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Mon
Jun 27

Pension Plans and Hotdog Stands

The Agenda discusses the revamped Canada Pension Plan with Ontario Finance Minister, Charles Sousa. Then, food experts discuss the culture of lunch and dinner. Also, the validity of emotional intelligence is back up for debate.

Tue
Jun 28

Sports, Media and Diversity

The Agenda examines sports and belonging in relation to Canadian newcomers. Then, diverse women in media face questions of race and representation in broadcasting and beyond.

Wed
Jun 29

Parental Rights and Tech for the Future

The Agenda looks at the battle to change the legal definition of parent, giving LGBTQ families equal rights. Also, how technology is already shaping the future.

Thu
Jun 30

Fiction and Music

The Agenda discusses the rising popularity of historical fiction, and whether books can be both literary and popular. Also, musician Moby discusses his time as a multimillion-album-selling DJ, and his current work as an animal rights activist.

Fri
Jul 01

The Idea of Canada

On Canada's 149th birthday, The Agenda looks at how the work of artist Lawren Harris has shaped the country's vision of itself, and why Canadians are conflicted over what represents the country culturally. Also, Canada's new ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations on renewing a relationship with the world body.

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Here's why the changing narrative of a revitalized and increasingly legitimate Senate is a good thing. 

Kathleen Wynne’s efforts towards a made-in-Ontario pension strategy were a big factor in Monday’s Canada Pension Plan deal.

Unlike the toxic Supreme Court system south of the border, Canada’s top court plays an active part in promoting social unity. 

Premier Kathleen Wynne’s cabinet shuffle this week raises questions of mixed signals from the government on the future of learning in the province. 

Wednesday night, The Agenda looked at how Sarnia deals with its opioid addiction problems. On Thursday, we’ll focus on how it handles a higher unemployment rate than the rest of Ontario, and why the future of the city looks good.  

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