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The Rick Howe Show

The Rick Howe Show – Friday, September 22, 2017

9 a.m.

Schoolhouse Consultant Paul Bennett joins us in studio to kick off the Friday show talking about the recently introduced school attendance policy that causes students to lose credits if they miss too many classes. Dr. Manoj Vohra talks about the various issues facing doctors in the province, from proposed changes to small business taxes to burnout rates. Political science professor at UPEI Peter McKenna believes we should change the names of landmarks that have a historical connection to a controversial individual, he calls in with his perspective. Volunteer with local animal rescues Marie Leloup finishes off the hour telling us about the city’s five year commitment to fund spay and neutering programs to deal with an excess of feral cats around the municipality

10 a.m.

To start the hour Canadian Taxpayers Federation’s Kevin Lacey gives an update on the IWK expense scandal now that the police have begun to look into the case. Cpl Jennifer Clark talks about the 25 year anniversary of the appearance of Acadia student Allen Matheson who disappeared and was never found. 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.

12:00 p.m.

Chair of L.M.Montgomery studies at UPEI Kate Scarth tells us about the new Canadian Heritage Moment commercial that will feature the story of Anne of Green Gables. 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.