Suzanne Cowan
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Suzanne Cowan
Suzanne Cowan
President of the Liberal Party of Canada

April 2018
LeaderJustin Trudeau
Anna Gainey
Vice President (English) of the Liberal Party of Canada

24 August 2016 - 28 September 2016
PresidentAnna Gainey
LeaderJustin Trudeau
Personal details
BornHalifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
FatherJim Cowan
ResidenceToronto, Ontario, Canada
Alma materMount Allison University (BA)

Suzanne Cowan is a Canadian Liberal politician based in Toronto, Ontario. Cowan is the current president of the Liberal Party of Canada.


Suzanne Cowan is a native of Halifax.[1] Cowan's father is Jim Cowan, a retired Liberal senator.[2] Cowan received degrees from Mount Allison University and Marc Bloch University in Strasbourg, France.[3]

Cowan became the president of the Liberal Party of Canada in April 2018 after running unopposed.[2] Prior to being president, she served as vice president from 2016 to 2018, and as a senior advisor to Justin Trudeau from 2012 to 2015.[2][4][5] In 2014, whilst Cowan was senior advisor to Trudeau, Trudeau had removed her father James and his fellow Liberal Senators from the Liberal caucus.

Personal life

Cowan lives in Toronto.[3] She has two daughters, Grace and Clara Cunningham. [3]


  1. ^ "Federal Liberal party convention in Halifax seen as key to election win". The Chronicle Herald. 2018-04-17. Retrieved .
  2. ^ a b c Gunn, Andrea. "Halifax native to become national president of Liberal Party of Canada". The Chronicle Herald.
  3. ^ a b c "Halifax native Suzanne Cowan running for president of national Liberals". The Chronicle Herald. 2018-02-09. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "Justin Trudeau's inner circle a reflection of the leader". CBC. 19 February 2014. Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ "Liberal VP and Trudeau insider Suzanne Cowan gunning for top party job - The Hill Times". The Hill Times. 2018-02-14. Retrieved .

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