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Mon
Aug 22

The Agenda in the Summer: Indigenous Language Study

The Agenda in the Summer looks at one post-secondary institution that is offering an indigenous languages degree, one of the recommendations in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's report.

Tue
Aug 23

The Agenda in the Summer: Revitalizing Aboriginal Languages

Two aboriginal language advocates talk to Nam Kiwanuka about the importance of creating more speakers and educators of these languages and using technology to reach a larger number of people.

Wed
Aug 24

The Agenda in the Summer: Emoji Nation

The emoji that depicts tears of joy was declared Oxford Dictionaries' word of the year in 2015. As emoji symbols and pictograms grow more common, The Agenda in the Summer discusses their evolution and viability as language.

Thu
Aug 25

The Agenda in the Summer: Eleanor Wachtel

Eleanor Wachtel, one of Canada's leading author interviewers, talks to Nam Kiwanuka about some of her most memorable interview subjects, and what makes a compelling conversation with a writer.

Fri
Aug 26

The Agenda in the Summer: Shakespeare's Legacy

The work of William Shakespeare remains relevant today although he's been dead for four centuries. The Agenda in the Summer discusses the reason people continue to be fascinated with the Bard.

Steve Paikin's Blog

Considering all the recent drama over contract negotiations, are the province’s doctors really being treated more harshly than teachers were? 

While the Ontario Medical Association consults its members, the splinter group Concerned Ontario Doctors has come up with a proposal. But there is little chance the government will even consider it.  

The Ontario Council of Hospital Unions says this province’s hospitals are starved of funds. The statistics back this up, but they don’t tell the whole story.

I’ve always had a special interest in politicians who’ve been athletes as well. Meet ex-MPP and Ticat Tim Reid.

So far, we’ve covered many different angles in the fight between Ontario’s doctors and the provincial government. Now, it’s time to talk about how brass-knuckles, partisan politics fits in here. 

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