Alberta at Noon
Tuesday September 2, 201409/02/14
Cities and towns are looking at toughening up fire pit regulations, and Ken Coates, the best-selling co-author of "What to Consider If You're Considering University," takes calls from listeners.
Friday August 29, 2014
On today's podcast: Edmonton Coun. Bev Esslinger and Calgary Coun. Shane Keating speak with listeners about the changing playground zone rules around the province and horticulturist Kath Smyth answers gardening questions from callers.
Thursday August 28, 2014
On today's podcast: Geoffrey Rockwell, a professor at the University of Alberta, speaks with listeners about crowdfunding and Julie Freedman Smith from Parenting Power answers questions from callers about going back to school.
Wednesday August 27, 2014
Dennis Madsen talks about a cougar attack in Waterton Lakes; Pro golfer Mark Calcavecchia tells us about playing in the Shaw Charity Classic; Robin Esrock, author of The Great Canadian Bucket List, speaks with listeners about airplan etiquette.
Tuesday August 26, 2014
Rob Cunningham, senior policy analyst for the Canadian Cancer Society, speaks with callers about e-cigarettes; Chris Fisher, the best-selling author of Birds of Alberta, answers listener questions about warblers, hawks and other local birds.
Monday August 25, 2014
Aaron Pacquette tells us about being in San Francisco during the earthquake; Dan Wong talks about a project he is working on collecting bicycles to send to Chile; Author of the Household Solutions series Reena Nerbas answers questions from listeners.
Friday August 22, 2014
On today's podcast: Duane Vienneau on the Tour of Alberta; the captain of the best aboriginal fire team in Canada; Trudy Taphorn, organizer of the sixth annual Blue Suede Music Festival; arborist Matthew Davis answers listener questions about trees.
Thursday August 21, 2014
Dr. Charles Tater joins us to talk about concussion protocols in sports; Professor Sean Gouglas talks about a conference he organized for video game players and creators; Bruce McAdams of the University of Guelph speaks with listeners about tipping.
Wednesday August 20, 2014
Eric Musekamp, president of the Farmworkers Union of Alberta, on Alberta Farmworker Day; Len Morissette, a filmmaker from Grand Prarie, tells us about his film project called "Life Stories"; fitness columnist James Fells answers questions from...
Tuesday August 19, 2014
Political scientist John Soroski talks about the Liberal's summer caucus meeting; Edna Elias, commissioner of Nunavut, speaks about a trek she organized for cancer research; Mike Sullivan, a biodiversity biologist, answers fishing questions.
Monday August 18, 2014
On Monday's podcast: Licence plate collector Alan Bones joins us to discuss the campaign to redesign Alberta's licence plates and the history of slogans on licence plates and "The Happy Camper" Kevin Callan speaks about some of his recent adventures.
Friday August 15, 2014
Banff is bursting with visitors this summer, more on the Alberta housing crunch, a 100 year old heritage building is helping to tell the tale of the town of Redcliffe, and gardening with Jim Hole.
Thursday August 14, 2014
Our business columnnist Tracy Johnson looks at the university majors that can land you a job, housing workers in Lloydminster, and hiking with Graeme Pole.
Wednesday August 13, 2014
We talk with a researcher about the Northern Leopard Frog, Brigid Shulte has a new book about stress and motherhood, and physiotherapist Timothy Lee takes calls from listeners.
Tuesday August 12, 2014
Historian Cliff Adams talks about a parachute belonging to a dog, Mary-Ann Kirkby has written a new book "Secrets of a Hutterite Kitchen", and D. Larraine Andrews talks about great walks.
Monday August 11, 2014
Red Deer based graphic designer Sabrina McAllister's designs for two new stamps have been chosen by Canada Post, hail hits some Alberta producers, a British jet for sale, and bug guy Ken Fry.
Friday August 8, 2014
The leader of the Wildrose party responds to the report from the Auditor General on Alison Redford's expenses, FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup, Alberta's most admired, and gardening Guru Donna Balzer.
Thursday August 7, 2014
The auditor general's report into the use of government aircraft by former Premier Alison Redford, the PPCLI celebrates a hundred years, an archery competition, and Brian Lehman takes calls from listeners.
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Former premier Alison Redford has resigned as MLA for Calgary Elbow, we talk about her legacy and take calls from listeners, and summer book suggestions.
Tuesday August 5, 2014
The province has added three fish species to the threatened list, World Vision is running its Alberta Campaign for Children, a cookbook for barley, and we take calls from listeners about playground safety.
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