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The Homestretch - PotatoesJul 22, 2014 | 6:37The Homestretch Potatoes Audio
The Homestretch Potatoes Jul 22, 2014 | 6:37Lyndon Penner talks about the joy of growing potatoes which he says is essential for a complete gardening experience.
The Homestretch - Bacteria and the mindJul 21, 2014 | 7:02The Homestretch Bacteria and the mind Audio
The Homestretch Bacteria and the mind Jul 21, 2014 | 7:02McMaster University researchers have determined that changes to stomach bacteria can make timid mice, braver. Doug Dirks talks to microbiologist Jason Tetro about the research.
The Homestretch - Urban beekeepingJul 21, 2014 | 4:49The Homestretch Urban beekeeping Audio
The Homestretch Urban beekeeping Jul 21, 2014 | 4:49The Homestretch's Jenn Blair is learning how to keep bees, she talks about getting started, which just might be the hardest part.
The Homestretch - Banana LeafJul 21, 2014 | 6:02The Homestretch Banana Leaf Audio
The Homestretch Banana Leaf Jul 21, 2014 | 6:02Rita Sirignano is our guide to Calgary's best holes in the wall. This week she checks out Banana Leaf at 3330, 32nd street northeast.
The Homestretch - GrizzliesJul 21, 2014 | 7:22The Homestretch Grizzlies Audio
The Homestretch Grizzlies Jul 21, 2014 | 7:22Brian Keating is in excellent grizzly habitat in the Bugaboo Mountains in British Columbia where there is lots of evidence of grizzly activitiy this summer.
The Homestretch - Canadian teacher in an Indonesian jailJul 21, 2014 | 6:51The Homestretch Canadian teacher in an Indonesian jail Audio
The Homestretch Canadian teacher in an Indonesian jail Jul 21, 2014 | 6:51Neil Bantlemanon is being held on allegations of child sexual assault. Doug Dirks talks to Jaime Webber about how his family and friends are fighting for his release, maintaining his innocence.
The Homestretch - Kananaskis Country Golf CourseJul 18, 2014 | 7:08The Homestretch Kananaskis Country Golf Course Audio
The Homestretch Kananaskis Country Golf Course Jul 18, 2014 | 7:08Today the government announced it is going to rebuild the course and protect it from future flood damage. Doug Dirks talks to Richard Starke, Alberta's Minister of Tourism, Parks and Recreation.
The Homestretch - Summer moviesJul 18, 2014 | 6:25The Homestretch Summer movies Audio
The Homestretch Summer movies Jul 18, 2014 | 6:25From Sci-Fi to a sexy romp and mid-life conundrums, there is a wide variety of movies spilling out this weekend at theatres. Eli Glasner looks at Sex Tape, Snowpiercer, Wish I Was Here and Boyhood.
The Homestretch - Malaysian Airlines aftermathJul 18, 2014 | 6:26The Homestretch Malaysian Airlines aftermath Audio
The Homestretch Malaysian Airlines aftermath Jul 18, 2014 | 6:26The UN Security Council held an emergency session today demanding an independent investigation into the incident. Doug Dirks talks to a former Canadian ambassador to Russia and the UN, Jeremy Kinsman.
The Homestretch - Seniors and transitJul 18, 2014 | 6:47The Homestretch Seniors and transit Audio
The Homestretch Seniors and transit Jul 18, 2014 | 6:47A city committee is looking at making changes to the low income passes for seniors, limiting travel to off-peak times. Doug Dirks talks to Councillor Shane Keating, the chair of the committee.
The Homestretch - Giant Walkthrough BrainJul 18, 2014 | 7:28The Homestretch Giant Walkthrough Brain Audio
The Homestretch Giant Walkthrough Brain Jul 18, 2014 | 7:28That's the title for a talk Jay Ingram is giving at the Banff Centre. The science broadcaster explains the concept to Doug Dirks.
The Homestretch - Drunk driving legislationJul 18, 2014 | 5:36The Homestretch Drunk driving legislation Audio
The Homestretch Drunk driving legislation Jul 18, 2014 | 5:36The Wildrose party wants to get rid of Alberta's 0.05 drunk driving legislation and replace it with other measures. Doug Dirks talks to Shayne Saskiw, the justice critic for the Wildrose Party of Alberta.
The Homestretch - Emmy nominated flixJul 17, 2014 | 6:23The Homestretch Emmy nominated flix Audio
The Homestretch Emmy nominated flix Jul 17, 2014 | 6:23Zain Velji helps us find some of the hidden gems of on-demand viewing, today he looks at Emmy-nominated shows available on Netflix.
The Homestretch - Parental responsibilityJul 17, 2014 | 6:35The Homestretch Parental responsibility Audio
The Homestretch Parental responsibility Jul 17, 2014 | 6:35A South Carolina mother was arrested earlier this month for leaving her 9 year-old daughter alone to play in a playground while she worked at a nearby restaurant.
The Homestretch - Southeastern AlbertaJul 17, 2014 | 4:56The Homestretch Southeastern Alberta Audio
The Homestretch Southeastern Alberta Jul 17, 2014 | 4:56Royce Chwin, Chief Marketing Officer with Travel Alberta, talks to Doug Dirks about day trips in the Medicine Hat area of our province.

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