May 15, 2018 9:00 am
Updated: May 15, 2018 3:46 pm

Farah Nasser, Steve Paikin to moderate televised provincial leaders’ debate

Ontario's three major party leaders sparred in Parry Sound on Friday in a debate focused on northern issues. But in a change of tactics, Ontario PC Party Leader Doug Ford's primary focus was on Andrea Horwath.


Global News anchor Farah Nasser and TVO host Steve Paikin will be moderating the provincial leaders’ debate to be broadcast live on May 27.

The debate will be televised from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the CBC Broadcast Centre in downtown Toronto.

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The two moderators will be posing questions to the political party leaders, which have been curated by members of the broadcast partnership consisting of CBC, CHCH, CPAC, CTV News, Global News, and TVO.

A live studio audience will also be asking questions, including those recorded on video. The debate format will also allow candidates to ask questions of each other.

READ MORE: Ford a bystander in progressive-oriented Ontario debate, Wynne and Horwath both strong: experts

The event will be televised live across all networks, except for CHCH where it will air from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

If you have a question that you want to ask at the debate, please email

Voters head to the polls on June 7.

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