Team Canada head coach Benoît Groulx knows the pressure that’s mounting for this year’s WJC, especially as Canada is playing on home ice
Dec 19, 2014
Ottawa Valley towns struggle to reconcile how one of their sons takes up the good fight in the Middle East as another sides with Islamic State
Dec 12, 2014
Paul MacLean, Ottawa’s now-ex-coach, didn’t adhere to the golden rule: Get along with your players – or else
Dec 08, 2014
Who wants the people lining up behind you to hear your whispered ‘No thanks’ when you are holding a basket of $20 wine bottles
Dec 05, 2014
He played the national game as it is played in the dreams of young boys and girls: flowing, graceful, magical
Dec 03, 2014
While it can’t please everyone, Winnipeg’s landmark megamuseum is an unflinching treasure trove of human history
Nov 28, 2014
Orphaned bears Blizzard and Star are the latest additions to Journey to Churchill, an ambitious experiment taking place at Winnipeg’s Assiniboine Park Zoo
Nov 23, 2014
Winnipeg doesn’t score much – 40 goals in 20 games – but a lot else is working just fine
Nov 19, 2014
Betsy McGregor, who ran against the fraudulent former MP, is concerned about the protracted process required to bring justice
Nov 14, 2014
Players show Remembrance Day respect at War Memorial, putting so-called ‘Battle of Ontario’ into context
Nov 09, 2014
Roy MacGregor was born in the small village of Whitney, Ont., in 1948. Before joining The Globe and Mail in 2002, he worked for the National Post, the Ottawa Citizen, Maclean's magazine (three separate times), the Toronto Star and The Canadian Magazine. He has won numerous awards for his journalism, including two National Newspaper Awards, several National Magazine Awards and twice the ACTRA Award as the best television drama writer in the country.
He is also the author of nearly 40 books, 23 of them in the internationally-successful Screech Owls Mystery series for young readers. His adult books include A Life In the Bush, which won the Rutstrum Award as the best book on the wilderness published in North America between 1995-2000. His previous book, Home Team: Fathers, Sons and Hockey, was nominated for the Governor-General's Award in 1996. He has also written two novels, Canoe Lake and The Last Season.
His latest book is Canadians: A Portrait of a Country and Its People.
In 2005 he was named an officer in the Order of Canada.
MacGregor lives in Kanata, Ont., with Ellen. They have four children.