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Jack Layton, Canadian Newsmaker of the Year

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: It is a fitting tribute to a fine Canadian and global citizen. Editors and news directors participating a Canadian Press annual survey of newsrooms across the country nailed it when they named the man newsmaker of 2011. In 2011, no other Canadian

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Olivia Chow Should Follow Her Own Political Path

 The buzz: Jack Layton‘s widow, Olivia Chow, will likely run for the leadership of the Federal NDP.  Bad political decision if the MP for Trinity-Spadina, Toronto, does. The world over, political widows often capitalize on the legacies of departed spouses to build or boost their