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The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Tuesday, April 25, 2017 The first cruise ship of the season pulled into the port of Halifax yesterday. We hear more when the port authority Lane Ferguson who joins us after the noon hour. Entertainment and arts reporter for local Xpress, Stephen Cooke tells us what movies are looking hot at the box office this week for cheap night. Today at 12:23 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Tuesday, April 25, 2017 We open up the phone lines between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. to hear what you’ve got to say in today’s Open Hour. Today at 12:17 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Seniors advocacy group CARP is hosting an education meeting tomorrow night about medical cannabis. We talk to Bill VanGorder, Nova Scotia's CARP chapter chair. The Hours Turn to Nothing is a choral theatre opening at the Xara Choral Theatre later this week. It explores the roles midwives, nurses and women played in the aftermath of the Halifax Explosion. We talk with Author Ami McKay about the performance. Physician Dr. Ajantha Jayabarathan joins us for half an hour to discuss the state of health care in Nova Scotia. Today at 12:15 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Nova Scotia schools will have a new attendance policy in place by September. We talk with director of Schoolhouse Consulting in Halifax Paul Bennett about the draft policy encouraging students to miss less class. The municipality needs to clean up significant amounts of mud at a Halifax dog park according to dog owner Daniel Schloss. We talk with him about a public meeting he hosted last night regarding the issue. NDP Leader Gary Burrill launched his party's campaign on Sunday in Dartmouth. We talk with him about the upcoming election. Cumberland libraries will stay open for at least one more year thanks to a recent grant from the provincial government. We discuss the funding with Cumberland Public Libraries chief librarian Denise Corey. Today at 12:06 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 12 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, April 24, 2017 A town hall meeting in Dartmouth is being held this evening to discuss Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The public gathering is open for people to share their stories and ideas for solutions. We hear more from Dartmouth-Cole Harbour MP Darren Fisher who is hosting the event. Blair Beed finishes off our show with a Halifax History moment. Apr 24, 2017, 12:39 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, April 24, 2017 From 11 a.m. until noon, it’s another Manic Monday on the Rick Howe Show. Apr 24, 2017, 12:28 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, April 24, 2017 Next up is the Science Files with Bob Bancroft - a well known advocate for wildlife in Nova Scotia and current president of Nature Nova Scotia. Apr 24, 2017, 12:28 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, April 24, 2017 City councillors Tim Outhit of District 16 and Tony Mancini of District 6 start the Rick Howe Show this week with another session of Councillors on the Hot Seat. Apr 24, 2017, 12:27 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Friday, April 21, 2017 Tomorrow an Earth Day science rally is taking place downtown in solidarity with the Washington March for Science. It is one of more than 500 planned worldwide. Saint Mary’s astrophysicist Rob Thacker who is taking part in the event, tells us more. Our sports fan Cecil Wright wraps us this Friday taking a look at this week in sports. Apr 21, 2017, 01:47 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Friday, April 21, 2017 It’s Friday, YeeHa! Call in this hour and tell us what’s on your mind. Apr 21, 2017, 01:46 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Friday, April 21, 2017 Sheila Sperry, the Nova Scotia co-ordinator of Dying with Dignity Canada, talks with us about new assisted dying statistics revealing fewer than half of assisted-death requests in the province have been granted. A special advisory committee to regional council is issuing a call for people who survived the Halifax explosion. Craig Walkington who chairs the committee tells us why. 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. Apr 21, 2017, 01:45 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Friday, April 21, 2017 Nova Scotian man Ben Nanton tells us why he is asking his all-inclusive Sunwing Vacation to Cuba this winter be fully refunded. He says, his family spent almost a week without running water at the resort. The 200th crosswalk flag installation took place on Pleasant Street at Old Ferry Road this week. Norm Collins with the Crosswalk Safety Society of Nova Scotia tells us about the installment.The location of the new QEII outpatient centre was announced yesterday. Hossam El Okda with It’s More than Buses tells us why the group released a statement warning the new centre will lack public transit as well as bike and pedestrian access. Halifax is hosting a national dodgeball tournament this weekend at Saint Mary’s University, where the final members of Team Canada will be chosen. Team Canada head coach Victor Gravili gives us more detail. Apr 21, 2017, 01:43 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, April 20, 2017 The federal government is facing at least 2,000 pay transaction delays caused by the Phoenix pay system. Representative from the Union of Veterans' Affairs Employees in Dartmouth Greg Doyle talks with us about the issue. Former NDP MP Peter Stoffer talks with us about the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party in the upcoming provincial election. Apr 20, 2017, 12:50 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, April 20, 2017 A new charitable organization aiming to support individuals affected by mental health is being launched in HRM on May 4. Founders Martina Kelades and Katelyn Whittaker join us in studio with more about Shattered Silence Mental Health Support. Apr 20, 2017, 12:50 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, April 20, 2017 We open up the phone lines between 10 a.m. and 11 p.m. to hear what you’ve got to say in today’s Open Hour. Apr 20, 2017, 12:49 PM