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Edmonton AM

CBC Radio's Mark Connolly is here weekdays on Edmonton AM for an in-depth look at the day's top stories. When Edmontonians tune in to Edmonton AM, host Ron Wilson provides the information they need to get ready for a day in their city.

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Episode 8: Gwen

Gwen speaks about her relationship with Michael Lavoie and what she recalls from those crucial days in January 1998.

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Is sugar killing us?

How can a stressful commute impact a person's professional performance?

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Not loving Meryl Streep's speech

'Crippled Scholar' Kim Sauder says Meryl Streep was not speaking up for disabled people in her Golden Globe speech.

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#DoesItFart? Scientists ask which animals pass gas

Biologists (and a few pet owners) from around the world have been collaborating on a Google spreadsheet that lists which animals pass gas and which don't.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Jan 19, 2017

Cheryl MacDonald is researching the topic of homophobia and hockey . She is a post-doctoral fellow at the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies at the U of A. Pilot Captain Matthew Kutryk was recently picked to lead an elite CF-18 flying team.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Jan 18, 2017

A new road survey shows Edmonton drivers aren't walking the talk when it comes to traffic safety. She has the distinction of being both a mother and former wife of a Prime Minister. We spoke with Margaret Trudeau about her struggles with mental health.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Jan 17, 2017

Aleks Samadzija just returned from Playa Del Carmen, Mexico following a shooting at a music festival in that city. Temperatures are just about right for the annual Special Olympics Polar Plunge. Find out which Edmonton AM personality will be taking part

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Jan 16, 2017

The greatest female hockey player in the game's history is hanging up her skates. We talk to Hayley Wickenheiser on her retirement. Sidewalk snow-clearing is proving to be an issue around Edmonton. City councillor Andrew Knack weighs in.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Jan 13, 2017

Two commuters are raising alarm over LRT security, after they called emergency for help and no-one showed up for the next hour. We ask a zamboni driver and former snowplow operator what he learned navigating ice rinks and icy roads.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Jan 12, 2017

Premier Rachel Notley with her reaction to Jane Fonda's visit to the oil sands and to BC's approval of the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion. Thousands of abandoned oil wells dot the province. Now industry is asking for government help to clean them up.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Jan 11, 2017

A young man is in hospital recovering from an injury at a trampoline park last weekend. We spoke with his older brother about what happened. Dr. Don Voaklander talks about the risks associated with trampoline parks.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Jan 10, 2017

Fake gold bars are making their away around gold shops in Edmonton. We talk to someone who is in the business of buying gold. Social worker Stephen Quinn is designing programs to ensure sexual minority seniors don't feel alone.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Jan 09, 2017

A Metis philanthropist from Sherwood Park wins an Aboriginal Lifetime Achievement award for the hundreds of lives he's impacted. Some say the only viable option to help people with severe addiction is to give them alcohol.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Jan 06, 2017

We talk to a young Ukrainian woman who is introducing the tradition to her friends in Canada for the first time. We talk to a computer security expert about why malware attacks like the one at the University of Alberta are getting easier to do.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Jan 05, 2017

A new documentary filmed in an Edmonton barber shop, sheds light on the Arab community. We spoke with one Edmontonian who works in computer security but still can't shake the fallout from a 10 year old identity theft.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Jan 04, 2017

Hear about a new series that will celebrate women in cinema playing undeniably bad characters. We talk to the creator of Medi Robot to explain how this talking droid can help sick kids with their treatment.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - January 03, 2017

An agreement over a temporary pet-fostering, is turning into a court battle for a Sherwood Park animal rescue. Finance educator Kelly Keehn gives us a few tips on how to stay in the black in the new year.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Dec 30, 2016

Best new restaurant? Best fried chicken? Best oldie but goodie? The annual CBC Edmonton 2016 restaurant review is out and we go over some of the picks. Music welcomed a group of Syrian refugees at the airport. We spoke with musician Moshin Zaman.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Dec 29, 2016

We talk to the man who fought off a cougar after it pounced on his dog at a Tim Horton's in Whitecourt. A new hotel in the Edmonton region is the first in North America made entirely of shipping containers.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Dec 28, 2016

Hear about a Sherwood Park man who collided head on with a great horned owl ...and meet an owl who survived a similar encounter. We talk to Edmonton's 'lady death star' about why Carrie Fisher meant so much to her.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Dec 21, 2016

Local salumiera Steven Furguiele has created a local artisanal meat shop and he hopes local charcutiere fans will pitch in to fund a walk-in refrigeration unit. How a great horned owl was struck by a car, survived and then was released back into the wild

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Dec 20, 2016

It's a truly unique story of art, friendship, and one amazing animal. We talk to a renowned Edmonton artist and a gallery owner about the art collection based on a beloved bull dog. A year in the life of Syrian refugees who now calls Edmonton home.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Dec 19, 2016

Our Tech columnist, Dana DiTomaso, with last minute gift ideas for the nerd on your list. Residents in Prince Charles say the Yellowhead Trail upgrade should include a proper left turn from 127 street onto the proposed freeway.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Dec 16, 2016

A local woman says she was body shamed at a local rec centre when a staff member said her sports bra wasn't appropriate work out wear. Chris Wynters announces the three finalists of the Edmonton Music Prize.

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Mayor's monthly phone-in

Mayor Don Iveson answers your questions.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Dec 15, 2016

Leah McRorie tells us about how getting food from the food bank as a child has affected her life today. We talk to an Edmonton actor from the Irrelevant Show about why she wants to help out with the CBC Turkey Drive.

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Edmonton Am Podcast - Dec 14, 2016

Councillor Bryan Anderson says some Cree words on neighbourhoods & streets are too hard to pronounce. But First Nation's leader Willie Littlechild says it's about respect. How being on Canada's Worst Driver changed Krystal McCann's life & driving habits.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Dec 13, 2016

We talk to the man who helped draft a new set of development guidelines to make Edmonton a better winter city. Edmonton will get a new 600-stall surface parking lot, right behind Rogers Place. We spoke with one councillor who voted against it.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Dec 12, 2016

Westjet is hoping its latest viral video will take off with today's release. We talk to a Fort McMurray family who appears in the video. A story about how necessity is the mother of invention. Meet a man who got creative when his rent went up.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Dec 09, 2016

A local man keeps his word to recreate the famous Burt Reynolds bearskin rug photo after reaching his movember fundraising goal. Our movie panel debates the hard-hitting question: what's your favourite Christmas movie?

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Dec 8, 2016

Research scientist is being honoured for his work with the world's tiniest things, that have had huge consequence in the world of medicine. A drone expert on flying safely and why criminal charges for those flying without permission may be a good thing.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Dec 07, 2016

After a puppy mill was busted, we get advice from an YEG breeder on how to avoid bad pet breeders. Janelle Venne hopes handing out roses to women wearing hijabs at the U of A LRT station will help lessen the sting after a racist incident there.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Dec 06, 2016

An Edmonton woman just returned from Standing Rock. We ask her about what the latest Dakota Access pipeline decision means for opposition to pipelines in Canada. We talk to a woman who adopted a dog from a YEG breeder & later had to put the dog down.

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Edmonton AM Podcast, Dec 05, 2016

Mark Connolly asks federal Conservative leadership candidate Chris Alexander about the chants of "lock her up" during his speech in a weekend political rally. Transit panel tackles the merits of the proposed bus route system overhaul.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Dec 02, 2016

Some advice on giving the gift of technology to your child this Christmas. A local etiquette expert has a few insightful tips to keep you from becoming that infamous party guest.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Dec 01, 2016

A judicial review committee is recommending judge Robin Camp be fired for his handling of a sexual assault trial. The head of Frog Lake Energy, is calling first nations leaders on the coast to seek their support for Trans Mountain Pipeline.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Nov 30, 2016

The Telus World of Science president, Alan Nursall talks about the future of Edmonton's Queen Elizabeth the 2nd Planetarium. Tale of a customer who's being taken for a ride after she put her saddle up for consignment.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Nov 29, 2016

We ask a researcher why the Alberta wolf cull is still happening and what alternatives there are to protect threatened caribou. A grade 8 student from Edmonton's Islamic Academy has won a science award for creating an on-the-go science accessory.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Nov 28, 2016

The garbage is piling up in the River Valley. We talk about the city's latest effort to clean up this winter. How fake news has become so pervasive on social media. Technology columnist Dana DiTomaso joins us with her thoughts.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Nov 25, 2016

We spoke with NDP MLA Sandra Jansen about bullying and mysogyny, and about her decision to desert a party she wanted to lead. Bee lovers in Japan are buzzing about honey made right here in Edmonton.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - November 24, 2016

The Edmonton AM Podcast for November 24, 2016.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - November 23, 2016

The Edmonton AM Podcast for November 23, 2016

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Edmonton AM Podcast - November 22, 2016

The Edmonton AM Podcast for November 22, 2016

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Edmonton AM Podcast - November 21, 2016

The Edmonton AM Podcast for November 21, 2016.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Nov 18, 2016

Was Sandra Jansen always a social democrat, or is the NDP a comfortable home for moderate fiscal conservatives? Three political watchers joins us to discuss this week's surprise floor-crossing.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Nov 17, 2018

A local restaurant owner is breaking the rules....opening his cafe bar in an unlikely place. And former Edmonton AM host Ron Wilson and food writer, Liane Faulder tell us just how much Gail Hall meant to the Edmonton food scene.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Nov 16, 2017

The Hope Mission launches round the clock service to help keep more people out of the cold. Alberta launches a pilot project: $25-a-day daycare. But private daycare owners says they're out in the cold, because the new money can only go to non-profits.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Nov 15, 2016

Edmonton takes home a major international award for "place-branding". The Jamaican bobsled team is getting a hand from Albertans after their team van breaks down.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Nov 14, 2016

The hottest new gift heading towards Christmas may well be something very old. And, Run in the Dark raises money for research on recovery from spinal cord injury. Find out the Edmonton connection to this international story.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Nov 11, 2016

On this Remembrance Day, host Mark Connolly spoke with former MP and former air force pilot, Laurie Hawn. We do our due diligence as broadcasters by taste-testing some sought after caramels....it's a tough job but someone has to do it.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Nov 10, 2016

Toblerone chocolate bar fans say they very much mind the gap in the iconic bar's new design. The province is introducing changes to make it easier for parents to rename a baby that was stillborn.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Nov 09, 2016

The story of a father who watched his 28-year-old son die, and decided to donate his organs. And ... a call for an end to the controversial practice of random police stops, known as carding.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - November 08, 2016

Today's podcast features the grandson of former Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent, who now lives in Florida. Then our Election Panel discusses the future of the Republican Party.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - November 07, 2016

Today's podcast features a new program that is looking to help pregnant homeless women. We also spoke to a photographer who is challenging views on beauty with a photo set featuring models with visible scars.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Nov 03, 2016

A story of how heartbreak turned into companionship, and a second generation love for a horse named Justice. Andrew Ference and two co-leaders of the November project join us to talk about the new Imax film about the fitness movement.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Nov 02, 2016

We take you on a tour of a neighbourhood dealing with commuters looking for free parking while they ride transit. Strathcona County councillor who's daughter is on a disability income, calls on the province to give the same minimum wage to people on AISH

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Nov 01, 2016

Teaching tolerance and understanding? Or forcing an ideological agenda? Two views on new toolkit for teachers. An Edmonton entrepreneur thinks he's got the answer for people who need easy, accessible storage.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Oct 31, 2016

Three intrepid contestants take on a multitude of tasks in hopes of becoming the first ever Edmonton AM World Halloween Champion.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - October 28, 2016

The Edmonton AM Podcast for October 28, 2016.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - October 27, 2016

The Edmonton AM Podcast for October 27, 2016

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Edmonton AM Podcast - October 26, 2016

The Edmonton AM Podcast for October 26, 2016.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - October 25, 2016

Edmonton AM Podcast for October 25, 2016.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - October 24, 2016

The Edmonton AM Podcast for October 24, 2016.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - October 21, 2016

The Edmonton AM Podcast for October 21, 2016.

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