Sep 10, 2012 | 7:41Alberta at Noon Workplace column Audio
Alberta at Noon Workplace column Sep 10, 2012 | 7:41Now that we're settling back into our routines, some may be re-evaluating their jobs and questioning whether it's time to make a change. Our workplace columnist is Melanie Peacock, an associate professor with the Bissett School of Business at Mount Royal University.
Sep 12, 2012 | 8:32Alberta at Noon Milk River rancher Audio
Alberta at Noon Milk River rancher Sep 12, 2012 | 8:32Ranchers in Southern Alberta are evaluating the damage caused by grass fires this week. Thousands of hectares of grass lands burned, and fences and farm buildings were destroyed. Peggy McRae is a rancher near Milk River.
Sep 13, 2012 | 15:15Alberta at Noon Edmonton arena Audio
Alberta at Noon Edmonton arena Sep 13, 2012 | 15:15Plans to build a new 450-million dollar arena in downtown Edmonton could be in jeopardy. The Katz Group is asking for additional concessions, saying the current deal isn't sufficient. Edmonton city council has refused. Edmonton Journalist Paula Simons weighs in on the issue, and takes calls from listeners.
Sep 20, 2012 | 52:38Alberta at Noon Thursday September 20, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Thursday September 20, 2012 Sep 20, 2012 | 52:38Tracy Johnson, Senior Producer with CBC's Business Unit, takes calls on the potential takeover of Nexen by the China National Offshore Oil Company. Liann Meloff, clincial director of the Pediatric Weight Clinic in Calgary, looks at Statistics Canada's latest data on obesity in children.
Sep 21, 2012 | 48:11Alberta at Noon Friday September 21, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Friday September 21, 2012 Sep 21, 2012 | 48:11The CBC's Scott Dippel reports from the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium where the state memorial for Peter Lougheed will take place. Economist Jeff Rubin, author of The End of Growth, takes calls on his upcoming speaking tour with environmentalist David Suzuki. Horticulturist Jim Hole answers gardening questions.
Sep 24, 2012 | 49:06Alberta at Noon Monday September 24, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Monday September 24, 2012 Sep 24, 2012 | 49:06The Reeve of Mountainview County comments on the cleanup of the sour crude spill in June into the Red Deer River. University of Calgary professor Michal Moore says there is more interest in moving crude by rail. Eric Musekamp, president of the Farmworkers Union of Alberta, takes calls on the issue of including farmworkers in Alberta's labour code.
Sep 25, 2012 | 52:40Alberta at Noon Tuesday September 25, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Tuesday September 25, 2012 Sep 25, 2012 | 52:40University of Alberta professor Ellen Goddard looks at the implications of the U.S. decision to ban beef from XL foods in Alberta. History professor John Ferris of the University of Calgary takes calls on the federal government's decision to share limited foreign service resources with Britain. Dr. Drew Van Niekerk, of the Calgary North Veterinary Clinic looks at the prospect of banning or restricting certain dog breeds.
Sep 26, 2012 | 50:12Alberta at Noon Wednesday September 26, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Wednesday September 26, 2012 Sep 26, 2012 | 50:12Ted Daywalt, president of VetJobs, says American unemployed military veterans are responding to the job openings in the oil patch. Mormon Elder Richard Melchin says there is a great deal of excitement over the opening of the new Calgary Mormon Temple. Calgary police service constable Jim Lebedeff takes calls on how to deal with people who speed on our roads.
Sep 27, 2012 | 51:41Alberta at Noon Thursday September 27, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Thursday September 27, 2012 Sep 27, 2012 | 51:41Richard Reimer's home in the Village of Stirling has become a haunted house attraction that not everyone is happy about. Food and cooking columnist Cinda Chavich has some ideas to incorporate coffee and grounds in more creative and delicious ways. Sid Andrews, the City of Calgary's Interpretation Coordinator for Environment and Educational Initiatives takes calls on the fall bird migration.