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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 - Monday, June 26, 2017 Lots of questions came out of last week after revelations suggesting five teachers who attended a professional development conference in Hawaii at the beginning of this year plan to retire at the end of this month. We hear what Kevin Lacey of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation has to say about it. We also hear his reaction to reports about CEO of the IWK Hospital using her corporate credit card to pay for thousands of dollars of personal purchases like limo services and Netflix. Today at 12:42 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, June 26, 2017 From 11 a.m. until noon, it’s another Manic Monday on the Rick Howe Show. Today at 11:54 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, June 26, 2017 Next up is the Science Files with Saint Mary's University astronomer, David Lane. Today at 11:07 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, June 26, 2017 City councillors Tony Mancini of District 6 and Matt Whitman of District 13 start the Rick Howe Show this week with another session of Councillors on the Hot Seat. Today at 11:05 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Friday, June 23, 2017 Mayor Mike Savage talks with us about his recent trip to Zhuhai, China as well as other municipal matters. Our sports fan Cecil Wright wraps us this Friday taking a look at this week in sports. Jun 23, 2017, 12:26 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Friday, June 23, 2017 It’s Friday, YeeHa! Call in this hour and tell us what’s on your mind. Jun 23, 2017, 12:21 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Friday, June 23, 2017 Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame will be selecting the province's 15 greatest athletes. We talk with the new executive director at the Hall of Fame Bruce Rainnie about possible candidates. A clearcut in Nova Scotia’s Wentworth Valley is being criticized by environmentalists including Bob Bancroft. He tells us why he is concerned. News 95.7’s Sheldon MacLeod and Andy Pinsent are back for another edition of Week in Review, talking about the biggest stories of the week. Jun 23, 2017, 11:34 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Friday, June 23, 2017 Lawyer Ray Wagner represented more than 600 eligible class members involved in the biggest privacy breach in Canada. At the top of the show, he tells us about the case involving medical files. After two years the Macdonald Bridge is open again to pedestrians and cyclists. We talk with Halifax Harbour Bridges general manager Steve Snider about the Big Lift project. In 2015 nearly 500 of Nova Scotia’s teachers took online courses through Drake University that bumped up their salary by up to $8,000 a year. Education consultant Paul Bennett is calling the Drake Courses ‘bird courses.” He tells us why. Former Halifax-area guidance councellor Trevor Brumwell says the province needs to have more available to students to ensure mental health supports. Brumwell tells us about the current situation in schools. Jun 23, 2017, 11:25 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, June 22, 2017 We continue our conversation about police releasing suicide statistics with Nova Scotia Mental Health Foundation Starr Dobson. President of CarShare Atlantic Pam Cooley tells us about a new mobility service coming to the city. Jun 22, 2017, 12:27 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, June 22, 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. Jun 22, 2017, 12:06 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, June 22, 2017 This week Halifax council approved a downtown pop-up soccer stadium. We get the detail from Sports Entertainment Atlantic president Derek Martin. Regional Council this week voted to support Tony Mancini who asked for a staff report on the use of surveillance cameras in the city. Mancini tells us about the conversation. Finance Minister Karen Casey says Nova Scotia is going to hold consultation on how to legalize the sale of marijuana before making major decisions. We talk to marijuana-Melanie, owner of hemp business Stephen Health Agency Inc., about the consultation. George Murphy with Consumers for Fair Gas Prices gives his insight on how much we’ll be paying at the pumps Friday. Jun 22, 2017, 11:06 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, June 22, 2017 Police are suggesting it’s time to report on suicide statistics to open the conversation about mental health supports. Reporting on them in the past has been frowned upon thinking it would cause copycat suicides. We hear from Dr. Stan Kutcher first this morning about whether or not he thinks it’s a good idea. There was no clear consensus at a public meeting in Truro this week about how to deal with the town’s high deer population. The town has suggested hiring hunters with bows and arrows to cull the deer but there was plenty of opposition to the idea at the meeting. We hear more from Truro’s Chief Administrator Mike Dolter about the problem and potential solutions. To the frustration of many residents, Scotian Materials has been given approval by the province’s environment department to go ahead with an aggregate quarry in Fall River. We hear from president of the company Rob McPherson about the project. Starting in September, students throughout Nova Scotia will implement the reading of a statement each morning acknowledging Mi’kmaq traditional territory. Halifax Regional School Board Chair Dave Wright talks with us about the decision. Jun 22, 2017, 10:21 AM
The Rick Howe Show – 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show – Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Nova Scotia’s new education minister Zach Churchill says he will work on mending relationships between the province’s teachers and governing Liberals. We hear from president of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union Liette Doucet about the cabinet shuffle. Jim Midgley was named the 10th coach of the Halifax Mooseheads of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League yesterday. We talk with the new coach about his experience and goals. Jun 21, 2017, 12:22 PM
The Rick Howe Show – 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show – Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Physician Dr. John Gillis answers callers’ questions about health between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. Jun 21, 2017, 12:13 PM
The Rick Howe Show – 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show – Wednesday, June 21, 2017 We open up the phone lines between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. to hear what you’ve got to say in today’s Open Hour. Jun 21, 2017, 11:06 AM