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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
Download episodes from this podcast for: 6 months
Visit Show Site: http://www.cbc.ca/albertaatnoon/

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Charlie's conundrum

Charlie McGettigan is eight years old, freckled and fearless. Despite her confidence, Charlie wrestles with a problem that has the kids at school making faces at her.

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Wit's end, Part 1

What's it like to go mad and be crazy, living at wit's end?

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'I want to be a woman'

A rural senior asks his wife for help transitioning to female.

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Mr. Money Mustache's guide to badass frugality

Peter Adeny, aka Mr. Money Mustache, has what he thinks is a better path to financial security.

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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.

Download A@Noon for Tuesday Jun 14, 2016
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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.

Download A@Noon for Wednesday June 8, 2016
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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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A@Noon podcast for Tuesday May 31 2016

In this episode: We talk with Alberta Liberal leader, Dr. David Swann, about assisted death legislation. We check in with gardener, Mark Cullen, who is in Jasper for a Communities in Bloom event and we take calls about early spring plant sightings.

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A@Noon for Monday May 30, 2016

In this episode: we check in with the owner of a construction company based in Fort McMurray; we find out about a newly expanded service to put dementia nurses in touch with families who need help and we take calls about treating voters like consumers.

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A@Noon for Friday May 27, 2016

In this episode: we speak to a Calgary woman who took Donald Trump to task; Karen Anderson on baking bread; Kath Smyth takes your gardening questions.

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A@Noon for Thursday May 26, 2016

In this episode: Alberta and Ontario premiers meet in Edmonton; $50 oil prices; Memorial Cup in Red Deer; losing weight and keeping it off.

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A@Noon for Wednesday May 25, 2016

In this episode: We speak to a U of C psychology professor on the verdict in the Matthew de Grood case; lyme disease in Alberta; child psychiatrist Dr. Chris Wilkes on helping children through trauma.

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A@Noon podcast for Tuesday May 24

On today's show an Edmonton lawyer tells us abut restrictive covenants to keep homeowners from subdividing to build infills. Kirstine Stewart talks about her book"Our Turn:Time for New Kind of Leader, we take calls about finding the job of your dreams.

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A@Noon for Friday May 20, 2016

In this episode: the latest on the farm workers bill; wildlife after the Fort Mac wildfires; Jim Hole takes your gardening questions.

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A@Noon for Thursday May 19, 2016

In this episode: "elbowgate" kerfuffle at House of Commons; debating benefits for temporary foreign workers displaced by Fort McMurray wildfires.

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A@Noon for Wednesday May 18, 2016

In this episode: the latest on the re-entry plan for those displaced by the Fort McMurray wildfires; the Alberta Liberals convention; money advice for couples.

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A@Noon for Tuesday May 17, 2016

In this episode: an update on the Fort McMurray wildfire and air quality issues; entymologist Ken Fry on whether insects feel pain; new media professor Rhonda McEwan on workers' legal rights to turning off phones and emails after hours.

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A@Noon for Friday May 13, 2016

In this episode: the United Way in Fort McMurray updates us on the evacuee situation; the Insurance Bureau of Canada discuss various insurance-issues in Fort Mac; turning Alberta's economy around with "Alberta 2.0"; Donna Balzer answers your gardening que

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A@Noon for Thursday May 12, 2016

In this episode: a live update of the fire and assistance efforts in Fort McMurray; a chaplain working in Fort Mac tells us about firefighters' stress levels; and we speak to Kent Hehr, MP and chair of a new Ottawa committee on the wildfire.

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A@Noon for Wednesday May 11, 2016

In this episode: we broadcast live from the CBC Calgary lobby as part of our 'We've Got Your Back, Fort Mac' event.

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A@Noon for Tuesday May 10, 2016

In this episode: economist Michal Moore on the effect of the Fort Mac wildfires on the energy sector; Fort Mac psychiatrist Vincent Agyapong on the mental health of his fellow evacuees; arborist Matt Davis on tree care.

Download A@Noon for Tuesday May 10, 2016
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alberta@noon Podcast for May 9, 2016

Today's podcast: Education Minister David Eggen on how the province is accommodating Fort McMurray students; artist and Fort McMurray resident Russell Thomas; family physician Dr. Anthony Train on the Choosing Wisely Canada campaign.

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A@Noon for Friday May 06, 2016

In this episode: continued coverage of the wildfires in Fort McMurray and its subsequent mass evacuation. The Red Cross of Alberta and a wildfire expert take your calls.

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A@Noon for Thursday May 05, 2016

In this episode: we focus on various relief efforts for Fort McMurray residents displaced by wildfires with YMM Helps coordinator Emma May and Edmonton Centre MP Ralph Boissonnault.

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A@Noon for Wednesday May 04, 2016

In this episode: a two-hour, cross-country edition of Alberta At Noon covering the wildfire in Fort McMurray and subsequent evacuation and rescue efforts.

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A@Noon podcast for Monday May 2

In this episode: we get an update on the wildfire burning near Fort McMurray; we talk to one of this year's Community Scholar Award winners at the University of Alberta; and we take calls with Robin Esrock about places to visit on the prairies.

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A@Noon for Friday, April 29, 2016

We take a look at Calgary Expo's growing popularity, why the Pope might get a taste of Alberta-made pasta, how to teach kids to cook, and Jim Hole joins us on the gardening phone-in.

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A@Noon for Thursday April 28, 2016

In this episode: Earls Restaurants' recent decision to stop using Alberta beef until it's "humane certified"; discussing the American nominee race with political scientist Greg Anderson.

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A@Noon for Wednesday April 27, 2016

In this episode: the ramifications of a Lethbridge couple found guilty of failing to provide the necessaries of life for their son; writer Jeremy Klaszus on trying to go car-free.

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A@Noon for Monday April 25, 2016

In this episode: discussing Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi's comments about Uber, recording by a Boston Uber driver; Marie Corbett on her book "January: A Woman Judge's Season of Disillusion."

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A@Noon for Friday April 22, 2016

In this episode: we get an update on white water rafting at Golden B.C.; we talk to the author of "Precious Cargo" and we take calls about gardening.

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A@Noon for Wednesday April 20, 2016

In this episode: we look at federal plans for legalizing marijuana; we talk about the over-prescribing of medication to children; and we take calls with Sue Johnson about repairing our relationships.

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A@Noon for Tuesday April 19, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about public funding for private schools; and we take calls about organ donation.

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A@Noon for Monday April 18, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about whether restaurant menus should include calorie information; and we take calls about robberies.

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A@Noon for Friday April 15, 2016

In this episode we take your calls about the provincial budget.

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A@Noon for Thursday April 14, 2016

In this episode: we get reaction to Supreme Court decision on Metis rights; the federal Justice Minister describes the new doctor assisted death law; we take calls with activist, Micah White.

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A@Noon for Wednesday April 13, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about the times when you wished you had a dashcam; and we take calls about caring for trees at this time of year.

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A@Noon for Tuesday April 12, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about toll roads; and we take calls about travelling alone.

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A@Noon for Monday April 11, 2016

In this episode: we talk to Avi Lewis about the Leap Manifesto; we find out about an Alberta museum featuring things that have become obsolete because of smart phones; and we take calls about whether kids should specialize in sports.

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A@Noon for Friday April 8, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about the call for safe injection services in Edmonton; and we take calls to answer gardening questions.

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A@Noon for Thursday April 7, 2016

In this episode: The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers responds to the projected 50 billion dollar drop in oil and gas spending; we get a report on the girls who were left at a bus depot on their way to Alberta; we take calls about picky eaters.

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A@Noon for Wednesday April 6, 2016

In this episode: we take calls about the call for a guaranteed annual income in Canada; and we take calls about your recommendations for what to watch with on-demand tv.

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A@Noon for Tuesday April 5, 2016

In this episode: we talk to Kidsport about increasing demand for their help; we talk to the Edmonton Police about silly 9-1-1 calls; we talk to a researcher about creating fish habitat; and we take calls about electronic health records.

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A@Noon for Monday April 4, 2016

In this episode: we talk to the Mayor of Golden about the future of rafting on the Kicking Horse River; we look back on the history of Rexall Place in Edmonton and we take calls about food finds in the Okanagan.

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A@Noon for Friday April 01, 2016

In this episode: we look ahead to the Juno Awards; we get reaction to the province's decision to scrap new housing standards for disabled Albertans; and we take calls about gardening.

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A@Noon for Thursday March 31, 2016

In this episode: we get reaction to the province's deadline for gender identity policies from school boards; we talk to an Olds woman who is competing in a tree climbing competition; and we take calls about becoming more productive.

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