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The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, October 19, 2017 The Ecology Action Centre’s Ray Plourde will tell us about the funeral procession that takes place today mourning the loss of forests in Nova Scotia due to clear cutting. Historian John Boileau is giving a talk about Halifax’s military buildup leading up the the first world war, he’ll tell us more about that to finish off today’s show. Today at 12:05 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, October 19, 2017 The lines were open for a second open hour on The Rick Howe Show. Today at 11:56 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, October 19, 2017 We're doing not ONE, but TWO open hours today, give us a call. Today at 11:04 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, October 19, 2017 Transport Atlantic's Ashley Morton will start the show with a conversation about the possibility of bringing a commuter rail system to Halifax. Executive director Cindy Carruthers and president Dave Kent of People First Nova Scotia have some concerns about the intellectual capacity law proposed by the liberal government, they’ll tell us what those are. As a conference based on all things Sable Island kicks off in Dartmouth this week, historian Jill Martin will join us to answer questions about the island and tell us what to expect at the event. Mi'kmaq activist Cheryl Maloney is challenging lobster laws in the province, she plans to catch and sell lobster without a proper license. She’ll tell us more about her protest to finish off the first hour.   Today at 10:06 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Wednesday, October 18, 2017 PC MLA Karla MacFarlane has some issues with the provinces proposed intellectual capacity law which was pushed through despite concerns from the law amendments committee. She’ll tell us more about her concerns to start off the final hour. Singer/song writer Danny MacIntyre has written a new song about the Halifax Explosion, we’ll talk to him about the song and play it live to finish today’s show. Oct 18, 2017, 12:25 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Wednesday, October 18, 2017 We’re joined in our studio by physician John Gillis to take your calls and answer questions about health. Oct 18, 2017, 11:49 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Wednesday, October 18, 2017 We open the phone lines this hour to take your calls for this week’s Mid-week Meltdown.   Oct 18, 2017, 10:49 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Wednesday, October 18, 2017 President of the NSGEU Jason MacLean says health care union workers are now calling for a conciliation to take place after a year of negotiations with health care authorities going nowhere, he’ll tell us more about the request to start today’s show. Dalhousie organized a community meeting between residents, students and university staff to discuss last weekend’s homecoming parties that got out of hand and how to avoid situations like this in the future. Halifax south councillor Wayne Mason will tell us how last night's meeting unfolded. George Murphy from Consumers for Fair Gas Prices predicts another rise in gas prices this week - he 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. Oct 18, 2017, 10:04 AM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, October 17, 2017  John Demont and his daughter recently wrote and illustrated a children's book based on the Halifax Explosion, they will join us in studio to discuss their new project. Independent living Nova Scotia's Grace McNee will tell us about her cross-Canada bike ride that will raise money for the organization in memory of her friend. Associate professor at Dalhousie University school of architecture Brian Lily will tell us about a new information app that will educate users about the Halifax Explosion. And to wrap up the hour the Souls Harbour Rescue Mission is looking for support with their Aviva fundraising campaign, Michelle Porter will be here to tell us more about that. Oct 17, 2017, 03:08 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Councillor for Halifax South will give us his perspective on the Dalhousie homecoming parties that took place this past weekend and what can be done to prevent incidents like this in the future -  including holding a community meeting tonight to encourage conversation. Entertainment and arts reporter for local Chronicle Herald, Stephen Cooke tells us what movies are looking hot at the box office this week for cheap night. Oct 17, 2017, 12:14 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 From 11 a.m. until noon, it’s time for another Open Hour. Oct 17, 2017, 12:07 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Managing Editor of Frank magazine Andrew Douglas has received much backlash after publishing a cartoon that depicts activist El Jones in a way that she says is racist, he'll give us his point of view. Activist Quentrell Parvo will discuss the manslaughter sentence given yesterday following the death of Kaylin Higgs. The case led Parvo to start his Stop The Violence group. Healthcare Blogger Allan Lynch will give us his take on the provinces proposed plan to cut wait times for hip and knee surgeries. And Energy Campaign Coordinator for the Ecology Action Centre Stephen Thomas made a presentation to the law amendments committee yesterday making sure there would be caps on emissions, he’ll tell us how it went. Oct 17, 2017, 11:31 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Former city councillor Sue Uteck will give us her take on Dalhousie Universities out of control homecoming parties that lead to the arrest of about 20 students. Metro columnist Tristan Cleveland will discuss his piece in yesterday’s paper where he argued that despite construction, the city should not be closing down sidewalks rendering many areas inaccessible to pedestrians. Atlantic Vice President of the Canadian Federation for Independent Business Jordie Morgan will talk about yesterday’s federal announcement to cut small business taxes by nine per cent. And the Warden of Guysborough County Vernon Pitts will discuss the proposed spaceport in Canso that will launch Ukrainian rockets into space. Oct 17, 2017, 10:26 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, October 16, 2017 Conservationist and biologist Bob Bancroft is planning a symbolic funeral for the forest, he will be giving the eulogy at the Thursday ceremony. He’ll tell us more about the event to start out final hour. Blair Beed finishes off our show with a Halifax History moment. Oct 16, 2017, 12:48 PM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Monday, October 16, 2017 From 11 a.m. until noon, it’s another Manic Monday open hour. Oct 16, 2017, 11:49 AM