The interim leader is smart and seasoned, and party brass would be wise to convince her to run
Jul 19, 2016
With the government of Justin Trudeau, we have finally given the boot to the generation that has dominated Canadian life for four decades
Jul 12, 2016
In the 93 years since Warren Harding became the first president to visit Canada, there have been many near upheavals on the bilateral front
Jul 05, 2016
If you like Brexit, if you liked the Iraq war, if you favour the retrograde prejudices of Donald Trump, you will like the direction of modern-day conservatism
Jun 28, 2016
Perhaps Mélanie Joly – who wields a $1.3-billion budget – could devise a campaign to rid Canada of the maladies of the digital age
Jun 21, 2016
Historians should stop viewing sports as a sideshow – it has an important role in the building and binding of the country
Jun 14, 2016
Inevitably, prime ministers usually determine that the media are biased against them
Jun 07, 2016
In restoring Canadians’ faith in politics, the key for both parties is in the word respect
May 31, 2016
In his new memoir, Bill Graham, former foreign affairs and defence minister, sheds lights on Liberal politics
May 24, 2016
Sophie Grégoire Trudeau is fashionable, smart, caring and popular. Like previous leading ladies, she can make a big contribution
May 17, 2016
Lawrence Martin is an Ottawa-based public affairs columnist and the author of ten books, including six national best sellers. His books include The Presidents and The Prime Ministers, a two-volume biography of Jean Chretien, a biography of hockey star Mario Lemieux and The Red Machine, a history of hockey in Russia.
His most recent book, Harperland, The Politics of Control, was nominated for the Shaughnessy Cohen Award, the National Booksellers' Non-Fiction Award and was voted 2010's best political book in a poll by The Hill Times.
A graduate of McMaster and Harvard, Martin served as the Globe's bureau chief in Washington, Montreal and Moscow where he opened the paper's first bureau in 1985. He was national affairs columnist for Southam News and has been a columnist for the Globe since 2002.
Among other honours he is a recipient of McMaster University's Lifetime Leadership Achievement Award.