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: August 10, 2020
The premier has defied expectations. But he’s also benefitting from the way pressers work during COVID-19.
Published On: August 01, 2020
Daniel Dodge seemingly had it all: love, money, and his whole life ahead of him. Fate had other plans.
Published On: July 30, 2020
It’s been 35 years since Bill Davis was last in office. But his record still looks pretty darned good.
Published On: July 22, 2020
William Lyon Mackenzie King was our longest-serving prime minister — Oliver Mowat, Ontario’s longest-serving premier. For both, this was a date of significance.
Published On: July 13, 2020
A former premier and national party leader, Bob Rae now heads to New York to take on the same job his father once had.
Published On: July 06, 2020
I made some progress last week in my mission to promote respectful discussion online. Here’s how.
Published On: June 25, 2020
The federal Conservative and Green parties are both trying to pick new standard-bearers. But that’s about all their leadership contests have in common. 
Published On: June 15, 2020
Stuart Smith never did become premier of Ontario, but he paved the way for the Liberals to become a modern, urban political force.
Published On: June 08, 2020
Even when the pandemic is over, will people rush back to concerts, museums, or football games?
Published On: June 05, 2020
Can you imagine Ken Dryden and Bobby Orr as teammates with the Boston Bruins? It almost happened.
Published On: June 05, 2020
He played with some of the greatest Hall of Famers ever — and was pretty darned good himself. Al reminds me of how much I miss baseball.
Published On: May 28, 2020
She did hundreds of LTC inspections in Ontario during her career and saw amazing acts of kindness — and indefensible corruption.
Published On: May 25, 2020
Federal and provincial governments have helped bail out employees, employers, seniors, tenants, businesses, post-secondary students, and lower-income people. What about our cities?
Published On: May 20, 2020
Allan Gotlieb, who died last month at the age of 92, was Canada’s longest-serving ambassador to the U.S. He left behind a rich legacy — and an example to follow.
Published On: May 14, 2020
We understand that not every answer at every press conference can be a memorable gem. But the dancing around these days is getting tiresome and frustrating.
Published On: May 11, 2020
The question of whether city dwellers should stay put or drive north on Victoria Day weekend has inflamed some long-standing tensions.
Published On: May 04, 2020
This portfolio manager figures he’s got the right road map to get Ontario moving again.
Published On: May 01, 2020
The premier and top health officials own the microphone, so the Ontario Liberals are getting creative.