CBC archives: Jack Layton 1982

| August 22, 2011
CBC archives: Jack Layton 1982

The 1982 Toronto municipal election sees a surprise winner in young Jack Layton. In this clip from CBC television news, the future federal NDP leader is quite aware of the huge workload coming his way.
Find this and 12,000 other clips from the CBC Digital Archives at http://www.cbc.ca/archives



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