NGO’s & Government
The Agenda with Steve Paikin is the flagship current affairs program of TVOntario, Ontario’s public broadcaster. The Agenda explores local and global social, political, cultural and economic issues. The week of July 4, The Agenda … Read more
The irony couldn’t be more obvious. After staging a piece of political theater called the E-G8, which French President Nicolas Sarkozy used as a platform to champion the notion of much tougher government control over … Read more
Don Tapscott and Bill Gillies write: On Monday at the MaRS Centre in downtown Toronto, Research and Innovation Minister Glen Murray unveiled an important example of how digital technologies can bring to life the fuzzy … Read more
The 21st century will be dominated by the city. More than half the world’s population lives in cities, and the percentage is growing rapidly. According to the consulting firm McKinsey, in China alone, 350m people – more than the current population of the United States – will move to cities by 2030. To accommodate the millions migrating to cities in search of the coveted middle-class urban life, Brazil, China, and India are raising new cities from dust. Read more
In 1908, 15,000 women marched in New York City to demand better pay, better working hours, and the right to vote.
In 1909, the United States celebrated the first Women’s Day.
And today, in 2011, on International Women’s Day, the United Nations advocates to bring the security and liberty that equal access to education, training, science and technology offer to women across the world. Read more
Author Don Tapscott speaks with CBC’s Peter Mansbridge about the “wiki-revolutions” happening in the Middle East, and how mass collaboration is creating a new kid … Read more
On January 14, 2011 at 6 PM, the Tunisian national television network announced the abrupt departure of President Ben Ali. Thousands of young men and women took to the streets of Tunis. Defying the police, defying the deposed dictator, they declared the end of a regime. Read more