Calgary: Eyeopener

 
 

Calgary: Eyeopener

Whether you spend your mornings in your kitchen, your car or your office, tune in to the Calgary Eyeopener for the information you need to stay in touch with your city.

Updated: Weekdays
Download episodes from this podcast for: 3 months
Visit Show Site: http://www.cbc.ca/eyeopener/

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday September 21, 2018

On today's podcast: has the city succeeded in getting more people on their bikes; a look at Calgary's pedestrian strategy; challenges facing Calgary's Chinatown; a specialized vehicle for supervised drug use.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday September 20, 2018

On today's podcast: teenagers and vaping; an art heist in Calgary; making a secret documentary in China via Skype; the man behind the teepees that have stood downtown for nearly 200 days.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday September 19, 2018

On today's podcast: city council's austerity budget; the truth about teens and vaping; home sales information soon to be made publicly available in Calgary; a book club that's older than most of its members.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday September 18, 2018

On today's podcast: Heritage Park is looking for financial help from the city; a soldier's story; and a Calgary body-builder tells us about being the only Canadian asked to compete in this year's "Mr Universe".

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday September 17, 2018

Today's podcast: Working in the cannabis industry could mean trouble at the U.S. border; How to choose a family-friendly dog; The life and legacy of John Leimseider; The story of Calgary's own version of Viola Desmond.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday September 14, 2018

Today's podcast: Riding out Hurricane Florence; how much winter lies ahead; why Canmore allows squatters in vans.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday September 13

Today's podcast: Mental health patients in emergency rooms; Eye on the Legislature; Calgary's Olympic bid competition; van life in Canmore.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday September 12

Today's podcast: The bill for Calgary's Olympic bid; the case against making the Bighorn back country a provincial park: is live theatre dead in Calgary; making cider with backyard fruit.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday September 11

Today's podcast: Push for a new provincial park; struggles facing Calgary's theatre community; honouring fallen firefighters; winner of the Honens International Piano Competition.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday September 10

Today's podcast: What's happening this week in Calgary's Olympic bid process; Calgarians find British whaling shipwreck; Brown Bagging It for Calgary's Kids; the search for the real Nicole.

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Eyeopener podcast for September 7

Today's podcast: Lower speed limits on residential streets in Calgary; who wrote the Op-Ed about President Trump; 25 years of privatized liquor sales in Alberta.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday September 6

Today's podcast: Our Eye on the Legislature Paul McLoughlin; what is meaningful consultation in relation to the Trans Mountain pipeline; Yes Calgary 2016 on campus; getting fit this fall.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday September 5

Today's podcast: Senator Doug Black on Trans Mountain; fall forecast for Calgary's business community; unconventional panel on lowering residential speed limits; Drumheller dinosaur statues crumbling.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday September 4

Today's podcast: Olympic update; Calgary's new central library opening soon; meet the Eyeopener's new restaurant reviewer; first day of school at the University of Calgary.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday September 3

Today's podcast: Alberta's Firefighter of the Year; should you have the right to ignore work emails at home; access to free HIV medication; best and worst jobs.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday August 31

Today's podcast: Premier Notley on the Trans Mountain pipeline decision; Deborah Yedlin on what that decision means for Calgary's oil patch; a boy and his car wash; long weekend gardening with Kath Smyth.

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Eyeopener podcast for August 30

Today's podcast: Red Deer mom confronts bike thief; airline passengers react to rising baggage fees; on-demand public transit proposal in Cochrane; pampered pets and your pocketbook.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday August 29

Today's podcast: Roadside test for cannabis use; Minister of Natural Resources on Trans Mountain; Honens International Piano Competition in Calgary; Beltline Urban Mural Project.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday August 28

Today's podcast: Public cannabis consumption sites in Calgary; crowding in Banff National Park; Alberta farmer on Belgian matchmaking TV show.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday August 27

Today's podcast: Helping families with transgender kids; cooking with lamb's quarters; Calgary's Parking Day; Pocket parity.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday August 24

Today's podcast: Reaction to Maxime Bernier's announcement; wildfire in Waterton; Calgary as a coffee destination; Crazy Rich Asians.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday August 23

Today's podcast: Pedestrian bridge closure in the East Village; Trump's troubles; smoke forecast; Calgarian describes the Hajj pilgrimage.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday August 22

Today's podcast: Air Canada takes over Aeroplan; a thousand relatives celebrate Eid Al-Ahda in Calgary; photographing musical superstars.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday August 21

Today's podcast: Rainbow Railroad Station to help LGBTQ refugees in Calgary; what is STEVE; flooding in Kerala in South India; rogue magpie in Banff.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday August 20

Today's podcast: Olympic bid and affordable housing for Canmore; checking in on Calgary's green card program; Kidney March; ranchers dealing with feed shortage.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday August 17, 2018

Today's podcast: Humboldt Broncos families go to court over Go Fund Me money; Medicine Hat Mavericks are Western Major Baseball League champs; country music musician and farmer Drew Gregory.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday August 16, 2018

Today's podcast: Alberta man helping move livestock away from wildfires; urban goats braving the heat to eat weeds; monitoring care for elderly loved ones.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wed. Aug. 15, 2018

Today's podcast: Battling Calgary's drug crisis; tasting 20,000 thousand bottles of beer; world's biggest Rubik's cube

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday August 14

Today's podcast: Navigating the immigration system; free art appraisal in Calgary; manhole covers become public art.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday August 13, 2018

Today's podcast: Crash reconstruction; cannabis at Calgary Co-op; Cold War bunker in Kananaskis.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday August 10, 2018

Today's podcast: Dave Phillips on setting a heat record in Calgary; are you a wafter, a stay-stiller or a panicker when it comes to battling wasps; Di Golding on coming of age movies.

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Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Thursday August 9

On today's podcast: An update on Calgary's ring road, and how it's impacting neighbouring communities; how Calgarians who work outside are dealing with the heat wave; we hear from the Calgary man who fell almost forty meters down a waterfall ... and lived; our Alberta Road Trips columnist takes us to a land of lakes and sandy beaches just two hours away from Calgary.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday August 8

On today's podcast: We talk to the owner of a lodge along Highway 93 that's been evacuated since last Thursday because of a wildfire; how your movements at the shopping mall are being tracked; Amazon is putting Balzac on the map, we find out if the town is ready; and beating the heat on Calgary's rivers.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday August 7, 2018

Today's podcast: Internal turmoil in the psychology department at the University of Calgary; extreme weather around the world; Eyeopener's Summer Song Smackdown; the end of Swerve Magazine.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday August 3, 2018

Today's podcast: German tourist shot near Morley; Di Golding on streaming services; how to ooom on your way home; how to eat Ethiopian food.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday August 2

On today's podcast: Parks Canada reacts to Sunshine's displeasure over parking; could Canada's Food Guide contribute to poorer health? Some physicians say yes. We get a response from Health Canada's top doctor; Paul McLoughlin on hot air and the bbq circuit for Alberta politicians; Calgary horticulturist Kath Smyth on how to de-bug your buggy garden.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday August 1, 2018

Today's podcast: A sports economist on Calgary's Olympic bid; chemicals instead of coffee; Calgary cannabis retailer gets the go-ahead.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday July 31, 2018

Today's podcast; Shovel your snow or pay up; expansion at Sunshine Village; new petrochemical facility in Fort Saskatchewan; pigeons as pets.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday July 30, 2018

Today's podcast: Jarome Iginla hangs up his skates today; the origin of Calgary's name; Calgary's Downton Abbey connections.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday July 27, 2018

Today's podcast: How to eat pizza: Mexican drag queens on tour in Alberta; lack of transparency in the bid process for Vancouver 2010 Olympics.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday July 26, 2018

Today's podcast: Alberta man changes his gender to save on car insurance; road trip to Cypress Hills; food recalls due to salmonella.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday July 25, 2018

Today's podcast: Rona Ambrose launches the She Leads Foundation; breakthrough in data storage; no inukshuks in Jasper; Angela Knight explores the Greenway.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday July 24, 2018

Today's podcast: IOC comes to Calgary; National Music Centre on King Eddy conflict; Scotland's Calgary Castle for sale.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday July 23, 2018

Today's podcast: round two of our Summer Song Smackdown; the newly re-opened King Eddy is hitting some sour notes along Calgary's Music Mile; Alberta ranchers still waiting for compensation nearly a year after a major fire.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday July 20, 2018

Today's podcast: A man who kayaked off a thirty-metre waterfall; Costco could soon offer free delivery in Alberta; Paul Karchut learns how to eat lobster; a fully improvised concert experience happening this weekend.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday July 19, 2018

Today's podcast: Minister of Natural Resources Amarjeet Sohi; bear safety; Angela Knight explores the Greenway; road trip on the Boomtown Trail.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday July 18, 2018

Today's podcast: Cannabis on campus; Olympic update; sunscreen 101; remember the Ricola commercial?

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday July 17, 2018

Today's podcast: The power of civil disobedience; creating a better recipe for bee food; business tips from an eight-year old entrepreneur in Chestermere.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday July 16, 2018

Today's podcast: Minimum wage earners in Calgary; lowering opioid dependence; prize-winning auctioneer.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday July 13 2018

Today's podcast: Changes to Alberta driver testing; driver of chuckwagon involved in an accident; Di Golding on movie sequels.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday July 12, 2018

Today's podcast: New regulations for truckers; taking a train to Banff; results from the Canadian UFO survey.

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Eyeopener podcast for July 11, 2018

On the Calgary Stampede edition of the podcast you'll meet a daredevil, a man who has been volunteering at the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth for 59 years, a midway worker and you'll hear Stampede stories from our unconventional panel.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday July 10, 2018

Today's podcast: Thai cave rescue; Greyhound bus service stops in Western Canada; homeowners in Fort McMurray call for help to make it right.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday July 9, 2018

Today's podcast: Calgary's Olympic bid odds; Fort Macleod courthouse for sale; toughest bulls and broncs at the Calgary Stampede; Chuckwagon 101.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday July 6, 2018

Today's podcast: Calgary apartment rental company bans all smoking; Dave Proctor on the run across Canada; Brazilian cowboy Filipe Leite on his big ride; the enduring appeal of Tom Hanks.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday July 5, 2018

Today's podcast: WestJet's baggage policy; close encounter with a family of grizzly bears; camping in the Castle region; Calgary Stampede president.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wed. July 4, 2018

Today's podcast: Cave rescue in Thailand; how many dogs should a dogwalker walk; a new honour for Calgary astronomer and photographer; bringing back the Cuban Lunch.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday July 3, 2018

Today's podcast: Yes or no to Calgary 2026; what it's like to force your child into drug detox; to party or not to party during Stampede.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday June 29, 2018

Today's podcast: Calgary Chamber on US trade war; true story of the Calgary tower; farewell to Eyeopener restaurant reviewer John Gilchrist.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday June 28, 2018

Today's podcast: Calgary Fire Department responds to medical calls; when common-law couples separate; cyclists versus drivers.

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Eyeopener podcast celebrating John Gilchrist

Our restaurant reviewer is hanging up his fork after 38 years on the Eyeopener. We take a look back at his career.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday June 27, 2018

Today's podcast: Eddie Maurice clears his name; Jasper SkyTram rescue; what happens in Calgary when dogs attack.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday June 26, 2018

Today's podcast: What happened to Sweetpea the Sunnyside parrot; banning Hammer + Sickle Vodka; replacing the STARS ambulance fleet; the zipper merge.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday June 25, 2018

Today's podcast: Cannabis and cars; Harvie Passage reopens; why kids need to play outside; International Fairy Day Festival.

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