8:30 a.m. Dozens of eco-activists were arrested this weekend after they blocked the worksite of the already-approved Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and then refused to the leave the area. Calgary-based businessman Brett Wilson joins John now to discuss.
9:00 a.m. The Hour of the Big Stories… Open Session
10:00 a.m. Maxed-out credit cards and high debt levels have put Canada at risk of a banking crisis, alongside China and Hong Kong, according to the Bank for International Settlements. John Glover with Bloomberg News joins John.
10:50 a.m. NHL Linesman and North Battleford native Mark Wheler is hanging up his skates after 26 years and 1,735 games. He joins John now to discuss.
11:00 a.m. First a dad in Virginia forced his son to run to school in the rain to teach him a lesson about bullying, then an Ontario mother made her two boys walk 7 kilometres for their bad behaviour. Is this bad parenting or exactly what the kids need? Lenore Skenazy, author and founder of Free-Range Kids, joins John now to discuss.
12:00 p.m. Are progressive philosophies and social justice ideals killing Western democracies? In his latest book The Age of Nihilism, Saskatchewan historian Curtis R. McManus explores what he calls “ruinous philosophies” that are leading to the “devastating slow-motion implosion of Western civilization”. He joins John now to discuss.