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The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, June 21, 2019 For the final half hour of the show we talk to Craig Smith, Program director with the Nature Conservancy of Canada in Nova Scotia. While some birds are doing better thanks to conservation efforts, the report issues a stark warning – the diversity and abundance of Canada’s birds are declining. And we finish the week with Kristin Elton Program Manager, Watch for Wildlife. How do dead animals on roads cause problems for motorists? And how do we protect wildlife near the highway? Jun 21, 2019, 03:25 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, June 21, 2019 For the 2pm hour we speak to Satya Ramen Senior Coordinator of Community Food with the Ecology Action Centre about Canada's first food policy. Is this a good thing or does it matter?  Then, we speak to Trevor Sanipass. With today being National Indigenous Peoples Day. What does he think we need to know about First Nations and Reconciliation? After that, we chat with Kelly Countway from Women That Hunt about The Water and Woods Program. We wrap the hour with Todd the Beer Dude and the Maritime Beer Report. Jun 21, 2019, 03:24 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, June 21, 2019 For the 1pm hour, we speak with Professor Howard Ramos in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Dalhousie University. Halifax Index 2019 reports a third straight year of strong population growth driven by immigration and youth retention. What is social momentum? Then, we talk more about the death of Bill C-417 with Juror Advocate for mental health supports, Mark Farrent. Now that the bill has died, what happens next? After that, we speak with Ally Garber. Summer programming for students with Autism has been limited in HRM. Is this discriminatory? How can the city fix this? We wrap the hour with Toby Sanger from Canadians for Tax Fairness. The parliamentary budget officer says Tax avoidance is costing Canada up to $25B a year. What does that mean, and can anything be done to get that money? Jun 21, 2019, 03:20 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, June 21, 2019 We start the show with Senator Stan Kutcher. Bill C-417 died in the Senate. Is it right that jurors can’t talk about cases with mental health professionals? Then, we speak with the Mayor of Yarmouth, Pam Mood. Delay means ferry season between Nova Scotia and Maine now in question. What does this mean to Yarmouth? Jun 21, 2019, 03:11 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, June 20, 2019 It's the Hour of Openness! Jun 20, 2019, 03:24 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, June 20, 2019 For the last half hour of the show, we speak with Sandra Fraser, a Parks outreach officer with the province. Any Nova Scotians curious about camping can register for a fun and informative overnight experience at a provincial park. We wrap the show with Evan Thomas, a commercial litigator and former coder. He says Quadriga was a fraudulent exchange and insolvent for years. The biggest questions not answered by the report are what happened to hundreds of millions in customer crypto and who besides Cotten participated in this scheme? Jun 20, 2019, 03:23 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, June 20, 2019 For the 1pm hour, we speak with Susan MacAskill from MADD. In some provinces, MADD Canada has an agreement to install Memorial White Crosses or Memorial Road Signs if someone was killed by an impaired driver on a provincial highway. This comes as the city wonders what to do with roadside memorials. Is this something we should do here? Then, we hear from Sylvain Charlebois. The Food Professor says Canada’s first food policy is pointless and underwhelming. After that, we speak with Michael Pickup, Nova Scotia Auditor General.  Risks to Atlantic Lottery Corporation Linger. What are the challenges and where is all the money going? We wrap up the hour with Kelly Cull from the Canadian Cancer Society.  The British Medical Journal has found a very substantial increase in youth vaping in Canada. If people want to start vaping, what age should they be? Jun 20, 2019, 03:22 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, June 20, 2019 We start the show with Dr. Lynn Robinson from Dalhousie's School of Health and Human Performance to talk about the new mental health walk-in clinic in Halifax. Jun 20, 2019, 03:12 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, June 19, 2019 For the final half hour of the show, we're joined by Jane Kovarikova. She'll be giving a talk to the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers on June 19. Finally, we chat with social media trainer, speaker and consultant, Anita Kirkbride about Social Media Day Halifax. Jun 19, 2019, 04:14 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, June 19, 2019 It's Wednesday, it's 2pm, time for Municipal Matters. On the panel today, The Halifax Examiner's Tim Bousquet and the Star Metro Halifax's Philip Croucher. Jun 19, 2019, 04:14 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Now that the Feds are moving ahead with the Transmountain Pipeline, what do environmentalists think? We ask Stephen Thomas, Energy Campaign Coordinator with the Ecology Action Centre. Then, we hear from Hilary Rankin, Executive Director of Laing House who just received a $50,000 grant from Medavie to provide youth in Sackville, Bedford and Fall River with access to mental health support and a positive, non-judgmental space. Then we hear from author Amy Jones about her new book Every Piece of Me. We wrap up the hour with counicllor Tim Outhit after council voted against commuter rail. Jun 19, 2019, 04:12 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, June 19, 2019 We start the show with Lori Turnbull, a Political Scientist prof from Dalhousie. What's the fallout after last night's by-election in Sackville-Cobequid?  Jun 19, 2019, 04:08 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, June 18, 2019 For the final half hour of the show, we speak with David Aldama Pando who is in charge of Sports Affairs at the Cuban Embassy in Ottawa. A Cuban baseball team were unable to get travel documents because of the closure of the Canadian Embassy in Havana. We finish the show with Aaron Wudrick, Federal Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. He says we can't afford wall to wall pharmacare. Does he suggest we maintain the status quo? Jun 18, 2019, 02:34 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, June 18, 2019 For the 2pm hour, we're joined in studio by freelance automotive writer Evan Williams. It's Torque Tuesdays live and in the flesh as Evan joins us in the studio. After that, we talk to Laura Tamblyn Watts, Chief Public Policy officer for CARP. We get her reaction the Federal Government's Dementia Strategy. We wrap the hour with Liam O'Rourke, the executive director of Lakecity Works. They are building and delivering 50 recycled plastic picnic tables. These unique tables – part of our Plastics venture – will be installed at various parks and beaches throughout the municipality. Jun 18, 2019, 02:30 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, June 18, 2019 For the 1pm hour, we hear from Paula Minnikin who spoke out at the Health Care Crisis rally. Why did she feel the need to speak up? Then, we hear from NSGEU President Jason MacLean. We get his reaction to an oncoming safety order of the East Coast Forensic Hospital. We wrap the hour with Chef Anna Olson, who is writing a cookbook on old family recipes. Jun 18, 2019, 02:24 PM