With previous warnings, a swift investigation and complete transparency, the British broadcaster dismissed its Top Gear star
Mar 26, 2015
DNA tests verify once-lost remains of King Richard III, lead to belated send-off fit for a monarch
Mar 25, 2015
An actress’s plea for equal pay is nice, but the winners of this year’s L’Oréal-UNESCO Awards for Women in Science have something more substantive to say
Mar 19, 2015
The Canadian Association for Equality’s message is a grandly deluded turning of the tables
Mar 12, 2015
As a woman saying you want equality makes perfect sense, but facing the decision of hiring a male nanny gave me pause
Mar 04, 2015
The public response to the little boy’s death was heartfelt, but tragedies can also play to less noble aspects of the human condition
Feb 26, 2015
Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is home to the next generation of river cruises
Feb 20, 2015
While I’d like my boys to stay money virgins forever, a new book has built a strong case for taking your children out of their tax-sheltered lives before its too late
Feb 19, 2015
A recent exhibition invited attendees to weigh the moral pros and cons of this ancient ritual – something I’ve trained myself not to do as the mother of an uncut son
Feb 11, 2015
While grown-ups quarrel over the merits of vaccines, children are left vulnerable to a highly contagious respiratory disease
Feb 05, 2015
Leah McLaren is a Globe and Mail columnist and Europe correspondent for Maclean’s. In 2013, she won a gold National Magazine Award in the arts feature category.
In addition to journalism, Leah has written television drama and fiction. Her first novel, The Continuity Girl, published by HarperCollins Canada and Warner US, was a national bestseller, and her second will be out next year.
She was born in rural Ontario, grew up in a small town and now splits her time between Toronto and London, England, where she shares a home with her husband and son.