The Return of the Music Show

December 19, 2014

Each year, The Agenda brings you our Music Show. This year is no exception. Steve Paikin sits down with musician Ian Thomas and legends Canadian Brass.

  Charity at Home and Abroad

December 18, 2014

The Agenda looks at initiatives close to home in vulnerable neighbourhoods, and afar in Sub-Saharan Africa, to eliminate poverty and change lives.

  A Visit to Springfield

December 17, 2014

25 years ago today, The Simpsons debuted with that lovable oaf Homer at the helm. Steve Paikin finds out why fans still love it after all these years.

  Next to Godliness?

December 16, 2014

Our ancestors were a lot dirtier than us. As we live our lives surrounded by anti-bacterial soaps and cleansers, are we actually any healthier than our predecessors?

  Three Looks at Addiction

December 15, 2014

Is the e-cigarette trend helping or harming smokers? How does food addiction impact well-being? And how a small Ontario region deals with its outsized addiction to Oxy. The Agenda looks at modern addictions.

  The Week, and the Revelations

December 12, 2014

A damning report details the sometimes gruesome and often brutal torture used in the CIA's interrogation program. The Agenda examines the report and Canada's role. And, from the limits of proto-state status, to the future of the two-state solution, we'll also bring you our Week in Review.

  Israel's Political Future

December 11, 2014

As Israel sits poised to head into yet another election, The Agenda looks at the political climate in the region and the impact the election might have on the two-state solution.

  Taking the Pulse of Ontario's Mental Health

December 10, 2014

Three years after the launch of a mental health strategy, Ontario is poised to expand its focus. The Agenda examines the progress and asks what's next on the horizon.

  Statehood and Status

December 9, 2014

In the territory it occupies, Islamic State is indeed a proto-state. The Agenda explores the limits of its political legitimacy with author Loretta Napoleoni. And, are the Googles, Twitters and Facebooks of the world aiding and abetting terrorist networks?

  A Land of Ice and Snow

December 8, 2014

The Agenda looks at the Canadian vision of the North, and how it is incorporated into our identity. Then, centuries-old Inuit paths are brought to light through a new atlas. Part of The Agenda's "Polar Sea" contribution.