Paul Wells

Paul Wells
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Paul Wells, political editor of Maclean's magazine, has reinvigorated Canadian political writing for more than a decade. His career began in Montreal at The Gazette in 1989; in 1997 he became The Gazette's national affairs columnist, then moved to the National Post for its launch in 1998. In 2003, he joined Maclean's, where he has won two gold National Magazine Awards for his writing on politics. A regular commentator for both English- and French-language television and radio, he is also the author of the bestseller Right Side Up: The Fall of Paul Martin and the Rise of Stephen Harper's New Conservatism. His blog, Inkless Wells, set the standard for political blogging in Canada.

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