8:30 a.m. The Trudeau government tabled its third budget since assuming power in 2015. And while Canada is coming off a solid year for economic growth, there is still no clear path back to a balanced budget. What are the biggest takeaways from this year’s federal budget? Bruce Ball, vice-president of tax for the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, joins John to discuss.
9:00 a.m. The Hour of the Big Stories… Open Session
9:30 a.m. Gender equity was one of the major themes of the federal budget, with the “g” word appearing 358 times in the 370-page document. Globe and Mail columnist Margaret Wente joins John with her thoughts on the government’s focus to get more women in the workforce.
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12:00 a.m. With less than a week to go until the Saskatchewan NDP picks a new leader, leadership candidate Trent Wotherspoon joins the show to take your calls, texts, and questions.