The Agenda with Steve Paikin
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    • The Agenda's Week in Review - Duration: 31 minutes.

      • 2 days ago
      John Tory on road tolls, Doug Ford on Ford Nation, fake news, children in care, and the history of the AIDS epidemic. The Agenda reviews its week of programming.
    • Overspending Under Scrutiny - Duration: 23 minutes.

      • 2 days ago
      The Auditor General of Ontario, Bonnie Lysyk, speaks with Steve Paikin about some of the key findings in her 2016 annual report. From overbilling by doctors and hospital wait times, to poor quality...
    • A History of the AIDS Movement - Duration: 27 minutes.

      • 3 days ago
      Author and filmmaker David France joins The Agenda to discuss his new book, "How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS," adapted from his Oscar-nominated docu...
    • Jane Jacobs Revisited - Duration: 27 minutes.

      • 3 days ago
      The Agenda re-examines the ideas of Toronto's own urban legend, activist Jane Jacobs on the occasion of her 100th birthday. Should Ontario continue to strive for the cities she envisioned or are he...
    • Children in Care - Duration: 55 minutes.

      • 4 days ago
      Evidence has mounted over the years that a disproportionate number of Aboriginal and Black children and youth are in the child welfare system. The Agenda convenes a panel of experts to look at what...
    • The Post-Truth Era - Duration: 40 minutes.

      • 5 days ago
      The information age promised the democratization of knowledge and a more informed citizenry. That hasn't exactly happened. Fake news proliferates. Digital echo chambers confirm biases. And sometime...
    • Toronto Highway Tolls - Duration: 15 minutes.

      • 5 days ago
      Toronto Mayor John Tory is calling for a $2 toll on the Don Valley Parkway and the Gardiner Expressway to help fund road and transit infrastructure. The Agenda convenes a panel to analyze the poten...
    • Revenge of Analog - Duration: 14 minutes.

      • 5 days ago
      Food, love, friendship: there's an app for that. In a world increasingly dominated by digital technology a rebellion is afoot, according to journalist David Sax. People want real things, from vinyl...
    • Return of Ford Nation? - Duration: 35 minutes.

      • 6 days ago
      Though Rob Ford died of cancer earlier this year, his brother Doug resurrects him in his book, "Ford Nation: Two Brothers, One Vision - The True Story of the People's Mayor," which he touted as a F...
    • John Tory: It's Time to Pay - Duration: 14 minutes.

      • 6 days ago
      Toronto Mayor John Tory joins The Agenda to make his pitch on why users of the Don Valley Parkway and Gardiner Expressway should pay tolls to fund road and transit infrastructure.
    • The Agenda's Week in Review - Duration: 28 minutes.

      • 1 week ago
      The podcast boom, gene-editing technology, Canada's housing strategy, and Sir Wilfrid Laurier's 175th birthday. The Agenda reviews its week of programming.
    • Kathleen Wynne: Apologies and Strategies - Duration: 24 minutes.

      • 1 week ago
      At the recent Ontario Liberal Party annual general meeting, Premier Kathleen Wynne gave an emotional speech in which she took ownership of her low polling numbers and the anger Ontarians are feelin...
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    • Rise of the New Atheists? - Duration: 32 minutes.

      • 3 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.

      • 5 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.
    • Genders, Rights and Freedom of Speech - Duration: 54 minutes.

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

      • 1 year 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.

      • 3 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 ...
    • Tapping the Potential - Duration: 22 minutes.

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

      • 4 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 ...
    • Michael Coren: Why Catholics Are Right - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 5 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...
    • Dr. Gabor Mate: Addiction - Duration: 15 minutes.

      • 7 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.

      • 2 years 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.

      • 5 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...
    • Germany in the World - Duration: 51 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      From Europe's financial crisis to Russia's conflict with Ukraine, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been a leader in international policy debates. What does her leadership say about the state of ...
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