Andrew Coyne

Andrew Coyne

Nationally Syndicated Political Journalist

Insightful, provocative commentary on political and economic issues is what Andrew Coyne delivers to Canadians across the country. With topical and timely presentations, the former national editor of Maclean’s magazine and currently a columnist with the Globe and Mail, Coyne is sure to ignite debate and discussion with every audience.

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

Coyne is the winner of two National Newspaper Awards and 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.

Coyne 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 columnist with the Globe and Mail, Andrew Coyne’s journalism career has included positions with The National Post and Maclean’s magazine. 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. Coyne is also a long-time member of the CBC’s popular “At Issue” panel on The National.

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.