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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May 23/reaction to the Throne Speech

What do you think of the throne Speech

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May 21,2019

Celebrating the people in your life who are excelling after the age of 70.

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May 22, 2019/Nuclear power

Is there a place for nuclear power in Alberta's oil sands?

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May 17, 2019/ Bill C-48 and gardening

Bill C-48 hit a snag in the senate, what should happen next? We kick off our first gardening phone in of the season with horticulturalist Donna Balzer.

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May 16, 2019/Please hold, your call is important to us

What frustrates you about trying to call for customer service?

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May 15, 2019/Single use plastics

What's the best way to cut down on pollution from single use plastics?

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May 14, 2019/The WestJet sale

With the sale of WestJet to a private equity firm, what will change for employees and customers of the Calgary airline?

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May 13, 2019/Mark Tewksbury on coming out

We take your calls about coming out with Olympic gold medalist Mark Tewksbury.

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May 10, 2019/Are we a nation of strangers?

Maclean's writer Scott Gilmore joins us to discuss his most recent article looking at whether Canadians really know each other.

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May 9, 2019/Building community

What steps have you taken to help build your community?

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May 8, 2019/What's next for the Bighorn?

With the incoming government set to scrap plans for Bighorn Country, what would you like to see happen in the region?

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May 7, 2019/Alberta universities and free speech

Should our province's universities adopt the "Chicago principles" for free speech?

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May 6, 2019/Energy companies and unpaid bills

Alberta's rural municipalities say energy companies owe them more than 80 million dollars in unpaid property taxes from last year. Some landowners say companies haven't been paying them either. What does this say to you?

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May 3, 2019/Tim Hortons' woes

What's behind the slumping sales at one of Canada's most famous coffee chains?

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May 2, 2019/Canada and China

Is it time for Canada to rethink its relationship with China?

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May 1, 2019/Jason Kenney's first steps

How do you feel about the first moves from the new UCP government?

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April 30,2019/Whittingham quits AER

Ed Whittingham quits the Alberta Energy Regulator. Does this help or hinder the energy industry?

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April 29, 2019/Electric vehicle subsidies

Will new subsides for electric vehicles convince you to purchase one?

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April 26, 2019/Superhero movies

With the new Avengers movie smashing box office records, we discuss superhero movies with film critic Rad Simonpillai.

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April 25, 2019/The challenges of shift work

What effect has shift work had on your life and career?

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April 24, 2019/Albertans and debt

How close are you to the financial edge? Have you fought your way back from financial trouble? We talk to a debt counsellor and an insolvency trustee about personal finances.

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April 23, 2019/How do you make your blended family work?

Author Rebecca Eckler joins us to talk about her new book "Blissfully Blended B******t: The Uncomfortable Truth of Blending Families."

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April 18, 2019/What's next for Alberta's energy sector?

What does the energy industry in Alberta want to see from the new UCP government?

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April 17, 2019/Alberta elects a UCP government

Conservative rule returns to Alberta - what does this mean for the province?

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April 16, 2019/Memorable meals

Listeners share their most memorable dining experiences.

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April 15, 2019/How will you decide who to vote for?

With election day approaching, how will you decide how to cast your ballot?

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April 12, 2019/Game of Thrones wraps up; Jim Hole talks gardening

We discuss whether Game of Thrones is the best television show of all time; gardening expert Jim Hole joins us in studio.

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April 11, 2019/Paternity leave

What are the benefits of paternity leave for families and businesses?

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April 10, 2019/Senate discusses Bill C-69

What would you like to see happen with Bill C-69?

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April 9, 2019/Silken Laumann on overcoming adversity

Four-time Olympian Silken Laumann joins us in studio as listeners share stories about overcoming adversity.

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April 8, 2019/NDP leader Rachel Notley

Alberta NDP leader Rachel Notley joins Judy Aldous for a conversation in front of a live audience at CBC Edmonton.

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April 5, 2019/Reaction to the leaders' debate

What did you think of last night's Alberta leaders' debate?

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April 4, 2019/What's next for Brexit?

What would you like to see happen with Brexit? We're joined by two experts who take your questions and calls.

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April 3, 2019/Wilson-Raybould and Philpott expelled from Liberal caucus

Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott have been expelled from the federal Liberal caucus by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. What do you think of the decision?

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April 2, 2019/Were you the favourite child?

Do you play favourites with your kids - or did your parents play favourites with you and your siblings? What happens to kids when parents have a favourite child?

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April 1, 2019/Canadian Women's Hockey League folds

With the Canadian Women's Hockey League folding, what's next for professional women's hockey in Canada? Sportswriters Hailey Salvian and Eric Duhatschek join us to discuss the issue.

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Alberta@Noon - Friday March 29

Can you keep a relationship together...and live far apart?

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Alberta@Noon - Thursday March 28, 2019

Has anything in the election campaign so far turned you off or won you over?

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Alberta@Noon - Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Should doctors be allowed to restrict patients to discussing one issue per visit?

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Alberta@Noon - Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Is it worth it to travel alone?

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Alberta@Noon - Monday, March 25, 2019

What factors influence how you cast your vote?

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Alberta@Noon - Friday, March 22, 2019

Do you use home rental services like AirBnB? What's been your experience?

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Alberta@Noon - Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Should we stop cutting kids from school sports teams?

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Alberta@Noon - Tuesday March 19

A provincial election has been called. What do yo want it to be about?

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Alberta@Noon - Monday, March 18, 2019

With the news that Jason Kenney's campaign set up a so-called kamikaze candidate to help him win, does this change how you plan to cast your vote?

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Alberta@Noon - Friday March 15

Vaccine hesitant? A pediatric infectious disease doctor answers questions.

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Alberta@Noon - Thursday, March 14, 2019

What is the quintessential Canadian song?

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Alberta@Noon - Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Is Canada making the right call by grounding the Boeing 737 Max fleet?

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Alberta@Noon - Tuesday, March 12, 2019

The authors of "The Gift of Our Wounds: A Sikh and A Former White Supremacist Find Forgiveness After Hate" join us in studio for a conversation.

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Alberta@Noon - Monday, March 11, 2019

How well do we care for caregivers?

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Alberta@Noon - Friday, March 8, 2019

Do you trust online reviews?

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Alberta@Noon - Thursday, March 7, 2019

The federal government has announced a plan to provide fast, free criminal pardons for some historical marijuana offences. Will they make a difference?

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Alberta@Noon - Wednesday March 6

Gerald Butts testifies - what's your reaction?

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Alberta@Noon - Tuesday, March 5, 2019

What role should charter schools play in our province?

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Alberta@Noon - Monday, March 4, 2019

How do you navigate the polarizing conversations in your life?

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Alberta@Noon - Friday, March 1, 2019

Do you stop to help other motorists? How do you decide when and who to help?

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Alberta@Noon - Thursday, February 28, 2019

What do you make of Jody Wilson-Raybould's testimony?

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Alberta@Noon - Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Have you had moments where you've felt like an impostor?

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Alberta@Noon - Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Could immigration be the answer to rural Alberta's economic problems?

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Alberta@Noon - Monday, February 25, 2019

More and more adults are continuing to live with their parents. Why is this happening? What are the advantages - and the drawbacks?

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