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Date of Birth: 1960
Graduation: 1978

Andrew Coyne

Andrew Coyne is a political columnist with the National Post and a member of the At Issue panel on CBC. After graduating from Kelvin in 1978, Coyne began his post-secondary education at the University of Manitoba, where he edited the student newspaper. He later transferred to the University of Toronto, where he received a BA in both economics and history. A few years later he went on to receive his masters degree in economics from the London School of Economics. His career as a journalist began in 1985 when he became a columnist for the Financial Post. Later, he moved to the editorial board at the Globe and Mail, and in 1991 and 1992 received a National Newspaper Award for his writing. Coyne also received the Hyman Solomon Award in 1994 for Excellence in Public Policy and Journalism. Coyne began writing for The National Post in 1998, and in 2007 he became the national editor of Maclean's magazine. His work has also appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Canadian Time, and Saturday Night. In late 2011, Coyne rejoined the National Post as a columnist. Coyne is also a fellow at the School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Toronto.