8:30 a.m. The woman who sent white powder packages and issued bomb threats to schools and businesses in Saskatoon over a five-month span has been sentenced to two years behind bars after pleading guilty. 650 CKOM reporter Chris Vandenbreekel joins John with the details.
9:00 a.m. Bug’s Day… The Hour of Rage!
10:00 a.m. Farm groups are praising the passage of legislation that, among other things, is aimed at preventing rail shipments of grain from getting backlogged again. Todd Lewis, president of Agriculture Producers Association of Saskatchewan, joins John now to discuss.
11:00 a.m. While social media platforms like Facebook have taken a number of steps to stop the spread of fake news, new research shows that labelling false content online doesn’t make a difference. Gordon Pennycook joins John now to talk about the fake news phenomenon and what his research tells us about intuitive and analytic thinking.
12:00 p.m. With one week to go before Kinder Morgan decides whether to pull the plug on the Trans Mountain project, the Senate is calling on the federal government to declare the pipeline expansion to be in the national interest. Independent Senator Douglas Black introduced the legislation, which the Senate passed yesterday, and he joins John now to discuss.