Our Journalists

Breaking a news story takes dedication, sometimes for years. It requires curiosity,
determination and a commitment to delivering the truth to a public who deserve
nothing less. Star journalists are held in the highest regard for their integrity, accuracy and relentless pursuit of news stories that need telling.


Leslie Scrivener

Leslie Scrivener has ridden trains in Burma, where the pace is slow and travellers lean out open windows, and on numbing long hauls across China — 36 hours of sitting on hard seats. She also crossed Canada by train once before, in the early 1980s. Scrivener has written a Star Dispatches eRead about Canadian anthropologist Wade Davis entitled On Ealue Lake: Wade Davis and the Battle for Todagin Mountain. The author of a biography of Canada’s heroic Terry Fox, she is a feature writer at the Star.