8:30 a.m. A group of media outlets applied to broadcast parts of the second-degree murder trial of Gerald Stanley but there were concerns about it becoming a spectacle, and the application was ultimately denied. Andrew Mason is criminal defence lawyer and president of the Saskatoon Criminal Defence Lawyers Association and he joins Murray to discuss.
9:00 a.m. The Hour of the Big Stories… Open Session
10:00 a.m. The federal government is putting the brakes on a proposal to lower the legal blood alcohol limit from 0.08 per cent to 0.05 while it focuses on tightening the rules on impaired driving related to marijuana use. MADD Canada CEO Andrew Murie joins Murray to discuss.
11:00 a.m. It’s that time of year again: tax season! Mariska Loeppky with Investors Group is here to talk about what you need to know when you’re filing your 2017 tax returns.
12:00 p.m. Arielle Zerr joins John with the latest from the 2018 Winter Olympics.