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Carrie Tait

Carrie Tait
Reporter in The Globe and Mail's Calgary bureau

Area of Expertise

Breaking news, politics, energy, Indigenous issues

Carrie Tait joined The Globe's Calgary bureau in January, 2011. Previously, she spent six years working for the National Post in both Calgary and Toronto. She has a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Western Ontario and a bachelor’s degree in political studies from the University of Saskatchewan.

Why did you become a journalist?

To tell other people's stories

Years in Journalism


Years at The Globe and Mail



Western University, Master of Arts in Journalism, 2004

University of Saskatchewan, Political Studies, 2002

Honours & Awards

Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, 2010-2011

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award, 1997-2000

Languages Spoken


Latest articles
‘Inexplicable’ genetically modified Alberta wheat signals to possible cereal killer
Branding day on the Prairies: How cattle culture brings communities together
‘Why is industry here?’: When big business meets a scenic lookout
Alberta, Saskatchewan to push for equalization changes despite unexpected federal renewal in current form
Calgary’s pro- and anti- 2026 Winter Olympics forces marshal resources for vote
How scouts study curling stones to help give pros an edge
Cause of Humboldt Broncos bus crash still unknown: RCMP
SJHL final to go ahead after Humboldt Broncos bus crash
‘It was more than hockey today’: Team tied to Humboldt Broncos back on ice with heavy hearts
A town in mourning, Humboldt searches for answers and solace after deadly bus crash
Humboldt bus crash: Thousands gather to mourn crash victims
‘He was comfortable here’: Host family remembers Humboldt Broncos captain
Death toll increases to 15 after Humboldt Broncos bus crash leaves country in grief, shock
Canada’s hockey world reeling in wake of Humboldt Broncos bus crash that left 14 dead
Siblings of baby who died on Alberta First Nation had respiratory viruses
Calgary’s Olympics bid sucked into an information vacuum, eroding confidence and enthusiasm
One child dead, 14 in hospital from Alberta First Nation, health officials say
Alberta oil threat may hurt industry, prompt judicial challenges: experts
Notley threatens to turn off oil taps in dispute with B.C. over Trans Mountain pipeline
Alberta calls on Ottawa to fix system to increase Indigenous representation on juries
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