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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
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The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, October 19, 2017 Affordable Energy Coalition's Brian Gifford will join us in studio for the final hour to discuss carbon tax recommendations for the government for the cap and trade program. Today at 03:03 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, October 19, 2017 Jonathan Torrens and Jeremy Taggart will join us to tell us about their new book based on their personal stories. The book is titled Taggart and Torrens Canadianity: Tales from the True North Strong and Freezing. Business owner and Past Chair of Halifax Chamber of Commerce Rob Batherson says a conference board report on GDP is bad news for Halifax, and even worse news for the rest of the province. He'll tell us why. Friends of Sable Island's Bill Barton will tell us about a conference taking place tomorrow that will explore the science and history of Sable Island. And Shelter Nova Scotia's Linda Wilson is looking for support through Aviva for a new kitchen. Today at 02:46 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, October 19, 2017 Astrophysicist Dr. Sara Seager has been searching for alien life and habitable worlds in outer space. She will be at Saint Mary’s University tomorrow to give a talk on her search. President NSNU Janet Hazelton will tell us the health ministers meeting in Edmonton, it will feature results of a landmark survey of nurses’ perspectives on home care. Executive director of Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada - Atlantic division Joe DiPenta will tell us about the Light the Night fundraising walk that will take place this weekend at the Garrison grounds.  Author of the book F-Bomb Lauren McKeon will join us for a discussion on events affecting women in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, including the social media phenomenon of #metoo. Today at 01:44 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, October 19, 2017 Executive director Cindy Carruthers and president Dave Kent of People First Nova Scotia have some concerns about the intellectual capacity law proposed by the liberal government, they’ll tell us what those are to start today's show. Director of SIRT Ron MacDonald says no further investigation needed in the Miller Case. Despite additional “new” evidence, the case of a young man who died in Cape Breton in 1990 is still closed. Today at 12:55 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Christianne Robichaud is a brain cancer survivor, she says Gord Downies public fight has given her courage to fight her own battle, she'll tell us more about her experience to start the final hour. And Healthy Forrest Coalition's Mike Lancaster will tell us about a march that will be held by the organization tomorrow in protest of clear cutting. Oct 18, 2017, 03:16 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Former politician Andrew Younger and local journalist Tim Bousquet join us in studio for another hour of municipal matters discussing the issues effecting us here today. Oct 18, 2017, 03:12 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Associate professor of Economics at McGill University Chris Ragan will offer up some advice on how the Atlantic provinces should implement and enforce carbon pricing. Author of the book F-Bomb Lauren McKeon will join us for a discussion on events affecting women in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, including the social media phenomenon of #metoo. Plastic Surgeon Dr. Steven Morris will tell us about Bra Day, a reconstruction awareness day put on by the Canadian Cancer Society taking place today. And a retired teacher and autism specialist with HRSB Jan Kennedy invested over $60,000 of her own retirement fund to start a non-profit organization designed to promote meaningful community inclusion of children, youth and adults with Autism/ASD, she'll join us in studio to tell us why. Oct 18, 2017, 02:00 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Lead singer of The Tragically Hip Gord Downie passed away last night at 53 after long battle with an incurable brain tumor. We'll start the show with a conversation with music commentator Eric Alper and The Chronicle Herald's entertainment reporter Stephen Cooke about the legendary Canadian musician. And director of Bicycle Nova Scotia Ben Buckwold is celebrating the addition of more than 400km of bike trails across the province this year, he'll finish off the first hour with a conversation about quadrupling the blue route. Oct 18, 2017, 12:52 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Anti-poverty advocate Wayne MacNaughton will start the final hour with a conversation about the NDP intention to table a bill aimed at calming Halifax housing problems, the bill could see rental prices rise up to ten per cent. And the Atlantic Jewish Film Festival kicks off this week, Phil Belitsky is here to tell us more about that.   Oct 17, 2017, 03:08 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Construction is underway on the new Hospice centre, CEO of Hospice Halifax Wendy Fraser will give us an update on the project and tell us a bit about what to expect from the new facility. The Regional Firefighters Interpretation Centre in Fall River is on the verge of closing due to lack of funding, museum director David Dodsworth will talk about the future of the museum. CEO of AeroVision Canada Inc. Trevor Bergmann says the incident where a drone collided with a plane in Quebec was wrongly reported and required an investigation that never happened. He says the response could have negative implications on the legalities surrounding drone usage in the future. And one Nova Scotia company is looking to immigration as a solution to the problem of the provinces aging workforce, from Riverside Lobster corporate services Frank Anderson will join us to explain. Oct 17, 2017, 01:40 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 We are joined in studio over the noon hour by outspoken communications person Ally Barber and film maker Paul Kimball for Tuesday's Power Lunch talking candidly about the news of today. Oct 17, 2017, 01:13 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, October 16, 2017 We kick off the 2:00 hour with a conversation with a Haligonian who has earned a spot on The Great Canadian Baking Show. Julian D'Entremont will tell us how he got his start as a baker and give us a bit of a inside look at the Canadian spin off of the popular British TV show. Canada Research Chair in Astronomy Dr. Marcin Sawicki at Saint Mary’s University is apart of a Canadian collaboration exploring how galaxies form and evolve, he'll tell us more about this new project. Director of partnership development at Dartmouth North Community Food Centre Anne-Marie McElrone will tell us about an upcoming event titled Restaurants for Change in support of community food centres. Parliamentary reporter for rabble.ca Karl Nerenberg says Finance Minister Bill Morneau may be responsible for Trudeau's recent slump, he'll give us his reasons why which he's laid out in a recently published article.   Oct 16, 2017, 03:05 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, October 16, 2017 Economist and author Richard Saillant will tell us about a panel discussion that will centre around changing healthcare after the baby boomer generation. The conversation will take place Tuesday at Dalhousie University. President of the Nova Scotia School Boards Association Hank Middleton will give us his take on the Liberal government's hiring of a consultant to review how education is administered in the province. As small business week kicks off, Director of Labour Market Development Robin Webb will tell us about today's business expo that will offer information on hiring talent through new immigration programs.  And the executive director for Fair Vote Canada Kelly Carmichael says the organization has filed a joint ethics complaint against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau regarding his broken promise to bring electoral reform to Canadians. She'll tell us more to finish off the hour. Oct 16, 2017, 01:47 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, October 16, 2017 Inspector Dean Simmonds with the Halifax Regional Police will start today's show with a discussion on what can be done to curb off-campus drinking after Dalhousie Universities homecoming led to the arrest of 22 students. Illegal prescription drug activist Amy Graves brother died of opioid overdose six years ago, she has been fighting to keep the drug off the streets. We'll have a discussion with her about the Tantallon doctor who was acquitted on the charge of over-prescribing. Oct 16, 2017, 01:04 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, September 13, 2017 It's beer and golf in the last half hour of the show. We get the Maritime Beer Report from Todd the Beer Dude ahead of the weekend. Then we chat with Todd and Jeff Bishop for this week's edition of Tee to Green. Oct 13, 2017, 03:06 PM