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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, July 20, 2017 Rebecca Stuckey is an Outreach and Education Coordinator with South House Sexual and Gender Resource Centre. She speaks out against Pride and "pinkwashing." And Ann MacVicar tells us about the 150-year history of the Scott Manor House. Today at 04:07 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, July 20, 2017 At the top of the hour, we're joined by Christine Sinclair to tell us about her Burgers to Beat MS program with A&W. We speak with pharmacist Peter Jorna, who tells us what he thinks of the government's new opioid framework, which will see Nalaxone given to customers to help with their addiction. Family nutritionist Edwena Kennedy tells us what she thinks of Canada's new food guide. And we keep the food conversation going with food policy professor Sylvain Charlebois. We discuss food fraud, which he says is a growing problem in Canada. Today at 04:06 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, July 20, 2017 At the top of the hour, we talk education with blogger and NSTU local president Grant Frost. We discuss school review, pre-primary education and the number of teachers here in Nova Scotia. Canadian Federation of Students-NS chairperson Aidan McNally joins us to discuss "pinkwashing" in the Halifax Pride Parade. He criticizes Trudeau's decision to march in the parade while there is still a homophobic blood donation ban put in place. Halifax Transit service design and projects supervisor Erin Blay tells us about their low-income bus pass program, which was recently made permanent. And transit columnist Erica Butler shares her thoughts on the program. Today at 04:03 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, July 20, 2017 Our first guest is Kevin Lacey, Atlantic director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. We discuss costs for the province's early childhood education and buying out P3 schools. And Cindy MacIsaac, director of Direction 180, reacts to the provincial government's new opioid framework. Today at 04:03 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, July 19, 2017 In the last half hour we speak with Dennis Howlett of Canadians for Tax Fairness about the federal government's plan to target big business' "unfair" tax breaks. And Chief Medical Officer Robert Strang tells us about the province's new opioid framework. Jul 19, 2017, 05:44 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, July 19, 2017 We're joined in studio by Tim Bousquet and John Wesley Chisholm for this week's edition of Municipal Matters. Jul 19, 2017, 05:42 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, July 19, 2017 An alt-right Twitter account has shared an image displaying names and contact info for several activists in Nova Scotia, El Jones was one of them. We talk to her about what this means. Pam Streeter from the Private Licensed Administators Association reacts to the government's announcement about pre-primary education. We discuss tenant rights and damage deposits with Megan Deveaux, community legal worker with Dalhousie Legal Aid. And Halifax Needham MLA Liza Roberts says the Liberal government needs to take action to secure the future of the Bloomfield site in North End Halifax. Jul 19, 2017, 03:19 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Nova Scotian doctors are demanding action on emergency room closures. We speak with Dr. Manoj Wohra, president of Doctors Nova Scotia, to find out more. And a new report from the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies suggests that a higher minimum wage means fewer low wage jobs. We talk about the findings with Marco Navarro Genie, president and CEO of AIMS. Jul 19, 2017, 03:18 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, July 18, 2017 The Nova Scotia Health Authority is apologizing for a privacy breach which released hundreds of patient records. We speak with Ray Wagner of Wagner Law about what this has to do with their previous class action lawsuit. And Natalie Smith from Home Instead tells us about a new resource to support employees caring for aging parents. Jul 18, 2017, 03:50 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Nova Scotia Nurses Union president Janet Hazelton is at a premier's meeting in Alberta to discuss funding for mental healthcare. She says the Nova Scotian system is chronically underfunded and understaffed. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be walking in this year's pride parade in Halifax. We speak with Adam Reid, executive director of Halifax Pride, about what they're doing to prepare. We speak with Christina Martin, a singer performing across the Maritimes to raise awareness for the Canadian Association of Mental Health. And NDP education spokesperson Claudia Chender responds to Zach Churchill's pre-primary announcement from earlier today. Jul 18, 2017, 03:17 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, July 18, 2017 At the top of the hour, we speak with Aaron Millen, Vice President of the Nova Scotia Association of Realtors. He tells us what the real estate market looks like in the province this time of year. Dr. Arla Day works with the Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards Program. She tells us more about the awards they handed out last night. Ian Avery from the Nova Scotia Federation of Anglers and Hunters is concerned over people using drones to hunt. We speak with him to find out more. And July 16-22 is National Drowning Prevention Week. Mike Maguire, executive director of the Nova Scotian branch of the Canadian Lifesaving Society gives us water safety tips. Jul 18, 2017, 02:45 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Our first guest today is Chester Poole, a Yarmouth resident who's calling for a ban on barbecue brushes after he was taken to the hospital with a wire stuck in his throat. And education minister Zach Churchill calls in to tell us about an announcement today about pre-primary classes. Jul 18, 2017, 02:17 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, July 17, 2017 East Coast Credit Union CEO Ken Shea joins us in the studio to discuss mortgages for this week's edition of Money Matters. Jul 17, 2017, 03:35 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, July 17, 2017 At the top of the hour, we speak with accessibility advocate Paul Vienneau about his work in creating a 100% accessible Halifax Jazzfest this year. A team from Nova Scotia is heading out tomorrow to help fight the spreading wildfire in BC. We speak with Jim Rudderham of the Department of Natural Resources to find out more. Massage and hydrotherapy students Krysten Collyer and Jane Marusaik tell us about the benefits of massage and hydrotherapy. And Dartmouth Centre Councillor Sam Austin wants to see an expanded ferry service between Dartmouth and Halifax. He tells us why towards the end of the hour. Jul 17, 2017, 03:30 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, July 17, 2017 There's been a lot of speculation as to whether or not hockey superstar Sidney Crosby will be walking in this year's Natal Day parade. We speak with parade chair Greg Hayward about ongoing negotiations to get him. We speak with Gary Jones, a 72 year-old Indy Cycling Challenge participant who raised more donations than all other participants combined. Todd Leader, psychologist and author, is hosting a webinar series to help raise awareness for addictions and mental health. He joins us in the studio to tell us more. Jul 17, 2017, 03:27 PM