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  • Maclean’s on the Hill – Episode 61

    Matt Krupovich @1310Matt 0

    Each week, the Maclean’s Ottawa bureau sits down with Cormac MacSweeney to discuss the headlines of the week. This week, we look closer at the economics and politics of the federal budget, talk to former Quebec premier Jean Charest about the passing of Senate Speaker Pierre-Claude Nolin, and hear from the sketch artist who is illustrating the scene in courtroom 33 at the trial of Mike Duffy.

  • THE CANADIAN PRESS/Pawel Dwulit

    Complaints over proposed menthol ban in Nova Scotia swept aside by committee

    Meghan Groff 1

    HALIFAX – Legislation that would make it illegal to sell flavoured tobacco including menthol in Nova Scotia is drawing fire from a major tobacco company and a group representing convenience store owners. Eric Gagnon of Imperial Tobacco Canada told the legislature’s law amendments committee Wednesday there is no evidence menthol products are the cause of

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  • The Sheldon MacLeod Show – 4 pm

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    Tuesday April 21, 2015 We’re joined by Sterling Belliveau. Lawyer Mike Taylor tells us more about the jury selection process. RCMP Superintendent Marlene Snowman joins us to discuss the international drug smuggling investigation. We’re joined Isabelle Ofume of Students Against Fee Hikes about why they’re disappointed with the Board of Governors. We speak with Chris Henderson about

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  • The Sheldon MacLeod Show – 3 pm

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    Tuesday April 21, 2015 Richard MacMichael of the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic joins us to discuss the recovery of the Titanic. We speak with Vicki Samuels-Stewart, project manager for CeaseFire Halifax Communities about their 1 year anniversary. We’re joined by Alex Usher, president of Higher Education Strategy Associates.

  • The Sheldon MacLeod Show – 2 pm

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    Tuesday April 21, 2015 We check in with Constable Pierre Bourdages about a sum of money found in Halifax. We discuss taxi accessibility with Paul Vienneau. We pick up that conversation with Brian Herman of Casino Taxi and discuss tonight’s public meeting on accessible taxi licences. We’re joined by our friend Chef Richard Julien to

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  • The Sheldon MacLeod Show – 5 pm

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    Friday April 17, 2015 We speak with Sebastian Labelle, co-chair for the Mayworks organizing committee. We discuss the film tax credit with councillor Waye Mason. We speak with Shai Finnis, board member of the Canadian Vaping Association. We kick off the weekend with Todd the Beer Dude of the Maritime Beer Report.

  • The Sheldon MacLeod Show – 2 pm

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    Friday April 17, 2015 We speak with Ifty Illyas, executive director of the Multicultural Association of NS. Blake Smith of the Alzheimer’s Society of NS tells us about the Walk for Alzheimer’s. We continue the conversation on the film tax credit with writer/director Michael Melski. We’re joined by Gabriel Varga, Glory Featherweight Kickboxing Champion 2015 ahead

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  • The Sheldon MacLeod Show – 5 pm

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    Thursday April 16, 2015 We discuss the Khyber building with Rob Batherson. PC Finance Critic Tim Houston joins us to discuss the film tax credit and government promises. We’re joined by NDP Robert Chrisholm to discuss Camp Hill Hospital. We continue that conversation with Veterans Affairs Minister Erin O’Toole.

  • The Sheldon MacLeod Show – 3 pm

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    Thursday April 16, 2015 Jollytails K-9 Connection with Tristan Flynn. We discuss the Clayton Miller case with Ron MacDonald of SiRT and Dr. Matt Bowes. Tim Bousquet joins us to discuss his story on John Risley.

  • The Sheldon MacLeod Show – 2 pm

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    Wednesday April 15, 2015 We speak with Maroco Navarro-Genie, CEO of the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies. We discuss law amendments on photos during voting with Parker Donham. Janet Nearing, the acting director of child welfare for the Department of Community Services tells us about adoption in Nova Scotia. We speak with Mireille Duguay, CEO

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