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.