Sheila Copps at the 1999 Saint-Patrick Day Parade in Montreal
Born in Hamilton, Ontario on November 27, 1952.
First elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in the 1981 provincial election as member for Hamilton Centre riding. Served until July 10, 1984.
First elected to the House of Commons in the 1984 general election as Member of Parliament for Hamilton East and continues to serve.
Appointed to the Cabinet as Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Environment, Minister of Canadian Heritage,
Honours and Awards: Sworn to the Privy Council, November 4, 1993.
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