Jean Yip won the federal byelection race to replace her late husband, Arnold Chan, as MP for Scarborough Agincourt.
Arnold Chan was first elected in 2014. Six months later he was diagnosed with a rare type of head and neck cancer. He died in September.
Rosemary Barton sat down Jean Yip to talk about her decision to run.
Rosemary Barton interview with Scarborough Agincourt MP Jean Yip