Paul Wells

Journalist-in-Residence, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
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Main bio

Paul Wells is one of Canada's leading political journalists. As the Munk School's inaugural journalist fellow-in-residence, he hosts The Paul Wells Show, a weekly interview podcast featuring leaders in government, journalism, business and the arts. His subscription newsletter is a leading source of Canadian political news and analysis for a fast-growing and influential audience. For 19 years, he was the lead political writer at Maclean’s magazine. He has also written for the Toronto Star, the Globe and Mail and The National Post. He has worked extensively overseas, including in Europe, the United States and Afghanistan. 

Wells is the author of three books and a frequent commentator on French- and English-language television and radio. 

Updated December 2023