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School mulls name change after sexual abuse revelations
The Halton Catholic District School Board tells the Canadian Press that it will consider renaming Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School in Milton, following sexual abuse allegations against its late namesake. An internal investigation launched by Vanier’s French-based charity L’Arche International before his death last May concluded he had “manipulative sexual relationships” with several women between 1970 and 2005. Several Ontario schools are named after the Canadian humanitarian.
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Gross domestic product measures the relative health of economies and is often seen as an indicator of a society’s well-being. But can GDP reflect how real people are doing? The Agenda speaks with Carol Graham, the Leo Pasvolsky Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and author of The Pursuit of Happiness: An Economy of Well-Being.
Join Alice Roberts as she visits archeological excavations around the United Kingdom. In this episode: the camp from which the Vikings invaded, evidence that people lived inside the famous Stonehenge monuments, and Britain's oldest Iron Age gold.
In part three of his series on Wet'suwet’en and Indigenous law, Matt Gurney speaks to a former chief federal negotiator with experience negotiating with First Nations. “Sometimes, like out in British Columbia, very little has been settled, so we have a lot more room to negotiate,” he says. “You want a strong, professional relationship at the table and trust. That’s true of every negotiation. There are the same issues and resistance. There’s anger at the federal government. Anger at delays. Some of these problems have developed over a long time, and there’s a lot of hurt over broken promises and government failures.”
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8 p.m. — The Agenda: Ontario Power Generation’s new CEO
In the next decade, Ontario Power Generation will manage the $12.8-billion refurbishment of the Darlington nuclear plant, the decommissioning of the nuclear plant at Pickering, and a transition into the gas-plant business. The Agenda welcomes new president and CEO Ken Hartwick to discuss.
9 p.m. — Political Blind Date: Hydro rates
Conservative MPP Bill Walker and NDP MPP Peter Tabuns examine the government's plans for hydro rates and energy policy in Ontario, debating the merits of retrofitted energy-efficient homes, community wind turbines, and nuclear power.