54:10 Feb 27, 2017TVO is On the Road in London to discuss how the city is growing its economy after the effects of the 2008 recession.
27:41 Feb 24, 2017The Agenda reviews its week of programming.
34:42 Feb 23, 2017The Agenda examines whether race relations in the U.S. shape the African-Canadian experience.
18:23 Feb 23, 2017The Agenda discusses renewed calls for the federal government to revoke the Safe Third Country Agreement with the U.S.
19:51 Feb 23, 2017The Agenda discusses the impact slavery and the American Civil War has had on Canada's Black population.
16:48 Feb 22, 2017The Agenda discusses Stephen Harper's record on trade and investment.
12:22 Feb 22, 2017The Agenda discusses Stephen Harper's legacy on justice.
13:32 Feb 22, 2017The Agenda welcomes Susan Delacourt to discuss her contribution to a new book on Stephen Harper's legacy.
11:38 Feb 22, 2017The Agenda welcomes the co-editors of "The Harper Factor: Asssessing a Prime Minister's Policy Legacy."
This Week on The Agenda
TVO On the Road in London: Diversifying the Economy
Southwestern Ontario and, in particular, the London area, were hit hard by the 2008 recession. The Agenda examines the lasting impact and how communities such as London can bring back a strong economy in the age of precarious work. Then, how London's homegrown tech entrepreneurs can play a key role in growing communities and diversifying economies.
TVO On the Road in London: Poverty, Sanctuary, Inclusivity
The Agenda examines rising poverty rates in London and asks whether a guaranteed minimum income is the answer. Then, is city council's decision to designate London a sanctuary city the right move? And, a discussion about the new carding policy, and how the city can become more inclusive.
Automation in the Workplace; Men Without Work
The Agenda examines the potential effects of automation technologies on the workplace. Then, political economist Nicholas Eberstadt explains why more than 7 million prime, working-age American men are not only jobless, but no longer even looking for work.
Prized Non-Fiction; Old Stories, New Meaning?
The RBC Taylor Prize commemorates Charles Taylor's pursuit of excellence in the field of literary non-fiction. The Agenda convenes its annual roundtable with this year's five finalists. Then, a look at why the sales of dystopian novels such as George Orwell's "Nineteen Eighty-Four" have spiked since the U.S. presidential election.
The Agenda's Story, The Agenda's Week
The Agenda highlights a story making news this week. Then, TVO On the Road in London, American men without work, finalists vying for the 2017 RBC Taylor Prize for non-fiction, and explaining the resurgence of popularity for dystopian fiction. The Agenda reviews its week of programming.
Ontario MPPs Jim Bradley, Ted McMeekin, and Mario Sergio reflect on the half-year since they left cabinet.
The dispute between Kathleen Wynne and John Tory over road tolls raises larger questions about the relationship between the province and local governments.
The premier has surprised both John Tory and many observers by rejecting Toronto's plan to impose road tolls to pay for transit. But that decision will help Wynne, the opposition parties, and Tory himself.
It would be incredibly risky, but here’s one bold idea that might result in an unexpected election victory in 2018.
For more than 30 years, bilingualism has been considered a requirement for any serious contender for prime minister. Those days may be ending.