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The Todd Veinotte Show – 11 A.M. The Todd Veinotte Show – Sunday, December 8 , 2019   Traveler frustrated after typo on plane ticket costs him more than $250. Air passenger rights advocate Gabor Lukas talks breaks down the situation and what Canadians in similar positions can do to protect themselves. Management at NSHA recently advised they would be eliminating 14 mental health positions at Emerald Hall. These LPNs and Developmental Workers work in a very challenging area of the health care system. On this in-patient psychiatric unit, workers help treat clients with dual diagnoses of intellectual disabilities & mental illness. "The employer can't explain how laying off these workers is going to help clients," said NSGEU President Jason MacLean, "It seems like they're doing this just to try and save money." McLean is on the show. Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil is on the show to discuss under a number of issues. Neurologist and President of The Whale Sanctuary Project President Lori Marino speaks to a whale sanctuary that is likely to coming to Eastern Shore. Dec 08, 2019, 10:18 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show – 10 A.M. The Todd Veinotte Show – Sunday, December 8 , 2019 Political commentator Tim Powers returns to the show to talk federal politics and the ongoing impeachment proceedings south of the border. Mayoral candidate and HRM Councillor Matt Whitman vows to freeze mayor’s wages if elected next year. London, Ontario-based lawyer Rob Talach speaks to the public list of Catholic clerics accused of sexual abuse put together by survivors. Halifax lawyer Katrin MacPhee explains why there might be a case for reparations because of the Halifax Explosion.   Dec 08, 2019, 09:54 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show – 9 A.M. The Todd Veinotte Show – Sunday, December 8 , 2019 HRM District 5 Councillor Sam Austin speaks ahead of Tuesdays council meeting where council will vote on the latest recommendations regarding the proposed CFL Stadium, and comments on increasing council wages. This week was the 102nd anniversary of the Halifax Explosion. Dan Beddell is on the show to discuss the role of The Red Cross played following the tragedy. Halifax Thunderbirds Community Relations Coordinator Dana Jackson joins Todd following the team's big win in its home debut to kick off its inaugural season. Canadian Federation of Independent Business President and CEO Dan Kelly weighs in on the opening of Parliament, and expectations from business owners. Dec 08, 2019, 09:40 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show – 8 A.M. The Todd Veinotte Show – Sunday, December 8 , 2019 Rural communities in Nova Scotia are struggling with housing affordability. Cape Breton University chemist Stephanie MacQuarrie talks about research that discovered valuable uses for snow crab carcasses. Host of the Halifax-based podcast, “Optimistically Depressed” Ruth McMullen tells Todd why she created it and how she gets so many people to open up to her. Dec 08, 2019, 09:23 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show – 11 A.M. The Todd Veinotte Show – Saturday, December 7 , 2019 Open phone lines! Listeners call in and tell Todd what's on their mind. Dec 07, 2019, 09:54 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show – 10 A.M. The Todd Veinotte Show – Saturday, December 7 , 2019

Nova Scotia Agriculture Minister Keith Colwell joins Todd after returning from a recent trade mission. Canadian Taxpayers Federation Executive Director Aaron Wudrick repsonds to the latest on the CFL stadium proposed for Halifax, and HRM council wages. Drug shortages will continue without innovative solutions: Queens University Professor Emerita Jacalyn Duffin. Dr. Todd Howlett talks about the significance of the newly renovated Dartmouth General Hospital opening this past week.

Dec 07, 2019, 09:53 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show – 9 A.M. The Todd Veinotte Show – Saturday, December 7 , 2019

Carleton University business professor Ian Lee takes a detailed look at retail shopping and its footprint on the marketplace; trends, big players, jurisdictional issues, taxation; etc. Green Party Interim Leader Jo-Ann Roberts reacts to Prime Minster Trudeau's Throne Speech this week. NSHA Cancer Care Program Senior Medical Director Dr. Drew Bethune speaks to tamoxifen now available at all pharmacies.

 
Dec 07, 2019, 09:35 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show – 8 A.M. The Todd Veinotte Show – Saturday, December 7 , 2019 Nova Scotia Nature Trust Executive Director Bonnie Sutherland explains how to give the Gift of Nature this holiday season. Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig continue to be detained by Chinese government. The two have been in diplomatic limbo for months due to a spat involving the U.S. and Huawei's Meng Wanzhou. What, if anything, should be done, what efforts should, could, the Canadian government take? Former Liberal diplomat Gar Pardy weighs in. Dalhousie economics professor Lars Osberg speaks to personal insolvencies in Canada reaching their highest level in a decade.   Dec 07, 2019, 09:23 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 11 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, December 1, 2019 Scott Edgar is a member of the group It's More Than Buses and talks with us about recent transit changes in the municipality. We continue our conversation about municipal transit changes with president of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 508 Ken Wilson. Low-income Nova Scotians will be getting more financial support in 2020. We talk about it with Alec Stratford, director of the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers and chair of the steering committee of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. A 556-page report on a restorative inquiry into the Nova Scotia Home for Coloured Children is calling for a fresh approach to protecting children. Tony Smith, inquiry co-chair and a former resident, talks with us about the inquiry.    Dec 01, 2019, 11:40 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 10 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, December 1, 2019 Organizers of the North American Indigenous Games in Halifax are calling for 3,000 volunteers to help out. Fiona Kirkpatrick Parsons, Chair of the North American Indigenous Games Host Society, tells us how you can get involved. Halifax Water's board of commissioners approved an additional $10 million to speed up the replacement of lead lines running to homes. We hear more about the project from spokesperson for the utility, James Campbell. Nova Scotia Health Authority has launched province-wide survey to better understand the challenges and barriers parents and guardians face when immunizing their children. Lori McCracken, health protection manager with NSHA and project lead tells us what we need to know. Derek Tittensor is co-author of a paper published in the Journal Science Advances and with Dalhousie University, that suggests Canada's protected marine areas may not be protected enough. He tells us what more can be done. Dec 01, 2019, 11:39 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 9 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, December 1, 2019 A new study out by The Ecology Action Centre imagines a future in Nova Scotia with about 40 per cent of power generation coming from wind and hydroelectricity by 2030. Here to tell us more about the study, is energy campaign coordinator with the Ecology Action Centre Stephen Thomas. An arbitrator has ruled, government breached the Nova Scotia Teachers Union agreement. NSTU President Paul Wozney joins us to talk about it. Dalhousie researcher Dr. Mohammed Al-Hamdani has won an award for work that finds plain cigarette packaging is effective. He gives us the details about his findingsOpposition politicians say the NB government is being heavy-handed by pledging to invoke the notwithstanding clause if necessary to shield mandatory vaccination legislation against charter challenges. MLA and leader of the People's Alliance Party Kris Austin tells us what he thinks about it. Dec 01, 2019, 11:38 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 8 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, December 1, 2019 Andrew Scheer's leadership continues to be questioned, but Scheer digs in his heels claiming he's not stepping down. We talk about it with our first guest this morning political strategist and political commentator Gerry Nichols. Doctors and Nova Scotia government have reached a new contract agreement. Giving us the details is President of Doctors Nova Scotia Dr. Gary Ernest.Seven in 10 Canadians say a political party leader's personal views on social issues have a significant impact on their vote. That finding comes in a new survey by the Angus Reid Institute, conducted in partnership with think tank Cardus. Director of Communications for Cardus Daniel Proussalidis tells us about the survey. Dec 01, 2019, 11:34 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show – 11 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show – Saturday, November 30 , 2019 Call in this morning and tell us what's on your mind. Nov 30, 2019, 11:35 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show – 10 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show – Saturday, November 30 , 2019 Mortgage broker Clinton Wilkins joins us in studio for an hour to talk mortgages and to take your calls Blackburn, councillor for Middle/Upper Sackville-Beaver Bank-Lucasville, was elected by deputy mayor at Tuesday’s meeting of Halifax Regional Council. She joins us to talk about her new position. In the wake of controversy surrounding Calgary Flames coach Bill Peters, is racism a serious issue in the NHL and hockey in general? We ask Earl Jessiman who is a freelance writer for the Hockey News.  Nov 30, 2019, 11:34 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show – 9 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show – Saturday, November 30 , 2019 The Ecofiscal Commission says quadrupling Canada's carbon price by 2030 is the easiest and most cost-effective way for the country to meet its climate targets. Giving us the details is the commission's chair Chris Ragan.Yesterday Halifax's police chief delivered an apology over street checks. Calvin Lawrence had a 36-year police career and tells us about his career-ending experiences with official racism.HRM has seen a $22 million debt increase over three years. Councillor Paul Russell joins us to talk about it. Halifax liability lawyer Mike Dull tells us why we should expect to see medical liability becoming more of a concern. Nov 30, 2019, 11:28 AM