The Agenda with Steve Paikin
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    Interviews and field reports from TVO's Ontario Hubs team.
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  • The Agenda's Week in Review Play all

    Catch up on the week's current affairs with these highlights.
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    • The Agenda's Week in Review - Duration: 26 minutes.

      • 1 day ago
      The elimination of the Ontario College of Trades, a look at the world economy 10 years after the global financial crisis, understanding Meyer's-Briggs personality testing, and Ontario's fall econom...
    • A Night at the Bataclan - Duration: 21 minutes.

      • 1 day ago
      In 2015, on an otherwise typical evening in Paris, France, a spree of terror killed 130 people in six locations across the city. Ninety of those killed were attending a concert at the Bataclan Thea...
    • Ontario Hubs: Lower Gas Prices - Duration: 7 minutes, 26 seconds.

      • 1 day ago
      Premier Doug Ford campaigned on a promise to cut gas prices by 10 cents per litre and is now taking credit for recent savings at the pump. But is he actually responsible for fuel suddenly being les...
    • Debriefing Ontario's New Fiscal Picture - Duration: 40 minutes.

      • 1 day ago
      The Agenda discusses the contents of the 2018 Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review, released today by Vic Fedeli, the province's finance minister.
    • Ontario's 2018 Fall Economic Statement - Duration: 15 minutes.

      • 2 days ago
      Vic Fedeli, Ontario's minister of finance, joins The Agenda to discusses the contents of the PC government's 2018 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review.
    • Unlocking the Mysteries of Memory - Duration: 23 minutes.

      • 3 days ago
      Like many things about the brain, the actual function of recollection is unseen and unknown for most of us. A new book, "Adventures in Memory: The Science and Secrets of Remembering and Forgetting,...
    • Trades in Transition - Duration: 32 minutes.

      • 3 days ago
      After just five years, the Ontario PC government is dissolving the Ontario College of Trades, created by the previous Liberal administration. The Agenda discusses what that means for tradespeople, ...
    • China's Only Children - Duration: 26 minutes.

      • 4 days ago
      China began its one-child policy in 1979 as a way to control population growth, the result of which is a generation of only children. Now, China is abandoning this strategy. As TVO's China: Here an...
    • Makers and Takers in the Global Economy - Duration: 27 minutes.

      • 4 days ago
      The financial sector, Silicon Valley, and big pharma are lauded as great wealth creators, but, according to economist Mariana Mazzucato, they are often just shuffling around existing value or, wors...
    • Myers-Briggs: Type-Casting Humanity - Duration: 27 minutes.

      • 5 days ago
      Merve Emre, author of "The Personality Brokers: The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing," joins Nam Kiwanuka to discuss the origins, evolution, and ongoing importan...
    • Struggling Artists and Copyright Rules - Duration: 27 minutes.

      • 5 days ago
      Recent changes to copyright rules in Europe are designed to better compensate artists whose work is fuelling the revenue earned by digital platforms, including YouTube. But anti-censorship advocate...
    • The Agenda's Week in Review - Duration: 15 minutes.

      • 1 week ago
      Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. A new way of approaching dementia patient care. Former Ontario MPPs talk about being elected municipally. And, the practice of...
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    • Genders, Rights and Freedom of Speech - Duration: 54 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      Jordan Peterson, a psychology professor at the University of Toronto, posted a YouTube video criticizing the proposed Bill C-16, which adds gender identity and gender expression to the list of proh...
    • The Collapse of the American Empire? - Duration: 27 minutes.

      • 2 months ago
      The Agenda welcomes Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges, who over the past decade and a half has made his name as a columnist, activist and author. He's been a vociferous public critic o...
    • Travis Bradberry: Measuring Emotional Intelligence - Duration: 23 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      While IQ testing is something most people have heard about, EQ, the term used for measuring emotional intelligence is relatively unknown. Steve Paikin talks with Travis Bradberry the author of "Emo...
    • Rise of the New Atheists? - Duration: 32 minutes.

      • 5 years ago
      As the documentary "The Unbelievers" premieres at Toronto's Hot Docs Festival, two of the men featured in the film: professor Richard Dawkins and physicist Lawrence Krauss sit down with Steve Paiki...
    • Rent, Don't Buy! - Duration: 14 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      Conventional wisdom says that if you can afford to buy a home, you should. Renting, it's thought, is simply paying someone else's mortgage, and leaves you with nothing to show for it. CIBC real est...
    • Emily Luk: A Tiger Daughter Weighs In - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 7 years ago
      The Amy Chua Effect: What is it like being the child of Chinese immigrant parents in the Western world? A young Chinese-Canadian woman gives us her perspective.
    • Digesting Depression - Duration: 19 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      Depression often clusters in families. Mikhaila Peterson and her father, Jordan Peterson, are from such a family. Both have struggled with depression for much of their lives. The Agenda spoke to th...
    • Bill Nye: Creationism is Bad for Us - Duration: 24 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      Last year, Bill Nye debated Ken Ham, founder of the Creationist Museum in Kentucky, about creationism as a viable model of origins. With his new book, "Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Crea...
    • When Anxiety Attacks - Duration: 50 minutes.

      • 5 years ago
      Anxiety disorders may be as pervasive a condition as depression, yet they are still not as widely discussed as depression. As part of The Agenda's Mental Health Matters coverage, we'll examine the ...
    • Free Speech: At What Cost? - Duration: 33 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      Freedom of speech is thought of as a key part of our democracy. But is one person's version of free speech the same as another's? What if an individual disagrees with another's statement? The Agend...
    • Sonke Neitzel: Mindset of WWII German Soldiers - Duration: 21 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      They are vivid, sometimes chilling descriptions of the life of German soldiers during World War II. All brought to life in secretly recorded transcripts of German POWs. Historian Sonke Neitzel, co-...
    • Kelly McGonigal: Controlling Our Willpower - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      We are tested every day. A battle between what we want to do and what we should do. Many of us could use more willpower, but few of us know how to get it. Kelly McGonigal, author of "The Willpower ...
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