8:30 a.m. Premier Scott Moe joins the show to discuss how the Humboldt Broncos bus tragedy has touched so many lives across the province and around the world, and how the release of today’s provincial budget will be different from past budget days.
8:50 a.m. The Humboldt Broncos bus tragedy has captured the country’s attention because for so many Canadian families it is all too familiar. National Post columnist Christie Blatchford joins the show now.
9:00 a.m. The Hour of the Big Stories… Open Session
10:00 a.m. People across North America are leaving hockey sticks on their front step to pay tribute to the Humboldt Broncos. The movement took off after TSN broadcaster and Humboldt native Brian Munz posted the first photo on Twitter. Brian Munz joins John now.
11:00 a.m. Kinder Morgan has suspended work on the Trans Mountain pipeline, saying that unless governments provide more clarity on their ability to build in B.C., the project will be killed. Calgary Herald business columnist Deborah Yedlin joins the show now to discuss.
12:00 p.m. The Kids Help Phone is extending its crisis text line to youth in Saskatchewan in the wake of Friday night’s bus collision involving the Humboldt Broncos hockey team. Alise Simon is the Vice-President of Counselling Services and Programs at Kids Help Phone and she joins John now.