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The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thurssday, January 23, 2020  While we hope the Corona Virus doesn’t make it here, it’s a different reality in the city of Wuhan. The city of 11 million has been closed off. But what does quarantining millions of people mean? What does it look like? We ask Professor Bob Huish with Dalhousie University. And Peter Bevan Baker is the leader of Prince Edward Island's Green Party. He's in town as part of a lecture series happening tonight. He joins us in studio for a chat. 
 
Yesterday at 04:33 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thurssday, January 23, 2020  2-3 on Thursdays is the one time a week we open up the phone lines to our listeners. It's something we call The Hour of Openness. Yesterday at 04:29 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thurssday, January 23, 2020  Treating customers right? After the incident at a Halifax Walmart between Santina Rao and the Halifax Regional Police, what do retailers need to know about dealing with minorities? We ask Jim Cormier with the Retail Council of Canada. Then, a better bedside manner? Work is underway to reduce administrative red tape so doctors across the province can spend more time with their patients. How will this work? We ask Nancy MacCready-Williams, CEO of Doctors Nova Scotia. Thinking of escaping our winter hellscape? Going on an exotic getaway sound great  - but what about getting sick? Curtis Chafe with the Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia tells us why people should consult a medical professional before vacation, even though most people don’t. And Jeff Gaulin is a spokesperson for Rothmans Benson Hedges. They say warning labels should make clear that vaping is not risk-free, contains nicotine, but is still a better choice than smoking.    Yesterday at 04:25 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Thurssday, January 23, 2020  The the closure of Northern Pulp, forestry in Nova Scotia will change. What sort of impact will this have on the rest of the province? Nova Scotia PC leader Tim Houston weighs in.  Yesterday at 04:08 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, January 22, 2020  Dr. Robert Strang is the province's Chief Medical Officer of Health. It's influenza season in Nova Scotia. And any concerns on the Corona Virus in China? And John Lohr is the MLA for Kings North. Why does he want police to track tire data on vehicles involved in MVA’s?  Jan 22, 2020, 05:16 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, January 22, 2020  What happens in the city matters. That’s why every Wednesday from 2-3 we form our Municipal Matters panel. Today Tim Bousquet and Andrew Younger join the show to talk Policing, Santina Rao, Shannon Park, Effluent, and more. Jan 22, 2020, 05:15 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, January 22, 2020  Staying steady. A projected slow start to this year’s Canadian economy, the Bank of Canada is keeping its key interest rate at 1.75%. What does this mean for you? We ask mortgage specialist ClintonWilkins. Then, affordable housing and the budget. Is there anything #HRM can do with the vacancy rate at 1%? We ask district 8 councillor Lindell Smith. After that, repurposing part of the city. The old Halifax Convention Centre is getting a facelift and will now be the Culture Link. What the heck is a Culture Link? And when does it open? We ask Marc Almon. And, second thoughts? The Federal government is starting to back off their campaign promise to deliver universal pharmacare. What should we do about it? We ask Chris Parsons with the Nova Scotia Health Coalition.   Jan 22, 2020, 05:14 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Wednesday, January 22, 2020  A stadium could still be coming to #Halifax - just not in Shannon Park. So what’s next for the property? Chris Millier with Canada Lands Company joins the show to fill us in.  Jan 22, 2020, 05:11 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, January 21, 2020  Adriana Molina is the Communications Manager with Credit Canada - Blue Monday aka the saddest day of the year was yesterday. The SADD Index will take a playful look at how Canadians intend to save or spend their way through the next three months. And Major Ken Hynes is the Chief Curator of The Army Museum Halifax Citadel, who are loaning the Rudnicki Painting to Dalhousie University in Advance of Black History Month. Jan 21, 2020, 03:25 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, January 21, 2020  The Stanfields have a new album coming out this week. Jon Landry with the group joins us to tell us about it. Then, those who like it (still) like it a lot (200 years later). Wade Keller and Stefan Gagliardi join the show to tell us all about the 200 year anniversary of Alexander Keith’s brewing in Halifax. After that, website whoopsie! Evangeline Colman Saad is HRM’s Auditor General. Today, she released her report on changes to the Halifax.ca website. What were her takeaways? And Brian J. Hebert is with the Legal Council for the Pictou Landing First Nation. He gives his thoughts follow Premier McNeil's announcement today.  Jan 21, 2020, 03:24 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, January 21, 2020  Putting the Walmart incident in context. Calvin Lawrence is a retired Halifax Police and RCMP officer. He wrote the book Black Cop. What is the relationship between the Halifax police and the Black community? Then, it's Green space vs. Parking: District 7 Councillor Waye Mason joins the show to give us an update on the province’s plan to build a parkade on the Halifax Common. After that, can you taste the torque?! That would be a bad idea, instead, *listen* to the torque. Tuesdays means Torque Tuesday with freelance automotive writer, Evan Williams. Tune in to hear Sheldon and Evan talk about the world of automobiles. And we catch up quickly with Sam Laprade, the host of News 95.7's An Hour to Give.  Jan 21, 2020, 03:11 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 12:30 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Tuesday, January 21, 2020  It’s the worst lunch in town…the conversation is good though! Pull up a seat to the Power Lunch table to hear Katie Hartai and Carman Pirie discuss: the great Newfoundland Blizzard, Winter Tires, the Walmart Arrest, Ride hailing, and more.     Jan 21, 2020, 03:09 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 3 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, January 20, 2020  Monday means it's time for Money Matters with Ken Shea, President and CEO of the East Coast Credit Union. He'll be joined by Senator Stanley Kutcher, an internationally renowned expert in mental health and a national and international leader in mental health research, advocacy, training, policy, and services innovation working at the IWK Health Center and Dalhousie University. He has received numerous awards and honors locally, nationally, and internationally for his work, including the Order of Nova Scotia. He was appointed to the Senate of Canada in 2019. He'll discuss mental health and finances.   Jan 20, 2020, 02:38 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 2 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, January 20, 2020  Making accessibility headlines (for the right reasons). Sarah McCarthy is with the Rick Hansen Foundation, and Dean Bouchard is the Director of Planning and Infrastructure at the Halifax Stanfield Airport - they join us to talk about an accessibility announcement at the airport. After that, tunneling out of your home...snowboarding on the street...throwing your pets out the window to pee. What else do we need to know about the Blizzard in NFLD? We ask St. John’s resident, Michelle Osmond. Then, feeling blue on  Blue Monday? Nicole Ellis is a certified personal dog trainer for Rover.com. She’ll join us at 2:30 to tell us how our pets can help us at this time of year. And getting more women involved in the municipality. Deputy Mayor of HRM Lisa Blackburn joins the show to talk about the call for volunteers for the Women’s Advisory Committee, plus what’s the latest on the bus to Beaver Bank?    Jan 20, 2020, 02:36 PM
The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. The Sheldon MacLeod Show - Monday, January 20, 2020  Clawing at new opportunities? Stewart Lamont is the managing director of the Tangier Lobster Company. He joins us to discuss what will happen to lobster prices in Nova Scotia if the China tariff on lobster ends. Then we hear from Mike Crosby, NSSA President about the province investing in Salmon and Trout conservation. After that, how can the city do better in supporting young people? According to DeRico Symonds - it’s all about the jobs. The community activist works with youth and wrote on op-ed for The Coast on the issue and joins us in the studio. Then, we saw the pictures of Santina Rao. We got the press release from the Halifax Regional Police. What does the law have to say? We ask Wayne MacKay, Professor Emeritus with the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University to weigh in on the Walmart encounter last Wednesday.    Jan 20, 2020, 02:26 PM