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The Rick Howe Show with Andrew Pinsent - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - with Andrew Pinsent Friday, May 23, 2017 Halifax Regional Police spokesperson Cindy Bayers joins us to discuss their warning to not leave pets in hot cars and a warning about impaired driving this holiday weekend. Mark Langille is a drone enthusiast in Halifax and runs a company dealing with drone photography. After a high profile incident involving a drone near the Halifax airport this week, he joins us to remind us the regulations around drones. News 95.7’s Sheldon MacLeod and Dan Ahlstrand are back for another edition of Week in Review, talking about the biggest stories of the week. May 19, 2017, 10:35 AM
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The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Friday, January 19, 2018 The Quinpool Road Main Street Business Association’s Carla  Nicholson says she is in favour of the Willow Tree development, we’ll hear her side of the argument to start the final hour. Our last guest today is sports enthusiast Cecil Wright. He joins us once again for our Friday afternoon sports wrap. Jan 19, 2018, 12:24 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Friday, January 19, 2018 It’s Friday, YeeHa! Call in this hour and tell us what’s on your mind. Jan 19, 2018, 11:40 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Friday, January 19, 2018 A protest encouraging the provincial government to raise minimum wages to $15 in Nova Scotia is set to take place on Spring Garden Road today, the president of the Halifax/Dartmouth District Labour Council Suzanne MacNeil will tell us why they believe Nova Scotians need a raise. Robin Tress of the Council of Canadians organized a protest against fracking in the province earlier this week, we’ll hear more about their fight News 95.7 journalists Dan Ahlstrand and Sheldon MacLeod join us in studio to discuss what made headlines this week for our Week in Review. Jan 19, 2018, 10:39 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Friday, January 19, 2018 Member of the Willow Tree Group, the group opposing the high rise developments near the Robie and Quinpool intersection at the Halifax Common, Andrea Arbic will respond to council decision to consider a taller Willow Tree proposal. The Ecology Action Centre’s Susanna Fuller will give us her thoughts on councils debate on banning plastic bags in the city. A Cape Breton man’s wish to die by assisted death was unable to come to fruition thanks to a lack of doctors willing to do the procedure in the province. Sheila Sperry from the advocacy group Dying with Dignity will tell us more about the situation in Nova Scotia. Councillor Lorelei Nicholl was the only councillor to vote against the decision to consider a taller building at the Willow Tree during a council session earlier this week. She’ll tell us why to finish the first hour. Jan 19, 2018, 09:39 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, January 18, 2018 Heritage advocate Andrew Murphy says there are good economic reasons for preserving the city’s heritage, he’s giving a talk on the subject at the Museum of Natural History and he’ll give us more of the details to start the final hour. Halifax Mooseheads team owner Bobby Smith wants to see this years Memorial Cup held in Halifax and they have submitted an official bid to host, we’ll have a conversation with him to finish today’s show. Jan 18, 2018, 12:07 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, January 18, 2018 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. Jan 18, 2018, 11:52 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, January 18, 2018 The Canadian Taxpayer Federation’s Kevin Lacey will give us the details of the ongoing ‘axe the tax’ campaign against the federal government's decision to increase taxes on beer. The  Atlantic director of the Retail Council of Canada Jim Cormier will answer the question of what the implications of a ban on plastic grocery bags will be. A number of Nova Scotians have fallen victim to romance scams as of recently, we’ll hear from detective David Comer about what the scams involve and how to protect yourself. Construction of the Navy’s new supply ships has been delayed and we’ll hear more about why and what time frame we can expect now from retired navy commander and defense analyst Ken Hansen. Jan 18, 2018, 10:41 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, January 18, 2018 Councillor Matt Whitman has taken issue with Halifax water, he’s calling for a number of changes including board meetings open to the public and encouraging water conservation. Edith Goulet is a resident who also has issues with the company and we’ll hear more about their concerns to start today’s show. Nova Scotia's PC party leader Jamie Baillie responds to the liberal government's promise to remove tolls at the Cobequid pass for passenger vehicles. Following the false alarm notification warning of an incoming nuclear missile in Hawaii last week, the provinces director of 911 Paul Mason will tell us about the measures in place to notify Nova Scotians in the case of an emergency. Councillor Tony Mancini will tell us what happened during councils debate on banning plastic bags in the city. Jan 18, 2018, 09:37 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Acadia professor Rick Metha is under fire for defending Senator Lynn Beyak’s comments on residential schools calling it free speech. She was removed from the conservative caucus for her controversial remarks, we’ll hear why Metha jumped to her defense to start the final hour. Advocate Laurel Walker says the mental health system in Nova Scotia is flawed and she is calling for shorter wait times and more compassionate care. She has recently written an open letter to the health authority and we’ll hear more fight to finish off today’s show. Jan 17, 2018, 12:47 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Wednesday, January 17, 2018 We’re joined in our studio by physician John Gillis to take your calls and answer questions about health. Jan 17, 2018, 11:25 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Wednesday, January 17, 2018 We open the phone lines this hour to take your calls for this week’s Mid-week Meltdown. Jan 17, 2018, 11:05 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Councillor and Chairman of the Police Commission Steve Craig will start the show with his thoughts on the now complete investigation into missing police evidence. George Murphy from Consumers for Fair Gas Prices gives us some 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. Jan 17, 2018, 09:52 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Tuesday, January 16, 2018 The Canadian Federation of Independent Business stands in opposition to banning plastic bags in the HRM, the Ecology Action Centre says the federation is a big reason why there has yet to be a ban. Jordie Morgan will tell us more about why they are against the move to start the final hour. Entertainment and arts reporter for the Chronicle Herald, Stephen Cooke tells us what movies are looking hot at the box office this week for cheap night. Jan 16, 2018, 12:22 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Tuesday, January 16, 2018 We’ll open up the phone lines from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. to hear what’s on your mind in today’s Open Hour. Jan 16, 2018, 11:32 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Transit advocate from the group It’s More than Buses Ben Wedge says the solution to the city’s transit problems could be greater investments into designated bus lanes. A public hearing taking place tonight will discuss the new Willow Tree development. Developers are pushing for a 25 story high rise, but Andrea Arbic and fellow members of the Willow Tree Group have been fighting against the construction saying it doesn’t fit the area. Activist El Jones has been fighting to help save Somali refugee Abdoul Abdi from deportation. Abdi has been living in Canada since he was six years old, but never sought official citizenship and now criminal convictions could see him sent back. NDP leader Gary Burrill says he supports a moratorium on fracking in the province, and is calling on the Premier to clarify what his parties stance is on fracking. Jan 16, 2018, 10:40 AM