8:30 – The price of Canadian crude oil is hitting record lows, below US$15/barrel. The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) estimates Canada has already lost billions due to the discounts on Western Canadian Select bitumen-blend crude vs West Texas Intermediate. CAPP President and CEO Tim McMillan calls in to discuss the price of Canadian oil and its impact on our national economy.
LIVE: Tim McMillan, President and CEO of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.
8:50 – With the price of Canadian crude hitting record lows, Energy and Resources Minister Bronwyn Eyre joins the show to discuss the impacts on Saskatchewan and what the province can do to help improve the situation.
LIVE: Bronywn Eyre, Saskatchewan’s minister of energy and resources.
9:00 – The Hour of the Big Stories… Open Session
10:00 – The University of Calgary has received $12 million in grant funding from an unexpected source – the NFL. The money will be used to fund a new national study on concussions among youth athletes. Dr. Carolyn Emery is the project’s lead researcher. She joins John to explain the project and discuss the latest research into concussions.
LIVE: Prof. Carolyn Emery, Professor at the Human Performance Lab, University of Calgary.
11:00 – If you got rid of your home Internet connection, would you be more or less productive? A Globe and Mail piece outlines the benefits of disconnecting while at home, but we want to know what you think. Are we addicted to the Internet? Does it get in the way of the important things in our lives? Call in and have your say!
12:00 – Tom Sargeant, head coach of the Saskatoon Hilltops, is celebrating after leading the team to its fifth-straight championship over the weekend. Sargeant joins John to discuss the win and what’s next for the team.
LIVE: Tom Sargeant, Hilltops head coach.