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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.

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The last U.S. Blockbuster thrives on great customer service

The Bend, Ore., location became the last Blockbuster standing when 2 stores in Alaska closed

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Take the survey

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Narcotic Farm

This Narcotic Farm in Kentucky played a major part in shaping the culture around mid-century heroin use in the U.S.

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Franklyn: Heartbreak in a digital world

Franklyn revokes his access to tracking his ex-wife's whereabouts through her phone. It's his last connection to her.

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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 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 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 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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Eyeopener podcast for Friday June 22, 2018

Today's podcast: Taking a stand on the Siksika First Nation; running across Canada; John Gilchrist's last Eyeopener review; World Cup haircuts.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday June 21, 2018

Today's podcast: Alberta Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley; city found liable in an assault; kids on The Floss dance craze; a life-changing Calgary Stampede experience.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday June 20, 2018

Today's podcast: Building a berm in Bowness; RCMP asks for help with a cold case; Swoop takes flight; Calgary family dedicated to science.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday June 19, 2018

Today's podcast: Overcrowded classes in Alberta; Japan and Korea ban Canadian wheat; fire at the Edson mosque; the case for iceberg lettuce.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday June 18, 2018

Today's podcast: Canadian butter and supply management; Calgary's wildlife cameras; can cows eat seaweed?

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Eyeopener podcast for June 15, 2018

Today's podcast: Former US ambassador Bruce Heyman; world's fastest juggler; unlikely neighbours in Calgary's north east; Paul Brandt exhibit.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday June 14, 2018

Today's podcast: Transitioning from the ICU; who to watch at the World Cup; youth winner of the 2017 Calgary Awards; remembering Margaret Perkins Hess.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday June 13, 2018

Today's podcast: Graduated garbage bins in Calgary; why northern Alberta First Nations want to buy a pipeline; composting diapers; orphanage for unwanted plants.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday June 12, 2018

Today's podcast: Protest on the Siksika First Nation; Korean-Calgarian MIchael Kim; new board chair of the Calgary 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Bid; wildflowers in Waterton.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday June 11, 2018

Today's podcast: Sell Safe cannabis course; summer employment for young people; limiting oxygen for research.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday, June 8

On today's podcast: How a woman was saved from the flames after a gas station crash in Calgary; hear about a riverside rescue in Canmore; Ontario chooses a Ford; and a brewery tour under pedal power.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Thursday June 7

On today's podcast:Liberal MP Kent Hehr on the conclusion of an investigation into allegations against him concerning sexual harassment; identity fraud is about to get harder in Alberta; Paul Karchut checks out a community fundraiser to keep Angel cafe alive in Edworthy Park; and a conversation with Silicon Valley marketing guru Guy Kawasaki.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday, June 6

On today's podcast: We check in on the Supervised Consumption site in the Beltline to hear what people who live and work in the area are saying; our Unconventional Panel debates a city administration plan for outdoor weed gardens at festivals; and we'll speak to the most famous Canadian, in China.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday, June 05

On the podcast: Cannabis Gardens at Calgary festivals; how the trade dispute with the US could derail the G7 agenda this week in Quebec; we talk to the founder of a local charity that's losing its space in downtown Calgary; and food guide Julie van Rosendaal tells us what to do with all that rhubarb growing in Calgary's back alleys.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday, June 04

On the podcast: United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney joins us to talk about the federal purchase of the Kinder Morgan pipeline and his decision to walk out of debates on an NDP bill mandating no-protest zones around abortion clinics; the sister of a missing pilot searches for volunteers; reporter Kyle Bakx talks about the latest 'it' food: the humble egg; and we head to the garden with gardening expert Kath Smythe.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday, June 01

On the podcast: amnesty for illegal secondary suite owners; is Donald Trump starting a trade war?; we drop in on some Calgary school kids who rap battled about science on Thursday; and we hear about the Beauty of Africa pageant.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday May 31

On the podcast: Calgary's fire chief on a recent run of major fires in the city; what oil and gas service workers have to say about the latest Trans Mountain news; why so many trees in Calgary are looking stressed out; and our beer columnist joins us to talk about a tangy beer trend growing in popularity

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday May 30

On today's podcast: What's next for B.C. environmentalists, as they react to the federal government's decision to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline; Premier Rachel Notley on Alberta's roll in the deal; surveys show Canadians aren't always keen on taking time off work; and a truly Canadian love story.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday May 29

On today's podcast: Business commentator Deb Yedlin on the the federal government's decision to buy the Kinder Morgan pipeline; the city wants to re-start negotiations with the Flames ownership over a new arena; and rumours of a royal honeymoon in Alberta.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday May 28, 2018

On today's podcast: We'll talk with an ER dotor about an increase in pot poisoning; hear about Charlie, the orphaned baby bear cub; Habitat for Humanities accessible homes: meet a former Winnipeger and Jets fan living in Las Vegas, who's betting on the Golden Knights to win the Stanley cup.

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Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Friday, may 25, 2018

On today's podcast: Tourism Calgary's report on why visitor number are way up; carbon XPrize competitor on a new research facility opening in Calgary; a film about the history of Calgary's gay community.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Thursday, May 24

On today's podcast: bad traffic back ups in Bragg Creek; how truthful are people when it comes to dating apps; previewing the Calgary Marathon.

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Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday May 23, 2018

On today's podcast: Premier Notley on BC's lawsuit against Alberta; why Canada geese are in love with urban living; helping jurors after the trauma of a trial.

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Eyeopener podcast special: Revisiting Calgary's Olympic venues

Today's podcast: The Eyeopener's Paul Karchut takes a look at Calgary's 1988 Olympic venues to find out whether they would be viable for the 2026 Games.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday May 17, 2018

Today's podcast: Paul McLoughlin on the week in Alberta politics; Dennis McConaghy on pipeline indemnity; Kath Smyth on long weekend gardening.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday May 16, 2018

Today's podcast: Calgary boy's suspicions lead to arrest of online predator; why property crimes are up; unconventional panel on the royal wedding.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday May 15, 2018

Today's podcast: Money troubles at Heritage Park; former Calgary Stampeder stops a woman with a gun; Albertans can't seem to stop distracted driving.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday May 14, 2018

Today's podcast: Federation Flight hopes to repair the rift between B.C. and Alberta; Calgary's Olympic venues revisited; why the British press is snubbed by the royals.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday May 11, 2018

Today's podcast: Is the United Conservative Party anti-gay; racist rant in Lethbridge; Mothers Matter Awards; bad moms in movies.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday May 10, 2018

Today's podcast: Expanding Queen's Park Cemetery; Brad Wall on the fight for pipelines; CMHA Welcome Centre and Recovery College; new map of the Milky Way.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday May 9, 2018

Today's podcast: Pain of hospital parking fees; business commentator Deborah Yedlin; unconventional panel on highrises in Calgary's character neighbourhoods.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday May 8, 2018

Today's podcast: What a flat tax would mean for Alberta; rising property taxes jeopardize Calgary's historic Masonic Temple; Chief Crowchild from the Tsuu T'ina First Nation.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday May 7, 2018

Today's podcast: UCP Convention; Canadian Premier League soccer team comes to Calgary; budgie walker; Beverly McLachlin goes from top judge to novelist.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday May 4, 2018

Today's podcast: Michael Noble's lawyer; why an evangelical Christian couple will be allowed to adopt a child; Jane's Walk; naked gardening.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday May 3, 2018

Today's podcast: Spring forecast for Calgary real estate; cattle rustlin' near Cardston; self-defense course for kids.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday May 2, 2018

Today's podcast: Calgary Stampede CEO on Philip Heerema charges; Mayor Nenshi on flood prevention measures; soccer player benched; nabbing the Golden State Killer.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday May 1, 2018

Today's podcast: The party vs. the party leader in Alberta politics; finding the right person to head up Calgary's Olympic bid; Sylvan Lake wants to be more than a summer destination; why it's easier to score a perfect score in bowling.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday April 30, 2018

Today's podcast: Calgary Police Chief on decriminalizing small scale drug possession; what a recent auction tells us about Alberta's economy; student-in-residence at United Active Living seniors' home; Angela rides in the back of a police van to find out about the Positive Ticket program.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday April 27, 2018

Today's podcast: Cannabis shops snapping up real estate in Calgary; Kicking Horse Coffee one of Canada's best employers; Parade of Wonders.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday April 26, 2018

Today's podcast: Alberta government expands $25 daycare spots; changes to Ha Ling Trail; world champion gamer.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday April 25, 2018

Today's podcast: Mother of Humboldt Broncos player; raging David Suzuki debate; unconventional panel debates whether Albertans are too thin-skinned; backyard chickens.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday April 24, 2018

Today's podcast: Should U. of A. grant David Suzuki an honorary degree; bug farm in Balzac; North Carolina hockey writer on the new Calgary Flames coach.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday April 23, 2018

Today's podcast: Update on Calgary's Olympic bid; author Tima Kurdi; spring street cleaning starts today; Calgary Folk Music Festival lineup announced.

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