Radio Active Podcast - June 26, 2014
On the show...E-mails from Justice Minister Peter McKay have created a social media backlash. We'll hear some reaction. And an Edmonton film is getting some screen time in India. We'll meet the producer and director of Rock,Paper,Dice,Enter.
Radio Active Podcast - June 25, 2014
On the show...New math or old math? Has the government had a change of heart? We will find out. And pesticides may be causing more damage to insect species than first thought. We'll talk to a scientist about the dangers.
Radio Active Podcast - June 24, 2014
On the show...a preview of CBC Edmonton's newest network radio program "What a Waste" with host and science columnist Torah Kachur. Also Kevin Wilson takes us to a bike polo match and the electric bus arrives in Edmonton.
Radio Active Podcast - June 23, 2014
On the show...The government has capped the number of temporary foreign worker an employer can hire. We'll hear reaction from AFL President Gil McGowan. And our beer columnist Jason Foster with how to choose a beer for your World Cup viewing.
Radio Active Podcast - June 20, 2014
On the show...We'll hear about a Canadian family working to educate women living in poverty in Bangladesh. And we meet Edmontonians Roz and Jeff Tonner as they're embarking on a bucket list adventure to South America.
Radio Active Podcast - June 19, 2014
On the show...There's mounting pressure for the Washington Redskins to change their name. What about the Edmonton Eskimos? We speak to a young Edmontonian of Inuit heritage. And Rod Kurtz takes us to the Royal Alberta Museum for "Worn to be Wild".
Radio Active Podcast - June 18, 2014
On the show...We dig a little deeper into the Royal Alberta Museum's termination of renowned designer Tom Hennes. And we get creative with author Mark Frauenfelder and some grade 8 students at the downtown library's "Makerspace".
Radio Active Podcast - June 17, 2014
On the show...Rachel Notley announces her candidacy for the leadership of the Alberta NDP. She explains her reasons. And a high school in Beaumont has received an award for its Good Grub Club. Some members will tell us why they're excited about food.
Radio Active Podcast - June 16, 2014
On the show...Learning to use failure strategically. We learn about the Self-Advocacy Summit in Edmonton. And we connect with Edmonton's English and Italian communities as their nations prepare to do battle in the World Cup.
Radio Active Podcast - June 12, 2014
On the show...We go inside the bedroom of a sex worker. Find out why she says proposed new changes to prostitution laws will force more prostitutes onto the streets. And we meet two academics who want the job of president of the University of Alberta.
Radio Active Podcast - June 11, 2014
On the show...A new report shows that an inexpensive sport is enjoying greater popularity partly because of new Canadians. We'll find out what sport it is. And a big basketball announcement today in Edmonton. Rod Kurtz will have details.
Radio Active Podcast - June 10, 2014
On the show...We meet renowned pianist Sara Davis Buechner. Once rejected in the United States because she changed her gender, she's rebuilt her career here in Canada. She'll share her journey. Also, the World Cup is just around the corner. But...
Radio Actve Podcast - June 9, 2014
On the show...You may have seen the Netflix show "Orange Is the New Black." But how realistic is it? We'll hear from three former inmates about how the series mirrors life inside. And do you have hankering to go camping, but don't have the gear? Parks...
Radio Active Podcast - June 6, 2014
On the show...RCMP officers are gunned down in Moncton New Brunswick. That news has taken Albert Schalm back to 2005. He was the mayor of Mayerthorpe when officers were killed there. We'll hear from him. CBC's Rod Kurtz takes us to Katherine Therrien...
Radio Active Podcast - June 5, 2014
On the show...The Harper government says its' proposed prostitution legislation will crack down on pimps and johns, but advocates for sex-trade workers say it will criminalize prostitution and land sex workers in jail. We'll talk to a women who works...
Radio Active Podcast - June 4, 2014
On the show...It was a strange night of violence in northeast Edmonton. CBC Reporter Janice Johnston has the latest on two shootings that appear to be connected only by time and proximity. And some kids in St. Albert made it to space camp thanks to a...
Alberta woman labelled a moron as a child writes her life story
Leilani Muir's book A Whisper Past, is a memoir about a childhood in which she was institutionalized and sterilized under Alberta's eugenics program.
Radio Active Podcast - June 3, 2014
On the show... There's no life like country life. We'll meet a U of A medical grad who's choosing to do her residency in place other than Alberta's big cities. We'll talk to her, and find out more about the university's program encouraging students to...
Radio Active Podcast - June 2, 2014
On the show...A 39 year-old Strathcona County man is accused of raping a 14 year-old girl. CBC's James Hees will have the details and a warning from police about internet luring. Also we'll tell you about a unique pilot project in Maskwacis that's...
Radio Active Podcast - May 27, 2014
On the show...Dave Eggen has decided he wants to take a crack at the leadership of the Alberta New Democrats. The Edmonton Calder MLA announced on the weekend that he wants to succeed Brian Mason. We'll ask Dave Eggen why he's in the race. And...
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