Episodes

  The Agenda's Story, The Agenda's Week

March 27, 2015

As selected by our viewers: what Canada's proposed mission extension means in the fight against Islamic State. Our Story of the Week. Then, from the way we work to a powerful wind energy debate, The Agenda brings you our Week in Review.

  Giving Online

March 26, 2015

Technology and social media sharing is making it easier to directly donate funds to those in need, or to a particular cause. How effective is crowdfunding, and is it diving too deeply into the pool of traditional charities? The Agenda looks at the state of charitable giving in the age of disruptive technology.

  The Great Green Hope?

March 25, 2015

Is wind power really Ontario's great green hope? As TVO prepares to bring you the documentary "Big Wind," The Agenda looks at both sides of the wind energy debate.

  The Limits of Accommodation?

March 24, 2015

Several legal rulings and actions call into question how far Canadians are willing to go to accommodate religious groups. From niqabs in the courtroom to religious teachings in highschool, The Agenda examines if the Canadian view on accepting religious practice, custom and tradition is changing.

  Working Well?

March 23, 2015

Many of us are constantly 'on,' connected at all times to our office, co-workers and workplace responsibilities. What does this mean for our health and emotional well-being? The Agenda explores three approaches to the modern-day hankering for more time.

  The Agenda's Story, The Agenda's Week

March 20, 2015

It's not The Agenda, it's Your Agenda: does Canada still need CanCon? And, from questions about Queen's Park to Brazil's economic future, The Agenda brings you our Week in Review.

  The New Net

March 19, 2015

While the recent ruling on net neutrality is at the hands of the government, algorithms are largely unregulated and untested. The Agenda looks at both sides of Internet regulation.

  First Brazil, Then the Universe

March 18, 2015

Roberto M. Unger joins The Agenda for a discussion on the future of Brazil. He is then joined by Lee Smolin, his co-author on a book about the importance of cosmology.

  From the Pink Palace to the Red Chamber

March 17, 2015

From the continuing fallout from the Sudbury by-election to the Government of Ontario's new strategy to address sexual violence, The Agenda examines some of the latest news from Queen's Park. Then, as the auditor general's office continues to pore over Senate expenses, former Conservative MP Patrick Boyer lays out why it's time to abolish Canada's Senate.

  A New Model

March 16, 2015

Three thinkers, with three new ways of doing things: Economist Mariana Mazzucato on the state's role in spurring innovation; UK Government Advisor David Halpern on how governments can nudge citizens in a particular direction; and, One Earth Co-Founder Vanessa Timmer on the promise of the collaborative economy.