Area of ExpertiseCourts, crime, politics, science
Tu Thanh Ha is a general assignment reporter for The Globe and Mail. He has written on a wide range of topics, from the Bruce McArthur case to obituaries of Holocaust survivors.
Before moving to Toronto, he spent 12 years as a correspondent for The Globe in Montreal, reporting on Quebec politics, organized crime, space flights, natural disasters. He also covered politics as a reporter in The Globe's Parliamentary Bureau and as a legislature reporter in Quebec City for Montreal's The Gazette.
'As a former refugee I am lucky that my parents had the fortitude and resourcefulness to escape from a war and start a new life in a new land.'
Years in Journalism32
Years at The Globe and Mail26
Concordia University, 1990
Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf, 1981
Honours & Awards
Member of the team that won the 2018 SABEW Canada Award (Breaking News category)
National Newspaper Award citation of merit, 2018 (Breaking News category)
National Newspaper Award citation of merit, 2005 (Breaking News category)