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'Oh for the love of God, could you please stop writing about that'

Maclean's magazine's columnist Paul Wells talks about his reporting career, and then some

Paul Wells, Maclean's mag's "Back Page" columnist at one time wanted to be a chemist, but dropped out of the program at the University of Western Ontario because it was "no fun at all." He got a taste for politics when he attended a model student Parliament, so he switched to political science and hasn't looked back since. At 38, and after 16 years in the media business, Mr. Wells is one of the best-known journalists in the country. He's all over the place too. He writes for Maclean's, writes a hugely popular blog and is a regular TV and radio pundit across the country.

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'Oh for the love of God, could you please stop writing about that'

Maclean's magazine's columnist Paul Wells talks about his reporting career, and then some

Paul Wells, Maclean's mag's "Back Page" columnist at one time wanted to be a chemist, but dropped out of the program at the University of Western Ontario because it was "no fun at all." He got a taste for politics when he attended a model student Parliament, so he switched to political science and hasn't looked back since. At 38, and after 16 years in the media business, Mr. Wells is one of the best-known journalists in the country. He's all over the place too. He writes for Maclean's, writes a hugely popular blog and is a regular TV and radio pundit across the country.

  

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Saturday, March 28, 2015
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Broadbent Institute Progress Summit 2015 - Day 2 panels March 27, 2015

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Workers' Action Centre coordinator Deena Ladd, Working Families Party co-chair Bob Master, CCPA-Ontario economist Kaylie Tiessen and Canadian Labour Congress political action director Nathan Rotman on a panel discussing "why unions can lead the progressive fight."

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Workers' Action Centre coordinator Deena Ladd

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Working Families party co-chair Bob Master

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Brian Topp and David Akin

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The packed room at the "Fighting the Frame: How Progressives Can Win Back the Debate" panel discussion.

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Summa Strategies' Tim Powers.

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Tasha Kheiriddin and Tim Powers.

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David Akin and Anna Greenberg.

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The NDP's Rebecca Blaikie and Anne McGrath.

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde spoke about Canada's relationship with Indigenous people

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Feminist Frequency founder Anita Sarkeesian spoke about feminism 3.0 and online harassment.

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Indigenous rights activist and instructor at University of Winnipeg Leah Gazan
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Quebec activist Dalila Awada

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