2020 is definitely #cancelled, but who can cancel who, and where does boycotting end and cancelling start? Pippa and Karina data-mine Twitter, sort through the endless op-eds, and debate the catharsis and consequences of call-out culture. Online and IRL, cashing in on the thriving "attention economy" has never been so easy-or so fraught. For some extra reading, we recommend checking out the article "Everyone Is Canceled" by NYT writer Jonah Engel Bromwich, as well as "Why we can't stop fighting about cancel culture" by Vox writer Aja Romano.
Nov 10, 2020
- November 25, 2020 - 4:33Nestled between major highways, Unionville's historic Main Street is a charming, small-town oasis. In 1969 local residents saved their main street from encroaching developers. Now every June, the Unionville Festival kicks off with a big parade.
- November 25, 2020 - 50:04The heart of eastern North America's last, great forest corridor is threatened by development, but the people of Ontario's Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve are determined to keep it intact.
- November 25, 2020 - 3:54Many childhood memories were made at the Regent Theatre, which began as an opera house in 1918. Its doors are still open.
- November 25, 2020 - 24:00The rescue team responds to a call about an opossum stuck in a fence, but what they find isn't the type of animal that plays dead.
- November 25, 2020 - 1:08:37Running Wild reveals the staggering impact of outdoor cats on the environment, spotlighting the cat crisis in Cornwall, Ontario and the advocates fighting for humane solutions.
- November 24, 2020 - 4:14In 1973, David and Penny Chapman bought an old creamery and started a small business in Markdale, a village south of Georgian Bay.
- November 24, 2020 - 4:45The Empire Hotel was once an elegant landmark on Huntsville's thriving main street. Joni Mitchell was rumoured to have written "Raised on Robbery" there. When a kind landlord bought the hotel to create affordable apartments, a fire ended his dream.
- November 24, 2020 - 59:24Alice Roberts follows archaeologists as they excavate Iron Age Britain's most spectacular grave - a Yorkshire chariot burial.
- November 24, 2020 - 58:58When Saddam Hussein is captured by coalition forces in December 2003, politicians in the White House believe this will be the turning point they need to bring democracy to Iraq.
- November 24, 2020 - 27:25The explorer and best-selling author discusses his book, "Ice Walker: A Polar Bear's Journey Through the Fragile Arctic."
- November 24, 2020 - 26:56The filmmaker and participants in TVO's Original documentary "Running Wild: The Cats of Cornwall," talk about the feral feline problem in that Ontario city.
- November 23, 2020 - 32:54We explore economic inequality and its impact on democracy and politics.
- November 23, 2020 - 21:30Leading expert in business management Roger Martin discusses his book, "When More is Not Better: Overcoming America's Obsession with Economic Efficiency."
- November 20, 2020 - 21:29The Agenda looks back on its week of programming, including pandemic literature, library services during COVID-19, post-war Iraq, and Doug Ford's approach to the pandemic.
- November 20, 2020 - 7:54What 's the result of Ontario's fairly recent requirement that municipalities have a system for accountability?
- November 20, 2020 - 24:48The award-winning author and journalist discusses her new audio series, "Seven Truths."
- November 19, 2020 - 21:33What is the state of Canada-U.S. relations during COVID-19 and beyond?
- November 19, 2020 - 32:29Should Canadians spend time in the southern U.S. amid rising COVID-19 numbers?
- Province set to ease hotspot restrictions.
- The Tories changed provincial regulations with the aim of getting people into housing faster — but advocates say the new approach could create new issues and exacerbate homelessness.
- ANALYSIS: Nominally, Toronto and Peel region are facing a four-week lockdown. But don’t start making holiday plans — it’s almost certain to last longer.
- Ontario's chief medical officer retiring.
- Over the past year, residents have been seeing more and more of them: pinhole leaks in copper pipes. They suspect they know why — but the city isn’t talking.
- Three families. Three languages. One goal: to speak through the generations.
- Three Canadian political trailblazers share their thoughts on what it will take to get more women elected.
- OPINION: Companies such as Uber Eats and DoorDash charge ruinous commissions. It’s time for Premier Ford and Mayor Tory to stand up for the small businesses being destroyed.
- TVO.org speaks with an expert on cold-chain logistics about freezers, dry ice — and why we may need to call in the military.