8:30 a.m. Saskatchewan’s winter drilling season is off to a strong start with 60 rigs working in the first week of the new year. Pipeline News editor Brian Zinchuk joins John now to discuss.
9:00 a.m. The Hour of the Big Stories… Open Session
10:00 a.m. With just under a month to go until the Saskatchewan Party leadership election, we’re giving each of the five candidates a chance to take your calls, texts, and questions before ballots are cast. Ken Cheveldayoff joins John now.
11:00 a.m. A Saskatchewan family is urging the province to change the way medically-assisted deaths are recorded after their mother’s death was marked as a suicide. Saskatoon resident Joe Tataryn joins John to discuss.
12:00 p.m. A tax on meat? There’s a new push by environmental groups in Canada to slap a sin tax on animal-based food products. We talk to one of Canada’s leading food industry experts, Sylvain Charlebois, to get his take on taxing meat.