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The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30-1:30 We talk to Emily Robertson, who is being touted as an Atlantic Assisted Reproductive Therapies success story. Matthew Halliday, board member of the Action Group for Better Architecture in Nova Scotia, talks to us about the historic downtown Halifax hotel that is going to be demolished and replaced by a mixed-use development. Saint Mary's University Criminology professor, Stephen Schneider, joins us to talk about crime statistics and gun violence. We end the hour with Wendy Elliot, columnist with Kings County News, to get her thoughts on low crime rates. May 20, 2016, 02:03 PM
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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. Today at 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. Today at 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. Today at 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. Today at 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
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, August 16, 2017 At the top of the hour, we speak with mental health advocate Laurel Walker about her new campaign to raise awareness for the state of mental healthcare in the province. 60 Days, 60 Stories tells the personal stories of people struggling with Nova Scotia's current system. After that, we chat with health minister Randy Delorey about improving mental healthcare in the province. And city council may have come up with a solution that will cement the future of the Bloomfield site in North End Halifax. We get the details from Susanna Fuller of Imagine Bloomfield. Aug 16, 2017, 03:50 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Peggy Cameron, co-director of Clean Affordable Energy Now, has written a letter to Premier Stephen McNeil asking him to step it up when it comes to launching environmentally friendly policies. She says the targets set by the Harper government aren't enough. And we discuss the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Atlantic Provinces Economic Council senior policy analyst Fred Bergman. Aug 16, 2017, 03:30 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, August 15, 2017 A dog recently had to be put down following an injury at a local dog park. We speak with Tristan Flynn from Jollytails about keeping your dogs safe in off-leash dog parks. And the Sobey family is protecting some land on the St. Mary's River. We find out more from Bonnie Sutherland, executive director of the Nova Scotia Nature Trust. Aug 15, 2017, 05:29 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, August 15, 2017 At the top of the hour, we speak with Terrellyn Fearn, director of health with the National Inquiry Into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. The inquiry is in town this week to speak with families and survivors in Nova Scotia. Lisa McLaughlin, vice president of conservation at the Nature Conservancy of Canada tells us about their new national marine conservation area - in the Arctic. Moncton-based Elvis tribute artist Thane Dunn is playing seven shows across the Maritimes to mark the 40-year anniversary of the rock'n'roll singer's death. He joins us in the studio to tell us more. Aug 15, 2017, 05:29 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Former Nova Scotia premier Darrell Dexter is accepting a new role at Dalhousie University. He'll be assuming the role of an adjunct professor and teaching Masters of Public Administration students. He joins us at the top of the hour to tell us more. After photos of visitors in the water at Peggy's Cove went viral, we speak with Peter Richardson of Peggy's Cove Boat Tours to discuss public safety in the area. Veteran and service dog user Medric Cousineau joins us to tell us how to spot "fake" service dogs. And a rally is being held at the Cornwallis statue in solidarity with the protestors in Charlottesville. We find out more from Brad Vaughan, member of local anarchist group Autonomy East. Aug 15, 2017, 02:49 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, August 15, 2017 It's been nine months since Oceanstone Seaside Resort owner Tim Moore threatened to leave the province over excessive red tape - but it seems that he's reached a deal with HRM. He joins us at the start of the show to tell us more. And we chat with Peter Halpin from the Association of Atlantic Universities about the number of international students enrolled in Nova Scotia universities. Aug 15, 2017, 02:15 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, August 14, 2017 This week on Money Matters, we discuss home renovations with East Coast Credit Union CEO Ken Shea. Aug 14, 2017, 03:38 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, May 15, 2017 At the top of the hour, we speak with Brendan Elliott about dog parks and safety. Michael Hennigar from EduNova tells us about Stay In Nova Scotia. It's a program that aims to keep international students in the province after graduation. Mark Hooftman, general manager of Atlantic funeral homes, discusses what funeral homes in the area are doing to prepare for a pandemic. And tomorrow council will once more discuss the future of the Bloomfield site in the North End of Halifax. We talk to Susan Fuller from Imagine Bloomfield about their work to restore the area. Aug 14, 2017, 03:38 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, August 14, 2017 At the top of the hour, we speak with psychologist Lucia O'Sullivan about surprising results from a survey about the sex lives of young people. It suggests that many young people are having issues with their sex lives. A teenage girl was making headlines over the past few months with her work to clean up LaHave river - and now she has a new project. We speak with Stella Bowle's mother Andrea Conrad about her daughter's plans to clean up the Lunenburg harbour. We chat with political commentator and newly minter town councillor Matt Risser about politics, public meetings and public engagement. And the Halifax Amateur Radio Club has a new display as part of the Titanic Exhibit at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. We speak with volunteer Scott Wood to find out more. Aug 14, 2017, 02:48 PM