The Globe and Mail Selects AWS as its Preferred Cloud Provider

Canada’s leading news brand delivers new experiences for readers and improves operational efficiencies leveraging AWS machine learning and analytics services

Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that The Globe and Mail, Canada’s most read print/digital newspaper, has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider and as its standard for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) workloads. Read more…

New to The Globe: Listen to articles in English, French or Mandarin

Listen to most of our content whenever or wherever you want - you just need an internet connection. Whether you’re cooking dinner or on your commute, hit play and listen to your selected article read out loud. The new listening experience is available in English, French and Mandarin.

Built with the help of the Amazon Web Services team and their Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning services, we are the first in Canada to use Amazon Polly Newscaster, a text-to-speech service with real-time translation. Read more…

World’s top war photojournalists together for first time at Shooting War: Covering 50 Years of Conflict

Astronaut and photographer Chris Hadfield joins as panel moderator

Eleven of the world’s top conflict photographers will be in Toronto on June 22 to discuss what motivates them to bear witness to some of the world’s worst inhumanities, and the emotional impact such experiences have caused.

The event, hosted by The Globe and Mail, will be at the TIFF Bell Lightbox (350 King Street West) and runs from 9 am to 6:30 pm. It follows from the work of renowned neuropsychiatrist Dr. Anthony Feinstein (professor at the University of Toronto and associate scientist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre) who has researched stress and emotional health in front-line journalists. Read more…

The Globe and Mail relaunches browser extension to monitor Facebook ads ahead of Canadian election

Political ad collector created by U.S. investigative journalism non-profit ProPublica in 2017

 The Globe and Mail is pleased to announce the relaunch of the Facebook Political Ad Collector (FBPAC), an online tool designed to monitor political advertising on Facebook. The collector, a web browser extension that can be downloaded by users, was built in 2017 by ProPublica as a tool to help create more transparency about the modern electoral landscape. Read more…

Globe takes most wins at the 2019 Digital Publishing Awards

The Globe and Mail won the most top awards at the 2019 Digital Publishing Awards, receiving gold in nine of 23 categories recognizing journalism that uses visual storytelling to uncover issues, such as the risk of unmaintained oil wells and barriers to abortion. Read more…

The Globe and Mail announces Founding Partners of Canada’s Top Growing Companies capstone event

The Globe and Mail is pleased to announce BDC, Canada’s only bank devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs, as the founding Diamond partner of Report on Business Growth Camp, a new event to celebrate and accelerate entrepreneurial achievement in Canada.

Growth Camp is the capstone event of the inaugural Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies, a competitive list of the country’s best and brightest growth businesses based on three-year revenue growth. Read more…

The Globe wins 10 National Newspaper Awards

The Globe and Mail won the most awards at the 70th National Newspaper Awards, taking the top prize in 10 of 21 categories for journalism that explored such issues as how communications giant Huawei fits into China’s global ambitions and efforts by the National Gallery of Canada to sell art. Read more…

The Globe and Mail receives 17 nominations for 2019 Digital Publishing Awards, more than any other newspaper in Canada

The Globe and Mail has received 17 nominations in 12 different categories for the 2019 Digital Publishing Awards, more than any other newspaper in Canada.

This is the fourth year of the awards, a National Media Awards Foundation program that recognizes excellence in digital editorial content in Canada. Last year, The Globe led the way with 15 wins. Read more…