Voters revel in all the disaster talk directed at Barack Obama
Feb 09, 2016
The newspaper business is in a hellishly worse condition than at the time of two other national commissions
Feb 02, 2016
The project is critical for Alberta, good for the economy and absolutely necessary for Canadian unity to prevail
Jan 26, 2016
The ‘wacko birds’ are at the White House door
Jan 19, 2016
The apparent lack of enthusiasm for replacing its leaders is in keeping with party tradition
Jan 12, 2016
Two decades later, Bill Clennett has become a thorn in the side of another former prime minister
Jan 05, 2016
Despite the Republicans’ heated Obama-bashing, serious historians will be hard-pressed to find a second presidential term as productive as his
Dec 29, 2015
For the first time, a medical professional is guiding Canada’s health ministry
Dec 22, 2015
There has probably never been a government that has brought on the degree of stark, swift change as Justin Trudeau’s Liberals
Dec 15, 2015
If you get the impression that 47-year-old Acadian Dominic LeBlanc is a major power in this government, you may be right
Dec 08, 2015
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.