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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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Careful what you wish for: The perils of wooing Amazon

Unfortunately, in the process of getting Amazon to come to your city, you might end up giving away the farm.

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Reconciliation: how to get involved

Start by asking yourself these 5 questions.

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Beer and languages

A study finds that drinking a beer can help you speak a foreign language. Really.

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Carnage on Toronto streets

A growing number of cyclists are beginning to take on the mindless aggression of motorists.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Monday October 23, 2017

Today's podcast: Two new councillors; Calgary's Amazon pitch; time capsules

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Eyeopener Podcast for Wednesday October 18, 2017

Today's podcast: Wildfire in Crowsnest Pass; ammonia leak in Fernie; contract cheating; life on Mars.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Tuesday October 17, 2017

Today's podcast: Post-election coverage with our election panel; interviews with councillors Gian-Carlo Carra and Jeromy Farkas; Mayor Naheed Nenshi.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Monday October 16, 2017

Today's podcast: Trial resumes for accused kidnapper of Amanda Lindhout; legal rights for common law couples; dining in the dark.

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Eyeopener Extra: What can the city really do to create jobs?

Forget garbage collection — this civic election should be about the economy! So argues many of the 8.5 per cent of Calgarians who are out of work. But what can city council do about it? Part 3 of our civic election series.

Download Eyeopener Extra: What can the city really do to create jobs?
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Eyeopener Extra: Should the City of Calgary pay for a new arena?

A new arena to replace the Saddledome would cost half a billion - that much the City and the Flames ownership group can agree. So why are their proposals so different? Part 2 of our civic election series.

Download Eyeopener Extra: Should the City of Calgary pay for a new arena?
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Eyeopener Extra: Are taxes in Calgary out of control

People love to complain about taxes, but who's paying the most when it comes to property taxes? And how does the city determine the rate anyway? Part 1 of our civic election series.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Monday October 10, 2017

Today's podcast: Civic election panel; Douglas Fir Trail, flu season; Julie van Rosendaal.

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Eyeopener Extra: Should the City of Calgary pay for a new arena?

A new arena to replace the Saddledome would cost half a billion - that much the City and the Flames ownership group can agree. So why are their proposals so different? Part 2 of our civic election series.

Download Eyeopener Extra: Should the City of Calgary pay for a new arena?
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Eyeopener Extra: What can the city really do to create jobs?

Forget garbage collection — this civic election should be about the economy! So argues many of the 8.5 per cent of Calgarians who are out of work. But what can city council do about it? Part 3 of our civic election series.

Download Eyeopener Extra: What can the city really do to create jobs?
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Eyeopener Extra: Are taxes in Calgary out of control?

People love to complain about taxes, but who's paying the most when it comes to property taxes? And how does the city determine the rate anyway? Part 1 of our civic election series.

Download Eyeopener Extra: Are taxes in Calgary out of control?
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Eyeopener Podcast for Tuesday October 3, 2017

Today's podcast: Reporter in Las Vegas; Calgary Board of Education lease; Gino's Shoe Repair; Naheed Nenshi

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Eyeopener Podcast for Monday October 2, 2017

Today's podcast: Las Vegas shooting; civic election pollster; star man Don Hladiuk

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The Eyeopener podcast for Friday, September 29

On today's podcast; why an abortion clinic in Calgary is asking the provincial government for more protection from protester; looking back at 50 years of Alberta's oilsands; Angela visits a pollinator pollinator boulevard; revisiting The Princess Bride.

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Eyeopener Extra: Are taxes in Calgary out of control?

People love to complain about taxes, but who's paying the most when it comes to property taxes? And how does the city determine the rate anyway? Part 1 of our civic election series.

Download Eyeopener Extra: Are taxes in Calgary out of control?
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Eyeopener Extra: Should the City of Calgary pay for a new arena?

A new arena to replace the Saddledome would cost half a billion - that much the City and the Flames ownership group can agree. So why are their proposals so different? Part 2 of our civic election series.

Download Eyeopener Extra: Should the City of Calgary pay for a new arena?
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Eyeopener Extra: What can the city really do to create jobs?

Forget garbage collection — this civic election should be about the economy! So argues many of the 8.5 per cent of Calgarians who are out of work. But what can city council do about it? Part 3 of our civic election series.

Download Eyeopener Extra: What can the city really do to create jobs?
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The Eyeopener podcast for Thursday, September 28

On today's podcast: why taxes have become the number one voting issue for many business owners in Calgary; will Westjet's low cost carrier service fly with Albertans; find out about a new summer drink, the meadjito; Hugh Hefner's publishing legacy.

Download The Eyeopener podcast for Thursday, September 28
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The Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday, September 27

What's happening next with abandoned High River neighbourhoods; an outspoken critic of Amazon; how grammar mistakes could tarnish one candidate's run for Mayor; our Unconventional Panel on if the book is always better than the movie.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday, September 26

We speak with the lawyer who's taken up Midfield Mobile Park residents' cause; Should you know everything your teen does? We talk to the author of "Queen Bees and Wannabes"; is Edmonton Trail the most Edmonton-like road in all of Calgary?

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Julie van Rosendaal talks plums

Our food guide Julie van Rosendaal argues in favour of the plum.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Monday, September 25

On today's podcast: Our political panel weighs in on what we've seen in the civic election race, so far; hear about Goldmind, professionals working together to find work; Angela finds out about smartphones and weather.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Friday, September 22

On today's podcast: Why Canmore is cracking down on Airbnb rentals; we learn about an effort to fight online defamation; using Konmari, the Japanese art of tidying on David's desk; Bavarian beers on offer at this weekend's Oktoberfest.

Download The Eyeopener podcast for Friday, September 22
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The Eyeopener podcast for Thursday, September 21

On today's podcast: we dig into the Flames expired offer to the city, released this morning; why Calgary's police association wants to put the brakes on solo patrols; wrestler Erica Wiebe on making it in the WWE; a preview of Kim's Convenience 2nd season.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday, September 20

The city gathering ideas for Amazon pitch; a data analyst says Calgary comes out on top when it comes to winning the Amazon bid; the Unconventional Panel on if mayoral candidates should disclose donor lists; a Calgarian's game on Nintendo Switch.

Download The Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday, September 20
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The Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday, September 19

What Waterton residents should expect as they head home today; which wards to watch as the municipal election race heats up; the man who, nearly 50 years ago, led the charge to implement daylight savings time.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Monday, September 18

The issues that matter in the civic election; why airlines like Westjet are against ending the twice-a-year time changes; what Waterton will look like once the fire stops smoldering; author Chris Turner on his new book about the oilsands, "The Patch".

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The Eyeopener podcast for Friday, September 15

On today's podcast: More on the grassfire on CFB Suffield; reaction to news that the city is suspending its public art program; former Stamps star, Jon Cornish, on new new rules to curb concussions in the CFL; why we should stop comparing cats and dogs

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The Eyeopener podcast for Thursday, September 14

On today's podcast: Two ranchers on struggling with the aftermath of wild fires; how to prepare for an emergency; why the redevelopment of the old Science Centre may to be off the table; a review of the movie "IT".

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday September 13

On today's podcast: We ask Ken King if Calgary's arena dream is dead; our Unconventional panel on if we need the new arena; Deborah Yedlin on the race for Amazon's new headquarters; a cattle auction market in Fort Mcleod sheltering cattle from the fires.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday September 12

On this episode: Environment Canada's Dave Phillips talks about the smokey summer; A trade group representing convenience stores wants a piece of the legal marijuana business; Calgarian Dave Proctor ran 170km to warm up for his latest ultra-marathon;

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday September 11

On today's podcast: How Calgary firefighters are helping out in Waterton Lakes National Park; we check in with Albertans in Florida; a new tapestry chronicling the history of oil in Alberta; Jonathan Love reviews "Blow Wind, High Water".

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Eyeopener Podcast for Friday September 8, 2017

Today's podcast: Wooing Amazon; hyperloop hub; Outdoor Report

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Eyeopener Podcast for Thursday September 7, 2017

Today's podcast: Interest rates and real estate; bitumen balls; CBC Do Crew; Kidney March

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Eyeopener Podcast for Wednesday September 6, 2017

Today's podcast: North Korea; bus buddies; meteor hunter

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Eyeopener Podcast for Tuesday September 5, 2017

Today's podcast: Wildfire in Waterton; school buses; Calgary Inferno; Julie Van Rosendaal

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Eyeopener Podcast for Monday September 4, 2017

Today's podcast: Garth Brooks in Calgary; 100-year flood; pipeline politics; hot dogs.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Friday September 1

Today's Podcast: Duane Bratt; phishing at MacEwan University; Fiesta Filipino; pinball wizard

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Eyeopener Podcast for Friday September 1, 2017

Today's Podcast: Duane Bratt; phishing at MacEwan University; Fiesta Filipino; pinball wizard

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Eyeopener Podcast for Thursday August 31, 2017

Today's podcast: Charges against 3 Calgary police officers; tense time in Iraq; Bret "The Hitman" Hart

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Eyeopener Podcast for Wednesday August 30, 2017

Today's podcast: Flooding in Houston; business commentator Deborah Yedlin; UCP leadership candidate Jeff Callaway; open mic at the Alex; pets and babies

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Eyeopener Podcast for Tuesday August 29, 2017

Today's podcast: MP Kent Hehr; no-till farming; Activate YYC; international tennis in Calgary

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Eyeopener Podcast for Monday August 28, 2017

Today's podcast: Race for mayor; Calgary Transit report card; Calgarian in Houston

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Eyeopener Extra: Acme

The Eyeopener's Angela Knight visits the village of Acme, Alberta and chats with Acme residents at the Home Town Bites restaurant.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Thursday August 24, 2017

Today's podcast: Guide dog in training; food safety violations; Ric McIver.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Wednesday August 23, 2017

Today's podcast: Pro-wrestler Nattie Neidhart wins Smackdown Summer Slam; food safety at Carl's Junior franchise in Red Deer; gunshots in the backcountry.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Tuesday August 22, 2017

Today's podcast: protecting livestock from grizzly bears; a free flea market; cleaning up flood debris from Fish Creek Park.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Monday August 21, 2017

Today's podcast: Mayor Naheed Nenshi on racism; principal of new Manmeet Singh Bhullar School; Calgary's Elbow River.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Friday August 18, 2017

Today's podcast: Loon whisperer Don Gibson; 75th anniversary of the Dieppe Raid; country star Lauren Mayell.

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Eyeopener Podcast for Thursday August 17, 2017

Today's podcast: the detrimental health effects of being lonely; how the people of Idaho feel about Donald Trump; Mothers Against Drunk Driving

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Eyeopener Podcast for August 16, 2017

On today.s podcast: Millerville Fair; business commentator Deborah Yedlin; right-wing website The Rebel

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Eyeopener Podcast for August 15, 2017

On today's podcast: Canola farmers are having a bad year; why researchers believe thyroid cancer is misdiagnosed; Julie Van Rosendaal shares her favourite peach dessert.

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​Dr. Raj Bhardwaj ​on ear infections

Our medical contributor Dr. Raj Bhardwaj discusses the declining rate of ear infections in children.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday August 14

On today's podcast: Preparations for the GlobalFest fireworks competition; cross-country hitchhikers make it to St John's; Shakespeare by the Bow deals with weather and forest fire smoke.

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Eyeopener Podcast for August 11, 2017

Today's podcast: UCP leadership candidate Jeff Callaway; Shapovalov stuns Nadal in Montreal; pairing beers with meals.

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Eyeopener Podcast for August 10, 2017

Today's podcast: Paul McLoughlin on Derek Fildebrandt's Airbnb rental; monthly tree-planting subscriptions; making the case for e-sports as an Olympic sport.

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Eyeopener Podcast for August 9, 2017

Today's podcast: Calgary artists comment on city's public art policy; should national parks have a set capacity; Red Deer brothers get ready for the World Series of Barbecue in Kansas City.

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Eyeopener Podcast for August 8, 2017

Today's podcast: Prison guards exposed to fentanyl; UCP leadership candidate Doug Schweitzer; Julie Van Rosendaal on leafy greens.

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Eyeopener Podcast for August 4, 2017

Today's podcast: Naloxone kits at music festival; keep your heads up for hawks in the southeast; Paul Karchut hikes Turtle Mountain; we meet bluesman Sugar Brown.

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Eyeopener Podcast for August 3, 2017

Today's podcast: Remembering former Suncor CEO Rick George; why a group of Nova Scotians are travelling the country promoting Lunenberg; Calgarians celebrate 50 year marriages; food truck festival changes name after complaints from Indigenous groups.

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Eyeopener Podcast for August 2, 2017

Today's podcast: Calgary woman hailed as a hero after Glenmore Reservoir rescue; UCP leadership candidate Jason Kenney; Ian Hanomansing on hosting the National; Deborah Yedlin on arts and the economy.

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Eyeopener Podcast for August 1, 2017

Today's podcast: Alberta drilling companies looking for workers; Sunshine Village evacuation; hot, dry summer in southern Alberta causes problems for farmers; young golfers hit a pair of hole-in-ones.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 31, 2017

Today's podcast: Why some doctors are still cautious about cannabis; Sean Somers from the City of Calgary on summer road construction; Ontario video game developer releases Canadian football game.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 28, 2017

Today's podcast: New playground built to honour the memory of Nathan O'Brien; The Room screens tonight in Calgary; tips for touring Calgary breweries.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 26, 2017

Today's podcast: Record-breaking heat in Calgary; Unconventionals on bike licenses; young soccer fan gets a surprise from a global jersey company.

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Eyeopener Podcast for July 25, 2017

Today's podcast: Former Wildrose leader Brian Jean; Rick Hanson on a potential Olympic bid; looking for couples married in 1967.

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