20:24 Feb 10, 2016Author Jason Tetro distinguishes between good and bad microbes.
33:34 Feb 10, 2016The Agenda discusses how Ontario is addressing human trafficking.
9:21 Feb 09, 2016TVO on the Road travels along the Thousand Islands Parkway and documents its unique place in the province.
17:48 Feb 09, 2016Ontario's honey bees are dying off at an alarming rate. A panel of bee experts join The Agenda to discuss how to keep nature's pollinators safe.
18:12 Feb 09, 2016Infectious disease specialists join The Agenda to discuss how the impact of Ebola on health care workers will affect the next big outbreak.
12:00 Feb 09, 2016Mark Brock, non-executive director of the Grain Farmers of Ontario joins The Agenda to discuss why they want to repeal Ontario's regulations restricting the use of a major pesticide.
18:44 Feb 08, 2016While Jian Ghomeshi faces trial this week, The Agenda examines how Ontario courts handle sex assault cases.
35:22 Feb 08, 2016The Agenda looks back on its week of programming.
23:22 Feb 05, 2016The Agenda discusses whether it's time to reform Ontario's political fundraising laws.
This Week on The Agenda
Infectious Disease and the Science of Bees
As Ebola spread throughout West Africa in 2014, stories emerged of healthcare workers becoming infected themselves, despite precautionary measures. The Agenda discusses the impact of that outbreak on healthcare workers, and how it could affect their willingness to treat patients in the future. Then, Ontario's honey bees are dying off at an alarming rate. The Agenda looks at efforts to keep them safe.
Human Trafficking in Ontario
Human trafficking is a fast growing crime in Ontario. The Agenda discusses what is being done to address this. Then, Ebola, Listeria and other viruses regularly make news. But not all microbes are bad. The Agenda learns about good and bad germs.
After the "Guelph Mercury", one of Canada's oldest newspapers, became the latest casualty in a string of newspaper closures, questions were raised about the state of local media in Canada. The Agenda examines the future of regional journalism, and why it matters.
Working Toward Inclusion
The Agenda looks at how Ontario is helping people with intellectual disabilities or mental health issues obtain and maintain meaningful jobs.
The Agenda's Story, The Agenda's Week
The Agenda highlights a story making news this week. Also, distinguishing between good and bad microbes, a trip down the Thousand Islands Parkway, preserving bees, what media closures mean for local news coverage, supporting special needs at work and human trafficking in Ontario. The Agenda reviews its week of 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?