As part of TVO's contribution to "Why Poverty?", The Agenda takes a look at poverty eradication strategies from around the world
As part of our Learning 2030 series, Steve Paikin talked to students in a Grade 10 class who are learning in a different way from many of their peers.
As same-sex rights begin to gain greater acceptance around the world, an anti-homosexuality bill in Uganda reminds us how fragile progress really is.
Last week, Highland Companies withdrew its application in Melancthon Township for what’s become known as the “mega quarry.” Producer Hilary Clark caught up with three people who were key to the fight against the project.
Alan Alexandroff of the Munk School of Global Affairs just returned from 10 days in South Africa. Here's his take on the G20's only African partner.
Louise Chabros, executive director of Close to Home, an organization based in British Columbia, shares the story of her son's struggle with addiction and homelessness. She writes about how her organization is partnering with a therapeutic farm to tackle the underlying issues of homelessness.
Ding dong, the quarry’s gone! It's a huge victory for the citizens who fought it. Is it also a unique win for citizen activism?
In the wake of the World Trade Organization's ruling against Ontario's Green Energy Act, a look back at The Agenda's extensive coverage of the law.
Social media is a new front in the latest conflict between Israel and Hamas.
Last week, producer Allison Buchan-Terrell attended an event organized by the Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction. She writes about the conversation that took place, and what the rest of Ontario can learn from Hamilton. Part of The Agenda's contribution to "Why Poverty?"
Richard Windeyer of Wilfrid Laurier University talks about how he uses the long-distance communication website Skype to educate his students.
Pearson College in British Columbia is named after the former prime minister. It may be the only school of its kind in Canada. Check it out.
Rob Steiner gives us an update on the new journalism program they've developed at the Munk School for Global Affairs.
The second (and final) installment of New Perspectives' look at members of the millennial generation who serve in the Canadian Forces. We ask Master Corporal Natalie Gajewski why she adds the reserves onto her already busy life. Also, what does this history buff think of Remembrance Day after serving in Afghanistan?
The biggest difference between homelessness in rural communities and urban ones remains visibility. In rural Ontario, people who can't find appropriate housing spend winters couch-surfing rather than living on the street; because winters are so harsh, street life is simply not an option.
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With Remembrance Day approaching, New Perspectives looks at two members of the millennial generation who serve in the Canadian Forces. In the first installment, we ask Captain Stephen Keeble, an Afghanistan veteran, why he serves.
We asked how you'd like us to treat a potential program about Bill 115. Here's how you responded.
The U.S. presidential election and China's 18th Party Congress are The Agenda's Story (or Stories) of the Week.
Update: Steve Paikin chatted with viewers online about the U.S. presidential election. Watch the video replay.
Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Deepa Mehta talks to Steve Paikin about her film adaptation of Salman Rushdie's book, Midnight's Children, which hits theatres Friday.