Peter Watts

Radio host

A graduate of Queen’s University, Peter Watts began his broadcast career at the student radio station, CFRC, in 1971.  He graduated with a degree in history and politics in 1975.

His career has included coverage of major national and international sports events including the Grey Cup, the Stanley Cup, international tennis events and the Canada Games.  He has covered two Olympic Games – Los Angeles in 1984 and Calgary in 1988 – along with two Commonwealth Games (Edmonton 1978, Brisbane 1982) and a Universiade in Edmonton in 1983.

Since July of 1998, he has been the producer and host of The Alberta Morning News, a weekend morning show on the Corus talk radio stations in Calgary and in Edmonton.

He also writes a weekly column on horse racing during the Alberta racing season.  He serves on the organizing committee of the BLG Awards, which honours the top student athletes in Canadian university sport.

May 16, 2017 7:37 pm

Peter Watts: Alberta’s political right

It’s very interesting to watch the story of Alberta’s political right continue to unfold. While Premier Rachel Notley continues to run the province under a very different philosophy than underpinned Alberta for decades, the political right continues to struggle to gain traction in the new landscape. Jason Kenney, Brian Jean and their associates are trying… Continue reading 

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