For 300 years, the North and South Saskatchewan rivers were main transportation and communication routes from Eastern Canada, and played pivotal roles in Canadian history
Aug 06, 2017
Pipe Man, as it is known locally, is an homage the legendary Canadian artist who vanished 100 years ago
Jul 14, 2017
‘We know what we have to do in the future,’ Ottawa’s captain says as his teammates come to terms with the heartbreak of OT loss
May 26, 2017
Pittsburgh will play the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup final
May 25, 2017
By the end of the third round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the game is profoundly different, as are the players – at least those still standing
May 24, 2017
The winner of that game, set for Thursday in Pittsburgh, will go on to play the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup final
May 23, 2017
With a historically bad powerplay during their postseason run, Ottawa is hoping for a spark from the man advantage as they face elimination in Game 6
May 22, 2017
The Ottawa Senators fell 7-0 to Pittsburgh in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final
May 21, 2017
Game 5 will be Sunday afternoon back in Pittsburgh
May 19, 2017
“People will still continue to think we’re the boring old team,” said Ottawa forward Bobby Ryan. “We do. We clog the neutral zone. We make it hard for you to come through. It works for us, so we’re sticking to it.”
May 18, 2017
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.