Alberta @ noon

 
 

Alberta @ noon

CBC Radio's alberta@noon connects urban and rural Albertans by exploring the environmental, agricultural, educational and political issues affecting everyone from the far north to the deep south of the province.

Updated: Sundays
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Fitness / Gardening

In our first half hour, fitness expert Chris Tse joins us with tips on staying in shape as the pandemic continues; in our second half hour, horticulturist Jim Hole takes your questions.

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Heading back to Alberta's parks

Now that the national parks have reopened - will you go?

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New vaping legislation in Alberta

Will new provincial legislation help stop youth from vaping? Les Hagen from Action on Smoking and Health joins us for the hour.

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Anti-racism protesters hit the streets across North America

What's your reaction to the anti-racism protests taking place across North America?

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Unpopular opinions

We ask listeners about their unpopular opinions.

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Books / Gardening

In the first half hour, we ask which books are resonating with you right now? In the second half hour, arborist Gerard Fournier answers your questions.

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Meng Wanzhou ruling

A BC Supreme Court judge has ruled that Canada should continue extradition proceedings against Meng Wanzhou. What do you think this will mean for our relationship with China?

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Travel to B.C.

Do you feel comfortable travelling to British Columbia right now?

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Your vaccine questions answered

Do you have questions about what's being done to create a vaccine for COVID-19? Researcher Darryl Falzarano joins us to take your calls.

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Your summer plans

How has the pandemic changed your summer plans?

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Personal finance / Gardening

For the first half hour, debt counsellor Brian Betz joins us to talk about personal finance; in the second half hour we talk to gardening expert Kath Smyth.

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What are you baking?

Edmonton food writer Phil Wilson and Duchess Bake Shop owner Giselle Courteau join us for the hour.

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Working from home

What has working from home been like for you? If you could keep working from home, would you?

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Masks in public during the pandemic

Should it be mandatory to wear a mask in public?

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Physiotherapy / Gardening

In the first half hour, physiotherapist Tim Lee joins us to take your calls; in the second half hour, Jim Hole joins us for our weekly gardening segment.

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Stage 1 reopening begins in Alberta

The gradual re-opening of Alberta's economy began this morning. Will you be going out?

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Graduations delayed by COVID-19

This year’s high school grads will have very different memories of their last year of high school. Cancelled school events, then cancelled classes, and finally grad itself was called off. Are you in that situation? Do you have a child who's going through this?

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Contact tracing apps

Have you downloaded Alberta's COVID-19 contact tracing app? Are you using it?

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Employment law during COVID-19

What do employers and employees need to know as workplaces begin to reopen?

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Mother's Day / Gardening

Listeners share stories about their mothers; horticulturist Kath Smyth joins us with gardening advice.

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Are you changing your meat-eating habits?

Do recent COVID-19 outbreaks at meatpacking plants in Alberta have you rethinking your relationship to meat?

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Working through the pandemic

If you have been at work during the COVID-19 pandemic - or are preparing to head back - what have your experiences been like so far?

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Coping during the pandemic

How are you dealing with the pandemic? Registered psychologist April Byers joins us for the hour.

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What makes a great online video?

We talk to Datrie Allman, a rising social media star from Strathmore, about what goes into making a great viral video.

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Reopening Alberta

What do you think of the plan to reopen the economy in Alberta?

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Your DIY projects

Many of us have more time on our hands these days - what sort of new projects and hobbies are you taking up?

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Is the wage subsidy helping your business?

What difference is the federal wage subsidy making to your business?

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How has your city changed?

The pandemic has changed the sights and sounds of our communities. What's different? What are you noticing?

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How is the pandemic affecting your sleep?

Sleep expert Dr. Charles Samuels joins us to take your questions.

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Everything's cancelled. Now what?

With summer events in Alberta cancelled - where do we go from here?

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What are you watching?

What television shows and movies are getting you through COVID-19?

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Calling out COVID-19 rulebreakers

During this pandemic, does calling out the rule breakers make you a good citizen - or a snitch?

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Your food habits while at home

Have your eating habits changed in the last few weeks? Food writers Julie Van Rosendaal and Phil Wilson join us for the hour to take your calls.

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A return to normal

When will we know that it's time to start easing COVID-19 restrictions and returning to normal?

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Funding for orphan wells

The federal government has announced $1.7 billion to clean up orphan wells in Alberta. What do you make of the news?

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Life in long-term care

What is life like in long-term care homes during this pandemic?

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Financial help during COVID-19

Are you getting the financial help you need during the pandemic?

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Hockey stars answer questions from kids

Edmonton Oilers forward Kailer Yamamoto and Calgary Flames forward Sean Monahan join us to answer hockey questions from kids.

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What were you taking for granted?

When the pandemic has passed, what will you no longer take for granted?

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The value of projections

Does it help you to know how bad things could potentially get during the pandemic?

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Navigating child custody

How are you managing custody issues in the midst of the pandemic?

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Are you wearing a mask?

With new recommendations from public health officials, have you decided to wear a mask in public?

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Staying fit at home

How are you getting your exercise in at home these days?

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Your book recommendations

What books are you reading these days? Writers Jacqueline Baker and Aritha van Herk join us for the hour.

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Helping your kids learn at home

Education expert Barb Brown joins us with advice for parents who are helping their kids learn at home.

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Alberta backstops Keystone XL

What do you make of the province's decision to provide financial support to the Keystone XL project?

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Kids ask questions about COVID-19

Today's show is for kids - what would you like to know about the coronavirus? We're joined by two experts who can help answer your questions.

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New supports for workers and business owners

The federal government has announced new financial supports for workers and business owners. Will it be enough for you to get by?

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Finding fun and staying busy

With social gatherings restricted and many of us forced to stay at home, we want to hear about your passion projects. What hobbies and pastimes are you taking up?

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Making ethical decisions

What new ethical questions have you had to deal with during the COVID-19 pandemic?

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How are you holding up?

How are you coping with the stress created by COVID-19? What coping strategies work for you?

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How is COVID-19 affecting your job?

We take your calls on how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting your job.

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Social distancing and COVID-19

How close is too close when it comes to social distancing?

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Finding fun at home

With social distancing becoming the new normal, how are you keeping yourself busy at home?

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COVID-19 strands travellers around the world

Travellers from around the world are scrambling to get home as borders close due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We take your calls about trying to get home during the outbreak.

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How small businesses are responding to COVID-19

What does the future hold for small business owners as the COVID-19 pandemic continues?

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Keeping your kids busy at home

What are the best ways to help your kids busy at home with the schools closed?

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Monday's COVID-19 update

In an abbreviated edition of Alberta@Noon we discuss the latest COVID-19 news with the CBC's Kathleen Petty and immunologist Craig Jenne.

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COVID-19 updates

Immunologist Craig Jenne and political science professor Duane Bratt join us to discuss the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 and travel

How has COVID-19 affected your travel plans?

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Your COVID-19 questions answered

Dr. Chris Mody, the head of the department of microbiology, immunology and infectious diseases at the University of Calgary, joins us in studio to take your COVID-19 questions.

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