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The Agenda discusses why board games are enjoying a resurgence in popularity.
A sign indicates the northern route of the TransCanada Highway outside Kapsuskasing, from the article Why aren’t more farmers moving north?
No jobs. No anglophones. No summer. A new report says that myths about northern Ontario are scaring off potential farmers.
Agenda guests
The Agenda welcomes journalist Robyn Doolittle for a discussion of her book, "Had It Coming: What's Fair in the Age of #MeToo."
Agenda guests
Comedian, actor, and musician Dave Hill joins The Agenda to discuss his book, "Parking the Moose: One American's Epic Quest to Uncover His Incredible Canadian Roots."

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Published On: October 15, 2019
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Published On: October 15, 2019
The Agenda discusses what the parties are offering on key urban priorities during the election campaign.
Published On: October 15, 2019
The Agenda reviews its week of programming.
Published On: October 09, 2019
The Agenda discusses the legacy of the #MeToo movement, and what it still has to accomplish.
Published On: October 07, 2019
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Published On: October 08, 2019
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Published On: October 04, 2019
The Agenda reviews its week of programming.
Published On: October 04, 2019
Author Malcolm Gladwell talks to Steve Paikin about his new book, "Talking to Strangers."
Published On: October 01, 2019
The Agenda discusses the difficulties military veterans have had in securing support, and what their hopes are for the outcome of the federal election.
Published On: October 01, 2019
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Published On: September 30, 2019
The Agenda reflects on whether there's a widening gap between media reporting and the public .
Published On: September 30, 2019
The Agenda discusses whether it's possible to obtain a university degree without reading books.
Published On: September 30, 2019
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Published On: September 27, 2019
Beverley McLachlin, former chief justice of Canada, joins Steve Paikin to talk about her memoir, "Truth Be Told: My Journey Through Life and the Law," within which she reflects on her life, from her childhood in Alberta to her Supreme Court career.
Published On: September 26, 2019
Exploring the challenges faced by three teenage girls in their final year of high school. Expectations clash with reality and things don't always go as planned, but these teens are determined to find a place for themselves in the world.
Published On: September 26, 2019
The Agenda discusses the stresses and strains, hopes and dreams of teen life for girls.
Published On: September 26, 2019
The Agenda discusses teen girls on the brink of independence, the topic of a new documentary, "17 and Life Doesn't Wait."
Published On: September 24, 2019
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