Steve Paikin's articles
Ontario voters often get up in arms about MPP pensions. Here’s why their outrage is misplaced.
Majority governments may seem to have all the power — but the flap over the OPP commissioner appointment demonstrates that they can be convinced to back down.
Some Liberals in this province are thinking that former MPP Tim Murphy should run for leader. They may be on to something.
New rules have come into effect governing freedom of speech at post-secondary institutions. This could get ugly — and expensive.
Richard Nixon was arguably the most brilliant foreign-policy practitioner in U.S. history. He also talked like a mob boss.
In 1972, Margaret Birch made history as the first woman appointed to the Ontario government’s executive council. Last weekend, I headed down memory lane with her.
The Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario plays a crucial role in our democracy — and a town hall in Toronto this week offered valuable insights into the role.
David Smith has been a Liberal operative, a federal minister, and a senator — and he has the stories to prove it.
Alex Jadad has travelled the world looking for ways to make health care in Ontario better and less expensive. Here’s what he’s discovered.
America’s best-known investigative reporter came to Mississauga and shared two hours’ worth of observations on a turbulent time in U.S. politics.
Early 20th-century Brampton turns out to be more fertile ground for literature than you’d think. Steve Paikin spoke to lawyer-turned-author Lynne Golding about her new novel and its unique setting.
Despite losing the Toronto mayor’s race, the former chief planner secured 180,000 votes. Do they represent a base of support for future runs?
Months after getting trounced in the provincial election, the Liberals still have some important decisions to make about their future.
He might not have been an MPP for very long, but Glenn Thibeault had one of the most tumultuous terms ever — and on Tuesday, he was back in the hot seat.
“This place is sacred,” the province’s longest-serving Speaker, Dave Levac, told an audience last week. “Don’t wreck it.”
Jim Watson, who won by a landslide in October, has never lost a political race — and he shows no signs of slowing down.
No one was better than Brian Mulroney at maintaining peace in his caucus. Someone in the premier’s office should be taking notes.
The mayoral race was Singh’s eighth run at political office — and his eighth loss. But that won’t stop him from trying again.