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The Homestretch - Fighting climate changeSep 23, 2014 | 6:12The Homestretch Fighting climate change Audio
The Homestretch Fighting climate change Sep 23, 2014 | 6:12World leaders are gathered in New York for the UN Climate Summit. Doug Dirks talks to Milind Kandlikar a professor at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at UBC.
The Homestretch - Art of conversationSep 23, 2014 | 6:51The Homestretch Art of conversation Audio
The Homestretch Art of conversation Sep 23, 2014 | 6:51Doug Dirks talks to Julie Freedman Smith of Parenting Power about making children more aware of interrupting others.
The Homestretch - Hybrid carsSep 23, 2014 | 6:00The Homestretch Hybrid cars Audio
The Homestretch Hybrid cars Sep 23, 2014 | 6:00The cars cost more up front but are expected to save on fuel costs. Doug Dirks talks to Kent Fellows, with the School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary about what the research shows on savings.
The Homestretch - Right to KnowSep 23, 2014 | 5:28The Homestretch Right to Know Audio
The Homestretch Right to Know Sep 23, 2014 | 5:28Catherine Ford talks to Doug Dirks about her appearance at the Calgary Sunshine Summit tomorrow, the event let's people learn about recent developments in access to public information.
The Homestretch - Fall containersSep 23, 2014 | 6:22The Homestretch Fall containers Audio
The Homestretch Fall containers Sep 23, 2014 | 6:22The veggies have been harvested, the colourful summer flowers are dead or dying, and spring seems very far away, but Lyndon Penner has a solution for keeping the garden party going for the next few weeks.
The Homestretch - Access to palliative careSep 22, 2014 | 6:09The Homestretch Access to palliative care Audio
The Homestretch Access to palliative care Sep 22, 2014 | 6:09Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose says access to palliative care should top the list of the health agenda. House doctor Brian Goldman assesses the government's priorities.
The Homestretch - Hwange National ParkSep 22, 2014 | 6:34The Homestretch Hwange National Park Audio
The Homestretch Hwange National Park Sep 22, 2014 | 6:34Brian Keating talks to guest host Rob Brown from Davison's Camp in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe.
The Homestretch - Stuck in SyriaSep 22, 2014 | 5:43The Homestretch Stuck in Syria Audio
The Homestretch Stuck in Syria Sep 22, 2014 | 5:43Anya Sass is a Calgarian born and raised, but is living in Damascus. She and her husband are still waiting for the federal government to allow them into Canada under a spousal immigration sponsorship.
The Homestretch - Food waste filmSep 22, 2014 | 6:23The Homestretch Food waste film Audio
The Homestretch Food waste film Sep 22, 2014 | 6:23"Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story" is a documentary about dumpster diving and it's screening at CIFF. Guest host Rob Brown talks to the filmmakers Grant Baldwin and Jenn Rustemeyer.
The Homestretch - New schools for CalgarySep 22, 2014 | 6:04The Homestretch New schools for Calgary Audio
The Homestretch New schools for Calgary Sep 22, 2014 | 6:04Premier Jim Prentice has announced four new schools for Calgary. Guest host Rob Brown talks to John Pantozopolous the vice-president of the Calgary Association of Parents and School Councils.
The Homestretch - CBC poetry winnerSep 22, 2014 | 7:03The Homestretch CBC poetry winner Audio
The Homestretch CBC poetry winner Sep 22, 2014 | 7:03Dave Martin is the winner of the nationwide CBC Canada Writes prize for poetry. His poem is called "Tar Swan."
The Homestretch - Documentary on addictionSep 19, 2014 | 6:52The Homestretch Documentary on addiction Audio
The Homestretch Documentary on addiction Sep 19, 2014 | 6:52The film "Dear Albert" follows the life and work of a recovering addict. It's one of the international documentaries screening at CIFF tonight.
The Homestretch - Colin and JustinSep 19, 2014 | 11:34The Homestretch Colin and Justin Audio
The Homestretch Colin and Justin Sep 19, 2014 | 11:34Their recent Canadian series, "Cabin Pressure", showed the transformation of their own quaint cottage in Muskoka. The pair speak with Doug Dirks ahead of their appearance at the Home and Design Show.
The Homestretch - A Walk Among the TombstonesSep 19, 2014 | 7:03The Homestretch A Walk Among the Tombstones Audio
The Homestretch A Walk Among the Tombstones Sep 19, 2014 | 7:03Eli Glasner reviews this film starring Liam Neeson, along with "This Is Where I Leave You" and "Love Is Strange."
The Homestretch - Scottish referendumSep 19, 2014 | 7:17The Homestretch Scottish referendum Audio
The Homestretch Scottish referendum Sep 19, 2014 | 7:17It was a tense night for the United Kingdom, but in the end, Scotland voters said no. Doug Dirks gets analysis from the CBC National Affairs Editor Chris Hall.

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