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Olympic Reporter, Senior Business Writer and Investigative Reporter

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How Canada turned itself into a tennis contender

Canadian tennis has gone through a massive overhaul in less than a decade, changing its culture, its approach and, most important, its results on the court. Players such as Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard expect to win every time

Jul 04, 2014

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Grant Robertson is an award-winning journalist who has been recognized for investigative journalism, business reporting and profile writing. He joined the Globe and Mail in 2005, after five years as a business writer at the Calgary Herald.

Currently the Globe and Mail’s Senior Investigative Reporter in the Report on Business, he has covered the oil and gas industry, the airline sector, the media & telecom business, and has worked as a reporter on Parliament Hill. His work has also appeared in Report on Business Magazine and Sports Illustrated.

He is the winner of three National Newspaper Awards; including business reporting (2004), explanatory writing (2011) and sports writing (2011).

He has twice been a finalist for the Michener Award, presented by the Governor General for meritorious public service journalism, including a 2008 investigation into Canada’s aging 911 system, which prompted an overhaul of the country’s emergency response technology. He also won silver at the National Magazine Awards in 2009 for profile writing.

Born and raised in Calgary, he now lives in Toronto and is an avid runner.

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