The Rick Howe Show

The Rick Howe Show

The Rick Howe Show – Thursday, March 21, 2019

9 a.m.

Dan Blankenship, who dedicated his life to finding treasure on Nova Scotia’s Oak Island, has died. We talk with Dan’s son David about how his dad contributed to the treasure hunt. The Nova Scotia government plans to invest just over 22 million dollars for the Yarmouth ferry service in the upcoming fiscal year and that includes 8.5 million for upgrades to the new bar harbour terminal. We talk about it with the Canadian Taxpayers Federation spokesperson Paige McPherson. Over the next few months, drivers could see the price of gas shoot up to $1.30 per litre, says Canadian petroleum analyst Dan McTeague of He gives us the details. The federal budget is a win for the province’s seniors according to CARP, a national advocacy group for the elderly. We talk with spokesperson Bill Van Gorder about what the budget means for the province’s seniors.

10 a.m.

Historian, author and tour guide Blair Beed joins us in studio to talk about heritage protection in Nova Scotia. 

11 a.m.

Open Hour.

12 p.m.

This week’s Politics Today segment features Conservative deputy leader Lisa Raitt. 

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Host: Rick Howe
Phone: 902.493.7132

Producer: Katie Hartai