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The Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, January 12, 2017 Anissa Aldridge, the Atlantic Region director for MADD Canada, joins us first this morning. She talks with us about a 22-year-old drunk driver who was sentenced 4.5 years for a crash that killed two friends on Beaver Bank Road. Jackie Barkhose is the co-organizer of one of Canada’s 14 rallies next weekend in peaceful protest of Donald Tump’s election and inauguration. She tells us more. Former conservative MLA and Cole Harbour resident David Nantes talks with us about the review for the Auburn Drive and Cole Harbour High “family” of schools. The first public meeting is scheduled to take place tonight. Iaian Archibald published a recent article arguing ridesharing services like Uber would be beneficial to Halifax. He tells us why he thinks it would help with public safety, congestion, the environment and economic growth. Jan 12, 2017, 11:55 AM
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The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Friday, August 18, 2017 Intact Insurance has sought permission from the province's utility and review board to offer drivers a potential discount for tracking their driving habits through their mobile phones. We hear more from Tom O’Hanley with the Insurance Bureau of Canada. Our sports fan Cecil Wright wraps us this Friday taking a look at this week in sports. Aug 18, 2017, 12:07 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Friday, August 18, 2017 We open the phone lines to hear what you have to say for this week’s Friday Free-For-All. Aug 18, 2017, 11:57 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Friday, August 18, 2017 It’s been a summer of shark sightings around Nova Scotia. Heather Bowlby of the Canadian Atlantic Shark Research Lab says the number of visitors this year is unusual. We talk with her about what might be happening. We continue our conversation about the more than $7 million upgrade to the Macdonald Bridge bike ramp with Kelsey Lane of the Halifax Cycling Coalition. We’re joined in studio by News 95.7 journalists Mark Hodgins and Sheldon MacLeod for today’s Week in Review. Aug 18, 2017, 11:18 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Friday, August 18, 2017 Halifax council has approved a $7.3M upgrade to the Macdonald Bridge bike ramp. We talk with Mayor Mike Savage who says “come hell or high water,” Halifax will be a bike friendly city. We discuss the Creep Catchers case with Nova Scotia privacy lawyer David Fraser and whether or not he thinks it will hold up in court. The total number of confirmed North Atlantic Right Whale deaths this summer is at least 13. We talk with director of the Marine Animal Response Society Tonya Wimmer about the most recent whale found dead off Massachusetts. Four locals who are opposed to the tire-burning proposal at the Lafarge cement plant in Pleasant Valley have filed for a judicial review with the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. We hear the details from one of the residents involved in the legal challenge Lydia Sorflaten. Aug 18, 2017, 10:06 AM
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. Aug 17, 2017, 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. Aug 17, 2017, 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. Aug 17, 2017, 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. Aug 17, 2017, 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