8:30 a.m. SGI is walking back a memo that suggested the province was introducing a requirement for truckers to get mandatory driver training before being licensed. SGI’s Tyler McMurchy joins John to explain.
9:00 a.m. The Hour of the Big Stories… Open Session
10:00 a.m. As the weather warms, more and more asylum seekers are crossing into Canada and critics say the federal government needs to do more to get a handle on the situation. Conservative MP and immigration critic Michelle Rempel joins John to discuss.
11:00 a.m. Saskatchewan set a new record for distracted driving with police issuing 711 tickets in the month March and according to a new survey by Travelers Canada, while drivers understand the penalties for distracted driving, they’re not getting the message about texting behind the wheel. Jordan Solway with Travelers Canada joins John to discuss.
12:00 p.m. After nearly two years of court battles, Charmaine Stick, an activist from Onion Lake Cree Nation, and the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) has successfully forced band leaders to disclose their finances. Charmain Stick and CTF’s Todd MacKay joins John now.