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John Gormley Live

Host : John Gormley
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Show Notes


February 25th, 2015.

8:30 a.m.- Liberal backbencher, MP Mauril Belanger has launched a big to make O Canada more gender neutral by changing “in all thy sons command” to “in all of us command.” He says the change is not just necessary but overdue. Do you agree? The Reality Check: Is it time to change the lyrics to O Canada to be gender-neutral?

9:00 a.m.- The Hour of the Big Stories

10:00 a.m.- Vince Li, the man who beheaded Tim McLean aboard a Greyhound bus could soon be moving to Winnipeg. Li was before the Manitoba Criminal Code Review Board this week and the board is now being asked to consider unsupervised trips to Winnieg and a living plan that would allow him to live in a group home. Doctors say Li is ready, but Li himself says he prefers to receive his medication supervised. Is he being given too much freedom too fast? Mike McIntyre, Winnipeg Free Press reporter.

11:00 a.m.- Saskatchewan's Smartest Radio Listener Smart & Caring Community.

12:00 p.m.- In the world right now, the BDS movement is going on which encourages people to boycott Israeli companies. Nati Rom, founder of Lev Haolam, is battling BDS by marketing products and businesses directly from Judea and Samaria (in the West Bank) to Israel supporters around the world. We check in with him to talk about the Arab-Israeli conflict. Nati Rom, founder, Lev Haolam.

About John Gormley Live

John Gormley Live has been a staple of News Talk Radio from its beginning. Each weekday morning between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., John Gormley Live is the place where Saskatchewan comes to talk.

John is a former Saskatchewan Member of Parliament and a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Law. The insight he brings to the stories that Saskatchewan is talking about has made him one of this province’s most influential people, a recognition he received from Saskatchewan Business Magazine. 

But John’s not all business. Each week, his callers fill the phone lines to provide their Rider Prognostications and to try to become Saskatchewan’s Smartest Radio Listener. Others want to vent during Bugs Day or hear John’s Heroes and Zeroes. They also get their chance to set the agenda of the John Gormley Live during the Ultimate Open Lines.

In addition to his radio show, John writes a popular weekly column for the StarPhoenix in Saskatoon and the Leader Post in Regina. As a speaker at conventions, John entertains the crowds on topics ranging from politics to pop culture. Meanwhile, at the University of Saskatchewan, political science students have benefited from his lectures.

John recently added author to his list of credentials as an authority on Saskatchewan interests. John’s book Left Out: Saskatchewan’s NDP and the Relentless Pursuit of Mediocrity is not just about provincial politics, but an attitude John says took hold in Saskatchewan for far too long.

As a radio host, listeners have to come to expect that John Gormley will provoke opinions while getting to the bottom of the story.