Some still don’t get enough help, but between scholarships, tax credits and savings plans, new grads are in better financial shape than you might think
Apr 24, 2014
The greatest threat to children isn’t the volunteer or the pervert in the bushes, but families themselves
Apr 22, 2014
Men talk big, even when they can’t deliver – but maybe they’re on to something
Apr 19, 2014
Politicians are loath to take them on, but the pay and pensions are destroying small-town budgets. There are alternatives
Apr 17, 2014
Whatever you think of Christian values, let’s hope Canada has room for a law school like Trinity Western’s
Apr 15, 2014
We’re increasingly reliant on the Internet, an incomprehensible Wild West with no sheriff
Apr 12, 2014
This version of the IPCC report is notably more subdued, a rejection of the fear-based approach that only increases public skepticism
Apr 10, 2014
Despite efforts to appear sympathetic, few are feeling particularly sorry for these star-crossed lovers
Apr 08, 2014
‘Honor Diaries’ is not a film about religion, but about destructive cultural practices
Apr 05, 2014
After 10 years in power, the provincial Liberals are past their sell-by date. But the cure looks worse than the disease
Apr 03, 2014
Margaret Wente is one of Canada's leading columnists. As a writer for The Globe and Mail, she provokes heated debate with her views on health care, education, and social issues. She is winner of the National Newspaper Award for column-writing.
Ms. Wente has had a diverse career in Canadian journalism as both a writer and an editor. She has edited two leading business magazines, Canadian Business and ROB Magazine. She has also been editor of the Globe's business section, the ROB, and managing editor of the paper. Her columns have appeared in the Globe since 1992. She now writes full-time for the paper, and she is a frequent commentator on television and radio.
Ms. Wente was born in Chicago and moved to Toronto with her family when she was in her teens. She has won numerous journalism awards. She holds a BA from the University of Michigan, and an MA in English from the University of Toronto. She is married to Ian McLeod, a television producer.