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The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, May 18, 2017 We open our show with Jackie Stevens, executive director of Avalon Sexual Assault Centre. She tells us about the results of their sexual assault awareness survey they sent out to the different parties. And Charlotte Kiddell from the Canadian Federation of Students Nova Scotia chapter has some survey results too about what candidates are going to do for Nova Scotian students. May 18, 2017, 03:31 PM
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The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, September 21, 2017 At the top of the hour, we speak with Craft Brewers Association of Nova Scotia president Emily Tipton about steps they're taking to fight sexism in the beer marketing industry. And we end off the show with financial planner and consumer advocate Kelly Keehn about the Equifax privacy breach. Today at 05:45 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, September 21, 2017 At the top of the hour, we speak with accessibility advocate Paul Vienneau about a lack of accessible transportation in Halifax. Heather Shantora tells us what kind of services Atlantic Canadians are looking for in the doctor's office. A protest is being held today to rally against the controversial Bill 148, and we find out more from NSGEU president Jason MacLean. And we speak with PEI musician Dylan Menzie and UK musician Jake Morley. They're playing a show at the Carleton tonight as part of the Music PEI/British Underground Artist Exchange program. Today at 03:15 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, September 21, 2017 After a pollution fine against the Northern Pulp mill in Pictou County was withdrawn, activists are calling on them to clean up their act. We speak with Matt Gunning to find out more. October is Walk To School Month. We speak with Ecology Action Centre's Youth Active Transportation Coordinator Stephanie Johnson-Laurette to see what they're doing to get young people more active. Alice Housing executive director Heather Byrne is looking to take advantage by Ikea's opening next week. She'll be asking shoppers to donate their old furniture to their women's program. And Margo Tait, executive director of the Association of Nova Scotia Educational Administrators tells us about the changes they'd like to see in the province's education system. Today at 02:50 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, September 21, 2017 Doctors across the province are offering recommendations to strengthen Nova Scotian's physician workforce. We speak with Dr. Tim Holland of Doctors Nova Scotia about what these recommendations are. And former CBC anchor Peter Mansbridge joins us to talk about his upcoming Canadian tour. Today at 01:55 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, September 20, 2017 In the last half hour, we speak with education minister Zach Churchill about back-to-school, the pre-primary education program, and the teacher's shortage. And a Nova Scotia women's jail is facing some backlash after expressing concerns over a transgender inmate. We speak with Martha Paynter of Women's Wellness Within about this issue. Today at 12:02 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Tim Bousquet from the Halifax Examiner and Marieke Walsh from Global join us in the studio for this week's edition of Municipal Matters. Today at 12:02 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, September 20, 2017 At the top of the hour, we speak with Jordi Morgan from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business about proposed federal tax changes. City councillor Steve Craig is frustrated with a lack of accessible transit in the city. We speak with him about what steps can be taken to help. Students have been in class now for almost a month, but educational blogger Grant Frost says it's not off to a great start. He says teacher shortages and issues with the pre-primary education program are causing problems. And city council just approved a city-wide trap-and-neuter program for feral cats. We speak with Heather Woodin from the SPCA to see what this means for their organization. Today at 12:01 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Nova Scotia's auditor general Michael Pickup will be looking into the expense scandal at the IWK children's hospital. We speak with him at the start of the show to find out what this entails. And buggy ride business owner Basil Oickle is planning for his retirement. We reflect on his 20 years in the business. Today at 12:01 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, September 19, 2017 We spend the last half hour of the show discussing proposed federal tax changes from Bill Morneau. BC entrepreneur Steve Rio has written to the prime minister about his concerns. And Nova Scotia Observer blogger Richard Starr says tax changes are needed - but the federal Liberals are "bungling" this one. Sep 19, 2017, 03:44 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, September 19, 2017 The human rights commission has appointed Dr. Scot Wortley, doctorate in sociology and criminology professor at the University of Toronto, to examine streetcheck data in Halifax which suggests black people are more likely to be stopped by police than white people. He tells us more about what he'll be doing. We talk to Mark Henick, a mental health advocate who is speaking up about covering suicide in the news after a Nova Scotia paper published a picture of a man trying to jump off of a bridge. Kevin Johnson, founder of the Canadian Intervention and Assistance Dogs Society, and Linda Tounsand from Muddy Paws Adventures tells us about an upcoming fundraiser to raise money to purchase service dogs for injured first responders. And Yvonne Fenwick from the Halifax Association for Community Living tells us how the organization is affected by a local daycare. Sep 19, 2017, 03:28 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, September 18, 2017 At the top of the hour, driving instructor Wade Hitchcock joins us in the studio for a half hour to give us driving tips for the new school year. Avalon Sexual Assault director Jackie Stevens tells us about an upcoming panel discussion that will focus on sexualized violence and the legal system. And film producer Penny Eizenga tells us about her movie Martin's Hagge, which was written by Canadian actor Gordon Pinsent and will be screened at the FIN: Atlantic International Film Festival tonight. Sep 19, 2017, 02:06 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, September 19, 2017 We open our show today with our weekly Power Lunch. Activist El Jones and urban planner Tristan Cleveland join us in the studio to talk about what's making news this week. Sep 19, 2017, 01:34 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, September 18, 2017 East Coast Credit Union CEO Ken Shea joins us in studio for this week's edition of Money Matters. Sep 19, 2017, 11:56 AM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, September 18, 2017 At the start of summer, Sheree Fitch opened up a community bookstore in response to a school closure in River John. We chat with her at the top of the hour to look back on the fist season of Mabel Murple's Book Shoppe and Dreamery. NDP community services spokesperson Susan Leblanc weighs in on a new survey that suggests doctors in Nova Scotia are feeling burnt out. SMU has implemented a new position at the school. We speak with Raymond Sewell, new Aboriginal student advisor about what his role entails. And Health Canada is planning on banning trans fats by next year - nutritionist Edwena Kennedy tells us what she thinks. Sep 19, 2017, 11:54 AM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, September 18, 2017 At the top of the hour, we speak with Spyder Works CEO Ken Tencer. He's speaking to members of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce today about Cause A Disturbance, a book he wrote to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship. The city is taking recommendations to redesign the outdated Mumford Terminal by the Halifax Shopping Centre. Houssam Elokda, spokesperson for It's More Than Buses tell us where the issues lie. Cory Bowles' new feature film Black Cop premieres tonight at the FIN: Atlantic International Film Festival, and the director joins us in the studio to tell us more. And concerned animal lover Joan Sinden wants to get shock collars banned. She tells us about a coalition that supports trainers and organizations that only use reward-based practices. Sep 18, 2017, 03:07 PM