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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. Today at 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. Today at 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
The Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Tuesday, January 16, 2018 HRM councillor Tony Mancini has brought forward a motion to have plastic grocery bags banned in the city and council will begin discussions on the issue today. HRM councillor Tim Outhit has been surveying his residents on their thoughts on banning plastic bags in the city, we’ll hear more about what he’s been hearing from the public. A new report shows Halifax transit buses are only on schedule 73 per cent of the time, the Amalgamated Transit Union president Ken Wilson says the numbers are no surprise, and we’ll hear more on his reactions. After an investigation into missing evidence from police lockers Halifax Regional Police Supt. Jim Perrin says missing cash and drugs are presumed to be destroyed, he’ll tell us more about the results of the investigation and what will be done to prevent and incident like this in the future. Jan 16, 2018, 09:28 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, January 15, 2018 Fall River resident Stacey Rudderham has spent years fighting the province to shut down a rock quarry in her neighbourhood and will now be taking their fight to the supreme court of Nova Scotia. And Blair Beed finishes off our show with a Halifax History moment. Jan 15, 2018, 12:17 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, January 15, 2018 From 11 a.m. until noon, it’s another Manic Monday on the Rick Howe Show. Jan 15, 2018, 11:26 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, January 15, 2018 Next up is the Science Files with Saint Mary's University astrophysicist, Dr. Rob Thacker Jan 15, 2018, 11:04 AM