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Daniel Leblanc

Daniel Leblanc
Parliamentary reporter
Parliamentary reporter

Area of Expertise

Covers wide range of subjects, with emphasis over the years on Canada-Quebec relations, cannabis, RCMP and procurement

Years in Journalism


Years at The Globe and Mail



BA and MA in political science at the University of Ottawa; has completed the first year of a two-year MA in journalism at Carleton

Honours & Awards

Winner of the Charles Lynch Award for outstanding coverage of national affairs from the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery (2012); Michener Award (2004); National Newspaper Award (2012) and four citations of merit

Languages Spoken

French and English

Latest articles
Federal Conservatives look to Quebec election for new ‘nationalist’ partner
Conservatives tell MP Maxime Bernier to ‘play on the team' in midst of spat over identity politics
Montreal set to press Ottawa for national handgun ban
Cannabis producers sound warning on Ottawa’s new tax plan Subscriber content
Crown corporation to undertake large-scale roof, chimney repairs at Scheer’s official residence
Navy’s new supply ship caught in legal row over allegedly unpaid bills Subscriber content
Mexican president-elect Lopez Obrador vows to preserve NAFTA Subscriber content
Donald Trump, Justin Trudeau dig in for long trade fight over NAFTA
Ottawa to provide up to $2-billion in help to steel and aluminum industries
Ottawa details list of U.S. tariff targets, offers billions in support for Canadian industry
Federal ministers to unveil support for steel and aluminum sectors
Ottawa opens up cannabis industry to people, seeds from previously illicit market Subscriber content
Facebook Canada contracts independent fact checkers to combat ‘fake news’
Ottawa to legalize outdoor cannabis crops Subscriber content
Prime Minister Trudeau delays marijuana legalization until Oct. 17
Looking back at Justin Trudeau’s changing attitude on marijuana Subscriber content
Parliament ends Canada’s 95-year prohibition on cannabis Subscriber content
In historic moment, Senate passes cannabis bill Subscriber content
Cannabis bill is back in the Senate for next vote Subscriber content
Trudeau, Scheer and Singh to campaign at same event in key Quebec by-election