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: Sep 09,2019
A birthday bash for one of Ontario’s most legendary premiers reminded me that politics wasn’t always so awful. Can we ever return to civility?
Published On: Sep 03,2019
With a new chief of staff in place, Doug Ford has signalled that he wants to change the narrative surrounding his government.
Published On: Aug 23,2019
Six generations back, the Doans and the Willsons fell out over religion. But this summer, they buried the hatchet  
Published On: Aug 21,2019
Last week, I met a family of Trump supporters on Manitoulin Island. What they had to say was fascinating.  
Published On: Aug 12,2019
You might not have heard of her, but you’ve heard her songs. It’s time that we honoured one of our best songwriters.
Published On: Aug 02,2019
Steve Paikin weighs in on an issue he's been stewing about.
Published On: Jul 31,2019
She blazed trails for women in both politics and medicine — and struck fear into the hearts of reporters and opponents alike.
Published On: Jul 30,2019
Ontarians picked him as their 18th premier when he was just 41 years old. Today, he turns 90 — and he’s still going strong.
Published On: Jul 29,2019
The former Ontario cabinet minister died last week at the age of 54. On Sunday, family and friends gathered to celebrate his legacy.  
Published On: Jul 08,2019
They’ve greased the wheels of our political machine forever — and yet we still can’t seem to get patronage appointments right.
Published On: Jun 24,2019
Dean French’s departure and the most dramatic cabinet shuffle in Ontario history suggest that the Tories are looking for a new way to do business
Published On: Jun 20,2019
The premier’s second cabinet shuffle was one of historic proportions — but will it actually address the problems that Ford’s government is facing?
Published On: Jun 17,2019
Richard Gwyn was a renowned author and commentator for more than half a century. Then, suddenly, his mind began to deteriorate  
Published On: Jun 10,2019
The Liberals have chosen to stick to their usual system for picking their new leader, even though a majority of members oppose it. What will that mean for the party’s future?  
Published On: Jun 07,2019
They say that a week is a lifetime in politics — and a lot has happened over the past two lifetimes. Here’s what to watch for at the Liberals’ annual general meeting this weekend.
Published On: Jun 05,2019
For decades, experts have thought up ways to improve the most important hour of the day at Queen’s Park. Henry Jacek is one of them.  
Published On: May 30,2019
The climb-down on cuts to municipal public-health budgets may signal a change in approach for the Progressive Conservative government.
Published On: May 21,2019
Just when you thought things couldn’t possibly get worse for the Liberals, they did. Here’s why