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Mon
Sep 07

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back?

While many girls excel in school, women seem to fall behind on the career front. The Agenda examines what is behind this disparity and what can be done about it.

Tue
Sep 08

Ontario Education's State of Play

Ontario students return to school amid continued labour unrest. The Agenda looks at union progress over the summer; asks who speaks for education and then revisits the right to strike legislation and whether it is still effective.

Wed
Sep 09

Ontario, the Election and the World

Photos of Aylan Kurdi, the drowned Syrian toddler, have shocked Canadians. Is it time for Canadians to do more to help refugees fleeing their homelands? And, with 121 seats up for grabs in the 2015 federal election, Ontario could determine who gets to form Canada's next government. How is the campaign playing out in Ontario and what do Ontarians what from the federal government?

Thu
Sep 10

Characterizing Canada's Political Leaders

Stephen Harper, Justin Trudeau, Thomas Mulcair and Elzabeth May have all made it to the top. But, is the perception of them by Canadians the same as who they are as people and leaders?

Fri
Sep 11

The Agenda's Story, The Agenda's Week

Highlighting the story that made top news this week. Then, The Agenda brings you its Week in Review.

Steve Paikin's Blog

A massive learning curve awaits Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown at Queen’s Park now that he has won a seat in the legislature. 

Toronto City Hall, one of the few internationally-known Ontario buildings, had some near-death experiences before its completion in 1965. But a legendary Toronto mayor somehow pushed it through.

Could it be that Conservative strategists have decided that, to win the election, Stephen Harper actually has to be seen engaging with members of the public?

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has taken a breathtaking gamble – and upended the election campaign – by promising to run deficits to boost the economy.

As media attention focuses on key Toronto battlegrounds, the most exciting contest in the federal election campaign may be taking place in northwestern Ontario.