19:45 Feb 05, 2016A panel of city planning experts discuss the new Scarborough transit plan.
12:26 Feb 05, 2016Jason Tetro, microbiologist and author of "The Germ Files" joins The Agenda to go beyond the headlines of scary germs and viruses.
18:15 Feb 05, 2016The Agenda discusses what waning oil and growing deficits mean for Ontario and Canada.
23:22 Feb 05, 2016The Agenda discusses whether it's time to reform Ontario's political fundraising laws.
14:51 Feb 04, 2016Jennifer Keesmaat, Toronto's chief city planner, discusses the new Scarborough transit plan.
19:40 Feb 04, 2016Mayor John Tory joins The Agenda to discuss his new plan for the Scarborough subway extension.
21:15 Feb 03, 2016Scientist Victoria Kaspi discusses what fascinates her about scientific discovery.
27:13 Feb 03, 2016Conservative political pundit, David Frum discusses the U.S. election race the day after the first primary of the election season.
4:54 Feb 03, 2016Marc Mayer, director of the National Gallery of Canada, suggests ways to enjoy a day at the museum.
This Week on The Agenda
Countries in Conflict
The Agenda discusses Canada's role in the Middle East under Justin Trudeau with foreign affairs experts Janice Stein and Irvin Studin. Then, central European history professor Timothy Snyder answers 10 questions about Ukraine. Also, does soil have the potential to fight climate change?
Art, Science, Politics
Conservative political pundit David Frum discusses the Iowa primary results. Then, Victoria Kaspi waxes poetic on her life making scientific discoveries. Also, Marc Mayer, director of the National Gallery of Canada, suggests how to best enjoy a visit to the museum.
Toronto's Transit Plans
Major changes are afoot on the Scarborough subway extension. Mayor John Tory is hoping to scrap two of the three planned stops and reinvest the savings into a 17-stop LRT line. He joins The Agenda along with Jennifer Keesmaat, chief city planner, to discuss one of the most polarizing debates at Toronto City Hall in years.
Peeking into Political Fundraising
The Agenda pulls back the curtain on Ontario's political fundraising laws. Then, a look behind the scary headlines popping up around germs and antibiotic resistant superbugs.
The Agenda's Story, The Agenda's Week
The Agenda discusses a story making news this week. Then, a debate on Canada role in the Middle East under Prime Minister Trudeau; a look at soil as a potential climate change solution; David Frum on how the U.S. election is shaping up; Toronto Mayor John Tory on transit plans; a Queen's Park panel discusses the province's concerns. The Agenda looks at its week in programming.
The Academy Award-nominated movie about the Catholic Church’s sex abuse scandal made me want to cry, but not only for the reasons you think.
He was born in Hamilton and raised in Toronto, but former Maple Leafs president Ken Dryden’s greatest moments all came in Montreal.
Under Jean Chrétien, federal fundraising rules were overhauled to prohibit corporations and unions from making political donations, and the limit on how much individuals could donate was lowered.
When compared to political fundraising practices in other jurisdictions, Ontario lands somewhere in the middle. Will switching to another system solve our problems?
We know political parties need money. But does anyone really believe that donations are meant to further the democratic process?