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Potential Liberal candidates in Scarborough-Agincourt waiting to see if Chan’s widow will run for nomination

By Abbas Rana      

Jean Yip, widow of the late Liberal MP Arnold Chan, is expected to run for Liberal nomination in Scarborough-Agincourt, Ont., say GTA Liberals.

The late Liberal MP Arnold Chan, pictured on June 12 in the House foyer with his wife Jean Yip, who is expected to seek the Liberal nomination in Scarborough-Agincourt. The Hill Times photograph by Rachel Aiello

Two weeks after Liberal MP Arnold Chan died after a battle with cancer, potential candidates are waiting to hear if his widow, Jean Yip, a former Queen's Park staffer, plans to run for the coveted nomination in Scarborough-Agincourt. “If she decides to run, I don’t think anyone would challenge her,” said Toronto city councillor, Jim Karygiannis, who represented the federal riding of Scarborough-Agincourt for more than 25 years, in a telephone interview with The Hill Times. Mr. Karygiannis

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