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The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Maureen Googoo, editor of kukukwes.com, tells us about how a Nova Scotian judge sided with a Mi'kmaw band on a gas-storage project appeal in Alton. Sociology professor Howard Ramos gives us some advice on how to avoid being psychologically destroyed by your news feed in this age of political turmoil. And we're joined by musician Dame Alexander along with Chef Live Richard Julien to talk about music, food, and life. Jan 31, 2017, 03:24 PM
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The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, June 23, 2017 It's beer and golf in the last half hour this Friday afternoon. We speak with Todd the Beer Dude for this week's Maritime Beer Report, followed by Todd and Jeff Bishop with Tee To Green. Today at 03:36 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, June 23, 2017 At the top of the hour, we speak with transit columnist Erica Butler. She says a lot of things are "all-right" when it comes to road planning in the city - and that's not necessarily a good thing. Some new and startling cancer statistics suggest as many as 1 in 2 Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer this year. We speak with both Jackie Manthorne of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network and Marlene Mulligan of the Canadian Cancer Society to find out more. Farm Assists marijuana dispensary owner Chris Enns tells us his thoughts about legalized sales of recreational weed. And the Atlantic Film Festival is rebranding to a new name. We speak with FIN executive director Wayne Carter about the change. Today at 03:35 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, June 23, 2017 Stephen McNeil's recent MLA shuffle means Zach Churchill is our new Education Minister. We speak with Leif Helmer from the Small Schools Initiative about what this change will mean for rural schools in the province. A young Cape Breton boy made headlines this week when he showed up to school flanked by a group of bikers to protect him from bullying. We speak with Darryl Angus from Defenders of the Children about why they got involved. Author Jane Doucet joins us in the studio to talk about her new book The Pregnant Pause, which tells the story of a woman feeling the societal pressure of needing to have children. And Ally Garber from Autism Nova Scotia joins us to talk about education. She's frustrated that pre-primary programs are being rolled out before inclusion is addressed. Today at 03:30 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, June 23, 2017 Nova Scotia NDP leader Gary Burrill joins us at the start of the show to talk about mental health and addiction. We talk about tire recycling with Mike Chassie of Halifax C&D Recycling. They're a family-owned business that uses recycled tires. And we hear from Brad and Alexis Crossley, who are cycling across the US to raise funds and awareness for the IWK Children's Hospital. Brad's friend Steve Crowell calls in as well to offer his support. Today at 02:41 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, June 22, 2017 New numbers from Halifax Transit shows that ridership is down - at its lowest in 5 years. We speak with Jeff Blair from advocacy group It's More Then Buses to get his take on the numbers. And we finish off our show with West Nova MP Colin Fraser. He proposed legislation that would recognize Remembrance Day as a federal legal holiday. Jun 22, 2017, 03:48 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, June 22, 2017 Canadian actor and TV personality Jonathan Torrens joins us in the studio for a half hour to tell us how he'll be celebrating Canada 150. He made an hour long special that both honours and pokes fun at our country. Earlier in the show we spoke with a scientist working on a proposal to use old tires as a source of energy, and we get a response from Mark Butler of the Ecology Action Centre. He thinks this is a bad idea and he tells us why. And Steve Murgatroyd is a Truro man who recently won a driving challenge in the Invictus games. He tells us more about his journey and how he got into paralympic sports. Jun 22, 2017, 03:48 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, June 22, 2017 At the top of the hour, we speak with Pamela Glode-Desrochers from the Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre. She was recently awarded the Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers for her years of work with the facility. Dr. Mark Gibson is an independent Dalhousie scientist working on a proposal to use old tires as a source of energy to help fuel the Lafarge Brookfield Cement Plant. We speak with him about his work. Halifax police recently proposed that they start releasing statistics on suicide as a way to address mental health stigma and encourage those who need it to get help. Dr. Michael Teehan, head of psychiatry at Dalhousie's Faculty of Medicine, weighs in on whether or not this is a good idea. And the Halifax Regional School Board unanimously voted to start acknowledging Mi'kmaq lands in their morning announcements. District 7 HRSB representative Jennifer Raven was the one who made this proposal, and we speak with her to get her thoughts. Jun 22, 2017, 03:47 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, June 22, 2017 Our first guest of the day is education professor Robert Berard. He weighs in on the controversy surrounding Nova Scotia teachers upgrading their experience through online Drake courses. And we get an update from Brad and Alexis Crossley, who are riding their bikes across the States to raise funds and awareness for the IWK Children's Hospital. Special guest Gloria McCluskey calls in to congratulate them on their efforts. Jun 22, 2017, 03:44 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, June 21, 2017 In the last half hour, we speak with HRM's new auditor general Evangeline Colman-Sadd about her new position and the audit of contract management which was released today. And we speak with Jennifer Holleman about her daughter's tragic story. Maddison Fraser was 21 when she was killed in a car accident, and her mother tells us about how she got caught up in human trafficking. Jun 21, 2017, 03:42 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Tim Bousquet from the Halifax Examiner and Trevor J. Adams from Halifax Magazine join us in the studio for this week's edition of Municipal Matters. Jun 21, 2017, 03:10 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, June 20, 2017 At the top of the hour, we're joined by Mi'kmaq historian Dan Paul to talk about National Aboriginal Day. Years after Nova Scotia teachers faced controversy for upgrading their skills through online Drake courses, arbitrator Eric Slone has sided with the Nova Scotia Teacher's Union. We speak with NSTU Halifax county president and educational commentator Grant Frost about what this means. The Stan Rogers Folk Festival kicks off at the end of the month, and we're joined in studio by artistic director Troy Greencorn to tell us more. And the Bill Cosby trial has wrapped up with controversial results. We find out more from MacLean's senior writer Anne Kingston, who covered the trial. Jun 21, 2017, 03:07 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Our first guest today is editorial cartoonist Bruce MacKinnon, who's being honoured in Library and Archives Canada's Signature Series. He tells us what this means for him at the start of the show. And we get another Team Crossley update from Brad and Alexis Crossley, who are cycling across the States in support of the IWK Children's Hospital. Jun 21, 2017, 02:46 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, June 20, 2017 In the last half hour, we hear from Canadian blogger Olivia Petras, an Ontario native who's fallen in love with Nova Scotia. And we talk to Kelly Carrington about the challenges and experiences that come with being the first male doula in Canada. Jun 20, 2017, 03:48 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, June 20, 2017 The Halifax police have revealed a plan to address street check data in the city. At the top of the hour, we speak with researcher Dr. Chris Giacomantionio about this. Glenda Bower is on the chair of the board of directors for the Scotia Pool Society. She joins us to tell us about their group's frustration with the government's failure to do repairs on the building. We speak with Ontario musician Stuart Cameron as well as Chef Life Richard Julien for this week's segment on music, food and life. Jun 20, 2017, 03:48 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, June 20, 2017 At the top of the hour, we're joined by Gerry Post, who was just named the first executive director of the Accessibility Directorate. He tells us what he'll be doing in his new role. Rodolphe Devillers from Memorial University tells us about what professors are doing to protect the environment. He says professors from across the country have written to the government about climate change. We speak with Rabble parliamentary correspondent Karl Nerenberg, who says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau might be more like Stephen Harper than he might like to think. And Nova Scotia Senator Jane Cordy joins us to talk about a new proposal to designate every June 19th as National Sickle Cell Awareness Day. Jun 20, 2017, 03:39 PM