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Homestretch

CBC

Designed to ease Calgary commuters' transitions from the end of the workday back to their families, The Homestretch offers an entertaining and lively blend of news and information.

Designed to ease Calgary commuters' transitions from the end of the workday back to their families, The Homestretch offers an entertaining and lively blend of news and information.

Location:

Calgary, AB

Description:

Designed to ease Calgary commuters' transitions from the end of the workday back to their families, The Homestretch offers an entertaining and lively blend of news and information.

Language:

English

Contact:

403-521-6244


Episodes

Homestretch Podcast for February 12, 2019

2/12/2019
Tech columnist Ramona Pringle on "freemium" apps; Artist and performer Bruce Horak on his new show at Lunchbox Theatre; Calgary students and doctors call for tougher e-cigarette regulations.

Duration:00:21:59

Homestretch Podcast for Monday, February 11, 2019

2/11/2019
Sheldon Kennedy comments on a CBC investigation looking at sexual abuse in Canadian sport; Tim Tamashiro talks about his new book "How to Ikigai"; political science professor Duane Bratt on his contribution to a new book on Alberta politics.

Duration:00:23:09

Homestretch Podcast for February 8, 2019

2/8/2019
Eli Glasner's film reviews; Graham Thomson on provincial politics; musicians Raine Maida and Chantal Kreviazuk join us in studio.

Duration:00:27:12

Homestretch Podcast for Wednesday, January 30, 2019

1/30/2019
Elizabeth Chorney-Booth on how food delivery apps affect restaurants; what dog owners should know about ticks; Calgary mascot maker sends its work to the Super Bowl

Duration:00:20:47

Homestretch Podcast for Tuesday, January 29, 2018

1/29/2019
Councillor Evan Woolley talks about the safe consumption site at the Sheldon Chumir; Anne Logan's books column; Raina Douris previews the Junos.

Duration:00:21:31

Homestretch Podcast for Monday, January 28, 2019

1/28/2019
Canmore ice climber Will Gadd; two members of the Calgary Inferno women's hockey team talk about their NHL All-Star experience; new study reveals Canadians' lack of Holocaust knowledge

Duration:00:25:14

Homestretch Podcast for Friday, January 25, 2019

1/25/2019
Calgary comedian Bruce McCulloch returns to Calgary; Eli Glasner's film reviews; Graham Thomson on the past week in provincial politics.

Duration:00:24:15

Homestretch Podcast for Thursday, January 24th

1/24/2019
Dr. Torah Kachur on human genetic variations; new World War I exhibit at Lougheed House; astrobiologist Kevin Hand on the search for life beyond Earth; a Cochrane-area farmer describes how his flock of sheep was killed by a cougar on his property.

Duration:00:32:46

Homestretch Podcast - Thursday, January 11, 2018

1/11/2018
The CBC's Bryan Labby joins us with the latest on the petition to have a convicted sex offender expelled from the University of Calgary; brother and sister cello duo Arnold and Estelle Choi.

Duration:00:19:19

Homestretch Podcast for Wednesday, January 10, 2018

1/10/2018
Today's podcast: Calgary lawyer Elias Munshya offers his thoughts on the resignation of Alberta Justice Kristine Eidsvik from her Judge in Residence position at the University of Calgary; playwright Georgina Beaty on her new show "Extremophiles."

Duration:00:19:57

Homestretch Podcast for Tuesday, January 9, 2018

1/9/2018
Alberta Party leadership candidate Rick Fraser; Order of Canada recipient Dr. Tom Feasby; why Canadian airlines are struggling to find pilots.

Duration:00:28:23

Homestretch Podcast for Monday, January 8, 2018

1/8/2018
Today's podcast: Brian Keating joins us via satellite phone from the lip of an active volcano; Dr. Lynora Saxinger on a new vaccine for shingles; how to deal with video game addiction.

Duration:00:24:57

Sheilah Martin appointed to Supreme Court of Canada

11/29/2017
Calgary Judge Sheliah Martin is the latest nominee to the Supreme Court of Canada. Kathleen Mahoney knows Justice Martin as a friend and colleague at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law.

Duration:00:07:22

Province unveils new consumer legislation

11/29/2017
The provincial government has just announced details of a consumer's bill of rights. Stephanie McLean is the Minister of Service Alberta.

Duration:00:08:17

Paralympians prepare for South Korea

11/29/2017
The 2018 Paralympic Winter Games get underway in Pyeongchang in 100 days. Emily Young and Brittany Hudak are two para-nordic athletes training in Canmore.

Duration:00:09:34

Actor Greg Sestero on "The Room"

11/29/2017
The Room is a 2003 film that has been described by critics as one of the worst movies ever made. It's now achieved cult status. Actor Greg Sestero, who played Mark in the film, is in Calgary for a fan event put on by The Fifth Reel.

Duration:00:09:23