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: Jan 22,2020
At an event this week, three of Canada’s most prominent former MPs peeled back the curtain on the realities of being a woman in politics.
Published On: Jan 21,2020
ANALYSIS: Debates about debates are a great Canadian pastime. So let’s talk about who should be up on that stage and who shouldn’t.
Published On: Jan 20,2020
ANALYSIS: Last week, members of the debate commission and an advisory committee met to discuss how the federal English-language debate went. The verdict? Not very well.  
Published On: Jan 06,2020
ANALYSIS: The federal Conservatives are a unique coalition of disparate interest groups. Which candidate can bring them all together?
Published On: Dec 19,2019
By delaying its leadership contest, the party could have had a bigger — and better — field of candidates
Published On: Dec 13,2019
With the Conservative leader’s resignation, the party’s focus shifts to his replacement   
Published On: Dec 10,2019
Kathleen Wynne was Ontario’s first female premier and Canada’s first openly LGBTQ premier. Now her portrait is making history at the legislature.
Published On: Dec 10,2019
When the MPP for Scarborough–Guildwood went looking for a big name to back her leadership bid, she called her mentor and hero — Canada’s first-ever female Black MP.
Published On: Dec 09,2019
ANALYSIS: In an unprecedented move, a former Ontario deputy minister has endorsed the former cabinet minister for Liberal leader.
Published On: Dec 05,2019
Alvin Tedjo is running for the Ontario Liberal leadership, but his biggest “get” is from one of this country’s most prominent Progressive Conservatives. 
Published On: Dec 04,2019
Here’s how the MPP for Don Valley East managed to score support from a 91-year-old Liberal legend. 
Published On: Dec 03,2019
She’s not a former cabinet minister. She hasn’t got decades of backroom party experience. Here’s how she won the backing of the Liberals’ first-ever female leader for her own leadership bid.
Published On: Dec 02,2019
People inside and outside politics are wondering whether Andrew Scheer’s recent election experience means that so-called SoCons no longer have a real shot at premier or PM.
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?