8:30 – Erin Weir, MP for Regina-Lewvan, was booted out of the federal NDP caucus by leader Jagmeet Singh, despite support from numerous other former NDP MPs. It all stems from allegations of sexual harassment made against Weir, who allegedly stood too close to people in conversations and failed to pick up on social cues. Weir joins John live to talk about his dismissal from caucus.
LIVE: Erin Weir, MP for Regina-Lewvan.
9:00 – Premier Scott Moe joins the show to discuss his Wednesday meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Saskatoon.
LIVE: Premier Scott Moe.
9:00 – Bug’s Day… The Hour of Rage!
10:00 – Dr. Bill Waiser has assembled a collection of his bi-weekly columns, exploring Saskatchewan’s rich and often-quicky history. The book touches on topics like “Gopher Day” in 1917 when students waged war against the pests, and a sacred boulder that was unceremoniously blown up to make way for a dam on the South Saskatchewan River. Bill will be signing copies of his new book “History Matters: Stories from Saskatchewan” at 1 p.m. Saturday at McNally Robinson in Saskatoon.
LIVE: Author and columnist Dr. Bill Waiser.
11:00 – School is back in session, and that’s got us wondering: do your kids walk to school, do they take the bus, or do you drive them every day? What’s the right age for kids to start walking on their own? How far can kids be expected to walk or bike? Do you feel safe letting them make their own way to school and back? Call in and have your say.
12:00 – A grassroots advocacy organization of businesspeople and resource industry workers called “Suits & Boots” is opposing Bill C-69, saying it will discourage investment and hurt Canada’s resource sector. Founder Rick Peterson, who is also president of Peterson Capital in Edmonton, joins John to talk about C-69 and its potential effects on the economy.
LIVE: Rick Peterson, founder of “Suits & Boots”.