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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 most interesting adman in the world

Albert Lasker had a hand in influencing professional baseball, Planned Parenthood, the North American breakfast and not one, but two presidential elections.

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The Self-Taught Philosopher

Naheed Mustafa tells the story of philosopher-physician Ibn Tufayl who wrote the first Arabic novel "Hayy ibn Yaqzan".

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Captain Underpants creator speaks

Captain Underpants creator Dav Pilkey talks to q guest host Ali Hassan about his struggles as a dyslexic kid with ADD

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Soundgarden producer remembers Chris Cornell

Music producer Michael Beinhorn recalls the darkness behind the grunge rock pioneer's immense talent.

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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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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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