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Himpe, Don & Sam Macaig

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Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - April 16, 2015

HOUR ONE

You won't hear any more prayers at any City Council meetings across the country. The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that prayers cannot continue at council meetings in Saguenay, Quebec, a decision that impacts many towns and cities across the country. Mayor Michael Fougere says Regina council will have to follow that rule. If you bank at one of the top five Canadian banks -- including Scotiabank, CIBC, BMO, TD Bank or RBC -- the cost of using your own money is increasing. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays, and if it’s your birthday, Happy Birthday! Canada and India are back in the nuclear business together after a decades-long moratorium with a uranium sale to New Delhi that opens the door for Canadians to profit from a growing Indian appetite for power from reactors. Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the $350-million deal yesterday. CKOM’s Wray Morrison joins to talk about the first night of the NHL Playoffs. Netflix, in its biggest documentary project to date, has ordered ‘Our Planet’, an eight-part nature documentary exploring remote wilderness areas across the globe from the creators of the ‘Planet Earth’ series. ‘Our Planet’ is scheduled to premiere across all Netflix territories in 2019.

HOUR TWO

It's going to be more expensive to pay for things with your own money thanks to increasing bank fees at 5 top Canadian banks. RBC is following Scotiabank, BMO, CIBC and TD Canada to increase service fees. Starting June 1st, Canada's biggest bank, RBC is introducing new or higher fees on a wide range of accounts and transactions, like debit purchases’ even mortgage payments. Our Kevin Martel has been sitting in on the inquest into Lee Bonneau’s death, joins to recap what was learned yesterday about the 10 year old boy who killed him. Gisele Bundchen is saying goodbye to the catwalk. The supermodel and wife of NFL star Tom Brady has announced she is retiring from the runway after 20 years. Prison life won't be pretty for Aaron Hernandez, the NFL football player and convicted murderer sentenced to life without parole. Hernandez was found guilty of first-degree murder of Odin Lloyd yesterday. John Gormley joins to talk about the hot topics of the morning, as well shares what’s coming up on his show today. And Royal Baby Watch 2 is already getting underway in London.

HOUR THREE

You might want to double check your bank information in the next month or two. All five major Canadian banks are raising service fees. Depending on your bank and your account you COULD be paying more for debit transactions and transfer payments. Canada and India are back in the nuclear business together after a decades-long moratorium - Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a $350-million deal yesterday for Cameco to supply 3,220 metric tonnes (7 million pounds) to power India’s reactors over the next five years. And we now know who the last guests on the Late Show with David Letterman will be, the last episode airs May 20th, Our Kevin Martel joins to recap Day 7 of the Inquest into the death of Lee Bonneau. CKOM’s Wray Morrison joins to recap the first night of the NHL Playoffs. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!


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