Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities to join Governor-General in opening his ‘We Can Do Better’ conference on concussions
Dec 05, 2016
‘Growing understanding’ of head trauma means sport must evolve to address the issue, David Johnston says
Nov 28, 2016
Henry Burris threw two TD passes as Ottawa held on for a wild 35-23 win over the Edmonton Eskimos in a snowy CFL East Division final
Nov 20, 2016
Memorial project shines light on largely unknown Battle of Hill 70, which played a key role in Canada’s journey to nationhood
Nov 11, 2016
It didn’t take Auston Matthews long to live up to the hype, but no one expected him to score four times
Oct 12, 2016
After missing the playoffs, the Ottawa Senators are ready for the Battle of Redemption in Ontario with the Toronto Maple Leafs
Oct 11, 2016
There are reasons why the young Team North America could prove highly attractive to fans watching the World Cup of Hockey
Sep 12, 2016
‘A pretty good rivalry’ as Canada and U.S. each earn a victory in two exhibition games
Sep 10, 2016
The real test for coach Mike Babcock will come with the Leafs, not at the World Cup of Hockey
Sep 07, 2016
All-star forward is ready to take the lead during the World Cup after injury kept him out of the final moments in Sochi
Sep 06, 2016
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.