The Agenda with Steve Paikin

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

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    • Robin Rinaldi: The Wild Oats Project - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 4 days ago
      Author and journalist Robin Rinaldi sits down with Piya Chattopadhyay to discuss her memoir, "The Wild Oats Project: One Woman's Midlife Quest for Passion at Any Cost." Rinaldi explains how her hus...
    • Camilla Gibb: This is Happy - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 6 days ago
      Author Camilla Gibb is both a novelist and social anthropologist, and her novels explore the intimate lives of people in places as far as Ethiopia and Vietnam. She applies that same lens on herself...
    • Rosemary Sullivan: The Dictator's Shadow - Duration: 26 minutes.

      • 1 week ago
      The Agenda in the Summer continues its conversation with Rosemary Sullivan, author of "Stalin's Daughter." She discusses Svetlana Alliluyeva's defection to the U.S., and her struggles to make it in...
    • Rosemary Sullivan: Stalin's Daughter - Duration: 26 minutes.

      • 1 week ago
      Biographer Rosemary Sullivan joins The Agenda in the Summer for a feature interview to discuss her book "Stalin's Daughter," about the tumultuous life of Svetlana Alliluyeva. Sullivan explains what...
    • Matthew Woolhouse: Mining Music Downloads - Duration: 27 minutes.

      • 1 week ago
      Are jazz listeners really more open-minded than fans of classic rock? Researchers at McMaster University seem to think so, and they have the data to prove it. Matthew Woolhouse, Assistant Professor...
    • Peter Toohey: Jealousy, Virtuous Vice - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 1 week ago
      Stories of jealousy stretch across the ages. It's a recurring theme in mythology and literature. "The green-eyed monster, which doth mock," as Iago puts it in Shakespeare's Othello, has evolved wit...
    • Rich Terfry: The Amazing Tales of Buck 65 - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 1 week ago
      Musician Rich Terfry, a.k.a Buck 65 and host of CBC Radio 2's Drive, joins The Agenda for a feature interview on his new memoir "Wicked and Weird: The Amazing Tales of Buck 65," a candid, funny and...
    • Timothy Caulfield: Cult of Celebrity - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 2 weeks ago
      Timothy Caulfield, author of "Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything? When Celebrity Culture and Science Clash" returns to The Agenda in the Summer to discuss the impulse to become famous, and t...
    • Timothy Caulfield: Are Celebrities Bad for Your Health? - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 2 weeks ago
      In "Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything? When Celebrity Culture and Science Clash," author Timothy Caulfield explores the influence celebrities have on our health. Are cleanses, detoxes, and ...
    • Katherine Young: The Trouble with Men - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 2 weeks ago
      Katherine K. Young, co-author of "Replacing Misandry: A Revolutionary History of Men," returns to The Agenda for the second part of her conversation with Piya Chattophyay. Young explains how the ro...
    • Edmond Dixon: Why Are Boys Behind in School? - Duration: 26 minutes.

      • 2 weeks ago
      Why are boys falling behind girls in the classroom? That's the mood among some parents and educators struggling to get their male students engaged with learning. Edmond Dixon, author of "Helping Bo...
    • Plum Johnson: They Left Us Everything - Duration: 27 minutes.

      • 2 weeks ago
      Author Plum Johnson's memoir "They Left Us Everything" draws a family portrait centered around the mementos and artifacts that make up a person's life. After nearly 20 years of caring for her elder...
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    • Rise of the New Atheists? - Duration: 32 minutes.

      • 2 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...
    • Emily Luk: A Tiger Daughter Weighs In - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 4 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.
    • Tapping the Potential - Duration: 22 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      When her son Jacob was 2, Kristine Barnett was told he might never speak due to severe autism. Today, Jacob is poised to become a future Nobel Prize winner. Kristine and Jacob Barnett tell Steve Pa...
    • Michael Coren: Why Catholics Are Right - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      Yes, Catholics are right. According to Michael Coren anyways. He says he wants to set the record straight: there is apparently little worse in modern, Western society than being a devout Roman Cat...
    • When Anxiety Attacks - Duration: 50 minutes.

      • 2 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 ...
    • Kelly McGonigal: Controlling Our Willpower - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 3 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 ...
    • Bill Nye: Creationism is Bad for Us - Duration: 24 minutes.

      • 6 months 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...
    • Dr. Gabor Mate: Addiction - Duration: 15 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      A bad childhood: Vancouver physician Gabor Mate and the social roots of our addictions.
    • Terry Crews: Manhood, Feminism & the Mindset that Leads to Rape - Duration: 21 minutes.

      • 9 months ago
      These days we're talking a lot about gender: about sexism, discrimination, sexual assault, and gender roles. Actor, author and former NFL Football player Terry Crews, who is well known for his wor...
    • Indian Democracy, Chinese Autocracy - Duration: 51 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      Tiger vs dragon: China opened its economy to the world in the 1970s. India didn't follow suit until the 1990s. Despite China's 30-year head start, India's economy is quickly gaining ground, read...
    • Canadian Immigration: Finding Work - Duration: 5 minutes, 56 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Web Exclusive: Canadian Immigrants who applied for immigration as skilled workers discuss the challenges in finding work.
    • Mark Steyn and Islamophobia 1/5 - Duration: 8 minutes, 42 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      For more videos like this, go to tvo.org/theagenda. Debate between Mark Steyn, Khurrum Awan, Naseem Mithoowani, Muneeza Sheikh about the efforts by Awan, Mithoowani & Sheikh to have the Canadian Hu...
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