Allison Smith

Allison Smith launched Queen’s Park Today in February 2012 after leaving her job as a Parliament Hill reporter to return to her hometown of Toronto. Allison subsequently founded BC Today in September 2017 and AB Today in October 2018. Read more about the company’s growth in J Source.

Allison is a member of the Queen’s Park Press Gallery and the Canadian Association of Journalists. 

Allison has appeared as a guest on The Agenda with Steve Paikin, CP24, CTV’s Your Morning, CBC Radio One’s Here and Now, the 640 Toronto morning show, SiriusXM’s Arlene Bynon Show and Canadaland. She has acted as a panelist, moderator and interviewer at political and policy conferences. She is also a contributor to Toronto Life magazine.

For more information check out Allison’s LinkedIn profile.

Allison interviews former premier Kathleen Wynne onstage at the OGRA conference in February 2017

Allison discusses the gas plant scandal with Steve Paikin on TVO’s The Agenda in November 2016


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