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The Agenda discusses the increase in gun violence in Toronto and what can be done to curb it.
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Nam Kiwanuka talks to Colson Whitehead about his new novel, "The Nickel Boys."
Ashburnham Bridge in Peterborough from the article Home truths, Part 5: What Peterborough’s tent cities say about Ontario’s housing crisis
After the sudden closure of a shelter, tents sprang up in parks across the city. Many locals want them gone — while experts say they’re a symptom of a larger problem
inside a Habitat for Humanity ReStore from the article Charities need millennials to start giving. But do millennials have anything to give?
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.  

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Published On: August 16, 2019
Nam Kiwanuka talks to Spencer Sekyer about his book, "Saving Manno: What a Baby Chimp Taught Me About Making the World a Better Place."
Published On: August 15, 2019
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Published On: August 13, 2019
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Published On: August 09, 2019
The former U.S. ambassador and his partner reflect on what this country taught them — and why Donald Trump poses a threat to U.S.-Canada relations.
Published On: August 09, 2019
The opening, and temporary closing, of the Community Services Hub reveals a city that’s struggling with a homelessness problem and how to solve it.
Published On: August 08, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Marlon James and Colson Whitehead to discuss why they root their novels in Black history.
Published On: August 08, 2019
The number of new for-sale listings is falling. The rental-vacancy rate is the lowest in Ontario. But will boosting the supply be enough?  
Published On: August 07, 2019
The city has a housing shortfall of about 600 units, but new housing isn’t being built. Council is trying to encourage affordable development — but critics say it’s not enough.
Published On: August 05, 2019
Kristen Worley discusses her quest for recognition in Olympic cycling.
Published On: August 06, 2019
Prices are rising. Houses and apartments are becoming short-term rentals. Here’s why it’s getting harder to find a place to live in the county — and what locals are doing about it.
Published On: August 06, 2019
In this five-part series, TVO.org will examine how the housing crisis is affecting communities across the province — and what they’re doing to combat it
Published On: August 06, 2019
The cyclist discusses undergoing the International Olympic Committee's gender-verification process — and what the experience showed her about prejudice, fairness, and sport.
Published On: August 05, 2019
Nam Kiwanuka talks to Kristen Worley and Johanna Schneller about their book, Woman Enough: How a Boy Became a Woman and Changed the World of Sport."
Published On: August 02, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Joshua M. Ferguson to discuss their book, "Me, Myself, They: Life Beyond the Binary."
Published On: August 02, 2019
Kolby 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.
Published On: August 02, 2019
The Vancouver-based writer, filmmaker, and trans-rights advocate talks about the importance of reclaiming their non-binary identity in a world that wants to see them as "other."
Published On: August 01, 2019
Nam Kiwanuka talks to author Susan Doherty about her book, "The Ghost Garden: Inside the Lives of Schizophrenia's Feared and Forgotten."
Published On: July 31, 2019
The Agenda discusses Ontario's autism program overhaul.