Andrew Coyne

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Andrew Coyne

Nationally Syndicated Political Journalist

Andrew Coyne delivers insightful, provocative commentary on political and economic issues to Canadians across the country. The former national editor of Maclean’s, and currently a nationally syndicated columnist with Postmedia, Coyne’s topical and timely presentations are sure to ignite debate and discussion with every audience.

In addition to writing for Maclean’s and Postmedia, Coyne has been an editorial writer and columnist for the Financial Post, The Globe and Mail, and the Southam newspaper chain. He also writes regularly for a number of foreign publications and is frequent commentator on radio and television—most famously as a panelist on CBC TV’s The National, for their popular “At Issue” segment.

Coyne is the winner of two National Newspaper Awards and is a four-time finalist in the National Magazine Awards. A past recipient of the Hyman Solomon Award for Excellence in Public Policy Journalism, he is also a Fellow of the School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Toronto.

He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and History from the University of Toronto, and a Master’s in Economics from the London School of Economics.


The Political Landscape: Where Are We Headed?

Now a nationally syndicated columnist with Postmedia, Andrew Coyne’s journalism career has included positions with The National Post, Maclean’s, and the Globe and Mail. In addition, he has contributed to a wide range of other publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, National Review, and The Walrus. Andrew is also a long-time member of the CBC’s popular At Issue panel on The National.

2015 saw tremendous changes to the federal political scene, the implications of which will play out in the months and years ahead.

Known for his insightful, provocative commentary, Coyne offers insights on the intersection between policy and politics — the economic and social policy challenges facing the country, and how well governments are facing up to them.