8:30 a.m. Following months of backlash from small business owners over its tax changes, the Trudeau government is still facing furor over the lack of information before the new rules take effect on Jan. 1. Dan Kelly is the president of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business and he joins John now to discuss.
9:00 a.m. The Hour of the Big Stories… Open Session
10:00 a.m. Does screen time in gym class make sense? In this digital day and age where kids are becoming increasingly addicted to technology, why are schools choosing to incorporate screens into gym class? Brian Guebert, a former Winnipeg Blue Bombers player who now works as a content developer at Athlete Era, joins John to discuss why using technology to get kids moving is a good thing.
11:00 a.m. Have you ever mentioned something in a face-to-face conversation, only to see an advert for it on Facebook hours later? Producer Ivana believes Facebook is listening in on our conversations and she joins the show to explain why.
12:00 p.m. While Saskatchewan saw its wait times increase by 3.2 weeks in 2017, the province is still among the shortest wait times in the country, according to a new report from the Fraser Institute. Fraser Institute associate director of health policy studies and author of the report Bacchus Barua joins John to discuss.