The Globe and Mail is a Canadian national newspaper which provides a cross-section of information relative to and about Canadians. The newspaper has a strong news component which tries to maintain clarity and objectivity in all of its reporting, while maintaining stringent editorial standards. Based out of Toronto, the newspaper is perceived as the top choice for national news coverage in Canada. The Globe and Mail maintains and supports a comprehensive arts and entertainment section, sports, world news, financial, business, etc. It has up-to-date science and technology coverage which further adds to its renaissance attitude. The newspaper has complimentary cartoons, fun facts and unique sections as well as the top Canadian job listings amongst its pages. Their jobs sections also includes informative articles and helpful tips which are often all-to-deftly representative of the current markets. Even their obituary columns are often a very interesting read on the lives of extraordinary Canadians, yet another example of the attention to detail this newspaper provides. Sections such as Social Studies are a sure-fire conversation starter meting out daily bits of information that otherwise one would have missed.
The Globe and Mail’s website is a free online version everyday, providing access to the news for everyone. This kind of commitment is something that should be shared by news organizations around the world because the news still has a responsibility to be a check and balance for society at large, regardless of income. The profit has been creatively garnered in other ways.
Their columnists are incisive and belligerent, but well-informed on their topics. Columnists pick up the news where reporters leave off, giving you arguments for or against to better understand the news. After all, if you agreed with them all the time, where would the fun be in that? Still, whether you agree with their columnists or not, the Globe and Mail is at the very top of Canadian journalism.