The Rick Howe Show
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Founder and president of The Action Group for Better Architecture in Nova Scotia (AGBANS) Peter Ziobrowski talks with us at the top of the hour. He tells us how the Port of Halifax is looking at relocating a container terminal across the harbour to Dartmouth in attempt to reduce downtown traffic. The Green Party of Nova Scotia has a new leader. Thomas Trappenberg tells us about being voted in at a convention on Saturday. Ryan Lutes is a Halifax West High School teacher and president of the local USTU chapter. He joins us in studio to discuss the teachers’ dispute. Nov 08, 2016, 11:17 AM
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The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, March 23, 2017 Amy Graves, who founded the group Get Prescription Drugs off the Street, offers some advice on the province’s plan to tackle opioid abuse. UNICEF is asking for Canada’s assistance in response to the famine crisis in South Sudan. David Morley, UNICEF Canada's President and CEO, tells us more. Today at 12:55 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, March 23, 2017 We open up the phone lines between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. to hear what you’ve got to say in today’s Open Hour. Today at 12:07 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, March 23, 2017 We talk with Danny Graham, the leader of Engage Nova Scotia about the provincial government potentially cutting funding ties. Half of crime writer Patricia Cornwell’s career has been devoted to discovering the true identity of Jack the Ripper. She has recently said the case is closed. We talk with historian Peter Twohig about the matter. Today at 11:24 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, March 23, 201 Our first discussion this morning is about Canada’s 2017 federal budget with Kevin Lacey of the Canadian Taxpayers Association. He calls it a nickel and dime budget, where taxpayers pay more and get less. The Halifax Regional Municipality will be replacing the 1,758 parking meters in Halifax and Dartmouth with new ones at some point this summer. We learn more from Halifax's parking strategy co-ordinator Dave McCusker. Conservative critic for Atlantic Canada Rob Moore talks with us about the federal budget released yesterday. Donny McKenzie tells us about his century old bagpipes that played at Vimy Ridge. He approached Veterans Affairs Canada to see if they were interested in playing them at the anniversary. The offer was turned down. John Boileau of the Halifax Military Preservation Society talks with us about the possibility of Cornwallis-named landmarks changing titles. Today at 11:19 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Nova Scotia’s health minister announced the province will be investing $4.4 million by 2019-20 to add 51 new mental health clinicians and community outreach workers. It will also develop consistent mental health and addictions curriculum for schools. We talk with Dr. Stan Kutcher, a renowned expert in adolescent mental health about the investment. Boston Bruins star Brad Marchand of Hammonds Plains, is having a career year. He is doing so well this season his name is being mentioned among the likes of Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin for the Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player. We talk with Marchand’s mother over the noon hour. Mar 22, 2017, 12:38 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Physician Dr. John Gillis answers callers’ questions about health between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. Mar 22, 2017, 12:15 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Wednesday, March 22, 2017 This hour anything goes! It’s our Midweek Meltdown. Mar 22, 2017, 11:28 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Wednesday, March 22, 2017 The city has issued a tender for a study examining the potential impacts of rapid transit - which is being billed as a faster, convenient mode of transportation. Jeff Blair with It’s More Than Buses joins us to discuss its potential impact on HRM. George Murphy with Consumers for Fair Gas Prices gives his insight on how much we’ll be paying at the pumps Friday. Finishing off this hour, we chat with morning co-host 92.9 Jack FM Halifax, Caroline Parker and News 95.7 traffic reporter Ferne Wynnyk. They give us female perspectives on current affairs and news as part of our weekly panel the Double X Files.  Mar 22, 2017, 10:32 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, March 20, 2017 Anti-aquaculture activist Fred Giffin has a discussion with us about the accidental release of 200 farmed fish at the mouth of the Shelburne Harbour. Entertainment and arts reporter for local Xpress, Stephen Cooke tells us what movies are looking hot at the box office this week for cheap night. Mar 21, 2017, 12:39 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, March 20, 2017 We open up the phone lines between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. to hear what you’ve got to say in today’s Open Hour. Mar 21, 2017, 11:58 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, March 20, 2017 Professor Vaughan Black who teaches Animals and the Law at Dalhousie University talks with us about a panel he moderated last night about whether or not animals should be treated like humans under the law. MADD Canada is backing away from the taxi concerns it raised after Bassam Al’Rawi was acquitted of sexual assault. MADD’s Atlantic Regional Director Susan McAskill tells us more. The provincial government hired experts to examine the millions of dollars in disputed financial claims by the builders of the new Bluenose II. We discuss the findings with Kevin Lacey of the Canadian Taxpayers Association. Casino taxi paid for a full-page advertisement yesterday in the daily Metro clarifying its stance on safety. President of the company Angela Herman joins us in our second hour with more detail about the message. Mar 21, 2017, 11:20 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, March 20, 2017 Pastor Rhonda Britton joins us first this morning to tell us about the renaming of Cornwallis Street Baptist Church. She says the church doesn’t want to perpetuate the legacy of Halifax founder Edward Cornwallis giving his oppression towards First Nations people. Conservative MP Dan Albas tells us Trudeau’s government has created a very serious financial situation in Canada and that he anticipates the federal budget released tomorrow will heighten the problem. The Halifax Mooseheads are headed to the playoffs. We discuss the upcoming games with voice of the Mooseheads John Moore.The WIllow Tree Group is one of the 12 activist groups pleading with HRM to halt city development until the Centre Plan is finished. Member Janet Stephenson tells us why. Mar 21, 2017, 10:30 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, March 20, 2017 Councillor Waye Mason of District 7 has a discussion with us about the old library’s future. Up to 200 farmed fish were released into the wild at the mouth of the Shelburne Harbour. Kathleen Milan tells us more.   Mar 20, 2017, 12:35 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, March 20, 2017 From 11 a.m. until noon, it’s another Manic Monday on the Rick Howe Show. Mar 20, 2017, 12:19 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, March 20, 2017 Next up is the Science Files with wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft. Mar 20, 2017, 11:18 AM