The Rick Howe Show

The Rick Howe Show


The Rick Howe Show – Friday, July 31, 2020

9 a.m.

Joining us first this morning is Robert Pineo, the lawyer representing 21 of the 22 families in a class-action lawsuit against the estate of the gunman behind the Nova Scotia shooting. He tells us why he’s glad the provincial and federal government have had a change of heart about a public inquiry. Nova Scotia’s Liberal government is facing criticism after proposing the COVID-19 outbreak that claimed the lives of 53 people at a long-term care facility be investigated with a review. We talk about it with Gary MacLeod, chairman of Advocates for the Care of the Elderly. The Canadian Federation of Independent Business anticipates one in seven independent businesses risk going under because of the virus. Vice-President, Atlantic Canada at CFIB, Jordi Morgan gives us the details on a new report. News 95.7’s Weekend Gardener Niki Jabbour tells us about a pollinator garden in Hammonds Plains that is being threatened by a draft bylaw.

10 a.m.

Political blogger Parker Donham joins us to discuss media accessibility to Nova Scotia’s government leaders.Evangeline Downey is one of the organizers of a rally in North Preston tomorrow, that aims to bring attention to the Black community’s relationship with RCMP. She gives us the details. News 95.7’s weekend talk show host Todd Veinotte joins Rick in studio to discuss and debate some stories making news this week.

11 a.m.

We hear what you have to say when we go to the phone this hour. It’s the Friday Free For All.

12 p.m.

Cecil Wright joins us for the Friday Sports Wrap, when we discuss what happened this week in the world of sports.

 

Provincial COVID-19 update with Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang

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Contacts

Showline: 902.405.6000 (call this number to comment on air)

Host: Rick Howe
Phone: 902.493.7132
Email: rick.howe@news957.com

Producer: Katie Hartai
Email: katie.hartai@rci.rogers.com