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: Feb 06,2019

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.

Published On: Jan 31,2019

David Smith has been a Liberal operative, a federal minister, and a senator — and he has the stories to prove it.

Published On: Jan 22,2019

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.

Published On: Jan 21,2019

America’s best-known investigative reporter came to Mississauga and shared two hours’ worth of observations on a turbulent time in U.S. politics.

Published On: Jan 18,2019

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.

Published On: Jan 16,2019

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?

Published On: Jan 11,2019

Months after getting trounced in the provincial election, the Liberals still have some important decisions to make about their future.

Published On: Dec 05,2018

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.

Published On: Nov 30,2018

“This place is sacred,” the province’s longest-serving Speaker, Dave Levac, told an audience last week. “Don’t wreck it.”

Published On: Nov 27,2018

Jim Watson, who won by a landslide in October, has never lost a political race — and he shows no signs of slowing down.

Published On: Nov 26,2018

No one was better than Brian Mulroney at maintaining peace in his caucus. Someone in the premier’s office should be taking notes.

Published On: Nov 22,2018

The mayoral race was Singh’s eighth run at political office — and his eighth loss. But that won’t stop him from trying again.

Published On: Nov 21,2018

She made do with limited campaign funds and a tiny team of volunteers. Her real challenge was Jennifer Keesmaat.

Published On: Nov 20,2018

She got 15,000 votes — good for fourth place — and she’s “100 per cent” certain that she’ll run for office again.

Published On: Nov 05,2018

At last Friday’s Munk Debate, former White House strategist Steve Bannon and conservative commentator David Frum went head to head over populism.

Published On: Oct 30,2018

Jim Karahalios wants to be president of the Progressive Conservative party, but the party doesn’t seem to want him. Now he’s raising questions about how the Tories are running things.

Published On: Oct 29,2018

Linda Jeffrey lost the mayoral race to Patrick Brown. But in the wake of her surprising defeat, she may well have her eye on a different political post in Peel Region.

Published On: Oct 23,2018

For the politician who was once the favourite to become premier, an otherwise disastrous year has ended with a surprising victory.