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Josh O'Kane

Josh O'Kane (He/Him) Author, Sideways: The City Google Couldn’t Buy 

Josh O’Kane has been a reporter with The Globe and Mail since 2011. He covers the intersection of arts and business in Canada, after spending the past five years reporting on technology companies and how their decisions affect society. His latest book, Sideways: The City Google Couldn’t Buy, is a national bestseller, a finalist for the Writers’ Trust of Canada’s Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing and was named one of the best books of 2022 by The Globe and Mail, CBC, The Hill Times and numerous other publications. His newspaper journalism has also won numerous Canadian and international awards. Josh has reported extensively from the Atlantic provinces and Germany and is based in Toronto.