20:17 Dec 01, 2015Nino Ricci discusses his novel centering on a man who's lack of sleep negatively affects his life, career and family.
17:57 Dec 01, 2015University of Toronto's Richard Horner, a professor of medicine and physiology, discusses the science of sleep.
16:40 Dec 01, 2015Historian Roger Ekrich talks about the characteristics of sleep through the ages.
21:36 Nov 30, 2015Author Dan Gardner discusses how to learn to make accurate predictions about life years from now.
34:36 Nov 30, 2015What price do people pay for being too preoccupied with the future?
57:07 Nov 27, 2015What does it take to leave home to try to create a life in a new country? The Agenda looks at the refugee journey.
18:27 Nov 27, 2015Lawrence Hill discusses his book "The Illegal," on the topic of migrants and refugees.
18:53 Nov 26, 2015Journalists in Iran face potential dangers just by working there. What are the effects of this constant worry?
19:42 Nov 26, 2015Is your boss watching you work? Esther Kaplan explains how and why workplace monitoring is on the rise.
This Week on The Agenda
A Good Night's Sleep
The Agenda looks at how sleep impacts the body and mind, the effects of lack of sufficient sleep, and the history of one of the most natural, needed and coveted pastimes.
Often another parent is the purveyor of the most critical commentary on the way one handles their children. But they can also be a great comfort to one another. The Agenda looks at how parent interaction can influence child-rearing styles and also how "lactivism -" the pressure to breast feed - is bearing down on new mothers.
Going Above and Beyond
As part of The Agenda's continuing look back at ten seasons of programming, the show opens the vault on two stories about autism and one concerning cancer to highlight people who are not only rising to a challenge, but going above and beyond to inspire and encourage others who suffer similarly.
Taking Good Care
The Agenda discusses Ontario's growing number of "hidden patients-" those who by providing care to ill family or friends end up neglecting their own health. Then, is there a proper way to address mental illness? The Agenda discusses how language can empower or stigmatize.
Diversity and Legacy
The Agenda discusses how inherent, evolutionary bias can be un-learned, making way for a more compassionate attitude. Then, author Web Kinew reveals how his father's eventful life influenced and, in some ways, directed his own.
The Ontario PC party leader admits there’s a good chance you don’t know who he is. But he’s working on that.
While the horrors of Lebanon, France, and Mali are still fresh in our minds, it may be a good time to step back and look at the bigger picture.
While it’s unclear exactly how close Bob Rae and Justin Trudeau are, rumours abound on whether the former interim leader of the Liberals will be coming back to public life in some way.
Why do so many people think they can be excessively rude and personal when attacking politicians?
Brooklyn used to be a symbol of urban decay. Now, it’s an example of a grand transformation to a chic and desirable locale. Can Hamilton follow suit?