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: November 30, 2021
In 1996, the most unlikely Liberal contestant emerged victorious at Maple Leaf Gardens.
Published On: November 10, 2021
For decades, he was a fixture of the legislature — and gave Ontarians the inside scoop.
Published On: November 08, 2021
Sixty years ago today, John P. Robarts became Ontario’s 17th prime minister — and started transforming the province.
Published On: October 26, 2021
They skated their hearts out for Canada at the 1964 Winter Olympics. Nearly 58 years later, these players still don’t have their medals.
Published On: October 21, 2021
After nearly a decade as Ontario’s education minister, Bill Davis led the Tories to four straight election wins, starting on this date in 1971.
Published On: October 12, 2021
The NDP spots aimed at Doug Ford are pretty standard fare. The one targeting the Liberal leader is more intriguing.
Published On: October 04, 2021
Three years ago, Progressive Conservative MPPs heckled and cheered. This year, the event was downright dignified.
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.