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  Brian Tobin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tobin won handily and as Premier of Newfoundland, had the good fortune to preside over the province during an unprecedented economic boom brought on by offshore oil and gas exploration and development, as well as the discovery of one of the world's largest nickel deposits at Voisey's Bay in coastal Labrador.
Tobin brought his province international exposure with his negotiations to have Newfoundland's unique time zone and geographic position recognized to a world-wide live television audience as being the first location in North America to celebrate the arrival of the millennium.
Tobin may very well prove to be a candidate for the leadership in the upcoming Liberal leadership convention.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brian_Tobin   (851 words)

 Brian Tobin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tobin served as the Federal Minister of Industry from October 2000 to January 2002.
Tobin served as a Member of Parliament from 1980 –; 1996 and served as Minister of Fisheries and Oceans in the federal cabinet from 1993 –; 1996.
Tobin is Vice-Chairman and a director of Kruger Inc., and a member of the Board of Directors of CHC Helicopter Corporation, the Canadian Recording Industry Association and INCORETEC Inc. Mr.
www.fmac.ca /announce/tobin.html   (255 words)

 February 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Brian Davies and his set of sophisticated, international fundraisers created a new industry--anti-sealing fundraising--that replaced the seal hunt as an economic entity with the spoils of the hunt going to the fundraisers rather than to the sealers.
When Brian Tobin jumped in front of the political pack and ordered the seizure of the Spanish fishing trawler, Estai, he was playing the same celebrity media game that Davies had brought to the Atlantic provinces twenty years ago.
Brian Tobin as Premier looks to his fundraisers in the federal cabinet in Ottawa for successful inputs of cash to this very necessary Newfoundland political industry.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/bstagg/call0202.htm   (591 words)

 Tobin, Brian Vincent
Tobin, Brian Vincent, politician, premier of Newfoundland (b at Stephenville, Nfld 21 Oct 1954).
Tobin studied political science at Memorial University and worked briefly in radio and TV before actively entering politics.
Tobin's defence of the turbot fishery against Spanish overfishing propelled him to hero status in Newfoundland.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&TCE_Version=A&ArticleId=A0009014&mState=1   (224 words)

 Brian Tobin - Class of 2003 Enshrinee: International Tennis Hall of Fame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tobin was involved with the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for over 20 years, serving as its President from 1991-1999.
Tobin was a member of the Men's Professional Tennis Council from 1982-1989 and the Women's International Professional Tour from 1983-1985, serving both as a world tournament representative and ITF representative.
Under the leadership of Brian Tobin, the new stadium for the Australian Open was built and opened in 1988.
www.tennisfame.com /enshrinees/tobin.html   (349 words)

 Brian Tobin quits politics
Brian Tobin had been seen as a possible successor to Chrétien as leader of the Liberals, yet any hope of that is now gone, giving hope to others such as Paul Martin and possibly John Manley.
Brian Tobin was one of Newfoundland's greater Premiers (even though there's not much to choose from, he was the sixth).
Brian Tobin was born and raised in the western Newfoundland community of Stephenville, on 21 October 1954.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/life_in_canada/88802   (463 words)

 Dec 02 Tobin
Brian's first taste of politics was soon followed by a focus on political science at Memorial University in St. John's and a post as assistant to Liberal Opposition Leader Bill Rowe in 1978.
Tobin's efforts to protect fish stock off the shores of Canada came to a head in an explosive conflict with Spain on March 9th, 1995, when he granted permission to fire four bursts of machine-gun fire across a Spanish trawler's bow.
During his two-term stint as Premier, Tobin hosted Her Majesty The Queen and the PM of Ireland at celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the arrival in Newfoundland of explorer John Cabot.
www.penguin.ca /nf/shared/SharedDisplay/0,,92231_19,00.html   (2327 words)

 Chronically Canadian: Captain Canada bows out   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tobin is 47, and the youngest of his three children is still attending high school.
Tobin, carrying on cabinet business as usual, was suddenly alarmed by the notion that his country was on the brink of destruction.
While Tobin, a master of wide-eyed dissembling and media manipulation, may claim his need to be near the hearth is the honest truth about why he is quitting, seasoned Tobin watchers are not buying it.
www.pressrepublican.com /Archive/2002/01_2002/01182002pb.htm   (970 words)

 Encyclopedia: Brian Tobin
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With the election of a Liberal government in 1993, Tobin was named minister of fisheries and oceans and was handed the difficult job of dealing with the decline of the Atlantic fishery.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Brian-Tobin   (2929 words)

 Brian Tobin Speaker Profile at The Lavin Agency
One of Canada's best-known political figures, Brian Tobin shot to national and international fame in 1995, when, as Fisheries Minister, he forced the captain of a Spanish trawler to retreat beyond Newfoundland's fishing boundaries.
As Minister of Industry, Brian Tobin was instrumental in the development of an innovation agenda for Canada.
Tobin was one of the first people in Canada to promote the idea that research and innovation are the keys to long-term success for Canadian business, and prosperity for Canadians.
www.thelavinagency.com /canada/briantobin.html   (342 words)

 Bonavista-Trinity-Conception   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Not only will Brian Tobin run here, National Post is even spreading the rumours that the PM will do a mini cabinet suffle a week before the writ to make sure Tobin is a Cabinet Member during the election.
Tobin Scolded the demonstrators for protesting despite the fact that the federal Liberals had renegged on a promise concerning TAGS.
Brian Tobin and Newfoundland, he is as big as it gets in that provence.
www.arts.uwaterloo.ca /~m6chan/2000_federal/nf/bonavista-trinity-conception.html   (1252 words)

 Newfoundland Books - Run - Brian Tobin's Quest For A Second Term - Doug Letto - Tide's Point
Brian Tobin was a man in a hurry in 1998.
Tobin didn't require a new mandate in 1998, he was only halfway through his term.
Brian Tobin was the subject of much intense questioning as he made his quest for a new mandate.
www.tidespoint.com /books/run.shtml   (428 words)

 Brian Tobin
Brian Tobin brought an appeal under section 21(1.1) of the Public Service Employment Act against the appointment without competition of Dan Blundon by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans to the position of Regional Engineer (EN-ENG-05) in St. John's, Newfoundland as a result of selection process 03-DFO-WC-NFL-036.
Tobin is in the area of selection established by the department with respect to the instant selection process, and in particular whether he enjoys the right of appeal against the appointment without competition of Mr.
In the circumstances of this case I have concluded that the appellant, Brian Tobin, is within the area of selection, therefore does enjoy the right of appeal, pursuant to subsection 21(1.1) of the Public Service Employment Act, against the appointment made without competition of Dan Blundon.
www.psc-cfp.gc.ca /recours/dec/sum2003/dtobin_e.htm   (2864 words)

 George Baker (politician) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although a popular and articulate MP, he was hurt by the tradition of appointing no more than two Canadian Cabinet ministers from Newfoundland, and by his reputation as a maverick who said what he thought rather than what the party leadership would like him to say.
Fred Mifflin's and Brian Tobin's appointments to cabinet following the 1993 election meant Baker had to remain on the backbench.
Tobin's resignation from the cabinet to become Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador opened the way for Baker to be appointed as Minister of Veterans Affairs.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/George_Baker_(Newfoundland_and_Labrador_politician)   (314 words)

 Brian Tobin
Brian Tobin (born 1954) is a Canadian politician.
First elected to the House of Commons as a Liberal in 1980, he became minister of fisheries and oceans in 1993, and defended the turbot[?] fishery against overfishing by Spanish vessels.
The text of this article is licensed under the GFDL.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/br/Brian_Tobin.html   (85 words)

 August 2001
Given Dr. Tobin's opposition to the monarchy, maybe the press people should wait until Tobin, doctorate and all, either becomes prime minister or is invested with the title of Canada's first president, once the Liberals are able to send the Queen packing and can boot Adrienne Clarkson out of the Governor-General's stall.
The consensus in the field is that Tobin, LLD has thrown his provincial Liberals to the wolves as manifested by Danny Williams, cable king and chief Tory lupine.
Tobin's attempt at setting up Grimes as a straw man to take the fall for his own abandonment of Newfoundland is an abject failure if it ever was anything other than a figment of the sometimes fevered Newfoundland political imagination.
www.barrystagg.com /n-aug01.htm   (693 words)

 CBC News: Tobin quits politics, will serve country as 'private citizen'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tobin said after more than 20 years in federal and provincial politics it is time to devote more time to family.
Tobin, with wife Jodean sitting beside him, said the decision "is not strategic, not political.
Tobin was first elected to the House of Commons 22 years ago.
www.cbc.ca /cgi-bin/templates/view.cgi?/news/2002/01/14/tobin020114   (625 words)

 CBC News - Tobin quits politics, will serve country as 'private citizen'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tobin, 47, long-considered one of the favourites to replace Prime Minister Jean Chrétien, said his resignation as industry minister took effect at noon on Monday.
Tobin was considered the big loser in the December budget when his pet project was barely mentioned.
Chuck Furey, Tobin's long-time friend and minister in his provincial cabinet, believes the lure of the top federal job may prove irresistible in the future.
www.cbc.ca /cgi-bin/view?/news/2002/01/14/tobin020114   (664 words)

 European Union Official Rebuts Canadian Charges: the Globe and Mail.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tobin's claim that the Estai was using an illegal net liner, in front of which the minister posed in New York this week waving a tiny fish, Mr.
He said the detailed breakdown of the Estai's turbot catch was 123.5 tonnes larger than 40 cm, 22 tonnes between 35 cm and 40 cm and four tonnes between 30 cm and 35 cm.
Tobin's statement that 80 per cent of the catch was less than 38 centimetres long.
www.sispain.org /english/history/fisherie/position/disputes/globe.html   (1134 words)

 Ottawa Life Magazine
Tobin warms to the subject.“Many in the national media do not understand the diversity and complexity of technology that is available today,” he goes on.
Tobin is using CAP and other programs that fall under the ‘Connecting Canadians’ umbrella to help deliver his ‘broadband for all’ message.
Dennis Mills, Liberal MP for Toronto-Danforth, says: “Brian Tobin hails from a region that for many years experienced the frustration of not having the same level of resources and services that more heavily populated regions of Canada enjoy.
www.ottawalife.com /article.asp?articleid=6   (1569 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Brian Tobin is in his Fourth year at SUNY Cortland as the Men's and Women's Head swimming and diving coach.
Prior to his arrival at Cortland, Tobin was a volunteer assistant coach with the men's and women's varsity swimming and diving teams at North Carolina State University during the 2001-02 season, where he was also a lecturer in physical education.
Tobin is a 1994 graduate of SUNY Cortland, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Education with a minor in sociology.
www.cortland.edu /athletics/swimming/roster/coachingstaff.htm   (321 words)

 CTV.ca - Brian Tobin appointed vice-chairman of Kruger Inc. - CTV News, Shows and Sports -- Canadian Television
Tobin, who announced his political resignation last month to spend more time with his family, will also become a director of the Montreal-based firm.
Tobin, who was considered to be a contender in the eventual race to replace Jean Chretien as Liberal leader when the prime minister retires, said several companies, including Kruger, had approached him since he announced his retirement.
Tobin dodged the question of whether his political contacts can be helpful to him in the private sector, but others suggested some fence-mending among former leadership rivals in Ottawa will increase his attractiveness to potential employers.
www.ctv.ca /servlet/ArticleNews/print/CTVNews/1024895297964_20304497?hub=CTVNewsAt11&subhub=PrintStory   (678 words)

 CTV.ca | Brian Tobin announces departure from Magna
Brian Tobin, the former Newfoundland and Labrador premier and federal cabinet minister, is leaving the Magna group less than six months after being named to senior posts at two of the auto parts giant's spinoff companies.
Tobin was replaced as CEO by chief financial officer John Simonetti, who has been with the Magna companies for a decade.
During his political career, Tobin was federal minister of fisheries from 1993 to 1996, premier of Newfoundland from 1996 to 2000 and federal minister of industry from October 200 until January 2002.
www.ctv.ca /servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1093041045844_4?s_name=&no_ads=   (491 words)

 The CTO Guide to the ICT
Brian Tobin was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons in 1980 as Member of Parliament for Humber-St. Barbe-Baie Verte and was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans.
Tobin set an aggressive development agenda, with a strategic economic plan to capitalise on the province's traditional industries such as the fishery, and maximise emerging sectors such as information technology, and offshore petroleum.
Brian Tobin was appointed Canadian Minister of Industry on October 17, 2000 by Prime Minister Jean ChrÚtien.
www.cto-ict.org /index.php?dir=02&sd=50   (1677 words)

 Tobin's triumph - Newfoundland and Labrador Elections - CBC Archives
Hopes run high that Tobin, a former federal cabinet minister, will be able to make the deals necessary to get the province on track.
Tobin was considered a candidate for prime minister, and his resignation came as a shock.
Tobin has stepped out of politics for good, then it is as if salmon no longer leap upstream, birds now walk to work and Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, has turned its gloomy back on the fogs.
archives.cbc.ca /400d.asp?id=1-73-928-5478   (455 words)

 Donna Cona - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tobin “I have been particularly impressed with the company’s commitment to the Aboriginal community.
Tobin is Vice-Chairman and a director of Kruger Inc. He is also a member of a number of public company boards, including Magna’s MI Developments, Clarke Inc., Grey Island Systems and the Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA).
Tobin is a Speaker with the Lavin Agency and has completed his memoirs entitled, ‘All In Good Time’, published by Penguin Books.
www.donnacona.com /news/tobin.html   (475 words)

 Magna Entertainment Corp. announces election of Vice-Chairman : ArriveNet Press Releases : Entertainment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tobin is the Chief Executive Officer and a director of MI Developments Inc., which is the majority shareholder of MEC.
Tobin was Canada's Federal Minister of Fisheries from 1993 to 1996, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador from 1996 to 2000 and Federal Minister of Industry from October 2000 until January 2002.
Tobin was a Strategic Advisor to a major Canadian law firm and served as a director of a number of publicly traded corporations, prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer of MI Developments Inc. earlier this month.
press.arrivenet.com /entertainment/article.php/273806.html   (314 words)

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