Almost everyone lost in this trial, especially alleged victims of sexual assault, who will be more reluctant than ever to come forward
Feb 12, 2016
A case that has evoked powerful emotions appears to be on the verge of collapse – and many people are going to be outraged
Feb 08, 2016
Discoveries at the molecular level are challenging our thinking on everything from parenting and education to broader social policy
Jan 30, 2016
The world’s elite thinkers and doers are feeling antsy. But that’s not the case with the sunny Canadian Prime Minister
Jan 22, 2016
By closing a gender clinic for kids, CAMH has merely done what all too many institutions do these days when they feel the heat from the political agitators du jour. It caved.
Jan 19, 2016
Canada wants to show the world how to do it in an orderly and responsible way. Good luck with that
Jan 15, 2016
Sensitivity to anti-immigrant backlash has prevented honest talk about the clash of cultures
Jan 12, 2016
Practice should make perfect when it comes to good intentions. But although the spirit is willing, the flesh is too-often weak
Jan 09, 2016
Thanks to Andrea Constand, America’s Dad is finally facing criminal charges
Jan 05, 2016
As flawed as our first-past-the-post system is, it has its virtues. The greatest one is clarity
Jan 02, 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.