Six students from Timmins High & Vocational School to speak about their future plans and ambitions. Challenges facing the economy and what diversifications are in store to help Timmins mitigate job losses in the mining sector.
Author Tom Nichols visits to discuss his new book, The Death of Expertise. Then, why much of what people think depends on the thinking of others. And, understanding the so-called alt-right movement in Canada.
Josef Joffe provides a European perspective of the fascinating, perplexing politics emanating from the U.S. capital. Then, remembering Vimy Ridge and immigrants telling stories of their first 150 days in Canada.
On its 35th anniversary examine the rich history of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and why it matters to all Canadians. Minister Karina Gould discusses the Charter's democratic elements, her government's abandonment of electoral reform.
The Agenda highlights a story making news this week. Then, how a local school addresses diversity, ageism in the workplace, an update on Ontario's forestry industry, and the Jordan decision on trial delays.
The Agenda highlights a story making news this week. Then, the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War, helping children cope with stress, the provincial election one year out, and Ontarios new labor laws.
The Agenda looks at the current state of the GTA housing market and how it's affecting housing in surrounding communities. Then, the truth about cholesterol, Lawrence Krauss on the history of the universe, inside Hillary Clinton's campaign.
It stretches from coast-to-coast-to-coast and, linking 15,000 communities along 24,000 km, it is the longest recreational trail in the world. Explore The Great Trail. Former prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King's eccentric private life.
Examine whether rising temperatures in the province will lead to a higher prevalence of Malaria, Zika, West Nile, and Lyme disease. Then, how global warming is effecting our lakes and our appreciation of just how great they are.
Examine the trial for two Ontario Liberals accused of bribery under the Election Act stemming from a 2015 by election in Sudbury. Understanding and countering far-right extremism, catching up with Bruce Cockburn.
While both the federal and provincial governments have committed money to address Indigenous mental health, crises of youth suicide continue in a number of remote Ontario communities. Is a new approach needed?
Welcome Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel to discuss the decline of civic life, the rise of right wing populism, and what progressive parties must do to address the discontent in democracies around the world.
The Agenda welcomes Dr. Shawn Whatley, president of the Ontario Medical Association, to discuss new Ontario legislation requiring disclosure of drug companies' payments to doctors and other health-care professionals.
The Agenda discusses why many Ontario doctors are feeling attacked or vilified by both the provincial and federal government. Then, science is being put front and center in the governments policy making.
John McCallum, the federal minister of immigration discusses the implications of fast-tracking thousands of Syrian refugees. Then, how Ontario classrooms are dealing with the troubling history of residential schools.
Find out why farmers concerned with sustainability are still using unpaid labor; Ontario's new environmental commissioner talks about her new role and a Toronto enthusiast discusses why the world is taking notice of the city.
Laura Kipnis discusses her new book on men, and the still-fraught relationship between the sexes; former Toronto mayor, John Sewell reminisces about his time in office and the new environmental commissioner.
From BIAs to micro and social enterprise, The Agenda looks at how neighborhood businesses add vibrancy and positive transformation to cities. Then, Steve Paikin talks to out-going Dean of the Rotman School of Management, Roger Martin.
The Agenda remembers two important centenaries: The Battle of Ypres in Belgium, Canada's first serious engagement during WW1, and the sinking of the Lusitania by a German U-boat during which 2,000 passengers lost their lives.
From politics to privacy, energy to equity, The Agenda brings you your choice for Story of the Week. And, from small business success, Ontario's infrastructure issues, and Canada in the First World War, The Agenda brings you our week in review.
Two criticisms of Canada's parliamentary practice: First, former Conservative and current Independent MP Brett Rathgeber. Then, journalist Michael Harris puts Stephen Harper in the hot seat as the topic of his book, Party of One.
The Ontario PC leadership is up for grabs and down to two candidates: Christine Elliott and Patrick Brown. On the eve of the first round of voting, The Agenda welcomes the two candidates for a debate of the issues.