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Remembering Jack: Hometown Dedicates Park to Late NDP Leader

Quebec Town of Hudson Honours its Son with Parque Jack Layton HUDSON - The Town of Hudson honoured the late New Democrat Leader with the dedication of the Jack Layton Park. Olivia Chow, along with NDP party head Tom Mulcair and Vaudreuil-Soulanges MP Jamie Nicholls attended the inauguration of the park. Born in Montreal, Jack [...]

By | 2015-03-20T19:39:07+00:00 June 23rd, 2012|

[VIDEO] Honouring Jack: Thank You from Olivia

MP Olivia Chow Thanks Canadians for Tributes to Late NDP Leader in Parliament OTTAWA - Jack was one of us. Honest and hard-working, a community leader who gave his best for a fairer, more equal Canada. And people across the country continue to honour this special Canadian in myriad forms: through songs [...]

By | 2017-04-18T03:22:25+00:00 June 7th, 2012|

FCM: Municipalities Honour Jack

Regina Leader-Post: Federation of Canadian Municipalities Honours Former President, Late NDP Leader Jack Layton June 2, 2012 SASKATOON - Delegates from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities conference paid tribute to former NDP leader Jack Layton on Saturday. Layton became president of the FCM in 2001 after serving as the group's vice-president. "It was through his work [...]

By | 2017-04-18T03:22:26+00:00 June 2nd, 2012|

[VIDEO] NDP Leadership Convention: Inspiring Tribute to Jack

NDP Leadership Convention: Touching Tribute to Late New Democrat Leader TORONTO - In a moving tribute ceremony, more than 4,600 delegates celebrated Jack Layton and his momentous legacy. In his eight years as the party's leader, Jack steered the NDP from the political backwaters to Official Opposition status. His legacy is a new generation of [...]

By | 2017-04-18T03:22:27+00:00 March 23rd, 2012|

Honouring Jack: Former Leader’s Legacy Lives On

The Globe and Mail: Jack Layton's Legacy Lives on in New Democratic Party TORONTO - It has been seven months since Olivia Chow lost the man who captured her heart at first sight 27 years ago. But the reminders of him are constant as Canadians continue to pay tribute to Jack Layton and the legacy [...]

By | 2017-04-18T03:22:28+00:00 March 23rd, 2012|

Learning from Jack: Ideas for the New NDP Leader

Olivia Chow's Contribution to the Hill Times: Lesson from Jack's Experience at the NDP Helm OTTAWA - In responding to The Hill Times invitation to contribute some ideas for the NDP leadership race, Olivia Chow pulled together a few key points from Jack Layton’s experience as a new leader in 2003—not to be prescriptive—but simply [...]

By | 2017-04-18T03:22:29+00:00 March 19th, 2012|

Honouring Jack: Social Justice Award from University of Calgary

Calgary Herald Article: Legacy of Social Justice Award for Late Jack Layton CALGARY - It should come as no surprise Jack Layton was a big fan of St. Patrick’s Day. “He loved to party,” said his widow, MP Olivia Chow, “He probably would have brought out his guitar and either sang or danced.” It’s only [...]

By | 2015-03-14T05:45:11+00:00 March 18th, 2012|

Inspire Awards 2011: LGBT Community Honours Jack

Late Jack Layton's Push for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Rights Celebrated at 2011 Inspire Awards December 14, 2011 TORONTO - Ending injustice towards LGBT individuals and fighting for their civil rights was always at the heart of Jack Layton. It was this passion and commitment that was honoured at the 2011 Inspire Awards in the [...]

By | 2017-04-18T03:22:30+00:00 December 14th, 2011|

Posthumous Honour: Parliamentarian of the Year Award for Jack

MacClean's: Prestigious Award Honours Late New Democrat Leader for Lifetime Achievement OTTAWA - After he led the NDP to its breakthrough in the election last May 2, Jack Layton returned to Ottawa vowing to set a new tone. “One thing that we’re going to be doing is having no heckling,” said the new leader of [...]

By | 2017-04-18T03:22:31+00:00 November 21st, 2011|

Raffi sings Jack’s Words in “Letter to a Nation”

Inspiring Singer Raffi Cavoukian Releases Song Based on Late NDP Leader's Last Letter TORONTO - Raffi Cavoukian, who has inspired millions of children with his songs, has used Jack Layton’s final letter as the basis for his latest composition. In this video shot by Olivia, Raffi sings his beautiful song at the Layton-Chow house, playing one [...]

By | 2015-03-15T19:13:02+00:00 October 27th, 2011|