Alberta at Noon
Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 - Premier Jim Prentice10/01/14
Alberta Premier Jim Prentice joins us in studio for the full hour to answer your calls, tweets and emails.
Monday, September 29th, 2014
Today's show: Political science professor Elizabeth Smythe on the upcoming provincial byelections; Waldron Ranch officially protected from development; call-in on tipping etiquette in hotels with Mike von Massow from the University of Guelph.
Friday September 26, 2014
Alberta culture is taking centre stage in the province, Canmore's Epic Poo Race, J. August Richards is at Edmonton Expo, and horticulturist Kath Smyth takes calls from listeners.
Thursday September 25, 2014
Premier Jim Prentice says getting our energy to market is a priority, shaving your face for a good cause, the Edmonton Comic and Entertainment Expo, and more on vaccinations.
Wednesday September 24, 2014
Premier Jim Prentice has announced a new policy on accountability, a display about the oil and gas industry in Red Deer, and new research on artificial sweeteners.
Tuesday September 23, 2014
Changing the national anthem to make it more gender neutral, an impassioned discussion on the Keystone XL Pipeline between Alberta and Nebraska, and cookbook author Julie Van Rosendaal.
Monday September 22, 2014
An update on the situation at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, there's a fascinating Alberta connection to the discovery of the Franklin expedition ship, and calls from listeners on baggage fees.
Friday September 19, 2014
The Michener Centre will stay open, a collector talks about the government's decision to drop the new licence plates, gardening guru Donna Balzer, and temporary foreign workers rally in Grande Prairie.
Thursday September 18, 2014
Grade five boys in Alberta will be lining up for an HPV vaccination this fall, we talk to two Albertans about the Scottish referendum, and home renovation expert Bryan Baumler.
Wednesday September 17, 2014
Three candidates are in the running for the leadership of the Alberta NDP. Today MLA David Eggen, Labor and community activist Rod Loyola and MLA Rachel Notley debate the issues that face us in Alberta.
Tuesday September 16, 2014
Premier Jim Prentice announced his new cabinet yesterday, we get analysis from U of C political scientist David Stewart, more on the Entero-Virus D68, and technology expert Tom Keenan.
Monday September 15, 2014
We look ahead to today's new PC government, we look at how charities fundraise, we hear from an environmental health resarcher on pesticides, and Susan Pinker on the Village Effect.
Friday September 12, 2014
Premier Dave Hancock is leaving politics, we talk to NDP leader Tom Mulcair, Alberta game developers are hoping for their big break in Boston this weekend, and gardening with Jim Hole.
Thursday September 11, 2014
Creating a permanent home in Calgary for an artifact from the World Trade Centre, Edmonton food columnist Mary Bailey talks about preserving, and the future of television in Canada.
Wednesday September 10, 2014
This crazy winter weather in southern Alberta is creating problems, the NDP caucus is meeting in Edmonton, and more on employee motivation ahead of a conference on leadership in Lethbridge.
Tuesday September 9, 2014
Snow is taking its toll on our trees and our farms, artifacts from one of the ill-fated ships on the Franklin expedition have been found, and historian John Ferris talks about Canada and Iraq.
Monday September 8, 2014
Jim Prentice is our new premier designate after the PC leadership vote on Saturday night, political scientist Elizabeth Smythe takes calls from listeners, and an update on the snowfall with Dan Kuhlak.
Friday September 5, 2014
The PC leadership vote is this weekend, we talk to political scientist Duane Bratt, food columnist Karen Anderson is back from Spain, and gardener Janet Melrose takes calls from our listeners.
Thursday September 4, 2014
Alberta at Noon broadcasts live from Innisfail as stage two of the Tour of Alberta kicks off today.
Wednesday September 3, 2014
The battle in Edmonton over whether a teacher can award a student a zero continues, and the benefits of working a three day week into your seventies, we take calls from listeners about the idea.
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