Accusations of payback for cuts in police budget are the brothers way of deflecting blame
Dec 12, 2013
Deputy mayor has deftly taken charge at council without dropping the ball
Dec 10, 2013
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford sunk even lower in an interview with Conrad Black, hinting that a Toronto Star reporter might be a pedophile
Dec 10, 2013
The latest release of information gathered by police has many people wondering why authorities haven’t stepped in to take action against Mayor Rob Ford
Dec 07, 2013
An ambitious city would work to overcome the minor hurdles to Porter’s plans
Dec 05, 2013
You know you are in trouble when a former president of the United States laughs out loud at your predicament
Nov 30, 2013
Norm Kelly says delaying the decision could postpone the expansion for at least a decade
Nov 28, 2013
Mayor’s administration has made significant progress on budget matters; too bad he can’t settle for being truthful on the numbers
Nov 26, 2013
From tax increase to savings assertions, city manager Joe Pennachetti refutes Rob Ford’s figures
Nov 26, 2013
Norm Kelly has the reins, Rob Ford has the title and the city adjusts to being in political limbo
Nov 23, 2013
Marcus Gee has won two National Newspaper Awards for his commentary
Marcus Gee is Toronto columnist for the Globe and Mail, Canada's national newspaper.
Born in Toronto, he graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1979 with a degree in modern European history, then worked as a reporter for The Province, Vancouver's morning newspaper. He spent four years in Asia in the early 1980s, the first three in Hong Kong as an editor, writer and correspondent for Asiaweek magazine, the last as a reporter for United Press International in Manila and Sydney. After returning to Canada, he worked as a foreign affairs writer at Maclean's magazine and as senior editor at the Financial Times of Canada. He joined the Globe in 1991 as an editorial writer and served as Editorial Page Editor from 2003 to 2006. His column on foreign affairs appeared on the Globe's editorial pages for 13 years. He served as Asia-Pacific Business reporter from 2007 to 2009.
He has won two National Newspaper Awards for his commentary. In 2002, Amnesty International gave him its annual John Humphrey award for human rights reporting. Among the events he has covered are the war in Kosovo, the violence in East Timor and the turmoil surrounding the overthrow of Indonesian President Suharto.