The Sheldon MacLeod Show
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 pm We catch up with Rob Malloy, a retired RCMP officer and member of Get Prescription Drugs off the Street. We find out about a class action lawsuit being launched against the makers of Oxycontin, with lawyer Ray Wagner. We speak with Nadine Wentzell, of Nadine Wentzell Consulting Inc., about how the Nova Scotia drug monitoring program is not working the way it was intended. We end the hour with MLA for Barrington-Argyle and PC health critic, Chris d'Entremont. Mar 04, 2016, 03:52 PM
LATEST EPISODES
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, April 28, 2017 Todd the Beer Dude joins us once more for the Maritime Beer Report to tell us what's happening this week in the beer world. And Stuart MacLean, CEO of the Worker's Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, tells us about the National Day of Mourning, which honours people killed or injured on the job. Today at 03:45 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, April 28, 2017 Between 2 and 3, Kevin Lacey from the Canadian Taxpayers Federation joins us in the studio to take your calls and reactions to this years' provincial budget. Apr 28, 2017, 03:22 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, April 28, 2017 At the top of the hour, we speak with filmmaker Paul Cowan about his documentary Westray. It focuses on a 1992 mine disaster in Plymouth that took the lives of 26 workers. Charlotte Kiddell is the chairperson for the Canadian Federation of Students Nova Scotia division. She tells us about her reaction to the provincial budget, and what it will - or won't - do for post-secondary students in the province. Ray Stapleton from Ingonish Centre chats with us about the controversial proposed Mother Canada statue. A documentary about the project will start screening next month. And highway twinning advocate Tim Conrad is happy to see the government take some action in twinning parts of the 103, but he tells us he wants to see more. Apr 28, 2017, 02:46 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, April 28, 2017 With rumours of an election call this weekend, NDP health critic Dave Wilson has some concerns over PTSD legislation and worker's compensation. He tells us more at the start of our show. And school boards in parts of the province are holding off school closure - Leif Helmer, member of the Small Schools Initiative, wonders if they'll do the same for Petite Rivière Elementary. The group has been advocating for the school to remain open for months. Apr 28, 2017, 02:45 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, April 27, 2017 Mitch Harrison tells us about Square Roots, an initiative that delivers produce to food deserts across Halifax. And Tara Wickwire, director of Doors Open Halifax, tells us about what's happening at their fifth annual event this year. Apr 27, 2017, 03:48 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, April 27, 2017 We hear from Jordi Morgan, vice-president of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, to get his reaction to this years' provincial budget. Nova Scotia Association of Realtors president Anne Da Silva tells us about their new program to help Nova Scotians purchase their first home. Mark Coffin from democratic advocacy group Springtide Collective tells us about lessons we can learn from former MLAs. And thieves are holding some Pictou historical sports photos for Bitcoin ransom - we learn more from Barry Trenholm, curator at the Pictou County Hall of Fame. Apr 27, 2017, 03:48 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, April 27, 2017 At the top of the hour, we're joined by economist Angela Roccie and Deb Maskens from CanCertainty. They want to see the government address a big gap for cancer patients - they say many patients have to pay for expensive medicine that people can get at the hospital for free. PC education critic Pat Dunn says he'd like to dispel what he calls 'political mischief' being put forward by the NDP about whether or not the party will repeal Bill 75. We continue the conversation about cyberbullying with law professor Wayne MacKay. And HRM Solid Waste Manager Matthew Keliher tells us about Halifax's need for a better composting system. Apr 27, 2017, 03:15 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, April 27, 2017 Our first guest is city councillor Steve Craig, who responds to the government's announcement on beginning construction for a Bedford bypass. And today is budget day, but there still isn't a replacement for Nova Scotia's cyberbullying act that was struck down in 2015. We speak with privacy lawyer David Fraser about staying safe on the internet. Apr 27, 2017, 03:11 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 At the top of the hour, we speak with PC leader Jamie Baillie, who responds to the Liberal government's rejection of highway tolls. And Tim Fedak, director and curator at the Fundy Geological Museum, tells us about their new Dina Dig program launching this summer. Apr 26, 2017, 04:39 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Tim Bousquet, John Wesley Chisholm and Zane Woodford join us in the studio for this week's edition of Municipal Matters. We discuss highway tolls, Cornwallis and development in Halifax. Apr 26, 2017, 04:39 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 With impending marijuana legalization, Canadian Association of Retired Persons Nova Scotia chair Ian MacDonald says it's important for seniors to educate themselves on the benefits and risks of medical marijuana. Bob Matters, wood council chairperson with United Steelworkers, tells us what softwood tarriffs mean for Canada's lumber industry. IWK Health Centre nurse Annette Flanders tells us about cancer rates in young people. And district 7 HRSB representative Jennifer Raven tells us more about her controversial suggestion to start acknowledging Mi'kmaq lands during school announcements. Apr 26, 2017, 04:38 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 In the latest highway twinning plan development, the Liberal government has rejected implementing highway tolls. We find out more from transportation minister Geoff MacLellan. And we're joined by guide dog user Milena Khazanavicius to tell us about the barriers users still face in light of National Guide Dogs Day. Apr 26, 2017, 04:34 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Kevin McCaan, partner at NATIONAL Public Relations and advocacy expert, talks about whether or not Nova Scotia is ready for its next election. And tender for the Argyle and Grafton streetscaping project. We find out what this means from Downtown Halifax Business Commission executive director Paul MacKinnon. Apr 25, 2017, 03:47 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, April 25, 2017 In the age of automation, we speak with Ed McHugh from the NSCC business faculty about the impact of self-checkout machines. Patrick Webber, research associate with the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, talks about low-income access to post-secondary education. Music Nova Scotia executive director Scott Long tells us what's happening in the province for Canadian Music Week and the Nova Scotia music scene. And we continue the chat about music with Chef Live Richard Julien. Apr 25, 2017, 03:47 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Editorial cartoonist Michael de Adder is finished his new book. You Might Be From Canada will be coming out in time for Canada's 150th birthday, and he tells us about it at the top of the hour. Ontario recently launched a basic income pilot project, and we speak with anti-poverty Wayne MacNaughton about what a similar project could look like in Nova Scotia. The Halifax World Trade and Convention centre will be holding the annual Chefs for UNICEF Water for Life Gala tomorrow, which aims to provide clean drinking water for children in impoverished countries. UNICEF Canada Ambassador John Nsabimana joins us in studio with development and campaign operations director Jen Button to tell us more. And we speak with Laurel Etkin, general manager at Skate to Great, about their national skate drive in Halifax which looks to bring ice skates to local kids. Apr 25, 2017, 03:39 PM