In a game with real stakes involved for both teams, Winnipeg outlasts Ottawa as the postseason looms
Feb 19, 2017
A Laurentian University researcher has spent years studying the effects of hydrogen sulfide on human physiology, and believes the stinky gas could serve several medical purposes
Feb 07, 2017
A firebombing attack on Peterborough’s mosque in 2015 had an unexpected effect of bringing the community together
Feb 03, 2017
A source of both inspiration and controversy for decades, the future of the Columbia River now hangs in the balance as the U.S. and Canada prepare to renegotiate a 53-year-old treaty on its use
Jan 27, 2017
Team founder Cyril Leeder out as Sens president, replaced by former MLSE executive Tom Anselmi
Jan 25, 2017
The No. 1 draft pick in 2004 has consistently grown as a hockey player, but he still has his eye on a Stanley Cup win and an Olympic gold medal
Jan 24, 2017
What fun! Final score 7-6 Columbus Blue Jackets over the Ottawa Senators in overtime – but numbers are only part of the story
Jan 22, 2017
After witnessing the physical and cognitive toll hockey took on his son Derek, who died at age 28, Len Boogaard is waging a battle of his own: to eliminate fighting from hockey
Jan 13, 2017
The Ottawa Senators staged a comeback late in the second period to end with a 5-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers Sunday night
Jan 08, 2017
It was a simple idea to protect the face, but its impact has been felt in more far-reaching ways
Jan 08, 2017
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.