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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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Open-air urinals spark outrage in scenic Paris neighbourhood

'We need urinals, obviously,' says gallery manager Fabienne Bonnat, 'but not this type — not there'

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Take the survey

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Digital heartbreak

Franklyn revokes his access to tracking his ex-wife’s whereabouts through her phone.

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Indigenous youth are standing up and speaking out

Indigenous young people are overcoming their doubts and are standing up to make their voices heard.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday August 20

Today's podcast: Olympic bid and affordable housing for Canmore; checking in on Calgary's green card program; Kidney March; ranchers dealing with feed shortage.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday August 17, 2018

Today's podcast: Humboldt Broncos families go to court over Go Fund Me money; Medicine Hat Mavericks are Western Major Baseball League champs; country music musician and farmer Drew Gregory.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday August 16, 2018

Today's podcast: Alberta man helping move livestock away from wildfires; urban goats braving the heat to eat weeds; monitoring care for elderly loved ones.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wed. Aug. 15, 2018

Today's podcast: Battling Calgary's drug crisis; tasting 20,000 thousand bottles of beer; world's biggest Rubik's cube

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday August 14

Today's podcast: Navigating the immigration system; free art appraisal in Calgary; manhole covers become public art.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday August 13, 2018

Today's podcast: Crash reconstruction; cannabis at Calgary Co-op; Cold War bunker in Kananaskis.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday August 10, 2018

Today's podcast: Dave Phillips on setting a heat record in Calgary; are you a wafter, a stay-stiller or a panicker when it comes to battling wasps; Di Golding on coming of age movies.

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Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Thursday August 9

On today's podcast: An update on Calgary's ring road, and how it's impacting neighbouring communities; how Calgarians who work outside are dealing with the heat wave; we hear from the Calgary man who fell almost forty meters down a waterfall ... and lived; our Alberta Road Trips columnist takes us to a land of lakes and sandy beaches just two hours away from Calgary.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday August 8

On today's podcast: We talk to the owner of a lodge along Highway 93 that's been evacuated since last Thursday because of a wildfire; how your movements at the shopping mall are being tracked; Amazon is putting Balzac on the map, we find out if the town is ready; and beating the heat on Calgary's rivers.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday August 7, 2018

Today's podcast: Internal turmoil in the psychology department at the University of Calgary; extreme weather around the world; Eyeopener's Summer Song Smackdown; the end of Swerve Magazine.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday August 3, 2018

Today's podcast: German tourist shot near Morley; Di Golding on streaming services; how to ooom on your way home; how to eat Ethiopian food.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday August 2

On today's podcast: Parks Canada reacts to Sunshine's displeasure over parking; could Canada's Food Guide contribute to poorer health? Some physicians say yes. We get a response from Health Canada's top doctor; Paul McLoughlin on hot air and the bbq circuit for Alberta politicians; Calgary horticulturist Kath Smyth on how to de-bug your buggy garden.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday August 1, 2018

Today's podcast: A sports economist on Calgary's Olympic bid; chemicals instead of coffee; Calgary cannabis retailer gets the go-ahead.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday July 31, 2018

Today's podcast; Shovel your snow or pay up; expansion at Sunshine Village; new petrochemical facility in Fort Saskatchewan; pigeons as pets.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday July 30, 2018

Today's podcast: Jarome Iginla hangs up his skates today; the origin of Calgary's name; Calgary's Downton Abbey connections.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday July 27, 2018

Today's podcast: How to eat pizza: Mexican drag queens on tour in Alberta; lack of transparency in the bid process for Vancouver 2010 Olympics.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday July 26, 2018

Today's podcast: Alberta man changes his gender to save on car insurance; road trip to Cypress Hills; food recalls due to salmonella.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday July 25, 2018

Today's podcast: Rona Ambrose launches the She Leads Foundation; breakthrough in data storage; no inukshuks in Jasper; Angela Knight explores the Greenway.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday July 24, 2018

Today's podcast: IOC comes to Calgary; National Music Centre on King Eddy conflict; Scotland's Calgary Castle for sale.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday July 23, 2018

Today's podcast: round two of our Summer Song Smackdown; the newly re-opened King Eddy is hitting some sour notes along Calgary's Music Mile; Alberta ranchers still waiting for compensation nearly a year after a major fire.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday July 20, 2018

Today's podcast: A man who kayaked off a thirty-metre waterfall; Costco could soon offer free delivery in Alberta; Paul Karchut learns how to eat lobster; a fully improvised concert experience happening this weekend.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday July 19, 2018

Today's podcast: Minister of Natural Resources Amarjeet Sohi; bear safety; Angela Knight explores the Greenway; road trip on the Boomtown Trail.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday July 18, 2018

Today's podcast: Cannabis on campus; Olympic update; sunscreen 101; remember the Ricola commercial?

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday July 17, 2018

Today's podcast: The power of civil disobedience; creating a better recipe for bee food; business tips from an eight-year old entrepreneur in Chestermere.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday July 16, 2018

Today's podcast: Minimum wage earners in Calgary; lowering opioid dependence; prize-winning auctioneer.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday July 13 2018

Today's podcast: Changes to Alberta driver testing; driver of chuckwagon involved in an accident; Di Golding on movie sequels.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday July 12, 2018

Today's podcast: New regulations for truckers; taking a train to Banff; results from the Canadian UFO survey.

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Eyeopener podcast for July 11, 2018

On the Calgary Stampede edition of the podcast you'll meet a daredevil, a man who has been volunteering at the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth for 59 years, a midway worker and you'll hear Stampede stories from our unconventional panel.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday July 10, 2018

Today's podcast: Thai cave rescue; Greyhound bus service stops in Western Canada; homeowners in Fort McMurray call for help to make it right.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday July 9, 2018

Today's podcast: Calgary's Olympic bid odds; Fort Macleod courthouse for sale; toughest bulls and broncs at the Calgary Stampede; Chuckwagon 101.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday July 6, 2018

Today's podcast: Calgary apartment rental company bans all smoking; Dave Proctor on the run across Canada; Brazilian cowboy Filipe Leite on his big ride; the enduring appeal of Tom Hanks.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday July 5, 2018

Today's podcast: WestJet's baggage policy; close encounter with a family of grizzly bears; camping in the Castle region; Calgary Stampede president.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wed. July 4, 2018

Today's podcast: Cave rescue in Thailand; how many dogs should a dogwalker walk; a new honour for Calgary astronomer and photographer; bringing back the Cuban Lunch.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday July 3, 2018

Today's podcast: Yes or no to Calgary 2026; what it's like to force your child into drug detox; to party or not to party during Stampede.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday June 29, 2018

Today's podcast: Calgary Chamber on US trade war; true story of the Calgary tower; farewell to Eyeopener restaurant reviewer John Gilchrist.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday June 28, 2018

Today's podcast: Calgary Fire Department responds to medical calls; when common-law couples separate; cyclists versus drivers.

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Eyeopener podcast celebrating John Gilchrist

Our restaurant reviewer is hanging up his fork after 38 years on the Eyeopener. We take a look back at his career.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday June 27, 2018

Today's podcast: Eddie Maurice clears his name; Jasper SkyTram rescue; what happens in Calgary when dogs attack.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday June 26, 2018

Today's podcast: What happened to Sweetpea the Sunnyside parrot; banning Hammer + Sickle Vodka; replacing the STARS ambulance fleet; the zipper merge.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday June 25, 2018

Today's podcast: Cannabis and cars; Harvie Passage reopens; why kids need to play outside; International Fairy Day Festival.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday June 22, 2018

Today's podcast: Taking a stand on the Siksika First Nation; running across Canada; John Gilchrist's last Eyeopener review; World Cup haircuts.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday June 21, 2018

Today's podcast: Alberta Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley; city found liable in an assault; kids on The Floss dance craze; a life-changing Calgary Stampede experience.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday June 20, 2018

Today's podcast: Building a berm in Bowness; RCMP asks for help with a cold case; Swoop takes flight; Calgary family dedicated to science.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday June 19, 2018

Today's podcast: Overcrowded classes in Alberta; Japan and Korea ban Canadian wheat; fire at the Edson mosque; the case for iceberg lettuce.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday June 18, 2018

Today's podcast: Canadian butter and supply management; Calgary's wildlife cameras; can cows eat seaweed?

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Eyeopener podcast for June 15, 2018

Today's podcast: Former US ambassador Bruce Heyman; world's fastest juggler; unlikely neighbours in Calgary's north east; Paul Brandt exhibit.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday June 14, 2018

Today's podcast: Transitioning from the ICU; who to watch at the World Cup; youth winner of the 2017 Calgary Awards; remembering Margaret Perkins Hess.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday June 13, 2018

Today's podcast: Graduated garbage bins in Calgary; why northern Alberta First Nations want to buy a pipeline; composting diapers; orphanage for unwanted plants.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday June 12, 2018

Today's podcast: Protest on the Siksika First Nation; Korean-Calgarian MIchael Kim; new board chair of the Calgary 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Bid; wildflowers in Waterton.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday June 11, 2018

Today's podcast: Sell Safe cannabis course; summer employment for young people; limiting oxygen for research.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday, June 8

On today's podcast: How a woman was saved from the flames after a gas station crash in Calgary; hear about a riverside rescue in Canmore; Ontario chooses a Ford; and a brewery tour under pedal power.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Thursday June 7

On today's podcast:Liberal MP Kent Hehr on the conclusion of an investigation into allegations against him concerning sexual harassment; identity fraud is about to get harder in Alberta; Paul Karchut checks out a community fundraiser to keep Angel cafe alive in Edworthy Park; and a conversation with Silicon Valley marketing guru Guy Kawasaki.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday, June 6

On today's podcast: We check in on the Supervised Consumption site in the Beltline to hear what people who live and work in the area are saying; our Unconventional Panel debates a city administration plan for outdoor weed gardens at festivals; and we'll speak to the most famous Canadian, in China.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday, June 05

On the podcast: Cannabis Gardens at Calgary festivals; how the trade dispute with the US could derail the G7 agenda this week in Quebec; we talk to the founder of a local charity that's losing its space in downtown Calgary; and food guide Julie van Rosendaal tells us what to do with all that rhubarb growing in Calgary's back alleys.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday, June 04

On the podcast: United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney joins us to talk about the federal purchase of the Kinder Morgan pipeline and his decision to walk out of debates on an NDP bill mandating no-protest zones around abortion clinics; the sister of a missing pilot searches for volunteers; reporter Kyle Bakx talks about the latest 'it' food: the humble egg; and we head to the garden with gardening expert Kath Smythe.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday, June 01

On the podcast: amnesty for illegal secondary suite owners; is Donald Trump starting a trade war?; we drop in on some Calgary school kids who rap battled about science on Thursday; and we hear about the Beauty of Africa pageant.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday May 31

On the podcast: Calgary's fire chief on a recent run of major fires in the city; what oil and gas service workers have to say about the latest Trans Mountain news; why so many trees in Calgary are looking stressed out; and our beer columnist joins us to talk about a tangy beer trend growing in popularity

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday May 30

On today's podcast: What's next for B.C. environmentalists, as they react to the federal government's decision to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline; Premier Rachel Notley on Alberta's roll in the deal; surveys show Canadians aren't always keen on taking time off work; and a truly Canadian love story.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday May 29

On today's podcast: Business commentator Deb Yedlin on the the federal government's decision to buy the Kinder Morgan pipeline; the city wants to re-start negotiations with the Flames ownership over a new arena; and rumours of a royal honeymoon in Alberta.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday May 28, 2018

On today's podcast: We'll talk with an ER dotor about an increase in pot poisoning; hear about Charlie, the orphaned baby bear cub; Habitat for Humanities accessible homes: meet a former Winnipeger and Jets fan living in Las Vegas, who's betting on the Golden Knights to win the Stanley cup.

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Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Friday, may 25, 2018

On today's podcast: Tourism Calgary's report on why visitor number are way up; carbon XPrize competitor on a new research facility opening in Calgary; a film about the history of Calgary's gay community.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Thursday, May 24

On today's podcast: bad traffic back ups in Bragg Creek; how truthful are people when it comes to dating apps; previewing the Calgary Marathon.

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Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday May 23, 2018

On today's podcast: Premier Notley on BC's lawsuit against Alberta; why Canada geese are in love with urban living; helping jurors after the trauma of a trial.

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