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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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120 bathrooms short

Find out why a 35-storey condo doesn’t have any bathrooms.

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How the American right lost its way

Conservative talk radio host Charlie Sykes talks about what it's like to take on Trump supporters.

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The birth of videos games

Rewind takes a look at the birth of a multi-billion dollar industry.

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Taking food from kids who can't pay

A school cafeteria worker quits after she's ordered to enforce the school's new policy of taking hot meals away from kids whose parents haven't paid up.

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A@Noon for Thursday September 22, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about a decision by Hockey Calgary to ask players and coaches to stop shaking hands with officials after games.

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A@Noon for September 21, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about whether the federal government should be doing more to support pipelines; and we take calls about whether driverless cars make sense.

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A@Noon for Tuesday September 20, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about whether it makes sense to bring the Olympics back to Alberta; and we take calls about a proposal to offer safe injection services in Edmonton.

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A@Noon for Monday September 19, 2016

In this episode, we ask whether terrorist attacks are causing you to reconsider your travel plans. We also speak with the head of US dictionaries for Oxford University Press about the latest words added to the dictionary.

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A@Noon for Friday September 16, 2016

In this episode, we ask whether there should be limits to free speech on campus to ensure it remains a 'safe space.' Horticulturalist Kath Smyth takes your calls about gardening as we move into autumn.

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A@Noon for Thursday September 15, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about whether publicly traded companies should have to disclose how many women are in leadership roles; and we take calls about whether Albertans are thinking about leaving the province because of the economy.

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A@Noon for Wednesday, September 14

In this episode, we look at whether big cities should have more taxation powers. We also dive into the issue of domestic vs. international dogs, and ask you if we should be bringing in rescue dogs from other countries.

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A@Noon for Tuesday September 13, 2016

In this episode: Does Hillary's health matter? Political scientist Greg Anderson weighs in on just how much personal information voters should have about their candidates. Also on the show - at what age should your child get a cell phone?

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A@Noon for Monday September 12, 2016

In this episode: we talk with Education Minister David Eggen and take your calls; we also take your calls about whether cameras belong in courtrooms.

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A@Noon for Friday September 9, 2016

In this episode host Rob Brown takes your calls on whether fluoride should be in our drinking water. Arborist Matt Davis is also in studio to answer your questions about trees.

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A@Noon for Thursday September 08, 2016

In this episode: should body-checking be allowed in minor hockey?; dealing with September stress; a former bus driver writes about his experiences.

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A@Noon for Tuesday September 6, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about what you'd like other people to start and stop doing when they're on the road; and we take calls about art and what it might be worth.

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A@Noon for Friday September 02, 2016

IN THIS EPISODE: We ask if Canada has the right mix of private and public healthcare.

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A@Noon for Thursday September 01, 2016

In this episode: the present and future of Alberta's large arenas; your experiences at the mountain parks this summer; author Rick Antonson's book 'Full Moon Over Noah's Ark'.

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A@Noon for Wednesday August 31, 2016

In this episode: What do you think about Brian Jean's joke about Rachel Notley, and his subsequent apology? Also, financial advice for couples.

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A@Noon for Tuesday August 30, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about whether we'll see any more energy pipelines built in Canada; and Calgary physiotherapist Timothy Lee answers questions about back pain.

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A@Noon for Tuesday August 30, 2016

On this episode; The Director of the Queens Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy takes your calls on whether we'll see another pipeline built in Canada. Physiotherapist Tim Lee takes your calls on back pain.

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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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