Jack Layton Cancer


LOOK: Layton Statue Unveiled

TORONTO - Family members gathering to pay tribute to Jack Layton's life and legacy say that a bronze statue unveiled Thursday on the Toronto waterfront brought back "a flood of joyous memories."The li...

Layton Honoured As Parliament Resumes

Parliament's fall session got underway Monday with tributes to Jack Layton in the House of Commons by party leaders and the late NDP leader's wife, Olivia Chow. Speaker Andrew Scheer opened the sessi...

For Many, Losing Jack Meant Losing Hope

TORONTO - Optimism may indeed be better than despair, but if the last week is any indication, Canadians have been finding it exceedingly hard to come by.Jack Layton's death Monday at the age of 61 was...
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One Last Gift, a Tribute to Jack Layton

When I heard of the news of Jack Layton's passing early this morning, I felt let down. As cancer survivors, we are part of one big family and losing a member of this family is a painful and sad reminder that some of us heal and others just don't. News like this always seems to hit close to home.

Jack Layton's Letter To Canadians

Jack Layton's family released a letter he wrote to all Canadians in the event of his death. He died Monday. Click here for live updates, an obituary and complete coverage. Here's the letter Layton lef...

Remembering Jack Layton

Canadians from coast to coast could admire Jack Layton's attempts to turn down the volume in the House of Commons and we were encouraged by his efforts to get the various parties working together. We admired his discipline and courage during the campaign as he waved his walking stick in the face of his pain

He Knew How This Story Would End

OTTAWA - Jack Layton knew what loomed Saturday when he spent almost four hours with his closest advisers on contingency plans in case his return to Parliament never happened.Even as his strength ebbed...

'Baptism By Fire' For NDP Rookies

MONTREAL - The NDP says its bumper crop of youngsters is prepared to step out of the shadows and take on a more prominent role during the absence of party leader Jack Layton. While many never bothered...
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The Rookie MP Filling Jack's Shoes

THE CANADIAN PRESS — OTTAWA - New Democrat MPs have unanimously backed rookie Quebec MP Nycole Turmel as interim leader. The caucus has wrapped up a special caucus meeting to consider Turmel as a temp...

NDP Troops Rally Around Jack Layton

CBC -- New Democrats are rallying around their federal leader, after news that Jack Layton is temporarily stepping down to fight a new form of cancer. Windsor West MP Brian Masse said it's important f...