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 October 19

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Eyeopener podcast for Tuesday October 9

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

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Eyeopener podcast for Monday October 8

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

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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.

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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.

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[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.

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[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.

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[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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:08]


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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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:08]


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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