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The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30-1:30 We start the show with executive director of the Halifax Cycling Coalition, Kelsey Lane, to talk about bike lanes. Laurel Schut and Lindsay Clowes, co-foudners of FOUND Forgotten Food, tell us about their new initiative. Transit columnist Erica Butler talks to us about why we need to make this the year of planning for bikes. Halifax artist William Robinson chats with us about how he was one of the five Canadians short-listed for the Sobey Art Award. Jun 02, 2016, 01:26 PM
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The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, September 19, 2017 We spend the last half hour of the show discussing proposed federal tax changes from Bill Morneau. BC entrepreneur Steve Rio has written to the prime minister about his concerns. And Nova Scotia Observer blogger Richard Starr says tax changes are needed - but the federal Liberals are "bungling" this one. Today at 03:44 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, September 19, 2017 The human rights commission has appointed Dr. Scot Wortley, doctorate in sociology and criminology professor at the University of Toronto, to examine streetcheck data in Halifax which suggests black people are more likely to be stopped by police than white people. He tells us more about what he'll be doing. We talk to Mark Henick, a mental health advocate who is speaking up about covering suicide in the news after a Nova Scotia paper published a picture of a man trying to jump off of a bridge. Kevin Johnson, founder of the Canadian Intervention and Assistance Dogs Society, and Linda Tounsand from Muddy Paws Adventures tells us about an upcoming fundraiser to raise money to purchase service dogs for injured first responders. And Yvonne Fenwick from the Halifax Association for Community Living tells us how the organization is affected by a local daycare. Today at 03:28 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, September 18, 2017 At the top of the hour, driving instructor Wade Hitchcock joins us in the studio for a half hour to give us driving tips for the new school year. Avalon Sexual Assault director Jackie Stevens tells us about an upcoming panel discussion that will focus on sexualized violence and the legal system. And film producer Penny Eizenga tells us about her movie Martin's Hagge, which was written by Canadian actor Gordon Pinsent and will be screened at the FIN: Atlantic International Film Festival tonight. Today at 02:06 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, September 19, 2017 We open our show today with our weekly Power Lunch. Activist El Jones and urban planner Tristan Cleveland join us in the studio to talk about what's making news this week. Today at 01:34 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, September 18, 2017 East Coast Credit Union CEO Ken Shea joins us in studio for this week's edition of Money Matters. Sep 19, 2017, 11:56 AM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, September 18, 2017 At the start of summer, Sheree Fitch opened up a community bookstore in response to a school closure in River John. We chat with her at the top of the hour to look back on the fist season of Mabel Murple's Book Shoppe and Dreamery. NDP community services spokesperson Susan Leblanc weighs in on a new survey that suggests doctors in Nova Scotia are feeling burnt out. SMU has implemented a new position at the school. We speak with Raymond Sewell, new Aboriginal student advisor about what his role entails. And Health Canada is planning on banning trans fats by next year - nutritionist Edwena Kennedy tells us what she thinks. Sep 19, 2017, 11:54 AM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, September 18, 2017 At the top of the hour, we speak with Spyder Works CEO Ken Tencer. He's speaking to members of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce today about Cause A Disturbance, a book he wrote to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship. The city is taking recommendations to redesign the outdated Mumford Terminal by the Halifax Shopping Centre. Houssam Elokda, spokesperson for It's More Than Buses tell us where the issues lie. Cory Bowles' new feature film Black Cop premieres tonight at the FIN: Atlantic International Film Festival, and the director joins us in the studio to tell us more. And concerned animal lover Joan Sinden wants to get shock collars banned. She tells us about a coalition that supports trainers and organizations that only use reward-based practices. Sep 18, 2017, 03:07 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, September 18, 2017 A man has been wounded in Tatamagouche after exchanging gunfire with police. At the start of the show we speak with Sgt. Alain LeBlanc from the RCMP to hear the latest. ECFM Glasgow reporter Terri Mingo was on the scene as well and she tells us what she's heard from businesses and schools in the area. And Halifax-Needham MLA Lisa Roberts says a special needs childcare centre in her area is losing space because of the province's pre-primary education program. We speak with her to find out more. Sep 18, 2017, 02:59 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, September 15, 2017 Happy Friday! In the last half hour, we get the Maritime Beer Report from Todd the Beer Dude, followed by your weekly dose of golf tips from the Bishop Brothers during Tee To Green. Sep 15, 2017, 05:59 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, September 15, 2017 At the top of the hour, we chat with Liberal MP Darrell Samson to get his take on proposed tax changes and the pushback his party is facing. Beverley Ware from NSLC and Wade Keller with Labatt Brewing join us in studio to tell us about a new program to promote responsible drinking. We hear more from them about Partners for Safer Communities. SIRT director Ron MacDonald is bowing out of his position with Nova Scotia's police watchdog group. He tells us what his plans are moving into the future. The sister of a yoga instructor who was murdered last year tells us about events happening this weekend in her honour. Kim Johnston tells us more about the Kristin Johnston legacy fund. And the Great Water Challenge is a national program to raise awareness for the importance of Canadian bodies of water. The contest is in its final stages, and we find out more from Youth Advisor Volunteer Lena Beckley. Sep 15, 2017, 05:59 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, September 15, 2017 McInnes Cooper privacy lawyer David Fraser joins us in the studio for a full hour to talk privacy, technology, and more. Sep 15, 2017, 02:32 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, September 15, 2017 A new World Wildlife Fund report reveals that half of monitored species in Canada are declining despite conservation efforts. At the start of our show, we find out more from Megan Leslie of the WWF. And the East Preston United Baptist Church is celebrating its 175th year this week. We hear about some of its history and highlights from Minister Debbie Simmonds. Sep 15, 2017, 01:28 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, September 14, 2017 The province is asking trail camera owners for help in tracking bear and deer populations in Nova Scotia. At the top of the hour, we speak with large mammal biologist Emma Vost to find out more. We speak with Liam Hennessey, a photographer with Applehead Studios. He's speaking out after a picture a Florida photographer took during Hurricane Irma went viral and was used in multiple news outlets - but the photographer didn't make a cent. Rabble.ca parliamentary correspondent Karl Nerenberg joins us to go over a new health plan pitched by failed Democratic nominee Bernie Sanders. And it's been a good year for tourism for Nova Scotia - we speak with Tourism Nova Scotia CEO Michele Saran about how our numbers fared this summer. Sep 14, 2017, 03:20 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, September 14, 2017 At the top of the hour, we speak with Jamie Baillie, leader of the Nova Scotia PC party. He says he wants to defend Nova Scotians against proposed business tax changes from Ottawa. The Discovery Centre is hosting a discussion about refugees this evening, and we speak with social worker Kyla Storry to hear about her work with a camp for displaced people in Iraq. She tells us what will be talked about at the presentation tonight. Politician Peter Stoffer was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer, and survivor Dan Hennessey has some words of encouragement to offer him. We speak with him about his journey to recovery. And earlier this month, the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board got some attention for putting up "Mystery Doors" to raise awareness for bullying. We speak with director of programs and student services Stephanie Isenor-Ryan about how their Stand Up, Speak Out campaign is coming along. Sep 14, 2017, 03:02 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, September 14, 2017 At the start of the show, we're joined in the studio by director Allan Hawco and opera star Measha Brueggergosman. The pair will be co-hosting the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival opening night gala tonight. And Nova Scotia's biggest potluck kicks off next week to benefit Feed Nova Scotia. We find out more from Karen Theriault, director of development and communications. Sep 14, 2017, 02:05 PM