The Agenda welcomes journalist Renée Pellerin to discuss her new book, "Conspiracy of Hope: The Truth about Breast Cancer Screening."
March 20, 2019 - 20:11

Steve Paikin's Articles

OPINION: Ontario voters often get up in arms about MPP pensions. Here’s why their outrage is misplaced.

Majority governments may seem to have all the power — but the flap over the OPP commissioner appointment demonstrates that they can be convinced to back down.

Some Liberals in this province are thinking that former MPP Tim Murphy should run for leader. They may be on to something.

New rules have come into effect governing freedom of speech at post-secondary institutions. This could get ugly — and expensive.

Richard Nixon was arguably the most brilliant foreign-policy practitioner in U.S. history. He also talked like a mob boss.

What's on This Week

  • Mon
    Mar 18
    Senate Renewal in Canada; Defending Canada's Shores
    The Agenda discusses the findings of a new report that's taken stock of the membership and procedural changes made to the Senate of Canada. Then, Liam Dwyer, a Royal Canadian Navy veteran, speaks about his experiences in the Second World War, and his involvement in the development of the Avro Arrow project.
  • Tue
    Mar 19
    Safeguarding Rental Housing; Supporting Homeless People
    The Agenda discusses the state of Toronto's residential building stock and where the responsibly lies for conducting routine inspections and properly maintaining equipment. Then, Dr. Mitchell Katz on how finding permanent supportive housing for people with mental and physical health needs can lead to huge health-care savings.
  • Wed
    Mar 20
    Ontario's Regional Differences; The Truth About Mammography
    The Agenda discusses the results of a cross-province survey which measured attitudes towards issues such as immigration, health care, taxes, reconciliation, and more. Then, former journalist and author Renée Pellerin on whether breast cancer screenings do more harm than good.
  • Thu
    Mar 21
    Education Reforms in Ontario; Cellphone-Free Classrooms
    Increase in high-school class sizes. A re-vamped sex-ed curriculum. New math. The Agenda explores some of the significant changes announced by the PC government to Ontario's education system. Then, examining Ontario's recent decision to ban in-class mobile phone use and whether it will help or harm students.
  • Fri
    Mar 22
    Art and Censorship; Ontario Hubs; The Agenda's Week
    Multimedia artist and broadcaster Sook Yin Lee discusses her performance documentary, Unsafe, on the topic of art censorship in Canada. Ontario Hubs journalists discuss stories from around the province. And, The Agenda reviews its week of programming.