8:30 a.m. Canada is hitting back at the Trump administration’s steel and aluminum tariffs with similar measures on a long list of U.S. products. Is this the beginning of a trade war and is there anything Canada can do to stop it? Dan Ikenson, a trade policy expert with the CATO Institute, joins John to discuss.
9:00 a.m. The Ultimate Open Lines and What the Friday with Lise Merle and Tenille Lafontaine
11:00 a.m. It’s time for the Radio Spelling Bee! Fourteen-year-old Karthik Nemmani was crowned yesterday as the champion of the 91st Scripps National Spelling Bee. How are your spelling skills?
12:00 p.m. Environmental assessment has always been arbitrary and political and the federal government’s proposed changes – contained in Bill C-69 – do nothing to change that, argues a new report released by the Fraser Institute. Bruce Pardy, a law professor at Queen’s University and author of the report, joins John to discuss.