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Join Rob Breakenridge weekday afternoons from 12:30pm - 3:00pm.

Join Rob Breakenridge weekday afternoons from 12:30pm - 3:00pm.
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Calgary, AB

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Curiouscast

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Join Rob Breakenridge weekday afternoons from 12:30pm - 3:00pm.

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English


Episodes

"In the Name of Your Daughter" - The Fight Against FGM

11/16/2018
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We spoke with Giselle Portenier, award-winning journalist and filmmaker and the director of "In the Name of Your Daughter"

Duration:00:10:32

Serial Child Sex Offenders

11/16/2018
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Tristin Hopper from the National Post joins us to talk about some work he has done on researching Canada's problem with letting violent child sex abusers out of jail.

Duration:00:11:11

Dulling the attraction of JUUL

11/16/2018
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The vape device popular with high schoolers is crossing the border just as its flavoured product is being put under wraps in the states.

Duration:00:16:59

Pointing Fingers

11/16/2018
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Rob with some thoughts on Mayor Nenshi throwing the province and feds under the bus this week after the Olympic plebiscite.

Duration:00:08:12

A new arena, culture & entertainment district for Calgary

11/15/2018
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Ward 6 councillor Jeff Davison joins Rob to discuss his vision for a new arena/event centre and a culture & entertainment district in Calgary.

Duration:00:14:12

Would capping oil production help Canada's oil industry?

11/15/2018
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Brett Wilson, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur and commentator weighs in

Duration:00:10:18

It’s a no!

11/14/2018
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We connect with founder / former co-chair of No Boston Olympics Christopher Dempsey to find out his thoughts on the results of the Calgary 2026 plebiscite.

Duration:00:11:19

Living La Vida Lonely

11/14/2018
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It appears more young people are living solo these days. Peter Jon Mitchell is a senior researcher at Cardus, and joins Rob to discuss.

Duration:00:09:06

City of Calgary's financial report gets a D-

11/13/2018
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Farah Omran, policy analyst with C.D. Howe Institute, joins Rob to discuss a recent report that looked at municipalities' financial reports and theire ease of understanding -- Calgary got a D- grade.

Duration:00:12:10

Getting high on low supply

11/13/2018
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Ryan Kaye, VP Operations with Four20 Premium Market, joins Rob to discuss the supply challenges Calgary, Alberta, and Canada's cannabis retailers are facing.

Duration:00:09:58

Ted Barris

11/9/2018
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As we are on the eve of Remembrance Day, we revisit our conversation with Ted Barris, author of the book "Dam Busters."

Duration:00:16:49

Gretta Vosper

11/9/2018
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A United Church minister who had faced an unprecedented ecclesiastical court hearing over her professed atheism is no longer in danger of a defrocking after the two sides reached an agreement in the long-running case. Rob speaks with Gretta Vosper about her story.

Duration:00:17:02

KXL Blocked

11/9/2018
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Keystone XL pipeline blocked by federal judge in Montana, throwing project’s future into doubt. Leader of the opposition, Jason Kenney, joins Rob to share his thoughts.

Duration:00:06:31

Saying ‘No’ With Gusto

11/9/2018
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As the Yes campaign skates at the Olympic Oval this weekend… the No Campaign will be taking to the street for a rally on Saturday.

Duration:00:10:28

Blue Steel

11/8/2018
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The cover of the latest issue of Macleans is turning heads because of what’s on its cover. We talk to writer Paul Wells who penned the story between the pages.

Duration:00:12:56

Cujo – The Untold Story Of My Life On And Off The Ice

11/8/2018
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“I had a weird life,” says Curtis Joseph in his new autobiography. He joins us to talk in advance of his book signing in Calgary.

Duration:00:12:08

No Good Reason

11/8/2018
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A former Chief Economic Analyst for Stats Canada calls the handling of the controversy over bank data “inept,” saying his former employer hasn’t given a good enough reason to invade our privacy.

Duration:00:13:42

Wooley and the Bid

11/8/2018
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If you look at the scrapbook of 8-year-old Evan Wooley, you’d be hard pressed to believe the future city councillor would be a ‘no’ on an Olympic bid going forward. How did he get to where he is right now?

Duration:00:10:06

Football Night in Halifax?

11/7/2018
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Is Football coming to Halifax? As a new stadium is potentially in the works, the rumblings are strong that the CFL could be back on the east coast.

Duration:00:10:49

McClintic Revisited

11/7/2018
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The McClintic matter has prompted the federal public safety minister to re-evaluate how people are transferred to facilities like healing lodges.

Duration:00:10:45