John Gleeson

John Gleeson was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. He began his newspaper career at age 16, writing theatre reviews and covering news beats in the border city of White Rock. He shipped out as an ordinary seaman, clerked in a hardware store, and failed as a gardener before returning to newspaper work. An award-winning environmental reporter, Gleeson was city editor, then editorial page editor for the Winnipeg Sun from 1997 to 2007. His opinion columns and editorials appear in Sun Media...See more