Thursday December 18, 201412/18/14
On today's podcast: Former Wildrose Party leader Danielle Smith on leaving her party; Wine expert Laurie McKay brings in a bottle of French wine for the holidays; Chef Michael Allemeier makes fennel cured salmon with horseradish mousse.
Wednesday December 17, 2014
On today's podcast: Rubina Ahmed-Haq shares some advice on holiday tipping; Robert Marleau, integrity commissioner in Ottawa, joins us to explain what his job entails; Political columnist Graham Thomson joins us to discuss the Wildrose defection.
Tuesday December 16, 2014
On today's podcast: Former Seventh Day Adventist pastor Mark Martin talks about beliefs regarding food; Political columnist Graham Thomson on the possible Wildrose defections; Coun. Diane Colley-Urquhart shares her thoughts on secondary suites.
Monday December 15, 2014
On today's podcast: Dr. Brian Goldman talks about using ketamine to treat depression; Sergio Torres with Avante Developments tells us about making housing out of shipping containers; CBC's Scott Dippel on secondary suites at city council.
Friday December 12, 2014
On today's podcast: Psychotherapist Candy MacNeil shares some advice for introverts during holidays; Kate Bahen clears up some questions on how charities spend their donations; Adam Legge, CEO of the Calgary Chamber of Commerce, on secondary suites.
Thursday December 11, 2014
On today's podcast: Science columnist Brit Trogen talks about some research on reindeer; Political columnist Graham Thomson wraps up the fall session of the provincial legislature; Olympic bobsleigh gold medallist Kaillee Humphries.
YMCA Saddletown Food Bank Drive
On today's podcast: The full show broadcasting from the YMCA Saddletowne location in the Genesis Centre in support of the Calgary Food Bank.
The Homestretch podcast for Monday December 8
On today's podcast: why some banks want to replace your signature with a fingerprint or an eye scan; an update on how many Albertans have gotten the flu shot and how effective the shot has been; a tiny pacemaker is making big waves in Calgary cardiac...
Thursday December 5, 2014
Longevity columnist Sharon Basaraba shares some advice on how to avoid weight gain over the holidays; Tricia Helfer of "Battlestar Galactica" fame tells us about her new series; Sam Dyck, a 16-year-old transgendered student shares his thoughts on Bill...
Wednesday December 3, 2014
Professor Sean Rogers tells us about a study that found many fish for sale in Alberta are mislabelled; Calgary actor Kassia Warshawski tells us about being in "Haunting Melissa;" Alex Schadenberg tells us about his concerns over Bill S-225.
Tuesday December 2, 2014
Leanne Shirtliffe talks about how to encourage a sense of humour in children; Kathy Buckworth on what age is appropriate to get kids their own cellphones; Alberta Conservative Senator Scott Tannas talks about a bill that looks at assisted suicide.
Monday December 1, 2014
Pam Fuselli with Parachute talks about injuries associated with children's toys; Dan Kelly, president of CFIB, talks about why he supports a visa system for temporary foreign workers; Comedian Andrea Martin talks about her new book "Lady Parts."
Homestretch Podcast for Friday, November 28, 2014
We meet the organizers of North American Freestyle Soccer Championships; Jim Brown, the chair of Calgary HandiBus, explains why the service will shut down its operations; Graham Thomson on Alberta politics.
Homestretch Podcast for Thursday, November 27
Calgary's Chief of Police, Rick Hanson, joins us to talk about youth radicalization in our city; Brier champion Don Duguid tells us about a new curling exhibit at the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame; we meet the young star of Charlotte's Web.
Homestretch Podcast for Wednesday, November 27, 2014
We discuss OPEC and falling oil prices; we talk to Janice Price, the new President of the Banff Centre; and the CBC's Scott Dippel talks about the city's snow and ice control budget.
Homestretch Podcast for Tuesday, November 18th
The CBC's Scott Dippel updates us on budget deliberations at Calgary City Hall; Chef Albert Kurylo talks about the art of cooking with chocolate; Parenting columnist Gail Bell talks about Christmas gift-giving issues within families.
Homestretch Podcast for Monday, November 24, 2014
Pollster Bruce Cameron offers his take on today's decision by two Wildrose MLAs to cross the floor and join the Progressive Conservatives; Brian Keating talks about urban birds; endurance cyclist Marg Fedyna.
Homestretch Podcast for Thursday, November 20
Today's podcast: Political columnist Graham Thomson; longevity with Sharon Basaraba; Torah Kachur on hibernation.
Homestretch Podcast for Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Today's podcast: Judge Sean Dunnigan's "View From The Bench"; business columnist Kate MacNamara looks at the economics of the funeral industry.
Homestretch Podcast for Monday, November 17th, 2014
Today's podcast: Calgary pianist Thomas Yu; changes to provincial diploma exam weighting; Scott Dippel with an update from City Hall.
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