Governments, theoretically, are in the business of solving problems. And oftentimes, despite throwing billions of dollars at these problems, progress is slow. But what if we're asking the wrong question. What if instead of asking governments to pay for various investments, we asked them if they wanted to save money? Shaun Loney describes this new paradigm in "The Beautiful Bailout: How a Social Innovation Scale-up Will Solve Government's Priciest Problem," and he joins The Agenda to explain.
December 5, 2019 - 18:21
- December 5, 2019 - 35:56The Agenda reflects on the legacy of the tragedy at Montreal's École Polytechnique, where 14 female engineering students were shot to death.
- December 4, 2019 - 22:05The Agenda welcomes Alykhan Velshi, head of corporate affairs at Huawei Canada, to respond to the intense criticism the company continues to face.
- December 4, 2019 - 34:43The Agenda discusses issues causing a breakdown in Canada's relationship with China.
- December 3, 2019 - 20:24Economist Armine Yalnizyan discusses issues related to the changing nature of work.
- December 3, 2019 - 34:17The Agenda explores the debate playing out in some Indigenous communities in search of economic development opportunities.
- December 2, 2019 - 28:04The Agenda welcomes Toronto Star reporter Katie Daubs to discuss her book, "The Missing Millionaire: The True Story of Ambrose Small and the City Obsessed with Finding Him."
- December 2, 2019 - 26:14Charlotte Gray discusses her book, "Murdered Midas: A Millionaire, His Gold Mine, and a Strange Death on an Island Paradise."
- November 29, 2019 - 8:22The Agenda looks at two important stories from the past week: countereit goods online, and the proposed GTA West highway.
- November 29, 2019 - 6:25Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan talks to animal industry experts about the effectiveness of the pit bull ban.
People inside and outside politics are wondering whether Andrew Scheer’s recent election experience means that so-called SoCons no longer have a real shot at premier or PM.
What's on This Week
MonDec 02The Twisted Tales of Two MillionairesThe Agenda welcomes biographer and historian Charlotte Gray to discuss the life and mysterious murder of Sir Harry Oakes - an American-born gold miner who earned his fortune in northern Ontario. Then, author and Toronto Star reporter Katie Daubs on the century-old disappearance of Toronto theatre impresario Ambrose Small.
TueDec 03An Indigenous Stake in Energy; Future-proofing the EconomyThe Agenda examines the complexities that arise for Indigenous groups in favour of energy and resource development. Then, economist Armine Yalnizyan shines a light on the economic and social issues related to the changing nature of work.
WedDec 04Huawei's Canadian Future; Canada-China RelationsThe Agenda welcomes Alykhan Velshi, head of corporate affairs at Huawei Canada to respond to the intense criticism the Chinese tech giant has faced over the past year. Then, are Canada and China any closer to resolving their differences? Experts weigh in with their thoughts.
ThuDec 05The 30th Anniversary of the Montreal MassacreThe Agenda remembers the 14 women who were killed at Montreal's École Polytechnique in 1989 and what progress has been made on the issue of violence against women three decades on.
FriDec 06#MeToo's Origins; Ontario Hubs; The Agenda's WeekThe Agenda welcomes journalist Megan Twohey to discuss her book, "She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story that Helped Ignite a Movement," about her work on the New York Times investigation into Harvey Weinstein that catapulted the #MeToo movement into existence. Then, Ontario Hubs journalists discuss stories from around the province. And, The Agenda reviews its week of programming.