The HomestretchKananaskis Country Golf Course repairs will go aheadSep 30, 2015 | 6:04Paige MacPherson is the Alberta Director of The Canadian Taxpayers Association. She speaks with Doug Dirks about the Minister of Environment and Parks Shannon Phillips' plans for the K-Country golf course.
The HomestretchAlberta Medical Association talks about the 20% hike in Alberta doctorsSep 29, 2015 | 6:07Doug Dirks speaks with AMA President Dr. Carl Nohr about the influx of doctors in Alberta -- especially female doctors -- over the past five years.
The HomestretchAtom Egoyan talks about his new film "Remember"Sep 29, 2015 | 8:27Canadian director Atom Egoyan is screening his latest film, "Remember," at the Calgary International Film Festival. He spoke with Doug Dirks about working with Christopher Plummer and Martin Landau.
The HomestretchLyndon Penner on what you need to know to hire a horticulturistSep 29, 2015 | 7:03It's our gardening guru's last segment of the season. But before Lyndon goes, he's got some great tips for people thinking about hiring a professional to help improve their gardens next year.
The HomestretchBrian Keating hikes to Abuna Yemata: Ethiopia’s famous ‘Church in the Sky'Sep 28, 2015 | 7:32Our Homestretch naturalist Brian Keating is finally back in Canada after close to a month in Africa. This week he tells us about his remarkable hiking adventures in Ethiopia.
The HomestretchCIFF Alberta Showcase: "Tim Petros in Passion"Sep 25, 2015 | 7:13Calgary filmmaker Jaimie Stewart turned his lens on former CFL running-back Tim Petros' pizza business and philosophy, turning it all into a short film that's screening at The Calgary International Film Festival.
The HomestretchThe Strategists discuss the three major parties in a three-way horse race.Sep 24, 2015 | 9:14We're now less than a month away from the federal election.
Doug Dirks joins The Strategists for their take on where the campaign is headed.
The HomestretchBilly Boyd and Beecake perform in CalgarySep 22, 2015 | 7:52Former hobbit Billy Boyd may be best known for his role as Pippin in Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings Trilogy, but when he's not acting, music plays a big role in Billy's life.
Billy's band 'Beecake' performs in Calgary tonight.
The HomestretchVolkswagen emissions scandal falloutSep 22, 2015 | 7:17Volkswagen owns up to rigging its emissions tests. Doug Dirks speaks with car expert Phil Edmonston about the fallout from the growing scandal.
The HomestretchGardening with Lyndon Penner - Taking Stock at the end of the SeasonSep 22, 2015 | 6:19Today is the last day of summer, the growing season is almost over, but that doesn't mean the work is over.
Our garden guru Lyndon Penner is here with your task list.
Job One is taking stock of your garden so it can be even more productive next year.
The HomestretchBrian Keating communes with hamadryas baboons in EthiopiaSep 21, 2015 | 7:11Homestretch naturalist Brian Keating is busy trekking across Africa, documenting his latest encounters with wildlife. This week he communes with bunch of baboons. Hear him discuss the experience with CBC Calgary's Doug Dirks.
The HomestretchWildlife encounters in Banff and Canmore: What NOT to doSep 21, 2015 | 6:38This weekend a group of tourists got up-close and personal with a mule deer that wandered onto Banff.
Kim Titchener is a wildlife expert and the founder of "Bear Safety and More," based in Canmore.
She spoke with Doug Dirks
The HomestretchThe Strategists prepare for the Sept. 17th federal election debateSep 17, 2015 | 7:27Stephen Carter, Zain Velji and Corey Hogan join Doug Dirks to talk about The Globe And Mail's federal leaders' debate tonight.