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RIP Jack Layton: 1950-2011 4

Photo of bike lane memorial for Jack Layton on College Street by Martin Reis I was deeply saddened this morning to wake up to the news that Jack Layton had succumbed to cancer. Layton gave me hope for Canada, and hope for the world. That politicians can work hard to make things better in our ...

Rural Leader in an Urban Country

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has perhaps not surprisingly been re-elected as Prime Minister in a $300 million election that really didn’t change anything. We still have a minority government, we still have the same leader; the only outcome that will change as a result is that the Liberal Party will rid themselves of Stephane Dion ...

Jack Layton biography 1

NDP leader Jack Layton has an impressive resume and many accomplishments in his 20 years of government service. I had the pleasure of meeting him this past summer. Layton is clearly the one contender who has more substance in his ideals and has an impressive track record for following through and getting the job done. ...

I told you so! 4

Went out for dinner tonight with a girl, and when we were walking toward the restaurant, I noticed a man sitting on a park bench chatting on his cell phone that resembled the recent Prime Minister candidate Jack Layton. I then also noticed that the lady he was with was also on her cell phone ...