8:30 a.m. While much of the focus of the rail backlog has been on grain transportation, shipping problems aren’t confined to the agriculture sector. Yesterday, Nutrien announced temporary layoffs at their Vanscoy and Allan mines, which they say is directly related to the slowdown in rail services. Brendan Marshall with the Mining Association of Canada joins John to discuss.
9:00 a.m. The Ultimate Open Lines and What the Friday with Lise Merle and Mike Couros
12:00 p.m. With the rise of fads like gluten-free diets, grains have gotten a bad rap… but a new research project at the University of Saskatchewan aims to change that by providing Canadians with more information about the health benefits of consuming grain-based foods. Dallas Carpenter with the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission joins John to discuss.