Hyde Park or Empty Activism?
In the centre of downtown Toronto stands Yonge-Dundas Square. There you will find citizens having coffee, people handing out pamphlets, preachers of many faiths, and often, protesters. Active yes, but also disorganized. Is the Square providing Toronto with a much-needed public space to air our grievances, or are the grievances being aired simply not legitimate?
A Page, Parliament, and the Public Purse
Canada's former PBO Kevin Page joins Steve Paikin for an exit interview. Then, at arm's length? The Agenda examines Parliament's ability to scrutinize billions in spending.
Reversing Austerity and Canada's Energy Vision
Economist Jim Stanford on his recent findings that austerity measures have hurt Ontario's bottom line. And, if Canada wants to be a global energy player, do we need for a national energy strategy?
Crisis in Cyprus and The Agenda's Week in Review
From a new vision for Canada's military to dropping water levels: The Agenda's Week in Review. And, the Story of the Week: examining what Cyprus's financial collapse would mean to the Eurozone.
Going with the Flow
Water levels are down across the Great Lakes. Beyond the environmental impact, this has ramifications for Ontario's economy. As part of TVO's Water Week, The Agenda examines where the water is going.
What we've come to expect from teaching is more than educating. There is snack money to be collected. Field trips to accompany. Convocations to coordinate. Should these other activities be part of a teacher's job?
Mind on the Military
From a force of peacekeepers to proficient combat fighters. Change has come to Canada's military. The Agenda examines what the changes have delivered, and what looming budget cuts mean to our military future.
A Real Page-Turner
Prizes and publishing: The finalists for the 2013 Charles Taylor Prize for literary non-fiction on their work, and the future of book publishing.
A New Pope, A New Start? And, The Week in Review
The Story of the Week: a new pope for the world? And, from cross-border shopping blues to reflecting the face of a diverse Ontario, The Agenda's Week in Review.
Your Rural Ontario
Producer Mark Brosens asked rural Ontarians what their Ontario looked like. And they obliged. The Agenda the issues raised and examines the future of rural Ontario.