Episodes

  The Agenda's Story, The Agenda's Week

May 29, 2015

Your Agenda selection for Story of the Week. Then, from discussions of Islam reform and Bill C-51 restrictions, to the negative effects of sugar and the roots of obesity.The Agenda brings you the Week in Review.

  Health Matters

May 28, 2015

The Agenda looks at three vital areas in overall good health: The role of sugar in the modern diet, obesity and its roots, and the relationship between good gut health and overall well-being.

  Aboriginal Affairs

May 27, 2015

Perry Bellegarde, the Assembly of First Nations National Chief joins Steve Paikin to discuss his priorities during his tenure. Then, The Agenda discusses how Bill C-51 may affect Aboriginal Canadians. Finally, Arthur Manuel, author of 'Unsettling Canada' gives his thoughts on the Eyford report on land claims.

  Reforming Islam? Part 2

May 26, 2015

It is a topic surrounded by misinformation, misunderstanding and controversy. Interpretations of Islam are never far off the radar. The Agenda presents the second of two programs focusing on the questions, misconceptions and controversies surrounding Islam, its religious beliefs and doctrines. Tonight, The Agenda looks at Ayaan Hirsi Ali's more controversial points and examines their merits with Muslim thinkers.

  Reforming Islam? Part 1

May 25, 2015

It is a topic surrounded by misinformation, misunderstanding and controversy. Interpretations of Islam are never far off the radar. The Agenda presents the first of two programs focusing on the questions, misconceptions and controversies surrounding Islam, its religious beliefs and doctrines. Tonight, Ayaan Hirsi Ali lays out why it's time for Islam for reform.

  The Agenda's Story, The Agenda's Week

May 22, 2015

Your Agenda selection for Story of the Week. Then, from the current state of marriage to the fate of iconic fast food chain, McDonald's, to a one-on-one with Toronto Mayor John Tory and debating his first six months in office. The Agenda brings you the Week in Review.

  Crafting a Budget

May 21, 2015

The Agenda examines Ontario's recent budget. First, former PM Paul Martin and his finance colleagues discuss what goes into crafting a budget. Then, former Ontario premier Ernie Eves talks about the complexities of selling off government assets, such as Hydro One.

  John Tory's Toronto

May 20, 2015

Mayor John Tory talks with Steve Paikin about his challenges and successes during the first six months of his tenure. Then, critics discuss whether John Tory makes the grade as Mayor of Toronto.

  McDonald's: Fate and Flash

May 19, 2015

McDonald's is facing not only criticism about its nutrition and charges of contributing to wider waistlines, but also growing fast food competition. The Agenda discusses the future of the iconic chain. Then, photographer Nolan Conway tells Steve Paikin what he finds interesting about McDonald's patrons as subjects.

  Then Comes Marriage

May 18, 2015

Believe it or not, estimates show almost half of marriage proposals occur on Valentine's Day, but deciding to spend a life solely with another is not all romance. The Agenda looks at partnerships: why we marry, should we marry, and what makes a good marriage.