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Robin Martin is a former provincial candidate, a lawyer, a government relations advisor and an activist.
She practiced as a trial lawyer at some of the best firms in Toronto, specializing in general commercial and environmental litigation, and medical malpractice, worked in government as a senior policy advisor to the then Ontario Minister of Health, Tony Clement, and later worked as a public policy consultant specializing in the area of energy policy.
Robin’s proudest volunteer achievement was working with CCSIF to get a universal cancer screening program adopted by the Ontario Government – the first of its kind in Canada. She is regularly found Running for Cures, canvassing for Heart & Stroke, volunteering on committees and supporting many other causes.
Robin has been highly active in conservative politics in Eglinton-Lawrence for 20 years, serving continuously on both the provincial and federal Boards during that time including terms as president of each. Robin managed Joe Oliver’s successful nomination campaign, and played numerous key roles in his four-year effort to win the seat, including as Campaign Co-chair in 2008, and she is currently his deputy campaign manager. Provincially, Robin has held virtually every role on local campaigns including campaign manager and most recently candidate.
Robin has a BA and an MA in Political Science from McGill University and an LLB from University of Toronto.