8:30 – Canadian serial killer Paul Bernardo was denied parole yesterday, to the relief of many. Scott Newark, a former Crown Prosecutor and adjunct professor of criminology at Simon Fraser University joins the show to give his take on the proceedings.
LIVE: Scott Newark, former Crown Prosecutor and adjunct professor at the school of criminology at Simon Fraser University.
8:50 – Canadian oil prices are in the toilet, with heavy Canadian crude selling for less than $20/barrel. Adding additional strain is the political tensions around Saudi Arabia, who may curtail production and drive US prices even higher. Brian Zinchuk, editor of Pipeline News, joins John to discuss Canada’s “tanking” oil prices and what it means for the industry.
LIVE: Brian Zinchuk, Editor at Pipeline News.
9:00 – Bug’s Day: The HOUR OF RAGE!
10:00 – Saskatchewan social media personalities Justin Reves and Greg Moore join the show to talk about the hottest topics burning up their Facebook and Twitter feeds.
LIVE: Justin Reves and Greg Moore, social media personalities and co-hosts of The Justin and Greg Show.
11:00 – Smartphones: We use our phones all day every day, because they’re such a versatile and useful tool. But do they really make our lives easier and make us more connected, or are they causing us insidious harm? Do you ever get neck pains from staring at your phone for too long? Is your attention span shorter because of it? Do we really need all the information being shoved in our faces, and is it worth the amount of personal information we give up in exchange? Call in (on your smartphone, naturally) and have your say!
12:00 – Legendary Canadian band 54-40 recently had a double celebration as they were inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and The Indies during Canadian Music Week. They released their new album “Keep On Walking” earlier this year, and they’re coming to Saskatoon Friday night to perform at the Second Annual “Rockin for the Noggin’ Mental Health Charity Benefit Concert” at the Coors Event Centre (formerly Known As O’Brians Event Centre).
LIVE: Brad Merritt, 54-40 founder and bass player since 1981.