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Karen Howlett

Karen Howlett

Karen Howlett is a national reporter based in Toronto. She returned to the newsroom in 2013 after covering Ontario politics at The Globe’s Queen’s Park bureau for seven years. Prior to that, she worked in the paper’s Vancouver bureau and in The Report on Business, where she covered a variety of beats, including financial services and securities regulation. She led two projects in ROB that were nominated for Michener awards.

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Gambling industry eyes Toronto waterfront’s Ontario Place
Investigation
Contractor woes stall Ontario public projects
B.C. alleges 20 years of deception in opioid lawsuit
B.C. files lawsuit against opioid makers and distributors for deceptive marketing
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Ottawa heightens scrutiny on opioid manufacturers’ marketing
Purdue Pharma halts marketing of opioids in Canada
Ottawa urges drug makers to end opioid marketing
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Behind the scenes
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REUTERS