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Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages | Details for the Lying-in-State in Ottawa and Toronto and the Toronto funeral of NDP leader and Official Opposition leader Jack Layton.
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CBC archives: Jack Layton 1982
rabbleTV | In this clip from CBC television news, the future federal NDP leader is quite aware of the huge workload coming his way.
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Olivia Chow, Sarah and Michael Layton, Nycole Turmel | Loved ones and colleagues announce the passing of the NDP and Official Opposition leader after a courageous battle against cancer.
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James Laxer | To lose Jack Layton at the height of his capacity as a person and as a political leader, is especially sad.
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NDP leader Jack Layton in Winnipeg during the 2011 federal election campaign. Photo: Matt Jiggins/Flickr
Jack Layton | 'My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic.' Read Jack's last letter to Canadians.
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Jesse McLaren | As well as leading the NDP to its recent historic election results, Layton provided a number of lessons for how opposition inside and outside Parliament can work together for peace and justice.
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Sean Mullen | When Jack Layton had to step back as NDP party leader due to cancer, he designated Nycole Turmel as interim replacement leader. She immediately faced attacks from English-language media in Canada.
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David J. Climenhaga | A better outcome for the future of the country is that the prime minister just grow up and shut up about this particular issue, lest he be revealed as an unprincipled hypocrite.
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David J. Climenhaga | What I was driving at is the fact that Prime Minister Harper used to be a western sovereignist, and the Conservative party's always been lousy with all manner of separatists.
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Jack Layton, Nycole Turmel, and Olivia Chow during the federal election campaign in April 2011. Photo: Nycole Turmel/flickr
Pam Frache | The current frenzy against Turmel reveals a corporate elite in Canada desperate to undermine support for the NDP by portraying her as a traitor who is unfit to lead a national federalist party.
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Duncan Cameron | The Conservative lines of attack against the NDP includes undermining the acting leader and hiding their own plans from the Canadian public. In this, the Tories have help from their media supporters.
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Gerry Caplan | I have some insider advice for the enemies of progressive politics. Be very afraid: The NDP threat did not end this week.