3:00 p.m. There is more to lose than just a few hockey games if NHL players get locked
out Saturday. An associate professor of sports business believes it will be
difficult to get the fans back in the seats when the league starts up again.
Norman O'Reilly with the University of Ottawa explains.
3:00 p.m. The countdown to the NHL lockout this Saturday. What will happen to the 2012-13
season? Howard Bloom, publisher of Sports Business News, explains where talks
between owners and players are now.
3:30 p.m. Fill'er up and bite the bullet. We're seeing a spike in gas prices across the country today. En-Pro International senior petroleum advisor Roger McKnight looks at the price jump.
3:00 p.m. Today marks 11 years since 9/11. It was the catalyst for two wars, but are we
any safer more than a decade later? Christian Leuprecht, associate political
science professor with the Royal Military College of Canada and Queen's
University, gives his thoughts.
3:30 p.m. Canada may be rich with oil, but a booming US oil and gas sector may be bad news for our crude. KPMG oil and gas tax partner Wayne Chodzicki tells us why.
3:00 p.m. Speculation still has it that Justin Trudeau will run for the leadership of
the federal Liberals. If he does, John Ivison says the race is all but over. The
National Post columnist gives his thoughts.
3:30 p.m. Have the Riders put their dark days behind them with yesterday's win? And what about Darian Durant's health concerns? News Talk Radio Rider Insider Jamie Nye fills us in.
3:00 p.m. The US economy added a meager 96,000 jobs last month, which complicates the
re-election bid for President Obama. Will this prompt aggressive action from the
Federal Reserve? Euro Pacific Capital CEO Peter Schiff gives his outlook on what
this means for the global economy.
3:30 p.m. The rematch between the Riders and Bombers this Sunday in the Banjo Bowl. Will it be another spanking for the Green & White? News Talk Radio Rider Insider Jamie Nye weighs in.
3:00 p.m. News Talk Radio's four-part series Prescription for Addiction is
shining a light on prescription drug abuse. Pharmacist Manager Doug Spitzig with
the Province's Prescription Review Program explains what's really
3:00 p.m. The spanking debate has been brought to the forefront again thanks to
an editorial published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Research
expert Ron Ensom, a social worker associated with the Children's Hospital of
Eastern Ontario, gives his thoughts on the CMA's call to strike down legally
allowable "corrective" physical punishment of children by their parents.
3:00 p.m. We're just hours away from finding out who will lead Quebec on the other side of
today's election. Martin Patriquin, Maclean's Quebec Bureau Chief, explains the
possible outcomes and potential complications.
3:30 p.m. An outstanding bounce back performance for the Riders this weekend, demolishing the Blue Bombers 52-0. News Talk Radio Rider Insider Jamie Nye explains if the Green & White are back or if this was a one off win.
3:00 p.m. As classes
start, so do student protests, but some Quebec students are filing for a motion
to authorize a class action lawsuit against 25 educational institutions and the
Attorney General of Quebec. Alexandre Meterissian, editor of a Montreal-based
student newspaper, in one of those students behind the lawsuit. He talks to
3:30 p.m. The Riders prepare to go up against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the annual Labour Day Classic. Green Zone's Jamie Nye joins Richard.
3:00 p.m. There has been an increase of 38 per cent more deaths on Saskatchewan highways
this year -- many of them involving alcohol. Andrew Murie, CEO of MADD Canada,
discusses the next frontier against drunk driving.
3:30 p.m. According to a study by the Frontier Centre for Public Policy, much more needs to be done to help working immigrants. Lead author Dr. Bryan Schwartz explains what he calls unnecessary barriers.