Next Episode of The Agenda with Steve Paikin is
Season 12 / Episode 16 and airs on 26 September 2017 20:00
The Agenda with Steve Paikin is TVO's flagship current affairs program. It engages public-minded individuals in current affairs and social issues in an absorbing and insightful manner, and on the platform of their choice.
The Agenda gauges the state of the Ontario economy. Then, why the gender gap in education and the workplace persists. And, how parents and other adult role models are the key to protecting girls from the negative influences of social media.
The Agenda explores the latest in dementia research and what can be done to keep it at bay. Then, a look into what it's like as a young person to care for a parent with early onset Alzheimer's, the topic of the documentary "Much Too Young" which premieres tonight at 9 p.m. on TVO.
While both the federal and provincial governments have committed money to address Indigenous mental health, crises of youth suicide continue in a number of remote Ontario communities. Is a new approach needed? And what can the Ontario Brain Institute offer up that hasn't been included in previous attempts to address the problems these communities face? Then, The Agenda catches up with Ontario Hubs, and reviews its week of programming.
The Agenda welcomes Ruth Abernethy, one of Canada's most prolific sculptors, to discuss her body of work. Then, why nectarines are taking precedence over peaches with growers in Niagara. And, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian David J. Garrow shares his insights into Barack Obama's formative years, the subject of his expansive biography, "Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama."
The Agenda welcomes political scholar Mark Lilla to discuss why he believes so-called identity liberalism is hindering the U.S. Democratic Party's ability to win elections. Then, author and historian David J. Garrow discusses Barack Obama's rise to the American presidency.
The Agenda welcomes former Ontario cabinet minister Glen Murray to discuss his choice to leave politics and his new role as executive director of the Pembina Institute. Then, the status of the Energy East pipeline. And, Canadian author Chris Turner discusses his new book about the Alberta Oil Sands - one of the largest industrial developments in human history.
The Agenda welcomes Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel to discuss the decline of civic life, the rise of right wing populism, and what progressive parties must do to address the discontent in democracies around the world. Then, why some big companies in the U.S. and Canada seem increasingly willing to take public stands on many contentious social issues and position themselves as defenders of liberalism.
The Agenda highlights a story making news this week, catches up with Ontario Hubs, and reviews its week of programming.
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