Extremism in Our Borders, and The Week in Review
The Agenda's Story of the Week, chosen by The Agenda's viewers: After the arrest of two men for their role in an alleged terror plot to attack a Via Rail passenger train, The Agenda examines why radicalism is growing within our borders. And, from expanding airlines to Ontario's first female premier, The Agenda's Week in Review.
Outside the Lines
They are vulnerable. They move from the criminal justice system to the mental health system to the streets and back again. The Agenda examines what can be done to help Ontario's marginalized people.
A Wing and a Prayer?
The Toronto Island Airport dilemma rears its head again: Will Porter Airlines expansion plans ever get off the ground? And, what Toronto can learn from the American experience with casino expansion.
What comes first: the politics or the gender? Ontario has its first female premier. The Agenda examines what role gender plays in leadership at Queen's Park.
Edge of Innovation?
We've seen great inventions throughout history. But is there a possibility we've exhausted our potential? And, University of Toronto professor Steve Joordens on his self-grading students.
The Story, The Week
The latest on the Chechen connection to the Boston Marathon bombings, in our Story of the Week. And, from the future of higher education to getting the GTA moving again, The Agenda brings you the Week in Review.
Egypt, the Genographic Project and the Culture of Aging
The protests in Tahrir Square were full of promise. But two years after Mubarak's fall, Egypt finds itself on unstable footing. Mohamed Aboul Ghar, president of the Egyptian Social Democratic Party, gives us his perspective. Then, Spencer Wells tells us what the Genographic Project can tell us about the earth's population history. And, a look at the influence cultural contexts have on health, illness and aging with neuropsychologist Mario Martinez.
The Greater Toronto and Hamilton area has a congestion problem. The Agenda looks at what can be done to get things moving again, and how it can be funded.
A Re-energized Partnership?
We share a border. We trade. We share common interests. Is it time for Canada and the US to consider a continental energy strategy?
The Future of Higher Education
How are universities and colleges evolving to meet the needs of future students? Looking towards the future of higher learning in the latest installment of The Agenda's Learning 2030 series.