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Joe Friesen
StaffReporterPostsecondary Education ReporterToronto, Canada

Area of Expertise

Population, demographics, immigration, culture

Joe Friesen is The Globe and Mail’s postsecondary education reporter. He was The Globe’s demographics reporter for six years and formerly Prairie Bureau Chief based in Winnipeg.

His work on immigration and population change was nominated for a special project NNA in 2013. His first book, The Ballad of Danny Wolfe, is based on a series of articles about the rise and fall of the Wolfe brothers. More recently he covered the tumultuous story of the killing of Colten Boushie.


Years at The Globe and Mail

Languages spoken

English, French

Joe Friesen abides by The Globe and Mail Editorial Code of Conduct

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