About Politics Today

Politics Today is a collection of daily news publications, covering Canada’s Parliament and provincial legislatures. In Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia and on Parliament Hill we aim to be your top news source for in-depth politics, policy and expert analysis.

Every newsletter is full of original reporting, as well as coverage of question period, legislative debates and votes, listings for political events, and more.

Through a provincial and federal lens, we report on issues such as health care, the environment, energy, education, the economy, labour — and palace intrigue, of course.

Queen’s Park Today

Leading news coverage at the Pink Palace since 2012, Queen’s Park Today is read by thousands of lawmakers and political insiders every morning.

British Columbia Today

Start your day with the premiere newsletter covering West Coast politics from Victoria, B.C.

Alberta Today

Stay on top of the latest news from the Prairie province with AB Today, beloved by readers across the country.

Parliament Today

Politics Today’s newest offering: Parliament Today covers national news from the Hill.

About the publisher

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 and Parliament Today in 2021. Read more about Politics Today’s growth in J Source.

In 2023, Queen’s Park Today was nominated for a Digital Publishing Award and named a finalist in the “Best Editorial Newsletter” category.

Allison is a member of the Queen’s Park Press Gallery. She has appeared as a guest on The Agenda, CP24, CTV’s Your Morning, CBC Radio One’s Here and Now and The House, 640 Toronto, The Curse of Politics, 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 former contributor to Toronto Life magazine.

For more information check out Allison’s LinkedIn profile or follow her on Twitter.

Politics Today is a proud member of the National NewsMedia Council.

Our mailing address is:
PO Box 20041
RPO Lansdowne
Toronto ON
M6K 0G1

Credit to Franco Cignelli for use of his photograph of the Ontario Legislature.

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