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The Todd Veinotte Show - 10 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, May 31, 2020 Royal Bank and BMO put out their quarterly earnings last Wednesday which saw profits cut in half compared to last year's fiscal second quarter. Ian Lee, Carleton University business professor, joins the show to give us his thoughts on the latest reports. Peter MacKay, Former Justice Minister and candidate to lead the Conservative Party of Canada, joins us to discuss his eight-point economic recovery plan that he launched last week. It appears that Atlantic residents are more likely than the rest of Canada to believe in "conspiracy theories" surrounding the Covid-19 virus. Paul Holley, PhD Research Director Association for Canadian Studies, joins us to discuss the findings. Colin Robertson, vice-president and fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute joins the show to discuss the ruling against Meng Wanzhou, executive of Huawei, and explains why China can’t afford to retaliate due to the losses caused by COVID-19. May 31, 2020, 07:26 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 9 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, May 31, 2020 The NDP is calling for an inquiry into Northwood Manor, which has seen 53 of the 60 COVID-related deaths in the province. Gary Burrill, NDP leader, gives us his thoughts and also discusses the re-opening of the province. It was announced earlier this month that schools will remain closed for the remainder of the school year but at home learning would continue till the end of June. Paul Wozney, president of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union gives us an update on what he thinks school will look like when kids potentially return in the fall. Jason McLean, president of NSGEU, joins the show to give his take on the military report that came out last week regarding long-term care homes in Ontario. Bill Karsten, HRM councillor, says the provincial government needs to step out to the plate when it comes to support for municipalities during the COVD-19 crisis. He joins the show to tell us more. May 31, 2020, 07:16 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 8 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, May 31, 2020 Brendan Carr, president and CEO of NSHA joins us first this morning to give us an update on NSHA’s next phase which includes a potential increase in capacity for hospitals, re-starting day surgeries, COVID preparedness and much more.Then Dr. Gary Ernest, president of Doctors Nova Scotia, joins the conversation to give us an update from Doctors Nova Scotia and to discuss his thoughts on restarting surgeries and other procedures at this time. Linda MacNeil, Atlantic Regional director with Unifor, joins the show to weigh in on the scathing seniors report that came out last week, opening the eyes of many to the horrific continuous in long-term care homes. May 31, 2020, 07:13 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 11 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, May 30, 2020 We hear what you have to say when we go to the phone this hour. May 30, 2020, 07:04 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 10 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, May 30, 2020 It was announced this week by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that they are pushing for up to 10 days of paid sick leave for employees across the country. Jordi Morgan of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business gives us his thoughts on the proposal and discusses the province’s reopening on June 5. We have our weekly chat with Summa Strategies Tim Powers about the world of politics in Canada and the U.S. Then we chat with Tim Houston, PC leader, about the call for an inquiry and the reopening of the economy. Premier Stephen McNeil joins the show to discuss the latest updates of COVID-19, the reopening of the economy, the inquiries into Northwood and the mass shooting and much more. May 30, 2020, 07:04 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 9 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, May 30, 2020 This week Premier Stephen McNeil and chief medical officer Dr. Strang announced the reopening of many medical facilities including dentistry and optometry among other facilities. Nova Scotia Dental Association president Dr. Joanne Thomas chats about what reopening will look like for patients and dentists as they plan to open their doors next Friday. Andrew Holland, National Media Relations director of the Nature Conservancy of Canada joins the show to talk about the end of No Mow May and tells us about the over 300 at risk species that are only found here in Canada. Scott Taylor of Esprit de Corps Magazine chats with Todd about the military report on seniors care and his thoughts on the situation of long-term care and the military’s involvement. Then Bill VanGorder of CARP Nova Scotia joins the conversation to give his take on the recent military report and his view on what should be done here in Nova Scotia regarding an inquiry into Northwood. May 30, 2020, 07:04 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 8 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, May 30, 2020 After reports came out in Ontario of the shocking conditions long-term care residents were enduring, there is a push for an inquiry into the HRM long-term care facility, Northwood Manor, which has seen the majority of COVID-19 related deaths in the province. Gary MacLeod with the ACE team gives us his thoughts on the recent reports and the situation in Nova Scotia. Premier Stephen McNeil had the second lowest approval rating earlier this year but due to the COVID-19 pandemic his ratings have risen, putting him at a 77 per cent approval rate. Margaret Brigley, CEO and partner of Narrative Research joins the show to discuss their latest poll and what these ratings mean for the Liberals moving forward. Matt Whitman, HRM councillor and mayoral candidate, joins us to discuss the latest in municipal politics, including the decision to continue with the fall mayoral elections. May 30, 2020, 07:04 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 10 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, May 24, 2020 Air Canada is planning to lay off around 20,000 workers next month as a response to the collapsing travel industry. Ian Lee business professor at Carleton University joins the show to discuss his thoughts on the airline industry's future post COVID-19. Wayne MacKay, law professor at Dalhousie University, joins us to give his thoughts on a public inquiry into the mass shooting that started in Portapique last month. Health restrictions around COVID-19 are starting to relax with families allowed to bubble with another and some businesses starting to reopen. Dr. Lisa Barrett, infectious disease expert, gives us an update on the virus, a potential vaccine and her thoughts on easing restrictions. We are getting close to the end of the month which means rent is due, Kevin Russell, executive director of the Investment Property Owners Association, discusses the challenges residential rental properties are facing amid COVID-19. May 24, 2020, 07:10 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 9 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, May 24, 2020 Todd has a chat with National Post columnist Barbara Kay about Covid-19, her thoughts on the response, when we should open and how this is affecting all of us. Halifax water is making efforts to stop wasting our waste water by taking treated effluent leaving the plant and using it in a thermal heating project instead of flowing it into the Harbour. James Campbell, communications manager for Halifax Water, joins the show to tell us more about the project. Then we have our weekly chat with political commentator Tim Powers to discuss the latest in politics. Jo-Anne Roberts, interim Green Party Leader, joins us to discuses their call for more information on the proposed changes to the firearms laws. May 24, 2020, 07:10 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 8 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Sunday, May 24, 2020 The Neptune Theatre has announced that they are postponing summer shows due to the novel coronavirus. Neptune Theatre General Manager, Lisa Bugden, joins us this morning to tell us more. Halifax Partnership is expanding its business support programs to help companies manage the impacts of COVID-19 as part of Halifax’s Economic Response and Recovery Plan. Wendy Luther, president and CEO of Halifax Partnership, joins the show to talk about the programs and how they can help during these uncertain times. Paul Abela, associate professor and acting head of Acadia University’s Department of Philosophy, joins us to discuss how the pandemic is forcing us to recognize the cruelty of nature. May 24, 2020, 07:10 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 11 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, May 23, 2020 We hear what you have to say when we go to the phone this hour. May 23, 2020, 07:14 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 10 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, May 23, 2020 Gerald Walsh our HR guru joins us to talk about the new workplace and how this may result in major changes in many businesses moving forward. Dan Breznitz, the co-director of the innovation policy lab at the University of Toronto, talks about supporting home-grown entrepreneurs instead of relying on global supply chains in times of crisis. George Karaphillis, dean of theShannon School of Business at Cape Breton University believes the local economy will quickly rev up once the health restrictions start to relax. He joins the show to tell us more. Moshe Lander, economics professor at Concordia University, reacts to the cancellation of the Touchdown Atlantic game, discusses the future of the CFL and the relaunch of professional sports. May 23, 2020, 07:14 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 9 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, May 23, 2020 Todd has a chat with Dan Kelly, president of Canadian Federation of Independent Business, about reopening the economy. Sam Austin, HRM councillor joins the show to discuss municipal issues including the budget cuts, reopening the economy and much more. Then Patrick Sullivan, president and CEO of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, joins the conversation to give his thoughts on how the province should reopen and when. There is concern that some children who may have recently developed Type 1 diabetes remain undiagnosed and untreated, due to families being scared to seek medical attention during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Beth Cummings, a pediatric endocrinologist at the IWK Health Centre weighs in on the issue.   May 23, 2020, 07:14 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show - 8 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show - Saturday, May 23, 2020 Gerry Nichols, political strategist and commentator joins us first this morning to discuss federal politics, the COVID-19 response and much more. Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Nova Scotia released a new report on Covid-19 and Nova Scotia entitled, Are you with us? The report shows that the Covid-19 pandemic confirms a need to transform Nova Scotia’s social safety net. Christine Saulnier, Nova Scotia Director of the Canadian Centre for Policy tells us more. Maryanne Fisher, a psychology professor at Saint Mary's University, joins the show to discuss dating during a pandemic and how the virus has changed minds and hearts. May 23, 2020, 07:14 AM
The Todd Veinotte Show with Matt Brand - 10 a.m. The Todd Veinotte Show with Matt Brand - Sunday, May 17, 2020 Scott Hastings sports writer with Odds Shark joins the show to talk sports when there's no sports happening. Ed McHugh, NSSC marketing professor, talks about how companies advertise during a pandemic and who’s doing right and who’s doing wrong? Niki Jabbour, The Weekend Gardener, award-winning author and gardening guru helps Matt (and other beginner gardeners) get their growing season started.   May 17, 2020, 07:22 AM