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Calgary: Eyeopener

Whether you spend your mornings in your kitchen, your car or your office, tune in to the Calgary Eyeopener for the information you need to stay in touch with your city.

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How a little dog named Gobi changed an ultramarathoner's life

Dion Leonard was racing across the Chinese and Mongolian desert when a scruffy dog started running alongside him.

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The Ear Hustle

Hear the podcast creators talk about life inside San Quentin State Prison.

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The origin of Betty Boop

Mark Fleischer, CEO of Fleischer Studios, talks about the history of the Betty Boop character.

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Whipped cream canister kills Instagram star

Rebecca Burger died after a whipped cream canister struck her in the heart — and a French consumer watchdog group says they've warning about this product for years.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 23, 2017

Today's podcast: The CBC's Tracy Johnson on the third anniversary of the beginning of the oil crash; Wildrose MLA Derek Fildebrandt; magician Darcy Oake; Peter Oldring from CBC Radio's "This is That".

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 22, 2017

Today's podcast: Concerns over math scores in Calgary schools; why Chinese investors are indifferent towards Calgary real estate; we check out new helmets worn by the Stamps; Paul Brandt named to the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 21, 2017

Today's podcast: Red Deer cleans up after storm; heat wave grips southwestern U.S.; carding concerns in Lethbridge; coyote problems in Calgary.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 20, 2017

Today's podcast: Rick Hanson on the estimated price tag for a potential Olympic bid; why coconut oil may not live up to the hype; Calgary set to get its first Indigenous radio station.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 19, 2017

Today's podcast: How the mission to save 70,000 Vietnamese boat people helped shape Canada's refugee policy; painted lady butterflies migrate to Alberta; cleaning up contaminated sites in Calgary

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 16, 2017

Today's podcast: Changes to cell phone unlocking rules; McHugh House set to open in the Beltline; our beer columnist stops by with Father's Day picks

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 15, 2017

Today's podcast: Safe drug consumption site coming to Calgary; JazzYYC Festival set to begin; Alberta curler Wally Ursuliak honoured with the Order of the Rising Sun; we meet the woman behind the City of Calgary's social media accounts.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 14, 2017

Today's podcast: Calgary woman finds her photo on a voyeur's Twitter feed; Sears Canada looks to sell as they struggle to bring customers through the doors; efforts to save Canmore's coal mining history.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 13, 2017

Today's podcast: Hackers target Cowboys Casino; Angela asks kids about science; Mayoral candidate Bill Smith; K-Country residents protest logging near Longview.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 12, 2017

Today's podcast: Fatality inquiry into death of peace officer Rod Lazenby begins; Stephen Carter on Calgary's mayoral race; Calgarian makes it to the top of Mount Everest at age 64.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday June 9, 2017

Opposition Leader Brian Jean on his call for a judicial inquiry of the government's handling of the Fort McMurray fire; what works when it comes to environmental policies; details on the summer's biggest road hockey tournament; and perfect summer beer.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday June 8, 2017

Cowboys talking about concussions and the Ty Pozuban foundation; we crash a James Comey watch party in Washington DC; meet one of the original volunteers of Spruce Meadows; why you can expect to hear cannons at the Military Museum this weekend.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday June 7, f2017

On today's podcast: Using psychedelic drugs to treat PTSD; one-way versus two-way streets. Which is better? We ask our Unconventional Panel; Calgarians at the Henley Royal Regatta.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday June 6, 2017

On today's podcast: Why a victim of crime was held in jail before facing her attacker; we talk to a criminologist about a recent spate of gun violence in our city; Dr. Raj Bhardwaj on fasting.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday June 5

Today's podcast: The Calgary connection to the London attacks; we talk about privacy rights at the U.S. border for Canadians making the crossing; and we meet the rattlesnake wrangler of Lethbridge.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 2, 2017

Today's podcast: Calgary doctor honoured with ethics award; Stampede set to sell local craft beer; why the free-range peacocks at the Calgary Zoo are being kept under lock and key; University of Calgary student looks for Asian-Canadian home videos.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 1, 2017

Today's podcast: Paul McLoughlin on provincial politics; replacing the seats at the Jack Singer; guided tours through Calgary's Chinatown; hiking from coast to coast.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 31, 2017

Today's podcast: Premier Rachel Notley talks about political developments in B.C.; Rocketspace CEO Duncan Logan; modernizing Alberta's adoption laws.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 30, 2017

Today's podcast: Bruce Cameron on BC NDP-Green alliance; live music and the Calgary economy; we tour the Sentry Box; Julie Van Rosendaal makes Ukrainian food.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday May 26

On today's podcast: Why Calgary dentists charge such high fees; a Calgary police officer who's making a difference; we hear about a summer camp for kids who love robots; what happens when a vegan falls for a meat lover.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday May 25

Changes to Alberta's labour code; why an Albertan woman had to wait eight years to proceed with a lawsuit against a Mexican resort; a different kind of farmers' market comes to Calgary and Evelyn Glennie on of the world's most accomplished percussionists.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 24, 2017

Today's podcast: Conservative leadership candidate Michael Chong; restaurant owners sue Calgary councillor; how to treat injured birds; cleanup continues at Bowness Gas Plus site.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 23, 2017

Today's podcast: Historic church burns down west of Calgary; Calgary police adopt Philadelphia model for sexual assault cases; Dave Phillips from Environment Canada looks ahead to Calgary's summer forecast; Julie Van Rosendaal's kitchen hacks.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 19, 2017

Today's podcast: How to lower your melanoma risk; Brian Jean on the merger agreement between the Wildrose and PC parties; John Gilchrist reviews Forbidden City.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 18, 2017

Today's podcast: Distracted pedestrians and train tracks; Calgary Police Service reviews use of force; American photographer visits High River; Calgary researcher studies wild capuchins in Costa Rica.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 17, 2017

Today's podcast: Payday lenders not happy with new regulations; calls for civilian oversight of the R.C.M.P.; Dr. George Wyse on his "Lecture of a Lifetime"; camping spots for the long weekend.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 16, 2017

Today's podcast: City mulls autonomous vehicle pilot project; a new way for kids to learn the alphabet; Dr. Raj Bhardwaj on gout; Julie Van Rosendaal cooks asparagus.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 15, 2017

Today's podcast: DIRTT co-founder Barrie Loberg honoured by Fast Company magazine; canoeing across the country for Canada 150; where did Eh come from ; Kath Smyth's spring gardening tips.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 12, 2017

Today's podcast: Transportation Minister Brian Mason on photo radar; 76-year-old high school graduate; mentorship program for girls connects science experts with students; Jesse Brown on his new book.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday May 11

On today's podcast: We head to Washington to learn more about the firing of James Comey; the written, and unwritten rules of the road for cyclists; we visit a British pub where dogs have always been welcome; and how volunteering is good for the brain.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 10, 2017

Today's podcast: Deborah Yedlin on B.C. election results; why puppies are no longer allowed on the Cold Garden Beverage Company patio in Calgary; Canadian attitudes towards Indigenous reconciliation.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 9, 2017

New escape room at the public library helps Indigenous youth "unlock homelessness"; Calgary Tourism tries to recover after a slow year; how two neighbours found common ground on the difficult subject of addiction.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 8, 2017

Today's podcast: Do Alberta's compassionate leave laws need to be revised; where the NDP finds donations; remembering the founder of one of Calgary's original folk music venues.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 5, 2017

Today's podcast: Calgary's condo glut; we'll meet a suburban granny who throws open her doors on Friday nights to host parties for Calgarians with special needs; John Gilchrist reviews Trolley 5.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 4, 2017

Druh Farrell on the "shameful" state of secondary suite applications; Okotoks woman denied insurance coverage after separating from her husband; how to say no to an Olympic bid; Philip Currie on a new dinosaur discovery.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 3, 2017

Today's podcast: Wildrose MLA introduces new cyberbullying bill; Deborah Yedlin on Calgary's top business stories; we meet a man only buying or using products made in Canada.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday May 2

On today's podcast: A Calgary lawyer's concerns over new laws around impaired driving; defending the Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan; Julie Van Rosendaal takes on the perfect roast chicken with ceasar salad.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday May1

In today's podcast: The Alberta NDP government's Bill 9 eliminates warrants for minor offences; an abandoned condo in Canmore will finally be demolished after 10 years; and a private members bill will help booze flow more freely between provinces.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday April 28

On today's podcast: A mother shares the story of her son's death on an oilsands job site -- ahead of the company's sentencing hearing; exporting Alberta honey wine to Japan; a a landmark cowboy bar celebrates it's 45 birthday.

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Eyeopener Podcast for April 27, 2017

Today's podcast: Mayor Nenshi on Calgary's Indigenous framework and policy; creosote contamination in West Hillhurst; Paul McIntyre Royston checks in on the "fat project"; in search of Bridgeland's "bunny zero"

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Eyeopener Podcast for April 26, 2017

Today's podcast: Deborah Yedlin on softwood lumber dispute; Unconventionals debate green bin compost program; why Calgary drivers keep smashing into overpasses.

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Eyeopener Podcast for April 25, 2017

Abortion pill to be made available in Alberta; New type of aurora identified; celebrating National Volunteer Week; whooping crane at Calgary Zoo lays fertile egg.

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Eyeopener Podcast for April 24, 2017

The City of Calgary is looking at Plan B for a new arena; Business reporter Tracy Johnson looks at problems at Lexin Resources; a doctor helps a jaguar rehabilitate; and Game of Thrones star Kristian Nairn is in town this weekend for the Cgy Comic Expo.

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Eyeopener Podcast for April 21, 2017

Today's podcast: New gravel pit upsets Bridlewood residents; marathon runner Gerry Miller talks about completing the Boston Marathon at the age of 80; new program helps doctors recognize signs of domestic abuse.

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Eyeopener Podcast for April 20, 2017

Flames eliminated from Stanley Cup Playoffs; WestJet announces new low-cost airline; FUBAR celebrates 15th anniversary with a CUFF screening.

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Eyeopener Podcast for April 19, 2017

Province offers new energy efficiency rebates; Sunshine Village parking dispute continues; why Costco makes us cranky.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday April 18

On today's podcast: Park Plus cameras in your neighbourhood; launching the first made-in-Alberta satellite; an inside look at Calgary's new bird training school; and how to spring clean your finances.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday April 17

On today's podcast: In defence of Shakespeare in Alberta schools; a tale of two cities, Eric Francis on the Flames and the Oilers; gardening expert Kath Smyth on some Easter dibbling.

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Eyeopener Podcast for April 13, 2017

The privacy commissioner is looking for changes in processing freedom of information requests; how a small Alberta community won the fight to keep their one room school house open; the end The Gauntlet at the U of C; and W. Brett Wilson of Dragons Den.

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Eyeopener Podcast for April 12, 2017

Drumheller institution lockdown where guards are scouring the facility for carfentanyl; an update on three bear cubs that were found in a washroom near Banff; and the NDP's No-Charge Energy Savings Program.

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Eyeopener Podcast for April 11, 2017

Today's podcast: Gabor Lukacs on United controversy; Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier; Author Mark Kingwell on how baseball and philosophy intersect; why a slower speed limit could mean a faster commute.

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Eyeopener Podcast for April 10, 2017

Former Calgary alderman Margot Aftergood runs again for city council; Flames get ready for a playoff series against Anaheim; casting concerns at Calgary Opera; rent-a-chicken services in southern Alberta.

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Eyeopener Podcast for April 7

In this episode; How highly prized ice core samples melted at a Calgary university; the possibility of a hyper-loop from Calgary to Edmonton; and should Scotland become a province of Canada?

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Eyeopener Podcast for April 6

Calls for Canada's banks to scrap their sales targets; a Calgary man in an Algerian jail for his connection to our city's jihadi cluster; scientists on the plan to phase out quad-riding in the Castle area; tackling Bridgeland's spike in vandalism.

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Eyeopener Podcast for April 5

Fmr. Premier Alison Redford in our studio; NHL players won't be going to the Winter Olympics. Jim Peplinski joins us to weigh in; a dispute over a controversial licence plate in Nova Scotia; our unconventional panel discuss kids in restaurants

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Eyeopener Podcast for April 4

Reaction to infamous drunk Sunwing Airlines pilot's eight months jail sentence; why the province is opening new lakes to anglers; U of C Students are horrified to learn an iconic poem has been scrubbed from the stairs in one of its oldest buildings.

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Eyeopener Podcast for April 3, 2017

Today's podcast: CBC investigation into the Pure North S'Energy Foundation; Flames get ready to return to the Stanley Cup Playoffs; two U of C students create a low cost prosthetic arm.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday March 31

Why a former education minister wants the province to merge our public and catholic school boards; the story of a 96- year old veteran from Calgary receiving France's top medal for military service; Douglas Coupland on missing your pre-internet brain.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday March 30

A controversial downtown mosque shutters it's doors. We talk with the Imam; we hear the case against a proposed bike trail from Banff to Jasper; Liberal leader David Swann speaks out against a new NDP bill; and the chicken that delivered a big surprise.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday March 29

On today's podcast: the real cost of deceptive titles amongst bank employees; why you might want to check the radon levels in your home; the story of a very special instrument - with ties to Vimy Ridge.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday March 28

On today's podcast: is the Calgary NEXT proposal for the west village dead; what ice cores tell us about climate change; the governments plan for legalising pot

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