Steve Paikin

Steve Paikin is the anchor of TVO's flagship current affairs program, The Agenda with Steve Paikin. A native of Hamilton, Ont., Steve received his bachelor of arts degree from the University of Toronto (Victoria University, 1981) and his master's degree in broadcast journalism from Boston University.

Steve Paikin's articles

Published On: September 21, 2021
If the prime minister learns from the former premier’s example, he could find a road back to majority government.
Published On: September 20, 2021
We will soon find out whether we went through this $600 million exercise only to end up pretty much exactly where we started.
Published On: September 13, 2021
The contest in Aurora–Oak Ridges–Richmond Hill has everything: a grudge rematch, family history, and floor-crossing.
Published On: September 08, 2021
Journalists are making an effort, but the leaders are sticking with pre-packaged responses.
Published On: September 07, 2021
Thanks to AI polling from Advanced Symbolics, we have insight into what’s resonating most with voters.
Published On: August 27, 2021
Rumours are swirling that Doug Ford’s government is getting cold feet due to the fourth wave — and that could mean changes to fall plans.
Published On: August 23, 2021
In 1990, the Ontario Tories went after the Liberals with a stinky-fish ad. You’d think the federal Liberals would be getting the same treatment in 2021.
Published On: August 17, 2021
If election campaigns are about answering voters’ questions about leaders and their parties, we’re off to a shaky start.
Published On: August 08, 2021
He won four straight elections. He was the second-longest-serving premier Ontario’s ever had. But more than that, he was a decent man and a great Canadian.
Published On: August 06, 2021
The former head of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation will be running next year. Great news for the party? We’ll see.
Published On: August 03, 2021
Bill Davis and Robert Nixon faced off against each other in provincial elections in the 1970s. Now, they’re both in their 90s — and should be regarded as legends.
Published On: July 26, 2021
The last time the Steel City hosted, it was both a triumph and a disaster — but organizers have high hopes for this year’s festivities.
Published On: July 14, 2021
The tourism sector has really taken it on the chin during this pandemic. The official Opposition says it’s time for the province to help.
Published On: July 12, 2021
The former Ontario premier is constantly cited by pundits for his ill-advised early election call three decades ago. Enough is enough.
Published On: July 05, 2021
CityNews reporter Cynthia Mulligan tweeted out some frightening news last week. Hopefully the response she got reminds her how loved and respected she is.
Published On: June 25, 2021
It could still be RU, but the meaning would be very different.
Published On: June 21, 2021
After a cabinet’s been reorganized, most of the attention is on who’s up and who’s down. Often lost in the shuffle are those who’ve been dropped altogether.
Published On: June 14, 2021
Ron Davis is a brilliant jazz pianist. Thanks to the pandemic, he’s no longer playing — and he’s likely not the only one.