Weekly Meeting-Guest Speaker_Steve Paikin_ Anchor of TVO

Event Details

Steve Paikin will make his presentation titled: I Am A Victor! The Mordechai Ronen Story

Steve Paikin has been anchor of TVO’s flagship current affairs program The Agenda with Steve Paikin since 2006.  In 2013 he was appointed chancellor of Laurentian University in Sudbury, was made an Officer of the Order of Canada and invested into the Order of Ontario.

More recently, he was made a distinguished visiting professor at the Ryerson RTA School of Media and School of Journalism in the Faculty of Communication & Design (FCAD). He has served as moderator of six election debates: the 2006, 2008, and 2011 federal leaders’ debates, and the 2007, 2011, and 2014 Ontario provincial leaders’ debates. He has written five books:

  • The Life: The Seductive Call of Politics
  • The Dark Side: The Personal Price of a Political Life
  • Public Triumph, Private Tragedy: The Double Life of John P. Robarts
  • The New Game: How Hockey Saved Itself
  • Paikin and the Premiers: Personal Reflections on a Half Century of Ontario Leaders (Winner of the 2014 Speaker’s Book Award). He’s also produced several feature-length documentaries for TVO.

He holds honorary doctorates from Victoria UniversityLaurentian University and Humber College.