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Greg Keenan

Greg Keenan
Auto and Steel and Airline Industry Reporter
Auto and Steel and Airline Industry Reporter

Area of Expertise

The auto sector, North American free trade agreement, international trade. Manufacturing.

Greg Keenan has covered the automotive and steel industries for The Globe and Mail since 1995. He also writes about broader manufacturing trends. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto and of the University of Western Ontario School of Journalism.

Why did you become a journalist?

Inspired by Phil Graham, publisher of the Washington Post in the 1960s who said: "Journalism is the first rough draft of history"

Years in Journalism


Years at The Globe and Mail



Bachelor of Arts in history and political science from University of Toronto; Master of Arts in Journalism, University of Western Ontario

Honours & Awards

Reporter on teams that have won National Newspaper Award and Society of American Business Editors and Writers award.

Latest articles
Canada sidelined as U.S., Mexico at odds over proposed auto tariffs Subscriber content
Incoming Air France-KLM CEO charts his flight path Subscriber content
Air Canada’s No. 2 executive, Ben Smith, to be named CEO of Air France-KLM Subscriber content
Ottawa to seek input before deciding on offshore steel tariffs Subscriber content
Stelco set to benefit from steel tariffs due to large Canadian market Subscriber content
Mexico’s incoming president sees NAFTA movement Subscriber content
Stelco to pay out special dividend after quarterly loss
WestJet posts first quarterly loss in 13 years; shares fall
United States, Mexico enter ‘rapid track’ in NAFTA talks Subscriber content
Air Canada CEO says airline is only realistic bidder for Aeroplan
Sergio Marchionne: a visionary who left an indelible mark on the global auto industry
Canada seeks united front with Mexico in NAFTA talks Subscriber content
Fiat Chrysler names Jeep boss as CEO to replace ailing Marchionne
Canada vows to fire back if U.S. imposes auto tariffs Subscriber content
Auto tariffs would backfire for U.S. car prices, jobs and GDP, study finds Subscriber content
Auto parts industry braces for downturn if U.S. moves on tariff threat Subscriber content
United States suing Canada, EU, others at WTO for retaliating against tariffs
Tesla buyers out of pocket after Ontario cancels electric-car rebates Subscriber content
Ontario scraps rebates for buyers of electric vehicles Subscriber content
Toyota Prius PHV: Toyota Motor Corp. says its rechargeable Prius PHV plug-in hybrid will be priced from 3.2 million yen ($41,000) in Japan, as it aims to keep the lead in fuel-efficient electric vehicles.
Auto trade war would put one-fifth of Canadian industry jobs at risk, dealers warn