A song in honor of Jack Layton. A song in honor of Jack Layton.
“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 word samples [...]
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 [...]
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 and poems, [...]
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 [...]
Interim NDP Leader Nycole Turmel and MP Olivia Chow Honour Late New Democrat Leader OTTAWA - In a tribute to Jack Layton, leaders from all political parties rose in the House of Commons, speaking of the late leader's's great spirit and hard work. Jack was committed to social justice, dedicated to working for a Canada with [...]