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6 Podcast Episodes

Latest 1 May 2021 | Updated Daily

Weekly hand curated podcast episodes for learning

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Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday April 27

The Eyeopener from CBC Radio Calgary (Highlights)

On today's show: the province is expected to announce a new fee to play in Kananaskis Country. We hear more about it; we take a look at the the role vaccine passports could play in kickstarting international travel; we speak to the first ever associate vice-president of indigenization and decolonization at Mount Royal University; our food guide Julie van Rosendaal talks nostalgic food trends of Gen Xers.

32mins

27 Apr 2021

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Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday April 26

The Eyeopener from CBC Radio Calgary (Highlights)

On today's show: with vaccination efforts well underway in Alberta, we hear what's going on with the second doses; we speak with one of the lawyers involved in several lawsuits against Alberta care homes now that the UCP wants to protect those care homes from lawsuits; a local drummer takes all those hi-hats, cymbals and snare drums, and finds the rhythm in a new teaching tool; a conversation with Mrs. Kasha Davis, the star of the new documentary "Workhorse Queen" screening at the Calgary Underground Film Festival.

31mins

26 Apr 2021

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Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday April 23

The Eyeopener from CBC Radio Calgary (Highlights)

On today's show: Canada has banned all flights from India and Pakistan for the next month. We speak to a Calgarian with family and friends in both those countries; it isn't just home renovations and new builds hit by the high cost of materials, the next box of pampers will cost more too. The CBC's Kyle Bakx has the story; why Banff has one of the highest rates of COVID-19 in Alberta.

25mins

23 Apr 2021

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Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday November 23

The Eyeopener from CBC Radio Calgary (Highlights)

On today's show: as city budget deliberations get underway today, Mayor Nenshi joins us; the Eyeopener's Elizabeth Withey talks to Calgarians about the current COVID-19 restrictions and whether or not they're enough; on this week's Karchut on Cars, Paul tells us about the COVID-19 trend of Canadian car shoppers buying vehicles without ever taking it for a test drive; how the Netflix series "The Queens Gambit" is inspiring a new generation of chess players.

28mins

23 Nov 2020

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Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday November 20

The Eyeopener from CBC Radio Calgary (Highlights)

On today's show: the mayor of Fernie reacts to BC's strong recommendation that Albertans stay away; Alberta Police will no longer be able to 'card' people. We get reaction to that move; the Calgary Zoo responds to the Jane Goodall Act that could put an end to Canadian zoos keeping elephants and great apes in captivity; Christmas movie season is in full swing. We talk to a local director about the Hallmark holiday movie he made during the pandemic; we hear all about the Virtual Craft Market.

40mins

20 Nov 2020

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Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Thursday November 12

The Eyeopener from CBC Radio Calgary (Highlights)

On today's show: two of the city's homeless shelters have COVID-19 outbreaks and it's been a cold week to be out on the streets. We hear from the Calgary DOAP Team; a look ahead at the challenges of delivering a COVID-19 vaccine once one is available; the Bow Valley Parkway reopens to vehicle traffic on Sunday. We hear what people thought about having no cars on it for months; we hear about the official kickoff of the Salvation Army's Christmas kettle campaign.

27mins

12 Nov 2020