8:30 a.m. Reality Check… Should Darian Durant pay back the Winnipeg Blue Bombers his $70,000 signing bonus because he’s retiring?
9:00 a.m. The Hour of the Big Stories… Open Session
10:00 a.m. A Saskatchewan chef and restaurant owner is calling out the province’s privatization liquor rules for hampering access to booze for his business. Garrett Thienes is the chef and owner of Harvest Eatery in Shaunavon, Sask. and he joins John now to discuss why the current model is leaving a bitter taste for small business owners.
11:00 a.m. The Humboldt Broncos want control of the slogan #HumboldtStrong after the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) applied to trademark the phrase. SJHL president Bill Chow joins John now to discuss the league’s decision.
12:00 p.m. University of Regina athletes learned the details behind the decision to cut their teams from the athletics program last week but say the reasons vary from the university’s original explanation. Harold Reimer, dean of the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies, joins John now to discuss.