The Rick Howe Show

The Rick Howe Show


The Rick Howe Show – Thursday, April 2, 2020

9 a.m.

Halifax family physician Dr. Ajantha Jayabarathan joins us for an hour this morning to take your questions on COVID-19. 

10 a.m.

An online petition is calling on government to freeze rent in the HRM and greater Nova Scotia during the provincial state of emergency. Creator of the petition Sydnee Blum gives us the details. Kevin Russell is the Executive Director of the Investment Property Owners Association of Nova Scotia and tells us some landlords are worried they won’t see any income this month. Kevin Russell is the Executive Director of the Investment Property Owners Association of Nova Scotia and tells us some landlords are worried they won’t see any income this month. The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has called on governments across Canada to postpone any planned tax hikes for the duration of the coronavirus crisis, including the scheduled increase in the federal carbon tax. Federal Director of CTF Aaron Wudrick joins us with the details. Is there a need to return to plastic shopping bags during the COVID-19 pandemic? We ask Councillor Tony Mancini if he has any concerns about using reusable bags at the grocery store. Mancini also chats with us about today’s virtual council meeting.

11 a.m.

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

12 p.m.

Halifax Liberal MP Andy Filmore talks with us about the latest government aid announcements.

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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