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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

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    • 4.8, 26 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 - Friday May 29

    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday May 29

    On today's show: we ask the owner of a local gun shop why he's challenging the federal government's ban on assault-style firearms; Alberta NDP leader Rachel Notley on the current legislature session and how the UCP has handled the COVID-19 pandemic; we tell you what this weekend's manned SpaceX launch means for the business of space; our beer columnist Haydon Dewes tells us why cider just might be the drink of the summer.

    • 35 min
    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Thursday May 28

    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Thursday May 28

    On today's show: we hear how COVID-related racism is impacting the Chinese-Calgarian community; we speak with the GM of the Calgary Flames about the NHL returning to play; we meet Alberta's new envoy in Washington, James Rajotte; what does work from home mean for your well-being? Happiness Columnist Jennifer Moss joins us to explain; Crescent Heights now has a town crier. We talk to him about the gig.

    • 41 min
    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday May 27

    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Wednesday May 27

    On today's show: we speak to the daughter of a Cargill worker who died from COVID-19 and find out how the family is coping; how the NHL hopes to get players back on the ice at some point this summer; our business commentator Deborah Yedlin on the province's decision to allow open pit coal mining along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains; stores are open, but they aren't accepting returns. We tell you why.

    • 32 min
    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday May 26

    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Tuesday May 26

    On today's show: we check in with a Calgary hair salon and restaurant manager to find out how reopening went; the head of Skip the Dishes Canada responds to calls to cap the fees they charge restaurants for delivery services; we speak with a Calgary employment lawyer about what employees should know before they return to work; today is National Paper Airplane Day. Telus Spark tells us how to craft the perfect flyer.

    • 35 min
    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday May 25

    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Monday May 25

    On today's show: we find out how surgeons in Alberta will be clearing the backlog of non-urgent surgeries resuming today; as more businesses in Calgary prepare to open their doors, we talk to Mayor Naheed Nenshi about the state of the city; a reality check on the future of shopping in Kensington; it's the moment we've all been waiting for... we find out which lichen is Canada's favourite; we bid a fond farewell to our Ovid of Covid, Allan Monk.

    • 39 min
    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday May 22

    Calgary Eyeopener podcast - Friday May 22

    On today's show: we hear about the changes in store for the Calgary Board of Education now that the province's audit is wrapped up; we hear about the Alberta Energy Regulator's decision to temporarily suspend environmental monitoring for oil and gas projects; go home - that's the message drivers with Alberta plates are getting from some residents in B.C. resort towns; coming soon to High River... the return of the drive-in movie theatre.

    • 27 min

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