The Agenda with Steve Paikin in Thunder Bay, inside Auschwitz, livable cities, the mind of a terrorist; and man's best friend: this and more in TVO's February 2009 lineup

    TORONTO, Jan. 6 /CNW/ - What role do Ontario's Aboriginal communities
play in the province's overall economy? On Sunday February 8 and Monday
February 9, The Agenda with Steve Paikin: On the Road heads to Thunder Bay in
the fourth of its five-stop tour examining and exploring Ontario's changing
economies. The two-day event will look at the Aboriginal economy in the
province and features an AgendaCamp community forum on Sunday February 8
followed by a live broadcast of The Agenda with Steve Paikin: On the Road on
Monday February 9 at 8 pm.
    Auschwitz: it's the site of the largest mass murder in the history of the
world, yet few know of its history. Mondays at 10 pm from February 9 to March
16, the six-part series Auschwitz: The Nazis and the 'Final Solution' explores
the true and surprising background of this infamous place, and how it fit into
the Nazis' overall plan for the mass extermination of the Jews.
    Does development make our cities truly livable? On Wednesday February 18
at 10 pm, Urban Goddess: Jane Jacobs Reconsidered explores the legacy of the
writer, urbanist and activist through two redevelopment disputes in
neighbourhoods in New York and Toronto.
    What prompts a woman to kill? Wednesday February 25, 2009 at 10 pm,
filmmaker Natale Assouline takes viewers inside an Israeli prison in Brides of
Allah in an attempt to understand the thoughts and actions of female inmates
serving time for involvement in terrorist attacks.
    Why are we prepared to share our homes with dogs who are nearly 100%
genetically like wolves? In Martin Clunes: A Man and His Dogs, Wednesdays
February 18 and 25 at 7 pm, dog lover Clunes embarks on an epic worldwide
adventure to find out where dogs come from and traces the ancestry of his own
four-legged friends.
    For more information on these programs and more, please visit TVO's
February 2009 media highlights at

    About TVO

    TVO is Ontario's public educational media organization and a trusted
source of interactive educational content that informs, inspires, and
stimulates curiosity and thought. TVO's vision is to empower people to be
engaged citizens of Ontario through educational media.

    Where to find TVO

    Cable subscribers channel 2 (channel may vary in some areas), Bell TV
(formerly Bell Expressvu) subscribers: Channel 265, Star Choice subscribers:
Channel 353

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