Nov 8, 2012 | 50:11Alberta at Noon Thursday November 08, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Thursday November 08, 2012 Nov 8, 2012 | 50:11Terry Clovechuck of the Alberta Motor Association advises which roads to avoid because of the weather. Northwest Board chair Ian MacGregor sasy the 5.7 billion dollar upgrader and refinery near Redwater is a game changer for Alberta. Energy analyst Peter Linder of Delta One says it will add value to Alberta's energy. 21-year-old award winning chef Peter Keith of St. Albert is off to Brazil with the first national team of the World Skills Competition. Shawna Bourke of Skills Canada takes calls on the need for skilled trades in Canada.
Nov 9, 2012 | 52:38Alberta at Noon Friday November 09, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Friday November 09, 2012 Nov 9, 2012 | 52:38Weather afficionado Gary Wheeler has used his computer expertise to create a weather station in Lethbridge. Karl Kjarsgaard, of the Bomber Command Museum in Nanton, was part of the recovery effort for a WW2 Halifax Bomber, and a documentary about it. Historica-Dominion Institute president Anthony Wilson-Smith takes calls on a survey of Canadian attitudes toward Remembrance Day.
Nov 13, 2012 | 49:08Alberta at Noon Tuesday November 13, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Tuesday November 13, 2012 Nov 13, 2012 | 49:08Justin Byrne won the Silver Medal for Bravery from the Royal Canadian Humane Association after he rescued people from a burning building. Alan Feht of Parks Canada says because of budget cuts, 40 kilometres of cross country ski trails in Elk Island National Park will not be groomed. Glenda Hanna of the Edmonton Nordic Ski Club, and general manager of the Canadian Birkebeiner Ski Festival, looks at the implications for the race. Matthew Johnson of Media Smarts, takes calls on cyber bullying.
Nov 14, 2012 | 52:38Alberta at Noon Wednesday November 14, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Wednesday November 14, 2012 Nov 14, 2012 | 52:38University of Lethbridge Professor Peter McCormick takes calls on the Provincial Government's decision to borrow money to build infrastructure, despite reports suggesting a possible future downturn in demand for Alberta oil. Aviation analyst Rick Erickson answers listners questons about the high price of air travel in Canada at holiday time.
Nov 15, 2012 | 52:37Alberta at Noon Thursday November 15, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Thursday November 15, 2012 Nov 15, 2012 | 52:37University of Calgary technology expert Tom Keenan takes calls on the future of the public pay phone. Calgary Alderman Andre Chabot answers questions about his suggestion for a Calgary smoking ban in areas where children congregate.
Nov 16, 2012 | 52:37Alberta at Noon Friday November 16, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Friday November 16, 2012 Nov 16, 2012 | 52:37Healthy living is the focus of an event tonight at Calgary's Cardel Place Recreation Centre. The headliners are Olympian Mark Tewksbury and Dr. Mark Tremblay, the author of Canada's Report Card on Active Living. For tickets go to cardelplace.com. Aron Ghebreyohannes, a member of Alberta's goal ball team, is co-chair of the Sight Night fun run and walk. It's a fund raising event Saturday for the Alberta Sports and Recreation Association for the Blind. Epcor's Anna Neal has the latest on a large-scale power outage in Edmonton. Horticulturist Jim Hole, with Hole's Greenhouses at the Enjoy Centre in St. Albert, discusses winterscaping
Nov 19, 2012 | 49:23Alberta at Noon Monday November 19, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Monday November 19, 2012 Nov 19, 2012 | 49:23Stampeders fan Brian Brian Winter is headed to Toronto to see his team compete in the 100th Grey Cup. Psychologist Kevin Dutton talks about his new book, The Wisdom of Psychopaths. University of Calgary professor Rob Huebert takes calls on the pending decision on the CNOOC takeover of Nexen.
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.
Nov 23, 2012 | 52:38Alberta at Noon Friday november 23, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Friday november 23, 2012 Nov 23, 2012 | 52:38University of Alberta Biology Professor Lynn McMullen looks at the meat recall from Capital Packers. The CBC's Doug Dirks reports from the Grey Cup celebrations in downtown Toronto. Food columnist Cinda Chavich prepares Grey Cup Red'n'White snacks. Author Ronald Wright looks ahead to the Parkland Institute Conference, Petro, Power and Politics. Stephen Brunt, author of a new official Grey Cup history, takes your calls on Grey Cup memories.
Nov 26, 2012 | 49:58Alberta at Noon Monday November 26, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Monday November 26, 2012 Nov 26, 2012 | 49:58St. Albert chef Peter Keith has returned from a WorldSkills Competition in Brazil with a gold medal. Tony Clevenger, lead researcher in a wolverine study, describes how cross-country ski enthusiasts can help with the research. Edmonton raised Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of Canada, is hopping the pond to become the Bank of England governor. Shelley Boettcher, author of Uncorked, takes listeners calls on wine.
Nov 27, 2012 | 49:36Alberta at Noon Tuesday November 27, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Tuesday November 27, 2012 Nov 27, 2012 | 49:36Political scientist Duane Bratt of Mount Royal University looks at why the margin of victory was so narrow for Conservatives in the Calgary byelection. Economist Todd Hirsch considers the underlying reasons for the spike in food prices over the past decade. Calgary Buffalo Liberal MLA Kent Hehr takes calls on his motion to stop spending public money on private schools.
Nov 28, 2012 | 52:37Alberta at Noon Wednesday November 28, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Wednesday November 28, 2012 Nov 28, 2012 | 52:37The CBC's John Archer reports on the province's second quarter financial update. Humphrey Banock, a grain farmer near Camrose, and a VP of Wildrose Agriculture Producers, says international events have helped Alberta farmers' bottom line. Lucy Tova of Voice for Animals is thrilled that Sir Paul McCartney will allow the group to set up a booth to promote moving Lucy the elephant to a sanctuary. Bill Moore Kilgannon, of Public Interest Alberta, takes calls on the need for more investment in quality child care in Alberta.
Nov 29, 2012 | 52:37Alberta at Noon Thursday November 29, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Thursday November 29, 2012 Nov 29, 2012 | 52:37Dr. Kim Raine and PhD student Sue Bhuler of the University of Alberta have found a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages could help in the fight against obesity. Sandra Hayes-Gardiner is the author of a new memoir about growing up in The Pas. Food writer Mary Bailey says there IS good fruitcake and she shares a recipe. Comedian Gerry Dee takes calls on his new book Teaching, It's Harder than it Looks.