8:30 a.m. Grass fires continue to wreak havoc across Saskatchewan thanks to dry, warm conditions. Saskatchewan Fire Commission Duane McKay joins the show to talk wildfire risk as the province reminds residents to be ready for emergencies during Emergency Preparedness Week.
9:00 a.m. The Hour of the Big Stories… Open Session
9:30 a.m. The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is joining Saskatchewan’s legal fight to stop the federal government’s carbon tax. CTF’s Todd McKay joins the show to discuss.
10:00 a.m. Does marriage matter? According to a new poll by Angus Reid, more than half of Canadians don’t think marriage is necessary to stay together. Shachi Kurl is the executive director of the Angus Reid Institute and she joins John now to discuss why Canadians aren’t so keen on tying the knot.
11:00 a.m. Saskatoon city council voted unanimously last week to honour Joni Mitchell by naming a promenade at River Landing for the folk music icon. Joni Mitchell biographer David Yaffe joins John to talk about the Saskatchewan native’s music and career.
12:00 p.m. Saskatchewan defence lawyers are sounding the alarm about the growing shortage of federally-appointed judges that is causing court delays in the province. Nicholas Stooshinoff, president of the Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association, joins John now to discuss.