Steve Paikin

Steve Paikin


Host of TVO's current affairs program, The Agenda with Steve Paikin

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For the first time in 25 years, we're putting the "Friendly Fire" duo back together on TV. @IrshadManji  and @michaelcoren  join @ShreeParadkar  and @jonkay  to discuss how free our speech in Canada truly is. @TheAgenda  at 8/11pm tonight @tvo . #FreeSpeech  #DemocracyAgenda  #democracy 

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We're all about pipeline politics on @TheAgenda  tonight. #KeystoneXL , #Line5 , and more: what's the future? @andrew_leach  @UAlberta ), @KBiezenbos  @UCalgary ), Warren Mabee@queensu ), & @climatekeith  Stewart@Greenpeace ) on @tvo  at 8/11pm tonight. #pipeline  #energytwitter 

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The promise & peril of our gene future, tonight with @JamieMetzl  on @TheAgenda . If we could remove the genes that cause fatal diseases, should we? Or how about changing embryos to make our kids better athletes? Tons of ethical considerations to discuss at 8/11pm on @tvo . #ethical 

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Sometimes, #homelessness  seems like such a huge issue, it's hard to get a good grasp of it. So tonight, we'll hear the story of one #homeless  woman: Margaret. And through her story, I think you'll learn a lot. Author @DeniseDavy  joins us at 8/11pm on @tvo 's @TheAgenda . #HamOnt 

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There's 91-year-old former premier @WilliamGDavisPC  giving the thumbs as he gets his #COVID19  vaccine, accompanied by his wife Kathleen. Mr. Davis is the oldest living Ontario premier ever. #onpoli  #COVID19OntarioO #vaccine #vaccinestario  s

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We're considered one of the best democracies in the world, but do we act like it when it comes to practising free speech? My "Democracy Agenda" column for the @TorontoStar  #freedom  #FreeSpeech  #racism 

If you think radical populism is a decent substitute for liberal democracy, you won't have @M_Ignatieff  as an ally. The former @liberal_party  leader, now head of @ceuhungary  join @TheAgenda  us on tonight at 8/1 @tvo  #democracym #DemocracyAgenda #FreeSpeecho #populism #radicalfolk  .

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The first ten minutes of @TheHerleBurly  interview with former Nova Scotia premier Stephen McNeil are among the most personal and gripping interviews with a politician I've ever heard. Worth your time: #nspoli  #death  #tragedy  #family 

This is a quite wonderful podcast featuring three guys who grew up without dads, and how that affects their own parenting. Have a listen: #fatherhood  #parenting  #fathers  #father 

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@JustinTrudeau 's daily briefing: introducing a new Canada Emergency Response Benefit (replacing 2 others announced last week). $2000/month for the next 4 months for workers who've lost their jobs, are self-employed, or lost contracts. Apply online. #cdnpoli  #covid19 

well, look at this. when was an owner in the now defunct USFL, canadian owner johnny f. bassett confronted him on his bullying tactics. worth a read. #Trump 

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@JustinTrudeau  announces surplus food purchasing program: govt will buy large quantities of potatoes or poultry and redistribute them to organizations that deal with food insecurity. Farmers will get paid and people will get helped. #covid19canada 

i wonder whether it's time to name, shame, and embarrass the political staffers who debase themselves by behaving in this unprecedentedly unprofessional way at government news conferences. shame on all of you. #onpoli 

We're going to talk to the star of #BellLetsTalk  tonight on : the fabulous , Canada's greatest Olympian. 8/11pm

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@ErinOTooleMP  wins, but @LeslynLewis  is the huge story that emerges from this leadership race. A black woman, never elected, getting almost 1/3 of the 2nd ballot votes is unprecedented in Canadian history. #cdnpoli  #cpcldr  #cpcleadership 

I know it's #MLKDay  in the U.S. But for us, it's Lincoln Alexander day, for all the reasons listed below, and more. #LINC2019 

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One of the founding fathers of our constitution, former Ontario premier : is wrong to use notwithstanding clause. #onpoli  #NotwithstandingClause 

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