60 episodes

The Eyeopener sets the agenda for the day, asking the questions that need to be answered and bringing compelling local stories to Calgarians

The Eyeopener from CBC Radio Calgary (Highlights‪)‬ CBC Radio

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    • 4.2 • 37 Ratings

The Eyeopener sets the agenda for the day, asking the questions that need to be answered and bringing compelling local stories to Calgarians

    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday July 6

    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday July 6

    On today's show: two city councillors have just been sanctioned by their colleagues for violating council's code of conduct. CBC Calgary city hall reporter Scott Dippel brings us up to speed; a new vaccination campaign is now underway in Alberta and no, it isn't related to COVID-19. The U of C's infectious diseases expert Craig Jenne joins us to talk monkeypox in our province; how a Calgary woman found out she has 22 half-siblings all from the same sperm donor father.

    • 25 min
    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday, July 5

    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday, July 5

    On today's show: a look at the life of late Flames organist Willy Joosen who died on Friday at the age of 66; new bank rules have just come into effect in Canada meant to protect bank customers...we'll find out what they are and if they go far enough; and our food guide Julie van Rosendaal kicks off a new summer series recreating some of the best dishes from Calgary restaurants.

    • 26 min
    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday, July 4

    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday, July 4

    On today's show: another Calgary family has come forward after they say their loved one was buried without their knowledge; we speak with a former junior hockey player and NHLer, Bob Wilkie, who now consults on hockey culture, for his take on the Hockey Canada scandal; and a run-down of fun stuff for families to do in Calgary this summer.

    • 21 min
    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Thursday, June 30

    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Thursday, June 30

    On today's show, we say goodbye to longtime friend and colleague, host of the Calgary Eyeopener, David Gray.

    • 27 min
    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday, June 29

    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday, June 29

    On today's show: we find out why the pressure is on for Hockey Canada to "improve the culture within the sport - both on and off the ice"; we hear about the report on the cost of installing turnstiles at LRT stations that city officials have been citing for years, in spite of the fact that the report doesn't exist; why paleontologists are buzzing about the discovery of an entire baby woolly mammoth at a mining site in Canada's north; and what Calgary kids are saying about the end of the school year.

    • 29 min
    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday, June 28

    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday, June 28

    On today's show: how LRT stations became magnets for drug use in Calgary; we take a look at the Citywide Growth Strategy plan for Calgary with Councillor Gian-Carlo Carra; former Conservative MP Lisa Raitt on the conservative political landscape in Canada; and an update on plans to build a passenger train to Banff.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

Frenchy86ab ,

Great podcast

Keeping me Informed on Calgary .

Coolday101 ,

It’s a shame

I remember back whenThe program wasn’t so government scripted! Today, when I listen to the program, I’ve actually been embarrassed for the CBC, since they are unable to be embarrassed for themselves.

Rabbit-Light ,

No Longer Journalism

And the entire corporation should be ashamed.

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