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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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Ouch! Being stung 1000 times for science

An Arizona scientist endured thousands of bites and stings from ants, bees and wasps to determine which one of them has the most painful sting.

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Kazuo Ishiguro

Eleanor Wachtel speaks with one of England's finest writers.

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The Slit's Viv Albertine

The guitarist discusses the band's successes and their set-backs.

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A devastating message to Aboriginal women

The Current looks at how Cindy Gladue lives on in outrage over the vulnerability of Indigenous women.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Monday March 30

On today's podcast: your favorite Canadianisms; we talk to the newly elected leader of the Wildrose party; how new cars are making it easier for parents to spy on their teen drivers; it's a sure sign of spring, song birds are returning to Calgary.

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Eyeopener Podcast for March 27, 2015

Today's podcast: Political panel looks at the Alberta budget; mom of Calgary college basketball player; John Gilchrist reviews Watercress Express.

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Eyeopener Podcast for March 26, 2015

Today's podcast: Budget preview with Paul McLoughlin; Real Ski Report; we meet a cyclist who travelled the Dempster Highway.

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Eyeopener Podcast for March 25, 2015

Today's podcast: Unconventionals on Nenshi's celebrity status; Duane Bratt and Janet Brown on Prentice address; archaeological find in southern Alberta.

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Eyeopener Podcast for March 24, 2015

Today's podcast: ASIRT investigates two officer-involved shootings in Calgary; parents band together to fight proposed education cuts; celebrating the 30th anniversary of The Breakfast Club.

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Eyeopener Podcast for March 23, 2015

Today's podcast: Allison Dempster tours a famous mobile recording studio, currently being restored in Calgary; we meet a local adventurer preparing to take a new route to scale Everest; Drop In Centre board chair talks about controversial hotel project.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday, March 20, 2015

On today's podcast: Alberta Senator Doug Black discusses the energy sector; Alberta's bill re: illegal strikes for public employees; Basketball player's awkward name; Beltline's pedestrians.

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The eyeopener podcast for March 19, 2015

On today's podcast: Alberta's Health care system restructuring; Are Taber Mennonites the bylaw target; The Calgary Zoo and its new Dinosaur exhibit; A rec goalie had his shot at NHL glory.

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Eyeopener Podcast for March 18, 2015

Today's podcast: Unconventional Panel talks about distracted driving; Deb Yedlin on cuts in the Calgary oilpatch; we meet a Calgary woman with an unusual connection to the cyclone-ravaged island nation of Vanuatu.

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Eyeopener Podcast for March 17, 2015

Today's podcast: Changes in diploma exam weighting; Neil Bantleman supporters hold vigil; the financial cost of selfies; we make a phone call to Dublin.

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Eyeopener Podcast for March 16, 2015

Today's podcast: Duane Bratt and Janet Brown on Alberta politics; Allison Dempster looks at how the slumping economy is affecting Calgary; push for tougher distracted driving laws.

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Eyeopener Podcast for March 13, 2015

Today's podcast: We talk to a tour operator from Cabo San Lucas about the death of a Calgary woman while on a whale-watching trip; Wildrose MLA Shayne Saskiw explains why he's leaving provincial politics; we meet Canada's pi champion.

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Eyeopener Podcast for March 12, 2015

Today's podcast: City cracks down on payday loan lenders; support group for young adults with cancer; Don Hladiuk on the Philae Lander.

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Eyeopener Podcast for March 11, 2015

Today's podcast: Taber police chief on new bylaw; Education Minister Gordon Dirks on the newly amended Bill 10; and Calgary Opera finds a new home at the Stampede.

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Eyeopener Podcast for March 10, 2015

Today's podcast: Update on Abdi Hersy story; world record bighorn sheep found in southern Alberta; new sticker system proposed for secondary suites.

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Eyeopener Podcast for March 9, 2015

Today's podcast: Local imam with outstanding warrants in the U.S.; new Inglewood condo building sparks height debate; state of emergency on the Blood reserve.

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Eyeopener Podcast for March 6, 2015

Today's podcast: Paula Simons and Stephen Carter talk about the Premier's controversial "look in the mirror" comments; we check in with the Calgary Hitmen as they wrap up an epic road trip.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Thursday March 5, 2015

On today's podcast: New life-sentence legislation; One woman's experience in a busy ER; Donating to Gown Town; The lead-up to the 2015 provincial budget; Meeting the ice makers at the Brier.

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Eyeopener Podcast for March 4, 2015

On today's podcast: "Microsoft Phone Scam"; B.C.'s crack down on "left lane hogs"; why we could see even lower oil prices; Unconventional Panel dicuses seniors' discounts; The Indian Holi Festival this weekend.

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Eyeopener Podcast for March 3, 2015

Today's podcast: Political intrigue in Russia; Calgary musician Brian Griffiths talks about rubbing shoulders with the Beatles; Alberta sex offender arrested near Seattle.

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Eyeopener Podcast for March 2, 2015

Today's podcast: Cheerleaders upset over cancelled West Edmonton Mall trip; Innisfail wild horse auction; we visit one of Calgary's most caffeinated neighbourhoods.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Friday Feb 27

On today's podcast: A local conservationist discusses Alberta's water issues; a local climber talks about Everest's climbing routes; Cheryl Bernard's brier preview; YMCA Jim Grey's swim.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Thursday Feb 26

On today's Podcast: Police Chief Rick Hanson retires; recognizing manipulative co-workers; backstage with an actor for Black History Month; Youth of Distinction awards.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday February 25

On today's podcast: Alberta budget surplus explained; building a skateboard park in Edgemont; dealing with skunk removal in Taradale; a Calgarian is a fugitive from the law after a wild drive he took in New York City; Cowtown Opera presents Mary Poppins.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday Feb 24

On today's podcast: How low oil prices are affecting skilled temporary workers; High River students are back in their school for the first time since the flood; relearning nursery rhymes in Punjabi; snow plow operators affected by the warm weather.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday February 23

On today's podcast: tracking an E.coli outbreak; meet a four year old painter who is raising money for charity; will falling house prices lead to lower rents; and what do the pink marks on neighbourhood trees mean.

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Th Eyeopener podcast for Friday February 20

On today's podcast: The president of the Alberta College of Arts and Design defends public art; parasites found in Calgary coyotes may be a danger for humans; new books by Dr. Seuss; meet a Coronation Street fan who got a tattoo in the shows honour.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Thursday February 19

On today's podcast: why the city is putting up surveillance cameras around a city park; Paul McLoughin's report from the legislature; and a Nickleback marathon for charity.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday February 18

On today's podcast: potential new LRT routes; recycling Keurig cups; an 11 year old student gets her science project published.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday February 17

On today's podcast: a feature interview with one of the pioneers of the Calgary oilpatch, Jim Gray; the legacy of former Flame Steve Montador; and Julie van Rosendaal cooks up some Chinese food in celebration of Chinese New Year.

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Eyeopener Podcast for February 13, 2015

Today's podcast: HSAA president talks about ambulance shortages in Alberta; John Gilchrist reviews Burger 320; Jonathan Love goes looking for... love.

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Eyeopener Podcast for February 12, 2015

Today's podcast: Highwood MLA Danielle Smith on gun seizure report; organization looks to connect laid-off Calgarians with non-profit work opportunities.

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Eyeopener Podcast for February 11, 2015

Today's podcast: Remembering Michael Green, the co-founder of One Yellow Rabbit theatre, who was killed in a car crash north of Regina yesterday; Deb Yedlin on oil forecasting; Unconventionals debate the "unidriveway".

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Eyeopener Podcast for February 10, 2015

Today's podcast: Coun. Jim Stevenson on new "integrity commissioner" position at City Hall; why Castle Mountain is closed to skiers; Calgary Police investigates bank robbery.

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Eyeopener Podcast for February 9, 2015

Today's podcast: Fired CP conductor speaks out over derailment; Premier of the Northwest Territories, Bob McLeod, over a potential pipeline; CBC Go Public reporter Rosa Marchitelli on Canada's lemon laws.

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Eyeopener Podcast for February 6, 2015

Today's podcast: A conversation with Liberal leader Justin Trudeau; a transgender student talks about gender-neutral washrooms in CBE schools; and we talk about the history of chewing gum.

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Eyeopener Podcast for February 5, 2015

Today's podcast: Looking at homelessness in Medicine Hat; Province plans another wild horse roundup northwest of Calgary; and Starbucks plans to serve beer and wine in some Canadian locations.

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Eyeopener Podcast for February 4, 2015

Today's podcast: Why being angry with "anti-vaxxers" is counter-productive; remembering Cochrane's ice cream matriarch; Unconventionals debate online gambling.

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Eyeopener Podcast for February 3, 2015

Today's podcast: Looking at the infrastructure deficit in Calgary schools; AGLC explores online gambling in Alberta; Don Hladiuk's monthly astronomy column.

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Eyeopener Podcast for February 2, 2015

Today's podcast: CBC reporter Kyle Bakx explains why office workers are being trained as train engineers at CP Rail; Liberal MLA Laurie Blakeman; how to deal with being laid off.

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Eyeopener Podcast for January 30, 2015

Today's podcast: School lotteries in Calgary; update on dog seizure near Milk River; Stamps DB Keon Raymond joins us to preview this weekend's Super Bowl.

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Eyeopener Podcast for January 29, 2015

Today's podcast: Fraser Institute report compares private and public sector wages; hundreds of dogs seized from rural Alberta property; a "digital film festival" comes to town.

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Eyeopener Podcast for January 28, 2015

Today's podcast: New Shaganappi Trail bridge doesn't fit; U of A researcher discovers snake fossils in museum drawers; looking at the potential upside to a downturn.

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Eyeopener Podcast for January 27, 2015

Today's podcast: A UBC professor who wants the school to stay involved with oil and gas stocks; man reunites with his stolen dog after 18 months; Kath Smyth on what warm weather means for your lawn and garden.

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Eyeopener Podcast for January 23, 2015

Today's podcast: Drilling forecast for western Canada; giant slip-and-slide proposed for Calgary; the men behind "horror clowns" Mump and Smoot.

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Eyeopener Podcast for January 22, 2015

Today's podcast: Ward Sutherland on accusations of drinking at City Hall; health advocates propose a "soda tax"; Paul McLoughlin on potential cuts in the provincial public service.

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Eyeopener Podcast for January 21, 2015

Today's podcast: The show is on remote from Calgary's newly renamed performing arts centre, Arts Commons in downtown Calgary.

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Eyeopener Podcast for January 20, 2015

Today's podcast: RCMP update on St. Albert shootings; we talk about global wealth inequality with a professor from the U of C; students in Lethbridge upset with administration salaries at the University of Lethbridge.

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Eyeopener Podcast for January 19, 2015

Today's podcast: Life as a laid-off oilpatch worker; science journalist Jay Ingram talks about his new book; problem nudist in Cochrane.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Friday January 16 2015

On today's podcast: AUPE on rolling back public service salaries; financial troubles at the Lutheran Church of Canada; a sneak peak at a vinyl record pressing plant being built in Calgary; Kimmett pond hockey tournament; a history of Bill Peyto.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Thursday January 15

On today's podcast: Target closing it's Canadian stores; Mayor Nenshi on City finances; why a Siksika Nation school has been closed since Christmas; bringing new life to so-called lost spaces in the city.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday January 14

On today's podcast: We talk to the mother of a murdered woman, who wants police held accountable in her daughter's death; a driver in the Dakar Rally on surviving a crash in the Bolivian desert; Deborah Yedlin on the predictions of an Alberta recession.

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The Eyeopener podcast for January 12,2015

On today's podcast: the victim of robbery in Sylvan Lake makes a plea;Ted Morton makes the case in favour of a provincial sales tax; Athabasca University is getting set to offer an MBA in hockey; and Kosher haggis and kilts at a Calgary synagogue.

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Eyeopener Podcast for January 9, 2015

Today's podcast: Don Campbell on the real estate market in Calgary; we meet a 19-year-old Calgarian who is rebuilding her life after losing her sight; we talk about the toboggan rules in Calgary.

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Eyeopener Podcast for January 8, 2015

Today's podcast: Paul McLoughlin looks at the past week in provincial politics; we ask Hamilton why they've banned tobogganing in their city; RCMP warn against leaving your car idling in cold weather.

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Eyeopener Podcast for January 7, 2015

Today's podcast: Safety on Calgary's buses; the science of making the perfect snowman; we meet a Calgarian who left the world of banking to become a fitness guru.

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Eyeopener Podcast for January 6, 2015

Today's podcast: Police chief Rick Hanson on recent violence in Calgary's Somali community; Julie Van Rosendaal makes soup; Dr. Raj Bhardwaj on the effectiveness of cleanses.

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Eyeopener Podcast for January 5, 2015

Today's podcast: We talk to a Calgary triathlete who saved two fellow Canadians from drowning in Mexico; we hear about efforts to complete the Great Divide Trail from Waterton to Jasper; Paul Karchut takes us late-night longboarding.

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