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Meanwhile Canada’s chief public-health officer, Theresa Tam, says physical distancing and mask-wearing could be around for multiple years — even with a vaccine. “We're going to have to manage this pandemic certainly over the next year, but certainly [we are] planning for the longer term of the next two to three years during which the vaccine may play a role but we don't know yet," she said.
A healthy eel population is usually indicative of a healthy ecosystem — and Ontario’s most common eel is now endangered. The Agenda welcomes Steven Cooke, professor and Canada Research Chair in the department of biology at Carleton University; and Patrik Svensson, author of The Book of Eels: Our Enduring Fascination With the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural World to discuss.
Hundreds of millions of people worldwide lack access to clean water, and billions live without a toilet. The brothers travel to the most water-scarce regions of Tanzania and Kenya to see how small projects can have huge impact — and to meet the women who initiate them.
Doug Ford says the choice not to shrink class sizes isn’t his plan — he’s just listening to the medical experts. Columnist John Michael McGrath explains why he’s wrong. “We can both acknowledge that the government had hard choices to make and insist that the responsibility lies with the government that made those choices,” he writes, “rather than with the people who gave them advice — especially given the fact that the government was obviously selective about which advice it followed.
This compilation aims to raise not only funds for the movement — but also awareness of house music’s Black origins. TVO.org assistant editor Josh Sherman speaks to the artists involved.
Tonight on TVO
7 p.m. — Great Blue Wild: Bahamas
Experience the natural marvels found across the scattered islands of the Bahamas, including towering pine forests, tangled mangrove swamps, and a mysterious labyrinth of underwater caves.
8 p.m. — The Agenda in the Summer: Bugs
Murder hornets. Locust swarms. Gypsy moth caterpillars. Bugs have been making headlines all year, and for all the wrong reasons. Rosalind Murray, an entomologist postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Toronto, joins host Nam Kiwanuka to discuss.