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Oct 12

Finding Home in Canada

On this Thanksgiving Monday, as part of our 10th season's Best Of The Agenda series, we are taking a look back at refugees who are thankful to call Canada home. We'll dig into their journeys, and whether Canada still remains a country with open arms.

Oct 13

Pharma-care Promises, Senior Interests

The Agenda looks at election promises toward pharma care. Then, what do seniors want and need to hear from candidates this election?

Oct 14

A Disappearing Canada

The Agenda discusses how the federal government has stymied research and policy in Canada due to factors such as cancelling the long-form census, shuttering government libraries, cutting environmental programs and muzzling scientists.

Oct 15

Stepping Up Canadian Innovation and Productivity

The Agenda looks at Canadian innovation through the eyes of Jim Balsillie of RIM fame. Then, a panel of experts discusses the Canada's low productivity and how it can be improved.

Oct 16

Pre-election Prep and The Agenda's Week in Review

The Agenda sets up your weekend with all the info you need to cast a ballot on Monday. Then, we highlight our week of programming.

Steve Paikin's Blog

This election isn’t over and the result is far from clear. But thanks to a few key decisions, Justin Trudeau’s Liberals are looking much stronger than anyone expected even just a few weeks ago.

The Liberal Party leader has distinguished himself from his main competitors by pledging to run “modest” deficits for a few years to kick-start the economy. But are they the right kinds of deficits? 

With still two weeks to go, and a victor far from certain, one thing is clear: The Liberal Party is the only one so far which seems a sure bet to improve its standing from last time. 

While I’d never suggest people ignore the current election campaign, get ready for the greatest thrill ride in sports — the Major League Baseball playoffs.

Two weeks ago, pundits were proclaiming Stephen Harper politically dead. But with rising poll numbers and a confident Munk Debate performance, he seems to have found his mojo.

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