8:30 – The US and Mexico have a new trade agreement, but it remains to be seen what will happen with trade negotiations with Canada. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is heading to Washington to join in the talks. Jeremy Harrison, Saskatchewan’s Minister of Trade and Export Development, joins John to discuss the implications.
9:00 – The Hour of the Big Stories… Open Session
10:00 – A new study on Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria is receiving praise from experts in the field but it’s causing controversy among trans activists. The study looked at the experiences of parents whose children have experienced rapid onset gender dysphoria. National Post Columnist Barbara Kay has written about the study. She joins John live.
11:00 – Dr. Bill Stewart is giving a talk Aug. 28 on the 100 Days Campaign and the Canadian role in ending the Great War (WWI), which started 100 years ago this month. During his talk at Convocation Place, Stewart will focus on Saskatchewan members of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, including Victoria Cross winner Hugh Cairns. Dr. Stewart joins John live in the studio.
12:00 – Brendan Been, a karate instructor in Ituna has created special classes for students with disabilities, and his initiative has become the first charity of its kind in Canada. Been and his wife now run Martial Arts Abilities Canada, which helps students with disabilities learn martial arts while building confidence, coordination and focus. The charity is non-profit, and asks students to donate what they can.