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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
LATEST EPISODES
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, January 18, 2018 At the top of the hour, we hear from the Nook co-owners Nicole Myles Brook and Brian Brook, who tell us about their new token program to help those less fortunate. And Garrison Brewing president Brian Titus says Nova Scotians are paying their share and more of federal beer taxes. He joins us to finish off the show. Today at 03:47 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, January 18, 2018 We open our phone lines this hour to hear what's on your mind. Today at 03:47 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, January 18, 2018 At the top of the hour, we speak with city councillor Waye Mason about affordable housing in Halifax. This comes after a council proposal to offer affordable housing as part of the Willow Tree Project. Atlantic Truckers Association executive director Jean-Marc Picard tells what will happen if Cobequid Pass tolls are continued for out of province transport trucks. Alex Whalen, operations manager with the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies discusses their analysis into Atlantic Canadian Liquor monopolies. And dozens of veterans have been shortchanged because of a rounding error from Veterans Affairs. We speak with Veterans Affairs shadow minister Phil McColeman to find out what they're doing to make this right. Today at 03:46 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, January 18, 2018 At the start of the show, we speak with Jordi Morgan, chair of Halifax's joint project advisory panel and Atlantic vice president of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business. He tells us what these organizations are doing to reduce red tape in the community. And we speak with Andy LeBlanc with Elections Nova Scotia about their new report on conduct for the last provincial election, and his recommendations for legislative change. Today at 01:42 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, January 17, 2018  Atlantic Vice President for Restaurants Canada Luc Erjavec answers the question of how restaurants can to save money as the cost of labour rises. And the Retail Council of Canada's Atlantic director Jim Cormier discusses the implications of a banning plastic grocery bags.  Today at 09:43 AM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, January 17, 2018  Our Municipal Matters panel Tim Bousquet and Jacob Boon join us in studio to discuss the latest news out of Halifax. Jan 17, 2018, 02:44 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, January 17, 2018 In the wake of the Hawaiian nuclear missile false alert, the executive director of the provinces Emergency Management Office Paul Mason will tell us what measures Nova Scotia has in place to alert the public when facing a threat. PC MLA Tim Houston discusses potentially removing tolls at the Cobequid pass. President of the Association of Nova Scotia Midwives Kelly Chisholm says midwives across the province are overworked and unable to meet demand, the south shore will be losing their only midwife as a result and we'll hear more about the implications of this. And the Ecology Action Centre's Mark Butler is in support of banning plastic bags throughout the municipality, we'll her his arguments to close the hour.  Jan 17, 2018, 01:23 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, January 17, 2018 We'll hear from activist Jessica Durling who has launched a petition against Acadia professor Rick Mehta who defended Senator Lynn Beyak’s controversial comments on residential schools. And the president of the Nova Scotia Craft Brewing Association Emily Tipton and owner of Boxing Rock Brewing Company created a beer to celebrate Canada 150 this past summer, they dedicate it to their favorite place in Nova Scotia, Kejimkujik National Park and called it Dark as Keji. She says the beer has been a great success and has supported programs at the park, she'll tell us more to finish the first hour.  Jan 17, 2018, 12:49 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, January 16, 2018 The Dartmouth Learning Network is cautioning against changes planned for the province's GED program. We find out more from Alison O'Handley. And to finish off the show we speak with Dr. Elizabeth Cummings about a long-awaited study which answers questions surrounding cow's milk and the development of type 1 diabetes. Jan 16, 2018, 03:34 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, January 16, 2018 At the top of the hour, we speak with Joan Baxter, author of The Mill: Fifty Years of Pulp and Protest. She responds to recent coverage about the controversial mill in the Chronicle Herald. Doctors Nova Scotia recently announced they'll be taking the province to court over contract breaches - but the procedure just hit a snag. We find out more from Doctors Nova Scotia CEO Nancy MacCready-Williams. Sean Doucet,Taste of Nova Scotia board member and Tom Smith with the Aquaculture Association of Nova Scotia tells us about their upcoming event Sip'N'Shuck, a celebration of Nova Scotia seafood and spirits. And Haligonians have the opportunity to meet a sloth in the next few days. We speak with Shawn Adderly with Little Ray's Reptile Zoo to find out more. Jan 16, 2018, 03:29 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Mental health advocate Laurel Walker joins us to discuss the upcoming resignation of Dr. Linda Courey, director of Nova Scotia's mental health and addictions services. She says this could be an opportunity for change. We speak with Halifax Regional Police superintendent Jim Perrin to get an update on their drug exhibit audit. And we chat about foraging in Nova Scotia with outdoorsman Fred Dardenne. Jan 16, 2018, 02:32 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Transit columnist Erica Butler and elderly care advocate Gary MacLeod join us in the studio to talk about the top news stories this week for Power Lunch. Jan 16, 2018, 02:31 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, January 15, 2018 East Coast Credit Union CEO and president Ken Shea joins us in the studio for this week's episode of Money Matters. We spend the half hour talking about RRSPs. Jan 15, 2018, 03:38 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, January 15, 2018 At the top of the hour, we're joined in studio by Chebucto Connections board director Margo Kerr and actress, comedian and writer Cathy Jones. The two are collaborating on an upcoming fundraiser for Chebucto Connections. Leah Robertson, lead STEAM facilitator at the Discovery Centre, tells us about a new exhibit about animal instincts. Dalhousie sustainability and community design student Brianna Maxwell spent 2017 trying to fit all of her garbage from the year in a jar. She tells us about how her project in waste reduction worked out. And NSCC business professor Barb Powers joins us to talk about Sears, Amazon, and the future of retail. Jan 15, 2018, 03:34 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, January 15, 2018 Today is Blue Monday - a day that some believe to be the most depressing day of the year. We speak with mental health expert Dr. Stan Kutcher, who says that's not true. We speak with former SMU industrial relations professor Judy Haven about your rights at work. She says in some restaurants, servers aren't entitled to their own tips. And former Energy Minister Andrew Younger joins us in the studio to talk about fracking. Jan 15, 2018, 02:48 PM