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Alberta @ noon

CBC Radio's alberta@noon, with host Donna McElligott, 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
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Dam betrays Trudeau's pledge to First Nations, say critics

Despite a promise to forge a new relationship with Indigenous peoples, the Trudeau government's support of the Site C dam is facing criticism. The dam is opposed by First Nation leaders, the Royal Society of Canada and Amnesty International.

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'Some relief': Taran Killam's SNL ax

Well-liked and versatile actor Taran Killam reflects on life after his six season run with Saturday Night Live.

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Toll of assisted deaths on doctors

What impact do assisted deaths take on the doctors involved? Dr. Jeff Blackmer says some doctors will struggle, and Canada needs a framework to support them.

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Conservation officer kills 9 bears in 'most difficult week'

A B.C. conservation officer says Revelstoke residents' carelessness with their food and trash led to the euthanization of nine bears there last week. Guest host Laura Lynch interviews Dan Bartol.

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A@Noon for Monday August 29, 2016

In this episode: we hear what you think about a proposal to use photo radar on the QEII at Leduc; and dog expert, Stanley Coren, answers your questions about dog behaviour.

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A@Noon for Friday August 26, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about Stephen Harper's legacy and Jim Hole answers your gardening questions.

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A@Noon for Thursday Aug 25, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about what it's like searching for work in Alberta now; and we take calls about a suggestion that texting and driving should become a criminal offence.

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A@Noon for Wednesday August 24, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about Alberta's economy and we take calls about collectables.

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A@Noon for Tuesday August 23, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about a change to the law which allows medical marijuana users to grow their own plants at home; and Phil Edmonston takes calls about cars.

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A@Noon for Monday August 22, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about a proposal to always hold the Olympics in the same city; and we take calls about what to do with the bounty from your garden.

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A@Noon for Friday August 19, 2016

In this episode we talk with Mark Tewksbury about memorable moments from Rio 2016; our Food Columnist Karen Anderson talks about efforts to reduce food waste in Alberta; and we take calls about tree care.

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A@Noon for Thursday August 18, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about the police requesting a law that would compel suspects to provide passwords to digital devices if a judge orders it; and we take calls about whether Alberta needs ATV safety legislation.

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A@Noon for Wednesday August 17, 2016

In this episode: we check in with small business owners about what it's like to do business in Alberta these days; and we get summer reading suggestions.

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A@Noon for Tuesday August 16, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about the province's plan to ban spear hunting; and we take calls about summer road trips.

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A@Noon for Monday August 15, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about a proposal to lower to voting age to 16; and we take calls about your favourite places to visit in nature.

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A@Noon for Friday August 12, 2016

In this episode: red deer instrument drive, the value of a music education and gardening with Donna Balzer.

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A@Noon for Thursday August 11, 2016

In this episode: Stargazing with Alan Dyer, and Alberta's hidden gems with Karen Ward of Travel Alberta.

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A@Noon for Wednesday August 10, 2016

In this episode: Inspiring Olympic sports, and birds in AB with Chris Fisher. Talkback 1-800-461-9219

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A@Noon for Tuesday August 9, 2016

In this episode: Edmonton mayor Don Iveson on why his city lacks bike lanes, Amazing Race Canada couple from Lethbridge, and urban cycling on the phone-in.

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A@Noon for Monday August 8, 2016

In this episode: Game of Thrones begins on regular Canadian cable tv, and how to camp safely.

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A@Noon for Friday August 5, 2016

In this episode: CBC broadcaster Doug Dirks joins us from Rio to talk about the Olympic games and Jim Hole answers your gardening questions.

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A@Noon for Thursday August 4, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about this summer's weather; and crossword puzzle author Gwen Sjogren tests listeners' crossword puzzle skills.

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A@Noon for Wednesday August 3, 2016

In this episode: we get reaction to the new inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women; we talk to the author and photographer for "The Pipestone Wolves: The Rise and Fall of a Wolf Family"; and we take calls about hiking.

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A@Noon for Tuesday August 2, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about Pokemon Go; and Ken Fry joins us to answer your questions about bugs.

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A@Noon for Friday July 29, 2016

In this episode: What Hillary Clinton's presidential nomination means for women in politics and our Friday gardening phone-in with Kath Smyth.

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A@Noon for Thursday July 28, 2016

In this episode: we take your calls about The Tragically Hip and we take your calls about Alberta's best summer food.

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A@Noon for Wednesday July 27, 2016

In this episode: a new report says Alberta will have the toughest policy for carbon pricing by 2020. We ask listeners what they think about the carbon tax. We also take calls about what's causing stress for young people today

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A@Noon for Tuesday July 26, 2016

In this episode: we talk with the Alzheimer Society of Calgary about a new checklist to see if someone might be developing dementia; and Phil Edmonston, author of the Lemon-Aid vehicle guides takes calls about vehicles.

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A@Noon for Monday July 25, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about the Presidential race in the United States and we take calls about getting your dog to behave the way you want.

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A@Noon for Friday July 22, 2016

On today's episode: K-Days, beer and bears. Gardening guru Donna Balzer takes your calls on the phone-in.

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A@Noon for Thursday July 21, 2016

In this episode: Two separate bear encounters in the past two days in Alberta have left two women injured. We ask an expert why conflicts between bears and people seem to be on the rise, and open phonelines for your stories and questions.

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A@Noon for Wednesday July 20, 2016

In this episode: the new Canada Child Benefit; the case in favor of Alberta's caribou recovery plan; staying fit during the summer.

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A@Noon for Tuesday July 19, 2016

In this episode: glitches in a computerized pay system leaves federal employees without pay; protecting Alberta's caribou; preventing and treating summer injuries.

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A@Noon for Monday July 18, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about the Russian doping scandal and the Olympics; and we take calls about celebrity encounters.

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A@Noon for Thursday July 14, 2016

In this episode: Can the Alberta's energy sector find common ground with environmentalists? Also: how to curb summer food waste and use more fresh produce.

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A@Noon podcast for Wednesday July 13

In this episode: we take calls about infills and whether you think there should be more in your neighbourhood; and we take calls with personal finance expert Gail Vaz-Oxlade.

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A@Noon podcast for Monday July 11

On today's show: we take calls about tipping versus paying a mandatory hospitality fee; and we take calls about bird sightings in Alberta.

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A@Noon for Friday, July 8, 2016

In this episode: We take you to the Calgary Stampede Parade, the track and field Olympic tryouts in Edmonton, and dig in the garden with Jim Hole on the phone-in.

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A@Noon for Thursday, July 7, 2016

In this episode: More reaction to Jason Kenney's plans to unite the right, mosquitoes and West Nile virus, a documentary on homelessness in Lethbridge and we spot wildflowers on the phone-in.

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A@Noon for Wednesday, July 6, 2016

In this episode: Two booksellers share their picks for the best summer reads, and we discuss Jason Kenney's bid for the leadership of the Alberta PC Party.

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A@Noon for Tuesday July 5

On today's episode: Calgary Stampede finances, Lethbridge gets a new historic park, a preview of St. Albert's music festival, and we talk bugs that are bugging your plants and trees on the phone-in.

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A@Noon for Monday July 4, 2016

On today's episode: We talk about the Province's expanded sunshine list; summer relationships that sizzle and fizzle; and we look back at the southern Alberta flood of 2013.

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A@N for Thursday June 30

On this episode: New grizzly bear numbers for southern AB, Sylvan Lake closes its waterpark; and a new event replaces the Gay Rodeo in Strathmore; and we talk gardening on the phone-in.

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A@Noon podcast for Wednesday June 29

On today's show: We take calls from listeners about Parks Canada's plan to build a paved bike trail along the Icefields Parkway, with Jasper newspaper editor Paul Clarke. Then, author Graeme Pole takes listener's questions and talks about hiking.

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A@Noon podcast for Wednesday June 28, 2016

On today's show: Naomi Christensen of the Canada West Foundation on why Alberta should encourage hydro electricity in the move away from coal;Red Hat Cooperative celebrates 50 years of veggie growing; Brian Leeman takes calls on antiques and collectables.

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A@Noon podcast for Monday June 27 2016

On today's program:The president of the Alberta Teachers' Association, makes the case against international ranking exams, the mayor of Vulcan, Alberta tells us about a new tourist attraction; and travel author Robin Esrock on great Canadian road trips.

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A@Noon for Friday June 24, 2016

In this show: we talk to Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci about the sunshine list, Karen Anderson about Alberta's food entrepreneurs, and Kath Smyth about gardening.

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A@Noon for Thursday June 23, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about whether society is getting tied up in rules or whether the rules are there for good reasons; and we take calls about finding your path after you graduate from University or College.

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A@Noon for Wednesday June 22, 2016

In this episode: Wood Buffalo councillors give themselves a raise; a University of Alberta team takes part in a unique race; and we take calls about camping.

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A@Noon for Tuesday June 21, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about the proposal to bring the 2026 Winter Olympics to Alberta; we take calls about the best gadgets ever invented.

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A@Noon for Monday June 20, 2016

In this episode: we talk to the Mayor of Grande Cache about the future of the community; we get more details about a proposed racetrack for Mountain View County; and we take calls about the best way to get babies to sleep.

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A@Noon for Friday, June 17th, 2016

In this episode: we learn about a motor race track proposal for the Carstairs area; we talk to a trades student who won a medal at a national competition; and we talk trees with arborist Matt Davis.

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A@Noon for Friday June 17, 2016

In this episode: we get the latest on the Energy East pipeline proposal; we check in with Russell Thomas in Fort McMurray; and we take calls about summer camp memories.

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A@Noon for Wednesday June 15, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about the review of the curriculum in Alberta's schools; we talk with a long time pilot about twin otter planes in light of the current South Pole rescue mission; and we take calls about gender diversity and boards.

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A@Noon for Tuesday Jun 14, 2016

In this episode: we hear from a survivor of the shootings in Orlando; we find out about the demand at the food bank in Fort McMurray right now; we get a report on orphaned wells in Alberta; and we take calls about mosquitoes.

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A@Noon for Monday June 13, 2016

In this episode: Alberta's Minister of Culture and Tourism reflects on the shootings in Orlando, Florida; our workplace columnist explores the idea of job sharing; and we take calls about the so called prairie accent.

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A@noon for June 10, 2016

Remembering Gordie Howe with author Bruce Dowbiggin, rain in Ft. MacMurray and gardening with Jim Hole.

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A@Noon for Thursday June 9, 2016

In this episode: we get an update on the South African firefighters' pay dispute and we take calls about saving for retirement.

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A@Noon for Wednesday June 8, 2016

In this episode: we check in with Team Rubicon which is helping people find valuables in the rubble in Fort McMurray; we take calls about the University of Calgary's decision to pay a ransom to hackers; and we take calls about attracting and raising bees.

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A@Noon for Tuesday June 7, 2016

In this episode: the President of the Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce calls for provincial funding for local businesses. We get an update on the American presidential election campaign; and we take calls about the Alberta government.

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A@Noon for Monday June 6, 2016

In this episode: we talk with Environment Canada about today's heat wave in southern Alberta; we take a look at the use of social media during the Fort McMurray wildfire; and we take calls about doctor assisted death.

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A@Noon for Friday June 03, 2016

In this episode: Day 3 of the Fort Mac re-entry; Alberta's gas shortage; what's on TV this summer; scale on Lethbridge elm trees; Donna Balser takes your gardening questions.

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A@Noon for Thursday June 02, 2016

In this episode: whether Alberta will meet its climate commitments if more pipelines are approved; a clever Fort Mac teen wins quite an honour; Environment Minister Shannon Phillips takes your calls on the carbon tax.

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A@Noon podcast for Wednesday June 1, 2016

In this episode: we check in with people from Fort McMurray returning to the city in the wake of the wildfire.

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