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Margaret Wente

One of Canada's leading columnists and a winner of the National Newspaper Award for column-writing

Jeffrey Simpson

Jeffrey Simpson, The Globe and Mail's national affairs columnist, has won all three of Canada's leading literary prizes -- the Governor-General's award for non-fiction book writing, the National Magazine Award for political writing, and the National Newspaper Award for column writing (twice).

Zarqa Nawaz

Zarqa Nawaz is the creator of the award-winning TV series Little Mosque on the Prairie, which was inspired by the documentary Me and the Mosque, which she wrote and directed.

Adam Radwanski

Adam Radwanski is a political columnist at The Globe and Mail.

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Elizabeth Renzetti

Elizabeth Renzetti has worked at The Globe and Mail as a columnist, reporter, editor of the Books and Review sections, and European correspondent. She writes the paper's Saturday column on page A2 as well as features and articles on current affairs and social trends.

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John Ibbitson

John Ibbitson started at The Globe in 1999 and has been Queen's Park columnist and Ottawa political affairs correspondent.

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Rod Mickleburgh

Rod has served in the B.C. Bureau since 1998, including five years as Bureau Chief

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Gary Mason

Vancouver-based columnist Gary Mason writes on B.C. affairs and issues affecting Western Canada. Mr. Mason has been a fixture on the West Coast journalism scene for more than two decades and has been the recipient of some of the industry's highest honours, including two National Newspaper Awards and six Jack Webster awards. He has authored six books, including his most recent, the No. 1-bestseller Patriot Hearts, Inside the Games that Changed a Country written with John Furlong.

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Konrad Yakabuski

Konrad Yakabuski writes a column on public policy for The Globe and Mail.

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Leah McLaren

Leah McLaren is a Globe and Mail columnist and Europe correspondent for Maclean’s. In 2013, she won a gold National Magazine Award in the arts feature category.

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Mark Hume

Mark Hume is based in Vancouver, writing news and feature stories on a daily basis about his home province of British Columbia. His weekly column, which often challenges the orthodoxy on environmental issues, appears every Monday.

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Tom Hawthorn

Tom Hawthorn writes twice weekly about life as it is lived in British Columbia.

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Marcus Gee

Marcus Gee has won two National Newspaper Awards for his commentary

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Eric Reguly

European correspondent

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Rob Carrick

Rob Carrick has been writing about personal finance, business and economics for close to 20 years. He joined The Globe and Mail in late 1996 as an investment reporter and has been personal finance columnist since November 1998.

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Barrie McKenna

Barrie McKenna is correspondent and columnist in The Globe and Mail's Ottawa bureau. From 1997 until 2010, he covered Washington from The Globe's bureau in the U.S. capital.

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Brian Milner

Brian Milner is a senior economics writer and global markets columnist. In a long career at The Globe and Mail, he has covered diverse business beats, including international trade, the automotive industry, media, debt markets, banking and the business side of sports.

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John Heinzl

John Heinzl has been writing about business and investing since 1990. A native of Hamilton, he earned a master's degree from the University of Western Ontario's Graduate School of Journalism and completed the Canadian Securities Course with honours.

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Gwyn Morgan

A nationally recognized business leader, an ardent community champion, a lover of the great outdoors, and a wellness enthusiast, Gwyn Morgan devoted three decades to building Canada’s largest energy company.

David Parkinson

David Parkinson has been covering business and financial markets since 1990, and has been with The Globe and Mail since 2000.

Tim Cestnick

Tim Cestnick is president of WaterStreet Family Offices, and author of several tax and personal finance books

Ian McGugan

Ian McGugan is Senior Editor of The Globe and Mail's Report on Business and has been writing about investing, economics and business for more than 20 years. He joined the Globe and Mail in 2010.

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Fabrice Taylor

Fabrice Taylor began his career at The Globe and Mail in 1995. In 2000 he started writing about the capital markets for The Globe.

Leslie Beck

Leslie Beck writes Globe Life's weekly Food for Thought column.

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Beppi Crosariol

Beppi Crosariol's twice-weekly columns appear in the Globe Life section on Wednesdays and in Style on Saturdays. Mr. Crosariol previously covered business law for Report on Business and edited the paper's technology section.

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Katrina Onstad

Katrina Onstad's writing on arts, social issues and culture (high and low) has appeared around the world in publications including Toronto Life, The New York Times, The Guardian and on CBC.ca. An essay in Elle earned her an American National Magazine Award nomination. In Canada, she's an NMA winner in the Arts category, and has been nominated several times, including as Best Columnist.

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Lucy Waverman

I come from a long line of people for whom food is a passion.

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Sarah Hampson

Sarah Hampson is an award-winning journalist whose work started appearing in The Globe and Mail in 1998, when she was invited to write a column.

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André Picard

André Picard is a health reporter and columnist at The Globe and Mail. In 2010, he was named Canada's top newspaper columnist by the National Newspaper Awards.

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Amy Verner

Amy joined the Globe and Mail as the paper's style reporter in March, 2007.

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