Michael Pickup talks about his role as Nova Scotia’s auditor general and whether he overstepped his authority. Plus, we look at the case of Abdoul Abdi and the Nova Scotians named in the Paradise Papers.
Reporter Jennifer Henderson explains why Nova Scotia Power and Emera are facing questions about conflicts of interest. Plus, we talk about Lucasville and Hammonds Plains, flags at crosswalks, and a former firefighter’s allegations of systemic gender discrimination.
This week we learned the NSLC will have a monopoly on weed sales when cannabis is legalized next year. Carman Pirie, a partner in a marketing firm, shares his opinions. Plus, we talk about the Integrated Mobility Plan.
Economics prof Moshe Lander explains all of the parts that need to fit together for a CFL franchise to work in Halifax. Spoiler: Tim has doubts. Plus, we discuss the new convention centre and the Halifax Explosion.
There are 23,000 people in Nova Scotia who self-identify as Metis. Saint Mary’s prof Darryl Leroux explains why he questions those claims. Plus, we talk about Jamie Baillie, Legacy Rooms and Matt Whitman.
Broadcaster, writer and activist Desmond Cole describes why he hid from police during his last visit to Halifax, then went to confront them. Plus, we talk about Dalhousie student Masuma Khan and #whitefragility, and the emails from council about the Cornwallis statue.
It's episode 134. We talk about Dalhousie students partying hard, that blasted launchpad gets a mention, and Darrell Dexter gets blunt on weed. All that and a special guest host makes her Examineradio Debut.
The Energy East pipeline is cancelled. Stephen Thomas, energy campaign co-ordinator with the Ecology Action Centre, explains why you should care. Plus, Tim and Terra talk about The Dome, El Jones and Sidney Crosby.
Ron Dalton went to prison for a crime that didn’t happen. He shares his story and talks about his work with Innocence Canada. Plus, Tim and Terra discuss the latest in the IWK CEO spending scandal and the new panel set up to determine the fate of the Cornwallis status.
Scholar and former athlete Bruce Kidd explains the challenges in sports today — and there are more than you think. Plus, Tim and Terra discuss the IWK CEO spending scandal and Amazon’s chances of coming to Halifax.
The talented Maggie Rahr fills in while Tim is away. She chats with Diana Lewis about the growing interest in the Indigenous Studies minor program at Dalhousie University. Plus Maggie and Terra talk about abortion doulas, David Hendsbee, Peter Kelly and the Oxford Theatre.
Historian Afua Cooper is on the show this week to talk about racism, slavery and Lord Dalhousie, the university’s namesake. She’s the James R. Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies at Dal. She has a few things to say about the statues coming down. Plus, Tim and Terra discuss the latest rally at the Cornwallis statue, the Bloomfield property and the Chronicle Herald.
The 18-month strike at the Chronicle Herald is over. For some, it’s a return to the newsroom, though with a lighter paycheque and longer work week. For others, it’s a loss of a job. Tim and Terra dissect this news, of course, in our Week in Review segment. We also have Valerie Dufour on the show to talk about the bitter two-year lockout she experienced at the Journal de Montreal. Like with the Herald strike, those workers launched a news site while the Journal de Montreal kept publishing....