Advice for Troubled Times and Other Stories from the Week

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

The Agenda's week in review begins with some gentle advice for our troubled times from psychotherapist and author Julia Samuel. Then, how the history of Black settlers in one Ontario town was almost wiped out; Canada's approach to vaccine diplomacy; why western nations don't try to export democracy like they once did; and Uganda's efforts in the past 50 years at democratic government.
Episode:
A Federal Commitment to Public Transit
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Aired:
Feb 19, 2021
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