We’ll kick things off (OK bad pun) with Melanie Booth from Canada’s Olympic Women’s Bronze Medal winning soccer team. They should have been in the final…eh?
Just another week in the Canadian justice system, with former Alberta Crown Attorney Scott Newark. Question. Why would a Canadian judge hold over sentencing of a foreigner on a work permit in Saskatchewan who admits to sexual assault? Here’s why. The judge wants the sexual assaulter to be able to spend Christmas with his family. Here’s another example of what I always argue, “you can’t outthink those who aren’t thinking.”
Will we have a complete NHL season? Who knows at this point. The CBA is the stumbling block between the league and NHLPA. Mark Yost who writes on the business of sport for the Wall Street Journal and Sports Illustrated joins us. Mark also the author of many excellent sports books like NASCAR: The 200mph Billboard.
Former Canadian Ambassador to Lebanon and Syria, Martin Collacott will speak to us about an individual being granted protection. Julian Assange has been afforded such protection by Ecuador and today railed against the U.S. from the balcony of the embassy in London. Ambassador Collacott will also speak to the Syrian conflict spilling over into Lebanon. Is Iran attempting to engineer a Middle East war against Israel?
Catherine Swift, Chair of the CFIB and independent business journalist Linda Leatherdale have their weekly MONEY segment.
We’ll review how Facebook stock has lost more than half its value since the IPO in May. Fred Ketchen of Scotia McLeod will speak to that.
Joy Ladin is a poet and university professor and orthodox Jew. For more than 40 years Joy Ladin was Jay Ladin. Now after gender reorientation Joy Ladin will speak about the entire process, how she told her children. Her book: Through the Door of Life.
From the Wall Street Journal, Elizabeth Bernstein, columnist, will tell how we’ve all become braggarts online, particularly on social network sites and we’re losing sight of that. Elizabeth is on Facebook.
and Barry Mano is founder and president of the National Association of Sports Officials (NASO). Barry will talk about how his members who are on-field referees and officials for the NFL are being locked out by the league over a salary issue. Will the NFL season begin with replacement officials? I’ve watched these officials in pre season games. NFL had better settle with their regulars.