Sheila Copps

Thursday, 18 November 2004 Listen

The Hon. Sheila Copps, en route to give a speech in Kitchener, talked with Joseph Planta about her new book, Worth Fighting For (McClelland and Stewart, 2004), as well as the ouster of Carolyn Parrish from the Liberal caucus, and the current Prime Minister, Paul Martin.

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Text of introduction by Joseph Planta:


Joining me on the line is The Honourable Sheila Copps. In 1981, she was elected to the Ontario Legislature. In 1984, she was elected a Liberal Member of Parliament from Hamilton; a seat she held until the last federal election. When the Liberals formed the government in 1993, Ms. Copps served in the cabinet of Jean Chrétien as Minister of the Environment, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Canadian Heritage.

Sheila Copps recounts her time in government, her ouster, as well as sheds light on the current Liberal regime, one that she's deeply suspicious of, in her new book, Worth Fighting For, $32.99 CDN, A Douglas Gibson Book published by McClelland and Stewart. Its foreword was written by the Right Honourable Jean Chrétien, and the delightful Introduction was penned by the Honourable John C. Crosbie.

Welcome to THECOMMENTARY.CA, The Honourable Shelia Copps; Good afternoon, Ms. Copps.

This segment was produced by Joseph Planta.

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