About the Artist
Born in Saskatoon, Mr. Gable, 72, got his start cartooning for the University of Saskatchewan’s student newspaper, the Sheaf. After a few years as a high-school teacher in Brockville, Ont. (where he still drew freelance for a local paper), he returned to full-time cartooning at the Regina Leader-Post in 1980. He’s been with The Globe and Mail since 1987, earning national kudos for his witty style: When he became a Member the Order of Canada in 2018, the citation said his work “embodies our national sense of humour, namely our ability to laugh at ourselves and our institutions.