The past week has included some of the most difficult days of Adrian Dix’s life
May 25, 2013
Adrian Dix is as competitive a person as they come. Even though the campaign he waged didn’t really exhibit it, the animus the NDP Leader feels toward the Liberals is personal and deep-seated
May 22, 2013
Priorities include jobs plan, trade mission to Asia, talks with labour leaders; MLAs willing to step aside so she can run, Premier says
May 18, 2013
NDP Leader Adrian Dix decided to mount a righteous crusade against the B.C. Liberals. It was a crucial blunder
May 17, 2013
The Liberals made debt and the economy the two central issues – areas the broader electorate clearly did not have confidence the NDP could handle
May 15, 2013
Christy Clark now finds herself in better political shape than most of Canada’s high-profile premiers
May 15, 2013
Veteran federal NDP strategist Brian Topp directing campaign of Dix
May 14, 2013
If B.C. votes the way polls suggest it will, the province could be facing a new battle with both Ottawa and Alberta
May 13, 2013
While the Liberals have gained momentum, NDP appear on track to win
May 11, 2013
Anticipating a drubbing at the hands of the NDP, many Liberals were planning a rebuild in her absence, but the numbers have been improving
May 09, 2013
Vancouver-based columnist Gary Mason writes on B.C. affairs and issues affecting Western Canada. Mr. Mason has been a fixture on the West Coast journalism scene for more than two decades and has been the recipient of some of the industry's highest honours, including two National Newspaper Awards and six Jack Webster awards. He has authored six books, including his most recent, the No. 1-bestseller Patriot Hearts, Inside the Games that Changed a Country written with John Furlong.
Gary Mason began his journalism career in British Columbia in 1981, working as a summer intern for Canadian Press. One of his first assignments was covering the last days of the province's favourite son, Terry Fox.
Gary would later go on to work for the Victoria Times-Colonist before joining The Vancouver Sun, where he worked for 19 years in a variety of roles, including legislative bureau chief, city editor and deputy managing editor before he began writing a popular sports column in 1997.
He joined The Globe and Mail in 2005 as a national affairs columnist based in Vancouver.
Gary has won two National Newspaper Awards and six Jack Webster Awards, including 2010 Commentator of the Year. He appears regularly on television and radio to offer his thoughts on a range of issues. He has authored six books including his most recent, the No. 1-bestseller Patriot Hearts: Inside the Games that Changed a Country written with John Furlong.