Fresh from the birthplace of the CCF! Commentary and analysis on local and provincial politics from a left perspective.
Albertastan.ca is a progressive & independent Alberta political commentary podcast discussing popular social issues, critical of the way in which our popular media covers all things politics in our province. From a social-democratic & satirical view, hosted by Richard Gordon, we offer a voice for real change & understanding in Alberta’s political & environmental climate!
If you're talking about it, so is Judy Aldous on Alberta's only province wide open line. From strong opinions, to thoughtful arguments, to stories worth repeating - you never know what you'll hear nex ...
A companion podcast for the Alberta Craft Beer Guide Book. Highlighting Makers and Shakers in Alberta brewing.
Shift is a podcast by Alberta Innovates that's dedicated to interviewing and showing how Alberta innovators, entrepreneurs, and researchers are leading the future of innovation. Alberta has many unsung heroes and many interesting and important technological advancements being made that will greatly impact our lives. These deserve a spotlight, and by listening to Shift people will get a sense of how Alberta innovation is leading the way.
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Drawing from the personal narratives of Alberta midwives and the families they serve, the Alberta Midwives: Our Stories podcast provides an intimate glimpse into the expertise, heart and soul of Alberta's leading maternity care providers. Through our inspiring, informative and sometimes challenging conversations, host Dr. Lolly de Jonge will explore Alberta's midwifery roots, the current state and each midwife’s vision for the future, all within the context of the broader maternity care land ...
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Removing bias and sensationalism from the news of Alberta, BC, and Canada. Providing the context and information needed to put you on the right side of the news.
This podcast is concerned with the people who play the game of Blood Bowl, Game Workshop's game of fantasy football. Specifically, we report on the tournament scene in Alberta, Canada.
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The NDP government is harming Alberta families and destroying the economy. We are Albertans for a Sensible and Compassionate Government
A 10-part podcast series telling the stories of how volleyball was learned, coached and rooted for in Alberta.
Interviews and insight on Alberta politics from Archie McLean, a provincial affairs writer at the Edmonton Journal.
In this five-episode podcast, Paula Simons, an Independent senator from Alberta, sets out to debate and deconstruct some of the myths that define and bind her province.
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Take a look at what’s happening in Calgary, Alberta and Canada with a variety of guests. It’s informative, entertaining and maybe a laugh along the way. The topics are stimulating and will help you get your day started on the weekend.
Geology podcasts from Alberta Geological Survey describing the geology of Alberta. Geology RSS feed includes articles from our quarterly newsletter Rock Chips.
Join legislature reporter Emma Graney, columnist Keith Gerein, as well as others in The Press Gallery, Edmonton Journal's Alberta politics podcast.
Interviews and insight on Alberta politics from Archie McLean, a provincial affairs writer at the Edmonton Journal. Look for his stories at edmontonjournal.com.
Every month, join host and ATB economist Nick Ford as he explores Alberta’s geography, its businesses, organizations, and its diverse and fascinating people—all viewed through an economic lens.
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A podcast for both new and seasoned RV owners. Learn from my mistakes as we explore the great province of Alberta in an RV. The podcast will seek to provide the RV owner with tips on how to maximize their RV experience. From discussions with experts in the RV community, equipment reviews to field reports on campgrounds around the province. Please email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or ideas for things for the podcast to cover.
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Every week a bunch of friends get together, sit down, watch a movie and then analyse that movie as best they can. When all is said is done they recommend the movie and then give it a nomination in the prestigious 'Golden Shakespeare' festival.
chirp / CHərp / verb - to make fun of or joke around with; trash-talk; commonly associated with hockey. Related forms: chirp·er, noun. “Wynonna Earp” is a TV show about the Albertan demon-killin’, gun-totin’ heir to Wyatt Earp’s cursed legacy. Erika Ensign recruits her Albertan friends Annette Wierstra and Kirsten Goruk to share a local perspective on the shenanigans in Purgatory and the Ghost River Triangle (which we all know is central Alberta because that’s where they film the show). The ...
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Support this podcast! What's a strike? Why do they happen? What's a picket line? How can I support a strike? What is the mass media likely to say about a strike? What role do the courts and labour board play? What dirty tricks might be expected from employers? Team Advantage addresses all this and more in our overview of labour action basics.…
How are the province's arts and culture organizations managing during the pandemic? We're joined by Alex Sarian from Calgary's Arts Commons and Jacquelyn Cardinal with Naheyawin.
Hosts: Shane and Patrick The Liberals threaten to call an election to keep their skeletons hidden, the UCP AGM shows the importance of grassroots democracy, and the China-funded Confucius Institute is defended by universities. Also, Trudeau overpaid $100M for ventilators. For detailed show notes visit westerncontext.ca. Duration: 44:46…
We're Shifting speeds this episode and talking with local writer, Scott Lilwall, who sat down with people in Alberta's innovation community to talk about the value of failure and the lessons it can teach us. Scott Lilwall is an Edmonton-based freelance writer and podcast producer. His writing has been featured on CBC, Alberta Innovates and many oth…
In this episode, we talk with Joy West-Eklund, RM (Retired), Alberta midwifery forerunner, founder of community-based midwifery practice, Calgary and District Midwifery Associates (now Briar Hill Midwives), and co-founder of the Briar Hill Birth Centre (now Arbour Birth Centre) in Calgary. Joy joins us to talk about her fascinating career and trail…
My Boyfriend’s Boyfriend is about three likeable nerds who begin a polyamorous relationship. Sam isn’t sure about his boyfriend. Decker isn’t sure about monogamy. Tricia isn’t sure about their gender. One thing they are all sure of is each other. A musical comedy about video games, polyamory, transition, and friendship. Book by: Jamie Price & Anne …
How are you planning to stay busy this winter? Chris Tse and Karen Ung join us with their suggestions.
Curriculum advisers are recommending changes to K-4 material in social studies and fine arts. The proposed changes are being criticized by many education experts. What do the proposed changes tell you about the approach we may be taking with education in Alberta?
Do you have a favourite recipe that requires five ingredients or less? Best of Bridge authors Sylvia Kong and Emily Richards join us for the hour.
Support this podcast! At the opening ceremony for Calgary's southwest ring road, seth cardinal dodginghorse interrupted the proceedings —in the presence of Jason Kenney, Ric McIver, Tsuu'tina Chief Roy Whitney, and Mayor Naheed Nenshi— and told his story. We're pleased to have seth join us to discuss the context behind his action, the history of Ts…
Will your Halloween plans change because of the pandemic?
Immigration lawyer Raj Sharma joins us to talk about the recently opened lottery for immigrants who want to sponsor their parents and grandparents.
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Hosts: Shane and Patrick Doctors don’t advocate lockdowns yet some provinces do, the media turns the BC election debate into a race debate, and the Trudeau Liberals continue to censor the WE scandal. Also, a BC murder mystery and secret Chinese boot camps raises questions. For detailed show notes visit westerncontext.ca. Duration: 56:04…
Have you inherited your musical tastes from your parents? What bands and artists do you consider part of your "musical inheritance"?
What are the big friendships in your life? Authors Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman join us to take your calls for the hour.
Rich and Hugh beat up the idea that you can grow the economy by taking money out of the community. We react to the untold sums now lost to the ideology of austerity during a crisis and the job losses slated for AHS. Thanks for listening to the www.Albertastan.ca Podcast!! Check us out at www.albertastan.ca and please consider a donation to the show…
The province announced on Tuesday that up to 11,000 employees at Alberta Health Services are set to be laid off. What's your reaction to the news?
Have you been diagnosed with ADHD as an adult? How has your diagnosis changed your life?
Support this podcast! In 1961, Saskatchewan CCF Premier Tommy Douglas moved to fulfill a campaign promise to provide universal medical care insurance— an effort that would produce fierce opposition from Saskatchewan's doctors, culminating in a 23-day doctors' strike in July of 1962. The program's success resulted Canada-wide medicare coverage in 19…
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Rich and Hugh hash out the pearl clutching around the AFL’s boycott website, rural tax increases, a provincial police force and we check on the fly from Pence’s head. Thanks for listening to the www.Albertastan.ca Podcast!! Check us out at www.albertastan.ca and please consider a donation to the show! If not, please share, comment, rate and subscri…
Hosts: Shane and Patrick Big changes for ICBC go unreported, the Alberta Federation of Labour lists pro-UCP businesses to boycott (or support), and Seamus O’Regan’s careless words cost taxpayers over $200k. Also, the Liberals and NDP have entered into an informal leftist coalition. For detailed show notes visit westerncontext.ca. Duration: 46:49…
How will new voluntary restrictions in Edmonton change your Thanksgiving plans? In our second half hour, food experts Phil Wilson and Liana Robberecht talk about Thanksgiving meal ideas.
What do you think of the federal government's move to ban certain types of single-use plastics?
Do you have a new four-legged addition to your family? If you got a "pandemic puppy", how is it working out?
Support this podcast Andre Goulet of the newly-launched Harbinger Media Network joins Team Advantage to talk about the problem of reactionary podcasts that unfortunately top the charts. How might we expand the reach of fledgling left-wing podcasts and help get our ideas into the mainstream? To learn more about Harbinger, visit harbingermedianetwork…
Have you had to take a pay cut - or fewer hours - to keep your job during the pandemic?
What's the best way to support struggling Black entrepreneurs? What role should the government play?
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Hosts: Shane and Patrick Trudeau survives a confidence vote amid billions in further spending, the federal government delays yet another pipeline, and BC’s premier gives faulty advice on mail in voting. Also, we profile anti-Semitism in the Green Party of Canada. For detailed show notes visit westerncontext.ca. Duration: 47:06…
Support this podcast During the Second World War, Canada shifted to full employment, remaking its economy, retooling factories, and transforming the workforce to mobilize against an existential threat. What would it look like to mobilize against today's existential threat: climate catastrophe? Seth Klein joins Team Advantage to discuss his new book…
How do you feel about the introduction of legal online gambling in Alberta?
Josh and Scott start the pod off talking about September's tournaments, spoiling some of the winners to those who weren't able to make it. We also talk about the "Prayers to Nuffle" table that is rumoured to be in the next edition and the possible impact on the tournament scene. We chat about rerolls, catch up with Ian McKinley of the "Up and Under…
It'll be an unusual Thanksgiving as people deal with pandemic restrictions. What are your plans?
From our side of the border, what parts of the Presidential debate stood out to you?
The Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma explores the ways that social media manipulates us. Today we get your reaction to the film and ask if it changes anything for you.
Now that your Canada Emergency Response Benefit has ended — what does this mean for you? What are the next steps?
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Hosts: Shane and Patrick Trudeau’s fairytale throne speech promises to spend billions, British Columbians will vote on Oct 24th, and Alberta’s media focuses on a load of cow dung. Also, Ford will build EV’s in Ontario while Trudeau’s massive subsidies could blow up in his face. For detailed show notes visit westerncontext.ca. Duration: 53:36…
Support this podcast As the pandemic hits budgets hard, Kenney's UCP is continuing to push towards "performance-based funding" for Alberta's universities, colleges, and post-secondary institutions. How does this contribute to the already ongoing corporate influence and profit-making trends we've seen in post-secondary education, and how do these ch…
Senior producer of Podcast Playlist and CBC Podcast Showcase Kate Evans joins us for the first half of the program with her podcast suggestions. In the second half, horticulturist Kath Smyth joins us to take your calls.
You're get a financial reckoning, and you're get a financial reckoning and everybody's going to get a financial reckoning except the UCP and their party palls! Join Rich as he leads a tour of the zany and wacky world of UCP business acumen. ______________________________________________________________________ Thanks for listening to the www.Albert…