The campaign stretched over 30 years and several political leaders, from John Diefenbaker in the 1960s to Mr. Mulroney, Joe Clark and a very young Alison Redford in the late 1980s and early 1990s
Dec 06, 2013
In many ways, prison was the making of 'Madiba', whose principled stand on issues of equality and social justice never wavered during his decades of incarceration.
Dec 05, 2013
Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre houses more than 500 veterans, including 95-year-old Murray Westgate, best known as Imperial Oil’s pitchman on Hockey Night in Canada broadcasts
Dec 05, 2013
Most of us have experienced a toe-tapping, deep-sighing wait in the emergency department, wondering what’s taking so long. So we have you a chance to jump into the shoes of a triage nurse and run the place yourself.
Nov 27, 2013
Assessing patients in the emergency room is one of the first – and most important – duties of a triage nurse. So get to it.
Nov 25, 2013
Most of us show up at a hospital emergency department some time in our lives. After several weeks at Sunnybrook, I have seen patients in pain, despair and confusion, but the overwhelming emotion is hope
Nov 21, 2013
The Globe and Mail partners with Toronto’s Sunnybrook hospital in an intensive three-month investigation to identify and find solutions to the problems affecting us all
Nov 17, 2013
With jury set to select winner next week, we take another look at the five books in the running
Nov 02, 2013
Canadian writer spoke with Globe photographer John Lehmann in her first video interview after the historic win
Oct 11, 2013
A senior features writer at The Globe, Martin has covered subjects ranging from palliative care and assisted suicide to major political profiles to pieces on arts and culture.
There is no such thing as an uninteresting life, is Sandra Martin's motto. As a feature writer, she has recently written profiles of politicians, Bob Rae, Deb Matthews and Alison Redford, as well as the obituaries of hundreds of significant Canadians - Pierre Berton, Jackie Burroughs, Ed Mirvish, June Callwood, Arthur Erickson, and Ken Thomson to name only a handful. Her book, Working the Dead Beat: 50 lives that changed Canada, was published to glowing reviews in October, 2012. Before taking on the dead beat in 2004, she was an arts and culture writer, specializing in books for The Globe. The co-author of three books including Rupert Brooke in Canada and Card Tricks: Bankers, Boomers and the Explosion of Plastic Credit, she edited The First Man in My Life: Daughters Write about their Fathers in 2007.