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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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The ethics of a morality pill

An increasing number of drugs can be used to alter self-control, empathy and benevolence. Are we getting dangerously close to a 'morality pill'?

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Day 2

With one book down and four remaining, it's day two of the battle of the books.

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Rachel Dolezal speaks

With the launch of Rachel Dolezal's memoir, Piya Chattopadhyay tries to understand the story that sparked so much hurt and outrage.

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Reaction To Beyak

Senator Lynn Beyak continues to face criticism over her comments about residential schools. Matt Galloway spoke with our pop culture columnist, Jesse Wente.

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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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Eyeopener podcast, June 24/2015

The Blood Tribe passes a trespassing bylaw, the viability of geothermal in Alberta and Calgary's sizzling salsa dancing scene

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday March 23

On today's podcast: why the face of a U of C professor is being plastered all over Pakistan - selling milk and cell phones; how Jason Kenney plans to unify the PCs with the Wildrose; find out about the first "goat yoga" class in Alberta.

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Eyeopener for Wednesday March 22

On today's podcast: how ready is Calgary for the next big flood; our Unconventional Panel on Alberta politics; did you know that taxi meters are made in Calgary; building a tiny home community in Big Valley.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday March 21

On today's podcast: how a hockey playoff game was decided with a coin toss; why it's almost impossible to get a service dog for kids with autism in Alberta; and teaching your kids how to make their own lunch during spring break.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday March 20

On today's podcast: long time conservatives talk about their new leader; Brian Jean on uniting the right; 25 years of counting eagles; spring has arrived and Kath Smythe is in to talk gardening.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday March 17

On today's podcst: the shortest St. Patrick's Day parade; we speak to the finance minister about the new budget; we learn about new rules for flying drones.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday March 16

On today's podcast: should Alberta public sector workers share in the belt-tightening going on in the private sector; more on a contentious new development in Canmore; a new program for mentoring LGBT immigrants; naming RCMP puppies contest.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday March 15

On today's podcast: our Unconventional panel debates if it's time for a provincial sales tax; can the Flames sustain their momentum; Debra Yedlin on the price of oil; and pie poetry.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday March 14

On today's podcast: getting a deal on downtown commercial real estate; having trouble keeping track of your keys? Dr Raj has some memory tips for us; have you got what it takes to be on a local version of Survivor?

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday March 10

On today's podcast:one student's work to uncover who was behind that Wildrose on Campus tweet that compared feminism to cancer; a Calgary veterinarian warns us about the health issues of flat-faced dogs; and are the Flames peaking at the right time.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday, March 9, 2017

On today's podcast: we talk to PC leadership candidate Kevin O'Leary; just how many criminal cases in Calgary are being thrown out of court due to lack of resources; why the Tsuutina First Nation wants to put the brakes on the Springbank Dry Dam project.

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Eyeopener Podcast for March 7, 2017

On today's podcast: a Calgary defence lawyer speaks out about the jailhouse beatings of Douglas Garland; the economic effects of daylight savings time; the Unconventional Panel on the gender gap.

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Eyeopener Podcast for March 7, 2017

Today's podcast: MRU criminologist weighs in on CPS issues; Julie Van Rosendaal shares her favourite ways to use beer as an ingredient in the kitchen; Knox Presbyterian Church votes to be inclusive.

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Eyeopener Podcast for March 6, 2017

Today’s podcast: ASIRT accuses Calgary police of protecting its own with 'unprincipled' practices; Theatre critic Jonathan Love reviews ‘Gracie’; vandalism spree in Bridgeland.

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Calgary Eyeopener Mar. 3, 2017

Today's episode: Eddy the Eagle flies again; Immigration screening in Canada; and Bridgeland arson and vandalism.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Mar. 2, 2017

In this episode; Conservative leadership candidate Kellie Leitch; Former Pittsburgh Mayor Tom Murphy; and Security costs for Calgary's potential Olympic bid.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Mar. 1, 2017

Andre Chabot joins explains why he wants to be Calgary's next mayor; Doctors and staff in Red Deer are concerned over the state of their local hospital; the history and use of the word like; Damien Chazelle's grandparents on their grandson's Oscar win.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Feb. 28, 2017

Today's podcast: Alberta introduces solar incentives; Rick Mercer; Calgary parents raising money to treat toddler’s rare cancer; attracting tech companies to Calgary.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Feb. 27, 2017

Today's podcast: How to design Martian housing; Best Picture mix-up caps off 2017 Oscars; public funding for private schools; Repsol Sport Centre pitches expansion.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Feb. 24, 2017

Today's podcast: Canmore developer looks to build Lady MacDonald gondola; Terry O’Reilly on his new book; John Swales wins the World’s Greatest Horseman competition.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Feb. 23, 2017

Today's podcast: Red Deer Islamic Center extends an olive branch; Paul McLoughlin on Alberta politics; Calgary’s first cat cafe set to open.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Feb. 22, 2017

Today's podcast: Calgary lawyer pushes for asylum policy change; Toronto school bans cell phones during school hours; Non-Muslim women try wearing hijabs; we ask our Unconventional Panel if curling is cool.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Feb. 21, 2017

Today's podcast: Jen Magnus on why she resigned from the Calgary Police Service; High River needs a new slogan; we look at vaccination rates in southern Alberta; talking to people named Donald about their name.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Feb. 16, 2017

Today's podcast: Aviation expert comments on MRU plane crash; Lexin Resources forced to shut down; a conversation with Measha Brueggergosman; Calgary Police Commission chair Brian Thiessen.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Feb. 14, 2017

Today's podcast: 70th anniversary of Leduc No. 1; jury deliberations set to begin in Douglas Garland trial; we ask if diamonds are losing their lustre for millennials.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Feb. 13, 2017

Today's podcast: Calgary test pilot could become Canada’s next astronaut; cleaning up the environment with fungi; 89-year-old Calgary yodeler; budget travel suggestions for the upcoming Family Day long weekend.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Feb. 10, 2017

Today's podcast: John Gilchrist reviews OEB Breakfast Co.; Eya-Hey Nakoda performs at the Block Heater festival; Crown presents closing arguments at Garland trial; parents upset over changes to school programs.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Feb. 9, 2017

Today's podcast: How to use a naloxone kit; Sylvan Lake Mayor Sean McIntyre; Calgary judge to decide whether junior hockey lawsuit can proceed; Tom Keenan on cell phone plans and prices.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Feb. 8, 2017

Today's podcast: Brian Pincott decides against running for re-election; Earls on Stephen Avenue moves away from mandatory tipping; This is That co-host Pat Kelly.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Feb. 7, 2017

Today's podcast: Keystone Excavating closes its doors; Advocates for Alberta transgender youth ask for more support; Marcello di Cintio on “Walls: Travels Along the Barricades."

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Eyeopener Podcast for Feb. 6, 2017

Today's podcast: Olds College student discovers innovative way to grow mushrooms; are RRSPs the best place to put your money; why advocates believe drug users should help create drug policy; Calgary runner conquers Triple 7 Quest.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Feb. 2, 2017

Today's podcast: Rick Hanson on Olympic bid exploration committee; Lethbridge assault victim released from hospital; Calgary Opera presents Filumena; long-time Calgary shoe store closes.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Feb. 1, 2017

Today's podcast: Panel of Calgary Muslims talk about events of the past week; Unconventionals on whether Facebook is bad for your mental health; surprising new discovery at the Burgess Shale.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Jan. 31, 2017

Today's podcast: Uncertainty over U.S. travel restrictions; new plan to protect Banff’s Bow Valley wolf pack; Calgary soprano Kathleen Morrison needs vocal cord surgery.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Jan. 30, 2017

Today's podcast: Why Orwell is back on top of the best-seller charts; centrist politics in Alberta; Jason Kenney on Trump immigration ban; Jonathan Love reviews ‘The Audience’ at Theatre Calgary; YYC Hot Chocolate Week gets underway.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Jan. 27, 2017

Today's podcast: Symons Valley Ranch vendor loses inventory in fire; John Gilchrist visits Rau Bistro; Wildrose leader Brian Jean; Blue Jays broadcaster Buck Martinez.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Jan. 26, 2017

Today's podcast: Conservationists react to CP’s plans to keep grizzlies safe; Calgary Flames continue to struggle; local board game designer finds Kickstarter success; turning Calgary cubicles into condos.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Jan. 25, 2017

Today's podcast: Recap of Trudeau's U of C town hall; Mayor Nenshi on the past week in municipal politics; Greenpeace campaigner Mike Hudema on Keystone XL revival; Calgary doctor describes life in an Iraqi field hospital.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Jan. 24, 2017

Today's podcast: Timothy Caulfield on Tamara Lovett trial; how the city deals with complaints about businesses; Dr. Raj Bhardwaj on how to manage pain when treating children; recap of the Oscar nomination announcement.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Jan. 23, 2017

Today's podcast: Prime Minister Trudeau brings cabinet retreat to Calgary; story of the Bre-X scandal hits the big screen; new warehouse and welcome centre for Syrian refugees; students celebrate Chinese New Year.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Jan. 20, 2017

Today's podcast: French skills in the Conservative leadership race; I.T. expert turns the tables on laptop thief; comedian Ali Hassan

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Eyeopener Podcast for Jan. 19, 2017

Today's podcast: Arlene Dickinson on Kevin O'Leary's political ambitions; Calgary weighs new parking rules for neighbourhoods; Alberta teachers make a Canadian checklist for the country's 150th.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Jan. 17, 2017

Today's podcast: Calgarian witnesses nightclub shooting in Mexico; woman wanted on animal abuse charges spotted in Jamaica; Julie Van Rosendaal prepares game meat.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Jan. 16, 2017

Today's podcast: Hayley Wickenheiser on her retirement; Palace Theatre name returns to historic Calgary building; Red Deer man builds epic ice castle in his front yard.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Jan. 13, 2017

Today's podcast: Bringing back Calgary's downtown core; Banff RCMP shut down pot shop; the benefits of cursive writing.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Jan. 12, 2017

Today's podcast: Premier Notley on Jane Fonda's oilsands tour; former Canadian ski racer Steve Podborski; the psychology of pet hoarding; two old friends reconnect for an organ donation.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Jan. 11, 2017

Today's podcast: Woman charged with animal cruelty goes missing; Deborah Yedlin on Calgary’s grocery wars; Black Diamond gets a traffic light.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Jan. 10, 2017

Today's podcast: Hotel group wants to see restrictions on short-term rentals; Mayor Nenshi on business tax changes; Minor Hockey Week in full swing; exploring the Danish concept of "hygge."

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Eyeopener Podcast for Jan. 9, 2017

Today's podcast: Two business owners comment on the economic climate in Calgary; Alzheimer's Awareness Month in Canada; we announce the final tally from our Food Bank Drive; looking back at last night's Golden Globes.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Jan. 6, 2017

Today's podcast: We introduce our new Eyeopener theme; Devonian Gardens remain closed for repairs; contemporary Canadian dance icon Louise Lecavalier.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Jan. 5, 2017

Today's podcast: New Leaf cancels routes after WestJet moves in; Bishop William McGrattan; Saying farewell to Urban Behaviours, the Eyeopener theme.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Jan. 4, 2017

Today's podcast: Energy Efficiency Alberta board chair; Banff fire chief on Mount Royal Hotel fire; Pilot accused of passing out in cockpit of passenger plane.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Jan. 3, 2017

Today's podcast: Peter Tertzakian's predictions for the oil and gas industry; Dr. Raj Bhardwaj explains strange medical maladies; Julie Van Rosendaal's 2017 food resolutions.

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Eyeopener podcast for December 30

On today's podcast: is it time to legalising all drugs to solve the phentanyl crisis; Emma Hunter tees up tonight's AirFarce TV special; John Gilchrist's top 12 best new restaurants in Calgary.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Dec. 29, 2016

Today's podcast: Calgary Marathon introduces 150-km ultramarathon; political watchers talk about the top stories of 2016; man punches cougar in Tim Horton's drive-thru.

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