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The Rick Howe Show

The Rick Howe Show – Friday, May 25, 2018


Nova Scotia’s over 10,000 unionized teachers have yet to select a new president but another ballot next week won’t include incumbent Liette Doucet. We talk to Grant Frost who will be in the runoff next Thursday with Paul Wozney. Paul Vienneau won the 2018 James McGregor Stewart Award for his work advocating for accessibility. He joins us to talk about the honour as well as current accessibility issues in the municipality. We talk with retired wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft about representatives from Nova Scotia’s forest industry defending clear cutting.Two more leaks have been found over the past two weeks at the Victoria General Hospital. Chris Parsons of the Nova Scotia Health Coalition says Nova Scotians deserve better.


The Canadian Hurricane Centre is predicting the 2018 hurricane season will be active but ‘not as busy’ as last year. We talk with warning preparedness meteorologist Bob Robichaud about the forecast.The Truro Struttin’ Gobblers want to see wild turkeys on the loose in Nova Scotia. Member Rick Hill tells us why the group has been advocating to introduce the birds to the province for 18 years.News 95.7 journalists Dan Ahlstrand and Sheldon MacLeod join us in studio to discuss what made headlines this week.


It’s Friday, YeeHa! Call in this hour and tell us what’s on your mind.


A new professional Halifax soccer team will be unveiled today. We talk about the announcement with President and Founder of Sports & Entertainment Atlantic, Derek Martin. Our last guest today is sports enthusiast Cecil Wright. He joins us once again for our Friday afternoon sports wrap.

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