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In her more than 15 years as a national health reporter with The Globe and Mail, Carly Weeks has developed a reputation as one of the country's leading authorities on health-related issues.

Carly was one of the reporters leading the Globe's coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic and continues to cover the fallout of the pandemic and its effects on the health care system. She has spent years covering many urgent health issues, including the growing threat of medical misinformation and disinformation, lack of access to abortion services in many parts of Canada and the critical shortage of health workers across the country.


Years in Journalism


Years at The Globe and Mail


Bachelor of Arts (Honours), History, Queen's University

Master of Arts, Journalism, Western University

Honours & Awards

Mindset Award for Workplace Mental Health Reporting

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologist of Canada’s Journalism Award for Excellence in Women’s Health Reporting

RPNAO Excellence in Journalism Award

Canadian Medical Association's Michelle Lang Award for Excellence in Print Reporting

Languages spoken


Carly Weeks abides by The Globe and Mail Editorial Code of Conduct

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