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Area of Expertise

Long-term care, healthcare, adaptation to climate change, courts, crime, politics, science.

Tu Thanh Ha is a reporter who works on The Globe and Mail’s investigative team. He has written on a wide range of topics, from the impact of COVID-19 on nursing homes to serial killers 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 Journalism


Years at The Globe and Mail


Bachelor of Arts, Journalism and Computer Science, Concordia University, 1990

DEC, Science, Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf, 1981

Honours & Awards

Winner, National Newspaper Awards 2021, Explanatory Work category.

Member winning team, National Newspaper Awards 2020, Sustained News Coverage category.

Member winning team, 2018 SABEW Canada Award, Breaking News category.

Member runner-up team, National Newspaper Award 2017, Breaking News category.

Runner-up, National Newspaper Award 2005, Breaking News category.

Languages spoken

Vietnamese, French, English

Tu Thanh Ha abides by The Globe and Mail Editorial Code of Conduct

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