100 episodes

The Agenda with Steve Paikin is TVO's flagship current affairs program - devoted to exploring the social, political, cultural and economic issues that are changing our world, at home and abroad. The Agenda airs weeknights at 8:00 PM EST on TVO - Canada's largest educational broadcaster.

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    • 4.5 • 26 Ratings

The Agenda with Steve Paikin is TVO's flagship current affairs program - devoted to exploring the social, political, cultural and economic issues that are changing our world, at home and abroad. The Agenda airs weeknights at 8:00 PM EST on TVO - Canada's largest educational broadcaster.

    Overcoming Palestine's Struggles Through Faith

    Overcoming Palestine's Struggles Through Faith

    As Palestinian Muslims contend with the horrors of ongoing war and violence overseas, friends and family here at home struggle to maintain their sense of hope and peace. Aishah Ashraf talks with Shaykh Hosam Helal and Dalia Hashim of ISNA Canada to learn how a bustling Mississauga Mosque supports their community at a time of utter devastation.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 10 min
    Tracing Poilievre's Rise to Power

    Tracing Poilievre's Rise to Power

    Pierre Poilievre has led the polls for months and all indications are the Conservative Party of Canada leader could be the next prime minister. But how much do Canadians really know about him? That's a question broadcaster Andrew Lawton attempts to answer in his new book, "Pierre Poilievre: A Political Life."
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    • 26 min
    Can Canada's Unpopular Prime Minister Win Again?

    Can Canada's Unpopular Prime Minister Win Again?

    The biggest question in Ottawa these days is will Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stay on to lead the Liberals into the next election, or is he simply too unpopular to win a fourth term? Author and journalist Paul Wells considers that and Trudeau's nine years in power in his new book, "Justin Trudeau on the Ropes: Governing in Troubled Times." Steve Paikin spoke at the ARC Hotel, just a few minutes from Parliament Hill in Ottawa.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 22 min
    Royal Canadian Mint: The Role of Coins in a Digital Age

    Royal Canadian Mint: The Role of Coins in a Digital Age

    The Royal Canadian Mint is where Canadian coins are made. It makes circulation coins and precious metal products, such as bullion bars and coins, and collector coins. But in the digital age, what role will the Mint play? Jeyan Jeganathan meets with the team in Ottawa to find out and gets to see how some of the precious metal products are made.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 11 min
    Finding Safe Haven for LGBTQ+ Refugees

    Finding Safe Haven for LGBTQ+ Refugees

    Requests for asylum in Canada from 2SLGBTQIA+ refugees are popping up from every corner of the globe, driven by hostile environments and laws targeting the community. The Canadian government has partnered with civil society organizations to welcome those facing persecution in their own countries, but are we and other states doing enough to protect this vulnerable minority? For insight, we welcome: Aleks Selim Dughman Manzur (they/them), co-executive director at Rainbow Refugee Society; Adrienne Smith (she/her), principal lawyer at Smith Immigration Law; Bali Ali (they/them), queer human rights defender; Devon Matthews (she/they), head of programs at Rainbow Railroad.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 28 min
    How Has Pride Changed?

    How Has Pride Changed?

    Pride celebrations in Ontario have transformed since the first "Gay Day Picnic" on Hanlan's point in August 1971. Toronto's Pride parade estimated over 2 million spectators last year. As corporate participation increases and celebrations become more mainstream, has pride strayed from its roots as a place of protest? And, are pride celebrations really a place where everyone can freely express themselves?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

Ammena Tarannum ,

Its informative and interesting.

Thank you for all the topics you bring to viewers’ and listeners’ attention and for giving them food for thought. Keep it up.

Phineas😎 ,

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Allen George ,

Great way to hear what’s happening in Ontario!

Always insightful, respectful, and I end up learning about topics I wouldn’t have otherwise.

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