Hospitality makes up a large part of the economy in Ontario, and few industries have been hit harder throughout the pandemic. Patio season brought a reprieve to restaurants, but with cases rising and cold weather stopping people from eating outside, the next few months could be even harder. The Agenda discusses the challenges to this industry and what could be done to save it.
September 21, 2020 - 28:20
- September 21, 2020 - 26:18Medical experts discuss the current COVID-19 situation in Ontario.
- September 18, 2020 - 16:24Industry insiders describe what it takes to get Ontario's film and TV industry back on track. Then, how the stock market differs from the economy. And, can child care in Ontario be reformed?
- September 18, 2020 - 9:46Shelby Lisk, TVO's journalist covering Indigenous issues, discusses the unique challenges facing Indigenous people in Canadian journalism.
- September 18, 2020 - 28:07The acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair discusses her newest work, "A Suitable Boy."
- September 17, 2020 - 31:30What's at stake with so many film and TV productions shut down across the province?
- September 17, 2020 - 23:02Canadian-American, singer, songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright discusses his latest offering "Unfollow the Rules."
- September 16, 2020 - 21:06Leslyn Lewis describes her recent experiences as a candidate for leader of the Conservative Party of Canada.
- September 16, 2020 - 33:28What are the lessons and legacies of the 1995 conflict between Indigenous communities and the Ontario Provincial Police?
- September 15, 2020 - 25:14What are the effects of COVID-19 on the stock market vs. the economy?
Precedent suggests that it can be good to strike while the iron is hot — and also that snap elections can bring governments down. That leaves Canada’s first ministers facing some tricky choices.
Gerry Phillips may not be the most famous former cabinet minister in Ontario history — but you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who has a bad thing to say about him.
Which public monuments we erect or remove should be a matter of reasoned debate — so let’s try to set out some terms.
Now is a good time to build consensus over who merits honouring — and whose legacies should not be celebrated through public monuments.
What's on This Week
MonSep 21Ontario's Upward COVID-19 TrendCOVID-19 cases are on the rise again in Ontario. Medical experts tell Steve Paikin what's behind this unsettling upward trend. Then, the hospitality industry has taken a huge hit during the pandemic. Can it recover?
TueSep 22Income Equality in CanadaThe idea of a guaranteed income has gained support during the pandemic. Proponents and detractors weigh in on the proposed program. Then, Michael Sabia, head of the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto, shares his thoughts on how to build the new post-lockdown economy.
WedSep 23Is America Dangerously Divided?It's a contentious time in the U.S. But have the seeds been sown for a potential civil war? And what would that mean for Canada? Then, author and Harvard professor Michael Sandel tries to make sense of what's gone wrong with American civic life, the subject of his new book, "The Tyranny of Merit: What's Become of the Common Good."
ThuSep 24The Global Race for COVID-19 TreatmentsHow close is Canada to developing a homegrown vaccine against COVID-19? Then, award-winning science podcaster Latif Nasser discusses his new Netflix series ,Connected, which aims to explain how we are all linked to each other and the world around us.
FriSep 25Hockey's Punjabi Play-by-PlayHarnarayan Singh discusses his career in hockey broadcasting and his book, "One Game at a Time: My Journey from Small-Town Alberta to Hockey's Biggest Stage." Then, TVO's regional journalists discuss stories making news in their communities. And, The Agenda reviews its top stories.