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Josh O’Kane

Josh O’Kane is a reporter with The Globe and Mail's Report on Business. Since joining the paper in 2011, he has told stories from New Brunswick to Nairobi. In his spare time, he writes about music and the industry around it.

His 2016 book, Nowhere With You, examines the music and career of Joel Plaskett through the lens of leaving and staying in Canada's Maritime provinces, and is a national bestseller.

Josh holds degrees in chemistry, psychology and journalism, and has previously written for the Saint John Telegraph-Journal, Here Magazine, Exclaim! Magazine,, the Canadian University Press and the Toronto Star.

Latest articles
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Vancouver’s e-commerce technology provider Elastic Path raises $43-million Subscriber content
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What the new PC government means for business in Ontario Subscriber content
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Shopify looks to offer more services, products as part of growth strategy
Angus Reid returns to commercial polling with stake in Vancouver insights panel Subscriber content
Urban innovation firm Miovision Technologies raises $15-million to expand smart intersection products
Salesforce to launch US$100-million venture fund in Canada
Alphabet’s AI venture capital firm makes first investment in Canada with BenchSci
Shopify shares fall on wider loss, conservative revenue projections