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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: July 29, 2019
Nam Kiwanuka talks to Lisa Damour about her book, "Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls."
Published On: July 25, 2019
Extreme heat is sweeping across the province. Homeless and under-housed populations are particularly at risk — and critics say we’re not doing enough to help them.
Published On: July 24, 2019
China's Cae Fei opts for a more modern take on expression, employing technology and new media rather than the traditional means of canvas and paint.
Published On: July 24, 2019
The Canadian Arabic Conservatory of Music is teaching students to play the qanun and the tabla — and helping to “spread the culture."
Published On: July 23, 2019
Journalist Hodan Nalayeh was killed in a terrorist attack in Somalia last week. But the circumstances of her death should not be her legacy.  
Published On: July 23, 2019
The nurse and Amazing Race Canada winner describes how dealing with Parkinson's disease has motivated him to help others.
Published On: July 19, 2019
It was supposed to be a celebration of peace. World War I had just officially ended, and Canada declared a national holiday. Then things turned ugly.
Published On: July 19, 2019
Fifty years ago, the Ontario Science Centre opened in Toronto. TVO.org speaks with the architect about his hands-on approach, the stress of the job, and how to keep buildings alive. 
Published On: July 18, 2019
Harold R. Johnson talks to Nam Kiwanuka about his memoir, "Clifford."
Published On: July 18, 2019
Shifting between memoir and fantasy, childhood stories and adult grief, the Saskatchewan author tells the story of his older brother, whose life was cut short by a drunk driver.
Published On: July 16, 2019
A pilot project underway in London is setting patients up with a suite of smart devices — and paving the way for high-tech mental-health treatment.  
Published On: July 15, 2019
Veteran Canadian writer Barry Callaghan joins Nam Kiwanuka for a conversation about "All the Lonely People," his latest collection of short fiction.
Published On: July 12, 2019
Anthony De Sa discusses his book, "Children of the Moon."
Published On: July 12, 2019
OPINION: Prescription-medication coverage would be the ounce of prevention that’s worth a pound of cure in the Canadian health-care system.  
Published On: July 11, 2019
Chanda Prescod-Weinstein talks to The Agenda in the Summer about her identity as a queer Black woman, the importance of mentorship, and why advocacy is a vital component of her work.
Published On: July 11, 2019
Fred Thomas played baseball in the Cleveland Indians farm system and football with the Toronto Argonauts. He was also one of Canada’s greatest basketball stars. But racism kept his story on the sidelines.  
Published On: July 10, 2019
The Agenda discusses how to address the problem of too few women in leadership jobs in Canada.
Published On: July 10, 2019
OPINION: Body positivity teaches us that every body is beautiful — but maybe it’s time to stop trying to feel beautiful and start trying to feel good.