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As host Connie Walker shares some shocking news with Cleo's siblings, the truth about what happened to her remains just out of reach.To download a file, right click and save.Download Podcast: Afraid of the dark
The man who calls himself Putin's number-one enemy says expelling 23 diplomats that doesn't go far enough.To download a file, right click and save.Download Podcast: Hit Putin in his wallet
An introduction to the great Canadian book debate, for the uninitiated.To download a file, right click and save.Download Podcast: Get to know Canada Reads
Of the thousands given at the JUNOS, there are five that stand out. Hear them now!To download a file, right click and save.Download Podcast: Top 5 JUNO Acceptance Speeches
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The Kenney Effect
Episode 10 of The Ledge probes the unusual happenings from the legislature, and introduces you to a first time wannabe candidate putting his name forward for a United Conservative Party nomination in Calgary.
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The Ledge: Notley looks to Peter Lougheed for latest salvo in B.C. pipeline dispute
The Alberta government is threatening to cut off oil to B.C. if that province continues to delay the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, replicating the stance taken against Ottawa by former Alberta premier Peter Lougheed nearly 40 years ago.
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The Ledge: Alberta Party gets a new leader, province gets a 3rd quarter update
Stephen Mandel wins the Alberta Party leadership; Finance minister Joe Ceci takes shots at UCP leader Jason Kenney while commenting on the third-quarter update; and Naushad Jamani, a senior vice president of Nova Chemicals Corporation, weighs in on whether loan guarantees and grants are what businesses need from government.
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Shots fired in trade battle, sudden session wrap, Kenney wins a seat
Kim Trynacity and Michelle Bellefontaine discuss why the session ended ended so suddenly, Jason Kenney’s win in the Calgary-Lougheed byelection and what rats have to do with the Alberta-Saskatchewan trade war.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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