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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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Defying the shut down of Norway's FM Radio service

In a world first, Norway has switched off its FM radio service — but not everyone is celebrating the move to digital.

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How to save an island

The National Film Board of Canada went to visit the island of Fogo, and interview people about their future.

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The biggest stories of 2017

What is it like to confront Harvey Weinstein or to be swept up by the 'antifa' movement?

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A 20 year-old mystery

A well-liked couple are gunned down in a small, Alberta town. Twenty years later, the mystery still lingers.

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Alberta@Noon - Thursday, December 14

What has your experience been dealing with alcohol addiction? What has worked for you, or people you know and love?

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Alberta@Noon - Wednesday, December 13

Do food banks get in the way of the fight to end hunger and poverty in Canada? Or do they play a crucial role? We take your calls for the full hour.

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Alberta@Noon - Tuesday, December 12

In the wake of of the concerns that have been raised about sexual harassment lately, are you re-thinking what you say and do at work? We take your calls for the full hour of the program.

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Alberta@Noon - Monday, December 11

We ask what role you want drones to play in our world; we talk about your favourite holiday sounds.

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A@Noon podcast for Friday December 8

In this episode: The Alberta Teachers' Association is calling for smaller class sizes; and we debate real versus artificial Christmas trees.

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Alberta@Noon - Thursday, December 7

We discuss the license plate dispute between Alberta and Saskatchewan; is 9 p.m. the new midnight?

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A@Noon podcast for Tuesday December 5

In this edition of Alberta@Noon: Reporting suspicions of child abuse - would you do it? Have you?

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Alberta@Noon - Monday, December 4

A new study suggests that inhaling second-hand marijuana smoke could cause legal impairment. How could this potentially affect you?

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Alberta@Noon - Friday, December 1

How can we combat sexual harassment? We ask you for your thoughts on the issue.

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Alberta@Noon - Thursday, November 30

What do you think of the idea of making compassionate cuts in the provincial budget? Is it possible? If it is, where should the cuts be made? And can these cuts be made without hurting front line services? We take your calls.

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Alberta@Noon - Wednesday, November 29

Should employers be allowed to conduct random drug tests on the job site? We take your calls for the full hour of the program.

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Alberta@Noon - Tuesday, November 28

What do you think of the proposed changes to the Workers' Compensation Board?

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Alberta@Noon - Monday, November 27

Should you allow your kids to give holiday hugs?; we talk about your favourite kitchen gadgets.

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Alberta@Noon - Friday, November 24

Have you ever served on a jury? If so, how did the experience affect you? We take your calls for the full hour of the program.

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Alberta@Noon - Thursday, November 23

Economist Trevor Tombe talks about the province's economic health; we ask if you enjoy shopping at malls.

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Alberta@Noon - Wednesday, November 22

We ask if you have experienced harassment at work; tech expert Dana DiTomaso takes your calls on automated home assistants.

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Alberta@Noon - Tuesday, November 21

Is it time to abandon the annual visit to your family doctor?

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Alberta@Noon - Monday, November 20

What is the right age for kids to start kindergarten; testing your home for radon.

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Alberta@Noon - Friday, November 17

Can you see yourself making money from legal marijuana? We take your calls for the full hour.

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Alberta@Noon - Thursday, November 16

When is it appropriate for humans to step in and help an injured animal?

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Alberta@Noon - Wednesday, November 15

Should illicit drugs be decriminalized in Alberta?; we talk about life-changing phone calls.

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Alberta@Noon - Tuesday, November 14

Listeners share their stories about searching for long-lost family members.

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Alberta@Noon - Monday, November 13

Outgoing Alberta Party leader Greg Clark joins us in studio; we talk about your favourite classic Canadian television shows.

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Alberta@Noon - Friday, November 10

We ask if it's time for the Edmonton Eskimos to change their name; listeners share their Remembrance Day memories.

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Alberta@Noon - Thursday, November 9

How far would you go — and how much would you spend — to care for an ailing pet?

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Alberta@Noon - Wednesday, November 8

Debate continues over Bill 24 in the Alberta Legislature, regarding gay-straight alliances; Olympic gold medalist Erica Wiebe joins us in studio to talk about failures and successes.

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Alberta@Noon - Tuesday, November 7

We talk to Rick Mercer about the final season of the Rick Mercer Report on CBC Television.

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Alberta@Noon - Monday, November 6

We ask you how you get your news; what are the consequences of terror fatigue?

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Alberta@Noon - Friday, November 3

We ask for your thoughts on proposed new legislation which would ban adult-only rental units and condominiums in Alberta.

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Alberta@Noon - Thursday, November 2

Canada will open its doors to nearly a million new immigrants over the next three years. What needs to happen to make that work?

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Alberta@Noon - Wednesday, November 1

We take your calls on the idea of open liquor in our province's entertainment districts; the psychology of Halloween candy.

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Alberta@Noon - Tuesday, October 31

We hear about your experiences with online reviews.

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Alberta@Noon - Monday, October 30

We take your calls on new UCP leader Jason Kenney; why massage therapists are trying to become regulated in Alberta.

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Alberta@Noon - Friday, October 27

We ask if you still shop at brick-and-mortar stores or if you prefer online shopping; creative Halloween costume ideas.

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Alberta@Noon - Thursday, October 26

How will automation change the way we work? We take your calls for the full hour of the program.

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Alberta@Noon - Wednesday, October 25

Who did you think will be the next leader of the United Conservative Party - and what will it mean for the province? Edmonton Journal columnist Graham Thomson joins us in studio for the full hour of the program.

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Alberta@Noon - Tuesday, October 24

Should Catholic schools in Alberta be able to develop their own parallel sex ed curriculum? We take your calls for the full hour of the program.

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Alberta@Noon - Monday, October 23

We ask you what you think about Justin Trudeau; car expert George Iny takes your calls.

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Alberta@Noon - Friday, October 20

We talk about polling in the recent municipal elections and ask if polls change the way you vote.

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Alberta@Noon - Thursday, October 19

We spend the hour talking about sexual harassment with author Lauren McKeon and lawyer Tami Friesen.

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Alberta@Noon Wednesday, October 18

On today's episode: Remembering Gord Downie.

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Alberta@Noon - Tuesday, October 17

We talk about the municipal election results with political scientist Lori Williams and columnist David Staples.

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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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