TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2015 /CNW/ -Today, John Baird released a statement in response to speculation that he is considering running for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada:
"While I have indeed received expressions of interest and am tremendously flattered by the support, I will not be running for leader of the Conservative Party of Canada.
When I retired from politics, I spoke about starting a new chapter in my life. I am extremely happy with this new chapter and will remain dedicated to my work in the private sector.
I will not be offering further comment on the matter."
SOURCE John Baird
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