Economy

Published On: August 14, 2019
Charitable organizations are relying on a dwindling pool of higher-income donors. Experts say that the sector needs to connect with the younger generation — but it can be hard to convince millennials to give when many don’t have the means.  
Published On: July 17, 2019
The Agenda examines the cuts to Bombardier's Thunder Bay production plant and the effects of job losses on the city and region.
Published On: July 15, 2019
The company has announced layoffs, and there’s no work scheduled at the plant beyond 2019. Here’s how the move could affect Thunder Bay and the workers who live there.
Published On: June 13, 2019
The Eglinton Crosstown LRT project has one. So does the Woodbine casino expansion. More infrastructure projects are adopting the agreements, and proponents say that’s leading to more equitable job sites and communities.
Published On: June 11, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Toomas Hendrik Ilves, former president of Estonia, to discuss the country's digital revolution.
Published On: May 23, 2019
The Agenda discusses a new report that finds racialized groups, young adults, and immigrants are falling behind economically.
Published On: May 15, 2019
OPINION: The carmaker will be establishing a parts-manufacturing plant in Oshawa, saving roughly 300 jobs. But it’s still the end of the GM era in the city.
Published On: May 10, 2019
Steve Clark, minister of municipal affairs and housing, joins The Agenda to discuss the Ontario government's new housing plan.
Published On: May 10, 2019
OPINION: Ottawa wants to crack down on the dirty money flowing into Canada’s economy — but there can be no national plan unless Ontario takes action.
Published On: May 09, 2019
The Agenda discusses the importance of Ontario's now-cancelled basic-income pilot.
Published On: May 06, 2019
Indigenous-led businesses help combat economic marginalization — but they face many barriers. TVO.org spoke with three organizations about how to foster entrepreneurship and keep money in communities.  
Published On: May 03, 2019
Southwestern Ontario Hub journalist Mary Baxter explains why tobacco crops are making a comeback on Ontario farms.
Published On: April 29, 2019
Women's income drops when they take parental leave. However, according to a new report, that income drop can last five years. Now that non-birthing parents to take up to five weeks of parental leave, The Agenda discusses why the income gap persists.
Published On: April 26, 2019
Canada Pension Plan contributions. Deductible expenses. Filing taxes as an independent contractor is a complicated business — and critics say this growing group of Ontarians isn’t getting the support it needs.
Published On: April 23, 2019
OPINION: The carbon-tax arguments made before the Court of Appeal last week demonstrate that climate-change policy has to be smart as well as aggressive.
Published On: April 18, 2019
Canada has become a global haven for laundering dirty money, particularly via its hot real estate markets. Some estimates put the numbers in the billions.
Published On: April 18, 2019
These entrepreneurs see business opportunities beyond the mere growing and retailing of pot products. But can the province really become a destination for cannabis-related tourism?  
Published On: April 12, 2019
The Agenda reviews its week of programming.