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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Steve Paikin's Blog

Toronto’s mayor knows the case for a multi-billion subway extension into Scarborough is risky. But there are solid reasons why he's going for it. 

Yes, a majority of Britons voted to leave the European Union. But that doesn't mean the Brexit is, as they say in Brussels, a fait accompli.

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. 

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