Oct 12, 2012 | 52:38Alberta at Noon Friday October 12, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Friday October 12, 2012 Oct 12, 2012 | 52:38Calgary Mom Jessica Stilwell's decision to blog about "going on strike" as a mother when her children didn't complete their chores set off a reaction in the media and among parents. Research associate Dan Shapiro of the Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership is a contributor to a new book on free speech called Deal with It! Ethics, Free Speech, Ethics and the Law in Canada. Callers wiegh in.
Oct 15, 2012 | 52:39Alberta at Noon Monday October 15, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Monday October 15, 2012 Oct 15, 2012 | 52:39Mohammed Idris of Brooks and County Immigration Services says he's working to help worried workers at the XL plant who were laid off because of the beef recall. Edmonton psychologist Cory Hrushka takes calls about how to talk to teens about bullying in light of the death of Amanda Todd. Contractor Mike Holmes talks about his new show Holmes Makes It Right and takes listeners calls.
Oct 16, 2012 | 52:38Alberta at Noon Tuesday October 15, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Tuesday October 15, 2012 Oct 16, 2012 | 52:38NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr comments on the new proposal from the NHL in the labour dispute. CEP Local 707 president Roland LeFort is relieved the courts have ruled in the union's favour, so far, on random drug and alcohol testing. Edmonton teen Crystal Montgomery got a personal visit from Justin Bieber before his concert at Rexall Place. Olympic gold medalist Adam Kreek is doing research with the Calgary Centre for Sleep and Human Performance and the University of Lethbridge when he rows across the Atlantic ocean in December. Rick George, former CEO of Suncor talks about his new book, Sun Rise.
Oct 17, 2012 | 52:38Alberta at Noon Wednesday October 17, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Wednesday October 17, 2012 Oct 17, 2012 | 52:38University of Calgary American foreign policy specialist Stephen Randall takes calls on the second U.S. presidential debate. Environment Canada Senior Climatologist Dave Phillips plays weather trivia with callers on the 25th anniversary of his Weather Trivia Calendar.
Oct 18, 2012 | 52:37Alberta at Noon Thursday October 18, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Thursday October 18, 2012 Oct 18, 2012 | 52:37Barbara Duckworth, reporter with the Western Producer, looks at the implications of the management takeover of XL Foods by Brazilian multinational JBS USA. Cinda Chavich celebrates Oktoberfest. David Staples, a columnist with the Edmonton Journal, takes calls on the latest twist in the Katz Group negotiations with the city of Edmonton on a new arena.
Oct 19, 2012 | 52:39Alberta at Noon Friday October 19, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Friday October 19, 2012 Oct 19, 2012 | 52:39Transportation Minister Ric McIvor announces a four-year timeline to twin Highway 63. Journalism professor Terry Field of Mount Royal University takes calls on the growing number of news organization moving from paper to online. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says it's found the XL Foods products were free of E.coli, but the plant can not reopen yet. Dr. Judy MacDonald of Alberta Health Services answers questions about the flu vaccination protram.
Oct 22, 2012 | 50:05Alberta at Noon Monday October 22, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Monday October 22, 2012 Oct 22, 2012 | 50:05Wildrose leader Danielle Smith and Liberal leader Dr. Raj Sherman look ahead to the fall sitting of the Alberta legislature. Environmental activist Sepora Berman talks about why she's demonstrating at the B.C. legislature against the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline. Chartered Accountant David Trahair takes calls on his new book, Cash Cows, Pigs and Jackpots.
Oct 23, 2012 | 48:28Alberta at Noon Tuesday October 23, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Tuesday October 23, 2012 Oct 23, 2012 | 48:28Paul Mayers of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency says XL Foods has been allowed to resume slaughter and processing operations in its Brooks plant. Rancher Dave Solverson of Alberta Beef Producers and Canadian Cattlemen's Association describes the implications. CBC Business producer Tracy Johnson explains the impact of Ottawa's decision to turn down the six billion dollar takeover of Progress Energy by Malaysian owned PetroNas. Hockey Hall of Fame goalie Ken Dryden takes calls on leadership.
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.
Oct 26, 2012 | 52:37Alberta at Noon Friday October 26, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Friday October 26, 2012 Oct 26, 2012 | 52:37Chief Superintendent Randy McGinnis of the RCMP says a 46-year-old man has been charged in connection with the minivan crash into a St. Paul Junior High, injuring many students. Wildrose MLA Shane Saskiw describes how the community is coping. Pop culture columnist Ruth Myles offers up Halloween viewing for the weekend. Food columnist Cinda Chavich shares some scarey treats. University of Calgary sociologist Jim Frideres takes calls on Canada's latest census data on languages in Canada.
Oct 31, 2012 | 48:29Alberta at Noon Wednesday October 31, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Wednesday October 31, 2012 Oct 31, 2012 | 48:29Bill Bullard, of the Ranchers-Cattlemen's Action Legal Fund, is opposed to JBS-USA's interest in purchasing more meat packing plants in the U.S. Immigration and Citizenship minister Jason Kenney says Canada will admit up to 265 thousand new permanent residents next year. Food columnist Tina Faiz looks at Alberta's other delicious red meat, Bison. CBC Business correspondent Amanda Lang takes calls on her new book, The Power of Why.
Nov 1, 2012 | 52:39Alberta at Noon Thursday November 01, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Thursday November 01, 2012 Nov 1, 2012 | 52:39Alberta grandmothers, like Dariel Bateman, are uniting with others across the country to support Bill c-398 to get more generic drugs to people with HIV AIDS in Africa. Diana Gibson, author a Parkland Institute report called Fairness and Justice for all, looks at the growing disparity between the wealthy and poor in Alberta. Food columnist Mary Bailey looks ahead to a barbecue competition at Northlands in Edmonton. Judith Sykes and Linda Davis, two long time educators and organizers of the Kaleidoscope Conference, take calls on the importance of teacher librarians.
Nov 2, 2012 | 52:38Alberta at Noon Friday November 02, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Friday November 02, 2012 Nov 2, 2012 | 52:38Canadian Downhill Olympic Gold Medallist Kerrin Lee Gartner takes calls on American downhill skiier Lyndsey Vonn's fight to compete with the men in the World Cup at Lake Louise. Business professor Melanie Peacock of Mount Royal University answers questions about sick days in the work place.
Nov 5, 2012 | 51:03Alberta at Noon Monday November 05, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Monday November 05, 2012 Nov 5, 2012 | 51:03Writer and naturalist Vivian Demuth is living in Hoboken, New Jersey, and volunteering with the relief effort after Hurricane Sandy. Author and publisher Jeff Buick looks at the future of books in light of changing social media. Financial journalist Bruce Sellery takes calls in "financial literacy" month.