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  • The Sheldon MacLeod Show – 4 pm

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    Wednesday November 19, 2014 Municipal Matters. We’re joined by Tim Bousquet of the Halifax Examiner and Kevin Lacey of the Canadian Taxpayers Association.

  • The Sheldon MacLeod Show – 5 pm

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    Wednesday November 12, 2014 Richard Zurowski joins us to discuss the Philae probe landing on the surface of a comet. Jeremy Diamond of the Vimy Foundation tells us about the turnout on Remembrance Day. We’ll discuss the survey surrounding Hockey Night in Canada with Shachi Kurl, Senior Vice President at Angus Reid. Dr. Raymond March of Trent University

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  • Regional Police say a parent discovered a sewing pin inside a small candy bar when she took a bite Thursday evening.

    Fourth candy tampering case investigated by police

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    Regional Police are investigating a fourth case of apparent candy tampering. The call came in Thursday evening, when a parent said she’d discovered a sewing pin inside a small candy bar when she took a bite. Police say the woman’s child had been trick-or-treating in the Joseph Howe Drive and Bayers Road area of Halifax.

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  • No bidders for latest four parcels of Nova Scotian offshore oil and gas lands

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    HALIFAX – There are no bidders for the latest four deepwater parcels put on the auction block by the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board. The sites on the eastern Scotian Slope of the province’s offshore were put up for auction by the regulator on May 5. Bidding closed at the end of last month. BP

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  • The Sheldon MacLeod Show – 3 pm

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    Wednesday November 5, 2014 CUPW’s Mike Keefe joins us to discuss an issue with a local community mailbox. Fred Bergman, senior policy analyst Atlantic Provinces Economic Council discusses economic growth report. We’re joined by Kelly Cull of the Canadian Cancer Society to discuss e-cigarettes. Shai Finnis, owner of The End Vapour Shop, shares her perspective on

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  • Officers went to Spring Avenue around 2 p.m. Tuesday to serve an arrest warrant.

    Jogger, vehicle collide on North Park Street

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    On the city’s first official Crosswalk Safety Awareness Day, a jogger has been hit by a car in Halifax’s north end. It happened just after 9 a.m. Wednesday on North Park Street near the Halifax Common. A 33-year-old woman — who was not in a cross walk — was hit by a vehicle going the

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  • The Sheldon MacLeod Show – 3 pm

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    Tuesday November 4, 2014 We’re joined by Alex MacDonald of the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation. Bruce Fisher, Manager, Fiscal and Tax Policy Halifax Regional Municipality tells us about tax breaks for charities. We’re talking Christmas spending with Jeff Doucette of Field Agent Canada. CFIB’s Dan Kelly discusses credit card fee reductions.

  • The Sheldon MacLeod Show – 5 pm

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    Monday November 3, 2014 NDP defence critic Jack Harris tells us about missing military equipment. We speak with Dr. Michelle Dow about being named the N.S. Family Physician of the Year. Dr. Jason Berman of the Dalhousie Medical School tells us about the relationship between zebrafish and cancer research. We learn more about steampunk culture from

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  • Regional Police are pictured outside the Tim Hortons at Young and Robie Streets in Halifax.

    Drive-thru worker injured at Halifax Tim Hortons

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    Regional Police are investigating an unusual incident at the Tim Hortons at the corner of Young and Robie Streets in Halifax. Monday afternoon, police say a vehicle going through the drive-thru injured a worker at the window. Police say paramedics were called to the scene, but it’s not clear if the employee was taken to

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  • A hand reaches out to place a poppy on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier following Remembrance Day ceremonies in Ottawa, Wednesday November 11, 2009. Ontario is vowing to reimburse veterans groups who paid the harmonized sales tax on poppies for their annual Remembrance Day fundraising campaign.Finance Minister Dwight Duncan says he'll refund the provincial portion of the HST on poppies.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

    Higher demand for poppies this November

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    Poppies could be more popular than usual this year, that from president of the Nova Scotia Nunavut Command of the Royal Canadian Legion, Ronald Trowsdale. “The last number of years, the awareness and the demand for poppies has been great, and the public has been very supportive, and I think with what has happened here,

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