8:30 a.m. Leaders from 29 countries will meet in Brussels this week at the NATO summit as President Donald Trump continues to ramp up pressure on allies to boost their defence spending. Defence analyst Dave Perry joins John to discuss.
9:00 a.m. The Hour of the Big Stories… Open Session
10:00 a.m. SaskPower and the provincial government announced plans to retire units four and five at the Boundary Dam Power Station rather than retrofit the facilities to allow for carbon capture and storage. Saskatchewan Environment Minister Dustin Duncan joins the show to explain.
10:30 a.m. Students are scratching their heads at a “Privilege Inventory” assigned to a Grade 12 Social Studies class at a Saskatoon school. John has the details.
11:00 a.m. A Saskatoon woman is hitting the road in search of the province’s best food artisans with a goal of creating the ultimate Saskatchewan food guide. Jenn Sharp is a freelance journalist and marketing specialist and she joins John now to discuss.
12:00 p.m. The driver of the semi-truck involved in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash is making his first court appearance in Melfort Provincial Court to face 29 dangerous driving charges. 650 CKOM’s Chris Vandenbreekel joins John with the details.