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Deborah Coyne

Born Feb 24, 1955

Deborah Margaret Ryland Coyne, is a Canadian constitutional lawyer, professor and author. Her education includes a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School of York University and a Master of Philosophy from Oxford University in international relations.… Read More

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1955 Birth Born on February 24, 1955.


1976 21 Years Old Coyne grew up in Ottawa. She graduated from Queen's University with a degree in economics and history in 1976.
1979 24 Years Old She received a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School of York University in 1979 and a Master of Philosophy from University of Oxford in international relations in 1982. … Read More
1982 27 Years Old Deborah Coyne took a role in opposing the Meech Lake Accord, a comprehensive package of constitutional amendments designed to gain the province of Quebec's formal acceptance of the Constitution Act, 1982. … Read More


1989 34 Years Old From 1989 to 1991, Coyne served as constitutional advisor to Newfoundland Premier Clyde Wells. … Read More


2006 51 Years Old Until the 2006 federal election was called, she was a member of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. … Read More
2007 52 Years Old 1 More Event
In the next federal election, Coyne was nominated in April 2007 to again compete against Layton and Green Party candidate Charles Battershill.
Nonetheless, on January 10, 2008, she filed her nomination papers for the riding of Don Valley West which was held by Liberal MP John Godfrey who announced on November 26, 2007 that he would retire in July 2008. … Read More
2012 57 Years Old On June 27, 2012, Coyne announced that she would be a candidate for leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, during the Party's 2012-2013 leadership contest, which was won ultimately by Justin Trudeau. … Read More
2014 59 Years Old Coyne's interest in becoming the Liberal Party of Canada candidate in the riding of Ottawa West-Nepean became known in February 2014.
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