Tavia Grant is a reporter for The Globe and Mail who focuses on projects as part of the Globe’s enterprise desk. Areas of focus include data gaps, along with gender and workplace issues. In recent years, she has covered subjects such as human trafficking, refugee flows, workplace fatalities and the gender pay gap. In 2017, she received the Landsberg Award in recognition of her coverage of women’s equality issues.
Previously, she worked for Report on Business for a decade, where she covered topics ranging from inflation and global trade to income inequality, currency markets, long-term unemployment and labour migration.
Her 2014 coverage of the health risks from asbestos exposure garnered a National Newspaper Award nomination and a Best in Business award for best content, and put pressure on the federal government to change its policies about the deadly mineral.
Before joining The Globe, she worked as a business reporter for Bloomberg News in Zurich and Toronto. She has a degree in international development and Spanish.
Years in Journalism20
Years at The Globe and Mail15
Honours & Awards
Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) Best in Business Award (silver) - investigative, 2017
Canadian Association of Journalists nomination – labour, 2017
Landsberg Award, 2017
Digital Publishing Awards – best editorial package (part of a team), 2016
Canadian Online Publishing Award - best content, 2014
SABEW Best in Business Award - multimedia, 2014
National Newspaper Award nomination – business, 2014
National Newspaper Award nomination – projects (part of a team), 2013