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John Gormley Live

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John Gormley Live Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014

John Gormley Live Tuesday September 23, 2014
8:30- Islamic State militants are encouraging supporters to kill Canadians and any other supporters of the U.S.-led coalition to fight the group. Should Canadians be worried about the threats and what can we do to protect ourselves? LIVE- Christian Leupretch, terrorism expert with the Royal Military College of Canada and Queen’s University.

9:00- The Hour of the Big Stories.. Open Session
10:00 There’s still no contract which means no bus service in the City of Saskatoon. This after city council voted unanimously to increase pension contributions across the city’s nine unions, including transit. How is the city transit strike affecting you? LIVE- Councillor Tiffany Paulsen
10:30 The government is proposing bylaw changes to expand the role of Licensed Practical Nurses in Saskatchewan. What is the basis for the bylaw changes?
11:00 Iqaluit is trying to curb alcoholism and binge drinking by opening the northern city’s first beer store in 38 years. Does prohibition make things worse? LIVE-  RCMP Superintendent Howard Eaton, former member of the Nunavut division, who advised on the territory’s liquor policy

11:30- Americans are bigger blabbermouths than Canadians when it comes to spoiling a TV, according to a new study conducted by Netflix. Has someone ever spoiled a show for you?
12:00- Saskatoon-based group Farmers of North America is trying to get support among its members to take control of the Canadian Wheat Board. – LIVE FNA President and CEO Jim Mann

About John Gormley Live

John Gormley Live has been a staple of News Talk Radio from its beginning. Each weekday morning between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., John Gormley Live is the place where Saskatchewan comes to talk.

John is a former Saskatchewan Member of Parliament and a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Law. The insight he brings to the stories that Saskatchewan is talking about has made him one of this province’s most influential people, a recognition he received from Saskatchewan Business Magazine. 

But John’s not all business. Each week, his callers fill the phone lines to provide their Rider Prognostications and to try to become Saskatchewan’s Smartest Radio Listener. Others want to vent during Bugs Day or hear John’s Heroes and Zeroes. They also get their chance to set the agenda of the John Gormley Live during the Ultimate Open Lines.

In addition to his radio show, John writes a popular weekly column for the StarPhoenix in Saskatoon and the Leader Post in Regina. As a speaker at conventions, John entertains the crowds on topics ranging from politics to pop culture. Meanwhile, at the University of Saskatchewan, political science students have benefited from his lectures.

John recently added author to his list of credentials as an authority on Saskatchewan interests. John’s book Left Out: Saskatchewan’s NDP and the Relentless Pursuit of Mediocrity is not just about provincial politics, but an attitude John says took hold in Saskatchewan for far too long.

As a radio host, listeners have to come to expect that John Gormley will provoke opinions while getting to the bottom of the story.