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The Rick Howe Show

The Rick Howe Show – Friday, March 16, 2018

9 a.m.

We talk first with the Nova Scotia Paramedics Union about their claims that long wait times to transfer patients from ambulances at provincial emergency departments are putting lives at risk. Nova Scotia has officially become the first province in Canada to ban elective cat declawing. We talk about the milestone with retired veterinarian Hugh Chisholm. Educators for Social Justice says it is concerned about the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) efforts to capitalize on the Nova Scotia Liberal government’s recent education reforms. We hear more from Educators for Social Justice member Paul Wozney. Professor in food distribution and policy at Dalhousie University Sylvain Charlebois talks with us about a new report claiming 70 per cent of consumers by 2024 will be buying their groceries online.

10 a.m.

Municipal councillor Matt Whitman tells us why he is furious to see Halifax Water threatening to start a legal process over upgrading water meters. Only two games remain in the final season for the Mooseheads. We talk with voice of the Mooseheads Gareth MacDonald about the team’s chance at taking the title. News 95.7 journalists Dan Ahlstrand and Sheldon MacLeod join us in studio to discuss what made headlines this week for our Week in Review.

11 a.m.

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

12 p.m.

We talk with David George who says his grandfather survived the Halifax Explosion because of rail dispatcher Vincent Coleman. He gives us the details at noon. Our last guest today is sports enthusiast Cecil Wright. He joins us once again for our Friday afternoon sports wrap

Listen to past shows here.