Doug spent a great period of his life involved with the people and events on Parliament Hill. A Hill commentator for over 45 years, his columns ran in the Toronto Telegram, and later the Toronto Sun – providing his unique perspective as both Parliamentarian and writer. He was also a regular contributor to Executive Magazine and Legion Magazine.
Known widely as the ‘Dean of the Parliamentary Press Gallery’, Doug’s writing spanned the lives and events of our day – covering issues from sports, to war, to politics and media. Read the most recent columns listed below, or scan more than 1200 columns listed by year in the archives.
CTV Interview, W5, 1967
Doug probes External Affairs Minister Paul Martin Sr. on Vietnam War
CTV tribute to Douglas Fisher, September 18, 2009
- The Sun’s sage on the Hill bids adieu
- THE NEW PARLIAMENT … BY THE NUMBERS
- Doug’s Columns 2006
- THE ORIGINS OF CANADA’S ‘TWO SOLITUDES’
- MULRONEY, NEWMAN AND ME