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The Todd Veinotte Show - 11 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, March 29, 2020 Darrell Sampson, Liberal MP for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, joins the show to talk about the federal government's response to COVID-19. We open the phone lines to hear what you have to say for the rest of this hour. Mar 29, 2020, 07:10 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 10 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, March 29, 2020 Catherine Swift, former Canadian Federation of Independent Business president, chats with Todd about the novel coronavirus and how it impacts businesses and workers. Dr. Lisa Barrett, Infectious Disease Expert at Dalhousie University, joins the show to give us an update on the novel coronavirus and discusses how we can all stay safe during these uncertain times. Russ Green with Nova Scotians for Equalization Fairness, joins the show to talk about the recently passed aid package and discusses how they will distribute the money. Jerry Dias, Unifor President, discusses the impact COVID-19 has on trade across the country and how the federal government aid package will help. Mar 29, 2020, 07:10 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 9 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, March 29, 2020 Lori Turnbull, political science professor at Dalhousie University, reacts to the federal government's response to the novel coronavirus. Jo-Ann Roberts, interim leader of the federal green party, joins the conversation to give her thoughts on the measures being taken to protect and support Canadians. Over a thousand workers were laid off at Irving Shipyard due to COVID-19, Ken Hanson, Defence analyst, joins us to discuss how this will impact navy and coast guard procurements. Many schools across the country have suspended classes and postponed their school year. President of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union, Paul Wozney, gives us an update on what Nova Scotia is planning to do as the scheduled return date fast approaches.   Mar 29, 2020, 07:10 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 8 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, March 29, 2020 Dr. Gary Ernest, president of Doctors Nova Scotia, warns that challenging times are ahead for Nova Scotians as an increase of confirmed cases exceeds 100. Schools are currently scheduled to return on April 6, though many are concerned for the safety of students and teachers if they do. Clancy McDaniel, executive director of Students Nova Scotia, joins the show to discuss how COVID-19 has impacted students across the province. Peter Halpin, executive director of Association of Atlantic Universities, talks about how COVID-19 has impacted universities and how they plan to finish the term for graduating students. Mar 29, 2020, 07:10 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 11 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, March 28, 2020 We hear what you have to say when we go to the phone this hour. Mar 28, 2020, 07:15 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 10 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, March 28, 2020 This week Nova Scotia saw an increase in COVID-19 cases in the province, with most being due to travel. Dr. Ajantha Jayabarathan, family physician, gives us an update and some advice on how to combat this virus. Moshe Lander, economics professor at Concordia University, reacts to the stock markets this week and gives us some predictions as to what the markets will look like in the coming weeks. Stephen Brunt of Sportsnet joins us to discuss the landscape of sports in the wake of the novel coronavirus. Dan Kelly, president and CEO of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, reacts to the aid package given to small businesses and discusses if this will be enough to keep local businesses open. Mar 28, 2020, 07:15 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 9 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, March 28, 2020 An emergency federal bill, that will allow the government to use up to $52 billion in funds to help those affected by COVID-19, was signed this week. Aaron Wudrick, federal director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, gives us his take on the aid package. Universities across the country have suspended in-person classes, with most institutions switching to virtual classrooms to finish the term. Canadian Federation of Students Nova Scotia treasurer, Marie Dolcetti-Koros, tells us how students are holding up in the midst of COVID-19. Linda Silas, president of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions, representing 200,000 nurses across Canada, joins the show to talk about COVID-19 and the role nurses play during the pandemic. Amid mass layoffs due to the novel coronavirus many are worried they won’t be able to make their rent payments. Kevin Russell, executive director of Investment Property Owners Association, joins the show to talk about the impact COVID-19 has on property owners.   Mar 28, 2020, 07:15 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 8 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, March 28, 2020 The Nova Scotia SPCA has temporarily suspended adoptions to reduce contact with the public. Tracy Jessiman, animal rights advocate, joins the show to give us her thoughts on the suspension and what people can do to help animals during this pandemic. People 65 and over have been deemed one of the most vulnerable to COVID-19 due to age and underlying medical conditions. Gary MacLeod, advocate for the care of the elderly, joins us to voice his concerns and to discuss the measures taken to protect Nova Scotia’s aging population. Dr. Allan Marble, chair of the Medical History Society of Nova Scotia, joins the show to tell us the history of pandemics. Mar 28, 2020, 07:15 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 11 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, March 22, 2020 Linda Silas, president of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions, representing 200,000 nurses across Canada, joins the show to talk about COVID-19 and the role nurses play during the pandemic. Restaurants are now limited to take-out, delivery and drive through only. Luc Erjavic, Atlantic Canadian vice-president for Restaurants Canada, joins the show to give us his thoughts on the latest provisions and how it will affect the industry. Mar 22, 2020, 07:11 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 10 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, March 22, 2020 Dr. Lisa Barrett with the Division of Infectious Diseases at Dalhousie University, joins the show to give us an update on COVID-19 and how medical professionals are working to flatten the curve.Daniel Bernhard, executive director of Friends of Canadian Broadcasting, joins the show to give us his take on news outlets changing their programming in the midst of the novel coronavirus. Janet Hazleton, president of the Nova Scotia Nurses Union, joins us to give an update on how nurses are staying safe and vigilant during the pandemic. Sylvain Charlebois, food professor at Dalhousie University, reacts to consumer panic buying, the food supply chain and much more. Mar 22, 2020, 07:11 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 9 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, March 22, 2020 Trudeau announced this week that the government will provide a $82 billion relief package for Canadians among other measures. Tim Powers, political commentator with Summa Strategies, joins us to give us his thoughts on how the federal government is reacting to the pandemic. Dr. Gary Ernest, president of Doctors Nova Scotia, joins us to give some advice on how to handle the current situation and the best ways to keep our families healthy and safe. Barbara Kay, journalist with the National Post, joins the show to give us her thoughts on COVID-19 and how communities uniting can help us get through these tough times. Constance MacIntosh, law professor at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, joins the conversation to talk about the vulnerability of Indigenous communities during COVID-19. Mar 22, 2020, 07:11 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 8 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, March 22, 2020 Ruth McMullin, host of the podcast Optimistically Depressed, joins the show to tell us how she’s dealing with these troubled times and to give some light to the situation. Michele Porter, CEO of Souls Harbour Rescue Mission, joins the conversation to update us on how COVID-19 is affecting their operations and how we can help. Jason Edwards, Nova Scotia labour and employment lawyer, talks about protections for workers during the pandemic and much more. Mar 22, 2020, 07:11 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 11 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, March 21, 2020 We hear what you have to say when we go to the phone this hour. Mar 21, 2020, 07:17 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 10 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, March 21, 2020 Clinton Wilkins of Clinton Wilkins Mortgage Team, takes your questions on deferred payment, purchases currently in progress, how financial institutions are reacting to COVID-19 and much more. Financial fallout continues in the midst of COVID-19, business professor Ian Lee joins the conversation to give us his thoughts on the markets and what to expect in the coming weeks. Mayor Mike Savage joins the show to give us an update on HRM reactions to COVID-19 and what people can do to stay safe during the pandemic. Mar 21, 2020, 07:17 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 9 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, March 21, 2020 Dr. Ajantha Jayabarathan, family physician, updates us on the virus and gives some advice on how Nova Scotians should prepare during these hard times. It was announced this week that pharmacies are only filling 30 days worth of prescriptions, Allison Bodnar, CEO of the Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia, joins the show to tell us more. Gerald Walsh of Gerald Walsh Associates, human resource advisors talks about the impact COVID-19 has on the workplace. Michele Lowe, managing director of the Nursing Homes of Nova Scotia Association, gives us an update on how COVID-19 is affecting nursing homes, residents and their families. Mar 21, 2020, 07:16 AM