Despite the fever dreams of the cultural class, women in the United States are not about to be enslaved by misogynistic monsters
Apr 29, 2017
No one should feel relieved after Emmanuel Macron’s first-round electoral victory – the country remains deeply polarized and ripe for a populist surge
Apr 24, 2017
A Premier flatlining in the polls has offered a basket of fixes to Ontario’s hot housing market that puts politics ahead of good policy
Apr 20, 2017
Legalizing pot is trickier than it looks, and the Prime Minister might soon be wondering if the hassle is worth the price
Apr 17, 2017
Canada’s past is so contentious these days, and identity groups so aggrieved, that almost everyone was bound to be upset by ‘The Story of Us’
Apr 13, 2017
We better get used to the fact that U.S. foreign policy will be driven by one irrefutable truth: A President with a bottomless desire for approval
Apr 10, 2017
I loathe chest-pumping nationalism, but if recalling a battle stirs a new generation to value their country, Canada will be better for it
Apr 08, 2017
Two fights over Muslim accommodation show that we're not immune from hate-mongers determined to poison the public discourse
Apr 03, 2017
Teaching young women to have respect for booze is not an exercise in victim blaming – it’s empowering them to manage risk
Apr 01, 2017
While governments fiddle, a generation is getting burned by Canada’s housing market. Increasing the supply of homes is the only answer
Mar 27, 2017
Margaret Wente is one of Canada's leading columnists. As a writer for The Globe and Mail, she provokes heated debate with her views on health care, education, and social issues. She is a winner of the National Newspaper Award for column-writing.
Ms. Wente has had a diverse career in Canadian journalism as both a writer and an editor. She has edited two leading business magazines, Canadian Business and ROB Magazine. She has also been editor of the Globe's business section, the ROB, and managing editor of the paper. Her columns have appeared in the Globe since 1992. She now writes full-time for the paper, and she is a frequent commentator on television and radio.
Ms. Wente was born in Chicago and moved to Toronto with her family when she was in her teens. She has won numerous journalism awards. She holds a BA from the University of Michigan, and an MA in English from the University of Toronto. She is married to Ian McLeod, a television producer.