The Rick Howe Show

The Rick Howe Show

The Rick Howe Show – Thursday, January 23, 2020

9 a.m.

Autistics United Nova Scotia’s Alex Kronstein says an anti-vaccination movie showing at an HRM facility, perpetuates the discredited theory that vaccines cause autism. He tells us why he wants to see the event cancelled. The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is moving to the Halifax waterfront and archaeologist Jonathan Fowler suggests that planners might creatively incorporate archaeological remains into the design. He tells us how that can be done. As a proposed spaceport near Canso gathers steam, the Action Against Canso Spaceport group is raising concerns. Marie Lumsden is with the group, and gives us the details. The Halifax Regional Municipality is inviting residents to participate in a survey of roadside memorials. We talk about it with Marlene Cooper who has set up a memorial on the side of the road for her 15-year old daughter who died in a car accident in 2018.

10 a.m.

We talk about Harry and Meghan’s move away from royalty and their new life in Canada with the Monarchist League of Canada’s Barry McKenzie. Lawyers for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have issued legal warnings accusing paparazzi in Canada of tracking Harry and Meghan’s every move. Here to discuss how much privacy the couple is entitled to, is Halifax-based lawyer David Fraser.Barbara Markovits is with the group Eastern Shore Forest Watch, which has organized a public meeting on the future of Owls Head Provincial Park. She gives us the details.   Nova Scotia’s Prince Andrew High School has taken the first steps toward possibly reconsidering its name. Its principal Brad McGowan tells us about an online survey.

11 a.m.

Call in this Open Hour and tell us what’s on your mind.

12 p.m.

This morning the CFL is expected to announce a regular-season game between the Toronto Argonauts and Saskatchewan Roughriders. Canadian Football League commissioner Randy Ambrosie tells us about the game. Ally Garber has a son with autism, and says the screening of the anti-vaccine film Vaxxers II spreads disproven beliefs and is a risk to public safety. We talk with her about the event planned in Bedford at the end of the month. 

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Host: Rick Howe
Phone: 902.493.7132

Producer: Katie Hartai