Ian Bailey is a reporter with The Globe and Mail’s Ottawa bureau and author of the Globe’s daily Politics Briefing newsletter. He previously was with The Globe's Vancouver bureau, covering politics and general news. Prior to arriving at The Globe, he reported from Toronto and St. John’s for The Canadian Press. He has also covered British Columbia for the Canadian Press, The National Post and The Province. He was born in the U.K., raised in the Toronto area and graduated from York University and Ryerson Polytechnical Institute.