On these getaways, Marcus Gee is the one stealing menus, hoarding ice-cream spoons and toting
Aug 29, 2014
As our lives become more rushed, connecting with people in our community requires more effort - or one super neighbour
Aug 29, 2014
The mayoral candidate’s proposal to pay for transit with tax increment financing might not work in Toronto
Aug 22, 2014
Her performance was shaky from the start and she never quite found her feet
Aug 21, 2014
Former NDP MP’s refusal to cut ties with political operative Warren Kinsella for offensive tweet is just the first sign of dirty politics
Aug 20, 2014
U of T report shows that city does not have a ‘spending problem’, no matter what the mayor says, but will have revenue issues soon
Aug 14, 2014
Police chief Bill Blair has faced an assault on his reputation and leadership for a year
Aug 13, 2014
Bill Blair has been an excellent chief of police, leading the Toronto Police Service through difficult times with intelligence and integrity. Now the force needs to make a shift
Aug 08, 2014
prepare for the inevitable headaches, Marcus Gee reports
Jul 18, 2014
How can it be a ‘war on the car’ when most of the bus traffic that clogs Eglinton today will disappear when the line opens in 2020?
Jul 14, 2014
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.