Innovation

Published On: May 01, 2019

OPINION: Innisfil town council opted for the plan because of its low upfront costs — but two years later, councillors are capping service and raising prices.

Published On: April 23, 2019
Rational debate on The Agenda depends upon empirically provable facts, but we often face a serious dearth of statistical research. A look at the data deficit in Canada, why it's lacking and the implications for policy making.
Published On: April 17, 2019
Physicist Lee Smolin explains why so many people find quantum physics confusing — even physicists.
Published On: April 15, 2019
A new pilot project aims to identify and treat early symptoms of anxiety with the aid of smart watches and a custom app.
Published On: March 27, 2019
The Agenda discusses the federal government's plan for skills training.
Published On: February 26, 2019

OPINION: A new private member’s bill from MPP Michael Coteau aims to drive down the costs of repairing electronics. If the PCs are smart, writes John Michael McGrath, they’ll give it a fair hearing.

Published On: February 25, 2019

ANALYSIS: Part bus service, part taxi service, part ride-hailing app, Wroute is offering residents of the Kitchener-Guelph-Hamilton triangle another transit option. But critics say car-based transportation isn’t the answer.

Published On: February 22, 2019

OPINION: The company has unveiled a proposal to kick-start development of Toronto’s Port Lands. There’s just one problem, writes John Michael McGrath — Doug Ford has already said no.

Published On: February 21, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Dan Doctoroff, founder and CEO of Sidewalk Labs, to discuss the complex project.
Published On: January 31, 2019

OPINION: Smartphones, wearable tech, and online therapy could soon change the way we treat mental-health problems — and that will make quality care more accessible, writes David Gratzer.

Published On: January 21, 2019

Under provincial rules, you can’t construct a wood-frame building more than six storeys tall — but new technologies and initiatives could change all that.

Published On: January 11, 2019

ANALYSIS: The Google-backed plan to revitalize part of Toronto’s waterfront includes a new type of district-energy system that could provide a climate-friendly solution to heating and cooling, writes John Michael McGrath.