With new charges, the Conservatives can put sponsorship scandal back in the public eye
Dec 17, 2013
It’s not too late, but the Conservatives are the ones benefiting from Michael Chong’s noble intent
Dec 10, 2013
Brandon-Souris is an example of how the Green Party is dragging down the fortunes of the main progressive parties hoping to defeat the Conservatives
Dec 03, 2013
When the next controversy arrives, how credible is the PMO’s word going to be?
Nov 26, 2013
If the Harper government’s fiscal oversight is so inept it can’t account for figures with nine zeroes in them, that’s scandalous. And so is the lack of public outcry
Nov 19, 2013
The PM’s new man-of-the-people schtick may prove a tough sell
Nov 05, 2013
The party faithful will focus on Stephen Harper’s accomplishments, unless ‘integrity’ somehow comes up
Oct 29, 2013
In one fine swoop, Stephen Harper has has given himself something to be remembered for other than grinding political opponents into the dirt
Oct 22, 2013
The Prime Minister has effectively promoted his conservative values through the selection of Canada’s top justices
Oct 15, 2013
Our aging population is not a problem for Stephen Harper’s Conservatives
Oct 08, 2013
Lawrence Martin is an Ottawa-based public affairs columnist and the author of ten books. His best-selling works include The Presidents and The Prime Ministers and a two-volume biography of Jean Chretien and most recently Harperland, The Politics of Control. For The Globe and Mail he served as bureau chief in Washington and Moscow and has written a column since 2002.
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.