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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Visit Show Site: http://www.cbc.ca/albertaatnoon/

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Wearable technology

Alberta@Noon for Thursday, September 18, 2019: Researchers are looking to use data from wearable technology to provide new insights into our health and our cities. How are you using wearable technology?

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Oil prices rise after attack on Saudi facilities

Alberta@Noon for Tuesday, September 17, 2019: What does the attack on Saudi oil facilities mean for the global oil industry?

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How changes to divorce law will affect you

Family lawyer John Paul Boyd joins us in studio to talk about changes to the Divorce Act.

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Advice for asthma sufferers / Jim Hole takes your gardening calls

Alberta@Noon for Friday, September 13, 2019: In the first half hour, we take your questions on how to manage asthma; in the second half hour, gardening expert Jim Hole joins us for our weekly gardening column.

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The election campaign begins

Alberta@Noon for Wednesday, September 11, 2019: The federal election campaign is underway - what will be the deciding factor for you when you cast your ballot?

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Supervised consumption sites

Alberta@Noon for Thursday, September 12, 2019: What should happen with Alberta's supervised drug consumption sites?

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Mount Royal University instructor's opinion piece leads to controversy

Alberta@Noon for Tuesday, September 10, 2019: Should an op-ed piece calling for an end to ethnic diversity in Canada ever have been published?

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Trans-Canada construction set to begin in B.C.

Alberta@Noon for Monday, September 9, 2019: Planned upgrades to the Trans-Canada highway will cause delays for commuters travelling through the B.C. interior. How will these changes affect you?

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Rising stars of country music

Alberta@Noon for September 6, 2019: The rising stars of country music who you're listening to

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Women in Politics

Alberta@Noon for September 4, 2019: Are Canadian women set up to fail in politics?

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Secrets for school success

Alberta@Noon for September 4, 2019: We talk to tutors Brian Platzer and Abby Freireich about tips and strategies for success in school.

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MacKinnon report on Alberta's finances

The MacKinnon panel report on the state of Alberta's finances has been released. Political analysts Jason Markusoff and Graham Thomson join us to discuss the report and take your calls.

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Kids and tech / Gardening questions answered

When should your kids be permitted to get a cell phone; Jim Hole answers your gardening questions

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Should the province sue opioid manufacturers?

Alberta@Noon for Thursday, August 29, 2019: Governments across North America are pursuing legal action against opioid manufacturers. Should the province of Alberta follow suit?

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Predicting death - would you take the test?

Alberta@Noon for August 28, 2019: Scientists in Europe are doing research that could lead to a blood test that would predict your chance of dying within the next few years. Would you want to take a test like that?

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Adventures in petsitting

Alberta@Noon for August 27, 2019 Have you had an unusual experience when looking after someone else's pet?

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Seclusion rooms

Alberta@Noon for August 26, 2019: Should seclusion rooms be used in Alberta schools?

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Making the most out of your garden

ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen chef JP Gerritsen joins us to talk about canning and preserving your fruits and vegetables; Kath Smyth answers your gardening questions.

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Memorable weddings

Alberta@Noon for Thursday, August 22, 2019: What's the most memorable wedding you've ever attended?

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Is it time to regulate short term rentals?

Edmonton and Calgary are moving to regulate short term rental companies. Do you see a need for new rules for companies like Airbnb and VRBO?

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Electric scooters arrive in Alberta

Alberta@Noon for Tuesday, August 20, 2019: Electric scooter rentals have arrived in Alberta's two biggest cities. Are you a fan of the new scooter services?

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Leaving home for the first time

Alberta@Noon for Monday, August 19, 2019 What do you remember about leaving home for the first time? What advice would you give to young people who are making the move themselves this fall?

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We take your physiotherapy and gardening questions

We're joined by two experts to take your questions on two separate topics. First, physiotherapist Elliott Goldman answers your questions about aches and pains. In the second half hour of the program, gardener Jim Hole takes your calls.

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Ethics Commissioner finds that Trudeau broke the rules - what's next?

The Ethics Commissioner has found that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke the rules by pressuring former Attorney General Jody Wilson Raybould to offer a deferred prosecution agreement to SNC Lavalin. Will this news influence how you vote in the upcoming federal election?

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Urban wildlife stories

Your stories about urban wildlife encounters.

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Hong Kong protests

Alberta@Noon for Tuesday, August 13, 2019: What do you make of the protests in Hong Kong? How do you think this conflict is going to end, and what's at stake for the rest of the world? We're joined by Gordon Houlden, the director of the China Institute at the University of Alberta, to take your calls and questions for the hour.

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What your name says about you

Alberta@Noon for Monday, August 12, 2019 What's in a name? We talk about the ways that our names shape our lives with linguistics professor Darin Flynn from the University of Calgary.

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Finding ways to get a good night's sleep / Answering your tree questions

Alberta@Noon for Friday, August 9, 2019 Sleep expert Dr. Charles Samuels joins us in studio to answer your questions; arborist Matt Davis answers your tree questions.

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100 days of Alberta's UCP government

Alberta@Noon for Thursday, August 8, 2019: It's been 100 days since Alberta's new UCP government was sworn in. How are they living up to their promises so far? Are you pleased or concerned with the direction of the new government?

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August 7 / Memories of writer Toni Morrison

Guests George Elliott Clarke, Aritha Van Herk and Teresa Zackodnik join host Judy Aldous to talk about the life and legacy of the Nobel-prize winning writer who died on Monday.

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August 6 / Picnic favourites

What's your idea for the ultimate picnic? Guests Phil Wilson and Liana Robberecht join host Judy Aldous to take your calls.

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August 2/ Hiking and gardening

Your favourite places to hike AND Jim Hole answers your gardening questions.

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August 1 / Generation gap

Is your generation worse off than the one before?

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July 31 / Capital One hacking

Capital One Mess - Have you been affected by hacking?

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July 30 / The manhunt in Manitoba

The manhunt in Manitoba - why it's proving so hard to find them?

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July 29/

Should a judge be able to toss out a will - because it's not fair?

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July 26 / Brewing and gardening

Your summer beer picks AND your gardening questions answered.

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July 25 / Is equal parenting a myth?

How are the parenting duties shared in your household? Darcy Lockman, author of All the Rage: Mothers,Fathers and the Myth of Equal Partnership, joins us for the conversation.

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July 24 / Folk festival moments

Your favourite folk festival moments.

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July 23 / Tentative deal for new arena in Calgary

There's a tentative deal to build a new arena in Calgary. Are you on board?

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July 22 / What it's like to be told to go back to where you are from

Have you been on the receiving end of comments like that? What sticks in your memory about that moment? How did it impact you?

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July 19 / Exercise that inspires and Gardening

Have you found a physical activity that you actually enjoy -- look forward to doing...and how has that changed your life? In the second half of the show arborist Matt Davis joins us to talk about trees.

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July 18 / The 50th Anniversary of the lunar landing

Where were you on July 20, 1969 when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the Moon. What impact did that moment have on your life?

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July 17 / Edmonton Library and Emmy nominations

Edmonton's new downtown library - do you like it? AND What are you watching on TV that's Emmy worthy?

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July 16 / New rights for air passengers

New rights for air passengers - will they make flying better?

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Chuckwagon racing at the Calgary Stampede

Alberta@Noon for July 15, 2019: Six horses died during this year's chuckwagon races at the Calgary Stampede. Some observers are calling for the sport to change. Where do you stand?

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Sharing your favourite podcasts/Kath Smyth on gardening

Alberta@Noon for July 12, 2019: Lindsay Michael from CBC's Podcast Playlist joins us to share some of her favourite new podcasts; Kath Smyth takes your gardening questions.

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July 11, 2019/Country music's enduring appeal

Why do you love country music? As the Calgary Stampede continues, we're joined by two Calgary country musicians to talk about why the genre is so popular.

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July 10, 2019/ The art of conversation

What gets in the way of a good conversation?

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July 9, 2019/Immigration consultants

Ottawa is cracking down on unethical immigration consultants. What's been your experience with immigration consultants?

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July 8,2019 / Favourite family recipes

Today - the meal you're thankful you were taught to make.

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July 5, 2019 / Grain-free dog food and Gardening

A veterinarian discusses FDA's investigation into some grain-free dog foods and a possible link to canine heart disease. In the second half of the show horticulturalist, Jim Hole, takes your calls

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July 4 2019 / Fact Checking at Farmers Markets

Do you think farmers markets need to start verifying their vendors to ensure they are indeed selling locally grown or made food?

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July 3 2019 / Summer Jobs that mattered

What are the summer jobs that had the biggest impact on your life?

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July 2, 2019/Your most Canadian moment

What's the most Canadian moment you've ever experienced?

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June 28, 2019/Kids and boredom; Gardening phone-in

Is boredom a good thing for kids?; we take your questions on trees.

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June 27, 2019/Vaping and teens

The number of teenagers who vape doubled last year. Why is this happening - and what can be done to curb vaping among teenagers?

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June 26, 2019/Air travel and climate change

Would you give up flying to help combat climate change?

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June 25, 2019/Summer reads

We take your suggestions for great summer reads.

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June 24, 2019/Small business in a downturn; traffic complaints

How has your small business managed through rocky economic times; we talk about traffic pet peeves with the CBC's Angela Knight.

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June 21, 2019/Birds and gardening

In our first half hour, we talk about bird counts in Alberta; in our second half hour we take your gardening questions with gardening expert Kath Smyth.

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