He added that he was "incredibly grateful" for all the support he has received.
Many have encouraged him to join the race.
John Baird's name also appears in the New York Times ad.
An execution date has been set five times and each time the order was overturned.
"Even on its worst day the Canadian health-care system is pretty good."
With Harper gone, you would think the Conservatives could return to providing a reasonable alternative for voters. If you thought that, you'd be wrong. We could go on all day about how Harper's tax cuts for corporations and the rich gutted the social programs and economic development that the rest of us depend on, or how his poorly negotiated trade deals put more power in the hand of corporations at the expense of jobs and a stable future for working Canadians, but the real point here is that these sorts of comments show just how out of touch the Conservative Party has become.
As Toronto was getting ready in the first week of March to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Pakistan Minority Minister Shahbaz Bhatti's assassination, the Government of Pakistan hanged a man, Mumtaz Qadri, for the brutal murder of Punjab province's governor, Salman Taseer.
A $15-billion contract signed under the previous government to supply Saudi Arabia with light-armoured military vehicles
The newly released emails also mention the Omar Khadr case.
John Baird will not seek to replace Stephen Harper as leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. The former high-profile