Some beach regulars say it is being taken over by gawkers and other clothed intruders, spoiling the experience
Jul 22, 2016
Marcus Gee imagines feisty H. L. Mencken at Trump’s ‘gaudy spectacle’ in Cleveland
Jul 22, 2016
That fact that Michael Ford is the nephew of Rob Ford makes him the overwhelming favourite to win a seat on city council in Monday’s by-election in Ward 2
Jul 20, 2016
If a developer has to shrink proposed Parkdale building to satisfy complaining residents, a dance school dream could fall flat
Jul 15, 2016
Issue bucked the norm by inspiring a remarkably civilized, deliberate and rational debate
Jul 14, 2016
Mayor carries the day by arguing that changing a plan supported by senior governments would be a huge setback for the whole city
Jul 13, 2016
Tendency to blame the victim in road accidents won’t bring down the death and injury toll
Jul 11, 2016
Chuck Krangle’s impassioned letter for inclusion – in and of itself a remarkable statement on how far we’ve come – ought to resonate far and wide
Jul 06, 2016
After campaigning on holding property taxes, mayor concedes new ‘revenue measures’ are needed to pay for planned projects
Jul 05, 2016
Despite Tory’s suggestion otherwise, no one is saying it would be wrong to spend money on Scarborough transit
Jun 28, 2016
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.