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The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, December 14, 2018 It's Friday, it's 3pm. That means it's time for the Higher Learning with Angela Rudderham and Lisa Saunders from Bridgeway Academy. Dec 14, 2018, 04:16 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, December 14, 2018 One accident during the morning commute in HRM typically snarls traffic makes us all a bit crazy. Dr. Ahsan Habib with the School of Planning at Dalhousie joins the show to talk traffic. Did provincial Liberals ignore staff recommendations to create stronger emission reduction targets? The NS NDP MLA for Truro-Bible Hill-Salmon River-Millbrook Lenore Zann joins the show. Craft Brewers in Nova Scotia feel they're being hampered by provincial policies. Ed Hollett is a Senior Research Fellow with AIMS - and is the co-author of a report on Opening the Taps in NS. He joins the show. Then, it's Todd o'clock! That's right, it's time to talk about the latest offerings from craft breweries in Nova Scotia with Todd the Beer Dude on the Maritime Beer Report. Dec 14, 2018, 04:13 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, December 14, 2018 Canada doesn't have a national School food program. Margo Riebe-Butt with Nourish Nova Scotia joins us now to talk about a national petition trying to change that. Can't live without high speed internet? Some people in the province do. Joining us now to discuss the state of rural high speed, Deborah Page, Director of Marketing for Develop NS. The feds have ushered in national coal regulations. But what about Nova Scotia? Joining us now, Stephen Thomas, Energy Campaign Coordinator with the Ecology Action Centre. So you want to hop on the bus. But you have to book your trip on the bus a week in advance. That's the reality for Access-a-Bus users in the city. Could changes be coming to the way AAB operates? Mike Spicer is the manager of transit operation with Halifax Transit joins the show. Dec 14, 2018, 04:07 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Friday, December 14, 2018 Sheldon and Matt open up the show talking Christmas, and Die Hard. Then, earlier this week, Justin Trudeau appointed three new members to the Senate. But Nova Scotia MLA Chris d'Entremont is disappointed the practice of appointing an Acadian senator was abandoned. Chris joins us on the show. Dec 14, 2018, 04:05 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, December 13, 2018 For the final half hour of the show, we speak to Christine Langlois, Senior Advisor of Communications and Spokesperson for the Canadian Air Transport Safety Authority (CATSA) who provides tips for easy holiday travel. We finish the show with Dave Gunning, speaking out about Northern Pulp emissions, Ellen Page and Factivists. Dec 13, 2018, 04:55 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, December 13, 2018 It's Thursday! It's 2pm! That can only mean one thing - time for the Hour of Openness! The one hour a week Sheldon opens up the phone lines. Dec 13, 2018, 04:52 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, December 13, 2018 For the 1pm hour, we speak to Kat Lateigne from bloodwatch.org to discuss targeted ads on Facebook by a private blood collection company looking to pay for plasma. Then, we speak to Ally Garber who has been trying to locate BunBun, her daughter’s stuffed rabbit that was lost a month ago. After that, we talk to Diane J. Brisebois, President & CEO, Retail Council of Canada about a study on Canadians' shopping preferences, expectations and needs. We wrap the show with John Davis from the Clean Ocean Committee. A coalition of fishing, environmental and tourism operators are coming together to protest new oil leases and offshore regulators that are putting Sable Island National Park reserve and our climate at risk.  Dec 13, 2018, 04:41 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thursday, December 13, 2018 Sheldon and Matt start off the show talking about the update on Street Checks, holiday shopping, celebrities taking on social causes, and what's up with Pig Pen from Peanuts fame? Then, they're joined by District 5 Councillor Sam Austin to give us an update and preview of the transportation standing committee meeting. Dec 13, 2018, 04:38 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, December 12, 2018 For the last half hour of the show, we talk to lawyer David Dalrymple with Atherton Nicholson Law about lawyers looking forward to challenging roadside cannabis checks in court. We finish up the show with photographer Adam Cornick who took an immediately iconic photo of two people playing hockey with Peggy's Cove as the backdrop.  Dec 12, 2018, 04:39 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, December 12, 2018 It's Wednesday. It's 2pm. That's means it's time for Municipal Matters. Joining us in studio, Tim Bousquet. Dec 12, 2018, 04:38 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, December 12, 2018 For the 1pm hour, we talk to the president of the Nova Scotia Right to Know Coalition, Michael Karanicolas about a Police Commission meeting regarding an update on street checks being held behind closed doors. Is this right? Then, we talk to NSLC spokesperson Bev Ware - will there be a cannabis shortage during Christmas? After that, we speak to Steve Craig, councillor and chair of the Halifax Police Commission. We ask him about the Street Check update, finding money in the police budget, and the search for a new chief. We wrap the hour with Fire Chief Ken Stuebing about recommended changes to response time standards and coverage in areas including Fall River. Dec 12, 2018, 04:33 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Sheldon and Matt start the show talking about, well, the upcoming show - plus - today's soundtrack, a truly awful Christmas album by John Travolta and Olivia Newton John. Then, we get an update from Don Mills of Corporate Research Associates about Nova Scotia provincial political results. Dec 12, 2018, 04:25 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, December 11, 2018 3 p.m. Founder and Partner of Culture Link CIC joins us to discuss the new funding unveiled for the new 13 million dollar arts center in downtown Halifax. Provincial Coordinator of Nova Scotia Health Coalition Chris Parsons joins us to give his reaction to the Auditor General report on the IWK. Dec 11, 2018, 11:26 AM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, December 11, 2018 2 p.m. Blogger Stephen Archibald joins us for a trip down memory lane as we discuss the old Acadian Bus Lines terminal on Almon Street. Chair of the IWK Board of Directors Karen Hutt joins us to discuss the recommendations of the Auditor General report which was released earlier today. Auditor General of Nova Scotia Michael Pickup joins us to discuss the December 2018 performance audit report. Economics professor at Concordia University Moshe Lander joins us to discuss the New Brunswick Francophonie games. Dec 11, 2018, 11:25 AM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, December 11, 2018 1 p.m. President of Faces of Pharmacare Bill Swan joins us to talk about the collusion in the genetic drug industry in the U.S. and how it could influence Canada’s future pharma care plans. Inclusivity activist and disability advocate Paul Vienneau joins us to talk about a City Councillor who will be looking into the feasibility of drivers with accessible plate/hanger tags being able to park for free at any parking meter in Halifax. President of Amalgamated Transit Union Ken Wilson joins us to discuss his thoughts and reaction to the new high performance police edition supervisor vehicles. Dec 11, 2018, 11:23 AM