Liberal MP Jean Yip, widow of late Arnold Chan, wins local byelection

Dec 12 2017, 3:07 pm

Jean Yip has won the federal byelection race as MP for Scarborough Agincourt.

Yip’s victory has her replacing her late husband, Arnold Chan, who passed away after a battle with cancer in September.

Described as a devoted community leader, Yip was born and raised in Scarborough —Agincourt. In recent years prior to Chan’s passing, she stepped up as a partner with her husband in serving the local community.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulated Yip in a tweet, and welcomed her, along with other Liberal by-election winners Gordie Hogg and Churence Rogers, to the Parliamentary family.

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