The Rick Howe Show

The Rick Howe Show – Thursday, May 25, 2017

9 a.m. 

There was extra security at a show last night at the Scotiabank Centre after the suicide bombing attack in Manchester England. Halifax Police Chief Jean Michel Blais joins us to discuss precautionary measures being taken across the city. Halifax city council this week voted to dump the formula used to determine their annual salary increases. We hear from Kevin Lacey of the Canadian Taxpayers Association about the new formula. Voting should be law in our province according to local columnist Tristan Cleveland. He joins us over the phone to explain why. Pat Hawbolt, who says she’s speaking on behalf of seniors and bingo lovers, talks with us about Sportsplex Bingo coming to a permanent end.

10 a.m. 

How well do you know your country? We’re asking questions about Canada for trivia this week.

11 a.m.

Leader of the Green Party Thomas Trappenberg and Leader of the Atlantica Party Jonathan Dean join us in studio for an hour to discuss the election and take your calls.

12:00 p.m.

Editorial cartoonist Michael de Adder joins us in studio after the noon hour to tell us about his new book, You Might Be Canadian If….Member of the executive committee for the Maritime Sports Hall of Fame, Frank Mitchell tells us about 2017 inductees.

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