8:30 a.m. Toronto Police have concluded that an 11-year-old girl’s claim that a man tried to cut off her hijab on her way to school did not happen. Toronto Sun columnist Joe Warmington joins John with the details.
9:00 a.m. The Hour of the Big Stories… Open Session
10:00 a.m. University of Saskatchewan law professor Dwight Newman is here to talk about a case that is before the Supreme Court of Canada that could give First Nations a new role in drafting legislation.
11:00 a.m. KFC Canada was accepting Bitcoin for a bucket of chicken for a limited time last week… and they sold out! What is Bitcoin and how does it work? Andreas Park is a professor of finance at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and he joins John now to discuss.
12:00 p.m. Did you know that nearly half of what you pay for beer in Canada goes to taxes? In Saskatchewan, it’s more than half. The country’s brewers have launched a new campaign aimed at the high rates of taxation on suds and Luke Harford, president of Beer Canada, joins John to discuss.