The Agenda in the Summer

Published On: August 31, 2018

In her memoir, 'Apron Strings,' Jan Wong reflects on time spent travelling and cooking with her youngest son. 

Published On: August 30, 2018
Jackie Kai Ellis, author and owner of famed Beaucoup Bakery, talks to Nam Kiwanuka about how she found healing through baking.
Published On: August 30, 2018

In her first book, the Vancouver bakery owner describes how exploring food — and the world — helped her cope with depression.

Published On: August 29, 2018
Martin Amis and Nam Kiwanuka continue their conversation about politics, pop culture and writing.
Published On: August 28, 2018
Iconic writer Martin Amis joins The Agenda in the Summer for a discussion about the breadth of interests that have informed his work over the years.
Published On: August 27, 2018
The Agenda in the Summer discusses how some Ontario cities are reinventing themselves and attracting new industry.
Published On: August 27, 2018

ANALYSIS: Municipalities across Ontario want to attract them — but university and college campuses are not a cure-all for ailing downtowns, writes Norma Zminkowska.

Published On: August 24, 2018
Acclaimed Canadian musician Tom Wilson talks to Nam Kiwanuka about his early life in Hamilton and how he learned of his Mohawk heritage.
Published On: August 23, 2018
The Agenda in the Summer discusses how Indigenous art can address cultural appropriation and facilitate reconciliation.
Published On: August 23, 2018

A new permanent exhibition at Algoma University commemorates the dark history of Shingwauk Indian Residential School.

Published On: August 22, 2018
Canadian Métis writer Cherie Dimaline talks to Nam Kiwanuka about her dystopian young adult novel, "The Marrow Theives."
Published On: August 22, 2018

In this dystopian novel, Indigenous survivors of a global disaster try to reclaim their culture.

Published On: August 21, 2018
Edna Manitowabi, an elder and professor emeritus at Trent University's Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies talks to Nam Kiwanuka about her experiences as an actor and as a survivor of residential school.
Published On: August 21, 2018

For her role in the film ‘Indian Horse,’ Edna Manitowabi drew from her own experiences of residential school.

Published On: August 20, 2018
Ahead of the fall municipal elections across Ontario, The Agenda in the Summer discusses why young people do, or do not vote.
Published On: August 20, 2018

Young people now represent the largest group of eligible voters in Ontario — here’s what drives them to the polls.

Published On: August 17, 2018
Northwestern Ontario Hubs journalist Jon Thompson talks about Finnish saunas in Thunder Bay.
Published On: August 17, 2018
Toronto author Sheila Heti discusses "Motherhood," her new and somewhat controversial novel.