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The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Friday, January 18, 2019 The new Canadian Premier League is targeting the last week in April for the start of its soccer season. The Halifax Wanderers is of course one of the seven teams in the league. We talk about the upcoming season with local sports business leader Derek Martin.We finish off today’s show talking with sports commentator Cecil Wright about what happened in the world of sports this week. Jan 18, 2019, 09:48 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Friday, January 18, 2019 It's Friday, Yehaa! We open up this phone lines this hour to hear what's on your mind.  Jan 18, 2019, 09:44 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Friday, January 18, 2019 Environment Minister Margaret Miller talks with us briefly about single use plastic bags and potentially banning them in various Nova Scotia municipalities. Human rights advocate Raymond Sheppard tells us why there is a protest outside of the Pictou County Courthouse this afternoon. Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History zoologist Andrew Hebda talks with us about recent bobcat sightings in a rural Halifax neighbourhood. We look back at this week’s headlines with News 95.7’s Sheldon MacLeod and Dan Ahlstrand. Jan 18, 2019, 09:43 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Friday, January 18, 2019 We are learning more this week about the impact of Bill C46 - the federal legislation that gives police new powers to to deal with drinking drivers. Until last month, anything above the 0.08 legal limit constituted as drunk driving. Police could be lenient but no longer. We talk with MADD Canada’s Susan McAskill about the groups push to have the legal limit pushed to 0.05. Members of the HRM Safe Streets for Everyone group is urging folks to join their Stroll and Roll tomorrow night. It is a walk around the city that highlights dangerous spots for pedestrians, cyclists and people in wheelchairs. Tory MLA Karla MacFarlane says she would like to see the new health committee meet weekly. We talk with her about the committee's inaugural meeting. We hear this morning from an Upper Sackville resident Patricia MacKay who has issues with Halifax Water. Jan 18, 2019, 09:42 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, January 17, 2019 Aaron Wudrick of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation is calling on the government to tear the house down and build something new. He tells us why. Joe Ballard is giving a talk tonight at the Museum of Natural History about the Bluenose Tradition of House Naming. The past-president of Heritage Trust tells us about the tradition. Jan 17, 2019, 10:07 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, January 17, 2019 We open the phone lines this hour to hear what’s on your mind. Jan 17, 2019, 10:06 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, January 17, 2019 Policy Director of the Ecology Action Centre Mark Butler joins us in studio for an hour to talk about environmental issues facing the province, including a plastic ban, northern pulp and the continued use of glyphosate. Jan 17, 2019, 10:04 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Thursday, January 17, 2019 The People’s Party of Canada is hosting a rally in Halifax this weekend with its leader Maxime Bernier. He joins us this morning to talk about the party’s policies. Halifax Police is asking the public to be more aware while driving through intersections after three people were hit in crosswalks so far this week. We talk about it with the founder of the Crosswalk Safety Society of Nova Scotia Norm Collins who also has concern the city’s budget calling for reductions in crosswalk safety programs. January 22nd to 26th 2018 is the Canadian Federation of Independent Business’ Red Tape Awareness Week, highlighting the real cost of red tape and the price all Nova Scotia small businesses pay for "unnecessary, complex, costly, and burdensome regulations." Jordi Morgan and Laura Jones with CFIB tell us more about red tape. Single use plastic bags could be nearing an end in Halifax after the Halifax Regional Council has decided to collaborate with other municipalities to draft a bylaw to ban retailers from distributing plastic bags. We talk about the ban with councillor Steve Craig. Jan 17, 2019, 10:03 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Archaeologist and historian David Jones teaches us about a piece of the province’s past. Jan 16, 2019, 10:13 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Dr. John Gillis joins us in studio for an hour to talk about healthcare news and to take your related questions. Jan 16, 2019, 10:11 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Wednesday, January 16, 2019 It’s the midweek meltdown. We open up the phone lines for an hour to hear what’s on your mind. Jan 16, 2019, 10:10 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 9 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Wednesday, January 16, 2019 A report on the province's long term care facilities has made a number of recommendations to improve delivery of care and to ensure the safety of both patients and staff. We talk about the report with Gary McLeod who is a member of Halifax-based Advocates for the Care of the Elderly.Independent gas price researcher George Murphy is predicting a price increase this week at the pumps. He tells us by how much. Jack 92.9 morning co-host Caroline Parker and promotions coordinator Bronte James join us in studio to talk about what’s making news this week. Jan 16, 2019, 10:07 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 12 p.m. The Rick Howe Show - Tuesday, January 15, 2019 We talk about revisions to a proposed seniors housing development in Fall River with Councillor Steve Streatch. The Chronicle Herald’s entertainment reporter Steven Cooke tells us what’s hot at the boxoffice this week for cheap night at the movies. Jan 15, 2019, 10:43 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 11 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Tuesday, January 15, 2019 We open up the phone lines this hour to hear what’s on your mind. Jan 15, 2019, 10:42 AM
The Rick Howe Show - 10 a.m. The Rick Howe Show - Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Glyphosate, the ingredient in popular weed-killers Roundup and VisionMax. We talk with Nova Scotia MP Bill Casey about a possible review of glyphosate. Nova Scotia Federation of Labour President Danny Cavanagh joins us to talk about the first Nova Scotian charged under the Westray Law being found not guilty of criminal negligence causing the death of one of his employees. Every now and again the debate about whether or not junior hockey players should be paid for their efforts rages through the Canadian Hockey League. We talk about paying junior hockey players with sports commentator Alex Walling.On the first ice day of the year, there were over 250 visits to emergency rooms in HRM hospitals. We talk with Judy Haiven who wrote an opinion piece in the Chronicle Herald saying spending more tax dollars to improve snow and ice clearing would save money in emergency rooms. Jan 15, 2019, 10:41 AM