8:30 a.m. The federal government’s decision to shut down summer job grants for anti-abortion groups has resulted in a spike in rejected requests for funding. Canadian Press reporter Jordan Press joins John.
9:00 a.m. The Hour of the Big Stories… Open Session
10:00 a.m. Facebook is under fire after a Canadian whistleblower revealed details of a data-mining operation that collected personal information from millions of users to target voters with political advertisements. While most people don’t read the fine print, is the tracking of online behavior getting out of hand? How do we manage data mining in the digital age? Osmar Zaiane, a University of Alberta professor specializing in data mining, joins John now to discuss.
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12:00 p.m. While Canada has one of the most expensive universal health-care systems in the world, a new study shows that the Canadian system stands in stark contrast to more successful universal systems. Bacchus Barua, associate director of healthy policy studies at the Fraser Instituted and co-author of How Canadian Health Care Differs from Other Systems, joins John to discuss.