Beverley Giesbrecht was a successful Canadian publishing executive and devout Christian living near Vancouver before the events of 9/11 changed her life forever. Within seven months she had converted to Islam and was on a path that would lead to her 2008 kidnapping and disappearance in the Taliban heartland.
Jun 28, 2019
- August 19, 2019 - 1:36:39This unlikely tale of joy and inspiration follows a nine-year-old Roma boy living in a Bucharest slum.
- August 19, 2019 - 1:11:15Maya Gallus's documentary profiles seven female chefs who are rewriting the rules of kitchen culture in the male-dominated restaurant industry.
- August 19, 2019 - 52:00Modern Tokyo is a fascinating urban mystery. The largest urban agglomeration in the world, it is home to 38 million people.
- August 19, 2019 - 48:34A remote marine sanctuary in Indonesia is home to some of the greatest biodiversity on the planet, including the mysterious giant manta ray.
- August 18, 2019 - 1:09:47What is the superfood industry's effect on the lives of families who grow and gather foods such as quinoa, teff, coconuts, and wild salmon?
- August 18, 2019 - 56:26The world's farmland is at risk. Demand for land has soared globally as investors look for places to grow a profit.
- August 18, 2019 - 51:33This film examines the issue of tax avoidance and the strategies used by corporations and wealthy individuals.
- August 18, 2019 - 44:00No place on Earth is like Yellowstone in winter, where every animal has its own strategy of survival.
- August 17, 2019 - 51:18Grizzlies are increasingly protected in Alberta, challenging the ranchers of the Waterton Biosphere Reserve to find new ways to coexist with them.
- August 21, 2019 - 6:22Kolby Parks is the country's first-ever world street-luge champion. Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan visits him in Picton, where he examines the rise of the sport - and finds out what it takes to be the best.
- August 19, 2019 - 26:17The Agenda discusses the positive effects of an investment in Indigenous education.
- August 16, 2019 - 1:59Northeastern Ontario Hub reporter Claude Sharma discusses how the Canadian Wrestling Federation is helping Indigenous communities learn how to deal with issues such as bullying.
- August 16, 2019 - 27:08Nam Kiwanuka talks to Ian Waddell about his book, "Take The Torch: A Political Memoir."
- August 15, 2019 - 26:28Nam Kiwanuka talks to Spencer Sekyer about his book, "Saving Manno: What a Baby Chimp Taught Me About Making the World a Better Place."
- August 14, 2019 - 8:45Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan explains why cruising the Great Lakes is on the rise and how First Nations communities on Manitoulin Island are teaching passengers about their culture.
- August 14, 2019 - 17:51Ontario Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks Jeff Yurek talks to Nam Kiwanuka about the province's recyclying overhaul.
- August 13, 2019 - 26:16The Agenda discusses the increase in gun violence in Toronto and what can be done to curb it.
- August 12, 2019 - 26:25Bruce and Vicky Heyman talk to Nam Kiwanuka about their book, "The Art of Diplomacy: Strengthening the Canada-U.S. Relationship in Times of Uncertainty."
- When political ads go plop, a love letter to Canada, and the philosopher behind Boolean logic
- The cows come home at Collins Bay, reviving Great Lakes waterfronts, and the loneliness of being prime minister
- The non-profit organization Indspire helps support Indigenous students. The Agenda in the Summer's Nam Kiwanuka talks to Indspire's CEO and an up-and-coming filmmaker about education and effecting change.
- ANALYSIS: At the Association of Municipalities of Ontario’s annual meeting, mayors are expressing concern that a cost-cutting government at Queen’s Park is going to saddle them with new costs.
- Autonomous auto sharing, cruising the Great Lakes, and how wrestling can help First Nations communities
- A new report finds that the economic benefits of cleaning up post-industrial waterfronts are huge — and that such efforts could pay even bigger dividends in the future.
- Homes without kitchens, the blue bin's last gasp, and remembering jazz great Oscar Peterson on his birthday
- A visit to the cottage prompts some thoughts on where the future of information is headed.
- The Canadian Wrestling Federation puts on a show when it visits Indigenous communities. But it also takes on pressing issues like substance abuse, bullying, and suicide.