Deborah Coyne
Canadian politician
Deborah Coyne
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.
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Justin Trudeau Money Magnet Rakes In $1.3 Million For Liberal Leadership Bid
The Huffington Post - almost 4 years
OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau has pulled in $1.3 million so far in the Liberal leadership contest, burnishing his credentials as a political money magnet. That's triple what Tom Mulcair raised during the whole of his successful bid for the NDP leadership last year. And it's doubtlessly miles ahead of the combined fundraising draw of Trudeau's rivals in the Liberal race. The six contenders must file the first of four weekly financial reports with Elections Canada by Sunday. The Trudeau team says the front-runner's report will show he's raked in just over $1 million since launching his campaign last October — and that doesn't include the 10 per cent that the party takes from all donations. Nor does it include another $300,000 that the Trudeau team says has been raised but has not yet been processed by the party, through which donations must be funnelled in order to be eligible for tax receipts. Earlier financial reports showed Trudeau had raised $760,000 by the end of last year — six tim ...
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Liberal leadership candidates define positions in first debate - CBC.ca
Google News - about 4 years
CBC.ca Liberal leadership candidates define positions in first debate CBC.ca Federal Liberal leadership candidates, top from left: David Bertschi, Martin Cauchon, Deborah Coyne; middle from left: Martha Hall Findlay, Marc Garneau, Karen McCrimmon; bottom from left: Joyce Murray, George Takach, Justin Trudeau. (Canadian Press ... Liberal leadership debates open in Vancouver; candidates unwilling to work with ...Globe and Mail Liberal leadership contenders dismiss co-operation with NDPMontreal Gazette Liberal leadership hopefuls debate party's futureCTV News News1130 -TheChronicleHerald.ca -Toronto Star all 221 news articles »
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Setting National Goals for First Nations - The Mark
Google News - over 5 years
The fact that the plight of aboriginal Canadians still has to be singled out for attention in the early 21st century is a clear sign that we have far to go. This is the final article in a four-part
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Liberals eye late NDP leader Layton's seat - Ottawa Citizen
Google News - over 5 years
Lang had volunteered for the losing Liberal candidate in 2006, lawyer Deborah Coyne, who is the mother of Pierre Trudeau's youngest child. He stepped in as candidate when Coyne opted to not run again. Lang says he had always expected that Layton would
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Re-energizing Our National Objectives - The Mark
Google News - over 5 years
Ignoring the risks, Canada's federal leaders are failing to set national objectives on energy and environment. This is Part 3 of a four-part series that outlines the crisis of confidence in
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Politicians set for state funeral - The Barrie Examiner
Google News - over 5 years
Deborah Coyne and Trudeau's daughter Sarah, followed some distance behind," Carroll wrote in an e-mail on Tuesday. "I will never forget watching Jimmy Carter and Fidel Castro walking side-by-side in procession, coming up the aisle as well," she added
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Building a National Vision - The Mark
Google News - over 5 years
This is Part 2 of a four-part series that outlines the crisis of confidence in national governance and the urgent need for Canada to develop clear long-term national goals for which our federal
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A Crisis of Confidence - The Mark
Google News - over 5 years
This is Part 1 of a four-part series that outlines the crisis of confidence in national governance, and the urgent need for Canada to develop clear long-term national goals for which our federal
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Jimmy Neutron: ex-president Carter recalls role in Chalk River meltdown - Globe and Mail (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
He was referring to Sarah Coyne, who is now 20, and the former prime minister's daughter from his relationship with Deborah Coyne, whom he had met during the constitutional battles in the early 1990s. For Arthur Milnes, meanwhile, this was his eighth
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In Search of Canada's Soul - The Mark
Google News - almost 6 years
To recapture a coherent national vision, our political parties need to listen to Canadians, not pander to provincial interests. Contrary to the conventional wisdom, the Liberal party did not lose
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Crowds Fill Montreal Streets for Pierre Trudeau's Funeral
NYTimes - over 16 years
Canada held a state funeral for former Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau today, ending five days of national mourning for the flamboyant intellectual who led the country through one of its most tumultuous periods. Thousands lined the streets of Montreal, the largest city in the French-speaking province of Quebec and the hometown of Mr. Trudeau,
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Pierre Trudeau Is Dead at 80; Dashing Fighter for Canada
NYTimes - over 16 years
Pierre Elliott Trudeau, the long-serving prime minister of Canada who successfully defended his vision of federalism and a unified nation against the aroused forces of Quebec separatism, died yesterday in Montreal. He was 80. Mr. Trudeau suffered from Parkinson's disease and prostate cancer and, more recently, pneumonia. Throughout his career, Mr.
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Corrections
NYTimes - about 17 years
Because of an editing error, an article yesterday about Pierre Trudeau, the former prime minister of Canada, referred incorrectly to his relationship with Deborah Coyne, with whom he had a child when he was 71 and she was 37. They are not divorced; they never married.
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Montreal Journal; Trudeaumania Lingers but the Policies Fade Fast
NYTimes - about 17 years
To newcomers thronging a busy food court at lunch time here, there is something familiar about the elderly lawyer standing patiently in line at the Lebanese food counter. Watching him dine alone with his usual chicken-in-pita sandwich, it dawns that this elegantly dressed gentleman is Pierre Elliott Trudeau, the man ranked recently by Canadians in
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Deborah Coyne
    FIFTIES
  • 2015
    Age 60
    Coyne was the Green Party of Canada candidate in the Ottawa riding of Carleton for the 2015 federal election, where she finished fourth with just over 3% of the vote.
    More Details Hide Details Since the 2015 federal election, Coyne has stepped away from partisan politics and no longer holds a membership in any political party.
    On February 26, 2015, Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May announced that Coyne had been appointed as a senior policy advisor, noting "Deborah's thoughtful approach to One Canada for all Canadians complements the vision of the Green Party of Canada."
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  • 2014
    Age 59
    Following the leadership campaign, Coyne made an unsuccessful bid for the Liberal Party of Canada's nomination in Ottawa West—Nepean in 2014.
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  • 2012
    Age 57
    On June 27, 2012, Coyne announced that she would be a candidate for leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, during the Party's 2013 leadership contest, which was won ultimately by Justin Trudeau.
    More Details Hide Details Her campaign was managed by blogger Jeff Jedras.
  • 2008
    Age 53
    In 2008, she sought the federal Liberal nomination in the riding of Don Valley West but withdrew in favour of Rob Oliphant.
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  • 2007
    Age 52
    Coyne was nominated in March 2007 as the Liberal Party of Canada candidate in Toronto Danforth but withdrew later in the year.
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  • 2006
    Age 51
    Until the 2006 federal election was called, she was a member of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada.
    More Details Hide Details In that election, she ran in the electoral district of Toronto—Danforth as a Liberal Party candidate against New Democratic Party leader Jack Layton. Coyne finished second to Layton with 17,256 votes, or 34.2%.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1989
    Age 34
    From 1989 to 1991, Coyne served as constitutional advisor to Newfoundland Premier Clyde Wells.
    More Details Hide Details Among the premiers, Wells was the staunchest opponent of the Meech Lake Constitutional Accord. Following the death of the Accord, partly at the hands of the Newfoundland House of Assembly, she opposed the Charlottetown Accord, a subsequent attempt to amend the Canadian constitution. The Charlottetown agreement was submitted to a national referendum in 1992 and was ultimately rejected by a majority of Canadian voters. Coyne led one of the "No" committees in the campaign and spoke widely against the deal.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1982
    Age 27
    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.
    More Details Hide Details Coyne was among many prominent Liberals who disagreed with the Accord, including Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Donald Johnston and Jean Chrétien, although the issue split the federal Liberal caucus. She was a founding member of the Canadian Coalition on the Constitution, a grass-roots group that opposed the agreement.
  • 1979
    Age 24
    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.
    More Details Hide Details She was an employee in the Prime Minister's Office of John Turner, before spending two years teaching constitutional law at the University of Toronto Law School; she has also worked for the Business Council on National Issues, the Ontario Health Service Appeal and Review Board, and the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. Deborah Coyne now lives with her family in Ottawa. For years, she dated former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. Her daughter, Sarah Elisabeth Coyne, is Trudeau's only daughter, and was enrolled in the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Her second child, Matthew Coyne, is the son of Canadian journalist Michael Valpy. Valpy and Coyne have since divorced.
  • 1976
    Age 21
    Coyne grew up in Ottawa. She graduated from Queen's University with a degree in economics and history in 1976.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1955
    Age 0
    Born on February 24, 1955.
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