8:30 a.m. Hundreds of students marched to the U.S. Capitol demanding tougher gun control in response to last week’s school shooting in Florida. The protest came on the same day President Trump met with survivors and grieving families looking for answers to the problem of gun violence in the United States. Washington Examiner reporter Anna Giaritelli was following yesterday’s events and she joins Murray with the details.
9:00 a.m. Bug’s Day… The Hour of Rage!
10:00 a.m. A shortage of rail cars is leaving grain grounded in the Prairies, with some farmers waiting months to deliver their product to elevators before they can get paid. Daryl Fransoo is the Saskatchewan director for the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association and he joins Murray now to discuss what the bottleneck means for farmers across Western Canada.
11:00 a.m. Have you heard of food synergy? When it comes to a healthy diet, certain foods work better together and when combined can boost their nutritional value. Brooke Bulloch, a Saskatoon-based dietitian, joins Murray to talk about the foods that work better together than apart.
12:00 p.m. Saskatchewan has a long history of regulating the sale of alcohol in the province – from the government limiting to prohibiting to licensing booze retail. Dr. Bill Brennan is a well-known historian and next week he’ll be giving a talk on why prohibition failed in Saskatchewan. He joins Murray now with a preview of his presentation.