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Two-time Olympian Perdita Felicien joins host Nam Kiwanuka to discuss her hard-won career as an athlete, her second career as a broadcast journalist, growing up in Ontario as a first-generation Canadian, and her debut book, My Mother’s Daughter: A Memoir of Struggle and Triumph.
Toronto city councillors Ana Bailão and Stephen Holyday examine the city’s housing crisis. On topics from multi-residential and laneway housing to rapid densification, these two politicians hold very different views on how to house the city's exploding population.
A new report from a Hamilton think-tank argues that COVID-19 presents the perfect opportunity for Ontario to end a “tax on the poor” and replace it with something better. Columnist John Michael McGrath speaks with the authors of the report and explains why casinos being closed for months will leave Ontario Lottery and Gaming, and thus the province, with a billion-dollar hole in its books.
Tonight on TVO
8 p.m. — The Agenda in the Summer: History's most menacing weapon
Mosquitoes are the second-deadliest threat to humans besides humans themselves. They carry diseases such as malaria and the West Nile and Zika viruses. Historian Timothy Winegard joins Nam Kiwanuka to discuss his book Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator.
9 p.m. — Golden Girl
Frida Wallberg was an accomplished boxer until she suffered a knockout blow that changed everything. This documentary examines Wallberg's life as a professional athlete and her struggle to recover.