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Jack Layton Way: Hundreds at Festive Opening

Beach Riverdale Mirror: New Street in Toronto-Danforth Dedicated by Olivia Chow February 24, 2013 TORONTO - More than 300 people gathered on the site of the former Don Jail Sunday for the chance to be the first to walk along Jack Layton Way and to celebrate the man who represented the area as a city [...]

By | February 24th, 2013|

Jack: Through the Eyes of His Friends

New Book Features Jack Layton Anecdotes December 24, 2012 TORONTO - Jack Layton was more than extraordinary politician - he was a community leader, friend and family man. That's what countless anecdotes from his political career and private life attest to. A new book by Penn Kamp sheds light on Jack through original stories from those [...]

By | December 24th, 2012|

Islamic Foundation of Toronto: Award for Jack Layton

Islamic Foundation of Toronto and Muslims of Greater Toronto Give Posthumuous Award to Late NDP Leader October 21, 2012 TORONTO - Jack Layton was a champion for diversity and working together across the boundaries of religion, culture and heritage to advance Canada. The strong ties to Muslim community in his riding and Toronto in general were testimony [...]

By | October 21st, 2012|

Special Tribute: A Tree for Jack at the Jackman School

Jackman Avenue Junior Public School Dedicates Tree to Jack Layton October 3, 2012 TORONTO - Making our communities greener and Canada are more environmentally-friendly place was one of Jack Layton's top priorities. He knew that we need to start with our kids to make it happen. The Jackman School is now honouring Jack's environmental commitment [...]

By | October 3rd, 2012|

[VIDEO] Olivia on Speculations Surrounding Jack’s Death

MP Olivia Chow's Statement on Rob Anders' Remarks October 1, 2012 OTTAWA - Let's work together to find a cure against cancer and not dvelve in backstabbing and speculation - that's Olivia's message after the remarks of Conservative MP Rob Anders. Confronting speculations about Jack Layton's death and its circumstances, Olivia made the following [...]

By | October 1st, 2012|

Jack@Ryerson: Professor Who Inspired Jack Kicks Off Lecture Series

Jack Layton Lecture Series Opens with Prof. Charles Taylor, Mentor and Inspiration for Late NDP Leader September 20, 2012 TORONTO - Ryerson University is continuing Jack's legacy as a teacher through its new Jack Layton Lecture Series. And his favourite professor, Charles Taylor, had the honour of kicking the series off. Here is Olivia's introduction [...]

By | September 20th, 2012|

Fond Memories: Canadians Remember Jack Layton

The Globe and Mail: Poll Show Canadians Hold Fond Memories of Late NDP Leader OTTAWA - Perhaps Canadians are taking Jack Layton’s dying wish to heart. From his death bed last summer, the late NDP leader exhorted people to be more loving, hopeful and optimistic. If the unprecedented outpouring of grief that ensued — and [...]

By | August 20th, 2012|

Remembering Jack: Finding Strength and Purpose

Toronto Star: Amid the Grief, Olivia Chow Finds Strength and a Renewed Sense of Purpose TORONTO - Olivia Chow is on a mission. She’s had a terrible year since her husband Jack Layton died, and if it’s been that bad for her with all her support, she can only imagine what it’s like for others [...]

By | August 10th, 2012|

Dear Jack: How are You Inspired?

Sarah Layton's Op-Ed: Join the Campaign to Carry on Jack's Message TORONTO - You called him Jack Layton. I called him Dad. He would have been 62 last week. And I can hardly believe that more than a year has passed since we celebrated his last birthday. So much has happened since — in our [...]

By | July 25th, 2012|

Toronto Islands: Community Honours Jack Layton

Tree Planted in Honour of Long-Time Supporter and Toronto Island Aficionado TORONTO - The residents of the Toronto Islands have planted a Jack pine for Jack Layton. The late NDP Leader and former city councillor was a frequent visitor to the island and a strong supporter in the community’s struggle over the decades. Olivia Chow [...]

By | June 29th, 2012|