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: 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.
Published On: April 01, 2021
The news that a prominent columnist and the premier's director of media relations are an item is raising a lot of questions about the nature of relationships in politics.
Published On: March 24, 2021
It’s not just the size of the numbers that’s unprecedented in the 2021-22 budget — the praise for the Opposition leader may well be a first, too.
Published On: March 19, 2021
It was a catchphrase for Bill Davis, who recaptured a majority government for the Tories — and rarely let the opposition forget it.
Published On: March 15, 2021
Doug Ford accused NDP MPP Sol Mamakwa of vaccine queue-jumping. That was appalling for so many reasons.
Published On: March 10, 2021
“The Minister” raises questions about citizen engagement, mandates, and voter turnout — and I’m hooked.
Published On: March 08, 2021
With its Green New Democratic Deal, the NDP takes direct aim at the party whose name it will not say.
Published On: February 25, 2021
The Toronto journalist broke a lot of the rules about keeping your distance from the story. Jeff was all in, all the time.
Published On: February 22, 2021
She lost her last two attempts to capture Toronto Centre for the Greens. But leader Annamie Paul hopes the third time will be the charm.
Published On: February 17, 2021
More sports lovers should have heard of Herb Carnegie — who could have been hockey’s Jackie Robinson.
Published On: February 11, 2021
Broken voting machines. A blizzard. The PC convention at Maple Leaf Gardens was marred by complications — and, in the end, the overwhelming favourite only barely squeaked through.
Published On: February 09, 2021
Steven Del Duca has the toughest job of any new leader in Liberal history. How do you rebuild a once-proud party in the midst of a global pandemic?