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Justin Giovannetti

Justin Giovannetti
Ontario Legislative Reporter

Area of Expertise

I write about the politics and policy that impact Ontario's provincial government.
Justin Giovannetti is The Globe and Mail’s Ontario legislative reporter, based at Queen's Park. He previously worked out of the newspaper’s Edmonton bureau as the Alberta reporter, where he chronicled the rise of Rachel Notley's New Democrats. Before that he was based in B.C. and Toronto working on the national desk. His work has been recognized by an investigative award from the Canadian Association of Journalism and the Digital Publishing Awards. He began his career in Montreal working for CTV.

Years in Journalism


Years at The Globe and Mail


Languages Spoken

English, French

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