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/

All podcast episodes

Use the links below to download a file.

Eyeopener podcast December 18

Today's podcast: Alberta Health responds to complaints about safe injection site in the Beltline; Calgary City council ends the year with a bang; opera singer wants front teeth for Christmas.

Download Eyeopener podcast December 18
[mp3 file: runs 00:25:01]


Eyeopener podcast December 17

Today's podcast: The impact of the Beltline's safe injection site; today's rally in support of pipelines; keeping the green in your evergreen; how animals sleep.

Download Eyeopener podcast December 17
[mp3 file: runs 00:32:56]


Eyeopener podcast December 14

Today's podcast: Former Calgarian detained in China; wild winds in Southern Alberta; a very merry Elvis Christmas; backstage at the Nutcracker.

Download Eyeopener podcast December 14
[mp3 file: runs 00:27:10]


Eyeopener podcast for December 13

Today's podcast: CBC investigation into gang member working the immigration system; senator from Quebec defending Alberta oil; Alberta farmer searching for the next generation; Olympian Mark Tewksbury returns to the stage.

Download Eyeopener podcast for December 13
[mp3 file: runs 00:29:53]


Eyeopener podcast December 12

Today's podcast: Crystal meth use on the rise in Calgary; the case in favour of the Springbank dam; the case in favour of trailer parks; unconventional panel debates modern outrage.

Download Eyeopener podcast December 12
[mp3 file: runs 00:30:52]


Eyeopener podcast December 11 2018

Today's podcast: Springbank dam project is still on hold; Canmore unvails plan to combat climate change; is it time to rename hockey age categories; is eggnog the best or worst drink of Christmas.

Download Eyeopener podcast December 11 2018
[mp3 file: runs 00:24:24]


Eyeopener podcast December 10

Today's podcast: Why Calgary's street names are so similar; public art needs a new name; Alberta photographer with the migrant caravan through Mexico; 87-year-old ski racer.

Download Eyeopener podcast December 10
[mp3 file: runs 00:27:29]


Alberta photojournalist follows the migrant caravan in Mexico

Brett Gundlock tells us about his experiences that led to his recent photo essay, Stories from the Migrant Trail, published in Mother Jones magazine.

Download Alberta photojournalist follows the migrant caravan in Mexico
[mp3 file: runs 00:08:46]


Eyeopener podcast December 7 2018

Today's podcast: Martin King on 25 years in Calgary's oil patch; Adrian Pearce waits 48 years to open a Christmas gift; a Santa event for kids who aren't cool with crowds; hockey mom takes epic road trip.

Download Eyeopener podcast December 7 2018
[mp3 file: runs 00:25:19]


Eyeopener podcast December 6 2018

Today's podcast: Paul McLoughlin tells us what to expect at the premier's meeting; UN pact to help migrants on the move; remembering Pete Standing Alone; food for Hanukkah.

Download Eyeopener podcast December 6 2018
[mp3 file: runs 00:30:57]


Eyeopener podcast December 5 2018

Today's podcast: Rebooting Energy East; new laws on impaired driving; business commentator Deborah Yedlin; introducing One Gray Night special coffee blend; live and legacy of President H.W. Bush.

Download Eyeopener podcast December 5 2018
[mp3 file: runs 00:33:14]


Eyeopener podcast for December 4

Today's podcast: Calgary adventurer weathering a storm in Antarctica; stories from the Trans Mountain pipeline hearings; NHL tough guy Bob Probert is the subject of new film.

Download Eyeopener podcast for December 4
[mp3 file: runs 00:23:01]


Eyeopener podcast December 3

Today's podcast: Head of an oil company on Alberta's decision to cut production; documentary film about the province's annual wolf cull; why most Albertans don't plug in their cars; Johann Zietsman leaving Arts Commons.

Download Eyeopener podcast December 3
[mp3 file: runs 00:26:05]


Eyeopener podcast November 30

Today's podcast: Economic Development Minister Deron Bilous on Alberta's plan to buy a train; US Department of Justice on who was behind a ransomware attack at the University of Calgary; the man who owns the rights to Zorro.

Download Eyeopener podcast November 30
[mp3 file: runs 00:25:56]


Eyeopener podcast November 30

Today's podcast: UCP leader Jason Kenney calls for cuts to oil production: noisy restaurants; the CBC host who took over western Canadian airwaves yesterday; pop-up Christmas bar.

Download Eyeopener podcast November 30
[mp3 file: runs 00:26:11]


Eyeopener podcast for November 28

Today's podcast: New legislation to regulate rehab centres; Deborah Yedlin on the visit from the federal finance minister; do women do the majority of emotional labour in the household; pollitical cartoonist Mr Fish.

Download Eyeopener podcast for November 28
[mp3 file: runs 00:32:49]


Eyeopener podcast for November 27

Today's podcast: Calgary Stampeder Terry Williams on his record-breaking run; Senator Paula Simons tweets; emotional labour in the household.

Download Eyeopener podcast for November 27
[mp3 file: runs 00:23:39]


Eyeopener podcast Monday November 26

Today's podcast: Budget deliberations begin at Calgary City Hall; southern Alberta romaine lettuce growers; taking the oath with an eagle feather; Alberta rancher helps feed horses in California.

Download Eyeopener podcast Monday November 26
[mp3 file: runs 00:29:05]


Eyeopener podcast November 23

Today's podcast: Trudeau's visit to Calgary; what would it take to ship Alberta oil by rail; first responders in Airdrie go head-to-head for charity; Grey Cup superfans.

Download Eyeopener podcast November 23
[mp3 file: runs 00:30:24]


Eyeopener podcast for November 22

Today's podcast: Putting the brakes on new pot stores; Eye on the Legislature Paul McLoughlin; Calgarians deal with Canada Post strike; Canadians are more polite on Twitter.

Download Eyeopener podcast for November 22
[mp3 file: runs 00:26:38]


Eyeopener podcast November 21

Today's podcast: Crowded classrooms in Calgary; Deborah Yedlin on the oil price gap; searching for a bone marrow match; what it's like to be a Banff Bison Steward.

Download Eyeopener podcast November 21
[mp3 file: runs 00:29:05]


Eyeopener podcast November 20

Today's podcast: Alberta government searches for solutions for the oil price gap; dangers of concentrated cannabis; CBC Do Crew needs volunteers; India's first women's hockey team in town.

Download Eyeopener podcast November 20
[mp3 file: runs 00:24:05]


Eyeopener podcast Monday November 19

Today's podcast: Calling 911 for the wrong reasons; Alberta's breakout lead selling pot; Calgary chef part of new Netflix cooking competition show.

Download Eyeopener podcast Monday November 19
[mp3 file: runs 00:22:28]


Eyeopener podcast November 16

Today's podcast: Calgarian leading research into sport-related concussions in youth; Make it Merry campaign; the world's largest synthesizer TONTO; which apple variety is the best?

Download Eyeopener podcast November 16
[mp3 file: runs 00:26:48]


Eyeopener podcast for Thursday November 15

Today's podcast: Councillor George Chahal on the Calgary's proposed budget; Education Minister David Eggen threatens to take funding away from some private schools; lost dog scam.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Thursday November 15
[mp3 file: runs 00:22:36]


Eyeopener podcast November 14

Today's podcast: Unconventional panel and city council on the Olympic Plebiscite; CEO of Cenovus Alex Pourbaix; is it time to put Prince Charles in charge?

Download Eyeopener podcast November 14
[mp3 file: runs 00:34:05]


Eyeopener podcast for November 13

Today's podcast: Crunching the Olympic bid numbers; the front lines of the California wildfires; NHL makes a deal with concussed players.

Download Eyeopener podcast for November 13
[mp3 file: runs 00:22:49]


Eyeopener podcast November 12

Today's podcast: Random attack at a C-Train station in Calgary; Mayor of Hardisty on another delay in the Keystone XL pipeline; how to vote tomorrow in the Olympic plebiscite.

Download Eyeopener podcast November 12
[mp3 file: runs 00:25:09]


The Eyeopener podcast for Friday November 9

On today's podcast: A U.S. federal judge filed an injunction to stop construction of the Keystone XL pipeline; a Canadian researcher who has spent years tracking the cash that funds anti-pipeline activism; CBC producer David Perlich at the heart of Remembrance Day ceremonies in Ypres.

Download The Eyeopener podcast for Friday November 9
[mp3 file: runs 00:25:22]


The Eyeopener podcast for Thursday November 8

On today's podcast: ...Mayor Nenshi on why Calgary's vacant downtown offices might have a ripple effect on you; highlights from CBC Calgary's town hall on the 2026 bid for the Olympic Games; Calgary MP Len Webber continues his fight to boost the number of organ donors in Canada; we find out what's inside the 110-year old time capsule buried beneath old city hall.

Download The Eyeopener podcast for Thursday November 8
[mp3 file: runs 00:28:08]


Eyeopener podcast for November 7

Today's podcast: US midterm results; pollster Janet Brown on support for Olympic bid; more recess makes better learning opportunities; is Oumuamua alien technology?

Download Eyeopener podcast for November 7
[mp3 file: runs 00:26:54]


Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday November 6

Today's podcast: Calgary MLA kicked out of NDP caucus; teachers speak out against a province-wide math test; talking politics with a Republican and a Democrat living in Calgary; Crowchild Trail bridge update.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday November 6
[mp3 file: runs 00:28:08]


Eyeopener podcast November 5 2018

Today's podcast: Fifth Estate investigation into seatbelts on coach buses; arthritis and Indigenous people; last Albertan standing in the Great Canadian Baking Show.

Download Eyeopener podcast November 5 2018
[mp3 file: runs 00:20:47]


Eyeopener podcast for Friday November 2

Today's podcast: Cost of oil sands cleanup; Marketplace investigation into food sensitivity testing; Ujamaa Grammas looking for help.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Friday November 2
[mp3 file: runs 00:22:40]


Eyeopener podcast for Thursday November 1 2018

Today's podcast: Mayor Nenshi on the Olympic bid; Mary Moran from the Calgary Olympic Bid Corporation; Flames Foundation responds to criticism from a national charity watchdog.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Thursday November 1 2018
[mp3 file: runs 00:24:29]


Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday October 31

Today's podcast: Councillor Evan Woolley, chair of the Olympic Assessment Committee; Unconventional panel on Olympic bid; Canadian charity watchdog flags the Calgary Flames Foundation; new book on the Kids in the Hall.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday October 31
[mp3 file: runs 00:35:12]


Faces of Fentanyl: Calgary Eyeopener special podcast

The Eyeopener's Elizabeth Withey talks to the people directly affected by the fentanyl crisis in our city - users and their families, medical professionals, first responders - about the toll of the deadly opioid.

Download Faces of Fentanyl: Calgary Eyeopener special podcast
[mp3 file: runs 00:50:28]


Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday October 30

Today's podcast: Will Calgary's Olympic bid survive the day; pot shortage in the province; electronic bike sharing program comes to Calgary.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday October 30
[mp3 file: runs 00:24:53]


Eyeopener podcast for Monday October 29

Today's podcast: Rachel Notley at the NDP convention; Federal Minister of Sports on the Olympic bid; Go Public; window inscriptions at the new library.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Monday October 29
[mp3 file: runs 00:29:46]


Eyeopener podcast for Friday October 26

Today's podcast: Calgary police on slipping morale inside the force; Mayor Nenshi goes shopping in Vancouver; goodbye Greyhound; Haunted Calgary.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Friday October 26
[mp3 file: runs 00:28:03]


Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday October 25

Today's podcast: Why grade 9 students are failing math; Calgary woman creates a legacy for her sister; plan b for bitumen; how to grow the great pumpkin.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday October 25
[mp3 file: runs 00:32:39]


Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday October 24

Today's podcast: Alberta's Environment Minister in Ottawa; do carbon taxes work?; Banksy auction; new Alberta short story collection for Halloween.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday October 24
[mp3 file: runs 00:30:13]


Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday October 23

Today's podcast: Olympic plebiscite; young Alberta woman released on bail in Thailand; new study on Lyme disease; is Calgary's East Village working for business owners.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday October 23
[mp3 file: runs 00:28:54]


Eyeopener podcast for Monday October 22

Today's podcast: Calgary's East Village; new Alberta senator; growing tons of veggies for the foodbank; Theatre Calgary review.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Monday October 22
[mp3 file: runs 00:27:13]


Eyeopener podcast for October 19

Today's podcast: Alberta farmers rush to harvest; Calgary's north-east; Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland; Alberta Beer Week.

Download Eyeopener podcast for October 19
[mp3 file: runs 00:28:07]


Eyeopener podcast Thursday, October 18

On today's podcast: Some Calgary women are raising concerns about their experience at a low-cost fertility clinic in the city; we talk with a defence lawyer about what legalized marijuana will mean for our court system; divvying up the spoils. Who will get the proceeds from pot; a plan for a covered field at Shouldice Athletic Park.

Download Eyeopener podcast Thursday, October 18
[mp3 file: runs 00:28:54]


Eyeopener podcast October 17, 2018

Today's podcast: International markets for Canadian cannabis; Calgary Airport on pot; unconventional panel on buying pot; level crossings on C-Train crossings.

Download Eyeopener podcast October 17, 2018
[mp3 file: runs 00:32:03]


Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday October 16

Today's podcast: Airdrie man missing in Montana; pay as you throw garba6ge; app tracks trash around the globe; high altitude training in the gym.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday October 16
[mp3 file: runs 00:29:41]


Eyeopener podcast for Monday October 15

Today's podcast: Province's contribution to Calgary's Olympic bid; Councillor Jeromy Farkas on secrecy at City Hall; why the phone company keeps you on hold; a new dating app cannabis users.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Monday October 15
[mp3 file: runs 00:34:26]


Eyeopener podcast for Friday October 12

Today's podcast: Stockholm's 2026 Olympic bid threatened; kids and pot; Calgary parents on trial; cello brought back to life in Calgary.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Friday October 12
[mp3 file: runs 00:29:06]


Eyeopener podcast for Thursday October 11

Today's podcast: Public education about pot; emergency landing from space; new truck training regulations; big slobbery dogs need new home.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Thursday October 11
[mp3 file: runs 00:28:45]


Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday October 10

Today's podcast: Environment Minister Catherine McKenna; what happened in Denver when cannabis was legal; investing in pot stocks; birthday bamboo at the Calgary Zoo.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday October 10
[mp3 file: runs 00:31:23]


Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday October 9

Today's podcast: New arena talks; carbon tax; did we skip fall?; NHL goal horns.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday October 9
[mp3 file: runs 00:27:01]


Eyeopener podcast for Monday October 8

Today's podcast: Alberta harvest stalled; the real Thanksgiving; Alberta 511; dogs at work.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Monday October 8
[mp3 file: runs 00:32:04]


Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Friday, October 5

On today's podcast: the last part in our series on fentanyl; the price of pot; who to call when you need to call fowl on your turkey.

Download Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Friday, October 5
[mp3 file: runs 00:32:26]


Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Thursday, October 4

On today's podcast: part four of our series on fentanyl; Matthew de Grood getting more freedom; streaming columnist Di Golding; which is the best Girl Guide Cookie.

Download Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Thursday, October 4
[mp3 file: runs 00:28:52]


Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday, October 3

On today's podcast: a trumpeter stranded on the Trans Canada Highway during yesterday's snow storm; Mayor Nenshi on how the city is dealing with record snowfall; challenges for city buses in the snow; our Unconventional Panel answer if this city has the worst weather in Canada.

Download Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday, October 3
[mp3 file: runs 00:26:48]


Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday, October 2

On today's podcast: Our series looking at the impact of fentanyl on our city; a different idea for the minimum wage; is this city ready for a Paralympics; why Autumn has gone AWOL in Alberta.

Download Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday, October 2
[mp3 file: runs 00:24:55]


Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Monday, October 1

On today's podcast: We begin a week-long series on the deadly drug at the heart of the opioid crisis. We meet a Calgarian who uses fentanyl; why two city councillors are standing up for the head of police commission, as his reputation comes under fire by the police union; Alberta's minimum wage goes up to 15 dollars an hour; and a seasonal road closure in Banff National Park has seen very positive results for wildlife.

Download Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Monday, October 1
[mp3 file: runs 00:30:16]


Eyeopener podcast for Friday September 28

On today's podcast: conflict within the Calgary police; Bruce Dowbiggin on if salary caps are hurting professional sports; hope for Calgary's ageing ski jumps; latest member of the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Friday September 28
[mp3 file: runs 00:30:14]


Eyeopener podcast for Thursday September 27

On today's podcast: no pot for cops; isolation rooms in Alberta schools; the new head of the CBC, Catherine Tait; new Scrabble words.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Thursday September 27
[mp3 file: runs 00:28:08]


Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday September 26

On today's podcast: more details on that strange naked abduction near Leduc; how to spot Artificial Intelligence in your life; the People's Diva, Renée Fleming; elk mating season in Jasper.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday September 26
[mp3 file: runs 00:31:48]


Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday September 25

On today's podcast: the need for better cardiac care in Red Deer; residential speed limits; the annual Great Cochrane Outhouse Races; Jack Whyte talks his new book.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday September 25
[mp3 file: runs 00:28:00]


Eyeopener podcast for Monday September 24

On today's podcast: A behind-the-scenes look at the province's fight to build a pipeline; inside Medicine Hat's new bitcoin mine; how a growing homeless and addiction problem is frustrating residents in Red Deer and has compelled the Mayor to write an open letter; Angela tells us about a trailblazer Calgarian, Annie Gale.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Monday September 24
[mp3 file: runs 00:29:07]


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.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Friday September 21, 2018
[mp3 file: runs 00:25:19]


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.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Thursday September 20, 2018
[mp3 file: runs 00:31:56]


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.

Download Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday September 19, 2018
[mp3 file: runs 00:27:32]