Exploring Northern Mythology and, The Agenda's Week

September 12, 2014

Viewers vote, and The Agenda airs it: exploring what the finding of the Franklin expedition tells us about our relationship with the north. And, highlights of our programming in The Agenda's Week in Review.

  Living Out There

September 11, 2014

Homosexuality is a polarizing global issue. Why are some countries accepting of LGBT rights, while others steadfastly against them? The Agenda examines the limits of living out there.

  If You're Not With Us...

September 10, 2014

Pension premium increases, an inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women, joint cabinet meetings with Quebec's government. Ontario is forging ahead with major policy - with or without the federal government. What lies behind the province's motives?

  Not Enough?

September 9, 2014

Calls for an inquiry into the hundreds of missing and murdered Indigenous women are going unheard. If an inquiry is off the table, what should be done?

  A New World Model

September 8, 2014

Three thinkers, with three new ways of doing things: Economist Mariana Mazzucato on the state's role in spurring innovation; UK Government Advisor David Halpern on how governments can nudge citizens in a particular direction; and, One Earth Co-Founder Vanessa Timmer on the promise of the collaborative economy.

  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.