8:30 a.m. More than 78 per cent of people in Saskatchewan oppose the provincial government’s decision to charge PST on insurance premiums, according to a poll commissioned by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF). Todd MacKay, the CTF’s prairie director, joins John now to discuss.
9:00 a.m. Bug’s Day… The Hour of Rage!
10:00 a.m. While Canadians often like to brag about our “free” healthcare system, a new report ranks Canada below average compared to other healthcare systems in the industrialized world. Sean Speer is a Munk senior fellow at the Macdonald Laurier Institute and he joins John now to discuss Canada’s ranking.
11:00 a.m. Fifty Shades of Grey, Twilight, and The Help are among the top book sold in Saskatchewan in the last 10 years, according to a new study by BookNet Canada. What’s on your summer reading list this year?
12:00 p.m. The Canadian dollar hit 80 cents U.S. this week for the first time in more than a year. Who benefits from a high dollar and how long will it last? MoneySense columnist Jonathan Chevreau joins John to discuss.