The Homestretch | Jul 11, 2013 | 6:32

Things to do in Calgary

Susan Holzman of the Homestretch takes a look at what's happening around town this weekend.

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The Homestretch - Heritage meatJul 9, 2014 | 5:52The Homestretch Heritage meat Audio
The Homestretch Heritage meat Jul 9, 2014 | 5:52Food columnist Mike Green talks to Doug Dirks about how you can up your grill game by switching to pasture-raised, heritage breed meats right from the ranchers.
The Homestretch - Steven PageJul 9, 2014 | 7:23The Homestretch Steven Page Audio
The Homestretch Steven Page Jul 9, 2014 | 7:23Doug Dirks talks to the former frontman of the Barenaked Ladies ahead of his appearance in Banff this weekend.
The Homestretch - Calgary Stampede fireworksJul 9, 2014 | 7:31The Homestretch Calgary Stampede fireworks Audio
The Homestretch Calgary Stampede fireworks Jul 9, 2014 | 7:31Brad Dezotell is the man behind this year's show. His company "Fireworks Spectaculars" is based here in Calgary.
The Homestretch - Auditor General and the governmentJul 9, 2014 | 7:46The Homestretch Auditor General and the government Audio
The Homestretch Auditor General and the government Jul 9, 2014 | 7:46Alberta's Auditor General is expressing some concerns about the way the government is conducting business. Merwan Saher issued a scathing report on Tuesday, Graham Thomson is with the Edmonton Journal.
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The Homestretch Salsa and summer Jul 9, 2014 | 4:16Chef Cam Dobranski of the Wine Bar/Brasserie in Kensington talks to Doug Dirks about homemade salsa, perfect for hot summer evenings.
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The Homestretch A Brony Tale Jul 8, 2014 | 6:54The Calgary Underground Film Festival is screening a documentary called "A Brony Tale" tonight. The documentary follows My Little Pony voice actor Ashleigh Bell.
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The Homestretch PC leadership race Jul 8, 2014 | 7:09Former PC MLA and Cabinet Minister Rick Orman talks to Doug Dirks, he says he's not even sure he'll vote for a new leader.
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The Homestretch Peonies Jul 8, 2014 | 5:57Resident horticulturist Lyndon Penner talks to Doug Dirks about the do's and don'ts of growing peonies to their full glory.
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The Homestretch Calgary Fire Chief retires Jul 8, 2014 | 7:17After 9 years as the head of the Calgary Fire Department and as director of Calgary's Emergency Management Agency, Bruce Burrell announced his retirement today.
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The Homestretch Bears in the Bow corridor Jul 7, 2014 | 7:32It's been a busy year for bear sightings in Canmore, Banff and Lake Louise. Doug Dirks talks to bear biologist Sarah Elmeligi about how bears and humans use the trail system in Banff.
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The Homestretch Failure and the medical profession Jul 7, 2014 | 7:59Dr. Brian Goldman was the keynote speaker at Fail Forward 2014, it's a conference that teaches participants, including doctors, how to succeed by learning from failure.
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The Homestretch Alaska Jul 7, 2014 | 7:03Brian Keating is taking in the beauty of the Alaskan coast on a chartered yacht. He talks about the wildlife he hopes to encounter including bears and the humpback whale.
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