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The Howard Hyde Inquiry/ Phone In: Volunteer Boards

The Howard Hyde Inquiry: It's been the longest fatality inquiry in Nova Scotia's history, and its recommendations could have far reaching implications for the way the mentally ill are treated in custody. 45 year old Howard Hyde was schizophrenic. He was arrested after going off his medication. He was tazered by police and later died after in custody after a struggle with corrections officers. The CBC's Rob North joined us to go through the report. We also heard from Stephen Ayer, the Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Schizophrenia Society.

Volunteer Boards: Considering joining a volunteer board? Have a listen before you make the leap. Doreen Pensgracs is the author of "Before You Say Yes". It's a guide to the pleasures and pitfalls of volunteer boards. You called with questions about your responsibilities and legal obligations as a decision maker.


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