The Rick Howe Show

The Rick Howe Show

The Rick Howe Show – Friday, June 5, 2020

9 a.m.

Many of the businesses shut down in Nova Scotia because of COVID-19 are allowed to reopen today permitted proper public health measures are in place. As a result of the government imposed shutdown, some businesses are introducing a surcharge to help cover increasing costs. Paige MacPherson, Atlantic director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation joins us to talk about it. Halifax Regional Police Chief Dan Kinsella talks with us about the historic mistreatment of the black community at the hands of Halifax police. We also discuss protests, and the idea of body cameras. Tomorrow is the 76th anniversary of the Allies’ D-Day invasion at Normandy. Military historian John Boileau joins us with a history lesson. We have a conversation about racism with senior pastor at the New Horizons Baptist Church, Rhonda Britton. She is one of the participants of a forum tonight on the topic at Dalhousie University.

10 a.m.

Military analyst Ken Hansen talks with us about the investigation into the helicopter crash off the coast of Greece. He also updates us on news about the crash of the snowbird jet that killed Captain Jenn Casey. Nova Scotia RCMP provided an update yesterday on the investigation into the mass killing in April. We talk about it with former journalist and author of three books on the RCMP, Paul Palango. News 95.7’s weekend talk show host Todd Veinotte joins Rick 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.


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Host: Rick Howe
Phone: 902.493.7132

Producer: Katie Hartai