Grant Robertson is an award-winning journalist who has been recognized for investigative journalism, sports writing, feature 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 four Olympics, written extensively about business and the financial markets, the pharmaceutical industry, 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 seven National Newspaper Awards; including business reporting (2004, 2014), sports writing (2011), explanatory writing (2011, 2016), short feature writing (2013), and long feature (2018).
He is a five-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, a 2013 probe into the deadly rail disaster in Lac-Mégantic. Que., and a 2017 data investigation into white collar crime.
Born and raised in Calgary, he now lives in Toronto and is an avid runner.
Years at The Globe and Mail14