The prevailing perception within the booming technology industry used to be that it was meritocracy. Now both grassroots organizations and tech firms alike recognize there’s a diversity problem.

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Activists for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons are embracing online storytelling in a massive way. From protesting anti-gay laws in Russia to establishing a digital archive for LGBT Canadians’ stories, organizations are leveraging new technologies to get their message out and create new connections.

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According to the Brookings Institution, suspending Twitter accounts used by ISIS significantly affects the radical militant group’s ability to spread its message on social media.

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A conversation with Idil Burale, who decided to run for Toronto city council despite her frustration with the way politics works. 

The Agenda has often looked at the issues of radicalism and terrorism. Here is a selection of some of our programming on those topics. 

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A sampling of tweets from politicians and press as news of multiple shooters around Parliament Hill spread. 

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Two in-depth discussions of extremism within our borders in the wake of a bizarre motor vehicle attack by a man suspected of having radical ties to militant extremists. 

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During the Business Development Bank of Canada’s Small Business Week, we revisit some interviews talking to Ontario entrepreneurs on how their businesses are preparing for an uncertain future. 

Ed Clark, chair of a panel looking into the potential privatization and sale of some government assets, concludes the LCBO should stay in government hands -- but that it can be run much better. 

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Watch the author discuss her winning work The Massey Murder: A Maid, Her Master and the Trial that Shocked a Country.