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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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Dam betrays Trudeau's pledge to First Nations, say critics

Despite a promise to forge a new relationship with Indigenous peoples, the Trudeau government's support of the Site C dam is facing criticism. The dam is opposed by First Nation leaders, the Royal Society of Canada and Amnesty International.

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'Some relief': Taran Killam's SNL ax

Well-liked and versatile actor Taran Killam reflects on life after his six season run with Saturday Night Live.

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Toll of assisted deaths on doctors

What impact do assisted deaths take on the doctors involved? Dr. Jeff Blackmer says some doctors will struggle, and Canada needs a framework to support them.

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Conservation officer kills 9 bears in 'most difficult week'

A B.C. conservation officer says Revelstoke residents' carelessness with their food and trash led to the euthanization of nine bears there last week. Guest host Laura Lynch interviews Dan Bartol.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Aug 25, 2016

Peter McMahon, the "Wilderness Astronomer" talks about the discovery of an Earth-like planet a mear four light years away. A family farm in Fort McMurray has turned their corn field into a tribute to the people who helped fight the devastating wildfire.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Aug 24, 2016

Jim Hole, the owner of Hole's Greenhouses and Gardens, joins us to answer all of your gardening questions.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Aug 23, 2016

We talk to the president of the Indigenous Physicians Association about the problem of bias in the healthcare system. Councillor Michael Walters is calling for an assessment of the Whitemud Creek Ravine and River Valley trails.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Aug 22, 2016

The story of a dog, stolen in B.C., picked up in Northern Alberta and that ended up in Nova Scotia. How to get your child the computer they really need for school without getting far too much! Our tech columnist, Dana DiTomaso tells us more.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Aug 19, 2016

The creator of 52 Skilz, Stephen Robinson, has won the prize for having the winning pitch for a new web series "How to learn Anything". The search is on for the most Canadian song lyric of all time.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Aug 18, 2016

Hear about a virus that has the potential to cut a swath through the industry. If you want a tattoo think twice about where you go. Two tattoo artists talk about why some people take the cheap route.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Aug 17, 2016

We talk to the northern Alberta mom whose quick actions kept a tree from falling on to a tent with four children. A pair of school-aged sisters are poised to raise 18-thousand dollars this week for the Stollery Children's Hospital.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Aug 16, 2016

From the flops to the absolutely fab, we have Edmonton food blogger Baconhound in with his views on the hits and misses of the food-side of the Fringe. And we have Peter Brown's take on 35 years of the Fringe.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Aug 15, 2016

Find out what had Adrienne, Garrette and our audience talking this morning. An Edmonton medical resident is one step closer to becoming Canada's next astronaut.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Aug 12, 2016

It turns out simple chemistry may explain why the Olympic diving pools have turned green. I'll talk to a local pool expert next. One city councillor's perspective on what is sure to be another unpopular photo radar move.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Aug 11, 2016

Why an Alberta woman is trying to get a class-action lawsuit off the ground, against the makers of Pokemon Go. Hear about fanfiction on our nerd column -- where fans take worlds and characters they love and create their own stories.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Aug 09, 2016

Rubik's cube while skydiving? Stephen Robinson is hoping the video he made while doing just that will win him a $50,000 grant to develop a new web series and eventually a tv show. 29-year-old journalist Tristin Hopper applies to be a Canadian Senator.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - Aug 08, 2016

An Edmonton comedian is taking his local dating show to the big leagues thanks to superstar comic Kevin Hart. A local dentist is willing to bet that flossing really is healthy despite a change in health guidelines that says you can ditch the habit.

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The camping show

To prepare you for the August long weekend we had a special camping episode. Whether it's camping here in Edmonton, in the backcountry, we've got you covered. A range of stories from a luxury RV to homeless camps.

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Edmonton AM Podcast June 26, 2016

Edmonton AM Podcast for June 26, 2016

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Edmonton AM Podcast July 25, 2016

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Healing the world one tile at a time

Reporter Gareth Hampshire shares the story of Wayne Ashley, an Edmonton artist who creates amazing works of art in honour of first responders and victims of violence.

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Edmonton AM Podcast July 15, 2016

Today’s podcast features a couple of Edmontonians who are part of the national Quidditch team, and Steve Richmond is in studio with a couple of new craft beers.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - July 14, 2016

An emergency phone that was disconnected in the river valley left two teens without a way to call for help. Summer is the perfect time to kick back and get caught up on your reading. Our favorite librarians share their perfect summer reading list.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - July 13, 2016

An Edmonton man revisits suggestions out of a old tourist guide, and discovered some odd picks. A St Albert woman says her City is censoring her by ordering her to remove a sign from her garden. She's upped the ante but the City is raising the stakes too

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Edmonton AM Podcast - July 12, 2016

We talk to Edmonton's Angela Whyte about representing Canada in the 100 meter hurdle event. City councillor, Scott McKeen says it's taking too long to build safe bike lanes downtown.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - July 11, 2016

U of A invention using energy of the sun is saving lives in Uganda. With the explosion of racial violence in the United States, we check in with Edmonton Police to see how what happened in Texas is affecting policing here.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - July 08, 2016

How will the Fort McMurray wildfire affect your insurance rates? Heather Mack from the Insurance Bureau weighs in. Canada's best athletes are in Edmonton competing for a spot at the Rio Olympic and paralympic games.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - July 07, 2016

Signs of regrowth are already beginning to sprout in the fire-ravaged forest around Fort McMurrary. If you're looking for some liked-minded people to get out and active with this summer, Chris Tse drops by to tell us all about the Edmonton Outdoor Club.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - July 06, 2016

A local company is helping make the city more inclusive, one delivery at a time. With Rio just around the corner, we talk about some of the greatest achievements by Canadian athletes.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - July 05, 2016

We talk to an Edmonton mother who has written about her son's injury at a dayhome to offer advice to parents looking for child care. New rules for low-income recreation passes may leave some out in the cold.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - July 04, 2016

33 year old Steve Sir talks about his basketball career and a new chance to impress the scouts from the NBA. Edmontonian Mike Henkemans shares his story of a wild ride through a Ponoka storm over the weekend.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - June 24, 2016

You might not think about wood chopping as a sport. Two lumberjacks to talk about what they do and why they love it. Find out about a new discount airline company offering cheap flights in Edmonton.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - June 23, 2016

Nate Box is owner extraordinaire. He owns and operates Elm Cafe, Little Brick Cafe, The Burrow and District Coffee. Find out his secret to success. A living relic of the dinosaurs is making a comeback in the North Saskatchewan River.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - June 22, 2016

Host Mark Connolly spoke with Ashley and Shane Roberie whose toddler survived cancer. Ian Mann, professor of physics at the University of Alberta, looks at new research on space tsunamis.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - June 21, 2016

For the first time in Edmonton, Leaders from the indigenous community will be presiding over a Canadian citizenship ceremony this afternoon Kayla Woods describes recovering her weddings rings after losing everything in her mobile home in Ft. McMurray.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - June 20, 2016

The city's Vision Zero campaign wants to eliminate road fatalities in Edmonton but where should they start? With pedestrians or drivers? The Canadian Space agency is hiring two astronauts. Edmonton's Ross Lockwood thinks he's the right man for the job.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - June 17, 2016

Best gifts to give teachers at the end of the year, and changing the brewery bylaw to accommodate brewpubs.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - June 16,2014

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Edmonton AM Podcast June 15, 2016

On today's podcast; a man's wife was unable to come home due to an airline policy, and a fawn was delivered via Cesarean section after its mother was hit by a car.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - June 14,2016

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Edmonton AM Podcast - June 13, 2016

Today we hear the reactions of the Edmonton LGBTQ community about the shooting in Florida this weekend, as well as talk Meatloaf.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - June 10, 2016

Eskimos' starting quarterback, Mike Reilly talks about getting cut, getting a university engineering degree and winning a Grey Cup. Drag Queen Bingo, the charity event, wraps up Pride Week this Sunday in Edmonton.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - June 09, 2016

Shealgh Rogers and Patti LaBoucane-Benson talk about reconciliation between Edmonton aboriginal and non-aboriginal communities. Team Rubicon: armed forces veterans who go from disaster to disaster, helping victims recover traces of their shatter lives.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - June 08, 2016

Join Mark and Garrette as they get one-on-one lesson on one of the most popular social media pastimes. Host Mark spoke with local environmentalist and Edmonton Oiler, Andrew Ference about the new solar-powered re-charging benches in Edmonton.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - June 07, 2016

The company Smart Drones makes it big in Hollywood with it's high definition mountain photography. Now that a global accounting firm has dropped mens socks from the dress code, is it anything goes?

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Edmonton AM Podcast - June 06, 2016

A month after Fort McMurray evacuated, Fort City church is welcoming its members home. What's on their feet is always top of mind for a group of sneakerheads in Edmonton.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - June 3, 2016

Bending a spoon with just your mind sounds like a magic trick. So why is it showing up at the University of Alberta's faculty of medicine? We're jumping into the deep fryer to celebrate national donut day.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - June 02, 2016

Advice on how to avoid losing out on Tragically Hip concert tickets. Mark Connolly is in Fort McMurray and one of the people he's spoken with is the Fire Chief, Darby Allen.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - June 01, 2016

The Alberta government says Covenant Health will not be forced to perform assisted death. The head of that organization tells their plans to deal with the issue. A long battle that can take a toll on firefighters' mental health.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - May 31, 2016

Allan Bonner has researched dozens of cities' emergency plans. He weighs in on Fort McMurray, as well as Edmonton's plan. People start returning to YMM tomorrow but may have to wait for gas hookup. Nathan Carter is with ATCO gas.

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Edmonton AM Podcast - May 27, 2016

The Edmonton Cat Show is on this weekend starring the world's most famous cat, Nala. Polar bear specialist Andrew Derocher tell us about another discovery of a hybrid polar-grizzly bear.

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