The Agenda in the Summer

Published On: August 17, 2018

When Finnish immigrants came to northwestern Ontario, they brought the sauna tradition with them — now it’s a way of life there.

Published On: August 16, 2018
Globe and Mail feminist columnist Elizabeth Renzetti talks to Nam Kiwanuka about her hilarious and poignant book, "Shrewed: A Wry and Closely Observed Look at the Lives of Women and Girls."
Published On: August 16, 2018

Author and columnist Elizabeth Renzetti reflects on her new book and her three decades covering women’s issues.

Published On: August 15, 2018
Living single, without children is still considered an unconventional life. Yet more Canadians are doing it than ever before. Nam Kiwanuka talks to two authors who've written about going against tradition.
Published On: August 15, 2018

OPINION: Fewer women are having children, and more are now living alone — but we continue to treat the nuclear family as the norm. It’s time to change our cultural attitudes, writes Carla Lucchetta.

 

Published On: August 14, 2018
Acclaimed author Claire Messud talks to Nam Kiwanuka about her latest novel, "The Burning Girl," which focuses on the ups and downs of female friendships.
Published On: August 14, 2018

In her latest novel, the American author explores the rewards and hardships of young friendship.

Published On: August 13, 2018
The Agenda in the Summer discusses how Ontario cities can meet the needs of its citizens at all ages and stages of life.
Published On: August 13, 2018

With more than 60 new initiatives, the municipality is reinventing its streets and homes to make life easier for older Ontarians.

Published On: August 10, 2018
American author Rachel Kushner discusses her new novel, "The Mars Room."
Published On: August 10, 2018

A developer wants to transform the property — but a local group is fighting to ensure that the institution’s history is not forgotten.

Published On: August 09, 2018
The Agenda in the Summer welcomes author Richard Atkinson to discuss his book, "The Life Crimes and Hard Times of Ricky Atkinson: Leader of the Dirty Tricks Gang."
Published On: August 09, 2018

In his memoir, the former leader of Toronto's Dirty Tricks Gang recalls his first day at Kingston Penitentiary.

Published On: August 08, 2018
The Agenda in the Summer welcomes Leah Denbok to discuss her experience photographing homeless men and women.
Published On: August 08, 2018

The 18-year-old photographer hopes her portraits — and the stories behind them — will help change the public's perception of homelessness.

Published On: August 07, 2018
The Agenda welcomes journalist Shawn Micallef, one of Toronto's biggest supporters, to discuss its importance in the province, and why people love to hate the city.
Published On: August 07, 2018

The city is increasingly unaffordable and the child-poverty capital of the country — here’s why it could still be on the verge of greatness.

Published On: August 06, 2018
Brantford Mayor Chris Friel joins Nam Kiwanuka to discuss his experience with growth and livability of cities.