35:25 Dec 07, 2016The Agenda examines electoral reform in Canada.
5:45 Dec 06, 2016Brain Prize winner Graham Collingridge answers 10 questions on human memory.
17:15 Dec 06, 2016Award-winning Canadian biomedical engineer Molly Shoichet discusses her innovative work in stem cell science and drug delivery systems.
31:26 Dec 06, 2016The Agenda discusses the challenges women still have in political careers.
26:16 Dec 05, 2016The Agenda discusses freedom of information in Canada and whether it needs reforms.
28:45 Dec 05, 2016The Agenda discusses freedom of speech in a globalized digital age.
31:36 Dec 02, 2016The Agenda reviews its week of programming.
23:05 Dec 02, 2016The Agenda welcomes Bonnie Lysyk, Ontario's auditor general, to discuss her annual report.
27:57 Dec 01, 2016The Agenda welcomes David France to discuss his book, "How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS."
This Week on The Agenda
Freedom of Information; Freedom of Speech
It's been 250 years since the world's first freedom of information legislation was introduced in Sweden. The Agenda looks at the state of FOI law in Canada. Then, author Timothy Garton Ash explores what freedom of speech means in an age of diversity and digital technology.
Women in Politics; The Future of Medicine
The Agenda welcomes three former female politicians to discuss the challenges women still face in politics. Then, Brain Prize winner Graham Collingridge answers 10 questions on human memory. And, award-winning Canadian biomedical engineer Molly Shoichet discusses her innovative work in stem cell science and drug delivery systems.
Canadian Electoral Reform?
The Liberals promised that 2015 was Canada's last federal election under the first-past-the-post system. The Agenda welcomes Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef to discuss that pledge. Then, a panel of experts discusses whether Canada's electoral system is headed for an overhaul.
A Notorious Crime; Life of a Foreign Correspondent
The Agenda welcomes Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta to discuss her latest film, "Anatomy of Violence." Then, Colson Whitehead talks about his new book, "The Underground Railroad." And, veteran journalist Lyse Doucet discusses her life as a foreign correspondent.
The Agenda's Story, The Agenda's Week
The Agenda highlights an important news story this week. Then, free speech, freedom on information, the future of medicine, women in politics, electoral reform, and life as a foreign correspondent. The Agenda reviews its week of programming.
Politicians often show emotion in the course of their work. It’s time we acknowledged and embraced it.
More than 100,000 British children were sent to work on Canadian farms during the 19th and 20th centuries. Are they entitled to an apology for the way they were treated?
Toronto Mayor John Tory has been frequently criticized for skating around the tough decisions. That can’t be said about his move this week to back road tolls.
Jean Chamberlain Froese explains what drove her to move, with her family, to Uganda, to help thousands of women at risk of dying in childbirth.
Thursday’s votes in Ottawa-Vanier and Niagara West-Glanbrook failed to reveal any deep truths about Ontario's political future. But the vote tallies nevertheless offered some interesting insights into the public mood.