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Olivia Chow’s increasingly possible run for Toronto mayor

The NDP MP admits she’s considering a return to municipal politics

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July 18. “N-O.”

September 27. “I have been hearing a lot from a lot of people that are encouraging me to run. Every weekend when I’m in Toronto, I get people coming up to me on the street and trying to encourage me, but I’m not considering a run at this moment. I’m not considering a run now. Will I consider it? We’ll see what happens down the road. We do need better leadership at city hall.”

November 27. “Mr. Ford’s matter is in front of the courts again and I’ll consider what role I might play when the court make its decision and City Council’s deliberation.”

March 6. “I am considering it.”