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Olivia Chow on Rob Ford, trans rights and WorldPride

But will she run for mayor?

Will she or won’t she? That is everyone’s question for Olivia Chow. The member of Parliament for Toronto’s Trinity-Spadina riding has long been rumoured to be building toward a run at the job of Toronto’s mayor. She might be coy about her ambitions, but she is anything but coy about her frustrations with the trans rights bill that is stalled in the Senate. She wants it passed in time for WorldPride in June.

Will she or wont she? That is everyones question when talking about Olivia Chow. The member of Parliament for Torontos Trinity-Spadina riding has long been rumoured to be building toward a run at the job of Torontos mayor.

Chow, who has been talking up her recently published book, My Journey, is coy when asked about her mayoral ambitions.

But she is anything but coy when laying out her frustrations with the trans rights bill that is stalled in the Senate. She wants it to become law before WorldPride, which takes place in Toronto in late June.  

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