Articles by Don Martin
- Don Martin: The lessons for Pierre Poilievre from the Alberta election
- Don Martin: David Johnston's reputation is but a smouldering ruin
- Don Martin: Passport furor foreshadows a dirty-tricks campaign where perceptions will be reality
- Don Martin: The stunning fall of the once-promising Marco Mendicino
- Don Martin: In the battle for Alberta, it's Smith versus her mouth
- Don Martin: Trudeau government takes a chainsaw to its tree-planting promise
- Don Martin: Too much smoke not to have a fire somewhere inside the PMO or Liberal Party
- Don Martin: Poilievre has a nagging problem or two he has to fix if he wants to replace Trudeau as prime minister
- Don Martin's sorry-to-be-cynical prediction on the federal budget
- Don Martin: Beware the friendly face of Joe Biden. He's just not that into us.
Don Martin was the host of CTV News Channel's daily marquee political program, POWER PLAY.
One of the most respected journalists on Parliament Hill, Martin has been covering politics in Canada for 32 years at The National Post and Calgary Herald, before joining CTV.
Previously a national affairs columnist based in Ottawa, Martin wrote regularly about federal politics for The Calgary Herald and The National Post with a special eye on western issues of interest to his favourite province, namely Alberta. He has spent the last 30 years covering politics, starting with Calgary city hall and moving to the provincial legislature before heading to the nation's capital in 2000.
Martin authored the bestseller King Ralph in 2002, a biography on the life and times of Alberta Premier Ralph Klein, and in 2006 published Belinda on the private and political life of Belinda Stronach.
Martin posts a weekly take on the federal politics issues of the week.