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Gary Mason

Gary Mason
National affairs columnist
National affairs columnist

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 has won two National Newspaper Awards and six Jack Webster Awards, including 2010 Commentator of the Year. He appears regularly on television and radio to offer his thoughts on a range of issues. 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.





 

Latest articles
Mr. Trudeau’s swing-set and what it says about our politics Gary Mason
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Justin Trudeau’s Faustian bargain Gary Mason
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Hold off on bashing the 30-year-olds who live at home Gary Mason
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What Alberta doesn’t understand about B.C. in the Trans Mountain dispute Gary Mason
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Stephen Harper comes in from the cold Gary Mason
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B.C.’s NDP are sabotaging electoral reform Gary Mason
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Vancouver’s mayoralty race is serving up a hot mess Gary Mason
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Pipeline advocates’ newest weapon: the radical protester Gary Mason
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B.C., where access to a wait-list is considered access to health care Gary Mason