National Post Ranks New Democrat MP Toronto’s Top 30 Single Women
June 23, 2012
TORONTO – The Member of Parliament for Trinity-Spadina Olivia Chow has been listed among the National Post’s 2012 Worthy 30 List of Toronto women. The annual list of prominent bachelorettes features accomplished individuals with “a modicum of attractiveness, some discernment, a dollop of accomplishment and that un-pin-downable thing we call ‘It.’”
Name: Olivia Chow
Occupation: Member of Parliament, Trinity-Spadina
Long walks on the beach — while poring over the latest poll numbers. No doubt, that’s probably among her favourite things! Famously scrappy, never dull, the all-star politico crossed into a national aspirational role when tragedy struck her husband, the late leader of the NDP, last year. Good gardener. Hell of a swimmer. But will she run for mayor?
Your personality in 140 characters or less Fabulously political. Attempts to find time to party, swim and be creative. Sidetracked by love of justice.
Dream dinner guests Rick Mercer and Laureen Harper.
Words to live by Together, it’s time to take action for justice.
Favourite movie Smilin’ Jack. Coming out in 2013.
Who would play you in a movie That’s up to the casting director.
Your greatest extravagance Installing geothermal at my home to keep me cool and warm.
Dream Vacation Arctic expedition to hang out with beluga whales.
The trait you most value in others Kindness.
The quality you most value in yourself Kindness.
A person living or dead you most admire Jack Layton.
Source: National Post website