Margaret WENTE ’68

Canada’s contrarian

A writer, editor and one of Canada’s leading columnists, Margaret WENTE ‘68 has blazed a trail for women in journalism and continues to enlighten the country with her thought-provoking writing.
She was the first woman to become editor for Canadian Business magazine and later, for the Report on Business magazine at The Globe and Mail.

Margaret WENTE ‘68

This is my ideal job. I was always shy but opinionated. What could be better than having this fabulous soapbox with the best readers in the country?
Now as a senior columnist for The Globe and Mail, she expresses provocative opinions on politicians, social issues, and the way we live, making one of the most celebrated journalists in the country.