Nathan Phillips Square

The Biggest Story of 2011 for Me? The Crowds That Came to Say Goodbye

Charlie Angus | Posted 02.26.2012 | Canada Politics
Charlie Angus

The thought seemed simple enough -- head over to Nathan Phillips Square and take some time to thank the people who were waiting in the long lines to say goodbye to Jack Layton. But the solemnity of the moment was overwhelmed by the enormity of the public outpouring.

The Young and the Jobless

Erin Scholz | Posted 02.10.2012 | Canada Business
Erin Scholz

I feel like I've aged at least 10 years over my summer of unemployment. Long gone are my dreams and ambitions of finding a "creative" job, a fulfilling job, a job I enjoy. Fantastic, I am jaded and still in my 20s.

Sept. 18: The 10th Anniversary of Parliament's Reaction to 9/11

Hon. Carolyn Bennett | Posted 11.18.2011 | Canada
Hon. Carolyn Bennett

Ten years later, my thoughts on 9/11 are the same as they were standing in the House of Commons on Sept. 18,2001: "My son put it best: 'We are all just earthlings and we have to learn how to share this rock.'"

PHOTOS: How Canadians Paid Their Respects To Jack

The Huffington Post Canada | Scaachi Koul | Posted 10.27.2011 | Canada

The crowd that gathered in downtown Toronto for NDP Leader Jack Layton's funeral this Saturday was nothing short of vast. Thousands of Torontonians ca...