Osoyoos Chief Clarence Louie likes creating jobs, making money and fostering independence. He’s also very good at it
Aug 15, 2014
This year is the centennial of the Princess Pats and the regiment plans to mark it – and the 100th anniversary of the First World War – with a Memorial Baton Relay, stopping at 23 Canadian locations over 39 days.
Aug 03, 2014
The timeless wooden canoe gets a lot of respect from traditionalists who appreciate its form and function
Jul 25, 2014
Lack of viable alternative to Liberals meant Ontarians had no choice but to go with the devil they know
Jun 13, 2014
Roy MacGregor visits Simcoe-Grey, a riding held by the Progressive Conservatives for decades
Jun 11, 2014
Once considered ‘the linchpin of Confederation,’ Canada’s biggest province has become one of its smallest psychologically
Jun 11, 2014
Al McDonald says social media has become, in his opinion, a major player in the way politicians are viewed
Jun 01, 2014
Even with party easily holding Sudbury seat since 1971, Gélinas campaigns hard on issues such as energy prices … and Toronto
May 30, 2014
Football doesn’t need more information on head injuries. It needs another Theodore Roosevelt willing to put it on trial
May 30, 2014
Octogenarian back at the helm of a revived Northern Ontario Heritage Party, railing against injustices emanating from Queen’s Park
May 28, 2014
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.