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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, August 17, 2017 George Hickey has been trying to find out if Councillor Richard Zurawski and Councillor Russell Walker actually forwarded his concerns about the Mainland Commons Dog Park. He tells us about the problems he has run into searching for an answer. An online campaign is featuring the experiences of people who have fallen through the cracks of Nova Scotia’s mental-health system. Laurel Walker started the project and gives us more detail. Today at 11:36 AM
The Rick Howe Show – 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show – Thursday, August 17, 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 11:34 AM
The Rick Howe Show – 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show – Thursday, August 17, 2017 Where is your favorite place to eat in Nova Scotia? The Coast Food and Lifestyles Editor Allison Saunders joins us for an hour this morning. The Coast is currently taking votes in its many “best of” categories including food. Today at 11:31 AM
The Rick Howe Show – 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show – Thursday, August 17, 2017 Halifax council has approved a $7.3M upgrade to the Macdonald Bridge bike ramp. We talk with Councillor Matt Whitman of District 13 who was the only councillor to vote against the proposal. Executive director of Injury-Free Nova Scotia Shirley Burdock joins us next to talk about the recent ATV accident in Scotch Hill involving the death of a five year old. President of the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies Marco Navarro-Genie tells us why the think tank wants to see gas regulation in Nova Scotia come to an end. Abortion advocates say Nova Scotia is one of the most difficult places in the country to access abortion with women requiring a referral for a surgical abortion, lengthy wait times for the procedure and no provincial coverage for the abortion pill. We ask social worker Shannon Hardy with the Maritime Abortion Services what the province needs to do to improve access. Today at 11:05 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Four new crosslights have been installed in the city as part of a pilot program to test a new type of crosswalk. We get more detail about the new lights from crosswalk safety advocate Norm Collins. Rail advocates are sounding the alarm about the future of Via’s Ocean Rail. The train that runs from Halifax to Montreal and has been in service for 113 years. We hear more from rail consultant Greg Gormick who says there is a real risk of losing the only rail passenger service we have in Atlantic Canada. Aug 16, 2017, 12:15 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Our lines stay open for another hour until noon. Aug 16, 2017, 12:03 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Wednesday, August 16, 2017 This hour anything goes! It’s our Midweek Meltdown. Aug 16, 2017, 11:58 AM
Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Wednesday, August 16, 2017 It’s the end of an era for Halifax Mooseheads Hockey on News 95.7. Long time play-by-play announcer John Moore has announced he is stepping back to focus on his business sportsandmoore.com. We talk with Moore to reflect on his career with the Mooseheads. 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 Jack 92.9 morning co-host Caroline Parker and the station’s promotions coordinator Ferne Wynnyk. They give us female perspectives on current affairs and news as part of our weekly panel the Double X Files. Aug 16, 2017, 11:45 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Tuesday, August 15, 2017 A Nova Scotia man was recently bit by a venomous brown recluse spider and this past weekend a Halifax-based weatherman found a live scorpion in his bag of bananas. We talk with expert in these type of species Callum Ewing about how such creatures make their way to the province and the threat it poses. 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. Aug 15, 2017, 12:26 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Tuesday, August 15, 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. Aug 15, 2017, 12:24 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Tuesday, August 15, 2017 A Nova Scotia man with a history of violent offences used Facebook to express his want to kill and rape all women. We talk with Dalhousie University law professor Wayne MacKay about why RCMP will not be laying charges in the case.  Dartmouth’s Geoff Kennedy started a petition online arguing motor vehicle charges need to be brought to the person who ran over the community’s geese. We hear his argument in our second hour. Nova Scotia's Canada Games team finished the competition with 49 medals last week. Chef de Mission Stephen Gallant wraps up the two weeks. The National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco is coming to Halifax on Friday to give a talk. It’s spokesperson Gary Grant gives us more detail. Aug 15, 2017, 11:08 AM
The Rick Howe Show – 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show – Tuesday, August 15, 2017 The RCMP will not be laying charges after a five-year-old boy died in an ATV accident in Scotch Hill on Sunday. Executive Director of the All Terrain Vehicle Association of Nova Scotia, Barry Barnett talks with us about the tragic event and provincial ATV regulations. A federal archeology lab in Dartmouth will remain open after Atlantic Canadian MPs argued it made more sense to keep it in Nova Scotia than move it to Quebec. We talk to former Dartmouth mayor Gloria McCluskey about the win. A bernese mountain dog was euthanized this weekend due to injuries it sustained from falling into a large hole at the Mainland Commons Dog Park. The city installed a fence yesterday afternoon blocking dogs and their owners from the most problematic area. We talk with George Hickey and Andrew Curran, who brought the holes to the city’s attention more than a month ago. Mike Goneau also joins the conversation. He is the owner of the dog who was euthanized. As of August 21 Halifax Transit is ending bus service to Sambro. We speak with citizen’s advocate Gary McLeod who wants to see the bus route continue. Aug 15, 2017, 10:47 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, August 14, 2017 From 11 a.m. until noon, we open our phone lines as part of Manic Monday on the Rick Howe Show. Aug 14, 2017, 12:34 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, August 14, 2017 Next up on today’s show is the Science Files with Saint Mary’s astrophysicist, Dr. Rob Thacker. Aug 14, 2017, 12:27 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, August 14, 2017 Construction on Nova Scotia’s first licensed medical marijuana production facility will begin this month. President of the The Truro Herbal Company President Evan Price gives us the detail. Halifax historian Terry Deveaux talks with us about the mystery surrounding Yarmouth’s Runic Stone. Aug 14, 2017, 10:47 AM