JACK LAYTON LETTER

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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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Politics of Generosity

I guess there are those out there who dismiss all that Jack Layton stood for as pie-in-the-sky fantasy, naïve, granola-crunchy utopianism. For them, inclusiveness, generosity, equality, justice, fairness and respect are all either not achievable or desirable.
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A Belated Note From Jack Layton's Mourning Chaff

I suppose crying over Jack's death makes me a member of what Christie Blatchford called "the mourning chaff;" those who make a spectacle out of a death they weren't affected by. I dislike this idea of a mourning hierarchy. This isn't a game of Who's the Saddest. This idea undermines how he affected Canadians.

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...