8:30 a.m. Saskatoon police Chief Troy Cooper joins the show to respond to Saturday’s incident where a police dog mauled a six-year-old girl while officers were tracking suspects in an alleged home invasion in the city.
9:00 a.m. The Hour of the Big Stories… Open Session
9:30 a.m. A trade war between Canada and the U.S. looks to be inevitable with Donald Trump’s latest threat suggesting Canada will pay for Justin Trudeau’s comments on tariffs following the G7 Summit. So where does Canada go from here as its most important trading relationship appears to be breaking down? Former Canadian ambassador to the U.S. Derek Burney joins John to discuss.
10:00 a.m. President Donald Trump is taking aim at Canada’s supply management system demanding better access to the country’s dairy, poultry and egg markets as the trade feud between Canada and the U.S. heats up. Is it time to dismantle the quota system or should Canada continue to protect these industries against foreign competition? University of Calgary assistant professor Trevor Tombe and University of Waterloo’s Bruce Muirhead join John to discuss.
12:00 p.m. A Saskatchewan bishop is cycling across Canada to raise money for several causes near and dear to his heart. Bishop Rob Hardwick, of the diocese of Qu’Appelle, joins John now.