No one should be surprised if the New Democrats continue to fight for their traditional concerns in this coming parliamentary session.
A comprehensive look at the race to lead the New Democrats, from multiple sources, is launched.
Who does the New Democratic Party represent? The impending leadership campaign is a time for that big question. Agree about who you are for and finding answers to 'What do you stand for?' is easier.
Alert! Radio from Canadian Dimension
Alert! discusses Jack Layton's impact on the NDP and contemplates what the future holds for politics and the Left in his absence. Kevin Whittaker talks about the support staff strike at McGill.
Murray Dobbin ponders the constellation of potential candidates who could offer Jack Layton's vision of the NDP, and the country.
Vancouver East MP Libby Davies reflects on the challenges ahead of the NDP without Jack Layton.
Jack was a staunch ally of many causes over the years. This post is about Jack's role in some of the (non-electoral) campaigns that I've worked on.
Canadians from coast to coast have not stopped at sending condolences to Jack's family. They have been making promises to continue his legacy as they envision it, a legacy of hope and optimism.
David J. Climenhaga
The labour movement's leaders need to do something more about the organized assault on the rights of Canadian working people than publishing aggrieved press releases.
Was the flow of emotions at Jack Layton's death fleeting? Something more profound? If the former, political normalcy will return soon. If the latter, the state funeral could be Harper's Big Mistake.