29:44 Apr 28, 2017The Agenda reviews its week of programming.
16:58 Apr 27, 2017Journalists weigh in on whether the 2017 budget can help the Ontario Liberals recover from slumping poll numbers.
16:18 Apr 27, 2017Opposition finance critics react to the 2017 Ontario budget.
13:39 Apr 27, 2017Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa outlines what's in the 2017 budget.
29:08 Apr 26, 2017The Agenda discusses the psychological appeal of authoritarianism.
24:56 Apr 26, 2017The Agenda welcomes author James Kirchick to discuss his book, "The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues, and the Coming Dark Age."
13:12 Apr 25, 2017The Agenda welcomes Kayvon Mihan, president of the Ontario Student Trustees' Association, to discuss why he believes students need their voices heard.
37:58 Apr 25, 2017The Agenda discusses what it means to have an Ontario identity.
17:18 Apr 25, 2017The Agenda learns how one Ontario school proved how multiculturalism can thrive.
This Week on The Agenda
Fort McMurray: One Year Later; Ontario's Fire Risks
It's been one year since the Fort McMurray wildfire, one the costliest disasters Canada has ever seen. The Agenda examines what lessons were learned from fighting "The Beast," and what it takes to rebuild and recover a city. Then, with so much of the province covered in boreal forest, how can Ontario protect itself from a similar fate? And, meet a Canadian war veteran struggling with PTSD, the subject of "Mark's Story," the third-prize winner in TVO's 2017 Short Doc Contest.
Donating the Gift of Life; From Field to Fashion
As many as eight life saving organs can potentially be retrieved from a single donor. However, only one in three Ontarians have registered their consent to donate when they die. The Agenda examines the importance of organ and tissue donation and what measures are being taken to enhance consent. Then, Ottawa Senators' owner Eugene Melnyk shares his story about he became a champion for organ donation. And, a closer look at Ontario's small but growing fibre community, the focus of "Field to Fashion", the second prize-winning film from TVO's 2017 short doc contest.
A Spirited Life; Innovations in Mental Health
The Agenda welcomes businessman and philanthropist Charles Bronfman to look back on a distinguished life, which he's chronicled in "Distilled: A Memoir of Family, Seagram, Baseball and Philanthropy." Then, the pros and cons of innovations that are emerging to help patients receive optimum mental-health treatment. And, how one Syrian refugee is using sport to become a part of his new community in Ottawa, the subject of TVO's 2017 Short Doc Contest winner.
Cooling Down the Housing Market; New Rules for Realtors
The Agenda looks into whether new provincial measures rolled out by the Wynne government can cool Ontario's red-hot housing market. Then, Tim Hudak, CEO of the Ontario Real Estate Association, explains the new rules real estate agents are required to follow to ensure that consumers are fairly represented.
The Agenda's Story; The Agenda's Week
The Agenda highlights a story making news this week. Then, Fort McMurray one year after the fire, organ donations in Ontario, mental health week, and Ontarios housing market. The Agenda reviews its week of programming.
Everyone knows that Wynne is polling terribly, but a close look at the numbers reveals the Liberals still have a chance in 2018.
Every budget is a series of choices. Here are some of the most pressing questions about the decisions Ontario's finance minister made this year
Last week I wrote about a sense that some of Wynne’s unpopularity has less to do with her policies and more to do with her identity. Many readers, it turns out, didn’t find that comfortable.
Despite all the progress Ontario has made, political observers tell me many voters still aren't comfortable with a premier who is a woman and gay.
One of the most successful post-secondary educational systems in the world started in an abandoned wartime factory in southern Ontario.