A century ago, after Centre Block was razed by fire, politicians decamped to Museum of Nature and ushered in a new era of government
Feb 05, 2016
Carnage in journalism seems to continue unabated as folks in Guelph and Nanaimo wake up today without their hometown papers,
Jan 29, 2016
The National Capital Commission has been looking for a legacy project, and LeBreton Flats has attracted two imaginitive competitors for the development
Jan 26, 2016
Mother Canada war memorial proposed for Cape Breton brings to fore reservations about the mindset guiding resource management
Jan 22, 2016
Prime Minister’s hobby of ink-and-watercolour sketching carries on a tradition of political leaders finding their muse
Jan 19, 2016
Calgary mayor raises the level of debate by demanding a serious analysis of calls to have taxpayers subsidize arenas and stadiums
Jan 15, 2016
In 1991, with a nation flummoxed about its future, proposals to fix the government were ignored; 25 years on, they’re worth reviewing
Jan 08, 2016
Florida wins 11th game in a row as Ottawa reaches the season’s halfway point in need of improvements to stay competitive
Jan 07, 2016
The surprising Panthers ride a 10-game winning streak to the top of the Atlantic division as this season’s early Cinderella story. Everything is going according to plan, says general manager Dale Tallon
Jan 06, 2016
The small Saskatchewan city is taking big steps to openly deal with a shameful chapter of history and the fallout that affected many more people than those directly violated
Jan 01, 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.