The untold story of how a single pill sparked Canada's deadly opioid crisis, and ignited one of the biggest pharmaceutical battles in Canadian history
Dec 30, 2016
Pesticide myclobutanil was found in product recently recalled by Toronto-based medical marijuana company Mettrum Ltd.
Dec 29, 2016
Task force’s recommendation comes after Globe investigation last summer raised questions about mould, bacteria, illegal pesticides and lack of consumer protections found in store-front dispensaries in Toronto
Dec 13, 2016
Former drug executive who helped pioneer addictive painkiller – the flashpoint for a continent-wide opioid crisis – now looking to capitalize on cannabis
Dec 02, 2016
At 18, the Montreal teen is set to step into an F1 cockpit as the second-youngest driver the sport has ever seen
Nov 04, 2016
Lance Stroll will likely take one of two spots on the Williams Racing roster, which would make him the second-youngest driver in Formula One history
Oct 31, 2016
Ottawa’s move to allow for accredited lab testing would take worry out of safety of cannabis – and without the sense of guilt
Oct 07, 2016
Vancouver mayor says lack of federal regulation and oversight has led to led to boom in storefront dispensaries
Oct 02, 2016
Tilray says it wanted to use controversial product in belief it was being employed at non-licensed operations, but later halted its bid
Sep 29, 2016
The Health Minister confirmed in a statement Friday that her staff had received the reports that showed the presence of dangerous chemicals in marijuana in Vancouver dispensaries
Sep 23, 2016
Grant Robertson is an award-winning journalist who has been recognized for investigative journalism, sports writing and business reporting. He joined The Globe and Mail in 2005, from the Calgary Herald.
Currently a member of The Globe and Mail’s investigative team based in Toronto, he has covered two Olympics, written extensively about business and the financial markets, and has worked as a political reporter on Parliament Hill. His work has also appeared in Report on Business Magazine and Sports Illustrated.
He is the winner of five National Newspaper Awards; including business reporting (2004, 2014), sports writing (2011), explanatory writing (2011), and short feature writing (2013).
He is a three-time finalist for the Michener Award, presented by the Governor General for meritorious public service journalism, including a 2008 investigation into Canada’s 911 emergency response system, and a 2013 probe into the deadly rail disaster in Lac-Mégantic. Que.
Born and raised in Calgary, he now lives in Toronto and is an avid runner.