The National Capital Commission has accepted a recommendation to negotiate with Melnyk’s RendezVous LeBreton proposal
Apr 28, 2016
As he steps away from his role as GM of the Ottawa Senators, Bryan Murray hopes to be remembered as ‘a pretty good hockey guy who was a good person’
Apr 10, 2016
The Next One’s recent run of success with the Pittsburgh Penguins echoes comeback of hockey legends before him
Apr 05, 2016
The league understood the dangers of head injuries in 2011, and today, the most troublesome point is that the issue is still being debated
Mar 29, 2016
With both teams in the gold-medal final of the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier curling with surgical precision from the opening rock, the dramatics were not long in coming
Mar 13, 2016
Northern Ontario and Newfoundland rinks may be off-ice buds, but aside from some downtime chitchat, on the ice it’s all business
Mar 11, 2016
Canada’s best still have to pay to play, and even if they make it to the title game they have to battle to get the time off work
Mar 10, 2016
The bonspiel open to priests and preachers since 1978 is welcoming its first Jewish team – and trying to bring Canada (and its faiths) together through the sport of curling
Mar 09, 2016
The fist-pumps and fist-taps, the high-fives, the grim-faced intensity and loud, raw emotion are all there, just as they were in Sochi two years ago when Brad Jacobs and his rink from Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., won the gold medal for Canada
Mar 08, 2016
A slip caused the Newfoundland and Labrador skip to smash his face into the ice and suffer a concussion. There is no protocol in the sport, so he played on, but new regulations are on the horizon
Mar 07, 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.