Studio 2

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A uniquely Ontario perspective on currrent affairs with hosts Steve Paikin and Paula Todd leading discussions and introducing stories on politics, foreign affairs, the arts, science and technology, society and sports.

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In this Studio 2 field piece we take a behind the scenes tour of Rideau Hall, the Governor General's home in Ottawa
2004
4:58

Inside Rideau Hall

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In this Studio 2 field piece we take a behind the scenes tour of Rideau Hall, the Governor General's home in Ottawa

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Studio 2 explores the effects of globalization on the relations among nations. Has the international economy made national wars obsolete? In an era of globalization, where will conflicts arise, and who will fight them?
2001
26:35

Future Conflicts and Globalization

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Studio 2 explores the effects of globalization on the relations among nations. Has the international economy made national wars obsolete? In an era of globalization, where will conflicts arise, and who will fight them?

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Studio 2 profiles East coast writer Alistair MacLeod after he made the shortlist for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, worth $172,000. He had been nominated for his novel ,No Great Mischief,.
2000
6:32

Alistair MacLeod

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Studio 2 profiles East coast writer Alistair MacLeod after he made the shortlist for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, worth $172,000. He had been nominated for his novel ,No Great Mischief,.

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Paula Todd hosts a Studio 2 special panel discussion on globalization, live before a student audience at the University of Toronto.
2000
54:56

Going Global: Globalization

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Paula Todd hosts a Studio 2 special panel discussion on globalization, live before a student audience at the University of Toronto.

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At least six people were arrested and three police officers injured when about 1000 anti-poverty activists charged a barricade after they were refused an audience with Premier Mike Harris.
2000
15:34

Protest on Queen's Park

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At least six people were arrested and three police officers injured when about 1000 anti-poverty activists charged a barricade after they were refused an audience with Premier Mike Harris.

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Former Alberta Premier Ralph Klein is interviewed by Steve Paikin during a 1997 trip to Ontario.
1997
11:55

Ralph Klein 1997 Interview

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Former Alberta Premier Ralph Klein is interviewed by Steve Paikin during a 1997 trip to Ontario.

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Steve Paikin interviews former Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Sergio Marchi about Liberal immigration policy.
1994
9:17

Interview: Sergio Marchi

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Steve Paikin interviews former Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Sergio Marchi about Liberal immigration policy.

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Ex-Lawyers: No longer smitten with practising law, many lawyers are dropping out of the profession to pursue other dreams.
1994
15:13

Ex Lawyers

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Ex-Lawyers: No longer smitten with practising law, many lawyers are dropping out of the profession to pursue other dreams.

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This segment deals with the life of worker after their Inglis plant closes. When a big plant closes, where do the workers go?
1994
8:37

Inglis Plant

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This segment deals with the life of worker after their Inglis plant closes. When a big plant closes, where do the workers go?

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Troops at CFB Petawawa talk about UN peacekeeping and the tour of duty in Croatia.
1994
12:23

Canadian Peacekeepers

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Troops at CFB Petawawa talk about UN peacekeeping and the tour of duty in Croatia.

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Studio 2 returns to Ottawa's Winterlude festival.
14:31

Studio 2 at Winterlude, 3

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Studio 2 returns to Ottawa's Winterlude festival.

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Ontario has undergone a sea-change politically over the last ten years, since our Fourth Reading segment first went to air. But is the province better off than it was?
41:01

10th Anniversary of 4th Reading

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Ontario has undergone a sea-change politically over the last ten years, since our Fourth Reading segment first went to air. But is the province better off than it was?

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