8:30 a.m. The Liberal government introduced a massive 300-page bill Thursday that proposes limiting the use of preliminary hearings in most criminal cases and changing the way juries are selected by scrapping preemptory challenges. Defence lawyer Aaron Fox joins John now with his reaction to the legislation.
9:00 a.m. The Hour of the Big Stories… Open Session
10:20 a.m. The dispute over two Ranch Ehrlo employees who moonlight as caregivers on the weekends, has a young Saskatchewan man with severe autism caught in the middle. Tim Korol is the chairman for the nonprofit “For the Love of Matty” and he joins John to discuss.
10:30 a.m. Andrea Brittin, president and CEO of Ranch Ehrlo Society, joins John now to respond.
12:00 p.m. When Mark Cote went searching for more information about his father’s history as a World War II veteran, he uncovered an incredible story of bravery and honour. Mark Cote is the author of a new book That Lucky Old Son and he joins John now.