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The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 pm Starting our Monday show with Liane Tessier, a former Halifax firefighter who won an 'uphill battle' to have discrimination case heard. We also talk about the effects on her mental health. President of the Halifax Association of Black Firefighters, Kevin Reide, discusses the change in culture and leadership in the fire service. Chris Fields, professor emeritus of Statistics at Dalhousie University, joins us to talk about the census. Leah Parsons tells us about a kids and dogs camp happening in August.   May 06, 2016, 03:16 PM
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Small Businesses The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, August 21, 2017 This week on Money Matters, we discuss tips on financing and running a small business with East Coast Credit Union CEO and president Ken Shea. Today at 04:01 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, August 21, 2017 This week on Money Matters, we discuss tips on financing and running a small business with East Coast Credit Union CEO and president Ken Shea. Today at 04:00 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, August 21, 2017 It's the first day of Halifax Transit's Moving Forward Together plan. We speak with Houssam Elokda, spokesperson for It's More Than Buses, to get his thoughts on changes to the city's bus routes. Fine art expert Rob Cowley will be in town tomorrow to look for undiscovered art that might be forgotten or overlooked. We speak with him to find out more about his national treasure hunt. Wayne Carter, executive director of the FIN Atlantic Film Festival, tells us about what's going on this year. The event kicks off next month. And we speak with Barbara Stead-Coyle, CEO of Muscular Dystrophy Canada about the death of Jerry Lewis. The renowned actor and advocate passed away yesterday morning. Today at 04:00 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, August 21, 2017 After some recent data came out, concerns are being raised about solitary confinement in Nova Scotia prisons. At the start of our show we speak with sociologist Ardath Whynacht about if the practice is being abused by corrections. And labour lawyer Derek Brett joins us in the studio to discuss Donald Trump's 'revolving door' for White House staff. We get his thoughts on whether or not the POTUS will last the term. Today at 03:56 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, August 21, 2017 Kevin Lacey, Atlantic director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, joins us in the studio for the hour to talk about what our tax money is being spent on in the province. We discuss pensions, gas regulations, and upgrades to the MacDonald Bridge bike ramp - among other things. Today at 03:15 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, August 18, 2017 Happy Friday! We're talking beer and golf in the last half hour. Todd the Beer Dude joins us to give us all the latest in the beer world, and we talk about golf during Tee to Green with Todd and Jeff Bishop. Aug 18, 2017, 03:34 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, August 18, 2017 City council has approved a $7.2 million upgrade to the MacDonald Bridge bike ramp. We speak with Kelsey Lane of the Halifax Cycling Coalition to get her thoughts on the controversial decision. Defence analyst Ken Hansen weighs in on a new $5.2 billion contract awarded to a Canadian subsidiary of French defence giant Thales. The money will be used to fund Arctic offshore patrol ships and support vessels - but Hansen says they don't need it. We speak with world-renowned NASCAR racer Alex Tagliani about his career and health journey. He's in town for a race this weekend. And Arturo Gallo, content manager at Monster.ca, tells us about a new survey which shows that Maritimers feel like they're overworked. It reveals that one in five have left a job due to stress. Aug 18, 2017, 03:26 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, August 18, 2017 The Discovery Centre is celebrating the 2017 solar eclipse next week. We speak with Paul Heath of Astronomy Nova Scotia to find out more about the event. Dr. Linda Courey, senior director of the Nova Scotia Health Authority, tells us her thoughts on 60 Days, 60 Stories. The campaign is calling on the Nova Scotia Health Authority to bring about real change when it comes to Nova Scotia's mental healthcare system. And a new Hope Blooms program will deliver healthy food to Halifax seniors. We find out more from founder Jessie Jollymore. Aug 18, 2017, 03:23 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, August 18, 2017 In a month, students around the province will be heading back to school - but some people are still concerned about implications from the government's new pre-primary program. We chat with Lisa Davies of the Dartmouth Childhood Development Centre to see where she stance. And Gary Grant, national spokesperson for the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco, is in town to speak about illegal cigarettes. We speak with him to find out more. Aug 18, 2017, 03:22 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, August 17, 2017 Yet another North Atlantic right whale has been found dead. We hear from biology professor Boris Worm about what this means for the species. And John Moore, voice of the Halifax Mooseheads is stepping down after 20 years of service. We speak with him about his life and career. Aug 17, 2017, 03:41 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, August 17, 2017 At the top of the hour, we speak with consumer advocate and Automall Network Car Buying CEO Viraf Baliwalla. He tells us how to avoid pitfalls when buying a car. Transit columnist Erica Butler discusses how rideshare can be a viable alternative to buses when it comes to rural transit. We continue the conversation about filling the gaps in rural transit with Chris Pelham, president of Bayrides Community Transport service. And Tim Fedak from the Fundy Geological Museum tells us about their upcoming Nova Scotia Gem and Mineral Show in Parrsboro. Aug 17, 2017, 03:41 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, August 17, 2017 Psychologist, author and founder of Leader Development Todd Leader joins us in the studio for the first half hour to discuss mental health. He tells us about his role in 60 Stories, 60 Days, a new campaign aiming to shed light on a lack of mental health resources in the province. Right-wing media website Rebel Media is losing staff fast. We speak with rabble.ca writer John Miller about why the site may be trying to distance themselves from extremists. And we finish off the hour with Susan Letson, who tells us about this year's annual Lighthouse Awareness Art and Craft Show to raise money for the Medway Head Lighthouse. Aug 17, 2017, 02:42 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, August 17, 2017 At the start of our show, we speak with Marco Navarro-Genie, president of the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies. He says gas regulations have cost Atlantic Canadians over $200 million since they began. And Pictou East MLA Tim Houston weighs in on gas regulation as well. He says the bigger issue is tax on tax. Aug 17, 2017, 02:42 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, August 16, 2017 What kind of jokes are Atlantic Canadians Googling? We speak with Google Trends expert Alexandra Klein about results from their newest study. And Paul D'Eon from the Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service gives us some words of warning about rip currents and waves caused by Hurricane Gert. Aug 16, 2017, 03:52 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Tim Bousquet from the Halifax Examiner and freelance journalist Lezlie Lowe join us in the studio for this week's edition of Municipal Matters. Aug 16, 2017, 03:51 PM