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The Todd Veinotte Show - 10 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, August 2, 2020 NASA has embarked on its latest mission to Mars. Astronomy and physics professor at Saint Mary's University Rob Thacker joins us to talk about it. We speak with Nova Scotia actor Jonathan Torrens about making TV in the age of COVID. Fred Whoriskey, former director of the Ocean Tracking Network at Dalhousie University, joins the show to discuss the latest shark attack off Maine’s Bailey Island. NSGEU president Jason McLean has said he won’t take part in a Northwood review, instead calls for a public inquiry into the COVID-19 outbreak in the long-term care home. He joins the show to tell us more. Aug 02, 2020, 07:10 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 9 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, August 2, 2020 Paul MacKinnon of the Downtown Halifax Business Commission talks about how the Atlantic bubble is helping the downtown core and we’ll get some details on the Gritty to Pretty program. The Canadian Premier League announced they will start their 2020 season in Charlottetown, dubbing it the Island Games. We talk about it with Halifax Wanderers founder and president Derek Martin. Then opposition leader Tim Houston joins the conversation to weigh in on the reversal of the review of the mass shooting to a public inquiry and the latest budget numbers. The CEOs of Canada’s nine largest chambers of commerce are renewing their plea for provincial leaders to remove inter-provincial trade barriers to help economic recovery. Patrick Sullivan, CEO of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, joins the show to give us the details. Aug 02, 2020, 07:09 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 8 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, August 2, 2020 We speak with Agriculture Minister Keith Colwell about the province’s decision to phase out a program intended to help wine producers from the province and other small regions in order to not risk running afoul of the World Trade Organization. USports recently announced they will reverse a decision that would have seen hundreds of players lose their fifth and final year of eligibility because of their age. Lisette Johnson-Stapley, USPORT Chief Sports Officer, joins the show to tell us more. HRP spokesperson Constable Dylan Jackman joins the show to warn residents of the latest telephone scams that are asking for social insurance numbers, or asking for personal financial information. Aug 02, 2020, 07:07 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 11 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, August 1, 2020 We hear what you have to say when we go to the phone this hour. Aug 01, 2020, 07:50 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 10 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, August 1, 2020 Atlantic Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, Paige McPherson, joins the show to talk about their latest report which indicates a significant tax disadvantage when compared to the U.S New England states. The Advanced Education Department of the provincial government, announced Wednesday an injection of $19.4 million in infrastructure upgrades for nine NSCC campuses across the province. We talk about it with NSCC vice-president Lynn Hartwell. We speak with Jorid Morgan, Vice-President, Atlantic Canada at CFIB, to talk about their open letter to provincial and federal finance ministers asking for a reform to Canada's Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance program. Then we speak with Canadian gymnast Ellie Black about how she is coping with the pandemic, training, getting back into competition and the postponed Tokyo olympics. Aug 01, 2020, 07:50 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 9 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, August 1, 2020 Terry Spicer the Acting Auditor General talks about how he believes the province does not have a coordinated approach to assess and manage risks for the contaminated sites it is responsible for. Then Lori Turnbull, director of the School of Public Administration and an associate professor of political science at Dalhousie University, joins the conversation to discuss the change to an inquiry and the WE scandal testimonies. Andrew Holland of the Nature Conservancy of Canada joins us to talk about their awareness campaign aimed to help an endangered turtle population that are being killed and injured by motor vehicles. Then we get Chris d'Entremont, CPC MP West Nova, take on the reversal of the review to an inquiry and his thoughts on the WE controversy. Aug 01, 2020, 07:50 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 8 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, August 1, 2020 We speak with Nova Scotia’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Robert Strang first this morning to discuss his decision to make masks mandatory and to get an update on the novel coronavirus. Then we are joined by Stephanie Domet, writer and co-director of the Afterwords Lit Fest, to talk about the festival going virtual this fall. NDP leader Gary Burrill joins us to talk about the province’s decision to go with an inquiry days after announcing a review into the massacre and we’ll talk about the latest budget. Sports commentator Elliotte Friedman joins the show to chat about the NHL returning to play, his concerns, no fans in the stands and much more. Aug 01, 2020, 07:50 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show – 10am Hour three begins with Sunna Strategies political commentator Tim Powers.  Next on the show is Downtown Halifax Councillor Waye Mason who wants to take a look at functions that are currently being done by police being turned over to civilians.  Carleton University Business Professor Ian Lee will discuss the economics of closed doors.  And, the Chair of Lunenburg Pride Shelly McCorriston will discuss flying the Pride flag in Chester. Jul 26, 2020, 07:07 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show – 9am We begin the second hour of the show with Dalhousie University Professor of Political Science Lori Turnbull.  Next up is Pam Lovelace, who has announced her intention to run in the upcoming municipal election.  Next is the former president of the Canadian Federation if Independent Business Catherine Swift and a look at concerns raised in our province’s nursing homes with the President of CUPE in Nova Scotia Nan McFadgen. Jul 26, 2020, 07:06 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show – 8am We begin today’s show with a look at a little know medical unit within the Canadian Forces with Esprit de Corps Magazine’s Scott Taylor.  They a look at the Blue Water Birch Cove Wilderness area with Nature Trust’s Executive Director Bonnie Sutherland.  The Leader of the provincial NDP Gary Burrill will stop by to wrap up the hour. Jul 26, 2020, 07:05 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 11am We take your calls Jul 25, 2020, 07:34 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 10am The hour begins with the Leader of the Nova Scotia PC party Tim Houston and his thoughts on the inquiry into the mass shooting.  Dalhousie Law Professor Wayne MacKay will also chat with Todd about that review.  Concordia University Economics Professor Moshe Lander will discuss changing the names of professional sports teams, and HRM Councillor Stephen Adams will wrap the hour discussing the recommendations of a panel looking at how to commemorate Edward Cornwallis. Jul 25, 2020, 07:32 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 9AM A look at this week’s announcement of a review into the Nova Scotia mass shooting, and police response during mental health calls by police with former RCMP member and security expert Chris Mathers.  Next a look at a new mural to celebrate the 150th birthday of George Dixon with the General Manage of the Africville Museum Juanita Peters.  Political Scientist Don Desserud will join Todd to take a look at the world of politics, and the hour wraps with the President of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union Paul Wozney and his thoughts on the newly announced back to school plan. Jul 25, 2020, 07:31 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 8am We begin the show with Political Strategist and commentator Gerry Nichols.  Up next a conversation with the CEO and Partner at Narrative Research Margaret Brigley about new polling data on the confidence of Canadians on a vaccine.  Then Michelle Lowe, the executive director of the Nursing Homes of Nova Scotia Association stops by to look at staffing levels and funding in our province’s nursing homes. Jul 25, 2020, 07:30 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 10 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, July 19, 2020 Some Nova Scotia municipalities are pushing back against the general elections that are scheduled for October due to fears of a second wave of COVID-19 making the voting process unsafe. Pam Mood, Yarmouth mayor and a member of the Nova Scotia Federation of Municipalities joins the show to tell us more. Dalhousie infectious disease expert Dr. Lisa Barrett talks with us about the latest COVID-19 developments.  We have our weekly chat with Summa Strategies Tim Powers to discuss Canadian and U.S. politics. Then Mark Brewer, University of Maine political science professor, joins the conversation to give his take on U.S. politics. Jul 19, 2020, 07:21 AM