To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the first full-length episode of The Simpsons, The Agenda wants to discuss why there remains interest in the goings-on in Springfield after all these years. And we're wondering if you'd like to be one of our guests. 

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Jacob Mantle was only 21 years old when he was elected to Uxbridge town council. However, as his first term came to an end, Mantle decided not to seek re-election. Agenda producer Mark Brosens talks to Mantle about his political career (up to this point).

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Research shows that much of the campaign financing for municipal politicians in fast growing communities comes from developers. In Bradford West Gwillimbury, all the mayoral candidates have pledged not to take donations from developers. Is that changing the debate?

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A new Mowat Centre report says the provincial governments could lose $1.7 billion per year if income splitting is implemented.

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The federal NDP have promised a national child care program. But is that good politics?

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Are Ontarians unnecessarily hostile towards private schools? A new report says we are.

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Jennifer L. Bonnell is the author of the forthcoming, Reclaiming the Don. She explains how the Don River helped determine what kind of city Toronto is today. 

As negative news stories about Brampton Mayor Susan Fennell’s expenses continue to be published, we repost a November 2013 interview with Fennell on her salary and expenses. 

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The Greater Toronto Area’s rapid population growth is profoundly changing the region, but this transition extends beyond the condo boom in the city of Toronto. In the final edition of a two-part series, Agenda producer Mark Brosens examines Caledon: a town at the crossroads of many government plans.

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The Greater Toronto Area’s rapid population growth is profoundly changing the region, but this transition extends beyond the condo boom in the city of Toronto. In a two-part series, Agenda producer Mark Brosens examines Caledon: a town at the crossroads of many government plans.

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