The Paul Wells Show

Veteran journalist Paul Wells interviews the leaders and thinkers tackling the world’s big problems — war and peace, democracy and dictatorship, making governments and communities work. Paul draws on decades of experience as a reporter and columnist at Macleans, the Toronto Star and elsewhere to bring you smart, intimate conversations with newsmakers and people who deserve a higher profile.

Produced By: Kevin Sexton
Partners: The National Arts Centre, the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, Toronto Star and iPolitics, TELUS, Compass Rose

About the Host

Maclean’s Magazine columnist Paul Wells in Ottawa November 4, 2021. Photography by Blair Gable

Paul Wells is one of Canada’s leading political journalists. He was the lead political columnist at Maclean’s magazine for 19 years, the national affairs columnist at The Toronto Star, and has written for the Globe and Mail and The National Post. Paul is the inaugural journalist fellow-in-residence for 2022-2023 at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, a regular political commentator on both the French- and English-language CBC networks, and the author of one of Canada’s most widely read political newsletters.

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