Videos

Through the Economic Lens
June 9, 2014
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You've heard a lot about jobs this election, but jobs are just a small part of the economic promises offered by the four major parties. In our latest Your Vote 2014 coverage, The Agenda examines the...
Five Years After Lehman Brothers
September 25, 2013
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It's been five years since big Wall Street investment banks threw the global economy into a tailspin. The Agenda examines what has and hasn't changed since the collapse, and what is next on the...
Is Innovation History?
February 19, 2013
| 37:10
Are our most inventive days behind us? The Agenda examines what we need to do to save our innovative future.
Are "Binders Full of Women" Needed?
November 28, 2012
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The Agenda asks: If women are half of Ontario's population, why are they underrepresented in the media?
Politics Around Poverty
November 15, 2012
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Why are people still impoverished in today's Canada? As part of tvo's "Why Poverty?" coverage, The Agenda examines what stands between poverty and its solution.
Canadian Disagreements
October 2, 2012
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Steve Paikin speaks with Armine Yalnizyan, Andrew Coyne, John Ibbitson and John Duffy about the changing nature of Canada's political culture.
Armine Yalnizyan and William Watson on economic disparity
December 2, 2011
| 55:33
Armine Yalnizyan, senior economist at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and William Watson, McGill economics professor, debate Inequality: A Threat to Democracy? This is the 2011 Keith...
The Age of Unequals: An Evening with Richard Wilkinson
July 22, 2011
| 37:25
Armine Yalnizyan, Jordan Peterson, and Matthew Mendelsohn join epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson to discuss why equality is better for everyone, the theme of Wilkinson's book, The Spirit Level

Episodes

June 9, 2014
Jobs and the economy have been looming large in the Ontario election campaign. In our latest Your Vote 2014 coverage, The Agenda looks at how the four major parties would address Ontario's economic...
September 25, 2013
It's been five years after the big Wall Street investment banks threw the global economy into a tailspin, The Agenda examines what has - and hasn't - changed since the financial collapse and ensuing...
February 19, 2013
The Agenda asks: Is the next big invention around the corner, or have we exhausted our potential for innovation? And, professor Steve Joordens on self-grading for students.
November 28, 2012
Closing the gender gap: Examining why women are underrepresented in the media.
November 15, 2012
Asking "Why Poverty?" From politics to public opinion, what stands in the way of eradicating poverty?
October 2, 2012
Four "big ideas" on Canadian political culture.
September 6, 2012
Canada's private corporations are sitting on their cash. Should they loosen the purse strings on this "dead money?" And, the banks at the epicentre of the financial crisis are back, bigger than ever....
September 6, 2012
Canada's private corporations are sitting on their cash. Should they loosen the purse strings on this "dead money?" And, the banks at the epicentre of the financial crisis are back, bigger than ever....
March 29, 2012
New NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair reacts to today's budget. Then, The Agenda looks at the what the 2012 Federal Budget means for Canada going forward.
February 16, 2012
Tough decisions in tough economic times. The Agenda assesses the economic impact of the Drummond Report and assesses the political and public appetite for immense change.
December 6, 2011
In order to compete, Ontario's economy needs to focus on innovation. While many benefit from these economic imperatives, some do not. Is the growing income gap impeding the innovation agenda, or...
December 4, 2011
Senior economist Armine Yalnizyan and economics professor and columnist William Watson debate "Inequality: A Threat to Democracy?" at the 2011 Keith Davey Forum on Public Affairs. Jeffrey...
May 8, 2011
The senior economist at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives discusses how too much power in too few hands is having an impact on our democracy.Watch the video >Related ResourcesHomepage of...
February 9, 2010
The Best of the Agenda A reversion of BPN 779699 with new a new intro, extro and links. The Debate: Jobs I: Job Creation in a Recession Job creation in a recession: Part One of our look at the...
September 17, 2009
Many men have lost their jobs during this recession: Is the era of male dominance in the work force ending?
July 31, 2009
Colour her confused: author Bliss Broyard on the secret life of her father, The New York Times literary critic Anatole Broyard. /// The class everyone talks about but no one can define: Is middle...
June 26, 2009
Legalize it ... and I will utilize it: MP Keith Martin and why it's high time for Canada to decriminalize marijuana. /// Ontario's annus horribilis: the economic and social toll of the recession ......
March 27, 2009
Colour her confused: author Bliss Broyard on the secret life of her father, The New York Times literary critic Anatole Broyard. /// The class everyone talks about but no one can define: Is middle...
September 30, 2008
A paramount social virtue: Psychologist Jordan Peterson on what the credit crisis tells us about trust. Tuesday September 30 2008
December 21, 2007
One city, two faces: Lyn Whitham on what the United Way's latest survey says about poverty in Toronto.///Poverty: the facts, the figures, the policies and the politics.
December 19, 2006
The myriad problems facing Canada's newest territory: former B.C. Supreme Court Justice Thomas Berger on the crisis facing Nunavut. Available as a Podcast...
Armine Yalnizyan, Jordan Peterson, and Matthew Mendelsohn join epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson to discuss why equality is better for everyone, the theme of Wilkinson's book, The Spirit Level
Armine Yalnizyan, senior economist at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and William Watson, McGill economics professor, debate Inequality: A Threat to Democracy? This is the 2011 Keith...