Dominique Anglade runs for Quebec Liberals

WATCH ABOVE: Dominique Anglade, founder of Montreal International and former CAQ president, is running for the Liberals.

MONTREAL – The woman in charge of selling Montreal to the world is jumping back into politics.

Dominique Anglade, CEO of Montreal International, is running in a provincial by-election in the riding of Saint-Henri-Sainte-Marie.

Anglade was President of the Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) after she lost a by-election for that party in 2012.

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Thursday, her former boss, CAQ leader François Legault, said he was disappointed that Anglade would be joining the Liberals.

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He said Premier Philippe Couillard offered her a cabinet job, but admitted Anglade is a good and competent candidate.