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Alberta @ noon

CBC Radio's alberta@noon connects urban and rural Albertans by exploring the environmental, agricultural, educational and political issues affecting everyone from the far north to the deep south of the province.

Updated: Sundays
Download episodes from this podcast for: 6 months
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How Harvey Weinstein weaponized the media

Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan says Harvey Weinstein used the media as "a bludgeon" to intimidate, humiliate and silence his accusers.

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Letting go of books

Broadcaster Candy Palmater speaks on the freedom that comes with letting go of books.

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Bill Murray

The actor and cellist Jan Vogler open up on the chance encounter that led to their new musical collaboration.

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'Concussions affect a life'

Former NHL goaltender Ken Dryden wants hockey rules changed to save players' lives.

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Alberta@Noon - Monday, October 16

We take your calls on the federal government's changes to small business taxes; should automatic external defibrillators be available in all public places?

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Alberta@Noon - Friday, October 13

What issues will decide how you vote in Monday's municipal elections? We take your calls for the full hour of the show.

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Alberta@Noon - Thursday, October 12

What NAFTA renegotiations could mean for Albertans; we take your audition stories.

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Alberta@Noon - Wednesday, October 11

We ask whether Alberta should adopt pay-to-pump legislation; we take your calls on the end of Sears.

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Alberta@Noon - Tuesday, October 10

We talk to Mount Royal University political scientist Duane Bratt about negative campaigning; in the second half of the show, we ask you about your favourite apples.

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Alberta@Noon - Friday, October 6

What would you do if you won the lottery? We take your calls.

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Alberta@Noon - Thursday, October 5

We get your reaction to the cancellation of the Energy East project; former Alberta cabinet minister Ted Morton and energy economist Andrew Leach join us with their thoughts.

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A@Noon for Wednesday, October 4

On this episode. We discuss your thoughts on the Alberta government’s proposed plan for dealing with the legalization of marijuana.

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A@Noon for Tuesday, October 3

In this episode: we talk about co-parenting after a divorce.

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A@Noon for Monday, October 2

In this episode: we ask what's on your mind in the light of the attack in Edmonton and the shooting in Las Vegas.

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Alberta@Noon - Friday, September 29

We ask you about your favourite movies; Jim Hole takes gardening questions.

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Alberta@Noon - Thursday, September 28

We look back at 50 years of oilsands production in Alberta.

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Alberta@Noon - Wednesday, September 27

Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, the actor who plays the role of Appa on CBC's Kim's Convenience, joins us as we share stories of family businesses.

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Alberta@Noon - Tuesday, September 26

We talk to UC Riverside professor Eddie Comeaux about athletes protesting the American national anthem.

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Alberta@Noon - Monday, September 25

We talk about the problem of homelessness in Alberta and take your calls.

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Alberta@Noon - Friday, September 22

We talk about the arena debate in Calgary and Edmonton; our gardening columnist Donna Balzer takes your calls.

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Alberta@Noon - Thursday, September 21

Do Alberta audiences give too many standing ovations? We take your calls and speak with actors and playwrights.

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Alberta@Noon - Wednesday, September 20

We ask you about the issues you want candidates to talk about during this fall's municipal elections; we take your calls on your favourite horror films.

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Alberta@Noon - Tuesday, September 19

Does Canada need a larger population? Globe and Mail columnist Doug Saunders joins us to make that argument and take your calls.

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Alberta@Noon - Monday, September 18

How should our province distribute and sell marijuana when it becomes legal next year - and what should the legal age be?

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Alberta@Noon - Friday, September 15

We take your tree questions with arborist Matt Davis; should Amazon move its new headquarters to Alberta?

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Alberta@Noon - Wednesday, September 13

Calgary city councillor Brian Pincott, Mara Grunau from the Centre for Suicide Prevention, and Amy Willans from the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta join us for an hour long discussion about mental health.

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Alberta@Noon - Monday, September 11

What do you think of public art policy in Alberta? We discuss the issue for the full hour with public art commissioner and consultant Ciara McKeown.

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Alberta@Noon - Thursday, September 7

What do you think of the federal Liberal government's proposed changes to small business taxes? We take your calls, emails and tweets for the entire hour of the program.

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Alberta@Noon - Wednesday, September 6

The Lonely Planet travel guide ignites the Edmonton-Calgary debate once again; we hear your best stories about roadtrips with teenagers.

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Alberta@Noon - Tuesday, September 5

We ask you about your back-to-school resolutions for your family; what are the work-related nightmares that keep you up at night?

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Alberta @ Noon - Friday, September 1

Gardening experts Jim Hole and Kath Smyth take your gardening questions for a full hour.

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Alberta@Noon - Thursday, August 31

We mark 20 years since the death of Diana, Princess of Wales; we ask you about your summer regrets.

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Alberta@Noon - Wednesday, August 30

We talk to UCP leadership candidate Jeff Callaway about his pitch to have the Alberta government buy the port of Churchill, Manitoba; we ask you what knick-knacks or pieces of memorabilia you carry around with you in your wallet.

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A@Noon for Tuesday August 29

In this episode: we talk about whether the Alberta government should be helping to diversity the provincial economy; and we debate whether vinyl is better than digital.

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Alberta@Noon - Monday, August 28

We look at the results of a new study asking women if they'd want their boss's job; advice on how to get along with your roommates.

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A@Noon Friday August 25

In this episode: we get some late summer/fall hike suggestions; and we answer your gardening questions.

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A@Noon for Thursday August 24

In this episode: we ask whether schools should be named after Sir John A. Macdonald; and we ask what food has been ruined for you.

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A@Noon for Tuesday August 22

In this episode: we ask about your experience with concussions; and we ask whether emojis belong in work emails.

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A@Noon for Monday August 21

In this episode: we ask about the most incredible things you've seen in the sky; and we ask if you would ever want to return to your hometown.

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A@Noon for Friday August 18, 2017

Does the new fee guide go far enough to make dental care affordable in Alberta? And we talk tree care in our gardening phone-in.

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A@Noon for Thursday August 17, 2017

What's it like to be fat and fit, and what did you learn at summer camp?

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A@Noon for Wednesday August 16, 2017

Why smartphones might actually be good for the younger generation. And we dish on over-rated desserts.

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A@Noon for Tuesday August 15, 2017

What the violence and racism in Charlottesville, Virginia means for us here in Alberta, and how we should respond.

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A@Noon for Monday August 14, 2017

Do you stream your TV shows and how much are you willing to pay to do it? And we have a Canadian crossword quiz.

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A@Noon for Friday August 11

On this episode: Rudeness in restaurants and gardening with Jim Hole.

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A@Noon for Thursday August 10

In this episode: we ask what you think about MLA Derek Fildebrandt's taxpayer-funded condo sublet; and we ask whether anything could or should be done to make life easier for working parents.

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A@Noon for Wednesday August 9

In this episode: we ask about what it's been like in Alberta's National Parks this summer.

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A@Noon for Tuesday August 8

In this episode: we ask what you think about the gene editing technology CRISPR - is it exciting or scary to you?

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A@Noon for Friday August 4

Today on Alberta@Noon: Medical marijuana. We talk to a doctor about who should, and who shouldn't, be taking it; and...what's that on your cabbages? Kath Smythe solves all your horticulture worries.

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A@Noon for Thursday August 3, 2017

In this episode: we hear your stories about break-ins in your neighbourhood and what to do about them.

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A@Noon for Wednesday August 2, 2017

In this episode: we ask for your stories about your shortest gigs.

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A@Noon for Tuesday August 1, 2017

In this episode: we ask what you make of Anthony Scaramucci's departure from the White House; and we ask what you think should go on the new Canadian Youtube channel.

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A@Noon for Monday July 31, 2017

In this episode: we ask whether you think Alberta should crack down on ticket resales.

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A@Noon for Friday, July 28

In this episode: we ask if what happened with the Fireball ride in Ohio changes how you feel about midway rides; and we answer your gardening questions.

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A@N Podcast for July 27, 2017

In this episode: we ask if you love or hate the hot weather; and we talk about hiking etiquette.

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A@Noon for Wednesday July 26, 2017

In this episode: we ask if adult cyclists should always be expected to wear a helmet; and we talk about ideas for cooking for a crowd.

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A@Noon for Tuesday July 25, 2017

In this episode: we take your calls about the Charlie Gard case in Britain; and our guide to modern living offers tips on being a good host and house guest.

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A@Noon for Monday July 24, 2017

In this episode: we ask for your thoughts about the vote to create a new United Conservative Party in Alberta.

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A@Noon for Friday July 21, 2017

In this episode: we ask for your stories about things that went wrong at weddings; and Jim Hole answers your gardening questions.

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A@Noon for Thursday July 20, 2017

In this episode: we ask whether it would be worth bringing the Olympics or other big multi sport events to Alberta again; and we ask for your picks for the top television shows of all time.

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A@Noon for Wednesday July 19, 2017

In this episode: we ask if what you post on social media should influence whether you get a job; and we ask about what you've done to push your physical and mental limits.

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