Audio Link: Danielle Smith, March 18, 2016 – Full Podcast
12:30 Senate: 7 new senators! Guest 1: Dr. Melanee Thomas, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at U of C What does the opposition think? Guest 2: Blake Richards MP for Banff-Airdrie
1:00 Solar Energy: How would the average Joe get into solar energy in their homes- how viable is solar energy from a consumer perspective? Guest: David Gray, President of Gray Energy Economics and Cofounder of AIM Energy Pros, Former Executive Director of the Office of the Utilities Consumer Advocate
1:30 CFIB Lower Taxes for Small Businesses: The premier has hinted at lowering taxes for small businesses and the CFIB is applauding. Guest: Amber Ruddy, Alberta Director of the CFIB (Canadian Federation of Independent Business )
2:00 Greenway: An update and analysis on the battle for Calgary Greenway. Guest: Corey Hogan, former Liberal party strategist
2:30 Happiness: Is the pursuit of happiness the new pseudo-religion Guest: Neil Pasricha, TED Speaker, Director of Institute of Global Happiness, Author of “The Book of Awesome” and his latest book “The Happiness Equation: Want Nothing + Do Anything = Have Everything
Audio Link: Danielle Smith, March 17, 2016 – Full Podcast
12:30 Coal Power: Coal Facilitator and Phase Out Guest: Alan Crowley, VP of Regulatory and Market Studies with EDC and Associates
1:00 Air Force Canada: The Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force Guest: Lieutenant-General Mike Hood, Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force.
1:30 Transit: Wading through the City Council Transit stories – how much of a mess have we created Guest 1: Michael Lumsden, Reporter News Talk 770 @MLumsden770 and Is the Greenline Viable? Guest 2: Peter McCaffrey, Director of Research with the Manning Centre
2:00 Quebec Corruption: The blow up in Quebec over the arrests and allegations of corruption by former politicians Guest: Duff Conacher, visiting professor at the University of Ottawa and Co-Founder of Democracy Watch. @DemocracyWatchr
2:30 Jay Ingram: Science Broadcaster and Author Jay Ingram on being touched personally by Alzheimers and his look at it through a scientific lens Guest: Jay Ingram, Broadcaster, Former Co-Host of Discovery Channel’s science show and Author. His latest book is “The End of Memory: A Natural History of Ageing and Alzheimer’s”
Audio Link: Danielle Smith, March 16, 2016 – Full Podcast
12:30 US Politics Results and Energy Government Announcement Audio: Guest: Economic Development and Trade Minister Deron Bilous
1:00 SW BRT: The SW BRT from a Transportation Engineer’s perspective Guest: Willem Klumpenhouwer is a PhD candidate in transportation engineering at University of Calgary’s Schulich School of Engineering
1:30 Zita Cobb: Does a Newfoundland Philanthropist have the answer to reinvigorate the economy and what is Zita Cobb’s philosophy of social entrepreneurship? Guest: Zita Cobb, CEO of the Shorefast Foundation, Newfoundland Philanthropist, and Head Innkeeper of the Fogo Island Inn.
2:00 CD Howe Institute: CD Howe releases their shadow budget ahead of the real one next week Guest: Alexandre Laurin, Director of Research at the CD Howe Institute and one of the Authors of the Report
2:30 Super PAC Funding: How US campaign funding works and who the big spenders are Guest: Viveca Novak, Editorial Director for the Center for Responsive Politics
Audio Link: Danielle Smith, March 15, 2016 – Full Podcast
12:30 Pump Price headache: WHY ARE WE PAYING SO MUCH AT THE PUMP!!!?!?!?! Guest: Dan McTeague, Senior Petroleum Analyst for GasBuddy.com
1:00 PSAC Oil Wells: The proposal before Ottawa to clean up wells and put people to work Guest: Mark Salkeld,President & CEO of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC)
1:30 Fraud: In an economic downturn the fraudsters come out of the woodwork to take your money. The Alberta Securities Commission with their tips on avoiding investor fraud. Guest: Alison Trollope, Director of Communications and Investor Education at Alberta Securities Commission
2:00 Energy Poverty: How much are you spending on your electricity bill compared to the rest of the country? Guest: Kenneth Green, Senior Director at the Center for Natural Resource Studies at the Fraser Institute
2:30 Male Contraceptive: How much closer are we to a male birth control pill? Guest: Gunda George, Professor and Department Head in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Director at the Institute for Therapeutics Discovery at the University of Minnesota
Audio Link: Danielle Smith, March 14, 2016 – Full Podcast
12:30 Show Set Up: Host Chat US Politics/ Daylight Savings Audio
12:40 Canada/US Relations: Behind the pomp and circumstance – what did Trudeau’s visit accomplish? Guest: Norman Hillmer, Professor of History and International Affairs at Carleton University
1:00 Institutes: Why institutes are important and deserve charitable status Guest: Jeremy Hexham, PhD candidate in the Department of Communications, Film and Media at University of Calgary specializing in political communications
1:30 Assisted Death: The logistics of physician assisted death in Alberta Guest: Dr. James Silvius, Geriatrician at Rockyview General Hospital, and Medical Director, Seniors Health, Community Seniors Addictions & Mental Health at AHS. He is also the chair of the steering committee leading the preparations for physician-assisted death within AHS.
2:00 Energy East: How the Energy East hearings are going over in Quebec Guest: Eric Duhaime, Author, Columnist for the Journal de Montréal, and for the National Post and Hosts a radio talkshow on FM 93 in Quebec.
2:30 Sell ‘n Stay: Are there other options for seniors to get their retirement nest egg out of their house without having to move Guest: Chris Newell President and CEO of the Accredited Senior Agent (working on the product called Sell ‘n Stay)