Drew Fagan writes a column three times a week, focussing on the Canadian and international economy, Canadian and U.S. government policy, and the various facets of globalization.
He joined The Globe and Mail in 1984 as a Toronto-based reporter, and spent six months in Atlantic Canada in 1987 before becoming Calgary bureau chief in 1988, where he covered a wide range of business issues as well as the 1988 federal election.
He joined the Globe's Ottawa bureau in 1989, specializing in economic and trade issues. In that role, he led the Globe's coverage of the NAFTA negotiations, spending substantial amounts of time in Mexico covering the country's political development and its economic integration into North America.
In late 1993, after covering the federal election, he moved to Washington. He spent three years covering Canada-U.S. relations and U.S. economic and political issues, including the 1996 presidential election.
He moved back to Toronto in 1997 to become associate editor of Report on Business, and then Foreign Editor in 1999.
He began writing his column in December, 2001.
Mr. Fagan has a B.Comm. from Queen's University and an M.A. from the University of Western Ontario.