruth Adria called the test unfair.
Rod Kurtz spoke with U of A researcher Bonnie Dobbs, one of the people who created the test.
Oct 30, 2012 | 7:37Radio Active TD Kids Book Club Pt.2 Audio
Radio Active TD Kids Book Club Pt.2 Oct 30, 2012 | 7:37Radio Active Host Rod Kurtz and author Deborah Ellis visit Lauderdale School in north central Edmonton. Some grade five and six students at Lauderdale are part of the TD Kids Book Club. Ellis's novel "No Ordinary Day" is nominated for the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award. The students have read the book and had some questions for the author.