Andrew Coyne

Andrew Coyne

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Toronto, Ontario

The Globe and Mail | CBC The National | Leading Political Analyst | Government & Politics Expert

Andrew Coyne is a columnist for The Globe and Mail. Raised in Winnipeg, Mr. Coyne is a graduate of the University of Toronto and the London School of Economics‎. He has worked previously for The National Post, Maclean’s and Southam News, contributing as well to a wide range of other publications in Canada and abroad, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, National Review, and The Walrus. He is also a weekly panelist on CBC’s The National.
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ANDREW COYNE BIOGRAPHY

Andrew Coyne is a prominent Canadian columnist known for his insightful and thought-provoking analysis of political and economic issues. With his sharp wit and incisive commentary, Coyne has established himself as one of the most influential voices in Canadian journalism. Throughout his career, he has tackled a wide range of topics, including fiscal policy, constitutional law, and electoral reform, making him a trusted source of information and analysis for readers across the country.

Born in Ottawa, Ontario, in 1960, Andrew Coyne was raised in a family with a strong political background. His father, James Coyne, was the Governor of the Bank of Canada during a crucial period in Canadian economic history. This upbringing undoubtedly shaped Andrew Coyne’s interest in public affairs and laid the foundation for his future career.

Coyne’s education reflects his intellectual curiosity and determination to explore various disciplines. He completed his undergraduate studies in economics and history at the University of Toronto, where he developed a strong understanding of economic principles and their practical applications. This academic background equipped him with the analytical skills necessary to delve into complex issues and present them in a clear and accessible manner.

After graduating from university, Andrew Coyne began his journalistic career, initially working for Maclean’s magazine. He quickly established himself as a talented writer, known for his rigorous research and logical arguments. His ability to dissect political events and policies with a critical eye garnered him a loyal readership and made him a sought-after commentator on television and radio programs.

Coyne’s column, which has been syndicated in newspapers across Canada, is characterized by its consistent adherence to a principled conservative perspective. Andrew Coyne advocates for limited government intervention in the economy, fiscal responsibility, and individual liberty. However, what set his willingness to challenge prevailing narratives and think beyond partisan lines sets Coyne apart from other conservative commentators not afraid to criticize politicians from any party and is known for his independent and non-partisan analysis.

One of Coyne’s enduring contributions to Canadian political discourse is his focus on democratic reform. He has consistently argued for electoral changes that would promote a more representative and accountable system, such as proportional representation. Coyne’s advocacy for electoral reform has been instrumental in shaping public opinion on this issue and has influenced political debates at both the federal and provincial levels.

In addition to his columns, Andrew Coyne has participated in numerous public debates and panel discussions. His articulate and well-reasoned arguments have made him a sought-after commentator for media outlets seeking expert analysis. Coyne’s ability to communicate complex ideas in a relatable manner has helped bridge the gap between academic discussions and public understanding.

Beyond his contributions to journalism, Coyne has also authored books that reflect his wide-ranging interests and expertise. His book, “The Uncertain Revolution: Reflections on the Reform of the Canadian Constitution,” explores the challenges and opportunities of constitutional reform in Canada. This work exemplifies Coyne’s ability to delve into intricate legal and political issues while maintaining a clear and engaging writing style.

In recognition of his contributions to Canadian journalism, Coyne has received numerous accolades throughout his career. He has been awarded the National Newspaper Award for editorial writing and has been named one of the most influential people in Canadian politics by The Hill Times. His reputation as a fair and insightful commentator has earned him the respect of both colleagues and readers.

Andrew Coyne’s enduring influence on Canadian journalism lies in his ability to challenge conventional wisdom and provide a fresh perspective on pressing issues. His unwavering commitment to intellectual rigour and thoughtful analysis has made him a trusted voice in the public sphere. Whether through his columns, public appearances, or books, Coyne continues to significantly impact Canadian political discourse, inspiring others to engage in critical thinking and meaningful dialogue.

Books

Irresponsible Government: The Decline of Parliamentary Democracy in Canada
Irresponsible Government: The Decline of Parliamentary Democracy in Canada
Irresponsible Government examines the current state of Canadian democracy in contrast to the founding principles of responsible government established by the Fathers of Confederation in 1867. The book examines the failure of modern elected representatives to perform their constitutionally mandated...
Point of View 2-Book Bundle: Irresponsible Government / Time Bomb
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Daily Hawker CA

Columnist Andrew Coyne has worked for The Globe and Mail. He was raised in Winnipeg, Canada and Mr. Coyne is both a graduate of the University of Toronto and the London School of Economics‎. He has gained popularity for not only working with The National Post, Maclean’s and Southam News, but also contributing to a wide range of other publications in Canada and abroad, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, National Review, and The Walrus. The Canadian journalist is also a weekly panelist on CBC’s The National.
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Andrew Coyne leaves editor role over National Post’s election endorsement

Toronto Star

Journalist Andrew Coyne has stepped down as the National Post’s editor of editorials and comment after what he called a “professional disagreement” over the paper’s endorsement of the Conservative party in Monday’s election. Coyne explained his decision in a series of tweets posted Monday morning, saying he resigned “to protect my reputation and to preserve my editorial freedom as a columnist.” However, he said he will continue to write a column for the newspaper.
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CITYThe National Post lands another elite-level columnist, scooping up Andrew Coyne from Maclean’s

Toronto Life

Andrew Coyne is about as close to a celebrity political columnist as there is in this country, and news broke yesterday that he’s leaving Maclean’s to go back to the National Post.
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