Steve Paikin's articles
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.
Published On: June 09, 2021
Fresh data from Maru offers some encouraging signs for a party that was almost down and out two months ago.
Published On: May 31, 2021
Too much of politics today is rooted in hate and division. Can’t we change this sad reality?
Published On: May 25, 2021
After you’ve had the top job at Queen’s Park, what do you do for an encore? For Ontario’s 21st premier, there’s more public service after politics.
Published On: May 21, 2021
Both his grandfather and father were enormous figures in the New Democratic Party. Now, a third generation dives in.
Published On: May 17, 2021
It seems every time there’s a change of party in government, the newbies wonder about the neutrality of the bureaucrats.
Published On: May 11, 2021
Canada’s first Black MP and cabinet minister now has a law school named after him. Call it “L.A. Law.”
Published On: May 04, 2021
Civil servants are supposed to provide “fearless advice and loyal implementation” — but some critics question whether they have an anti-Tory bias.
Published On: April 26, 2021
For the first time in years, there’s evidence that the Grits are serious contenders again.
Published On: April 21, 2021
Four months after scoring in overtime to win the 1951 Stanley Cup, Bill Barilko disappeared — and became the stuff of legend.
Published On: April 20, 2021
This country’s greatest political orator is battling abdominal cancer as he continues to fight for causes near and dear to his heart.
Published On: April 19, 2021
This past weekend proved you still need the consent of the governed in Canada’s biggest province.
Published On: April 14, 2021
It wasn’t as deadly as Attica, which also happened 50 years ago. But the bloody Ontario prison riot took its share of lives.