Steve Paikin's Blog
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.
Campaign managers gathered at Ryerson University last week to compare notes and determine why the June 7 election unfolded as it did.
As the Liberals prepare for an acrimonious post-mortem of their election defeat, the Tories are set to put them on political trial.
Nearly 40 years after he found himself at the centre of a patronage controversy, Morley Rosenberg is back — and he’s seeking a council seat in Toronto.
The mayor of the Manitoulin Island community has been serving on the local council for 65 years. He’s finally decided to retire.
One of the framers of the Constitution says Ford’s move to overturn a court ruling on the size of Toronto city council is not what he had in mind when he helped create the clause.
An Ontario premier’s late-night phone call to Pierre Trudeau in 1981 helped make Monday’s unprecedented move possible.
Michael Tibollo ran for office for the first time at the age of 58. Now he’s the minister of community safety and correctional services.
With her personal battles in the past, the chief of the M’Chigeeng First Nation has dedicated herself to fighting for her constituents.
Lisa MacLeod deployed the Trumpian term while defending the Tories’ cancellation of Ontario’s basic-income pilot. This week, she said sorry
He might have been forgotten by most Ontarians, but residents of Manitoulin Island remember George Stewart Henry well.
Following the cancellation of the basic-income pilot and provincial interference in municipal governance, some democratic conservatives and red Tories have started speaking out.
Doug Ford’s government has tried to change the way news conferences are run — but reporters have been resisting in the name of democracy.