Jack Layton

Le Bon Jack

 Almost everyone I’ve talked to since what seemed like the sudden announcement of Jack Layton’s death had the same experience that I did. It hit me harder than I expected. I’ve lost other comrades, many closer than Jack was to my politics and my practice but his death hit me harder. I’ve been thinking about why.

Vote for the Canada You Want

“We’re going to win, Judy,” Stephen Lewis told me over the phone a few days before the 1990 Ontario election. 
“C’mon Stephen, you guys always get a little delusional as the election approaches,” I replied 
“No, really, we are going to win.”