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Kelly Grant

Kelly Grant
National health reporter
Health reporter

Area of Expertise

Health policy, drug pricing, medical aid in dying, the intersection of politics and health
Kelly Grant's career in journalism began in high school, when she worked as a night and weekend tape editor at her local television station in London, Ont. She's been hooked on reporting ever since. After earning a Bachelor of Journalism degree from Carleton University in Ottawa, Kelly worked as a cop reporter and editorial writer at the Windsor Star and as a general assignment writer and Toronto city hall reporter at The National Post. She joined The Globe and Mail in 2008. Kelly has held a variety of posts at The Globe, including Toronto editor and Toronto City Hall bureau chief. She is now a national health reporter with a special interest in the intersection of politics and health, drug pricing and medical aid in dying. When not reporting, she can usually be found at the arena or soccer pitch, cheering on her three sons.

Years in Journalism


Years at The Globe and Mail



Bachelor of Journalism, Carleton University

Honours & Awards

2016 RNAO Media Award, Best Newspaper Series, Into the Home (with Elizabeth Church)

2015 International EPPY Award for Best News or Event Feature video for Saving Cyla

2015 Online Journalism Awards, Explanatory Reporting (large newsroom), finalist, for Saving Cyla

Languages Spoken

English, smattering of French

Latest articles
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B.C. considers forcing drug companies to disclose payments to doctors
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Nursing-home murderer secured new jobs after being fired for medication handling, documents show
Serial killer ex-nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer won’t testify at public inquiry
Second Ontario doctor faces potential discipline over opioid prescribing
Toronto doctor resigns from committee, accuses pharmaceutical company of deliberately creating shortage of drug
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Plasma medications from paid donors are safe: federal panel
B.C. raises payments to doctors who provide medical assistance in dying
Ontario to plug gap in home-care coverage for patients who move provinces
Thousands take back Yonge Street in vigil honouring lives lost in Toronto van attack
Torontonians look to one another for support in aftermath of van attack
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Canada should implement national single-payer pharmacare, MPs say
More Canadian medical-school graduates than ever failed to secure residency
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