Steve Paikin's Blog
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.
She made do with limited campaign funds and a tiny team of volunteers. Her real challenge was Jennifer Keesmaat.
She got 15,000 votes — good for fourth place — and she’s “100 per cent” certain that she’ll run for office again.
At last Friday’s Munk Debate, former White House strategist Steve Bannon and conservative commentator David Frum went head to head over populism.
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.
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.
For the politician who was once the favourite to become premier, an otherwise disastrous year has ended with a surprising victory.
The Select Committee on Fiscal Transparency is compelling civil servants to squeal on their former masters. Here’s why that’s so troubling.
The program, which provides free prescription drugs to those under 25, was supposed to have been killed off months ago — but taxpayers aren’t seeing any savings yet.
The rookie candidate could find herself with some interesting options to consider after the October 22 municipal election is over.
Some campaign managers who worked the 2018 Ontario election say that trying to get young citizens out to the polls is a near-pointless exercise.