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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 - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, February 23, 2018 At the top of the hour, we speak with Fred Vettese, author of Retirement Income For Life, about his book which he says empowers seniors. We're joined by Concordia University economist specializing in the sports industry about challenges for the proposed Halifax CFL stadium. Former Masterchef Canada contestant Andrew Al-Khouri joins us in studio to talk about his mental health challenges. And we're joined by Todd the Beer Dude for our weekly Maritime Beer Report. Feb 23, 2018, 12:07 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, February 23, 2018 At the top of the hour, we speak with Dr. Kevin Chapman of Doctors Nova Scotia about how the easing of immigration paperwork could help with doctor recruitment in the province. Researchers from Dalhousie University have launched a system to help track fishing from space for the first time ever. We find out more from Transatlantic Ocean System Science and Technology program Ph. D student Kristina Boerder. We speak with Don Mills of Corporate Research Associates about whether or not Canadians are happy with their jobs. And activist El Jones says Black women are being left out of the conversation when it comes to the #MeToo movement. We speak with her to finish off the hour. Feb 23, 2018, 12:02 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, February 23, 2018 A rally is being held on Tuesday to bring together Nova Scotians who feel like they aren't being heard by the provincial government. We speak with one of the organizers Stacey Rudderham to find out more. And Aaron Wudrick, federal director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation joins us to talk about how NAFTA can help end corporate welfare. Feb 23, 2018, 11:54 AM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, February 22, 2018 At the top of the hour, we speak with transit columnist Erica Butler about a new report suggesting buses in Halifax break down more often than usual. And Ben Wedge, executive director of It's More Than Buses tells us about the upcoming Committee on Transportation meeting about the Gottigen Street bus lane and a request for WiFi on buses. Feb 22, 2018, 03:37 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, February 22, 2018 We open the phone lines this hour to hear what's on your mind. Feb 22, 2018, 03:21 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, February 22, 2018 Avalon Sexual Assault centre, and other crisis centres in the province could lose funding next month when their Community Support Network Grants expire. We speak with Jackie Stevens, executive director of Avalon to find out more. With Hedley slated to perform in Halifax tomorrow in spite of their sexual misconduct allegations, we speak with Dalhousie music professor Jacqueline Warwick about the rock'n'roll lifestyle and the #MeToo movement. We chat with Halifax Regional School Board member Jennifer Raven about the dissolution of Nova Scotia school boards. And with the statue of the city's controversial founder Cornwallis being removed, concerns have been voiced over whether or not history is being erased. Derek Simon, a lawyer working in the area of Aboriginal and treaty rights, says it's actually Mi'kmaq history that's more in danger. Feb 22, 2018, 02:34 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, February 22, 2018 Our first guest of the day is Kevin Russell with the Investment Property Owners Association of Nova Scotia. He's urging the Nova Scotia government to allow restrictions of smoking and growing cannabis in leased properties. And Brad Farquhar is getting set to compete in this year's Iditarod Sled Dog race. We speak with him to finish off the hour. Feb 22, 2018, 02:31 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, February 21, 2018 A new report from Trend Micro shows a rise in cybercriminal activity in 2017. We speak with cybersecurity expert Peter Morin about cyber crime and what people can do to protect themselves. And Canadian actor Jonathan Torrens is providing free equipment to give female filmmakers a boost. We find out more from Kimberlee McTaggart, board chair of Women In Film and Television-Atlantic. Feb 22, 2018, 11:44 AM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Tim Bousquet with the Halifax Examiner and Metro Halifax reporter Yvette D'Entremont join us in the studio for this week's episode of Municipal Matters. Feb 21, 2018, 03:34 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, February 21, 2018 A recent poll suggests that 85% of people hate their jobs. We speak with professional speaker and author Corey Poirier about his new book to address this. We hear from Metro Halifax reporter Zane Woodford about his new article about a report saying that Halifax buses tend to break down more than average. He says he's gotten some flack from Halifax Transit. Former educator Molly Hurd weighs in on the Glaze Report and the state of education in Nova Scotia. And Dr. Sara Kirk, Dalhousie's director of the Healthy Populations Institute tells us about Froogie - an East Coast solution for keeping you and your family healthy. Feb 21, 2018, 02:07 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, February 21, 2018 At the start of the hour we chat with interim Progressive Conservative party leader Karla MacFarlane about what the opposition thinks about the Glaze Report and yesterday's strike vote from the Nova Scotia Teachers Union. And Howard Maker with the Commission for Complaints for Telecom-Television Services tells us about lessons learned from a Public Mobile phone plan increase. Feb 21, 2018, 01:55 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 East Coast Credit Union president and CEO Ken Shea joins us to talk about crashing stock markets and what to do about them for this week's edition of Money Matters. Feb 21, 2018, 11:46 AM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 At the top of the hour, we chat with Philip Moscovitch about the Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program. He tells us about his son's experience with his diagnosis and treatment. Finn Poschmann, president of the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council weighs in on whether or not Nova Scotia teachers are doing the right thing by holding a strike vote today. Student entrepreneurs are gathering at Saint Mary's University this week for a business development conference. We find out more from organizer Kaitlyn Tousenard and former participant Matt Wowchuk to find out more. And we speak with editorial cartoonist Michael De Adder about his upcoming trip to New Brunswick following the death of Rebecca Schofield. The teen died over the weekend and is being remembered for her do-gooder movement #BeccaToldMeTo. Feb 20, 2018, 03:13 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 The Nova Scotia Teachers Union is preparing to hold a strike vote today. We speak with union head Liette Doucet about their next move. We chat with Luc Erjavec of Restaurants Canada about server tips and taxes. Nova Scotia Power recently set up a Tesla power grid pilot to create a more reliable wind power system in the province. We find out more from Mark Candor, one of the homeowners testing this system. LakeCity employment services are launching a new program to help people with mental illness find work. Executive director Liam O'Rourke joins us in studio to tell us about LakeCity Works. Marieke Walsh with Global Halifax tells us about a new opportunity waiting for her in Ontario. And Adrian Morris, member of Halifax-based band Neon Dreams, tells us about their decision last week to pull out of a tour with Hedley amidst the band's sexual misconduct allegations.   Feb 20, 2018, 02:49 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 At the start of the show, News 95.7 anchor Alicia Draus and Twitter commentator Daniel Simms join us in the studio to talk about the top news stories this week for Power Lunch. Feb 20, 2018, 02:48 PM