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Gary Mason

Gary Mason
National affairs columnist
National affairs columnist
Vancouver

Gary Mason began his journalism career in British Columbia in 1981, working as a summer intern for Canadian Press. One of his first assignments was covering the last days of the province's favourite son, Terry Fox.

Gary would later go on to work for the Victoria Times-Colonist before joining The Vancouver Sun, where he worked for 19 years in a variety of roles, including legislative bureau chief, city editor and deputy managing editor before he began writing a popular sports column in 1997.

He joined The Globe and Mail in 2005 as a national affairs columnist based in Vancouver.

Gary is a five-time National Newspaper Award nominee, winning it three times. He has received B.C.'s highest journalism honour, the Jack Webster Award, eight times. Recently, he was recognized with the Bruce Hutchinson Lifetime Achievement Award. He has authored or co-authored six books. He appears frequently on television and radio to speak about everything from politics to sports.





 

Latest articles
Why B.C. needs to kill its tax on vacant homes Gary Mason
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Why Calgary could go for gold in an Olympic bid Gary Mason
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Once pipeline pals, Notley and Trudeau may be headed for a split Gary Mason
Why are people in Vancouver (and Toronto) so unhappy? Gary Mason
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The time has come to ban cellphones in the classroom Gary Mason
After Trans Mountain, we need a better way to consult with Indigenous groups Gary Mason
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Trans Mountain pipeline ruling creates a big political mess for Trudeau and Notley Subscriber content Gary Mason
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The many travails of NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh Gary Mason
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The Bernier headache is just beginning Gary Mason
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While the planet burns, our politicians fiddle Gary Mason
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The many voices of #MeToo yet to be heard Gary Mason
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Derek Fildebrandt’s desperate bid for attention Gary Mason
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Dominic LeBlanc’s impossible task: wooing conservative premiers Gary Mason
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Is Stephen Harper pulling Jason Kenney’s strings? Gary Mason
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The deceit that was the BC Liberals’ case for power Gary Mason
The Globe and Mail
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Why nothing important will come from premiers’ confab Gary Mason
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Migrants dying at sea used to spark outrage. So what’s changed? Gary Mason
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High housing costs could make Vancouver a self-service city Gary Mason
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Toronto can look to Vancouver area to see what’s sadly coming next in gun violence Gary Mason
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Is British Columbia the corruption capital of Canada? Gary Mason