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

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Calgary Eyeopener with David Gray & Angela Knight: Thursday April 18

On today's podcast: The federal liberals plan to spend millions of dollars to encourage Canadians to buy electric cars but are the roads ready for them; kids at a Calgary daycare may have been exposed to tuberculosis. We talk to an infectious disease expert about consumption; Angela's getting ready for a Do Crew; but first, Calgary Flames assistant general manager Craig Conroy on last night's loss.

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Calgary Eyeopener with David Gray & Angela Knight: Wednesday April 17, 2019

On today's podcast: The winners, the losers, and the survivors. Albertans sent a loud message to the rest of the country last night. We talk to a brand new UCP MLA excited to be heading to the legislature; we check in with former NDP finance minister Joe Ceci, who's still not entirely sure if he won his seat in Calgary Buffalo; and check in with our Unconventional panel to hear what they're thinking; but first... Alberta has decided. We parse out the results with Duane Bratt

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Calgary Eyeopener with David Gray & Angela Knight: Tuesday April 16, 2019

On today's podcast: Will spring make Calgary's housing market grow? We discuss that with a local realtor; the proud father of Calgary's latest hockey star; happy Sesqui Centennial to the Periodic Table. We tell you why this historic chart is so important.

Download Calgary Eyeopener with David Gray & Angela Knight: Tuesday April 16, 2019
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Calgary Eyeopener with David Gray & Angela Knight: Monday April 15, 2019

On today's podcast: We check in with our election focus group one more time, before voting day;we tell you about some of the new programs happening at the new Central library; we start in Canmore where the town has just banned people from jumping off Engine Bridge into the Bow river.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday April 11

On today's podcast: We recap the Flames game with former Flame, and Stanley Cup winner, Jamie McCowan; Angela hears about all the buzz around the return of Game of Thrones; and The Door Knockers. We head out to hear what candidates are hearing on the streets.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday April 11

On today's podcast: We talk to political scientist, Duane Bratt about the latest revelations about the UCP nomination race; finding joy in a dementia diagnosis. A conversation with author and doctor Tia Powell; a conversation with Flames assistant manager Craig Conroy on the teams first playoff game; up first, authorities ask for help finding a missing 12 year old girl.

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Calgary Eyeopener - April 10, 2019

On today's episode: An update from the city on the hundreds of homes and businesses affected by burst and frozen pipes over the last month; the Unconventional Panel tackles whether political parties should work so hard to dig up past transgressions; A preview of the Stanley Cup playoffs that start tonight.

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Calgary Eyeopener - April 10, 2019

On today's episode: An update from the city on the hundreds of homes and businesses affected by burst and frozen pipes over the last month; the Unconventional Panel tackles whether political parties should work so hard to dig up past transgressions; A preview of the Stanley Cup playoffs that start tonight.

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Calgary Eyeopener - April 9, 2019

On today's podcast: Calgary homeowners will pay 3.45 percent more on their tax bill this year; The Senators are in Calgary for public hearings into controversial Bill C-69, Senator Doug Black explains what they hope to accomplish; Watch your step, CBC's Bill Sanderson explores why some dog owners put dog poop in a bag and leave it behind. Some of your responses to this problem.

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Calgary Eyeopener Podcast - April 9, 2019

On today's podcast: Calgary homeowners will pay 3.45 percent more on their tax bill this year; The Senators are in Calgary for public hearings into controversial Bill C-69, Senator Doug Black explains what they hope to accomplish; Watch your step, CBC's Bill Sanderson explores why some dog owners put dog poop in a bag and leave it behind. Some of your responses to this problem.

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Calgary Eyeopener - April 8, 2019

On today's podcast: We talk to our mayor about what provincial parties are promising Calgary; David checks in to see how fast the snow pack is melting in the mountains and Calgary's risk of flooding and drought; Calgary police plan to use 3D technology to solve crimes; Paleontologists discover a remarkable fossil in Peru, a whale that could walk.

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Calgary Eyeopener - April 5, 2019

On today's podcast: Regular Calgarians weigh in on last night's Provincial Debate; A Calgarian lands his dream job, sampling cannabis; An Albertan who lives in the UK gives us her perspective on Brexit.

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Calgary Eyeopener Podcast - April 5, 2019

On today's podcast: Regular Calgarians weigh in on last night's Provincial Debate; A Calgarian lands his dream job, sampling cannabis; An Albertan who lives in the UK gives us her perspective on Brexit.

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Calgary Eyeopener - April 4, 2019

On today's podcast: Learn why your car insurance rates are going up; Hollywood comes to Fort Macleod; City Councillor, Shane Keating weighs the pros and cons of selling naming rights to Calgary's Transit properties.

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Calgary Eyeopener - April 4, 2019

On today's podcast: Learn why your car insurance rates are going up; Hollywood comes to Fort Macleod; City Councillor, Shane Keating weighs the pros and cons of selling naming rights to Calgary's Transit properties.

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Calgary Eyeopener - April 3, 2019

On today's podcast: Dwayne Bratt discusses Jody Wilson-Raybolt and Jane Philpot's expulsion by the Liberals; Janet Brown's joins us to talk about the provincial election campaign so far; Our 'Unconventional Panel' argues the merits and down falls of negative campaigning; Hanita Simard explains the importance of a workshop called 'Making Waves'; Super Dogs auditions are coming up.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday April 2

On today's podcast: we talk to the Mayor about how the city's plans for fixing our property tax burden; a Lethbridge arena is renamed in honour of the late Logan Boulet. We hear why; the curious case of a woman who can't feel pain; we'll check out an act of optimism in Inglewood with the opening of a new independent book store.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday April 1

On today's podcast: The Canadian Women's Hockey League is disbanding,we talk to the coach of the Calgary Inferno; Alberta Liberal Leader David Kahn; we find out about street sweeping in the city; Kath Smyth preps us for the Spring gardening season.

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Eyeopener podcast for Friday March 29

On today's podcast: Our beer columnist suggests some spring brews and patios; Cabin Party, a chance to have a camp experience and raise money for young adult cancer survivors; we take a peek at what's in store for the Flames in the post season; what are the political parties promising this week? We have the wrap on some of the latest policy announcements.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday March 28

On today's podcast: Indigenous groups are pushing ahead their plan to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline; a 6-year-old environmentalist gives a hotel chain a hard time about serving breakfast on non-reusable plastic plates; we talk to a vet in Westlock Alberta about a one-of-a-kind calf delivery; our What to Watch columnist takes us to Brazil, and Northern Ireland.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday March 27

On today's podcast: More allegations over wrongdoing in Jason Kenney's 2017 leadership campaign; our Unconventional panel will dig into changing fashion trends; we hear about a flood at the Cochrane Museum.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday March 25

On today's podcast: We ask a panel of Albertans how they feel about the election so far; we revisit Bill 6 the farm safety act which the UCP is promising to repeal if elected; discover a side of Ed Whalen most people don't know about.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday March 26

On today's podcast: a new report debunks some myths about the carbon tax; CBC's election producer Falice Chin looks at who is running for office; why do some of us talk with our hands and what does it say about us.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday March 25

On today's podcast: We ask a panel of Albertans how they feel about the election so far; we revisit Bill 6 the farm safety act which the UCP is promising to repeal if elected; discover a side of Ed Whalen most people don't know about.

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Calgary Eyeopener - March 20, 2019

On today's Podcast: The Unconventional Panel defends their political parties; Premiere Rachel Notley discusses the upcoming provincial election; Jonathan Love critiques the broadway show, 'Come From Away'.

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Calgary Eyeopener - March 22, 2019

On today's podcast: Lawyer Kevin Toyne discusses 'Vexatious Litigation', the repetitive, burdensome and unwarranted filing of motions with no merit; What happened when The Calgary Police recovered a stolen weapon, a cannon; Shaun Majumder from 'This Hour has 22 Minutes' is performing live at The Laugh Shop.

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Calgary Eyeopener - March 20, 2019

On today's Podcast: The Unconventional Panel defends their political parties; Premiere Rachel Notley discusses the upcoming provincial election; Jonathan Love critiques the broadway show, 'Come From Away'.

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Calgary Eyeopener - March 21, 2019

On today's podcast: UCP leader Jason Kenney is hoping to get your vote; A group of Calgary Doctors have put a sign up in their clinic asking patients not to bring unvaccinated children; Calgary's old science centre and planetarium is getting a face lift.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday March 19

On today's podcast: The man who says the fix was in during the UCP leadership campaign; farewell to the Saints. Hockey Calgary redraws its boundaries; we speak with a Calgary actor who moved to Pakistan ... and became one of that country's rising TV and film stars.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday March 18

On today's podcast: Jason Kenney and the kamikaze candidate; We take a closer look at 25 dollar a day daycare; Councillor Evan Woolley's 100 million dollar solution to Calgary's budget problems; and we say farewell to the Long John Index. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday March 14

On today's podcast: Dialing back on cellphones in the classroom; our eye on the legislature Paul McLoughlin will dissect the government's upcoming health care bill; we talk to a teacher from Rocky Mountain House who's getting a Juno Award for Music Teacher of the Year; we answer all your questions, about the Eyeopener.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday March 13

On today's podcast: we'll speak to the leader of the Alberta Party about its proposal to make vaccinations mandatory for school-aged kids; should the city put the public art program in storage for another year; tips on how to weather the big melt; the Unconventionals try to determine the best Canadian band. Ever.

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Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday March 12

On today's podcast: Calgary now has the dubious distinction of having the highest unemployment rate in the country. CBC business reporter Tony Seskus explains the job numbers; we speak to the Guaido-appointed Venezuelan Ambassador to Canada, about Venezuela's crippling power outage and ongoing humanitarian crisis; why grapes give off sparks when you put them in the microwave; Julie van Rosendaal shares some cooking ideas for St. Patrick's day.

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Eyeopener podcast for Thursday March 7

On today's podcast: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke this morning... addressing the country on the SNC Lavalin controversy; the recent deaths of two wolves outside Banff National Park is reigniting the call for a buffer zone to protect wildlife when they wander outside park boundaries; Angela finds out about the city of Calgary's version of EBay; Bret the Hitman Hart remembers King Kong Bundy.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday March 6

On today's podcast: For only the second time ever, a patient with HIV appears to been cleared of all signs of infection. We talk about the significance of this scientific breakthrough; the story of a mysterious Blackfoot headdress that appeared in a thrift shop and how it was reunited with it's original owners; now that the bobsled and luge track at Winsport is closed, perhaps forever, we ask our Unconventional Panel if Calgary's Olympic legacy is dead; Angela reports on the Do Crews work with Rob Nash Project. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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The Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday March 5

On today's podcast: The connection between fracking and earthquakes; city council's billion and a half dollar plan for major projects, which one comes first, and where's the money coming from; we meet two Calgary teens heading to Oxford to compete against the best debaters in the Commonwealth.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday March 4

On today's podcast: The month of February saw a staggering number of animal welfare investigations in Alberta. We tell you why; city council is once again addressing concerns around Calgary's only safe drug injection site; Canada and Norway meet to settle the debate over who has the biggest moose statue; and Street Legal is back! So is Cynthia Dale. We talk with her.

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Eyeopener Podcast - March 1, 2019

Obstruction of justice, or inappropriate? More on the SNC-Lavalin affair; an online challenge is causing concern in Calgary schools; a new food festival in Calgary; the story of a Calgary boy who invited Jarome Iginla to his birthday party.

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Eyeopener Podcast - February 28, 2019

Jody Wilson-Raybould's explosive testimony; why the RCMP are asking you to think twice before helping; a pitch for man-made waves in the Bow River; a Bollywood hip hop star who calls Calgary home.

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Eyeopener Podcast Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019

The push to restart passenger rail service between Calgary and Banff; cyclists may soon have to share bike lanes with skateboards and scooters; the Unconventional Panel tackles moralized shopping; we meet a Calgarian who just turned 105; and a walk on a tightrope.

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Eyeopener Podcast Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019

The latest on water fluoridation in Calgary; the UCP wants to provide incentives to bring more new Canadians to small town Alberta; the Calgary Seniors' Resource Society is looking for volunteers; Paul Karchut tries to convince Calgarians to ride a bike in the freezing cold.

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Eyeopener Podcast Monday, Feb 25, 2019

The city's secret plans for arena negotiations; hundreds of patients are left with big bills after an orthodontist goes bankrupt; a controversial night at the Academy Awards; the re-discovery of the world's biggest bee.

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Eyeopener Podcast Friday, Feb 9, 2019

Calgary Police responds to changes to photo radar rules; a charter school in Calgary says its needs are being ignored; The University of Calgary wants older students; a conversation with one of the headliners of a car show in Calgary.

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Eyeopener Podcast - Feb 21, 2019

Councillor Gian-Carlo Carra on the future of the Fairview Arena; Paul McLoughlin on this week in Alberta politics; a new arts venue is opening in northeast Calgary; What to Watch columnist Di Golding on true crime shows.

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Eyeopener Podcast Wednesday, Feb 20 2019

Premier Rachel Notley on her rental rail deal, which will see more Alberta crude flowing out of the province by July; author Chris Turner on the United We Roll convoy; a look at the life of fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld; and a donation from AC/DC.

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Eyeopener Podcast Tuesday February 19

On today's podcast: Record breaking February? Environment Canada's Dave Phillips has a weather update; two Albertans have started a funny web series about the animal kingdom; a cautionary tale for condo owners; and how one Calgary teen imagines the world in 2068.

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Eyeopener Podcast for February 14, 2019

Today on the podcast: The pro-pipeline Yellow Vest convoy takes off from Red Deer; a massive recall on the best-selling Ford F-150; Cinnamon hearts, love them or hate them?; and Calgary's new Glow Festival celebrates winter living

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday February 13

On today's podcast: Copper theft and Calgary's drug trade. We hear about if from a corporal trying to catch meth addicts hunting for a commodity to sell; how's your furnace handling the cold snap? We check in with a pro; Bo Levi Mitchell's coming back to Calgary, how Stamps President John Hufnagel sealed the deal; Vancouver may have the ocean and better weather but Calgary's a better place to date ... according to freelance writer, Jessica Barrett.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday February 12

On today's podcast: Oops. Why the Alberta Party leader is banned from running; Calgary City Hall struggles with plans for a mega mall in Rocky View County; cyclists and motorists could soon be required to give each other some space, we'll try and find out what the plan is; and the seldom-told history of Jews who escaped the Holocaust and found refuge in Shanghai.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday February 11

On today's podcast: Need some cold snap good news? It's killing pine beetles; the return of Fortress Mountain ski resort; months after being ousted from the company he started, Mogens Smed is launching a new one.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Friday February 8

On today's podcast:Plans for a solar farm inside city limits; how to fix Bill C-69, we speak a researcher who says she has the answer; we ask who has the right to speak; speed dating for singles who like to ski.

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The Eyeopener podcast for Thursday February 7

On today's podcast: Why Winsport is causing panic among bobsleigh and luge athletes; Alberta senator Paula Simons on the pros and cons of the controversial Bill-C69; Angela finds out who won a battle of the first responders in Airdrie; the stories of the first black settlers of Alberta.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday February 6

On today's podcast: The latest on the deadly train derailment near Field, B.C.; the planned mobile consumption site may have just lost one of its supporters. We speak to one of the organizers about where they will put the unit once it's built; and for the love of winter... we talk to a guy who says there's a way to turn our frostbitten frowns upside down.

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Calgary Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday February 4

On today's podcast: more on the fatal train derailment near Field; we'll go lion dancing for Chinese New Year; an Alberta lollipop company has made it to the Grammy awards; and our food guide Julie van Rosendaal makes the case for cooking with monosodium glutamate.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday February 4

On today's podcast: What if the people who package all the stuff you buy, were also responsible for removing it; do Indigenous acknowledgements matter; why a Calgary city Councillor wants the federal government to get rid of the mortgage stress test; and we check out the new Dior exhibit at the Glenbow.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday January 30

On today's podcast: Drug use and crime in the Beltline; anger and frustration with Immigration Canada; we'll talk to the lawyer for a British man who's just been fined thousands of dollars after his behaviour forced a Westjet flight to turn back to Calgary.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday January 29

On today's podcast: Fort McMurray passes a moratorium against oilsands work camps; a survey says ... Calgarians are bummed out about the economy; your reaction to our discussion about the problem with windchill...and we'll ask for your solutions; two coaches from rival Calgary universities will butt heads over who has the better team in today's Crowchild Classic.

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Eyeopener podcast for January 28, 2019

Today on the podcast: an energy economist says Alberta needs an attitude adjustment; city council debates which major infrastructure projects to fund; a driving school refresher on crosswalks; and the case against wind chill values.

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Eyeopener podcast for January 25, 2019

Today on the podcast: the argument in favour of funding a new arena and entertainment district; debating the proposed moratorium on work camps outside of Fort McMurray; and we celebrate Robbie Burns Day with a local Scottish storyteller.

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Eyeopener podcast January 24

Today's podcast: Sunshine's deal with Parks Canada; limiting work camps in Fort McMurray; Red Deer police hire a robot; Indigenous Student Energy Summit in Calgary.

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Eyeopener podcast for Wednesday January 23

Today's podcast: Crime spree in Alberta; privatizing Calgary garbage pickup; unconventional panel on overhaul of Arts Commons; Kids in the Hall's Scott Thompson.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday January 22

Today's podcast: Arts Commons makes a pitch for transformation; Calgary businesses worried about property taxes; Di Golding on the Oscar nominations.

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday January 21

Today's podcast: Allegations of mistreatment at Calgary long term care facilities; Marie Kondo cleaning craze a boon for thrift stores; an unexpected visitor turns violent; Moose Jaw fighting for giant moose supremacy.

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