Some Ontarians worry that international students are taking spots at universities and colleges away from locals. Instead, they should be grateful that those students are picking up our government’s financial slack.
- May 17, 2019 - 10:06The Agenda discusses the shortage of geriatricians in Ontario, and why they are needed.
- May 17, 2019 - 28:05Steve Paikin talks to independent MP Tony Clement about his recent personal troubles and his long political career.
- May 16, 2019 - 33:58The Agenda discusses how prepared the NDP is for this fall's federal election.
- May 16, 2019 - 20:20Veteran federal politician and social justice advocate Libby Davies talks about her memoir, "Outside In."
- May 15, 2019 - 18:12Dan Malleck, a professor and medical historian at Brock University, details Ontario's experience with prohibition, the topic of his book, "Try to Control Yourself: The Regulation of Public Drinking in Post-Prohibition Ontario."
- May 15, 2019 - 36:18The Agenda discusses the PC government's approach to liquor laws in the province.
- May 14, 2019 - 15:56Steve Paikin talks to Liam Dwyer about his experiences as a senior in Canada.
- May 14, 2019 - 20:33Nam Kiwanuka talks to Celina Caesar-Chavannes about her time in the federal Liberal caucus and why she ultimately left.
- May 14, 2019 - 19:36The Agenda welcomes former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd, to discuss his tenure and his country's place in the world.
Ontario’s 26th premier has a fascinating combination of skills — and he phones Ontarians to remind them of it all the time.
Show up for a natural disaster and get pilloried. Don’t show up and still get pilloried. It’s reality for 21st-century politicians.
What's on This Week
MonMay 20Disappearing Insects; The Most Hated FishThe Agenda examines the main drivers of insect decline across the world and the consequences that lie ahead if the trend is not reversed. Then, environmental journalist and author Andrew Reeves provides a behind-the-scenes look at the heart of the Asian carp crisis in North America.
TueMay 21Female Premiers' Short Tenures; A Candid PoliticianThe Agenda invites two former female premiers - Alison Redford and Kathleen Wynne - to discuss why women still face challenges in politics, especially when it comes to re-election. Then, George Smitherman, once a high-profile Ontario politician, shares the triumphs and missteps of his personal and political life.
WedMay 22Rescuing Holocaust Survivors; A Reckoning with HistoryThe Agenda discusses The Tailor Project, a largely unknown episode in Canada's history that brought more than 2,000 people - including more than 1,000 Jewish tailors - from displaced persons camps in Europe to Canada. Then, award-winning illustrator Nora Krug discusses her latest work which uncovers her family's participation in the Second World War.
ThuMay 23Rebalancing Opportunity in the GTA; Extremism in CanadaA new United Way report confirms that age, immigration status, gender, and race act as barriers to success in the GTA. The Agenda takes a closer look at these findings and potential solutions. Then, examining the rising racial tensions fuelling white nationalism and right-wing extremism across the country.
FriMay 24A Father/Son Sports Legacy; Ontario Hubs; The Agenda's WeekPaul and Dave Beeston discuss their successes in baseball and what it's like to share a career in the game as father and son. Ontario Hubs journalists discuss stories from around the province. And, The Agenda reviews its week of programming.