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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 strange coronation of Donald Trump

Michael Enright reflects on the Republican National Convention.

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Ross Rebagliati

The Canadian Olympic Snowboarder opens up about the pressures of being the world’s top snowboarder.

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Grieving

This week's podcast explores the complex nature of the grieving process.

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Yazidi ISIS slave shares her harrowing story

A young Yazidi woman's life in Iraq took a horrific turn when her town was taken over by ISIS.

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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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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:04]


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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Eyeopener Podcast for May 25, 2016

Today's podcast: Environment Minister Shannon Phillips on Bill 20; Unconventionals offer advice for new grads; the science of belching cows.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 24, 2016

On today's podcast: Matthew Degrood's trial continues; Dr Raj talks about ticks and Lyme disease; Danielle Nerman explores Body Worlds exhibit; We visit a Russian bath house with Erin Collins.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 20, 2016

Today's podcast: Young martial artist reunites with mentor; Trans Mountain expansion receives conditional approval; SuperDogs dropped from the Calgary Stampede; advice for Fort McMurray evacuees.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 19, 2016

Today's podcast: Brian Jean on Fort McMurray re-entry plans; long-awaited Calgary Film Centre opens; we meet the man who took a "vacation" from being human to live like a goat.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday May 18

On today's podcast: We speak to the head of Horizon North - the Calgary-based company whose work camp was destroyed by wildfire; parking fines are going up in Calgary, find out what's changing; and has traffic gotten lighter since the economic downturn?

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The Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday May 17

On today's podcast: we talk to a wildfire evacuee; the Agriculture Minister about why his government is considering more serious penalties for anyone who starts wildfires; why record numbers of kids are hitting the ball diamonds in Calgary this summer.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 16, 2016

Today's podcast: Matthew de Grood murder trial begins; Southwest ring road construction underway; Housebroken bison listed on Craigslist; Housebroken bison listed on Craigslist; Grasshopper invasion could be imminent.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 13, 2016

Today's podcast: Reaction to Russian doping allegations; history of the "Brotherhood of Mankind" statues in downtown Calgary; when social media shaming goes too far; flatulent fainting goats make their escape from Fort McMurray.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 12, 2016

Today's podcast: Alberta Premier Rachel Notley tells us about the province's response to the Fort McMurray fire; Former Alberta cabinet minister Dr. Lyle Oberg joins us to discuss plans to open up a low-cost fertility clinic in Calgary.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 11, 2016

Today's podcast: Selected interviews from our special "We've Got Your Back, Fort Mac" charity blitz for Fort McMurray wildfire relief.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 10, 2016

PC MLA Mike Ellis on pill press ban; reporters tour Fort McMurray fire damage; Insurance Bureau of Canada VP on the insurance situation for Fort McMurray.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday May 9

On today's podcast: We talk to a business owner helping his staff, an evacuee and the Red Cross about the situation in Fort McMurray; and what shape are Calgary's trees in following the dry winter.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 6, 2016

Today's podcast: Updates from the fire in Fort McMurray, including conversations with a firefighter on the ground and an evacuee in Edmonton.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 4, 2016

Today's podcast: Fort McMurray resident shares evacuation story; Earls to bring back Alberta beef after turning to U.S. supplier; Whooping cough outbreak in Calgary.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 3, 2016

Today's podcast: Flames fire Bob Hartley; Marlborough home targeted by arsonists; 90-year-old Calgary climber summits Texas mountain; Street cleaning in Calgary.

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Eyeopener Podcast for May 2, 2016

Today's podcast: Former PC cabinet minister Rick Orman talks about his involvement in the latest attempt to unite the right in Alberta politics; Local psychiatrist explains why she has opened a medicial marijuana clinic in southwest Calgary.

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