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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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Is air conditioning a human right?

Should air conditioning be a human right? For the elderly? For low-income families? After all, Canada has laws against turning off the heat on a tenant in the winter. Is it time to look at cool air in the summer?

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Why the Hip is a feminist band

Andrea Warner says Gord Downie and the Hip don't get enough credit for the ways they challenge power and hold institutions to account.

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The problem with public proposals

Canadian research says men propose publicly when they think it's a no, or feel the relationship's at risk. A look at 2016 gender dynamics.

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Fireworks: q salutes the Tragically Hip

Musicians k-os, Sarah Harmer, Jim Creeggan, Zaki Ibrahim, Fresh Kils and Casey M play their spins, remixes and takes on beloved Tragically Hip songs. q panel dissects the Hip's past, present and future.

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Eyeopener Podcast for August 23, 2016

On today's podcast: Our Calgary Police Chief discusses the Heffernan shooting; Heffernan's parents respond to the investigation results; Meet a Syrian refugee soccer team; A study on tipping pros and cons.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 22, 2016

On today's podcast: How an Alberta long-distance swimmer ended up lost in a bush near Lake Okanagan; Canada's men's relay team got a Bronze instead of 4th place; University Scholarship for med school.

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Eyeopener Podcast for August 19, 2016

Today's podcast: Rio's Olympic legacy; lost dog discovered after two years; credit and debit card security.

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Eyeopener Podcast for August 18, 2016

Today's podcast: Calgary man discovers credit card skimmer at gas station; police push for new powers to fight encryption; searching for the quintessential Canadian song lyric.

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Eyeopener Podcast for August 17, 2016

Today's podcast: In defence of spear hunting; Russell Hannon on travel etiquette; Olympic dietary habits.

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Eyeopener Podcast for August 16, 2016

Today's podcast: Bear killed with spear by American hunter; Dr. Raj Bhardwaj on Tylenol for pregnant women; Alex Megos makes Canadian climbing history.

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Eyeopener Podcast for August 15, 2016

Today's podcast: Alberta PC leadership candidate Jason Kenney; our "Get a Job" expert Richard Bucher on why job postings aren't the only places to look for work; a new engineering discovery that could potentially help clean up oil spills.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 12, 2016

On today's podcast: A proposal for rebates to political candidates for some of their campaign expenses; A scientist discusses hormone-free beef; A worker exchange between Calgary and Banff.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 11, 2016

On today's podcast: Beef producers and the use of hormones in raising cattle; A lawsuit against the makers of Pokemon go; Cat or dog lover? Older Olympic athletes.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 10, 2016

On today's podcast: There are concerns over Calgary's new black police cruisers; The Energy East hearings wrap up today; Travelling south of the border? Our travel columnist has tips on how to save.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 9, 2016

On today's Podcast: Commercial real estate's vacancy rates in Calgary's downtown; A forensic accountant looks at the alleged fraud scheme at the AMA; Julie Van Rosendaal and west coast cuisine.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 8, 2016

On today's podcast: An alleged fraud scheme involving the AMA; There may be help for Celiac patients; Rower, Laval St. Germain, reaches France; Don Hladiuk tells us about the Perseid meteor shower.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday August 5

On today's podcast: How the Red Cross will spend the almost 3 million dollars raised for Fort McMurray; why another wolf was euthanized in Banff; classic whodunit reading suggestions from our Bookworm.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday August 4

On today's podcast: Solving the mystery of mammoth extinction; a report on the use of pepper spray in Alberta's youth detention centres; a Calgary man shares his story of being saved by strangers when things went wrong on a trip to the Crowsnest Pass.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday August 3

On today's podcast: Gord Downie's doctor on where the funds raised by the Tragically Hip fans are going; budget travel advice on booking your holiday online; and meet the couple who got engaged after victories at the Alberta Death Race in Grande Cache.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday August 2

On today's podcast: Two Tragically Hip fans tell us about last night's concert in Calgary; Calgary Foothills U23 has secured a spot in the semi finals of the Premier Development League championships; and is Rio ready for the Olympics.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 29, 2016

Today's podcast: Energy analyst explains the province's PPA lawsuit; we learn about amateur wrestling from a Canadian Olympian; Calgary conservation architect wins prestigious civic award.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 28, 2016

Today's podcast: Fort McMurray struggles to recover after the fire; addiction issues on the Stoney Nakoda First Nation; Robert Thirsk explains what it takes to be an astronaut.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 27, 2016

Today's podcast: Paul Karchut visits the Ghost River Rediscovery Camp; Calgary parent upset over poor service from Calgary Transit Access; Anson Mount thanks Calgary for its hospitality during "Hell on Wheels" filming.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 26, 2016

Today's podcast: Province goes to court to prevent energy companies from pulling out of power purchase arrangements; former pro wrestler Lance Storm comments on WWE concussion lawsuit; Kensington turns into Diagon Alley this weekend for Harry Potter fans.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 25, 2016

Today's podcast: Calgarian detained in Turkey after coup attempt; Alberta Ballet under financial pressure after failed Joni Mitchell collaboration; crayfish in Calgary; city council debates hiring more police officers.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 22, 2016

We talk to the creator of Glickin, a new app that helps you find garage sales; beer writer Jason Foster explains the province's new beer regulations; and local blogger Richard White talks about the problems with downtown Calgary's 7th Avenue S.W.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 21, 2016

Today's podcast: Bear expert comments on Waiporous attack; harmony lessons at the National Music Centre; labour shortage in Fort McMurray.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 20, 2016

Today's podcast: Woman survives southern Alberta bear attack; avoiding surcharges and hidden fees while travelling; review of 'Newsies' at the Jubilee Auditorium.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Tuesday, July 19

Today's podcast: Aboriginal life expectancy numbers drop in Alberta; Dr. Raj Bhardwaj on Pokemon Go; Ottawa hospital officials change menu after sampling hospital food for a week.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 18, 2016

Today's podcast: Richard Bucher on jobs you may be overlooking; Carol Huynh on assistant Chef de Mission role; Michael Bernard Fitzgerald gives away unused wedding rings; Flash floods on Calgary streets

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John Gilchrist, restaurant reviewer

Our restaurant reviewer John Gilchrist visits 'Blue Fin Sushi' where they serve Thai, sushi and Chinese food.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 15, 2016

On today's podcast: Learn why so many trees are turning yellow; We kick off a new series on summer reads with this season's hottest books; Meet two athletes excited to be on their way to Rio.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 14, 2016

Today's podcast: Tzeporah Berman named to provincial oilsands advisory panel; Paul Karchut goes gliding in this week's Outdoor Report; Cowboy hat in need of repair? Call the Hat Doctors

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 14, 2016

Today's podcast: Arm wrestling champion Stacey Foster shares her secrets; Pokemon Go takes off in Calgary; Unconventional Panel on Earls' mandatory tip.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 12, 2016

Today's podcast: Calgary defence lawyer comments on controversial police video; archaeologist Genevive Von Pretzinger on cave drawings; 67-year-old barrel racer tops the Stampede standings.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 11, 2016

A criminal justice professor weighs in on a Calgary Police video that's been circulating online; Earls tries a new take on tipping; the leader of Alberta's PC Party weighs in on Jason Kenney; and we hear about a new species of dinosaur named "Hannah."

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 8, 2016

On today's podcast: Scientists want you to keep an eye out for 'didymo'; A Calgary adventurer is rowing solo across the Atlantic; The bikini turns 70, discover the history of the swimwear.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 6, 2016

On today's podcast: A lake resort struggles with blue-green algae warnings; The city's goat lawn-mowing project; Business hopes for this year's Stampede; Eid has ended with a breakfast celebration.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 5, 2016

On today's podcast: Alberta's health minister discusses a damning new report; Why local brewers are feeling shut out by the Calgary Stampede; A visit with Alberta Boot Company.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 4, 2016

On today's podcast: The architect for the new National Music Centre; Trying out the LinkedIn site for the first time; Retiring the Stampeders' horse rider; Shakespeare in the Park's 'Hamlet'.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 30, 2016

On today's podcast: A Calgary man was part of the team that discovered a holocaust escape tunnel; Hot meals for Calgary's latchkey kids; Can Calgary become Canada's "music city";

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 28, 2016

On today's podcast: A call for pipelines from a group of First Nations; The National Music Centre is opening on Friday; a 12 yr old dancer is making it big; Iceland remains in the Euro Cup.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 27, 2016

On today's podcast: Ken King discusses what's next for Calgary next; Calgary prepares for a wave of tourists from China; We speak with a scientist who says the Northern Lights do make sounds.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Friday June 24

On today's podcast: the fall out from the brexit vote; possibility of a shared Edmonton/Calgary Olympic bid; we hear about a potential conflict of interest involving a city councillor; and we test our new transmitter in Lake Louise.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 23, 2016

Criminal defence attorney comments on Stephan sentencing; Brexit vote looms in the U.K.; Paul Karchut goes mountain biking in K-Country.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 22, 2016

Today's podcast: Tom Flanagan on Jason Kenney's rumoured move from federal to provincial politics; Druh Farrell explains why she doesn't support an Olympic bid; CBC staffers offer their Sled Island picks.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 21, 2016

Today's podcast: Calgary city council votes to consider Olympic bid; why it'll cost you to visit Sikome Lake; goats munch on grass and weeds in Calgary city parks.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 20, 2016

Today's podcast: Eric Francis on new Flames coach Glen Gulutzan; Calgary man finds his address on an ISIS list; Brexit vote approaches in the UK.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Friday June 17

On today's podcast: a curriculum specialist on revamping what is being taught in Alberta classrooms; John Gilchrist checks out a Japanese cook-your-own-food restaurant; and meet the best tree climber on the prairies.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Thursday June 16

On today's podcast: the minister of education on curriculum reform; we talk to a pilot about a rescue mission to the south pole; and how a man dealt with a deer struck on the road.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 15, 2016

Today's podcast: Inglewood BRZ opposes wider 9th Avenue bridge; fax machines in doctors' offices; Baroness Von Sketch Show debuts on CBC.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 14, 2016

Today's podcast: How Orlando is reacting to the Pulse nightclub shooting; Medieval English book now available at the University of Calgary; Hussaini Association of Calgary marks Ramadan.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 13, 2016

Today's podcast: Copeman clinic trying to purge patients who don't pay; Calgary elementary school students send 22 "Hitchbots" on summer road trips; our "Get a Job" columnist on parental involvement in the job search.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 10, 2016

Today's podcast: Gordie Howe remembered; Calgary woman with multiple sclerosis wants to pre-arrange doctor assisted death; 94-year-old skydiver.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 9, 2016

Today's podcast: Dave Dickenson gets ready for his first year as Stamps head coach; Atlantic Trap and Gill owner contemplates closing her bar; Paul Karchut tries poling the Bow River.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 8, 2016

Today's podcast: Mayor Nenshi responds to Gregor Robertson's criticism of the Trans Mountain expansion; wolf expert Lu Carbyn on problem wolves in Banff; U of C pays a ransom to computer hackers.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 7, 2016

Today's podcast: Assisted dying in Alberta; Alan Cross on the history of punk rock; BBC documentary crew searches for hard-to-find hummingbird near Canmore.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 7, 2016

David Stephan speaks; oystershell scale wreaking havoc on local shrubs; why Calgarians are changing the way that people speak on the prairies.

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Eyeopener Podcast for June 3, 2016

On today's podcast: We hear from a hero at the Police Chief's Awards Gala; The endangered Greater Sage Grouse is the centre of a $60,000,000 lawsuit; Banff's wolves are getting more aggressive.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday June 1

On today's podcast: hear about a new drug treatment for managing migraines; a day of caring for homeless peoples pets; and Michael Bernard Fitzgerald's unusual contest to give away his never used wedding rings.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 31, 2016

Today's podcast: Green bins coming to Calgary; Wildrose constituency association president on Fildebrandt suspension; gopher problems in Calgary; the disappearance of the waterbed.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 30, 2016

Today's podcast: Fort McMurray residents prepare to return; why moviegoers love the "Marvel Universe"; report suggests the end of fossil fuels could come sooner than anticipated; Blackfoot Truckstop Diner celebrates 60 years.

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Eyeopener podcast form Thursday May 26

On today's podcast: The Conservative Party's policy convention starts today, how could it shape the party's future; Our Eye on the Legislature shares his thoughts on the government's climate plan; Why are 8000 academics are gathering at the U of C.

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