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The Todd Veinotte Show 8 AM Producer Matt Brand fills in for Todd Veinotte Deborah Luscomb is the past chair of Green Burial Nova Scotia. She reacts to call by a UK Doctor for more green burials to be done on unused public lands like meadows, old industrial sites, and even along roadsides and highways. Would that work here? And what would it look like? Nova Scotia Legal Aid Lawyer Gordon Blackmore is assigned to the $2.7 million land claim file in five Black communities that was pledged in 2017. How much progress has been made, and how much more will need to be done?   Jul 14, 2019, 09:38 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show 9 AM Producer Matt Brand fills in for Todd Veinotte Lisa Lachance and Fae Johnstone are with Wisdom2Actionm,which helps schools, companies and organizations find, understand, and share evidence based information to strengthen their work with vulnerable young people and their families. Recently, they released a report on Youth Priorities for Addressing Gender Based-Violence by talking to LGBTQ2+ youth. They share their findings with Matt. Marine Animal Response Society Executive Director Tonya Wimmer tells Matt about their new crowdfunding campaign.    Jul 14, 2019, 08:59 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show 10 AM Producer Matt Brand fills in for Todd Veinotte Freelance sports writer Scott Hastings, whose work appears in places like Odds Shark, joins the show to break down the latest in the world of sports. Community Activist DeRico Symonds is involved with the Wortley Street Check Action Working Group. He and a group of other black youth involved in working group walked away from discussions with Halifax Regional Police and city officials over two months ago. DeRico tells Matt what the group is pushing toward now.    Jul 14, 2019, 08:50 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show 11 AM Producer Matt Brand fills in for Todd Veinotte Ben, Matthew and Tim from Hopped Up Gaming East join Matt for the entire hour to talk about video game news, Stranger Things 3, The Thing, and -of course - beer. Jul 13, 2019, 11:30 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show 10 AM Producer Matt Brand fills in for Todd Veino The phone lines are open! Jul 13, 2019, 10:12 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show 9 AM Producer Matt Brand fills in for Todd Veinotte Halifax Pride Vice Chair Ellen Davis tells Matt what you can look forward to over the next week, and how people who don’t identify as LGBTQ can be involved while also being respectful? George Mbamalu with Afrifest, which runs July 12-14, tells us about some of the performers, and why it’s important to promote African Culture. Halifax singer/songwriter Elise Besler is playing at the Halifax Jazz Fest Saturday July 13. She’ll talk about her career, and her side gig as a voice coach. Dave Sampson is a Sydney musician who is one of four Canadians attempting to win their way into the Boots and Hearts 2019 Emerging Artist Showcase. The grand prize of going to Nashville and recording a single Jul 13, 2019, 10:04 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show 8 AM Producer Matt Brand fills in for Todd Veinotte Dr. Marie-Soleil Beaudoin is a professor of physiology and biophysics at Dalhousie University in Halifax. She was one of 75 women who officiated the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France. She was a referee in four matches including the semi final between the Netherlands and Sweden. She joins Matt in studio to talk about the experience. Francoise Baylis is a bioethicist from Dalhousie. She responds to a Russian scientist's plans to edit the genetic makeup of fetuses so they’re not born deaf. She gives her thoughts on the issue, and whether this is moral.  the annual Spryfield Days Festival is happening this weekend. Organizer Bruce Holland joins the show to talk about everything that's planned for the event.  Jul 13, 2019, 09:20 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show 10 AM Producer Matt Brand fills in for Todd Veinotte Dan Misener is the host of the Grown-Ups Read Things They Wrote as Kids podcast. The program is on tour right now and makes a stop in Halifax Sunday July 7. Stan Rogers Folk Fest Artistic Director Chris Greencorn goes through the eclectic lineup that will be in Canso July 25-28. Weekend Gardner host Niki Jabbour helps Matt with his first garden. A lot is growing but what are the next steps?   Jul 07, 2019, 08:29 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show 9 AM Producer Matt Brand fills in for Todd Veinotte Halifax Jazz Festival organizer Andrew Jackson gives a preview of what’s to come during the July 9-14 event. Ray Grant is with the Organ Festival in Halifax that runs Sunday July 7 through Thursday July 11. Writer Scott Hastings joins Matt to break down NBA Free Agency and look at the league's landscape now that Kawhi has picked his team.   Jul 07, 2019, 08:25 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show 8 AM Producer Matt Brand fills in for Todd Veinotte Dr. Michael Ungar is the Canada Research Chair in Child, Family and Community Resilience, as well as the author of the book Change Your World. Dr. Ungar tells Matt why we should take away our kids devices and let them get bored and dirty this summer. Sheila E is a legendary percussionist and vocalist best known for performing with Prince. Sheila E is playing at the Halifax Jazz Fest on Friday July 12.  Jul 07, 2019, 07:59 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show 11 AM Producer Matt Brand fills in for Todd Veinotte Ben, Matthew, Evan, and Tim are the co-hosts of the Hopped Up Gaming East podcast. They tell Matt about the latest video game news before turning the conversation to beer.  Alex Huntley is the editor of satirical news site The Beaverton. Huntley joins the show to discuss the Michael DeAdder debacle and the role of satire today. News 957's Allistar Alders also runs the Nova Scotia Weather Service, when he’s not giving updates on traffic for us. He joins Matt for a look at the weather this weekend, and the outlook for the rest of the summer. Jul 06, 2019, 09:03 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show 10 AM Producer Matt Brand fills in for Todd Veinotte Open Phone Lines! Jul 06, 2019, 08:55 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show 9 AM Producer Matt Brand fills in for Todd Veinotte Accessibility advocate Brian George discusses Walk & Roll Halifax, happening July 13th at the Emera Oval. Turtle Patrol Paul Turbitt explains why its the time of year to look out for the turtles! Plus, we learn about the new initiatives Turtle Patrolhas on the go. Ms Lisa Fischer is playing the Halifax Jazz Fest on Saturday July 13th. After four decades of singing background for icons like the Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, Chaka Khan, and Nine Inch Nails, Lisa is finally stepping out on her own. Corvell Beals is the co-founder of The Peace Project. Shaquille Smith is the organizer of join the Peace Tournament happening Aug 22-25. The two join Matt in studio to talk about the basketball event and the scholarship participants can win.    Jul 06, 2019, 08:54 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show 8 AM Producer Matt Brand fills in for Todd Veinotte The Chronicle Herald's Art and Entertainment reporter Stephen Cooke calls in to review new movie Midsommar as well as preview other horror movies coming to theaters this summer. Dolly Mirpuri is the Project Coordinator of the East Coast Kite Festival. The event marks its third year this weekend. FIN Outdoor Film Festival Executive Director Wayne Carter joins Matt to talk about the first night of the outdoor series, where people are encouraged to dress up and sing-along. The first movie of the year was Grease Jul 06, 2019, 08:46 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show 10AM Toronto Raptor Danny Green comes to Halifax. We chat with Tidal League’s Gabe Roy about the champs visit. Business tax changes on the way in HRM, also, Premier McNeil vows to cut more business red tape VP Atlantic of the CFIB Jordi Morgan sits down in the studio with Todd. Jun 30, 2019, 07:39 AM