Simpson, Jeffrey

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Simpson, Jeffrey Gender: M
Jeffrey Carl Simpson
born on 17 February 1949 at 02:04 (= 02:04 AM )
Place New York, New York, 40n43, 74w00
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 28°18' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 22°55 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 10°13'


Canadian journalist who has won all three of Canada's leading literary prizes — the Governor General's Award for non-fiction book writing, the National Magazine Award for political writing, and the National Newspaper Award for column writing. He has also won the Hyman Solomon Award for excellence in public policy journalism and the Donner Prize for the best public policy book by a Canadian. In January 2000, he became an Officer of the Order of Canada.

Simpson was The Globe and Mail's national affairs columnist for almost three decades. He retired from the Globe at the end of June 2016. Simpson has authored eight books.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "My Slides of Hawaii" by Jeffery Simpson, The Globe and Mail (Toronto, Ont.), 31 Oct. 1987, p. D6: "I was born at 2:04 a.m. in a red-brick hospital near New York City under a half-moon."


  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Awards : Public Service (Officer of the Order of Canada/ OC)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award