Jul 9, 2012 | 8:48Alberta at Noon Eco-village Audio
Alberta at Noon Eco-village Jul 9, 2012 | 8:48An Alberta farmer is looking for a few dozen families to join him in what he's calling an eco-village. Brian Rozmahel has turned his grain farm into a bio-itensive farm, growing vegetables and fruit without using chemicals.
Jul 24, 2012 | 7:05Alberta at Noon Climber Bill Borger Audio
Alberta at Noon Climber Bill Borger Jul 24, 2012 | 7:05He is the only Canadian to have both swum the English Channel and climbed Mount Everest. Last week, he and a friend climbed a new route up Mount Thor on Baffin Island, and they became the first team to ascend the west face of this formidable chunk of Nunavut rock in a climb without the use of devices.
Jul 31, 2012 | 10:37Alberta at Noon Edmonton tornado anniversary Audio
Alberta at Noon Edmonton tornado anniversary Jul 31, 2012 | 10:37Today marks 25 years since Black Friday, the day a tornado rocked the lives of Edmontonians. Today people in and around Edmonton, and across the province, are remembering that day. Guest host Holly Preston talks to Nada Zrim-Smentek, she lived in the southern Edmonton neighbourhood of Millwoods in 1987 and witnessed the tornado first hand.
Oct 25, 2012 | 52:38Alberta at Noon Thursday October 25, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Thursday October 25, 2012 Oct 25, 2012 | 52:38The CBC's Reshmi Nair speaks to the mother of two students at a Junior High School in St. Paul where a minivan crashed injuring several students. Independent technology analyst Carmy Levy looks at the launch of Microsoft and the new Apple products. Douglas Hunter talks about his new book about Time Horton's, Double Double. The CBC's Andrea Huncar shares the latest information on the minivan crash in St. Paul. University of Alberta Professor John Spence of the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation takes calls on the implications of a junk food tax.
Nov 21, 2012 | 50:41Alberta at Noon Wednesday November 21, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Wednesday November 21, 2012 Nov 21, 2012 | 50:41Rhonda Hjorth with the "Spirit of Edmonton" expects to see tens of thousands of people at their hospitality events for the Grey Cup events in Toronto. Stampeders Coach John Hufnagel says his team has grown over the year. University of Guelph food safety specialist Professor Keith Warriner takes calls on the new food safety bill passed in the House of Commons. Communications specialist Professor Marco Adria asks listeners if they send Christmas cards and why.
Nov 22, 2012 | 52:38Alberta at Noon Thursday November 22, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Thursday November 22, 2012 Nov 22, 2012 | 52:38Brad Greenslade of the Calgary Grey Cup Committee reports from the Royal York Hotel where horse Marty is waiting to be welcomed. Business producer Tracy Johnson looks at food irradiation policy in Canada. Parenting Power's Julie Freedman Smith says the holidays are a good time to teach kids about charity. Gwen Sjogren tests listeners' crossword skills with clues from her latest book O Canada Crosswords Book 13.
Dec 5, 2012 | 48:01Alberta at Noon Wednesday December 05, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Wednesday December 05, 2012 Dec 5, 2012 | 48:01CBC business producer Tracy Johnson looks at the changes underway at CP Rail, including big staff cuts. Documentary photography and food writer CJ Katz presents her new cookbook, Taste, Seasonal Dishes from a Prairie Table. Suncor chemical engineer Sanjay Patel takes calls on his new book, The Future of Oil, A Straight Story of the Canadian Oil Sands.
Dec 27, 2012 | 45:49Alberta at Noon Thursday December 27, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Thursday December 27, 2012 Dec 27, 2012 | 45:49A look back at some favorite interviews from 2012: Justin Byrne, winner of the Canadian Humane Association silver medal for bravery; Mitch and Bradley James rescued after a shipwreck; Edmonton teen Crystal Montgomery gets a visit from her idol; Q host Jian Gomeshi on his new book, 1982; Justin Jones, grand prize winner at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival, and, Brent Hutchinson, executive director of Fort Mcleod's Empress Theatre.
Mar 8, 2013 | 50:03Alberta at Noon Thursday March 7, 2013 Audio
Alberta at Noon Thursday March 7, 2013 Mar 8, 2013 | 50:03Wildrose leader Danielle Smith looks ahead to this afternoon's provincial budget. Food columnist Karen Anderson tells us where budding gardeners can find advice and support. Alberta's ban on grizzly bear hunting will be reviewed this year. Wildlife scientist Brian Horejsi takes calls from listeners.
Mar 8, 2013 | 49:07Alberta at Noon Friday March 8, 2013 Audio
Alberta at Noon Friday March 8, 2013 Mar 8, 2013 | 49:07We hear reaction to the provincial budget, with our guest Elizabeth Smythe with Concordia University College. Black Diamond prepares to host the Tour of Alberta cycling event. David Petrovich is with the town.
Mar 21, 2013 | 49:59Alberta at Noon Thursday March 21, 2013 Audio
Alberta at Noon Thursday March 21, 2013 Mar 21, 2013 | 49:59On Thursday's podcast, Tracy Johnson, tees up expectations around this afternoon's federal budget, pharmacists are protesting cuts to drug coverage, and we take calls from listeners about the ongoing dispute between doctors and the province:
May 8, 2013 | 52:34Alberta at Noon Wednesday May 8, 2013 Audio
Alberta at Noon Wednesday May 8, 2013 May 8, 2013 | 52:34Hockey Alberta has banned bodychecking for Peewee players, and Peter Mansbridge has been asking the questions and bringing you the news for 25 years, he talks about his career and takes calls from listeners.