Episodes

  Lives Lived Online, and The Agenda's Week

September 5, 2014

Our viewers vote, and we bring you that selection in our Story of the Week: how private are our private digital lives? And, highlights of this week's programming, in our Week in Review.

  Don't Poke the Bear

September 4, 2014

Months after the Crimean crisis, and despite talks of a ceasefire, tensions between Ukraine and Russia remain. Has the West done enough to stem Russian advances?

  Fuel and the Fire

September 3, 2014

Islamic State's advance has thrown Iraq into chaos and led to American intervention. The Agenda examines the threat posed by the group and what the next global response to IS actions should look like.

  Ontario's Education Outlook

September 2, 2014

Faltering EQAO test scores. Looming labour negotiations. Trustee elections. The Agenda looks at what Ontario can expect from the school year.

  Expanding Knowledge

September 1, 2014

Recent scientific discoveries are expanding our understanding of the cosmos, and ourselves. The Agenda examines these advances with theoretical physicist and cosmologist Lawrence Krauss and science journalist and author Jennifer Ouellette.

  A Small (Big) Deal

August 29, 2014

Neutrinos: small fundamental particles of matter, so tiny that we are swimming in them right now. In fact, trillions of these particles are streaming through your body each and every day. Astrophysicist and author Ray Jayawardhana tells Piya Chattopadhyay how they might be able to help physicists unlock the secrets of the universe.

  Life in the Digital World

August 28, 2014

Increasingly,the world is living its life online. Your digital footprint is everywhere - and it's valuable information for major corporations. But author and futurist John C. Havens says it's time people take control over how their data is used. He tells Piya Chattopadhyay how they can do that.

  Playing Basketball on Wall Street

August 27, 2014

Ralph Baker was looking for a way to improve his son's financial knowledge, so he founded a basketball and financial literacy program aimed at getting engaged in the financial world. He tells Piya Chattopadhyay about the success of the program.

  More Than Child's Play

August 26, 2014

Most children have toys. Toys they play with. Toys that occupy them. But Gonzalo Riva thinks toys offer benefits that extend beyond the playmat. He tells Piya Chattopadhyay about the potential those toys can unlock.

  Don't We Know Better?

August 25, 2014

The problem of discrimination. Irresponsible environmental behaviour. Gender inequality. Some of life's biggest challenges. But why, if we know better, do these issues endure? Author Uri Gneezy shares his thoughts with Piya Chattopadhyay.