8:30 a.m. With Kinder Morgan’s decision to suspend work on the expansion of Trans Mountain pipeline, Justin Trudeau says the government is prepared to offer financial aid to ensure the project goes ahead. But what does that mean for taxpayers? Aaron Wudrick with the Canadian Taxpayers Federation joins John.
9:00 a.m. The Hour of the Big Stories… Open Session
10:00 a.m. Saskatoon Police Chief Troy Cooper joins the show to talk crime in the Bridge City.
11:00 a.m. With marijuana legalization just around the corner, a national health care expert is sounding the alarm about the drug’s effects on developing brains. Chris Summerville is the CEO of the Schizophrenia Society of Canada and he joins John now to discuss.
12:00 p.m. The Trans Mountain standoff is just the latest in a long list of challenges facing Canada’s oil industry. Tim McMillan, president and CEO of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), joins John now to discuss.