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The Rick Howe Show

The Rick Howe Show – Friday, June 23, 2017

9 a.m. 

Lawyer Ray Wagner represented more than 600 eligible class members involved in the biggest privacy breach in Canada. At the top of the show, he tells us about the case involving medical files. After two years the Macdonald Bridge is open again to pedestrians and cyclists. We talk with Halifax Harbour Bridges general manager Steve Snider about the Big Lift project. In 2015 nearly 500 of Nova Scotia’s teachers took online courses through Drake University that bumped up their salary by up to $8,000 a year. Education consultant Paul Bennett is calling the Drake Courses ‘bird courses.” He tells us why. Former Halifax-area guidance councellor Trevor Brumwell says the province needs to have more available to students to ensure mental health supports. Brumwell tells us about the current situation in schools.

10 a.m. 

Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame will be selecting the province’s 15 greatest athletes. We talk with the new executive director at the Hall of Fame Bruce Rainnie about possible candidates. A clearcut in Nova Scotia’s Wentworth Valley is being criticized by environmentalists including Bob Bancroft. He tells us why he is concerned. News 95.7’s Sheldon MacLeod and Andy Pinsent are back for another edition of Week in Review, talking about the biggest stories of the week.

11 a.m.

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

12:00 p.m.

Mayor Mike Savage talks with us about his recent trip to Zhuhai, China as well as other municipal matters. Our sports fan Cecil Wright wraps us this Friday taking a look at this week in sports.

Listen to past shows here.