Year Two was supposed to be harder for the Prime Minister, but on major issues there has been little slippage
Apr 18, 2017
The Russian President’s fortunes are staked on making Russia proud and strong again
Apr 11, 2017
If Donald Trump could switch his golf course persona to the Oval Office there might be hope for us all
Apr 05, 2017
Instead of respecting the democratic impulse, the Prime Minister appears bent on trying to manipulate it
Mar 28, 2017
Why pivot further left on account of one cruel twist of fate?
Mar 22, 2017
This dull contest is not what the Conservative Party wanted, and the process it chose is much to blame
Mar 15, 2017
The main problem for the opposition is these are, comparatively speaking, stable and healthy times in Canada
Mar 07, 2017
The Liberal government will instead be doubling down on innovation in the upcoming budget
Mar 01, 2017
The continuing banishment of Canada’s Foreign Minister from Russia is but a small symbol of how bizarre geopolitics has become
Feb 22, 2017
If polls are to be believed, it’s become a two-man race between newcomer Kevin O’Leary and libertarian Maxime Bernier
Feb 15, 2017
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.