Edmonton AM Podcast - July 02, 201507/02/15
The death of a disabled man raises questions about the way he was restrained by police. The CBC's James Hees has the story. And Mark Connolly spoke to Tanya Rushcall an aquatic invasive species technician about unwanted fish being found in Alberta...
Edmonton AM Podcast - June 30, 2015
Billionaire Nick Hanauer says a $15 per hour minimum wage is necessary to end the public subsidy of corporate poverty wages and to spur the economy. And some Albertans, and their insurance companies, say dentists here charge more than other provinces....
Edmonton AM Podcast - JUne 29, 2015
Political science professor Duane Bratt and Edmonton Journal writer Paula Simons discuss the first sitting of the NDP Alberta government. And 29 bus stop locations downtown Edmonton have moved as of yesterday. Senior transit planning engineer Andrew...
Edmonton AM Podcast - June 26, 2015
Haggis... kilts... bagpipes... Tomorrow's Highland Gathering in Ellerslie will include all of that and more. We'll talk to some of the key players. A little piece of history could be to blame for stalling construction on a new condo. Turns out, ther
Edmonton AM Podcast - June 25, 2015
Christopher Chan and Glenn Kubish join us to chat about the Edmonton Bicycle Commuters Society.
Edmonton AM Podcast - June 23, 2015
What caused two small planes to collide north of Fort McMurray remains unclear. We hear from an aviation expert on why the mid-air crashes like this one, are so rare. And some small business owners say they were told they would save money on credit...
Edmonton AM Podcast - June 17, 2015
Edmonton Police Service Sgt. Steve Sharpe talks about how people are paying their respects in the regimental funeral for Constable Daniel Woodall. And Edmonton's Fire Chief Ken Block talks about fire safety in condos and apartments.
Edmonton AM Podcast - June 16, 2015
One Edmonton couple almost lost their $2,500 car deposit in a dispute with a dealer. The CBC's Mark Harvey brings us their story. And leader of the Wildrose Party Brian Jean likes the new joint committee to "protect and renew democracy."
Edmonton AM Podcast - May 28, 2015
A new documentary airing tonight on CBC TV includes the first ever sit-down interview with Omar Khadr, newly released on bail in Edmonton. We talk to the film's director. And Paul McLoughlin talks to host John Archer about the new Alberta government's...
Edmonton AM Podcast - May 27, 2015
Meet two extrodinary women and Esquao award recipients who have made outstanding contributions to society. And Canada's ice archives are being saved by the University of Alberta. Host Mark Connolly spoke to researcher David Hik about why the collection
Edmonton AM Podcast - May 26, 2015
Dozens of wildfires are burning across Alberta, and up to 5,000 are evacuated in northern Alberta in the area surrounding the hamlet of Wabasca. The CBC's Andrea Huncar brings us the latest. And Mark Harvey brings us the story of a cheque scam that's...
Edmonton AM Podcast - May 25, 2015
Edmonton Journal columnist Paula Simons and former cabinet minister Doug Griffiths give us their thoughts on the new NDP cabinet members. And find out about how the freezeway trail may have found a home in Edmonton's river valley.
Edmonton AM Podcast - May 22, 2015
Gil McGowan president of the Alberta Federation of Labour squares off with Amber Ruddy a senior policy analyst in Alberta for Canadian Federation of Independent Business. And Edmonton AM host Mark Connolly spoke to Brian Mason about his appointment as...
Edmonton AM Podcast - May 21, 2015
Hear why Hilliard MacBeth thinks everyone will blame the NDP for the bad Alberta economy but he says it's actually been building up to this for a while. And we'll tell you why "girls with toys" photos are taking off on Twitter and about some of the...
Edmonton AM Podcast - May 20, 2015
Host Mark Connolly spoke to the president of the Edmonton Police Association about the recent shooting incident. And Tribes is a production about a deaf boy raised by hearing parents. Through interpreter Nichol Sander, Mark Connolly spoke to deaf lead
Edmonton AM Podcast - May 19, 2015
The Ream family of Edmonton went to great lengths to adopt a Chinese girl with vision problems. And our very own Tim Adams has grown his idea of a free soccer program over six years. Free Footie now provides over a thousand Edmonton youngsters with an...
Edmonton AM Podcast - May 18, 2015
Alberta has hundreds of government agencies, boards and commissions. CBC's investigative unit has looked into the high salaries of some of the people who run them. And the CBC's Kathy Thomlinson brings us the story of a B.C. man who had a serious strok
Edmonton AM Podcast - May 15, 2015
It's not new, but there's a disturbing trend involving female reporters that's getting a lot of attention on social media. CBC reporter Meghan Grant gives us an update on charges Calgary Police laid against a man who shouted an obscenity at her. And...
Edmonton AM Podcast - May 14, 2015
Family says their 7-year-old transgender child is improperly being refused access to the girl's washroom at her school. And the city's first medical marijuana grow-op is set to be approved. We talk to Gary Symons with Alberta Green Biotech.
Edmonton AM Podcast - May 13, 2015
Premier-designate Rachel Notley offers school districts hope in their funding battle with the province. We get an update from the chair of the Edmonton public school board. And after a BC woman gave birth on an Air Canada flight, we talk to a doctor...
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