The Leapers are heading down the wrong path: Technology is liberating the environment
Apr 23, 2016
You could argue that this whole tawdry tale had one good outcome – it gave a major boost to the cause of Senate reform. But did it, really?
Apr 21, 2016
For decades, we’ve been told a healthy diet is a low-fat diet. Not so, research shows
Apr 19, 2016
From the Saudi arms deal to pipelines, it’s difficult for the Prime Minister to claim the high road
Apr 16, 2016
Changing people’s attitudes about opioid addiction is just the first step in tackling a massive problem that hits ‘every layer of society’
Apr 11, 2016
Schools are under pressure to respond properly to complaints, but that’s what the justice system is for
Apr 09, 2016
Anything can happen in the race to the White House, but the GOP front-runner hasn’t yet faced his worst enemy: himself
Apr 05, 2016
The system isn’t perfect, but it can do the job – despite what its critics want you to believe
Apr 02, 2016
It is clarifying to remember that Islamist hatred is often inflicted on religious minorities, both Muslim and Christian
Mar 29, 2016
Many religious institutions provide an ethic of care that secular outfits can’t match
Mar 26, 2016
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 a 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.