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.
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.
Jan 30, 2013 | 5:51Radio Active Bitumen Bubble Warnings Missed Audio
Radio Active Bitumen Bubble Warnings Missed Jan 30, 2013 | 5:51When Premier Alison Redford foreshadowed looming budget trouble, she blamed the "bitumen bubble." Some Albertans have heard it all before. The Calgary Herald's Stephen Ewart told Portia Clark that warnings about the bubble go back to the '90s.
Feb 27, 2013 | 8:08Radio Active Sentencing Explained Audio
Radio Active Sentencing Explained Feb 27, 2013 | 8:08The three-year sentence handed to Brenden Holubowich has angered the families of his victims.
Peter Sankoff teaches Law at the University of Alberta. He told Portia Clark why judges don't typically overrule plea agreements.
Apr 12, 2013 | 8:19Radio Active Responding to Sexual Assaults Audio
Radio Active Responding to Sexual Assaults Apr 12, 2013 | 8:19Rehtaeh Parsons' family says she her own life after months of bullying following an alleged sexual assault. Karen Smith represents the Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton. She told Portia Clark that facts about assault need to reach boys at an early age.