8:30 – Dr. Jack M. Mintz is a noted economist, analyst, and the President’s Fellow of the School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary. He’s coming to Saskatoon Oct. 24 to speak at the Saskatoon Club, but first he checks in with John to discuss the federal carbon tax and other financial issues.
LIVE: Dr. Jack Mintz
9:00 – The Hour of the Big Stories… Open Session
10:00 – With the fall session of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan set to get underway this week, we thought it was time to check in with the Official Opposition. Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili stops by the studio to discuss the upcoming session, the carbon tax, and the big issues he’s hoping to tackle this fall.
LIVE: Ryan Meili, leader of the Saskatchewan NDP
11:30 – Federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer joins the show to discuss this morning’s announcement on the carbon tax.
LIVE: Andrew Scheer, leader of the Conservative Party of Canada
11:45 – Does pineapple belong on pizza? What about anchovies? Strawberries? Where do you draw the line? A recent Abacus Data poll found a quarter of Canadians consider it “blasphemous” to put pineapple on a pizza, but others think Hawaiian pizza is the best thing since, well, pizza. Where do you land? Call in and have your say!
12:00 – Ali Fedrau, a former Miss Universe Canada competitor originally from Prince Albert, has penned a book about her struggles with physical and mental health growing up. “Unbroken Millenial: A Memoirs of Bullying, Eating Disorders, and Pageants” was released this month, providing a raw look at the struggles of adolescence while offering advice to future generations. She joins John to discuss the book.
LIVE: Ali Fedrau, author