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Photos from the Liberal convention in Ottawa

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New President of the Liberal Party of Canada, Mike Crawley, blows a kiss, while his daughters, Paige, 9, and Meghan, 7, in blue, and his wife, Heather Crawley share in the victory moment.

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Mike Crawley , new President of the Liberal Party of Canada , speaks with Sheila Copps after defeating her on the final day of the Liberal Biennial Convention in Ottawa on Jan. 15, 2012.

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Bob Rae, dances with his wife , Arlene Perly Rae, at the end of the Liberal Convention in Ottawa on Jan. 15, 2012.

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The interim Leader of the Liberal Part of Canada, Bob Rae applauds the end of the last session of the Liberal Biennial Convention in Ottawa on Jan. 15, 2012. Following this the Liberals announced their new party President as Mike Crawley.

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Bob Rae raises the hand of the new Liberal Party President, Mike Crawley, right, at the end of the Liberal Convention in Ottawa on Jan. 15, 2012.

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Delegates line up to cast their ballots for the new executive on day two of the Liberal Convention in Ottawa.

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The shadow of small remote controlled shark, with presidential candidate Mike Crawley's name written on it, flies above the heads of delegates line up to cast their ballots for the new executive on day two of the Liberal Convention.

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NDP member Olivia Chow, speaks to a Liberal volunteer on the final day of the Liberal Biennial Convention in Ottawa January 15, 2012.

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Delegates cast their ballots for the new executive on day two of the Liberal Convention in Ottawa on Jan. 14, 2012.

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Samuel Lavoi, President of the Young Liberals of Canada , right, and David Valentin, YLC communications vice-president speak after a the passing of a Young Liberals resolution to regulate and legalize marijuana. There are about 700 young Liberals at the convention with an attendance of about 3,000.

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Delegates cast their ballots for the new executive on day two of the Liberal Convention in Ottawa on Jan. 14, 2012.

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A volunteer peeks out from the area curtained- off for voting. The voting for Liberal party executive positions finally began about 30 minutes later than scheduled. Outside delegates wait in line for the voting to begin on day two of the Liberal Convention in Ottawa.

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The voting area is seen behind a black curtain during a thirty minute delay in the election of Liberal party executive members. Voting for the executive is scheduled to continue until 8pm Saturday evening.

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A man peeks inside of the area curtained off for the voting of the executive positions, while throngs of attendees wait in line for the voting to begin on day two of the Liberal Convention in Ottawa on Jan. 14, 2012. Voting finally began about 30 minutes later than scheduled.

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A female delegate to the Liberal convention in Ottawa matches her red boots to the party colours.

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Derrick Murphy, 19, right, from Vancouver B.C. gets a souvenir photo taken with interim Liberal Leader, Bob Rae, on day two of the Liberal Convention.

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Derrick Murphy, 19, right, from Vancouver B.C. wears buttons showing his support for Liberal candidates as well as his idol, former Liberal prime Minister Pierre Trudeau.

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Delegates revert to a show of hands vote following problems with electronic voting on day two of the Liberal Convention in Ottawa on Jan. 14, 2012.

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Dog guide Boone sits obediently by his master, Bob Brown, of Brantford, who is visually impaired, during a delay in voting on day two of the Liberal Convention. There was a debate over the reading of each recommendation to accommodate those who had trouble reading them on the screen.

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Interim Liberal Party leader Bob Rae scratches his head during a delay in voting for recommendations on day two of the Liberal Convention in Ottawa.

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A visiting political science student from Hong Kong, Ken Li, 22, has his photo taken in the portrait frame with some famous Liberals.

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Liberal party presidential candidate, Sheila Copps, answers questions on day two of the Liberal Convention in Ottawa. She joked that life was okay, and that her sex life is pretty good.

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Liberal Party members from Oakville, Ontario wear sandwich boards and pass out flyers supporting their Resolution at the Liberal Convention in Ottawa. Resolution 18 calls for an elected Democratic Renewal Commission with a two-year mandate to broadly consult the party's membership and table a comprehensive set of constitutional amendments at the first subsequent national convention.

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Ottawa South MP David McGuinty speaks at the Liberal convention today saying he is seriously considering a bid to run for the federal leadership. But he needs a few more months to think about it.

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Former Liberal Party Leader Michael Ignatieff, and his wife, Zsuzsanna Zsohar arrive on day two of the Liberal Convention in Ottawa.

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Peter C. Newman, whose suggested a gloomy future for the Liberal party in his recent book, attends the second day of the Liberal Convention in Ottawa.

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Liberals, left to right, John Turner, Paul Martin, and Bob Rae laugh at the beginning of the Welcoming Ceremony and Candidates Debate at the Liberal Convention in Ottawa on January 13, 2012. Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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Liberal Party member Raymond Trafford, from Elora, has a souvenir photo taken by John Stadelmayer, right, at the Liberal Convention in Ottawa.

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Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty speaks at the Welcoming Ceremony at the Liberal Convention in Ottawa.

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Michael Ignatief demonstrates his surprise after learning that a scholarship will be offered in his name.

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Liberals were showing their colors everywhere they could at the Liberal Convention in Ottawa.

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A composite photo shows the four candidates for National President of the Liberal Party of Canada during their debate at the Liberal Convention in Ottawa. They are, left to right, Alexandra Mendes, Sheila Copps, Mike Crawley, and Ron Hartling.

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Bob Rae steps onto the stage to thank Michael Ignatief before the Presidential Candidates Debate at the Liberal Convention in Ottawa.

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Former prime MInister Paul Martin plays with a photographer's camera before the welcoming ceremony and presidential candiates debate at the Liberal Convention in Ottawa. Former PM John Turner is left and interim Liberal leader Bob Rae is right.

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Alfred Apps, President of the Liberal Party of Canada gives a report on the financial status of the party and the process of the election during a media briefing during the Liberal Convention in Ottawa.

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Sheila Copps, candidate for President of the Liberal Party, speaks to the media during the Liberal Convention in Ottawa.

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