By hiking taxes, Saskatchewan’s Premier has gone where few political leaders of his conservative ilk like to venture
Mar 24, 2017
The province’s debt problem is now structural, not situational, and the time has come to reconsider its approach to taxation
Mar 22, 2017
Alberta’s finance minister lost all ground with the corporate crowd with his proposal for economic future
Mar 20, 2017
Fuelling the great divide of Alberta politics, NDP budget plays into hands of Conservatives and their aversion to deficit spending
Mar 17, 2017
This was the third budget for Premier Rachel Notley’s NDP government, and, as expected, it did not deviate much from the bold, if risky, political course she has set for the province
Mar 16, 2017
The Manitoba Premier is about to face off with public-sector unions on an already ugly fiscal playing field
Mar 15, 2017
Mr. Pallister said it’s a ‘miracle’ asylum seekers have not died in the frigid temperatures while en route to Canada
Mar 14, 2017
In the wake of BC Liberals’ political-funding scandal, recommendations from an independent panel could very well be nothing more than a convenient diversion
Mar 13, 2017
Rachel Notley believes that putting her administration’s focus on Alberta’s average citizen is the surest path to future electoral success
Mar 10, 2017
The parties will take money from whomever is willing to fork it over, no matter how unethical and morally bankrupt
Mar 09, 2017
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.