Former deputy prime minister Sheila Copps has solidified plans for a return to Canadian politics. The one-time heritage minister intends to run for the presidency of the Liberal Party of Canada, the Hamilton Spectator reports. Copps left politics after Paul Martin took over leadership of the Liberals in 2004. She was Martin’s lone opponent in the race to replace Jean Chretien, and finished a distant second in the two-person race.
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