3:00 p.m. The new Saskatchewan has a new logo to match. Also, Prime Minister Harper will finally be meeting with First Nations leaders next week. John has this and more with today's top stories.
3:30 p.m. Regina's Wascana Park is the new home to two coyotes that have decided to move in. Jared Clarke, a naturalist with the Wascana Centre Authority, explains the living habits of coyotes and what you need to know if you come across one.
3:00 p.m. From heartbreak at the World Juniors, to cups on the go at Starbucks, while cars sit still in Edmonton -- John has the top stories of the day.
3:30 p.m. Call it "18 Simple Rules for My Teenager to Get a Smartphone." Hear the story of a mom who gave her 13-year-old son an iPhone for Christmas, with many strings attached. Is she being too strict, and does a 13-year-old need a smartphone anyway?
3:00 p.m. Business in Saskatchewan is looking good going forward into the new year. According to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, there is a strong sense of optimism among small businesses. That ranks Saskatchewan well above the national average as the second most optimistic province. Marilyn Braun-Pollon, Vice President of Prairie and Agri-business with the CFIB, explains what we can expect in 2013.
3:00 p.m. Canada's world junior hockey team received an early wakeup call with an exhibition loss to Finland yesterday. The boys have one more game to tune up tomorrow morning before puck drop to the tournament on Boxing Day. TSN analyst Craig Button explains what to expect.
3:00 p.m. It's the last show you will ever hear as the world comes to an end tomorrow! However, Dan Riskin says not so fast. The co-host of Discovery's Daily Planet breaks down the ancient Mayan myth. Dan joins David to explain how Christmas and New Years will (most likely) go ahead as scheduled.
3:00 p.m. As the gun law debate brews in the United States after the Connecticut school massacre, it is more apparent how different the laws are in Canada. Kevin Kopp, owner of Saskatoon-based North Pro Sports, explains the differences between the two countries.
3:00 p.m. From heated talks on gun control, to an airline crisis, and cooking with an easy bake oven, John has today's biggest stories of the day.
3:30 p.m. With the shopping craziness upon us, searching for the perfect gift may seem like a challenging task. However, it's not the amount of money you spend that's important. U of S consumer behaviour expert Marjorie Delbaere believes the type of gift should depend on the relationship between the recipient and the giver. Marjorie helps John with some gift giving ideas.
3:00 p.m. The aftermath of the Newtown school shooting has left 27 people dead, 18 of whom were children, and thousands in the small Connecticut community mourning as funerals are set to begin today. John gives you the story so far.
3:30 p.m. The Hobbit surpassed all three previous Lord of the Rings films in its opening weekend with a $223-million (US) performance world-wide. Movie geek Craig Silliphant reviews the much anticipated movie.
3:00 p.m. The rebel fighters are making ground in Syria as reports indicate President Bashar Assad is losing control of the embattled country. Christian Leuprecht, assistant professor of political science with Queen's University and the Royal Military College of Canada, explains what may happen next.