Craig Lord
National Online Journalist — Money, Consumer

Craig Lord is a National Online Journalist covering real estate, personal finance, consumer, economic and business stories for Global News.

Craig’s coverage focuses on helping Canadians simplify spending decisions in uncertain times. He regularly writes about the housing market, labour force, stock market and the wider economy as well as personal pocketbook topics.

Hoping to help first-time homebuyers understand the complexities of the housing market, Craig launched the Home School series in 2023.

Craig was born and raised in Kitchener, Ont. and graduated from Carleton University’s bachelor of journalism program in 2016, after which he worked as an editor and videographer for the Globe and Mail. He covered the capital’s business scene for half a decade with the Ottawa Business Journal, where he won a national award for excellence in science and technology reporting in 2017. He also spent a memorable year living in the U.K. where he worked as a digital editor for the University of Cambridge’s political science publication, In The Long Run.

For two years, Craig covered Ottawa City Hall and other local news in the nation’s capital for Global News, including investigations on the city’s tow truck industry.

In his spare time, Craig enjoys trivia, crossword puzzles, cheering for the Toronto Blue Jays and Seattle Seahawks and playing Dungeons & Dragons.


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