JACK LAYTON DEATH

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Olivia Chow Posts Heartbreaking Tweet

Three years after the death of former New Democrat Party leader Jack Layton, his widow Olivia Chow continues to celebrate his memory. The Toronto mayoral hopeful posted a photo of Layton’s headstone i...
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Thank You Jack Layton, For Changing My World

Jack Layton was a die-hard Trekkie, and had his own custom-made Trekkie uniform that he wore at conventions. He was a musician, and loved to gather his friends and colleagues, singing songs from the 1960s. He would encourage everyone to sing, even if you didn't know the words. He wore funky glasses and blue jeans. He kept his hair long.
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Media Bites: "Saint Jack" and Naughty Prince Harry

Hardly a parade of Pravda puff pieces, much of the ink spilled during the recent flurry of Layton retrospectives has actually been fairly critical, skeptical, or at least measured in honestly assessing Jack's pros and cons. And if you thought the Canadian press' obsession with royalty was winding down just because we've gone -- what? -- six weeks without a royal visit, guess again! Several of Canada's leading papers felt inexplicably obligated to devote many inches of concerned columnspace to Prince Harry playing a particularly rousing game of, ah, Vegas hold-em.
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Readers Remember Jack Layton

A year after Jack Layton's passing Canadians are taking time to think about his legacy. To some he stands as a heroic champion of social justice, the man who triggered the 'Orange Wave' that is still...
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His Death 'Touched A Lot Of People'

Olivia Chow, dirt in her fingernails after planting flowers around Jack Layton's gravestone last week, is drawing strength from Canadians as the anniversary of her husband's death approaches. Wednesd...