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Kelly Grant
StaffNational health reporter Health reporterToronto

Area of Expertise

Health policy, medical research, drug pricing, COVID-19 and health services in the far north

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 health policy, medical research, drug pricing, COVID-19 and health care in the far north. In 2022, she undertook a special assignment reporting on health care in Nunavut. When not reporting, she can usually be found at the arena, cheering on her three sons.


Years in Journalism


Years at The Globe and Mail


Bachelor of Journalism, Carleton University

Honours & Awards

2022 National Newspaper Awards winner of the George Brown Award for investigations for stories about a tuberculosis outbreak in Nunavut

2020 National Newspaper Awards (team) winner of the sustained news coverage award for stories about COVID-19 in long-term care homes

2019 National Newspaper Awards, winner of the E. Cora Hind Award for beat reporting

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

Kelly Grant abides by The Globe and Mail Editorial Code of Conduct

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