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Olivia Chow – My Journey

Olivia Chow—Member of Parliament, seasoned politician and widow of former New Democratic Party leader Jack Layton—tells her story in this candid memoir What drives Olivia Chow? How did she emerge from a turbulent childhood to become an inspiring political force? What influences and events have shaped her life? And how is she continuing [...]

By | 2017-04-18T03:22:06+00:00 March 12th, 2015|

Speaking Out: Ideas That Work for Canadians – 2004 Edition

From the charismatic new leader of the federal NDP comes this practical handbook for all Canadians. No matter where you stand on the political spectrum, Speaking Out: Ideas That Work for Canadians offers practical solutions to key challenges—from the erosion of health care and public education to the threat to our environment and [...]

By | 2017-04-18T03:22:07+00:00 March 9th, 2015|

Jack Layton: Art in Action

Jack Layton: Art in Action is a book of anecdotes and commentary about Jack Layton and his involvement with Canadian arts and cultures. He himself was a master of the art of politics. His canvas was Canada and his influence and inspiration ongoing: Never turn down an opportunity to serve! [...]

By | 2017-04-18T03:22:08+00:00 March 8th, 2015|

Homelessness: How To End The National Crisis

Barely two decades ago the world’s experts in housing policy were giving Canada high marks for its progressive housing policies. Until recently, our own common understanding of homelessness had been limited to occasional wanderers, eccentrics, boozers or addicts. Yet, as a new century dawns, homelessness as we recognize it has changed and grown, [...]

By | 2017-04-18T03:22:09+00:00 March 8th, 2015|

Love, Hope, Optimism: An informal portrait of Jack Layton by those who knew him

An Ottawa Citizen Notable Book for 2012 When Jack Layton died unexpectedly in the summer of 2011, millions of people mourned the loss of a man who had emerged as a much-loved political leader. They saw him as someone who combined values they shared with a personal style they admired. In this book, [...]

By | 2017-04-18T03:22:10+00:00 March 8th, 2015|

Speaking Out Louder: Ideas That Work for Canadians – 2006 Edition

The only book written by Jack Layton (1950-2011) on his political life and vision, this is the former NDP leader's passionate call to action and will inspire all Canadians to embrace a better future. On August 22, 2011, Jack Layton, Official Opposition Leader, died as he lived, with dignity, bestowing to his country [...]

By | 2017-04-18T03:22:11+00:00 March 8th, 2015|

Building the Orange Wave: The Inside Story Behind the Historic Rise of Jack Layton and the NDP

In Building the Orange Wave, author Brad Lavigne recounts the dramatic story of how Jack Layton and his inner circle developed and executed a plan that turned the NDP into a contender for government, defying the odds and the critics every step of the way. This is the ultimate insider's account of one [...]

By | 2017-04-18T03:22:12+00:00 March 8th, 2015|

Ryerson to Honour Jack Layton with New Activism Program

Toronto Star: Summer Course Announced as School Appoints Street Nurse Cathy Crowe to Help Get it Going September 25, 2013 TORONTO - Young people who want to become activists like the late Jack Layton may get schooled on the subject next summer, thanks to a new initiative by Ryerson University. The fledgling idea for a [...]

By | 2017-04-18T03:22:13+00:00 September 25th, 2013|

InsideToronto: Jack Layton Honoured with Plaque in Toronto-Danforth

Jack Layton had deep roots in Toronto-Danforth, the riding that he represented in Parliament. Now an oak tree planted in his honour will symbolize the continuation of Jack’s legacy as it grows, as the community will continue to grow. September 17, 2013 TORONTO-DANFORTH - Former NDP leader Jack Layton was celebrated over the weekend when [...]

By | 2017-04-18T03:22:14+00:00 September 17th, 2013|