Alberta at Noon | Jan 21, 2013 | 49:08

Monday January 21, 2013

The province is making high-speed internet available to thousands of rural Albertans. Albertans from West Africa are living with news of the conflict in Mali and that strikes close to home for many. we speak to the president of the African Community Association of Calgary. Discounted prices for bitumen and the growing problem of how to get Alberta oil to market are two oil stories in the headlines today. In "Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark" Mary Janigan takes us back to earlier battles over Alberta oil. Steve Staples, president of the Rideau Insitute a think tank on Foreign and Defence policy, takes calls from lsteners about the situation in Mali.

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