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Annamie Paul 10 Personal Facts, Biography, Wiki
Party leader of the Green Party of Canada
Born: November 3, 1972 (age 48 years), Toronto, Canada
Spouse: Mark Freeman
Party: Green Party of Canada
Education: Fauteux Hall (FTX)
Paul started her involvement with politics early, working as a page in the Ontario Legislature at age 12, and later as a page at the Canadian Senate, and as an Ontario Legislature intern for the Progressive Conservatives and the Liberals in 1996.
She attended high school at Toronto’s Runnymede Collegiate Institute and holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Ottawa and a Master in Public Affairs from Princeton University.
She was called to the bar in Ontario in 1998.
She was the founder and executive director of the Canadian Centre for Political Leadership from 2001 to 2005 and has worked in civic engagement and international affairs positions, including in political affairs in Canada’s Mission to the European Union and in the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court.
She is co-founder of the Barcelona International Public Policy Hub (BIPP HUB).
She speaks English, French, Catalan and Spanish.
Paul is the older sister of Canadian actress Ngozi Paul, twin sister to Luther, and is married to international human rights lawyer Mark Freeman.
Her mother is from Nevis and her father from Dominica.
Paul converted to Judaism in 2000, the faith of her husband.
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Annamie Paul met her husband, Toronto native Mark Freeman, in law school at the University of Ottawa.
Paul and Freeman, who is a human rights lawyer, married in 1996. They have two children, Malachai and Jonas.
Paul converted to her husband’s faith of Judaism while at Princeton under the teaching of rabbi and fellow Canadian Jim Diamond.
Paul is the daughter of immigrants to Canada, who moved from the Caribbean in the 1960s.
Paul discusses her family’s history proudly. Her mother was a teacher for more than 30 years, and her grandmother was a nurse’s aid.
Paul is committed to diversity in politics, in addition to her commitment to the environment.
Diversity means having people from different backgrounds and beliefs.
Paul has been married to her husband, fellow lawyer Mark Freeman, for 24 years.
They have two children.
Paul is quadrilingual, meaning she speaks four languages fluently.
She speaks English, French, Spanish and Catalan — a language spoken in parts of Spain, including Barcelona.
After graduating from high school at Runnymede Collegiate Institute, Paul went to the University of Ottawa, where she earned early entry to law school and met Mark Freeman, a fellow Torontonian who now works around the world as a human rights lawyer.
He grew up not far from Paul’s grandmother’s apartment. They married in 1996 and now have two children: Malachai, 20, and Jonas, 16.