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The Todd Veinotte Show - 11 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, November 17, 2019 Halifax jazz singer Holly Cole is playing a holiday-themed show at Casino Nova Scotia. She gives us the details.  With Cannabis NB becoming privatized, we ask what this means for other public models including NSLC Cannabis. Business Professor Ian Lee joins us to talk about it. A new agriculture robot developed at Dalhousie University is hoping to ease the stress of the farming industry. We hear more from assistant professor and project lead researcher Young Chang.The prime minister's cabinet appointments on Nov. 20 will come before any of the 98 new MPs elected last month will learn where their new Ottawa offices will be. We talk with newly elected Fundy Royal Conservative MP Rob Moore about it. Nov 17, 2019, 11:47 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 10 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, November 17, 2019 An apparent step-up of receipt and shopping bag checks at Walmart has sparked customer complaints. Here to tell us about shoppers’ rights is Michael Bryant, Canadian Civil Liberties Association executive director and general counsel.The group that wants to build a CFL stadium in Halifax has updated its proposal. Economics Professor at Concordia Moshe Lander joins us to discuss it.Two Halifax restaurants say delivery service DoorDash is delivering their food, despite having no affiliation with them. Eric McIntyre, co-owner of Kitsune Food Co. on Agricola Street, tells us why he wants the service to stop delivering his food. We continue our conversation about the stadium with regional councillor Sam Austin, who nearly had the original pitch tossed out by council. Nov 17, 2019, 11:46 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 9 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, November 17, 2019 A Globe and Mail op-ed by defence and security analyst Ken Hansen, argues the real obstacle for reforming military spending isn’t in the defence ministry. It’s the Treasury Board. He tells us why. A new study estimates almost two million pieces of junk lie on the sea floor of the Bay of Fundy, most of which is plastic and fishing gear. Professor at the School for Resource and Environmental Studies at Dalhousie University Tony Walker, joins us with the details. Concerns are being raised over an anti-LGBTQ2 speaker scheduled for a campus event at Dalhousie University. President of DalOUT, Dalhousie’s LGBTQ2 society Truelee Love, gives us her reaction. Nova Scotia Auditor General Michael Pickup talks with us about inadequate assessments of abandoned mines in Nova Scotia. Hs msot recent financial report looked into contaminated sites across the province, among other topics. Nov 17, 2019, 11:45 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 8 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, November 17, 2019 Todd introduces today’s show. A number of Nova Scotia health groups are calling for urgent action on dealing with vaping youth. We talk about it with Kelly Cull of the Canadian Cancer Society. In Nova Scotia, anyone can call themselves an acupuncturist. Kenton Sefcik with the Nova Scotia Association of Acupuncturists, says this is a public safety issue for patients. Political strategist and commentator Gerry Nichols, gives us the latest on President Donald Trump and House impeachment investigation.  Nov 17, 2019, 11:44 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 11 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, November 16, 2019 We want to hear what’s on your mind this open hour. Nov 16, 2019, 11:38 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 10 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, November 16, 2019 Mortgage guru Clinton Wilkins talks with us about mortgages for half an hour. Black Friday is still weeks away, but some retailers have opted to start the year's biggest shopping event early. Senior Retail Advisor with Retail Council of Canada Michael Leblanc talks with us about the sale. Earle Jessiman is a sports writer, including for the Hockey News. He manages elite athletes and other high net-worth clients, and has an MBA in Hockey Management. Jessiman joins us in-studio to break down the pitch for a stadium from Schooner Sports and Entertainment. Nov 16, 2019, 11:37 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 9 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, November 16, 2019 An audit released earlier this week warns the health of Canada's fish stocks is in a steady state of decline. The report by advocacy group Oceana Canada says twenty-nine per cent of fish stocks are considered healthy this year, compared to thirty-four per cent last year. Robert Rangeley is with Oceana and gives us more detail.Over the past year, short term rentals have increased by 20 per cent in HRM according to a new report. Bill Stewart from the north-end group Neighbours Speak Up, joins us to talk about it. Political commentator Tim Powers joins us to talk about Trudeau meeting with opposition leaders as well as the Trump impeachment hearings. Pride festival organizers in Nova Scotia will soon be gathering in Halifax for a two-day conference on matters related to hosting such community events. Board Chair of Halifax Pride gives us the details.  Nov 16, 2019, 11:36 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 8 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, November 16, 2019 A Canada-wide shortage of breast cancer drug tamoxifen is concerning patients - but the Nova Scotia Health Authority says the drug remains available in this province, and they are taking steps to manage the supply. Dr. Drew Bethune is the senior medical director of the NSHA cancer care program, and gives us the details. How do MP’s find and evaluate evidence as part of the decision-making process? A new report looks into this, suggesting there’s a lack of consideration when it comes to evidence with issues such as climate change. Joining us to talk about it is Kimberly Girling, the research and policy director of Evidence for Democracy. Nova Scotia's top court has rejected an appeal by Bay Ferries Ltd., meaning a lawsuit seeking details about the company's public subsidies can proceed. PC lawyer Nicole LaFosse Parker talks about it with us. Nov 16, 2019, 11:34 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 11 AM Sunday Nov. 3, 2019 Narrative Research CEO and Partner Margaret Brigley speak to Atlantic Canadians' support of expanding the law for medically assisted death. Flu vaccine, distribution needs a re-think, providers say. Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia Chair Dr. Curt Chute discusses issues with the current model. Canadian Civil Liberties Association Director Brenda MacPhail on Waterfront Toronto moving forward on Sidewalk Labs smart city. Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction Managing Director Glenn McGillivary wrote an op-ed in the Globe and Mail titled, "Will Canada ever learn from California’s wildfires?" Nov 03, 2019, 09:37 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 10 AM Sunday Nov. 3, 2019 Truro Elementary School Principal Jeffrey Lynds explains his school's initiative to stop bullies by fostering talk and trust. Carleton University Business Professor Ian Lee weighs in on news energy giant ENCANA is moving its headquarters from Canada to the U.S. Nova Scotia government adding 60 new spots in Early Childhood Education diploma program at NSCC. The opposition's education critic Tim Halman joins the show to react to the news.Voice of the Mooseheads Garreth MacDonald returns to the show to offer an update on the team.   Nov 03, 2019, 09:20 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 9 AM Sunday Nov. 3, 2019 NDP leader Garry Burrill is on the show as the fall session of the Legislature wraps up. Author Matthew Bellamy discusses his new book Brewed in the North, a History of Labatt’s. Nov 03, 2019, 08:52 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 8 AM Sunday Nov. 3, 2019 The Ecology Action Centre's Meghan McMorris speak to the provincial government's record on the environment as Premier McNeil defends his new climate emission targets and steps to combat climate change as the house wraps up the fall session. Nova Scotia RCMP say distracted driving remains a growing problem after 425 drivers charged with a variety of offences during the Thanksgiving long weekend. Cpl. Jennifer Clarke is on the show to speak to the issue.  Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program Medical Director Dr. Drew Bethune discusses the decision to continue to fund more doctors at cancer clinics in Yarmouth and New Glasgow. Nov 03, 2019, 08:41 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 11 AM Saturday Nov. 2, 2019 Open phone lines! Nov 02, 2019, 11:42 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 10 AM Saturday Nov. 2, 2019 Mortgage 101 with Clinton Wilkins. HRM councillor Lorelei Nicoll says menstrual products could be free in HRM facilities. HRM councillor Matt Whitman announced he's running for mayor, making him the first candidate to throw their hat in the ring. Nov 02, 2019, 11:42 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 9 AM Saturday Nov. 2, 2019 Live near a major road? According to a new study, you’re breathing in more polluted air, according to a new study. U of T Chemical Engineering Professor and Southern Ontario Centre for Atmospheric Aerosol Research Director Greg Evans speaks to the findings. Luc Erjavic with Restaurants Canada reacts to the bill the Nova Scotia Progressive Conservatives introduced this week that would allow restaurants to deliver beer and wine. Canadian adults receive poor grade in the first ever report card on physical activity. Acadia University professor Jonathan Fowles worked on the project and discusses the findings.   Nov 02, 2019, 11:37 AM