We need Generation Rent in our cities, but young renting families are coming up against landlords seeking ‘quiet couples’ or ‘adult only’ tenants
Oct 01, 2015
Aid organizations working with refugees need money – not your old stuff
Sep 17, 2015
The mysterious death of a Canadian in Cambodia, and the government that doesn’t seem to care
Sep 11, 2015
Studies show that children born late in the year don’t benefit from delaying kindergarten
Sep 10, 2015
Move over Babar, there’s a bigger elephant in the room – a long overdue need for a national, government-supported child care program
Sep 03, 2015
One of the military-industrial complex’s favourite toys is used to drop pregnancy-terminating pills inside Poland, where abortion is still illegal
Jul 02, 2015
Leah McLaren: I'm all for powerful men showing emotion, but do we really need to congratulate them for it?
Sensitive sides look good on powerful men, but why do we give them so much credit for it?
Jun 25, 2015
Kids should be free to run, jump and tumble – for better health, not to win ribbons
Jun 18, 2015
The recent scandals involving the Senate, Ghomeshi and Solomon can make one question the values that guide us
Jun 11, 2015
Prodding was required, but Toronto music festival finally does the right thing in dumping hip-hop artist who celebrates rape culture
Jun 04, 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.