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: Nov 28,2019
He’s been out of public life for more than a quarter of a century. But Canada’s 18th prime minister still has valuable lessons to share.  
Published On: Nov 27,2019
Canada’s Parliament will convene next week. Here are 43 people, issues, and questions we’ll be keeping our eye on Parliament will be back in session on December 5.  
Published On: Nov 21,2019
Red Tories have never had a better chance to unify Canada’s Conservatives. The question is: under whose leadership.
Published On: Nov 15,2019
Last weekend, 125 Conservatives from across Ontario gathered to talk — frankly and openly — about why the party failed to connect with voters in the 2019 election.
Published On: Nov 14,2019
She had a high profile, plenty of money, and oodles of volunteers. So why didn’t Milton’s Lisa Raitt win her federal-election race?
Published On: Nov 12,2019
The Ontario NDP’s showing in last year’s provincial election gave their federal cousins high hopes for this year’s national election. Here’s why they came to nothing.
Published On: Nov 11,2019
The Ontario Liberal Party has been around for 162 years — but its future leader will be taking on unprecedented challenges.
Published On: Nov 01,2019
The populist revolution has fizzled out — and now Ford is relying on his worst political adversary’s recruits. Will this new approach help turn his premiership around?  
Published On: Oct 31,2019
Lisa de Wilde never made any bones about it. She wanted to make big changes at TVO — and that’s what she did.
Published On: Oct 29,2019
Pierre Trudeau needed the British prime minister’s help to patriate the Constitution. So why wasn’t she on Parliament Hill for Canada’s big day?   
Published On: Oct 28,2019
Lost in the federal election was the elder Trudeau’s 100th birthday — so a group of heavy-hitters from back in the day gathered to right that wrong
Published On: Oct 23,2019
In their speeches, Trudeau, Scheer, and Singh showed a complete lack of respect for one another — and for voters.  
Published On: Oct 22,2019
The Tories failed to make inroads in Ontario. Maybe the province’s premier could actually have boosted their chances.
Published On: Oct 21,2019
This Toronto theatre production focuses on the election that happened four years ago — but it offers lessons for the politics of today.  
Published On: Oct 16,2019
Mayor John Tory has never been one for political drama. Now, his way of doing business appears to be paying off for Toronto.
Published On: Oct 15,2019
The federal election is less than a week away, and the NDP leader has unexpectedly found himself in the driver’s seat.
Published On: Oct 07,2019
Pollsters are saying this election could be a close one. So what happens if no party wins a majority of seats? Here’s a civics lesson.  
Published On: Oct 03,2019
He served as the MPP for London North for only two years. But Marvin Shore left an indelible mark on the province — and on me.