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.
Nov 30, 2012 | 52:38Alberta at Noon Friday November 30, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Friday November 30, 2012 Nov 30, 2012 | 52:38Political scientist Lori Williams of Mount Royal University looks at the raucous week in the Alberta legislature. Kathryn Teneese with Ktunaxa Nation is protesting against the proposed Jumbo ski resort near Invermere in B.C. Lee Hodgins, a trustee with Awesome Edmonton, and Roxanne Zowtuk, an Edmonton social workers, talk about why Roxanne won the latest Awesome pitch. Cookbook author Elizabeth Baird takes calls about Canada's Favourite Recipes.
Dec 3, 2012 | 49:35Alberta at Noon Monday December 03, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Monday December 03, 2012 Dec 3, 2012 | 49:35University of Alberta political scientist John Church says the health inquiry into preferential treatment in Alberta could lead to more transparency in the system. Reporter Dominic Valitis says twitter and other social media are dominated by news of the Duchess of Cambridge's pregnancy. Calgary Herald Sports reporter Vicki Hall looks at the roster of hopefuls for Canada's Junior Hockey team. Clare Demerse, federal policy director of the Pembina Institute, takes calls on Canada's and Alberta's role in International Climate Change talks.
Dec 4, 2012 | 55:14Alberta at Noon Tuesday December 04, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Tuesday December 04, 2012 Dec 4, 2012 | 55:14University of Alberta professor Richard Dixon, executive director of Applied Business Research in Energy and Environment, looks at today's meeting in Nebraska on the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline. Alberta Wilderness Association Conservation Specialist Carolyn Campbell explains why Alberta's provincial fish, the bull trout, is officially "at risk". Progressive Conservative MLA Matt Jeneroux takes calls on his private members bill on compassionate care leave.
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 6, 2012 | 49:04Alberta at Noon Thursday December 06, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Thursday December 06, 2012 Dec 6, 2012 | 49:04The president of the Brooks food bank, AnnaMarie Luchies, says demand has decreased since the XL Foods employees have gotten back to work, but it's still steady. The CBC's John Archer looks at the fall session of the legislature. Associate Business professor Melanie Peacock takes calls on memorable Christmas work parties.
Dec 7, 2012 | 49:57Alberta at Noon Friday December 07, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Friday December 07, 2012 Dec 7, 2012 | 49:57Rancher Don Bester of the Alberta Surface Rights group is unhappy with the AUC's decision to build the power line between the Edmonton and Calgary area. Food columnist Tina Faiz has suggestions for some DIY food gifts. Technology journalist Carmy Levy takes calls on technology gifts for techies and and the "not-so-techy".
Dec 10, 2012 | 50:10Alberta at Noon Monday December 10, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Monday December 10, 2012 Dec 10, 2012 | 50:10University of Alberta political scienitst Wenran Jiang takes calls on Ottawa's decision to approve the CNOOC takeover of Nexen and the Petronas takeover of Progress. Horticulturist Donna Balzer is in with gift ideas for serious gardeners and those getting started.
Dec 11, 2012 | 52:39Alberta at Noon Tuesday December 11, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Tuesday December 11, 2012 Dec 11, 2012 | 52:39Sergeant Keith Botts of the Crowsnest RCMP describes the rollovers on Highway 22 because of high winds. Hanna's mayor mark Nikota takes calls on his town's anti-bullying by-law. Dr. Drew Van Niekerk of the Calgary North Veterinary Hospital answers questions about keeping your pets safe over the holidays.
Dec 12, 2012 | 52:39Alberta at Noon Wednesday December 12, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Wednesday December 12, 2012 Dec 12, 2012 | 52:39University of Calgary Professor John Ferris looks at the latest developments on the government's proposed F-35 procurement. Booksellers Laurie Greenwood in Edmonton and Mike Hare, of the Owl's Nest in Calgary, provide suggestions on good books to give as gifts.
Dec 13, 2012 | 49:59Alberta at Noon Thursday December 13, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Thursday December 13, 2012 Dec 13, 2012 | 49:59The CBC's Nola Keeler reports on the 17th Annual CBC Edmonton Turkey Drive with Lilydale for the Edmonton Food Bank. She speaks to Les Hansen, principal of Holyrood Elementary School, defending champions of the Turkey Spirit Award. Holyrood's Little Dickens choir takes the stage. Food columnist Mary Bailey talks turkey. Lucille Cook, Executive Director of the Native Friendship Centre and Food Bank in Slave Lake, describes how the community helps out.
Dec 14, 2012 | 52:38Alberta at Noon Friday December 14, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Friday December 14, 2012 Dec 14, 2012 | 52:38Lt. Paul Vance, with Connecticut State Police, updates the shooting at an elementary school in Newtown. Olympic Gold medal rower Adam Kreek finalizes his plans to row across the Atlantic Ocean for research and environmental awareness. University of Calgary Professor Patrick Finn takes calls on seasonal political correctness. Witness describe the first moments after the Newtown, Connecticut shooting. City of Calgary Interpretation Coordinator Sid Andrews looks at the interesting birds in Alberta at this time of year.
Dec 17, 2012 | 51:43Alberta at Noon Monday December 17, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Monday December 17, 2012 Dec 17, 2012 | 51:43University of Alberta political scientist Greg Flanagan takes listeners' calls about the tragedy in Newtown, CT. Food and travel writer Karen Anderson of Calgary Food Tours, provides some great Alberta suggestions for food gifts.
Dec 18, 2012 | 49:53Alberta at Noon Tuesday December 18, 2012 Audio
Alberta at Noon Tuesday December 18, 2012 Dec 18, 2012 | 49:53Bill Moore Kilgannon, of Public Interest Alberta, looks at upcoming changes to homecare. Space enthusiast Don Hladiuk comments on Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield's mission to the space station. Alberta legislature librarian Val Footz takes suggestions about what should go into a 2112 time capsule.