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The Ledge

 

The Ledge

The Ledge is a podcast about Alberta politics produced by CBC Edmonton. Legislature reporters Kim Trynacity and Michelle Bellefontaine discuss the events of the week and interview guests to offer listeners an insider's look.

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Download episodes from this podcast for: 6 Months
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Viral video of emaciated polar bear may not be what it seems

'I wasn't totally surprised. These things happen,' the Nunavut polar bear monitor Leo Ikakhik told As It Happens host Carol Off.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:17]

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3 concussions later

After her concussions Miranda would fight for the next six years to get her life back.

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[mp3 file: runs00:30:11]

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Alabama newspapers vs. Roy Moore

Alabama's biggest newspapers say Roy Moore is unfit for office.

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:43]

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Going on your own terms

Will Pegg's knows he doesn't want to die from metastatic bone cancer. So he's chosen to go on his own terms, with a medically assisted death.

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[mp3 file: runs00:24:35]

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Political Dust-up on the Prairies

Episode 6 of The Ledge explores the dispute over Alberta licence plates on Saskatchewan work sites. Kim Trynacity and Michelle Bellefontaine discuss why the legislature is extending the fall session nearly a week.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:24:51]


The Pipeline Edition

Episode #5 of THE LEDGE takes us to Vancouver where Premier Rachel Notley delivers a pro pipeline speech. We have an exclusive interview with the Premier, and talk to demonstrators.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:20:03]


Who showed up at the Alberta Party AGM? and Calgary's Olympic bid has a golden price tag

On 'The Ledge,' we speak to Corey Hogan, the former political strategist turned head of Alberta's Public Affairs Bureau. And strategist Stephen Carter talks about the sudden resignation of Alberta Party leader Greg Clark.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:23:55]


By-election, unusual oratory and Alberta Party leadership race

Jason Kenney finally gets his chance at a seat in the Alberta legislature, Bill 24 evokes some unusual oratory and Premier Rachel Notley talks about her rural roots at the AAMDC. NDP MP Linda Duncan talks about the world climate change forum in Germany.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:20]


Mansplaining, hepeats and gay-straight alliances

Kim Trynacity and Michelle Bellefontaine discuss the heated debate over Bill 24. They also talk about the “mansplaining” and “hepeat” debate, and then Kim talks to Duane Bratt from Mount Royal University about an upcoming book on the 2015 NDP win.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:54]


UCP leadership aftershocks and why people in Calgary voted for Naheed Nenshi

Host Kim Trynacity talks to the University of Calgary's Jack Lucas about what his study of the Calgary municipal election says about voters. Then, CBC's Michelle Bellefontaine joins Kim to talk about an embarrassing gaffe at the UCP leadership convention.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:18]


Promo - The Ledge

The Ledge is a podcast about Alberta politics produced by CBC Edmonton. Legislature reporters Kim Trynacity and Michelle Bellefontaine discuss the events of the week and interview guests to offer listeners an insider’s look.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:01:06]