While they’re eating you alive, think of the good those clouds of critters provide, keeping the food chain intact
May 29, 2015
In the same week, a charity gala in Toronto and a tearful hearing in Ottawa both point towards a future with fewer preventable deaths and injuries
May 22, 2015
We are now officially entering Year 23 of no Stanley Cup for the country that invented the game and, somewhat incongruously, is also the two-time defending champion of the Olympic gold medal in men’s hockey
May 15, 2015
NHL club has put out a call for potential “live donor”
May 14, 2015
Today’s protesting parents harken back to a prudish time when teenagers worried about hair growing on their palms
May 08, 2015
Maybe our country’s world-class bliss is rooted in a collective decision to abandon all hope of finding politicians with integrity
May 01, 2015
Hockey fans are going to have to live with the reality that, with rare exceptions, goalies will decide who goes golfing
Apr 26, 2015
‘It is a temple masquerading as a government building,’ says the man unlocking the hidden messages of the Manitoba Legislature
Apr 24, 2015
Despite being swept by the Anaheim Ducks, what makes the youthful Jets excited about next year is the city itself, not just the maturing prospects. To play in Winnipeg is different than anywhere else in the hockey world
Apr 23, 2015
Winnipeg doesn’t go quietly, but oh-so-promising team still gone from the playoffs
Apr 23, 2015
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.