The explosive popularity of apps such as Tinder starting in 2012 has transformed how singles meet
Jan 29, 2015
Earlier this week 11-year-old Makayla Sault died. She was the twinkly-eyed New Credit First Nation girl who made headlines last spring by refusing further chemotherapy for her acute lymphoblastic leukemia. She underwent holistic treatment but ...
Jan 21, 2015
Should convicted criminals return to high-profile positions once they’ve served their prison time? Does their continued fame effectively diminish the seriousness of their crime, or even glorify it?
Jan 15, 2015
Disturbing coping mechanisms are required to help toddler and mom get to sleep
Jan 08, 2015
It is so easy to hit that Facebook like button, but it’s not a good substitute for actual human interaction
Jan 01, 2015
I can’t help but wonder what’s left of the church experience once you take out scripture and dogma. Is it a bit like a keeping the sprinkles but tossing the cupcake?
Dec 18, 2014
Rolling Stone’s failure to corroborate account of sexual assault could dissuade other victims from coming forward
Dec 10, 2014
When it comes to alcohol consumption, what’s perfectly fine for my husband is simply not fine for me
Dec 04, 2014
It’s a familiar conversation theme, parents sitting around complaining about overpriced plastic crap – the expense, lack of quality and the fact that their kids beg for stuff and then instantly forget about it
Nov 27, 2014
The generation that came of age in the past decade is “the world’s greatest social experiment” in terms of what unlimited access to pornography can do to the young brain
Nov 20, 2014
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.