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[VIDEO/MUSIC] Eulogy (ft. Rev. Dr. Brent Hawkes, Jill Harris)

"Eulogy" – paying homage to the late Canadian political leader Jack Layton – was composed around the words of Rev. Dr. Brent Hawkes (Grand Marshall of WorldPride Toronto, member of the Order of Canada for his social activism on behalf of the LGBTQ community). With Brent’s blessing, the track features spoken [...]

By | 2017-04-18T03:22:01+00:00 March 16th, 2015|

Hope Is Better Than Fear (e-book original): Paying Jack Layton Forward

HOPE IS BETTER THAN FEAR reflects upon and looks forward on a number of issues that Jack Layton championed over the course of his extraordinary career as an activist, city councillor and federal politician, including homelessness, feminism, civic engagement, the environment and--very dear to his heart--the Native experience, which is why Random House [...]

By | 2017-04-18T03:22:05+00:00 March 13th, 2015|

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|